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Fig Tree

- Ficus carica -

For Totem, it comes from wild pickings in the Périgord Region

This tree is a symbol of initiation, especially in ancient Egypt. Often seen in the pagodas as the tree of the Buddha, the one under which he obtained enlightenment.

It is also a symbol of immortality and higher knowledge. 

The roots of the fig tree, by their strength, represent our own roots: they grow through walls and rocks. In several religions, the fruit of the fig tree is sacred because of its nutritional value and therapeutic properties. Fig leaves have been used since antiquity as an invigorator to fight against intellectual and physical fatigue.

Herbalists also use them for their digestive, draining and calming properties.


- Rosmarinus officinalis -

For Totem, it comes from wild picking in the Périgord Region

A sacred plant of antiquity. Rosemary accompanied the important rites of human life, from weddings (symbol of love) to funeral ceremonies (emblem of immortality and memory).

Its medicinal contribution came later, probably in the Middle Ages.

It is anti-spasmodic and anti-infective, used in particular to treat bronchitis and colds.

It was used as an alcohol by the Queen of Hungary, under the name "Water of the Queen of Hungary". Louis XIV also used it as miraculous water. Today, it is used as a defatiguing and a tonificant, especially in fumigation to stimulate convalescents and overworked.


 - Lavandula angustifolia -

For Totem, it comes from crops in the Périgord or Lozère Regions

A magical plant in all civilizations, it is known for its many medicinal properties.

Lavender is used mainly as a calming and anti-stressor, and has a slight sedative effect. It is also used as an analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and healing agent.

In fumigation, by the reduction of stress, it brings a soothing, a better mental acuity, a general harmony. It is associated with romantic relationships.


Rosemary, Lavender, Fig wood

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