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By Ifayomi Fasola

I’m Iya Ifayomi! She/Her. Onisegun. Herbalist. Isese. Ifa, Egbe, & Olokun priestess. Rootworker. Mvskokxe. 2 headed. Bone Reader 🦴 Venmo:@ifayomifasola

I’m Iya Ifayomi! She/Her. Onisegun. Herbalist. Isese. Ifa, Egbe, & Olokun priestess. Rootworker. Mvskokxe. 2 headed. Bone Reader 🦴 Venmo:@ifayomifasola

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#28・

Welcome Back & Happy New Year! - Issue #28

Hello Everyone! I pray that you've had a wonderful holiday! I know that I've been away for a couple of weeks now, and I would really like to offer a bit of explanation and clarity. Early within December, I had a close friend that passed away from Covid, and I…

 
#27・

Winter Protection Cream - Issue #27

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon cocoa butter2 tablespoons beeswax¼ cup coconut base oil (extra-virgin; unrefined)½ cup plus 1 tablespoon almond, soybean, or apricot kernel base oilRecommended for: all skin types (but don’t use on areas that are exceptionally oily o…

 
#26・

Weekly newsletter of Ancestral Herbiary - Issue #26

Remember, if you feel that you want a more in depth understanding of this and all this herbal, feel free to join us in our Community!See you next time!

 
#25・

Self Care: How to Make Lavender Powder! - Issue #25

Ingredients: 1 cup arrowroot 1 cup cornstarch 1 cup white clay ½ cup lavender buds, finely powdered ½ cup rose petals, finely powdered 200 drops of lavender or geranium essential oilRecommended for: all skin typesUse: as desiredPrep time: approximately 20 min…

 
#24・

Let's Discuss: Sage- Issue #24

Family LabiataeaPart Used LeavesConstituents Volatile oils, diterpenes, tannins, phenolic acids, bitters, flavonoids, resins, phytoestrogens.Actions Antimicrobial, alterative, expectorant, diaphoretic, astringent, anhydrotic, antiseptic, bitter tonic, digesti…

 
#23・

Medical Astrology: Aries March 20 to April 21 - Issue #23

Aries will typically experience health issues in the following areas:Head/Skull: cerebrum, motor centers of brain, frontal and lateral lobesEyes Optic nervesCrystalline lens of eyeEyeballsUpper jawTeeth (Aries is probably more associated with the teeth of the…

 
#22・

Stone Medicine: Blue Lace Agate - Issue #22

Taste: SweetNature: CoolingAffinities: LU/LR/SP/KIThis stone has a pale blue color due to a phenomenon called Rayleigh scattering, the same dynamic of light that causes the sky to appear blue. This color represents new beginnings, and resonates with the proce…

 
#21・

Herbal Remedies: How to Make Herbal Honey- Issue #21

As we know, honey has been used for healing for thousands of years. It's hydroscopic, meaning it absorbs water-soluble constituents and the volatile oils of the plants. It's also antibacterial, immune-enhancing, an expectorant, an emollient, contains healing …

 
#20・

Dealing with Anxiety - Issue #20

First, let’s talk about what anxiety is. The textbook definition is that anxiety is a generalized feeling of fear, danger, or dread, often resulting from an unknown source. Symptoms can include stomach tension, acid stomach, muscle tension, rapid breathing an…

 
#19・

Common Illnesses: HIVES(URTICARIA) - Issue #19

SYMPTOMSItchy bumps patches, and rash on the surface of the skin, often white at their caps, surrounded by red, inflamed tissue. Hives most commonly appear on the limbs and trunk, but in severe cases can spread elsewhere on the body. Hives usually last only a…

 
#18・

LGBQTIA+ : Phyto-Angrogens - Issue #18

What Is an Androgen?A hormone is a chemical messenger that is produced by the endocrine system and is transported in the blood stream in order to relay a specific message to a target order in order for it to execute a specific function. There are eight major …

 
#17・

Medical Astrology: All About Libras!

Libras will typically experience health issues in the following areas:KidneysLumbar region of the back The natural balancing of acids & alkalines in the bodyThe natural balancing of hormones in the bodyTends to suffer from health issues around the fallopi…

 
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Winter Protection Cream

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon cocoa butter 2 tablespoons beeswax¼ cup coconut base oil (extra-virgin; unrefined) ½ cup plus 1 tablespoon almond, soybean, or apricot kernel base oil Recommended for: all skin types (but don’t use on areas that are exceptionally oil…

 
#15・

It's Cold Season, let's learn about: Bronchitis!

Symptoms:Acute bronchitis causes slight fever, cough (dry or productive),flulike symptoms, chest pain, and reduced respiratory excursion.Chronic bronchitis results in cough, sputum, difficulty in breathing, wheezing, asthmatic episodes, recurrences of pulmona…

 
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#14・

Burdock Root!

Botanical Name: ARCTIUM LAPPAFamily: AsteraceaeParts used: Roots, seeds, leavesConstituents Roots: up to 50% inulin, mucilage, pectin, polyacetylenes, volatile acids, sterols, tannins, bitters, aldehydes, flavonoid glycosides (quercetin, kaemperol) asparagin,…

 
#13・

Let's Talk about Amethyst!

Amethyst:· This stone will help with the following organs/systems:LiverLungHeartSpleenStomach· Regulates Liver. Indicated for:Liver invading Spleen signs and symptoms: bloating, flatulence, constipation, nausea, vomitingdiaphragmatic constrictionfibrocystic …

 
#12・

Prostate Health Formula

This medicinal formula is an excellent remedy for a swollen, inflamed prostate. It can be prepared as a tea or tincture. This can be used as a preventative method as well!Ingredients3 parts corn silk2 parts nettle root1 part cleavers1 part uva ursiREMEBER:A '…

 
#11・

Women's Health: Tonic Tea for General Health

There are many nourishing and tasty teas that serve as general tonics for the reproductive system and the endocrine glands. When using these teas as a tonic for the reproductive system, it is necessary to drink two to four cups daily for an extended period of…

 
#10・

All Purpose Healing Salve

This salve has been beneficial to use for rashes, soothing and healing cuts, scrapes, burns, and other skin irritations for children.Ingredients1 part calendula flower1 part comfrey leaf1 part St. John’s wort flowerOlive oilGrated beeswax1–2 drops essential o…

 
#9・

Weekly Digest November 15-19, 2021

Lastly, From Sunday Nov 14-Nov 22, I will be away for an initiation that I've been called away to help with the process. The following sessions will be postponed & resume the week of 11/28: BookclubLive Medicine Making Mentorship group meetingWorking with…