Spirit of the trees
A list of Australian trees and plants learn their spiritual and mystical meanings along with how to grow and care for them. All living things contain spirit, it is our true nature, spirit of the trees is a comprehensive look at how our beautiful trees serve, delight and heal us on our time here on planet earth. The spirit of trees remind us we are all one living thing connected together by the universal glue of love. © by psychic medium Ian Scott.
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Tree Spirits List
Banksia, Wattle, Gum, Paper Bark, Hibiscus, Bottle Brush, Lemon Aspen, Muntrie, Lomandra, Stinging Plant.
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Introduction Kodama Spirit Meaning
Kodama Tree Spirits
Kodama is a Japanese word, Ko meaning Tree and Dama meaning Spirit.
The Japanese people believe all living things have a spirit ( Kami ) or soul.
Tree groves are sacred ground all over the world, many have ancient buildings
and churches built in and around them. Continue reading >
Eucalyptus Tree Australia
Eucalyptus Tree Spiritual Uses and Benefits
An amazingly iconic and dominate specimen of Australian flora is the Eucalyptus tree or more commonly known as the Gum tree. The name Eucalyptus, being derived from Greek eu – well – kaluptos – covered, a clear reference to it’s unique flowers. Continue reading >
Wattle Tree Australia
Wattle Tree Spiritual Uses and Benefits
The word Wattle is and old English word meaning interlaced rods and twigs. Early shelters for the European settlers in Australia were made out of wattle branches from the black wattle or Acacia mearnsii and mud. Allowing protection from the elements in our harsh sometimes unforgiving climate. Continue reading >
Melaleuca Tree Australia
Paper Bark Tree Spiritual Uses and Benefits
Australia’s Indigenous people made great use of this natural treasure they used the paper bark tree as soft bark for bandages sleeping mats, cradles and for wrapping food for cooking in an underground ovens known as Kap Mari or Kap Mauri. Oven temperatures are high but due to the lack of oxygen the paper wont ignite, keeping the food moist and tender. The Melaleuca bark was also used for funeral ceremonies, bodies would be wrapped in the bark before the ceremony commenced. Continue reading >
Bottle Brush Tree Australia
Bottle Brush Tree Spiritual Uses and Benefits
Indigenous people used this bottle brush plant as a natural energy drink, ingeniously taking full advantage of their natural surroundings. Soaking the flowers in water essentially drinking all the natural goodness. The same method was used for the Banksia flowers. Continue reading >
Lemon Aspen Australia
Lemon Aspen Spiritual Uses and Benefits
This native commodity lemon aspen packs a powerful flavor with a tart citrus taste and a hint of eucalyptus very tangy. Lemon Aspen in Foods, Great when the flesh is stewed with sugar and then used in a variety of recipes including sauces, chutney, fish seasoning, marmalade, desserts, refreshing drinks or pastries and many more. Continue reading >
Muntrie Berries Australia
Muntrie Spiritual Uses and Benefits
Traditionally Muntrie is consumed and utilized by the Aboriginal people, they found the berries may be eaten raw, dried or formed into a paste. The drying of the Muntrie berries meant they could be eaten and traded all year round. Continue reading >
Lomandra Spiritual Uses and Benefits
Indigenous people found the Lomandra plant extremely useful and versatile they ground the seeds for the making of damper, chewed the base of the leaves for hydration as they contain water and starch, making it a very useful survival or refreshment tool. Continue reading >
Hibiscus Spiritual Meanings
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis from the family of Malvaceae. Its name derived from the Greek word Hibiscus meaning “mallow” and rosa-sinensis, its definition being “rose of china”. In Singapore locals call the flower bunga raya or flower of celebration. Continue reading >
Banksia Tree Australia
Banksia Spiritual Uses and Benefits
The indigenous people found the Banksia a very sweet survival treat , with the flowers they would either suck the nectar from it directly or soak it in a bark or a wooden bowl with some water creating a very naturally very sweet energy drink. The Aborigines also found that the Silver Banksia’s dried flowers could be used to strain drinking water and that Banksia wood could make tools for weaving mats and baskets. Continue reading >
Stinging Plant Spiritual Uses and Benefits
The indigenous people had discovered how to work around the hairs never touching the leaves unless carefully and always with the grain to avoid the needle like stingers. My Grandfather once got stung in the Jimna forestry and passed along to my Dad something that a tribes man had shared with him. Continue reading > © Thrive On News – Spiritual Magazine