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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 (E-G)

Echinacea

Common Name: Echinacea

Witch Name: Black Sampson

Latin Name: Echinacea angustifolia

We use it for: Antibiotic, lymph system, blood purifier, immune boost, fever, infection,  lymph glands, cold & flu, earaches, tooth abscesses, insect and snake bites. Nontoxic.

Magickal: Physical self-defense, empowerment, good health, extra strength in spells

 

 

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Elder Root

Common Name: Elder Root

Witch Name: Alhuren

Latin Name: Sambucus Nigra

Planet: Venus

Deity: Mother Goddess, Hulda, Venus, Hylde-Moer

We use it for: POISONOUS!

Magickal: Prosperity, magic power, good health, rest, Midsummer/Litha, exorcisms, protection from all evils and dark magicks.  Used in house blessings and baby blessings.  Often it is burned with the dead to protect them on their journey to the Underworld.

 

 

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Elder Root

Elecampane

Common Name: Elecampane

Witch Name: Elf Dock

Latin Name: Inula helenium

Planet / Zodiac: Mercury, Uranus / Gemini

We use it for: Congestion, lung ailments,  expectorant, stimulant.  Apply topically for an astringent.

Magickal: Associated with Elves and elven energies.  Stimulates inner child, change for the sake of change.  Helps one approach the unknown in life with trust.

 

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Eucalyptus

Common Name: Eucalyptus

Witch Name: Nose Roots

Latin Name: Eucalyptus globulus

Planet / Zodiac: Pluto

We use it for: Congestion, antiseptic, bronchitis, lungs.

Magickal: Good Health, protection, purification.  Cleanses home of unwanted energies.

 

 

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Eucalyptus

Evening Primrose

Common Name: Evening Primrose

Witch Name: Night Flowers

Latin Name: Primula Vulgaris

Planet / Zodiac: Venus / Libra      Deity: Freya

We use it for: Sedative and astringent, whooping cough, digestive problems, asthma.  Poultice for external skin problems such as eczema, itching, breast tenderness. Oil for lowering blood pressure, preventing clumping in platelets within the blood, premenstrual disorders, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, intermittent claudication, and circulatory disorders.

Magickal: Protection, Love.  Grow blue and red primrose in the garden to protect it and attract fairies.  Women carry them to attract love.  Worn to cure madness and sewn into children's pillows to gain their undying respect and loyalty. Priestess wear them when invoking the Goddess.  Bathe in Primrose to increase inner beauty

 

 

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Evening Primrose

Eyebright

Common Name: Eyebright

Witch Name: Eyes

Latin Name: Euphrasia officinalis

Planet / Zodiac: Sun / Leo

Deity: Eurphrosyne

We use it for: Improving vision, soothing eye strain, cataracts, allergies, sties.  Removing cysts caused by chronic conjunctivitis.

Magickal: Aiding mental powers, divination, psychic awareness.  Helps one see difficult changes as opportunities.

 

 

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Eyebright

Fennel

Common Name: Fennel

Witch Name: Feather Seeds

Latin Name: Foenilulum vulgare

Planet: Mercury

Deity: Horned God, Adonis, Dionysus, Prometheus

We use it for: Anti-gas, slowing appetite, slowing effects of chemotherapy, morning sickness, colic.

Magickal: Purification, Good Health, protection, deflect negative energies, Midsummer (Litha).  Preserves and strengthens sight (physical and pyschic).  Helps us face danger and makes us strong and capable of facing dire times.  Corresponds to element of fire.

 

 

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Fenugreek

Common Name: Fenugreek

Witch Name: Sun's Seed

Latin Name: Trigonella foenum graecum

Planet: Mercury

Deity: Apollo

We use it for: Expelling mucus from the lungs, lowering fever, sore throat, lowering blood sugar.  Contains lecithin which dissolves fat and cholesterol.

Magickal: Money, Lammas (Lughnasdah), brings sunny disposition to people who share in meal.  Develops power of mind.

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Feverfew

Common Name: Feverfew

Witch Name: Hundred Year Plant

Latin Name: Tanacetum parthenium

Planet: Venus

We use it for: Headaches, muscular tension, intestinal worms, migraines if taken daily. Increasing circulation to brain.

Magickal: Safe travel, protection, purification, good health.

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Feverfew

Five Finger Grass

Common Name: Five Finger Grass

Latin Name: Potentilla Reptans

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

Magickal: Associated with love, money, health, power, and wisdom.

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Flax Seed

Common Name: Flax Seed

Witch Name: Toad Toes, Linseed

Latin Name: Linum usitatissimum

Planet: Mercury, Mars, Saturn, Uranus

Deity: Hulda

We use it for: Boosting cell deveopment, fiber source, high in omega oils.

Magickal: Protection, psychic awareness, money, beauty, healing.  Use to consecrate altar cloths and clothes made of linen.  (Linen is made from flax).  Use the oil (linseed oil) to consecrate ritual tools -- especially those used for divination.  Plant to welcome the fairies and devas in your garden.  Use to ground and banish negative energies.  Connects one to elves and eldritch.  Ostara & Midsummer.

 

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Flax Seed

Flea Prevention

Common Name: Flea Prevention

We use it for: Put small amount in animal's food.  Can also apply topically.  Ask clerk for help with dosage.

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Flea Prevention

Fleabane

Common Name: Fleabane

Witch Name: Horseweed

Latin Name: Erigeron canadensis syn. Conyza canadensis

Planet: Venus

We use it for: Diarrhea, dysentery, bladder problems, rheumatic conditions, gonorrhea, urinogenital diseases.  Decoction for bleeding hemorrhoids.  Essential oil to arrest flow of blood.  Also works as insecticide.

Magickal: Exorcism, protection, chastity

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Fleabane

Fo-ti

Common Name: Fo-ti

Witch Name: Mountain Slave

Latin Name: Polygonum multiflorum

We use it for: Rejuvenating the endocrine glands, depression, improving memory, blood clots, high blood pressure, grey hair, infertility. 

 

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Foxglove

Common Name: Foxglove

Witch Name: Bloody Fingers, Fairy Fingers, Fairy Gloves

Latin Name: Digitalis Purpurea

Planet / Zodiac: Venus, Pluto / Scorpio

We use it for: POISONOUS!

Magickal: Protection of house and yard, source of digitalis.  Connection with fairies.  Powerful herb for connecting to those in Underworld

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Foxglove

Galangal

Common Name: Galangal

Witch Name: Low John the Conqueror, Maraba, Catarrh root, China root, India Root, Colic Root

Latin Name: Alpina officinalis

Planet: Mars

We use it for: Poultice to draw infection out of boils; hallucinogenic.  Cleansing system, flatulence, colic, stimulating saliva, aphrodisiac.

Magickal: Prosperity, protection, psychic awareness, health, lust, hex-breaking, wins at court, sex magick.

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Galangal

Garlic

Common Name: Garlic

Witch Name: Ajo, Poor Man's Treacle

Latin Name: Allium sativum

Planet: Mars      Deity: Hecate

We use it for: Nervous excitement, expelling worms from system, clearing blood, whooping cough, constipation, bowels, normalizing blood pressure, slowing tumor growth, yeast & bacterial infections, colds, childhood disease, fever, heart, digestion, high chloresterol. Natural anti-biotic, antifungal, and anti-parasitic. 

Magickal: Exorcisms, protection, power, healing, lust, anti-theft.  Place garlic upon a stone or small pile of stones at intersections of paths or roads to honor Hecate.  Associated with Underworld travel.

 

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Gentian Root

Common Name: Gentian Root

Latin Name: Gentiana lutea

Planet / Zodiac: Mercury, Mars / Virgo

We use it for: Stomach tonic. Strengthens pancreas, spleen, and kidneys. Appetite stimulant

Magickal: Love, power, emotional strength.

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Gentian Root

Ginger

Common Name: Ginger

Witch Name: Root of Rose

Latin Name: Zingiber officinale

Planet: Moon

We use it for: Gas, motion sickness, flu, diarrhea, stomach disorders, nausea, colds, colitis.  Hot tea promotes sweating. Absorbs toxins and helps control flu symptoms.  Increases circulation and lowers cholesterol.

Magickal: Love, lust, prosperity, magical power, success, good health.  Use in consecration rites for athames.

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Ginger

Ginger Root

Common Name: Ginger root

Witch Name: Hog's Tooth

Latin Name: Zingiber officinalis

Planet: Moon

We use it for: Gas, motion sickness, flu, diarrhea, stomach disorders, nausea, colds, colitis.  Hot tea promotes sweating. Absorbs toxins and helps control flu symptoms.  Increases circulation and lowers cholesterol.

Magickal: Love, lust, prosperity, magical power, success, good health.  Use in consecration rites for athames

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Ginger Root

Ginkgo Biloba

Common Name: Ginkgo Biloba

Witch Name: Thinker's Treat

Latin Name: Salisburia Adiantifolia

Planet: Mars

We use it for: Improving circulation to extremities, anti-aging, gout, increasing brain activity, improving memory.

Magickal: Ritual healings.  Dried nuts represent male fertility and are useful in all creative work and Handfasting feasts.

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Ginseng - Siberian

Common Name: Ginseng - Siberian

Witch Name: Witch's Health

Planet: Uranus

We use it for: Depression, digestion, energy

Magickal: Lust, love, vitality, wishes, healing, beauty, protection, rejuvination, longevity

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Ginseng - American

Common Name: Ginseng American

Witch Name: Tartar Root

Latin Name: Panax quinquefolium

Planet: Uranus

We use it for: Milder in its effects compared to the Chinese variety, the American ginseng still possesses a similar beneficial action.  The tolerance of the body to any stress is increased.  Its main use is for physical weakness in the body including fever, wheezing, coughs.

Magickal: Lust, love, vitality, wishes, healing, beauty, protection

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Ginseng - Panax

Common Name: Ginseng Panax

Witch Name: Witch's Health

Latin Name: Panax Ginseng

Planet: Uranus

We use it for: Energy, stress, impotency, stimulant, asthma, endurance, balances hormones, longevity, vitality, sexual stimulant

Magickal: Lust, love, vitality, wishes, healing, beauty, protection

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Ginseng - Suma

Common Name: Ginseng Suma

Witch Name: Witch's Health

Planet: Uranus 

We use it for: Women's ginsing - builds and strengthens female genitalia.  Energy tonic adaptoen, considered at least as good as panax ginseng in effect.  Good for those with chronic fatigue or low energy.

Magickal: Lust, love, vitality, wishes, healing, beauty, protection

 

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Ginseng - Suma

Glucosamine and MSM

Common Name: Glucosamone and MSM

Witch Name: Joint Juice

We use it for: Joint health.

 

 

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Goat's Rue

Common Name: Goat Rue

Witch Name: Bahh Weed

Latin Name: Galega officinalis

Planet / Zodiac: Mercury / Leo

We use it for: Normalizing blood sugars, increasing breast milk production.  Diuretic.

Magickal: Healing, health

 

 

 

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Goldenseal

Common Name: Goldenseal

Witch Name: Alchemist's Seal

Latin Name: Hydrastis canadensis

Planet: Venus

Deity: God

We use it for: Runny nose, internal infections, natural insulin, cleansing urinary system, circulation, hemorrhage, nose bleed, pancreas, sinus congestion, sore throat.

Magickal: Good health, joy, prosperity, success

 

 

 

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Goldenseal

Gotu Kola

Common Name: Gotu Kola

Witch Name: Memory's Root

Latin Name: Centella asiatica

We use it for: Brain food, increasing memory and vitality, depression, senility.  Strengthening heart and veins, activating brain cells.

Magickal: Meditation

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Ground Ivy

Common Name: Ground Ivy

Witch Name: Cat's Paw, Alehoof

Planet: Saturn

Deity: Bacchus, Dionysus

We use it for: Rheumatism, indigestion, kidney.

Magickal: Divination, Beltane

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