Category Archives: Herbal Encyclopedia

These posts contain detailed information for each herb, including associations with elements, deities, Sabbats and more, different names for the plant, a description of its physical characteristics, a general overview of it and lengthy descriptions of its magical and medicinal properties as well as any lore and legend surrounding it.


Althea

Althaea Officinalis Other Names Marshmallow, Marsh Mallow, Common Marshmallow, Mortification Root, Sweet Weed, Wymote Associations Planet: Venus Element: Water Gender: Feminine

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Aloe

Aloe Vera Other Names Common Aloe, Medicinal Aloe, Burn Plant, Related Species Aloe Arborescens, Aloe Aristata, Aloe Variegata (Tiger Aloe) Associations Planet: Moon Element: Water Gender: Feminine

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Almond

Prunus Dulcis Other Names Greek Nut Associations Deity: Attis, Thoth, Mercury, Hermes Planet: Mercury Element: Air Gender: Masculine

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Allspice

Pimenta Dioica Other Names Eddo, Basheen, Madere, Jamaican Pepper, Kurundu, Myrtle Pepper, Pimenta, Newspice Associations Planet: Mars Element: Fire Gender: Masculine

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Alfalfa

Medicago Saliva Other Names Buffalo Herb, Lucerne, Purple Medic Associations Planet: Venus Element: Earth Gender: Feminine

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