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 [...]

Al-Kemi on the Radio

May 16, 2012 by Micah  
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In the last month, we have had the exciting fun of being guests on two of our favourite radio programs on KPFA, Caroline Casey’s Visionary Activist Show, and the Herbal Highway with Karyn Sanders.
First, on the Visionary Activist Show on April 26, Caroline and I talked about the moving, changing world of the planets and [...]

Amber : New Spagyrics from Very Old Forests

October 28, 2011 by Micah  
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We have long enjoyed working with the beautiful and powerful fossil resin, Amber. Our Baltic Amber was the first mineral Spagyric we created, over 15 years ago, and it remains a favourite of our customers.
Baltic Amber is protective and calming, creating a sphere of peaceful strength around you, regardless of the energies you move through [...]

New Green Amber Spagyric

March 17, 2009 by Micah  
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We’ve been really enjoying our explorations of Amber lately, studying it from a cultural, historic, and healing perspective, and working with it in our lab. Our newest Oil of Amber is from a rare green variety, found in Chiapas, Mexico. This amber actually has a green tint in the sunlight, and both the raw chunks [...]

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 [...]