protection

Ivy

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

Lily

Formal name: 
Lilium spp.
CategoryCorrespondences
DeityNephthys, Juno, Venus, Kwan Yin
GenderFeminine
Magical powersprotection, breaking love spells
Path10, 20
PlanetMoon

Lotus

Formal name: 
Nelumbium nelumbo
Formal name: 
Nymphaea nelumbo
Formal name: 
Nelumbo nucifera
Formal name: 
Nymphaea lotus
Other names: 
Baino
Egyptian lotus
CategoryCorrespondences
GenderFeminine
Magical powersprotection, lock-opening
Path18, 23
PlanetMoon

Mallow

Formal name: 
Malva sylvestris
Other names: 
High mallow
Common mallow
Malva

A wild plant with stalked kidney-shaped, scalloped leaves in the Mallow family with prominent veins underneath and small pink and white flowers.

Medicinal data
Part used: 
herb
Dosage: 
1 cup 2-3 x daily
Health benefits: 

poultice applied for boils, abscesses, inflammation, bites and stings; decoction used for laryngitis, bladder infections, and respiratory ailments; greens excellent steamed or stir-fried before fruiting stage.

CategoryCorrespondences
Body systemsdigestive, respiratory, urinary
GenderFeminine
Herb actiondemulcent, expectorant
Herb categorynutritive tonic, specific
Herbal energycool
Herbal preparationdecoction
Herbal tastesweet
Magical powersexorcism, love, protection
Path16
PlanetMoon

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
DeityRa, Minerva, Irene, Athena, Apollo
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

Vervain

Formal name: 
Verbena officinalis
Other names: 
Brittanica
Enchanter's plant
Herba sacra
Herb of enchantment
Herb of grace
Herb of the cross
Holy herb
Juno's tears
Pigeon's grass
Pigeonwood
Simpler's joy
Van-van
Verbena
Verban
CategoryCorrespondences
DeityMars, Kerridwen, Venus, Aradia, Isis, Jupiter, Thor, Juno
GenderFeminine
Magical powerschastity, healing, love, money, peace, protection, purification, sleep, youth
Path12
PlanetVenus