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 →

How to Burn Incense

Burning incense is considered one of the oldest ways to perfume a space or a person. In fact, the word perfume comes from the Latin expression per fumum 'through smoke', a method that originated as a sacred activity, reserved for worshipping spirits or performing magical rites. As we stated in this article, we are nowadays used to employing incense as... Continue Reading →

Yet Another Article on Flying Ointments

Well, it's that time of the year when we start receiving enquiries regarding flying ointments, asking when we will be starting to make some more, as the ones we had done in the past. The bitter truth is that we have never stopped making flying ointments at Occvlta, but we keep them to ourselves and the closest members... Continue Reading →

Mugwort Oil

"The magical dominion of Mugworts is the making pure of the Path, (…) its governance of the path extends into nocturnal wandering, for it is principally a plant of Dreaming." (D. Schulke, Viridarium Umbris, 461) Mugwort (Artemisia Vulgaris) is a magnificient herb that may go unnoticed when walking along roads and hedges. Her nature, protective,... Continue Reading →

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