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Information on herbs and their metaphysical (magical) properties.


Herbs & their Magickal Properties-





Acacia : Protection, Psychic Powers, Money and Love Spells



Adam & Eve Roots : Love, Happiness



Adders Tongue : Healing



African Violet : Spirituality, Protection



Agaric : Fertility



Agrimony : Protection, Sleep



Ague Root : Protection



Alfalfa : Prosperity, Anti-Hunger, Money



Alkanet : Purification, Prosperity



Allspice : Money, Luck, Healing



Almond : Money, Prosperity, Wisdom



Aloe : Protection, Luck, Healing



Aloes Wood : Love, Spirituality



Althea : Protection, Psychic Powers



Alyssum : Protection, Moderating Anger



Amaranth : Healing Heartbreak, Protection, Invisibility,



Anemone : Health, Protection, Healing



Angelica : Exorcism, Protection, Healing, Visions



Anise : Protection, Purification, Youth



Apple : Love, Healing, Garden Magic, Immortality



Apricot : Love



Arabic Gum : Spirituality, Purify Negativity and Evil



Arbutus : Exorcism, Protection



Asafoetida : Exorcism, Purification, Protection



Ash : Protection, Prosperity, Sea Rituals, Health



Aspen : Eloquence, Anti-Theft



Aster : Love



Avens : Exorcism, Purification, Love



Avocado : Love, Lust, Beauty











Bachelor's Buttons : Love



Balm, Lemon : Love, Success, Healing



Balm of Gilead : Love, Manifestations, Protection, Healing



Bamboo : Protection, Luck, Hex-Breaking, Wishes



Banana : Fertility, Potency, Prosperity



Banyan : Luck. Happiness



Barley : Love, Healing, Protection



Basil : Love, Exorcism, Wealth, Flying, Protection



Bay : Protection, Psychic Powers, Healing, Purification, Strength



Bean : Protection, Exorcism, Wart Charming,



Reconciliation, Potency, Love



Bedstraw, Fragrant : Love



Beech : Wishes



Beet : love



Belladonna : Astral Projection, Visions  *TOXIC*



Benzoin : Purification, Prosperity



Bergamot, Orange : Money, Success



Be-Still : Luck



Betony, Wood : Protection, Purification, Love



Birch : Protection, Exorcism, Purification and Cleansing



Bistort : Psychic Powers, Fertility



Bittersweet : Protection, Healing



Blackberry : Healing, Money, Protection



Bladderwrack : Protection, Sea Spells, Wind Spells,



Money, Psychic Powers



Bleeding Heart : Love



Bloodroot : Love, Protection, Purification



Bluebell : Luck, Truth



Blueberry : Protection



Blue Flag : Money



Bodhi : Fertility, Protection, Wisdom, Meditation



Boneset : Protection, Exorcism



Borage : Courage, Psychic Powers



Bracken : Healing, Rune Magic, Prophetic Dreams



Brazil Nut : Love



Briony : Image Magic, Money, Protection



Bromeliad : Protection, Money



Broom : Purification, Protection, Wind Spells, Divination



Buchu : Psychic Powers, Prophetic Dreams



Buckthorn : Protection, Exorcism, Wishes, Legal Matters



Buckwheat : Money, Protection



Burdock : Protection, Healing












Cabbage: Luck, Wishing



Cactus: Protection, Chastity



Calamus: Luck, Healing, Money, Protection



Camellia: Riches



Camphor: Chastity, Health, Divination



Caper: Potency, Lust, Luck



Carawy: Protection, Lust, Health, Anti-Theft, Mental Powers



Cardamon: Lust, Love



Carnation: Protection, Strength, Healing



Carolampor: Protection, Health



Carrot: Fertility, Lust



Cascara Sagrada: Legal Matters, Money, Protection



Cashew: Money



Castor: Protection



Catnip: Cat Magic, Love, Beauty, Happiness



Cat Tail: Lust



Cedar: Healing, Purification, Money, Protection



Celandine: Protection, Escape, Happiness, Legal Matters



Celery: Mental Powers, Lust, Psychic Powers



Centaury: Snake Removing



Chamomile : Money, Sleep, Love, Purification



Cherry : Love, Divination



Chestnut : Love



Chickweed : Fertility, Love



Chicory : Removing Obstacles, Invisibility, favors, Frigidity



Chili pepper : Fidelity, Hex Breaking, Love



China Berry : Luck, Change



Chrysanthemum : Protection



Cinchona : Luck, Protection



Cinnamon : Spirituality, Success, Healing, Power,



Psychic Powers, Lust, Protection, Love



Cinquefoil : Money, Protection, Prophetic Dreams, Sleep



Citron : Psychic Powers, Healing



Cloth of Gold : Understand Animal Languages



Clove : Protection, Exorcism, Love, Money



Clover : Protection, Money, Love, Fidelity, Exorcism, Success, Luck



Club Moss : Protection, Power



Coconut : Purification, Protection, Chastity



Cohosh, Black : Love, Courage, Protection, Potency



Coltsfoot : Love, Visions



Columbine : Courage, Love



Comfrey : Safety During Travel, Money



Copal : Love, Purification



Coriander : Love, Health, Healing



Corn : Protection, Luck, Divination



Cornflower : psychism



Cotton : Luck, Healing, Protection, Rain, Fishing Magic



Cowslip : Healing, Youth, Treasure Finding



Crocus : Love, Visions



Cubeb : Love



Cuckoo-flower : Fertility, Lover



Cucumber : Chastity, Healing, Fertility



Cumin : Protection, Fidelity, Exorcism



Curry : Protection



Cyclamen : Fertility, Protection, Happiness, Lust



Cypress : Longevity, Healing, Comfort, Protection












Daffodil : Love, Fertility, Luck



Daisy : Lust, Luck



Damiana : Lust, Love, Visions



Dandelion : Divination, Wishes, Calling Spirits



Datura : Hex Breaking, Sleep, Protection



Deerstongue : Lust, Psychic Powers



Devils Bit : Exorcism, Love, Protection, Lust



Devils Shoestring : Protection, Gambling, Luck, Power, Employment



Dill : Protection, Money, Lust, Luck



Dittany of Crete : Manifestations, Astral Projection



Dock : Healing, Fertility, Money



Dodder : Love, Divination, Knot Magic



Dogbane : Love



Dogwood : Wishes, Protection



Dragons Blood : Love, Protection, Exorcism, Potency



Dulse : Lust, Harmony



Dutchmans Breeches : Love












Ebony : Protection, Power



Echinacea : Strengthening Spells



Edelweiss : Invisibility, Bullet-Proofing



Elder : Exorcism, Protection, Healing, Prosperity, Sleep



Elecampane : Love, Protection, Psychic Powers



Elm : Love



Endive : Lust, Love



Eryngo : Travelers Luck, Peace, Lust, Love



Eucalyptus : Healing, Protection



Euphorbia : Purification, Protection



Eyebright : Mental Powers, Psychic Power












Fennel : Protection, Healing, Purification



Fenugreek : Money



Fern : Rain Making, Protection, Luck, Riches,



Eternal Youth, Health, Exorcism



Feverfew : Protection



Fig : Divination, Fertility, Love



Figwort : Health, Protection



Flax : Money, Protection, Beauty, Psychic Powers, Healing



Fleabane : Exorcism, Protection, Chastity



Foxglove : Protection



Frankincense : Protection, Exorcism, Spirituality



Fumitory : Money, Exorcism



Fuzzy Weed : Love, Hunting












Galangal : Protection, Lust, Health, Money, Psychic Powers, Hex-Breaking



Gardenia : Love, Peace, Healing, Spirituality



Garlic : Protection, Healing, Exorcism, Lust, Anti-Theft



Gentian : Love, Power



Geranium : Fertility, Health, Love, Protection



Ginger : Love, Money, Success, Power



Ginseng : Love, Wishes, Healing, Beauty, Protection, Lust



Goats Rue : Healing, Health



Goldenrod : Money, Divination



Golden Seal : Healing, Money



Gorse : Protection, Money



Gotu Kola : Meditation



Gourd : Protection



Grain : Protection



Grains of Paradise : Lust, Luck, Love, Money, Wishes



Grape : Fertility, Garden Magic, Mental Powers, Money



Grass : Psychic Powers, Protection



Ground Ivy : Divination



Groundsel : Health, Healing












Hawthorn : Fertility, Chastity, Fishing Magic, Happiness



Hazel : Luck, Fertility, Anti-Lightning, Protection, Wishes



Heather : Protection, Rain Making, Luck



Heliotrope : Exorcism, Prophetic Dreams, Healing,



Wealth, Invisibility



Hellebore, Black : Protection   *TOXIC*



Hemlock : Destroy Sexual Drive  *TOXIC*



Hemp : Healing, Love, Vision, Meditation



Henbane : Love Attraction  *TOXIC*



Henna : Healing



Hibiscus : Lust, Love, Divination



Hickory : Legal Matters



High John the Conqueror : Money, Love, Success, Happiness



Holly : Protection, Anti-Lightning, Luck, Dream Magic, Balance



Honesty : Money, Repelling Monsters



Honeysuckle : Money, Psychic Powers, Protection



Hops : Healing, Sleep



Horehound : Protection, Mental Powers, Exorcism, Healing



Horse Chestnut : Money, Healing



Horseradish : Purification, Exorcism



Horsetail : Snake Charming, Fertility



Houndstongue : Tying Dog's Tongues



Houseleek : Luck, Protection, Love



Huckleberry : Luck, Protection, Dream Magic, Hex Breaking



Hyacinth : Love, Protection, Happiness



Hydrangea : Hex Breaking



Hyssop : Purification, Protection












Indian Paint Brush : Love



Iris : Purification, Wisdom



Irish Moss : Money, Luck, Protection



Ivy : Protection, Healing












Jasmine : Love, Money, Prophetic Dreams



Jobs Tears : Healing, Wishes, Luck



Joe-Pye Weed : Love, Respect



Juniper : Protection, Anti-Theft, Love, Exorcism, Health












Kava-Kave : Visions, Protection, Luck



Knotweed : Binding, Health












Lady's mantle : Love



Lady's slipper : Protection



Larch : Protection, Anti-Theft



Larkspur : Health, Protection



Lavender : Love, Protection, Sleep, Chastity



Longevity, Purification, Happiness, Peace



Leek : Love, Protection, Exorcism



Lemon : Longevity, Purification, Love, Friendship



Lemongrass : Repel snakes, Lust, Psychic Powers



Lemon Verbena : Purification, Love



Lettuce : Chastity, Protection, Love, Divination, Sleep



Licorice : Love, Lust, Fidelity



Life Everlasting : Longevity, Health, Healing



Lilac : Exorcism, Protection, Beauty



Lily : Protection, Breaking Love spells



Lily of the Valley : Mental Powers, Happiness



Lime : Healing, Love, Protection



Linden : Protection, Immortality, Luck, Love, Sleep



Liquidamber : Protection



Liverwort : Protection



Liverwort : Love



Looestrife : Peace, Protection



Lotus : Protection, Lock-Opening



Lovage : Love



Love Seed : Love, Friendship



Lucky Hand : Employment, Luck, Protection, Money, Travel















Mace : Psychic Powers, Mental Powers



Maguey : Lust



Magnolia : Fidelity



Mahogany, Mountain : Anti-Lightning



Maidenhair : Beauty, Love



Male Fern : Luck, Love



Mallow : Love, Protection, Exorcism



Mandrake : Protection, Love, Money, Fertility, Health



Maple : Love, Longevity, Money



Marigold : Protection, Prophetic Dreams, Business and Legal Matters, Psychic Powers



Marjoram : Protection, Love, Happiness, Health, Money, Healing



Master Wort : Strength, Courage, Protection



Mastic : Psychic Powers, Manifestations, Lust



May Apple : Money



Meadow Rue : Divination



Meadowsweet : Love, Divination, Peace, Happiness



Mesquite : Healing



Mimosa : Protection, Love, Prophetic Dreams, Purification



Mint : Money, Love, Luck, Healing, Exorcism, Travel, Protection



Mistletoe : Protection, Love, Hunting, Fertility, Health, Exorcism



Molukka : Protection



Moonwort : Money, Love



Moss : Luck, Money



Mugwort : Strength, Psychic Powers, Protection, Prophetic Dreams, Healing, Astral Projection



Mulberry : Protection, Strength



Mullein : Courage, Protection, Health, Love, Divination, Exorcism



Mustard : Fertility, Protection, Mental Powers



Myrrh : Protection, Exorcism, Healing, Spirituality



Myrtle : Love, Fertility, Youth, Peace, Money












Nettle : Exorcism, Protection, Healing, Lust



Norfolk Island Pine : Protection, anti hunger



Nuts : Fertility, Prosperity, Love, Luck












Oak : Protection, Health, Money, Healing, Potency, Fertility, Luck



Oats : Money, Health



Olive : Healing, Peace, Fertility, Potency, Protection, Lust



Onion : Protection, Exorcism, Healing, Money,



Prophetic Dreams, Lust



Orange : Love, Divination, Luck, Money



Orchid : Love



Oregon Grape : Money, Prosperity



Orris Root : Love, Protection, Divination












Palm Date : Fertility, Potency



Pansy : Love, Rain Magic, Love, Divination



Papaya : Love, Protection



Papyrus : Protection



Parosela : Hunting



Parsley : Love, Protection, Purification



Passion Flower : Peace, Sleep, Friendship



Patchouly : Money, Fertility, Lust



Pea : Money, Love



Peach : Love, Exorcism, Longevity, Fertility, Wishes



Pear : Lust, Love



Pecan : Money, Employment



Pennyroyal : Strength, Protection, Peace



Peony : Protection, Exorcism



Pepper : Protection, Exorcism



Peppermint : Purification, Sleep, Love, Healing, Psychic Powers



Pepper Tree : Purification, Healing, Protection



Periwinkle : Love, Lust, Mental Powers, Money, Protection



Persimmon : Changing Sex, Healing, Luck



Plot Weed : Protection



Pimento : Love



Pimpernel : Protection, Health



Pine : Healing, Fertility, Protection, Exorcism, Money



Pineapple : Luck, Money, Chastity



Pipsissewa : Money, Spirit Calling



Pistachio : Breaking Love Spells



Plantain : Healing, Protection, Strength, Snake Repelling



Plum : Healing



Plumeria : Love



Poke : Courage, Hex Breaking



Pomegranate : Divination, Luck, Wishes, Wealth, Fertility



Poplar : Money, Flying



Poppy : Fertility, Love, Sleep, Money, Luck, Invisibility



Potato : Image Magic, Healing



Prickly Ash : Love



Primrose : Protection, Love



Purslane : Sleep, Love, Luck, Protection, Happiness












Quassia : Love



Quince : Protection, Love, Happiness












Radish : Protection, Lust



Ragweed : Courage



Ragwort : Protection



Raspberry : Protection, Love



Rattlesnake Root : Protection, Money



Rhubarb : Protection, Fidelity



Rice : Protection, Rain, Fertility, Money



Roots : Protection, Power, Divination



Rose : Love, Psychic Powers, Healing, Love, Divination, Luck, Protection



Rosemary : Protection, Love, Lust, Mental Powers, Exorcism, Purification, Healing, Sleep, Youth  (S)



Rowan : Psychic Powers, Healing, Protection, Power, Success



Rue : Healing, Health, Mental Powers, Exorcism, Love



Rye : Love, Fidelity












Saffron : Love, Healing, Happiness, Wind Magic, Lust, Strength, Psychic Powers.



Sage : Immortality, Longevity, Wisdom, Protection, Wishes, Banishing, Cleansing



Sagebrush : Purification, Exorcism



St.Johns Wort : Health, Power, Protection, Strength, Love, Divination, Happiness



Sandalwood : Protection, Healing, Exorcism, Spirituality



Sarsaparilla : Love, Money



Sassafras : Health, Money



Savory, Summer : Mental Powers



Scullcap : Love, Fidelity, Peace



Senna : Love



Sesame : Money. Lust



Shallot : Purification



Skunk Cabbage : Legal Matters



Slippery Elm : Halts Gossip



Sloe : Exorcism, Protection



Snakeroot : Luck Money



Snakeroot/black : Love, Lust, Money



Snapdragon : Protection



Solomons Seal : Protection, Exorcism



Sorrel Wood : Healing, Health



Southern Wood : Love, Lust, Protection



Spanish Moss : Protection



Spearmint : Healing, Love, Mental Powers



SpiderWort : Love



Spikenard : Love



Squill : Money, Protection, Hex Breaking



Star, Anise : Psychic Powers, Luck



Stillengia : Psychic Powers



Straw : Luck, Image Magic



Strawberry : Love, Luck



Sugar Cane : Love, Lust



Sumbul : Love, Luck, Health, Psychic Powers



Sunflower : Fertility, Wishes, Health, Wisdom



Sweetgrass : Calling Spirits



Sweetpea : Friendship, Chastity, Courage, Strength












Tamarind : Love



Tamarisk : Exorcism, Protection



Tansy : Health, Longevity



Tea : Riches, Courage, Strength



Thistle : Strength, Protection, Hex Breaking, Healing



Thistle, Holy : Purification, Hex Breaking



Thistle, Milk : Snake Enraging



Thyme : Health, Healing, Sleep, Psychic Powers,



Love, Purification, Courage



Tea : Protection, Healing



Toadflax : Protection, Hex Breaking



Toadstool : Rain Making



Tobacco : Healing, Purification



Turmeric : Purification



Turnip : Protection, Ending Relationships












Urva Ursa : Psychic Workings









Valerian : Love, Sleep, Purification, Protection



Vanilla : Love, Lust, Mental Powers



Venus Flytrap : Protection, Love



Vervain : Love, Protection, Purification, Peace,



Money, Youth, Chastity, Sleep, Healing



Vetch Giant : Fidelity



Vetivert : Love, Hex Breaking, Luck, Money, Anti-Theft



Violet : Protection, Luck, Love, Lust, Wishes, Peace, Healing












Wahoo : Hex-breaking, Courage, Success



Walnut : Health, Mental Powers, Infertility, Wishes



Wax Plant : Protection



Wheat : Fertility, Money



Willow : Love, Divination, Protection, Healing



Wintergreen : Protection, Healing, Hex Breaking



Winters Bark : Success



Witch Grass : Happiness, Lust, love, Exorcism



Witch Hazel : Protection, Chastity



Wolfs Bane : Protection, Invisibility



Wood Rose : Luck



Woodruff : Victory, Protection, Money



Wormwood : Psychic Powers, Protection, Love, Calling Spirits









Yarrow : Courage, Love, Psychic Powers, Exorcism



Yellow Evening Primrose : Hunting



Yerba Mate : Fidelity, Love, Lust



Yerba Santa : Beauty, Healing, Psychic Powers, Protection



Yew : Raising the Dead



Yohimbe : Love, Lust



Yucca : Transmutation, Protection, Purification









Please note that these herbs have more metaphysical properties, but these are just their main ones. Also,  the herb rosemary has (S) next to it because it means it can substitute for any other herb.


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