Cassie Materia Medica


Root decoctions (a preparation made by boiling of the plant part) are thought to be potentially useful in the treatment of tuberculosis.  The bark, leaves and roots of Acacia farnesiana have long been used in traditional herbal medicine. The plant exerts the following therapeutic actions: alterative, anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, astringent, demulcent, diarrhea, febrifuge, stimulant, stomachic, vulnerary.

Cassie is not used extensively in aromatherapy, however it is noted as having value in ameliorating: stress-related symptoms; nervous exhaustion; fear; depression; liver and/or gall bladder weakness; impotence; frigidity; dry and sensitive skin; inflamed skin.  On a psycho-spiritual level it lifts the spirits and encourages communication.

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20 pages excerpted from Berkowsky’s Synthesis Materia Medica/Spiritualis of Essential Oils.

Spiritual PhytoEssencing Core Perspectives: plant characteristics and historical perspectives; herbal medicine; gemstone turquoise; homeopathic remedy Cuprum phosphoricum (Cupr-p.); balancing etheric and astral bodies; Ark of the Covenant and the Copper Vessel of the Tabernacle; neurasthenia; Typhoid miasm; Keter/Yesod interface.

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