Category Archives: September

Mabon Autumn Equinox

The Autumn Equinox is celebrated in the Northern Hemisphere between the 21st September and the 23rd September. It is the 7th Sabbat in the Wiccan year and marks the middle of Autumn, as started with Lughnasadh. Mabon is the time of year when the day is divided equally between light and dark, and sits opposite…

September Folklore

The name September is from the Roman word ‘Septum’ meaning Seven. It was known by the Anglo Saxons as Gerst Monarth (Barley Month) or the Harvest Month. Harvest Festival was traditionally celebrated in England on the 24th September. As part of these celebrations are two wonderful old traditions; Calling the Mare It was vitally important…

Blackberry Leaf Tea

This is a relatively straight forward tea that will honestly help to soothe inflamed and tender throats. I find natural remedies so much more effective to deal with colds and bad throats, and if you don’t have access to Blackberry Leaves or Chamomile flowers then making a simple lemon, ginger and honey tea will also…