Sale : Sacred Scents of the Season-part two

December 7, 2017 by Micah  
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In part one of this article, here, we talked about the role evergreens and their terpenes play in the winter holiday season, and about a few of the Spagyrics we have on sale for work with the Solstice’s winter energy. In this part, we continue with a few more resins which are on sale right [...]

Sale : Sacred Scents of the Season-part one

December 7, 2017 by Micah  
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In honour of the vibrant evergreens that scent our homes this time of year, we are having a sale on sacred aromatic trees and resins. These special beings star in the decor of the season, and Spagyrics of them are a lovely way to connect to the spirit of the Solstice holiday. Click here to [...]

Sale : Spagyrics for Digestion

November 5, 2017 by Micah  
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The nights are getting longer and the days shorter, while at the same time, more festive and hurried. The holidays must be upon us! So many factors come together this time of year that we find ourselves reaching for all kinds of Spagyric support: for digestion, immune defenses, energy, and mood.
This season’s sale is [...]

Sale : Spagyrics for Immunity

November 5, 2017 by Micah  
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The nights are getting longer and the days shorter, while at the same time, more festive and hurried. The holidays must be upon us! So many factors come together this time of year that we find ourselves reaching for all kinds of Spagyric support: for digestion, immune defenses, energy, and mood. [...]

Sale : Spagyrics for Emotional Balance

November 5, 2017 by Micah  
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The nights are getting longer and the days shorter, while at the same time, more festive and hurried. The holidays must be upon us! So many factors come together this time of year that we find ourselves reaching for all kinds of Spagyric support: for digestion, immune defenses, [...]

Usnea : Healing Symbiosis

October 8, 2017 by Micah  
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Here in the Northwest, our local forests have many evergreens, which are beautifully green year-round, along with an abundance of Alders. Alder trees are deciduous, green in the summer and leafless in the winter, without much autumn show in between. As they lose their leaves this time of year, though, I can see that they [...]

Weed Love : Plantain

April 25, 2017 by Micah  
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Earlier this Spring, I was inspired to write about Dandelion and its connection to Spring and the Celtic goddess, Brighid. I really enjoyed talking about that humble weed, and so on a walk a few days ago, I looked around our place to see if any other weeds deserved mention, and I noticed the several [...]

Flora and Fauna : Animal Energies in Plants

July 30, 2016 by Micah  
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In the distant past, humans and our ancestors were more tied to Nature, and that meant being closer to animals, both physically and in our understanding of them. The discovery stories of many of our most useful healing herbs list animals as the teachers of their uses, and even today, many herbs have an animal [...]

Connect, Act, Reflect : Working with Al-Kemi Spagyrics

July 29, 2016 by Micah  
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If you’ve visited any of our event booths, read the followup email after placing an order with us, or contacted us to ask about using our Spagyrics, you’ve heard what we consider the most important technique: take a moment to think about why you’re taking our (or any) medicine.
This simple pause for connection opens you [...]

Amber : the Electric Fossil

February 5, 2009 by Micah  
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Revered since ancient times, Amber has been used in jewelry, medicine, and trade for thousands of years. Homer, Aristotle, Plato, and Pliny the Elder all mentioned Amber in their writings, and it was prized more than gold in ancient Greece.
Amber washes up from deposits in oceans and seas around the world, and the Greeks believed [...]