I figured i will write an article about Herbs & their use in magic. It's not much but still ;]
So, I will be talking about Herbs that you may have by hand,at home or not so hard to get.
Aloe (Aloe vera) aka burn plant, medicine plant
Feminine. Moon. Water.
Protection, Luck. Guards against evil influences and prevents household accidents. Plant aloe on the graves of loved ones to promote a peaceful existence until the deceased is reborn. for success.
Yeah, i really love this Plant, i have it at home, and it is wonderfull plant to have.
Also may be used in a medical way, for acne, depending on the type of the Aloe.
(Pyrus spp.) aka Silver bough, silver branch,also known as the tree of love :)
Feminine. Venus. Water. Deities: Pomona, Venus, Dionysus, Olwen, Apollo, Hera, Athena, Aphrodite, Diana, Zeus, Iduna
For Love spells, Healing (some say if you cut an apple into like.. 3 pieces and rub(?!)one of it on the "cut" or painfull place on the body and then bury it , the pain is gone within a few, Garden Magick, Use apple branches to make wands ideally suited for emotional and love magick!!.
Powder dried seeds and bark to burn as incense. (Caution: more than a few apple seeds can be poisonous). Apples are associated with the dead and Samhain, which is often called the Feast of Apples.
Well,who doesn't loves appels?;] haha
(Ocimum Basilicum) aka Witches herb, American dittany, St. Joseph's herb
Masculine. Mars. Fire. Deity: Vishnu, Ezrulie
Also used in some potions
Love magic, Exorcism, Protection. Causes sympathy between two people and soothes tempers between lovers. Add to love sachets and incenses, Also used for courage.
(Cinnamonum zeylanicum) aka sweet wood
Masculine. Sun. Fire. Deities: Venus, Aphrodite
Spirituality, Success, Healing, Power, Psychic Powers, Lust, Protection, Love. Empower with tourmaline. Enhancing skills of prophecy through channeling, working through an oracle, or through divination. When burned as an incense, it raises high spiritual vibrations. Aids in healing.. Stimulates psychic power and produces protective vibrations. Great in sachets and amulets.
Also good to add about half tea spoon of it, into a coffee.
(so i heard, didn't try).
And it's yummy in an apple pie. lol
Used for Protection, Healing, Exorcism, Lust.
brings Love, Money, Success, when used in the proper way for it.
I guess that's all, just wanted to share it, hmm..