Lavender is an herb native to northern Africa and the mountainous regions of the Mediterranean. The herb is highly regarded for skin and beauty and is commonly used in fragrances and shampoos to help purify the skin. It can be purchased over-the-counter (OTC) from drugstores, and some versions are used to add flavor to baked goods … Continue reading Ingredient Spotlight: Lavender — Woosah Zen
Sage Herblore (especially good for sultry heat and thunderstorms)
Often associated with the Autumn and Winter, as it remains visible and green in the harshest of Winters, it is late Spring and early Summer when Sage is truly at its most beautiful. It has become a common herb for cooks and one of the most popular garden herbs, however Sage also has a rich […] … Continue reading Sage Herblore (especially good for sultry heat and thunderstorms)
Beltane Marigold Custard
Beltane Marigold Custard Ingredients 2 cups milk 1 cup un-sprayed marigold petals 1/4 tsp. salt 3 Tbsp. sugar 1 to 2-inch piece vanilla bean 3 egg yolks, slightly beaten 1/8 tsp. allspice 1/8 tsp. nutmeg 1/2 tsp. rose water whipped cream Directions Using a clean mortar and pestle reserved for cooking purposes, pound marigold petals. Or, … Continue reading Beltane Marigold Custard
Rosemary-Did You Know? — Len’s Oils
Did you know rosemary assists in the development of true knowledge and true intelligence? Rosemary is the essential oil of knowledge and transition. It challenges people to look deeper than they normally would, and ask more soul searching questions so they may receive more inspired answers. Rosemary also aids in times of transition and change, […] … Continue reading Rosemary-Did You Know? — Len’s Oils
Marjoram-Did You Know?
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Did you know Marjoram essential oil is the Oil of Connection? Marjoram assists people who are unable to trust others or form a serious relationship. Being unable to trust often originates from unpleasant life experiences. Marjoram teaches that trust is the foundation for all human relationships.
Marjoram is surrounded by mythology. People thought marjoram was created by the greek goddess Venus who gifted it with its pleasant sweet flavor and aroma. This is one of the most desired sought after herbs by Aphrodite. People believed that when an unmarried girl kept a marjoram plant in her bed she would see Aphrodite in her dreams, who would then reveal to her, a prospective husband.
By the middle ages, marjoram was worn by couples as garlands to represent love, warm respect, and contentment. It was also added in the food to encourage devotion. Due to its sweet aroma, it was frequently used…
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