PASSIVE – Moon in Virgo, laboratory process of Distillation – emotionally discriminating
Distillation is the separation of a volatile component from a substance by heating, so as to drive off the component as a vapor, which is condensed and collected in a cooler part of the apparatus.
Sidereal astrology is about what’s ‘in the air’ for us as individuals.*
Here are the angles.
A good time to: be selective; cautiously analyze your opportunities, especially regarding duty and purpose.
Challenges: over indulgence; thinking you need to make more changes than you actually do.
Balance: feel the earth; drain off the static charge of stale thoughts.
Keywords to Contemplate:
Cautious . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sun in Capricorn – persistent, retentive
Discriminating (emotionally) . Moon Virgo – changes, analytical
Independent . . . . . . . . . . . . Mercury in Sagittarius – mental, inspirational
Detached . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Venus in Aquarius – pleasant, concentrative
Electric . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mars in Aquarius – impulsive, concentrative
Dutiful . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jupiter in Virgo – fortunate, analytical
Purposeful . . . . . . . . . . . . . Saturn in Scorpio – disruptive, solidifying
Alchemist’s LabCount calendar for 2017 (pdf) –
Plan below for the best lab influences from above.
Active Neutral Passive, Moon phases/apogee/perigee,
and Elements: http://www.risingstarmusic.com/alchemyastrology/buylabcount.html
Alchemy Astrology, Lost Key To The Philosopher’s Stone.
Intuitively picking the best date is part of the art of Alchemy,
and Astrology (sidereal) can generally enrich your intuition.
A how-to handbook; sample pages: http://www.risingstarmusic.com/alchemyastrology/book.html
Timothy A. Wilkerson, author of the handbook “Alchemy Astrology: Lost Key To The Philosopher’s Stone”, studied Herbal Alchemy and Spagyrics at Paracelsus College, with Frater Albertus in 1984. He lectured on Alchemical Astrology at the 2008 International Alchemy Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, the 2013 NW Alchemy Conference, in Redmond Washington, and at the Rocky Mountain Alchemy Conference in Denver, Colorado in 2016.
He is currently the laboratory manager producing herbal products for Laughing Lady Bug Botanicals. He is co-founder of the Midwest Herb Fest and the Midwest Herb School held at Our Haven Nature Sanctuary. He is presently teaching Alchemy Astrology classes, and speaking on internet radio shows while he writes his next Alchemy Astrology book.
Alchemy astrology, is a practical Moon cycle reading based on keywords derived from astronomically accurate astrology (sidereal) and the angles of the Planets to each other (a.k.a. the aspects). Published in serial with simple charts: http://alchemyastrology.tumblr.com/ #alchemyastrology
* Sidereal astrology, most commonly used in Eastern societies, is based on the actual positions of the Stars. This provides knowledge about us as individuals – a way to see ourselves. It brings a reference point for understanding our possible strengths and weaknesses; which can then be related to our work and relationships.