It deemed appropriate to me to that I write my first herb profile for my blog on Red Clover or Trifolium pratense. When I graduated from herb school my teacher gave each student the spirit of a plant that represented that student and the gifts they would bring to this world, mine was Red Clover. Now when I first began herb school this was one of the first herbs I connected with, off the bat I started drinking simple infusions of this nourishing plant and I was in love. This plant represents gentle strength, it’s a gentle herb yet a powerful healerRead More
The honeybee with its sweetness and light has been a potent symbol and source of spiritual inspiration in many traditions around the world for thousands of years.
Did you know that the honeybee also has a strong association with the heart chakra? The heart chakra also known as Anahata translates to unstruck. In my own journey with yoga, I feel this deeply when I practice. The concept that no matter what is occurring around me or in the world there is a part of me that remains unstruck, at peace, constantly flowing and connecting to all life, and it lies in the center of the heart.Read More
Flowers have played an important role in cultures for as long as we know. They are used to celebrate the union of love, to honor those who have passed, to comfort the suffering, as an offering or gift to those we love. Flowers are a powerful symbol of beauty, divinity, love, and creative inspiration.
Flower essences are an energetic or vibrational form of plant medicine, this means that essences work on the subtler aspects of our being, such as our emotional body. They assist us as we undergo spiritual growth and transformation.Read More
I believe the honeybees are telling us what we need to hear and showing us what we need to see, we must listen. They are revealing to us the consequences of our growing disconnection with not only them but nature as a whole. I believe when we started to see our honeybee colonies rapidly decline something began to shift in the hearts of many. How could we be harming these sweet selfless beings who provide us with medicine, food, and so much more? This question is complex in many ways, how did we get to this point?Read More