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Magical Names of Herbs
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I found a list of old names of herbs and as you can see many ingridents that were used by witches back then were names of other things that many people hadmisinterpreted. I hope this helps to some people and that they find itintriguing, I know I do. This could be a wonderful edition to a book shadows or great way of saying the names of herbs in a more older way.

I found the website here:

(Remember to unsapce and spaces that are in the url in order for it to work, if there are any that is.)

A Bone of an Ibis: Buckthorn

Adders Tongue: Dogstooth Violet

A Titan's Blood: Wild Lettuce

A Lion's Hairs: Tongue of a Turnip (the leaves of the taproot)

A Man's Bile: Turnip Sap

A Pig's Tail: Leopard's Bane

A Hawk's Heart: Heart of Wormwood

An Eagle: Wild Garlic

Ass's Foot or Bull's Foot: Coltsfoot

Blood: Elder sap or another tree sap

Blood of Hephaistos: Wormwood

Burning Bush: White Dittany

Bread and Cheese Tree: Hawthorne

Blood from a Head: Lupine

Bird's Eye: Germander Speedwell

Blood of Ares: Purslane

Blood of a Goose: Mulberry Tree's Milk

Bloodwort: Yarrow

Blood of Hestia: Chamomile

Blood of an Eye: Tamarisk Gall

Blood from a Shoulder: Bear's Breach

Bat's Wings: Holly

Black Sampson: Echinacea

Bull's Blood or Seed of Horus: Horehound

Bear's Foot: Lady's Mantle

Calf's Snout: Snapdragon

Cat's Foot: Canada Snake Root and/or Ground Ivy

Candelmas Maiden: Snowdrop

Capon's Tail: Valerian

Christ's Ladder: Centaury

Cheeses: Marsh Mallow

Chocolate Flower: Wild Geranium

Christ's Eye: Vervain Sage

Clear-eye: Clary Sage

Click: Goosegrass

Cucumber Tree: Magnolia

Clot: Great Mullein

Corpse Plant: Indian Pipe

Crowdy Kit: Figwort

Cuddy's Lungs: Great Mullein

Crow Foot: Cranesbill

Cuckoo's Bread: Common Plantain

Clear Eye: Clary Sage

Crow's Foot: Wild Geranium

Devils Dung: Asafoetida

Dragon's Blood: Calamus

Dog's Mouth: Snap Dragon

Daphne: Laurel/Bay

Devil's Plaything: Yarrow

Dove's Foot: Wild Geranium

Dew of the Sea: Rosemary

Dragon Wort: Bistort

Earth Smoke: Fumitory

Eye of Christ: Germander Speedwell

Elf's Wort: Elecampane

Enchanter's Plant: Vervain

Englishman's Foot: Common Plantain

Erba Santa Maria: Spearmint

Everlasting Friendship: Goosegrass

Eye of the Day: Common Daisy

Eye of the Star: Horehound

Eye Root: Goldenseal

Eyes: Aster, Daisy, Eyebright

Frog's Foot: Bulbous Buttercup

From the Loins: Chamomile

Fat from a Head: Spurge

Fairy Smoke: Indian Pipe

Felon Herb: Mugwort

From the Belly: Earth-apple

From the Foot: Houseleek

Five Fingers: Cinquefoil

Fox's Clote: Burdock

Graveyard Dust: Mullein

Goat's Foot: Ash Weed

God's Hair: Hart's Tongue Fern

Golden Star: Avens

Gosling Wing: Goosegrass

Graveyard Dust: Mullein

Great Ox-eye: Ox-eye Daisy

Hairs of a Hamadryas Baboon: Dill Seed

Hair of Venus: Maidenhair Fern

Hag's Taper: Great Mullein

Hagthorn: Hawthorn

Hare's Beard: Great Mullein

Herb of Grace: Vervain

Hind's Tongue: Hart's Tongue Fern

Holy Herb: Yerba Santa

Holy Rope: Hemp Agrimony

Hook and Arn: Yerba Santa

Horse Tongue: Hart's Tongue Fern

Horse Hoof: Coltsfoot

Hundred Eyes: Periwinkle

Innocense: Bluets

Jacob's Staff: Great Mullein

Joy of the Mountain: Marjoram

Jupiter's Staff: Great Mullein

King's Crown: Black Haw

Knight's Milfoil: Yarrow

Kronos' Blood: sap of Cedar

Lady's Glove: Foxglove

Lion's Tooth: Dandelion

Lad's Love: Southernwood

Lamb's Ears: Betony

Little Dragon: Tarragon

Love in Idleness: Pansy

Love Leaves: Burdock

Love Lies Bleeding: Amaranth/Anemone

Love Man: Goosegrass

Love Parsley: Lovage

Love Root: Orris Root

Man's Health: Ginseng

Maiden's Ruin: Southernwood

Master of the Woods: Woodruff

May: Black Haw

May Lily: Lily of the Valley

May Rose: Black Haw

Maypops: Passion Flower

Mistress of the Night: Tuberose

Mutton Chops: Goosegrass

Nose Bleed: Yarrow

Old-Maid's-Nightcap: Wild Geranium

Old Man's Flannel: Great Mullein

Old Man's Pepper: Yarrow

Oliver: Olive

Password: Primrose

Pucha-pat: Patchouli

Peter's Staff: Great Mullein

Priest's Crown: Dandelion leaves

Poor Man's Treacle: Garlic

Queen of the Night: Vanilla Cactus

Queen of the Meadow: Meadowsweet

Queen of the Meadow Root: Gravelroot

Ram's Head: American Valerian

Red Cockscomb: Amaranth

Ring-o-bells: Bluebells

Robin-run-in-the-grass: Goosegrass

Semen of Helios: White Hellebore

Semen of Herakles: Mustard-rocket

Semen of Hermes: Dill

Semen of Hephaistos: Fleabane

Semen of Ammon: Houseleek

Semen of Ares: Clover

Seed of Horus: Horehound

Sparrow's Tongue: Knotweed

Soapwort: Comfrey or Daisy

Shepherd's Heart: Shepherd's Purse

Swine's Snout: Dandelion leaves

Shameface: Wild Geranium

See Bright: Clary Sage

Scaldhead: Blackberry

Seven Year's Love: Yarrow

Silver Bells: Black Haw

Sorcerer's Violet: Periwinkle

St. John's Herb: Hemp Agrimony

St. John's Plant: Mugwort

Star Flower: Borage

Star of the Earth: Avens

Starweed: Chickweed

Sweethearts: Goosegrass

Tarragon: Mugwort

Tartar Root: Ginseng

Thousand Weed: Yarrow

Thunder Plant: House Leek

Tanner's Bark: Toadflax

Torches: Great Mullein

Tongue of dog: Houndstongue

Tears of a Hamadryas Baboon: Dill Juice

Unicorn Root: Ague Root

Unicorn's Horn: False Unicorn

Unicorn Horn: True Unicorn Root

Wax Dolls: Fumitory

Weazel Snout: Yellow Archangel

White: Ox-eye Daisy

White Wood: White Cinnamon

Witch's Asprin: White Willow Bark

Witch's Brier: Brier Hips

Weasel Snout: Yellow Archangel

Wolf Foot: Bugle Weed

Wolf Claw: Club Moss

Wolf's Milk: Euphorbia

Weed: Ox-Eye Daisy

White Man's Foot: Common Plantain

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Re: Magical Names of Herbs
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I'm familiar with a number of these but it's great to see a large list like this! Definitely saving this for later. Many thanks!
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Thanks for this ! It's going right in my records !
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Re: Magical Names of Herbs
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Funny, in Greek we call bay daphne too! :D

Thanks for the contribution!

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