What an amazing collection of information. If you read one thing today, let it be this article on herbalism, Hekate, botanicals... Soak up the magic! ❤ "Pharmakeia is the ancient practice of plant medicine/magic descended from Hekate's Ancient Witches. Working with the materia medica helps us break [...]" Source: Hekate’s Garden, Botanical Magic and Pharmakeia … Continue reading Hekate’s Garden, Botanical Magic, and Pharmakeia | Herbalism Hekate: by Cindy Brannen
Here's more information about gardening and plant magic! Don't forget to click the link below for more information. ❤ The Spring Equinox is important to the plant magician or green witch for a number of reasons. First and foremost it is the beginning of the growing season, [...] Source: Purification Plant Magic for the Spring … Continue reading Purification Plant Magic for the Spring Equinox | Coby Michael Ward
The second celebration on the Pagan Wheel of the Year is the Spring Equinox, also called Ostara, which is named after the Germanic goddess, Eostre, of Norse origin. Her name was also the inspiration for the Christian name, "Easter," and for the name, "Ostara." Eostre is the goddess of springtime and is always represented with … Continue reading The Goddesses Eostre & Vesna; Celebrating Ostara & the Spring Equinox, by Colleen M. Chesebro
Sally Cronin shares her herbal expertise. This is a #Recommended read for all witches. ❤
As part of the Gentle Detox series, I wanted to share one of the natural remedies that can help eliminate toxins and bring the body back into balance.
I have used herbs either in cooking or in tincture form for over 30 years and there are several that I have introduced over the year that are a permanent fixture in my medicine cabinet. These include Echinacea, Milk Thistle and Peppermint.
At this time of year when over-indulgence has been hard to avoid it is easy to become bloated down to water retention as the body struggles to cope with the extra sugars. A tell tale sign is a puffy face especially under the eyes, puffy ankles and lower legs. Waistbands are tighter and it usually results in at least an extra 5lbs in weight.
The problem is actually not enough fluids to flush the system of the wonderful, sugary treats…
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I'm fascinated with Druidism, so when I found this amazing blog, I knew I had to share. ❤ "A flower floats in a bowl of spring water under the sun. The drops of the resulting water contain the energetic signature of the flower; a bit of its essence and spirit. A few drops of this … Continue reading Medicine of the Spirit: Plant and Flower Essences – A Druid’s Guide to Herbalism, Part III | The Druid’s Garden
Our growing season in Colorado is almost over. Have you thought about growing herbs indoors? I'm going to try this. As usual, The Old Farmer's Almanac paves the way! ❤ Best herbs to grow indoors for a garden windowsill from The Old Farmer's Almanac. Source: Growing Herbs Indoors | The Old Farmer's Almanac
Many healing methods call for the use of herbs. I've planted basil, dill, and rosemary this year. I hope to dry some by hanging and others by freezing. That way I can grab an ice cube of basil and pop it into whatever I'm cooking at the time. How about you? How do you preserve … Continue reading preserve culinary and medicinal herbs for year-’round use | The Old Farmer’s Almanac
"The following is a list of major arcana tarot correspondences - alongside herbs and crystals that have the same symbolic properties as each card..." The universe is a messy place. Being filled with countless wonders, we seek to understand them all, and as we do so, we realize that human nature finds it natural to … Continue reading Crystals Tarot and Herbal Correspondence Tables – Infographic – Labyrinthos
I've always wanted to create a witches brew or tea garden by growing herbs that I can dry for use during our long winters. Here are some fun and creative tips. ❤ Time to create a witch's garden? Here's how to start a witch garden, including general witch gardening tips and specific witch herbs and … Continue reading 10 Ways to Create a Witch’s Garden – Home for the Harvest