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Mandrake

In Magick Planets by PaganGreen

Mandrake A poisonous perennial herb that grows in the Mediterranean region and that is reputed to have powerful magical properties. Mandrake, part of the nightshade family, has a strong and unpleasant odor. It is highly toxic, though it is used in therapeutic remedies and as an aphrodisiac in love philtres. The magic attributed to mandrake is due to the shape …

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CAROB

In Magick Planets, Pagan Witches by PaganGreen

CAROB (Jacaranda procera, Prosopis dulcis, Ceratonia siliqua) Fruit: G Folk Names: Caaroba, Caroba, Carobinha, Chocolate Powers: Protection, Health Magical Uses: Carry or wear to maintain good health, and to guard against evil.        

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Moon magick

In Magick Planets, Moon Magick by PaganGreen

Moon magick is one of the oldest forms of ritual, rooted from the earliest times in the observations of humankind, of the changing phases of the Moon. These associations have passed into modern magick and it is by reconnecting with the natural energies that we can use the ebbs and flows of the lunar cycle, not only to amplify our …

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A Full Moon Ritual For Energy

In Magick Planets, Moon Magick by PaganGreen

Use this ritual to bring specific lunar energies into your life. It should be carried out on the evening of the full moon or as close as you can. I choose Cantios, my favourite full moon of the year, when calling for help to finish things I have left undone, but you can use the same method and much of …

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The Cycle Of The Moon

In Magick Planets, Moon Magick by PaganGreen

As well as the months, the phases of the Moon offer scope for different kinds of magick during the individual monthly moon cycles. However, problems in interpretation of these energies can arise because astronomy and astrology are no longer regarded as the same thing. For example, to our ancestors, the astrological Dark of the Moon was the same as the …

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Working With The Moon Phases

In Magick Planets, Moon Magick by PaganGreen

There are eight astronomical phases of the Moon, but magick generally focuses on three that are considered to be particularly significant. The waxing moon: As the Moon is increasing in size, it is said to be waxing. The light increases, appearing to spread from right to left, and this phase lasts right until the moment that the Moon becomes completely …

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Moon Phases And You

In Magick Planets, Moon Magick by PaganGreen

Like the Moon, you and everything around you – children, pets, plants and, of course, crystals – will become more dynamic and charged as the Moon increases. This is especially noticeable with moonstones and topaz. Then, as the Moon wanes, everything loses energy and enthusiasm. It’s the spirit and body’s way of telling you to slow down and regenerate. I …

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Planets and Angels

In Angels, Magick Planets by PaganGreen

Different days of the week and hours of the day and night are associated with specific energies and each particular time is ruled by a planet and an archangel. Though these were primarily centred on ceremonial magick, they can also be used to give focus and potency to informal spells. The planetary and angelic hours can also be applied to …

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Planetary Days And Their Applications

In Magick Planets by PaganGreen

The Sun Sunday, the day of the Sun, is for spells for personal fulfilment and ambition, power and success, for increasing the flow of the life force, asserting or strengthening your identity and individuality, for innovation of all kinds and new beginnings. It is potent also for energy, joy, health prosperity, spiritual awareness, self-confidence, for bringing wealth and prosperity if …