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Bay

Formal name: 
Laurus nobilis
Other names: 
Baie
Bay Laurel
Bay tree
Daphne
Grecian Laurel
Laurel
Laurier d'Apollon
Laurier Sauce
Lorbeer
Noble Laurel
Roman Laurel
Sweet Bay
CategoryCorrespondences
DeityFaunus, Eros, Ceres, Apollo, Aesculapius
GenderMasculine
Magical powersstrength, purification, psychic powers, protection, healing
Path6, 24, 30
PlanetSun

Cypress

Formal name: 
Cupressus sempervirens
Other names: 
Tree of Death
CategoryCorrespondences
DeityZoroaster, Pluto, Mithras, Jupiter, Hekat, Hebe, Cupid, Ashtoreth, Artemis, Apollo, Aphrodite
GenderFeminine
Magical powerscomfort, healing, Longevity, protection
Path3, 32
PlanetSaturn

Ivy

Formal name: 
Hedera helix
Formal name: 
Hedera spp.
Other names: 
Gort
CategoryCorrespondences
DeityDionysus, Bacchus, Osiris
GenderFeminine
Magical powersprotection, healing
Path10
PlanetSaturn

Marijuana

Formal name: 
Cannibis sativa
Other names: 
Chanvre
Gallowgrass
Ganeb
Ganja
Grass
Hanf
Kif
Neckweede
Tekrouri
Weed
CategoryCorrespondences
GenderFeminine
Magical powershealing, love, visions, meditation
Path26
PlanetSaturn

Mugwort

Formal name: 
Artemisia vulgaris
Other names: 
Artemis herb
Artemisia
Felon's herb
Muggons
Naughty man
Old man
Old Uncle Henry
Sailor's tobacco
St. John's plant

An aromatic, erect herb with grayish-green toothed leaves and short sprays or spikes of tiny greenish flowers.

Medicinal data
Part used: 
herb
Caution: 
avoid during pregnancy; don't use the tincture for more than 10 days, up to several times a year; the tea is safer to use long-term
Dosage: 
1 cup 2-3 x daily
20-30 drops 2-3x daily
Health benefits: 

bile-promoting herb used as digestive tonic, aids in digestion of fatty or protein foods; aids in mild indigestion; used after influenza to promote appetite and restore energy; useful for amenorrhea and dysmenorrhea; fresh juice externally applied for poison oak; used in moxibustion to increase blood circulation and relieve pain.

CategoryCorrespondences
Body systemsblood, digestive, liver
DeityDiana, Artemis
GenderFeminine
Herb actioncholagogue, emmenagogue
Herb categoryspecific
Herbal energycool
Herbal preparationinfusion, tincture
Herbal tasteacrid, aromatic, bitter
Magical powersastral projection, healing, prophetic dreams, protection, psychic powers, strength
Path13
PlanetVenus

Oak

Formal name: 
Quercus alba
Other names: 
Quost
Sandhika
Wohpala
Bicuiba Acu
CategoryCorrespondences
DeityJupiter, Dianus, Dagda, Thor, Zeus, Heme, Janus, Rhea, Cybele, Hecate, Pan, Erato
GenderMasculine
Magical powersfertility, healing, health, luck, money, potency, protection
Path5, 21
PlanetSun

Olive

Formal name: 
Olea europaea
Other names: 
Olivier
Itm
Mitan

A small-leaved evergreen tree with silver-gray and green foliage. The fruits are purple.

Medicinal data
Part used: 
fruit oil, leaf
Constituents: 
bioflavonoids in leaves
Dosage: 
1-2 tbl
1-2 droppersful 2x daily
1-2 capsules or tables 2x daily
Health benefits: 

used externally for cradle cap and both internally and in enema form for impacted colon; leaves used in tincture for mild hypertension and general cardiovascular tonic; leaf extracts effective antiviral and may be useful for herpes.

CategoryCorrespondences
Body systemscardiovascular, digestive, immune
DeityApollo, Athena, Irene, Minerva, Ra
GenderMasculine
Herb actionlaxative, tonic
Herb categorystimulating tonic
Herbal energywarm
Herbal preparationextract, oiil, tincture
Herbal tastebland
Magical powersfertility, healing, luck, peace, potency, protection
Path2, 4, 28
PlanetSun

Rose

Formal name: 
Rosa spp.
CategoryCorrespondences
DeityEros, Hulda, Hathor, Cupid, Demeter, Isis, Adonis, Harpocrates, Aurora
GenderFeminine
Magical powershealing, love, love divination, luck, protection, psychic powers
Path7, 14
PlanetVenus

Rosemary

Formal name: 
rosmarinus officinalis
Other names: 
Compass weed
Dew of the Sea
Elf leaf
Guardrobe
Incensier
Libanotis
Polar plant
Sea dew

A resinous, aromatic woody shrub from the mint family with narrow, aromatic leaves.

Medicinal data
Part used: 
flowering tops
Dosage: 
10 drops to 1.5 droppersful 2-3x daily
1 cup 2-3x daily
Health benefits: 

Rosemary is a common garden herb containing camphor, which helps invigorate the circulatory and nervous systems without overstimulating.

CategoryCorrespondences
Body systemsdigestive, nervous
GenderMasculine
Herb actiondigestant, nervine
Herb categorystimulating tonic
Herbal energywarm
Herbal preparationinfusion, tincture
Herbal tastearomatic
Magical powersexorcism, healing, love, lust, mental powers, protection, purification, sleep, youth
PlanetSun

Rue

Formal name: 
Ruta graveolens
Other names: 
Bashoush (Coptic)
Garden rue
German rue
Herb of grace
Herbygrass
Hreow
Mother of the herbs
Rewe
Rota

A strong scented herb in the Citrus family growing to three feet with divided leaves and small yellow flowers and a strong disagreeable odor. Native to the Mediterranean region.

Medicinal data
Part used: 
leaf
Constituents: 
rutin
Dosage: 
1 cup 1-2 x daily
1-2 droppersful 2-3 x daily
Health benefits: 

useful for capillary fragility and varicose veins; used internally and externally for eye inflammation; internally for suppressed menstruation; used as gargle for sore throat.

CategoryCorrespondences
Body systemsliver
DeityDiana, Aradia
GenderMasculine
Herb actionanthelmintic, purgative
Herb categoryspecific
Herbal energywarm
Herbal preparationinfusion, tincture
Herbal tastebitter, pungent
Magical powersexorcism, healing, health, love, mental powers
Path27
PlanetMars