Apothecaria By Sophia Rose

Apothecaria By Sophia Rose
$30.00 CAD
Apothecaria by Sophia Rose

18 page booklet about herbalism and basic medicine making
"Nature is generous; its medicines, uncomplicated. The hours and minutes spent carefully conjuring a remedy with your own two hands, using only what the Earth offers freely, is an alchemical process of healing all its own.  To then be able to share the fruits of this labor and bear witness to the growing health and vitality of those you hold dear, is surely one of life's greatest rewards. This enchanting eighteen page booklet provides an inspiring yet simple introduction to doing just that.  Within these pages you'll find a stirring introduction to the world of folk herbalism and the magic of at home medicine making.  Also contained within are guidelines for making medicine in accordance with the phases of the Moon, tips for connecting with the wild plants in your area, thoughts on the best times to harvest, and a step by step guide for conjuring a number of herbal preparations. Includes detailed and easy to follow instructions for making herbal oils, salves and ointments, folkloric tinctures, infused vinegars and wines, herbal infusions and decoctions, and medicinal honeys."
About La Abeja Herbs 

"La Abeja means Honeybee in Spanish.  For as long as humans have known bees, we have been fascinated by and have even worshipped the small but elegant Apis mellifera.  Their hives are miracles of ingenuity, their efficiency and industry surpass that of the even the most sophisticated civilizations, and of course the sweet nectar they alchemically transform and preserve is enough to deserve our undying admiration.  Wherever honeybees pollinate, both flowers and food crops become wildly more abundant and successful, as if Demeter herself had graced the Earth beneath them. 

Honey boasts countless and diverse healing properties and is also one of the most nourishing foods for the body, heart, and soul.  This too is the mission of La Abeja Herbs, to offer guidance and support to people on their healing paths, all the while celebrating and embracing the sweetness of life.

Our medicines are made by hand, in small batches, in a way that all of our ancestors would recognize.  Our formulae are elegantly simple and remarkably effective. Each remedy is inspired by the plants themselves and offered humbly to you on your journey in hopes that it will bring you closer to yourself and to the land.

​All of our medicines are made in accordance with the lunar phases—begun at the time of the dark Moon, then pressed and bottled when the Moon is at its fullest, pregnant with the completion of a cycle and more potent than at any other time. We sources our herbs, packaging, and even our shipping materials with great care and are always working to partner with folks tending land and cultivating plants in a good way.  Some of our medicines are gathered from the wild and when this is the case, we always take care to tend and nurture the land and adhere to our Wholehearted Wildcrafting Guidelines.

True reciprocity sits at the center of all that we do, because healing is not just personal, it is political and also planetary. We donate a percentage of all revenue to BIPOC-led organizations and groups doing work at the intersection of social and environmental justice. When you order medicine from our apothecary, you’re making a valuable contribution to a culture of mutual flourishing and respectful reciprocity. ​A portion of all sales are donated to :The Indigenous Environmental Network, The Southern Poverty Law Center, United Plant Savers, Native Seed, Raices, Herbalista . "
Sophia Rose 
 

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