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Common Name: Agrimony
Witch Name: Church Steeples, Cocklebur, Garclive, Philanthopos, Sticklewort, Stickwort, Umakhuthula, Ntola
Latin Name: Agrimonia Eupatoria
Planet / Zodiac: Jupiter / Cancer
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
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.
Common Name: Allspice Berries
Witch Name: Lizard Eyes
Latin Name: Pimenta dioica
We use it for: Provides relief for indigestion and gas, increases appetite, calms nervous disorders.
Magickal: Money, luck, healing
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
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.
Common Name: Arabic Gum
Witch Name: Witch Dust
Latin Name: Leguminosae
We use it for: digestive tract disorders.
Magickal: Used in ink for mystical writings and seals. Powerful aid in purification, as an incense.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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)
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."
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.
Common Name: Beet Powder
Witch Name: Mangrel, Mangold
Latin Name: Chenopodiaceae
We use it for: Plant source of iron. Toning and rebuilding the liver.
Magickal: Love. Juice can be used as ink.
Common Name: Bergamot
Witch Name: Scarlet Beebalm
Latin Name: Monarda Didyma
We use it for: Digestive aid. Used in aromatherapy to treat depression.
Magickal: Money, Success
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
Common Name: Black Cohosh
Witch Name: King's Crown
Latin Name: Cimicifuge racemosa
We use it for: Circulation, convulsions, female hormone balance, hot flashes, menopause, increase menstruation.
Magickal: Love, courage, protection, potency
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.
Common Name: Black Walnut
Witch Name: Jupiter's Nut
Latin Name: Juglans nigra
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
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.
Common Name: Blessed Thistle
Latin Name: Cinicus benedictus
Planet / Zodiac: Mars / Aries
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Common Name: Buckthorn
Witch Name: Hart's Thorn
Latin Name: Rhamnus frangula
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.
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.
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.