Magickal Uses For Herbs
Acacia-Protection, power, psychic enhancement, spiritual enhancement, money, platonic love, and friendship. You can also combine it with sandalwood to enhance psychic visions. Good for money and love spells. Also Called: Gum Arabic, Arabic Gum
Aconite-Use aconite as a magickal wash for ritual tools & space. Also used for protection and invisibility. Note: Poisonous, do not consume.Also Called: Wolfsbane, Monkshood
Acorn-Good luck magnets, protection, wisdom, and personal power. The acorns were sacred to druids and can be used for the tip of a wand.
Adam & Eve Root-Principally used by lovers; one lover carries the Eve Root & the other lover carries the Adam Root. Then root can ensure that you can attract love. If you store it in a red bag and bind it to your lover you can keep your love strong.
Adder's Tongue-Stops gossip and slander, promotes healing. Used in divination and healing magick. Also Called: Dogtooth Violet
African Violet-Spirituality, protection, and healing. Also, this can be used for wishes, dreams, and divination. You can pair this herb with lavender for love.
Agar Agar-Promote joy and success, attract opportunities. This is also a natural aphrodisiac. This will promote joy if paired with your altar as well. A fast lucky charm powder for gamblers.
Agrimony-Overcoming fear & inner blockages; dispelling negative emotions. During rituals you can use them to block or reverse a spell. Also, good for healing spells, boosting your strength, and boosting your emotions.
Ague-Protection, hex breaking. Sprinkle around your home to keep evil at bay. It also represents purity and strength. It has also been called unicorn root.
Alder- Associated with music, poetry, wind magick, weather magick, teaching, and decision making. It also promotes courage, adventurism, and self-reliance.
Alfalfa- Money, prosperity, anti-hunger. Prevention of hunger is the main use of this herb. You can sprinkle it around the yard. Also Called: Lucerne, Buffalo Herb, Purple Medic
Alkanet-Purification, prosperity.It can be burned as an incense to replace negative with positive influence. Also Called: Anchusa, Dyer's Bugloss, Orchanet, Spanish Bugloss
Allspice- Money, luck, healing, obtaining treasure. Provides added determination and energy to any spells and charms. Burn crushed allspice to attract luck and money. Also Called: Jamaica Pepper
Aloe- Protection and luck. It is also used for abundance, moon magick, and love. Commonly associated with beauty. Also Called: Burn Plant, Medicine Plant
Althea Root -burn or place in a sachet to bring protection, calm an angry person, and aid psychic powers. Keep on the altar or burn on candles to attract good spirits. Burn while meditating.
Alyssum-Protection and moderating anger, protection. Warding off negativity. Psychic powers. It means “World Beyond Beauty”
Amaranth-Healing, summoning spirits, healing broken hearts, protection from bullets, and invisibility. You can use it specifically for attracting good spirits. Also, used for immortality.
Amber-Protection from harm, outside influences, and psychic attacks. Mental clarity & focus. Transforming negative energy to positive energy.
Ambergris-Enhancing dreams and psychic ventures, attracting men. A good substitute for graveyard dust.
Anemone- Healing and Protection from diseases. Immortality.
Angelica Very powerful protection herb - protects against negative energy and attracts positive energy; creates a barrier against negative energy or used for uncrossing. Also Called: Masterwort, Archangel,Garden Angel, Angelica Root
Anise-Used to help ward off the evil eye, find happiness, and stimulate psychic ability. Fill a sleep pillow with anise seed to prevent disturbing dreams. Also Called: Aniseed, Anneys, Anise Seed
Apple Love, Garden Magick, Immortality, Friendship, Healing. Place seven apple seeds in a bag with Orris Root to attract sexual love.
Also Called: Fruit of the Underworld, Fruit of the Gods, Silver Brough, Silver Branch, Tree of Love
Apricot- Love. Add leaves and flowers to love sachets or carry apricot pits to attract love.
Arabic Gum-Protection, psychic and spiritual enhancement, money, platonic love, and friendship. Burn with other herb or incense. Can be burnt for a meditative state.Also Called: Acacia, Gum Arabic
Arnica Flowers- Increases psychic powers, banishing, and strength.
Arrow Root- Purification and healing; can be used as a substitute for graveyard dust. Also used for cleansing rituals.
Ash- protection from drowning, general protection, and luck. Burning an ash log at Yule brings prosperity. The leaf of this plant is used for travel safety.
Asofoetida- Protection and banishing negativity. Do not burn, this root has a foul odor.Also Called: Devil's Dung, Food of the Gods
Asparagus-Male Sex Magick, good fortune, and healing.
Aspen-Eloquence, clairvoyance, healing, and anti-theft.
Aster- Love, strengthen your love. This stands for faith. It symbolizes wisdom and faith.Also Called: China Aster, Michaelmas Daisy, Starwort
Astragalus Root- Protection, purification, balancing, and energy.
Avocado-Love, lust and beauty. Also used for sex magick. Also can be used to “smooth things over” Also Called: Ahuacotl, Alligator Pear, Persea
Azalea- Happiness, gaiety and light spirits, first love. Also symbolizes wealth, elegance, and passion. Note: Poisonous, do not consume.
Bachelor Buttons-Love, romance, peace, and calmness.Also Called: Devil's Flower, Red Campion
Bakuli Pods- Attract love and curiosity. Not for consumption.
Balm of Gilead Tears- Love, manifestations, protection, healing, de-stressing, and assisting in healing from the loss of a loved one. Also Called: Poplar Buds, Balsam Poplar, Balm of Gilead, Mecca, Mecca Balsam, Balessan, Bechan
Balmony-Steadfastness, patience, and perseverance. Also known as the cursing aid or broken heart cure.Also Called: Hummingbird Tree, Bitter Herb, Snake Head, Turtle Head, Turtle Bloom
Balsam Fir-Strength and breaking up negativity; Insight, progress against goals, and bringing about change.
Bamboo-Hex breaking, wishes, luck and protection. Carry a piece of bamboo for good luck.
Banana-Fertility, potency, and prosperity.
Banyan -Happiness, Luck, it also symbolizes the soul that never renews.
Barberry-Cleansing, sorcery, atonement, freeing oneself from the power or control of another. Also Called: Witches Sweets
Barley- Love, healing, and protection. Harvests. Scatter on the ground to keep evil at bay. Tie barley straw around a rock and throw it into a river or lake while visualizing any pain you have to make the pain go away.
Basil- Love, exorcism, wealth, sympathy, and protection. Dispels confusion, fears & weakness. Drives off hostile spirits. Carry with you for luck. Also Called: Common Basil, Sweet Basil, St. Josephwort, St. Joseph's Wort, Tulsi, Tulasi
Bat's Head Root-Use in spellwork, rituals, gris gris bags, etc. to obtain wishes.
Bay Laurel-Purification, house and business blessing, and clearing confusion. Attracts romance. Can be put in a dream pillow to help with prophetic dreams. Also Called: Bay, Sweet Laurel, Sweet Bay, True Laurel, Lorbeer, Noble Laurel, Baie, Daphne
Bay Leaf- Protection, good fortune, success, purification, strength, healing and psychic powers. Write wishes on the leaves and then burn the leaves to make the wishes come true. Carry bay leaf to protect yourself against black magick.
Bayberry-Good fortune, luck, healing, and stress relief. Burn a white candle sprinkled with bayberry bark for good fortune and money.Also Called: American Vegetable Tallow Tree, Myrtle, Pepperidge Bush,
Bedstraw (Fragrant)- Love and lust, Relationships, Commitment, and Connection.
Bee Pollen-Friendship, attraction, love, strength, happiness, and overcoming depression.
Beech- Wishes, happiness and divination. Improves literacy skills. Place a leaf of beech between covers of Book of Shadows to increase inspiration.
Beeswax-Traditionally used for making candles, decorative seals, natural polish, protective finish, and use as a base for herbal salves.
Beet- Love. Beet juice can be used as ink for love magick or as a substitute for blood in spells and rituals. Good for writing love spells with beet juice as the ink.
Belladonna-Healing & forgetting past loves. Place on your altar for extra energy for rituals. Also Called: Banewort, Deadly Nightshade, Sorcerer's Berry, Witch's Berry, Death's Herb, Devil's Cherries, Divale, Dwale, Dwaleberry, Dwayberry, Fair Lady, Great Morel, Naughty Man's Cherries
Benzoin-Purification, prosperity, soothing tension, dispelling anger, diminishing irritability, relieving stress & anxiety, and overcoming depression. Promotes generosity and concentration. Also Called: Snowbells, Storax, Gum Benzoin, Siam Benzoin, Siamese Benzoin, Benzoin Gum, Ben, Benjamen
Bergamot- Money, prosperity, protection from evil and illness, improving memory, stopping interference, and promoting restful sleep. Burn at any ritual to increase its power. Also Called: Orange Mint
Betel Nut-Protection and banishing. It is good for energy and also considered an aphrodisiac.
Bilberry Bark- Used for protection, and great for energy . Also Called: Whortleberry, Black Whortles, Whinberry, Huckleberry, Bleaberry, Blueberry, Airelle
Birch-Protection, exorcism and purification. A birch planted close to the home is said to protect against lightning, infertility, and the evil eye. Also Called: White Birch, Canoe Birch, Paper Birch, Tree of Life, Lady of the Woods
Bistort-Fertility, divination, clairvoyance, psychic powers. Carry in a sachet for fertility and conception. Add to any herbal mixture to boost divination. Burn with frankincense during divination or to enhance psychic powers. Also Called: Bistort Root, Dragonwort
Black Cohosh- Love, courage, protection and potency. Use in love sachets or in the bath to prevent impotence. Carry in pocket or amulet for courage and/or strength. Also Called: Black Snake Root, Bugbane, Squawroot, Bugwort, Rattleroot
Black Haw- Protection, gambling, luck, power and employment. Carry in the pocket while seeking employment, if you are having problems at work, or if you are asking for a raise. Use during legal problems as well. Also Called: Devil's Shoestring, Stagbush, American Sloe
Black Pepper- Banishing negativity, exorcism, and protection from evil. Use to break a curse or protect from evil curses.
Black Walnut- Access to divine energy, bringing the blessing of the Gods, wishes. Walnuts are considered sacred. You can also use this for making the tips of wands as well.
Blackberry-Healing, protection and money. Sacred to St Brigid see https://www.mimetaphysical.com/post/the-wheel-of-the-year-festivals-the-8-sabbats-1 “The 8 Sabbats” Blog for more on St Brigid. Leaves and berries are said to attract wealth and healing.
Bladderwrack- Protection, sea spells, wind spells, money, psychic powers, and attracting customers. Use for a charm when traveling. Also Called: Kelp, Seawrack, Kelpware, Black-tang, Cutweed, Sea Oak, Sea Spirit
Blessed Thistle-Purification, protection against negativity and evil, hex breaking. Carry for strength and and renewing vitality. Also Called: Holy Thistle, Saint Benedict Thistle, Spotted Thistle, Cardin
Bloodroot- Love, protection, and purification. Steep in red wine for a full cycle of the moon to use as a "blood offering" for spells that call for this -- DO NOT DRINK THE WINE. Place in windows and doorways to keep curses and evil spirits out. Also Called: Red Root, Red Indian Paint, Tetterwort, Blood Root, Indian Paint, Pauson, Red Paint Root, Red Puccoon, Sanguinariat
Blowball- Love and wishes. Carry in a red bag to grant wishes. Blow to the four directions when searching for love, happiness, or fortune.
Blue Cohosh-Empowerment, purification, money drawing, love breaking, and driving away evil. Use is rituals to break hexes and stray away exes.
Blue Violet-Love, inspiration, good fortune, and protection from all evil. Carried for protection and to encourage fortune and change luck. Also Called: Sweet Scented Violet
Bluebell- Luck, truth and friendship. Incorporate into rituals of death & dying to comfort those left behind and ease their sorrow. Used to keep away nightmares. Plant in your garden to attract fairies. Also Called: Jacinth, Culverkeys, Auld Man's Bell, Ring o' Bells, Wood Bells
Blueberry- Protection. Though not recommended, blueberry is said to cause confusion & strife when tossed in the doorway or path of an enemy. Good for energy, and banishing negativite people/spirits.
Boneset-Protection, exorcism and warding off evil spirits. Sprinkle an infusion of boneset around the home to rid it of evil and negativity. Also Called: Feverwort, Agueweed, Crosswort, Eupatorium.
Borage Courage and psychic powers. Float the flowers in a ritual bath to raise one's spirits. Carry or burn as an incense to increase courage and strength of character. Also Called: Bee Bread, Starflower, Herb of Gladness, Bugloss, Burrage, Cool Tankard
Brazil Nut- Good luck in love affairs, abundance, mental clarity, and protection.
Brimstone- Dispels or prevents a hex on you; destroys an enemy's power over you. Burn at midnight near your back door to ward off evil. Also Called: Sulfur Powder
Broom Tops- Purification, wind spells, divination and protection. Sprinkle an infusion of broom tops around the home to clear away all evil. Use to cleanse your altars and before rituals. Also Called: Irish Broom, Scotch Broom, Besom, Broom
Buchu- Divination, wind spells, psychic powers and prophetic dreams. Also Called: Bucco, Agathosma Betulina, Bookoo, Bucku, Buku and Bucco
Buckeye- Divination, good luck, and attracting money & wealth. Also Called: Horse Chestnut
Buckthorn- Sorceries, elf magick, and driving away enchantments. Used as a luck generator in legal matters and for winning in court. Also Called: Arrowwood, Black Dogwood, Black Alder Dogwood, Black Alder Tree
Buckwheat- Money, protection, and fasting. Use in charms and spells to obtain treasure, riches, and wealth.
Burdock- Used for cleansing magick when feeling highly negative about oneself or others. Use in protection incenses and spells. Also Called: Bardana, Burr Seed
Burnet Used for protection, consecration of ritual tools, and counter magick; also used to magickally treat depression and despondency. Also Called: Italian Pimpernel, Salad Burnet, Greater Burnet
Butchers Broom-Wind spells, divination, protection, psychic powers.
Butterbur- Used for love divination and to raise one's spirits by increasing a sense of hope and faith. Use this to keep a lover from straying away. Also Called: Bog Rhubarb, Butterdock, Umbrella Plant, Lagwort, Sweet Coltsfoot
Cabbage-Fertility, profit, good luck, lunar magick, money magick.
Cactus- Chastity, banishing and protection. Bury with other banishing symbols for protection.
Calamint-Soothes sorrows and helps in recovery from emotional pain. Also Called: Basil Thyme, Mountain Balm, Mountain Mint
Calamus- Luck, money, healing, and protection. Also Called: Calamus Root, Bach, Vacha
Calendula Flowers-Protection, legal matters, and psychic/spiritual powers. Also Called: Marigold, Summer's Bride, Bride of the Sun, Sun's Gold, Ruddes, Ruddles
Camellia- Riches, abundance, wealth
Camphor-Dreams, psychic awareness, and divination. Use sparingly. Also Called: Laurel Camphor, Gum Camphor
Caper- Potency, lust, and love
Caraway- Health, love, protection, mental powers, memory, passion, and anti-theft.
Cardamom- Lust, love, and fidelity
Carnation-Protection, strength, healing, enhancing magickal powers, and achieving balance. Also Called: Gilliflower, Jove's Flower, Nelka, Scaffold Flower, Sops-in-Wine, Gillies
Cascara Sagrada-Legal matters, money spells and protection against hexes.
Catnip Sacred to Bast; should be used in any ritual involving cats or cat deities. Use with rose petals in love sachets. Also Called: Cat's Play, Catmint, Nip, Nepeta, Field Balm, Catswort, Catnep
Cat's Claw- Vision quests, shamanic journeys, and money drawing. Also Called: Una de Gato
Cayenne- Dealing with separations or divorce; Cleansing & purification; Repels negativity;
Cedar Confidence, strength, power, money, protection, healing and purification. Used in the consecration of magick wands.
Celandine-Cures depression, brings victory and joy, assists in legal matters. Serves as a protective ward when worn.
Celery Mental powers, psychic powers, lust, fertility, and male potency.
Celery Seed Mental and psychic powers, concentration. Burn with orris root to increase psychic powers. Use in sleep pillow to induce sleep.
Centaury-Counter magick herb; snake removing. Adds power to any magickal workings. Used to repel anger and hurtful energy. Also Called: Bitter Herb, Lesser Centaury, Feverwort
Chamomile- Love, healing, and reducing stress. Add to a sachet or spell to increase the chances of its success. Also Called: Whig Plant, Scented Mayweed
Cherry-Love, divination, gaiety and happiness
Chili Pepper- Fidelity, love, and hex breaking. Scatter powder around the house to break hexes and spells against you. Use in love charms & spells.
Chives-Protection and weight loss
Chrysanthemum-Protection. Grow in the garden to ward off evil spirits. Also Called: Mum
Cilantro-Protection of gardeners; brings peace to the home and helps to attune one with their soul.
Cinnamon- Spirituality, success, healing, protection, power, love, luck, strength, and prosperity. Burn as an incense or use in a sachet to raise spiritual and protective vibrations, draw money, and stimulate psychic powers. Also Called: Sweet Wood
Cinquefoil-An all-purpose magickal herb. The five points of the leaf represent love, money, health, power, and wisdom.
Citronella- Draws friends to the home, customers to the business. Promotes eloquence, persuasiveness, and prosperity.
Clove-Exorcism, love, money, and protection
Clover-Fidelity, protection, money, love, and success.
Coffee-Helps to dispel nightmares and negative thoughts and to overcome internal blockages. Provides peace of mind and grounding.
Coltsfoot-Wealth, prosperity, and love. Use in love sachets. Sacred to Brighid. Use in spells for peace and tranquility.
Comfrey-Magickal uses include money, safety during travel, and any Saturnian purpose.
Copal Resin- Love, purification. Add to love and purification incenses. Use a piece of copal to represent the heart in poppets.
Coriander-Love, health, immortality, and protection.
Corn-Protection, divination, good luck
Cornflower-Sprinkle over the area where you and your mate argue the most to alleviate discord and strife.
Cowslip-Treasure finding, youth, concentration, focus, and house & business blessing. Use in ritual work involving Goddesses associated with love.
Crowfoot-Love. Use in rituals & ceremonies associated with marriage and Handfasting,
Cucumber-Chastity, fertility, and healing
Cumin-Fidelity, protection, and exorcism. The seed is said to prevent the theft of any object which contains it.
Cypress-Associated with death and mourning; stimulates healing and helps overcome the pain of loss. Calmness and tranquility. Also Called: Tree of Death
Daisy-Love, luck, and innocence. Associated with babies and newborn infants. Incorporate into baby blessings & Wiccanings or to bring protective Magick into a baby's sleeping area. Wear or carry to draw love.
Damiana-Lust, sex magick and attracting love. Useful for any love or sex spells. Used by solitary practitioners to open the chakras and increase psychic abilities. travel, deep meditation, and spirit quests.
Dandelion Root- Magickal uses include divination, wishes and calling spirits. Use in dream pillows & sachets for sleep protection.
Devil Bone Root- Cut into small pieces and carry in a red flannel bag to ward off arthritis.
Devil's Claw Protection and dispelling unwanted company.
Devil's Shoestring Protection, luck, attracting a new raise or job, giving control over opposite sex, and invisibility. Carry in the pocket while seeking employment, if you are having problems at work, or if you are asking for a raise. Also Called: Black Haw, Stagbush, American Sloe
Dill-Money, protection, luck and lust. Used in love & protection charms. Effective at keeping away dark forces, useful for house blessing. Keeps the mind cognizant of the line between superstition and the realities of magick.
Dogwood-Wishes, protection, and good health.
Dragon's Blood- Protection, energy, and purification. Burn as an incense to increase the potency of a spell.
Dulse-Lust, harmony in the home, sea rituals and pacifying sea winds.
Ebony-Protection, power. Use in protection amulets.
Echinacea- Adds powerful strength to charms, sachets, and herb mixes. Useful for money drawing magick. Dried flowers can be burned as incense. Use on the altar as a offering to the spirits.
Elder Sleep, releasing enchantments, protection against negativity, wisdom, house blessing and business blessing. Elder flowers are useful in dream pillows. Also Called: Sweet Elder, Tree of Doom, Pipe Tree, Witch's Tree, Old Lady, Devil's Eye
Elm-Love, protection from lightning.
Epsom Salt- Common ingredient in ritual baths and bath salt recipes.
Eucalyptus-Attracts healing vibrations, great for protection and healing sachets. Use to purify any space.
Evening Primrose-Magickal uses include love and attracting faeries. Use in ritual baths to increase inner beauty & desirability.
Eyebright- Carry this herb to increase psychic ability, improve memory, encourage rationality and increase positive outlook. Carry to bring a humorous and bright outlook when life seems dark and negative.
Fenugreek-Used for money drawing and fertility magick. Use in floor washes to bring money to the home.
Fern-Mental clarity, cleansing, purification, and dispelling negativity.
Feverfew-Protection against accidents and cold/flu.
Fig- Divination, fertility, and love. Place a branch in front of the door before traveling to ensure a safe return.
Figwort-Magickal balms, house & business blessing, protection for the home. Wear around the neck for health and protection against the evil eye.
Flax Seed-Used for money spells and healing rituals. Mix seeds with red pepper and keep in a box in the home to protect it.
Foxglove-Protection of home & garden, vision, and immortality. Used to commune with those of the Underworld.
Frangipani-Promoting openness in those around you; attracting love, trust, and admiration.
Frankincense Resin- Successful ventures, cleansing, purification. Burn for protective work, consecration, and meditation. Used as an offering at Beltane, Lammas, and Yule. Enhances the power of topaz. Use in rituals and magick associated with self-will, self-control, or the ego
Galangal Root- Magickal uses include winning in court, doubling money, hex breaking and sex magick. Burn as incense to remove evil spells and break curses.
Gardenia- Promoting peace/repelling strife, protection from outside influences. Carry or wear to attract love or friendship,
Garlic- Magickal uses include healing, protection, exorcism, repulsion of vampires, and purification of spaces and objects.
Gentian- Add an infusion to the bath for power and strength.
Geranium- Overcoming negative thoughts & attitudes, lifting spirits, promoting protection & happiness. Repels insects. Balances mind and body.
Ginger-Draws adventure and new experiences.
Ginkgo Biloba-Aphrodisiac, associated with fertility.
Ginseng- Magickal uses include love, beauty, protection, healing and lust. Carry to draw love, health, money, and sexual potency.
Goldenrod- Money, divination. Also Called: Aaron's Rod, Woundwort, Sweet Goldenrod,
Goldenseal- Healing rituals, money spells, success. Beneficial in business dealings and matters of finance. Work into any charm or spell to increase its power.
Grape- Fertility, money, mental powers, and garden magick.
Grape Seed- Used for garden magick and fertility.
Grapefruit- Cleansing and purification.
Gravel Root- Used to increase the chances of getting a job.
Gum Arabic- Protection, psychic and spiritual enhancement, money, platonic love, and friendship. Also Called: Acacia, Arabic Gum
Hawthorn-Magickal uses include chastity, fertility, fairy magick, fishing magick, and rebirth.
Hay-Pregnancy and fertility.
Heal All- Uses include all purpose healing and successful gambling.
Hemlock- Use to paralyze a situation. Note: Highly poisonous, do not consume.
Henbane-Dried leaves are used in the consecration of ceremonial vessels. Used in love sachets and charms to gain the love of the person desired. Thrown into water to bring rain.
Henna- Attracts love if worn close to the heart.
Hibiscus- Attracting love and lust, divination, and dreams. Carry in a sachet or burn as incense to attract love.
High John- An "all purpose" herb, the uses of High John include strength. Also Called: High John the Conqueror, John the Conqueror, Jalap Root
Holly- Marriage, dream magick, luck, and love. Planted around the outside of the home for protection.
Hollyhock- Increase success in the material world, increase flow of money, or acquire new possessions.
Honeysuckle- Draws money, success, and quick abundance; Aids persuasiveness and confidence, sharpens intuition.
Hops- Relaxing and sleep producing; a fantastic herb for dream pillows. Believed to increase the restfulness & serenity of sleep
Horehound- Sacred to Horus. Protective; helps with mental clarity during ritual; stimulates creativity/inspiration; balances personal energies.
Horseshoe- Chestnut Magickal uses include money and healing.
Hyacinth-Promotes peace of mind and peaceful sleep. Attracts love, luck, and good fortune. Named for Hiakinthos, Greek God of homosexual love.
Hydrangea- Hex-breaking, love drawing, bringing back a lover, fidelity, and binding.
Hyssop- The most widely used purification herb in magick.
Iris-Attracts wisdom, courage, and faith. Use fresh iris flower to purify an area. Represents a belief in happy reincarnation.
Irish Moss-An excellent luck herb. Carry or place under rugs to increase luck and ensure steady flow of money; carry on trips for protection & safety; use to stuff luck or money poppets.
Iron Weed- Carry in a purple flannel bag for control over others, including boss and co-workers (not recommended - remember the law of threes).
Ivy Protection, healing, fertility, and love. Hang an ivy plant in front of the home to repel negative influence and discourage unwanted guests.
Jasmine-Uses include snakebite and divination; good for charging quartz crystals. Use in sachets and spells to draw spiritual love and attract a soul mate.
Jezebel Root- Used for spells and castings for money and achievement. Also used to place curses and hexes.
Job's Tears- Luck in finding employment, wishes, and blessing.
Juniper Banishes all things injurious to good health; attracts good, healthy energies and love.
Kava Kava- Uses include aphrodisiac; potent sacramental drink; potions; induces visions; astral work; travel protection.
Knotweed- Binding spells, health, and cursing
Kola Nut-Peace, removing depression, and calming
Lady Slipper-Used for protection against hexes, curses and the evil eye.
Lady's Mantle-Aphrodisiac, transmutation. Use in love potions or to increase the power of any magickal workings.
Larch-Protection and anti-theft
Larkspur-Health and protection
Laurel- Love and protection. Worn by brides to guarantee a long and happy marriage.
Lavender- Magickal uses include love, protection, healing, sleep, purification, and peace. Promotes healing from depression.
Leek- Love, protection, exorcism, and strengthening existing love.
Lemon- Cleansing, spiritual opening, purification, and removal of blockages. Add lemon peel to love sachets and mixtures.
Lemon Balm- Love, success, healing, and psychic/spiritual development.
Lemon Grass- Psychic cleansing and opening, lust potions.
Lettuce- Divination, lunar magick, sleep, protection, love spells, and male sex magick.
Licorice- Love, lust, and fidelity. Carry to attract a lover.
Lilac-Wisdom, memory, good luck and spiritual aid.
Lily-Fertility, renewal, rebirth, marriage, happiness, and prosperity.
Lily of the Valley-Soothing, calming, draws peace and tranquility, and repels negativity. Assists in empowering happiness and mental powers. Also Called: Jacob's Ladder, Male Lily, Our Lady's Tears, Ladder-to-Heaven, May Lily, Constancy
Lime-Purification and protection, promoting calmness and tranquility, and strengthening love.
Linden Flowers- Used in love spells/mixtures and protection spells & incenses.
Little John- Place in holy water to bring good luck in everything you attempt.
Lo John - Money, success, and luck
Lotus- Love, protection, psychic opening, and spiritual growth. Sacred to Egyptian gods, Indian gods, Hermes, Oshun, and Osiris.
Lotus Root- Carry to keep thoughts pleasant and clear. Mark one side 'Yes' and the other 'No', then toss the root into the air as you make a wish to find out if the wish will come true.
Lovage- Prophetic dreams, energy, and purification. Use in bath spells for psychic cleansing.
Lucky Hand Root-Magickal uses include bringing good luck, protecting owner from all harm, travel safety, and gaining employment.
Lungwort- Air magick, offering to the Gods of air, blessing while traveling by air
Mace- Promotes concentration, focus, and self discipline; great for study and meditation. Used in reuniting rituals.
Magnolia Flowers-Magickal uses include health, beauty, love, loyalty, peace, calming anxieties, marital harmony, and overcoming addictions & obsessive behavior.
Magnolia Bark-Magickal uses include fidelity, love and hair growth. Also Called: Cucumber Tree, Blue Magnolia
Maidenhair Fern-Brings beauty and love into your life.
Mandrake- Magickal uses include protection, prosperity, fertility, and exorcising evil. Carry to attract love. Wear to preserve health.
Maple-Love, money, wealth, longevity, and good luck
Maple Syrup- Longevity, money, and love
Marigold- Attracts respect and admiration, provides good luck in court and other legal matters.
Marjoram- Cleansing, purification, and dispelling negativity. Place under pillow to bring revealing dreams.
Mesquite-Healing. Use in healing incenses and mixtures.
Mimosa-Protection, purification, love, dream magick.
Mint-Promotes energy, communication and vitality. Draws customers to a business. Use dried leaves to stuff a green poppet for healing.
Mistletoe-Used for fertility, creativity, prevention of illness/misfortune, and protection from negative spells & magick. Also Called: Birdlime, Devil's Fuge, Golden Bough, Holy Wood, Misseltoe, Druid's Bough, Witch's Broom, Thunderbesom, Wood of the Cross
Morning Glory-Used for binding, banishing, and promoting attraction to someone or something.
Motherwort-Magickal uses include bolstering ego, building confidence, success and counter magick.
Mugwort-Carried to increase lust & fertility, prevent backache and cure disease & madness.
Musk-Encourages self-esteem and desirability.
Mustard Seed-Courage, faith, and endurance. Also Called: Yellow Mustard, White Mustard
Myrrh-Spiritual opening, meditation, and healing.
Myrtle-Love, fertility, youth, peace, and money. Carry myrtle leaves to attract love, burn as an incense to bring beauty.
Narcissus- Calms vibrations and promotes harmony, tranquility, and peace of mind.
Nettle-Magickal uses include dispelling darkness & fear, strengthening the will, and aiding in the ability to handle emergencies.
Nutmeg- Magickal uses include attracting money/prosperity, bringing luck, protection, and breaking hexes. Included in money magick and sachets.
Oak- The most sacred of all trees, its wood is often used in the making of magickal tools. Burn the leaves for purification.
Oatstraw-Keep a small amount in wallet or purse to draw in money and prosperity.
Olive-Fidelity, marriage, peace, money.
Olive Leaf- Magickal uses include peace, potency, fertility, healing, protection and lust.
Onion- Prosperity, stability, endurance, and protection. Burn onion flowers to banish bad habits and negative influences.
Orange -Attracts abundance and happiness through love and marriage.
Orange Bergamot- Money drawing. Put leaves in your wallet or purse to attract money.
Orange Blossoms- Attracts prosperity and stability; brings harmony, peace, emotional openness, and love. Use in herbal baths for attractiveness.
Orange Peel- Magickal uses include love, divination, luck, money and house & business blessing.
Oregano- Joy, strength, vitality, and added energy
Orris Root Cut- Promotes popularity, persuasiveness, and personal success. Aids communication and helps to open dialogs. Used to draw (or hold) love and romance. Add to the bath for personal protection.
Orris Root Powder-Used to bring love, romance, companionship and a loving mate. Called 'Love Drawing Powder' in voodoo/hoodoo. Add to sachets and sprinkle on sheets and around the house to draw or hold love. Place a pinch in the corners of the room to open a new love. Use in bath magick to attract the opposite sex.
Osha Root-Protection against evil spirits
Palm-Fertility, focus, potency, and divination
Palo Santo-If you feel you have been cursed, rub this herb on your body and then bathe.
Pansy-Love, divination related to love & relationships, rain magick
Papaya-Hang twigs of papaya wood over a door to keep out evil. Eat papaya with a loved one to intensify your love.
Paprika -Use to add energy to any spell or mixture. Throw in someone's yard to cause them problems.
Passion Flower-Magickal uses include attracting friendship and prosperity and heightening libido. Carried to bring great popularity & attract new friends.
Patchouli- Used in spells, sachets, baths and mixtures for money & love. Put in the wallet or purse to draw money.
Pau d'Arco-Magickal use is for the ritual healing of severe diseases.
Peach-Fertility, love, and wisdom
Pear-Lust and love Eating pears induces love. Use dried fruit in amulets and sachets for love and lust.
Peas-Money and love
Pecan-Associated with employment, success, job security, and career matters. To insure that you do not lose your job, shell a small amount of pecans.
Pennyroyal- Magickal uses include peace and tranquility. Carried to avoid seasickness or for physical strength & endurance.
Peony-Protection from hexes and jinxes. Good luck, good fortune, prosperity, and business success. Hang in the home or car for protection.
Peppermint- Use to increase the vibrations of a space or in spells and incense for healing & purification. Place a sleep pillow to ensure peaceful sleep and bring about prophetic dreams. Also Called: Brandy Mint, Lammint
Periwinkle-Love within marriage, mental powers, and money. Used to restore lost memory. Also Called: Sorceror's Violet
Pimpernel-Protection and health
Pine-Promotes clean breaks, new beginnings, prosperity, success, strength, grounding, and growth; Also used for cleansing, purification, and repelling negativity. Great for house and business blessing.
Pineapple-Luck, money, and chastity. Add an infusion of pineapple to the bath to attract luck.
Pink Rose Buds-Divine, emotional, and thinking love; start with these to build a long lasting relationship.
Pistachio-Breaking love spells
Plantain-Protection from evil spirits and snake bites, removing weariness, healing headaches; house & business blessing. Hang plantain leaves in the car for protection from evil and jealousy.
Plum-Healing, peace, and love
Pomegranate-Divination, wishes, wealth and fertility
Poppy-Fertility, prosperity, love and abundance. Also Called: Opium Poppy, Mawseed
Poppy Seeds-Pleasure, heightened awareness, love, luck, invisibility. A popular ingredient in food magick. Sleep on a pillow stuffed with poppy seeds to bring relief from insomnia. Also Called: Opium Poppy, Mawseed
Potato- Image magick, money, luck, and healing
Prickly Ash Bark-Magickal uses include safe travel, fertility, removing spells and breaking hexes. Also Called: Toothache Tree, Yellow Wood, Suterberry
Primrose-Promotes the disclosure of secrets, resolution of mysteries, and revelation of truth; Breaks down dishonesty and secrecy.
Quassia-Love. Mix with a snippet of hair from yourself and your lover (with his/her permission, of course!)
Radish-Protection and lust
Ragwort-Courage. Used in charms to ward off evil spirits. Associated with faeries. Also Called: Fairie's Horse, Faerie's Horse, Fairy Horse, Faery Horse
Red Clover-Magickal uses include fidelity, love, money, protection, and the blessing of domestic animals. Also Called: Cleaver Grass, Marl Grass, Cow Grass, Trefoil, Purple Clover, Wild Clover
Red Willow Bark-Magickal uses include meditation and clearing. A fabulous incense wood with a sweet and dry aroma.
Rhubarb-Fidelity and protection
Rice-Rain, fertility, money, and protection. Use in money spells and fertility charms.
Rose-Magickal uses include divine love, close friendships, domestic peace/happiness, and lasting relationships.
Rose Geranium-Averts negativity, especially in the form of gossip or false accusations.
Rose Hips-Used in healing spells and mixtures, brings good luck, calls in good spirits.
Rosemary-Carried and used in healing poppets for good health, used in love/lust spells, worn to improve memory, used in dream pillows to prevent nightmares, burned as incense for purification and removing negativity. Wear or carry while reading or completing tasks to improve memory of the material and aid clear thinking (great for students!). Use an infusion of rosemary to wash hands before any healing magick. Use in bath magick for purification. Associated with faeries.
Rowan-Protection, magickal power, success, anti-haunting. Use leaves and berries in amulets for healing and promoting psychic powers. Also good for use in luck spells and mixtures. Rowan wood is often used to make wands and divining rods.
Rye-Love, fidelity, and self-control
Safflower- Mix with jinx incense to cause destruction to an enemy (not recommended!). Rub on the inside of the knees to attract exciting sexual encounters.
Saffron-Aphrodisiac, love, healing, happiness, wind raising, lust and strength.
Sage-Used for self purification and dealing with grief and loss. Carried to improve mental ability and bring wisdom. Used in healing sachets & incense.Also Called: Garden Sage, White Sage, Red Sage, Sawge
Salt Petre-For women who do not want their partners to have outside relationships. Stops sexual tension. Also Called: Salt Peter, Petre Salt, Saltpetre, Saltpeter
Sandalwood-Scatter sandalwood powder around the home to clear it of negativity. Burn during protection, healing, and exorcism spells.
Sarsaparilla-Sexual vitality, health, love and money. Mix with sandalwood and cinnamon and sprinkle around home or business to draw money. Alleged to prolong life, hinder premature aging, excite passions, and improve virility when worn or carried.
Sassafras-Magickal uses include health, money and overcoming addictions. Placed in wallet or purse to attract money and make the money you have go farther. Used as a prosperity incense. Added to sachets for healing.
Savoury-Sensuality, sexuality, and passion; great for sex magick!
Saw Palmetto Berries-Magickal uses include healing protection, exorcism, passion and spiritual openings
Scullcap- Used in sleep pillows for relaxation & peace. Used to bind oaths and consecrate vows & commitments (handfasting, initiations, etc.)
Sea Salt-Uses include cleansing crystals, purification, grounding, protection magick and ritual. Used on the altar to represent the Earth.
Senna- Magickal uses include all matters of lust and love. Enhances tact & diplomacy. Bathe with your mate in an infusion of senna to ensure faithfulness.
Shallots- Add an infusion of shallots to the bath for luck.
Shave Grass- Magickal uses include snake charming & fertility. Place in the bedroom to increase fertility.
Skunk Cabbage - Legal matters
Slippery Elm-Magickal uses include protection and halting gossip.
Snapdragon-Protection, exorcism, and purification
Snowdrop- Easing of sorrow
Solomon's Seal Root-Magickally used for protection and cleansing. Used in offertory incense.