Nettle is very much a mothering herb. She teaches us to respect the world around us, to slow down, and to really get to know the plants we seek. And she bites us if we are too rash, overly familiar, or not paying attention to what our plant allies are telling us. Protection and Boundaries. At the same time she is nourishing, one of the most nutritive plants we come across. Healing and Love. Let’s not forget that mothers are also resilient, keeping a clean home and multiplying anything that is brought to them. Inner Strength, Purification, and Abundance. Keep reading to learn even more about Nettle and all of her magickal and medicinal attributes, including history, holistic uses, and simple spells.
Ginger is a flowering plant whose rhizome (root) is widely used as a folk remedy and flavoring agent. It has a long history as a culinary, magickical, and medicinal powerhouse.
Catnip is a sun-loving member of the mint family. Famous for stirring up your cat and settling down your demons, catnip is full of medicinal and magickal properties.
Lemon Balm, like so many other famous healers, comes from the mint family. It has a citrus-y scent and flavor that lends it just as easily to culinary applications as it does to medicinal and magickal ones.
There are as many varieties of basil as there are ways to use. Come explore all the surprising culinary, medicinal, and magickal properties of basil with me.
From attracting fairies to warding off illness and nightmares, Thyme has been a friendly plant ally for thousands of years. Dig deeper to unlock its secrets for yourself.
Long before ancient herbalists started singing its praises, coriander was already a world traveling superstar. Dig deeper into your herbal education with coriander.
Explore the medicinal and magickal properties of Calendula.
Lavender is a wonderful little flower with BIG properties. It can be used in culinary, magickal, and medicinal applications. Teas, syrups, desserts, tinctures, washes, oils, incense, charms, and spells. Lavender does it all.
We decorate with orange slices to remind us during the dark winter season that the sun will return. And if a little magick gets mixed in with it, so much the better.