spells and articles on the home page are the top voted on the site, it doesn't mean they're the best. i've seen a few fluffy spells on the home page i immediately voted down and flagged.
herbs of communication i've never tried. i read it though, give it a shot, couldn't hurt. not 100% on the herbs used though, try it with the herbs listed, if it doesn't work, try again with three specific to your needs.