More Than Charms Trees

Trees

"Trees are the Earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven." - Rabindranath Tagore

Explore the profound beauty and significance of trees in this collection, each one telling a unique story—a timeless dialogue between the terrestrial and the celestial.

Connecting with the environment goes beyond mere observation—it is a profound and enriching experience that touches the core of our being. Here's why:

  • Fulfillment: Environmental connection brings a sense of deep fulfillment.
  • Enrichment: The experience enriches our understanding of the natural world.
  • Grounding: Connecting with nature provides a grounding and centering experience.
  • Joy: It can bring joy through appreciation of the beauty and diversity of the environment.
  • Peace: Nature connection fosters a sense of peace and tranquility.
  • Perspective: It offers a broader perspective on our place in the interconnected web of life.
  • Health: Environmental connection is associated with physical and mental well-being.
  • Awareness: It heightens awareness of the intricate balance and cycles in nature.
  • Creativity: Nature often sparks creativity and a deeper connection to one's surroundings.
  • Responsibility: Fosters a sense of responsibility towards environmental conservation.

Tips For Connecting

  • Mindful Presence: Approach trees with a sense of mindfulness and presence. Take a moment to observe the tree's details, such as its leaves, bark, and overall shape.
  • Hug a Tree: Literally embrace a tree in a gentle hug. Feel the texture of the bark and the energy of the tree.
  • Meditation: Sit or stand near a tree and engage in tree meditation. Close your eyes, breathe deeply, and visualize roots extending from your body into the ground like tree roots.
  • Forest Bathing: Spend time in a forest or wooded area. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and scents of the trees.
  • Listen to the Leaves: Pay attention to the rustling of leaves in the wind. Allow the sounds to become a calming and grounding meditation.
  • Express Gratitude: Verbally or silently express gratitude to the tree. Acknowledge its presence and the oxygen it provides.
  • Draw or Write: Bring a sketchbook or journal and spend time drawing or writing near a tree. Capture the essence of the tree in your artwork or words.
  • Create a Ritual: Establish a personal ritual to honor and connect with a specific tree regularly. This could involve a simple ceremony, meditation, or offering.
  • Touch and Feel: Run your hands over the bark or leaves of the tree. Notice the different textures and temperatures.
  • Learn About Tree Species: Educate yourself about the specific species of trees in your area. Understanding their characteristics can deepen your appreciation.

Crystals

  • Tree Agate: Promotes a strong connection with the earth and nature.
  • Moss Agate: Enhances communication with nature spirits and fosters a deeper connection with the environment.
  • Green Aventurine: Fosters harmony, balance, and a strong connection with nature.
  • Labradorite: Enhances intuition and aids in connecting with the energies of the natural world.
  • Clear Quartz: Amplifies energy and intentions, enhancing the ability to attune to tree energies.
  • Tree Jasper: Promotes stability and grounding energy, reflecting a strong connection to nature.
  • Prehnite: Enhances connection to nature spirits and supports spiritual growth.
  • Rhodonite: Balancing properties to establish a harmonious connection with nature.
  • Smokey Quartz: Grounding stone believed to establish a strong connection with the earth.
  • Emerald: Promotes love, compassion, and harmony with nature.


Essential Oils

  • Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca alternifolia): Antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and supports skin health.
  • Cedarwood Oil (Juniperus virginiana): Calming, supports respiratory health, and acts as an insect repellent.
  • Eucalyptus Oil (Eucalyptus globulus): Respiratory support, anti-inflammatory, and aids in mental clarity.
  • Pine Oil (Pinus sylvestris): Energizing, supports respiratory health, and has antimicrobial properties.
  • Frankincense Oil (Boswellia carterii): Meditation and relaxation, anti-inflammatory, and promotes skin health.
  • Cypress Oil (Cupressus sempervirens): Respiratory support, calming, and aids in circulation.
  • Juniper Berry Oil (Juniperus communis): Detoxifying, supports kidney function, and has a calming aroma.
  • Spruce Oil (Picea spp.): Grounding, supports respiratory health, and has a refreshing scent.
  • Fir Needle Oil (Abies sibirica): Respiratory support, uplifting, and helps reduce stress.
  • Sandalwood Oil (Santalum album): Relaxing, supports meditation, and has skincare properties.
  • Myrrh Oil (Commiphora myrrha): Anti-inflammatory, supports skin health, and has a grounding aroma.
  • Patchouli Oil (Pogostemon cablin): Relaxing, supports skin health, and has a sweet and earthy aroma.

Plants, Flowers and Essences

  • Bach Willow (Salix vitellina):Associated with emotional resilience and release, promoting forgiveness and understanding.
  • Bach Oak (Quercus robur): Thought to bring strength and endurance during challenging times, supporting perseverance and a sense of stability.
  • Bach Pine (Pinus sylvestris): Linked to feelings of guilt and self-blame, Pine essence is believed to foster self-acceptance and alleviate these burdens.
  • Bach Elm (Ulmus procera): Associated with feelings of overwhelm and responsibility, Elm essence is believed to restore balance and confidence.
  • California Sycamore (Platanus racemosa):
    Thought to provide grounding energy and support during times of change or upheaval.
  • Holly (Ilex aquifolium): Often associated with feelings of anger, jealousy, or suspicion, Holly essence is believed to promote love, compassion, and openness.
  • Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea): Linked to emotional fatigue and burnout, Balsam Fir essence is believed to bring revitalization and a renewed sense of purpose.
  • Black Spruce (Picea mariana): Thought to support emotional resilience and inner strength during challenging situations.
  • Yew (Taxus baccata): Often associated with fear and anxiety about the future, Yew essence is believed to bring a sense of groundedness and courage.
  • Peach Flowering Cherry (Prunus serrulata): Linked to feelings of isolation or disconnection, this essence is believed to foster a sense of belonging and interconnectedness.


Trees, revered across diverse cultures, embody spiritual significance as symbols of interconnectedness and divine wisdom. Spiritual icons associated with trees offer profound avenues to deepen our connection with nature and tap into the universal energies they represent.

  • Yggdrasil (Norse Mythology): The World Tree, Yggdrasil, symbolizing interconnectedness and spanning the realms of existence.
  • The Bodhi Tree (Buddhism): Symbolizing spiritual awakening, wisdom, and the interconnectedness of all things.
  • The Tree of Life (Various Cultures): A universal symbol representing growth, wisdom, and the interconnectedness of all living beings.
  • Dryads and Hamadryads (Greek Mythology): Nymphs associated with trees, embodying the spirit or essence of specific trees.
  • Green Man (Celtic Mythology): Depicted with a face surrounded by leaves, symbolizing rebirth and the cycle of growth.
  • Kabbalistic Tree of Life (Kabbalah): A sacred symbol in Kabbalah representing the divine structure of creation.
  • Sacred Fig (Hinduism): Associated with Lord Vishnu, representing eternal life, wisdom, and interconnectedness.
  • Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove (Yoruba Religion): A sacred grove in Nigeria dedicated to the Yoruba goddess Osun, a space for connecting with nature.
  • Cedar in Native American Cultures: Holds spiritual significance symbolizing strength, healing, and protection.
  • Banyan Tree (Hinduism and Buddhism): Considered sacred, representing interconnectedness and the importance of spiritual growth.