When wild-crafting, conscious herbalists typically only take flowers, leaves, stems, and/or roots from no more than every seventh plant they encounter during their harvest so as to preserve the plant’s ability to thrive for generations to come.
If you doubt the power of herbs and oils, consider this inspired example of nature’s fierce grace…. Many of nature’s most powerful blessings aren’t a part of our herbal apothecary because of their threat to life even with minimal ingestion–herbs like foxglove, poison hemlock, and deadly nightshade are […]
I'm a diarist, creatrix, storyteller, grower, student, and teacher who is enchanted with change and enamored of nature.
These pages celebrate some of my favorite things:
AROMATICS. HERBS. OILS. FOOD. NATURE. MAGIC. LIFE.
I'm also passionate about archetypes, symbology, mythology, magic, folklore, old world hand/crafts, ceremony, and liberation theology.
I delight in the exploring, engaging, and applying the art & science of aromatherapy, herbalism, nutrition, wellness, and Mother Earth chemistry.
When I'm not working at my business, Untamed Alchemy, I'm working at home reclaiming our land with permaculture and engaging the magick and medicine of gardens, forests, meadows, barns, pantries, craft corners, fire pits, ceremonial circles, still rooms, and kitchens.
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about untamed alchemy
Like all alchemy, Untamed Alchemy® celebrates the magic that happens when we combine attention, intention, energy, and wisdom to transform something into a new, changed, and more valuable something else.
Untamed Alchemy encourages us to actively engage with our experience of being alive and being in relationship.
The work of Untamed Alchemy empowers us to live wholly into all parts of our Selves: wild and wise, sacred and profane, magical and mundane, natural and intentional, pure and simple. Kristina brings it to life through the musings in these pages along with her botanical, aromatic, and herbal creations and holistic wellness & bodywork practice at Untamed Alchemy.