Weed Love : Calendula

February 4, 2019 by Micah  
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As always, this edition of weed love was inspired by the plant itself- specifically, a lovely, fiery orange bright spot in my otherwise sleeping garden.
In my research about Calendula, I found that its name is taken from the word “calendar”, since the flowers bloom year-round in all months. So, perhaps the little bit of welcome [...]

Inner Peace for Outer Strength : part one

November 25, 2018 by Micah  
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Our friend and ally, astrologer and activist Caroline Casey has invited Micah to speak to her Trickster Training Council this Monday evening, November 26. If you’re not familiar with Caroline’s work, you can read more about her on her website, which has many recordings from her radio show on KPFA (including our interviews), as well [...]

Creating Beauty : Nymphaea Blue Jewelry

October 25, 2018 by Micah  
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As many of you know, Paul’s original profession was as a goldsmith and jeweler, and he still creates beautiful work in his studio, finding that it connects very well philosophically to his work in the lab.
Over the years, I have made jewelry as well, first helping Paul with his work, and then learning to create [...]

Weed Love : Red Clover

October 25, 2018 by Micah  
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As I get older and my hormonal balance shifts, I’ve been looking for supportive herbs and Spagyrics to make the transition as gracefully as possible. I eat well, exercise and do yoga, and live a relatively stress-free life, so I’m in a good position to help my body find its own balance with just a [...]

Books, Books & More Books

July 24, 2018 by Micah  
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We’ve been going through our huge book collection lately and realizing that many of them need new homes with new eyes to see them and new minds to inspire!
So, we’ve been listing them in a new Ebay store Paul created which will also eventually offer talismans, sacred objects, tools for meditation, and more.
For now, you’ll [...]

New Spagyric : Frankincense Magistery

July 23, 2018 by Micah  
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For a recent custom formula Paul is working on for a friend, we wanted a new Spagyric that would bring in a high, sacred energy relating to the Sun and its golden light of clarity. This formula will also contain some Oil of Gold, and so we thought of our much-beloved Gold, Frankincense & Myrrh [...]

Weed Love : Yarrow

July 21, 2018 by Micah  
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There are many reasons to love Yarrow- its beauty, its tough and easy-to-grow nature, the beneficial insects it attracts, and its medicinal properties and healing versatility. My love for Yarrow is simpler and more sentimental- to me, it is the herb of camping, and the clean smell of its leaves brings me back to many [...]

Rosemary : Dew of the Sea

April 1, 2018 by Micah  
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The fields around our house are full of spring flowers- fruit trees, daffodils, dandelions, and more. Our cultivated flower garden is a more summer-season one, so there’s not much to look at right now, with the grand exception of the huge Rosemary that sits in the middle of our herb bed. It has been flowering [...]

New Spagyric : Butterfly Pea

January 29, 2018 by Micah  
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Even though we currently offer almost 400 different Spagyric singles and formulas in our store, we’re always on the lookout for new herbs to work with. Most of those suggestions come from you, our customers and fans, and we love hearing about the ways you connect with the green kingdom.
Our newest suggestion came from a [...]