The object of plant alchemy is to supplement forces lacking within the body, tempering energies and restoring balance, both physically and spiritually.
"Alchemy provides the perfect medium through which the state of perfection or harmonious balance can be gained." ~ Frater Albertus, The Alchemist's Handbook
Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia):
Chakra - Throat
Day - Wednesday
Planetary Ruler - Mercury
Plant Parts Used - flowers
Energy - communication, movement, flexibility/adaptability, travel ideas, flexibility, cleverness, balance, initiation, breath and connection between the different subtle levels of being.
Lavender Spagyric Tincture balances Mercury energy and:
- Anti-depressant and eliminates stress, anxiety
- Enhances mental activity
- Enhances peripheral circulation
- Aids digestion
- Eliminates headaches and migraines
- Aids the respiratory system
- Treatment for insomnia
- Treatment for diabetes and insulin resistance
A "spagyric" is an herbal medicine produced by alchemical procedures. These procedures involve fermentation, distillation, and extraction of mineral components from the ash of the plant.