The Sacred Medicine of Tulsi

The Sacred Medicine of Tulsi Tulsi. Queen of Herbs. Holy Basil, Sacred Basil.... Kundalini awakener; Interrelationship builder; Teacher of All encompassing Love; Strengthener of the Light of Spirit/Divine consciousness; Master Way Keeper for plants and people alike..... It's taken me awhile to sit down to write up some of the teachings received from Tulsi last [...]

Patchouli Teachings

Patchouli - unassuming and earthy. While well known for its scent, as a moth repellant and hippie deodorant, there's a lot more to it than meets the eye.  In fact, when a group of people coming to one of my plant journey evenings met with Patchouli, they were all surprised at her sweet, gentle energy.  [...]

Why use Homeopathy for Birth?

Empowering women and birth. It is a sad fact, that in this day and age, women need to be well informed before birth about the decisions they may face along the way. While women have a right to informed and un-coerced choice in every aspect of their labour and birth, in practice this is not [...]

Bushfires: Harnessing the Power of Wind. How you can help right now!

Last night I woke at 4am. Bushfires are out of control in beloved forest just 16km away. The wind has been quiet and still for a few hours, smoke hangs in the air. But I am awake. Something is going on. I hear the fire alert go off downstairs. Only yesterday I downloaded the Fires [...]

Placenta: A Deeper Look at the Roots of Connection

Some people eat it, some people make pills from it, some bury it and plant a tree over the top, while others throw it in the bin.  What many don’t know is that you can also make a homeopathic remedy out of placenta and have it as a little constitutional back up for the rest [...]

The Voices of Intuition: Deep Listening

When you ask a question or are trying to make a decision, there are often a few voices that arise.. Invariably the first is right there, clearly stating a choice or an opinion. It's fast and relatively easy to hear. It often is directing you to do something quickly. It can be persistent and demanding [...]

Fringed Lily

Fringed Lily Thysanotus tuberosus Last December my nature buddy, Gigi (who has turned out to be my cousin but we didn't know that back then and that's a whole other story about the beauty of doing ancestral work!) and I decided to make a flower essence of the little Fringe Lily which was flowering at [...]

An Alchemical Journey with Yarrow.

An Alchemical Journey with Yarrow. Making spagyrics is an enormous dive into experiencing a herb. Alchemy is a layered experience. The deeper you journey with a plant, the more layered the messages become. What may not make sense at the beginning, usually comes together at some point!  In this article you'll see the step by [...]

Rosemary – Divine Mother

One of the first plant spagyrics I made close to 20 years ago along with a friend, was Rosemary. Sadly it was back in the days when I didn't document (lesson learned!) and so much of what we experienced - alchemy is a lived experience of a plant - has been lost. Rosemary is for [...]

The Lost Art of Embodied Herbalism

The Lost Art of Embodied Herbalism:  Bringing the Feminine back into Herbalism  As herbalism becomes increasingly about chemical constituents and actions, and the actual herb as a spirit being is not considered, we are losing connection with what herbs and plants are all about. The herbs are being taken out of herbalism! More and more [...]