Herbs and Plants: Chamomile

Chamomile is a very popular and good choice for those suffering from ailments. The amount of benefits one can receive from Chamomile is tremendous.

Benefits:

  • Promotes Sleep, Treats Insomnia
  • Helps Immune System
  • Reduces Stress
  • Reduces Stomach and Menstrual Pain
  • Induces Relaxation
  • Antioxidants
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Relieves Skin Irritation
  • Minimizes Wrinkles and Breakouts
  • Treats Diabetes and Symptoms

A cup of Chamomile tea before bed, puts the mind and body at rest. This can help with people who suffer from insomnia. Lack of sleep can have so many worsening effects on the mind and body, so improving sleep patterns is a great benefit of Chamomile.

Stress is a killer, chamomile helps reduce stress making aspects of life much more enjoyable. When we stress to much we can be left irritated, frustrated and annoyed. Chamomile will help relieve those symptoms and prevent them from happening to you in the first place!

The anti-inflammatories and antioxidants work wonders for the skin. Wrinkles and blemishes are deminished with the help of Chamomile and these benefits prevent further worsening of the skin, leaving your skins texture smooth and supple.

The boost Chamomile gives to the immune system is great for colds and flu like symptoms. Helping your body fight off sicknesses faster and with less work on your body.

Strawberries with Chamomile Cream Recipe[1]

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chilled heavy cream, divided
  • 2 best-quality chamomile tea bags or 2 teaspoons dried chamomile flowers
  • 2 pints fresh strawberries, hulled, quartered
  • 3 tablespoons sugar

Make

  1. Heat 1/2 cup cream in a small saucepan over medium heat until bubbles form around edges of pan. Remove pan from heat; add chamomile. Let steep 20 minutes. Transfer to a medium bowl. Cover; chill until cold, about 2 hours.
  2. Meanwhile, toss strawberries with 2 tablespoons sugar in a medium bowl to coat. Set aside to allow juices to form.
  3. Strain chamomile cream through a fine-mesh sieve into a medium bowl. Add remaining 1/2 cup cream and remaining 1 tablespoon sugar. Using an electric mixer, beat chamomile cream until soft peaks form.
  4. Divide berries among bowls. Spoon chamomile whipped cream over berries.

[1]https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/strawberries-with-chamomile-cream-395452

Moon in Cancer

Emotions run deep for this moon sign. Feeling things out before jumping in; this moon sign is sensitive. Moon in Cancer uses prudent precision when entering into anything new. Relationships and love fill the mind and heart of this moon sign, taking deliberate steps towards profound connections with their loved ones. A very powerful place for the moon to revel.

Deeper feelings and de toute nécessité is present from the Moon. Lune attains unconcious thoughts and emotions. Reflections of our vraie même are found in this enlightened planet. La concrétisation of immortality are found through the Moon.

colour: white

metal: silver

crystal: moonstone

Cancer

Mother and Goddess, Cancer is ruled by the moon. She is the all knowing emotions and nurturer. Depth of Cancer soul is endless, like that of the Oceans. Calming and compassionate, Cancer is always rescuing someone. Taking care of people and nursing them back to health. She is tender, alluring and sensitive.

element: water

planet: Moon

quality: cardinal

Mars in Virgo

Organizing, compartmentalizing, and health are Mars in Virgo cup of tea. Mars in Virgo studies meticulously before making a decision. Very elegant and tasteful, they will take their time and prefer quality over quantity in all they do. High standards for themselves and others. Helpful with other peoples problems, these signs always lend a hand or an opinion. Passion for Mars in Virgo comes through researching, tidying, and helping copines.

Mars

Survival and animal instincts are found in Mars. This planet represents war, drive and determination. Also, Mars depicts our sexual desires and passion. Action and energy live by this aggressive planet.

color: red

metal: iron

crystal: bloodstone

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Virgo

The Virgin of the Zodiac. Virgos like to keep things clean. Picking up the pieces that others over look, Virgo has an eye for particulars. Advising copines to settle their scores, and mend their lives. Always improving their own lives, in one way or another, rarely does the Virgo fear.

element: earth

planet: mercury

quality: mutable

Moonstone

Abundance is found by the Moonstone with connection to divine feminine. Advancing digestive health and reproduction. Patience is enhanced by the Moonstone. While mental balance is restored. This stone activates the third eye and crown chakra. Knowledge of self is elevated. Intensifying intuition, the Moonstone boosts psychic abilities and strengthens hope in the wearer.