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
Nettle (Urtica dioica):
Chakra – Sacral
Day – Tuesday
Planetary Ruler – Mars
Plant Parts Used – leaves
Energy – masculine energy, sexual energy, strong will, passion, determination, courage and a strong immune system.
Mars energy is the masculine counterpart to the feminine energy of Venus. When out of balance, it can manifest as aggression, uncontrolled anger, stress, becoming accident-prone, weak immunity, blood diseases and ulcers.
Spiritually helps you use the correct personal power to best manifest your needs and desires. Gives you the will to courageously follow your spiritual path. Physically, it’s cleansing by stimulating all types of elimination, removing toxins.
Nettle Spagyric Tincture balances Mars energy and:
- Contains iron, calcium, silicon and potassium
- Alkalizing to the blood and helps anemia
- Anti-inflammatory properties, helps joint and back pain
- Eases allergies
Known to help with heart function, kidney function, malabsorption syndrome, menopause-related problems, bone health, enlarged prostate, skin inflammation, sinus drip, and inflammation in the colon.
It also stimulates the immune system, balances blood pressure, strengthens hair and skin, aids in respiratory problems, and slows aging.
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.