Apocalyptic Herbalism; The Mind Body Split

Apocalyptic Herbalism; The Mind Body Split

The etymology of the word “apocalypse” means ‘to uncover and reveal.’  It is a revelation. And at this moment in time our society is facing the revelation of multiple imminent truths. 

We are, right now, being given the opportunity to see a more complete view of what is behind the narrative of the dominant reality created by our current civilization and, in this sense, it is a time of great expansion.  

It is also our chance to uncover the less known, but still living and thriving often on long held ancestral wisdoms, subcultures as well as those ancient, sacred cultures we have lost. And it is a chance to intentionally create a new world with what is good from the past and  the compost of all that is now being deconstructed. 

Plants and Flower Essences for Ancestral Healing

Plants and Flower Essences for Ancestral Healing

My time spent working with the people, plants, and their relationship has led me far beyond the first few steps I took with my plant ID books into the fields and forests. This is because plants are like that. And nature is like that.

They invite us into a system, a network, a community, or more accurately, they make us aware that we’re already in one.

6 Herbs for lung Support

6 Herbs for lung Support

This sounds so easy but for much of my life inhaling and exhaling came to me with great difficulty. I had severe asthma as a child that followed me up through adulthood. I relied on inhalers and antihistamines to keep breathing and suffered several lung infections every year.

Plant Study Guide

Plant Study Guide

To deepen my own study of plants and as a method of teaching students I have begun using a Planthenge. This is just a simple model that was inspired by the geometric layout of Stonehenge and the many other sacred stone circles of Celtic Europe, Carl Jung’s model of mandala consciousness, and Paul Bergner’s 4 directions model of studying plants.