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Herb of the Month: Chamomile
Botanical Name: Anthemis nobilis
Medicinal uses: Works very well on the solar plexus, use to treat colic, upset stomachs, fevers and menstrual cramps. Calms nerves and aids sleep. Externally used to treat sores, wounds, itches, rashes and swollen joints.
Culinary uses: Most often brewed as a tea or milk.
Magical properties: yellow chamomile brings power of the sun to love potions, money spells and rites of purification. Use in God incense. Sprinkle around the house to remove hexes, curses and spells. Use for; love, luck, fortune, justice, prosperity, purification, meditation, rest.
Crystal of the Month: Goethite
Colours: Yellow, orange, red, dark brown, black
Source: Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany and the USA.
Energy: Receptive, feminine
Deities: Gaia, The Earth Mother
Spiritual uses: Goethite is a strong stabilising stone that works via the root and earth star chakra. It will bring you down from the heights and ground you into the vibration of this earth.
If you meditate with this stone you can make a deeper connection with Mother Earth.
Emotional uses: Goethite has a powerful energy to aid you to release blockages, especially those related to emotional feelings from the past, even past lives.
Physical uses: This will help you to use this earth energy to heal yourself, as there is deep love and compassion that will flow to you from Mother Earth if you allow it.
Folklore: It is known to help writers overcome writers block and can enhance creative talent in both writers and musicians. It is a bards stone. It inspires rational thinking and enjoyment in life and it is excellent in helping to boost the imagination. It's vibrations at the third eye have a number of interesting effects, including aiding the study of mathematics and logic and other fields of associated knowledge. It is known to aid the development of psychic hearing also known as clairaudience, as it resonates within the throat chakra as well as within the third eye.
Magical properties: Connecting, opening, unblocking, inspiration, creativity, psychic ability, grounding, overcoming.
Fortune and conclusion. Promotion progress and luck (good or bad) sudden change and new things. Money. The element of change. Changes may not be what we expect. This is the card of Fate. Let go of the past to progress. Changes in work, home, relationship or lifestyle are possible. A card of expansion. Do not take things for granted. Be optimistic. Your inner self will not lead you astray. Consult your wisdom. Pursue your inner journey of discovery. Desires in material and spiritual matters.
Image from the Fenestra Tarot.
Card of the Month: The Wheel of Fortune
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