Herbal Ally Way: Magickal Properties
Acacia Protection, psychic and spiritual enhancement, money, platonic love, and friendship. Use to anoint candles & censers and to consecrate chests or boxes that hold ritual tools. Use in incense to promote a meditative state.
Acorn Good luck, protection, wisdom, and personal power. A dried acorn is an excellent natural amulet for keeping a youthful appearance. Adam & Eve Root Principally used by lovers; one lover carries the Eve Root & the other lover carries the Adam Root. This keeps your lover true to you & discourages rivals. Carry both roots in a small bag at all times for attraction, to bring a love to you, or for a marriage proposal.
Adder's Tongue Stops gossip and slander, promotes healing. Sacred to serpent goddesses. Used in divination, healing magick, lunar magick, and dream magick.
African Violet Spirituality, protection, and healing. Wear in an amulet for protection. Keep in the home to increase spirituality. Frequently burned as incense during the spring Equinox sabbat.
Agar Agar Promote joy and success, attract opportunities and blessings to the household.
Agrimony Overcoming fear & inner blockages; dispelling negative emotions. Also used for reversing spells. Sew into a dream pillow with Mugwort for best results. Use as a wash or oil to increase the effectiveness of all forms of healing rituals. Wards off evil entities and poison.AgueProtection, hex breaking. Used in amulets to protect against evil. Mix with incense and burn to break a hex that has been placed on you.
Alder Associated with divination, music, poetry, wind magick, weather magick, teaching, and decision making. Also used in rituals of death & dying to provide protection for the deceased.
Alfalfa Money, prosperity, anti-hunger. Put a small jar in the cupboard or pantry to ward off poverty and hunger. Burn in a cauldron and use the ashes in amulets for protection from hunger and poverty.
Alkanet Purification, prosperity. Protects from snakebites and helps ease fear of snakes. Burned as an incense to replace negativity with positive influence.
Allspice Money, luck, healing, obtaining treasure. Provides added determination and energy to any spells and charms. Burn crushed allspice to attract luck and money. Use in herbal baths for healing.
Almond Wisdom, money, fruitfulness, and prosperity. Invokes the healing energy of the deities. Provides magickal help for overcoming dependencies & addiction. Associated with Candlemas and Beltane. Carry, wear, or use as incense to attract abundance.
Aloe Protection and luck. Place on the grave of a loved one to promote peaceful energy. Thought to relieve loneliness and assist with success. Hang in the home to attract luck and protection for those who live there. Grow in the home to provide protection from household accidents. Burn on the night of a full moon to bring a new lover by the new moon.
Also Called: Burn Plant, Medicine Plant
Althea (marshmallow) 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.
Alyssum Protection and moderating anger, protection.
Amaranth Healing, summoning spirits, healing broken hearts, protection from bullets, and invisibility.
Amber (a plant resin) 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.
Anemone Healing and Protection.
Angelica Very powerful protection herb - protects against negative energy and attracts positive energy; creates a barrier against negative energy. Use in healing & exorcism incenses; scatter for purification, protection, and uncrossing. Add to incense to promote healing or to the bath to remove curses, hexes, or spells. Also thought to promote temperance. Sprinkle ground herb in the shoes to prevent tiredness and weakness. Sprinkle around the outside perimeter of the home for protection and exorcism. Burn to bring a lost love back to you.
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. Use to invoke Mercury and Apollo. Great for aromatherapy. Use in purification baths with bay leaves. A sprig of Anise hung on the bedpost will restore lost youth. Use in protection and meditation incenses.
Apple Love, Garden Magick, Immortality, Friendship, Healing. Place seven apple seeds in a bag with Orris Root to attract sexual love. Use in rituals to give honor to gods and goddesses of fertility. Considered the food of the dead, which is why Samhain is called the 'Feast of Apples'. Symbolizes the soul and is burned at Samhain in honor of those who will be reborn in the spring. When doing a house blessing, cut an apple in half -- eat half and put the other half outside of the home as an offering.
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. Use to anoint candles & censers and to consecrate chests or boxes that hold ritual tools. Use in incense to promote a meditative state.
Arnica Flowers Increases psychic powers
Arrow Root Purification and healing; can be used as a substitute for graveyard dust.
Ash Sea spells/magick/rituals, image magick, invincibility, 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. Place one tablespoon of ash leaves in a bowl of water in the bedroom overnight, then toss out in the morning -- doing this daily is said to prevent illness.
Asofoetida Protection and banishing negativity. Be forewarned that this herb is powerful, but has an awful smell when burned.
Asparagus Male Sex Magick
Aspen Eloquence, clairvoyance, healing, and anti-theft. Plant in your garden for protection against thieves.
Aster Love Also Called: China Aster, Michaelmas Daisy, Starwort
Astragalus Root Protection and energy
Avocado Love, lust and beauty. Also used for sex magick.
Azalea Happiness, gaiety and light spirits, first love. Note: Poisonous, do not consume.
Bachelor Buttons Love
Balm of Gilead Tears Love, manifestations, protection, healing, de-stressing, and assisting in healing from the loss of a loved one. Use in love sachets; carry for healing, protection, and mending a broken heart. Use to dress candles for any form of magickal healing. Burn to attract spirits. Also Called: Poplar Buds, Balsam Poplar, Balm of Gilead, Mecca, Mecca Balsam, Balessan, Bechan
Balmony Steadfastness, patience, and perseverance. Associated with the tortoise or turtle. 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. Balsam fir needles can be burned on charcoal as an incense and also make a great ingredient in sachet bags, dream pillows, and potpourri mixes.
Bamboo Hex breaking, wishes, luck and protection. Carve a wish into bamboo and bury it in a secluded area to make your wish come true. Carry a piece of bamboo for good luck.
Banana Fertility, potency, and prosperity
Banyan Happiness, Luck
Barberry Cleansing, sorcery, atonement, freeing oneself from the power or control of another.
Barley Love, healing, and protection. Harvests. Scatter on the ground to keep evil at bay. Tie barley straw around a rock and throw 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. Associated with Candlemas. Carry to move forward in a positive manner despite perilous danger. Strewn on floors to provide protection from evil. Sprinkle an infusion of basil outside of the building where you hope to be employed for luck in a job interview (be careful not to be seen!) or in your business to attract money and success. Wear or carry to aid in attracting money and prosperity.
Bat's Head Root Use in spellwork, rituals, gris gris bags, etc. to obtain wishes.Bay LaurelPurification, house and business blessing, and clearing confusion. Attracts romance. Keep potted plant to protect home from lightning. Place in a dream pillow for sound sleep and to induce prophetic dreams.
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. Place under the pillow (or use in dream pillow) to induce prophetic dreams. Place in the corner of each room in the house to protect all that dwell there. 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, Wax Myrtle, Candleberry, Candleberry Myrtle, Tallow Shrub, American Vegetable Wax, Vegetable Tallow, Waxberry, Pepperidge Bush, Berbery
Bedstraw (Fragrant)Love and lust
Bee Pollen Friendship, attraction, love, strength, happiness, and overcoming depression.
Beech Wishes, happiness and divination. Improves literary 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.
Belladonna Healing & forgetting past loves. Provides protection when placed in a secret place in the home. Place on a ritual altar to honor the deities and add energy to rituals. Note: Deadly poison, do not ingest. 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. Good to burn while using the Tarot or for success in intellectual matters. Smolder for purification. An incense of benzoin, cinnamon and basil is said to attract customers to your place of business. 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. Carry in a sachet while gambling to draw luck and money. Very powerful for attracting success. Burn at any ritual to increase its power. Also Called: Orange Mint
Betel Nut Protection and banishing
Bilberry Bark Used for protection. Also Called: Whortleberry, Black Whortles, Whinberry, Bleaberry, 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. Carry in a yellow flannel bag to attract wealth & good fortune. Sprinkle an infusion of bistort around the home to drive out poltergeists. 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. Sprinkle around a room to drive away evil. Add an infusion of the herb to bath water to ensure a long and happy life. Burn as a love incense. Put in purple flannel bag for protection for accidents and sudden death and to keep others from doing you wrong. Also Called: Black Snake Root, Bugbane, Squawroot, Bugwort, Rattleroot, Rattleweed, Rattlesnake Root, Richweed
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. Also Called: Devil's Shoestring, Stagbush, American Sloe
Black Pepper Banishing negativity, exorcism, and protection from evil.
Black Walnut Access to divine energy, bringing the blessing of the Gods, wishes.
Blackberry Healing, protection and money. Sacred to Brighid. Leaves and berries said to attract wealth and healing.
Bladderwrack Protection, sea spells, wind spells, money, psychic powers, and attracting customers. Wear in a charm for protection during travel, especially when traveling by water.
Blessed Thistle Purification, protection against negativity and evil, hex breaking. Carry for strength and protection. Place a bowl of blessed thistle in a room to renew the vitality and strengthen the spirit of its occupants. Men who carry thistle become better lovers.
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. A favorite root for use in voodoo to defeat hexes and spells aimed against you.
Blowball Love and wishes. Carry in a red bag to grant wishes. Blow to the four directions when searching for love.
Blue Cohosh Empowerment, purification, money drawing, love breaking, and driving away evil.Blue VioletLove, inspiration, good fortune, and protection from all evil. Carried for protection and to encourage fortune and changed luck. Mixed with lavender to attract lust and love. Worn to calm tempers and bring sleep.
Bluebell Luck, truth and friendship. Incorporate into rituals of death & dying to comfort those left behind and ease their sorrow. 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.
Boneset Protection, exorcism and warding off evil spirits. Sprinkle an infusion of boneset around the home to rid it of evil and negativity. To curse an enemy, burn as an incense with a black candle inscribed with the name of the enemy. Also Called: Feverwort, Agueweed, Crosswort, Eupatorium, Indian Sage, Sweating Plant, Teasel, Thoroughwort, Vegetable Antimony
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. Sprinkle an infusion of Borage around the house to ward off evil. Also Called: Bee Bread, Starflower, Herb of Gladness, Bugloss, Burrage, Cool Tankard
Brazil Nut Good luck in love affairs
Brewer's Yeast Used in facial mask potions.BrimstoneDispels or prevents a hex on you; destroys an enemy's power over you. Burn at midnight near your back door to ward off evil.
Broom Tops Purification, wind spells, divination and protection. Sprinkle an infusion of broom tops around the home to clear away all evil. Also Called: Irish Broom, Scotch Broom, Besom, Broom
Buchu Divination, wind spells, psychic powers and prophetic dreams. Add buchu leaves to the bath to enable yourself to foretell the future.
Buckeye Divination, good luck, and attracting money & wealth. Carried whole anointed with money oil and/or wrapped in a dollar bill for constant increase in money flow. A popular Hoodoo charm for gamblers. Carry in pocket for protection against arthritis. 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. Place the branches of a Buckthorn near doors or windows to drive away evil and bad vibrations. To make a wish, stand in an open area facing east and concentrate on your wish; turn to your left until you are facing east again, continually sprinkling buckthorn bark powder (or an infusion made with buckthorn bark) as you turn. Also Called: Arrowwood, Black Dogwood, Black Alder Dogwood, Black Alder Tree, Persian Berries
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. Rinse with a decoction of burdock to remove negative feelings about yourself or others.
Burnet Used for protection, consecration of ritual tools, and counter magick; also used to magickally treat depression and despondency.
Butchers Broom Wind spells, divination, protection, psychic powers.
Butterbur Used for love divination and to raise one's spirits by increasing sense of hope and faith. Also Called: Bog Rhubarb, Butterdock, Umbrella Plant, Lagwort, Sweet Coltsfoot
Cabbage Fertility, profit, good luck, lunar magick, money magick.CactusChastity, banishing and protection. Bury with other banishing symbols for protection. Grow in the home or garden to prevent unwanted intrusions. Place in all directions of the home (north, south, east, and west) for full protection.
Calamint Soothes sorrows and helps in recovery from emotional pain. Increase joy and restore a bright outlook on life. Also Called: Basil Thyme, Mountain Balm, Mountain Mint
Calamus Luck, money, healing, and protection. Place in corners of the kitchen to prevent hunger & poverty. Use to strengthen and bind spells. Note: Use with caution, can be poisonous. Also Called: Calamus Root, Bach, Vacha
Calendula Flowers Protection, legal matters, and psychic/spiritual powers. Pick at noon for comfort and strength. Place garlands of calendula at doors to prevent evil from entering. Scatter under the bed for protection and to make dreams come true. Carry to help justice favor you in court. Touch the flowers with bare feet to better understand birds. Also Called: Pot Marigold, Summer's Bride, Bride of the Sun, Sun's Gold, Ruddes, Ruddles
Camphor Dreams, psychic awareness, and divination; Adds strength to any mixture; used for purification and to increase personal influence & persuasiveness. Burn on incense or use camphor oil for ritual cleaning when moving into a new home or setting up a new altar. Add to water when scrying. Also Called: Laurel Camphor, Gum Camphor
Caper Potency, lust, and love
Caraway Health, love, protection, mental powers, memory, passion, and anti-theft. Prevents lover from straying when used in love spells & potions. Ideal for consecrating ritual tools. Carry to improve memory or use in dream pillows to help you to remember your dreams. Sew caraway seed into a small white bag with white thread and hide it under the mattress of a child's crib or bed to keep the child free of illness.
Cardamom Lust, love, and fidelityCarnationProtection, strength, healing, enhancing magickal powers, and achieving balance. Burn to enhance creativity. Use in bath spells. Also Called: Gilliflower, Jove's Flower, Nelka, Scaffold Flower, Sops-in-Wine, Gillies
Carob Health and protectionCarrotLust, fertility
Cascara Sagrada Legal matters, money spells and protection against hexes. Sprinkle an infusion of the herb around the home the night before court proceedings to help in winning a court case. Wear as an amulet for protection against evil and hexes. Wear or keep in a bowl on your altar or reading table to help you concentrate. Also Called: Cascara Sagada, Sacred Bark, Purshiana Bark, Persian Bark, Chittem Bark, Bearberry
Catnip Sacred to Bast; should be used in any ritual involving cats or cat deities. Use with rose petals in love sachets. Use in sachets and spells designed to enhance beauty or happiness. Provides protection while sleeping. Mix with Dragon's Blood to rid oneself of a behavioral problem or bad habit. Burn dried leaves for love magick. Grow near the home or hang over the door to attract good spirits and luck. 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; Speeds up the effect of any mixture to which it is added.
Cedar Confidence, strength, power, money, protection, healing and purification. Used in the consecration of magick wands. Carry a small piece of cedar in wallet or near money to attract wealth. Hang in the home to protect against lightning. Use in sachets to promote calmness.
Celandine Cures depression, brings victory and joy, assists in legal matters. Serves as a protective ward when worn. Carry to increase self-confidence when facing adversaries. Use in ritual work when you feel trapped in undue negativity. Note: Deadly poison, use with caution. Also Called: Devil's Milk
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. Chew celery seed to aid in concentration.
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. Sprinkle an infusion of chamomile around the house to remove hexes, curses and spells. Burn or add to prosperity bags to increase money. Burn as incense for de-stressing, meditation, and restful sleep. Wash hands in an infusion of chamomile for luck before gambling or playing cards. Use in bath magick to attract love. Keep a packet of the herb with lottery tickets for luck. Also Called: Whig Plant, Scented Mayweed, Camomyle, Ground Apple, Manzanilla (Spanish), Maythen, Earth Apple, Camomile
Cherry Love, divination, gaiety and happiness
Cherry Bark Lust, direction, frugality, favors, invisibility, and magickal potency. Burn as an incense while performing divination to enhance the results, or while performing love spells to find a partner. Use to revitalize the Magickal energy needed to finish an old project. Also Called: Virginia Prune Bark
Chervil Brings a sense of the higher self, placing you in touch with your divine, immortal spirit. Helps in making contact with a deceased loved one. Also Called: French Parsley, Anise Chervil, British Myrrh, Sweet Cicely, Sweet Fern
Chia Protection and health
Chickweed Fertility and love. Carry or use to attract a lover or maintain your current relationship. Useful for lunar and animal magick, especially the healing of birds. Also Called: Starweed, Satin Flower, Starwort, Winterweed, Stitchwort, Tongue Grass, Adder's Mouth, Indian Chickweed, Passerina
Chicory Frigidity, favors, removing obstacles, and invisibility. Promotes a positive outlook and improves sense of humor. Place fresh flowers on the altar or burn as an incense. Anoint your body with chicory juice or an infusion of chicory to obtain favors from others. Burn as incense with a black skull candle to place a hex on an enemy. Also Called: Blue-Sailors, Coffeeweed, Succory
Chili Pepper Fidelity, love, and hex breaking. Scatter powder around the house to break hexes and spells against you. Use in love charms & spells. Also Called: Bird Pepper, Pod Pepper, Cayenne
China Berry Luck
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. A popular herb for use in charms to draw money & prosperity. Wear in an amulet to bring passion. Also Called: Sweet Wood
Cinquefoil An all-purpose magickal herb. The five points of the leaf represent love, money, health, power, and wisdom. Stimulates memory, eloquence, and self confidence. Carry, burn, or wear to possess these traits. Used for business & house blessing. Use in spells to bring protection to a friend or loved one taking a journey. Burn as an incense during divination to bring dreams of one's intended mate. Frequently associated with ritual work involving romance. Wash hands and forehead with an infusion of this herb nine times to wash away hexes and evil spells against you. Fill an empty egg shell and keep it in the home for powerful protection from evil forces. Wrap in red flannel and hang over the bed to ward off dark spirits of the night. Also Called: Five Finger Grass, Synkefoyle, Witches Weed, Five Leaf, Tormentilla, Sunkfield, Bloodroot, Moor Grass, Goosegrass, Goose Tansy, Crampweed, Silverweed, Silver Weed, Sunkfield
Citronella Draws friends to the home, customers to the business. Promotes eloquence, persuasiveness, and prosperity. Protects and cleanses the aura. Encourages self-expression and creativity and brings clarity to the mind. Repels insects and deodorizes.
Clove Exorcism, love, money, and protectionCloverFidelity, protection, money, love, and success. Strong association with the Earth, useful in consecrating both pentacles and ritual tools made of copper. Carry as an amulet or use in sachets for luck, attracting money, fidelity, maintaining mental acuity, and/or protection. When grown outside, is thought to keep snakes away from property. Sprinkle around the home to remove negative spirits. Also Called: Trefoil, Cleaver Grass, Marl Grass, Cowgrass, Three Leaved Grass, Honeystalks, Shamrock, Trifoil
Clover, Red Put in baths to aid in financial arrangements. Also used in potions for lust. Used in sachets or incense for money, love, fidelity, success and luck. Protects and blesses domestic animals. Used in consecration of ritual tools made of copper. Also Called: Trefoil, Cleaver Grass, Marl Grass, Cowgrass, Three Leaved Grass, Honeystalks, Shamrock, Trifoil
Cloves Magickal uses include protection, banishing hostile/negative forces, and gaining what is sought. Cloves are burned to stop gossip as well as to purify & raise the spiritual vibrations of an area. Use to bring a sense of kinship to a social gathering. Wear for protection and mental clarity. Said to protect babies in their cribs if strung together and hung over the crib. Burn to attract riches, drive away hostile forces, and stop any gossip about you. Carry to attract the opposite sex or bring comfort during bereavement. Cleanses the aura. Also Called: Ding Xiang
Club Moss Protection and power. Use in bath magick for purification. Burn as incense as an offering to the deities and to open channels of communication with them. Use in amulets and charms for power and protection. Also Called: Wolf's Claw
Coconut Chastity, protection, and purificationCoffeeHelps to dispel nightmares and negative thoughts and to overcome internal blockages. Provides peace of mind and grounding.ColtsfootWealth, prosperity, and love. Use in love sachets. Sacred to Brighid. Use in spells for peace and tranquility. Also Called: Coughwort, Hallfoot, Horsehoof, Foalswort, Fieldhove, Donnhove
Columbine Love and courage. Grow in the garden to attract fairies. Use in spells and charms to increase courage in stressful situations. Also Called: Granny's Bonnet, Culverwort
Comfrey Magickal uses include money, safety during travel, and any Saturnian purpose. Use for workings involving stability, endurance, and matters relating to real estate or property. Put some in your luggage to help prevent loss or theft. Wear for travel safety and protection. Use the root in money spells and incenses. Also Called: Knitbone, Knit Bone, Ass Ear, Blackwort, Bruisewort, Knitback, Miracle Herb, Boneset, Gum Plant, Slippery Root, Wallwort
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. Tie fresh coriander with a ribbon and hang in the home to bring peace & protection. Add to love charms and spells to bring romance or use in ritual work to ease the pain of a broken love affair. Promotes peace among those who are unable to get along. Throw the seeds in lieu of rice during Handfastings and other rituals of union. Use the seeds in love sachets and spells. Add powdered seeds to wine for an effective lust potion. Wear or carry the seeds to ward off disease and migraines. Also Called: Cilantro, Chinese Parsley, Yee Sai
Corn Protection, divination, good luckCornflowerSprinkle over the area where you and your mate argue the most to alleviate discord and strife. A patron herb of herbalists. Use the blue petals to make homemade ink for a Book of Shadows. Use in rituals to give honor to the Mother of all nature. Also Called: Bachelor Button, Hurtsickle, Bluet, Blue Cap, Bluebottle, Blue Corn Flower
Cotton Fishing magick, rain, protection, luck, and healing. Burn to attract rain. Cloth made of cotton is the best for magickal use. Place cotton in a sugar bowl to draw luck.
Cowslip Treasure finding, youth, concentration, focus, and house & business blessing. Use in ritual work involving Goddesses associated with love. Carry to increase attractiveness and increase romantic appeal, providing the energy to attract a partner. Also Called: False Primrose, Keyflower, Fairy Cup, Paigle, Key of Heaven
Coxcomb ProtectionCramp BarkUsed for protection and female energy. Also Called: Guelder Rose Parts
Crowfoot Love. Use in rituals & ceremonies associated with marriage and Handfasting, engagements, and rituals involving commitments and sacred binding vows. Also Called: Buttercup, Gold Cup, Grenouillette, Meadow Buttercup
Cubeb Berries Love, lust and adding fire to spells. Use in sachets for love & sex. Also Called: Tailed Pepper
Cucumber Chastity, fertility, and healing
Culvers Root Purification Also Called: Black Root, Bowman's Root, Brinton Root, Culver's Physic, Physic Root
Cumin Fidelity, protection, and exorcism. The seed is said to prevent the theft of any object which contains it. Burn with frankincense for protection. Scatter on the floor alone or with salt to drive out evil. Use in love spells to promote fidelity. Steep in wine to make love potions.
Curry Protection. Burn curry powder to keep evil forces away.
Cyclamen Fertility, happiness, lust, and protection. Reinforces romance between consensual partners and increases potential of a relationship carrying into the next incarnation. Also Called: Groundbread, Sowbread, Ivy-Leafed, Swine Bread
Cypress Associated with death and mourning; stimulates healing and helps overcome the pain of loss. Calmness and tranquility. Hang in the home for protection. Burn crushed cypress wood for aid in understanding grief and death or to aid in divination. Wear or carry at funerals to ease the mind and minimize grief. Useful at any time of crisis. Also Called: Tree of Death