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A Witches' Herbal Reference Guide
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 incense when you need energy and change in life.
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.
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
Magical uses: Use this as an additive to candle anointing oils, and charms to increase their strength.
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.
Magical uses: Used widely in prosperity spells and love charms.
Magical uses: Used in healing incenses and charms. A mild sedative. Hops placed in a pillow will help with sleep.
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 incense or thrown into a fire it is said one may draw upon magical dragon energy.
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