The Mercury principle of the Alchemical philosophy relates to the Spirit. It is the universal principle of all matter, and expresses itself uniquely through each kingdom. As we find in the plant kingdom, the Mercury represents itself as EtOH or ethyl alcohol. Here we find the root of the term Spirits as it relates to drinking alcohol.
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Mortality, Mushrooms and a Wholesome Recipe
Original article from Reishi and Roses Botanicals, written by Anna Sitkoff: October 4, 2015 | reishiandroses Mushrooms and Mortality The 16th century alchemist, Paracelsus, explained,”[Alchemy] is like unto death, which separates the [...]
Vikings and the Amanita
Is it possible that the Amanita muscaria played a role in the history of the Vikings? Paul Stamets seems to think so, check out this link for some cool [...]