LADY SLIPPER: Used for protection against hexes, curses and the evil eye.
Also known as: Nine Hooks, Dewcup, Lion's Foot, Bear's Foot and Stellaria.
LARCH: Good for protection and anti-theft.
LARKSPUR: Health and protection.
LAUREL: Good for love and protection. Worn by brides to guarantee a long and happy marriage.
LAVENDER FLOWER: The magickal uses for this herb includes love, protection, healing, sleep, purification, harmony and peace.
Promotes healing from depression. Great in sleep pillows and bath spells. Believed to preserve chastity when mixed with rosemary. Burn the flowers to induce sleep and rest, then scatter the ashes around the home to bring peace and harmony. Use in love spells and sachets, especially those to attract men.
Used in love sachets and incense. Put 2 handful of, "Lavender Flower" into a square of cheese cloth and tie it with a white ribbon, use this aromatic, "washcloth" in place of your usual one.
Lavender flowers was thrown into Mid-summer fires by witches as a sacrifice to the ancient Gods.
This herb was also used as an insect repellent.
Also called: Spike, Elf Leaf, Nard, and Nardus.
LEEK: Protection, exorcism, love. Good for strengthening existing love.
LEMON: Spiritual opening, cleansing, purification, and removal of blockages. Add lemon peel to love sachets and mixtures. Soak peel in water and use the mixture as a wash for magickal objects to remove unwanted negativity, especially for objects received second-hand. Use an infusion of lemon to induce lust. Also known as: Limoun, Limone, Citronnier, and Neemoo.
LEMON BALM: Love, success, healing, and psychic and spiritual development. Use in love charms and spells to attract a partner. Use in healing spells and rituals for those suffering from mental or nervous disorders. Also called: Melissa, Sweet Balm, Balm Mint, Bee Balm, Blue Balm, Cure-all, Dropsy Plant, and Garden Balm.
LEMON GRASS: Psychic cleansing and opening, lust potions.
The properties of this herb includes: Mercury, Masculine, Element Air. Lemon grass planted around the home and in the garden, will repel snakes.
It also is used in lust potions, as well as in amulets to aid in development of psychic powers and divination.
Add a handful of Lemon Grass to your Tarot bag to keep your Tarot cards attuned.
Scatter the Lemon Grass around the table before Tarot or Rune reading is done.
LEMON VERBENA: Purification, attraction. Worn to increase attractiveness or to bed to prevent dreams. Added to other herbal mixtures and charms to increase their effectiveness. Used in purification baths. Carried in an amulet to attract the opposite sex.
LETTUCE: Lunar magick, divination, sleep, protection, love spells, and male sex magick.
LICORICE: Love, lust, and fidelity. Carry to attract a lover. Also called: Licorice Root, Yashtimadhu, Mithilakdi, Mulathi, Liquorice, Sweet Root, Lacris, Lacrisse, Lycorys, and Reglisse.
LIFE EVERLASTING FLOWERS: Good for purity, protection.
Used in charm bags to keep young.
Burn at Mid-Summer to honor the maiden.
Bundle flowers with white ribbon and put under the pillow to give sweet dreams.
LILAC: Wisdom, memory, good luck and spiritual aid. It is also called: Common Lilac.
LILY OF THE VALLEY: Used for soothing, calming, draws peace and tranquility, and repels negativity. Assists in empowering happiness and mental powers. Use in magick workings to stop harassment. Married couples should plant Lily of the Valley in their first garden to promote longevity of the marriage. (Note: Poisonous, please use with caution.)
Also called: Jacob's Ladder, Male Lily, Our Lady's Tears, Ladder-to-Heaven, May Lily, and Constancy.
LIME: Purification and protection, promoting calmness and tranquility, and strengthening love.
LINDEN FLOWERS: Used in love spells/mixtures and protection spells and also incense. Mix equal parts of Linden and Lavender flowers and place in a sachet under your pillowcase to relieve insomnia. Keep Linden on a table to release the energies needed to keep the spirit alive and healthy. Also known as: Lime Blossoms, Linden Flowers, and Tilia.
LITTLE JOHN: Place in Holy water to bring good luck in everything you attempt.
LO JOHN: Good for money, success, and luck.
LOBELIA: Used for attracting love and preventing storms. Also called: Indian Tobacco, Pukeweed, Bladderpod, Wild Tobacco, Emetic Herb, Emetic Weed, Asthma Weed, Vomit Wort, and Rag Root.
LOTUS: Good for 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 side "No", then toss 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. Use in sachets, amulets, or bath magick to enhance attractiveness and make yourself more love-inspiring.
Add an infusion of lovage to the bath immediately prior to attending court to bring victory.
LUCKY HAND ROOT: Magickal uses include bringing good luck, protecting owner from all harm, travel safely, and gaining employment. Great for use in mojo and charm bags. Carry for general success and to obtain and maintain employment.
Also known as: Orchid Root.
LUNGWORT: Good herb for Air Magick, offering to the Gods of air, blessing while traveling by air.
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