Plants and their Magical Properties
Magical properties: Plants will keep you safe from any evil influences and protect you from accidents within the home.
Magical properties: Put anise seeds in a small cotton bag and place under your pillow this will ward off nightmares just as a dream catcher does; if you use anise leaves in your sacred space and inside your magic circle when practicing your magic or meditating, the leaves will protect your sacred space from anything untoward.
Magical properties: By holding or carrying on your person, a piece of ash you will always be protected on or near water, ash can also be hung in doorways and ward off malevolent spirits. You can sprinkle ash around the outside of your home for protection, place the ash in the four directions of earth, air, fire and water, placing a talisman of each in each of the four directions.
Magical properties: Basil has potent love properties and is used when casting love spells.
Magical properties: Always use blackberry when casting money spells as it contains properties of abundance. Blackberry can also be used for protection from malevolent energies and for health protection.
Magical properties: Black Cohosh is used in love spells, and helps foster determination, courage and faith in self when carried.
Magical properties: This particular root draws love to you on all levels and helps to create a positive vibration and repels negativity, place around your home, above doorways and windows. If you are single and looking for romance place some on your bedside table with a rose quartz next to it and two red candles.
Magical properties: Catnip is a magnet for positive energies and luck, if can also be used in love spells in conjunction with the placing of a rose quartz and red rose petals.
Magical properties: All witches know to use chamomile in their money spells, chamomile used well, creates abundance, if you want to remove a curse, spell or negative feeling, use chamomile first steeped in warm water then sprinkled with basil.
Magical properties: For any official purposes, help or guidance you can’t go past Cinquefoil, place a small bag of Cinquefoil under your bed to ensure a restful night’s sleep, the five properties of the leaves are love, health, power, money, intelligence and wisdom.
Magical properties: The powerful scent has healing properties and has been used by witches for centuries.
Magical properties: Elder will protect you from all types of negativity, place on windowsills, in doorways, the berries can be carried on your person, you may choose to place in a pot or flower bed, it will bring you prosperity, elder wood is also used for wand making.
Magical properties: Fennel will repel all evil spirits, it is good luck to grow it around the home as a form of protection. Hang it at windows and doorways and carry with you for protection.
Magical properties: If you have Hawthorne in or around home you will repel ghosts, Hawthorne also draws fairies into your garden.
Magical properties: Hazel twigs in your home, strategically placed, will protect your home from damage due to inclement weather and fire. Brides were often given hazel nuts for good luck.
Magical properties: Always use a red Hibiscus flower when making love potions it is associated with good fortune and love.
Magical properties: Holly will protect you from all things earthly or otherwise, plant around your home for a ring of protection and carry holly for luck. A love potion can be made using holly leaves, rose petals, a rose quartz and two red candles, light the candles and visualise the object of your desire, do this for five minutes then blow out the candles and drink a full glass of water, wash your hands when you finish. Use a cloth to place holly leaves in and put under the bed to ensure a restful night’s sleep.
Magical properties: Lavender is the perfect plant to use in love spells, to attract love rub lavender on your clothes, lavender under your pillow will give you a restful night’s sleep.
Magical properties: If you are in an executive, or in a position of power or influence, bathe in a hot bath with Marigold to help you further your career. By stringing Marigold around your home you will be sure to keep out evil spirits. It also works on unpleasant or unwanted visitors by repelling them.
Magical properties: Mint is the perfect herb to use when you are planning to travel, it is also used for prosperity spells. Benign spirits are drawn to mint when it is placed in your sacred circle or upon your magic alter.
Magical properties: It is said that if you carry Mistletoe it will help fertility and protect you from all ills. To repel evil spirits burn mistletoe, and by placing mistletoe under or on your bed it will ensure a good night’s sleep and enhance dreams.
Magical properties: Morning Glory seeds under your pillow will work like a dream catcher and prevent nightmares, and by growing it in the garden Morning Glory will draw happiness and tranquility.
Magical properties: Witches have always used Nettle to remove a curse and return it back from where it came, have a pot of freshly cut Nettle under the bed for someone who is unwell, it helps in the recovery.
Magical properties: Place Oak twigs around your home as protection it can also be placed within the home, Acorns placed in the window will protect the home from lightning and floods, it will also ward off illness. Acorns on windowsills when the moon is full will draw money to you.
Magical properties: Passion Flower brings tranquility to a household that is experiencing difficulties or tensions, by carrying it, it breeds hospitality and good social relationships. Under your bed or pillow it aids in having a restful night’s sleep.
Magical properties: Perfect for healing, often taken for upset stomachs and works particularly well for nausea, place under the pillow for a good night’s sleep, it also fosters precognitive dreams.
Magical properties: The rose has been used in love spells for centuries, it brings harmony and warm feelings, roses in your garden welcome all manner of magic beings. Place rose petals around the home for an ambient environment and to reduce tensions and upsets.
Magical properties: When you are practicing your craft place a vase of snapdragons for protection, snapdragon on your altar and reflected in a mirror repels curses and sends them back from where they came.
St. John’s Wort
Magical properties: St. John’s Wort can be worn to help physical healing, and to banish evil spirits, it also helps to brighten you up if you wear when you are having emotional difficulties.
Magical properties: Grow Sunflowers in your garden and bring them into your home for good luck and a lightness of spirit.
Below is a complete list of plants, Herbs and their magical properties