The Witch is Always Home: Poetry by Amelia Weesies

The Witch is Always Home   Who is the woman in the willow tree? I hear her whispers in the shadows of my cage A name once worn of Courage The sashay of movement was a home once lived   Where did I learn to refuse her songs? For now …

Culinary Recipes with Chef Nige: Open Heart Mulling Spice

Hi folks! with the Equinox behind us, it is time to dive right into fall and I am ready to get cozy.  It’s time for long pants, comfy sweaters, falling leaves and hot beverages. I have helped formulate a brand new Shoppe blend to help arm you during these cooler …

Body Care Blend: Water Retention Herbal Soak

Water retention is something that most of us will experience at some point in time in our lives. Whether it is from poor diet, lymphatic system not being able to filter properly, monthly reproductive cycles or infection having excess of water in the body can be painful and put unnecessary …

Return to Restoration: Words and Flower Essences for Libra Season

A year ago I heard a man on the radio remark: “there’s a devil in this country and it’s looking for a home”. Well it found one. And even though the devil is as old as this nation itself, a lot of us are experiencing a renewed sense of urgency …

Urinary Acute Tincture: Fast Relief from Urinary Pain

This antimicrobial and diuretic tincture is a great remedy for soothing irritation and fighting infection in the urinary tract. With anti-inflammatory herbs to soothe the inflamed and irritated tissue you will be feeling relief fast. Use this tincture for acute urinary infections or severe water retention. Instructions: 2-3 dropperfuls every 3 …

Herbal How To: Use Fire to Invoke Ceremony or Spells

The use of fire or of lighting virgin candles is a basic element in the binding of spells, the concocting of potions or the setting of ceremony. Considered sympathetic magic, candle magic which doesn’t require a lot of fancy ritual or expensive ceremonial artifacts. Remember when you were a child …

Kidney and Urinary Health with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

The kidneys in Traditional Chinese Medicine are known as the powerhouse of the body. When another part of the body is low on energy or Qi the kidneys send additional life force support to that part. As fast-paced as todays world is, it’s nice to take a moment to thank …

Tea Blend of the Month: Gladder Bladder

This tea is a wonderful support for the kidneys and bladder. It’s diuretic herbs help to eliminate excess water and waste from the body. Cornsilk is anti-inflammatory and calms the urinary tract during infection, it can also help to prevent kidney stones and is loaded with Vitamin- C to support …

Herbal How to: Use Herbal Cigarettes to Give Up Nicotine

Cigarette smoking is linked to many harmful diseases, from lung cancer to heart disease to stroke and even osteoporosis – but the latest interdisciplinary research in psychology, physiology and neurology is shedding light on the incredible hold that tobacco has on people. Nicotine is as addictive as heroin, cocaine or …

Respiratory Relief Tincture: A Respiratory Warrior for the Cold and Flu Season

This cold and flu remedy will offer relief to your respiratory woes. Elecampane to help loosen and dissolve phlegm stuck deep in the respiratory tract and move that gunk out of your system. You will feel relief and comfort from coltsfoot as an herbal relaxant for your inflamed and irritated …

Respiratory and Lung Health with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

Have you ever realized that you were holding your breath for an unexpected reason? I sure have! Whether I was excited, scared, nervous, swimming or fighting a chest cold — I have all the sudden stopped and had to remember to breath. Quickly our bodies go into fight or flight …

Body Care Recipe: Lung & Chest Rub

If deep respiratory problems from a chest cold, asthma, or bronchitis have ever dampened your spirits, then this blend of herbs will open up your lungs and clear you out. As cold and flu season approaches us it is beneficial to prepare with a little cold & flu kit to …

Tea Blend of the Month: Respiratory Relief Tea

Respiratory relief for that stubborn congestion. This tea is loaded with expectorant herbs to help move out that lingering phlegm from your cough or cold. Soothing demulcents to help repair damage to the respiratory tract and calm inflammation. This tea will not only knock out that congestion it will also …

Immune Boosting Oil Blend

As the fall approaches us the thought of boosting the immune system is a hot topic for many folks. Most of us tend to play super hard in the summer time and slow down in the fall. Our bodies want to do the same. Rest is such a powerful tool …

Body Care Recipe: Tri-Doshic Essential Oil Blend

Our theme continues with the ever-changing and always balancing study of the Doshas. We have learned that nothing is good or bad, but it may be out of balance. For our body care product this month, I wanted to introduce to you an oil blend that serves as a Tri-Doshic. …

Astrology Forecast: August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

This month we start off with a Full Moon in Aquarius at 11:11 AM on Monday the 7th! SO MAGIC! Praise her and her willingness to serve others and her community! This would be a great week to volunteer with a new organization, make a new friend, or ask yourself …

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Ayurveda with Herbalist Amanda Furbee

It is key for us here at THS, to research and understand the many beautifully varying methods and modalities of plant medicine. This allows us the opportunity of opening ourselves to each culture which has utilized herbs for purposes both alike and variant. Elemental principles of earth, wind, air & …

Herbal How To: Choose the Right Beverage for your Dosha

Now don’t get me wrong – there really is no WRONG beverage choice. However, if you know your Ayurvedic Dosha (or the energetic constitution that governs your vitality throughout your life), you can craft beverages that are not only delicious, but help balance you and keep you looking and feeling …

Tea Blend of the Month: Citrus Shine Blend

Fortify your hair, nails, teeth and bones with a dash of citrus! This nourishing tea blend is brimming over with vitamins and minerals such as Iron, Magnesium, Calcium and Silica, a mineral that increases bone density and collagen production. It also helps our bodies absorb more Vitamin C, which is …

Body Care Recipe: Make your own After Sun Soothing Spritzer!

As with all Spritzer blends, they are super fun, quick and easy to make! This natural blend will soothe your skin when you have had just a little too much fun in the sun. Make a batch and give them to all your friends.   After Sun Soothing Spritzer:   …

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