AGUE ROOT (Aletris farinosa) DI* May antagonize some oxytocins (pitocin) Folk Names: Ague Grass, Bitter Grass, Blackroot, Crow Corn, Stargrass, Starwort, True Unicorn Root, Unicorn Root, Aletris, Blazing Star Powers: Protection Magical Uses: Sprinkle around your home to keep evil at bay, or carry in a sachet for the same[…]


AGRIMONY (Agrimonia eupatoria) G Folk Names: Church Steeples, Cocklebur, Garclive, Philanthropos, Sticklewort, Stickwort, Umakhuthula, Ntola Gender: Masculine Planet: Jupiter Element: Air Powers: Protection, sleep Magical Uses: Use in all protection sachets and spells, also to banish negative energies and spirits. It protects against goblins, evil and poison. Agrimony has also[…]


AGARIC (Amanita muscaria) Poison Folk Names: Death Angel, Death Cap, Magic Mushroom, Redcap Mushroom, Sacred Mushroom, Fly Fungus Gender: Masculine Planet: Mercury Element: Air Deity: Dionysus Powers: Fertility Ritual Uses: There is speculation that at least some of the mystery religions of classical times centered their secret rituals around the[…]


AFRICAN VIOLET (Saititpaulia ionantha) G Gender: Feminine Planet: Venus Element: Water Powers: Spirituality, Protection Magical Uses: The purple-colored flowers and plants are grown in the home to promote spirituality within it. The plants are also slightly protective when grown.


ADDER’S TONGUE (Erythronium amertcanum) Folk Names: American Adder’s Tongue, Serpents tongue, Adder’s Mouth, Yellow Snowdrop, Dog’s Tooth Violet Gender: Feminine Planet: Moon Element: Water Powers: Healing Magical Uses: Soak some adder’s tongue in cold water and apply it to a wound or bruise (wrap it in a piece of cloth)[…]


(Orchis spp.) Poison Gender: Feminine Planet: Venus Element: Water Power: Love, Happiness Magical Uses: Carry the two roots in a small bag at all times to attract a love. If you wish to be free from amatory competitors, also carry the two roots sewn into a small bag. Given to[…]


(Acacia Senegal) G Folk Names: Cape Gum, Egyptian Thorn, Gum Arabic Tree, Kikwata, Mkwatia, Mgunga, Mokala Gender: Masculine Planet: Sun Element: Air Deities: Osiris, Astarte, Ishtar, Diana, Ra Powers: Protection, Psychic Powers Ritual Uses: The wood is used as fuel in sacred fires in India, and is also used in[…]


Some plants increase a person’s financial scene; they will not create dollar bills out of thin air. The money may come in the form of unexpected gifts or legacies, but usually it will manifest as a raise in pay, a better job, a good investment, a loan suddenly repaid to[…]

Magickal Intentions – Money

Some types of magic specialize in raising spirits and “daemons” to visible appearance, usually within a circle or triangle. These herbs have long been burned so that the smoke can be used by the spirit as a medium in which to materialize. This magic, though dangerous and difficult to perform,[…]

Magickal Intention – Manifestations

Some plants have been used for centuries to create a sexual desire in those near them. Not surprisingly, they are commonly used to arouse another person’s lust, perhaps against their will. However, they are also used as love herbs are: to attract others who desire sexual contacts, and this is[…]

Magickal Intentions – Lust