Magical Herbs

Magical Uses of Herbs

Here's a reference of botanicals arranged by their uses. These are all botanicals which are either sold by myself, coming soon (as soon as I have time to list them!), or things which can be easily sourced at your nearest supermarket (in some form or another).
All of these are able to be consumed, so they can be used for teas, potions, kitchen witchery, bath and beauty applications, etc.
That said, be sure to check interactions and safe amounts if you're not sure! Everything listed on this site will have safety information listed, but always check with a medical professional if you're uncertain, as I DO NOT have any qualifications in this area!

Herbs by Magical Use

Abundance: Allspice, barley, chamomile, dill, grapefruit, juniper, lemon, lemon myrtle, lime, mandarin, meadowsweet, myrrh, nutmeg, orange, pepper, peppermint, pine, poppy, pumpkin, rosemary, sesame, star anise, tarragon, tea (green), wheat, yarrow

Animals: Alfalfa, catnip, mugwort, peppermint, rosemary (especially wild animals), sage, tarragon, yarrow

Aphrodisiac: Barley, basil, cardamom, cloves, coriander, ginger, gingko, hazelnut, jasmine, licorice, peppermint

Astral Projection: Basil, cassia, celery, cinnamon, damiana, dandelion, frankincense, ginger, jasmine, lemongrass, mugwort, oregano, parsley, poppy

Balance: Almond, aniseed, apricot, basil, bay, calendula, cardamom, carrot, chamomile, coconut, fennel, flax/linseed, frankincense, grapefruit, hazelnut, hibiscus, hops, hyssop, lavender, lemon balm, lemongrass, myrrh, parsley, rosemary, skullcap, yarrow

Banishing: Angelica, aniseed, bamboo, basil, bay, black pepper, chilli, cloves, cumin, eucalyptus, frankincense, garlic, juniper, mugwort, myrrh, olive, oregano, rose, rosemary, sloe, thyme, turmeric, vinegar, wormwood

Beauty: Almond, apricot, avocado, basil, blue butterfly pea, catnip, elderflower, gingko, ginseng, hazelnut, hibiscus, jasmine, lavender, lemon balm, marjoram, nutmeg, oregano, passionflower, rose, rosemary, yarrow

Beginnings: Aniseed, birch, cardamom, carrot, cloves, coriander, dill seed, fennel, hazelnut, juniper, mugwort, nutmeg, olive, parsley, rose, sunflower, yarrow

Binding: Honey, lemongrass, rosemary, skullcap, vinegar

Birth: Mugwort, nettle, raspberry, strawberry

Business: Allspice, basil, bay, dill, elderflower, mint, olive, orange, pine, sage, sunflower


Calm: Chamomile, chaste berry, hops, lavender, lemon balm, linden

Change: Aniseed, apricot, bamboo, basil, cardamom, carrot, dill seed, fennel, flax/linseed, ginger, hazelnut, hyssop, lemon myrtle, myrrh, parsley, peppermint, pine, rosemary, sunflower, tarragon, yarrow

Chastity: Chaste berry, coconut, cucumber, hawthorn (berries), lavender, lettuce, pineapple

Clairvoyance: Almond, angelica, aniseed, basil, bay, cinnamon, citrus, cloves, cornflower frankincense, hazelnut, lavender, lemongrass, mugwort, nutmeg, orange, passionflower, peppermint, rose, star anise, thyme, vervain, wormwood, yarrow

Clarity (Emotional): Basil, hibiscus, lemon, lemongrass, lemon myrtle, rosemary, valerian

Clarity (Mental): Basil, black pepper, carrot, citrus, cloves, dill, eucalyptus, fennel, lemongrass, lemon myrtle, orange, peppermint, rosemary, sage, sunflower

Cleansing: Agrimony, angelica, aniseed, bay, chilli, comfrey, eucalyptus, fennel, frankincense, grapefruit, hawthorn (berries), Horehound, hyssop, juniper, lemon, lemongrass, lemon myrtle, myrrh, peppermint, rosemary, sage, salt, tea (green), vervain (as well as anything under "Purification")

Comfort: Basil, calendula, cloves, frankincense, jasmine, lemon balm, myrrh, passionflower, rose, rosemary, sage, tarragon

Communication: Almond, allspice, chamomile, fennel, gingko, hazelnut, jasmine, lavender, lemongrass, licorice, marjoram, rosemary, valerian

Compassion: Allspice, elderflower, hawthorn (berries), lemon balm, marjoram, passionflower, tarragon, yarrow

Confidence: Allspice, calendula, chamomile, chilli, cinnamon, citrus, cloves, dandelion, eucalyptus, garlic, hibiscus, juniper, lemongrass, nutmeg, orange, oregano, passionfruit, peppermint, rosemary, sunflower, tarragon

Conscious Mind: Cardamom, dill, gingko, hazelnut, lavender, lemongrass, lemon myrtle, olive, orange, rosemary

Consecration: Allspice, almond, aniseed, barley, basil, bay, caraway, chicory, fennel, frankincense, hazelnut, horehound, hyssop, jasmine, lemon, lemongrass, mugwort, myrrh, nettle, olive, rosemary, sage, salt, sesame, skullcap, sunflower, tarragon, valerian

Courage: Allspice, basil, black pepper, burdock root, cardamom, chilli, cloves, fennel, frankincense, garlic, ginger, hibiscus, mullein, mustard, nettle, rooibos, rosemary, sunflower, tea (black), thyme, turmeric, yarrow

Creativity: Allspice, almond, apricot, citrus, dill, fennel, frankincense, gingko, hazelnut, jasmine, lavender, lemongrass, orange, rosemary, sesame, sunflower, valerian, yarrow

Cycles: Aniseed, apricot, barley, caraway, cardamom, dill, fennel, hazelnut, jasmine, myrrh, nutmeg, parsley, rosemary, sunflower, valerian


Death: Basil, elderflower, hawthorn (berries), marjoram, myrrh, nettle, parsley, raspberry, rosemary, yarrow

Divination: Almond, aniseed, apricot, basil, bay, birch, blue butterfly pea, calendula, cherry, chicory, cinnamon, citrus, cloves, comfrey, damiana, dandelion, dill, elderflower, fennel, flax/linseed, frankincense, hazelnut, hibiscus, hops, jasmine, lavender, lemongrass, lettuce, linden, meadowsweet, mistletoe, mugwort, mullein, orange, patchouli, pomegranate, rosemary, sloe, tea, vervain, willow, wormwood, yarrow


Emotion: Aniseed, bay, chamomile, eucalyptus, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lemon balm, myrrh, passionflower, rose, rosemary, valerian, yarrow

Employment: Basil, elderflower, hawthorn (berries), pecan, thyme

Energy: Allspice, bamboo, cardamom, chilli, citrus, fennel, ginger, juniper, lemongrass, lemon myrtle, licorice, orange, passionfruit, rosemary, sunflower, thyme

Exorcism: Aniseed, basil, bay, black pepper, chilli, cloves, cumin, eucalyptus, frankincense, garlic, horehound, hyssop, juniper, leek, mallow, mint, myrrh, nettle, rosemary, sloe, thistle, turmeric, wormwood, yarrow


Faeries: Apple, elderflower, hawthorn (berries), lemon balm, poppy, rose, rosemary, sunflower, thyme, yarrow

Family: Garlic, olive

Fertility: Almond, aniseed, apple, apricot, barley, basil, birch, carrot, chickweed, citrus, cloves, coconut, coriander, fennel, fenugreek, gingko, grape, hawthorn (berries), hazelnut, juniper, lemon balm, licorice, meadowsweet, mistletoe, mugwort, oak, olive, orange, parsley, passionfruit, raspberry, sesame, sunflower, wheat

Fertility (Feminine): Blue butterfly pea, raspberry

Fertility (Masculine): Asparagus, banana, celery, gingko, juniper berries, lettuce, olive, parsnip

Fidelity: Caraway, cardamom, chaste berry, chickweed, chilli, cumin, gingko, lemon myrtle, licorice, olive, rosemary, rye, skullcap

Forgiveness: Chamomile, elderflower, passionflower

Friendship: Allspice, apple, basil, calendula, cardamom, catnip, chamomile, cloves, lemon, orange, passionflower, rose, rosemary, yarrow


Grounding: Ginger, juniper, lavender, lemongrass, licorice, macadamia, myrrh, patchouli, rosemary, sage, salt, tarragon, turmeric, valerian, yarrow


Happiness: Almond, aniseed, apple, basil, calendula, catnip, cherry, citrus, cumin, hawthorn (berries), jasmine, lavender, lemon myrtle, lemon verbena, marjoram, meadowsweet, orange, oregano, passionfruit, raspberry, rose, rosemary, sesame, sunflower

Harmony: Basil, hibiscus, jasmine, lavender, lemon balm, lemongrass, myrrh, passionflower, salt, valerian

Health/Healing: Allspice, almond, angelica, apple, bamboo, barley, basil, bay, birch, carrot, chamomile, chickweed, chilli, cinnamon, citrus, comfrey, coriander, echinacea, elderflower, eucalyptus, fennel, fenugreek, feverfew, flax/linseed, garlic, ginger, gingko, ginseng, hops, juniper, lavender, lemon balm, lemongrass, lemon myrtle, linden, mistletoe, mugwort, mullein, myrrh, nettle, oak, olive, orange, oregano, passionflower, peppermint, rose, rosemary, sage, salt, skullcap, sunflower, tea (green), thistle, thyme, turmeric, valerian, willow, yarrow

Healing (Emotional): Agrimony, blue butterfly pea, cloves, elderflower, hazelnut, hibiscus, lavender, lemon balm, marjoram, myrrh, passionflower, plum, rose, tarragon, valerian, yarrow

Healing (Physical): Barley, burdock root, chamomile, elderflower, fennel, mugwort, peppermint, potato, rosehip, rosemary, thistle, valerian

Hex-Breaking: Bamboo, basil, bay, chilli, dill, eucalyptus, fennel, garlic, ginger, juniper, mustard, myrrh, nettle, nutmeg, rosemary, thistle, turmeric, valerian, wormwood


Insight (Mental): Grape, hazelnut, lemongrass, lemon myrtle, rosemary, sunflower, valerian

Insight (Psychic): Eucalyptus, hazelnut, hibiscus, lemongrass, rosemary, skullcap, sunflower, yarrow

Intellect: Bamboo, cloves, hazelnut, lemongrass, nutmeg, rosemary

Intuition: Aniseed, bamboo, bay, calendula, cassia, cinnamon, grape, horehound, lemon balm, lemongrass, peppermint, willow, yarrow


Justice: Bay, calendula, chamomile, cinnamon, dill, frankincense, nutmeg, oregano, pepper, tarragon


Knowledge: Almond, apricot, bamboo, blue butterfly pea, dill, fennel, frankincense, hazelnut, juniper, lemon myrtle, parsley, rosemary, sage, tarragon, valerian


Legal matters: Calendula, dill, lavender

Longevity: Almond, aniseed, apricot, fennel, ginger, gingko, hazelnut, lavender, lemon, linden, maple, milk thistle, oak, olive, peach, rosemary, sage, salt, tea (green), turmeric, valerian

Love: Almond, aniseed, apple, apricot, basil, birch, calendula, cardamom, chamomile, chickweed, chilli, cinnamon, citrus, cloves, coconut, comfrey, coriander, cornflower, cumin, damiana, dill, elderflower, elecampane, ginger, gingko, hawthorn (berries), hazelnut, hibiscus, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon balm, lemon verbena, licorice, linden, maple, marjoram, marshmallow, meadowsweet, mint, myrrh, orange, passionflower, raspberry, rose, rosemary, skullcap, thyme, valerian, vervain, willow, yarrow

Love (emotion/feeling): Almond, aniseed, apricot, barley, cardamom, chickweed, citrus, elderflower, ginseng, hawthorn (berries), hibiscus, jasmine, lavender, lemon balm, olive, orange, passionfruit, rose, tarragon, yarrow

Love (Romantic): Jasmine, rose

Luck: Allspice, almond, aniseed, bamboo, basil, bay, chamomile, cinnamon, citrus, coconut, comfrey, dill, elecampane, fenugreek, ginger, hawthorn (berries), hazelnut, jasmine, myrrh, nutmeg, oak, olive, orange, passionfruit, peppermint, rose, rosemary, salt, star anise, sunflower, wheat

Lust: Apple, barley, basil, cardamom, carrot, chilli, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, damiana, dill, fenugreek, garlic, ginger, gingko, hibiscus, jasmine, lemon, lemongrass, licorice, olive, parsley, patchouli, peppermint, rosemary, sesame, tea (black)


Marriage: Aniseed, apple, bay, cardamom, coriander, hawthorn (berries), hazelnut, lavender, meadowsweet, myrrh, olive, orange, rose, rosemary, skullcap, yarrow

Meditation: Bamboo, chamomile, cinnamon, damiana, echinacea, feverfew, jasmine, lavender, lemongrass, myrrh, peppermint, rosemary, skullcap, tea (green), willow

Mental Skills: Aniseed, chamomile, fennel, gingko, grape, lemongrass, lemon myrtle, mint, olive, rosemary, tea (black), valerian

Money: Allspice, almond, aniseed, barley, basil, chamomile, cinnamon, citrus, cloves, dill, echinacea, elderflower, fenugreek, flax/linseed, ginger, grape, jasmine, juniper, macadamia, maple, marjoram, mint, nutmeg, oak, olive, orange, parsley, patchouli, sesame, sunflower, valerian, wheat

Motherhood: Fennel, ginger, mugwort, raspberry

Music: Fenugreek


Passion: Allspice, apricot, cardamom, chilli, cinnamon, ginger, gingko, lemongrass, licorice, olive, orange, passionfruit, patchouli, rose, sesame

Peace/Tranquillity: Angelica, almond, apple, apricot, basil, chamomile, cumin, eucalyptus, hazelnut, lavender, lemon, lemon balm, lemongrass, marjoram, mugwort, myrrh, olive, oregano, passionflower, rooibos, rose, salt, tarragon, valerian

Poetry: Fenugreek

Prophecy: Bay, calendula, jasmine, mugwort, nutmeg, onion, peppermint, rose, sage

Prosperity: Allspice, almond, bamboo, barley, basil, bay, chamomile, cinnamon, citrus, cloves, dandelion, dill, echinacea, elderflower, fenugreek, flax/linseed, ginger, ginseng, grape, jasmine, juniper, macadamia, mint, myrrh, nutmeg, olive, orange, parsley, passionfruit, sage, salt, sesame, sunflower, tea (black), wheat

Protection: Agrimony, almond, angelica, aniseed, apricot, bamboo, basil, bay, birch, black pepper, burdock, calendula, chamomile, chilli, cinnamon, citrus, cloves, coconut, cumin, dill, echinacea, eucalyptus, fennel, flax/linseed, frankincense, garlic, ginger, gingko, ginseng, hawthorn (berries), hazelnut, juniper, lavender, lemongrass, licorice, macadamia, marjoram, mint, mugwort, myrrh, nettle, olive, orange, oregano, parsley, raspberry, rose, rosemary, sage, salt, sesame, skullcap, sunflower, tea (black), thistle, valerian, wormwood

Protection from Accidents: Juniper, wormwood
Protection from Drowning: Garlic
Protection from Fire: Hazelnut
Protection from Lightning: Bay, chamomile, hawthorn (berries), hazelnut, olive
Protection from Nightmares: Aniseed, chamomile, dandelion root, dill, lavender, lemon balm, mugwort, mullein, rosemary, sesame, thyme, vervain
Protection from Theft: Caraway, cumin, garlic, juniper, rosemary, thistle
Protection (Psychic): Almond, aniseed, basil, citrus, lemongrass, lemon myrtle, mugwort, orange, raspberry, salt
Psychic Awareness: Almond, aniseed, bamboo, basil, citrus, coconut, dandelion, flax/linseed, hazelnut, jasmine, lavender, lemongrass, nutmeg, orange, rosemary, star anise, thyme, yarrow
Psychic Dreams: Aniseed, jasmine, mugwort, passionflower, peppermint, sunflower, tarragon
Psychic Skills/Powers: Agrimony, aniseed, basil, bay, chamomile, cinnamon, citrus, cloves, damiana, grapefruit, fennel, flax/linseed, ginger, hazelnut, lemongrass, jasmine, mugwort, orange, peppermint, rosemary, star anise, thyme, valerian, yarrow
Psychic visions: Damiana, tarragon
Purification: Agrimony, allspice, aniseed, basil, bay, birch, black pepper, burdock root, chamomile, chilli, cinnamon, citrus, cloves, cumin, dandelion, elderflower, fennel, frankincense, ginger, hawthorn (berries), jasmine, lavender, lemongrass, lemon myrtle, mugwort, myrrh, nettle, olive, orange, parsley, peppermint, raspberry, rosemary, salt, star anise, thyme, valerian, yarrow

Reconciliation: Beans, eucalyptus, rosemary, sunflower, valerian
Relationships: Apricot, basil, calendula, chickweed, passionflower, raspberry, pink rose buds, rosemary, valerian, yarrow
Relaxation: Catnip, chamomile, damiana, lavender, lemon balm, lemongrass, passionflower, salt, skullcap, thyme, valerian
Remembrance: Basil, caraway, lemon balm, myrrh, parsley, rosemary, sage
Resilience: Bamboo, lavender, licorice, macadamia, olive, salt

Sex: Cardamom, carrot, coriander, damiana, ginger, olive, parsley, peppermint, sesame, sugar
Sexuality: Aniseed, barley, carrot, coriander, flax/linseed, ginseng, jasmine, licorice, olive, peppermint, rose
Sleep: Agrimony, bay, catnip, chamomile, dandelion root, elderflower, jasmine, lavender, lemon balm, lettuce, passionflower, peppermint, poppy, rosemary, skullcap, thyme, valerian
Spirituality: Allspice, barley, chamomile, cinnamon, coconut, frankincense, grapefruit, lemon myrtle, myrrh, olive, rosemary, sage
Spirit Work: Almond, damiana, dandelion, echinacea, fennel, hazelnut, lemongrass, mint, mugwort, olive, rosehip, rosemary, wormwood
Stimulant: Aniseed, chilli, fennel, ginger, lemon myrtle, peppermint, rosemary, sunflower
Strength: Allspice, bamboo, basil, bay, black pepper, calendula, chilli, cinnamon, citrus, echinacea, fennel, flax/linseed, garlic, ginger, ginseng, licorice, macadamia, thistle, mugwort, nettle, nutmeg, orange, oregano, peppermint, rooibos, rosemary, sunflower, tea (black), thistle
Success: Allspice berries, chamomile, citrus, flax/linseed, ginger, lemon balm, milk thistle, olive, orange, sunflower

Transition: Myrrh, rosemary
Travel: Bamboo, fig, mint, mugwort
Truth/Sincerity: Basil, hawthorn (berries), lemongrass, rosemary, salt, sunflower, wheat

Victory: Bamboo, bay, chamomile, olive
Vitality: Allspice, aniseed, bamboo, basil, chilli, coriander, dandelion, ginger, juniper, lemongrass, lemon myrtle, licorice, olive, orange, passionfruit, rosemary, sunflower, thistle
Warding: Burdock root
Wealth: Almond, barley, basil, cinnamon, elderflower, fenugreek, ginger, grape, myrrh, olive, salt, sunflower, wheat
Wisdom: Almond, apple, bamboo, bay, dill, hazelnut, milk thistle, peach, rosemary, sage, salt, sunflower, wheat
Wishes: Bamboo, bay, cardamom, cinnamon, dill, dandelion, ginseng, hazelnut, juniper, lavender, peach, peppermint, pomegranate, sage, sunflower

Youth: Aniseed, apricot, hibiscus, lemongrass, lemon myrtle, myrrh, rosemary

Sourcing Herbs:

All of the herbs which I currently have available on this site can be found by clicking on their name. Many are also easily available at most supermarkets.

For those I don't currently have listed, there are many I'm able to quickly source locally if you'd like, otherwise you can probably find some form of them available in your local supermarket.

Obviously these lists could be much longer, but I have limited them somewhat for brevity. Is there anything missing you'd like to see added? Just get in touch!

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