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Stone Magic: Hag Stones

By Katrina Rasbold

Hag stones are stones with naturally occurring holes in or through them, usually composed of a sedimentary stone called chert. Shaped by the tides over hundreds of years, these unique stones have myriad magical uses. Continue reading Stone Magic: Hag Stones

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Stone Magic: Lapis Lazuli

By Katrina Rasbold

This azure blue stone with its occasional gold and green intrusions is a favorite of many, not just for its beautiful appearance, but also for the magical qualities it imbues on the wearer/carrier, including special protective qualities for children. Continue reading Stone Magic: Lapis Lazuli

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Herbalism For Your Day: Saint John’s Wort

By Katrina Rasbold

This week’s herb is one many Witches use for self-care and that is Saint John’s Wort (Hypericum). This herb grows well in the Western US and throughout Europe and Asia. I was pleased to find it growing wild next to my new home when I moved in. Continue reading Herbalism For Your Day: Saint John’s Wort

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Stone Magic: Rose Quartz

By Katrina Rasbold

Welcome to our newest column on the Green Egg Blog, “Stone Magic.” Each week, we will explore a different stone and the magical energies attributed to it by folk wisdom. This week’s stone is Rose Quartz, one of the most common of the quartz presentations. The hallmark of the quartz family is the regulation of energy, which is why quartz crystals were used in watches to modulate the energy pulses from the battery. When we hold quartz, it regulates and harmonizes our energy, creating a healthy baseline. Continue reading Stone Magic: Rose Quartz