New Black Moon in Leo Moonthly Energy Reading | Corn Moon — Spirit de la Lune

The New Moon is coming up this week taking place on the 31st of July. It is the second New Moon this month and is considered a Black Moon! A black moon is similar to a blue moon… and like the blue moon, the definitions can get a little confusing. A black moon is typically … Continue reading New Black Moon in Leo Moonthly Energy Reading | Corn Moon — Spirit de la Lune

Best Herbal Iced Teas for Summer

PRO TIPS FOR MAKING ICED TEA: Brew your iced tea a little stronger than you would if you were going to enjoy it hot since the ice will water down the tea infusion and its flavor. Some heat is required for the initial brewing, and this can be done either on the stovetop or as … Continue reading Best Herbal Iced Teas for Summer

How to Make and Work with Rosemary Oil in Your Apothecary – Floranella

AromaCulture Magazine is filled with educational articles, case studies, and recipes written by practicing herbalists and certified aromatherapists. New issues are published each month and issues are available individually or via subscription. Visit www.aromaculture.com for more information.   Source: How to Make and Work with Rosemary Oil in Your Apothecary – Floranella

Sunflower Lore

COMMON NAME: sunflower GENUS: Helianthus SPECIES: H. annuus-grown for seed and flower FAMILY: Compositae BLOOMS: summer TYPE: annual DESCRIPTION: Characterized by its height and size of the flower, the sunflower has earned a welcome place in the summer garden. Many varieties on the market now offer diversity in color {even a white sunflower!}, size of the flower, and plant … Continue reading Sunflower Lore

A Joyful Cup

With our non-stop, busy lives, it's hard to find a quiet moment to relax and recharge. But even the practice of pouring a cup of tea can bring peace of mind - especially with the right herbs. Whether you take your tea at high noon or prefer a bedtime brew, these garden herbs provide the … Continue reading A Joyful Cup

Hemp Extract Benefits: Get Calm, Sleep Better, and More

Suddenly, hemp is everywhere! Thousands of new hemp products have flooded the market seemingly overnight, and you might be wondering what the excitement is about. Hemp products offer an astonishing number of health benefits, from boosting your mood and calming stress to easing joint discomfort. Hemp can also bring restful sleep, which helps you stay … Continue reading Hemp Extract Benefits: Get Calm, Sleep Better, and More

Rosemary ‘to remember’ Infused Oil – Wylde and Green

Rosemary is one of my favorite herbs, and it has a lore stretching back to the ancients, so maybe it is fitting, that more than any other this is the herb of ‘remembrance’. It is such a… Source: Rosemary ‘to remember’ Infused Oil – Wylde and Green

Plant Medicine: CBD

Depending on where you live, you may have started to see "CBD" products - capsules, tinctures, salves - pop up in your natural food stores or even at the supermarket. And if you're "canna-curious," you may have questions about the health benefits of this non-psychotropic medicinal as well as its different forms and delivery methods. … Continue reading Plant Medicine: CBD

A Full Blessing Moon Eclipse Ritual | Create Your Own Smudge wand — Spirit de la Lune

The Summer months are in full swing over here in the Northern Hemisphere. This Full Moon in many ways marks the last big planting time of the season. All that needed to sprout roots for the long months ahead is in the ground growing towards its full potential while we prepare and maintain for the … Continue reading A Full Blessing Moon Eclipse Ritual | Create Your Own Smudge wand — Spirit de la Lune

Web of Life Ritual for Interconnectivity and Awareness

The Druid's Garden

Last week, we delved deeply into a critical aspect of land healing with two related concepts; thinking about the world in terms of (eco) systems and the interconnectivity of those ecosystems for all life. Last week was practical, full of discussions, definitions, and how you might design land regeneration projects with ecosystems and interconnectivity in mind.  And these things are critical on a physical level: all life depends on other life, all life is connected to other life, and all things great and small are interconnected. Thus, if we want to regenerate the land and engage in physical land healing, understanding and working with these concepts are critical. In addition to last week’s physical work, however, I think it’s really useful to develop ways of exploring these concepts spiritually and ritually. So today’s post takes us a step further and encourages us to explore these connections through ritual and…

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