• Sage plant
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    Sage: Herbs and Incense

    In this post, we explore the herb, Sage. Information about sage will be discussed, followed by correspondences and magickal uses. The post will finish with a free correspondence sheet to download for your magickal record keeping. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here. What is Sage? Sage (Salvia Officinalis) comes in over 900 species worldwide. It can also be known as common sage, garden sage, or kitchen sage. There are other varieties of sage too such as white sage (Salvia Apiana) and Clary Sage (Salvia Sclarea). It was used in Egyptian, Roman and Greek medicine and spiritualism. So…

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    Sandalwood: Herbs and Incense

    This post looks at Sandalwood and its relation to magick. The post begins with looking at what Sandalwood is and then moves on to highlight the properties and magickal uses. The post ends with a free correspondence sheet to download. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here. Sandalwood history The sandalwood tree originates in India. The scent of Sandalwood comes from the wood of the tree rather than any leaves or flowers.

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    Rose: Herbs and Incense

    This post looks at the properties of the rose, perhaps most known for its association with love but there is much more to this beautiful flower. Correspondence and magickal uses will be discussed and the post ends with a free rose correspondence sheet to download. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here. All about roses Roses have strong links with love and beauty throughout history. They have been cultivated for over 5000 years and there are over 150 different species. There have been countless poems that have used the rose to symbolise love, and Valentine’s day has seen…

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    Mugwort: Herbs and Incense

    Mugwort, also known as wormwood, St. Johns plant, and sailors tobacco is a well loved favourite of many witches. In this post, we are looking at the history of Mugwort, properties and magickal uses. The post ends with a free correspondence sheet to download. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Mugwort history Mugwort has long been known for its medical and magickal properties. Named Artemisia Vulgaris in Latin, after the Ancient Greek Goddess, Artemis. It is said that she gifted Mugwort to the earth along with the whole family of plants. Mugwort was also used by the…

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    Bay leaf: Herbs and Incense

    The Bay leaf also known as Bay Laurel or Laurel tree is an amazing leaf with an array of properties. In this post, the history of the bay leaf will be discussed, followed by properties and magickal uses. The post ends with a free correspondence sheet to download. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  The history of the Bay Leaf Bay trees as they were originally known originated in Asia but then spread to the Mediterranean where they were named Laurel trees. The Laurel wreath has long been a symbol of victory and success and this stems…

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    Rosemary: Herbs and Incense

    Welcome to another post in the blog series, Herbs and Incense. In this post, we will be exploring Rosemary. Firstly the history of Rosemary will be discussed, then the properties will be listed, followed by the magickal uses of Rosemary. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here. There is also a free Rosemary correspondence sheet PDF at the end of this post.  The history of Rosemary Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis) is an evergreen shrub that is native to the Mediterranean. It is a well know kitchen herb that is used in a variety of recipes. Rosemary leaves are needles…

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    Patchouli: Herbs and Incense

    Welcome to the first post in a new series! The herbs and incense series. In this post, we are looking at the patchouli herb. The post starts with looking at the history of patchouli, then moves on to properties and finishes with magickal uses. Please note that there may be affiliate links in this post. For more information about what this means, please click here. There is also a free correspondence sheet to download at the end of this post too.  History of the Patchouli herb Patchouli has been used for centuries and originates from Asia although now is grown in many tropical climates. It is a member of the…