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Rose petals or blossoms are common ingredients for a spell or love charm, but for most of us they aren't available in winter.
When you contemplate casting a love spell, there's a good chance roses immediately come to mind. And for good reason.
If I had bought The Secret Language of Herbs by Alice Peck as a gift, I would have kept it after opening it and taking a peek inside.
Mugwort has many practical applications. To many it is a weed, but to those with a cunning eye, it can be so much more.
Herbalism is undergoing something of a revival. Indeed, a quick Internet search will throw up hundreds of hits.
In By Wolfsbane and Mandrake Root, Mélusine Draco sets out to reintroduce poisonous plants into the arsenal of witches who have forgotten them.
Hoodoo is a type of folk magick. By encorporating it into your everyday life, you can benefit from this powerful practice in many ways.
I hear there are lots of benefits to growing your own food and herbs and, if you believe in the wisdom and power of plants, it makes sense that there would be benefits. If you’re not convinced already, Harold Roth makes a pretty good case for learning to do it in The Witching Herbs: 13 Essential Plants and Herbs for Your Magical Garden.
The Book of Kitchen Witchery by Cerridwen Greenleaf is a nice book that will hold up well in the kitchen, and make great gift.
The image of the witch mixing potions and throwing in strange herbs and plants to make magical things happen is ubiquitous in our culture.
At Beltane, the witch in me envisions intertwined lovers laying on lush blankets of flowers and moss, joining together as the spring breeze blows.
The Green Wiccan Herbal is a guide for growing and gathering herbs and is well-suited for beginners or those interested in basic kitchen witchery.