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 [...]

Autumn Sale : Cold Weather Tonics (part one)

October 24, 2018 by Micah  
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Our smoky late summer came to a halt with the coming of the rains, and hopefully with them, some relief from the fires once again plaguing the West. Between the weeks of smoke and the changing of the season, our respiratory systems are a bit off. Plus, we’re thinking about heading into and through the [...]

Autumn Sale : Cold Weather Tonics (part two)

October 24, 2018 by Micah  
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In part one of this article, we discussed physical-level immune boosters and digestive and respiratory tonics, all on sale to support your health through the cold season. To see everything that’s on sale right now, click here for our store’s sale page, or read on for more seasonal tonics.
We talked about fighting off invaders such [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

New Spagyrics : Calamus and Wine Grape

December 6, 2015 by Micah  
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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 of these plants through different levels of Spagyric work has been interesting, and we hope [...]

Adventures in Sourcing : Antler Reishi

October 19, 2015 by Micah  
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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 we went, asking at every herb shop we came to. The answer was [...]

New Spagyric : Jatamansi

October 19, 2015 by Micah  
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Our newest Spagyric is an Alchymical Initiatic of Jatamansi, Nardostachys jatamansi, also known as Spikenard. This Himalayan relative of Valerian has a calming, quieting energy, but acts in a more balanced and less dulling way than its European cousin.
Another of its names, muskroot, describes the intense earthy scent of its root oil, revered for millennia [...]

New Spagyrics : Kutki & Broom

October 25, 2014 by Micah  
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Our lab is back into high gear with new Spagyrics for meditation and spiritual work, as well as two new healing Spagyrics.
Click here to go right to our new products page, or read on for more information.
Although well-loved in Ayurvedic medicine, the tonic herb Kutki is rather obscure in the West. But, familiar or not, [...]

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