A Witches
Herbal Reference

*G/P/E: Gender/Planet/Element

HAWTHORN
G/P/E: Masculine, Mars, Fire.
Magical uses:Used in protective sachets and amulets against evil influences. Promotes happiness in marriage or a relationship. It is bad luck to cut down a hawthorn. Burn the berries as an incense when you need energy and and change in life.


HAZEL
G/P/E: Masculine, Sun, Air.
Magical uses:Hazel wood is excellent for an all-purpose wand. Forked branches can be used for divining. Sprigs of Hazel can be carried for good luck, they are especially powerful if bound together by red and gold thread.


HENBANE
G/P/E: Feminine, Jupiter, Water.
Magical uses:Carried to attract the love of a woman. Was once used as an ingredient in a Witches flying ointment. Henbane is extremely poisonous and the upmost caution is urged.


HIGH JOHN the CONQUEROR ROOT
G/P/E: Masculine, Saturn, Earth.
Magical uses:Use this as an additive to candle anointing oils, and charms to increase their strength.


HOLLY
G/P/E: Masculine, Mars, Fire.
Magical uses:Planted around the home for protection against evil. The leaves and berries can be carried by a man to heighten his masculinity, virility and to attract a lover.


HONEYSUCKLE
G/P/E: Feminine, Jupiter, Earth.
Magical uses:Used widely in prosperity spells and love charms.

HOPS
G/P/E: Masculine, Mars, Water.
Magical uses:Used in healing incenses and charms. A mild sedative. Hops placed in a pillow will help with sleep.


HYSSOP
G/P/E: Masculine, Jupiter, Fire.
Magical uses:Use in purification baths, protective and banishing spells. Hyssop was widely used during the Middle Ages for purification, cleansing and consecration rituals. If burnt as an incense or thrown into a fire is is said one may draw upon magickal dragon energy.


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