Herbalism

Book Review of ‘A Witch’s Guide to Wildcraft: Using Common Plants to Create Uncommon Magick’ by J.D. Walker

Review by Martha Kirby Capo Blog | Instagram | Twitter | Facebook About the Author As one of nine children whose family gardened to supplement their food budget, J.D. Walker has been wildcrafting plants since she was a child. She studied to be a Master Gardener for over five years, and helped set up her …

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5 Herbs for Protection

by Tess Wood | Instagram | Website At some point or another, anyone on a journey with witchcraft needs to learn how to protect themselves. As practitioners, we do a lot of things in our workings, whether that’s deity worship asking for guidance, general manifestation, or crossing paths with others in our everyday lives. This can leave …

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Herbal Series with Tess: Dandelion

by Tess Wood | Instagram Taraxacum officianale Bitterwort, Cankerwort, Clockflower, Irish daisy, Lion’s Tooth, Priest’s Crown, Puffball, Swine’s snout, Tell-time, Fairy Clock. Properties Dandelion is more than just an invasive weed; it’s actually a herbalist’s best ally, packed with Vitamin A, B, C and D. It’s easy to find, and all the parts can be …

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Herbal Series with Tess: Rosemary

by Tess Wood | Instagram Rosmarinus officinalis Compass plant, Old Man, Rose de Marins, Romero Properties Rosemary is a herb that’s been used in ancient medicine for thousands of years for its easy- to-use properties topically and internally. It is a natural stimulant that helps with tired and sore achy muscles because it’s fantastic at …

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Herbal Series with Tess: Calendula

by Tess Wood | Instagram Calendula officinalis Pot Marigold, Ruddles, Scotch Marigold, English garden Marigold, Holligold, Gold-Bloom Properties Calendula, or Pot Marigold as it’s more commonly known, as is one of the oldest plants used in the practice of herbal medicine. Not to be confused with the genus Tagetes Marigold, as they are two completely …

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Herbal Series with Tess: Vervain

by Tess Wood | Instagram Verbena officinalis Common Verbena, Enchanters plant, Juno’s tears, Tears of Isis, Herb of Love, Witches Herb Properties This week’s herb is Vervain, and I’m so excited because it’s got a tonne of benefits! This is a great herb to rid yourself of a lingering difficult headache, as it relieves stress …

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