Plant and Mineral Alchemy

Creating Substances of a Higher Order – Spagyrics and Synergy

By Dennis Klocek September 12, 2022
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The naturalist D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson, who wrote the classic book On Growth And Form, believed that the outer form of an organism is a diagram of the forces that are active within the organism. He took this idea further by stating that germ plasm is always the seat of forces and never the source of…

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Gems, Light, and Cosmic Will

By Dennis Klocek April 8, 2022
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Most human beings tend to value thinking as the most powerful human soul capacity because most problems are addressed through some level of thinking. Underneath awake thinking consciousness flows a constant river of will that evades awareness. Will is the force nature uses for changing things. In the human soul, will is the force of…

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In the Lab: Using a Simple Still for Home Extraction of Essential Oils

By Dennis Klocek December 3, 2021
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Video Series: Temperaments and Health – An Alchemical Tutorial

By Ben Klocek August 27, 2021
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In this series by Dennis Klocek, he outlines a different way to look at health through the temperaments. Part 1: Phase Theory and Element Theory In the first video, he compares the similarities between the contemporary phase theory of matter (solid, liquid, gas, warmth) and and the older element theory (earth, water, air, fire). Part…

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Video Series: Plant Sprays

By Ben Klocek August 24, 2021
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This new series is the result of several days spent with Dennis over 6 months, in which he shared how the plant sprays he uses affect growth, how to make them, and some tricks he’s learned along the way. Video 1: Why Use Plant Sprays? Secrets to abundant oil, flower and fruit production in the…

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Video: Alchemical Extraction using a Mary’s Bath

By Ben Klocek February 1, 2021
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We’re using a device called a mary’s bath to extract resin from powdered myrrh to make a preparation called the three Kings. Learn how to use a Mary’s Bath to safely “loosen” compounds for making medicinal or biodynamic substances.

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Considering Helichrysum

By Dennis Klocek January 11, 2021
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In science today the driving force is to solve mysteries by innovation. Innovation is the clever manipulation of what is already known. As an effective research method for solving technical problems innovation has created wonders. But life evades technical solutions. Uncontrolled pandemics and complex climate change issues result from technical innovation being applied to issues…

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Nature: force or being?

By Dennis Klocek January 11, 2021
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There is no question that reductionist science excels at studying technical, non living systems. An electronic circuit requires a research method that can reduce the flow of forces down to precise on / off sequences. But life science has other modes than on / off. Living beings have nuanced dimensions that are more like personalities…

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Patterns in Research – Angelica Archangelica

By Dennis Klocek December 13, 2013
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Angelica research This article was instigated by an initial study done to acclimatize the herb angelica archangelica into California. Angelica is native to high altitudes and high latitudes. In these rather harsh environments the demand made on the harvesting of the plant root has created a concern among plant scientists has put the plant on…

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Experimental Process for Enhancing Drought Tolerance and Fungus Resistance in Plants

By Dennis Klocek August 1, 2010
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In the life of a plant alcohols play an important role in the maturation and fruiting process. They also form the basis for the protective wax cuticle that keeps the plant free from insect and fungus attack. Plant wax in the form of the cuticle surrounding the surfaces of leaves and stems of plants also…

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