We’re a small (micro) Female-owned Australian Business, located in N.E Victoria. Juniper Moon is the business owner, operator, and creator. When Juniper needs a little help with packing and shipping orders, her husband, teen children, and some family & close friends jump onboard and pitch in.
Our store is purely online… and We aim to be eco-friendly as much as possible, and of course, affordable.
Let’s go back a few years…
After creating products and spellwork for family & friends for approx. a decade… In 2010, Juniper started a business (Moonberry Mist), and in 2013 Juniper started selling via a Facebook Page. We created Candles, Oils, Incense, Ritual tools, and Witch Kits, Artisan Alternative, and Pop Culture jewellery… We were also designing Websites and Marketing materials for businesses – including Australian Pagan Magazine’s website. Additionally, we were running two other businesses. We were consistent participants in auctions and facebook showcases, and Giving spiritual and emotional guidance to others who reached out to us. Furthermore, we commenced Home Educating our children… unfortunately, with too many commitments we became increasingly time deprived. In 2015, we made the decision to put all business on hold, and focus on our children’s education.
Moving on to 2018.
Finally, our children (now all teens) self-directing their education, and Juniper has an abundance of time to work from home. After much planning, we decided it was time to come back. However, the name change happened to reflect Juniper’s alias/magic name… and since it’s a fresh start, a new name felt right.
About our Products
There will be our candles, incense, oils, ritual tools. Offerings, spell/ritual kits, jewellery, and other handcrafted items. Using our own ideas, designs, formulas and recipes, methods and ways of her craft. We also have an array of outsourced crystals, metaphysical items, and magical tools. We won’t sell anything we haven’t tried and tested. Because we are a small business… we have LIMITED STOCK for most of our products, although, we do restock as soon as we can. Please don’t hesitate on asking when something will be made available again if something you want is out of stock.
We also welcome custom orders, collaborations, and suggestions.
What waxes do we use?
The waxes we use for our candles are either Beeswax (wax, or wax sheets)… EcoSoya CB-Advanced Soy Wax, or EcoSoya Q230 Soy Wax. We use essential oils (Australian made, and globally sourced). And at times we use fragrance oils from Eroma partnered with Luxaroma. Designed, created and manufactured in Sydney, Australia and are vegan-friendly. We have full disclosure of ingredients on all our product descriptions, and tags/labels.
An important note:
Juniper has practiced witchcraft for 25yrs, and has always been connected with her ancestry, and family stories. Her practice is very aligned with Animism. Mythology & Folk Stories have been shared through her family’s generations. And folk magic has been practiced in her family for generations, although, Juniper is not a hereditary witch.
We do not offer any Divination Readings. However, if you contact us, we might be able to send you in the right direction. We may eventually have some recommendations on the ‘Our Faves‘ page.
Packaging, Labels and Shipping
We do our best to ensure we use eco-friendly everything. This means our handcrafted packaging will be glass, recycled paper, glassine paper, handmade paper… or tin, wood, cotton, jute, etc. We want you to be able to reuse, compost, or recycle it ethically. Our labels are made from recycled Kraft sticker paper and printed from home.
Business Cards & Product Tags:
Our Cards and Tags are made from homemade paper (currently from Fox Hill Llamas) , handmade or sourced seeded paper, recycled paper/cardboard. And we use a custom-made stamp (made by Woodruff & Co) with our business card details.
When we wrap breakables in orders, we use Ranpak GreenWrap, recycled Kraft paper, tissue paper, newspaper, paper we have added to our ‘reuse’ pile, old packaging from stock orders (bubble wrap), or handmade paper. We use Cardboard Boxes for shipping. If the box needs some filler, we use eco-friendly packing peanuts (BioFill), recycled paper, or we may even use old paper/cardboard. If your order doesn’t need a box… we use Jiffy Padded Bags (made from Kraft Paper, and the padding is made from 100% recycled paper fiber). In some cases, an order may be smaller and doesn’t need any padding. In this case, your order will be sent out in a recycled paper envelope or our gorgeous Mailing Bags from HeroPack. SOME boxes will be reused boxes. This is because we believe in reusing everything that can be reused where possible.
If we introduce Gift Vouchers, there will be 100% downloadable option, and the option to have one sent to you in the mail.
How we give back
We love supporting other Australian (and some international) Small Businesses, Artisans, and Artists… not just Pagan/Witch related. Every month, if not every week we will purchase from local, Aus wide, or global small businesses and artisans. Juniper also helps other members of the Pagan/Witch communities with advice, as well as mentoring & guiding people, and sends funds to those in need via their GoFundMe causes, as well as being a paying supporting on some Patreon pages, etc.
One GoFundMe that we are supporting at the moment can be found HERE!
I think that’s all for now? Maybe we will add to this at a later date.
Thank you for stopping by Juniper Moon Apothecary, we appreciate you being here.
Much Love, Happy Days xx