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Disclaimer:  We trust that you will use common sense and thoroughly research an herb before use.  Mystikal Scents is not responsible for the misuse of the plant materials.  We can’t provide you with medical advice, dosage information, potential drug/herb reactions or assistance with questions relating to injury or illness.  We are not licensed practitioners, pharmacists, or researchers.  We are legally restricted from answering your health related questions.

Herbs (A-B)

Agrimony

Common Name: Agrimony

Witch Name: Church Steeples, Cocklebur, Garclive, Philanthopos, Sticklewort, Stickwort, Umakhuthula, Ntola

Latin Name: Agrimonia Eupatoria

Planet / Zodiac: Jupiter / Cancer

Deity: Jupiter

We use it for: In tonic: coughs, loose bowels.  Diuretic, blood cleanser, jaundice, cirrhosis, gall stones, astringent.

Magickal: Protection from goblins, evil spirits, poison; Return spell to sender; promote sleep (put under pillow); Banish negative energies

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Alfalfa

Common Name: Alfalfa

Witch Name: Buffalo herb, Lucerne, Purple Medic, Jat, Qalb

Latin Name: Medicago Sativa

Planet: Venus, Jupiter 

We use it for: Health builder, arthritis, fatigue, pituitary gland problems, alergies, blood purifier, morning sickness.  Alkalizes the body and detoxifies the liver.  Rebuilds teeth, reduces bruising. Fibromyalgia relief.

Magickal: Home protection, prosperity, security. Put in small jar in cupboard to ward against hunger.

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Allspice Berries

Common Name: Allspice Berries

Witch Name: Lizard Eyes

Latin Name: Pimenta dioica

Planet: Uranus

We use it for: Provides relief for indigestion and gas, increases appetite, calms nervous disorders.

Magickal: Money, luck, healing

 

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Angelica Root

Common Name: Angelica Root

Witch Name: Masterwort, Root of the Holy Ghost

Latin Name: Angelica archangelica

Planet / Zodiac: Sun, Mars / Leo

Deity: Venus, Atlantis, Michael

We use it for: Kidneys, induce perspiration, heart, spleen, stimulant, headaches, gout, coughs, colds, indigestion, upset stomach, colic, heartburn.  Topically: Lice removal. Do NOT use if diabetic or pregnant.

Magickal: Lengthens life, exorcisms, good health, protection, divination, visions, consecration, remove hexes. Sprinkle in four corners of the house or outside around the house to ward off evil.  Add to bath to remove curses and hexes.  Imbolc (Candlemas

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Angelica Root

Anise

Common Name: Anise

Witch Name: Eye of the Star

Latin Name: Pimpinella anisum

Planet / Zodiac: Moon, Jupiter / Aquarius

Deity: Apollo, Mercury, Hermes

We use it for: Coughs, bronchitis asthma, eases nausea.  External: improves skin conditions.

Magickal: Divination, Luck, protection, happiness, youth, psychic awareness, purification, consecration, spirit aid in spells, creativity, good fortune. Put pouch of anise seeds in pillow case to ward off nightmares.  Fresh leaves in a room drives off evil.

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Anise

Arabic Gum

Common Name: Arabic Gum

Witch Name: Witch Dust

Latin Name: Leguminosae

Planet: Mars

We use it for: digestive tract disorders.

Magickal: Used in ink for mystical writings and seals.  Powerful aid in purification, as an incense.

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Arabic Gum

Arnica

Common Name: Arnica

Witch Name: Leopard's Bane

Latin Name: Arnica Montana

Planet / Zodiac: Saturn     Deity: Freya, Ra, Apollo

We use it for: bruises, sprains, dislocations, injuries, rheumatism, blows, contusions, skin inflammation, stop shock. External use only.

Magickal: Arnica is masculine, associated with Midsummer, the harvest and harvest spirits. It is aligned with the sun and the element of fire. To drive away thunderstorms, burn arnica and say "Set arnica alight, set arnica alight, thunderstorm take flight." Arnica can be used in general protective and crop fertility rituals.  Plant it around an area to keep a spirit from entering or leaving. It will only work until the plant dies back in the fall.

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Arnica

Ashwagandha

Common Name: Ashwagandha

Witch Name: Witchnap

Latin Name: Withania somnifera

We use it for: Deep cleanser, sleep aid in small doses.  Fatigue, nervous exhaustion, and memory loss.  Mild sedative, reduce mental chatter and long-lasting energy without stimulants.  Tissue regeneration, slow aging process, dream recall.

Magickal: Reduces affects of stress, treats anxiety and insomnia, increases sexual performance, clarifys the mind.  Helps with dream recall and dreamwork.

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Ashwagandha

Astragalus

Common Name: Astragalus

Witch Name: Health Weed

Latin Name: Astragalus Membranaceus

We use it for: Immune builder, increase energy.  Magickal: Assists in increasing the energy needed to bring about the manifestations desired. It will help bridge any gap there might be between the thought and the creation of the reality. Our ability to digest and assimilate our life experiences will be increased, and any tendency to be “spacy” and ungrounded will be rectified. This herb is a powerful herb of protection and can be used to create a stronger aura around oneself.

 

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Astragalus

Balm of Gilead

Common Name: Balm of Gilead

Witch Name: Mecca, Balessan, Balsam Tree, Bechan

Latin Name: Commiphora Opobalsamum

Planet / Zodiac: Jupiter, Venus / Cancer, Taurus

We use it for: Preventing scurvy, bruises, rheumatism.

Magickal: Protection, love, manifestations, emotional healing.  Carry buds to mend a broken heart or attract new love.

 

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Balm of Gilead

Basil

Common Name: Basil

Witch Name: Albahaca, American Dittany, Witch's Herb

Latin Name: Ocimum basilicum

Planet / Zodiac: Mars / Scorpio

Deity: Vishnu, Krishna

We use it for: Calming nervous disorders.

Magickal: Prosperity, love, protection, exorcisms, flying, courage, divination, creativity, repels negativity.  Put above door to attract customers to business.  Give as gift to bring luck to new home. Carry in pocket to increase prosperity. Imbolc (Candlemas)

 

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Basil

Bay Leaf

Common Name: Bay Leaf

Witch Name: Baie, Bay Laurel, Bay Tree, Daphne, Laurel, Lorbeer, Blue Jay

Latin Name: Laurus nobilis

Planet / Zodiac: Sun / Leo

Deity: Aesculapius, Apollo, Ceres, Faunus, Eros, Kernunnos, Delphi

We use it for: Purifying food

Magickal: Purification, healing, protection, psychic powers, wishes, divination, justice, wisdom, promotion, strength.  Place beneath pillow to induce prophetic dreams.  Wear as amulet to ward off negativity and evil.  Place in windows to protect against lightning.  Hang in house to protect against poltergeists.  Yule, Imbolc (Candlemas)

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Bay Leaf

Bayberry

Common Name: Bayberry

Witch Name: Fireburrs

Latin Name: Myrica cerifera

Planet: Mercury  Deity: Shiva and Shakti

We use it for: Cancer, gargle, hayfever, hemorrhage, mucous membranes, sinus congestion, wounds.  Astringent and stimulant.  Makes sore throat gargle.

Magickal: Opens mind and voice; strengthens and coalesces reserves of power in the face of adversity or opposition; areas of inner conflict and self-invalidation will be made apparent and resolved. An old Germanic poem says "A bayberry candle burned to the socket brings food to the larder and gold to the pocket."

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Bayberry

Bee Pollen

Common Name: Bee Pollen

Witch Name: Bumble Bits

We use it for: Allergies, quick energy, asthma, hay fever, slowing down aging.  35% protein.  Increases resistance to diseases.  Considered a sexual rejuvenant.

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Bee Pollen

Beet Powder

Common Name: Beet Powder

Witch Name: Mangrel, Mangold

Latin Name: Chenopodiaceae

Planet: Saturn

We use it for: Plant source of iron.  Toning and rebuilding the liver.

Magickal: Love.  Juice can be used as ink.

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Beet Powder

Bergamot

Common Name: Bergamot

Witch Name: Scarlet Beebalm

Latin Name: Monarda Didyma

Planet: Venus

We use it for: Digestive aid.  Used in aromatherapy to treat depression.

Magickal: Money, Success

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Bilberry

Common Name: Bilberry

Witch Name: Chamelian Star, huckleberry, whortleberry

Latin Name: Vaccinium myrtillus

Planet: Jupiter, Pluto

We use it for: Helping correct nearsightedness, glaucoma.

Magickal: Lammas (Lughnasadh) offering

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Black Cohosh

Common Name: Black Cohosh

Witch Name: King's Crown

Latin Name: Cimicifuge racemosa

Planet: Pluto  

We use it for: Circulation, convulsions, female hormone balance, hot flashes, menopause, increase menstruation.

Magickal: Love, courage, protection, potency

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Black Cohosh

Black Currant

Common Name: Black Currant

Witch Name: Black Fruit

Latin Name: Ribes

We use it for: Sore throat, coughs, catarrah, stabilizing body temperature.

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Black Currant

Black Haw

Common Name: Black Haw

We use it for: Related to crampbark, easing menstrual pains and preventing miscarriage.

Magickal: Safe pregnancy and pain relief.

 

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Black Haw

Black Salt

Common Name: Black Salt

Magickal: Removes jinxes, keeps away evil forces or bad neighbors. Sprinkle it in the area you desire to protect or in ritual circles to empower your magick, or blend small amounts with ink to increase the potency of your magickal seals.

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Black Salt

Black Walnut

Common Name: Black Walnut

Witch Name: Jupiter's Nut

Latin Name: Juglans nigra

Planet: Sun

We use it for: Cleansing parasites and worms. Skin rashes, lupus.  Externally on ringworm and athletes foot.  Rich in manganese.

Magickal: Health, mental powers, infertility, wishes

 

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Black Walnut

Blackberry

Common Name: Blackberry

Witch Name: Bly, Bramble, Cloudberry, Dewberry, Goutberry, Thimbleberry

Latin Name: Rubus fruticosus

Planet / Zodiac: Venus / Aries

Deity: God, Brigid, Saturn

We use it for: Leaves in tonic: loose bowels. Boils, rheumatism, fever, colds mucus discharge, diarrhea.

Magickal: Protection, good health, prosperity, Shadowland, Lughnasadh/Lammas.  Magickal healing.

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Blackberry

Blessed Thistle

Common Name: Blessed Thistle

Latin Name: Cinicus benedictus

Planet / Zodiac: Mars / Aries

Deity: Pan

We use it for: Purifying the blood, skin diseases, giddiness, scurvey, liver disorders, indigestion, increasing oxygen to the brain, senility, increasing mother's milk, female problems, female hormones.

Magickal: Yule, Helps a priest move into the positive aspects of men's mysteries.  Fertility rituals.

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Blood Root

Common Name: Blood Root

Witch Name: Sweet Slumber

Latin Name: Sanguinaria canadensis

Planet / Zodiac: Venus, Mars / Scorpio

We use it for: Externally in a decocted strong liquid with water for ringworm.  Do not take internally unless supervised by experienced herbalist.  Can be poisonous in large doses.

Magickal: Love, Protection, Purification. Wear or carry the root to draw love to you.  It can also be carried to avert evil/black magic spells and negativity. You can also place the root near doorways and windowsills so that the home will be protected.

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Blood Root

Blue Cohosh

Common Name: Blue Cohosh

Witch Name: Washing Root

Latin Name: Caulophyllim thalictroide

Planet : Pluto

We use it for: Muscle spasms, easing childbirth pains and cramps, increasing menstruation.

Magickal: Easy childbirth, reduce menstral problems and strengthen uterus

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Blue Cohosh

Boneset

Common Name: Boneset

Witch Name: Apeweed, Agueweed, Crosswort, Feverwort, Idian Sage, Sweating Plant, Teasel, Thoroughwort

Latin Name: Eupatorium perfoliatum

Planet: Saturn, Venus

We use it for: Mild laxative, removing worms from digestive system, asthma, colds, dyspepsia, congestion, fever, pain in bones, cathartic, can induce vomiting.

Magickal: Divination, protection, ward against negativity, exorcism.

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Boneset

Borage

Common Name: Borage

Witch Name: Bugloss, Burrage, Herb of Gladness, Star Flower, Borak, Lisan Selvi, Lesan-El-Tour

Latin Name: Borago officinalis

Planet / Zodiac: Jupiter / Leo

We use it for: Chest complaints, strengthening lungs.

Magickal: Generates courage, lifts spirit, psychic power, protection.  Builds strength of character.

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Borage

Broom

Common Name: Broom

Witch Name: Banal, Basam, Besom, Hog Weed

Latin Name: Cytisus Scoparius

Planet: Mars  Deity: Bloddeuwedd

We use it for: Bladder problems, gall stones, diuretic, inducing perspiration, purifying whole system, tumors, kidneys.  In poultice: mends broken bones.

Magickal: Purification, protection, Wind Spells, Divination, do NOT use with fairy magic (they don't like it), carry to increase psychic powers.  Flowers are symbols of good fortune and plenty. Use to create sacred space.

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Broom

Buckthorn

Common Name: Buckthorn

Witch Name: Hart's Thorn

Latin Name: Rhamnus frangula

Planet: Saturn

We use it for: Constipation, gallstones, hemorrhoids, perspiration, skin problems, warts, worms, chronic constipation.

Magickal: Protection, Exorcism, Wishes, Legal matters. Hang on doorway to protect against sorcery and hexes.  Carry or wear for good luck in court cases.

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Buckthorn

Burdock

Common Name: Burdock

Witch Name: Bardana, Beggar's Buttons, Burrseed, Clotbur, Cockleburr, Happy Major, Hardock, Hurrburr, Personata

Latin Name: Arctium lappa

Planet: Venus      Deity: Thor

We use it for: Purifying the blood, scurvy, indigestion, kidneys, mercury poisoning, skin complaints, reducing swelling, deposits in joints, gout, eczema, arthritis, rheumatism.

Magickal: Purification, protection, ward against negativity, good health, happy home.  Cast around the home to ward off negativity.

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Burdock

Butcher's Broom

Common Name: Butchers Broom

Witch Name: Meat Sweep

Latin Name: Rucus aculeatus

Planet / Zodiac: Jupiter, Uranus / Aquarius

We use it for: Circulation, phlebitis, leg cramps, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, restless leg syndrome.

Magickal: A variety of broom best-suited for ritual brooms for a Wiccan temple.

 

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Butcher's Broom