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Herbal Reference

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

SAFFRON
G/P/E: Masculine, Sun, Fire.
Magical uses: Prosperity, healing and sexual prowess in men

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SAGE
G/P/E: Masculine, Jupiter or Venus, Air.
Magical attributes: Fertility, longevity, wishes, wisdom, protection, healing, health.
Uses: Can be used in an infusion to aid digestion, or as part of a honey wine to fight colds and fever. When applied in compresses it can ease many skin discomforts, including dandruff. If made into cream it is good for muscular pain, and if dried and smoked sometimes gives relief to asthma.


ST JOHN'S WORT
G/P/E: Masculine, Sun, Fire.
Magical uses:Protective charms, ward off fever and illness, a banishing or exorcism incense, the tea increases courage and will power. Gather on Midsummer's Eve, pass through the smoke of bonfires to purify, and hang in the house as protection and to prevent nightmares.


SANDALWOOD
G/P/E: Feminine, Moon, Air.
Magical uses: Purification, protection and healing.


SUNFLOWER
G/P/E: Masculine, Sun, Fire.
Magical uses:Welcomes and invites the blessings of the Sun into the garden. The seeds are eaten by women to increase fertility.


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