Olive trees are historians, holding sacred memory from the turmoil and celebration witnessed for centuries. They possess medicinal leaves, divine fruits, gnarled trunks with deep roots and the wisdom that arrives with age. As you will read below, olive oil has uses that go far beyond cooking. I use it to make a healing balm for my voice.
To breathe more deeply, improve circulation, and build immunity - why not learn from the resilience of the ponderosa pine?
“The Jewish Herbal: Mystical Reflections on Food, Nature and Urban Farming” is a regular column by Devorah Brous charting the ways we can reconnect with ourselves in harmony with nature. Devorah is an urban homesteader, lifecycle ritualist, and green consultant in Los Angeles. Find her at From Soil2Soul .
_From Soil to Soul is a regular column by Devorah Brous charting the ways we can reconnect with ourselves in harmony with nature.
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