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Edition #159

Welcome to the Throat Chakra edition. This edition is full of fantastic articles that relate to the Throat Chakra and involve The Enlighenting Power of Choice, Toning Your Truth, Use Your Words Wisely, Thyroid Health and sooo much more. Enjoy this feature article on Chakra and Relationships – Vishuddha.

May this edition empower you to express yourself.

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Herb Feature - Coleus Forskohli

Imagine a beautiful plant with heart-shaped leaves that are a deep rich red colour in the centre and blend into a delicate green on the edge. Imagine this plant can help the cells in your body to regulate your thyroid, help to lower blood  

Siddha Stories - The Power of Yi

During the Warring States period, there was a man by the name of Feng Xuan who lived in the Qi Kingdom. He was poor and had no viable prospects, so he went to the palace of the wealthy duke, Lord Mengchang. One of his friends worked there, so he was hoping to use that 

Living Astrology

Well, here we go with a three monthly look at the planets and stars. That’s a big call, but it couldn’t have come at a more exciting time. All the astrological indicators point to this 2020-2021 quarter as the beginning of the Age of Aquarius. Given that the “ages” last for around 2,500 years 

Essential Oils - Throat

Essential oils embody the frequencies and healing properties of plants. These frequencies and properties work on all levels of being. Heart chakra essential oils can be used to awaken love, compassion and kindness towards oneself and others.

Crystal Feature - Lapis Lazuli

I tried to do a different crystal for the throat chakra, but the Lapis insisted, so Lapis it is! Lapis has been worn by ancient civilisations for over 600 years, and is known as the stone of truth, encouraging truth in the spoken and written word and honesty in the spirit.

Gardening - Kencur

Grow Kencur in a shady, moist spot in your garden. A low growing, deciduous plant with edible flavoursome rhizomes used in Asian cooking, it would be ideal in shady rockeries. Grow from a rhizome. Kencur also has many therapuetic uses and is one ingredient in the popular nutritious Jamu drink. 

Recipes - Seafood

This edition we are celebrating the throat chakra and I thought what better way to do this nutritionally than to highlight the thyroid and one of its essential nutrients, iodine. We are fortunate in Far North Queensland to live off the reef and have access to…

Feng Shui - The Face of Your Home

Stand outside your home and have a really good look.   Can you see your home’s face?  The door is the mouth, the windows are the eyes.  Now think about your mouth and eyes.  Just like us it is important to ensure that the eyes/windows are clean, bright, and sparkly.

Animal - Cockatoo

The Sulphur Crested Cockatoo is a boisterous creature who has cultivated a loud voice in order to be heard through the dense rainforest. Found across the North and East coasts of Australia, Cockatoos are gregarious birds who travel in large flocks and are able to synchronise their movements to

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