Test Tubes and Cauldrons

by Astralogical

Welcome to Test Tubes and Cauldrons, a podcast where we talk about the science behind spirituality! Astra, Fel, and Han are three occult practitioners with a love of science who are trying to do what everyone else is…make sense of the crazy world around us and our purpose in it! Hop into the discussions and try not to blow up a test tube or two!  

Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • S02 E46 - Episode 46: Spirituality and Mental Health

    S02 E46 - Episode 46: Spirituality and Mental Health

    In this episode, the three hosts (Astra, Han and Fel) discuss personal experiences with as well as research surrounding spirituality and Mental Health, positive impacts, negative impacts and how the community discusses (or avoids ...

    58:14
  • S02 E45 - Episode 45: Trees!

    S02 E45 - Episode 45: Trees!

    It's another Fel and Han special today, with the hosts discussing a subject very dear to our collective hearts: Trees! In this episode, the hosts discuss how seemingly universal tree-lore is and why so many themes might be shared ...

    45:02
  • S02 E44 - Episode 44: Near Death Experiences & Other Liminalities

    S02 E44 - Episode 44: Near Death Experiences & Other Liminalities

    TW: discussion of drug use in this episodeIn Part 2 of the Afterlives and Past Lives series, the hosts Astra, Hanne and Fel explore the mystifying and perhaps mystical world of near-death experiences. Tune in to hear our scientifi...

    51:51
  • S02 E43 - Episode 43: Asklepios and Healing Magic in Ancient Greece

    S02 E43 - Episode 43: Asklepios and Healing Magic in Ancient Greece

    It's a Fel and Han takeover! This week, two of the hosts get together to discuss a synthesis of mysticism and medicine in the ancient world: the Cult of Asklepios. Tune in to hear about who Asklepios really was: the ascent of a re...

    49:49
  • S02 E42 - Episode 42: Afterlives & Past Lives (Part 1)

    S02 E42 - Episode 42: Afterlives & Past Lives (Part 1)

    We’re delving into worlds unseen this episode, as we explore the various spiritual models of the afterlife, as well as how these models play a role in spiritual practice across the world. We also delve into the sticky world of ‘pa...

    55:22