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Hawthorne Heart Medicine

Hawthorne is the plant I am most careful to bring gifts to. There is a lot of folklore surrounding this thorny tree. It’s heart medicine. In herb school, my teacher told us a story about a woman who cut down a hawthorne tree and subsequently had a heart attack. She warned us to watch out if you ever wanted to harm one. It’s a magic tree.

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Salt Spring Island

By Larkin Schmiedl of Forest Heart Botanicals, embodying everything about this season on Salt Spring Island. It's uplifting. The licorice fern root and nutrient dense spring herbs come through giving you all the good feels. This precious blend was hand-gathered among the faeries who make their homes in old growth giants of the Pacific temperate rainforest. 

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