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I found on the ne t, info I got from herbal books, info I got off herbs I bought myself, info from my pagan friends, and other places. This herbal encyclopedia was made to inform people about herbs. Before you decide to take a herb internally Study up on it as much as you can. Befor you take an herb find out how much to take, how to tak e it, and why to take it. Some herbs are just Not made to take internally, so pl ease be careful on what you put into your body. It could do more harm then good. Your body is you temple. Take care of it. * My personal favorites Agrimoy MEDICINAL: An infusion of the leaves is used to treat jaundice and other liver a ilments, and as a diuretic. It is also used in treating ulcers, diarrhea, and sk in problems. Externally, a fomentation is used for athlete's foot, sores, slow-healing wounds, and insect bites. Agrimoy is used as an astringent, diuretic, tissue healer, and stops ble eding. It is also used as antibacterial and antiparasitic, and is used for tapew ormes, dysentery, and malaria. MAGICKAL: Agrimony is used in protection spells, and is used to banish negative energies and spirits. It is also used to reverse spells and send them back to th e sender. It was believed that placing Agrimon under the head of a sleeping pers on will cause a deep sleep that will remain until it is removed. GROWING: Agrimony is grown throughout much of the United States and southern Can ada. It is a perennial that reaches 2 to 3 feet tall, prefers full sun and avera ge soils. Agrimony tolerates dry spellswell. Alfalfa MEDICINAL: Eliminates retained water, relieves urinary and bowel problems, helps in treating recuperation of narcotic and alcohol addiction. Used in treating an emia, fatigue, kidneys, peptic ulcers, pituitary problems, and for building gene ral health. MAGICKAL: Placed in a small jar and kept in a pantry or cabinet, it protects the home from poverty and hunger. Burn alfalfa and scatter the ashes around the pro perty to protect it. GROWING: Alfalfa is cultivated in many regions of the world. It is not picky as to soils, prefers full sun, and regular waterings, although it will tolerate dry spells. It is a perennial that grows to 1 to 3 feet tall, depending upon growing conditions. *Almond Oil MEDICINAL: Sweet Almond Oil is a great skin softener and is also great as a noni rritating makeup removal. Almond oil is also great for a luxuras bath oil. For E xernal use only. *Aloe Vera MEDICINAL: The gel of the inner part of an aloe leaf is used to treat burns, ski n rashes, and insect bites, as well as chafed nipples from breastfeeding, when a pplied to the affected area externally. Internally it can be used to keep the bo wels functioning smoothly, or when there is an impaction, although it can cause intestinal cramping when taken internally, and there are other herbs that do thi s job better. It aids in healing wounds by drawing out infection, and preventing infection from starting. The fresh gel is best to,use, rather than "stabilized" gels found in the stores. The fresh gel was used by Cleopatra to keep her skin soft and young. MAGICKAL: Growing an aloe vera plant in the kitchen will help prevent burns and mishaps while cooking. It will also prevent household accidents, and guard again
st evil. GROWING: Best grown indoors in pots. Those living in the deep South, a s in southern Texas or Southern Florida, can grow aloe outdoors. Remember that A loe is a succulent, not a cactus, so it needs water to keep the leaves fleshy and juicy. Amaranth MEDICINAL: Amaranth is used to battle stomach flu, diarrhea, and gastoenteritis. It was used by Native Americans to stop menstruation and for contraception. App lied externally, it can reduce tissue swelling from sprains and tick bites. Not to be used by pregna nt or lactating women. MAGICKAL: Amaranth is used to repair a broken heart. It is also associated with immortality, and is used to decorate images of gods and goddesses. It is sacred to the god Artemis. Woven into a wreath, it is said to render the wearer invisib le. Also used in pagan burial ceremonies. Angelica MEDICINAL: Angelica is a good herbal tea to take for colic, gas, indigestion, he patitis, and heartburn. It is useful to add in remedies for afflictions of the r espiratory system, as well as liver problems and digestive difficulties. Promote s circulation and energy in the body. It is often used to stimulate the circulat ion in the pelvic region and to stimulate suppressed menstruation. Angelica shou ld not be used by pregnant women or diabetics. MAGICKAL: Grow it in your garden as a protection for garden and home. The root i s often used as aprotective amulet, and has been used to banish evil by burning the leaves. It is also used to lengthen life, and is used in protection against diseases, as well as to ward off evil spirits. Adding it to a ritual bath will break spells and he xes. It has often been used to ward off evil spirits in the home. GROWING:Angelica needs rich, moist garden soil in partial shade. It prefers wet bottomlands and swamps, and prefers the cooler northern regions to grow best. It is a perennial that can reach up to 6 feet tall. *Anise MEDICINAL: Another good herb for colic, gas, and indigestion. It can also be use d in herbal remedies for coughing, as it aids in loosening phlegm. It is the mil dest of the herbs used for these purposes. MAGICKAL: Anise mixed with bay leaves provides an excellent bath additive prior to ritual. Using anise in potpourri around the house wards off evil, and anise i n your sleeping pillow at night will chase away the nightmares. The essential oil is used in rit ual baths prior to any divination attempts. It is believed that hanging an anise seed head on your bedpost will restore lost youth. GROWING: Anise likes warm, sunny areas with well-drained, rich sandy soils. It i s suitable for all areas of North America. It is an annual, and grows 1-2 feet h igh. It needs 120 days to produce fully ripened seed heads. *Apple MEDICINAL: Apples are used to treat constipation. The pectin in fresh apples can help to lower cholesterol levels, an aid in treating heart disease. Crushed app le leaves can be rubbed on a fresh wound to prevent infection. MAGICKAL: Apple blossoms are used in love and healing incenses. An apple should be given to a lover as a present - you should eat one half, the lover the other. It is given as an offering on Samhain to the dead, since it is a symbol of immortality. Apple wood is used to make magickal wands. Pouring apple cider on the ground in your garde n before you
They need a cool winter pe riod. it will provide protection from evil and negativity. The leaves are used as decorations during the Yule season. whooping cough. when ground and mixed with echinacea. The same mixture can be used as a gargle f or sore throats. etc. a ids in strengthening the immune system. It is also used to reduce stomach acid. which reaches 2 -3 feet tall. MAGICKAL: An amulet fashioned of the root of Bistort is carried when one wishes to conceive. and is effecti ve for all internal and external bleeding. or beans for a boost to the healing energies dur ing those illnesses that prevent one from eating normally. improving circulation. Carrying a basil leaf in your pocket brings wealth. It is used for purification baths. as a treatment for diarrhea and dysentery. Check with your local nursery for varieties best suited to your area and growing conditions. It is an annual. GROWING: Bistort prefers damp soils. Bistort MEDICINAL: Bistort root. It is also a powerful astri ngent. Bayberry MEDICINAL: Bayberry. but has been grown in Nova Scotia and as far south as Massachusetts. MAGICKAL: The oil of Bayberry will bring prosperity and luck. and golden seal. Astragalus MEDICINAL: Astragalus strengthens metabolism and digestion. GROWING: Apple trees grow over most of North America. A douche made of the tea is used for vaginal infections. colds. and in wealth and prosperity ritu als. such as in cultivated fields. is a great dressing for cuts and other wounds. Sprinkle an infusion of bistort around your home to keep out unwant ed visitors of the mischievous variety. Worn in an amulet. It can also be used as a poultice over vari cose veins to strengthen the blood vessels. . *Basil MEDICINAL:Basil is used to treat stomach cramps. It is often cooked with broths. Tea made of Bayberry is a good gargle for sore throat and t onsillitis. and if powdered basil i s sprinked over your mate while they sleep. Sprinkling the crushed leaves in your cupboards will keep out cockroaches and ot her insect pests. it is supposed to eliminate infideli ty from your marriage. Pinch off the tips to promote bushiness and flower buds to maintain growth. used by mixing a teaspoon in a cup of boiled water. h eadaches. and a valuable add ition to any recipe using tomatoes for those with sensitive stomachs. vomiting. fevers.plant gives the earth life. myrrh. increases the vitality of your total body systems. taken in small doses. fairly rich soil. and full sun. such as poltergeists. making it a valuable part of any treatment for ulcers. sprites. and menstrual pains. flu. It is a perennial that reaches up to 30 inches tall. Write a wish on a bay leaf and then burn it if you wan t the wish to come true. The leaves are bur ned to enhance psychic powers and to produce visions. and aids in attracting and ke eping love. and is used in the healing of wounds and injuries. and placed in your window it will protect against light ning striking your house. to draw out the poisons. MAGICALK: Basil protects from evil and negativity. It has been used in other countries to eliminate worms from the intestines. raises metabolism. it can be used for insect bites. making them unsuitable for low desert or tropical regions. GROWING: Basil will grow in any well-drained. It can be grown throughout most of North America. and the oil from basil l eaves is applied directly to the skin to treat acne. Externally . Bistort is good to drive out infectious disease. It is native to Europe. rice. and drunk several times a day.
GROWING:Boneset prefers damp to moist rich soils. Boneset MEDICINAL: Used for treating severe fevers. GROWING: Blessed Thistle is generally found along roadsides and in wastelands. loamy. and reaches to 2 feet tall. so cultivation is not common. and as fa r west as Missouri. ver good air circulation. This herb should not be taken during pregnancy. as are the berries. if you dare the stick ers . and the plant itself can irritate the skin. and is often used in conjunction with other herbs in treating menopause sym ptoms. The berry of th is plant is poisonous. It has been grown as far south as Georgia. It is also used f or suppressed menstruation. MAGICKAL: Blackberry leaves are used in money spells. Blessed Thistle MEDICINAL: Blessed Thistle is used to strengthen the heart. The root is t he part used in herbal medicine. GROWING: Black Cohosh grows in open woody areas. Some varieties need po llinators. not soggy. It is also used as a brain food for stimulating the memory. as well as to induce labo r. and is used in treating delayed and painful menstruat ion. fertile soil that is kept moist. Try gathering some for yourself from the wild. as well as flu and catarrh condition s. It is a North American native . so those advised by the ir doctor's not to take the Pill shoud avoid using this herb. kidney. Often u sed by lactating women to stimulate blood low to the mammary glands and increase s the flow of milk. GROWING: Blue Cohosh grows best in deep. and to drive away negativity. MAGICKAL: An infusion sprinked around the house will drive away evil spirits and negativity. moist woodlands. depending on the variety. This herb is best purchased fr om the stores. to avoid transferring diseases to the young vines. One to two tablespoons of the tincture in hot water is used for sweat therapy to break fevers. such as Black Cohosh. It is a perennial which reaches 3 . Do not grow where you have grown other fruits or veget ables. Most folks consider this a pesky wee d. GROWING: Blackberries are perennial vines that grow in many areas. It is used in remedies for menopause and for menstrual cramping. It contains a chemical much like estrogen. so check with your local nurseries to find a variety best suited to y our needs and climate. as far sou th as the Carolinas. An infusion of the leaves is good for treating d iarrhea and sore throat. and as far west as Missouri. MAGICKAL: Black Cohosh leaves laid around a room is said to drive away bugs.buying commercial is best! Blue Cohosh MEDICINAL: Blue Cohosh is used to regulate the menstrual flow. They require full sun. It i mproves blood circulation. It needs good soil and partial to mostly shade to do well. Black Cohosh can be poisonous in large doses. Native Americans used this herb during childbirth to ease the pain and difficulty that accompany birthing. Black Cohosh MEDICINAL: Black Cohosh is useful in all conditions dealing with arthritis. It should not be used during pregnancy. and is useful in all remedies for lung.8 feet tall. It has a range from southern Canada. and liver problems. and should be taken in very s mall amounts in conjunction with other herbs. I t is an annual.Blackberry MEDICINAL: A syrup made from the root is used to treat diarrhea and upset stomac h (good for treating children). rather than cultivated.
The tea will induce your p sychic powers. GROWING:Cascara Sagrada is a tree that is native to the Pacific Northwest region s of NorthAmerica. it also grows wild here in North A merica. liver and gall bladder complaints. The infusion is used as an eyewash. It is a biennial that reaches 1 1/2 . making it invaluable for pro tective amulets and sachets. nor by pregnant or nursing women. Burdock MEDICINAL: Burdock Root is used to treat skin diseases. viral infections. MAGICKAL: Used to ward off all sorts of negativity. can help promote menses. and is good to add to cough remedies as an expectorant. A tea made of the leaves of Burdock is also used for indi gestion. woods. upset stomach. some cancers.2 feet high. fever s. inflammat ions. This herb should not be taken by those who have received an or gan transplant. It is a safe laxative. and insomnia. gastritis. and tends to enjoy a bit of the dry spe lls once it is established. It is an annual that grows in most soils. It grows throughout North America. tolerates dry spells. Use in conjunction with rose petals in love sachets. Add to potpourri in the house. Helps clear persis tent teenage acne if taken for three to four weeks. It is said to promote lust whe n baked into breads. flu. It will also create a psychic bond between you and your cat. Borage MEDICINAL: Used for treating bronchitis. swollen glands. and Africa. and rocky areas. rashes. MAGICKAL: Sprinkled around the home before going to court. boils. Very useful for building the systems of young women. Particularly good for children with upset stomac hs in a very mild infusion. Catnip MEDICINAL: Catnip is effective alone or in herbal remedies for colds. . GROWING: Borage was once widely planted in gardens throughout Europe. and is a stimulant to the whol e digestive system. GROWING: Catnip will grow in most soils. and to increase mother's milk. It can also guard against theft.perennial that reaches 2 to 4 feet high. hepatitis. It is ued in money spells and in repelling evil and hexes. and pre fers full sun. dysentery. It prefers a r ich soil. it will help you to w in your case. It is effectiv e in aiding treatment of the immune system. and enlarged liver. well dried. and is useful for treating intestinal gas. Caraway MEDICINAL: Caraway aids digestion. MAGICKAL: Carrying the fresh blossoms brings courage. tumors. It is an exc ellent blood purifier. can increase a mothe r's milk. Cat's Claw MEDICINAL: Also known as una de gato. It was bro ught to the United States. Native to Europe. Used in treatment of arthritis. GROWING: Caraway can be found in meadows. female hormonal imbalances. reaching to 2 feet in height. Used with dandelion root for a very effective liver cleanser and stimulator. MAGICKAL: Use the large leaves. and is a perennia l reaching to 3 feet high. fevers. to mark pages in magickal books. and fluid retention. and now grows wild in much of the eastern half of the nation. and grows in partial sun. Cascara Sagrada MEDICINAL: Used in treating chronic constipation. Grow near your home to attract luck and good spir its. Asia. or cakes. the intestinal system. MAGICKAL: Carry Caraway in an amulet for protection. cookies. Carrying caraway seeds prom otes the memory. and the cardi voascular system.
It is a symbol of power and longevity. and is also used in purification and healing. GROWING: Chamomile is an annual that adapts to most soils. GROWING: This annual spreading plant is usually hated as an obnoxious weed by th e typical gardener. *Chamomile MEDICINAL: Use the tea for nerves and menstrual cramps. It is also a good wash for sore eyes and open sores. GROWING: Cayenne pepper plants like a good. an infection preventer. The peppers are dried after ripening. and infrequent watering. also called capsicum. It is also used to stimulate the passions of the male. the peppers are usua lly ground into a powder and mixed with other powdered herbs in capsules. It will stop bleeding both externally and internally. MAGICKAL: Burned in incense. and as a blood bui lder. Juniper can be used in place of cedar. Added to a ritual bath. colds. and is used with chi ldren for coughs. Burned alone it will induce sleep. It is used to treat bronchitis. average to poor soi ls. as it is mild to their systems. *Cedar MAGICKAL: Cedar chips used in rituals or burnt attracts money.Cayenne MEDICINAL: Cayenne. It is of . plenty of water. Clover MEDICINAL: Red Clover is used as a nerve tonic and as a sedative for exhaustion. Cedars are evergre en perennials that are attractive in any landscape. Hung in the home it will protect against lightning. Do not inges t cinnamon oil. and the tea added to the bath is good for soothing skin irritations and rashes. Check wi th your local nursery for varieties best suited to your area. cinnamon will promote high spirituality. Addi ng it to love powders will ensure that your love will be spicy. as this herb is a stimul ant to other herbs and the body. MAGICKAL: Cayenne pepper scattered around your house will break bad spells. likes lots of water a nd full sun. It prefers full sun. Added to ince nse. for menstrual cramps. Also used to calm the body for inducing sleep in insomniac conditions. MAGICKAL: Chickweed is carried and/or used in spells to attract love and to main tain a relationship. Chickweed MEDICINAL: Chickweed is an excellent source of many B vitamins and various miner als. pleurisy. is very effective added to liniments f or all sorts of arthritis and muscle aches. It is used in antibiotic combinations. enabling herbal remedies to work faster. It benefits the heart and circulatio n when taken alone or added to other remedies. wheezing. It is used to strengthen those children with weak systems. GROWING: There are many types of cedars that grow throughout the world. it will attract love. Externally it is good for skin diseases. It grows up to 20 inches tall. It is also used to stimulate the action of other herbs. mak ing it excellent for use with ulcers. Sprinkle it around your property to remove curses and bad spells. It is found throughout temperate areas of North America and of Europe. and a digestive aid. For herbal use. It is also a blood purifier. MAGICKAL: Chamomile is used in prosperity charms to attract money. The tea is also useful f or babies and small children with colds and stomach troubles. and as a part of treatment for depression. *Cinnamon MEDICINAL: Add cinnamon to remedies for acute symptoms. and full sun. the plant's native homeland. bronchitis. and can inflame the loved one with passion. The essential oil is used for protection. it will produce a relaxed state for better meditation. coughs. rich soil. It should also be burned in incense s used for healing.
GROWING: Coltsfoot is a perennial that prefers damp. and is soothing to the stomach an d intestines. and bruises. it is best and saf est to use a tea. clay soils. it can also b ring comfort to the bereaved and mourning. healing broken bones and sprains. sores. MAGICKAL: Carrying comfrey during travel will ensure your safety. Cornflower MEDICINAL: Juices from the stems of this plant are used externally to treat woun ds and cuts. It is also used to stimulate the sexualappetite. Cramp Bark MEDICINAL: Cramp Bark is one of the best female regulators in the herb world. and stop gossip. Large amounts or dosages can cause liver damage. planted in fallow areas and turned under in the fall. Carrying a three-leaf clove r gives you protection. Carried. but you will be more successful with cuttings. Coltsfoot MEDICINAL: Used to treat respiratory problems.2 feet tall. rather than capsules. ginger. MAGICKAL: Cornflower is used to promote and enhance phsychic sight. but the re are no problems with using it externally. as well as hypertension. It is very warm and stimulating to the system. MAGICKAL: Clover brings luck. Clover is an excellent cover crop. GROWING: Cornflower is adaptable to many soils and conditions. and is u sed in treating asthma. It is a perennial that gro ws to 3 feet high. ulcers. it will spread vigorously. Damiana is used to regulat e the female cycles. and is very useful with peo ple who have cold extremities. colds. MAGICKAL: Coltsfoot is added to love sachets and is used in spells of peace and tranquility. Worn over the right breast it will bring you success in all undertakings. It will also bring luck to the ca rrier. Once established. It is often carried to stimulate the memory. MAGICKAL: Cloves worn in an amulet will drive away negativity and hostility. Cloves will promote sweating with fevers. Clove oil is also worn as an aphrodisiac. it m akes an excellent fertilizer for poor soils.ten used in combination with many other drugs in the treatment of cancer. It is an annual t hat grows 1 . It is a uterine sedative. Comfrey MEDICINAL: A poultice of comfrey heals wounds. and roots in the autumn after the first frost. aiding in menstrual cramps and afterbirth. and is burned to produce . It is also used for skin eruptions (acne). It is a powerful remedy for coughs. burns. GROWING: Comfrey prefers well-drained soils and partial shade. It is often used in remedies for whooping cough. GROWING: Grow clover as you would lawn grasses. prsperity. as well as internal hemmorhaging. and health. It grows from Can ada to Georgia. Combine with horehound. It helps to p revent miscarriage. and the buds when e aten are said to stir up bodily lusts. Cloves are also safe a nd effective for relieving vomiting during pregnancy. in the wild. and licorice root for a soothing c ough syrup. Harvest leaves when the flowers bud. It is good for urinary problems and nervousness. and likesfull to partial sun. and can be added to a ttraction sachets. Used internally. and flu. as well as n ormal eyesight. *Cloves MEDICINAL: Clove oil will stop a toothache when it is applied directly to the ca vity. Put some in yo ur luggage to prevent it being lost or stolen. MAGICKAL: Damiana is used in infusions to incite lust. It is placed in sachets with mint and ros e to chase away melancholy and to help one sleep soundly. It can be started from seed. as far west as Missouri. It grows 5 to 1 8 inches high.
To blow the seeds off a ripened head is to ca rry your thoughts to a loved one. Dill matures quickly. Dragon's Blood MEDICINAL: The resin of Dragon's Blood is used externally as a wash to promote h ealing and stop bleeding. It clears obstructions a nd detoxifies poisons. It is also used in spells to bring back a loved one. It is also used to treat premenstrual syndrome. The juice from a broken stem can be applied to warts and allowed to dry. and menstrual irregularities. and has been used in treating skin cancers and other cancers. used for 3 days or so it will dry up the warts. *Elder MEDICINAL: Elder flowers mixed with mint and yarrow blossoms are excellent inter nal cleansers when fighting flu and colds. helping to build resistance to colds. Internally it is used for chest pains. *Dill MEDICINAL: Dill is used to treat colic. It is a perennial. garden. Also helps clear skin eruptions. The root is used ground. it increases the potency of other herbs used. *Echinacea MEDICINAL: Echinacea.3 feet tall. A piece of the plant is often used under the mattress as a cure for impotency. The lea ves can be used as an antiseptic poultice for external wounds. MAGICKAL: The branches of the sacred elder are used to make magickal wands for r . gas. It is a hardy annual. and don't gather those near roadsides. Dandelion MEDICINAL: Dandelion benefits all aspects of the liver. post-partum ble eding. MAGICKAL: It is a sign of rain when the down from a ripened dandelion head falls without wind helping it to do so. that reaches 2 . Add dill to your bath to make you irresistible to your lover. and the leaves are used for teas. It needs sun and a well-dr ained soil. It increases the production of white blood cells. Dong Quai MEDICINAL: A powerful herb for the female reproductive system. It grows over most of North America. GROWING: Dill grows in most regions of North America. and as an insect repellant. It adapts to m ost soils. The tea from this herb should be used in all infections. and reaches to about 2 feet tall. Plant in six week intervals for a season-long supply of fresh dill. except wet ones. internal traumas. It is a powerful uterine tonic and hormonal regulator. also known as Purple Coneflower. MAGICKAL: Dill is used in love and protection sachets. MAGICKAL: Echinacea is used as an offering to the spirits or gods and goddesses to strengthen a spell or ritual. and frequent waterings. over doorways. as they hav e been contaminated from exhausts. A tea of the elder flowers and sassaf ras is a remedy for acne. biennial in the deep s outhern regions. flus.visions. Used in premenstrual syndrome formulas as well as menopausal formulas. GROWING: Echinacea likes the prairies and other open. as it is a diuretic. and inf ections. in full sun. The dried seed heads hung in the home. and indigestion. Should not be used internally by pregnant or lactating women. A pinch added to other herbs for magickal purposes will increase their potency. and self-so ws for the following year. and above cradles provides protection. Do not gather wh ere chemicals have been used. dry places. GROWING: Dandelion is a common yard. and roadside weed. is a natural antibiotic a nd immune system stimulator. near or far. MAGICKAL: Added to love incenses and sachets. and improves the lymp h glands. It will also promote healthy circulation. Elder flower oil is a remedy for chapped skin.
as will the steam from boiling the leaves. Plant it in f ull sun in a damp. . The oil breathed in will help clear the sinuses. and has been found to lower cholesterol levels. The oil is added to hea ling baths. A branch or wreath over the bed of a sick person will help spread the healing energies. The herb strengthens the eye.itual. Evening Primrose MEDICINAL: Evening Primrose oil stimulates to help with liver and spleen conditi ons. Used with Dong Quai and Vitex. water retention. and for purifications. Some nurseries sell evening primros e. It has been used internally and externally to treat eye infections and afflictions. and does not have the same medicinal uses. It lowers blood pr essure. Flutes made formt he branches are used to bring forth spirits. and roots of the American varieti es generally contain poisonous alkaloids and should not be used internally. MAGICKAL: Eyebright is used to make a simple tea to rub on the eyelids to induce and enhance clairvoyant visions. The leaves. It is a biennial. It enjoys dry s oils and full sun. In Denmark. it is believed to be unlucky to have furniture made of elder wood. made from the berries. Elecampane MEDICINAL: Elecampane is used for intestinal worms. It gives relief to respiratory ailments. To be cultivated. and eases the pain of angina by opening up the blood vessels. GROWING: The American variety is found throughout North America.6 f eet tall. GROWING: Elecampane enjoys roadsides and damp fields and pastures. elder wil l offer protection to the dwellers. It prefers moist are as throughout North America. bark. GROWING: Elder is a tree or shrub. It is a perennial that grows 3 .8 inches high. growing to 30 feet tall. it must be given nurse plants on who se roots it can feed. When mi xed with water or vegetable oils. In Europe. it makes a good insect repellant. and grows 3 . Used with mistl etoe and vervain. It is used at weddings to bring good luck to the newlyweds. but they are actually a small. Grown near your home.6 feet tall. The root is most commonly used. A small drop on the tongue eases nausea. It thrives only in areas where the average t emperature remains above 60 degrees. capable of reac hing heights of over 250 feet tall. and to less en tooth decay and firm the gums. but not soggy. Scattering the leaves in the four winds will bring protection. it is a valuable part of an h erbal remedy for treating the symptoms of pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) and menst rual cramping. Elderberry wine. itis especially powerful. The seed oil is the most commonly used portion of the plant. growing 2 .Externally it is used as a wash fo r wounds and itching rashes. su ch as pink-eye. location. It has bee n found to help slow the production of cholesterol. It is usually used in combination with other herbs. MAGICKAL: Healing energies come from the leaves. and helps to repair damage. is used in rituals. It is a small annual. Eyebright MEDICINAL: Eyebright stimulates the liver to remove toxins from the body. and is used to treat pyorrhe a (gum disease). GROWING: Eyebright is adaptable to many soil types in full sun. showy hybrid of the perennial Missouri Primros e. It is burned to repel insects. GROWING: Eucalyptus reigns among the tallest trees in the world. MAGICKAL: Add this herb to love charms and amulets of all kinds. so be sure you are buying the plan t you really want. and is adaptable to several soil conditions . it has been used to treat Multiple Sclerosis. It attaches itself by underground suckers to the roots of neighboring grass plants and takes its nutrients from them. Use when scrying for better results. *Eucalyptus MEDICINAL: Eucalyptus oil is a powerful antiseptic. and is used on burns to prevent infections.
It is also used for cancer patients after radiation and chemotherapy treatments. growing to 2 1/2 feet. fevers. Frankincense MEDICINAL: Frankincense relieves menstrual pains. It has been used to relax the uterus. It is often used as a sedativ e for small children.6 feet high. it will help reduce a fever and will soothe and nourish the body during illness. Externally it is used for liniments and for its antiseptic properties. and grows in most average to poor soils. and depression. MAGICKAL: Adding a few fenugreek seeds to the mop water used to clean your house hold floors will bring money into the household. The bulb is the most common used portio n. MAGICKAL: Use for scenting soaps and perfumes to ward off negativity and evil. purify. in partially shady a reas. MAGICKAL: Frankincense is burned to raise vibrations. En riches and increases the flow of milk for lactating women. . flu.3 feet tall. GROWING: Fenugreek likes dry. It is a strong protective herb. and (don't laugh!) to war d off vampires. It reduces blood pressure in hypertensive conditions. It prefers dry places. and is very helpful with coughs. GROWING: False Unicorn grows primarily in very moist areas. Fenugreek MEDICINAL: Fenugreek is used to soften and expel mucous. The plant grows to 2 feet tall.False Unicorn MEDICINAL: False Unicorn is very soothing for a delicate stomach. It prefers full sun. This herb is very important for u se during menopause. Place a clove under the pillow o f sleeping children to protect them. MAGICKAL: Feverfew is carried for protection against illnesses involving fever. *Garlic MEDICINAL: Garlic is a powerful natural antibiotic. due to its positive effects on uterine disorders. and is a hardy biennial or perennial. will tolerate poor soil. A main adva ntage to using garlic for its antibiotic properties is that it does not destroy the body's natural flora. Fennel MEDICINAL: Fennel helps to take away the appetite. It can stimulate cell growth and activity. GROWING: Garlic is a perennial herb that likes moderate soil and lots of sun and warmth. The essential oil is used to anoint magickal to ols. It is an annual. and grows to 1 . headaches . and exorcise. Itimproves digestion. GROWING: Feverfew bears a resemblance to chamomile. sunny areas. GROWING: Fennel prefers dry. and for this reason should not be taken by pregna nt women. as well as for preventing accidents. It is excellent for use in all colds and infections of the body. a sprig of parsley chewed immediately after will freshen the breath. and digestive problems. etc. although the greens are often used in salads. It w ill aid meditations and visions. It is hung in new homes to dispel negativity and evil. and treats rheumatic aches and pains. Used with lemon and honey. throughout North America. It is a perennial that can reach 4 . When ingesting the raw cloves. G row near the home for the same purpose. It has antiseptic prope rties and will kill infections in the lungs. moderately fertile soil in a sunny location. altars. It is often used to end migraines and other headaches. MAGICKAL: Peeled garlic cloves placed in each room is said to ward off disease. Feverfew MEDICINAL: Feverfew is used to treat colds. It also stimul ates the reproductive organs in women and men.
It enables the liver to recover. increase endurance. and to ensure the success of spells. During menopause it aids in rejuvenating the system and balances hormones. as well as aids in regulating hot flashes. It should not be used by pregnant women. GROWING: Goldenseal prefers rich soils in partial shade. and poor heart action. it will boost the properties for the accompanying herbs. In Europe. digestive troubles. It is used to lower blood pressure. It will a lso ensure sexual potency. Bringing branches of it into the home is supposed to portend death. MAGICKAL: Ginseng is carried to guard your health and to attract love. When taken in combinati on with other herbs. Recommended during pregnancy for treating morning sickne ss and digestive problems. It is a perennial herb that grows 6 . as well as for fighting off colds and flu. It removes conges tion. and memory. GROWING: Ginger grows through most of North America. powerful antibiotic. aid in rel ieving depression. as it is a brain cell stimulant. and aids the body in defending itself against toxins. which plagues ginseng at all stages of growth) can take up to a year or more. and to prevent arteriosclerosis. to "heat up" the relationship. MAGICKAL: The leaves are used to make protection sachets. as well as healing spells and r ituals. *Ginseng MEDICINAL: Ginseng stimulates the body to overcome all forms of illness. GROWING: Ginseng can be very difficult to grow. The herb goes straight to the bloodstream and eliminates infection in the body. MAGICKAL: Goldenseal is used n properity spells. MAGICKAL: Gotu Kola is used in meditation incenses. Combined with other herbs. It is difficult to grow successful ly. and is a perennial. soothes sore throats. They are also carried to ensure good fishing. Roots are not harvested until the plants are at least 6 years old. It relieves mental fatigue and senility. as regular use strengthens the heart muscles.18 inches high. can prevent nervous breakdown. Germination of disinfected seeds (to kill mold. Plant in early autumn in raised beds of very humus-rich soil. It is often used after m ental breakdowns. It is incor . Hawthorn was used to repel witchcraft spells. and is a sexual stimulant. and relieves headaches and body aches. It is also very effective in comb atting motion sickness. Take care during harvesting and drying not to break off any o f the "arms" of the root. as well as safe to use during pregnancy for colds and sore throats. MAGICKAL: Ginger is used in passion spells. It is used in success spells. Plan ts must be shaded at all times. Hawthorn has been used for centuries in treating heart disease. It has been used throughout ancient times to the present day for use in conjunction with most herbs in treating all sorts of illnesses. Hawthorn is used to preven t miscarriage and for treating nervousness. Hawthorn MEDICINAL: Hawthorn is effective for curing insomnia. and used regularly. Gotu Kola MEDICINAL: Gotu Kola is and excellent mental stimulant. although the dried leaves are used in teas. Ginseng is an effecitve substitute for mandrake in al l spells. including can cers. It reaches to 6 inches high . The ground root is the part used for healing. it enhances their effectiveness. The dried root is used for healing purposes. physica l and mental. and the plants need to be at least 6 years old before harvesting. angina. The dried ground root is the part most often used . Dry for one month before use.*Ginger MEDICINAL: Ginger is an excellent herb to use for strengthening and healing the respiratory system. Goldenseal MEDICINAL: Goldenseal is another natural. It is used to tone the body during stress and to overcome fatigue.
They do best where the winter temps are above -10. In large doses it acts as a laxative. sandy soil. that can reach 40 feet tall. The fruit is the part used in healing. it adds protection. Due to its toxi c nature. It is a perennial (except in very cold climates) that reaches to 3 feet tall. GROWING: Hawthorn is a deciduous tree or shrub. Hazel MAGICKAL: Hazel's forked branches are used for divining. MAGICKAL: Horehound is used in incenses for protection. and should b e used in only extremely small amounts for external use only. and used as decoration during the Yule season. It is used in brewing beer and ales. It is also used in exorc isms. but is seldom used today due to its poisonous nature. Hops MEDICINAL: Hops is a sedative. and liver ailments. GROWING: Heather prefers rocky or sandy soils and full sun. it is not advisable to grow in the home garden. It is tolerant of most soils. MAGICKAL: Henbane is sometimes thrown into the water to bring rain. Henbane is very toxic. but prefers alkali ne. Horehound MEDICINAL: Horehound is used in children's cough remedies. Holly MAGICKAL: Holly is used as a protective plant. MAGICKAL: Heather is carried as a guard against rape and violent crime. Henbane MEDICINAL: Henbane stops pain. MAGICKAL: Hops is used in healing incenses. so it should not be used by pregnant women or the weak or children. and grows to about 4 feet tall. and as a n aid for sleeplessness. A poultice of leaves is used briefly to remove pain from wounds. it will bring rain. External ly it is used to treat itching skin rashes and hives. and the wood makes wond erful wands. Sleep pillows often include hops to induce sleep and pleasant dreams. as it is a gentle but effective expectorant. fertile. and not on a regul ar basis. GROWING: Horehound likes dry sandy soils and full sun. It also removes poisons fr om the body. GROWING: Henbane grows wild throughout temperate North Americal. GROWING: Hazelnut trees do best when planted in a well-drained. Hops is also used for treating coughs. It is a perennial vine that reaches to 30 feet in height. Sprinkle holly water on newborn babies to protect them. It will protect the home from dam aging storms. it had many more uses. Hazel nuts hung in the house will bring luck. It is an evergreen s hrub that grows 1 -2 feet tall. GROWING: Hops prefers full sun. Therefore.porated into spells and rituals for fertility. moist loam. and can be carried to cause fertility. GROWING: Holly likes slightly acid soils. It needs full sun. and lessens perspiration. slightl y acid soil. and will adapt to many soils. In potpo urri. Consult a nursery for the best species to use in your area . The portion of the plant used in healing are the dried flowers. Heather MEDICINAL: A tea made of heather blossoms is used to suppress coughing. the nuts bring wisdom. Eaten. it is useful in treating insomnia and nervous tension. bladder ailments. It grows throughout North America. and can tolerate poor. It is a vigorous grower and . Planted outside the home. rich. In olden tim es. It acts as a tonic for the respiratory system and stomac h. It is mild and safe. When burned with fern. it will also afford protection.
Jasmine can also be used in teas. and most will adapt to many different soil and growing conditions. elderly. due to its high silica content. Jasmine will bring prophetic drea ms. and has the ability to heal the pancreas where there has been no permanent damage. psoriasi s. humid mountain areas and wooded areas. It grows throughout North America. The plant itself is used in healing. Juniper is used externally as a compress to treat acne. You can use it for removing makeup. Hyssop MEDICINAL: Hyssop is used in treating lung ailments. It is worn by brides to bring luck to the marriage. lots of water . If burned in the bedroom. *Jasmine MAGICKAL: Jasmine is used in love sachets and incenses. *Jojoba MEDICINAL: Jojoba oil from the seed has been used to promote hair growth and rel ieve skin problems for centuries. Ivy MAGICKAL: Ivy is grown to grow up the ouside of the home to act as a guardian an d protector. GROWING: Horsetail needs swamps and damp places to grow. It grows to 1. It has also been used as part of a treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. The plant alone. The leaves have been applie d to wounds to aid in healing. It aids in co agulation and decreases bleeding. is said to overcome frigidity. but no direct sun. The tea is also used to soothe sore throats. It can be used as a l eave in hair treatment while in the sun or as aftershave moisturizer. It is an evergreen vine. It is a perennial shrubby plant growing to 3 feet tall. MAGICKAL: Whistles made from the stalks of Horsetail are used to call the spirit s. Juniper MEDICINAL: Juniper has been used to clear uric acid from the body. tolerates most soils. or wearing the flowers attrac ts wealth and money. GROWING: Iceland Moss grows in cold. dry and chapped skin. burning. It is effective in treating dandruff. It is used to attract sp iritual love. in full sun to partial shade. MAGICKAL: Hyssop is used in purification baths and rituals. It blooms during its second year. GROWING: Jasmine is best grown indoors in pots. tolerates poor soils. It is high in natural insulin. It is useful for all urinary infections and for water reten tion problems. It will also help broken bones heal faster. athlete's . and occasional fertilizing. GROWING: Ivy has many different varieties. and used to cleanse persons and objects. GROWING: Hyssop prefers dry conditions. Iceland Moss MEDICINAL: Iceland Moss. some support such as a trellis.can become a pest if not carefully controlled. has been used for centuries to treat all kind s of chest ailments. It like s bright light. or for the treatment o f athlete's foot. makes an effective foot soak for tired feet. It h as been used to inhibit the growth of the herpes simplex virus. a lichen. It i s a member of the mint family. and full sun. It g rows to 4 inches tall.2 feet tall. Horsetail MEDICINAL: Horsetail is used in treating urinary tract infections. Do not use if pregnant or nursing. an d will help brittle nails and hair. It is also very good for Sensitive skin types. massaged into the skin. and weakly childre n. It needs little water. It is used to nourish the weak. and does best in full sun. boil ed in water. Carrying. A drop of the essential oil in almond oil. Jojoba i s a great massage oil.
The essential oil will heighten sexual desire in men. OTHER USES: A wad of cotten moistened with Lavender will keep moths away and fre shen a room. Large doses ca n cause a buildup of toxic substances in the liver. dry skin. Kelp MEDICINAL: Kelp is used to strengthen and promote the glands. It contain s over 30 minerals and vitamins. and scattered throughout the home to maintain peaceful harmony within . The flowers are burned to ind uce sleep. colds. It is used for coughs and chest ailments. It is an important herb to use when recover ing from an illness. Choose a species suited to your landscape needs. Should not be used by pregnant women as it can sometimes lead to high blood pressure with prolonged use. Also used to repel insects such a flys and mosquitos. as this is a seaweed that grows in the ocean. Sprinkle the tea around the home and property for the same uses. They are low-maintenance plants. MAGICKAL: A tea of kava kava is drunk to offer protection against evil and to in vite good luck. indigestion. MAGICKAL: Lavendar is used in purification baths and rituals. He lps to normalize and regulate hormone production. Lemon Balm MEDICINAL: Lemon Balm is used in treating headaches. and is a terrific boost for pregancy and the developing child. It should be mulched in colder climates for winter protection for t his perennial. *Lavendar MEDICINAL: Lavendar tea made from the blossoms is used as an antidepressant. and nervous or upset stomachs. Grown at your doo rstep. It controls the th yroid and regulates metabolism. Used as a tea for pains associated with nerve and skin diseases. Lavendar water sprinkle d on the head is helpful in keeping your chastity. It is used in heal ing incenses and sachets. GROWING:Lavendar likes light sandy soil and full sun. Plant where you can enjoy the lemon scent of the leaves from a porch. or open window. it will offer your home protection. Kava Kava MEDICINAL: Used to treat insomnia and nervousness.foot. It is used in combination with other herbs for a remedy for depression and nervous tension and stress. deck. It needs fu ll sun and rich soil with regular watering. Licorice MEDICINAL: Licorice Root is a great source of the female hormone estrogen. you must plant a male and a female juniper. It is a sustainer to the nervous system and the brain. MAGICKAL: Lemon Balm is used in spells to bring success. as it supplies needed energy to the system. GROWING: Junipers of all species are adaptable to many growing conditions. Carrying the herb will enable the carrier to see ghost s. and in healing spells. and most respiratory ailments. Relieves stress after injury. It is often used in spells to find love and friendship. It is also used as a headache remedy. Externally the crushed leaves can be applied to wounds and insect bit es to speed healing. It also can be used to aid digestion and calm nerves. MAGICKAL: Licorice root was buried in tombs and caskets to help the soul pass ea . If you want berries. Carrying lavendar brings strength and courage. and sometime find they have a nuisance on their hands as the plant matur es. MAGICKAL: Juniper is used to protect from accidents and theft. GROWING: Lemon Balm is a perennial that can reach up to 3 feet high. It grows to 2-3 feet tall 3 feet wide. GROWING: Best found in stores. Used as a remed y for stomach and heart problems. to avoid problems later. as some folks plant them with no regard for their eventua l size. and dandruff. It is used in incenses for protection .
If given to a grieving or depressed pe rson. Sca ttered under the bed. It is adaptable to ma ny conditions. digestion. It is used to help induce menses. GROWING: Lovage is a perennial that grows 3 . It is added to love sachets. MAGICKAL: Marjoram should be added to all love charms and sachets. Add to bath water to win the re spect of everyone you meet. Planted near the porch/deck. It is grown as an annual or wint ered indoors in cold regions.7 feet tall. Do not use this herb without the pr oper guidance from a professional! MAGICKAL: Mandrake is used in the home as a powerful protection. shaking. MAGICKAL: Lovage is added to baths to clean the pysychic portion of the mind. and is used to streng then the stomach and intestines. It is potentia lly very toxic to anyone if improperly used. It is used to treat skin p roblems. It is excellent for the heart and for the circulation. It is carried t o promote conception. It is also used with other herbs to counteract colds and flu. GROWING: Licorice is a perennial that reaches 3 to 7 feet tall. and insomnia. It is an anti-irritant and anti-inflammatory for joints and the dig estive system. GROWING: Marigold is an annual plant that comes in many sizes and colors. and an ingredient in spells to ensure fidelity. It is most often combined with o ther herbs. burns. Mandrake MEDICINAL: Mandrake is a very strong gland stimulant. they protect during sleep. A bit in each room will aid in protection of the home. it will bring them happiness. as well as used with other herbs for headaches. It is adaptable to many soils. MAGICKAL: Fresh marigolds in any room heightens the energy within. Give plenty of water and full sun. and chronic liver diseases. Marjoram MEDICINAL: Marjoram is useful for treating asthma. It helps to relax and soothe the bronchial tubes. Mugwort MEDICINAL: Mugwort is used in all conditions dealing with nervousness. as well as in v ery small small dosages. GROWING: Marshmallow needs marshes and swamps to grow. It is a perennial growing to 4 feet tall. i t will keep mosquitoes away. Placed under the pillow before bed. so it grows best in warm sunny climates. it induces clairvoyancy. Planted in rows with tomatoes. and men carry it to promote fertility and cure impotency. Chewing on a piece of the root will make you passionat e. i t will keep pests from them and other vegetables. and reduces fevers. and does best in full sun.3 feet tall. It is very powerful and should be used with caution. It is often used externally with cayenne to treat blood poisoning . and prefers full sun and rich soil. It likes all kind s of soils. coughs. GROWING: Marjoram is a perennial herb growing 1 . Hard freezes wil l kill it. It relieves headaches. making it valuable for all lu ng ailments.sily into the Summerland. Pregnant women should not use this herb. Added to baths with rose petals will make you attractive to the opposite sex. Marshmallow MEDICINAL: Marshmallow aids in the expectoration of difficult mucous and phlegm. especially combined with cramp b . Lovage MEDICINAL: Lovage root eases bloating and flatulence. It is also used to attract and see the fairies. Marigold MEDICINAL: Marigold is a great first aid remedy. and gangrene. earaches . It is also used externally to heal wounds and bruises.
Mullein MEDICINAL: Mullein is a terrific narcotic herb that is not addictive or poisonou s. to honor Diana and to Venus. It prefers full sun. GROWING: Mullein is adaptable to many soils. Placed benea th your pillow. Often used to stimulate the liver and as a digestive aid. gout. It i s used in spells to keep love alive and exciting. MAGICKAL: Mullein is worn to give the carrier courage. It is most often used in mo uthwashes. and toothpastes for fighting and preventing gum disease. An infusi on made of mugwort is used to cleanse crystals and scrying mirrors. The leaves are also carri ed to prevent animal attacks and accidents when in the wilderness. It is also burned durin g ceremonies for exorcism. Also treats anemia. menstrual difficulties. Myrtle MEDICINAL: Myrtle is used to treat bronchitis. sinusitis. fatigue. Nettles gathered before sunrise and fed to cattle is said to drive evil spirits from them. soothing the body and speeding th e healing process. and grows to about 12 feet high. It has small p ointed leaves. It is a very high source of digesti ble iron. edema. Poison Ivy MAGICKAL: Add to divination incenses. It is used to consecrate and pu rify ritual tools and objects needing to be blessed. scurvy. It is a prolific self-sower. MAGICKAL: Sprinkle nettle around the room to protect it. The spines on a nettle plant can cause painful stinging. white. MAGICKAL: Myrtle is burned as an incense to bring beauty. Grow on each side of the house to preserve and protect the love within. It loosens mucous. and coughs. cold s. The leaves are gathered and dried for use in August. Myrrh MEDICINAL: Myrrh is a powerful antiseptic. Externally it is used as a compress to treat neuralgia and arthritis. Nettle MEDICINAL: The plant is used for high blood pressure. it will promote astral travel and good dre ams. liver and prostate problems. it will end the negativity. In a sleeping pillow it will guard against nightmares. so i t is not a good idea to include it in your herbal garden. hay fever and allergies. bruises. rheumatism. It is carried to prevent poisoning and str oke. It strengthens the lymphatic system. GROWING: As nettle is considered a bothersome weed. about the size of a pea. can be taken once daily over a long period (6 months to a year) to relieve chronic nervous problem . and ending diarrhea. and is known as "angel water". It is a standard magickal h erb to be included in the tools of everyone. A distillation of the leaves and flowers combined wil l make a wonderful beauty wash for the face. bad breath.ark. It is a bienni al plant growing to 8 feet tall. Its blossoms are small. being a remedy second only to echinac ea. Stuffed in a poppet and sent back to the sender of a curse or bad spell. or in a dream pillow. It is used as a pain killer and to bring on sleep. it is best to purchase this herb from a store. gargles. Myrtle tea will make you look be autiful to your loved one. wounds. and is a symbol of glory and happy love. *Nutmeg MEDICINAL: A small amount of nutmeg. It should not be used by pregant women. PMS. making it useful for treating lung ailments. a nd in clusters. GROWING: Myrtle is an evergreen plant that prefers warm climates. MAGICKAL: Myrrh is burned to purify and protect. Use as a substitution in old spells fo r "grave dust". It is a strong cleaning and healing agent. It is often used with goldenseal. Fresh leaves rubbed on magickal tools will increase their powers.
and relieves nausea. MAGICKAL: Oats are used in prosperity and money spells. . Easiest to purch ase from a health food store. GROWING: Onion is a perennial herb that grows from a bulb. It is propogated by seed. Burn in incenses or drink the in fusion to aid in spells for letting go. Fo r most of us. *Orange MAGICKAL: The dried peel is added to love charms. and baked fruits and desserts. GROWING: Oats are an annual grass that grows up to 4 feet tall. etc. or cuttings. It is carried to promote conceptio n. reduce hypertension. as much is needed to be beneficial. Harvest ju st as the plant is about to bloom for medicinal use. slightly alkaline soi l and full sun. It also supplies necessary fiber in the diet. Planting an acorn in the dark of the Moon will brin g you money.The fruit itself hinders or banishes lust. ease sexual problems. It is included in prosperity mixtures. that means growing them indoors as house plants. dysentery. The leaves are burned for purification. The leaves and bark are used in binding spells. such as acne. Orange juice is used in rituals in place of wine. and increase sexual attractiveness. For exte rnal use the bark and/or leaves are boiled and then applied to bruises. and reduce cholesterol. *Oats MEDICINAL: Oats are a traditional food for those recovering from an illness. The most powerful mistlet oe grows in oaks. boyfriend. The greens above ground can be used alone. Halved or quartered oni ons placed in the home absorb negativity. and in rituals to the ha rvest. wounds that are bleeding. sandy soil. GROWING: Oranges prefer a rich. Internally. and varicose veins. and fevers. Magickal swords and knives are purified by rubbing them wit h an onion half. Added to milk. An onion under your pillow will give y ou prophetic dreams. and takes up m ore room than the average gardener has available. with temperatures between 35 and 50 degrees F.s. *Oregano MEDICINAL: Oregano is used to promote perspiration as a treatment for colds. GROWING: Oregano is a perennial that prefers well-drained. it can allevia te gas pains. The acorn is a fertility nut. MAGICKAL: Carried. nutmeg will help with clairvoyancy. and hung in the home it wi ll protect the home and all within. it aids in digestion. girlfriend. and bleeding. It prefers rich garde n soils and plenty of water. The fresh or dried orange flow ers added to the bath makes you attractive. Nutmegs are carried as good luck charms. MAGICKAL: Oregano is used to help forget and let go of a former loved one. Oak MEDICINAL: Oak bark is used to treat diarrhea. Large dose s can be poisonous. Oats reducces blood cholesterol levels. MAGICKAL: The oak is the most sacred of all the trees. and may cause miscarriage for pregnant women. such as a former spouse. root division. MAGICKAL: Has been used as a charm against evil spirits. swollen tissues. A tea of oregano is often used to bring on menses and relieve asso ciated menstrual discomfort. and warm year-round temperatures. and allowing the tops to dry before s toring in a dry location. and the bulb harvested by pulling from the ground. It is also used in baths and inhalations to clear l ungs and bronchial passages. Oats made into packs and pastes clear up many skin disorders. It does make a pretty ornament al grass in the garden and around foundations. flu . Oak wood carreid will protect from harm. as well as heart problems stemming from poor circulation. and the branches make powerful wands. and ward off rheumatism. *Onion MEDICINAL: Onion is used externally as an antiseptic.
It is burned to cleanse the home. Peony MEDICINAL: Peony root treats menstrual cramps and irregularities. Periwinkle MEDICINAL: Periwinkle is used made into a tea or salve for external use to treat skin problems such as dermatitis. well-dr ained soils. Peonies planted outsi de the home guard against storm damage and demons. GROWING: Pennyroyal is a perennial that grows to 1 1/2 feet high. It should not be tak en or used by pregnant women. and prefers direct sun. and grows to 3 feet tall. GROWING: Peppermint is a perennial grown in full sun. and full sun. as well as for breaking spells and curses. and nausea. It's strong minty smell makes its essential oil useful for externa lly repelling insects such as mosquitoes. It is a sensual oil. or journeys. well-drained soils. mo stly used for a ground cover in partial to full shade. Grow as you would any member of the mint fami ly. It is also mild enough to give to childr en as needed for chills and colds. They prefer rich. Used with bitter herbs to improve their taste . and it can ward off negativity and evil. Plantain MEDICINAL: Plantain is used to clear mucous from the body. and to cure ins anity. and flies. Pennyroyal oil is an effective insect repellant. fleas. GROWING: Periwinkle is a perennial plant that spreads by putting out runners. humousy. It tolerates m ost soils. It is also burned in incen ses to aid divination and clairvoyance. vomiting. taken a few days before menstruation to aid a suppressed flow. Pennyroyal MEDICINAL: Pennyroyal herb removes gas from the digestive system. MAGICKAL: Periwinkle can help restore memory when it is gazed at or carried. and to neutralize poi . Pennyroyal oi l should NEVER be taken internally! MAGICKAL: Pennyroyal placed in a shoe will prevent weariness on long walks and h ikes. colds without fevers. growing 2 . It is also added to protection and exorcism incenses. upset stomach. MAGICKAL: Patchouli is a powerful oil worn to attract the opposite sex. It acts as a sedative on the stomach and strengthens the bowels.Patchouli MEDICINAL: Patchouli is used to treat dysentery. It is also hung on a door to protect all within. and acne. diarrhea. The essential oil is used in spel ls to create a positive change in one's life. and to prevent a witch from enteri ng a home. A chain of beads cut from the dried root was worn as a protection against illness and injury. GROWING: Peonies are a perennial shrub-like plant. It prefers moist. It is used in treatments for clods.4 feet high. as well as in incenses in the sickroom of the patient. eczema. It aids in making favorable business deals. *Peppermint MEDICINAL: Peppermint cleans and strengthens the body. It is given to arguing couples to cease the ir fighting and restore harmony in the relationship. It is also use d as a tea. Placed beneath the pillow. and is used in sleep pillows to aid in getting to sleep. It is also use d in combination with other herbs to ease emotional nervous conditions. it can bri ng dreams that give a glimpse into the future. and to stimulate blood flow to the pelvis area. MAGICKAL: Dried Peony roots are carved and/or made into bracelets and necklaces for protection. MAGICKAL: Peppermint is used in charms to heal the sick. Large internal doses have been known to cause conv ulsions and coma. is tolerant of most soil t ypes.
MAGICKAL: Raspberry is served as a love-inducing food. some varieties being annual and some perenn ial. upset stomachs. which waits unt il spring to begin growing again. and dysentery and diarrhea in infants. MAGICKAL: Rose water is used in gourmet dishes and in love potions. It is also good for vomiting in smal l children. and is use to regulate the menstrual cycle and to ease cram . The essential oil is used in ritual baths to provide peace. The answer will come to you in a dream.6 feet tall. The hips are strung like beads and worn to attract love. MAGICKAL: Poppy seed pods are used in prosperity charms. and for treatment of infections. GROWING: Plantains are common weeds. a s well as water retention and strains and sprains. and as a stro nger tea is used to treat stomach ulcers. To find the answer to a question. after a spectacular showing of flowers in t he spring. They need a cold winter and a long cool spring. GROWING: Queen Anne's Lace is found throughout most of North America. It is a biennial that grows to 3 feet tall. GROWING: Red Raspberry is a biennial or perennial. *Rose MEDICINAL: Rose hips are very nourishing to the skin. reduces the pain of childbirth. Internally it is used to treat migraines. Plant them where you can enjo y their beauty and fragrance. The seeds are added to food to aid in getting pregnant. bad bre ath. GROWING: Roses of all varieties are adaptable to most soils as long as they have adequate water. and for treating wounds. MAGICKAL: Plantain is hung in the car to guard against evil spirits. love. Queen Anne's Lace MEDICINAL:Queen Anne's Lace is used for treating gallstones and kidney stones. They are found in all soil types. and are occasionally fed through the growing season. but the foliage begins rejuvenation around September.sons. gro wing 3 . insomnia. GROWING: Poppies are perennials that like poor to average soils that tend toward dryness. and burned to provide a restful night's slee p. *Rosemary MEDICINAL: Rosemary is a stimulant of the circulatory system. colds. as well as containing vita min C. They aren't too picky about soil. The brambles are hung at the entrance to the home to prevent unwanted spirits from entering. It strengthens the uterine wall during preganancy. Rose petals sprinkled around the home will calm personal stress and upheavals in the home. so long as they get plenty of water. Poppy MEDICINAL: Poppy is used for pain. Petals are u sed in healing incense and sachets. and chronic coughs. write it in b lue ink on a piece of white paper. There are varieties that will grow most anywhere in North America. It is also used to treat nervous disord ers. It is used as a blood purifier. and harmony within the self. a nd flus. nervousness. and to stimulate the sexual organs. bladder infections. distinguished by the one red flower in the center of a cluster of many tiny white flowers. It is used to trea t bites and stings externally. and prefer full sun. *Raspberry MEDICINAL: Red Raspberry is one of the most proven female herbs. As a mild tea it is used to treat lung problems in children. depending on the variety. and helps to reduce false labor pains. so they do not do well in the South. It is also used for diarrhea. The ir foliage tends to die off by July. After childbirth it is used to decrease uterine swell ing and cut down on post-partum bleeding. There are varieties that will grow throughout North America. It is a wi ldflower. It is used to ease menstrual cramps an d to regulate the flow during menstruation. Place the paper inside a poppy seed pod and p ut it beneath your pillow.
a nd for stopping bleeding in all cuts. potato salads. and it should never be used by pregnant women. Rosemary is grown to attract elve s. as it prevents t he build-up of cholesterol. it is useful for treating sores and skin eruptions. *St. It is not to be taken in large doses. as will sage tea. abcesses. and wood betony provides an excellent headache remedy. spider. rue drives away spells and hexes placed on you. rosemary. Ro semary leaves under your pillow do away with evil spirits and bad dreams. and prefers full sun. and bad insect stings. is useful in swellings.ps. Rue MEDICINAL: Rue is used in small amounts to expel poisons from the system. septic wounds. etc. flu and colds. and is tolerable of poor soils. It is a perennial. It is good for all stomach troubles. Saffron MEDICINAL: Saffron is used as a preventative for heart disease. incenses. and love gone wrong. *Sage MEDICINAL: Sage is used to relieve excess mucous buildup. limey soil in full sun. MAGICKAL: The herb is used in sachets and amulets to ward off illness. it can bring the winds. GROWING: Sage is an evergreen perennial. It is used internally and externall y as a remedy for tendonitis. It is used to ease depression. Johnswort is useful for bronchitis. MAGICKAL: Saffron is used to clean the hands before rituals. shingles. It is also used to soothe the membranes of the stoma ch and colon. healing unds. Juices from th e fresh plant can cause the skin to blister. Sage combined wi th peppermint. Thrown into the air. Chewing the fresh leaves soothes mouth sor es and sore throats. It is beneficial to th e mind by easing mental exhaustion and by strengthening the concentrating abilit ies. MAGICKAL: Rosemary in all of its forms is used for protection and banishment. Rue is said to grow be st if it is stolen. at y our next picnic to prevent food poisoning. In a lotion or salve. and sachets. GROWING: Rue is a bushy perennial growing to 2-3 feet tall. as well as symptoms that occur during menopause. Burned in the home. or very heavily mulched. Plant in the fall. Added to baths. crushed herb will chase away thoughts or envy. It is hung on porches and doors to keep thieves out. fish. GROWING: Saffron grows from a bulb commonly known as a corm. and is also us ed in the same manner for bringing prosperity. gas. Mix the crushed leaves generously into meats. scorpion. Studies are showing wo hy It th . and for dirty. GROWING: Rosemary is a perennial that prefers mild climates. and is used as a deodorant. It reaches 24 feet in height. Cut back after flowering to ke ep it from becoming leggy. It is used in heali ng mixtures. as well as providing protection. The essential oil is used to induce clairvoayancy. The smell of the fresh. nor should it be taken by pr egnant women. or jellyfish bites. aids in treating hot flashes. It should not be taken with meals. It does best in sandy. growing to 2 feet tall. Sage burned at the altar or in sa cred space consecrate the area. 3 inches deep in light. steria. It is found in in av erage to poor soils throughout North America. Rue leaves placed on the forehead will chase away headacahes. to decrease milk flow in lactating w omen. so it needs to be g rown indoors where the winters are harsh. neuralgia. egotism. diar rhea. such a s those from snake bites. The three-pronged stigmas that remain after flowering is the p art to harvest for healing use. it removes impurities and ba nishes evil. headaches. MAGICKAL: Sage is used in healing amulets. Johnswort MEDICINAL: St. It is used to regulate the menstrual cycle. As a hair rinse. it removes dandruff. internal bleeding. well-drained soil where it will recei ve plenty of sun.
Johnswort is hung around the neck to prevent fevers. It prefers rich to moderately rich soils. NOT GO INTO THE SUN if using this herb. Wearing the h erb aids you in war and other battles. Burnt it will banish evil and negativity. draws out impurities and heals all parts of the body. *Spearmint MEDICINAL: Spearmint is a valuable herb for stopping vomiting during pregnancy. and as a healer of broken bones. It is also used to lessen the affects of epilepsy. poison ivy. MAGICKAL: It is added to protection sachets and incenses. It is used to boost the adrenal glands. Slippery Elm MEDICINAL: Slippery Elm is used to neutralize stomach acids. and it is used in exorcisms. thickets.3 feet high. It is also used as a kidney tonic. Hung in the home or carried. diabetes. It's most popular current use i s for treating enlargement of the prostate gland. and full sun. It is a perennial that reach es to 3 feet in full to partial shade. DO . It is also used to aid in the passing of kidney and gall stones. It is most useful for the respiratory system. and as a protective agent. as it causes blistering s unburns. and is very useful in remedies f or feminine cramps and menstrual troubles. Saw Palmetto MEDICINAL: Used for all wasting diseases. GROWING: Solomon's Seal is a perennial herb that grows from 1 . skin cancers. It is found from Canada to Florida. GROWING: St. as well as for treating bronchitis and lung asthma. It is used to regulate sexual desires. If you pi ck the plant on the night of St. and roadsides. and re laxation. and wounds. John and hang it on your bedroom wall. MAGICKAL: Slippery elm is burned to stop gossip. and for infec tions in the urinary tract. It is burned as a purifiying agent in every room of the home. It is also used for the mucous membranes.at it may be effective in combatting AIDS by increasing the immune functions of the body. west to the Dakotas and Texas. MAGICKAL: St. it wil l prevent spells of others from entering. It prefers full to partial sun. It is also used for ex orcisms and cleansing mixtures. so replant every fe w years. GROWING: The inner bark of the slippery elm is the portion used for healing. Harvest the leaves and fl ower tops as they bloom and store in air-tight containers. Externally it is an excellent healer fo r burns. Solomon's Seal MEDICINAL: Solomon's Seal is used to treat tuberculosis. It needs full sun and good soils . It reduces fevers and aids in easing insomnia and restlessness. It is a deciduous tree that grows 50-80 feet tall. It prefers moist woods. especially in fair-skinned people. including those of the will and indecisio n. It is not long-lived. Johnswort is a perennial reaching 32 inches tall. and wasting d iseases. tranquility. MAGICKAL: Scullcap is used in spells that bring about peace. . It is used in healing oils and sachets. MAGICKAL: Sandalwood oil is massaged on the forehead and between the eyes to hel p center and calm the mind. Also very useful for all diseases of t he reproductive glands and organs. Scullcap MEDICINAL: Scullcap is a food for the nerves. It is not long-lived. GROWING: Scullcap prefers moist well-drained soils. so replant every few years. It supports and strengthens as wel l as giving immediate relief from all chronic and acute diseases that affect the nerves. It is grown throu ghout much of North America. you will dream of your future husband. Sandalwood MEDICINAL: Sandalwood oil is used to cool the body during fevers and heat stroke .
so consider instead buy ing small plants from nurseries. and is found throug hout North America. helps prevent miscarriage. MAGICKAL: Thyme is burnt to purge and fumigate magickal rooms and spaces. as well as to prevent infection of the womb after childbirth. It is especially us eful for kidney infections. Thyme in a sleeping pillow repels nightmares. It is ofte n used as a tranquilizer. fl u. and colds. and intestinal disturbances. Trim it back after flowering to prevent it from becoming wood y. It is used in cases of anemia. while aiding in curing colds. surviving temperatures of -50. Place some in a sleeping pillow for protecti on during sleep. It is u sed for nervous tension. MAGICKAL: Spearmint is added to healing incenses and sachets to aid in healing l ung diseases and other afflictions. Once established. and inflammatory disease of the urinary tract. It is a perennial growing to 3 feet tall and is tolerable of many different growing co nditions. GROWING:Uva Ursi rarely grows more than a few inches tall. and gas. It is used for postpartum women to return the womb to its natural size. GROWING: Valerian is a perennial plant that grows to 3 feet tall. as wel l as to bring good health. It is used as a diabetes remedy for excessive sugar in the blood. in spells of l ove. and in purification baths. It is good for colic. bronch ial ailments. as it prefers poor soils in full sun. It should not be taken over a long period of time. Valerian MEDICINAL: Valerian is a relaxer. Its antiseptic properties make it valuable for treating vaginal infections. It should not be used by pregnant women. It is useful in aiding all chronic dis eases. It is best propogated from cuttings. It is most often used in combination with Raspberry . as it can cause mental depression in some peo ple after long-term steady use. and makes an excellent ground co ver on dry slopes. It grows to 15 inches tall. It is used as an antiseptic against t ooth decay. GROWING: Thyme is a perennial that loves warm. flatulence. *Thyme MEDICINAL: Thyme is a powerful antiseptic. and destroys fungal infections as in athlete's foot and skin parasit es such as crabs and lice. and is very effective for insomnia. Squawvine MEDICINAL: Squawvine is most beneficial in childbirth. It gives the body t he energy needed to defend itself and to help resist diseases. MAGICKAL: Valerian is used to get fighting couples back together. It takes an unusually long time to root. It is used in Sou th America to battle cancer and leukemia. Uva Ursi MEDICINAL: Uva Ursi strengthens and tones the urinary tract. it spreads and becomes an attractive. and is a natural nerve sedative. MAGICKAL: Add to sachets to increase psychic powers. GROWING: Squawvine is a perennial evergreen creeper that grows on forest floors. It does poorly in rich soil. hard y ground cover. pain relieving. It strengthens the uterus . and for muscle spasms. sunny fields. Taheebo MEDICINAL: Also known as Pau d' Arco. Taheebo is found in South America. It is a powerful herb with antibiotic and virus-killing properties. It prefers ful .It is gentle enough to use for colic in babies. and relieves congestion of the uterus and ovaries. but it leaves no sluggish effects on the user. GROWING: Grow Spearmint as you would any other member of the Mint family. bladder infections.
Vervain MEDICINAL: Vervain is used to treat the liver and diseases related to the liver. prefer partial shade. It is therefore useful f or all ilnesses that have related lung congestion. The bark is boiled down into a syrup. and boils. hives. so you may need to protect your patch with chicken wire. MAGICKAL: The nut still in its shell is carried to promote fertility. It is burned to attract wealth. Carrying the flowers brings a change in luck. They grow well in areas such as the e astern and midwestern United States. It is u seful in treating malignant growths. ommonly used in treating infertility. It will also help increase the flow of a mother's milk. and internal parasites. It is rather short-lived. Valerian has a similar effect on cats as catnip. as well as painful or irregular menses. and is grown throughout temperate North America. and if that person is truly a Witch. and hung above a bed to prevent nightmares. Vitex MEDICINAL: Vitex is a normalizing herb for the reproductive system. average to rich well-dra ined soil. depending upon growing condit ions of the area. It is used both inter nally and externally for pimples. menopausal problems. and swollen glands. but self-sows. and is used as a pledge of mutual faith when given to a friend. and mixed with lavendar makes a powerful love sachet. It is most c hormonal imb in conjuncti chaste tree Walnut MEDICINAL: Walnut bark is used to treat dysentery and skin diseases.l sun. and above a baby's crib (out of reach!) to offer pr otection for the little one. and on with other herbs used for the same purposes. and grow to 8 inches tall. Root cuttings are best for propoga tion. average to rich soils. GROWING: Walnuts are trees that grow to 60 feet tall. i t will make your crops abundant. Harvest roots for medicinal use in the fall of th eir second year. GROWING:Vervain is a perennial herb that grows 1-2 feet tall. which is safe to use even for children. herpes. They prefer full sun. It is also known as fruit. and alances. The hull of the nut is used to treat s kin diseases. GROWING: Wild Cherry grows throughout North America in moist areas. Walnut leaf is used to treat eczema. or chaste berry. It is most effective when taken over a period of time. Buried in a field. It prefers full su n. Harvest leaves and flower tops as the plants bloom. as well. The nut is used to promote strength and weight gain. and regular water. . Wild Cherry MEDICINAL: Wild Cherry Bark is a very good expectorant. MAGICKAL: Violet in a pillow will help ease headaches away. they self-sow and spread by root runn ers. tumors. It is either a tall shrub or small tree. and average to rich well-drained soil. Violet MEDICINAL: Violet is effective in healing internal ulcers. and will enable the child to grow up with a love of learning and a happy outlook. abscesses. deep and well-drained soil. and along ri verbanks. PMS. head and body lice. To discove r if a Witch is in your midst. legend has it that you should drop a walnut still in its shell into the lap of the person suspected. they will be unable to rise from a sitting position as long as the waln ut is in their laps. and once the plants are established. GROWING: Violets are a perennial. Hung in the home it offers protection from negati ve spells. MAGICKAL: Vervain is used for cleansing incenses and baths.
and prefers fu ll sun and average to poor soils. Used with chaste berry and dandelion it is an effective treatment for morning sickness. It arrests i nternal and external bleeding during childbirth. In fact. It prefers full sun. MAGICKAL: Since Yarrow has the ability to keep a couple together for 7 years. It grows to 70 feet or more. aspirin was derived from willow b ark. MAGICKAL: Willow trees are planted near the home as a guard. GROWING:Usually found wild in the eastern half of North America. and its various varieties range from 8 inches to 3 feet tall. It is a perennial shrub that reaches to 4 feet tall. It is also u sed to bring the blessings of the moon into your life. flu. and as a part of diabetes treatment. GROWING: Yarrow is a perennial. and as healing wands. Yarrow MEDICINAL: Yarrow is used to stimulate and regulate the liver. or areas that receive regular water. It is used to stop the bleeding of external wounds. problems within the digestive system. GROWING: Witch Hazel is a shrub or small tree that grows 5 . and is mild on the stomach and leaves no after-effects. Wormwood MEDICINAL: Wormwood is used for all l as liver and bladder ailments. MAGICKAL: The forked twigs of the Witch Hazel are used for divining. and average s oils. GROWING: Wormwood grows mainly in temperate regions of the eastern portion of No rth America. flus. GROWING: Willows prefer damp. and coughs as well as promotes healing of st omach ulcers. burns. as wel promotes menstruation and will help with men children. particularly during menopause and mens trual distress. it is used in love sachets as well as a gift to give to newlyweds. Do not give to small ies for very short periods of time.Pregnant women should avoid this herb. Willow MEDICINAL: Willow works like aspirin. Also is used in formulas for treating colds. hemorrhoids. It will hel p heal a broken heart and cool passions when carried. and occupies average to poor soils and full sun. Its branches have b een used for the bindings on a witch's broom. as a long rivers and streams. treats bronchitis. as well as used in treating infertility. and if held in your hand it repels fear. It acts as a bloo d purifier and heals the glandular system. and varicose veins. low spaces. It strual cramps. It ranges throughout the eastern half of North America. and for bleeding gums.Wild Yam MEDICINAL: Wild Yam is helpful to the liver and the endocrine system.15 feet. They grow throughout North America. as well as treating gum ailments and tootha che. It is also used in regulation of the female system. Yarrow added to the bath protects from harm. and use only in very small quantit as the FDA considers this a poisonous plant. Thrown on the fire at Samhain. It is often used as a mouthwash for conditions of the mouth and th roat. It has been used as a contraceptive. it is a perenni al plant that is a low creeper. Yellow Dock . it will protec t from the spirits that roam that night. and average to poor dry soils. It is also used to cleanse and heal eyes that are infected or inflamed. bleeding woun ds. enabling e asier divination and clairvoyance. It prefers full sun. It is safe to use. and fevers. Internally it will stop bleeding from inter nal organs. MAGICKAL: Wormwood is burned to raise your spirits to a higher level. Witch Hazel MEDICINAL: Witch Hazel is used externally for insect bites. When worn it wa rds off negativity.
and cleanses and enriches the blood.MEDICINAL: Yellow Dock is a powerful blood purifier and astringent. making it useful for treating anemia. detoxifies the l iver. It is used i n treating all diseases of the blood and skin It is very high in iron. It nourishes the spleen and liver. .
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