Herbal Encyclopedia

Welcome to the encyclopedia of herbs. You can view 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.

To view this information, simply click on a herb name which has a picture below. Any names without pictures are works in progress, and you can check back soon to view more information on those herbs.


The healing powers of herbs can help with myriad health problems, but they in no way should replace the care of a qualified professional. Always consult your doctor for any medical problems you may have, and use your herbal knowledge to support, not replace, the treatment recommended by your doctor.


All 4 Natural Health

Holistic Onlinr
Ayla’s Herbs
Teen Witch

Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs – Scott Cunningham
Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine – Thomas Bartram
Herbs and Spices – Collins Gem
The Real Witch’s Garden – Kate West


  • Acacia

    Acacia Senegal Other Names Gum Arabic, Gum Senegal, Gum Acacia Associations Deity: Ra, Osiris, Astarte, Diana, IshtarPlanet: SunElement: AirGender: Masculine

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  • Aconite

    Aconitum Napellus Other Names Monkshood, Wolfsbane, Leopard’s Bane, Women’s Bane, Devil’s Helmet, Blue Rocket Associations Deity: Hecate, MedeaPlanet: SaturnElement: WaterGender: Feminine

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  • Acorn

    Other Names Fruit of the oak tree, oak nut Associations Deity: The Green ManElement: EarthGender: Masculine

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  • Adam and Eve

    Aplectrum Hyemale Other Names Putty Root Associations Deity: God and GoddessPlanet: VenusElement: WaterGender: Masculine and Feminine

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  • African Violet

    Saintpaulia Ionantha Other Names Saintpaulia Associations Planet: VenusElement: WaterGender: FeminineSabbat: Ostara

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  • Agrimony

    Agrimonia Eupatoria Other Names Church Steeples, Cocklebur, Stickwort, Garclive, Mur-druidhean Associations Planet: JupiterElement: AirGender: Masculine

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  • Alder

    Alnus Glutinosa Other Names Black Alder, Common Alder, European Alder, Aller, Whistle-Wood, Irish/Scottish Mahogany, Fearn (Gaelic), King of the Waters Related Species Also common are Grey Alder (Alnus Incana), Red…

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  • Alfalfa

    Medicago Saliva Other Names Buffalo Herb, Lucerne, Purple Medic Associations Planet: VenusElement: EarthGender: Feminine

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  • Allspice

    Pimenta Dioica Other Names Eddo, Basheen, Madere, Jamaican Pepper, Kurundu, Myrtle Pepper, Pimenta, Newspice Associations Planet: MarsElement: FireGender: Masculine

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  • Almond

    Prunus Dulcis Other Names Greek Nut Associations Deity: Attis, Thoth, Mercury, HermesPlanet: MercuryElement: AirGender: Masculine

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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: MoonElement: WaterGender: Feminine

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  • Althea

    Althaea Officinalis Other Names Marshmallow, Marsh Mallow, Common Marshmallow, Mortification Root, Sweet Weed, Wymote Associations Planet: VenusElement: WaterGender: Feminine

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