New Moon - October 27th & Full Moon November 12th
As we begin to slow down, we have the opportunity to take in the marvel of Fall’s magic.
November’s Full Moon is known as the Beaver Moon, The Frost Moon, and The Freezing River Moon. In native traditions, the abundant Beavers represented key resources but also symbolized strategy, teamwork, and urgency as beavers are relatively unstoppable together on their tasks at hand. This moon cycle is also a clear sign of the cold weather to come as the rivers begin to freeze and the frost becomes evident. Being prepared and coming together is key, as most of the time from this point until Spring is spent indoors.
What would you call this moon based on where you live and what you are noticing?
Themes Of This Moon
Reconnecting - Decelerate - Foresight - Appreciation - Communication
Ashwagandha Root: A legendary adaptogenic herb able to manage your body’s stress levels, boost brain function, lower blood sugar levels, reduce cortisol, and aid in anxiety and depression. It has been used for over 5000 years, with it’s miraculous ability to nourish and support both the endocrine and nervous system.
Citrine: A powerful stone of manifestation, motivation, and imagination. It carries the power of the sun and helps bring warmth and light into your life by comforting and energizing you. Citrine aids in concentration and helps awaken the creative mind, allowing for prosperity on all levels.
Lifting & Stretching
Cool & Frosty
Walnut: This tree is rich in history and folklore for its medicinal and nutritious value, along with its association with Jupiter as the ruler of the gods. It’s the most nutrient dense of all the nuts, helps with fertility, and aids in memory and manifestation - historically, people would make wishes under walnut trees! Walnuts were used to stain clothing and skin, and were used in the first nut mylk, when walnut porridges were made in Medieval times.
Chrysanthemum: If red, they represent cheerfulness and love; if white, they represent purity and innocence. In Ayurvedic traditions, they symbolize cycles and the ever-changing wheel of life. This flower is also used in Traditional Chinese Medicine as a tea to treat respiratory issues, high blood pressure, and hyperthyroidism.
What’s In Season
Asparagus, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Beets, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Chile Peppers, Mushrooms, Onions, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Shallots, Winter Squash, Yams
Apples, Avocados, Cantaloupe, Cranberries, Dates, Figs, Grapes, Honeydew, Kiwi, Lemons, Limes, Oranges, Passion Fruit, Pears, Persimmons, Quince, Sapote
Reconnecting is part of Autumn’s lure, will you take the invitation? The subtle shifts in color and landscape can inspire your own transformation. Though modern society has brought a fervor to this time of year (going against Nature’s rhythm of slowing down) it will simply require mindfulness for one to find solace. If pursued, the reward will be much greater and will nourish and carry you through this season.
Flow with discernment - your highest self will always be grateful.