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A- from Agrimony to Avocado B- from Banana to Burdock C- from Cabbage to Curry D- from Daisy to Dragon's Blood E- F- G- H- I- J- K- L- M- N- O- P- Q R S T U V W X Y Z Magickal Correspondences, God Correspondences, Goddess Correspondences, Planetary Correspondences Ebony Protection, Power Echinacea Enchinacea was used by Indians as an offering to spirit and strengthen spells Edelweiss Invisibility, Bullet-Proofing Elecampane Worn, elecampane attracts love Sew up some of the leaves or flowers in pink cloth, or make a sachet. It is also carried for protection, and the herb smouldered on charcoal aids in sharpening psychic powers, particularlv when scrying. Eucalyptus The leaves are used to stuff healing poppets and are carried to maintain good health. To relieve colds, ring green candles with the leaves and pods and burn them to the socket, visualizing the person (or yourself) as being completely healthy. Also hang a small branch or twig of eucalyptus over the sick bed. String the immature (green) pods on green thread and wear to help heal sore throats. Placed beneath the pillow, the pods guard against colds. The leaves are also carried for protection. Evening Primrose Rich in GLA, vitamins and minerals. Excellent for face and body massage, especially to combat dry, skin and eczema. a nerve tonic, Hormonal balancer, good for menstrual problems and for balancing the effects of menopause. Fennel Grown around the home, fennel confers protection. Wearing a piece of fennel in the left shoe will prevent wood ticks from biting your legs. Fennel is also hung up at windows and doors to ward off evil spirits, and the seeds can be carried for the same reason. Fennel is used in purification sachets, as well as healing mixtures. Fern Rain Making, Protection, Luck, Riches, Eternal Youth, Health, Exorcism Figwort Hung from the neck, the figwort keeps the wearer healthy and protects against the evil eye. The plant is also smoked over Midsummer fires and then hung in the home for its protective powers. Frankincense A sacred, purifying scent used to cleanse the body, aura, and environment of all negative influences. Promotes a meditative state. Sun energy. Opens the crown chakra and has a healing affect on infections, and viruses. Revitalizes dry and/or aging skin. Helps with asthma and bronchial infections. Garlic Garlic was once worn to guard against the plague. It is still used to absorb diseases. Simply rub fresh, peeled clovess of garlic onto the afflicted part of the body, then throw into running water An old spell utilized gariic in protectin against hepatitis. To do this, simply wea' thirteen cloves of garlic at the end of cord around the neck for thirteen days On the last day, in the middle of thc night, walk to a corner of an intersectior of two streets, remove the necklace throw it behind you and run home with out looking back. Garlic is also extremely protective Sailors carry some while on board ship to protect against its wreckage. Soldiers wore garlic as a defense in the middle ages, vvbile Roman soldiers ate it to give them courage. It is placed in the home to guard against the intrusion of evil, to keep out robbers and thieves, and is hung over the door to repel envious people. Garlic is especially protective in new homes - Worn, garlic guards against foul weather (mountaineers wear it) as well as monsters, and it also shields you from the blows of your enemies. When evil spirits are about, bite into garlic to send them away, or sprinkle powdered garlic on the floor (if you don't mind smelling it for some time). Garlic is also placed beneath children's pillows to protect them while asleep, and brides~ once carried a clove of garlic in the' pocket for good luck and to keep evil far from her on her big day. Rubbed onto pots and pans before cooking in them garlic removes negative vibrations which might otherwise contaminate the food. When eaten, garlic acts as a lust. inducer, and when a magnet or lodestone, is rubbed with garlic it loses its magic& powers. Geranium Balances the mind and body. Calms and stabalizes the emotions. Astringent, Good healing oil for all skin types. Helps to relieve eczema and psoriasis. Repels insects and negative thought forms and environments. Diuretic. Good as a massage oil for cellulite. Ginger Eating ginger before performing spells will lend them power, since you have been 'heated up' by the ginger. It is especially true of love spells, in whic ginger is much-used. Whole ginger roots are planted an grown to attract money, or the powdered root is sprinkled into pockets or ont money for this purpose. Ginger is also used in success spellh or to ensure the success of a magica operation. In the Pacific the Dobu islanden make much use of ginger in their magic They chew it and spit it at the 'seat' of an illness to cure it, and also spit chewed ginger at an oncoming storm, while at sea, to halt it. Ginseng The root is carried to attract love as well as to guard one's health, to dra money, and to ensure sexual potency. Ginseng will also bring beauty to all w carry it. Burn ginseng to ward off evil spiritsand to break hexes and curses. A tea of ginseng is used as a powerful lust-inducing drink, whether alone or mixed with other like herbs. Hold a ginseng root in your hands, visualize your wish into the root, and throw it into running water. Or, carve your wish onto a root and toss into the water. Ginseng can be a substitute for the mandrake Gotu Kola Use in meditation incenses. Burn small amount prior to (but not during) meditation. Grape Fertility, Garden Magic, Mental Powers, Money Grapefruit Refreshing and uplifting. Brings renewed energy, "a second wind". Antiseptic to the skin. Tones all bodily tissues and helps *erase* cellulite. Antidepressant. Grass Psychic Powers, Protection Hawthorn Hawthorn has long been used to increase fertility. Because of this power it is incorporated into weddings, especially those performed in the spring. The leaves, curiously enough, are also used to enforce or maintain chastity or celibacy. The leaves are placed beneath the mattress or around the bedroom for this purpose. Carried in a sachet on a fishing trip hawthorn ensures a good catch, and worn or carried it promotes happiness in the troubled, depressed, or sad. Hawthorn protects against lightning, and in the house in which it resides, no evil ghosts may enter. It is also powerful for protecting against damage to the house from storms. The Romans placed hawthorn in cradles to guard the child from evil spells. In the past most Witch's gardens contained at least one hawthorn hedge. The hawthorn is sacred to the fairies, and is part of the tree fairy triad of Britain: 'Oak, Ash and Thorn,' and where all three trees grow together it is said that one may see fairies. Heliotrope Exorcism, Prophetic dreams, Healing, Wealth, Invisibility Hemlock *POISON* Destroy Sexual Drives Henna Use for Healing Hibiscus Lust, Love, Divination Honeysuckle Strengthens the mind and memory. Balancing to the right and left brain. Awakens the crown and brow chakra's, bringing psychic awareness. Induced prophetic dreams and assists one to let go of the past. Strengthens and brings flexibility to the body. Helps heal sore throats, headaches and asthma. Horehound Horehound is used in protective sachets, and is carried to guard against sorcery and fascination. Horehound is also scattered as an exorcism herb. Drink an infusion of the herb and it will clear your mind and promote quick thinking, as well as strengthen the mental powers. Horehound, when mixed with ash leaves and placed in a bowl of water, releases healing vibrations, and should be placed in a sickroom. Huckleberry Luck, Protection, Dream Magic, Hex Breaking Hyssop Hyssop is the most widely used purification herb in magic. It is added to baths in sachets,infused and sprinkled on objects or persons to cleanse them, and hung up in the home to purge it of evil and negativity. Iris Purification, Wisdom Irish Moss Irish moss is carried or placed beneath rugs to increase luck and to ensure a steady flow of money into the house or pockets of the person. Irish moss is also carried while on trips for protection and safety, and is used to stuff luck or money poppets. . Jasmine Good luck in love and wealth. Aphrodisiac. Alleviates depression, and tension. Raises self esteem. Opens the heart chakra and stimulates clarity of thought. Enables one to lucid dream, when it is used before sleeping. Good for use during childbirth. Rejuvinates the skin when used in massage and cosmetics. Beautiful fragrance when worn as a single note. Juniper Used throughout Europe as a protective herb, Juniper also guards against theft. It was probably one of the earliest incenses used by Mediterranean Witches. Juniper hung at the door protects against evil forces and persons, and it is burned in exorcism rites. A sprig of the plant protects its wearer against accidents and attacks by wild animals. It also guards against ghosts and sickness. Juniper is added to love mixtures, and the berries are carried to increase male potency When carried or burned, juniper helps the psychic powers and breaks hexes and curses, and drives off snakes. Juniper Berries Protection from all negative influences. Transforms negative emotions into positive. Purifies the aura and the subtle body. Diuretic action also encourages "flow" in all areas of life. *Not for use during pregnancy. Tonic, astringent, and antiseptic. Reduces swelling and relieves arthritis. Good for dissolving fat and cellulite when used with massage. Is believed to boost the immune system. Lavender Ancient scent used for protection, relaxation, and healing. Good for headaches, insomnia, pain, arthritis, and depression. Antiseptic and astringent. Good for burns, insect bites, acne and eczema. Helps to reduce scarring. Promotes hair growth. Activates the crown chakra. Ancients believed it ensured fidelity. Lemon Attracts joy and benevolent energies. Clears and stimulates the mind while relaxing the muscles and relieving stress. Attunes to the third chakra. Antibacterial and antiseptic. Good for oily skin conditions. Tonic to the lymphatic and digestive system. Very good for dieters, when put in water, and will help break up cellulite when used with massage. Bleaches hair and fabrics. Conditions skin and nails. Dilute well when used on skin. Lemongrass Lemongrass planted around the home and in the garden will repel snakes. It is also used in some lust potions, as well as in an infusion to aid in developing psychic powers. Lemon Verbena Purification, Love Lettuce Chastity, Protection, Love, Divination, Sleep Great for Ritual Use! Click the Candles! Licorice Chewing on a licorice stick (the root, not a piece of candy) will make you passionate. It is also a good practice to use while quitting smoking. Licorice is added to love and lust sachets, carried to attract love, and used in spells to ensure fidelity. Licorice sticks make useful wands. Lilac Exorcism, Protection Magnolia To promote and assure Fidelity Mandrake A whole mandrake root, placed on the mantel in the home, will give the house protection, fertility,and prosperity. Mandrake is also hung on the headboard for protection during sleep, carried to at-tract love, and worn to prevent contraction of illnesses. Where there is mandrake, demons cannot reside, and so the root is used in exorcism. To 'activate' a dried mandrake root (i.e., to bring its powers out of hibernation), place it in some prominent location in the house and leave it there undisturbed for three days. Then place it in warm water and leave overnight. Afterwards, the root is activated and may be used in any magical practice. The water in which the root has bathed can be sprinkled at the windows and doors of the house to protect it, or onto people to purify them. The mandrake has also long served as a poppet in image magic, but its extreme scarcity and high cost usually forces the magician and Witch to look for substitutes; ash roots, apples, the root of the briony, the American may-apple and many others have been used. Money placed beside a mandrake root (especially silver coins) is said to double, and the scent of the mandrake causes sleep Meadowsweet - Most sacred to the Druids, a favorite for bridal garlands (also called bridewort). Very powerful in tea to rid body of excess fluids and to alleviate heartburn. May be purchased in powder form at herb stores. (thanks to KiKiD1 for the info!) Mint Money, Love, Lust, Healing, Exorcism, Travel, Protection Mistletoe Long used for protection against lightning, disease, misfortune of every kind, fires and so on, it is carried or placed in an appropriate spot for these uses. The leaves and berries are used. Mistletoe is placed in cradles to protect children from being stolen by fairies and replaced with changelings. A ring carved of mistletoe wood will ward off sicknesses when worn and the plant will cure fresh wounds quickly when carried (do not apply to the wound). Mistletoe is also carried or worn for good luck in hunting, and women carry the herb to aid in conception. It has also been fltilized in spells designed to capture that elusive state of immortality, and to open locks. Laid near the bedroom door,mistletoe gives restful sleep and beautiful dreams, as it does when placed beneath the pillow or hung at the headboard. Kiss your love beneath mistletoe and you'll stay in love. Burned, mistletoe banishes evil. Wear it around your neck to attain invisibility. Mistletoe is an all-purpose herb. Mugwort Awakens one to the psychic energies around and within them. Facilitates astral travel and dream interpretation. Opens and purifies circulatory channels. Strengthens the uterus and eases painful menstrual cramping. Excellent for strengthening the life-force in the fetus. Some say *not for use during pregnancy. Mullein Mullein is worn to keep wild animals from you while hiking in untamed areas. It also instills courage in the bearer, and a few leaves placed in the shoe keeps one from catching a cold. Mullein is also carried to obtain love from the opposite sex. Stuffed into a small pillow or placed beneath your pillow mullein guard against nightmares In India, mullein is regarded as the most potent safeguard against evil spirits and magic, and is hung over doors, in windows, and carried in sachets. It is also used to banish demons and negativity. In the Ozarks, men performed a simple love divination. The man went to a clearing where a mullein grew and bent it down so that it pointed toward his love's house.If she loved him the mullein would grow upright again; if she loved another it would die. Graveyard dust-an infrequent ingredient in spells-can be substituted with powdered mullein leaves. At one time Witches and magicians used oil lamps to illuminate their spells and rites, and the downy leaves and stems of the mullein often provided the wicks. Musk Stimulates the root and spleen chakras, arousing the reproductive organs and instincts. Healing and cleansing to the heart, lungs, and blood. Encourages self-esteem, and desirability. Can assist in transmuting sexual love into higher emotion, and spiritual connection. Mustard The Hindus used mustard seed to travel through the air. A more down-to-Earth use is carrying mustard seed in a red cloth sachet to guard against colds and to increase mental powers. Italian peasants sprinkle mustard seed on the doorsill for protective reasons, and mustard seed buried under your doorstep will keep all manner of supernatural beings from your home. When eaten mustard seed increases fertility in women. Make Your Own Incense! Complete Kit! Myrrh Burned as an incense myrrh purifies the area, lifts the vibrations and creates peace. However, it is rarely burned alone; usually in conjunction with frankincense or other resins. Myrrh increases the power of any incense to which it is added. Myrrh is also included in healing incenses and sachets, and its smoke is used to consecrate purify, and bless objects such as amulets, talisman, charms, and magical tools. Myrrh aids meditation and contemplation. It is often added to sachets, usually with frankincense. Neroli Soothes, relaxes, and uplifts the spirit. Instills confidence. Excellent for dry sensitive skin, scars and stretch marks. Aphrodesiac. Stimulates circulation. Brings calm and relieves stress and tension. Good for calmin "butterflies" in the stomach. Nettle The protective powers of the nettle have long been used in magic. To remove a curse and send it back, stuff a poppet with nettle, or carry some in a sachet. Also, sprinkle nettle around the house to keep evil out and to send it back. Nettle is also thrown onto a fire to avert danger, held in the hand to ward off ghosts, carried with yarrow to allay fear, and worn as an amulet to keep negativity far away. A pot of freshly cut nettles placed beneath a sickbed will aid in the person's recovery. Nettle has sometimes been used as a lustAnducing herb, and contemporary Mexican spiritualists recommend its use in purification baths because it is 'more carniverous' than other herbs, and so will work more efficient Niaouli Protection. Antiseptic, helps to heal cuts and wounds, infections, acne, skin irritations and allergies. Bacterial viruses, Sore throats, and respiratory problems. Good when used in a vaporisor or as a chest rub for bronchial clearing. Nutmeg Calms the mind and body therefore it is good for insomnia. Brings visions. Attracts wealth and health. Good for the intestinal tract, and reproductive organs. Is said to reverse impotency and hair loss. *Can be dangerous if taken internally. As a seasoning is fine. Nuts Fertility, Prosperity, Love, Luck Oak Protection, Health, Money, Healing, Potency, Fertility, Luck Olive Peace of heart and mind. Assures fidelity in love and can attract a marriage partner. Inspires fruitfulness and security in love, family and business. Attracts money. Revitalizes all physical systems as well as the mind. Onion Protection, Exorcism, Healing, Money, Prophetic Dreams, Lust Orange Purification on every level. Encourages emotional expression and the gentle healing and restructuring of emotional memories. Attracts abundance and happiness. through love and marriage. Tonic to the digestive system. Antiseptic. Good for oily skin. Dilute well when used on the skin. Orris Aphrodesiac. Attracts love and romance. Good for treating acne and insect bites. Helps relieve coughs, colds and bronchitis. Diuretic, said to ease upset stomach and toothache. Whole pieces of the root have been used as infants teething rings. The violet-like scent grows more beautiful with age. Palmarosa Attracts Love. Regenerates the cellular body. Clears and "wakes up" the mind. Powerful healer for skin conditions such as acne, eczema and dry aging skin. Antiseptic. Helps to regulate the thyroid. Used to treat anorexia and as a tonic for the entire system. Papaya The papaya has long been used in magical rites. One of the simplest of these is to tie a rag around a limb of a papaya tree while visualizing your need. Hang several twigs of papaya wood over the doorsill; this will keep evil from entering the house. Eat the fmit and serve to a loved one; it will intensify feelings of love. Parsley When eaten, parsley provokes lust and promotes fertility, but if you are in love don't cut parsley - you'll cut your love as well. Though the plant has associations with death and is often regarded as evil, the Romans tucked a sprig of parsley into their togas every morning for protection. It is also placed on plates of food to guard it from contamination. Parsley is also used in purification baths, and those to stop all misfortune. A wreath of parsley worn on the head prevents (or delays) inebriation. Also a good diuretic. Helps to relieve urinary tract infection and kidney problems. Rich in vitamin B and potassium. Good for gall bladder problems and helping to expel gall stones. Excellent breath deoderant. Stimulates the pituitary gland. Sedative, good for nervous conditions. Parsely has been said to dry up mother's milk after birth. Passion Flower Contrary to its name, the passion flower is placed in the house to calm problems and troubles, and to bring peace. Carried, it attracts friends and great popularity. Placed below the pillow it aids in sleep. Patchouly Aphrodesiac, awakens fertility. Stimulates and balances the yin or feminine aspects. Purifies and aligns the root, and spleen chakras. Attracts prosperity Dispels negativity. Clears the complexion and helps heal other skin conditions. Preserves youth. Peach The fruit, when eaten, induces love, and so a peach or peach pie served a desired one may help to win his or her heart. Branches of the peach tree are used to drive off evil spirits in China, and also to root out illnesses. Children in China wear a peach pit suspended about the neck to keep demons away. Carrying a bit of peach wood will increase one's life span and may even lead to immortality. The Japanese use the peach to increase fertility, and branches of the tree are utilized as divining and magical wands Pear The fruit, when eaten, induces love, and so a pear pie served a desired one may help to win his or her heart. Pennyroyal Creates a shield of protection. Repels negativity. Energizes the body and calms the mind and nerves. Diuretic. Good for colds and bronchitis. Eases nausea and intestinal cramps. Fortifies the spleen and solar plexus chakras. Used for ulcers, headache and fever. Tonic for the reproductive system. *Not for use during pregnancy as it stimulates menstruation and uterine contractions. Deoderant and insecticide. Pepper Protection, Exorcism Peppermint Peppermint has long been used in healing and purification spells. Its presence raises the vibrations of an area. Smelled, it compels one toward sleep, and placed beneath the pillow it sometimes offers one glimpses of the future in dreams. It is rubbed against furniture, walls and floorboards to cleanse them of evil and negativity. Pliny stated that pepperment excites love, and so can be added to this type of mixture. Pettigraine Uplifting, relieves stress and anxiety. Cleanses and rejuvinates and the spirit. Brings clarity to the mind. Helps to relieve insomnia. Good for healthy hair. Antiseptic and tonic. Deoderizing and insecticidal. Good for sunburn and itchy skin. Pine Cleansing and rejuvinating. Fresh starts. Inspires positive, enthusiastic feelings. Good for colds, bronchitis, and asthma. Antiseptic and deoderizing. Repels insects. Brings harmony to the home. Pineapple Luck, Money, Chastity Potato Image Magic, Healing Prickly Ash Use the fruits of the prickly ash as a perfume to attract love. Raspberry The brambles (branches) of red raspberry are hung up at doors and windows for protection. This is also done when a death has occured, so that flu spirit won't reenter the house once it has left. Raspberry is served as a love inducing food, and the leaves are carried by pregnant women to alleviate the pain of pregnancy and childbirth. Rhubarb Wear a piece of rhubarb root around the neck on a string to protect against pains in the stomach. Rhubarb pie served to a mate helps to maintain his or her fidelty. Rice Protection, Rain, Fertility, Money Rose Attracts love, confidance and healing to the heart. Activates yin or feminine energies. Calms emotions and brings understanding. Protects secrets. Christ consciousness. Soothes and heals female reproductive organs. Help to heal sore throats and cold sores. Very good for rejuvinating the skin. Awakens sensuality. Rosemary Rosemary, when burned, emits powerful cleansing and purifying vibrations, and so is smouldered to rid a place of negativity, especially prior to performing magic. It is one of the oldest incenses. When placed beneath the pillow rosemary ensures a good sleep and drives away nightmares. Laid under the bed it protects the sleeper from all harm. Rose-mary is also hung on the porch and door-posts to keep thieves ftom the house and is carried to remain healthy. Placed in the bath it purifies. A chaplet of rosemary, worn, aids the memory, while the wood, smelled often, preserves youthfulness. To ensure the latter add a rosemary infusion to the bath water. Rosemary has long been used in love and lust incenses and other mixtures, and healing poppets are stuffed with rosemary to take advantage of its curative vibrations. Rosemary infusion is used to wash the hands before healing work, and the leaves mixed with juniper berries are burned in sickrooms to promote healing. If you wish to receive knowledge or the answer to a question, burn rosemary on charcoal and smell its smoke - Rose-mary is also grown to attract elves, and the powdered leaves wrapped in linen 'Aoth and bound to the right arm dispel lepression and make the emotions light nd merry. Rosemary is generally used as a substitute for frankincense. Sage Sage has been utilized to ensure a long life-sometimes even immortality. This is done by eating some of the plant every day, or at least in May, for: Sage is carried to promote wisdom, He who would live for aye Must eat sage in May, and the leaves are used in countless healing and money spells. Attracts well-being and prosperity. Brings what is needed. To guard yourself against contracting the dreaded evil eye wear a small horn filled with sage. There are a few curious gardening tips concerning sage: first, it is bad luck to plant sage in your own garden; I stranger should be found to do the work. Second, a full bed of sage brings ill I so ensure that some other plant shares plot. Incidentally, toads love sage. Permeates the environment and creates a barrier of protection while neutralizing theexisting negativity. Sacred to Native Americans as a "smudging" herb. Astringent. Helps heal skin eruptions. Good for sores, bacterial infections, bronchitis, rheumatism, arthritis, catarrh, sprains and aching muscles. Helpful for relieving depression, anxiety and exhaustion. Calms the digestion and eases menstrual cramping. *Not for use during pregnancy. Sandalwood Aligns all chakras, allowing healing energy to flow through and out. Sedates and relaxes. Good for meditation, healing, and manifestation practices. Aphrodisiac. Awakens sacred sensuality. Facilitates concentration. Considered to betstow holy protection. Regenerates dry/aging hair and skin. Sarsaparilla Sarsaparilla is mixed with cinnamon and sandalwood powder and sprinkled around the premises to draw money. It is also utilized in love spells. Sesame Money, Lust Spearmint Spearmint is used in all healing applications, especially in aiding lung diseases. Smelled, spearmint increases and sharpens mental powers. For protection while asleep. Cooling stimulant. Restores energy and balance to the system. Strengthens the nerves and muscles. As a tea, spearmint calms a nervous stomach rapidly. Deoderant and insect repellant. Relieves insomnia. Antiseptic. Helps headaches, fever, indigestion, Intestinal cramps, colic and hemorroids. Helps to aleviate depression. Strawberry Strawberries are served as a love food, and the leaves are carried for luck. Pregnant women may wish to carry a small packet of strawberry leaves to ease their pregnancy pains. Sugar Cane Love, Lust Tangerine Purification. Awakens joy, and dissolves negativity. Antiseptic and antispasmodic. assists in lymph drainage. Balances dry scalp and dandruff conditions while moisturizing hair and skin. Sedative and tonic. Tea Tree Nature's antiseptic. Good for use on wounds, burns, insect bites, scratches, rashes, and herpe's. Relieves itch and kills germs. Good for dandruff, athlete's foot, acne, ringworm, candida and warts. Antifungal and anti-viral. Good as an airborne disinfectant. Tarragon Protection. Prevents fatigue, stimulates the appetite, relieves gastrointestinal disorders, colic and rheumatism. Anesthetic action can help toothaches. Calms nervous stomach. Antioxidant and antifungal. Enhances and protects health and well-being. Can stimulate menstruation when taken internally in large quantities so, *Not for theraputic use during pregnancy. Thyme Courage and confidance. Helps insomnia and depression. Brings calm and balance to the 6th and 7th chakras. Accelerates the healing process and strengthens the immune system. Antibiotic, antiseptic and diuretic. Very good for lung ailments, viruses and infections. Brings relief for bladder infections. Revives the liver and circulatory system. Regulates digestion and eases indigestion. Disinfectant and insect repellent. *Not for use during pregnancy or in cases of high blood pressure. Tobacco Healing, Purification Tuberose "The Mistress of the Night", awakens erotic feelings, and attracts romance. Enhances the capacity for emotional depth. Brings peace to the mind and heart. Opens the crown chakra and assists in psychic development. Attracts inspiration. Tonic for the reproductive system as well as the heart and mind Uva Ursa Add to sachets designed to increase psychic powers. Vanilla Love, Lust, Mental Powers Vetivert Protection. Attracts prosperity, love and feelings of security. Awakens sensuality and repels negativity. Stimulates circulation and helps relieve arthritis and joint pain. Relaxing. Said to help lower blood pressure. Luck, Money, Anti-Theft Violet When the flowers are carried they offer protection against sperytis' and bring changes in luck and fortune. Mixed with lavendar, they are a powerful Jove stimulant and also arouse lust. If you gather the first Violet in the season, the dearest wish will be granteed Ancient Greeks wore the violet to Ilin tempers and to induce sleep. Willow Willow leaves are carried or used in mixtures to attract love, and the wood is used to fashion magical wands dedicated to Moon Magic. If you wish to know if you will be married in the new year, on New Year's Eve throw your shoe or boot into a willow tree. If it doesn't catch and stay in the branches the first time, you have eight more tries. If you succeed in trapping your shoe in the tree you will be wed within 12 months-but you'll also have to shake or climb the tree to retrieve your shoe. All parts of the willow guard against evil and can be carried or placed in the home for this purpose. Knock on awillow tree ('knock on wood') to avert evil. The leaves, bark and wood of the willow are also utilized in healing spells. If you wish to conjure spirits, mix crushed willow bark with sandalwood anc burn at the waning Moon outdoors. Magical brooms, espe ciafly Witch' brooms, are traditionally bound with willow branch. Yarrow Attracts love and calm, self confidence. Courage. Soothing to the heart. Said to stimulate hair growth, when used as shampoo. Aleviates dandruff. Astringent and anti-inflammatory. Helps to stop internal and external bleeding (helps blood to thicken). Assists in healing persistent wounds and infections. Brings healing to all mucous membranes. Calms digestive tract. Good for bringing rapid recovery from the flu. Relieves toothache. Yerba Mate To perform any love spells. Enhances fidelity and Lust Yerba Santa Yerba santa is carried to improve or to attain beauty, and the infusion is added to baths for the same reason. The leaves are added to healing incenses and are worn around the neck to ward off illnesses and wounds. It is also carried for spiritual strength, to increase psychic powers and to protect the bearer. Ylang Ylang Aphrodesiac. Promotes calm, peaceful relaxation. Relieves anxiety and depression. Good for insomnia and meditation. Tones and awakens the sex center. Lowers blood pressure. Restores skin and hair to a natural, balanced state of health. Yucca A hoop or loop of twisted yucca fibers will transmutate a person into an animal if he or she jumps through it, according to American Indian magic. An-other method instructs the magician to place a small wreath of yucca fibers on his or her head. This allows the person to assume any form desired. A cross of yucca fibers twisted together and placed on the hearth protects the house from evil. Suds made ftom the yucca plant are used in purifying the body before magic. If a spell to remove curses or illnesses is performed, repeat the yucca-suds bath afterward to ensure that all traces of the evil or sicknesses are removed.