Taraxacum officinale, or dandelion, is part of the Asteraceae family which also includes the daisy and sunflower. Originally native to Eurosia and North America, these sunny little plants have followed humans for centuries and still grow where humans live today. This plant is a wonderful medicinal, nutritional and magickal gift from the Universe. Dandelions notContinue reading “The Powerful Dandelion”
Sage, wonderful sage!! From nutritional to medicinal to magical uses, this historical herb has a plethora of uses!!
This is one of my favorite times of year, the trees are turning beautiful shades of orange and red, the air is cooler and bon fires are easy to come by. Gaia has blessed us so much with the seasons. This is the time of death, where everything dies back and goes into hibernation untilContinue reading “Love of Lotus’s Flu Shot Tea”
Here at Love of Lotus we are very mindful and respectful of our Mother Earth, Gaia, our home. Although we aren’t perfect, we make every effort we can to recycle, reuse and re-purpose. All our natural ingredients in our products are either organic, substantially wild crafted or organically grown by me, Rainie. Of course, weContinue reading “Recycle, Reuse, Re-purpose”
Lemon Balm is an amazing medicinal, culinary, magick, aromatic and garden herb. It’s native to the Mediterranean, N. Africa, Asia and Europe. It’s now gown in many countries. It’s genus name Melissa is from the Greeks and means “Honey Bee” or “Bee Leaf”. In ancient Turkey, it was planted near bee hives to encourage theContinue reading “Melissa officinalis aka LemonBalm”
Since we’re going into the cold and flu season, I though it would be appropriate to blog about an amazing herb that helps with colds and flue along with a plethora of other ailments. Before we get started, I want to make sure we’re all on the same page. The Ginger being discussed here isContinue reading “Ginger – Zingiber officinale”
Welcome to my new blog!! I’m Rainie Dae, herbalist, humanist, healer, avid researcher, spiritual alchemist, free thinker, science nerd and practitioner of natural magick. I’m the founder and owner of Love of Lotus Apothecary. I’ve spent years studying, getting healthy, healing and curing myself and now I’m helping others do the same. I’ve been guidedContinue reading “Welcome to Love of Lotus Apothecary Blog!”