Conferring Conifers

Conifers who can speak to each other? Of course! This month, however, I am talking about the communication of healing that we humans have learned from conifers. You may recall that conifers are mostly evergreen trees and shrubs with needle or scale-like leaves. Most produce cones containing seeds. Pollen is carried by the wind, as we New Englanders know in the spring when the world turns yellow. A common example of a conifer would be the Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus). It is easy to identify this one as each needle cluster has five needles (w-h-i-t-e). There are 220 species of conifers worldwide, including the Scotch pine (Pinus sylvestris) and Juniper (Juniperus communis). In Korea, Ch

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