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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Essential Oils for Cleansing

When you feel surrounded by negativity or weighed down by bad habits, use such essential oils as lemon or sage for cleansing; all citrus oils are especially good for stimulating creativity and giving your mind a fresh, clean slate to fill with positive thoughts. Thyme oil is also effective for an energy reboot, and the calming, reassuring properties of lavender will help you stay on track with new, positive habits.


More ideas for using essential oils can be found at my new website, The Magickal Apothecary.

Vervain Water

Vervain was known in many legends as one of the herbs sacred to the Druids. Although it is often associated with the Summer Solstice, the vervain plant is highly potent in late summer, around the time of Lammas.

In Hoodoo and other folk magic traditions, vervain is used to make Van-Van oil - this is simply a blend of vervain and a base oil, simmered and strained. This oil is used to provide magical protection, and clear away evil energies. In many forms of folklore, vervain is associated with workings that decrease lust - however, the scent of vervain is a well-known aphrodisiac.

In addition to matters of the libido, however, vervain is commonly incorporated as a cleansing herb. You can brew up a batch of vervain water to cleanse your magical tools, asperge around a sacred space, or purify your altar for ritual....

... I am so sorry, but this post has been combined with another, and moved to my new website, the Magickal Apothecary. It can be found here: Vervain Magick and Lore

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

St Agnes Eve

January 21st is the Eve of St Agnes. There are many traditions associated with both this night and tomorrow night, all intended to bring dreams of the future husband. Here are some of them.
  • Walking thrice backwards around a churchyard in silence at midnight, scattering hemp seed over the left shoulder....
... I am so sorry, but this post has been moved to my new website, The Pagan Calendar, and can be found in its entirety here: The Eve of Saint Agnes
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