Category: goddess energy

Today I am feeling such a deep connection with the natural world. So much energy coursing through me in connection with the divine energies. I meditated last night, and I heard that I am a goddess. Filled with magic, beauty, and healing energy. Gods energy courses through me and I am able to access that energy. I can use that energy to heal all I come in contact with. That is my truth and I almost cried because I knew it all along.

Crystal Herbalism – Blue Tara Quartz

This crystal is the embodiment of Blue Tara (Ekajati), her ocean energy removes energetic obstacles to manifest protection, prosperity, and spiritual growth. This crystal is a sanctuary, meditating with its watery hues will awaken inner goddess.

Crystal Herbalism – Blue Tara Quartz

This crystal is the embodiment of Blue Tara (Ekajati), her ocean energy removes energetic obstacles to manifest protection, prosperity, and spiritual growth. This crystal is a sanctuary, meditating with its watery hues will awaken inner goddess.

Crystal Herbalism – Blue Tara Quartz

This crystal is the embodiment of Blue Tara (Ekajati), her ocean energy removes energetic obstacles to manifest protection, prosperity, and spiritual growth. This crystal is a sanctuary, meditating with its watery hues will awaken inner goddess.

Wander into the numinous
realm of the goddess. Discover the legend and magic behind your
favorite divine female spirit. 

This series will be a month long, starting September 1st – 30th. Everyday a new goddess will emerge with:

  • Myth Meaning
  • Mantra
  • Symbolism
  • Crystal, moon, element, & flower affiliation
  • Spell/offering/blessing
  • Herbal tea recipe

DM me @ CrystalHerbalism with your goddess recommendation!

PELE – 

Hawaiian Goddess of Fire & Volcanoes 

“She who shapes the sacred land.”


Like warm blood, she streams down the earth into the sea as a

numinous

offering. Embers of her spirit glow like shards against the lava, she wades in and out of soft darkness. 

Pele lives at the summit of Kīlauea,within Halema‘uma‘u crater at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island. Her ancient presence is very similar to the Hindu goddess Kali, reigning influence over creation and destruction. Pele is the core to the earths womb, her fiery energy ignites divine passion. The ebb and flow of lava follows the rhythm of her sister Nāmaka, goddess of sea. 

Call upon Pele to help you get in touch with your true passion and to illuminate any illusions holding you back. She will give you the courage to feel on a deeper level, blossoming a boldness to kindle your soul fire.

Crystals: Lava, Fire Agate, Carnelian, Petrified Wood, Red Quartz, Garnet

Attributes: 

  • Strength
  • Creation & Destruction
  • Rebirth
  • Igniting Change
  • Manifesting Soul Fire (desire)
  • Purification
  • Activation 

Note: (pronounced peh-leh)

Nearly endless in its beautiful varieties, the orchid flower almost seems to float on air as it invites one to contemplate its beauty. There are over 30,000 different varieties of wild orchids growing across this Earth, from the jungles of the equator to the arctic tundra and everywhere in-between! That’s not even counting over 200,000 hybridized varieties that florists have bred into existence. Orchids come in so many different varieties which love so many different growing conditions that, no matter where your garden, you’re sure to find a variety that’s right for you!

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Energy ~ Feminine
Planet ~ Venus
Element ~ Water
Deities ~ Aphrodite, Qu Yan

Most varieties of orchids grow in jungle conditions, clinging to tree bark with thick white roots that are adept at drawing out moisture and nutrients. Because these varieties like to grow high in the tree tops, they’re ravenous for intense sunlight and thrive on 12-hour days — close to midsummer conditions in temperate regions. Many varieties of orchids are difficult to grow, to be sure; even professional growers can struggle to bring them to bloom! But even if your thumb isn’t quite green enough to get these fussy flowers to take to your garden, there are dozens of natural varieties and hundreds of hybridized species who are perfectly content to grow on a windowsill or under lights.

If you want to give your orchid the best possible chance of growing, do thorough research into which varieties are the best fit for your region, and purchase the most mature plant you can: younger plants are very difficult to please. If possible, buy it while it’s in bloom — that way you’ll immediately know what you’re striving for! While there are simply too many varieties of orchid to give general growing instructions for all of them, a look at the plant’s physical characteristics should give some clues. Plants with few or leathery leaves will likely prefer high-light environments, while plants with soft, limp leaves are probably light-sensitive and should not be placed in sunny south-facing windows.

In addition to one variety of orchid being our source for vanilla, the tuberous root of the plant is filled with a highly-nutritious and starchy substance, which is famous for a sweetish taste and somewhat unpleasant smell. This substance, known as bassorin, can be used to replace starch as a reserve material, or to make a drink known as salep — named after an Arabic word for orchid — which was sold in stalls from the Middle East to the streets of London until being supplanted by coffee. In addition to this drink’s purported rejuvenating properties (being lauded as a strengthening and demulcent or anti-inflammatory agent), Chinese medicine has recorded uses for orchids dating back over 3,000 years, noting varieties of the Dendrobium genus of orchids as one of nine ‘faery herbs’ said to be a gift from heaven. Different types of orchids are used in remedies for a huge variety of purposes, ranging from improving memory to treating rheumatism to even easing the symptoms of tuberculosis! Many cultures, including Greece and China, use the plant as an aphrodisiac, and orchid fragrance is also used in perfume and aromatherapy.

In terms of magick, old texts tell of witches using orchid tubers in their philters, the fresh tuber being given to promote true love whilst the withered one checks wrongful passions. Culpepper refers to orchids as being under “the dominion of Venus,” and tells us that, among other things, when “being bruised and applied to the place” they cure the King’s Evil. Orchids also correspond to beauty and elegance, expressing uniqueness, ecstasy, spiritual intuition, and Goddess energy. Some varieties of orchids are also used in creating visions, entering trance-states, and inducing psychic powers.

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Confucius wrote many poems on the orchid’s beauty, and even based some of his teachings on this delicate flower! He wrote, “The orchids grow in the woods and they let out their fragrance even if there is no one around to appreciate it. Likewise, men of noble character will not let poverty deter their will to be guided by high principles and morals.” Whether you ascribe to the teachings of Confucius or not, the many multitudes of orchid varieties have a great deal to give us on all levels of our life: whether contemplating them philosophically, utilizing their medicinal properties, or simply savoring their beauty, orchids are a treasure to be cherished.

Different colors of orchid have different meanings, but generally speaking, in flower language it means “Love, Beauty, and Refinement.”

May the Tree of Life always shelter you!

Cold Full Moon Alter


Tonight the full moon illuminates the starry sky, shedding light onto our shadows. This cosmic wonder is a beacon of winter enlightenment, a revelation that we must being hibernation. It is time for us to tend to the self, psychically and spiritually. From herbal baths to reading a book wrapped in a cozy blanket, self-care becomes our core. I created this alter above based on cards that I dream during a meditation and crystals that resonated with the cosmos.


Crystals:

  • Rose Quartz: unconditional love, comfort, healing
  • Aquamarine: reflect, expression of truth, intuitive flow
  • Selenite: clarity, divine devotion, cleansing, 
  • Black Moonstone: crone energy, shadow self, dream-state

Lunar Phase Reading:

  • Crone Moon: seek wisdom through goddess connection
  • Waxing Gibbous: put manifestation into motion
  • Waning Gibbous: surrender to the flow of your emotions

Oracle Cards:

Ten of Pentacles: prosperity, abundance, courage

Sacral: fire within, confidence, self-realization

Tonight’s Energy:

  • Cold Moon: Embrace radical self-care! Hygge is this moons focus, to nurture the soul through rest and cozy compassion.