CABBAGE: Is good for fertility, profit, prosperity, good luck, lunar magick, money magick.
CACTUS: Chastity, 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: Money, luck, healing and protection. Place in corners of the kitchen to prevent hunger and poverty. Use to strengthen and bind spells. Note: Use caution, when you are handling this herb for it is poisonous and/or can be poisonous. Also called: Calamus Root, Bach, Vacha.
CALENDULA FLOWERS: Good for protection, legal matters, psychic and 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: Marigold, Summer's Bride, Bride of the Sun, Sun's Gold, Ruddes and Ruddles.
CAMPHOR: Dreams, psychic awareness, and divination; Adds strength to any mixture; used for purification and to increase personal influence and persuasiveness. Burn on incense or use camphor oil for ritual cleaning when moving into a new home or setting up a new alter. Add to water when scrying. It is also known as: Laurel Camphor, or Gum Camphor.
CAPER: Potency, lust and love.
CARAWAY: This herb is good for health, love, protection, mental powers, memory, passion, and anti-theft. Prevents lovers from straying when used in love spells and protection. Ideal for consecrating ritual tools. Carry this herb to improve and to strengthen memory, (especially powerful to Gemini's), or use in dream pillows to help you to remember your dreams.
Sew caraway seeds into a white bag with white thread and hide under the mattress of a child's crib or bed to keep the child free from any illness.
Add to love sachets and charms to attract a lover (physical sense).
This herb is where Rye bread gets its smell.
CARDAMOM: Lust, love, and fidelity.
CARNATION: Protection, strength, healing, enhancing magickal powers, and achieving balance. Burn to enhance creativity. Use in bath spells. Also called: Jove's Flower, Gilliflower, Nelka, Scaffold Flower, Sops-in-Wine, and Gillies.
CAROB: Used in health and protection.
CARROT: Lust and 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 alter or reading table to help you concentrate. Also called: Cascara Sagada, Sacred Bark, Purshiana Bark, Persian Bark, Chittem Bark, Bearberry.
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 known as: Cat's Play, Catmint, Nip, Nepeta, Field Balm, Catswort, and Catnip.
Chewed by warriors for fierceness in battle. Large dried leaves are powerful markers in "Magical Books."
Give you cat some catnip and create a "psychic bond" with your animal.
Catnip was used in magical spells for "courage".
CATS CLAW: Vision quests, shamanic journey, and money drawing. Also called: Una de Gato.
CAYENNE: Good for dealing with separation or divorce; Cleansing and purification; Speeds up 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 your wallet or near money to attract wealth. Hang in the home to protect against lightning. Use in sachets to promote calmness.
CEDAR BERRIES: Used include anti-theft and repelling snakes. Also called: Juniper Berries.
CELANDINE: Good for cures of depression, brings victory and joy, assists in legal matters. Serves as a protective ward when worn.
CELERY: Mental powers, psychic powers, and lust. And also for fertility, and male potency.
CELERY SEED: Good for mental and psychic powers, concentration. Burn with orris root to increase psychic powers. Use in sleep pillow to induce sleep. Chew celery seeds to aid in concentration.
CENTAURY: Counter magick herb; snake removing. Adds power to any magickal workings. Used to repell anger and hurtful energy. Also known as: Bitter Herb, Lesser Centaury, and Feverwort.
CHAMOMILE: Good for 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.
This herb is also known as: Whig Plant, Scented Mayweed, Camomyle, Ground Apple, Manzanilla (Spanish), Maythem, Earth Apple, and Camomile.
This herb was used in relaxation and meditation for its properties.
This herb was also used in prosperity charms to draw large sums of money (as mentioned above).
Make a tea with 1 tbsp of Chamomile to 8 oz. of water, and drink to relax or to induce sleep.
Sprinkle the herb around a rook to calm the energies.
Add to a pouch and hide in or under mattress to calm fighting couples.
CHERRY: Divination, love, 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 Magical 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 love one. Also called: French Parsley, Anise Chervil, British Myrrh, Sweet Cicely and Sweet Fern.
CHIA: Good for protection and health.
CHICKWEED: Love and fertility. 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, and Passerina.
CHICORY: Frigidity, favors, removing obstacles, and invisibility. Promotes a positive outlook and improves sense of humor. Place fresh flowers on the alter 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 enemy.
(Note: This is not recommended). Also called Blue Sailor,
Coffeeweed, and Succory.
CHILI PEPPER: Good for fidelity, love, and hex breaking. Scatter powder around the house to break hexes and spells against you. Use in love charms and spells. Also called: Bird Pepper, Pod Pepper, Cayenne.
CHINA BERRY: Luck.
CHIVES: Good for protection and weight loss.
CHRYSANTHEMUM: Protection. Grow in the garden to ward off evil spirits. Also it is called: Mum.
CILANTO: Protection of gardeners; brings peace to the home and it 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 and prosperity. Wear in an amulet to bring passion. Also known as: Sweet Wood.
This herb will stimulate and excite the passions of the male.
Mix with Myrrh for a good general purpose incense.
Tie 3 cinnamon sticks together with a white ribbon and hang on the front door of business to bring more customers.
CINQUEFOIL: This is an ALL-PURPOSE magickal herb. The five points of the leaf represents love, money, health, power, and wisdom. Stimulates the memory, eloquence, and self confidence.
Carry, burn, or wear to possess these traits. Used for business and 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 that are placed 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.
This herb is also known as: Five Finger Grass, Synkefoyle, Witches Weed, Five Leaf, Tormentilla, Sunkfield, Bloodroot, Moor Grass, Goosegrass, Goose Tansy, Crampweed, Silverweed, and Silver Weed.
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 (great for writers and actors!) and brings clarity to the mind. Repels insects and deoderizes.
CLOVE: Good for exorcism, love, protection, and money.
CLOVER: Fidelity, 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, Trifoil, Honeystalks, and Shamrock.
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 blessed domestic animals. Used in consecration of ritual tools that is made of copper. Also called: Trefoil, Cleaver Grass, Marl Grass, Cowgrass, Three Leaved Grass, Trifoil, Shamrock, and Honeystalks.
CLOVES: Magickal used include protection, banishing, hostile/negative forces, and gaining what is sought. Cloves are burned to stop gossip as well as to purify and 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 (being sure that the strand can not fall into 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. It is also called: Wolf's Claw.
COCONUT: Chastity, protection and purification.
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. Also called: Coughwort, Hallfoot, Horsehoof, Foalswort, Fieldhove, and Donnhove.
COLUMBINE: Good for love and courage. Grow in the garden to attract fairies. Use in spells and charms to increase courage in stressful situations. It is also called: Granny's Bonnet and Culverwort.
COMFREY: The magickal uses of this herb includes, money, safety during travel, and any Saturnian purposes. Use for workings involving stability, endurance, and matters relating to real estate and 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. It is also called: Knitbone, Knit Bone, Ass Ear, Blackwort, Bruisewort, Knitback, Miracle Herb, Boneset, Gum Plant, Slippery Root, and also Wallwort.
COPAL RESIN: Love, purification. Add this herb to love and purification incenses. Use a piece of copal to represent the heart in poppets.
CORIANDER: Health, love, immortality, and protection. Tie a fresh coriander with a ribbon and hang in the home to bring peace and protection. Add to love charms and spells to bring romance or use it 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 diseases and migraines. Also called: Cilantro, Chinese Parsley, and Yee Sai.
CORN: Protection, luck and divination.
CORN FLOWER: Sprinkle over the area where you and your mate argue the most to alleviate discord and strife.
CORNFLOWER: A patron herb of many 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, and Bluebottle.
COTTON: Good for 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 and business blessings. 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 it is called: False Primrose, Keyflower, Fairy Cup, Paige, and Key of Heaven.
CRAMP BARK: Used for protection and female energy. It is also called: Guelder Rose Parts.
CROWFOOT: Use in rituals and ceremonies associated with marriage and Handfasting, engagements, and rituals involving commitments and sacred binding vows. It is also known as: Buttercup, Gold Cup, Grenouillette, and Meadow Buttercup.
CUBEB BERRIES: Love, lust and adding fire to spells. Use in sachets for love and 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, and Physic Root.
CUMIN: Good for fidelity, protection, and exorcism. The seed is said to prevent the theft of any objects 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: Good for fertility, happiness, lust, and protection. Reinforces romance between consentual partners and increases potential of a relationship, carrying into the next incarnation. Also known as: Groundbread, Sowbread, Ivy-leafed, and 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 in crisis. Also called: Tree of Death.
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