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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 (M-P)

Mandrake

Common Name: Mandrake

Witch Name: Duck's Foot, Anthropomorphon, Satan's Apple

Latin Name: Atropa mandragora

Planet / Zodiac: Saturn, Mercury, Uranus, Pluto /

Deity: Hathor, Hecate, Circe, Diana, Saturn

We use it for: Antibilious, purgative, cathartic, constipation, gall bladdar, laxative.  Leaves can be made into ointments or poultices to be applied externally to ulcerations of the skin, infected wounds, etc.  The root can be powdered and taken internally to induce vomiting and evacuation of the bowels.  In moderate doses, it will ease pain.  In large doses, it is poisonous.

Magickal: Protection, love, money, fertility, health

 

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Mandrake

Mandrake - American

Common Name: Mandrake - American

Witch Name: May Apple

Latin Name: Podophyllum peltatum

Planet: Mercury

We use it for: The ripened fruit is edible in moderate amounts, though when consumed in large amounts the fruit is poisonous. The rhizome, foliage and roots are also poisonous, Mayapple contains podophyllotoxin, which is a cytostatic and can be applied topically in the treatment of viral and genital warts.

Magickal: Protection, love, money, fertility, health, exorcisms, calling spirits, increasing magickal potentcy.

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Mandrake - American

Marigold

Common Name: Marigold

Witch Name: Bull's Eyes

Latin Name: Calendula officinalis

Planet: Sun

We use it for: In ointment: skin troubles, speeding healing.  Preventing suppuration, varicose veins.

Magickal: Dream divination, protection, psychic awareness, marriage, fairies, business and legal matters

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Marigold

Marjoram

Common Name: Marjoram

Witch Name: Joy of the Mountain

Latin Name: Origanum majorana

Planet / Zodiac: Mars / Aries

Deity: Venus

We use it for: Stimulant, gas in intestines.

Magickal: Happiness in afterlife, happiness, love, protection, wealth, health

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Marjoram

Marshmallow Root

Common Name: Marshmallow Root

Witch Name: Althea Root

Latin Name: Althea officinales

Planet: Venus

We use it for: Bladder & kidney problems, bed wetting, inflammation, lactation, lungs, urinary disorders.  Used as a poultice for gangrene and wounds.

Magickal: Associated with sexual potency.  May be grown as an offering on sacred grounds where loved ones are buried.

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Marshmallow Root

Milk Thistle

Common Name: Milk Thistle

Witch Name: Thorny Liver

We use it for: Liver builder, antioxidant, hardening of the arteries, liver recovery from hepatitis or alcohol abuse.

Magickal: Snake Enraging

 

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Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle Seed

Common Name: Milk Thistle Seed

Witch Name: Thorny Liver

Latin Name: Satureja hortensis

We use it for: Liver builder, antioxidant, hardening of the arteries, liver recovery from hepatitis or alcohol abuse.

Magickal: Helps cure depression

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Milk Thistle Seed

Misltetoe

Common Name: Mistletoe

Witch Name: All Heal, Devil's Fuge

Latin Name: Viscum album

Planet: Sun, Jupiter

Deity: Apollo, Odin, Zeus, Freya, Venus

We use it for: (POISONOUS)  Convulsions, hemorrhage, decrease menstruation.  CAUTION: May cause abortion if taken in large doses.

Magickal: Exorcisms, protection, power, fertility, consecration, healing, psychic awareness, love, hunting, Midsummer (Litha), Lammas (Lughnasdah), Yule

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Misltetoe

Motherwort

Common Name: Motherwort

Latin Name: Leonurus cardiaca

Planet: Venus

We use it for: Nerve tonic, recovery from heart disorders and chronic pain, menstrual cycle disorders, promoting a healthy birth experience for pregnant women.

Magickal: Protection, confidence, wards negative energies, imagination

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Motherwort

Mugwort

Common Name: Mugwort

Latin Name: Artemisia vulgaris

Planet: Moon, Neptune

Deity: Artemis, Hecate, Diana

We use it for: Female problems

Magickal: Shows future, astral projection, protection from wild beasts, good health, protection, psychic awareness, divination, consecration, strength, inspiration, Midsummer/Litha

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Mugwort

Muira Puama

Common Name: Muira Puama

Latin Name: Ptycopetalum olacoldes

We use it for: Reputed aphrodisiac, stimulant and stomach tonic.

Magickal: Used in love potions.

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Muira Puama

Mullein

Common Name: Mullein

Witch Name: Corpse Candles, Clot, Cuddy's Lungs, Graveyard Dust, Hare's Beard, Jacob's Staff, Jupiter's Staff, Aaron's Rod

Latin Name: Verbascum thapsus

Planet: Saturn

Deity: Jupiter, Circe

We use it for: Cough, lung & sinus congestion, TB, lymphatic problems, asthma, bronchitis, diaper rash, diarrhea, calming nerves.

Magickal: Protection, purification, divination, good health, courage, travel between the worlds, love, exorcism, Samhain

 

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Mullein

Neem

Common Name: Neem

Witch Name: Healer's Herb

Latin Name: Azadirachta indica

Planet: Jupiter

We use it for: Mouth disorders (as mouth wash), insect repellent (especially useful in books to guard against insect damage.)

Magickal: Good health spellwork.

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Neem

Nettle

Common Name: Nettle

Witch Name: Weasel Snout

Latin Name: Urtica dioica

Planet: Mars

Deity: Thoth

We use it for: Purifying blood, diuretic, nervous disorders, pain relief, bleeding, sinus congestion.  Neutralizes uric acid.

Magickal: Lust, Elves, Fairies, consecration, restore balance, protection, life cycles, good health, love, ward against negativity, exorcism

 

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Nettle

Nutmeg (whole)

Common Name: Nutmeg (whole)

Witch Name: Fairy's Eggs

Latin Name: Myristica fragrans

Planet: Jupiter, Uranus

We use it for: Stimulant to the Gasto-intestinal tract

Magickal: Luck, prosperity, psychic awareness, comfort, Yule

 

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Nutmeg (whole)

Oakmoss

Common Name: Oakmoss

Witch Name: Tanner's Bark

Latin Name: Evernia prunastri

Planet: Earth

We use it for: Antibiotic herb containing lichen acids that inhibit tuberculosis bacillus.

Magickal: Arromatic for potpourri.

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Oakmoss

Oak Straw

Common Name: Oak Straw

Witch Name: Jove's Straw

We use it for: Hair, skin, and nails, arthritis, rheumatism

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Oak Straw

Orange Peel

Common Name: Orange Peel

Witch Name: Love Fruit

Latin Name: Citrus sinensis

Planet: Neptune

We use it for: Digestion, preventing indigestion, and lowering cholesterol.  Source of vitamin C.

Magickal: Love, divination, money, luck

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Orange Peel

Oregon Grape Root

Common Name: Oregon Grape Root

Witch Name: Bacchus' Root

Latin Name: Berberis aquifolium

Planet: Venus

We use it for: Purifying blood, cleansing liver, acne, digestion.

Magickal: Money, prosperity

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Oregon Grape Root

Orris Root

Common Name: Orris root

Witch Name: Love Root

Latin Name: Iris germanica

Planet: Moon

Deity: Aphrodite, Hera

We use it for: Anti-viral, colon cleanse

Magickal: Divination, love, protection, psychic awareness, companionship, spirit communication, occultism

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Orris Root

Osha Root

Common Name: Osha root 

Latin Name: Ligusticum poteri

We use it for: Respiratory ailments including pneumonia, influenza, colds, bronchitis, tuberculosis, fevers, coughs, cold phlegm, indigestion, gas, delayed menses, rheumatic complaints, hay fever and asthma, disinfectant skin wash, stimulating sweating, stomach bitter, gas. Oshas are emmenagogues, so not recommended for pregnant women. The grated root is mixed with salt and drunk as an emetic, and steeped in whiskey is has been used for malaria and incipient colds.

Magickal: Carry the root to ward off rattlesnakes & witches’ spells.  Attracts good luck. Considered sacred by the Native Americans & widely esteemed by them for its broad and effective warm healing power. Tribes burned it as incense for purification, warding off gross pathogenic factors & subtle negative influences.

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Osha Root

Papaya

Common Name: Papaya

Witch Name: Paw-Paw

Latin Name: Carica papaya

We use it for: Increasing enzymes for digestion, heartburn, ulcers and internal bleeding.

Magickal: Love, protection

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Papaya

Parsley

Common Name: Parsley

Witch Name: Love's Breath

Latin Name: Petroselinum crispum

Planet: Mercury

Deity: Persephone, Zeus, Aphrodite, Venus

We use it for: Bad breath, blood building, kidney problems, diuretic, gall bladdar problems.

Magickal: Protection from poison, promotes long life, lust, purification, protection, fertility, love

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Parsley

Passion Flower

Common Name: Passion Flower

Witch Name: Cupid's Flower

Latin Name: Passiflora incarnata

Planet: Venus, Neptune

We use it for: Eye infection, tension, stress, sleep, alcoholism, sedative, tranquilizer.

Magickal: Peace, friendship, popularity, sleep, Mabon

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Passion Flower

Patchoulli

Common Name: Patchoulli

Witch Name: Pucha-Pat

Latin Name: Pogostemon cablin

Planet: Earth, Pluto

We use it for: Loss of appetite, sleep problems.

Magickal: Lust, prosperity, protection, fertility, Underworld

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Patchoulli

Pau D'Arco

Common Name: Pau D'Arco

Witch Name: Blood Builder

Latin Name: Tabebuia impetiginosa

Planet / Zodiac: Jupiter / Sagittarius

We use it for: Cancer, leukemia, tumors, fungus, blood building, candida, strengthening immune system, malaria, antifungal, antibiotic, and antiviral.

Magickal: Aids in spellwork to alleviate pain.

 

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Pau D'Arco

Pennyroyal

Common Name: Pennyroyal

Witch Name: Lurk-In-The-Ditch

Latin Name: Mentha pulegium

Planet: Venus

Deity: Demeter

We use it for: Stimulant, expelling gas, female complaints, cleaning lungs and breasts of tumors. (NOT to be used if pregnant, abortive)

Magickal: Peace, protection, strength (especially during travel)

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Pennyroyal

Peppermint

Common Name: Peppermint

Witch Name: Brandy's Mint

Latin Name: Mentha piperita

Deity: Zeus

We use it for: Digestion, nausea, gas pain, colic, chills, fever.  Increasing mental alertness.

Magickal: Exorcisms, good health, love, lust, prosperity, psychic awareness, purification, sleep

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Peppermint

Periwinkle

Common Name: Periwinkle

Witch Name: Sorcerer's violet

Latin Name:  Vinca Minor

Planet: Venus

We use it for: Slowing bleeding, calming nerves

Magickal: Love, lust, mental powers, money, protection

Magickal: Peace, protection, strength (especially during travel)

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Periwinkle

Plantain

Common Name: Plantain

Witch Name: Adder's Tongue, Englishman's Foot, White Man's Foot

Latin Name: Plantago major

Planet / Zodiac: Moon, Venus, Mars / Cancer

We use it for: Poulstice: insect bites and bee stings, stopping bleeding and neutralizing poisons from insect bites.  Soothing lungs and urinary tract.

Magickal: Cleanses and purifies, good health, strength, snake repellent

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Plantain

Poke Root

Common Name: Poke Root

Witch Name: Pigeon Berry

Latin Name: Phytolacca americana

Planet: Saturn

We use it for: Removing poisons, blood cleansing.

Magickal: Courage, Hex-breaking

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Poke Root

Pomegranate (whole)

Common Name: Pomegranate (whole)

Witch Name: Persephone's Apple

Latin Name: Punicum malum

Planet / Zodiac: Mercury, Uranus /

Deity: Ceres, Osiris, Demeter, Hera, Juno, Persephone, Dionysus, Pluto, Tammuz, Thor, Saturn

We use it for: Seeds: diuretic, improving kidney functions.  Rind: astringent, diarrhea and moderate fevers.

Magickal: Rebirth, renewal, ancestor honoring, Underworld, Samhain, divination, luck, wishes, wealth, fertility

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Pomegranate (whole)

Psyllium Seed

Common Name: Psyllium Seed

Witch Name: Flea Seed

Latin Name: Plantago arenaria

We use it for: Scrubbing colon, high in fiber, diverticulitis, colon blockages, hemorrhoids.

 

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Psyllium Seed

Pumpkin Seeds

Common Name: Pumpkin Seeds

Latin Name: Curcubita maxima

Planet: Moon

We use it for: Diuretic and tonic for the bladder, early stages of prostate enlargement. High in zinc, selenium - antioxidant and cancer fighting agents.

Magickal: Samhain

 

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Pumpkin Seeds