Plant Magick : The Herbal Grimoire

This is a grimoire for common and not so common plants and their magickal uses.This is intended to be a resource for witches and magical practitioner's. While Herbalism teaches us the nutritional & health properties of plants, this magical grimoire has been created to help you to channel the magical/metaphysical properties of these sacred plants to enhance your life and the lives of others. Use responsibly.



Acacia: Gum Arabic, Arabic Gum

Protection, psychic and spiritual enhancement, money, platonic love, and friendship. Use to anoint candles & censers and to consecrate chests or boxes that hold ritual tools. Use incense to promote a meditative state.


Aconite:Wolfsbane, Monkshood

Use aconite as a magickal wash for ritual tools & space. Wear as an amulet for protection from vampires and werewolves. Note: Poisonous, do not consume.



Element: Water

Luck, personal power, protection, wisdom. Use an amulet to maintain youthfulness. Associated w/ Litha 


Adam & Eve Root

Element: Water

used by lovers; one lover carries the Eve Root & the other lover carries the adam root.

Adam Root

This keeps your lover true to you & discourages rivals. Carry both roots in a small bag at all times for attraction, to bring love to you, or for a marriage proposal.

Adder's Tongue: Dogtooth Violet

Stops gossip and slander, promotes healing. Sacred to serpent goddesses. Used in divination, healing magick, lunar magick, and dream magick.


African Violet

Spirituality, protection, and healing. Wear an amulet for protection. Keep in the home to increase spirituality. Frequently burned as incense during the spring Equinox sabbat.



Promote joy and success, attract opportunities and blessings to the household. Mix with Fast Luck powder and rub on hands before playing bingo or other games of chance.


Agrimony: Ague Root, Ague Weed

Element: Air

Ancient herb of healing, restoration, and benevolent protection..Shielding and hex breaking, aids sleep, brings luck, powerful in reverse spellwork. Sew into a dream pillow with Mugwort for best results. Use as a wash or oil to increase the effectiveness of all forms of healing rituals. 


Alder: Lucerne, Buffalo Herb, Purple Medic

Element: Fire

Associated with divination, music, poetry, wind magick, weather magick, teaching, and decision making. Also used in rituals of death & dying to provide protection for the deceased. Helps you to face up to things you’ve been avoiding.




Anti-hunger. Put a small jar in the cupboard or pantry to ward off poverty and hunger. Burn in a cauldron and use the ashes in amulets for protection from hunger and poverty. good fortune, money magick, happy home, healing and cleansing infusions.


Allspice: Jamaica Pepper

Element: Fire

Money, luck, healing, obtaining treasure. Provides added determination and energy to any spells and charms. Burn crushed allspice to attract luck and money. Use in herbal baths for healing. Draws business success, aids compassion and healing.


Alkanet: Anchusa, Dyer's Bugloss, Orchanet, Spanish Bugloss

Element: Fire

Purification, prosperity. Protects from snakebites and helps ease the fear of snakes. Burned as an incense to replace negativity with positivity.


Almond: Greek Nuts, Shakad

Wisdom, money, fruitfulness, and prosperity. Invokes the healing energy of the deities. Provides magickal help for overcoming dependencies & addiction. Associated with Candlemas and Beltane.



Burn Plant, Medicine Plant

Protection and luck. Place on the grave of a loved one to promote peaceful energy. Thought to relieve loneliness and assist with success. Hang in the home to attract luck and protection for those who live there.

Althea Root

 Protection, calming anger,  aid psychic powers. Used to attract good spirits.


Protection and moderating anger, protection.


Healing, summoning spirits, healing broken hearts, protection from bullets, and invisibility.


Protection from harm, outside influences, and psychic attacks. Mental clarity & focus. Transforming negative energy to positive energy.


Angelica: Masterwort, Archangel, Garden Angel, Angelica Root

Element: Air

Very powerful protection herb - protects against negative energy and attracts positive energy; creates a barrier against negative energy. Use to ward and banish, angelic magick, summoning strength. 

Anise: Aniseed, Anneys, Anise Seed

Element: Water and Air

Used to help ward off the evil eye, find happiness, and stimulate psychic ability. Use to invoke Mercury and Apollo.. Use in purification baths with bay leaves. 


Apple: Fruit of the Underworld, Silver Branch, Tree of Love

Elements: Water + Earth

Water magick, healing, love, marriage, beauty, immortality, friendship.

Offering for fertility Gods and Goddesses, Also associated with Mabon + Samhain

Arabic Gum: Acacia, Gum Arabic

Protection, psychic and spiritual enhancement, money, platonic love, and friendship. Use to anoint candles & censers and to consecrate chests or boxes that hold ritual tools.


Arnica Flowers

Element: Air

Increases psychic powers



Purification and healing; can be used as a substitute for graveyard dust.



Sea spells/magick/rituals, image magick, invincibility, protection from drowning, general protection, and luck. Related to Yggdrasil Tree 


Astragalus Root: Ahuacotl, Alligator Pear, Persea

Vital energy, protection (shielding), promoting health, mental clarity, concentration.



Love, lust and beauty. Also used for sex magick.


Azalea: Devil's Flower, Red Campion

Happiness, gaiety and light spirits, first love. Note: Poisonous, do not consume.


Bakuli Pods

Protection, love


Balmony: Bitter Herb, Snake Head, Turtle Head, Turtle Bloom

Steadfastness, patience, and perseverance. Associated with the tortoise or turtle.


Basil: Common Basil, Sweet Basil, St. Josephwort, St. Joseph's Wort

Love, exorcism, wealth, sympathy, and protection. Dispels confusion, fears & weakness. Drives off hostile spirits. Associated with Candlemas. 


Bay Laurel: Sweet Laurel, Sweet Bay, True Laurel, Lorbeer, Noble Laurel

Purification, house and business blessing, and clearing confusion. Attracts romance. 


Bay Leaf

 confers wisdom, strength, and visions, sacred herb of Apollo


psychic awareness, dreams, courage, smudging ,and offerings 

Birch Bark

 new beginnings, psychic protection, strength, devotion, the Goddess 

Blessed Thistle 

consecration, protection, healing, and cleansing by fire

Blue Sage

 smudging, meditation, relaxation, ancestral wisdom, peace

Blue Vervain

spells of love and advancement, astral travel, initiation

Burdock Root

warding, cleansing, uncrossing, and counter-magick


 solar rites, divination, remembrance, honoring the dead


 love-drawing, relaxation, trance work, feline magick


 ancient wisdom, protection, maturity, strength, and power


 passion, shielding, quick success, spirit evocation, fire magick

Cinquefoil (Five Finger Grass)

for the five blessings: health, money, love, power, and wisdom


divination, visions, love magick, healing from within


healing, restoration, lucky herb of travelers and gamblers


lust, sex magick, psychic abilities, energy work, spirit quests


wishes, divination, calling spirits, charisma, and success

Devil's Claw

 protection, exorcism, banishing spells, keeping away evil, confounding enemies


sexual love, luck, protection against sorcery and disease

Dittany of Crete

rare herb from Greece, renowned for love magick, manifestation, spirit contact 


hidden wisdom, Crone magick, banishing, Faery offerings


cleansing, healing, ritual baths, rites of Mercury and Air 

Fennel Seed

psychic protection, counter-magick, confidence, and adaptability


humble flower renowned for its curative properties, a magickal “fix-all”


strength and power, victory, luck, hex-breaking, male potency


fiery herb of passion, success, and personal power

Hawthorn Berry

fidelity, shielding, clarity, ancestor and Faery magick


love and passion, independence, confidence


mental clarity, dispelling illusion, quick action, healing


purification, innocence, blessings, sacred baths and washes 

Irish Moss

financial luck, folk remedies, safety during travel, sea magick


love, dreams, divination, sensuality, luxury, and kindness 

Juniper Berry

good luck, prosperity, masculine energy, protection at home

Juniper Leaf

purification, protection, bringing luck, exposing the truth


love and attraction, purification, relaxation, restful sleep

Lemon Balm

tranquility, attraction, fidelity, teamwork, harmonious home

Lemon Peel

cleansing, purifying, boosting energy, sweetness, and charm

Licorice Root

domination, an advantage over others, passion, power, persuasion


spirit communication, love and weather magick, trance, blessings, and curses


legendary magickal herb for love magick, protection, and curses 


protection, married love, calming the mind, easing grief

Marshmallow Root

love charms, psychic powers, protection, drawing good spirits


the sacred flower of Spring, the Maiden, and the Underworld


good luck, love and money spells, many traditional charms


scrying, divination, psychic ability, lucid dreaming, Lunar magick 


protection, illumination, courage, hedge-crossing, Crone magick


courage, consecration, protection, healing, deterring evil

Orange Peel

uplifiting and centering Solar herb of joy, blessings, and good luck

Orris Root

charms of love, persuasion, popularity, charisma, and success


love and sex magick, attraction, fertility, rites of Earth


calmness, endurance, patience, dispelling anger, warding


healing, purification, psychic awareness, love, and energy


persistence, moderation, prosperity, and good health

Raspberry Leaf 

love and enjoyment, tempting others, divination

Red Sandalwood 

used in incenses for meditation, healing, and trance work


charms of love and beauty, harmony, divination, Goddess rites


cleansing, purification, vitality, wisdom, protection 


warding, exorcism, cleansing, love-drawing, and protective charms


love, psychic ability, cleansing, renewal, house blessing

Star Anise

clairvoyance, good luck, psychic dreams, travel charms


beauty, strength, courage, a favorite herb of Faeries


warding, enemy spells, transmuting negativity, feline magick


Old World herb of wisdom, healing, and second sight

White Sage

cleansing, house blessing, meditation, healing

White Willow Bark

solace, wisdom, long-lasting love, divination, Lunar magick

Wild Lettuce

visions, trance, dream magick, enthrallment, and sleep

Witch Hazel

comfort and healing, wisdom, protection, soothing of anger

Wood Betony

herb of St. Bride, used in charms against ill luck, anxiety, and despair


psychic vision, spirit evocation, hexes, and curses, reversal magick


ancient medicinal flower used for courage, divination, good fortune