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    Herbs/Incense

    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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    Imbolc Magick

    Here we have the best Imbolc magick spells and rituals on the web all rounded up for your convenience. Those that are specifically for Imbolc are listed first and then spells and rituals that relate to the Imbolc theme of creativity, cleansing and fertility will follow.  Imbolc magick spells and rituals Purification bath The lovely Beth over at Cauldron and Brew has a recipe for an Imbolc purification bath that looks great. You will need a few different essential oils and some Epsom salts so if you do not already have these things, you will need to go shopping before Imbolc. This looks like a lovely relaxing way to celebrate…

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    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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    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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    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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    Samhain magick

    In this post, we have searched the web for the best Samhain magick spells and rituals so that you can pick what best suits you this Samhain.  Table of Contents Samhain magick Ancestor summoning spell.  The witch of Lupine Hollow has a really easy ancestor summoning spell for Samhain. You just need a black candle and then salt, pictures of ancestors that you would like to connect with, tarot cards,  and yew branches are optional extras.  To get rid of unwanted habits Tina over at Magickal spot has some Samhain spells and rituals and one of them is all about getting rid of unwanted habits. You only need a cauldron…

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    Samhain activities

    This post gives you 14 different Samhain activities so you can plan your perfect celebration. Please note that the post may contain affiliate links. For more information about what this means, please click here.  14 Samhain activities  Bake with pumpkins  So it is pumpkin season after all! Why not do some seasonal cooking. You could make some pumpkin soup or a pumpkin pie. Last year I made my first pumpkin pie and it was a lot of fun and tasty too! I used fresh pumpkin but you can even get it in a tin to save time.  Make soul cakes  Have you heard of soul cakes? These are what were…

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    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,…