In my last post about Ficino’s Gift of the Magi, I suggested using gold tincture instead of gold leaf. This choice has more than one advantage. A tincture is easier to use, it is completely absorbed when you take the preparation internally, but above all it gives you the chance to add several precious layers […]Read more "How to make your Gold Tincture"
Magorum medicina pro senibus: the Gift of the Magi from Marsilio Ficino’s De vita longa “The Magi, observers of the stars, came to Christ, guide of life, under the guidance of a star, bringing as a gift the precious treasure of life: gold, frankincense and myrrh. Those three gifts were to be dedicated to […]Read more "Marsilio Ficino and the Gift of the Magi"