I Listen. I am rose, student and apprentice to all things good and green. I am an alchemist, herbalist and Medicine womyn. I seek the ancient wisdom and sacred Medicine. I am a keeper of the Earth. I Am. Peace.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Avena sativa - Herb of the Month - in Northwest Connecticut
Avena sativa is a long time herbal ally of mine. She supported me through my corporate years, from the inside out and the outside in.
She seems to be best known in her rolled form ...
But folks recognize her in her cracked form as well. And there's her beautiful, fresh and silky form that is like an embrace - milky oats.
And there's her dried, aerial bits - oat straw. This is the aspect of Avena that hooked me some 20 years ago. I sipped her and bathed in her ... intimate practices, both. And we've learned more about each other over these many years. So ...