Monthly Archives: May 2015

Herbs as Incense

Long before we had the technology to distill the fragrant plant particles into liquid form, people were still able to seek wellness through aromatherapy. Walking through your flower garden in the morning, just as the first rays of sun warm its colorful petals, will transport and lift your mood. This is perhaps the first aromatherapy…

The Flower Moon

Yesterday was the birth of a new Moon. The new Moon in May is the Flower Moon in old English, but is also knows as; Native American; Strawberry Moon Colonial; Rose Moon Celtic; Horses Moon Wiccan; Dyad Moon Pagan; Planting Moon The Moon is currently in Gemini but was born a Taurean and will be…

Watercress and Undines

I have just planted a batch of Watercress seeds in my garden for some ‘cut and come again’ salad and then I came across this wonderful extract in Paul Beyerls Master Book of Herbalism, and I loved it……….I did not know any of this about Watercress, but really interesting the connection to water elementals and…

Herbs for the Waning Moon……

Look for herbs that cleanse the system and strengthen, the Waning Moon is a good time to work with your body and the Moon to take away illness as it decreases each evening either for yourself or on behalf of others. Good foods for cleansing are citrus fruits and focus on eating greens such as parsley,…

May Folklore

May Moons Full Moon on the 4th May; Old English; Milk Moon Native American; Flower Moon Colonial; Milk Moon Celtic; Bright Moon Wiccan; Hare Moon Pagan; Grass Moon New Moon on the 18th May; Old English; Flower Moon Native American; Strawberry Moon Colonial; Rose Moon Celtic; Horses Moon Wiccan; Dyad Moon Pagab; Planting Moon Mythology