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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 (H-L)

Hawthorn Berry

Common Name: Hawthorn Berry

Latin Name: Crataegus laevigata

Planet: Mars

We use it for: Energy, stress, endurance, depression, impotency.

Magickal: Fertility, protection, creativity in spellwork, fairy attraction, Beltane, fishing magick, happiness

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Hawthorn Berry

Hawthorne

Common Name: Hawthorne

Witch Name: Mayblossom

Latin Name: Crataegus laevigata

Planet: Mars

Deity: Cardea, Bloddeuwedd, Flora

We use it for: Energy, stress, arteriosclerosis, heart, hypoglycemia, strengthening heart muscles, normalizing blood pressure and chloresterol.

Magickal: Fertility, protection, creativity in spellwork, fairy attraction, Beltane, fishing magick, happiness.  Powerful magick.  Use with caution.

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Hawthorne

Heal All Herb

Common Name: Heal All Herb

We use it for: Ancient Anglo-Saxon herb

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Hibiscus

Common Name: Hibiscus

Witch Name: Elfwort

Latin Name: Hibiscus sabdariffa

Planet: Sun, Mercury, Venus, Uranus

We use it for: High in vitamin C

Magickal: Divination, love, lust

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Hibiscus

High John the Conqueror

Common Name: High John the Conqueror

Latin Name: Ipomoea purga

We use it for: Do not take internally.

Magickal: Overcome obstacles, achieve goals.  Protects against negative energies and curses.  Good for love spells and simiar magic

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High John the Conqueror

Holly Leaf

Common Name: Holly Leaf

Witch Name: Bat's Wing

Planet: Saturn

Deity: God of Winter

We use it for: Do not take internally.  POISONOUS!

Magickal: Balance, dream magic, protection, anti-lightning, luck, Yule

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Holly Leaf

Honeysuckle

Common Name: Honeysuckle

Witch Name: Sweet Buzzard

Latin Name: Lonicera japonica

Planet / Zodiac: Venus, Mercury, Mars / Cancer

We use it for: Diuretic, gout, kidney stones, and liver problems, mouthwash, sore throat, canker sores, anti-spasmodic, cough, asthma, repiratory problems.

Magickal: Good Health, prosperity, protection, psychic awareness, divination, dreams, Ostara, Beltane, Mabon

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Honeysuckle

Hops

Common Name: Hops

Witch Name: Nightingale

Latin Name: Humulus lupulus

Planet: Jupiter, Mars, Pluto

We use it for: Diuretic, laxative, chest complaints, blood cleansing, strengthening bile, insomnia, nervous disorders, decreasing desire for alcohol, sexual depressant, improving appetite, heart & liver problems.

Magickal: Good health, sleep (stuff pillow with hops), divination, comfort, relaxation

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Hops

Horehound

Common Name: Horehound

Witch Name: Bull's Blood, Seed of Horus, Eye of the Star

Latin Name: Marrubium vulgare

Planet: Mercury

Deity: Horus

We use it for: Coughs and breaking up bronchial congestion.

Magickal: Exorcisms, protection, good health, mental powers, banishing negative entities

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Horehound

Horny Goat Weed

Common Name: Horny Goat Weed

Witch Name: Muira Puama

Latin Name: Epimedium sagittatum

We use it for: Impotence, infertility, forgetfulness, back pain, arthritis, increasing blood circulation to the brain, lowering blood pressure, stimulating the production of male sex hormones and toning the liver.

Magickal: Aids in spellwork for fertility

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Horny Goat Weed

Horse Tail

Common Name: Horse Tail

Planet: Saturn

Deity: Epona

We use it for: Hair loss, split ends, nail growth, tumors, nervous disorders.

Magickal: Snake Charming, fertility

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Horse Tail

Hydrangea

Common Name: Hydrangea

Witch Name: Water Releaser

Latin Name: Hydrangea hortensis

Planet: Moon

We use it for: Diuretic, kidney stones (with Queen of the Meadow)

Magickal: Hex breaking

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Hydrangea

Hyssop

Common Name: Hyssop

Witch Name: Bishop's Blood

Latin Name: Hyssopus officinales

Planet / Zodiac: Mars, Jupiter / Cancer

We use it for: Blood cleansing.

Magickal: Prosperity, protection, purification, wards negativity

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Hyssop

Irish Moss

Common Name: Irish Moss

Witch Name: Leprechaun Hair, Tanner's Moss

Latin Name: Chrondrus crispus

Planet: Moon, Saturn

Deity: Hera, Isis, Juno

We use it for: Chronic lung and respiratory problems, dry coughs, irritated membranes.

Magickal: Money, luck, protection

 

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Irish Moss

Jasmine

Common Name: Jasmine

Witch Name: Angel's Trumpet

Latin Name: Jasminum grandiflorum

Planet: Venus, Moon

Deity: Kuan Yin, Vishnu, Diana

We use it for: Soothing nerves.

Magickal: Astral projection, love, prosperity, dream divination, spirituality, Ostara

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Jasmine

Job's Tears

Common Name: Job's Tears

Witch Name: Salt of Patience 

Latin Name: Coix lachryma-jobi

We use it for: Inflammation, edema, pain and contractions in legs, poor digestion, diarrhea, abdominal bloating, arthritis, rheumatism, mastitis (inflammation of the breast), infected nails, warts beneath the nails (boil seeds), stimulating the immune system and lactation, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, fevers, lowering blood sugar, sedative.  Herbalists from China also use Job’s Tears for cancer, appendicitis, berieri, lung disease, and lung abscesses. 

Magickal: Carry for luck, wishes, healing, prosperity

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Job's Tears

Juniper Berries

Common Name: Juniper Berries

Witch Name: Snake Eyes

Latin Name: Juniperus communis

Planet / Zodiac: Jupiter, Sun, Mars / Aries

Deity: Astarte, Sekhmet, Ishtar

We use it for: Diuretic, restoring pancreas and adrenals, dropsy, diabeties, hypoglycemia, urinary problems such as stones, urine retention, uric acid buildup, arthritis.

Magickal: Exorcism, protection, healing, love, Yule, anti-theft

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Juniper Berries

Kava Kava Root

Common Name: Kava Kava Root

Witch Name: Intoxicating Pepper, Awa

Latin Name: Piper Methysticum

Planet: Venus, Pluto

We use it for: Mental and physical relaxation, sleep, anxiety, nervousness and insomnia.  Promotes dreaming.

Magickal: Visions, protection, luck

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Kava Kava Root

Kelp (North Atlantic)

Common Name: Kelp (North Atlantic)

Witch Name: Bladderwrack

Latin Name: Ascophyllum nodosum

Planet: Moon

We use it for: Goiter, obesity, pituitary glands, thyroid.  Good for hair, nails, and protects from radiation poisoning.  High in minerals.

Magickal: Protection, Sea Spells, Wind Spells, Money and Psychic Powers.  Carry to please the sea spirits and insure safety when traveling by water. Place a small mound of this near the latrine of someone you dislike and it is alleged they will develop an irritation of the urinary tract in about nine weeks.

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Kelp (North Atlantic)

Kola Nut

Common Name: Kola Nut

Witch Name: Energy Extract

Latin Name: Cola acuminata

Planet : Uranus

We use it for: Stimulant (high in caffeine), sexual stimulant

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Kola Nut

Kola Nut Powder

Common Name: Kola Nut Powder

Witch Name: Energy Extract

Latin Name: Cola acuminata

Planet: Uranus

We use it for: Stimulant (high in caffeine), promotes digestion.

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Kola Nut Powder

Kudzu Root

Common Name: Kudzu Root

Witch Name: Dragon Teeth

We use it for: Colds, fever, chills, aches in neck and shoulders, dry throat, upset stomach, stiff neck and muscular tension, colds, flu, headache and diarrhea, diabetes and hypoglycemia. Roots: counter poisons, fever, vomiting, dysentery, diarrhea, chicken pox, influenza, diabetes, typhoid fever, excessive gas in the system, induce sweating. Dry pan roasted: spleen deficient diarrhea and loose bowls. Flowers: excessive influence of alcoholic drinks, dysentery, gas in the intestine.  Vine (without the leaves): coughs, general weakness.

 

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Kudzu Root

Lady's Mantle

Common Name: Lady’s Mantle

Witch Name: Lioness Foot

Planet: Venus  

We use it for: Excessive menstration

Magickal: Love

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Lady's Mantle

Lavender

Common Name: Lavender

Witch Name: Elf Leaf

Latin Name: Lavendula angustifolia

Planet / Zodiac: Mercury / Virgo

Deity: Hecate, Saturn

We use it for: Headaches, lung mucus

Magickal: Happiness, love, peace, protection, purification, elves, psychic awareness, creativity, cleansing, Midsummer/Litha, sleep, chastity, longevity

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Lavender

Lemon Peel

Common Name: Lemon Peel

Witch Name: Ulamula

Latin Name: Citrus limon

Planet: Venus, Neptune

We use it for: High in vitamin C

Magickal: Love, purification, Yule, longevity, friendship

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Lemon Peel

Lemon Verbena

Common Name: Lemon Verbena

Witch Name: Yerba Louisa

Latin Name: Aloysia triphylla

Planet / Zodiac: Venus / Libra

Deity: Diana, Hermes

We use it for: Toning the liver, kidneys and other internal organs; irregularities in digestion, nervous and mental strain, spasms and convulsions, chronic bronchial coughing and asthma, emmenagogue for irregular and difficult menstrual cycles, lowering fevers (especially those caused by infection). 

Magickal: Purification, love, bless, protect, Midsummer (Litha).  Also called vervain.

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Lemon Verbena

Lemongrass

Common Name: Lemongrass

Witch Name: Fever Grass

Latin Name: Cymbopogon citrates

Planet: Venus

We use it for: Stringent, good for skin and nails

Magickal: Lust, psychic awareness, repels snakes

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Lemongrass

Licorice Root

Common Name: Licorice Root

Witch Name: Beggar's Lice

Latin Name: Glycyrrhiza glabra

Planet: Mercury

We use it for: Adjusting blood sugar, quick energy, cough, hoarsness, increasing female sex drive, drug withdrawl, endurance, hypoglycemia, sore throat, vitality.  May increase sodium and cause water retention.  Female hormone balancer and natural cortisone.

Magickal: Love, lust, fidelity

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Licorice Root

Licorice Sticks

Common Name: Licorice Sticks

Witch Name: Beggar's Lice

Latin Name: Glycyrrhiza glabra

Planet: Mercury

We use it for: Cigarette cravings.

Magickal: Love, lust, fidelity

 

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Licorice Sticks

Lobelia

Common Name: Lobelia

Witch Name: Gagroot, Vomitroot, Bladderpod

Latin Name: Lobelia inflata

Planet: Neptune, Saturn

We use it for: Toxic in wrong amounts.  Asthma, congestion, pneumonia, strong relaxant, lung complaints, childhood diseases, ear infection, pain, nervous disorders, enducing vomiting, relaxant, withdrawal from nicotine or alcohol, pleurisy and pneumoia.  Emetic in large amounts.  Should not be taken by those prone to diabeties.

Magickal: Throw some powdered Lobelia at a storm to stop its approach.  Lobelia can also be used to attract love.

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Lobelia

Lotus

Common Name: Lotus

Planet: Neptune

Deity: Hermes, Isis, Osiris

We use it for: Stopping bleeding, invigorating the blood, hematemesis (vomiting with blood),  hematuria (blood in the urine), diarrhea, muscle spasms, dizziness and fevers.

Magickal: Represents peace, beauty, grace, and perfection.  Helps with meditation and prayers

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Lotus