Pineapple: Nature’s Forgotten Super Food

Awesome info on the health and healing benefits of pineapple. I love it and it always makes me feel better.

 

Sentient Metaphysics

Pineapple health benefits and medicinal properties of the fruit.
Complete with Golden Splice Pineapple health shake.

The pineapple was originally from Brazil (though there are different varieties found elsewhere in the world). The pineapple was spread by natives around South America and eventually to the Caribbean and the Indies – and hit Europe in the 1400s.  Traditionally societies in South America have used pineapples to reduce digestive upset and irritation.

Pineapple Health Benefits

Pineapple contains an enzyme called bromelain.  It is the bromelain, found mainly in the core of the pineapple, which causes most people to feel a burning or stinging sensation in their mouth when eaten. Bromelain is a protein-digesting (proteolytic) enzyme complex which is able to hydrolyze or break down a wide variety of protein types in a range of both acid and alkaline environments.

This has fairly obvious health benefits when you consider that many of the

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Your Dream……

Your Dream…

“Your dream is a reality that is waiting for you to materialize. Today is a new day! Don’t let your history interfere with your destiny! Learn from your past so that it can empower your present and propel you to greatness”―Steve Maraboli

The Mourning Moon

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In November, the Mourning Moon is upon us. It’s also known as the Fog Moon or Snow Moon, depending on where you live. Some Native American tribes referred to it simply as The Moon When Deer Shed Antlers (although in most regions, it’s more accurate to say they’re shedding their velvet – a buck doesn’t usually lose antlers until later in the winter, unless you’re very far north.). In the early Celtic society, November was the beginning of the new year. Why not use the magic of this moon phase to celebrate new beginnings?

Correspondences:

  • Colors: Gray, blues
  • Gemstones: Lapis lazuli, turquoise, topaz
  • Trees: Cypress, alder, hazel
  • Gods: Bastet, Isis, Kali, Hecate, Astarte
  • Herbs: Thistle, betony, verbena, fennel
  • Element: Water

This is a time of washing away the baggage of the past and letting it go. Once you’ve done that, you’ll be able to focus on the joys of the future. During the Mourning Moon phase, say goodbye to bad habits and toxic relationships, and get a fresh start for the new year. Work on developing and strengthening your connection with Deity.

 

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*I take no credit for this information. It’s simply my monthly Full Moon post. I cannot, for the love of God, remember who wrote this, but when I am able to locate my notes, she will be fully credited.*