Author: Rhea Humann, CH

Ashwagandha Medicinal Properties for Stress and Wellness

There is one that I truly believe encompasses the word balance. Allow me to introduce you to Ashwagandha. Hailing from the rich healing cultures of India and Africa, Ashwagandha has been used for thousands, literally thousands of years. This gorgeous perennial shrub grows deep roots and fuzzy little leaves. The entirety of the plant can be used for magic and medicine. From root to flower, Ashwagandha is packed with healing.

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Meadowsweet for Pain Relief: Historic Herbal Remedy that Still Works

Meadowsweet is a gorgeous flowering shrub that grows in damp areas like swamps and the woods. It grows tiny toothy leaves and happy colorful flowers. It was used by our European and east Asian ancestors as a painkiller and gut soother. So it should not surprise you to learn it’s the base of our modern analgesic aspirin! In the early to mid-1800s scientists and medicine-men were seeking a remedy for anything from the common flu to the plague ,and that’s when they found our friend Meadowsweet to be effective.

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Rose Geranium Magic: Love Magick at its Best

The wonderful thing about using plants for both magic and medicine is the more you work with an herb or a flower, the more in-tune you get with its energy. Perhaps you’ve only heard of rose geranium or noticed its name on the ingredients list of your favorite all-natural facial product–but as you intentionally get to know the plant, your friendly spirit is met by powerful magic.

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Self-Love Tea

The self-love phenomenon that’s sweeping our culture right now is awesome because it is encouraging everyone to prioritize what feels good for them. Now, obviously this doesn’t always mean shopping sprees and trips to the coast. Sometimes self-love is just cozying up with a book and a cup of tea. (For me anyway.)

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