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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
Mandrake - American
Common Name: Mandrake - American
Witch Name: May Apple
Latin Name: Podophyllum peltatum
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.
Common Name: Marigold
Witch Name: Bull's Eyes
Latin Name: Calendula officinalis
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
Common Name: Marjoram
Witch Name: Joy of the Mountain
Latin Name: Origanum majorana
Planet / Zodiac: Mars / Aries
We use it for: Stimulant, gas in intestines.
Magickal: Happiness in afterlife, happiness, love, protection, wealth, health
Common Name: Marshmallow Root
Witch Name: Althea Root
Latin Name: Althea officinales
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.
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
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
Common Name: Motherwort
Latin Name: Leonurus cardiaca
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
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
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
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
Common Name: Neem
Witch Name: Healer's Herb
Latin Name: Azadirachta indica
We use it for: Mouth disorders (as mouth wash), insect repellent (especially useful in books to guard against insect damage.)
Magickal: Good health spellwork.
Common Name: Nettle
Witch Name: Weasel Snout
Latin Name: Urtica dioica
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
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
Common Name: Oakmoss
Witch Name: Tanner's Bark
Latin Name: Evernia prunastri
We use it for: Antibiotic herb containing lichen acids that inhibit tuberculosis bacillus.
Magickal: Arromatic for potpourri.
Common Name: Orange Peel
Witch Name: Love Fruit
Latin Name: Citrus sinensis
We use it for: Digestion, preventing indigestion, and lowering cholesterol. Source of vitamin C.
Magickal: Love, divination, money, luck
Oregon Grape Root
Common Name: Oregon Grape Root
Witch Name: Bacchus' Root
Latin Name: Berberis aquifolium
We use it for: Purifying blood, cleansing liver, acne, digestion.
Magickal: Money, prosperity
Common Name: Orris root
Witch Name: Love Root
Latin Name: Iris germanica
Deity: Aphrodite, Hera
We use it for: Anti-viral, colon cleanse
Magickal: Divination, love, protection, psychic awareness, companionship, spirit communication, occultism
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.
Common Name: Parsley
Witch Name: Love's Breath
Latin Name: Petroselinum crispum
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
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
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
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.
Common Name: Pennyroyal
Witch Name: Lurk-In-The-Ditch
Latin Name: Mentha pulegium
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)
Common Name: Peppermint
Witch Name: Brandy's Mint
Latin Name: Mentha piperita
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
Common Name: Periwinkle
Witch Name: Sorcerer's violet
Latin Name: Vinca Minor
We use it for: Slowing bleeding, calming nerves
Magickal: Love, lust, mental powers, money, protection
Magickal: Peace, protection, strength (especially during travel)
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
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
Common Name: Pumpkin Seeds
Latin Name: Curcubita maxima
We use it for: Diuretic and tonic for the bladder, early stages of prostate enlargement. High in zinc, selenium - antioxidant and cancer fighting agents.