Orphic Hymn to the Earth

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O Goddess, Earth, of Gods and men the source, Endu’d with fertile, all destroying force; All-parent, bounding, whose prolific pow’rs, Produce a store of beauteous fruits and flow’rs, All-various maid, th’ eternal world’s strong base Immortal, blessed, crown’d with ev’ry grace; From whose wide womb, as from an endless root, Fruits, many-form’d, mature and grateful [Read More...]

Incense May Help Relieve Anxiety and Depression

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All you nag champa lovers have reason to rejoice over Science Daily’s article on incense: To determine incense’s psychoactive effects, the researchers administered incensole acetate to mice. They found that the compound significantly affected areas in brain areas known to be involved in emotions as well as in nerve circuits that are affected by current [Read More...]


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