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Essence of the Week: Green Myrtle

Green Myrtle is an evergreen shrub or small tree native to the Mediterranean area. She has been mentioned in the Bible and has been written about by scholars and famous writers including Hippocrates, Dioscorides, Galen, and Arabian writers since antiquity.

Green Myrtle helps with infections in the body and with parasites. She is a powerful lung healer that supports asthma, bronchitis, sinus infections, and smokers cough. Green Myrtle is a womb tonic, supports thyroid health, and promotes a healthy moon cycle. She is also good for the brain, memory, and Alzheimer's/Dementia. This powerful healer helps intestinal disharmonies, urinary tract infections and kidney problems. She is also great for the skin, acne, wrinkles, and dandruff.

Energetically, Green Myrtle calms an overactive mind as a meditation aid. She helps to balance times of stress, anxiety, fear, and frustration. Her medicine works to bring healing to our past traumas, while helping to release those painful memories, and help us to speak our Truth. When we are ready to get out of our own way and allow our amazingness to shine, then Green Myrtle is a great ally to support the journey.


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