What are Spagyrics?

February 26, 2012 by Micah  
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To many of you, knowing and supporting our work for so long, that may seem like a very basic and easy to answer question. If so, thanks for paying attention all this time! But, if you’re new to our work, or would just like a better understanding of what we do, this question is a [...]

Sulfur : the Soul of Spagyrics

September 9, 2010 by Micah  
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We wrap up our long-running series on the three levels of Spagyric with Sulfur, the Soul level of being, connecting the previously discussed Salt/Body and Mercury/Spirit levels to the divine realm of archetype and universal energy. As we discussed in our first article on Salt, and our second installment on Mercury, these three levels were [...]

Upcoming Lecture : Body, Spirit and Soul

September 30, 2009 by Micah  
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Later this month, I will be presenting a lecture at the International Alchemy Conference in Los Angeles, October 23-25. The title is “Body, Spirit, and Soul: an Alchemical Philosophy of Nature”, and we will be discussing the three levels of being in Alchemical and Spagyric philosophy as well as our own work.
Modern science and philosophy [...]

Mercury : the Spirit of Spagyrics

September 30, 2009 by Micah  
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This level of being is often the hardest to understand, as befits its Mercurial nature, but it plays a literally vital role in our Spagyric work.
As we discussed in our previous article on the Salt level, Spagyrics works with three different aspects of being in plants, each corresponding to a level of being in us. [...]

Salt : the Body of Spagyrics

July 7, 2009 by Micah  
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Our new Seaweed Spagyric led us to do more research into the mineral aspect of healing plants, studying it from an herbal perspective as well as working out how to best bring the mineral content of plants into Spagyric medicines. This got us thinking about the Salt level of being in Spagyric work, and wanting [...]

Melissa Magistery : new batch

April 9, 2009 by Micah  
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By a wonderful synergy of the calendar and our lab schedule, a new batch of our Magistery of Melissa came out of circulation today, True Easter, and it is just as lovely and powerful as we had expected.
Following Paracelsus’ work, we create all of our Spagyrics on certain days and times, following the planetary rulership [...]

Dew & the Fire of Nature

April 8, 2009 by Micah  
Filed under Philosophy of Nature

Late March was the beginning of dew season around here, the time each year when we collect as much of the “celestial water” as we can, for use in the lab the rest of the year.
Unfortunately, the water Nature gave us for that first week was rain, not dew, so our collection process was delayed [...]