Brigid and her Dandelions

January 27, 2017 by Micah  
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This week marks the ancient Celtic time of Imbolc, the festival marking the midpoint between the winter Solstice and spring Equinox. Catholics celebrate the feast of St. Brigid during this time, which connects back to the more ancient dedication of Imbolc to the goddess Brigid. Candlemas, too, falls in this week, and as a celebration [...]

Holiday Sale : Eat, Drink & Be Healthy (ended 2/1/2017)

November 23, 2016 by Micah  
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Note that this sale has expired; we’re leaving the post up so that the information about these Spagyrics is available. To see what’s currently [...]

Sale : Brain Power (ended 11/23/16)

July 31, 2016 by Micah  
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Note that this sale has expired; we’re leaving the post up so that the information about these Spagyrics is available. To see what’s currently on [...]

Flora and Fauna : Animal Energies in Plants

July 30, 2016 by Micah  
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In the distant past, humans and our ancestors were more tied to Nature, and that meant being closer to animals, both physically and in our understanding of them. The discovery stories of many of our most useful healing herbs list animals as the teachers of their uses, and even today, many herbs have an animal [...]

Connect, Act, Reflect : Working with Al-Kemi Spagyrics

July 29, 2016 by Micah  
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If you’ve visited any of our event booths, read the followup email after placing an order with us, or contacted us to ask about using our Spagyrics, you’ve heard what we consider the most important technique: take a moment to think about why you’re taking our (or any) medicine.
This simple pause for connection opens you [...]

Summer Sale : Vacation Time! (ended 7/30/16)

May 27, 2016 by Micah  
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Note that this sale has expired; we’re leaving the post up so that the information about these Spagyrics is available. To see what’s currently on sale, click here.
The [...]

Featured Spagyrics : Helper Herbs

March 14, 2016 by Micah  
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Coming up on the Equinox, we have been meditating on ideas of balance- between night and day, light and dark, Sun and Moon, and the different healing effects that herbs can give us. Some of these complementary Spagyrics are discounted for our Equinox sale, but getting that list together brought up a few other herbs [...]

Spring Sale : Equinox (ended 5/27/16)

March 13, 2016 by Micah  
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Note that this sale has expired; we’re leaving the post up so that the information about these Spagyrics is available. To see what’s currently on sale, click here.
Next weekend marks the [...]

Autumn Sale : Turning Inward (ended 3/13/16)

October 19, 2015 by Micah  
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Note that this sale has expired; we’re leaving the post up so that the information about these Spagyrics is available. To see what’s currently on sale, click here.
All around us we see the signs [...]

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 [...]

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