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ACACIA HEALING PROPERTIES High in fiber. Demulcent- reduces irritation in mucus membranes, soothes sore throat. Antibacterial. IN SPELLCRAFT Masculine energy. Personal power. Protection.
AGRIMONY (Agrimonia) HEALING PROPERTIES Alleviates sore throats and coughs. Treats diarrhea. Topically, treats skin inflammation and minor wounds. IN SPELLCRAFT Emotional well-being, exploring deep or hidden emotion, balance emotion. Psychic protection, banish harmful energies. Enhances all healing spells, especially distance healing. Place under pillow to induce a deep, dreamless sleep.
ALFALFA (Medicago sativa) HEALING PROPERTIES Rich source of vitamins A, D, E, K, and the full spectrum of B vitamins. High in nutrients such as biotin, calcium, folic acid, iron, magnesium, potassium, etc. Also high in protein, especially when dried. Laxative and diuretic. Treats UTIs and water retention. IN SPELLCRAFT Feminine energy. Abundance, prosperity, material… read more »
BLACK SALT Used in banishing, warding, protection, hex-breaking, and returning negative energy to the sender YOU WILL NEED: a fire-safe container (cast-iron is usually quite good for this) mortar and pestle (or like tools) a sealing container (jar, box with locking lid, etc.) black food coloring (optional) salt (rock salt, epsom salt, or sea salt)… read more »
CHAMOMILE HEALING PROPERTIES Antibacterial. Anti-inflammatory. Anti-spasmodic. Muscle and nerve relaxer. Topically, treats mild burns, sunburns, and rashes. Anti-anxiety. Treats insomnia, sleep aid. IN SPELLCRAFT Chamomile is typically used in witchcraft for it’s calming effect. Used in spells for sleep, dreams, and soothing, chamomile is a highly effective addition to your spellwork.
ECHINACEA HEALTH BENEFITS Antibiotic. Antioxidant. Support immune system- prevents common ailments like the flu and common cold. IN SPELLCRAFT Carry Echinacea with you to support your spiritual “immune system”- the herb will give the carrier strength during difficult times. Keeping Echinacea in your home will also draw prosperity and protect from poverty. The herb is… read more »
GINGER HEALTH BENEFITS Anti-nausea. Antibiotic. Alleviates gastrointestinal irritation, supports digestive health. Anti-inflammatory. Source of a broad range of vitamins and nutrients, including potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, and calcium. IN SPELLCRAFT Focusing energy, especially mental or psychic energy. Add to any spell to “hurry things up”, or help your goal come to fruition more quickly.
GOLDENSEAL (Hydrastis canadensis) HEALING PROPERTIES Antibiotic. Antimicrobial. Aids digestive health. Laxative. Anti-inflammatory. IN SPELLCRAFT Goldenseal is an herb of attraction. Use in spells, charms, or rituals regarding business ventures and financial/material wealth.
The Herbal Correspondence Index is a list of herbs used in spellcraft, with information collected from a variety of traditions and paths. Click the name of the herb to view it’s magickal properties and uses, as well as it’s benefits in alternative medicine and healing. **The information provided here is for informational purposes only.** The… read more »
HIBISCUS HEALING PROPERTIES Rich source of vitamin C, antioxidants, and several other nutrients. Antibacterial. Treats hypertension, depression and anxiety. Reduces blood pressure and high cholesterol. Stimulates metabolism, aiding in natural weight-loss. IN SPELLCRAFT Incites passion. Love, lust, sex, romantic relationships. Aphrodisiac. Clairvoyance, divination (especially scrying), and prophetic dreams.