(Arctium lappa) G
Folk Names: Bardana, Beggar’s Buttons,
Burrseed, Clotbur, Cockleburr, Great
Burdock, Happy Major, Hardock,
Powers: Protection, Healing
Magical Uses: Cast around the home to ward
off negativity. Add to protection incenses
and use in such spells. Gather burdock
roots in the waning Moon, dry and then
cut them into small pieces. String these on
red thread (like beads) and wear for protection
against evil and negativity.
The leaves of the burdock, when laid to
the soles of the feet, help to cure gout.