In the Lab

Big Changes for the School Big Changes for the School

As we come upon the end of another School session, we’ve been talking about what... continued »

Our Mutus Liber : Making Oil of Gold Our Mutus Liber : Making Oil of Gold

In honour of the Springtime work that is the subject of the classic Alchemical text,... continued »

What are Spagyrics? What are Spagyrics?

To many of you, knowing and supporting our work for so long, that may seem like a... continued »

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Philosophy of Nature

Happy Easter! Happy Easter!

We’re reviving this article from our archives in time for True Easter, which... continued »

Dew & the Fire of Nature Dew & the Fire of Nature

Late March was the beginning of dew season around here, the time each year when we... continued »

Silene : Dreaming in White Silene : Dreaming in White

The first Oneironauticum in San Francisco had the dreamers working with our Spagyric... continued »

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Musings

Marking a Milestone Marking a Milestone

This month marks 25 years in our partnership- a quarter century since Paul and I fell in love and started Al-Kemi together. It seems like hundreds of years, and at the same time, just a few minutes. As a wise elder woman once... continued »

Featured Spagyrics : Helper Herbs Featured Spagyrics : Helper Herbs

Coming up on the Equinox, we have been meditating on ideas of balance- between night and day, light and dark, Sun and Moon, and the different healing effects that herbs can give us. Some of these complementary Spagyrics are discounted... continued »

We’re All in this Dream Together Radio- part one We’re All in this Dream Together Radio- part one

On Thursday, I was the guest on the always-funny, ever-insightful Caroline Casey’s Visionary Activist Radio Show (archived recording at that link). Caroline is an astrologer, but not in any of the ordinary senses of that word.... continued »

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News

Summer Sale : Vacation Time! Summer Sale : Vacation Time!

The weather is warming and the roads are packed with RVs- it must be the start of summer vacation! We’ve got a sale on Spagyrics to support your journeys and adventures: Body, Spirit and Soul. Maybe you’re an adrenaline-junkie... continued »

New Spagyrics : Calamus and Wine Grape New Spagyrics : Calamus and Wine Grape

Both of these new Spagyrics are probably familiar to many of you in other forms- we’ve worked with Calamus for years as an Initiatic, and wine grapes give us the alcohol we use in our higher Spagyrics. Exploring different facets... continued »

Adventures in Sourcing : Antler Reishi Adventures in Sourcing : Antler Reishi

Years ago we went on a quest. We had heard about an amazing medicinal mushroom that we wanted to work with, and this being the pre-internet days, we had to hit the pavement in person to find it. All over San Francisco Chinatown... continued »

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