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Fear of Making Herbal Mistakes. What's Holding you Back?

Class Herbal Ally Herbs Mistakes

Fear of Making Herbal Mistakes.  What's Holding you Back?

   Have you ever been afraid of helping your family with herbal preparations out of fear of making a mistake?  I know without a doubt that those of you reading this blog are kind and empathetic people.  You care about others and those you strive to help with herbal and other natural modalities.  So naturally, one of your greatest fears is..."What if it does't work and what if they get worse?"  What if the herbal preparation we give them causes an adverse reaction, increases symptoms or just plain doesn't help them feel better or get back to wellness?  What do...

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Herbal Ally: Birch.

Birch Class Herbal Herbal Ally

Herbal Ally:  Birch.

"The Birch Trees loom ahead like a brotherhood of ghosts.” ― Lisa Ann Sandell  An indiginous native American tale tells of a young woman who was to marry a man in an arranged marriage but was in love with another. She continued to grow even more distraught as the wedding date grew closer. Finally a medicine man was sent to her, but she had already decided that death was better than a loveless marriage. When she died, it broke the heart and spirit of the man she truly loved, and he also grew sick and died. The Medicine Man felt...

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Wortcunning Wednesday for April 22nd

Mugwort Oracle Cards Wortcunning Wednesday

Wortcunning Wednesday for April 22nd

🌿 Wort-Cunning Wednesday’s 🌿 This weeks Plant Oracle Card is Mugwort- (Artemisia vulgaris) ✨Clairvoyance ✨Prophecy✨Protection 🌿. In Britain, as in most of Europe, Mugwort is a common plant found on edges of lakes where ever you go. It is used in many countries around the world and it is even noted in Pliny’s records as a plant used to honor Isis. Its Latin name, Artemisia is probably a dedication to Artemis, so this herb has long been linked to the divine feminine. It was also known to be sacred to the Celtic, Germanic and Slavic Peoples. Its uses have included treating female ailments...

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Wortcunning Wednesday for April 15th, 2020

Wortcunning Wednesday for April 15th, 2020

🌿 Wort-Cunning Wednesday’s 🌿 This weeks Plant Oracle Card is Agrimony-Reversed. (Agrimonia eupatoria)✨Unhealthy Attachments ✨Lethargy✨Sorrow🌿. The card shows Agrimony, which according to Pliny was an "Herb of Princely Authority." Agrimony is also known as Church Steeples, Cocklebur and Sticklewort. The herb is a powerful astringent, tonic and blood cleanser, and for centuries was used to treat debilitating conditions in which the patient seemed drained of energy. 🌎🌿 In reverse this card is asking us to make sure we spending some time spring-cleaning in our life. If this card speaks to you, feelings of sadness or lethargy may be weighing you...

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Wortcunning Wednesday for February 19th, 2020

Wortcunning Wednesday for February 19th, 2020

🌿 Wort-Cunning Wednesday’s 🌿 This weeks Plant Oracle Card is “Bramble.”Bramble Berries (Rubus fruticosus)(Blackberries)✨Tenacity ✨Rootedness ✨Boundries🔆 If you’ve ever tried to pick wild blackberries in the height of the summer, you likely will have paid a price for those delicious flavor bombs as the thorns can be ruthless. Wild Blackberry produces amazing, large, juicy fruits, but she often demands a blood price from those who seek her fruits. The bramble painting features a Blackberry bush displaying unripe as well as ripe fruit, hinting at its long fruiting season. The Ogham sign for Bramble is on the stone-M, which represents Muin....

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