Reflections on the Path of Poisons (III): the Dark Alliance

There is something that very few of us think about when interacting with plant spirits, or any spirit for the matter, in the paths of Witchcraft: we focus on the relationship between cause and effect, and yet we leave a 'real' inclusive analysis out of the question. In Witchcraft in general, and magical herbalism (and... Continue Reading →

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A Ritual of Harvest

  Autumn is here. Not astronomically, not "oficially" here, but there is always one day when you can feel the vibrations of autumn in your bones, in the trees, in the wind. And that time came last Thursday. I left home to do the last harvest before the Dark Half of the Year (during that... Continue Reading →

Toad Witch Incense

Toad Witch incense, Occvlta's last creation, is comoposed of a series of spirits which were carefully chosen by us after a series of trials. Here is a small review on its components: amber resin: a resin of transformation and transmutation, sacred in Europe throughout the past, enhancer of firery power. blackberries: fruits of the hedge,... Continue Reading →

Sacred Tool series: the Harvester Set

Today we received six harvesting knives wonderfully envisioned and hand crafted by Cody Dickerson from Borealis Ironworks (you can find his fantastic Etsy shop in here), which will integrate the upcoming Harvester Sets (composed of a harvest/gathering knife and an oil to anoint the blade before the harvesting ritual). They are perfect sized (portable and... Continue Reading →

Materia Venefica: Hyssop, Spirit of Protective Majesty

Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) is the first plant spirit we'll be investigating in the Materia Venefica, a series of articles regarding our experiences with endemic Pyrenean plant spirit covering all its essence and magical applications. In Materia Venefica you will not find medicinal approaches to plant usage, but folk beliefs, literary references, and, above all, our... Continue Reading →

The Sleep Walker Blend

The Sleep Walker Blend is a narcotic mixture, which works on a much lower vibration than the rest of blends we have created. It is aimed for dream working, as it achieves a state of relaxation of the body and spirit, and connects the practitioner with the hidden messages that we find in the Realm... Continue Reading →

The Conjurer Blend

The Conjurer Blend is inspired in the mixtures smoked by Hindu herbal ayurvedic mixtures and aghori sadhu narcotic herbs. It consists of a mixture of datura seeds, damiana, coriander seeds, calamus root, clove, cinnammon, juniper berries, and belladonna leaves. Its aroma, hot and spicy, inflames the spirit and the body, awakes the Serpent within, and... Continue Reading →

The Hunter Blend

The Hunter Blend, inspired in old smoking blends from the European rural areas used in the past as substitutes of tobacco. The Hunter Blend incorporates mullein, the basis of most tobacco substitutes, regarding as pulmonary tonic, a forgotten medicinal plant which acts also as a powerful envigorating agent for spirit and Will to Power, hyssop,... Continue Reading →

Smoking Blends by Occvlta

This season we have introduced a new series of herbal products for those who walk the ways of magical herbalism, sorcery, and devotion, following the precepts of the Poison Path. As we have said in the past, there are several steps to cover before we decide to go for a full inmersion and start ingesting... Continue Reading →

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