Melaleuca Alternifolia – Tea Tree

Tea Tree Essential Oils is a other one of my MUST have essential oils in my apothecary. I use it primarily as an antibacterial, anti-fungal and antibiotic for my skin which is extremely sensitive and I often get rashes. Pic source I have also used it as a facial toners to help with acne and... Continue Reading →

Hell’s Bells (Devil’s Trumpet)

Moonflower, ThornApple… is a nightshade, Daturas aka JimsomweedThe Jimsonweed is very poisonous and fatal to animals and shouldn’t be touched with bare hands or consumed. The plant is a hallucinogen “In traditional cultures, a great deal of experience with and detailed knowledge of Datura was critical to minimize harm. An individual seed contains about 0.1... Continue Reading →

Pennyroyal Tea

The name brings to mind a Nirvana song titled Pennyroyal Tea. Pic source “Sit and drink pennyroyal tea Distill the life that’s inside of me Sit and drink pennyroyal tea I’m anemic royalty”. What I didn’t know back then was that it was probably a reference to Courtney’s baby, Francis Bean and a reflection of... Continue Reading →

Wormwood aka Absinthe

Artemisia absinthium Wormwood Green Fairy Green Madness Artemisia Absinthos Belonging to the Daisy family and apx 40 million years old. This “weed” was known to kill anything (plant) that tried to invade its space and is a wild spreader and known for its bitter taste before it became the popular spirit known to cause hallucinations... Continue Reading →

Garlic

Garlic Allium sativum   In folklore, garlic, as well as leeks and onions were used to protect against evil and was worn during the Black Plague outbreak in the Middle Ages. While it never proved to work against black death, it could be said that the strong smell of garlic and/or onions was enough to... Continue Reading →

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