|Below are some commonly used Herbs and
their associated correspondences:
in protection and exorcism incense, and also carry the root in a pouch
as a protective talisman. Add to bath to remove hexes. Smoking the
leaves can cause visions. Angelica protects by both creating a barrier
against negative energy, and by filling it's user with positive energy.
Removes curses, hexes, or spells that have been cast against you.
Enhances the aura, giving a joyful outlook. Relieves tension headache,
diuretic, beneficial to the stomach and digestion. Relieves buildup of
phlegm due to asthma and bronchitis. Use with caution- Large doses can
negatively affect blood pressure, heart, and respiration. If pregnant,
can cause miscarriage.
in love and prosperity spells. Carry to attract wealth. Sprinkle basil
over your sleeping lover to assure fidelity. Use it in a ritual bath to
bring new love in, or to free yourself of an old love. Also used for
purification baths. Sprinkle on the floor for protection, and burn as an
in potions for visions, clairvoyance and wisdom. Place under your pillow
to induce prophetic dreams. Carry to ward off evil, and scatter or burn
for exorcism. Add to cleansing teas and baths. Scatter on the floor, and
then sweep out for protection. The priestesses at Delphi are said to
have chewed bay leaves to induce their visions and prophesies.
hex-breaking, protection from evil- removes unwanted influences,
particularly of malevolent intent. Strew to cleanse buildings or rooms,
beneficial in healing spells. Strengthens liver function, combat
hepatitis, aids memory purifies the blood stream. Good fof migraine,
nausea, and gallstones.
in protection incenses and for healing, especially the feet. Carry as a
protection sachet or burn for purification of a room. Rinse with a root
decoction for ridding oneself of a gloomy feeling about yourself or
|Bramble (Blackberry) Leaf||Powerful
herb of protection, and used in invocations to the goddess Brigit, who
presides over healing, poetry, sacred wells, and smithcraft. Also used
to attract wealth. If twined into a wreath with rowan and ivy, will keep
away evil spirits. A bramble patch is a favorite hiding place for faerie
folk, use to invoke and attract faerie spirits.
riches and luxury, expresses gratitude. Place fresh blossoms in water on
altar during ritual to attract money and prosperity. Used in traditional
Chinese medicine for treating skin conditions.
for protection against spirits who mean harm, especially Lilith. The
seeds can be used to ensure faithfulness, and can be used in spells to
attract a lover. Used in cooking, will induce lust.
used as a chocolate substitute, but although the flavor is similar, the
correspondences are opposite. Useful for protection and prosperity (the
dried pods were once used as currency). Can be burned as an incense to
attract spirit helpers and familiars, or to deter poltergeists.
magick and healing pets, increases psychic bond with animals. Use as a
tea for happiness and relaxation. Can also be used during meditation,
increases psychic abilities. Useful in love magick- try burning dried
leaves for love wishes.
in hexes, or to break a hex. Use in love or separation spells. The fire
or spark of the spirit, it adds power to any spell. Contains capsaicin,
which acts as a stimulating digestive aid. Apply externally for joint
pain. Aids circulation, blood pressure, and colds. Those with ulcers or
chronic bowel disorders should avoid using in large quantities.
purification, money, protection, love. Cedar smoke is purifying and can
cure nightmares. Keep cedar in your wallet or purse to attract money,
and use in money incense. It can also be used in love sachets or burned
to induce psychic powers. Use to draw Earth energy and grounding.
tea is a great relaxer. Prosperity wishes, use to attract money, use as
an amulet for prosperity. Use in sleep and meditation incense. Prepares
body and mind for magick. Add to a bath or use to wash your face and
hair to attract love. Bathe children in chamomile tea to protect from
the evil eye, useful in breaking curses cast against you.
success, healing, psychic powers, lust, protection, love. Burn cinnamon
as an incense or use in sachets and spells for healing, money-drawing,
psychic powers, and protection. Mix with frankincense, myrhh and
sandalwood for a strong protection incense to be burned every day. A
exorcism, love, money, good luck. Use in incense to attract money, drive
away negativity, purify, gain luck or stop gossip. Wear to attract the
opposite sex or for protection. Worn or carried to repel negative
energies around you, also said to protect babies in their cribs if hung
over them strung together.
to love sachets and use in spells for peace and tranquility. Smoke the
leaves to aid in obtaining visions. A soothing expectorant and
anti-spasmodic, which can be used to treat bronchitis, whooping cough,
asthma, and chronic emphysema. Caution: Do not use if pregnant or
with frankincense for protection. Mix with salt and scatter to keep away
evil spirits and bad luck. Use in love spells. Steep cumin seed in wine
to induce lust. Place the seeds on, in or near an object to prevent
left. Burn with frankincense for protection.
money, love, fidelity, exorcism, success, clairvoyance, beauty. Brings
good luck. Induces clairvoyant powers. Use for rituals to enhance beauty
strong herb for protection against any type of negativity, especially
when traveling, and particularly for protection in the astral realms.
Very nutritious, beneficial for healing sprains, strains, fractures and
sores. Also soothes an upset stomach.
magick, lust, love, visions. Use in lust spells. Use in love baths. Burn
to enhance visions. Damiana can be prepared in a tea for use in sex
magick. It is a mild aphrodisiac. It produces a marijuana-like euphoria
when smoked. Good for enchanting a male lover. Damiana tea is the best
thing for hangovers. Use caution with this herb.
wishes, calling Spirits. Use the root in a tea to enhance psychic
powers. Used in Samhain rituals. Sleep, protection, healing. A very
nutritious and universally beneficial herb. Use in dream pillows and
sachets, the leaves and flowers can be used in tea for healing.
in the doorway to protect your home, or carry to protect your person.
Can be used in money spells. Add to a ritual bath to become irresistible
to the one you desire. Use in love and lust spells.
include great healing properties, kills germs, infections, eases lung
congestion, heart stimulant. Attracts healing vibrations and protection.
Use to purify and cleanse any space of unwanted energies. Also useful in
dream and sleep pillows.
longevity, courage, vitality, virility and strength. Use for protection
spells of all kinds. Prevents curses, possession and negativity. Use for
purification. Gives strength, courage and longevity. Delicious flavor,
purifies breath, aids digestion and weight loss.
and protection. Include in charms or sachets. Also a strong herb for
health and spiritual healing. Use to ward off sickness and bolster
immune system. Protects travelers, keep in your suitcase or car the next
time you travel. Excellent treatment for migraine headaches- eases
inflammation and constriction of the blood vessels in the head, reduces
sensitivity to light and nausea.
love spells- excellent ingredient in spell bags. Divination. Sacred to
Dionysus, Juno and many others. Recommended for a Beltane altar. If
placed on the doorstep before leaving it will ensure you will arrive
to keep the peace at home- place in a bowl to absorb negative energy.
Useful in healing and protection spells. Also, carry flax seeds in your
wallet or purse to attract money. Very nutritious, good for cholesterol.
abilities, luck, money. For courage, strength, and for avoiding legal
problems. Worn or carried, it protects its bearer and draws good luck.
Placed in a sachet of leather with silver, it brings money. Powdered
galangal is burned to break spells and curses. It is also carried or
sprinkled around the home to promote lust. Worn as a talisman, galangal
aids psychic development and guards the bearer's health. A mild
hallucinogen- eat about three inches of the root for this effect. Use
caution with this plant.
to attract love. Use in healing spells. Use in Moon incense, use to
is in protection spells- traditionally used to ward off vampires. Great
healing properties, antiviral, antifungal, strengthening. The ancient
Greeks placed garlic on the stone cairns at crossroads as an offering to
money, success, power. Use in love spells. Eat before performing spells
to increase your power.
longevity and sexual potency. Use the root in spells to attract love,
maintain health, draw money and ensure sexual potency. Carry to enhance
beauty. Burn to break curses or ward off evil spirits. Make into a lust
enhancing tea. Useful as an antidepressant, equalizes blood pressure,
and aids digestion.
protection, luck, clairvoyance, divination, inspiration, wisdom,
defense, fertility, wishes. Hazel is an ancient Celtic tree of wisdom,
inspiration, and poetry. In Celtic tradition, the Salmon of Knowledge is
said to eat the 9 nuts of poetic wisdom dropped into its sacred pool
from the hazel tree growing beside it. Ancient Irish tales tell of poets
and seers "gaining nuts of Wisdom," a metaphor for heightened
states of consciousness; this belief may have root in a potent brew ?
hazelmead- made from hazelnuts that caused visions. To enlist the aid of
plant fairies, string hazelnuts on a cord and hang up in your house or
|Hulled Hemp Seed||Healing,
love, vision, meditation. Burn as an incense during scrying or to
attract spirit guides. Also add to wax when casting candles. Rich in
nutrients, add to healing formulas and spells. Also useful in love
|Hibiscus Flower|| Useful
as an aphrodisiac and in love spells. Also use to induce dreams, and
enhance psychic ability and divination. Soothes nerves, antispasmodic.
Tea aids digestion, and sweetens breath. Helpful with itchy skin.
dream magick. An excellent protective herb, keeps away lightning,
poison, evil spirits, and other malign forces. The wood is used for all
magickal tools as it will enhance any wish you have. A powerful
protection. Do not consume, for ritual use only.
in healing incenses and spells. Put inside pillow to induce sleep. Tea
helps with a restful sleep. Also drink tea after magickal practices to
balance and refocus your energy back to ordinary reality. Use in healing
sachets and amulets. Also burned during healing prayers.
a tea to increase energy and strength, both physically and mentally- it
increases concentration and focus. Carry or burn for protection wishes.
Called the "Seed of Horus" by the Ancient Egyptians, it is
excellent for blessing one's home. Gather flowering Horehound and tie
with a ribbon, then hang it in your home to keep it free from negative
energies. The leaves and stems are used in candies, cough drops and
syrups. Used to treat asthma, coughs, colds, bronchitis, sore throats,
and skin irritations. Also used as a diaphoretic, diuretic, expectorant,
laxative, stimulant, and stomachic.
excellent purifying herb. Use in purification baths and spells.
Associated with serpents and dragons, and can be burned as an incense to
call on dragon energy. Aids in physical and spiritual protection.
for protection magick of all kinds. Makes a nice incense for protection.
It can be burned or carried to enhance psychic powers. Attracts good,
healthy energies and love. Aids in digestion, intestinal cramps,
diuretic, eases arthritis. Banishes energies injurious to good health.
love, money, fertility, health. Mandrake intensifies the magick of any
spell. To charge mandrake root with your personal power, sleep with it
for three nights during the full moon. A hallucinogen when used in tea-
it has great power as a visionary herb, empowering your visions and
propelling them into manifestation. A whole mandrake root placed in the
home will bring protection and prosperity. Carried, it will attract love
|Morning Glory Blossoms||Happiness,
peace, visions. Place under your pillow to stop nightmares and induce
beneficial psychic dreams. Sacred to the Aztecs. Do not consume, toxic.
ensure good luck, especially with money, carry any type of moss removed
from a gravestone. Use in prosperity spells, Gnome magick and spells to
Mother Earth. Use in "Witch Bottles" for home and business.
Place in your bra When a MALE lover is near to attract sexual attention.
in dream pillows for prophetic dreams. Burn with sandalwood or wormwood
in scrying rituals. Drink as a tea sweetened with honey before
divination. The plain tea can also be used to wash crystal balls and
magick mirrors. Leaves of mugwort can be placed around these to aid in
and courage. Keeps away demons and nightmares while sleeping, also
protects against wild animals. Useful in protection and exorcism spells.
Invokes spirits, use on scrying tools to aid divination. This plant is
the Original Witch's torch, used to illuminate spells and rites. Useful
as an expectorant to clear and heal lungs, stops diarrhea and soothes
to remove a curse and send it back, or sprinkle around the house to keep
out evil. Use in purification baths. Highly nutritious for anemia, skin
disorders and allergies, restores health, expectorant, stops bleeding.
One of the nine sacred herbs of the Anglo-Saxons.
money, health. Carry for good luck, and to strengthen clairvoyant
powers. Use in money and prosperity spells. A hallucinogen when made
into a tea. TOXIC in large doses! Take no more than a pinch!
protection, divination. Use to find and hold love- a powder made from
the root is used as a love drawing powder. Protection from evil spirits.
Roots and leaves hung in the house, and added to the bath are good for
best during the waning Moon- can be empowered by drawing down the Moon
directly into the herb. The active ingredient is xyloidin, a very potent
antibiotic and antiviral. Can relieve arthritis, asthma, bronchitis,
eczema, gastritis, psoriasis, pyorrhoea, rheumatism, skin and nails,
ulcers. Used to treat chronic candida. Potent tonic and cell
regenerator, stimulating natural defenses and revitalizing the body.
Also a sedative, an analgesic, and a diuretic.
emotional balance, peace, attracts friendship and prosperity. Heightens
libido, use in love spells. Calming and soothing, promotes emotional
balance, aid in sleep. Use to relieve nerve pain and hysteria.
in a green bag to attract money and to aid in business transactions.
Burn for protection in meditation and astral travel. Use for ridding
negative thoughts against you, carry when dealing with negative
vibrations of all kinds. Caution: stimulates menustration when consumed,
and can induce miscarriage
sleep, love, healing, psychic powers. Promotes sleep and visionary
dreams. Use in healing and purification baths. Burn as a winter incense.
Very useful for stomach upset and heartburn, nausea, and to ease
congestion during colds and flu.
sacred wisdom. Prosperity,fertility, healing.The Pine tree is an
evergreen, its old title was "the sweetest of woods". Its
needles are a valuable source of vitamin C and can loosen a tight chest.
The scent of Pine is useful in the alleviation of guilt. Burn for
strength, and to reverse negative energies.
healing, love. Calming, promotes sleep and visions. Useful during
pregnancy and childbirth, eases diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.
Beneficial to the kidneys.
psychic powers, healing, luck, protection. Use in love spells of all
kinds. Drink rose tea before bed for prophetic dreams. Domestic peace
and happiness, promotes joy of giving. Helps clear away headaches,
dizziness, mouth sores and menstrual cramps. Heart and nerve tonic.
hips are very high in Vitamin C. Rose hips also contain A, B, E, and K,
organic acids and pectin, and have a high concentration of iron. The
hips are strung like beads and worn to attract love. A woman should eat
rose hips during her menstrual period. A woman's lover should gather
roses for this purpose. The earliest known gardening was the planting of
roses along the most traveled routes of early nomadic humans.
love, lust, mental powers, exorcism, purification, healing, sleep,
youth. Burn to purify and cleanse. Use in love and lust incenses and
potions. Use for healing of all kinds. A tea of rosemary causes the mind
to be alert. Circulatory, digestive and nerve stimulant. Heals headache,
depression, and halitosis.
longevity, wisdom, protection, prosperity. Use in healing and money
spells. Purifying, use as incense during sacred rituals-walk the smoke
to the four corners of the room to repel and rid negative energies and
influences. Especially good when moving into a new home. Heals wounds,
aids digestion, eases muscle and joint pain, colds and fever.
protection, purification, consecration of ritual tools. Sprinkle a few
grains around your sacred space to clear it of any unpleasant presences.
Some ancient rituals call for pouring dry salt into a receptacle of
water to symbolize the dissolving of evil.
known as Horsetail. Fertility spells. Nutritious, helps the body absobrb
calcium, may help to strengthen bones, hair and nails. Control excess
oil on the skin. Diuretic, helps to relieve urinary disorders. May help
blood to clot, reduce fevers, and calm nervous tension. Also can be used
in snake charming!
|Scotch Broom Leaf||A
Druid sacred tree. Use in purification and protection spells and scatter
to exorcise evil spirits. Burn to calm the wind. The branches are used
to make traditional besoms. The tea can induce psychic powers, and its
smoke is a sedative. Use in moderation, can be toxic.
protection to those at sea. Summons sea spirits and sea winds. Uses in
sachets and spells to increase psychic powers. Scrub floors and doors of
business with infusion to attract customers and bring in positive
energy. Use in money spells. Fill a small jar with whiskey, add kelp,
cap tightly and place in the kitchen window. Ensures a steady flow of
money into the household. Helps regulate an underactive thyroid.
Relieves the pain of rheumtism and rheumatic joints.
money, banish poltergeists- To ensure good luck, especially with
gambling, carry Spanish moss. Use in "Witch Bottles" for home
and business. Place around home, or burn to banish poltergeists.
|St. John's Wort||Health,
protection, strength, love divination, happiness, exorcism. A Druid
sacred herb. Use in protection and exorcism spells and incenses of all
kinds. Use as a tea to treat depression. Use the leaves in a necklace to
ward off sickness and tension. Carry to strengthen your courage and
conviction. Burn to banish negative thoughts and energies.
purification, youth, psychic powers, luck. Use for protection,
meditation and psychic power incenses. Can be used in purification
baths. Wards off evil and averts the evil eye. A pillow stuffed with
anise seeds will keep away nightmares. The tree is planted by the
Japanese around temples and on graves as an herb of consecration and
protection. The seeds are burned as incense to increase psychic powers,
and are also worn as beads for the same purpose. Sometimes star anise is
placed on the altar to give it power; one is placed to each of the four
directions. It is also carried as a good luck charm, and the seeds make
excellent pendulums. The tree is often grown near Buddist temples where
it is revered. A stimulant and diuretic. Promotes digestion and relieves
courage, strength. Use the leaves in money sachets, incenses and spells.
A stimulant. Green tea is rich in antioxidants, and other youth
enhancing compounds. The leaves can be used in scrying.
to the Native American Tradition. Tobacco ties- wrap tobacco leaves in
pieces of white, red, yellow and black cloth, and hang them around the
ceremonial space at the 4 cardinal directions. Smoke to allow
communication with spirits. Burn as an incense to purify a space.
Spirits appreciate offerings of tobacco.
courageous defense and deep rooted ideals. Protection spells, also used
to bring spiritual and financial blessings. Carried in an amulet for
joy, energy, vitality, and protection. Can be burned as an incense for
protection and also to counteract hexing.
for good health and use in healing spells. Burn as purification incense.
Wear to increase psychic powers.
muscle relaxant and a tranquilizer. Use for dream magick and sleep
protection baths. Keep in the home or grow in the garden to aid in
keeping harmony. May be used to purify a ritual space. Useful in
consecrating incense burners. Drink tea daily, in moderate doses, during
times of purification.
seduction, mental powers. Use in love sachets, and wear the fragrant oil
as an aphrodisiac.
|White Willow Bark||Love,
divination, protection, healing. Carry and use in spells to attract
love. Use the leaves, bark and wood in healing spells. Burn with
sandalwood to conjure spirits. Brings blessings of the moon into one's
life. Eases muscle and joint pain, beneficial for arthritis.
|Yarrow Flower||Use to dispell melancholy, negative energy, lingering sorrow, or depression. Carried as a sachet or amulet it repels or rids of negative influences. Aids in divination. Good remedy for colds. Opens the pores and purifies the blood. Said to prevent baldness as a hair wash.|