Peppermint Mentha piperata The genus name for peppermint and other mints, Mentha, comes from Minthe, a nymph in Greek mythology. According to legend, the beautiful Minthe was changed into a nondescript little plant by Persephone when she discovered that her husband and lord of the underworld, Pluto, was in love with the nymph. Unable to… Continue reading Magical and Medicinal Herbs: Peppermint
This is a little different than your average cup of tea. It is a very concentrated, very potent cup of medicine and magick.
Stinging Nettle is so much more than just an herbal tea. It's actually food! Deeply nourishing, tasty, food. If you haven't already discovered the the magickal and medicinal properties of Nettle, you can do that HERE. Let's get down to recipes. Picture from Naked Cuisine Nettle PestoRosemary Gladstar | Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide There… Continue reading Remedies and Charms Using Nettle: Dinner
Women aren't the only ones who go through changes as we age. Guys do too. And just like we need to start paying closer attention to our breasts, they need to start paying closer attention to their bums. That's right. We're talking prostates today. Go grab your man, he's going to want to read this too.
Some days your bathtub is the best cauldron you have. Brew yourself into this simple spell of healing, purification, and love. Learn how to make an herbal oat milk bath.
Yarrow is an ancient and respected herb steeped in mythology and bursting with medicinal and magickal benefits. Keep reading to unlock her secrets and find out why she should absolutely be in your home apothecary.
Let's learn how to make a tincture from your Christmas/Yule tree! Fir trees in particular have an affinity for the lungs making this an excellent addition to your home apothecary.
Conifer and Wild Berry Tonic Syrup is a great way to incorporate bright flavors into the dark days of winter and give your body a boost while you're at it.
Don't let your holiday tree go to waste! Upcycle it into a nice supply of culinary, medicinal, and magickal fir needles.
For many of us, it just isn't feasible to run out and plant a giant evergreen tree in the garden, but it may be possible to forage for it depending on where you live. Of course, you might also be able to harvest your Christmas/Yule tree so don't give up hope! Fir holds an important role in our home apothecaries and herbal collections. Keep reading to unlock all of its secrets.