Magickal Uses Of Fruits and Vegetables
Here are some fruits and vegetables that are
used for Magickal Practices and what the meanings
are for each one of them. I find these to be helpful to look up and to
keep as a reference for what may be implemented in anyones
everyday life where you can apply your Magick.
Used to contact spirits and look beyond the veil.
A fruit of death and rebirth with many magickal
correspondences to Persephone and Demeter.
Good for magick involving the centre and the five elements. When
cut across the hemisphere, they show the perfect pentagram. Also a fruit of
divine wisdom and enlightenment.
Excellent fruit for fertility magick. Sympathetically represents the phallus.
For working with the feminine - shaped like the womb, and full of fluid.
Also may be good for fertility work.
Again good for fertility and goddess issue. Inverted, it is shaped like the uterus.
Long association with Samhain. A good vegetable to use magickally for contacting the
spirit world. Most Jack-O-Lantersn are made from pumpkins today.
Again death and rebirth issues.
Good for use in both fertility rituals, harvest rituals, and death
rituals. Linked to Lugh and the death of the Corn King. A good vegetable to
use to sacrifice the old in your life and move into a new cycle of rest and growth.
Use in earth magick - for stability and firm foundations.
Potatoes are a staple food of many peoples. It grows in the Mother,
and represents the basics of life.
Rituals and magick honoring individuality, uniqueness and high
self-esteem. A great fruit for recognising one's own sense of importance and
place in the world.
For use in past-life recall work and heavy emotional issues.
Healing old wounds from the past.
Plant Companions & Their Effects
Tomatoes, parsley, basil
Tomatoes (improves growth and flavor); said to dislike rue, repels flies and mosquitoes.
Potatoes, carrots, cucumbers, cauliflower, cabbage,
summer savory, most other vegetables and herbs, around houseplants when set outside.
Sunflowers, cucumbers, potatoes, corn, celery, summer squash
Tomatoes (attracts bees, deters tomato worm, improves growth and flavor.), squash, strawberries
Potatoes, celery, dill, chamomile, sage, thyme,
mint, pennyroyal rosemary, lavender, beets onions.
Aromatic plants deter cabbageworms.
Peas, lettuce, chives, onions, leeks, rosemary, sage, tomatoes.
Plants in borders; protects against flea beetles.
Leeks, tomatoes, bush beans cauliflower, cabbage.
Cabbage (improves growth and health), carrots.
Plant With beans.
Most plants are supposed to dislike it.
Roses and raspberries (deters Japanese beetles) with herbs to
enhance their production of essential oil.
Plan liberally throughout the garden to deter pests.
Potatoes (deters potato beetle) around plum trees to discourage curculios.
Nutritious edible weed allow to grow in modest amounts around corn.
Lettuce carrots and radishes make a strong companion team.
Plant here and there in garden.
The workhorse of the pest deterrents. Keeps soil free of
nematodes discourages many insects. Plant freely throughout garden.
Here and there in garden.
Cabbage family deters cabbage moth.
Deters moles and mice if planted throughout garden.
Deters aphids and pests of cucumber.
Beets, tomatoes, strawberries, lettuce (protects against slugs) beans (protects against ants), summer savory.
Adds nitrogen to soil.
Beneficial throughout garden.
Brings nutrients to topsoil. Keep well thinned.
Plant throughout garden as deterrent to asparagus beetle, tomato worm and many other garden pests.
Deters cabbage moth, bean beetles and carrot fly.
Deters Japanese beetle. Keep away from basil.
Grows with everything, helps everything.
Plant as border. Keep animals out.
Enhances essential oil production of herbs
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