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Working with Garnet Part 3 The power of garnet can be used to work in protective charms, in talismans for good fortune, and in rituals for healing and to give energy. To Receive PMS If you suffer badly with PMS, especially if you find this time of the month very draining, try suing a garnet to…

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Working with Garnet Part 2 The power of garnet can be used to work in protective charms, in talismans for good fortune, and in rituals for healing and to give energy. Business Success Garnets, especially green varieties, are often used as talismans to attract business success. If you are starting up a new project or you…

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Working with Garnet Part 1 The power of garnet can be used to work in protective charms, in talismans for good fortune, and in rituals for healing and to give energy. Traveller’s Stone Garnets have been used since Ancient Greece to protect travellers. A garnet amulet was believed to protect the bearer from all perils…

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The Magic of Blue Crystals Blue has been associated with healing and calming the mind since the time of the ancient Egyptians, where the priests powdered lapis lazuli for use in ceremonies. Blue is the first colour we recognise when we see coloured objects. Our eyes contain more receptive cells for blue than any other…

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Winter Wellness Cordial Cordials are a delicious and easy way to incorporate herbs into your daily life. A cordial is generally known as a sweetened culinary herbal tincture. A tincture is made by infusing herbs in any type of alcohol. Combining a tincture with honey or maple syrup produces an enticing herbal preparation with a…

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Healing with Patchouli Patchouli oil is famous for its lingering aroma, but its many lesser known curative uses are just as powerful. The earthy, balmy aroma of patchouli remains a symbol of the psychedelic 1960s, associated with “flower power” and relaxed sexuality. Patchouli’s highly tenacious, spicy aroma becomes sweeter as the harsher top noted evaporate…

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Aromatherapy for the Stomach Chakra Regulate your behaviour and outlook towards yourself by using essential oil to keep your Stomach Chakra in balance. The Stomach Chakra is connected to your emotional behaviour in relation to other people; on the physical level it governs digestion. When the stomach chakra is blocked it can lead to problems…

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Using Your Patchouli Oil Patchouli imparts warmth and energy and it is an excellent choice for revitalising your skin, scalp and digestive system. You can also use it to refresh your home. Stimulating and Strong Balance the mind and emotions with patchouli. Aid mental concentration by adding 5 drops each of patchouli and clove oils…

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Using Your Patchouli Oil Patchouli imparts warmth and energy and it is an excellent choice for revitalising your skin, scalp, and digestive system. You can also use it to refresh your home. Masculine Concerns Patchouli’s earthy, sensual scent is appealing to many men and its therapeutic properties are beneficial for many make concerns : For…

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Your own lotions and ointments Preparing lotions and ointments is easy and economical, requiring few ingredients and no specialist materials. Beeswax Ointment Recipe Place 50ml of sunflower oil and 15g of grated beeswax into a heatproof bowl. In a separate bowl, place 50ml of strained herbal infusion or decoction. Place both bowls in a roasting…