Monday, September 22, 2008


Balm, LemonMelissa officinalisPlanet: MoonElement: WaterDescription: HerbPart Used: Whole plantUses: Love, healing, success. Carried in an amulet or used as a bath herb to attract love into your life. Rids you of depression as well.
Balm of GileadPopulus tremuloidesPlanet: VenusElement: WaterDescription: TreePart Used: BudsUses: Love, healing emotional loss, healing, protection. The buds are included in love sachets. Also assists in healing from the loss of a loved one. Carried for healing and protection.
BambooBambusa sp.Planet: SunElement: FireDescription: Shrub or treePart Used: Plant, woodUses: Grown for luck and protection. Wood for protection, breaking hexes. Ground bamboo is used as a commercial incense base for self burning incense power. In this form it is called Bamba
BananaMusa sp.Planet: VenusElement: WaterDescription: ShrubPart Used: Fruit, leaves and flowersUses: Fertility, curing impotence, money and prosperity.
BasilOcimum basilicumPlanet: MarsElement: FireDescription: HerbPart Used: Whole plantUses: Associated with dragons, basilisks and salamanders. Used in rituals of the dead and planted on graves. Used to invoke Vishnu or Krishna. Love, exorcism, prosperity, courage, purification, protection. Dispels confusion, fears, weakness, drives off hostile spirits. Used to purify sacred space.
BayLaurus nobilisPlanet: SunElement: FireDescription: ShrubPart Used: LeavesUses: Sacred to Apollo. Leaves can be used as amulets or in amulet bags for protection. Protection, purification, exorcism, prophetic dreams, strength, protects against poltergeists and lightning. Attracts love.
Bedstraw, Fragrant Galium triflorumPlanet: VenusElement: WaterDescription: HerbPart Used: Whole plantUses: Love
BenzoinStyrax benzoinPlanet: SunElement: AirDescription: TreePart Used: GumUses: Mostly as incense or in scented oil. Purification, protection, exorcism. Storax substitute, attracts customers. Aids in spiritual ventures. Helps concentration and mental faculties. Sacred to Venus, Aphrodite and Mut. Aids in conquering selfishness.
Betony, Wood Betonica officinalisPlanet: JupiterElement: FireDescription: HerbPart Used: Whole plantUses: Placed in amulets and sachets intended to drive away negativity and hostile forces. Protective when grown in the garden. Purification, protection, love, preventing bad dreams.
Birch Betula sp.Planet: VenusElement: WaterDescription: TreePart Used: TwigsUses: Protection, exorcism, purification. Sacred to Thor. It is held that the Great Mother looks poorly on those who take it's bark. If you wish to have some, collect it from downed branches or trees felled by lightning. The twigs were used to divert the evil eye.
Bistort Polygonum bistortaPlanet: SaturnElement: EarthDescription: HerbPart Used: Whole plantUses: Psychic ability, fertility, money.
Bittersweet NightshadeSolanum dulcamaraPlanet: MercuryElement: AirDescription: HerbPart Used: Whole plantUses: Protection when hung in a secret place in the home, healing, forgetting past loves, vertigo. Poisonous if taken internally.
BlackberryRubus villosusPlanet: VenusElement: WaterDescription: ShrubPart Used: Leaves and berriesUses: Healing, money, protection.
Bladderwrack (Kelp)Fucus visiculosusPlanet: MoonElement: WaterDescription: SeaweedPart Used: Whole plantUses: Protection at sea, summoning the wind and spirits of the sea, money, psychic ability, preventing mental illness.
Blue FlagIris versicolorPlanet: VenusElement: WaterDescription: HerbPart Used: RootUses: Attracts business, money. Poisonous if taken internally.
Boneset Eupatorium perfoliatumPlanet: SaturnElement: WaterDescription: HerbPart Used: Whole plantUses: Protection and exorcism.
Borage Borago officinalisPlanet: JupiterElement: AirDescription: HerbPart Used: Whole plantUses: Aids in developing Courage, or psychic ability. Aids in overcoming depression. The flowers are edible and lovely in salads.
Broom Cytisus scopariusPlanet: MarsElement: AirDescription: ShrubPart Used: Twigs, leavesUses: Purification, protection, psychic ability. Somewhat toxic internally.The twigs may be bound together to form the sweeping portion of a bessom to ritually purify the circle. For this purpose the floor is swept with the broom held above the surface, not touching the floor. It may also be used as an asperger.

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