Elder Mountain’s Folk Smudge and Slavic Water Cleansing Herbs and Flowers

Our Seasonal Autumn Smudge is available after October when everything is picked and dried –  Our formula here at Elder Mountain is locally hand collected and dried seasonally all summer in small batches and blessed in ceremony by Phoenix. She generally caters to herbalists who sell smudge and wrapped smudge in bulk forms but once in…

Elderberry and Elderberry Folklore

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – I wanted to preface this article with a warning to make sure “not to eat uncooked Elderberries”. This is very dangerous because the glycosides in the seeds cause cyanide poisoning and for some even handling the leaves and branches can sometimes create a bad rash that can last up…