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…

Juniper – Sacred Herbals

Phoenix of Elder Mountain – 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 and I…

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…

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….