Houhere plant essence
Archeus plant essences & elixirs are made with plants growing organically in our garden and surrounding area. We handpick the plant material for these essences and make them using a traditional quartz-infused sun or boiling method in accordance with the lunar and seasonal calendar.
Botanical name: Houheria populnea
Positive attribute: the ability to cherish and strengthen bonds
Negative indication: trying to hold on too tight with fear
Primary quality: Calm
Houhere is also known as Lacebark and is a common tree in the New Zealand bush. A member of the mallow family, this tree has a gentle quality to it and has been used traditionally as medicine for eyes and for the digestive tract. The lace-like inner bark is used for fine decorative weaving-kete, headbands, or as a trim on hats and cloaks and in embroidery.
Planetary influence: Venus
Medicine wheel: South
This essence contains: Houhere (Houheria populnea), Aqua, Grape alcohol.
10ml/0.33 fl.oz stock oral dropper bottle
Place 2-3 drops on the tongue or add to a glass of water. Repeat 3-4 times daily or as required.
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The bush is beautiful. The greens, so green. Moss and lichen hangs from trees. The air is damp and the earth smells rich. I walk up to the visitor centre which hovers amid the trees like an insect, yet also like a chrysalis. Its own beauty is in its simplicity.