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WICCAN HERBS how to use:

ANGELICA ROOT

Sun Fire Masculine Use in protection and exorcism incense, and also carry the root in a pouch as a protective talisman. Add to bath to remove hexes. Smoking the leaves can cause visions. Angelica protects by both creating a barrier against negative energy, and by filling it's user with positive energy. Removes curses, hexes, or spells that have been cast against you. nhances the aura, giving a !oyful outlook. Relieves tension headache, diuretic, beneficial to the stomach and digestion. Relieves buildup of phlegm due to asthma and bronchitis. Use with caution" #arge doses can negatively affect blood pressure, heart, and respiration. $f pregnant, can cause miscarriage.

BASIL

Mars Fire Masculine Use in love and prosperity spells. %arry to attract wealth. Sprinkle basil over your sleeping lover to assure fidelity. Use it in a ritual bath to bring new love in, or to free yourself of an old love. Also used for purification baths. Sprinkle on the floor for protection, and burn as an exorcism incense.

BAY LEAVES

Sun Fire Masculine Use in potions for visions, clairvoyance and wisdom. &lace under your pillow to induce prophetic dreams. %arry to ward off evil, and scatter or burn for exorcism. Add to cleansing teas and baths. Scatter on the floor, and then sweep out for protection. 'he priestesses at (elphi are said to have chewed bay leaves to induce their visions and prophesies.

BLESSED THISTLE

Mars Fire Masculine &urification, hex"breaking, protection from evil" removes unwanted influences, particularly of malevolent intent. Strew to cleanse buildings or rooms, beneficial in healing spells. Strengthens liver function, combat hepatitis, aids memory purifies the blood stream. )ood fof migraine, nausea, and gallstones.

BURDOCK

Venus Wa er Fe!inine Used in protection incenses and for healing, especially the feet. %arry as a protection sachet or burn for purification of a room. Rinse with a root decoction for ridding oneself of a gloomy feeling about yourself or others.

BRAMBLE "BLACKBERRY# LEAF

Venus Wa er Fe!inine &owerful herb of protection, and used in invocations to the goddess *rigit, who presides over healing, poetry, sacred wells, and smithcraft. Also used to attract wealth. $f twined into a wreath with rowan and ivy, will keep away evil spirits. A bramble patch is a favorite hiding place for faerie folk, use to invoke and attract faerie spirits.

CACAO "CHOCOLATE#

Venus Wa er Fe!inine 'he A+tec's ,ood of the )ods. An aphrodisiac, a mild euphoric, and helps to heal depression. $t is

extremely effective in love potions and spells. %acao is a re-uired offering during (ay of the (ead, can be used to appease restless spirits, or attract passed loved ones during seance.

CAMELLIA "CAMELIE#

M$$n Wa er Fe!inine *rings riches and luxury, expresses gratitude. &lace fresh blossoms in water on altar during ritual to attract money and prosperity. Used in traditional %hinese medicine for treating skin conditions.

CARAWAY "CHIMEN#

Mercur% Air Masculine %arry for protection against spirits who mean harm, especially #ilith. 'he seeds can be used to ensure faithfulness, and can be used in spells to attract a lover. Used in cooking, will induce lust.

CAROB "ROSCOV#

Mars Fire Masculine .ften used as a chocolate substitute, but although the flavor is similar, the correspondences are opposite. Useful for protection and prosperity /the dried pods were once used as currency0. %an be burned as an incense to attract spirit helpers and familiars, or to deter poltergeists.

CATNI&

Wa er Venus Fe!inine Animal magick and healing pets, increases psychic bond with animals. Use as a tea for happiness and relaxation. %an also be used during meditation, increases psychic abilities. Useful in love magick" try burning dried leaves for love wishes.

CAYENNE &E&&ER

Mars Fire Masculine Use in hexes, or to break a hex. Use in love or separation spells. 'he fire or spark of the spirit, it adds power to any spell. %ontains capsaicin, which acts as a stimulating digestive aid. Apply externally for !oint pain. Aids circulation, blood pressure, and colds. 'hose with ulcers or chronic bowel disorders should avoid using in large -uantities.

CEDAR

Sun Fire Masculine 1ealing, purification, money, protection, love. %edar smoke is purifying and can cure nightmares. 2eep cedar in your wallet or purse to attract money, and use in money incense. $t can also be used in love sachets or burned to induce psychic powers. Use to draw arth energy and grounding.

CHAMOMILE

Sun Wa er Masculine %hamomile tea is a great relaxer. &rosperity wishes, use to attract money, use as an amulet for prosperity. Use in sleep and meditation incense. &repares body and mind for magick. Add to a bath or use to wash your face and hair to attract love. *athe children in chamomile tea to protect from the evil eye, useful in breaking curses cast against you.

CINNAMON

Sun Fire Masculine Spirituality, success, healing, psychic powers, lust, protection, love. *urn cinnamon as an incense or use in sachets and spells for healing, money"drawing, psychic powers, and protection. 3ix with frankincense, myrhh and sandalwood for a strong protection incense to be burned every day. A male aphrodisiac.

CLOVES "CUISOARE#

'u(i er Fire Masculine &rotection, exorcism, love, money, good luck. Use in incense to attract money, drive away negativity, purify, gain luck or stop gossip. 4ear to attract the opposite sex or for protection. 4orn or carried to repel negative energies around you, also said to protect babies in their cribs if hung over them strung together.

COLTSFOOT

Venus Wa er Fe!inine Add to love sachets and use in spells for peace and tran-uility. Smoke the leaves to aid in obtaining visions. A soothing expectorant and anti"spasmodic, which can be used to treat bronchitis, whooping cough, asthma, and chronic emphysema. %aution5 (o not use if pregnant or nursing6

CUMIN "CHIMEN#

Mars Fire Masculine *urn with frankincense for protection. 3ix with salt and scatter to keep away evil spirits and bad luck. Use in love spells. Steep cumin seed in wine to induce lust. &lace the seeds on, in or near an ob!ect to prevent left. *urn with frankincense for protection.

RED CLOVER

Mercur% Air Masculine &rotection, money, love, fidelity, exorcism, success, clairvoyance, beauty. *rings good luck. $nduces clairvoyant powers. Use for rituals to enhance beauty and youth.

COMFREY LEAF

Air Sa urn Fe!inine A strong herb for protection against any type of negativity, especially when traveling, and particularly for protection in the astral realms. 7ery nutritious, beneficial for healing sprains, strains, fractures and sores. Also soothes an upset stomach.

DAMIANA

Mars Fire Masculine Sex magick, lust, love, visions. Use in lust spells. Use in love baths. *urn to enhance visions. (amiana can be prepared in a tea for use in sex magick. $t is a mild aphrodisiac. $t produces a mari!uana"like euphoria when smoked. )ood for enchanting a male lover. (amiana tea is the best thing for hangovers. Use caution with this herb.

DANDELION LEAF

'u(i er Air Masculine (ivination, wishes, calling Spirits. Use the root in a tea to enhance psychic powers. Used in Samhain rituals. Sleep, protection, healing. A very nutritious and universally beneficial herb. Use in dream pillows and sachets, the leaves and flowers can be used in tea for healing.

DILL

Mercur% Fire Masculine 1ang in the doorway to protect your home, or carry to protect your person. %an be used in money spells. Add to a ritual bath to become irresistible to the one you desire. Use in love and lust spells.

EUCALY&TUS LEAF

Air M$$n Fe!inine Uses include great healing properties, kills germs, infections, eases lung congestion, heart stimulant. Attracts healing vibrations and protection. Use to purify and cleanse any space of unwanted energies. Also useful in dream and sleep pillows.

FENNEL SEED

Mercur% Fire Masculine 1ealing, longevity, courage, vitality, virility and strength. Use for protection spells of all kinds. &revents curses, possession and negativity. Use for purification. )ives strength, courage and longevity. (elicious flavor, purifies breath, aids digestion and weight loss.

FEVERFEW

Venus Wa er Fe!inine #ove and protection. $nclude in charms or sachets. Also a strong herb for health and spiritual healing. Use to ward off sickness and bolster immune system. &rotects travelers, keep in your suitcase or car the next time you travel. xcellent treatment for migraine headaches" eases inflammation and constriction of the blood vessels in the head, reduces sensitivity to light and nausea.

DRIED FIG

'u(i er Fire Masculine ,ertility, love spells" excellent ingredient in spell bags. (ivination. Sacred to (ionysus, 8uno and many others. Recommended for a *eltane altar. $f placed on the doorstep before leaving it will ensure you will arrive home safely.

FLA) SEED

Mercur% Fire Masculine Use to keep the peace at home" place in a bowl to absorb negative energy. Useful in healing and protection spells. Also, carry flax seeds in your wallet or purse to attract money. 7ery nutritious, good for cholesterol.

GALANGAL ROOT

Mars Fire Masculine &sychic abilities, luck, money. ,or courage, strength, and for avoiding legal problems. 4orn or carried, it protects its bearer and draws good luck. &laced in a sachet of leather with silver, it brings money. &owdered galangal is burned to break spells and curses. $t is also carried or sprinkled around the home to promote lust. 4orn as a talisman, galangal aids psychic development and guards the bearer's health. A mild hallucinogen" eat about three inches of the root for this effect. Use caution with this plant.

GARLIC

Mars Fire Masculine Use is in protection spells" traditionally used to ward off vampires. )reat healing properties, antiviral, antifungal, strengthening. 'he ancient )reeks placed garlic on the stone cairns at crossroads as an offering to 1ecate.

GINGER

Mars Fire Masculine #ove, money, success, power. Use in love spells. at before performing spells to increase your power.

GINSENG &OWDER

Sun Fire Masculine Re!uvenation, longevity and sexual potency. Use the root in spells to attract love, maintain health, draw money and ensure sexual potency. %arry to enhance beauty. *urn to break curses or ward off evil spirits. 3ake into a lust enhancing tea. Useful as an antidepressant, e-uali+es blood pressure, and aids digestion.

HIBISCUS FLOWER

Venus Wa er Fe!inine Useful as an aphrodisiac and in love spells. Also use to induce dreams, and enhance psychic ability and divination. Soothes nerves, antispasmodic. 'ea aids digestion, and sweetens breath. 1elpful with itchy skin.

HOLLY LEAF

Mars Fire Masculine #uck, dream magick. An excellent protective herb, keeps away lightning, poison, evil spirits, and other malign forces. 'he wood is used for all magickal tools as it will enhance any wish you have. A powerful protection. (o not consume, for ritual use only.

HO&S

Mars Air Masculine Use in healing incenses and spells. &ut inside pillow to induce sleep. 'ea helps with a restful sleep. Also drink tea after magickal practices to balance and refocus your energy back to ordinary reality. Use in healing sachets and amulets. Also burned during healing prayers.
HOREHOUND

Mercur% Ear * Masculine As a tea to increase energy and strength, both physically and mentally" it increases concentration and focus. %arry or burn for protection wishes. %alled the 9Seed of 1orus9 by the Ancient gyptians, it is excellent for blessing one's home. )ather flowering 1orehound and tie with a ribbon, then hang it in your home to keep it free from negative energies. 'he leaves and stems are used in candies, cough drops and syrups. Used to treat asthma, coughs, colds, bronchitis, sore throats, and skin irritations. Also used as a diaphoretic, diuretic, expectorant, laxative, stimulant, and stomachic.

HYSSO&
'u(i er Fire Masculine An excellent purifying herb. Use in purification baths and spells. Associated with serpents and

dragons, and can be burned as an incense to call on dragon energy. Aids in physical and spiritual protection.

'UNI&ER BERRIES
Sun Fire Masculine Useful for protection magick of all kinds. 3akes a nice incense for protection. $t can be burned or carried to enhance psychic powers. Attracts good, healthy energies and love. Aids in digestion, intestinal cramps, diuretic, eases arthritis. *anishes energies in!urious to good health.
MANDRAKE ROOT

Mercur% Fire Masculine &rotection, love, money, fertility, health. 3andrake intensifies the magick of any spell. 'o charge mandrake root with your personal power, sleep with it for three nights during the full moon. A hallucinogen when used in tea" it has great power as a visionary herb, empowering your visions and propelling them into manifestation. A whole mandrake root placed in the home will bring protection and prosperity. %arried, it will attract love and couage.

MORNING GLORY BLOSSOMS

Ne( une Wa er Masculine 1appiness, peace, visions. &lace under your pillow to stop nightmares and induce beneficial psychic dreams. Sacred to the A+tecs. (o not consume, toxic.

MOSS

'u(i er Ear * Masculine 'o ensure good luck, especially with money, carry any type of moss removed from a gravestone. Use in prosperity spells, )nome magick and spells to 3other arth. Use in 94itch *ottles9 for home and business. &lace in your bra 4hen a 3A# lover is near to attract sexual attention.

MUGWORT

Venus Ear * Fe!inine Use in dream pillows for prophetic dreams. *urn with sandalwood or wormwood in scrying rituals. (rink as a tea sweetened with honey before divination. 'he plain tea can also be used to wash crystal balls and magick mirrors. #eaves of mugwort can be placed around these to aid in scrying.

MULLEIN

Sa urn Fire Fe!inine &rotection and courage. 2eeps away demons and nightmares while sleeping, also protects against wild animals. Useful in protection and exorcism spells. $nvokes spirits, use on scrying tools to aid divination. 'his plant is the .riginal 4itch's torch, used to illuminate spells and rites. Useful as an expectorant to clear and heal lungs, stops diarrhea and soothes hemeroids.

NETTLES

Mars Fire Masculine %arry to remove a curse and send it back, or sprinkle around the house to keep out evil. Use in purification baths. 1ighly nutritious for anemia, skin disorders and allergies, restores health, expectorant, stops bleeding. .ne of the nine sacred herbs of the Anglo"Saxons.

NUTMEG

'u(i er Fire Masculine #uck, money, health. %arry for good luck, and to strengthen clairvoyant powers. Use in money and prosperity spells. A hallucinogen when made into a tea. '.:$% in large doses6 'ake no more than a pinch6

ORRIS ROOT

Venus Wa er Fe!inine #ove, protection, divination. Use to find and hold love" a powder made from the root is used as a love drawing powder. &rotection from evil spirits. Roots and leaves hung in the house, and added to the bath are good for personal protection.

&AU D+ARCO

&lu $ Fire Masculine 4orks best during the waning 3oon" can be empowered by drawing down the 3oon directly into the herb. 'he active ingredient is xyloidin, a very potent antibiotic and antiviral. %an relieve arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, ec+ema, gastritis, psoriasis, pyorrhoea, rheumatism, skin and nails, ulcers. Used to treat chronic candida. &otent tonic and cell regenerator, stimulating natural defenses and revitali+ing the body. Also a sedative, an analgesic, and a diuretic.

&ASSION FLOWER

Venus Wa er Fe!inine &romotes emotional balance, peace, attracts friendship and prosperity. 1eightens libido, use in love spells. %alming and soothing, promotes emotional balance, aid in sleep. Use to relieve nerve pain and hysteria.

&ENNYROYAL

Mars Fire Masculine %arry in a green bag to attract money and to aid in business transactions. *urn for protection in meditation and astral travel. Use for ridding negative thoughts against you, carry when dealing with negative vibrations of all kinds. %aution5 stimulates menustration when consumed, and can induce miscarriage.

&E&&ERMINT

Mercur% Fire Masculine &urification, sleep, love, healing, psychic powers. &romotes sleep and visionary dreams. Use in healing and purification baths. *urn as a winter incense. 7ery useful for stomach upset and heartburn, nausea, and to ease congestion during colds and flu.

&INE

Sun Air Masculine ,or sacred wisdom. &rosperity,fertility, healing.'he &ine tree is an evergreen, its old title was 9the sweetest of woods9. $ts needles are a valuable source of vitamin % and can loosen a tight chest. 'he scent of &ine is useful in the alleviation of guilt. *urn for strength, and to reverse negative energies.

RAS&BERRY LEAF

Venus Wa er Fe!inine &rotection, healing, love. %alming, promotes sleep and visions. Useful during pregnancy and childbirth, eases diarrhea, nausea and vomiting. *eneficial to the kidneys.

ROSE &ETALS

Venus Wa er Fe!inine #ove, psychic powers, healing, luck, protection. Use in love spells of all kinds. (rink rose tea before bed for prophetic dreams. (omestic peace and happiness, promotes !oy of giving. 1elps clear away headaches, di++iness, mouth sores and menstrual cramps. 1eart and nerve tonic.

ROSE HI&S

Venus Wa er Fe!inine Rose hips are very high in 7itamin %. Rose hips also contain A, *, , and 2, organic acids and pectin, and have a high concentration of iron. 'he hips are strung like beads and worn to attract love. A woman should eat rose hips during her menstrual period. A woman's lover should gather roses for this purpose. 'he earliest known gardening was the planting of roses along the most travelled routes of early nomadic humans.

ROSEMARY

Sun Fire Masculine &rotection, love, lust, mental powers, exorcism, purification, healing, sleep, youth. *urn to purify and cleanse. Use in love and lust incenses and potions. Use for healing of all kinds. A tea of rosemary causes the mind to be alert. %irculatory, digestive and nerve stimulant. 1eals headache, depression, and halitosis.

SAGE

'u(i er Air Masculine $mmortality, longevity, wisdom, protection, prosperity. Use in healing and money spells. &urifying, use as incense during sacred rituals"walk the smoke to the four corners of the room to repel and rid negative energies and influences. specially good when moving into a new home. 1eals wounds, aids digestion, eases muscle and !oint pain, colds and fever.

SHAVEGRASS

Sa urn Ear * Fe!inine Also known as 1orsetail. ,ertility spells. ;utritious, helps the body absobrb calcium, may help to strengthen bones, hair and nails. %ontrol excess oil on the skin. (iuretic, helps to relieve urinary disorders. 3ay help blood to clot, reduce fevers, and calm nervous tension. Also can be used in snake charming6

SCOTCH BROOM LEAF


Mars Air Masculine A (ruid sacred tree. Use in purification and protection spells and scatter to exorcise evil spirits. *urn to calm the wind. 'he branches are used to make traditional besoms. 'he tea can induce psychic powers, and its smoke is a sedative. Use in moderation, can be toxic.
SEAWEED

M$$n Wa er Fe!inine .ffers protection to those at sea. Summons sea spirits and sea winds. Uses in sachets and spells to increase psychic powers. Scrub floors and doors of business with infusion to attract customers and bring in positive energy. Use in money spells. ,ill a small !ar with whiskey, add kelp, cap tightly and place in the kitchen window. nsures a steady flow of money into the household. 1elps regulate an

underactive thyroid. Relieves the pain of rheumtism and rheumatic !oints.

S&ANISH MOSS

'u(i er Ear * Masculine #uck, money, banish poltergeists" 'o ensure good luck, especially with gambling, carry Spanish moss. Use in 94itch *ottles9 for home and business. &lace around home, or burn to banish poltergeists.

ST, 'OHN-S WORT

Sun Fire Masculine 1ealth, protection, strength, love divination, happiness, exorcism. A (ruid sacred herb. Use in protection and exorcism spells and incenses of all kinds. Use as a tea to treat depression. Use the leaves in a necklace to ward off sickness and tension. %arry to strengthen your courage and conviction. *urn to banish negative thoughts and energies.

STAR ANISE

'u(i er Air Masculine &rotection, purification, youth, psychic powers, luck. Use for protection, meditation and psychic power incenses. %an be used in purification baths. 4ards off evil and averts the evil eye. A pillow stuffed with anise seeds will keep away nightmares. 'he tree is planted by the 8apanese around temples and on graves as an herb of consecration and protection. 'he seeds are burned as incense to increase psychic powers, and are also worn as beads for the same purpose. Sometimes star anise is placed on the altar to give it power< one is placed to each of the four directions. $t is also carried as a good luck charm, and the seeds make excellent pendulums. 'he tree is often grown near *uddist temples where it is revered. A stimulant and diuretic. &romotes digestion and relieves flatulence.

TEA

Sun Fire Masculine Riches, courage, strength. Use the leaves in money sachets, incenses and spells. A stimulant. )reen tea is rich in antioxidants, and other youth enhancing compounds. 'he leaves can be used in scrying.
TOBACCO LEAF

Mars Fire Masculine Sacred to the ;ative American 'radition. 'obacco ties" wrap tobacco leaves in pieces of white, red, yellow and black cloth, and hang them around the ceremonial space at the = cardinal directions. Smoke to allow communication with spirits. *urn as an incense to purify a space. Spirits appreciate offerings of tobacco.
THISTLE FLOWER

Mars Fire Masculine Represents courageous defense and deep rooted ideals. &rotection spells, also used to bring spiritual and financial blessings. %arried in an amulet for !oy, energy, vitality, and protection. %an be burned as an incense for protection and also to counteract hexing.
THYME

Venus Wa er Fe!inine *urn for good health and use in healing spells. *urn as purification incense. 4ear to increase psychic powers.

VALERIAN ROOT

Venus Wa er Fe!inine A muscle relaxant and a tran-uili+er. Use for dream magick and sleep protection baths. 2eep in the home or grow in the garden to aid in keeping harmony. 3ay be used to purify a ritual space. Useful in consecrating incense burners. (rink tea daily, in moderate doses, during times of purification.

VANILLA

Venus Wa er Fe!inine #ove, seduction, mental powers. Use in love sachets, and wear the fragrant oil as an aphrodisiac.

WHITE WILLOW BARK

M$$n Wa er Fe!inine #ove, divination, protection, healing. %arry and use in spells to attract love. Use the leaves, bark and wood in healing spells. *urn with sandalwood to con!ure spirits. *rings blessings of the moon into one's life. ases muscle and !oint pain, beneficial for arthritis.

YARROW FLOWER

Venus Wa er Fe!inine Use to dispell melancholy, negative energy, lingering sorrow, or depression. %arried as a sachet or amulet it repels or rids of negative influences. Aids in divination. )ood remedy for colds. .pens the pores and purifies the blood. Said to prevent baldness as a hair wash.