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Herbal Correspondences for Witchcraft and Wiccan Magick

Magical Herb Correspondences

Herbs, resins, and other organic materials can be used in a variety of forms such as their natural form, dried, or in oils, powders, and incenses. And while there may be differences in the way they are used, the properties of the herbs and resins and their effects remain the same.

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Herb applies to a wide range of plants, including: grasses, trees, shrubs, weeds, roots, barks, and the flowers of any plant used for healing, magic spells and rituals, witchcraft, Wicca, or other purposes. Resins are concentrated, partially dehydrated derivatives of the liquid or sap of trees and plants and are commonly used in the same manner as herbs. Animal products like musk and ambergris are used similarly to resins and herbs, but primarily for their scents.

Herbs and their by-products have been used for thousands of years by humans and other animals for healing. Even lower life forms are familiar with the benefits gained through the ingestion or application of certain plants. Likewise with the magical aspects of herbs, only this use is limited to humans. For thousands of years humans have used herbs and herbal concoctions for with the intent of altering their world.

Herbs have many possible uses:

The correspondences listed here include each herb's botanical name, common name, ruling planet, dominant element, any associated deity, and its magical properties. This list is no way fully comprehensive. It is offered only as a basis for further research and as a CURIO for personal entertainment purposes ONLY.

The first two lists are "quick and dirty" references. The table is a more comprehensive list of the various herbs and their correspondences.

SUN: peony, sunflower, saffron, cinnamon, laurel

MOON: hyssop, rosemary, moonflower, moonwort, garlic

MARS: garlic, tobacco, wolfsbane

MERCURY: fennel/finoccchio, mint, parsley

JUPITER: basil, mint, henbane

VENUS: lavender, vervain, coriander, laurel

SATURN: rue, cummin, hemlock, mandrake

Angelica: Protects from evil.

Ash (wood): Invincibility.

Balm Melissa: All healing. It's reputed to repel illness.

Betony: Protection against evil spirits.

Borage (flowers): Gives courage.

Bracken: Fern seeds gathered at midsummer are golden and were user to make the wearer invisible and also bring gold.

Briar Rose: Protects from bites of dogs or snakes.

Clover (flowers and leaves): Brings good luck and assists with clairvoyance.

Daisy: Innocence and love.

Dill: Love.

Eglantine (sweet briar): Pleasure.

Elder (use only twigs, do not cut tree): Revered by the Ancients; Elder brings wisdom, joy and delight.

Elm: Childbirth (it is associated with Embla, the first woman in Norse mythology).

Fennel: A sacred herb held in great respect by the Ancients. Wards off evil spirits, bestows strength, courage, and prolongs life.

Harebell: The flower of witches, who used its juice as part of their flying ointment. It is associated with seeing fairies, goblins and earth spirits. It was also thought to bring bad luck..

Hawthorn: Marriage and fertility (not a very attractive smell).

Hay: Pregnancy and fertility.

Hazel (use wood): Sacred in Celtic mythology for fertility and immortality. Wards off rheumatism. This is one of the most popular woods for making sorcerer's wands and dowsing rods.

Heather: Luck.

Honeysuckle: Fidelity and affection. Those who wear it will dream of their own true love.

House Leek (chicks and hens): Keeps evil away and the wearer will never be struck by lightning.

Hyssop (hyacinth): Purifying, cleansing.

Jasmine: Attraction.

Lady's Mantle: For women's problems. Use the pearl of dew that gathers on the leaves at dawn. Causes change in your life, brings luck. Aids spirituality.

Lavender: relaxing and stress relieving.

Lilac: Luck, love.

Lily of the Valley: Counters spells, attracts fairies.

Marjoram: Peace, happiness, joy.

May flowers: The base of the old wild magick. May flowers bring both adventure and chaos into your life.

Mint: Sharpens the mind.

Mistletoe: Energy, fertility, immortality.

Mulberry: Headaches.

Mullein: Asthma, protection from evil.

Nettle: One of the nine sacred herbs of the Anglo Saxons. Protection against demons and evil spells.

Oak : A sacred plant. Protection by the gods, strength, long life.

Onion: Protection against lung illnesses, colds, flu, and the plague, fends off evil spirits.

Orchids: Desire.

Peony wood: A powerful charm against evil.

Poppy: A charm to assist those bewitched into love.

Primrose: Used by the Ancients to see fairies.

Rose: Pure love.

Rosemary: Good memory, friendship, fidelity.

Rue: Luck and protection against the evil eye, freedom.

Saffron: Aphrodisiac.

Sage: Longevity, prosperity (do not cut this plant with metal).

Snowdrop: Used to quicken the passing of sorrow.

Sow Thistle: Increases strength and stamina, repels witches, invisibility from enemies.

St Johns Wort: Considered the most potent of herbs for driving away evil spirits and spells.

Strawberry: Sensuality.

Sweet pea: Good fortune.

Thyme: Relives giddiness and nightmares.

Violet: Love, humility, honesty, virtue.

Walnut: Robs an evil spirit of mobility, repels insects. It is the tree of Jupiter and brings the Gods' blessings.

Wheat: Gaia's blessings, as it contains the spirit of the earth and harvest. Used for growth and fertility.

Willow: To ease sorrow and the loss of a love.

Yew: A sacred tree. Protection against evil. Do not cut the tree, gather only from the ground.

Common Name Botanical Name Alternate Names Element Planet Deities Magical Properties
Acacia Acacia senegal Cape Gum, Egyptian Thorn, Gum Arabic, Hachah, Wattle Bark Air, Fire Sun Astarte, Diana, Ishtar, Osiris, Ra Protection, psychic enhancement, anointing altars, tranquility
Alfalfa Medicago sativa Buffalo Herb, Lucerne, Purple Medic Earth Venus, Jupiter Green Goddess, Demeter, Ogun, Venus Fertility, abundance
Allspice Pimenta officinalis Jamaica Pepper, Pimento Fire, Earth Mars, Venus Aphrodite, Venus Communication, compassion, determination, energy, healing, money, luck
Almond Amygdalus communis Greek Nuts, Shakad Air Mercury, Venus Artemis, Attis, Hecate, Hermes, Mercury, Thoth Compassion, fertility, money, prosperity, wisdom
Amber Resin n/a n/a Earth Jupiter, Moon n/a Stability, self-confidence, protection, peace
Ambergris n/a n/a Earth, Water Venus, Mars Jupiter, Zeus Animals, commanding, emotion, love, passion
Angelica Angelica archangelica Archangel, Garden Angelica, Masterwort Fire Sun Atlantis, Venus Protection, exorcism
Anise Pimpinella anisum Aniseed, Anneys Air Jupiter, Mercury Apollo, Hermes, Legba, Mercury, Oshun, Ra, Tho Consecration, divination, prevent nightmares, protection, purification, youth
Anise, Star Illicium verum Chinese Anise Air Jupiter, Moon Apollo, Hermes, Legba, Mercury, Ra, Consecration, banishing negative
Apple Pyrus malus Fruit of the Gods, Fruit of the Underworld, Silver Brough, Silver Branch, Tree of Love Water Venus Aphrodite, Athene, Diana, Dionysus, Hera, Iduna, Olwen, Zeus Love, friendship, immortality
Balm of Gilead Populus candicans, commiphora opobalsamum Balessan, Balm Mint, Balsam Tree, Balsumodendron Gileadensis, Bechan, Mecca Balsam, Poplar Buds Water, Fire Venus, Jupiter Venus Inspiration, knowledge, new love, mend broken heart, protection, strength
Basil Ocymum basilium Alabahaca, American Dittany, Common Basil, Herb of Kings, St Josephswort, Sweet Basil, Witches' Herb Fire Mars Aradia, Ares, Erzulie, Jupiter, Krishna, Loki, Mars, Obatala, Ogoun, St. Joseph, Seth, Vishnu Clairvoyance, commanding, divination, exorcism, harmony, honesty, love, protection, psychic development, purification, wealth
Bay Laurus nobilis Baie, Bay Laurel, Daphne, Greecian Laurel, Laurier d'Apollon, Laurier Sauce, Lorbeer, Noble Laurel, Roman Laurel, Sweet Bay, True Laurel Fire Sun, Jupiter Aesculapius, Apollo, Ceres, Delphi, Eros, Faunus Wsdom, protection, clairvoyance, purification
Bayberry Berberis vulgaris, Myrica cerifera Berberis Dumetorum, Berbery, Candleberry, Pipperidge Bush, Tallow Shrub, Wax Myrtle, Wachsgagle Earth Jupiter n/a Money, good luck, peace, harmony, well-being
Benzoin Gum Resin Stryax benzoin Ben, Benjamen, Gum Benzoin, Siamese Benzoin Air Sun, Mars Aphrodite, Ares, Freya, Hathor, Khephera, Mut, Venus Purification, prosperity, concentration
Bergamot Monarda fistulosa, mentha citrata Orange mint Air Mercur Hermes, Mercury, Fortuna Hex-breaking, Money
Blessed Thistle Cnicus benedictus Holy Thistle Earth Moon Great Mother, Gaia, Pan Purification, protection, hex-breaking spells, motherhood
Buckeye Aseculus Hippocastanum Horse Chestnut n/a Jupiter n/a Attracts money, luck, wards off aches and pains
Buckthorn Rhamnus spp. n/a Water Saturn Elves Protection, exorcism, wishes, legal matters, elf Magic
Burdock Arctium lappa Beggar's Buttons, Clot-Bur, Cockle Buttons, Fox's Clote, Happy Major, Lappa, Love Leaves, Personata, Philanthropium, Thorny Burr Water, Earth Venus Venus, Gaea, Oshun Protection, healing, Earth Magic
Camphor Cinnamomum Camphora Laurel Camphor, Gum Camphor Water Moon, Saturn Artemis, Chandra Resurrects past-life memories, stimulates psychic awareness, health, divination
Carnation Dianthus carophyllus Gillies, Gilliflower, Jove's Flower, Nelka, Scaffold Flower, Sops-in-Wine Fire Sun Jupiter Protection, strength, healing, vitality
Cascara Sagrada Rhamnus purshiana Sacred Bark, Cascara, Chittem Bark Fire Sun n/a Legal matters, money, protection
Cat's Claw Unicaria tomentosa n/a n/a n/a n/a Protection, prosperity, money drawing
Catnip Nepeta cataria Catnep, Catmint, Cat's-wort, Field Balm, Nepeta, Nip Water Venus Bast, Sekhmet Cat Magic, attracts good spirits, love, luck, beauty, celebration
Cedar Cedarus spp. n/a Fire, Air Sun, Mercury Amun Ra, Baalat, Cernunnos, Indra, Isis, Jupiter, Odin, Osiris, Pan, Poseidon, Wotan Healing, courage, purification, protection, money, hex-breaking
Chamomile Anthemis nobilis, Matricaria chamomilla Camomyle, Earth Apple, Ground Apple, Manzanilla (Spanish). Maythen, Whig Plant Water Sun, Mercury Cernunnos, Karnayna, Mercury, Oshun, Ra, St. Anne, Sun Gods Sleep, meditation, money, love, purification, luck
Cherry Prunus avium Sweet Cherry Water Venus Venus, Oya Divination, love
Chickweed Stellaria media Adder's Mouth, Indian Chickweed, Passerina, Satin Flower, Starweed, Starwort, Stitchwort, Tongue Grass, Winterweed Water Moon Venus, Hera, Brigid, Oya Fidelity, love
Cinnamon Cinnamomum zeylanicum Sweet Wood Fire Sun Aesclepius, Aphrodite, Helios, Mercury, Hermes, Oshun, Ra, Venus Healing, knowledge, love, lust, power, protection, psychic awareness, spirituality, success
Cinquefoil Potentilla reptans L. Crampweed, Five-Fingers, Five Finger Grass, Five Leaf, Goose Tansy, Goosegrass, Moor Grass, Silverweed Fire Jupiter, Mercury Mother Goddess, Jupiter, Voodoo pantheon Safety during travel, wealth, money, healing, removing hexes
Clove Eugenia caryophyllata Eugenia Aromatica Fire Jupiter, Sun Egyptian deities Money, love, lust, exorcism, protection
Clover Trifolium pratense Honey, Honeystalks, Shamrock, Three-Leaved Grass, Trefoil, Trifoil Air Mercury Artemis, Rowan Protection, money, love, fidelity, success, exorcism
Coltsfoot Tussilago Farfara Ass's Foot, Bullsfoot, Coughwort, Hallfoot, Horsehoof, Foalswort, Fieldhove, Donnhove, Pas d'âne (French) Water Venus Chiron, Venus Peace, tranquility, promotes visions, used in spells involving animals
Comfrey Symphytum officinale Ass Ear, Blackwort, Boneset, Bruisewort, Common Comfrey, Consolida,Consound, Gum Plant, Knitback, Knitbone, Slippery Root, Wallwort, Yalluc Water Saturn Chiron, Oya Healing, money, travel safety
Copal Resin Bursera fagaroides n/a Fire Sun n/a Love, purification
Cyclemen Cyclamen hederaefolium Groundbread, Sowbread, Swine Bread Water Venus Hecate Love, truth, fertility, happiness
Cypress Cupressus sempervirens Tree of Death Earth Saturn Aphrodite, Apollo, Astarte, Artemis, Cupid, Hekat, Hebe, Jupiter, Mithras, Pluto, Zoroaster Comfort, easing feelings of loss, longevity, healing, protection
Damiana Turnera aphrodisiaca, Turnera diffusa Mexican damiana Fire Mars Pan, Oshun Lust, love, visions
Dandelion Taraxacum officinale Blowball, Cankerwort, Lion's Tooth, Piss-a-bed, Priest's Crown, Puffball, Swine Snout, White Endive, Wild Endive Air Jupiter, Mars Hecate, Helios, Yemaya Divination, wishes, calling spirits
Dill Anethum graveolens Aneton, Dill Weed, Dilly, Garden Dill Fire Mercury Mercury, Brigid Love, lust, money, protects children
Dragon's Blood Resin Daemomorops draco Calamus Draco, Draconis Resina, Sanguis draconis, Dragon's Blood Palm, Blume. Fire Mars n/a Power amplifier, protection, love, banishing, potency
Elder Berry Sambucus nigra Sweet Elder, Tree of Doom, Pipe Tree, Witch's Tree, Old Lady Water Venus Triple Goddess, Devas, Holda Nature Magic, releases spells, protection, exorcism
Elder Flowers Sambucus nigra Black Elder, Common Elder, Pipe Tree, Bore Tree, Bour Tree, Hylder, Hylantree, Eldrum, Ellhorn, Hollunder, Sureau Water Venus n/a Seeking knowledge, Crone Magic
Eucalyptus Eucalyptus globulus Blue Gum Tree, Stringy Bark Tree Water Moon Ogun Healing, Australian Aboriginal Magic, protection
Eyebright Euphrasia officinalis Euphrasia, Casse-lunette, Augentröst Air Sun Euphrosyne Memory, clairvoyance, seeking truth
Feverfew Chrysanthemum parthenium, Tanacetum parthenium Pyrethrum Parthenium, Featherfew, Featherfoil, Flirtwort, Bachelor's Buttons n/a Venus n/a Protection from accidents
Five Finger Grass (see cinquefoil) n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Frankincense Resin Boswellia carteri n/a Fire Sun Adonis, Apollo, Bael, Ra Spirituality, protection, exorcism, consecration
Galangal Root Alpinia officinarum, Alpinia galanga Galanga, China Root, India Root, East India Catarrh Root, Lesser Galangal, Rhizoma Galangae, Gargaut, Colic Root, Kaempferia Galanga Fire Mars Mars Courage, strength, avoiding legal problems, hex-breaking, adding power to spells
Gardenia n/a n/a Water Moon n/a Love, peace, healing, spirituality
Garlic Allium sativum n/a Fire Mars Hecate, Ogun Banishing, exorcising, protection
Geranium Pelargoneum graveolens n/a n/a Venus n/a Fertility, health, love
Ginger Zingiber officinale n/a Fire Mars Mars, Ares Success, power, money, love, passion, inspiration
Ginkgo Ginkgo biloba Ginkgo Biloba n/a n/a n/a Contact spirits
Ginseng Panax quinquefolium n/a Fire Sun n/a Attracting love, luck, health, wishes
Golden Seal Root Hydrastis canadensis Eye Balm, Eye Root, Ground Raspberry, Jaundice Root, Indian Dye, IIndian Tumeric, Orange Root, Wamera, Wild Curcuma, Yellow Puccoon Fire Sun Helios Healing, money
Gota Kola Centella asiatica n/a n/a n/a n/a Meditation, mental stimulation
Hawthorn Berry Crataegus oxyacantha Faery Tree, May, Mayblossom, Quick, Thorn, Whitethorn, Haw, Hazels, Gazels, Halves, Hagthorn, Ladies' Meat, Bread and Cheese Tree Fire Mars, Moon Faeries, Ogun Wishes, fertility, chastity
Heliotrope Heliotropium peruviana n/a Fire Sun n/a Money, Gaining power
Hemlock Conium maculatum n/a Water Saturn n/a Astral projection, purification
Hibiscus Hibiscus sabdariffa Kharkady Water Venus Kali, Shango, Venus Love, lust, divination
Honeysuckle Lonicera caprifolium Dutch Honeysuckle, Goat's Leaf Earth Jupiter, Moon Selene, Luna Money drawing, psychic awareness, memory, healing, power,honesty
Hops Flowers Humulus Lupulus Beer Flower Air Mars Thoth, Isis, Hygeia, Hypno Healing, sleep
Hyacinth Hyacinthus nonscriptus n/a Water Venus Apollo, Hyacinthus Love, protection
Hyssop Hyssopus officinalis Yssop, Hyssop Herb, Ysopo Fire Jupiter Obatala Purification, protection, banishing
Jasmine Flowers Jasminum officinale Jessamin, Moonlight on the Grove Water Moon Venus Love, prophetic visions and dreams, money, sleep, love, healing, health, meditation
John the Conqueror Ipomoea purga, I. jalapa High John, High John the Conqueror, John the Conqueror, Jalap Root Fire Mars n/a Money, love, happiness, hex-breaking, protection
Juniper Berries Juniperus communis Genévrier, Ginepro, Enebro, Gemeiner Wachholder Fire Sun n/a Protection, health, increases psychic powers
Kava Root Piper Methysticum Ava, Intoxicating Pepper, Ava Pepper n/a Saturn Lono, Kane, Kanaloa Seeking visions, luck, protection
Lavender Lavandula angustifolia Spike, Elf leaf, Nardus Air Mercury Aradia, Hecate Chastity, love, peace, happiness, clairvoyance, longevity, sleep, protection
Lemon Citrus Limonum Citrus medica, Citrus Limonum, Citronnier, Neemoo, Leemoo, Limoun, Limone Water Moon n/a Longevity, moon magic, purification, love, friendship
Lemon Balm Melissa officinalis Melissa, Bee Balm, Sweet Balm, Lemon Balm Water Moon n/a Esbat rituals, love, healing
Lemongrass Cymbopogon citratus n/a Air Mercury, Moon Moon Goddess Lust, psychic powers, repel snakes
Licorice Root Glycyrrhiza glabra Lacris, Lacrisse, Lycorys, Reglisse, Sweet Root Water, Fire Venus n/a Lust, passion, fidelity
Lilac Syringa vulgaris Common Lilac Water Venus n/a Protection, banishing ghosts
Lily of the Valley Convallaria magalis May Lily, Convallaria, Our Lady's Tears, Convall-lily, Lily Constancy, Ladder-to-Heaven, Jacob's Ladder, Male Lily Air Mercury Maia Peace, harmony, love
Lotus Nymphaea lotus n/a Water Moon Egyptian gods, Indian gods, Hermes, Oshun, Osiris Spirituality, love, protection
Mace Myristica fragrans Arillus Myristicae, Myristica officinalis, Myristica moschata, Macis, Muscadier Air Mercury n/a Enhancing psychic abilities, luck
Magnolia Magnolia acuminata Cucumber Tree, Magnoliae cortex, Blue Magnolia, Swamp Sassafras, Magnolia Tripetata Earth Venus n/a Peace, nature spells, hair growth
Mandrake Podophyllum pelatum Manroot, Circeium, Gallows, Herb of Circe, Mandragor, Raccoon Berry, Ladykins, Womandrake, Sorcerer's Root, Wild Lemon Fire Mercury, Saturn Aphrodite, Circe Protection, power, magic, fertility, money, love
Marigold Calendula officinalis Caltha officinalis, Golds, Ruddes, Mary Gowles, Oculus Christi, Pot Marigold, Marygold, Fiore d'ogni mese, Solis Sponsa Fire Sun n/a Protection, prophetic visions and dreams, legal matters, psychic powers
Milk Thistle Seed Silybum marianum n/a Fire n/a n/a n/a
Mistletoe Viscum album, Phoradendron flavescens All-heal, Birdlime, Devil's Fuge, Golden Bough, Holy Wood, Misseltoe, Druid's Bough Air Sun Cernunnos, Oak King, Herne, Odin Protection, love, fertility, health, exorcism
Motherwort Leonurus cardiaca Lion's ear, Lion's tail, Roman Motherwort, Throwwort n/a n/a Ogun Ease childbirth, female strength
Mugwort Artemisia Vulgaris Felon Herb, St. John's Plant, Cingulum Sancti Johannis, Artemis Herb, Naughty Man, Old Man, Sailor's Tobacco Earth Venus, Moon Artemis, St. John, Diana, Sif, Isis, Lakshmi, Aida Wedo Strength, psychic powers, healing, astral projection
Musk n/a n/a n/a n/a Athena, Shiva, Thoth Courage, fertility, lust
Mustard Seed Sinapis alba yellow mustard, white mustard Fire Mars n/a Purification, Voodoo charms
Myrrh Resin Commiphora molmol Balsamodendron Myrrha, Commiphora Myrrha, Molmol, Mirra, Morr. Didin, Didthin, Bowl Water Moon Cybele, Demeter, Hecate, Juno, Oshun, Rhea, Saturn Spirituality, healing, protection, exorcism, transformation, consecration
Narcissus Narcissus spp. Asphodel, Daffy-Down-Lily, Fleur de Coucou, Goose Leek, Lent-Lily, Porillon Venus Water n/a Peace and harmony, love, fertility, luck
Nettle Urtica dioica, Ortiga ancha Stinging Nettle, Beggar's Lice Fire Mars Thor, Helios, Ra, Chango, Apollo, Oya, Shango Protection, Healing, Lust, Exorcism, Spell-Breaking, Confidence
Nutmeg Myristica fragrans Nux Moschata, Myristica aromata, Myristica Fire Mercury n/a Fidelity, luck, money, health, psychic abilities, visions, scrying
Oak Moss Evernia prunastri n/a Earth Jupiter Cernunnos, Herne, woodland Gods Money drawing
Orange Citrus sinensis Bigarade Orange, Portugal Orange, China Orange, Citrus dulcis Fire Sun n/a Divination, love, luck, money, harmony, joy, warmth
Orris Root Iris germanica florentina Florentine Iris, Queen Elizabeth Root Water Venus Aphrodite, Erzulie, Venus Love, attraction, harmonious relationships
Passion Flower Passiflora incarnata May Pops, passion vine, purple passion flower, Grandilla, Maracoc Water Venus Hypnos, Hestia, Yemaya Peace, sleep, friendship, calming
Patchouli Pogostemon cablin Pucha-pot, Patchouly Earth Saturn, Venus Gaia, Saturn, Pan Fertility, lust, money, protection, divination
Pennyroyal Mentha pulegium Lurk-in-the-Ditch, Mosquito Plant, Run-by-the-Ground, Squaw Mint Fire Mars Demeter Strength, protection, peace
Pepper, Black Piper nigrum Piper Fire Mars n/a Protection, strength, irritation, lust, warding charms
Peppermint Mentha piperita Brandy Mint, Lammint Fire Mars Zeus Love, psychic awareness, lust, mental stimulant, energy
Pine Pinus pinaste n/a Air Mars Artemis, Astarte Healing, protection, exorcism, fertility, money
Plumeria Plumeria acutifolia Graveyard Flowers, Melta, Temple Tree Water Venus Buddha Love
Poppy Papaver somniferum Opium Poppy, Mawseed Water Moon Venus Love, lust
Primrose Primula vulgaris English Cowslip, Butter Rose, Password Earth Venus Freya Protection, love
Raspberry Rubus idaeus n/a Water Venus Innana, Isis, Oshun Love, protection
Red Clover Tops Trifolium pratense Honeystalks, Shamrock, Trefoil, Trifoil n/a Mercury Rowan Luck, protection, success, anti-hexing, love
Rose Rosa centifolia n/a Water Venus Adonis, Aphrodite, Aurora, Cupid, Hulda, Freya, Eros Love, beauty, psychic powers, divination, healing, luck, protection
Rose Hips Rosa canina n/a n/a Venus n/a Love
Rose Geranium Pelagonium graveolens n/a n/a n/a n/a Protection, fertility, love, health
Rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis Elf Leaf, Sea Dew, Guardrobe, Polar Plant , Compass Weed, Dew of the Sea, Mary's Cloak, Stella Maria, Star of the Sea, Incensier Fire Sun Virgin Mary, Elves, Sea spirits Strega magic, mental powers, youth, protection, love, lust, purification, sleep, exorcism
Rowan n/a Mountain Ash, Delight of theye, Quickbane, Ran Tree, Rowanberry, Thor's Helper, Wicken-tree, Wiky, Wild Ash, Witch Bark, Witchwood Fire Sun Aphrodite, Druidic deities, Thor Protection, psychic abilities, magical power, success, anti-haunting
Rue n/a Goats-rue, Herb of Grace, Garden Rue, Mother of Herbs, Rewe, Ruta Fire Sun, Mars Aradia, Pan, Diana, Hecate Mental powers, protection, love, curse-breaking, reversing
Sage Salvia officianalis Garden Sage, Red Sage Earth, Air Jupiter, Saturn Consus, Obatala, Chiron Wisdom, animal guides, wishes, immortality
Sandalwood Santalum spicatum n/a Water Moon, Sun Venus Spirituality, protection, wishes, healing, exorcism
Sassafras Smilax ornata n/a Fire Jupiter n/a Health, money
Saw Palmetto Berries Serenoa repens Dwarf Palm Tree, Cabbage Palm, Sabal n/a n/a Shango n/a
Scullcap Scutellaria lateriflora Helmet Flower, Madweed, Hoodwort Water Saturn Hera, Obatala Love, relaxation, peace, fidelity
Slippery Elm Bark Ulmus rubra Sweet Elm, Indian Elm, Moose Elm, Red Elm Air Saturn, Mercury n/a Anti-gossip, persuasion
Spearmint Mentha spicata Green Mint, Garden Mint, Lamb Mint, Mismin, Yerba Buena Water Venus Mercury Healing, love, mental powers, money
Spikenard Aralia racemosa Bitter Root, Nard, Nardo Water Venus n/a Good luck, fidelity, health, attraction
Strawberry Fragaria vesca n/a Water, Earth Venus Freya Love, luck, beauty, divination
Sweet Pea n/a n/a Water Venus n/a Friendship, courage, strength
Tangerine Citrus reticulata n/a Fire Sun n/a Psychic powers, mental powers
Tea Tree Melaleuca alternifolia n/a n/a n/a n/a Healing, anti-fungal (medicinal)
Thyme Thymus vulgaris Garden Thyme, Common Thyme Water Venus n/a Health, courage, purification, attracting faeries
Tobacco Nicotiana Tabacum n/a Fire Mars n/a Banishing
Tonka Beans Dipteryx odorata Tonqua, Wish Beans, Coumaria Nut, Tonquin Bean Water Venus n/a Love, luck, money, courage, wishes
Valerian Root Valeriana officinalis Garden Heliotrope, Graveyard Dust, Phu, Setwell, Vandal Root Water, Earth Venus, Pluto, Mercury Obatala Sleep, love, mending quarrels
Vanilla Vanilla planifolia n/a Water Venus n/a Magical powers, mental powers, love, lust, rejuvenation
Vervain (verbena) Verbena officinalis Brittanica, Enchanter's Plant, Herba Sacra, Juno's Tears, Holy Wort, Lemon Verbena, Van-Van Earth, Air Venus Aphrodite, Aradia, Artemis, Cerridwen, Hecate, Hermes, Innana, Isis, Juno, Jupiter, Kali, Mars, Thor, Venus, Zeus Love, protection, purification, peace, money, youth, healing
Vetivert Vetiveria zizaniodes Khus-Khus, Van-Van Root Earth Venus Pan, Aphrodite hex-breaking, peace, luck, love, protection, exorcism, Voodoo Magic
Violet Viola odorata Sweet Violet, Wild Violet, Blue Violet Water, Air Venus Faeries, Io Animal guide work, beauty, wishes, peace, love, luck, lust, protection, transformation
Wild Cherry Bark Prunus serotina Sweet Cherry, Chokecherry, Virginian Prune, Black Cherry n/a Venus Aphrodite, Freya, Kwan Yin Love, romance, seduction, compassion
Witches Grass Agropyrum repens Couch Grass Rhizomes, Twitch-grass, Scotch Quelch, Quick-grass, Dog-grass n/a Jupiter n/a Happiness, lust, love, exorcism
Wormwood Artemisia absintium Absinthe, Old Woman, Crown for a King, Green Ginger Fire Mars, Moon Isis, Artemis, Diana, Lakshmi, Aida Wedo, Sif, Innana Psychic powers, animals, calling spirits, protection, love, transformation
Yarrow Flowers Achillea millefolium Arrow Root, Bloodwort, Death Flower, Devil's Nettle, Lady's Mantle, Soldier's Woundwort, Thousandleaf, Millefoil, Achillea, Carpenter's Weed, Knight's Milfoil, Sanguinary Water, Earth Venus, Saturn Oshun, Yemaya Courage, happy marriage, love, psychic powers, exorcism, longevity
Yerba Mate Ilex paraguariensis Mate, Green Mate, Paraguay Te n/a n/a n/a n/a
Yerba Santa Eriodictyon californicum Bear Weed, Consumptive's Weed, Gum Bush, Holy Herb, Mountain Balm, Sacred Herb, Tarweed Earth Saturn n/a Beauty, healing, psychic powers, protection, spiritual strength
Ylang Ylang Cananga odorata n/a Water n/a n/a Faery magic, love, lust, peace

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