aromatic

(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

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

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