The Brilliant Plant Spirits and the Teaching Din

I am a medicine woman.  My entire life is based around listening to the trees and plants as they speak and as they teach.  Their boughs move as I pass.  I am respectful of their spirits and their life.  I ask before I wild craft. I only take a small amount. But here is where … Continue reading The Brilliant Plant Spirits and the Teaching Din

How to Make Your Own Rose Waters and Spritzers

  Rose water is luxurious and refreshing on warm summer days.  The ultimate beauty tonic can cost quite a bit in stores, but it is ever so easy to make! Harvest a few roses and place them in a saucepan. (Leave them on the porch for 15 minutes to let the bugs get out of them … Continue reading How to Make Your Own Rose Waters and Spritzers

Make Your Own Ginger Brandy for Tummy Troubles (works in minutes)

You know that moment in the middle of the night when you realize you shouldn't have eaten that?  Digestive issues are never fun.  Stumbling around in the dark trying to find something to take to stop the discomfort... I can never find my medicine bag (or the living room) in moments like that, but lucky … Continue reading Make Your Own Ginger Brandy for Tummy Troubles (works in minutes)

How to Achieve Perfect Health

Everyone is always on the search for how to be healthier, how to restore health, how to live, and how to increase quality of life.  There are many fads out there but we can simply look at the universal and ancient techniques and practices to find what has always worked and then incorporate them into … Continue reading How to Achieve Perfect Health

Life (Saving) with Plants

The average person would have found the closest emergency room.  Every other commercial on the radio and advertisements throughout magazines promoting urgent care, find a doctor, and dangerous medicines leave us terrified that we will die of some ailment or another if we don't seek out their assistance.  It is all we can do to … Continue reading Life (Saving) with Plants

Working With the Body to Heal Itself

My arm started knocking.  Then my hands went up to my shoulders, elbows bent, palms to the sky.  I had no control over my body.  I had my first Reiki session when I went to California in April.  The kind woman with the sweet smile didn't even touch me, yet my body responded in a … Continue reading Working With the Body to Heal Itself