Beltane is the sweet yang to Hallows' dark yin—a joyous celebration of life and sexuality. Lots of lovers and weddings. I even find the butterflies flitting our backyard garden, locked in coitus. Mother Nature is regenerating her children, and everything is horny.
The followers of the Old Religion met on mountaintops and danced the spiral dance on the night before, called Walpurgis Night. The ancients believed that the earth appreciated the sexual energy expended in her open fields, that it stimulated the fertility of the crops and animals. Babies that resulted from these parties were called sons and daughters of Pan, or Cernunnos, since all men represented him.
Mix one ounce Almond oil or vegetable glycerin with the following essential oils:
- 4 drops rose
- 3 drops apple
- 2 drops jasmine
- 1 drop lavender
Apply the finished blend to your heart chakra and to the chakra area just above the genitals to attract love.