Journal

Lavender | The Plant of Paradox and Renewal

Lavender is a plant that seems to be both overlooked in favor of "sexier" herbs and simultaneously still serves as a go-to for so many issues from ...

Reishi | Skin and Soul Magic

Reishi | Skin and Soul Magic

Today let's explore the profound medicine of a long-time plant ally of mine. My first experience with Reishi on its own was doing a plant meditatio...

Beneath the Hawthorn Tree: Magic & Medicine

Beneath the Hawthorn Tree: Magic & Medicine

FIRST, A STORY... Five years ago on the Autumn Equinox, I had just met my now-husband a few weeks before. Of course everything felt new and excitin...

Herbal Impressions: St. John's Wort

Herbal Impressions: St. John's Wort

Have you noticed that not only do plants teach us a lot, but they do so with their own personality? To me, St. John’s Wort has a warm, kind, but dr...

Herbal Impressions: Lemon Balm

Herbal Impressions: Lemon Balm

I think I could write a whole book on just the history and lore, magic and medicine of Lemon Balm. It’s one of those plants for which the deeper yo...

Herbal Impressions: Tulsi

Tulsi offers incredible benefits, not least of which are the aromatic scent and warm spicy flavor that alone work their own magic.For me though, Tu...

3 DIY Skincare Rituals for Spring

Spring is a weird time for my skin. It feels as if a layer is being shed, like a snake sloughs off its skin, each year in the spring and again in t...

Evergreen Tree Magic + Medicine

Evergreen Tree Magic + Medicine

Dear Wild and wise ones, High in Vitamin C, Evergreen trees are chock full of antioxidants and medicinal benefits. But just as important is the ene...