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Shamanic Essences No's 97-120

Treat the Cause – Heal the Spirit

As with the Healer essences, the Shamanic Essence Collection is a specialist range of native New Zealand teacher plants of a particular potency and high order. New Zealand is home to more teacher plants of a uniquely high order than is found in any other country on earth.

These ancient power plants address the age-old question of ‘who heals the shaman-healer?’

The Green Language of Nature

The teacher plants help us by sharing their great wisdom. Medicine men, women, shaman and wise men and women throughout the ages and throughout all cultures have always worked with teacher plants. Teacher plants are seen as very wise beings that have been here for a much longer time than we have and who have much wisdom and experience with which to guide us. They invite us to enter into sacred relationship with plant intelligence and to re-remember the age-old green language of nature.

They are for practitioners, those in the healing and helping professions, shamanic healers, energy workers, counsellors, massage therapists, naturopaths, doctors, homeopaths, nurses, hospice workers, care givers and all those who are personally walking the healing path or working with those in need of assistance These essences offer a safe support structure for those on the healing journey.

How to Use

First Light® essences come in 10ml stock bottles and can be used directly or made into treatment blends.

Using directly from stock bottle:
Place 3 drops on the tongue or add to a glass of water. Repeat 3-4 times daily or as required.

Making a treatment blend:

  • Add 5ml or teaspoon of brandy (cider vinegar if preferred) to a 20-25ml glass dropper bottle and fill with pure spring water.
  • Add 3 drops of the selected stock essence (up to 8 different essences can be used to make up a blend.
  • Place 2-4 drops from the treatment bottle on the tongue 3-4 times a day or as required.
  • Treatment blends should be used within 6 weeks.

What follows is a summary of the different qualities of each essence. For in-depth information and on the collection as a whole, please refer to The Sacred Plant Medicine of Aotearoa: Volume Two.

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  1. No 97 Parataniwha

    No 97 Parataniwha

    The Shaman

    NZ$27.00

    Accessing the spirit world; walking between the worlds; connect with one's inner shaman; bridges the gap between ordinary and non-ordinary reality; connecting with one's guide to the spirit world.

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  2. No 98 Native Daphne

    No 98 Native Daphne

    Reading the Signs

    NZ$27.00

    Being guided daily by the signs in life; interpreting correctly the signs in nature and the spirit world; recognising omens and true messages and knowing what they mean.

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  3. No 99 Pale Flowered Kumerahou

    No 99 Pale Flowered Kumerahou

    Devic Connections

    NZ$27.00

    Linking in with the spiritual forces of the land/place; sacred offerings; payment for accessing magical pathways; earth magic; nature power; linking into the fairy folk.

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  4. No 100 Mahoe

    No 100 Mahoe

    Inner Fire

    NZ$27.00

    The shaman's drum; arousing the inner fire; entering the shamanic state; moving into an altered state of consciousness; raising the vibration; the excitation of light; accessing the web of oneness.

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  5. No 101 Horopito

    No 101 Horopito

    The Past

    NZ$27.00

    Accessing the Lower World or underworld - the place of the past; for wisdom, information and healing connected to past lives or events; connecting with your power animal.

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  6. No 102 Tree Daisy

    No 102 Tree Daisy

    The Present

    NZ$27.00

    Accessing the Middle World - the magical version of our conscious or everyday reality; to gain information or solve everyday problems pertinent to waking life.

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  7. No 103 Native Angelica
    NZ$27.00

    Accessing the Upper World - the place of the future and our spirit guides; to obtain guidance for the future; anchors us safely into the time after 2012 as we evolve into Homo Spiritualis.

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  8. No 104 Red Matipo

    No 104 Red Matipo

    Soul Retrieval

    NZ$27.00

    Calling or singing the soul back home after soul loss; causing the spirit to re-enter the being; welcoming the scattered, fragmented, lost or traumatised parts of the self back home.

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  9. No 105 Tawa

    No 105 Tawa

    Self-Integration

    NZ$27.00

    Integrating the experience or healing; identifying and addressing the needs of newly found aspects of self; synthesis; absorption into the existing matrix of a new awareness and reality; uniting into one healed whole.

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  10. No 106 Kawaka

    No 106 Kawaka

    The River of Time

    NZ$27.00

    The akashic records; accessing the eighth chakra; soul scripts; past lives; meeting past keepers; travelling through the river of time; the channel; operating outside the time and space continuum.

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  11. No 107 Tree Nettle

    No 107 Tree Nettle

    Shaman's Death and Rebirth

    NZ$27.00

    The shaman's guardian; dying to the old self; endurance tests; breaking though self-imposed realities; growing in power through facing one's fears, pain or shadow self; support, protection, care for body and spirit while we travel to other realms.

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  12. No 108 Tarata

    No 108 Tarata

    The Spiritual Hero

    NZ$27.00

    Reconfiguration; telling the story; over-coming the odds; to cleanse, heal and close psychic wounds; suffuses the being with restorative cleansing energies after exposure to negative energy; a psychic disinfectant.

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  13. No 109 Marsh Ribbonwood

    No 109 Marsh Ribbonwood

    The Spiritual Warrior

    NZ$27.00

    Being in divine ego; discipline; true obedience; the healed feminine and masculine energies in alignment; a spiritual antidote for intrusive energies; curses; difficult entities.

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  14. No 110 Pukatea

    No 110 Pukatea

    The Seer

    NZ$27.00

    Going into the dreamtime; dreaming a new reality; seeing new possibilities; shapeshifting; facilitates the expelling of entities associated with alcohol, drug addictions and medication.

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  15. No 111 Giant Flowered Broom
    NZ$27.00

    Reclaiming or finding your power place; the power of the womb; sweeps clear the karma and energetic debris transmitted from sexual encounters or past relationships.

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  16. No 112 Broken Heart Tree

    No 112 Broken Heart Tree

    Initiations of Heart

    NZ$27.00

    Retrieval of ones 'heart'; keeping your 'heart' intact when in heartrending situations; recovery from loss or shattered dreams; staying love-full and connected to divine heart.

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  17. No 113 Titoki

    No 113 Titoki

    Initations of Power

    NZ$27.00

    Retrieval of ones 'power or will'; keeping your power, will or intent intact when in devastating or challenging situations; emerging victorious by staying power-full and connected to divine power.

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  18. No 114 Taraire

    No 114 Taraire

    Initiations of Mind

    NZ$27.00

    Retrieval of ones 'mind; keeping your 'mind' intact when with a strong minded other; staying mind-full and connected to divine mind.

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  19. No 115 Bridal Tree

    No 115 Bridal Tree

    The Maiden

    NZ$27.00

    Intent; seeking to dedicate oneself; working together in dedication to the path of service to spirit; sending out a 'call' for the spiritual partner; the intent to unite with the next appropriate life situation, phase or relationship.

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  20. No 116 Alpine Baby Fern
    NZ$27.00

    Breath of spirit; times of spiritual gestation or inner growth; giving birth to oneself; to connect with and call in the spirit of a child, creation or enterprise; to assist or make peace with a child in spirit.

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  21. No 117 Clutha River Daisy
    NZ$27.00

    Spiritual initiations; birth,life; death; assists the spirit of those in transition on the web; releases and clears souls who are lost, stuck or grounded in otherworld realms; clears ancestral lines.

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  22. No 118 Silver Pine

    No 118 Silver Pine

    Language of the Stones

    NZ$27.00

    Environmental shamanism; ghostbusting; lays the spectre, ghosts or grievances of the past to rest; clears or liberates the energies trapped in locations, land or buildings; transformation of the energy of spaces; liberates old stuck unproductive energy.

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  23. No 119 Hutu

    No 119 Hutu

    Council Fire

    NZ$27.00

    Calling on higher forces for divine intervention; divine justice; mediation on behalf of another; the restoration of divine order; invoking universal law; the Knowledge Tree; aligning with the ancient path; a warning in spirit to those cutting across the oneness.

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  24. No 120 Golden Speargrass

    No 120 Golden Speargrass

    Standing for the Sacred

    NZ$27.00

    Standing for a better world; Master of light; light in extension; awakening the kundalini, a conduit through which the power of the creator can flow; the small still point; the thunderbolt; dispeller of the darkness associated with possession.

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  25. The Shamanic Collection - Box One
    NZ$324.00

    Presented in a beautiful box set, this includes essences No 97 Parataniwha through to and including No 108 Tarata. This is the first of two Shamanic Box Sets.

    A SPECIAL GIFT FROM US TO YOU - FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY!

    Receive a complimentary beautiful and eye-catching pair of First Light A2 posters with any order that includes this collection. The perfect complement to a clinic or retail space.(Normal retail price $25.00)

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  26. The Shamanic Collection - Box Two
    NZ$324.00

    Presented in a beautiful box set, this includes essences No 109 Marsh Ribbonwood through to and including No 120 Golden Speargrass. This is the second of two Shamanic Box Sets.

    A SPECIAL GIFT FROM US TO YOU - FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY!

    Receive a complimentary beautiful and eye-catching pair of First Light A2 posters with any order that includes this collection. The perfect complement to a clinic or retail space.(Normal retail price $25.00)

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  27. The Shamanic Collection - Two Box Set
    NZ$648.00

    Presented in two beautiful box sets, this is the full Shamanic Collection, No's 97 - 120. It is a specialist range of native New Zealand teacher plants of a particular potency and high order. These ancient power plants address the age-old question of 'who heals the shaman-healer?'

    A SPECIAL GIFT FROM US TO YOU - FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY!

    Receive a complimentary beautiful and eye-catching pair of First Light A2 posters with any order that includes this collection. The perfect complement to a clinic or retail space.(Normal retail price $25.00)

    Learn More

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