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What are Sacred Plants?

POC herbalist speaking in front of white feather and purple background

On the new Gaia TV, I discussed how plants first “spoke” to me through my camera lens. Since my twenties I took an innumerable amount of images of plant life especially in urban settings… specifically the ones that broke thru concrete. The universe then guided me to Burning Man festivals for over a decade which Continue reading

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The Synchronicity Movie

POC herbalist sitting on the floor

Time Is Art is an inspiring documentary film that follows the journey of a writer, compelled to make sense of the mysterious and powerful energy she felt at her aunt’s deathbed. Considering herself a skeptic, a series of strange coincidences leads her on an exploration of synchronicity – the concept that all beings are mystically interconnected. Continue reading

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What is Cacti Medicine?

Kuauhtli Vasquez Cacti: Indigenous Medicine of the Mind Psychedelica GAIA

Throughout the centuries, psychoactive cacti, like peyote and huachuma, guided our ancestors on a sacred path of healing and spiritual transformation. We guess star along Kuauhtli Vasquez (featured above), Chris Long, Max Montrose, Daniel McQueen and Michael Winkelman in discussing the ceremonial use of cacti in the Americas. Watch Psychedelica | S1:Ep6 | where cacti Continue reading

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What are the Planets + Elements of a Plant?

Everything on our planet including People, Rocks and Plants are made from the same elements of Fire, Earth, Air and Water. Each Element has a particular quality like heat with Fire or grounded-ness with Earth. Additionally each Planet/celestial body in our galaxy also holds a particular quality like fire with Mars or water with the Moon. Continue reading