Author Archives: Crooked Bear Creek Organic Herbs

Spring Equinox Rituals: Rituals of Looking Back and Looking Forward

Originally posted on The Druid's Garden:
Sometimes, when we are hiking on a trail, we are in a hurry to get somewhere–that far off vantage point, that mile marker on the map, or just seeing what is over the next horizon. I remember hiking with some friends who regularly backpacked; they were so intent on speeding through the woods…

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The Red and the White of Clover

Red Clover {Trifolium pratense} Family: Fabaceae This all-around wellness herb and blood purifier is a key ingredient in herbal blends popularized during the early 1900s and used in cancer treatment, including Essiac, Dr. Christopher’s Red Clover Combination, and the Hoxsey formula. Red clover has been an Old World symbol for luck and abundance since ancient times. And when it arrived

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Can Four-Leaf Clovers Bring More Than Luck?

Originally posted on Good Witches Homestead:
Saint Patrick’s day is filled with four-leaf clovers signifying good luck, however, clovers also attract Fairies and their Magick. Clovers can serve as protection from them, they are able to break their Spells and if a four-leaf clover is worn correctly it will allow you to spot invisible fae. As a word of advice,…

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Happy Birthday to all you March babies. Your month has 2 birthstones – the aquamarine and the bloodstone.

Aquamarine Aquamarines vary in color from deep blue to blue-green of different intensities, caused by traces of iron in the beryl crystal. Naturally occurring deep blue stones are the most prized because they are rare and expensive. However, yellow beryl stones can be heated to change them to blue aquamarines. The aquamarine – also called the “poor man’s diamond” –

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