Category Archives: Information

This category houses most of the posts on Pagan Roots; basic information for those new to Wicca; herbal and gemstone encyclopedias with detailed entries for many plants and crystals; a collection of data on gods and goddesses from various pantheons; pages on different forms of divination such as Tarot cards and rune stones; and a lot more.

If you are looking for specific information you may want to use the drop down menu at the top of the page, or the list in the right hand column, to narrow down the category of posts.

Charging Gemstones

What does ‘charging’ a gemstone mean? To charge a gemstone is to infuse it with positive natural energies, and dispel any negative energies that may be clinging to it. If you are able to sense energies in your crystals, you … Continue reading

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Using Gemstones

So you’ve found the right gemstone for you – now what do you do with it? Depending on the size of the stone there are lots of different ways to use it. Large stones, or crystal clusters can be placed … Continue reading

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Gemstone Encyclopedia

Welcome to the encyclopedia of gemstones. You can view detailed information for each gemstone, including associations with elements, deities, Sabbats and more, different names for the stone, a description of its physical characteristics, a general overview of it and lengthy … Continue reading

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Elementals are the beings that are associated with, and said to inhabit the four different elements; earth, air, fire and water. Each different element has a different elemental, which is a form of energy, usually invisible to the human eye. … Continue reading

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Spirit Element

To use the invoking or banishing pentagram, begin tracing it out at the end of the arrow, and head in the direction the arrow is pointing. The element of spirit transcends gender, and is associated with the centre of all … Continue reading

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