protection

(red) Clover

Formal name: 
Trifolium pratense
Formal name: 
Trifolium spp.
Other names: 
Shamrock
Honey
Honeystalks
Three-leaved grass
Trefoil
Trifoil

The red clover is a short-lived perennial in the Pea family with white-blotched 3-parted leaves and a large pinkish red head containing numerous small rose purple pea-like flowers.

Medicinal data
Part used: 
flowers
Caution: 
avoid during pregnancy
Dosage: 
1 cup 2-3 x daily
1-3 droppersful 2-3x daily
Health benefits: 

internal and external remedy for skin complaints (psoriasis, eczema, etc); good expectorant used for whooping cough, bronchitis, dry coughs and laryngitis; sometimes used as anticancer remedy.

CategoryCorrespondences
Body systemsimmune, integumentary, liver
DeityRowen
GenderMasculine
Herb actionalterative, expectorant
Herb categorycleanser, specific
Herbal energycool
Herbal preparationinfusion, tincture
Herbal tastearomatic, sweet
Magical powersexorcism, fidelity, love, money, protection, success
Path4, 14
PlanetMercury

Acacia

Formal name: 
Acacia senegal
Other names: 
Cape gum
Egyptrian thorn
Gum arabic tree
Kikwata
Mkwatia
Mgunga
Mokala
CategoryCorrespondences
DeityDiana, Ishtar, Astarte, Osiris, Ra
GenderMasculine
Magical powersprotection, psychic powers
Path6
PlanetSun

Aloe

Formal name: 
Aloe vera
Other names: 
Burn plant
Medicine plant
Saqal
Zabila

A spiny succulent perennial. The long leaves are thick and full of juice and smooth except for spiny teeth on the margins.

Medicinal data
Part used: 
leaf
Dosage: 
external use
Health benefits: 

juice taken internally for constipation and to soothe ulcers, arthritis and colitis; fresh leaf or juice is applied for burns, sunburn, poison oak (can be used around eyes) and wounds.

CategoryCorrespondences
Body systemsintegumentary
GenderFeminine
Herb actionemmenagogue, emollient
Herb categorycleanser, specific
Herbal energycool
Herbal preparationfresh leaves
Herbal tastebitter
Magical powersluck, protection
Path22
PlanetMoon

Ash

Formal name: 
Fraxinus excelsior
Formal name: 
Fraxinus americana
Other names: 
Nion
Asktroed
Jasen beli
Freixo
CategoryCorrespondences
DeityWoden, Uranus, Thor, Poseidon, Neptune, Mars, Gwydion
GenderMasculine
Magical powerssea rituals, protection, prosperity, health
Path32
PlanetSun

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

Coconut

Other names: 
Niyog
Ranedj
CategoryCorrespondences
GenderFeminine
Magical powerspurification, protection, chastity
Path28
PlanetMoon

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

Geranium

Formal name: 
Pelargonium maculatum
Formal name: 
Pelargonium odoratissimum
CategoryCorrespondences
GenderFeminine
Magical powersprotection, love, health, fertility
Path15
PlanetVenus

Hazel

Formal name: 
Corylus spp. avellana
Formal name: 
Corylus cornuta
Other names: 
Coll
CategoryCorrespondences
DeityDiana, Artemis, Thor, Mercury
GenderMasculine
Magical powersluck, fertility, anti-lightning, protection, wishes
Path13
PlanetSun

Hyssop

Formal name: 
Hyssopus officinalis
Other names: 
Hyssop herb
Isopo
CategoryCorrespondences
GenderMasculine
Magical powersprotection, purification
Path21
PlanetJupiter