Herbal Lore #3: African Bulbine – Free Oracle Card

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Tips on Herbal Lore & Magick:

My third free herb lore oracle card! The African bulbine is still used by the indigenous healers of South Africa. I have here a printable (can customise to any size you like) information sheet regarding the African bulbine. The information sheet contains its taxonomic classification, native distribution, medicinal and magickal properties! I explain some practical uses for African bulbine and how it can be used during personal healing rituals.

Tip: Remember that serious medical conditions should be treated by a medical professional! 

I have two downloadable files here for personal and non-commercial use (click links blow). You can use the cards for readings, but the production of them as a deck or individual cards for selling is not permitted. Print out & enjoy! There are more crystal flash cards to come!

 

High Resolution JPEG (2430 x 3459 pixels)

High Resolution PDF (Set printer to 50% size to get a A6)

 

-Good Vibes-

All Natural Spirit

 

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Meditation Infographic #4: Aromatherapy Essential Oils

 

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Tips on How to Meditate:

Using aromatherapy alongside your daily meditation rituals are both relaxing and fun! By using different scents during each of your meditations (depending on the time of day) conditions your mind to ‘this is meditation time’ and smooths you into the session with ease. Light and happy notes can be use in the morning to freshen the mind for the day, the afternoon can make use of more herbal-based notes for a gentle revitalisation, whereas heavy scents can be used before bedtime. You can add the essential oils to an aromatherapy burner or apply an oil pre-mixed with a carrier to your hands before meditation.

 

I have listed in this infographic three essential oil recommendations during meditation:

Lemon for the mornings as a top note,

Lavender for the afternoon as a middle note,

Sandalwood for the evenings as a base note.

 

Tip: Whenever possible always buy reputable and sustainable products as these will contain the proper amounts of oil for an effective and long-lasting aromatherapy treatment!

 

References:

  1. The Fragrant Pharmacy, A complete guide to Aromatherapy & Essential Oils. Valerie Ann Worwood. 1990. Bantam Books
  2. Everybody’s Aromotherapy, A complrehensive guide for All Ages. Helen Ranger. 2001. Tafelberg

Picture sources: BioLib Online Library of Biological Books & Wikimedia Commons
Disclaimer: Aromatherapy forms part of an holistic tress therapy routine and is not meant to replace medical treatments or doctor consultations.

 

 

– Smell Yourself Happy –

All Natural Spirit

Crystal Healing #1: DIY Physical Ailments Bracelet

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Tips on Working with Crystals:

Here is a design concept for a crystal healing bracelet aimed at assisting with disease and physical ailments. I regularly combine all kinds of crystals to generate certain effects and to resonate with one another. Here I chose the main healer bloodstone and selected several crystals to balance energies and strengthen the healing purpose. You are more than welcome to make ones for yourself, friends and family (i.e. non-commercial purposes) based on the design (I also listed some alternatives for each stone in the image above).

Tip: Creating your own crystal bracelet combinations make them more powerful since they are more personal = extra shiny ju-ju vibes!

 

-Good Vibes-

All Natural Spirit