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The Magical Properties of Herbs
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Plants, flowers and trees all have their own magickal properties.  We can use these properties for healings and spell use.  I will refer to them all as "herbs" even though they aren't all in the herb family. They can be used in herbal (ďmojoĒ) bags, in candles, in herbal oils, ground up as an incense and a multitude of other uses.  Many of these herbs you will not be able to find easily, some are more prevalent in England and America where most of the herbal books are written, however there are other herbs you can use when you haven't got the "right" one. 

The basic herbal substitutions are: Rose for any flower, Rosemary for any Herb, Tobacco for poisonous plant, Sandalwood for any wood, Frankincense for any gum.  (also oils and the fresh/dried herb are interchangable)

If you are working on a oil, or a herbal bag, and want the herb for its scent, then work out a herb that smells similar and use that.  The lists of the magickal properties for the herbs give a few options, you can use one, two, or all of those herbs if you wish to. 

When you pick plants, you should always thank their spirit.  Basically you are saying that you thank them for their service to you.  You should only take as much of the plant as you need, and you should never pick small plants, remember to leave enough of the plant so that it can regenerate itself  Some people like to leave an offering at the base of the tree/plant, something like a crystal or perhaps some organic matter to feed the plant.

Oils & Herbs - Basically, any essential oil or herbal infused oil will have the same properties as the plant it was derived from.  Some people use fragrant oils for anointing candles etc.  This is fine, as long as you realise that fragrant oils themselves have no magickal properties (Unless you add crystals and herbs to them).  Although they will work by you associating the smell of rose with love, or the smell of eucalyptus with healing.  Fragrant oils will have the same effect as a naturally derived essential oil only if you put the energy into the oil to make it so, it will just be your energy, not the energy of the oil itself that does the magick. If you cannot afford Essential oils, you can make your own herbal infused oils by putting the herb into a jar of oil and leave it sit for a week, or until the oil has absorbed the scent of the herb.  The oil can be used to anoint candles etc. 

Magickal properties | Herbal substitutions | Herbs of the Zodiac| A-Z of Herbs and their properties

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Magical Properties of Herbs
Courage: Dragonís blood, frankincense, thyme, yarrow, geranium, black cohosh, borage, mullein, poke, basil, chives, honeysuckle, horseradish, rose geranium, nettle, pepper, tarragon, cedar, musk, thyme.
Happiness: St Johnís wort, catnip, Hawthorne, mint, meadowsweet, lavender, celandine, hyacinth, marjoram, apple blossom, citron, feverfew, frankincense, sesame

Healing, juniper, lemonbalm, rose, sandalwood, chamomile, myrrh, bay, blackberry, burdock, cedar, fennel, garlic, narcissus, onion, hops, rosemary, vervain, coriander, eucalyptus, peppermint, sage, rue, nutmeg, oak, angelica, ash, violet, hyssop, pine, mugwort, poppy seed, amaranth, anemone, spearmint, thistle, apple, balm of Gilead, carnation, cinnamon, lavender.

Love: clove, copal, coriander, dragonís blood, juniper, rose, aster, yarrow, lovage, lavender, lemonbalm, Orange, orris, peppermint, dill, marshmallow, sorrel, vervain, ylang ylang, apple, basil, betony, chamomile, tansy, vanilla, gardenia, jasmine, orchid, poppy, lemon verbena, caraway, myrtle, raspberry, violet, chickweed, cinnamon, cumin, meadowsweet, geranium, ginger, hibiscus, lemon, lime, marjoram, mastic, tormentil, mimosa, Neroli, palmarosa, rosemary, thyme, tonka, valerian, vetiver

Luck: Calamus, orange, rose, allspice, fennel, grains of paradise, hazel, heather, Irish moss, nutmeg, orange, poppyseed, spikenard, star anise, tonka, vetivert, violet, clover, comfrey, fern, horsetail, shamrock.

Lust: Clove, patchouli, peppermint, ambergris, caraway, cinnamon, civet, deerís tongue, ginger, ginseng, grains of paradise, hibiscus, lemongrass, nettle, olive, parsley, rosemary, saffron, sesame, tuberose, vanilla, yerba mate.

Money: Calamus, clove, galangal, Orange, patchouli, elder, vervain, mustard seeds, allspice, almond, basil, bergamot mint, chamomile, cedarwood, cinnamon, cinquefoil, clover, dill, myrtle, nutmeg, oakmoss, peppermint, pine, sage, sassafras, tonka, vetivert, wood aloe, woodruff, comfrey, ginger, honeysuckle, spearmint, wheat, bryony, high John the conqueror, hyssop, jasmine.

Peace: Lavender, cumin, gardenia, lilac, magnolia, meadowsweet, narcissus, pennyroyal, tuberose, violet

Psychic: Clove, galangal., mace, Orange, orris, flax, peppermint, rose, hibiscus, lily, wormwood, borage, honeysuckle, acacia gum, anise, poplar, bay, camphor, cassia, cinnamon, gardenia, heliotrope, lemongrass, lilac, marjoram, gum mastic, mugwort, nutmeg, saffron, star anise, thyme, tuberose, yarrow, citron, cypress, tangerine.

Protection: calamus, mullein, peony, geranium, rose, rosemary, St johnís wort, snap dragon, clove, copal, cypress, dragonís blood, heliotrope, cyclamen, eucalyptus, wormwood, vervain, frankincense, cedarwood, garlic, galangal, juniper, lavender, myrrh, orris, hyssop, woodruff, violet, patchouli, rose, acacia, agrimony, angelica, lilac, vetiver, valerian, sage, anise, ash, birch, broom, dogwood, dill, thistle, sandalwood, mistletoe, Arabic gum, asafoetida, balm of Gilead, basil, bay, bergamot mint, pine, pennyroyal, black pepper, caraway, carnation, cedar, cinnamon, clover, cumin, rue, peppermint, fennel, fern, flax, lilac, lotus, mandrake, marigold, mimosa.

Purification: Benzoin, calamus, copal, eucalyptus, frankincense, lavender, myrrh, peppermint, sandalwood, valerian, vervain, sage, iris, thistle, yucca, anise, gum Arabic, bay, chamomile, camphor, cedar, cinnamon, fennel, hyssop, lemon, lemon verbena, lime, mimosa, musk, parsley, pine, rosemary, thyme, tobacco, elder, basil, dragonís blood, lavage, orange, peppermint, rue, saffron, solomonís seal.

Beauty: catnip, ginseng, maidenhair fern, yerba santa, avocado pit, dried cucumber peel.

Employment: devilís shoestring, lucky hand, pecan, almond.

Divination: Broom, camphor, dandelion, hibiscus, meadowsweet, orris, pomegranate, mugwort, dragonís blood, bay, black willow, cherry, fig, orange, rowan, hazelwood, anise, ash, bistort, chicory, cinnamon, cinquefoil, eyebright, goldenrod, gum mastic, juniper, marigold, nutmeg, patchouli, yarrow, rose, rosemary, sandalwood, star anise, thyme, wormwood.

Friendship: Lemongrass, sweetpea, passion flower.

Mental ability: Eyebright, horehound, mustard seed, periwinkle, rosemary, thyme, basil.

Sleep: Agrimony, chamomile, hops, lavender, passion flower, peppermint, valerian, clary sage, clove, jasmine, lemonbalm, meadowsweet, myrrh, sweet cicely, wisteria.

Strength: carnation, mulberry, pennyroyal, oak, saffron.

Spirituality: Frankincense, gardenia, heather, Sandalwood, myrrh, gum arabic, cassia, cinnamon, copal, gardenia, jasmine, heliotrope, lotus, pine, sage, wood aloe.

Success/prosperity: Cinnamon, patchouli, chamomile, bay, bergamot, chamomile, lovage, marigold, rosemary, rue, saffron, sweet pea, benzoin.

Wisdom: Bodhi, iris, sage, yew, willow, agrimony, borage, chervil, endive, cumin, hyssop, thyme, violet.

Banishing: Black willow, hellebore, clove, pine, lemon, sage, myrrh, frankincense.

Enchantment: Elderberry, elfswort, lavender

Magickal power: Allspice, carnation, dragonís blood, ginger, gum mastic, tarragon, vanilla, elder, nutmeg, bay, mace, garlic.

Prophetic dreams: Camphor, cinquefoil, heliotrope, jasmine, marigold, mimosa, rose, angelica, mugwort, rose, onion, vanilla, carrot, grape.

Fertility: Fig. Geranium, mustard, patchouli, peach, poppy, dandelion, hazelnuts, ash.

Communication: Caraway, dill, fennel, lavender, lemon verbena, sweet marjoram, black mustard, white mustard, parsley, savoury, lilac, basil.

Travel: Caraway, dill, fennel, lavender, lemon verbena, sweet marjoram, black mustard, hedge mustard, white mustard, parsley,  savoury, mint, catmint, chives.

Abundance: Alfalfa, cinnamon, ginger, sandalwood, saffron, vanilla.

Adaptation: Apple, rosemary

Creativity: angelica, nutmeg, lunar herbs

Blessing: elder berries, elder flowers, petals and seeds

Cleansing: pine, lemon, hyssop, cinnamon, sandalwood.

Conscious mind: rosemary

Dedication: grapes, celery, vanilla

Discernment: bay, mint, saffron, peach, jasmine, rose

Doubt: rose, gardenia

Ecology: soil, leaves

Energy: carnation, ginger, bread

Fear: tea, thyme, mullein, dandelion, hazelnuts, ash

Forgiveness: coconut, lavender, mint, parsley

Foundations: soil, seedlings, roots

 
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Herbs of the Zodiac
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The 12 signs of the Zodiac all have their own herbs

Aries:  Rosemary, Marjoram, Garlic, Horseradish, Cowslip, Bay, Cinnamon, Clove, Clover, Coriander, Dragons blood, Feverfew,  Ginger, Juniper, Mustard, Myrrh, Nettle, Frankincense.

Taurus:  Mint, Thyme, Coltsfoot, Lovage, Cinquefoil, Daisy, Dandelion, Fern, lime, Linden, Lungwort, Mandrake, Onion, Orris root, Sage, Sorrel, Wintergreen, Myrtle.

Gemini:  Parsley, Lavender, Dill, Caraway, Mulberry, Angelica, Asafoetida, Bergamot, Betony, Honeysuckle, Meadowsweet, Mint, Oregano, Vervain, Thyme, Tansy.

Cancer:  Agrimony, Lemonbalm, Daisy, Cucumber, Angelica, Anise, Dill, Lemonbalm, Camphor, Caraway, Catnip, Chervil, Hyssop, Jasmine, Mandrake, Mugwort, Peppermint, Violet, Wormwood, Honeysuckle.

Leo: Bay, Borage, Chamomile, Saffron, Rue, Almond, Anise, Angelica, Arnica, Burdock, Camphor, Daffodil, Dill, Fennel, Frankincense, Heliotrope, Galangal, Lavender, Lemon, Marigold, Mint, Mistletoe, Eyebright, Saffron, Parsley.

Virgo:  Fennel, Savoury, Southernwood, Valerian, Barley, Skullcap, Sandalwood, Chicory, Patchouli, Ginseng, Mandrake.

Scorpio: Basil, Tarragon, Barberry, Acacia, Cowslip, Blackthorn, Wormwood, Pennyroyal, Lily, Gotu Kola, Ivy, Horehound, Ladyís mantle, Storax.

Sagittarius:  Sage, Chervil, Agrimony, Aloe, Sandalwood, Rowan, Cedarwood, Beech, Betony, Birch, Elder, Hawthorn, Feverfew, Nutmeg, Oak.

Capricorn:  Comfrey, Sorrel, Solomonís seal, Benzoin, Buttercup, Cassia, Witchhazel, Marjoram, Copal, Pine, Plantain, Poppy.

Aquarius:  Elder, Mullein, Barley, Borage, Spikenard, St Johnís Wort, Cypress, Fennel, Peppermint, Frankincense, Iris, Myrrh.

Pisces:  Bilberries, Meadowsweet, Rosehips, Lungwort, Geranium, Lily of the Valley, Lotus, Storax, Verbena, Willow, Seaweed, Moss, Fern.

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Herbal Substitutions
.When you can't find the right ingredient, you can substitute the following herbs.  As a basic guide use Rosemary  for any other herb, Rose for any flower, either Frankincense or Copal for any gum resin and Tobacco for any poisonous herb.
 
Acacia /Acacia Gum =  Gum Arabic
Aconite = Tobacco
Arabic Gum = Frankincense, Gum Mastic, Gum Tragacanth (For Binding Wet Ingredients, Not For Incense)
Ammoniac Gum = Asafetida
Asafetida  = Tobacco, Valerian
Balm Of Gilead  =  Rose Buds, Gum Mastic
Bdellium , Gum  =  Copal, Pine Resin, Dragons Blood
Belladonna  = Tobacco
Benzoin  = Gum Arabic, Gum Mastic
Cachana  = Angelica Root
Carnation =  Rose Petals Anointed With A Few Drops Of Clove Oil
Cassia  = Cinnamon
Castor Bean  = A Few Drops Of Castor Oil
Cedar = Sandalwood
Cinquefoil  =  Clover, Trefoil
Citron = Equal Parts Of Orange Peel & Lemon Peel
Clove =  Mace, Nutmeg
Clover  = Cinquefoil
Copal  = Frankincense, Cedar
Cowbane   =  Tobacco
Cypress  =  Juniper, Pine Needles
Deerstongue  =   Tonka Bean (Not For Internal Use), Woodruff, Vanilla
Dittany Of Crete  =  Gum Mastic
Dragons Blood = Equal Parts Of Red Sandalwood And Frankincense
Eucalyptus Oil  =  Camphor Oil, Lavender Oil
Euphorbium  =  Tobacco
Frankincense   =  Copal, Pine Resin
Galangal   =  Ginger Root
Grains Of Paradise   =  Black Pepper
Gum Ammoniac   =  Asafetida
Gum Bdellium  =  Copal, Pine Resin, Dragons Blood
Hellebore  =   Tobacco, Nettle
Hemlock   =  Tobacco
Hemp   =  Nutmeg; Damiana, Star Anise, Bay
Henbane   =  Tobacco
Hyssop  =   Lavender
Ivy   =   Cinquefoil
Jasmine   =   Rose
Juniper   =  Pine
Lavender   =  Rose
Lemongrass =  Lemon Peel
Lemon Peel   =   Lemongrass
Lemon Verbena   =  Lemongrass, Lemon Peel
Mace   =  Nutmeg
Mandrake   =  Tobacco
Mastic Gum  =  Gum Arabic, Frankincense
Mint (Any Sort)   =  Sage
Mistletoe  =  Mint, Sage
Mugwort   =  Wormwood
Neroli Oil   =  Orange Oil
Nightshade   =  Tobacco
Nutmeg  =   Mace, Cinnamon
Oakmoss  =  Patchouli
Orange  =    Tangerine Peel
Orange Flowers  =  Orange Peel
Patchouli  =  Oakmoss
Peppermint  =  Spearmint
Pepperwort  =  Rue, Grains Of Paradise, Black Pepper
Pine  =  Juniper
Pine Resin  =  Frankincense, Copal
Red Sandalwood   =  Sandalwood Mixed With A Pinch Of Dragons Blood
Rose  =  Yarrow
Rose Geranium  =  Rose
Rue   =  Rosemary Mixed With A Pinch Of Black Pepper
Saffron   =  Orange Peel
Sandalwood    =   Cedar
Sarsaparilla  =   Sassafras
Sassafras   =    Sarsaparilla
Spearmint   =   Peppermint
Sulfur    =  Tobacco, Club Moss, Asafetida
Thyme  =   Rosemary
Tobacco   =   Bay
Tonka Bean   =  Vanilla
Trefoil  =   Cinquefoil
Valerian   = Asafetida
Vanilla   = Woodruff, Deerstongue, Tonka Bean
Vetivert  =   Calamus
Wolfsbane  =  Tobacco
Wood Aloe   =   Sandalwood Sprinkled With Ambergris Oil
Woodruff  =   Deerstongue, Vanilla
Wormwood  =  Mugwort
Yew  =  Tobacco
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The Magical Properties of Herbs
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Herbs and their Properties

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Absinthe(Wormwood): POISIONOUS DO NOT BURN INDOORS.  divination, scrying, protection, Moon, mars, psychic awareness, animals, aphrodisiac, clairvoyance, determination, exorcism, love, opposition, psychic development, spell breaking, transformation.

Acacia (Gum Arabic):  Psychic powers, meditation, offering on altar, prosperity, harmony, increase power of spells, money, peace, protection, growth, tranquillity.

Agrimony (Church Steeples, Cocklebur, Philanthropos, Sticklewort):  Protection, return spells to their sender, insomnia, prosperity, luck, money, psychic protection, wealth.

Alfalfa:Prosperity, Anti-hunger, Money

Allspice (Pimento, Jamaica Pepper):  Prosperity, luck, money, healing, compassion, determination, fertility, gain, love, renewal.

Almond:  Aphrodisiac, compassion, fertility, love, prosperity, wealth.

Althea (Marshmallow):  Clairvoyance, determination, harmony, peace, psychic development, tranquillity.

Angelica (Archangel, Masterwort):  Ward off negativity, protection, Divination, Exorcism, Healing, Visions, prosperity, love, spell breaking, success, wisdom.

Anise (Aniseed):Purification, protection, entices spirits to aid in spells, divination, love, passion, Preventing nightmares, psychic development, psychic protection, Clairvoyance,cleansing, consecration, fertility, gain, good luck, happiness, money, weddings

Apple:love, healing, bury in ground at Samhain to feed spirits as they pass over, Garden Magic, Immortality

Arrow Root (Yarrow): Divination, love, marriage, negativity, defence, protection, animals, clairvoyance, consecration, endings, exorcism, fertility, luck, increase the power of a spell, longevity, psychic protection, release, spell breaking,  weddings.

Artemesia (Wormwood, Absinthe): POISIONOUS DO NOT BURN INDOORS.  divination, scrying, protection, Moon, mars, psychic awareness, animals, aphrodisiac, clairvoyance, determination, exorcism, love, opposition, psychic development, spell breaking, transformation.

Asafoetida (Devilís Dung, Food of the Gods): Consecration, endings, exorcism, opposition, protection, release, spell breaking, hex breaking, curse breaking 


Balm of Gilead (Mecca Balsam, Poplar Buds):  Inspiration, knowledge, love, protection, strength, virility, wisdom.

Basil (American Dittany, Witchesí Herb, Alabahaca):  protection, wealth, love, repels negativity, mars, Scorpio, exorcism, soothing strife between lovers, purifying, lust, clairvoyance, consecration, divination, fertility, fidelity, happiness, harmony, honesty, money, passion, peace, prosperity, spell breaking, strength, success.

Bay (Daphne, Laurel):  Psychic powers, purification, wishes, wisdom, protection, Sun, strength, prophecy, healing, lightning, negativity, clairvoyance, consecration, divination, exorcism, luck, harmony, inspiration, knowledge, love, memory, money, peace, release, spell breaking, tranquillity, transformation.

Benzoin (Sumatra Gum, Spice Bush):  Purification, Prosperity, Sun, Leo, success, energy, magical power, astral Projection, exorcism, harmony, inspiration, knowledge, love, money, peace, protection, psychic protection, spell breaking, tranquillity, wisdom.

Birch:  Protection, purification, Health, Beginnings, prosperity, cleansing.

Blackberry:Protection, health, prosperity, make into pies for Lammas, Money,

Boneset (Comfrey): Healing, travel, Saturn, rulership, money, endings, exorcism, protection, release, safe travel, spell breaking

Broom: Purification, protection, compassion, consecration, exorcism, passion, protection, psychic powers and protection, spell breaking, weather, weddings.

Burdock (Cocklebur, Hardock, Beggarís buttons):  negativity, purification, protection, Animals, compassion, consecration, exorcism, love, protection, spell breaking.



Calendula:protection, prophetic dreams, legal matters

Caraway:Aphrodisiac, fertility, fidelity, gain, honesty, love, memory, passion, theft, protection, Sensuality, lust, health.

Carnation (Dianthus):  protection, altar offering to Goddess, strength, healing.

Cassia (Senna, Chinese Cinnamon): Aphrodisiac, clairvoyance, consecration, divination, luck, harmony, increase power of a spell, inspiration, knowledge, love, money, passion, peace, protection, psychic development, tranquillity, wealth, wisdom.

Catnip (Catmint):  love, cat magic, beauty, happiness, Animals, dreams, harmony, peace, sleep, tranquillity.

Cedar:Purifying, healing, Sun, money, protection, psychic powers, love, clairvoyance, consecration, divination, gain, longevity, prosperity, strength, success, wealth, money.

Chamomile:  Meditation, rest, purification, calming, prosperity, God incense, Sun, water, love, money, luck, beauty, determination, dreams, luck, harmony, meditation, money, peace, tranquillity, wealth.

Cinnamon:Spiritual and psychic powers, protection, success, Sun, money, healing, love, lust, aphrodisiac, clairvoyance, consecration, divination, luck, harmony, increase power of a spell, inspiration, knowledge, passion, peace, prosperity, protection, tranquillity, wealth, wisdom, strength.

Cinquefoil (Five Finger Grass):  Prosperity, protection, purification, divination dreams,  clairvoyance, divination, exorcism, increase the power of a spell, inspiration, knowledge, love, money, spell breaking, wealth, wisdom.

Clary sage:Clairvoyance, consecration, divination, harmony, inspiration, knowledge, love, peace, prosperity, protection, psychic development, retention, tranquillity, wealth, wisdom.

Clove: Wealth, purification, divination, negativity, money, protection, aphrodisiac, clairvoyance, exorcism, psychic protection, spell breaking, gossip, protection, love, money.

Comfrey (Boneset):  Healing, travel, Saturn, rulership, money, endings, exorcism, protection, release, safe travel, spell breaking.

Copal (Mexican Frankincense):  Sun, heart's ease, clearing, uplifting, protection, exorcism, spirituality, love, consecration, increase the power of a spell, meditation.

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Daffodil:Love, fertility, luck.

Damiana:lust, visions, love, increase power of a spell, psychic development, sensuality.

Dandelion (Cankerwort, Lionís tooth, Wild Endive): divination, wishes, calling spirits, animals, Luck, psychic development.

Devil's eye (Elder): SEEDS ARE POISONOUS. exorcism, protection, healing, negativity, blessings, cleansing, offerings, Clairvoyance, compassion, consecration, divination, love, Psychic protection, transformation..  (Some say the wood should not be burned as it is scared to Hecate)

Devilís Dung (Asafoetida): Consecration, endings, exorcism, opposition, protection, release, spell breaking, hex breaking, curse breaking

Dill:  wealth, protection, love, determination, dreams, fertility, gain, harmony, peace, psychic protection, retention, rest, sleep, tranquillity, money, lust, luck.

Dittany (Dittany of Crete, Greek Mint): Clairvoyance, divination, happiness, materialisation, meditation, psychic development, visions.

Dragon's blood (Blume, Socotrine, Zanzibar Drop):  Mars, power, courage, love, protection, exorcism, potency, sexual energy, animals, consecration, fidelity, luck, honesty, increase power of a spell, money, psychic protection, strength, virility.


Echinacea:Strengthen spells

Elder (Devilís Eye, Elderberry, Tree of Doom):  SEEDS ARE POISONOUS. negativity, blessings, cleansing, offerings, Clairvoyance, compassion, consecration, divination,  love, protection, Psychic protection, transformation, exorcism, healing, sleep, healing, prosperity.  (Some say the wood should not be burned as it is scared to Hecate)

Elecampane (Elf Dock, Elfwort, Velvet Dock, Wild Sunflower, Horse Heal): Animals, attraction, beauty, love.

Eucalyptus (Dinkum, Blue Gum): protection, healing, consecration, renewal.

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Fern:  protection, sacred to God, bring rain, luck, wealth, longevity, youth, health, exorcism.

Fennel:Mercury, purification, protection, healing, ward off evil, negative energy, confidence, courage, fertility, love, psychic protection, strength.

Frankincense (Olibanum):  Protection, blessing, spirituality, meditation, power, sun, loyalty, purification, exorcism, courage, clairvoyance, consecration, divination, luck, increase power of a spell, inspiration, knowledge, psychic development, psychic protection, spell breaking, success, transformation, wisdom.


Galangal (African Ju Ju Powder, Catarrh Root, China Root, Low John):  Mars, health, protection, luck, money, psychic powers, breaking hexes, Consecration, divine intervention, exorcism, increase the power of a spell, law, love, psychic protection, spell breaking.

Garlic:Sacred to Hecate, flowers as altar offering.  protection, healing, aphrodisiac, clairvoyance, confidence, consecration, courage, divination, exorcism, longevity, money, opposition, spell breaking, gossip, strength, success, theft, lust.

Ginger:Love, success, money, power, mars, aphrodisiac, passion, psychic development, psychic protection, sensuality.

Ginseng (Man-root, Tartar Root): Aphrodisiac, gain, love, longevity, money, renewal, strength, wishes, healing, beauty, lust, protection.

Grains of Paradise (Cardamon, Guinea Pepper, Love Pods): Aphrodisiac, fertility, gain, luck, happiness, love, success.

Gum Arabic (Acacia): Psychic powers, meditation, offering on altar, prosperity, harmony, increase  power of spells, money, peace, protection, growth, tranquillity.



Hawthorn:Fertility, magic, protection, chastity, happiness.

Hazel:healing, protection, Wisdom, luck, fertility, lightning, wishes.

Heather:  red to start or end affair, white for protection, purple for spiritual development.

Henna (Alcanna, Medudi): Beauty, gain, gentleness, renewal, healing, change.

Holly:Enhances Magic, dream magic, mars, Yule, Protection against storms, clairvoyance, consecration, divination, protection, renewal, transformation, virility, luck.

Honeysuckle:Animals, clairvoyance, determination, divination, fidelity, luck, honesty, inspiration, secrets, knowledge, love, memory, money, peace of mind, theft, prosperity, psychic  development, retention, strength, weddings, wealth, wisdom, protection.

Hypericum (St. Johnís Wort): Negativity, health, willpower, protection, happiness, strength, animals, confidence, courage, exorcism, luck, increase power of a spell, opposition, psychic protection, spell breaking, success

Hyssop:  Purification, negativity, consecration, money, prosperity, protection, psychic development, wealth, psychic protection.



Iris:Wisdom, purification. 

IrishMoss (Sea spirit, Sea Moss, Chondrus): Luck, money, protection, rain.

Iris Root (Orris Root):divination, Venus, peace, detachment, love, protection, psychic awareness,  exorcism, spell breaking, gossip.

Ivy:  Fertility, Love, healing, protection.



Jalap (High John the Conqueror): Commanding, consecration, gambling, luck, love, money, opposition, prosperity, protection, success, wealth.

Jasmine:Aphrodisiac, dreams, fertility, happiness, love, meditation, passion, prosperity, rest, sensuality, sleep, money, astral projection.

Juniper:  Freedom, far away places, romance, healing, love, exorcism, theft, protection, psychic powers, animals, aphrodisiac, fertility, gain, secrets, retention, strength.



Karaya (Sterculia): Fertility, Gain. 

Kelp:  Wind spells, protection, psychic powers.

Khus Khus (Vetiver): Love, wealth, negativity, luck, increase the power of a spell, protection, success, virility.



Ladyís Mantle (Lionís Foot, Stelleria, Nine Hooks):  animals, beauty, compassion, gentleness, modesty, weddings.

Lavender (Asarum, Elf Leaf, Nardus):  Purification, peace, love, psychic awareness, Mercury, balance, clarity, sanity, happiness, protection,  longevity, divination, study, visualisation, concentration, aphrodisiac, clairvoyance, luck, harmony, secrets,  memory, money, peace, psychic development, retention, tranquillity, virility, sleep, chastity.

Lemonbalm (Melissa):  Success, health, love, moon, fertility, prophecy, psychic powers, lust, compassion, endings, gentleness, happiness, longevity, psychic development, release.

Lemongrass:psychic powers, lust, clairvoyance, divination, fidelity, honesty, strength, repel snakes.

Lemon verbena (Verbena, Herb Louisa, Cedron): love, purification, dreams, exorcism, happiness, harmony, increase power of a spell, peace, prevent nightmares, protection, rest, sleep, spell breaking, success.

Lilac:Clairvoyance, divination, gentleness, harmony, love, memory, modesty, peace, psychic development, psychic protection, recall past lives, tranquillity, exorcism, protection.

Lily:Protection, Breaking Love spells.

Lily of the Valley (Jacobís Ladder, May Bells, Our Ladyís Tears): Gentleness, happiness, modesty, protection.

Lovage:Aphrodisiac, consecration, love, money, protection, psychic protection.

Low John the conqueror (Galangal): Mars, health, protection, luck, money, psychic powers, breaking hexes, Consecration, divine intervention, exorcism, increase the power of a spell, law, love, psychic protection, spell breaking

Lucky Hand (Orchid root): Aphrodisiac, beauty, exorcism, luck, money, psychic protection, spell breaking, success.

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Mace:  psychic power, mercury, psychic powers, intellect, fertility, gain, luck, love, protection.

Maidenhair (Five finger Fern, Rock Fern, Venusís Hair): Aphrodisiac, beauty, gentleness, harmony, love, modesty, peace, tranquillity.

Mandrake (Herb of Circe, May Apple): Animals, aphrodisiac, fertility, love, money, prosperity, protection, psychic development, sensuality, virility, wealth, health.

Marigold (Calendula, Verrucaria):  Marriage spells, clairvoyant dreams, protection, psychic Powers, luck, happiness, memory, money, peace of mind, prosperity, sleep, renewal, success, wealth, legal matters.

Marjoram (wintersweet):  love, protection, wealth, mercury, animals, happiness, harmony, peace, psychic development, psychic protection, tranquillity, weddings, money.

Meadowsweet (Gravel Root, Trumpet Weed):  peace, happiness, love, tranquillity, gentleness, luck, harmony, love, money, peace, weddings.

Mint:protection, prosperity, money, luck, travel, Venus, mercury,(peppermint = mars), exorcism,  lust, healing, love, psychism, purification, clairvoyance.

Mistletoe (Golden Bough, All Heal, Loranthus):  protection, exorcism, love, fertility, animals, consecration, fertility, gain, luck, psychic protection, renewal, success, virility, health. {poisonous}

Motherwort (Lionís ear): Animals, compassion, dreams, fertility, gentleness, happiness, harmony, love, peace, sleep, tranquillity.

Mugwort (Moxa, Artemesia, Witch Herb):  Divination, rub on crystal balls to enhance strength, Protection for travellers, psychic powers, astral projection, prophetic dreams, aphrodisiac, clairvoyance, longevity, theft, protection, sleep, strength, healing.

Mullein:protection, divination, health, courage, love, exorcism.

Mustard:Health, protection, fertility, aphrodisiac, exorcism, fertility, gain, love, passion, success, virility, money, wealth, prosperity, mental powers.

Myrrh:Protection, negativity, purification, consecration, moon, laying to rest, resurrection, exorcism, spirituality, compassion, endings, exorcism, luck, happiness, prosperity, psychic protection, release, spell breaking, success, transformation, wealth, healing.

Myrtle (Bayberry): Aphrodisiac, compassion, fertility, happiness, longevity, love, money, prosperity, wealth, weddings.

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Neroli (Orange Blossom): beauty, fertility, luck, happiness, love, money, prosperity, wealth, weddings.

Nettle (Stinging Nettle):  exorcism, protection, healing, lust, aphrodisiac, exorcism, protection, psychic protection, spell breaking.

Nutmeg (Calabach):  prosperity, aphrodisiac, clairvoyance, divination, dreams, fertility, gain, love, meditation, money, protection, psychic development, sleep 



Oak:God symbols, Purification, Fertility, Power, Balance, Protection, Success, Acorns for wealth, Health, confidence, courage, longevity, opposition, prosperity, retention, strength, virility, money, healing, potency, luck.

Oakmoss: luck, protection, clairvoyance, divination, exorcism, spell breaking.

Onion (Victory root): aphrodisiac, clairvoyance, consecration, divination, exorcism, opposition, protection, spell breaking, gossip, success, healing, money, prophetic dreams, lust.

Olibanum (Frankincense): Protection, blessing, spirituality, meditation, power, sun, loyalty, purification, exorcism, courage, clairvoyance, consecration, divination, luck, increase power of a spell, inspiration, knowledge, psychic development, psychic protection, spell breaking, success, transformation, wisdom 

Orange:  love, fortune and divination, beauty, fertility, luck, happiness, money, prosperity, wealth, weddings.

Orange Blossom (Neroli): beauty, fertility, luck, happiness, love, money, prosperity, wealth, weddings.

Oregano (Wild Marjoram, Origanum): animals, happiness, harmony, love, peace, protection,  psychic development, growth, tranquillity, weddings.

Orchid Root (Lucky Hand, Salep): Aphrodisiac, beauty, exorcism, luck, money, psychic protection, spell breaking, success.

Orris root (Iris root): divination, Venus, peace, detachment, love, protection, psychic awareness, exorcism, spell breaking, gossip.

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Parsley:  purification, protection, mercury, lust, Persephone, aphrodisiac, clairvoyance, divination, happiness, meditation, psychic development, love.

Patchouli (graveyard Dust):  Incense for wealth, fertility, Earth and underworld, money, lust, clairvoyance, divination, exorcism, increase the power of spells, love, memory, peace of  mind, protection, psychic development, sensuality, spell breaking.

Pennyroyal (Mosquito plant, Squaw Mint): protection, peace, strength, endings, harmony, love, peace, protection, release, tranquillity.

Pepper:protection, negativity, exorcism.

Peppermint (Lammint): Animals, aphrodisiac, consecration, dreams, endings, luck, happiness, love, money, prosperity, protection, psychic development, release, renewal, rest, sleep, transformation, wealth, purification, healing, psychic powers, divination.

Pimento (Allspice): Prosperity, luck, money, healing, compassion, determination, fertility, gain, love, renewal.

Pine (Evergreen):  purification, cleansing, Prosperity, wealth, animals, clairvoyance, compassion, consecration, divination, fertility, protection, psychic protection, strength, healing, fertility, exorcism, money.

Plantain (Ripple Grass, Snakeweed): Animals, fertility, gain, honesty, love, protection, gossip, Transformation, healing, strength, snake repelling.

Pomegranate (Chinese apple): Fertility, gain, prosperity, renewal, retention, divination, luck, wishes, wealth.

Poppy (Headache, Manseed, Corn Rose): Clairvoyance, compassion, consolation, divination,dreams, fertility, gain, harmony, love, peace, prosperity, rest, sleep, tranquillity, wealth, money, luck, invisibility.

Purple Clover (Red Clover): Animals, luck, money, opposition, protection,  psychic protection, gossip, strength.

Primrose (Fairy Cups, Password, English Cowslip):  Spring Equinox, Venus, protection, love, emotions, hope, promise, affection, animals, compassion, dreams, harmony, longevity, renewal, rest, sleep, gossip, tranquillity.



Quassia (Bitter Ash, Bitterwood): Compassion, endings, love, protection, release.


Red Clover (Trefoil, Wild Clover, Purple Clover): Animals, luck, money, opposition, protection, psychic protection, gossip, strength.

Rose:Love, psychic power, Venus, healing, divination, psychism, luck, protection, aphrodisiac, beauty, clairvoyance, compassion, consecration, harmony,  longevity, memory, peace, peace of mind, retention, tranquillity, transformation, weddings.

Rose Geranium: Animals, aphrodisiac, confidence, consecration, courage, exorcism, love, passion, protection, psychic protection, sensuality, spell breaking.

Rosemary:  Purification, negativity, love, protection, health, blessing, consecration, Sun, lust, insight, Fidelity, aphrodisiac, confidence, courage, endings, fertility, luck, happiness, honesty,  inspiration, knowledge, longevity, meditation, memory, peace of mind, theft, psychic development, release, strength.

Rowan:knowledge, divination, protection, Enhances Magic, Inspiration.

Rue (Herb of Grace, Herb of Repentance):  Blessing, consecration, protection, health, compassion, Consecration, luck, karma, longevity, love, psychic protection, psychic development, spell breaking.

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Safflower (American Saffron, Beggarís Crocus): Clairvoyance, divination, exorcism, psychic development, spell breaking.

Sage (Salvia, Sawge):  protection, wisdom, health, Jupiter, money, longevity, wishes, purification, aphrodisiac, clairvoyance, consecration, divination, harmony, inspiration, knowledge, love, meditation, peace, prosperity, psychic development, psychic protection, retention, tranquillity, wealth, weddings.

St. John's wort (Hypericum, Goat Weed, Amber):  Negativity, health, willpower, protection, happiness, strength, animals, confidence, courage, exorcism, luck, increase power of a spell, opposition, psychic protection, spell breaking, success.

Sandalwood:  Protection, full moon, negativity, spirit offering, spirituality, exorcism, wishes, clairvoyance, consecration, divination, luck, meditation, psychic development, success.

Solomon's seal (Dropberry, Sealroot, Sealwort, St. Maryís seal):  Protection, offering to  Elements, consecration, exorcism, luck, inspiration, knowledge, money, prosperity,psychic development, psychic protection, spell breaking, success, wisdom, wealth.

Spearmint (Sage of Bethlehem, Green Spine): Animals, aphrodisiac, consecration, dreams, endings, luck, happiness, love, money, prosperity, protection, psychic development,release, renewal, rest, sleep, transformation, wealth.

Star Anise (Chinese Anise, Badiana):  Psychic power, fortune, aphrodisiac, clairvoyance, consecration, divination, fertility, gain, luck, love, money, nightmares, protection,psychic development, psychic protection.

Storax (Styrax, Amber, Neteph, Stracte): commanding, consecration, exorcism, increase the power of a spell, protection, psychic protection, spell breaking, strength, success.

Sumatra Gum (Benzoin): Purification, Prosperity, Sun, Leo, success, energy, magical power, astral Projection, exorcism, harmony, inspiration, knowledge, love, money, peace, protection, psychic protection, spell breaking, tranquillity, wisdom..

Sun Flower (Marigold of Peru): Wishes, fertility, wisdom, healing, truth, clairvoyance, divination, dreams, fertility, gain, divination, dreams, fertility, gain, luck, love, money, prosperity, protection, psychic development, sleep, success, wealth..



Tarragon (Dragon Herb, Little Dragon, Estragon): Animals, aphrodisiac, confidence, courage, secrets, love, passion, theft, protection, retention, sensuality, strength, virility.

Thyme (Bitter Mint): Negativity, purification, healing, Venus, courage, love, psychic powers, repels nightmares, cleansing, clairvoyance, compassion, confidence, consecration, courage, divination, love, meditation, money, nightmares, protection, psychic  development.

Tulsi (Basil): protection, wealth, love, repels negativity, mars, Scorpio, exorcism, soothing strife between lovers, purifying, lust, clairvoyance, consecration, divination, fertility, fidelity, happiness, harmony, honesty, money, passion, peace, prosperity, spell breaking, strength, success.

Tumeric (Zedonary, Curcuma): Aphrodisiac, confidence, courage, exorcism, passion, sensuality, spell breaking, strength..



Uva Ursi (Bearberry): Divination, psychic work, animals, protection, strength. (back to top)


Valerian (All-Heal, Blessed herb, Heliotrope, Vandal Root):  Mercury, Venus, protection, purification, love, ward off danger, balance, emotions, aphrodisiac, consecration, creativity, inspiration, knowledge, love, nightmares, prosperity, protection, success, transformation..

Vervain (verbena, Herb of Grace, Holy Herb, Van Van): love, purification, wealth, creativity,psychic attack, Venus, the Crone aspect, protection, money, aphrodisiac, consecration, creativity, inspiration, knowledge, nightmares, prosperity, success, transformation.

Vetivert (Vetiver, Khus Khus):  Love, wealth, negativity, luck, increase the power of a spell, protection, success, virility.

Violet:Aphrodisiac, beauty, fidelity, gentleness, luck, harmony, honesty, love, modesty, peace, tranquillity, transformation.



Wild Marjoram (Oregano): animals, happiness, harmony, love, peace, protection, psychic development, growth, tranquillity, weddings

Willow (Saille, Witchesí Asprin):  Bark for divination, love, Moon Magic, Wishes, rotection,  healing, Moon, clairvoyance, compassion, consecration, determination, divination, endings, exorcism, gentleness, love,  nightmares, theft, release, spell breaking.

Witch Herb (Mugwort): Divination, rub on crystal balls to enhance strength, Protection for  travellers, psychic powers, astral projection, prophetic dreams, aphrodisiac, clairvoyance, longevity, theft, protection, sleep, strength.

Witchesí Herb (Basil): protection, wealth, love, repels negativity, mars, Scorpio, exorcism, soothing strife between lovers, purifying, lust, clairvoyance, consecration, divination, fertility, fidelity, happiness, harmony, honesty, money, passion, peace, prosperity, spell breaking, strength, success.

Wood Betony (Bishopwort, Betony): burn at Litha for protection, purification, to be rid of nightmares, send away despair, psychic awareness, consecration, prevent intoxication, protection, psychic protection.

Wormwood (Absinthe):  POISIONOUS DO NOT BURN INDOORS.  divination, scrying, protection, Moon, mars, psychic awareness, animals, aphrodisiac, clairvoyance, determination, exorcism, love, opposition, psychic development, spell breaking, transformation.



Yarrow (Arrow Root, Bloodwort, Death Flower, Milfoil, Woundwort, Thousand Leaf): Divination, love, marriage, negativity, defence, protection, animals, clairvoyance, consecration, endings, exorcism, fertility, luck, increase the power of a spell, longevity,  psychic protection, release, spell breaking, weddings.


Zanzibar Drop (Dragonís Blood): Mars, power, courage, love, protection, exorcism, potency, sexual energy, animals, consecration, fidelity, luck, honesty, increase power of a spell, money, psychic protection, strength, virility

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