Fomalhaut Body Butter
$33.00 – $78.00
Seaweed, blue lotus, blue cohosh root, calamus root, vervain, ashwaganda, lemon balm, tulsi, arnica, blessed thistle, hops, and more, ritually infused in a proprietary blend of oils during Sphere + Sundry’s Fomalhaut-Jupiter operation, before incubating in darkness and silence for nearly a year. White gold, aquamarine, essential oils, absolutes.
Full disclosure: this smells of the Sea in the jar, but the aquatic notes settle down on the skin.
Apply before journeying, divination, mediumship, meditation, and the practice of magic to increase sensory perception and elevate spiritual authority. Excellent for journaling, studying, and the creation of art. Put on before reading for yourself or others, or seeking spiritual guidance from Spirits and Humans alike.
Promotes hydration and homeostasis.
Helps the Soul feel more at home within the confines Human Vessel…
A spiritual adaptogen that soothes Body, Mind, and Spirit, opening the way for relaxation, meditation, and daydreaming.
Promotes a sense of wellbeing that may even register as floating in calm waters, psychically tethered to safety.
Offers a quiet confidence and increased ability to make + maintain eye contact, facilitating deeper connection with whatsoever (or whomever) you choose to engage.
Offered in a 2 oz glass jar for $33, or 6 oz bulk pot for $78
|Dimensions||2 × 2 × 2 in|
Night of Monday, June 28th 2021. Hour of Jupiter. Chart in image gallery.
6 oz, 2 oz
Yes — contains NO animal ingredients
HIGH STAIN POTENTIAL — Always perform patch tests before application to any medium
This series, like Luna in Cancer, seems to make some people really trip out and just subtly nudge others. I get pretty subtle effects from it relative to what some other people experience, but I've used it to nourish my tarot practice and have had significant benefits from that incrementally over time. Through regular use (not necessarily use every time I divine), my intuitive relationship with the practice has gotten a lot stronger and more organic, and I feel more assured in those intuitive senses. I keep the body butter in my bedside drawer, and I've started remembering more of my dreams and having more free-associating sorts of dreams since it started living there (even though I've only actually applied it before sleep once). Interestingly it doesn't really seem to affect my meditation practice much, so I'd encourage people to try it out for different things and see what it augments and where it isn't as useful for you specifically.
In the evenings out listening to and dancing to music (fav pastime of mine) after applying this body butter, I have heard a musician include whale sounds in his ambient music set, another musician include visuals of whale sharks, and twice outside the techno party random people brought up whales in conversation. This body butter brings on feelings of intense relaxation, and often a desire to meditate or get lost in something enjoyable, like Tarot. It honestly has a buzz that reminds me of marijuana (another fav pastime). I can also testify that I had some pronounced experiences of prolonged eye contact, which is very enjoyable and a bit unusual for me.
Please heed the warnings that it smells of the sea, because it very much does, in a funk that you will find unforgettable. That said, I didn't have to apply much before getting opportunities to work with my shadow in a way that I really needed to deal with. I got to sit down with myself and really figure out where my feelings were coming from, and if I even wanted that in the first place. So I would say when going exploring, or shadow work, this is pretty great. I'm hoping that with more use I'll be able to figure out my 12H stellium, too.
Whenever I want to delve into my own depths, whether in trance or dream or through movement, with or without herbal allies, I use this body butter. I usually dab some on my temples, third eye, the nape of my neck, hands, and feet, along with other body parts that feel appropriate for the occasion (heart, solar plexus, shoulders, etc). It does sometimes cause a few clogged pores on my neck, but it doesn't bother me much because the benefits far outweigh the small drawback of how I choose to use it.
This body butter primes my energetic and physical body for liminality, quiets my mental distractions, and feels like the energetic equivalent of the calm I receive from listening to underwater sounds, along with a gentle and stabilizing pressure akin to submersion. I do get a lot of oceanic and eye-related imagery when I use this. It's helped me to connect with the deepest parts of myself and generally leads to an inward, middle- or lower-world experience. I haven't yet used it for anything more upper-worldly; however, I'm typically more drawn to the depths, so that might just be me. For me, it's definitely strong enough to induce mental/sensory visions, as long as the set and setting are also conducive.
At first, the scent was definitely off-putting, but it doesn't bother me at all anymore; in fact, I've come to be fond of it. My cat seems to be very drawn to it as well! And I will definitely repurchase this as long as it's still available.
(In general, I prefer the texture and skin-feel of body butters to salves, and I have found them to be plenty potent enough for me.)
I use the Fomalhaut body butter on my upper arms specifically during fiction-writing sessions. This feels like a light energetic hug that lets me safely anchor into deep imaginative exploration. A bit like water wings!
I use Fomy almost exclusively at bedtime and for good reason. Aside from the overall relaxing wave that washing over me, I have such rich, vibrant lucid dreams when I layer bb, salve, and oil. The sea scent doesn't last long, it quickly fades away leaving a pleasant aroma (maybe a little salty but definitely not a sea scent). 10/10 recommend.
This was the first body butter that drew my attention--now one of my go-tos before bed. For anyone curious or cautious about a sea smell, it is there but almost like sea spray. Your own mileage may vary, of course, but the smell of it is such a curious thing to me. It smells familiar in a way that I still have yet to place.
If you are a person who likes to take notes and compare your experiences, I recommend trying this solo (without combining with anything else) and giving it a generous slather on your chest. I'm still trying to make sense of the dreams I had the first night I put this on as they were memorable.
One of my fav body butters for sure!
I have been using this before going to bed and it has definitely boosted my dream work. Amazing stuff!
Deep and mysterious. Same amazing quality as the body butter in other series. The deep sea / deep space aspect is palpable, but definitely hard to out into words. Good for vision work, pathworkind, and meditation.
I use this body butter daily when I meditate and also before I go to sleep every night. It does an amazing job deepening my mediation practice and making my dreams more vibrant and my overall rest more relaxed and pleasant. Putting some on right now as I type this, getting ready to go to bed.