Cedar – for uncrossing and removing jinxes. Find a ritual that suits you the best and get ready to enjoy this magickal sabbat! I provide these “do it yourself” articles for educational purposes, but it is strongly recommended that you consult an experienced spell caster such as myself before casting a spell, and allow me to do the work for you instead. Spin my tarot wheel to find out. I’m currently learning more about healing herbs and plants. Make a fennel tea to help with colds and to expel mucus.
Peppermint Leaf - used as an aphrodisiac and for luck…
Yes, I want the Patheos Pagan Newsletter as well, Identity Politics vs. Transactional Politics. Keep in mind that these herbs serve roughly the same function in a general sense, but also have other pleasant effects. It’s also highly adaptable. And of course you aren’t limited by herbs, there are lots of foods that can be used for protection: Almonds, artichoke, basil, bay, black pepper, blueberries, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, cayenne, chillies, chives, clove, corn, cranberries, curries, eggs, fennel, garlic, horseradish, leeks, mango, marigold, meat, mustard, olive oil, onions, oranges, paprika, parsley, peppers, pineapple, plum, potato, quince, radish, raspberries, rice, rhubarb, rosemary, rum, sesame seeds, soy sauce, spicy foods, sunflower seeds, tofu, tomatoes, vinegar, walnut, watercress. Add to luck oil to increase its strength.
Fennel also has some great healing properties. The breath of life And the light of my mindCreates an enchantment Of protection and comfort As the air I breathe is purified And separated from any negativityMay my space be protectedSo Mote it Be.
Rosemary (botanical name – Rosmarinus officinalis) was considered sacred by ancient Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, and Hebrews, and during Medieval times, it was deemed to grow only in the gardens of the righteous. Peppermint Leaf - used as an aphrodisiac and for luck. Make a small pouch and stuff it with fern leaves in order to have a personal protection charm. In hoodoo you can try to ward off any bad negativity with a series of herbs used for purification and blessings, in this sense, can be simple or complex depending upon the situation. This way you know it’s being done by someone experienced and knowledgeable and I’m also always here to answer questions about your casting and provide follow-up at no additional charge. This article on magical herbs and plants for success, money and protection is excerpted with permission from The Green Witch: Your Complete Guide to the Natural Magic of Herbs, Flowers, Essential Oils, and More by Arin Murphy-Hiscock. Called “allspice” because it incorporates flavors such as clove, cinnamon, and pepper, it is a common flavoring for spice cookies. To practice true sorcery with the use of herbs, you need to infuse them with energy.
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However, having said that and being asked specifically for a list…here are my herb/plant suggestions, this can be in fresh or dried form or as essential oils, scented wax or incense sticks: African violet, Agrimony, Aloe, Alyssum, Anemone, Angelica, Ash, Aster, Basil, Bay, Benzoin, Betony, Birch, Black Pepper, Blackthorn, Bladder wrack, Bluebell, Borage, Bracken, Broom, Burdock, Buttercup, Calamus, Caraway, Cardamom, Carnation, Cedar, Celandine, Chickweed, Chrysanthemum, Cinnamon, Cinquefoil, Clove, Clover, Comfrey, Copal, Coriander, Cornflower (Batchelor’s Buttons) , Cramp Bark, Cumin, Cyclamen, Cypress, Daffodil, Daisy, Datura, Delphinium, Dill, Dittany of Crete, Dogwood, Dragon’s Blood, Dulse, Elder, Fennel, Fern, Feverfew, Flax, Foxglove, Garlic, Geranium, Ginger, Gorse, Gourd, Grass, Hawthorn, Hazel, Heather, Heliotrope, Holly, Honeysuckle, Horehound, Hyssop, Ivy, Juniper, Lavender, Lilac, Lily, Lobelia, Lovage, Mallow, Mandrake, Marigold, Marjoram, Mint, Mistletoe, Mugwort, Mullein, Mustard, Myrrh, Myrtle, Nettle, Nutmeg, Oak, Parsley, Patchouli, Pennyroyal, Peony, Periwinkle, Pine, Plantain, Primrose, Rose, Rosemary, Rowan, Rue, Sage, Saint John’s Wort, Self Heal, Snapdragon, Solomon’s Seal, Star Anise, Sunflower, Sweetgrass, Sweetpea, Tansy, Thistle, Tobacco, Tulip, Turmeric, Valerian, Vervain, Violet, Willow, Witch Hazel, Woodruff, Wormwood, Yarrow.
Carry or place under rugs to increase luck and ensure steady flow of money; carry on trips for protection & safety; use to stuff luck or money poppets. In this article, we'll explore simple Samhain rituals you can celebrate alone, with family, or with friends.
ACORN is a symbol of great luck and fortune. It seems that they also have aphrodisiac properties. It’s beneficial in fighting anxiety and depression, and it is also useful for inflammation and muscle cramps, as well as for menstrual ones. ...". Like moss, it is associated with serenity.
This is not the case with chamomile, whose use dates back 5,000 years.
I like to use it when I have a cold, it seems to have antibacterial properties so I like to gargle with it when I have a sore throat. Bad incense can be a distraction and can ruin an entire ritual, and be offensive to spirits, which is no less critical. In recent years, with the spread of ethnic cuisine, herbs and spices have experienced a period of triumph and are increasingly being used at home, both to enrich the flavor of the dishes and to enjoy their medicinal properties. They also make a great addition to a Gravlax marinade. Keep a small piece of it on your person and you will be protected from harm. In the bowl or mortar, crush the bay leaves and sage leaves together. Hang it in windows and doorways to protect your home. As many herbs are multifunctional, I’ve included other magical uses into this guide, along with some health benefits of each plant or herb.
Place leaves under your bed to bring a peaceful and restful nights sleep. Clove can boost sexual and love feelings while clearing negativity and providing protection. Also known as vervain, enchanter’s herb, herb of grace, and van van, verbena is an excellent all-purpose herb. When combined with other money drawing herbs in a sachet it is thought to reinforce the other substance’s powers. Click on the images to read the full recipe for each spell. It is rich in nutrients and you can consume it in a variety of pleasant ways. Red is the most auspicious color in feng shui. Angelica – used in simple rituals for protection from evil. It is said that spraying the soil around the house with the chamomile tea can open the door to prosperity and abundance.
Fennel also has some great healing properties. Planting Fennel around the home is also said to bring good luck. If you want to make a ritual broom, bind plenty of mugwort into a broom and then use this broom to sweep negative energies from your home. Also known as artemisia and sailor’s tobacco, mugwort is another ubiquitous witchy herb. And of course, what you have in the house or garden and that won’t cost you the earth to purchase.
As mentioned in our post about Love Herbs, acorns are a symbol of fertility. Sage is said to make you wiser, and as such, will help you if you are meditating.
It has high levels of Vitamin K which we all need to help with bone density and integrity. Make a verbena oil by infusing the fresh magical plant in a light olive oil or grapeseed oil to use as a standard blessing/protection oil. An infusion taken as a tea will help ease a headache. Where to Get It: Organic Calendula Flowers. Rosemary is commonly prepared as a dried powdered extract or a whole dried herb, while liquid extracts and teas are made from dried or fresh leaves. Some believe that it also attracts prosperity. It’s also a good anti-theft herb, so add some to the garden sachets you place outdoors to keep little animal intruders from nibbling at your plants, as well as in protective sachets or charms in your home.
In addition, recent research concluded that is beneficial for type 2 diabetics since it has a positive effect on blood sugar levels. Juniper will also negate hexes and ill-intentioned magic while dispelling malevolent spirits. The herbs themselves have little magical power.
Every belief has its own remedy. Below you’ll find the easiest way to prepare a bag that brings prosperity. Use it to make smoke cleansing sticks and it will purify your space of negative energies. Did you know that Juniper berries provide the main flavouring for gin? Herbs, flowers and spices once dried can be made into incense or bundles to cleanse your home and bring protection in the form of smoke.