Acorn Folklore

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – This Autumn we have had an abundant of Acorns in the Pacific Northwest and in folklore, it means that we are going to have a mighty winter. The Sacred Oak Trees all grow from these little tiny acorns, which the squirrel is the one who graciously plants them in…

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…

Protection of houses against evil in the region of Mazovia, Poland

Article by Llamus Dworski – ‘Lamus Dworski’ is dedicated to Poland – Polish history, archaeology, arts, culture, folklore, curiosities, and more. Visit her site @ https://lamusdworski.files.wordpress.com People in the old Polish countryside were very particular about maintaining certain rites and preparing protective accessories in their household and the whole farm enclosure. These customs stemmed from pre-Christian Slavic…