I updated my shop yesterday with a few new medicines (see my stories today to get a peak at them all.)
This "Loving Boundaries" elixir is the one I am most excited about. My entire life seems to be a lesson in building strong yet permeable, loving yet firm boundaries that are compassionate to both myself and others. It has not been and is still not an easeful journey for me. I look at others who seem to have been born with their roots firmly planted in this earth, preventing them from experiencing the regular overstimulation/exhaustion I experience almost daily and I am truly envious. I’m grateful for the gifts that come with being so open but I know that I have arrived at a point in my life where I need to level up my energetic boundaries.
I am currently in the midst of unlearning some very young conditioning around things like - other peoples happiness is not my responsibility, people that love me will love me regardless of whether or not I can anticipate their needs, focusing on myself first is not selfish... facing these conditionings brings along with it many fears and these fears have had my nervous system in a quite a state.
These last few months I've been learning how supporting my nervous system is the most important thing I need to support my healthy psychic boundaries. That's why I've included a lot of nervous system support in this blend. It can be taken like an essence - a few drops on the tongue or in a glass of water, or more as a tincture - 1-2 dropperfuls. I'm really grateful to this medicine for its support and lessons at this time in my life.
Ingredients: Extracts of St. John’s Wort, Rosa Rugosa, and Yarrow in Vodka. Rosa Rugosa Glycerite. Essences of Pokeweed, Hellebore, Bleeding Hearts, Rose Rugosa, and Black Tourmaline.
I’ve been drinking a fresh turmeric and ginger elixir every morning for the last week or so and I have noticed a major shift in how cold I feel! I have also been incorporating a lot of the tips I received from you all last week - only warm/warming foods, keeping my feet and lower back warm, baths (I didn’t need encouragement with that one though 🙂)
I’ve felt chronically cold since I was a teenager and I know there is deeper work I need to do to maintain and continue warming up. But for now I am encouraged by the little progress I have noticed from these few shifts!
To make the elixir I just throw some fresh turmeric and ginger pieces in my blender with hot water and then strain. I usually add some tallow, cinnamon, black pepper, and a lil honey or maple syrup. Today I added astragalus, burdock, and dandelion infusion leftovers from yesterday.