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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. Novem

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 full sun or shade,…