X
Menu

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 (C-D)

Camphor

Common Name: Camphor

Witch Name: Spirit Cleanse

Latin Name: Cinnamomum Camphora

Planet: Moon

We use it for: Moth and insect repellent.  Apply topically as a slight local anesthetic and antimicrobial substance.  Rumored to be snake and reptile repellent.  Can be toxic if taken internally.

Magickal: Removes unwanted dark energies.  Leaves natural energies cleansed and receptive.  House cleansings and blessings. Brings prophetic dreams.  Use in death and dying rituals to cleanse the spirit of the deceased.   Used in many Hindu ceremonies.

Read More
Camphor

Capscium

Common Name: Capscium

Witch Name: Fairy Caps

We use it for: Circulation to extremities, strokes, blood pressure, colds, bleeding, childhood diseases, cuts, energy, heart stimulant, hemorrhage, sore throat, ulcers.

 

Read More
Capscium

Cardamom (ground)

Common Name: Cardamom (ground)

Witch Name: Grains of Paradise

Latin Name: Elettaria cardamomum

Planet: Mars

We use it for: Stimulant and carminative, indigestion and flatulence.  The Arabs attributed aphrodisiac qualities to it (it features regularly in the Arabian Nights) and the ancient Indians regarded it as a cure for obesity. It has been used as a digestive aid.

Magickal: Love, romance

 

Read More
Cardamom (ground)

Cardamom (pods)

Common Name: Cardamom (pods)

Witch Name: Grains of Paradise

Latin Name: Elettaria cardamomum

Planet: Mars 

We use it for: Stimulant and carminative, indigestion and flatulence.  The Arabs attributed aphrodisiac qualities to it (it features regularly in the Arabian Nights) and the ancient Indians regarded it as a cure for obesity. It has been used as a digestive aid.

Magickal: Love, romance

 

Read More
Cardamom (pods)

Catnip

Common Name: Catnip

Witch Name: Cat Dust

Latin Name: Nepeta cataria

Planet / Zodiac: Venus / Libra

Deity: Bast, Sekhmet

We use it for: Colic, nerves, cigarette cravings, colds, flu, digestion, gas, childhod diseases, insomnia, morning sickness, stop vomiting.

Magickal: Happiness, love, creativity, cat magic, familiars, restfulness, beauty, fertility.  Divination aid.  Banish bad habits.

 

Read More
Catnip

Cat's Claw Bark

Common Name: Cats Claw Bark

Latin Name: Unicaria tomentosa

Planet / Zodiac: Uranus / Aquarius

We use it for: Clean the intestinal track, AIDS, cancer, tumors.  Anti-inflammatory, immune stimulant, treats arthritis, detoxifies intestinal tract.

Magickal: Breaking hexes, protection, cat magick.

 

 

Read More
Cat's Claw Bark

Cat's Claw Bark (powder)

Common Name: Cats Claw Bark (powder)

Latin Name: Unicaria tomentosa

Planet / Zodiac: Uranus / Aquarius

We use it for: Clean the intestinal track, AIDS, cancer, tumors.  Anti-inflammatory, immune stimulant, treats arthritis, detoxifies intestinal tract.

Magickal: Breaking hexes, protection, cat magick.

 

 

Read More
Cat's Claw Bark (powder)

Cayenne Powder

Common Name: Cayenne Powder

Witch Name: Burning Powder

Latin Name: Unicaria tomentosa

Planet: Mars

We use it for: Equalizing the circulation, stimulating the heart.  Stoping bleeding internally and externally.

Magickal: Protection, banishing

 

 

Read More
Cayenne Powder

Cedar

Common Name: Cedar

Witch Name: Kronos' Blood

Latin Name: Thuja occidentalis

Planet / Zodiac: Sun, Mercury, Uranus / Virgo

Deity: Artemis, Venus, Ea, Osiris, Wotan, Odin

We use it for: Moth and insect repellent.

Magickal: Money, purification, protection, healing, spirituality, Yule & Midsummer, consecration, Wiccanings, baby blessings.  Unicorns love cedar boxes.

 

 

Read More
Cedar

Cedar Tips

Common Name: Cedar Tips

Witch Name: Kronos' Nails

Latin Name: Thuja plicata

Planet / Zodiac: Sun, Mercury, Uranus / Virgo

Deity: Artemis, Venus, Ea, Osiris, Wotan, Odin

We use it for: Moth and insect repellent.

Magickal: Money, purification, protection, healing, spirituality, Yule & Midsummer, consecration, Wiccanings, baby blessings.  Unicorns love cedar boxes

Read More
Cedar Tips

Chamomile

Common Name: Chamomile

Witch Name: Blood of Hestia

Latin Name: Anthemis Nobilis

Planet: Sun

Deity: Karnayna

We use it for: Improving appetites, nervous disorders, parasites, worms, sedative, killing bacteria and fungi (especially gram positive bacteria and candida albicans).

Magickal: Money, Sleep, Love, Purification, Midsummer (Litha), Yule.  Used to assist a priest's call on the Sun God.  Success

Read More
Chamomile

Chaparral

Common Name: Chaparral

Witch Name: Sun Shield

Latin Name: Larrea Tridentata

We use it for: Protecting from radiation, fighting free radicals, acne, arthritis, abscesses, back aches, blood purifier, cancer, tumors. Herbal anti-biotic.

Magickal: Longevity and long life.  (The oldest living plant ever found was a 12,000 year old Chaparral.)

Read More
Chaparral

Chickweed

Common Name: Chickweed

Witch Name: Adder's Mouth

Latin Name: Stellaria media

Planet: Moon

We use it for: Appetite depressant, burning fat, dissolving plaque from veins, acne, boils, skin problems, blood toxicity, fevers, cleansing the lungs.  Poultice to draw out poisons.

Magickal: Love, crone wisdom, divination, honesty, trust, fertility, healing birds.

Read More
Chickweed

Cinnamon (ground)

Common Name: Cinnamon (ground)

Witch Name: Dragon Scales (ground)

Latin Name: Cinnamomum  Zeylanicum

Planet: Sun, Uranus

Deity: Aphrodite, Venus

We use it for: Settling the stomach, peptic ulcers without interfering with gastric acid.  Stopping uterine and other bleeding.

Magickal: Money, psychic powers, healing, power, protection, passion, astral projection, love, lust, purification, spirituality, success, business, Yule, Sun, helps one to focus on task.

Read More
Cinnamon (ground)

Cinnamon Chips

Common Name: Cinnamon Chips

Witch Name: Dragon Scales

Latin Name: Cinnamomum  Zeylanicum

Planet: Sun, Uranus

Deity: Aphrodite, Venus, Mercury

We use it for: Settling the stomach, peptic ulcers without interfering with gastric acid.  Stopping uterine and other bleeding.

Magickal: Money, psychic powers, healing, power, protection, passion, astral projection, love, lust, purification, spirituality, success, business, Yule, Sun.  Bark helps one to learn about trust when making a decision concerning love.

 

Read More
Cinnamon Chips

Cinnamon Sticks

Common Name: Cinnamon Sticks

Witch Name: Dragon Tail Tips (Shedded naturally)

Latin Name: Cinnamomum Zeylanicum

Planet: Sun, Uranus

Deity: Aphrodite, Venus, Mercury

We use it for: Settling the stomach, peptic ulcers without interfering with gastric acid.  Stopping uterine and other bleeding.

Magickal: Money, psychic powers, healing, power, protection, passion, astral projection, love, lust, purification, spirituality, success, business, Yule, Sun

Read More
Cinnamon Sticks

Cinquefoil

Common Name: Cinquefoil

Witch Name: Flesh and Blood

Latin Name: Potentilla Reptans

Planet / Zodiac: Mercury, Jupiter / Virgo

We use it for: An herbal astringent and an anti-hemorrhagic agent. Common folk remedy for treating fevers and related problems. The presence of tannic acid is why it is effective as an astringent to stop bleeding.

Magickal: Love, divination, protection (especially during travel), prosperity, dream divination, purification, healing, good fortune, sleep, Ostara, Beltane, Midsummer (Litha).  Burn to dream of your true mate.  Use in ritual for manifesting your ideas and goals.

Read More
Cinquefoil

Cloves

Common Name: Cloves

Witch Name: Spider Knuckles

Latin Name: Eugenia Caryophyllata

Planet / Zodiac: Uranus / Aquarius

We use it for: Aniseptic, antiparasitic.  Killing some bacteria involved in food poisoning, the oil depresses the transmission of nerve impulses.  Apply to area of toothache to numb.

Magickal: Protection, exorcism, money, wealth, love, purification, divination, lust, psychic awareness, cleansing, ward negativity.  Bringer of magick.  Enhances kinship in social gathering.

Read More
Cloves

Coltsfoot

Common Name: Coltsfoot

Witch Name: Ass's Foot, Bull's Foot, Horse Hoof, Foal's Foot

Latin Name: Tussliago Farfara

Planet: Venus

Deity: Epona

We use it for: Smoking mixture: Asthmatic problems.  In tonic: lung problems, coughing.  Increases blood pressure.

Magickal: Karma, political power, love, visions

Read More
Coltsfoot

Comfrey

Common Name: Comfrey

Witch Name: Ear of An Ass

Latin Name: Symphytum Officinale

Planet / Zodiac: Saturn / Capricorn

We use it for: Speeding healing of wounds, skin aid, holding leaves against skin for burn relief and healing, anemia, arthritis, digestive disorders, fractures, lungs, mucus membranes.

Magickal: Good health, safe travel, prosperity

 

Read More
Comfrey

Coriander

Common Name: Coriander

Witch Name: Rat Root

Latin Name: Coriandrum Sativum

Planet / Zodiac: Moon, Mars

Deity: Hathor

We use it for: In Asian folk medicine, coriander has been used to treat stomach problems, nausea, fevers, measles, colds, and hernias. In Western folk medicine, coriander was used primarily for digestive and gastric complaints.  It is rich in minerals and vitamins A, B, and C.

Magickal: Good Health, love, money, aggression, courage, defensive magick, exorcism, healing after surgery, hex-breaking, lust, physical strength, politics, protection, sexual energy, sexual potency.  Plant it in the garden or put a boquet above the door to protect the home and all who dwell in it.  Seeds bring peace within the home.  Helps one attune to the highest ideals of one's soul.

 

Read More
Coriander

Cornsilk

Common Name: Cornsilk

Witch Name: Lugh's Hair

Latin Name: Zea mays

Deity: Lugh

We use it for: Kidney and bladder problems, bed wetting, prostrate, childbirth pains, uterine problems.

Magickal: Samhain

Read More
Cornsilk

Cowslip

Common Name: Cowslip

Witch Name: Fairy Cup

Latin Name: Primula Veris

Planet / Zodiac: Venus / Aries

Deity: Freya

We use it for: In poultice: good for face and skin.

Magickal: Healing, Youth, Treasure finding.  Brings a sense of direction to one's work.  Increases one's attractiveness and romantic appeal.  Hang above doorway for protection.  Fairies love it.

Read More
Cowslip

Crampbark

Common Name: Crampbark

Witch Name: Red Elder

Latin Name: Viburnum Opulus    Planet: Saturn

We use it for: Over-tense muscle, whether in the intestines, airways, or uterus, or striated muscle in the limbs or back. It may be taken internally or applied topically for muscle tension. We also use it for constipation, colic, and irritable bowel syndrome, physical symptoms of nervous tension, excessive blood loss in periods and menopause, high blood pressure, circulatory conditions.   Protection against threatened miscarriage.

Magickal: Safe pregnancy and pain relief.

Read More
Crampbark

Cumin

Common Name: Cumin

Witch Name: Hickup Holder

Latin Name: Cuminum cyminum

Planet / Zodiac: Mars / Taurus

We use it for: Stimulant, antispasmodic

Magickal: Exorcisms, love, peace, protection of belongings, fidelity, promotes healthy balance of one's interaction within both the spiritual and mundane worlds.

Read More
Cumin

Curry Hot

Common Name: Curry Hot

Witch Name: Salamander Breath

Planet / Zodiac: Mars / Aquarius

We use it for: Clearing sinuses.

Magickal: Protection

Read More
Curry Hot

Damiana

Common Name: Damiana

Witch Name: Love Leaf

Latin Name: Turnera Aphrodisiaca

Planet: Mercury, Pluto

Deity: Goddess

We use it for: Calming for nervous people, sexual stimulant for females.  Hormone balance, Parkinson's disease, pregnancy, fragility, hot flashes, menopause, diuretic.

Magickal: Divination, protection of property, lust, love, magickal aphrodisiac.  Opens chakras and increases psychic abilities

Read More
Damiana

Dandelion

Common Name: Dandelion

Witch Name: Lion's Tooth, Priest's Crown, Swine's Snout

Latin Name: Taraxacum officinale

Planet / Zodiac: Jupiter / Sagittarius

Deity: Brigid, Hecate

We use it for: Nervous excitement, chest complaints, expelling worms from system, anemia, liver, blood cleanse, endurance, anti-aging, low blood pressure, gall bladder, hypoglycemia, kidneys, skin problems, water retention, aids digestion. High in vitamins, minerals, and nutritive salts.

Magickal: Divination, Fairies, good luck, psychic powers, calling spirits, favorable winds.  Linked to element of Air and sylphs.  Root can descend deep into the Underworld and defy death.

Read More
Dandelion

Devil's Claw

Common Name: Devil's Claw

Latin Name: Harpagophytum procumbens

We use it for: Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, carpel tunnel syndrome. Anti-inflammatory, blood cleanser.

Read More
Devil's Claw

Devil's Shoestring

Common Name: Devil's Shoestring

Latin Name: Polygonum amphibium var. emersum

We use it for: Anti-spasmatic.  Easing menstrual cramps.

Magickal: Protection, luck, control over the opposite sex, invisibility, Power, Employment, Gambling

 

Read More
Devil's Shoestring

Dill Seed

Common Name: Dill Seed

Witch Name: Hairs of a Hamadryas Baboon

Latin Name: Anethum graveolens

Planet / Zodiac: Mercury / Gemini

We use it for: Upset stomach, excessive gas.  Essential oil for painful intestinal spasms and muscular cramps (including menstrual pain), colic in children. Chew seeds for improving breath.

Magickal: Protection (especially against black magick), money, lust, Luck, strength of the mind and will.  Used in house blessings.

 

Read More
Dill Seed

Dittany of Crete

Common Name: Dittany of Crete

Latin Name: Dictamnus Alba

Planet: Venus

Deity: Hermes, Osiris, Persephone

We use it for: Healing wounds, pain, easing childbirth.  Salve from root for sciatica.  Juice in wine for snakebites.  Gastric or stomach ailments and rheumatism.  Tea for an anticonvulsive and menstrual tonic.  Poultice for soothing and healing bruises and wounds.  Strengthens heart muscles and arteries.  Add cinnamon and honey to make a soothing tea for a cough.

Magickal: Calling spirits (especially those on the other side of the veil).  Samhain, vision quests.

 

Read More
Dittany of Crete

Dong Quai

Common Name: Dong Quai

Witch Name: Plague Root

Latin Name: Angelica sinensis

We use it for: Hot flashes, hormone balance, nerves, brain nutrition.  NOT RECOMMENDED DURING PREGNANCY

 

Read More
Dong Quai