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"In Essence..."

LeeHouse Newsletter • August 7, 2022 • D.Lee


Essence. It's a strange word. It's one of those artisan type words like terroir. I would say most people do not really understand it, but they go with it. As a young sci-fi nerd, I was taught that your essence was a somewhat scary and pretty serious thing. It was your life-force man! I once believed that a cat could draw it from you in your sleep, like in Stephen King's Cat's Eye.

drew barrymore cat's eye scene

 yes that's Drew Barrymore.

Seemed a little wild but that concept just kept repeating itself in other movies too, like The Dark Crystal. Who wasn't scared as hell when that poor little gelfling got sucked dry of it's essence? Downright disturbing stuff for a young lad.

the dark crystal essence


Ozzy Osbourne once mumbled that science fiction of the past is science fact of the future. I think the prince of darkness is on to something with that...

Oxford Languages clarifies that an Essence is: "the intrinsic nature or indispensable quality of something, especially something abstract, that determines its character."

I 100% agree with that too and I am pretty excited about our whole new line of intrinsic plant essences that Leslie started curating over a year ago
and that are now finally ready!

What does Amaranath have to do with purpose?
Why do golden poppies immediately make you relax and smile?
Why does borage make you say eff it - I'm doing this!


In essence, it's their essence!



Jamie Lee Jackson from Newcastle Pennsylvania recently purchased our "SOULFIRE" California Poppy Essence and here's what she had to say about it:

"This company is beyond amazing! The care and just beautiful energy literally radiates off of the package before you even open it! I received a tea sample and a sweet note inside that my overly sensitive soul shed a tear over...The product works! I can’t explain all of the ways that I felt changed by taking it. But it is very energetic and beneficial. I would recommend this shop for the obvious amount of love and care that is put into every detail. That’s what you need to look for when it comes to anything you seek out to aid in a spiritual journey. The hands making it become a part of that journey. I’m actually honored that Leehouse is a part of that for me. Thank you ♥️."

No, Jamie,,, THANK YOU!
Feedback like this is why we make the stuff.
(heart hands)

Need a companion in your daily routine? Try one of our Essences. They go well as supplements to you tea, coffee or just a drib right under your tongue. Go for it.

3 leehouse flower essences - true you, courageous, soulfire

So, how do we know what the plant or flower's essence truly is?


It's a little bit country and a little bit rock-n-roll. It is clinical and it is spiritual. It comes from years of study, experience and countless hours spent observing and learning the species, it's purpose and intention. As a masterful gardener, permaculture practitioner, and lifelong herbalist, Leslie has this intuitive understanding of plants and their essence. I'm not going to divulge the extraction process with you, but I can assure you it is somewhere between
the 4th and 5th dimension and oh yes, it works.




Find out which essence you connect with at LEEHOUSE.CO


Get outside and have some fun too.. get wild you beautiful animals.
"THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR KINDNESS AND INSPIRATION ❤️."
- Darren and Leslie

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