Flight : Witches on Brooms

October 17, 2009 by Micah  
Filed under Musings

This time of year, we see many Hallowe’en decorations showing the classic witch figure, hunched over a bubbling cauldron of flying ointment, or crossing the skies on her broom. Most of these images are fanciful and fun, and part of the ritual of the season. But there is some interesting truth to the legendary flying [...]

Herbs’ qualities on the decline?

May 31, 2009 by Micah  
Filed under In the Lab

We’ve noticed a somewhat disturbing trend in our lab work with plants, and we’re wondering if anyone else has seen the same changes, too.
The plant raw materials we’ve been getting have been declining in potency and strength, as well as showing a drop in energy and intelligence. This is happening with all our sources, from [...]

Rest in peace, Michael

February 26, 2009 by Micah  
Filed under News

We just found out the sad news that the great herbalist, teacher, and plant elder Michael Moore passed away late February. If you are an herb geek like us, you know about Michael and his priceless contribution to American herbalism. If you’re not familiar with his work, please take time to visit his vast and [...]

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