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    Crystals and gemstones

    Green Aventurine: Crystal Magick

    In today’s post, we are looking at green Aventurine as part of the Crystal Magick series.  The post starts by looking at what green Aventurine is, moves onto properties and finishes with magickal uses and correspondence. There is also a free correspondence sheet to download at the end of this post too! Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Green Aventurine explained Aventurine comes from the Quartz family of stones. Green Aventurine is the most common, but there are other colours such as blue, yellow and orange. Green Aventurine, can be both light and dark green, and has…

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    Herbs/Incense

    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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    Herbs/Incense

    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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    Herbs/Incense

    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…

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    Crystals and gemstones

    Selenite: Crystal Magick

    This post is part of the blog series – crystal magick. In this post Selenite is discussed, properties are listed and magickal uses are also touched upon. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Selenite explained Selenite is known for being a highly cleansing stone. It is said to be named from the Greek word for moon, perhaps due to the white luster that Selenite has. It is a soft stone so care needs to be taken when using Selenite as it could scratch or break but on the plus side, it makes it easy to carve so there…

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    Wheel of the year

    Samhain correspondence

    In this post, we are looking at Correspondence for Samhain. Samhain is one of the eight Pagan celebrations on the wheel of the year. This post covers corresponding colours, crystals, herbs, food, animals and spell work. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Samhain correspondence Colours  Black is a colour of protection and safety. It is good for banishing spells, removing hexes or cruses and unblocking emotions.  Orange is a combination of red and yellow. The yellow brings warmth and mental clarity, while the red brings intensity and power. Therefore, orange is very much linked to justice, ambition,…

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    Mabon correspondence

    In this post, we explore Mabon correspondence so you have all of the information for your celebrations and spell work. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Colours Browns – Brown represents grounding, balance, the home, animals, and stability. Oranges – Orange is a combination of red and yellow. The yellow brings warmth and mental clarity, while the red brings intensity and power. Therefore, orange is very much linked to justice, ambition, and creativity Greens – Green represents nature, fertility, prosperity, health, wealth, and abundance. Reds – Red represents strength, courage, and passion. It is linked with the…

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    Crystals and gemstones

    Carnelian: Crystal Magick

    This post is part of the blog series – crystal magick. In this post Carnelian crystal is discussed, properties are listed and magickal uses are also touched upon. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Carnelian crystal explained Carnelian is a reddish-orange or reddish-brown crystal that comes from the Quartz family. It has been documented as being used by the ancient Egyptians to protect the souls of their departed on their way to the afterlife some 4,500 years ago. The Egyptians called Carnelian the stone of Isis and would place the stone on the throat of the dead to signal…

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    Crystals and gemstones

    Obsidian: Crystal Magick

    This post is part of the blog series – crystal magick. In this post Obsidian is discussed, properties are listed and magickal uses are also touched upon. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  Obsidian explained Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass that is formed from molten lava cooling too quickly. So even though we call it a crystal or a gemstone, it is a glass. Archeologists have dated Obsidian being used as blades and arrowheads as long as 7,000 years ago. The first found written recordings of Obsidian were in the times of the Romans.  It…