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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 (T-Z)

Tansy

Common Name: Tansy

Witch Name: Hind Heal

Latin Name: Tanacetum vulgare

Planet: Venus

Deity: Anubis

We use it for: Hysteria, morning sickness, expulsion of worms in children, promoting menstruation, female complaints, kidneys.

Magickal: Good health, happiness, longevity, Ostara

 

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Tansy

Tarragon

Common Name: Tarragon

Witch Name: Little Dragon

Latin Name: Artemisia dracunculus

Planet: Mars       Deity: Lilith

We use it for: Inducing appetite, toothaches

Magickal: Compassion for others, but not at the inappropriate sacrifice of one's self.  Useful for caretakers, helping to extend love and nurturing without becoming martyrs.  Helps abused women reclaim their strength and independence.  Used in consecration of chalices. Tarragon is sacred to the feminine aspect of the Universe.  In particular it is used to invoke Lillith, and may be used in kitchen magick to calm, nurture, and make the guests more compassionate to one another. It should be gathered after Midsummer, but before Michaelmas.

 

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Tarragon

Thyme

Common Name: Thyme

Witch Name: Ear of Elf

Latin Name: Thymus vulgaris

Planet: Venus

We use it for: Headaches, gas, fever, respiration problems, high cholesterol, bronchitis, intestinal worms and skin parasites such as ringworm, crabs, and lice.

Magickal: Courage, sleep, chivalry, protects against nightmares, good health, purification, love, psychic awareness, wards negativity, swift action, Midsummer/Litha

 

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Thyme

Tonka Bean (whole)

Common Name: Tonka Bean (whole)

Witch Name: Bear Beans

Latin Name: Dipteryx odorato

Planet: Venus

We use it for: CAUTION: Anticoagulant (coumarin is in the seeds), which can be lethal in large doses.

Magickal: Love, money, courage, luck.  Used for all forms of good luck, finances, love, health or anything else.  It will also help keep your spirits up during a difficult time.  Common item in Voodoo magick.

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Tonka Bean (whole)

Tumeric

Common Name: Tumeric

Witch Name: Yellow Liver Powder

Latin Name: Curcuma longa

We use it for: Protecting liver from toxins, high cholesterol, stimulating flow of bile in the liver, breaking down dietary fats, anti-inflammatory for arthritic pain.

Magickal: Purification

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Tumeric

Uva Ursi (ground)

Common Name: Uva Ursi (ground)

Witch Name: Arberry

Latin Name: Arctostaphylos uva ursi

Planet: Mars

Deity: Artemis

We use it for: Spleen problems, bladder and kidney infections, diabetes, cystitis.

Magickal: Divination, purification, psychic awareness

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Uva Ursi (ground)

Uva Ursi (leaf)

Common Name: Uva Ursi (leaf)

Witch Name: Arberry

Latin Name: Arctostaphylos uva ursi

Planet: Mars

We use it for: Spleen problems, bladder and kidney infections, diabetes, cystitis.

Magickal: Divination, purification, psychic awareness

 

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Uva Ursi (leaf)

Valerian Root

Common Name: Valerian Root

Witch Name: Capon's Tail, Ram's Head, Rat, Vandal Root, All Heal, Amantilla

Latin Name: Valeriana officinales

Planet: Mercury

We use it for: Insomnia, pain, natural tranquilizer, muscle spasms, calming nerves, heart palpitations.

Magickal: Peace, harmony, togetherness, protection, purification, crone magic, love, rest, sleep

 

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Valerian Root

Vanilla Bean

Common Name: Vanilla Bean

Witch Name: Night Queen

Latin Name: Vanilla planifolia

Planet: Jupiter

Magickal: Love, lust, magical power, mental powers.

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Vanilla Bean

Vervain

Common Name: Vervain

Witch Name: Enchanter's Plant

Latin Name: Verbena hastate

Planet / Zodiac: Venus / Libra

Deity: Aradia, Bast, Cerridwen, Isis, Juno, Venus, Jupiter, Mars, Thor, Diana, Hermes

We use it for: Diuretic, upset stomachs (must use large dose), insomnia, ward off cold or flu, nervous stomach, irregular menses.

Magickal: Reconciles enemies, protection, fidelity, love, prosperity, purification, offering, creativity, visions, ward against psychic attack, peace, youth, healing, Midsummer/Litha

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Vervain

Vesta Powder

Common Name: Vesta Powder

Witch Name: Flash Powder

Deity: Goddess of Hearth

Magickal: Use with CAUTION, highly flamable!!  Clears area of spirits and negative energies quickly.  Also stops harmful gossip directed at you.

 

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Vesta Powder

Vetivert

Common Name: Vetivert

Witch Name: Germander

Latin Name: Vetiveria zizanioides  Planet: Earth

We use it for: Digestion, encouraging menstruation, parasites. In paste on skin: increasing sweating, fevers, flus, rheumatism.

Magickal: Exorcisms, love, luck, prosperity, protection, ward against negativity, hex-breaking, anti-theft

 

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Vetivert

Wheat Grass

Common Name: Wheat Grass

Witch Name: Ishtar's Weed

Latin Name: Elytrigia aestivum

Planet: Venus

Deity: Ishtar

We use it for: High blood pressure. Contains many vitamins and minerals. 

Magickal: Fertility, wealth, good fortune

 

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Wheat Grass

White Oak

Common Name: White Oak

Witch Name: Green Man's Bark

Latin Name: Quercus alba

Planet: Jupiter

Deity: Green Man, Blodeuwedd, Odin, Jupiter, Zeus

We use it for: Hemorrhoids, bleeding, varicose veins, pinworms.  Astringent.

Magickal: Fertility, health, protection, Lammas (Lughnasdah), Samhain

 

 

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White Oak

White Pine

Common Name: White Pine

Witch Name: Throat Bark

Planet: Mars

Deity: Poseidon

We use it for: Sore throat, soothing to the laranyx.

Magickal: Healing, fertility, protection, exorcism, money, Yule

 

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White Pine

White Willow

Common Name: White Willow

Witch Name: Water Bark

Latin Name: Salix alba

Planet: Neptune

Deity: Diana, Hecate, Hera

We use it for: Pain, fever, anti-inflammatory (the original aspirin). 

Magickal: Love, divination, protection, healing

 

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White Willow

Wild Cherry

Common Name: Wild Cherry

Witch Name: Caper's Bark

Latin Name: Prunus serotina

We use it for: Sore throat, cough, mucus in the throat and chest.

Magickal: Creativity, divination, love

 

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Wild Cherry

Wild Lettuce

Common Name: Wild Lettuce

Latin Name: Lactuca virosa

Planet: Moon, Neptune

We use it for: Sedative, lowering libido, pain.

Magickal: Gateway between the worlds and creation of portals.

 

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Wild Lettuce

Witch Hazel

Common Name: Witch Hazel

Latin Name: Hamamelis virginiana

Planet: Saturn

We use it for: Stopping bleeding, soothing cuts, sprains, bruises, varicose veins.

Magickal: Protection, chastity, healing broken heart

 

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Witch Hazel

Witch's Grass

Common Name: Witch's Grass

Planet: Jupiter, Saturn

Deity: Mars

Magickal: Happiness, Luck, Exorcism, lust, love, Jupiter.  Overcoming obstacles.

 

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Witch's Grass

Wolf's Bane

Common Name: Wolf's Bane

Planet: Saturn

We use it for: HIGHLY POISONOUS

Magickal: Protection, invisibility

 

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Wolf's Bane

Wood Betony

Common Name: Wood Betony

Witch Name: Lamb's Ears, Bishopwort, Lousewort

Latin Name: Stachys officinales

Planet / Zodiac: Jupiter / Aries

We use it for: Stimulating heart, relaxing muscles.

Magickal: Purification, protection, love, psychic awareness, banish despair, banish nightmares,

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Wood Betony

Woodruff

Common Name: Woodruff

Latin Name: Asperula odorata

Planet: Mars

We use it for: Repelling insects, building the liver.

Magickal: Prosperity, protection, remove barriers, success, changes, psychic awareness, Ostara, Beltane, victory, healing, milk sedative.

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Woodruff

Wormwood (Cut)

Common Name: Wormwood (Cut)

Witch Name: Blood of Hephaistos, Absinthe, green ginger

Latin Name: Artemisia absinthium

Planet: Mars, Pluto

Deity: Artemis, Diana, Iris, Isis

We use it for: Insomnia, digestion, expels all worms and parasites.  CAUTION: Poisonous in moderate and large doses.

Magickal: Protection, psychic awareness, evocation, divination, scrying, Samhain, safe car travel

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Wormwood (Cut)

Yarrow

Common Name: Yarrow

Witch Name: Achillea, Arrow Root

Latin Name: Archillea millefolium

Planet: Venus, Jupiter

We use it for: Producing profuse perspiration, cleansing skin by opening pores and removing skin obstructions, chicken pox, fever, nosebleeds.

Magickal: Exorcisms, love, psychic awareness, divination, happy marriage, ward against negativity, defense, protection, courage, Midsummer/Litha

 

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Yarrow

Yellow Root

Common Name: Yellow Root

Witch Name: Coward's wort

Latin Name: Rumux crispus

Planet: Jupiter

We use it for: Constipation and skin conditions such as acne, eczema, and fungal infections.

Magickal: Healing, Fertility, Money, luck, love, business success.

 

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Yellow Root

Yerba Mate Green

Common Name: Yerba Mate Green

Witch Name: Bear's Paw

Latin Name: Ilex paraguariensis

We use it for: Fighting aging, slowing appetite, blood cleansing.  Makes an energizing tonic (contains caffeine, vitamins C, A, and B-complex).

Magickal: Fidelity, love, lust

 

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Yerba Mate Green

Yohimbe

Common Name: Yohimbe

Witch Name: Man's Mate

Latin Name: Corynanthe yohimbe

We use it for: In men: hormone stimulant, libido, blood flow to erectile tissues.

Magickal: Love, lust

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Yohimbe

Yucca Root

Common Name: Yucca Root

Witch Name: Root of the Young

Latin Name: Yucca filimentosa

Planet: Pluto

We use it for: Natural cortisone, arthritis, reduces joint inflammation, skin problems.

Magickal: Transmutation, protection, purification

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Yucca Root

Yerba Mate Green

Common Name: Yerba Mate Green

Witch Name: Bear's Paw

Latin Name: Ilex paraguariensis

We use it for: Fighting aging, slowing appetite, blood cleansing.  Makes an energizing tonic (contains caffeine, vitamins C, A, and B-complex).

Magickal: Fidelity, love, lust

 

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Yerba Mate Green