Herbal Correspondences

Only the types of herbs we use in the shop are featured here. Please consult the sources at the end of our list for information on other herbs.

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  • Adam and Eve Root
    • Love/happiness

    • Often used in love spells meant to ensure lasting love

  • Agrimony
    • Protection/sleep

    • Banish negative energies/spirits

    • Protects against evil, goblins, and poison

    • Reverses spells sent at magician

    • Breaks hexes and sends them back to caster

  • Alfalfa
    • Prosperity, Anti-Hunger, Money

    • Protects from Poverty and Hunger - Place in small jar in cupboard/pantry or burn and scatter ashes around property

  • Allspice
    • Money, Luck, Healing

    • Attracts money/luck

    • Promotes healing

  • Aloe
    • Protection, Luck

    • Guards against evil influences and prevents household accidents

    • Brings good luck

  • Amaranth (Gomphrena)
    • Healing, Protection, Invisibility

    • Speeds healing

    • Flowers can be used to call the dead

    • Flowers can be used to mend a broken heart

  • Angelica Root
    • Exorcism, Protection, Healing, Visions

    • Often used in Exorcism and Protection Incenses

    • Root sometimes carried in pocket as gambling talisman

    • Sometimes used in Healing Incenses

    • Smoking the leaves said to cause visions

    • Magical name: Masterwort

  • Anise, Star
    • Protection, Purification, Youth

    • Fill small pillowcase with anise seeds and sleep on it to prevent nightmares

    • Often used in Meditation and Protection Incenses

    • Anise seed with bay leaves potent for purification baths

  • Arabic, Gum (Acacia)
    • Spirituality, Purification, Protection, Psychic Powers

    • Add to incenses to increase good vibrations

    • Purifies areas of negativity

    • Good for money and platonic love spells

  • Arnica
    • Strength, Vitality

    • Often used in strength and/or vitality spells and mixtures

    • Caution: Poisonous. Do not ingest. Skin irritation may occur.

  • Arrowroot
    • Protection

    • Often added to protection spells and mixtures

    • Must be imbued with specific purpose/intent to give direction in any work

  • Ash Tree Leaves
    • Protection, Prosperity, Sea Rituals, Health

    • When leaves are placed beneath the pillow, induces prophetic dreams

    • Leaves scattered to 4 directions protects house/area

    • Leaves often used in protective sachets and spells

    • Leaves often carried to gain the love of the opposite sex

  • Ashwagandha Root
    • Virility, Power

    • Often used to draw strength/virility

    • Augments effects of other herbs in spells/mixtures

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  • Balm of Gilead
    • Love, Manifestations, Protection, Healing

    • Carried to mend broken heart and/or attract new love

    • Carried for protection and/or healing

  • Barberry Root
    • Purification, Protection, Exorcism, Psychic Vision

    • Often used in purification mixtures

    • Often used in protection spells and mixtures

    • Often used in exorcisms

    • Often used in psychic enhancement spells and mixtures

  • Basil
    • Love, Exorcism, Wealth, Flying, Protection

    • Often added to love spells and mixtures

    • Carried, brings wealth and attracts customers

    • Strewn, protects against malignant spirits

    • Often used in exorcism incenses and purification baths

    • Often used to keep goats away from property and/or to attract scorpions

  • Bay Leaves
    • Protection, Psychic Powers, Healing, Purification, Strength

    • Often used in psychic enhancement mixtures

    • Often used in protective spells and mixtures

    • Often used to draw in good luck

  • Bearberry
    • Prophetic Dreams, Fertility

    • Brings dreams and visions of prophetic nature

    • Encourages fertility

  • Beet Root Powder
    • Love

    • Used as an ink in love magic

  • Betony, Wood
    • Protection, Purification, Love

    • Protects soul and body - good for trance-workers

    • Often added to purification and protection incenses and mixtures

    • Prevents intoxication if carried, strengthens body when worn

    • Cure for elf-shot, elf-sickness - aka chronic fatigue

  • Bindweed
    • Binding, Protection, Exorcism

    • Often used in binding spells and mixtures

    • Often used in protection spells and mixtures

    • Often used in exorcisms

  • Blackberry Leaves
    • Healing, Money, Protection

    • Often used in wealth and prosperity spells

  • Blackthorn Leaves
    • Protection, Purification

    • Often used in protection spells and mixtures

    • Often used in purification spells and mixtures

  • Bladderwrack
    • Protection, Sea Spells, Wind Spells, Money, Psychic Powers

    • Often used for protection at sea and/or to summon spirits of the sea

    • Often used in money spells and mixtures

    • Often used in psychic and spiritual enhancement spells and mixtures

    • Carried, protects against mental derangement

  • Blood Root
    • Love, Protection, Purification

    • Carried, draws love

    • Carried, averts spells and protects against malignant spirits

    • Protects home when placed near windows/doors

  • Boneset
    • Protection, Exorcism, Cord-Cutting

    • Protects against malignant spirits

    • Often used in exorcisms

    • Often used in cord-cutting spells and mixtures

    • More effective in teas for colds/coughs than lemon

  • Borage
    • Courage, Psychic Powers, Happiness

    • Teas often used in induce psychic powers

    • Carried, strengthens courage

    • Often used to lessen depression and increase joy

    • Attracts bees

    • Magical name: Starflower

  • Buckthorn
    • Protection, Exorcism, Wishes, Legal Matters

    • Protects against all magic when placed near windows/doors

    • Often used in legal spells and mixtures

    • Often used to draw good luck

  • Buckwheat
    • Money, Protection

    • Often added to protective spells and mixtures

    • Often added to money incenses and mixtures

  • Burdock Root
    • Protection, Healing

    • Strewn around home to protect against malignant spirits

    • Often added to protection incenses and mixtures

  • Butcher's Broom
    • Purification, Boundaries

    • Often used in purification spells and mixtures

    • Often used in boundary-setting spells and mixtures

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  • Calamus Root (Sweet Flag)
    • Luck, Healing, Money, Protection

    • Powdered root often used in healing incenses and mixtures

    • Root kept in kitchen wards off hunger and poverty

  • Calendula
    • Success, Protection

    • Attracts success in all areas, including legal affairs

    • Protects by cleansing negativity and drawing in positive energy simultaneously

  • Cascara Sagrada
    • Legal Matters, Money, Protection

    • Infusions often used to ensure success in court cases

    • Often used in money spells and mixtures

    • Worn, serves as amulet against malignant magic and spirits

  • Catnip
    • Cat Magic, Love, Beauty, Happiness

    • Often used in love spells and mixtures

    • Often used in spells to increase beauty and happiness

    • Sacred to Bastet

    Celandine
    • Protection, Escape, Happiness, Legal Matters

    • Often used to escape unwarranted imprisonment and/or entrapment

    • Worn, helps lessen depression

    • Worn to court, helps win favor of the judge/jury

  • Celery Seed
    • Mental Powers, Lust, Psychic Powers

    • Often used in spell pillows to induce sleep

    • Burned with orris root, increases psychic powers

  • Centaury
    • Snake-Removing, Protection

    • Smoke from burning drives off snakes

    • Often used in protection spells/mixtures

  • Chamomile
    • Money, Sleep, Love, Purification

    • Often used in money spells and mixtures

    • Often used in sleep and meditation incenses

    • Infusion often added to bath to attract love

    • Often used in purification spells and mixtures

  • Chaparral
    • Purification, Positive Change

    • Often used in purification incenses

    • Often used in opportunity-drawing spells and mixtures

    • Often used to alter bad luck by drawing in good luck

  • Chaste Tree Berries
    • Fertility, Chastity

    • Fertility in Women - helps with hormonal imbalance

    • Chastity in Men - reduces libido

    • Often used in fertility spells and mixtures (for women)

  • Chickweed
    • Fidelity, Love

    • Often used in love spells and mixtures

    • Often used to ensure fidelity

    • Magical name: Starweed

  • Chicory
    • Removing Obstacles, Invisibility, Favors, Frugality

    • Often used to remove obstacles

    • Carried to promote frugality

    • Oil often used to obtain favors from powerful people

  • Chrysanthemum
    • Protection

    • Worn, flowers protect against Divine wrath

  • Cinnamon
    • Spirituality, Success, Healing, Power, Psychic Powers, Lust, Protection, Love

    • Often used in psychic empowerment and spiritual growth incenses

    • Often used in money spells and mixtures

  • Cinquefoil
    • Money, Protection, Prophetic Dreams, Sleep

    • Five points of the leaves represent love, money, health, power, and wisdom

    • Offers protection when hung on door or over bed

    • Carried, grants eloquence and success in obtaining favors from powerful people

    • Often used in legal spells and mixtures

    • Magical name: Five Finger Grass

  • Cleavers
    • Relationships, Commitment, Protection, Tenacity

    • Often used in commitment spells and mixtures

    • Often used in binding spells and mixtures

  • Clove
    • Protection, Exorcism, Love, Money

    • Burned, drives away malignant spirits and purifies an area

    • Burned, prevents gossiping

    • Worn, attracts the opposite sex

    • Worn, brings comfort to the bereaved

  • Clover Blossoms, Red
    • Protection, Money, Love, Fidelity, Exorcism, Success

    • Often added to money spells and mixtures

    • Often used in lust/love mixtures

    • Infusion often used to banish malignant spirits

  • Coltsfoot
    • Love, Visions

    • Often added to love spells and mixtures

    • Often used in peace spells and mixtures

    • Smoked, the leaves can cause visions

  • Comfrey
    • Safety During Travel, Money

    • Protects and ensures safety during travel

    • Protects against loss/theft

    • Root often used in money spells and mixtures

  • Coriander
    • Love, Health, Healing

    • Often used in love spells and mixtures

    • Worn, seeds are especially useful for healing headaches

  • Cowslip
    • Healing, Youth, Treasure-Finding

    • Worn, preserves/restores youth

    • Flowers often used to find hidden treasure

    • Hidden under porch, discourages visitors

  • Cuckoopint
    • Love, Lust

    • Often used in love/lust spells and mixtures

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  • Damiana
    • Lust, Love, Visions

    • Often used in lust spells and mixtures

    • Burned to produce visions

  • Deerstongue
    • Lust, Psychic Powers

    • Worn/carried, attracts men

    • Aids psychic powers when worn

  • Devil's Claw Root
    • Protection

    • Often used to confuse those who mean harm

    • Often used in protection incenses

    • Infusion relieves pain and promotes health

  • Dill
    • Protection, Money, Lust, Love

    • Hung over door to protect home

    • Often used in money spells and mixtures

    • Often used in love/lust spells and mixtures

  • Dittany of Crete
    • Manifestations, Astral Projection

    • Often added to astral projection incenses

    • Often added to summoning incenses

  • Dragon's Blood
    • Love, Protection, Exorcism, Potency

    • Often burned to encourage straying lovers to return

    • Dried resin powerful protector when carried, burned, or strewn

    • Often added to other incenses to increate their potency

    • A pinch of dragon’s blood added to other incenses increases their potency

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