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   Today is July 05, 2015  
Coming Up…
July 11, 2015 (Saturday)
Herbs for Magick with Tintalle Foxwood
Location: Faere Wood
Near Aberdeen, MD
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Directions Please contact Leanne Pemburn or Mark Pemburn for directions.
Please join us for an afternoon of magical herbalism. This workshop is an experiential opportunity to delve into the broad subject of magical herbalism for people who are interested in plant magic and is designed to empower and ignite those seeking a deeper connection with the green ones. This course is a combination of lecture with hands on experiential modalities. Participants will receive handouts and recipes as well learn how to create at least three herbal preparations to take home. Topics include:
  • Making a flower essence
  • Creating a plant infused oil
  • Creating a healing and magical salve
  • An herb walk of the land
  • Connecting with the genii loci
  • Preparing magical herbal infusions for internal and external use
  • The role of the homunclulus in magical practice
  • Some materia medica
  • Wildcafting tips
  • Sustainability concerns
Cost of the course is a suggested donation of $35-50 sliding scale and includes a $5.00 donation to cover supplies. We have a practical space limit of 25 people.

Tintalle Foxwood is a Clinical Herbalist, artist, traditional Celtic Witch of the Foxwood Temple of the Old Religion, and a long time apprentice and practioner of Faery Seership. One of Tintalleí s first jobs after leaving the United States Army did not offer health insurance- igniting her journey into herbal medicine. Since then she abandoned her pursuit of becoming a psychologist and planted seeds to become an herbalist. She holds a Masterís of Science in Therapeutic Herbalism from the Maryland University of Integrative Health (formerly known as Tai Sophia) as well as a Post Masterís Certificate in Clinical Herbalism. A permaculturalist, Tintalle is committed to using and working with locally grown, ethically harvested herbs wherever possible. She is a firm believer in herbal medicine as the peopleís medicine, honoring the inherent wisdom of herbs in supporting the body and our ancestral connections to earth based healing. Tintalle integrates her practice with her connections to the natural world.
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Who We Are
Keepers of the Holly Chalice is a Wiccan coven based in North-Central Maryland. We draw from many sources for our rituals, celebrations, and magick, with a focus on Celtic lore, Astrology, and Qabala. We are members of the Assembly of the Sacred Wheel which arose from our beginnings in 1984 and later became incorporated as a Wiccan tradition. The Assembly currently has eleven covens ranging from Southern Delaware to Northern New Jersey and westward to the outskirts of Washington, D.C. As a service to the community, we sponsor a number of open circles, workshops, and social gatherings each year. Most of our activities are in or around Northern Maryland.. More…


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