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February

February is the second month of the year according to the Julian Calendar and the Gregorian Calendar and it is the shortest month of the year having only 28 days in common years and 29 days in leap years. Those born in the first part of February are born under the sign of Aquarius while those ...
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December

December is the 12th month of the Julian and Gregorian calendars. The name December means 10th month as it was the 10th month of the year according to the ancient Roman calendar that began in March. Other Names for the Month Anglo Saxon - Yule monath or Winter monath December Correspondences The birth ...
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Black Cohosh

Cimicifuga racemosa AKA Actaea racemosa Other Names Snakeroot, Blacksnake root, Macrotys, Bugbane, Squaw Root, Rattle Root This perennial is a member of the buttercup family and native to the woodlands of North America. It has tall white feathery racemes (flower spikes) and thick knobby roots. The leaves are divided into threes, with ...
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Bloodstone

Bloodstone, or heliotrope, is green chalcedony with flecks of red due to the presence of iron oxide. Yellow or red jasper may also be present. It is found in India, Brazil, China, Australia, and the United States. Another name for bloodstone is heliotrope. History and Folklore Christian lore states that the blood of Christ ...
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Yule Log

The Yule Log is a tradition possibly of Germanic or Nordic origin. The log itself is traditionally the largest, hardest log that can be gotten from the nearby forest with the intention that it will burn hotly and brightly through the longest night of the year. The log would be ...
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Nutmeg

Myristica fragrans The spice known as nutmeg is the seed of an evergreen tree that is native to the Banda Islands of Indonesia, also known as the Spice Islands. The covering of this same seed yields the herb Mace. It is now grown in parts of Malaysia, India and the Caribbean ...
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