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PostSubject: NICE BIG FAT LIST OF Herbs, Plants, Oils with Folklore Use   Tue Sep 22, 2009 5:57 am

NICE BIG FAT LIST OF Herbs, Plants, Oils with Folklore Use

got this from another list I'm with and thought you might be able to
use it.

Herbs, Plants, Oils with Folklore Use, Where to Buy Herbs
Herbs, Plants, Oils
A large list of herbs and their purposes
...including old folk lore usages

Agrimony
Use in all protection sachets and spells, also to banish negative
energies
and spirits. It has also long been used to reverse spells sent
against the
magician; i.e. it not only breaks hexes, it also sends them back to
the
hexer. Agrimony placed under the head will make one sleep as if dead,
according to ancient lore, but don't use this for insomnia: the
sleeper
won't awaken until the herb is removed.
Alfalfa
Prosperity, Money. Keep in the home to protect from poverty and
hunger. It
is best placed in the cupboard or pantry.
Almond
Money, Prosperity, Wisdom
Amaranth
A crown of amaranth flowers worn on the head speeds healing. To make
sure
that you are never struck by a bullet, pull up a whole amaranth plant
(including roots) preferably on a Friday during the Full Moon. Leave
an
offering to the plant and then fold it, roots and all, in a piece of
white
cloth. Wear this against your breast and you'll be 'bullet-proof. '
The dried
amaranth flowers have been used to call forth the dead, and are also
carried
to cure the affections'; i.e. to mend a broken heart.
Amber
Transforms negative energy into positive. Calms, and attracts loving,
faithful emotions. Opens the crown chakra and aligns the etheric
bodies with
the physical. Attracts prosperity.

Angelica
Grown, the plant is protective. Use in all protection and exorcism
incenses.
Sprinkle the four corners of the house with angelica to ward off
evil, or do
this around the perimeter of the house. Added to the bath angelica
removes
curses, hexes and any spells that may have been cast against you. The
root
was carried in the pocket as a gambling talisman among some American
Indian
tribes. Angelica is also used in healing incenses and mixtures.
Anise
Fill a small pillowcase with anise seeds and sleep on it. This will
ensure
that you have no nightmares. Use in protection and meditation
incenses.
Fresh anise leaves placed in a room will drive off evil, and they are
sometimes placed around the magic circle to protect the magician from
evil
spirits. It also averts the evil eye. Anise seed is also used in
purification baths, especially with bay leaves. It is used to call
forth
spirits to aid in magical operations, and a sprig hung on the bedpost
will
restore lost youth.
Apple
The fruit, when eaten, induces love. Healing, Garden Magic,
Immortality

Avocado
Promotes love and lust. Good when used as a beauty mask.
Banana
Fertility, Potency, Prosperity
Basil
Love, Exorcism, Wealth, Flying, Protection
Bay
Activates the throat chakra and opens the bronchial passages.
Facilitates
full breath and full expression. Decongestive on all levels. Heals
the
heart. Good for colds, flu, rheumatism and sprains. Psychic purifyer.
Bean
Protection, Exorcism, Wart Charming, Reconciliations, Potency, Love

Belladonna
*DEADLY POISON!! Some say help induce Astral projection
Benzoin
Awakens higher mindedness. Encourages confidence and empowerment.
Calms and
sedates the mind and emotions. Relieves dry skin, coughs, and
arthritis.
Natural deoderant and preservative.
Boneset
The plant wards off evil spirits. Make an infusion and sprinkle about
the
house to drive away evil.

Blueberry
Protection against evil spirits and negativity.
Burdock
Cast around the home to ward off negativity. Add to protection
incenses and
use in such spells. Gather burdock roots in the waning Moon, dry and
then
cut them into small pieces. String these on red thread like beads and
wear
for protection against evil and negativity. The leaves of the
burdock, when
laid to the soles of the feet, help to cure gout.
Cabbage
Use for Luck
Cactus
Protection, Chastity
Caper
Potency, Lust, Luck
Caraway
The caraway serves as protection against Lilith, as well as all
manner of
evil spirits, entities and plain old negativity. It s often carried
for this
purpose. Any object which holds some caraway seeds is theft-proof.
Carrot Seed
Mother Nature's skin nurturer. Relieves and replenishes dry, aging
skin.
Helps to reduce wrinkles and restore elasticity. Stimulates endocrine
function. *Not for use during pregnancy. Fertility, Lust
Cascara Sagrada
Sprinkle an infusion of cascara sagrada around your home before go to
any
court proceeding. It will help win your case. Cascara sagrada is also
use
in money spells, and worn as an amulet against evil and hexes.
Catnip
Given to your cat, catnip creates a psychic bond between the two of
you. It
is also intoxicating to the cat. Catnip is used in love sachets,
usually in
conjunction with rose petals. If you hold catnip in your hand until
it is
warm, then hold anyone else's hand, they will forever be your friend,
as
long as you keep the catnip you used for the spell in some safe
place. Grown
near the home or hung over the door, catnip attracts good spirits and
great
luck. Catnip is also used in spells designed to enhance beauty and
happiness. Large catnip leaves are pressed and used as bookmarks in
magical
texts.
Cedar
Attracts prosperity. Encourages flow. Elimination of blockages, and
toxins,
physically, mentally, and emotionally. Cleanses and purifies the
body, skin
and the environment from all negativity and stagnation. Gives relief
from
bronchitis, colds, arthritis, and can have a diuretic effect. Repels
insects. *Not for use during pregnancy.
Celery
Chew the seeds to aid in concentration, or use in spell pillows to
induce
sleep. Burned with orris root, celery seed increases psychic powers.
The
stalk, along with the seeds, induces lust when eaten.
Centaury
The smoke from burning or fuming centaury drives off snakes.

Chamomile
Chamomile is used to attract money and a handwash of the infusion is
some
times used by gamblers to ensure winnings. It is used in sleep and
meditation incenses, and the infusion is also added to the bath to
attract
love. It is also a purificatory and protective herb. When sprinkled
around
the property, it removes curses and spells cast against you.
Cherry
Love, Divination

Chickweed
Carry or use in spells designed to attract a love or to maintain a
relationship
Chicory
Chicory is used to remove all obstacles that might crop up in your
life. It
is carried for this purpose. At one time it was thought to make its
possessor invisible, and to open locked boxes and doors if held
against the
locks. But for these last two purposes, chicory has to be gathered
with a
gold knife in perfect silence at noon or midnight on Midsummer. If
you
anoint your body with chicory juice, you will obtain favors from
great
persons. It is also carried to promote frugality.
Chili pepper
Chili Pepper is used to assure Fidelity, Hex Breaking and Love
Cinnamon
Psychic awareness and protection. Blends with and emphasizes all
other
essences. Attracts money and "security". Aphrodisiac. Very healing on
all
levels. Good for colds, flu, headache, toothache, and sore muscles.
Helps to
heal the heart and kidneys.
Citron
Psychic Powers, Healing
Citronella
Protects, cleanses and clears the aura. Strengthens the life-force.
Encourages self-expression and creativity. Good for writers and
actors.
Brings clarity to the mind and inner vision. Good for attracting
prosperity.
Activates the throat chakra and acts as a tonic for all throat
ailments.
Repells insects. Deoderizer.
Cumin
Protection, Fidelity, Exorcism
Clary Sage
Calming relaxant. Brings well-being to the spirit. Contains a
hormone-
like
agent similar to estrogen that regulates hormonal balance. Relieves
tired,
sore or injured muscles and menstrual cramping when used in massage.
Aphrodesiac. Antiseptic for oily skin and dandruff. *Not for use
during
pregnancy. Do not drink alcohol or drive when under it's influence.

Clove
Burned as an incense, cloves attract riches, drive away hostile and
negative
forces, produce spiritual vibrations, and purify the area. Cloves are
burned
as an incense to stop others from gossiping about you. Worn or
carried,
cloves attract the opposite sex and bring comfort to the bereaved.
evil
presences. Protects and cleanses the body and aura. Balances 2nd and
4th
chakras. Calming and comforting to the emotions. Strengthens eyesight
and
protects one from disease and infection. Very antiseptic, good for
oral
infections and toothache pain. Assists with digestive, muscular, and
bronchial ailments.
Coltsfoot
Add to love sachets and use in spells of peace and tranquility.

Comfrey
Worn or carried, comfrey protects and ensures safety during travel.
Also,
tuck some into your suitcases so that they aren't lost or stolen. The
root
is also used in money spells
Curry
Protection
Daisy
Lust, Luck
Damiana
Damiana is used in lust infusions as well as lust spells.

Dandelion
To find out how long you will live, blow the seeds off the head of a
dandelion. You will live as many years as there are seeds left on the
head.
To tell the time: blow three times at the seed head. The number left
is the
hour. The root, when dried, roasted and ground like coffee, is used
to make
a tea. This infusion will promote psychic powers. This same tea,
steaming
and placed beside the bed,will call spirits. To send a message to a
loved
one, blow at the seed head in his or her direction and visualize your
message. Dandelion, buried in the northwest corner of the house,
brings
favorable winds.
Dragon's Blood
Energizes and attracts inspiration and success. Protection. Virility,
strength and passion. Attraction of male energies. Purifies, "burns"
out
illness and infection. Helps heal bones, teeth, blood disorders, and
reproductive organs.
Ebony
Protection, Power
Echinacea
Enchinacea was used by Indians as an offering to spirit and
strengthen
spells
Edelweiss
Invisibility, Bullet-Proofing
Elecampane
Worn, elecampane attracts love Sew up some of the leaves or flowers
in pink
cloth, or make a sachet. It is also carried for protection, and the
herb
smouldered on charcoal aids in sharpening psychic powers,
particularlv when
scrying.
Eucalyptus
The leaves are used to stuff healing poppets and are carried to
maintain
good health. To relieve colds, ring green candles with the leaves and
pods
and burn them to the socket, visualizing the person (or yourself) as
being
completely healthy. Also hang a small branch or twig of eucalyptus
over the
sick bed. String the immature (green) pods on green thread and wear
to help
heal sore throats. Placed beneath the pillow, the pods guard against
colds.
The leaves are also carried for protection.
Evening Primrose
Rich in GLA, vitamins and minerals. Excellent for face and body
massage,
especially to combat dry, skin and eczema. a nerve tonic, Hormonal
balancer,
good for menstrual problems and for balancing the effects of
menopause.
Fennel
Grown around the home, fennel confers protection. Wearing a piece of
fennel
in the left shoe will prevent wood ticks from biting your legs.
Fennel is
also hung up at windows and doors to ward off evil spirits, and the
seeds
can be carried for the same reason. Fennel is used in purification
sachets,
as well as healing mixtures.
Fern
Rain Making, Protection, Luck, Riches, Eternal Youth, Health,
Exorcism

Figwort
Hung from the neck, the figwort keeps the wearer healthy and protects
against the evil eye. The
plant is also smoked over Midsummer fires and then hung in the home
for its
protective powers.
Frankincense
A sacred, purifying scent used to cleanse the body, aura, and
environment of
all negative influences. Promotes a meditative state. Sun energy.
Opens the
crown chakra and has a healing affect on infections, and viruses.
Revitalizes dry and/or aging skin. Helps with asthma and bronchial
infections.
Garlic
Garlic was once worn to guard against the plague. It is still used to
absorb
diseases. Simply rub fresh, peeled clovess of garlic onto the
afflicted part
of the body, then throw into running water An old spell utilized
gariic in
protectin against hepatitis. To do this, simply wea' thirteen cloves
of
garlic at the end of cord around the neck for thirteen days On the
last day,
in the middle of thc night, walk to a corner of an intersectior of
two
streets, remove the necklace throw it behind you and run home with
out
looking back. Garlic is also extremely protective Sailors carry some
while
on board ship to protect against its wreckage. Soldiers wore garlic
as a
defense in the middle ages, vvbile Roman soldiers ate it to give them
courage. It is placed in the home to guard against the intrusion of
evil, to
keep out robbers and thieves, and is hung over the door to repel
envious
people. Garlic is especially protective in new homes - Worn, garlic
guards
against foul weather (mountaineers wear it) as well as monsters, and
it also
shields you from the blows of your enemies. When evil spirits are
about,
bite into garlic to send them away, or sprinkle powdered garlic on
the floor
(if you don't mind smelling it for some time). Garlic is also placed
beneath
children's pillows to protect them while asleep, and brides~£ once
carried a
clove of garlic in the' pocket for good luck and to keep evil far
from her
on her big day. Rubbed onto pots and pans before cooking in them
garlic
removes negative vibrations which might otherwise contaminate the
food. When
eaten, garlic acts as a lust. inducer, and when a magnet or
lodestone, is
rubbed with garlic it loses its magic& powers.
Geranium
Balances the mind and body. Calms and stabalizes the emotions.
Astringent,
Good healing oil for all skin types. Helps to relieve eczema and
psoriasis.
Repels insects and negative thought forms and environments. Diuretic.
Good
as a massage oil for cellulite.
Ginger
Eating ginger before performing spells will lend them power, since
you have
been 'heated up' by the ginger. It is especially true of love spells,
in
whic ginger is much-used. Whole ginger roots are planted an grown to
attract
money, or the powdered root is sprinkled into pockets or ont money
for this
purpose. Ginger is also used in success spellh or to ensure the
success of a
magica operation. In the Pacific the Dobu islanden make much use of
ginger
in their magic They chew it and spit it at the 'seat' of an illness
to cure
it, and also spit chewed ginger at an oncoming storm, while at sea,
to halt
it.
Ginseng
The root is carried to attract love as well as to guard one's health,
to dra
money, and to ensure sexual potency. Ginseng will also bring beauty
to all w
carry it. Burn ginseng to ward off evil spiritsand to break hexes and
curses. A tea of ginseng is used as a powerful lust-inducing drink,
whether
alone or mixed with other like herbs. Hold a ginseng root in your
hands,
visualize your wish into the root, and throw it into running water.
Or,
carve your wish onto a root and toss into the water. Ginseng can be a
substitute for the mandrake

Gotu Kola
Use in meditation incenses. Burn small amount prior to (but not
during)
meditation.
Grape
Fertility, Garden Magic, Mental Powers, Money
Grapefruit
Refreshing and uplifting. Brings renewed energy, "a second wind".
Antiseptic
to the skin. Tones all bodily tissues and helps *erase* cellulite.
Antidepressant.
Grass
Psychic Powers, Protection
Hawthorn
Hawthorn has long been used to increase fertility. Because of this
power it
is incorporated into weddings, especially those performed in the
spring. The
leaves, curiously enough, are also used to enforce or maintain
chastity or
celibacy. The leaves are placed beneath the mattress or around the
bedroom
for this purpose. Carried in a sachet on a fishing trip hawthorn
ensures a
good catch, and worn or carried it promotes happiness in the
troubled,
depressed, or sad. Hawthorn protects against lightning, and in the
house in
which it resides, no evil ghosts may enter. It is also powerful for
protecting against damage to the house from storms. The Romans placed
hawthorn in cradles to guard the child from evil spells. In the past
most
Witch's gardens contained at least one hawthorn hedge. The hawthorn
is
sacred to the fairies, and is part of the tree fairy triad of
Britain: 'Oak,
Ash and Thorn,' and where all three trees grow together it is said
that one
may see fairies.
Heliotrope
Exorcism, Prophetic dreams, Healing, Wealth, Invisibility
Hemlock
*POISON* Destroy Sexual Drives
Henna
Use for Healing
Hibiscus
Lust, Love, Divination
Honeysuckle
Strengthens the mind and memory. Balancing to the right and left
brain.
Awakens the crown and brow chakra's, bringing psychic awareness.
Induced
prophetic dreams and assists one to let go of the past. Strengthens
and
brings flexibility to the body. Helps heal sore throats, headaches
and
asthma.
Horehound
Horehound is used in protective sachets, and is carried to guard
against
sorcery and fascination. Horehound is also scattered as an exorcism
herb.
Drink an infusion of the herb and it will clear your mind and promote
quick
thinking, as well as strengthen the mental powers. Horehound, when
mixed
with ash leaves and placed in a bowl of water, releases healing
vibrations,
and should be placed in a sickroom.
Huckleberry
Luck, Protection, Dream Magic, Hex Breaking
Hyssop
Hyssop is the most widely used purification herb in magic. It is
added to
baths in sachets,infused and sprinkled on objects or persons to
cleanse
them, and hung up in the home to purge it of evil and negativity.
Iris
Purification, Wisdom
Irish Moss
Irish moss is carried or placed beneath rugs to increase luck and to
ensure
a steady flow of money into the house or pockets of the person. Irish
moss
is also carried while on trips for protection and safety, and is used
to
stuff luck or money poppets. .
Jasmine
Good luck in love and wealth. Aphrodisiac. Alleviates depression, and
tension. Raises self esteem. Opens the heart chakra and stimulates
clarity
of thought. Enables one to lucid dream, when it is used before
sleeping.
Good for use during childbirth. Rejuvinates the skin when used in
massage
and cosmetics. Beautiful fragrance when worn as a single note.
Juniper
Used throughout Europe as a protective herb, Juniper also guards
against
theft. It was probably one of the earliest incenses used by
Mediterranean
Witches. Juniper hung at the door protects against evil forces and
persons,
and it is burned in exorcism rites. A sprig of the plant protects its
wearer
against accidents and attacks by wild animals. It also guards against
ghosts
and sickness. Juniper is added to love mixtures, and the berries are
carried
to increase male potency When carried or burned, juniper helps the
psychic
powers and breaks hexes and curses, and drives off snakes.

Juniper Berries
Protection from all negative influences. Transforms negative emotions
into
positive. Purifies the aura and the subtle body. Diuretic action also
encourages "flow" in all areas of life. *Not for use during
pregnancy.
Tonic, astringent, and antiseptic. Reduces swelling and relieves
arthritis.
Good for dissolving fat and cellulite when used with massage. Is
believed to
boost the immune system.
Lavender
Ancient scent used for protection, relaxation, and healing. Good for
headaches, insomnia, pain, arthritis, and depression. Antiseptic and
astringent. Good for burns, insect bites, acne and eczema. Helps to
reduce
scarring. Promotes hair growth. Activates the crown chakra. Ancients
believed it ensured fidelity.
Lemon
Attracts joy and benevolent energies. Clears and stimulates the mind
while
relaxing the muscles and relieving stress. Attunes to the third
chakra.
Antibacterial and antiseptic. Good for oily skin conditions. Tonic to
the
lymphatic and digestive system. Very good for dieters, when put in
water,
and will help break up cellulite when used with massage. Bleaches
hair and
fabrics. Conditions skin and nails. Dilute well when used on skin.
Lemongrass
Lemongrass planted around the home and in the garden will repel
snakes. It
is also used in some lust potions, as well as in an infusion to aid
in
developing psychic powers.
Lemon Verbena
Purification, Love
Lettuce
Chastity, Protection, Love, Divination, Sleep
Licorice
Chewing on a licorice stick (the root, not a piece of candy) will
make you
passionate. It is also a good practice to use while quitting smoking.
Licorice is added to love and lust sachets, carried to attract love,
and
used in spells to ensure fidelity. Licorice sticks make useful wands.
Lilac
Exorcism, Protection
Magnolia
To promote and assure Fidelity

Mandrake
A whole mandrake root, placed on the mantel in the home, will give
the house
protection, fertility,and prosperity. Mandrake is also hung on the
headboard
for protection during sleep, carried to at-tract love, and worn to
prevent
contraction of illnesses. Where there is mandrake, demons cannot
reside, and
so the root is used in exorcism. To 'activate' a dried mandrake root
(i.e.,
to bring its powers out of hibernation) , place it in some prominent
location
in the house and leave it there undisturbed for three days. Then
place it in
warm water and leave overnight. Afterwards, the root is activated and
may be
used in any magical practice. The water in which the root has bathed
can be
sprinkled at the windows and doors of the house to protect it, or
onto
people to purify them. The mandrake has also long served as a poppet
in
image magic, but its extreme scarcity and high cost usually forces
the
magician and Witch to look for substitutes; ash roots, apples, the
root of
the briony, the American may-apple and many others have been used.
Money
placed beside a mandrake root (especially silver coins) is said to
double,
and the scent of the mandrake causes sleep
Meadowsweet - Most sacred to the Druids, a favorite for bridal
garlands
(also called bridewort). Very powerful in tea to rid body of excess
fluids
and to alleviate heartburn.
May be purchased in powder form at herb stores. (thanks to KiKiD1 for
the
info!)
Mint
Money, Love, Lust, Healing, Exorcism, Travel, Protection
Mistletoe
Long used for protection against lightning, disease, misfortune of
every
kind, fires and so on, it is carried or placed in an appropriate spot
for
these uses. The leaves and berries are used. Mistletoe is placed in
cradles
to protect children from being stolen by fairies and replaced with
changelings. A ring carved of mistletoe wood will ward off sicknesses
when
worn and the plant will cure fresh wounds quickly when carried (do
not apply
to the wound). Mistletoe is also carried or worn for good luck in
hunting,
and women carry the herb to aid in conception. It has also been
fltilized in
spells designed to capture that elusive state of immortality, and to
open
locks. Laid near the bedroom door,mistletoe gives restful sleep and
beautiful dreams, as it does when placed beneath the pillow or hung
at the
headboard. Kiss your love beneath mistletoe and you'll stay in love.
Burned,
mistletoe banishes evil. Wear it around your neck to attain
invisibility.
Mistletoe is an all-purpose herb.
Mugwort
Awakens one to the psychic energies around and within them.
Facilitates
astral travel and dream interpretation. Opens and purifies
circulatory
channels. Strengthens the uterus and eases painful menstrual
cramping.
Excellent for strengthening the life-force in the fetus. Some say
*not for
use during pregnancy.
Mullein
Mullein is worn to keep wild animals from you while hiking in untamed
areas.
It also instills courage in the bearer, and a few leaves placed in
the shoe
keeps one from catching a cold. Mullein is also carried to obtain
love from
the opposite sex. Stuffed into a small pillow or placed beneath your
pillow
mullein guard against nightmares In India, mullein is regarded as the
most
potent safeguard against evil spirits and magic, and is hung over
doors, in
windows, and carried in sachets. It is also used to banish demons and
negativity. In the Ozarks, men performed a simple love divination.
The man
went to a clearing where a mullein grew and bent it down so that it
pointed
toward his love's house.If she loved him the mullein would grow
upright
again; if she loved another it would die. Graveyard dust-an
infrequent
ingredient in spells-can be substituted with powdered mullein leaves.
At one
time Witches and magicians used oil lamps to illuminate their spells
and
rites, and the downy leaves and stems of the mullein often provided
the
wicks.
Musk
Stimulates the root and spleen chakras, arousing the reproductive
organs and
instincts. Healing and cleansing to the heart, lungs, and blood.
Encourages
self-esteem, and desirability. Can assist in transmuting sexual love
into
higher emotion, and spiritual connection.

Mustard
The Hindus used mustard seed to travel through the air. A more down-
to-Earth
use is carrying mustard seed in a red cloth sachet to guard against
colds
and to increase mental powers. Italian peasants sprinkle mustard seed
on the
doorsill for protective reasons, and mustard seed buried under your
doorstep
will keep all manner of supernatural beings from your home. When
eaten
mustard seed increases fertility in women.

Myrrh
Burned as an incense myrrh purifies the area, lifts the vibrations
and
creates peace. However, it is rarely burned alone; usually in
conjunction
with frankincense or other resins. Myrrh increases the power of any
incense
to which it is added. Myrrh is also included in healing incenses and
sachets, and its smoke is used to consecrate purify, and bless
objects such
as amulets, talisman, charms, and magical tools. Myrrh aids
meditation and
contemplation. It is often added to sachets, usually with
frankincense.
Neroli
Soothes, relaxes, and uplifts the spirit. Instills confidence.
Excellent for
dry sensitive skin, scars and stretch marks. Aphrodesiac. Stimulates
circulation. Brings calm and relieves stress and tension. Good for
calmin
"butterflies" in the stomach.
Nettle
The protective powers of the nettle have long been used in magic. To
remove
a curse and send it back, stuff a poppet with nettle, or carry some
in a
sachet. Also, sprinkle nettle around the house to keep evil out and
to send
it back. Nettle is also thrown onto a fire to avert danger, held in
the hand
to ward off ghosts, carried with yarrow to allay fear, and worn as an
amulet
to keep negativity far away. A pot of freshly cut nettles placed
beneath a
sickbed will aid in the person's recovery. Nettle has sometimes been
used as
a lustAnducing herb, and contemporary Mexican spiritualists recommend
its
use in purification baths because it is 'more carniverous' than other
herbs,
and so will work more efficient
Niaouli
Protection. Antiseptic, helps to heal cuts and wounds, infections,
acne,
skin irritations and allergies. Bacterial viruses, Sore throats, and
respiratory problems. Good when used in a vaporisor or as a chest rub
for
bronchial clearing.
Nutmeg
Calms the mind and body therefore it is good for insomnia. Brings
visions.
Attracts wealth and health. Good for the intestinal tract, and
reproductive
organs. Is said to reverse impotency and hair loss. *Can be dangerous
if
taken internally. As a seasoning is fine.
Nuts
Fertility, Prosperity, Love, Luck
Oak
Protection, Health, Money, Healing, Potency, Fertility, Luck
Olive
Peace of heart and mind. Assures fidelity in love and can attract a
marriage
partner. Inspires fruitfulness and security in love, family and
business.
Attracts money. Revitalizes all physical systems as well as the mind.
Onion
Protection, Exorcism, Healing, Money, Prophetic Dreams, Lust
Orange
Purification on every level. Encourages emotional expression and the
gentle
healing and restructuring of emotional memories. Attracts abundance
and
happiness. through love and marriage. Tonic to the digestive system.
Antiseptic. Good for oily skin. Dilute well when used on the skin.
Orris
Aphrodesiac. Attracts love and romance. Good for treating acne and
insect
bites. Helps relieve coughs, colds and bronchitis. Diuretic, said to
ease
upset stomach and toothache. Whole pieces of the root have been used
as
infants teething rings. The violet-like scent grows more beautiful
with age.
Palmarosa
Attracts Love. Regenerates the cellular body. Clears and "wakes up"
the
mind. Powerful healer for skin conditions such as acne, eczema and
dry aging
skin. Antiseptic. Helps to regulate the thyroid. Used to treat
anorexia and
as a tonic for the entire system.
Papaya
The papaya has long been used in magical rites. One of the simplest
of these
is to tie a rag around a limb of a papaya tree while visualizing your
need.
Hang several twigs of papaya wood over the doorsill; this will keep
evil
from entering the house. Eat the fmit and serve to a loved one; it
will
intensify feelings of love.
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Parsley
When eaten, parsley provokes lust and promotes fertility, but if you
are in
love don't cut parsley - you'll cut your love as well. Though the
plant has
associations with death and is often regarded as evil, the Romans
tucked a
sprig of parsley into their togas every morning for protection. It is
also
placed on plates of food to guard it from contamination. Parsley is
also
used in purification baths, and those to stop all misfortune. A
wreath of
parsley worn on the head prevents (or delays) inebriation. Also a
good
diuretic. Helps to relieve urinary tract infection and kidney
problems. Rich
in vitamin B and potassium. Good for gall bladder problems and
helping to
expel gall stones. Excellent breath deoderant. Stimulates the
pituitary
gland. Sedative, good for nervous conditions. Parsely has been said
to dry
up mother's milk after birth.
Passion Flower
Contrary to its name, the passion flower is placed in the house to
calm
problems and troubles, and to bring peace. Carried, it attracts
friends and
great popularity. Placed below the pillow it aids in sleep.
Patchouly
Aphrodesiac, awakens fertility. Stimulates and balances the yin or
feminine
aspects. Purifies and aligns the root, and spleen chakras. Attracts
prosperity Dispels negativity. Clears the complexion and helps heal
other
skin conditions. Preserves youth.
Peach
The fruit, when eaten, induces love, and so a peach or peach pie
served a
desired one may help to win his or her heart. Branches of the peach
tree are
used to drive off evil spirits in China, and also to root out
illnesses.
Children in China wear a peach pit suspended about the neck to keep
demons
away. Carrying a bit of peach wood will increase one's life span and
may
even lead to immortality. The Japanese use the peach to increase
fertility,
and branches of the tree are utilized as divining and magical wands
Pear
The fruit, when eaten, induces love, and so a pear pie served a
desired one
may help to win his or her heart.
Pennyroyal
Creates a shield of protection. Repels negativity. Energizes the body
and
calms the mind and nerves. Diuretic. Good for colds and bronchitis.
Eases
nausea and intestinal cramps. Fortifies the spleen and solar plexus
chakras.
Used for ulcers, headache and fever. Tonic for the reproductive
system. *Not
for use during pregnancy as it stimulates menstruation and uterine
contractions. Deoderant and insecticide.
Pepper
Protection, Exorcism
Peppermint
Peppermint has long been used in healing and purification spells. Its
presence raises the vibrations of an area. Smelled, it compels one
toward
sleep, and placed beneath the pillow it sometimes offers one glimpses
of the
future in dreams. It is rubbed against furniture, walls and
floorboards to
cleanse them of evil and negativity. Pliny stated that pepperment
excites
love, and so can be added to this type of mixture.
Pettigraine
Uplifting, relieves stress and anxiety. Cleanses and rejuvinates and
the
spirit. Brings clarity to the mind. Helps to relieve insomnia. Good
for
healthy hair. Antiseptic and tonic. Deoderizing and insecticidal.
Good for
sunburn and itchy skin.
Pine
Cleansing and rejuvinating. Fresh starts. Inspires positive,
enthusiastic
feelings. Good for colds, bronchitis, and asthma. Antiseptic and
deoderizing. Repels insects. Brings harmony to the home.
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Pineapple
Luck, Money, Chastity
Potato
Image Magic, Healing
Prickly Ash
Use the fruits of the prickly ash as a perfume to attract love.

Raspberry
The brambles (branches) of red raspberry are hung up at doors and
windows fo
r protection. This is also done when a death has occured, so that flu
spirit
won't reenter the house once it has left. Raspberry is served as a
love
inducing food, and the leaves are carried by pregnant women to
alleviate the
pain of pregnancy and childbirth.
Rhubarb
Wear a piece of rhubarb root around the neck on a string to protect
against
pains in the stomach. Rhubarb pie served to a mate helps to maintain
his or
her fidelty.
Rice
Protection, Rain, Fertility, Money
Rose
Attracts love, confidance and healing to the heart. Activates yin or
feminine energies. Calms emotions and brings understanding. Protects
secrets. Christ consciousness. Soothes and heals female reproductive
organs.
Help to heal sore throats and cold sores. Very good for rejuvinating
the
skin. Awakens sensuality.
Rosemary
Rosemary, when burned, emits powerful cleansing and purifying
vibrations,
and so is smouldered to rid a place of negativity, especially prior
to
performing magic. It is one of the oldest incenses. When placed
beneath the
pillow rosemary ensures a good sleep and drives away nightmares. Laid
under
the bed it protects the sleeper from all harm. Rose-mary is also hung
on the
porch and door-posts to keep thieves ftom the house and is carried to
remain
healthy. Placed in the bath it purifies. A chaplet of rosemary, worn,
aids
the memory, while the wood, smelled often, preserves youthfulness. To
ensure
the latter add a rosemary infusion to the bath water. Rosemary has
long been
used in love and lust incenses and other mixtures, and healing
poppets are
stuffed with rosemary to take advantage of its curative vibrations.
Rosemary
infusion is used to wash the hands before healing work, and the
leaves mixed
with juniper berries are burned in sickrooms to promote healing. If
you wish
to receive knowledge or the answer to a question, burn rosemary on
charcoal
and smell its smoke - Rose-mary is also grown to attract elves, and
the
powdered leaves wrapped in linen 'Aoth and bound to the right arm
dispel
lepression and make the emotions light nd merry. Rosemary is
generally used
as a substitute for frankincense.
Sage
Sage has been utilized to ensure a long life-sometimes even
immortality.
This is done by eating some of the plant every day, or at least in
May, for:
Sage is carried to promote wisdom, He who would live for aye Must eat
sage
in May, and the leaves are used in countless healing and money
spells.
Attracts well-being and prosperity. Brings what is needed. To guard
yourself
against contracting the dreaded evil eye wear a small horn filled
with sage.
There are a few curious gardening tips concerning sage: first, it is
bad
luck to plant sage in your own garden; I stranger should be found to
do the
work. Second, a full bed of sage brings ill I so ensure that some
other
plant shares plot. Incidentally, toads love sage.
Permeates the environment and creates a barrier of protection while
neutralizing theexisting negativity. Sacred to Native Americans as a
"smudging" herb. Astringent. Helps heal skin eruptions. Good for
sores,
bacterial infections, bronchitis, rheumatism, arthritis, catarrh,
sprains
and aching muscles. Helpful for relieving depression, anxiety and
exhaustion. Calms the digestion and eases menstrual cramping. *Not
for use
during pregnancy.

Sandalwood
Aligns all chakras, allowing healing energy to flow through and out.
Sedates
and relaxes. Good for meditation, healing, and manifestation
practices.
Aphrodisiac. Awakens sacred sensuality. Facilitates concentration.
Considered to betstow holy protection. Regenerates dry/aging hair and
skin.
Sarsaparilla
Sarsaparilla is mixed with cinnamon and sandalwood powder and
sprinkled
around the premises to draw money. It is also utilized in love
spells.
Sesame
Money, Lust
Spearmint
Spearmint is used in all healing applications, especially in aiding
lung
diseases. Smelled, spearmint increases and sharpens mental powers.
For
protection while asleep. Cooling stimulant. Restores energy and
balance to
the system. Strengthens the nerves and muscles. As a tea, spearmint
calms a
nervous stomach rapidly. Deoderant and insect repellant. Relieves
insomnia.
Antiseptic. Helps headaches, fever, indigestion, Intestinal cramps,
colic
and hemorroids. Helps to aleviate depression.
Strawberry
Strawberries are served as a love food, and the leaves are carried
for luck.
Pregnant women may wish to carry a small packet of strawberry leaves
to ease
their pregnancy pains.
Sugar Cane
Love, Lust
Tangerine
Purification. Awakens joy, and dissolves negativity. Antiseptic and
antispasmodic. assists in lymph drainage. Balances dry scalp and
dandruff
conditions while moisturizing hair and skin. Sedative and tonic.
Tea Tree
Nature's antiseptic. Good for use on wounds, burns, insect bites,
scratches,
rashes, and herpe's. Relieves itch and kills germs. Good for
dandruff,
athlete's foot, acne, ringworm, candida and warts. Antifungal and
anti-viral. Good as an airborne disinfectant.
Tarragon
Protection. Prevents fatigue, stimulates the appetite, relieves
gastrointestinal disorders, colic and rheumatism. Anesthetic action
can help
toothaches. Calms nervous stomach. Antioxidant and antifungal.
Enhances and
protects health and well-being. Can stimulate menstruation when taken
internally in large quantities so, *Not for theraputic use during
pregnancy.
Thyme
Courage and confidance. Helps insomnia and depression. Brings calm
and
balance to the 6th and 7th chakras. Accelerates the healing process
and
strengthens the immune system. Antibiotic, antiseptic and diuretic.
Very
good for lung ailments, viruses and infections. Brings relief for
bladder
infections. Revives the liver and circulatory system. Regulates
digestion
and eases indigestion. Disinfectant and insect repellent. *Not for
use
during pregnancy or in cases of high blood pressure.
Tobacco
Healing, Purification
Tuberose
"The Mistress of the Night", awakens erotic feelings, and attracts
romance.
Enhances the capacity for emotional depth. Brings peace to the mind
and
heart. Opens the crown chakra and assists in psychic development.
Attracts
inspiration. Tonic for the reproductive system as well as the heart
and mind
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Vanilla
Love, Lust, Mental Powers
Vetivert
Protection. Attracts prosperity, love and feelings of security.
Awakens
sensuality and repels negativity. Stimulates circulation and helps
relieve
arthritis and joint pain. Relaxing. Said to help
lower blood pressure. Luck, Money, Anti-Theft
Violet
When the flowers are carried they offer protection against sperytis'
and
bring changes in luck and fortune. Mixed with lavendar, they are a
powerful
Jove stimulant and also arouse lust. If you gather the first Violet
in the
season, the dearest wish will be granteed Ancient Greeks wore the
violet to
Ilin tempers and to induce sleep.
Willow
Willow leaves are carried or used in mixtures to attract love, and
the wood
is used to fashion magical wands dedicated to Moon Magic. If you wish
to
know if you will be married in the new year, on New Year's Eve throw
your
shoe or boot into a willow tree. If it doesn't catch and stay in the
branches the first time, you have eight more tries. If you succeed in
trapping your shoe in the tree you will be wed within 12 months-but
you'll
also have to shake or climb the tree to retrieve your shoe. All parts
of the
willow guard against evil and can be carried or placed in the home
for this
purpose. Knock on awillow tree ('knock on wood') to avert evil. The
leaves,
bark and wood of the willow are also utilized in healing spells. If
you wish
to conjure spirits, mix crushed willow bark with sandalwood anc burn
at the
waning Moon outdoors. Magical brooms, espe ciafly Witch' brooms, are
traditionally bound with willow branch.
Yarrow
Attracts love and calm, self confidence. Courage. Soothing to the
heart.
Said to stimulate hair growth, when used as shampoo. Aleviates
dandruff.
Astringent and anti-inflammatory. Helps to stop internal and external
bleeding (helps blood to thicken). Assists in healing persistent
wounds and
infections. Brings healing to all mucous membranes. Calms digestive
tract.
Good for bringing rapid recovery from the flu. Relieves toothache.
Yerba Mate
To perform any love spells. Enhances fidelity and Lust
Yerba Santa
Yerba santa is carried to improve or to attain beauty, and the
infusion is
added to baths for the same reason. The leaves are added to healing
incenses
and are worn around the neck to ward off illnesses and wounds. It is
also
carried for spiritual strength, to increase psychic powers and to
protect
the bearer.
Ylang Ylang
Aphrodesiac. Promotes calm, peaceful relaxation. Relieves anxiety and
depression. Good for insomnia and meditation. Tones and awakens the
sex
center. Lowers blood pressure. Restores skin and hair to a natural,
balanced
state of health.
Yucca
A hoop or loop of twisted yucca fibers will transmutate a person into
an
animal if he or she jumps through it, according to American Indian
magic.
An-other method instructs the magician to place a small wreath of
yucca
fibers on his or her head. This allows the person to assume any form
desired. A cross of yucca fibers twisted together and placed on the
hearth
protects the house from evil. Suds made ftom the yucca plant are used
in
purifying the body before magic. If a spell to remove curses or
illnesses is
performed, repeat the yucca-suds bath afterward to ensure that all
traces of
the evil or sicknesses are removed
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