Recommended Books August 2016

Spirit Vine August 2016, Recommended Books

Heart Intelligence: Connecting with the Intuitive Guidance of the Heart  by Doc Childre Heart Intelligence, Connecting with the Intuitive Guidance of the Heart provides readers with a new, high definition picture of the energetic heart as a unifying, creative, intuitive intelligence that we can learn to draw on for moment to moment guidance. Heart Intelligence links the physical heart to the …

Three easy recipes for making homemade bug spray

Spirit Vine August 2016

Now that summer is in full swing, pests, spiders and other bugs are at their height of human annoyance. You can barely step outside past dusk without being met by a swarm of blisteringly buzzing mosquitoes or strawberry-sized horseflies. Instead of applying copious amounts of store bought, DEET laden bug spray to ward off these nasty little creatures, try concocting …

Can Frankincense Oil Kill Cancer and Boost Immunity?

Spirit Vine August 2016

The gifts of the Magi – gold, frankincense, and myrrh – were carried a great distance specifically for the new King that their star-watching indicated. In the past, scholars and health researchers have mused and debated over them. Who were the Magi? What was the significance of the gifts? Were they for the infant Jesus or for a much bigger …

Tibetan Buddhist Master Monk Explains How Meditation is not What Most People Think it is

Spirit Vine August 2016

While people have been practicing meditation for thousands of years, it has recently been gaining increasing popularity in the mainstream as science continues to shed light in its many health benefits. From decreasing stress and anxiety to rebuilding the brain, it truly is a panacea for mental and physical well-being. An eight week study conducted by Harvard researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital …

Scientist Find that Ayahuasca Stimulates Birth of New Brain Cells

Spirit Vine August 2016

Earlier this month at the Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelics Research 2016 in Amsterdam, Dr Jordi Riba from the San Pau Hospital in Barcelona presented the groundbreaking results of their latest research; the first study ever conducted that demonstrates that components of the traditional Ayahuasca brew possess potent neurogenic properties. The study was conducted within the framework of the Beckley/San Pau Research …

Plants Are Smarter Than You Think

Spirit Vine August 2016

Plants are not simple bystanders in the environment, soaking up sun and otherwise engaging in a passive existence. They’re actually active communicators and engage in a complex relationship with their environment. Not only do plants communicate with each other but they also take steps to protect themselves from predators. About 200 plant species, for instance, manufacture a glue-like substance that …