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    Cacao: Heart Medicine – What Is Cacao Used For?

    Cacao ceremonies and drinking cacao are a ritual in many spiritual communities across the world. In fact, it feels as though cacao is becoming more popular every single day. But these ceremonies have been…

    March 22, 2021
  • Girl In Alpaca Poncho

    Poncho Pondering: Why Alpaca Is The Best

    Alpaca:  Gift of the Gods The next time you sink into the luxurious folds of an alpaca poncho during the cooler in-between-seasons, let your mind wander to the role this storied animal played in…

    March 12, 2019
  • Peruvian Stones And Crystals


    THE 101 ON PERUVIAN STONES & CRYSTALS A deep-dive into the crystals & stones that Peruvian Shamans work alongside within their healing practices, rituals & ceremonies. Through the ancient art of ‘Stone Medicine’ we…

    November 7, 2018
  • Breu Claro – The Brazilian Frankincense

    Trees are wonderful creatures. They give us a cool and soothing shade. They give us beauty and comfort. Some give an uplifting floral fragrance. And one, in particular, gives us a sticky gooey resin…

    July 21, 2018
  • Its In The Cards

    Some of us like to know that which is unknown. Doing so creates a sense of predictability and with it, stability, and an easing of anxiety. Since before the Middle Ages, folks have used…

    March 19, 2018
  • Landing in the Island of Gods

    “Om swastiastu!” He begins his story with a Balinese greeting which roughly means “Peace and Greetings from God” or “May Health be Upon You.” According to him, it was love at first sight when…

    November 21, 2017
  • healing with tibetan singing bowls

    Healing With Tibetan Singing Bowls

    BRIEF HISTORY Tibetan singing bowls are an ancient tool for healing and meditation. The history of Tibetan singing bowls dates back to 10th century B.C, and they have been used by Buddhist monks for…

    July 18, 2017
  • The Wisdom of North American Sage

    All plants are our brothers and sisters. They talk to us and if we listen, we can hear them. — Arapaho Proverb smudge stick form of incense frequently is associated with North American culture.…

    April 17, 2017
  • How We Measure Our Ponchos

    Ponchos are unconstructed garments, meaning they are not fitted to a particular shape: neither do they have arms. The fit of the poncho is meant to be loose, but the garment can be short…

    March 23, 2017
  • Mystical Blue Stone: Lapis Lazuli

    Lapis Lazuli has been a symbol for royalty, gods and goddesses, honor, spirit, wisdom and truth since the beginning of our history. It is said to facilitate a connection between the celestial and material…

    July 26, 2016
  • The Art of Sacred Adornment

    Have you ever considered the act of adorning yourself as a sacred act? A ritual. Something to be done with intention to cultivate beauty that radiates outward from within all day… When you consciously…

    July 26, 2016
  • Return to the Roots

    Known only as Lady Fern, the enigmatic owner and creator of Return to the Roots line of elixirs, she calls herself a magician and photographer. She describes her exciting adventure of the natural world…

    May 21, 2016
  • Healing Elixirs and Handcrafted Teas

    In keeping with our goal of providing products for Mind, Body and Spirit, this month, Shamans Market introduces three exciting new lines of unique handcrafted healthy teas and elixirs. Anima Mundi Anima Mundi is…

    May 21, 2016
  • New Exotic Essential Oil From the Peruvian Amazon

    Introducing Moena Alcanforada From Peruvian Amazon comes a new essential oil. Shamans Market is proud to partner with the non-profit organization Camino Verde in introducing Moena alcanforada Essential Oil to the world.  This new…

    March 21, 2016