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Symbols and their meaning. Introduction: Occult symbols are fast replacing Christian symbols in our culture.

Symbols and their meaning

Therefore, we encourage you to use this list to warn others, especially Christian children who intentionally wear and display them because they are popular. Keep in mind that many of these symbols have double or multiple meanings. Inside Palm Reading Secrets Revealed. Inside Palm Reading Secrets Revealed. - Do you want to learn what your hands can tell you about your personality with the ancient art of palmistry?

Inside Palm Reading Secrets Revealed

Take a look inside palm reading and explore the universe residing within your own hands. First of all, look at the shape of your hand. If your hand is round in shape, you’re an action-oriented person. You act before you think. The Book of Shadows. How to Make a Book of Shadows (BOS) By Patti Wigington.

How to Make a Book of Shadows (BOS)

Index. Moon Phase Magic. Do Pagan Religions Have Rules? By Patti Wigington Question: Do Pagan Religions Have Rules?

Do Pagan Religions Have Rules?

Perfect Love and Perfect Trust. By Patti Wigington Many people toss around the phrase "perfect love and perfect trust" in the Neopagan community.

Perfect Love and Perfect Trust

They sometimes use it as a defense when they are corrected by someone else, or bring it up as an argument when they don't like what people are saying, as in, "I am TOO right, you're all being mean, what about perfect love and perfect trust? " "Perfect love and perfect trust" appears in Lady Gwen Thompson's Rede of the Wiccae, which was first published in 1975, although the phrase itself is older than that. In Thompson's poem, she states, "Bide the Wiccan Laws ye must, in perfect love and perfect trust. " Perfect Love and Perfect Trust. How to Perform a Self-Dedication Ritual. By Patti Wigington For many modern-day Pagans, being part of a coven is not an option.

How to Perform a Self-Dedication Ritual

Blessing Oil. Incense. Magical Oils 101. Our ancestors used oils in ceremony and ritual hundreds and even thousands of years ago.

Magical Oils 101

Because many essential oils are still available, we can continue making our own blends today. In the past, oils were created by placing oil or fat over a heat source, and then adding fragrant herbs and flowers to the oil. Many companies today offer synthetic oils at a fraction of the cost of essential oils (essential oils are the ones actually extracted from a plant). However, for magical purposes it's best to use authentic, essential oils -- these contain the magical properties of the plant, which synthetic oils do not have. While many commercial vendors would have you believe that there's some Super Secret Magical Method for blending oils, it's actually pretty simple. Ogham Symbols. Learn About Magical Correspondences. Magical Herbs. Magical Crystals and Gemstones - Using Crystals and Gemstones in Magical Practice. Runes, Alphabet of Mystery.

8 Aromatic Indoor Herbs that Purify Air Naturally. Mint — the best herbal tea for winter, and the best plant for indoor planting.

8 Aromatic Indoor Herbs that Purify Air Naturally

There are many subspecies also called mint. This includes plants suitable for cooking with dry beans, plants suitable for baking with meat, others suitable for extracting fragrant oils for perfumery and scent lamps, and dozens more. All these subspecies have a few things in common: They make the air easier to breathe if you have lung disease.They have a very pleasant aroma.They attract one small wasp when blooming. The wasp kills some parasites on other plants or injects eggs inside them.They make excellent herbal tea or a tasty cooking spice.They love sun and water, but are incredibly easy to grow. 67 Homemade, All-Natural Cleaning Recipes. Easy Ginger Honey Syrup. This tasty ginger honey syrup is made with just a few easy-to-find ingredients and is a snap to mix together!

Easy Ginger Honey Syrup

It’s superb for treating: nauseastomach achemotion sicknessindigestiondiscomfort from overeatingvomitingcolds & flu when chills and congestion are among the symptoms It’s anti-viral so also great for taking as a preemptive measure if you’ve been exposed to a stomach flu or other particularly nasty bug. Making this syrup couldn’t be simpler! First, we need to make a strong ginger tea. I buy my powdered ginger from either Mountain Rose Herbs or the Bulk Herb Store (affiliate links) for substantial savings and unparalleled freshness, but you may be able to find a high quality, organic brand at your local health store as well.

Pour around 1/2 cup (4 ounces) of simmering hot water over the ginger and then cover with a saucer. Practicing as a Solitary Pagan or Wiccan. Natural Honey Citrus Syrups for Coughs & Sore Throats. Here are 5 easy-to-make, no cook, naturally flavored honey syrups that can be a home remedy to soothe a sore throat or cough.

Natural Honey Citrus Syrups for Coughs & Sore Throats

They're also a tasty way to add natural, nutrient-rich flavors to hot tea or water. A home remedy that works! Combinations of honey, lemon, and tea are age old remedies for soothing a cough or sore throat. Turns out there's actually some science behind them; these old remedies can really work! For Concerned Parents - Is Your Teen Interested in Wicca? By Patti Wigington So your child has started reading books on witchcraft, likes wearing lots of silver jewelry, and has changed her name to Moonfire. Should you be worried? Not yet. Herbs For Acid Reflux. Please Share This Page: Top 10 Herbs For Acid Reflux image to repin / shareHerbs background pic © Africa Studio - Fotolia.com Stomach pic © CLIPAREA.com - Fotolia.com Symptoms and consequences of acid reflux are not to be taken lightly.

Once your lower esophagus sphincter inappropriately relaxes, stomach acids begin to move upward and can cause severe pain. In the long-run, this can cause abrasions along the delicate linings of your esophagus which, unlike your stomach, will not be able to tolerate high levels of acidity. This then results to scarring of the tissues and trigger serious problems in breathing and swallowing. Acid reflux medications like antacids can only benefit to a certain extent. How To Use Essential Oils - In Many Everyday Ways. Home. A blog about a natural, herbal body care business including recipes, inspiration, and experiences. Oleander and Palm. Thank Your Body - Eat, move, and live naturally. Lilith's Apothecary Herbal Body Care. Herbal wines date back thousands of years. Egyptian wine jars have been found with residues of herbs and resins.

It makes sense, as we now know that alcohol breaks down the medicinal constituents of plants, making it more bio-available to the body. That’s why we make alcohol extracts as herbal tinctures to deliver botanical chemicals to our body. The famous 12th century German mystic, Hildegard of Bingen, recommended herbal wines such as lungwort wine for emphysema, honey-parsley wine for heart pain, and unsweetened lavender wine for congested liver. Bitters infused in alcohol have been used in Europe for several hundred years. Magic in the Middle Ages - University of Barcelona. About the Course Magical thought has always attracted human imagination. In this course we will introduce you to the Middle Ages through a wide conception of magic. Students will have an approach to medieval culture, beliefs and practices from the perspective of different areas of knowledge (History, Literature, Art History and History of Science). Dark Books Magic Library.