Commiphora, Boswellia and Acacia

Likely the most important and unexpected result of this “tour”, was the wealth of information that was shared with us by the Samburu on the medicinal and cultural functions of many of the local trees, plants and animals. The Samburu have a well-developed medicinal, spiritual/mystical and astrological tradition. They have a strong connection to the planet Venus and their creation myth tells of their origin on Venus before migrating to earth. This is reflected in the Ankh/Venus type adornment worn on the forehead of many Samburu women.


Friday again. Beautiful.  One of those few days in the week that anything can be harvested or processed. Not only ruling  beauty and love, being an earth sign, Venus ,or Freya’s day is a day perfect for making things, manifesting on the physical plane. A day for creativity, especially. Creativity inspired or rooted in Love. […]


Ahh, What a gorgeous fresh crisp morning… Beautiful clear sunrise and Venus rising ahead, ushering the sun through the dusk as if flagging the upcoming day as dedicated to Her. A day of beauty, Love and bounty. A perfect day to harvest in the wild. Time to go over my list and check it twice. […]