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Plant Healing Workshop

1. Difference between food, medicine and poison.

2. Are you getting better or worse

3. The upside down plant – person in human body form.

                1.  Roots work in the head     - senses, thinking

                2.  Leaves work in the chest    - feeling

3. flowers work in the bowls. - willing

4. Fruit work in the limbs.

4. The  stages of plant growth.

1. Rooting     - need calcium, dark

2. Leafing     - need water

3. Flowering  - need light

4. Fruiting     - need warmth  Bees

5. Seeding

 5. Metamorphosis of leaves – Goethe.

1. Leaves are transformed into all the plant parts.

2. Leaves on a stem that grows towards forming a flower will expand and enlarge, then shrink till they form a bud. Then the flower comes out.

3. The more light the plant gets the more flowers it makes.


6. Understanding transformation in change.

1. Filling in the process with imagination. Needing an intermediate stage to guide the imagination.

 2. Which way is the change going. For better or for worse. Inwards with suppression or outwards with expression.  


7. Organ systems

1. Kidney -  water and mineral

Always start healing with cleaning out the kidneys and skin.

Parsley tea

Wilde wingerd  Cliffortia odorata


Yarrow    Achillea millefolium

Rhinoceros bush    Elytropappus rhinocerotis

Blou Keur  |Psoralea pinnata

Elandsboontjie  Elephantorrhiza elephantina

Sooibrandbossie Pentanisia prunelloides

 2. Liver  - growth                 Also hollow organ: Gall bladder

Now start to detoxify from anger

Take out the bitters – with aloe  Aloe arborescens

Artemisia afra – wilde alles – coagulate iron.

Stinging nettle – coagulate toxins  Urtica urens

Stink olieboom - Datura stramonium

Olieboom - Ricinus communis  

3. Heart – fire, light             Also hollow organ is small intestine

Wilde dagga - Leonotis leonorus

Pepperbark  - Warburgia salutaris

4. Lungs – breath  spirit       Hollow organ is Large intestine

Bersama lucens

Fennel, dill, anise seed.  



8. Digestion  will

1. Chewing,                  Taste, Smell

                                    smell rejects – Antimony tart

2. Decide to let in        Swallow            -  jelly

3. Hold                        Stomach           -  ishongwe

4. Decide to let go       Pyloric valve   or reject and throw up.

                                                        Pepperbark can help reject.

5. Dissolve                  duodenum        -  chamomile,  bitters to help gall.

6. Absorb                     jejunum, ileum   -  dandelion, mint

7. Absorbed enough     ilio /caecal valve

 8. Dry out and knead   Large intestine   -  graphites - fennel

9. Eject                       decide it is done polishing.


9. Planet signatures in plant growth.

Spiral placement of leaves around stem.

Colours  or Mars, Jupiter, Saturn.

10. Zodiac brings 4 elements into expression of emphasis on:






Plant Healing workshop