The Green level of Witchcraft uses herbs in many different practices pertaining to the Craft. Herbs alone can be used for health, comfort, treatments of ailments, and divinations. They can be added to spells in charms, candle magic, oils, and incenses, and are used in bult for sprinklings, aspersions, and[…]

Magical Practices

This simple healing ritual is for someone who has a virus or other debilitating condition. The virus may be affecting the whole body and not responding to treatment. The ritual incorporates the four main stages of a spell described on page 40 and can work equally well for a solitary[…]

A Healing Ritual For An Absent Person

As well as magical sachets, you can make herbs into infusions. Add one level teaspoon (5 ml) of coarsely chopped dried herbs or two level teaspoons (10 ml) of freshly chopped leaves or flowers to a cup of boiling water; leave it for five minutes and strain. Once the liquid[…]

Herbal Infusions

All healing herbs must first be empowered. You can use ready-dried and powdered herbs or chop your own and grind them in a mortar and pestle. This method is particularly suitable for herbs to be placed in a healing sachet. * Place your chosen herbs in a small ceramic or[…]

A Ritual For Empowering Herbs For Healing

Making sachets for rituals is very simple. If you are good at sewing, fold a rectangle of cloth and stitch the sides together, using a running stitch. Alternatively, just place the herbs in the centre of a square piece of cloth, gather the corners together and tie with three, six[…]

Making Coloured Sachets For Rituals

Traditionally, empowered herbs were used to fill either sachets or featureless dolls called herbal poppets. They were made for love, protection, prosperity, fertility, healing and success and could contain either a single herb or a mixture, depending on the purpose. Poppets, which are used mainly in love or healing or[…]

Herbal Poppets And Sachets

There is a long tradition of using herbs for healing, but they have many other uses. As well as healing rituals, you can place dishes of charged herbs near a bedside in a sickroom or on your healing altar next to a symbol, photograph or the name of the person[…]

Herbs In Magick

Animals* marjoram, oregano, peppermint, savory, spearmint, tarragon, wintergreen *Beauty* celery seed, lovage *Binding * ginger, mustard seed, pepper, poppyseed *Blessings* dill, lavender, rosemary *Business* sage *Calming* tarragon *Chastity* lavender *Clairvoyance* anise, basil, bay, cinnamon, cloves, coriander/cilantro, garlic, lavender, mace, nutmeg, onion, parsley, poppyseed, saffron, sage, star anise, thyme *Cleansing* anise, cloves, lavender, lovage, marjoram, onion, parsley, peppermint, rosemary, saffron,[…]

Magickal Usage for Herbs and Plants

History and Folklore The name Salvia derives from the Latin word Salveo, “to heal” or “to save” (more like, to salve, as in, apply a salve). It has long been used in healing. An old proverb says “why should a man die who has sage in his garden?”. It was used[…]

Sage

Other Names Albahaca, St. Joseph’s Wort, Sweet Basil General Information Basil is a member of the mint family with a characteristic square, hairy stem, labiate flowers and opposite leaves. It has a rich, spicy aroma reminiscent of the other mints with a hint of clove. Flowers appear as a whorl[…]

Basil

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