Clarysage Herbal Blog

Something that has been on my mind for a while is colonialism in herbalism.  How do we as a purveyor of herbs do this in the most sustainable way that we can feel truly good about?! Selling wildcrafted herbs in such large quantities just doesn't feel right anymore. Herbalism has grown exponentially and I don't believe many of our beloved plants can handle the mass harvesting.

Make your own Thieves oil

By Laurie Lava-Books


Magickal Uses for Essential Oils

Abundance: Allspice, Bergamot, Birch, Chamomile, Grapefruit,  Juniper, Lemon, Lime, Litsea, Mandarin, nutmeg, opopanax, orange, Pepper, Pine, Star Anise, Yarrow.

Animals: Catnip, Mugwort, Sage, Spikenard.

Aphrodisiac: Cardamom, Ginger, Jasmine, Neroli, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Vanilla, Ylang Ylang.

Astral Realm:  Cinnamon, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Mugwort, Sandalwood.

This is the season to break out the crock pot and make some delicious hearty soups.  Pho soup is easy to make and so nourishing! I am not much of a recipe person but I am going to try to guide you through how I make my pho soup.

What you will need:

2 cubes of vegetarian boullion

1/4-1/2 cup of red or white miso paste

8 cups of water

1 cup of brocolli

1 cup cubed tofu

1 cup of chopped kale

1 cup other veggies optional (fresh nettles when in season is delicious)

1 tablespooon of grated fresh ginger

1-2 cloves of garlic