• Herbs of Pluto

    Reproductive Organs and Sexual Energy K E Y  E L E M E N T S  on  P L U T O A little history on Pluto Pluto, once considered

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  • How to Make Easy Herbal Oils, Salves, and Syrups

    Soothe injuries and boost your immune system with these simple, plant-based recipes for trauma oil, Saint John’s wort oil, black elderberry syrup, herbal lip balm, and more. How to Make

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  • Teas for Autumn and Winter

    The cool, dry winds, unsettled weather, and decreasing daylight hours that we experience as the season transitions into autumn and winter can be difficult for our bodies and minds. While

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  • Heart Tonics, Naturally, Healthy, and Herbal

    Herbs can help keep your heart and cardiovascular system functioning optimally. Your heart is the capital city at the center of your body, with an intricate network of blood vessels

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  • The Pernicious Diaries ~ Belladonna – Part 2

    Plant Parts Used: Root, leaf. Remedies from Belladonna: Remedies prepared from the belladonna plant are normally prescribed to bring a relaxing effect on distended organs; this is particularly beneficial for

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  • Indefinitely Wild Series: White Sage {Salvia apiana}

    Also, Known As: Bee Sage Sacred Sage White Ceremonial Sage White Sage Salvia apiana or white sage is a perennially growing evergreen shrub that is indigenous to the southwestern regions

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  • Indefinitely Wild Series: What Is Burdock?

    Arctium lappa Also, Known As: Bardana Beggar’s Buttons Bur Burdock Burdock Burrs Burrs Burr Seed Cockle Buttons Grass Burdock Great Burdock Hardock Hareburr Hurrburr Lappa Lappa Minor Niu Bang Personata

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  • Rosemary Lore

    Rosmarinus officinalis Also, Known As: Compass Weed Dew of the Sea Garden Rosemary Incensier Mary’s Mantle Mi-tieh-hsiang Old Man Polar Plant Rosemary Rosemary Plant Rosmarinus officinalis L. (family Lamiaceae), is

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  • Vervain Lore

    Verbena Officinalis Also, Known As: Herb-of-the-cross Ma Bian Cao Pigeon’s Grass Verbena Vervain The ancient Romans held all species of the vervain in admiration and used the ‘sacred’ herb to

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  • Hawthorn 101

    During the month of February, when all marketing seems to center on triumphs of the heart, it’s important to remember that not every heart is celebrating Valentine’s Day; many hearts

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New Moon In Sagittarius- Moonthly Energy Report — Spirit de la Lune

We have a beautiful moon cycle ahead of us! As we walk deeper into the darkness of Winter, it is important to remember what is most important to us and embody our lightness like the pale snow covering the ground. What is most important to you? How can you keep it glowing in your heart? Keep these questions in mind

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Herbs That Help Decalcify the Pineal Gland

superfoods, herbs + lifestyle choices that detoxify the pineal gland In this day and age, our body is set up to deal with quite a lot of environmental stressors. In most populated environments we are bombarded with different toxic stressors — biologically, chemically, environmentally, nutritionally, physically, physiologically and spiritually. Although fluoride has become the most popular showing the most evidence on damaging the

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HERBAL HOLIDAY TIP: STAY WELL WITH WINTER EOS

Virtually all essential oils have some antimicrobial properties, but winter is the season of the virus—which is particularly difficult to combat. While there is no research to show that EOs can stop the flu in its tracks, there are several wonderful things essential oils CAN do to help us during the cold and flu season! Citrus oils are known to get rid of

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25 Days of Herbal Holidays Countdown

2018 Holiday Sale on herbal courses!  Sunday, December 2 SPECIAL OFFER: SUPER HOLIDAY DEAL ENDS TODAY! All programs are on sale, but our Herbalist Path Packages have super deals this weekend only to make the holidays even sweeter!  What are your goals as you explore your herbal path and education? Do you want to support your family with herbs and

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Full Cold Moon in Gemini | A Vision Board Ritual — Spirit de la Lune

Tonight is the Full Cold Moon, and those of us in the northern hemisphere are likely going to feel a turn in the weather from here on out as the Full November Moon often marks colder temperatures on the way. The Full Moon in Gemini is the perfect time for planning ahead and envisioning your future. Typically New Moon’s hold

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ENCOUNTERS IN GRATITUDE AND A CHANCE TO LISTEN

by Guido Masé November 19, 2018 A long time ago, Anne and I traveled to Ireland. We vagabonded slowly down the west coast from hostel to hostel, over green hills to rugged seaside cliffs, stopping at standing stones and the ruins of circle forts, visiting old-growth forests left intact for hundreds of years. One day we were wandering in the southwest

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Home-Grown and Wildcrafted Smudge Sticks: Plant List and Recipes

Originally posted on The Druid's Garden:
Basket of newly made smudge sticks Creating homemade smudge sticks with local ingredients is a wonderful activity to do this time of year.  As the plants die back, you can harvest whatever you aren’t using for other purposes and create a number of beautiful smudges that can be used for many different purposes:…

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Dark Chocolate Cheesecake: An Offering For Hecate’s Night – Gather Victoria

So on Hecate’s Night, in honour of She who Ensouls All, I will offer this Triple Chocolate Cheesecake. Made with a blend of dark, milk and white chocolate, ricotta cheese and featuring a dark chocolate almond crust, it is lightly spiced with cardamom and lavender (some of her traditional offerings) and the not so traditional addition of wild fennel seeds and (just

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6 LUNG HERBS for the BODY & MIND

Healing the Lungs, Grief, and Trauma Especially with all the deep sadness with the ongoing fires in California, the necessity to write on the herbs that heal our lungs is vital. My heart is humbled and heavy with what is happening with the world at large. Seeing these fires and shootings affect so many friends and community members, it really shook my core

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