You may think you know these sweetly calming, gently soothing plant... but there's more here than meets the eye. Witchy, skin-healing, and tummy-taming, Chamomile is a potent healer... if you use it right. This sweet bloom calms irritability, sleeplessness, restlessness, stress, and tension, whether that’s as a massage oil for muscles and ligaments, as a tea for the tummy, or as a cordial for menstrual cramps. For newborn babies and nursing mothers, it helps ease the tension of both and any minor uterine cramping, colic, teething, pain,
or sleeplessness for both.
Burdock is a deeply healing, nutritive root, eaten throughout the world for it’s cooling, medicinal qualities. A nourishing plant on all levels, it increases your groundedness, physical power, emotional balance, and glandular and immune system. It is healing and tonifying towards every system in the body, from sexual vitality to longevity and freedom from cancer. It's root magic unearths stuck patterns and negativity from your core, allowing your true essence to emerge.
Reishi, called the “immorality mushroom”, is a powerful tonic of longevity, a rich and nourishing fungus for every day decoctions and broths. It has a deep affinity for our lungs, as well as our hearts and is also a powerful anti-cancer remedy, used in prevention, treatment and to protect against the negative side effects of chemotherapy and radiation. It is also a powerful spirit healer, soothing PTSD, stress, insomnia, nightmares, and psychic disturbances on all levels.
This sweet hillside grass is abundant is the perfect antidote to
counteract the negative effects of a stressful lifestyle, easing irritability, anxiety, nervousness, and fatigue. I often tell my students that “Oatstraw is like a hug for your entire nervous system,” and it has a powerful effect on both heavily traumatized minds and hearts (for instance, folks suffering from PTSD, severe panic attacks, emotional breakdowns,
and recovering from shock), as it can rebalance overwrought nerves and rewires our nervous system in a sweetly effective way.