The Evergreen Cult of Podłaźniczka

By Phoenix the Elder – I love trees like many people, but I was born to love evergreens, such as the large pine, wild cedar, semi desert juniper and fir and even the sequoyah which seem like half tree and half evergreen, which I never saw in person until I was much older. In the […]

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Acorn Folklore

By Phoenix the Elder – We have had an abundant of Acorns in the Pacific Northwest and in folklore, it means that we are going to have a strong winter. The Sacred Oak grow from these little tiny acorns, and the squirrel is the one who graciously plants them in the ground everywhere, every year. […]

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Juniper Myth and Medicine

Phoenix – I collected some Juniper and have been stringing Juniper beads the last few days, and usually the seeds are hard and you can’t get a needle through it but I thought I would try again. Its time consuming but this time I found a batch of junipers trees next to Pluto’s Cave (a […]

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The Hawthorn Tree and the Soul of the Goddess

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – I recently added dried Hawthorn leaves and berries to our Folk Smudge, the berries are also called Pixie Pears. There are a couple of Hawthorn trees on the land and in the local area, so I thought I would write up the great benefits that are positive medicinal properties and share […]

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Lithuanian Folk Medicine

Folk medicine is a part of Lithuanian traditional culture. It contains information not only about illnesses, but also methods of healing, how to avoid illness, protecting health, healing wounds and care. Folk medicine contains much information about normal body changes – maturity, old age, pregnancy, body anatomy, physiology. Here we will find botanical, pharmacological and mineralogy information. […]

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