MACE: Promotes concentration, focus, and self discipline; great for study and meditation. Used in reuniting rituals.
This herb is also known as: Macis, and Muscadier.
MAGNOLIA BARK: Magickal uses include fidelity, love and hair growth. This herb is also known as: Cucumber Tree, Blue Magnolia, Swamp Sassafras, and Magnolia Tripetata.
MAIDENHAIR FERN: This herb brings beauty, and love.
MANDRAKE: (American) (Mayapple). The magickal use of this herb includes protection, prosperity, fertility, and exorcising evil. Carry to attract love. Wear to preserve health.
Also known as: Mandragora, Satan's Apple, Manroot, Circeium, Gallows, Herb of Circe, Mandragor, Raccoon Berry, Ladykins, Womandrake, Sorceror's Root, and Wild Lemon.
Place in the home for a powerful protective charm. The roots are used in image magic, as the American version (mayapple) and the European version, the resemble the limbs of humans.
Grind and sprinkle in cupboards and books of shadows to keep away prying eyes.
MAPLE: Good for love, money, wealth, longevity, and good luck.
MAPLE SYRUP: Longevity, love, and money.
MARIGOLD: Attracts respect and admiration, provides good luck in court and other legal matters. Great for bath spells, add an infusion of marigold to the bath for five (5) days to find, "Mister Right."
Add to sachets, amulets, and incense to attract new love or add life to your current relationship.
Place above the bed or in dream pillows for prophetic dreams.
Scatter under the bed for protection, while sleeping.
Also known as: Matygold, Bride of the Sun, and Ruddes.
Magical attributes include the following: prophesy, legal matters, the psychic, seeing magical creatures, love, clairvoyance, dreams, business or legal affairs and renewing personal energies.
Be sure to gather your Marigolds for magickal workings at noon. A fresh Marigold flowers can be worn to court for a favorable outcome of a trial. If you place Marigold in your mattress, you will have prophetic dreams, and if you place it under your mattress it will make whatever you dream of come true.
Since the Marigold embodies the sun, it can make a person more attractive and more confident. If you add Marigold to your bath water to make this happen.
A vase of fresh and bright Marigolds in a room brings a renewed surge of life to those in the room.
The leaves can be eaten as a salad and a yellow dye has also been extracted from the flower itself, by boiling it.
MARJORAM: This herb is great for cleansing, purification, protection, and dispelling negativity. Place under pillow to bring revealing dreams. Place in the corners of the home for protection.
Use in love spells or place in food to strengthen love. Carry for protection or place in money mixture and sachets to draw wealth.
Put a pinch in the corner of each room in the house each month to attract a husband. Use an infusion in the bath for seven (7) days to aid in resolving sadness and grief.
Also known as: Joy of the Mountain, and Mountain Mint.
MARSHMELLOW ROOT: Good for protection and psychic powers. Burn as an incense for protection and for psychic stimulation. Place on the alter during ritual to draw in good spirits. Also known as: Althea, Sweet Weed, Mallards, Guimauve, Mortification Plant, Wymote, and Schloss Tea.
MAY FLOWERS: Attract adventure and chaos to your life.
MEADOWSWEET: Use to increase the chances of getting a job. Aids one during times of distress. Useful as an alter offering, especially during love magick. Burn or strew about the house to relieve disharmony in the home or remove tensions. Carry to gain popularity and friendship.
Also called the: Gravel Root, Bride of the Meadow, Bridewort, Little Queen, Gravelweed, Joe-Pye Weed, Purple Boneset, Kidney Root, Trumpet Weed, Trumpet Vine, and Meadowsweet.
MESQUITE: Healing, cleansing, purification. Use in healing incenses and mixtures. Use to fuel ritual fires or burn as an incense for cleansing and purification. Use an infusion of mesquite in the bath for purification.
MILK THISTLE: Magickal uses include strength, perseverance, wisdom, aid in decision making. It is also thought to enrage snakes, causing them to fight against one another.
MILOBERRIES (Pink): These tiny berries are clustered on stems and about the diameter of a tomato seed. Bright hot pink these berries are perfect for Faery magic. This herb is also good for friendships spells and Peace rituals.
MIMOSA: Purification, protection, love, dream magick. Use in sleep pillows to draw prophetic dreams. Use in bath magick to break hexes and prevent future problems. Scatter around the area for purification.
MINT: Promotes energy, communication and vitality. Draws customers to a business. Use dried leaves to stuff a green poppet for healing. Place in wallet or purse or rub on money to bring wealth and prosperity. Use on the alter to draw good spirits to assist in your magick. Place in the home for protection.
Also known as: Garden Mint.
MISTLETOE: This herb is used for fertility, creativity, protection of illness and misfortune, and protection from negative spells. Hang in the home for protection from lightning and fire. Wear in an amulet to repel negativity and ill will and protect against unwanted advances. Carry for luck in hunting. Use to draw in customers, money and business. Use in ritual baths or prayer bowls for healing. (Note: Poisonous, so use with caution).
Also known as: Birdlime, Devil's Fuge, Golden Bough, Holy Wood, Mistletoe, Druid's Bough, Witch's Broom, Thunderbesom, and Wood of the Cross.
This herb is also good as a love spell. Wear as a protective amulet. A good anti-lightening charm. Extinguishes fires.
Hang the Mistletoe and kiss the one person you want, hence the phrase, "Kissing under the Mistletoe."
MONKSHOOD: The magickal uses include invisibility and protection from evil. Use only the flowers in magick, as the roots give off fumes when drying. Excellent for redirecting predators who come after you. (Note: Highly "Poisonous," so use with caution and do not consume). Also known as: Aconite, Garden Wolfs Bane, Helmet Flower, Friar's Cap, Soldier's Cap, and Wolfbane.
MORNING GLORY: Use this herb for binding, banishing, and promoting attraction to someone or something. Wrap the vine around the poppet nine (9) times to banish someone. Remember the Law of Threes. Use of negative magick is not recommended. (Note: Poisonous, so use with caution.) Also known as: Devil's Gut.
MOTHERWORT: Magickal uses include protection, bolstering ego, building confidence, success and counter magick. Keep in a jar by family pictures to keep the family safe.
Also called: Lion's Tail, Lion's Ear, Throwwort, and Roman Motherwort.
MUGWORT: Clairvoyance, Scrying, Protection. Carried to increase lust and fertility, prevents backache and cure disease and madness. Place around divination and scrying tools to increase their power or near the bed to enable astral travel. Use in sleep pillows or place in a sachet under your pillowcase to bring about prophetic dreams. Use an infusion of mugwort to clean crystal balls and magick mirrors.
Also known as: Felon Herb, Artemisia, St. John's Plant, Naughty Man, Oild Man, and Sailor's Tobacco.
Rub this herb, on a "Magic Mirror" and / or a "crystal Balls" to strengthen their powers.
Add to scrying, clairvoyance and divination incenses.
Use 3 tbsp to XA gallon spring (or rain) water to cleanse your "Magical mirrors" or "crystals and stones". It is used in magic as a love-divining herb. To experience interesting dreams that are said to reveal one's future, or stuff a pillow with about a pound of this herb and sleep on it.
The Indians used a decoction of the leaves for colds, bronchitis, rheumatism, and fever, and a poultice for wounds. The fresh juice is used to ease the itch of poison oak. To cure a headache, stick a leaf up your nose.
MULLEIN THE "CANDKEWICK PLANT": Good for protection from nightmares and sorcery, courage, cursing, and invoking spirits.
Place beneath pillow or use in dream pillows to guard against nightmares. Carry to instill courage and help attract love from the opposite sex. Use in place of graveyard dust in spells. Wear to keep wild animals at bay in unfamiliar areas. Burn to banish bad influences and bring an immediate halt to bad habits.
Also called: Flannel Flower, Shepherd's Club, Pig Taper, Hare's Beard, Cow's Lungwort, Aaron's Rod, Hag's Tapers, Velvet Plant, Verbascum Flowers, Woolen Blanket Herb, and Bullock's Lungwort.
This is a true magical herb, this plants texture is like wool or cashmere, extremely soft and real fuzzy.
In the golden days people would use the dried leaves as, "candlewicks", hence where it gets the name. The shape of the leaves resemble a candle flame. They burn similar to cotton.
You can use these leaves in Remembrance rituals at Samhain. One is burned for each soul remembered. They burn quite unusual, as the flame creeps up the main stem.
Nick names "Hag's Tapers", "Feltwort" or the "Candlestick Plant".
Carry this herb to keep animals away from you in the woods. Wear to instill courage.
The powdered leaves are known as, "Graveyard Dust" and are acceptable to use when such is called for in old recipes". A must for a "Witch garden".
MUSK: Encourages self-esteem, and desirability. Can assist in transmuting sexual love into spiritual connection. Stimulates the root chakra.
MUSTARD SEED: Good for courage, faith, and endurance. Frequently used in voudoun charms. Carry a few grains in a small bag to guard against injury. Sprinkle red mustard seed around the house to ward off burglars. Use yellow mustard seeds in an amulet to bring faith followed by success, (this is one of the oldest known luck amulets.) Also known as: White Mustard, and Yellow Mustard.
MYRRH: (Resin). Good for spiritual opening, meditation, and healing. This herb has high psychic vibrations that will enhance any magickal workings. Burn as a potent incense to bring peace and for consecration, and blessing of talismans, charms, and magical tools. Increases the power of any incense of which it is a part of. Usually this herb is burned with Frankincense.
Also known as: Bowl, Molmol, Mirra, and Didthin.
This herb is also used in magick for protection, peace, exorcism, and healing, consecration, blessing, meditation and heightening spirituality.
As an incense Myrrh can be used to help deepen meditation and also to aid contemplation.
Myrrh can also be used in any ritual to the Goddess Isis, since Myrrh is a Goddess plant of the moon's sphere and is very sacred to Isis.
This herb can also be burned so that its smoke can purify and protect an area, and the smoke can also be used to consecrate and bless objects such as rings, amulets, and other ritual tools that are used.
MYRTLE: Great herb for fertility, love, youth, peace, and money. Carry myrtle leaves to attract love. Burn as an incense to bring beauty. Wear myrtle while preparing love spells and mixes to increase their intent. Wear or carry to attract true friendship. Use in sachets to ensure a peaceful and loving atmosphere. Also called: Bayberry Tree.
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