Magic making

Greetings fellow magic makers, It’s been a while hasn’t it? I’ve been off having new adventures, learning new things, talking to some wonderful, wonderful, customers and making some amazing magic. Here’s a custom incense blend I mixed up for a customer, I’ll be offering intuitively created custom blended balms and incenses in the store very…

Belle Rouge Ecstatic Flying Ointment

**Please Note – this balm is now SOLD OUT* Belle Rouge is an ecstatic Flying Ointment. Atropa Belladonna and Amanita Muscaria Dance together, their motions fueled by Root of Mandrake and made lithe by Wormwood (absinthium), celery seed spices up the rhythm of their dance until they come together in this potent blend. This ointment…

Atavus Ancestor Worship Balm

Light a candle, Sing the songs, make an offering. to those now gone. Ancestor, Elder, Atavus, Nine herbs of the dead fall from my hands into this balm. Called by the ancestors at the night of Samhain I gathered them, Blessed and smudged and offered up to my own ancestors as the lights burned on…

Herbs that cross the veil: Birch

Birch is a tree often associated with rebirth and reincarnation. The silver skeletal form of the birch in winter is representative of ghosts in the forest. The birch moon is a time of renewal. The first leaves of the birch herald the coming spring. Spell: Blessings for the departed. Birch bark taken from dead limbs…

Herbs That Cross The Veil: Herbal Offerings

Some herbs aren’t for the living but for the dead, Wreaths of Bay Laurel were is in funerals, Parsley was strewn in the path of the funeral procession to give the dead luck in the afterlife. Rosemary was thrown into graves for remembrance, Pomegranate and periwinkle were used for immortality and rebirth and marjoram was…

Memories are films about ghosts…

Today the Counting crows and I ventured out into the forest in search of some magical fungi. I was on the hunt for ingredients for something special to cook up at Samhain. I wove my way though the hills and back-roads, stopping at springs and falls. Following wombat trails and paths overgrown with Raspberry and…