Rediscover Your Inner Magick

in the Heart of Nature

Wild Woodland Magick Retreat

Date: 12th-14th July

Venue: 1 mile from Delamere Forest, Chester

Are you feeling disconnected from your true self? Overwhelmed by the chaos of daily life and yearning for a deeper connection to the natural world and your own inner magick? Our Wild Woodland Magick Retreat offers a sanctuary where you can escape, recharge, and reawaken your spirit.

Imagine stepping into your own private 5-metre luxury bell tent, complete with a comfy double bed, fluffy duvet, and carpeted floors. Nestled in a secluded spot near a serene lake, your tent becomes your personal haven, a place where you can finally breathe deeply and relax.

What Awaits You

During this enchanting three-day retreat, you'll immerse yourself in a variety of magickal activities designed to rejuvenate your spirit and deepen your connection to the earth:

Foraging

Escape the mundane and discover the forest's hidden treasures. Learn to identify and sustainably harvest wild plants, connecting with the land in a profound and meaningful way.

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Wild Medicine Making

Transform your foraged finds into powerful natural remedies. Experience the joy of creating your own herbal potions and reconnecting with the ancient wisdom of plant medicine.

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Rituals and Ceremonies

Participate in transformative rituals and ceremonies that will cleanse, empower, and inspire you. Feel the energy of the earth and sky as you honour the cycles of nature.

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Forest Bathing

Let the forest’s soothing embrace wash over you. Immerse yourself in the healing power of nature, releasing stress and restoring your inner peace.

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Shamanic Journeying

Embark on guided journeys to the spirit world. Gain insight, healing, and guidance from your spirit allies, enhancing your spiritual path.

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Spell Crafting

Harness the energy of the forest to craft potent spells. Learn the art of spell crafting, infusing your intentions with the natural magick of the woodland.

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Downtime

Enjoy ample time to decompress, reflect, and simply be. Wander through the woods, journal by the lake, or meditate under the trees—this is your time to reconnect with yourself.

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Why This Retreat is Perfect for YouBullet list...

  • Feel Grounded and Connected: If you’ve been feeling lost or ungrounded, this retreat will help you reconnect with the earth and your inner wisdom.

  • Escape the Overwhelm: Step away from the stress of daily life and immerse yourself in the tranquillity of nature.

  • Reignite Your Magickal Practice: Whether you’re a seasoned practitioner or new to the path, our activities will help you deepen your magickal skills and reconnect with your spiritual journey.

Secure Your Spot

This intimate retreat is limited to just 8 spaces, ensuring a personalised and deeply enriching experience. Each spot is priced at £450. Secure your place with a £150 deposit today, with the remaining balance due before the 17th of June.

Nourish Your Body and Soul

Indulge in delicious vegetarian and vegan meals made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Each meal is lovingly prepared to nourish your body and energise your spirit, complementing your magickal experience.

Ready to Reawaken Your Spirit?

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to retreat into nature, deepen your magickal practice, and rediscover your true self. Reserve your space now and embark on a journey of self-discovery, healing, and enchantment.

£150 deposit to be paid upon booking, the remaining balance is due on or before 17th June.

Email contact@wildanduntamed.co.uk

if you would like to arrange a payment plan.

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The Magickal and Medicinal Properties of Mugwort

The Magickal & Medicinal Properties of Yarrow

July 01, 20244 min read

"The plant kingdom offers us more than just beauty—it offers us healing, protection, and a profound connection to the ancient wisdom of the Earth." - Unknown

Hello, my wild ones! 🌿 Welcome back to our sacred space, where the whisper of the ancient woods meets the joyful hum of today’s interconnected world. Today I bring you the wondrous tale of Yarrow—a plant ally that has woven itself into the tapestry of my magickal and healing practice for years. So, get comfy, maybe grab a cup of herbal tea, and let’s delve into the incredible world of Yarrow.

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Yarrow is a vision of feathery leaves dancing in the breeze, tiny flowers clustered like lace, each petal a whisper of ancient wisdom. Known also as Achillea millefolium, this perennial herb holds a legacy so rich and ancient, it feels as though it’s stitching pieces of history right into our present. Whether you’re strolling through meadows, wandering along roadsides, or exploring the edges of forests here in the UK, you’ll find this amazing, resilient plant thriving under the sun.

A Herbal Militant: The Healing Power of Yarrow

Yarrow is nature’s healer, carrying the banner of Herbal Militaris, or the military herb. The ancient Greek warrior Achilles himself used Yarrow to heal his soldiers’ wounds, giving it the botanical name we use today. Imagine that, a plant so powerful that it was entrusted with the lives of warriors!

In my own life, Yarrow proved its worth when my partner Mark, a magical woodcarver, had a severe accident with a chainsaw (I know, right? WTF!). Amidst the chaos and distress, I turned to Yarrow, crafting a healing balm infused with this sacred herb. The doctors were amazed at how swiftly his foot healed, a testament to Yarrow's hemostatic, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties.

Magick in Every Leaf: Yarrow's Medicinal Marvels

  • Hemostatic: Stops bleeding and promotes clotting.

  • Anti-inflammatory: Reduces swelling and prevents infection.

  • Digestive Aid: Relieves indigestion and soothes the gut.

  • Respiratory Helper: Clears congestion and eases breathing.

Whether you're brewing a warming tea, creating a tincture, or crafting a healing balm, Yarrow deserves a spot in your natural medicine cabinet. It’s not just a plant; it’s a healer, a protector, a companion on our journey towards wellness and balance.

The Enchanting Protector: Yarrow in Magickal Practices

But Yarrow’s wonders don’t end with its healing properties. This beautiful, versatile herb is a magickal powerhouse! Revered by Celts for protection and used in Chinese divination practices, Yarrow has been a beacon of spirituality and protection across cultures.

  • Protection: Hang Yarrow above your doorways or carry it as an amulet paired with Black Tourmaline or Selenite to ward off negativity.

  • Love and Courage: In love spells, it attracts lasting relationships. To invoke courage, create a talisman with Yarrow and Tiger's Eye wrapped in red cloth.

  • Psychic Abilities: Enhance your intuition by incorporating Yarrow into your divination practices. Add it to your tea blend or use it as incense.

Crystals and Yarrow: A Synergistic Dance

Combining herbs and crystals infuses your magickal workings with an additional layer of energy. Imagine pairing Yarrow with Clear Quartz to amplify its properties, or Rose Quartz in love spells to foster harmony and self-love.

Harvesting with Gratitude

When you step out to harvest Yarrow, do it with reverence and a heartfelt thank you to Mother Earth. Choose a sunny day, and always leave some of the plant to continue its cycle of life. Dry it with care, and let its energies infuse your home with protection, love, and spiritual insight.

A Personal Retreat: Yarrow Ritual Baths

During a time of overwhelming stress, I created a ritual bath with Yarrow, Lavender, and Chamomile. Adding Rose Quartz to the water, I set the intention to release my stress and invite peace. The experience was profoundly healing, and it’s a practice I return to whenever I need to reconnect with my inner calm and love.

Culinary Delights with Yarrow

Did you know that Yarrow is also edible? Its young leaves add a nutritious, slightly bitter note to salads, soups, and stews. Imagine the ancient brewers who used Yarrow to flavour and preserve ale before hops took over. Wondrous, isn’t it?

Yarrow’s rich history and potent properties make it a cornerstone of my practice. Whether you’re a seasoned herbalist or just beginning your journey into plant magick, embracing Yarrow can transform your spiritual and healing work.

Wild ones, I invite you to connect deeply with this incredible plant ally. Explore its uses, nurture it with gratitude, and let its magickal and medicinal powers enrich your life. Stay connected to nature, stay curious, and keep exploring this wondrous journey.

Emma Louise Dyson

So, if this has sparked your curiosity and you're eager to learn even more, why not head over to our YouTube channel and watch the video "The Magickal & Medicinal Properties of Yarrow"? Let’s continue this journey together. 🌿✨


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Emma Louise Dyson

In the embrace of nature's whispers, Emma, a devoted Earth Medicine Woman, Shamanic Witch and Feral Rebel, weaves her magical tapestry. From the depths of ancient forests to the whispering winds atop sacred hills, she forages wild plants, communing with elemental spirits to infuse her witchcraft with potent magick. With every step, she honours the sacred balance of the natural world, dancing with the elements—earth, air, fire, water and ether—in rituals of reverence and empowerment. As a seasoned practitioner and teacher of witchcraft, Emma shares her deep wisdom and mystical practices with seekers eager to awaken their own magickal potential. Through her courses, workshops and retreats, she guides others to blend crystal energies, herbal wisdom, and elemental rituals, empowering them on their spiritual journey. Her teachings transcend mere spells and potions, serving as a sacred invitation to connect with the earth's magick and the transformative power within. Emma's expertise extends beyond the realms of magick, her career in jewellery and gemstones has taken her all over the world, from the renowned New York Diamond District to gem mines in Africa. As well as studying with the Gemological Institute of America, she also has six years of experience as a jewellery and gemstone expert on TV, and loves the cross over between the science and the metaphysics, Through her work, she invites others to explore the hidden depths of the earth, unlocking the secrets of gemstones and their profound energies. Deeply rooted in shamanic traditions, Emma's journey began under the tutelage of a fourth-generation Siberian shaman, where she learned the ancient wisdom and sacred practices that continue to guide her work today. With her shamanic training and intuitive connection to the spiritual realms, Emma facilitates transformative healing sessions, guiding seekers on a path of self-discovery, empowerment, and spiritual growth. As a Certified Shamanic Practitioner, Journey Facilitator, Soul Retrieval Facilitator, Accredited Crystal Practitioner, Plant Spirit Shaman, Ancestral Trauma Healing Practitioner, and Meditation Facilitator, Emma offers a diverse array of skills and techniques to support individuals on their journey of healing, empowerment, and spiritual growth. Through her sacred rituals and ceremonies, she invites others to reconnect with their true essence and embrace the magic of the shamanic path.

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