Phytotherapy – Plant Healing Deluxe

Phytotherapy – Plant Healing Deluxe Phytotherapy — the use of medicinal plants to heal and restore balance in the human body— is an age-old tradition that is slowly gaining more interest in the United States.  This has been a long time coming, in my opinion, since plants hold truly amazing healing properties. I just read Continue reading

The Power Of Purple

The Power Of Purple What is it about the scent of Lavender that is so sublime, intoxicating, and instantly refreshing?  Redolent of walking down a sunny path in Provence or Tuscany, the hum of bees filling the air, the sharp aroma of lavender is a familiar yet exotic sensory stimulant calling up warmth, brightness, and Continue reading

Water Spirits

Water Spirits They call her Yemaya, Goddess of the living Ocean, considered the Mother of All.  She is most often depicted as a mermaid, or simply a beautiful woman standing amidst the waves.  Her name in Yoruban (West Africa), is a contraction of Yey Omo Eja, which means “Mother Whose Children are the Fish”.  As Continue reading