Herbs for Protection

These are a some of the herbs that can be used in rituals, spells, and other magickal work devoted to protection & defense.  Herbs for Protection

  • Angelica
  • Anise
  • Asafoetida
  • Balm of Gilead
  • Basil
  • Bay
  • Bergamot Mint
  • Black Pepper
  • Calamus
  • Caraway
  • Carnation
  • Cedarwood
  • Cinnamon
  • Cinquefoil
  • Clove
  • Clover
  • Copal
  • Cumin
  • Cypress
  • Dill
  • Dragon’s Blood
  • Eucalyptus
  • Fennel
  • Fern
  • Flax
  • Frankincense
  • Galangal
  • Geranium (Rose)
  • Gum Arabic
  • Heather
  • Honeysuckle
  • Hyacinth
  • Hyssop
  • Juniper
  • Lavender
  • Lilac
  • Lime
  • Lotus
  • Mandrake
  • Marigold
  • Mimosa
  • Mistletoe
  • Mugwort
  • Myrrh
  • Orris
  • Patchouli
  • Peony
  • Peppermint
  • Petitgrain
  • Pine
  • Rose
  • Rue
  • Sage
  • Sandalwood
  • Thistle
  • Valerian
  • Vervain
  • Vetivert
  • Violet
  • Wood Aloe
  • Woodruff
  • Wormwood

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The following herbs had very specific ways of being used so I added that information here:

AngelicaSprinkle around ritual area or bedroom to ward off evil.
BasilSoak 1 tsp in water overnight. Sprinkle around to drive away evil.
Black CohoshSoak 1 tsp in 1 pint of water overnight.  Sprinkle it in your magickal circle to keep unwanted spirits away.
ElmSprinkle leaves around ritual area.
MandrakePlace whole root under altar (good during spell attack).
MistletoeHang in ritual area or in the area under attack. Can also be warn to help protect during an attack.
Blood RootCarry in a small bag for protection. Place in doorways and windows to protect the house.
Devil’s ShoestringPlace in a red bag and hang over the bed.
Five Finger’s GrassHang over the bed to ward off evil.
Sea SaltSprinkle around ritual circle for protection.
Bay LeafCarry for protection.  Place one leaf in each corner of a room that needs protection.
Blueberry HerbSprinkle under door mat to keep those whom you dislike from staying long.
FeverfewCarry in a small red bag for protection.
Master of the WoodsCarry in a bag for protection.
BlueberryBurn to keep unwanted influences away from you and your home.
CopalSacred to the Mayans & Aztecs. Burn to cleanse away negativity.
FrankincenseBurn to remove unwanted influences.
MyrrhBurn for protection.
PineBurn to reverse and return negative energy.
SandalwoodBurn for protection.
FennelDip a bundle of fresh fennel into water. Use it to sprinkle the water around your home for protection.

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