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Charting the Moon Phases

1. September New Moon Date - 29 Waxing start date to end date: 1-12, 30 Full Moon Maiden Date: 13 Full Moon Mother Date: 14 Full Moon Crone Date: 15 Waning start date to end date: 16-26 Crying Moon Date: 27 Dark Moon Date: 28 Eclipse Date (if any) Black Moon Date (if any) Blue Moon Date (If any) 2. October New Moon Date 28 Waxing start date to end date: Sept. 30- 11, 29-31 Full Moon Maiden Date: 12 Full Moon Mother Date: 13 Full Moon Crone Date: 14 Waning start date to end date: 15-25 Crying Moon Date: 26 Dark Moon Date: 27 Eclipse Date (if any) Black Moon Date (if any) Blue Moon Date (If any) 3. November New Moon Date 27 Waxing start date to end date: Oct. 29-10, 28-30 Full Moon Maiden Date: 11 Full Moon Mother Date: 12 Full Moon Crone Date: 13 Waning start date to end date: 14-24 Crying Moon Date: 25 Dark Moon Date: 26 Eclipse Date (if any) Black Moon Date (if any) Blue Moon Date (If any) 4. December New Moon Date 27 Waxing start date to end date: Nov. 28-10, Dec. 28-31 Full Moon Mai

More Herbs/Spices

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1. Anise 1. It's botanical/Latin name Pimpinella anisum 2. Folk and common names Sweet Cumin, Aniseed 3. Scientific Classification – Division/class/family/etc. Kingdom: Plante Subkingdom: Tracheobionta Superdivision: Spermatophyta Division: Magnoliophyta Class: Magnoliopsida Subclass: Magnoliidae Order: Illiciales Family: Illiciaceae Genus: Illicium 4. Whether it is an herb or a spice Herb 5. A photo of the plant (This doesn't need to be one that you took, just an image that shows the plant.  Botanical.com is a great place to get accurate plant photos.) 6. Any folklore you can find Apparently aniseed can help to protect against the evil eye and can help to enhance psychic abilities. As a tea, it can help to induce a trance. This herb is also supposed to help increase breast milk and help with menstrual issues. 7. A description of the herb/spice (What it looks like, parts of the plant, how you can identify it, where it grows, life cycle - ie annual or perennial, light needs - ie