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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 January 8th, 2020

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Wortcunning Wednesday for January 8th, 2020

🌿 Wort-Cunning Wednesday’s 🌿 This weeks Plant Oracle Card is Betony-Reversed. (Stachys betonica)✨Confrontation ✨Avoidance ✨Feeling Wounded🌿. The card shows Wood Betony, which according to Pliny was the best species of this plant to use in herbal medicine. Betony was a bit of a super plant, an All Heal, with a great many properties, including antiseptic, antispasmodic and anti bacterial. It can be found worldwide. 🌎 🌿 In reverse this card is asking us to make sure we are not avoiding something that needs to be faced. It is often easier to put conflict to the side without fully confronting the...

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How to Make an Herbal/Oil Infusion: Its Easier Than You Think!

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How to Make an Herbal/Oil Infusion: Its Easier Than You Think!

   Once you have decided upon the herbs and oils that are beneficial for the project you have in mind, it is time to infuse the herbs into the oils. How to Make an Herbal/Oil Infusion: Its Easier Than You Think!    There are two traditional methods of infusing herbs into an oil. The hot oil infusion method is quick and painless, while the cold infusion method can take anywhere from 6 to 8 weeks. I was taught that the cold infusion method is more medicinally beneficial, but after working with both cold and hot infused oils both, I find each method has...

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