Herbs Used in Magick

The following is a list of herbs and their magickal properties as used in Wicca and Witchcraft. Please note that this page contains only information on herbal uses in magick and spellcraft. It does not contain any medicinal use information. Please consult more information before ingesting any of these herbs! Some are known to be poisonous, whether mildly or extremely, and it is not recommended to eat/drink any of these herbs or their extracts without first learning about their medicinal uses and possible poisonous potency. (Disclaimer: Messages in the Moonlight is not responsible for the misuse of herbs that could result in harm to health.)

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Acacia - Protection, Psychic powers 
Adam and Eve Roots - Love, Happiness 
Adder's Tongue - Healing 
African Violet - Spirituality, Protection 
Agaric - Fertility 
Agrimony - Protection, Sleep 
Ague Root - Protection 
Alfalfa - Prosperity, Anti-Hunger, Money 
Alkanet - Purification, Prosperity 
Allspice - Money, Luck, Healing 
Almond - Money, prosperity, wisdom 
Aloe - Protection, Luck 
Aloes (wood) - Love, Spirituality 
Althea - Protection, Psychic Powers 
Alyssum - Protection, Moderating Anger 
Amaranth - Healing, Protection, Invisibility 
Amber - For stability, self-confidence, and peace 
Ambergris - To awaken love and emotion, aids in psychic abilities and prophetic dreams, well-being 
Anemone - Health, Protection, Healing 
Angelica - Exorcism, Protection, Healing, Visions 
Angelica Root - Ward Negativity, Purify the Home, Mediation, Protection, Divination, Exorcism, Healing, Health, Visions 
Anise - Protection, Purification, Youth, Enticing Spirits, Divination, Psychic Awareness 
Apple - Love, Healing, Garden Magick, Immortality 
Apricot - Love 
Arabic (gum) - Spirituality, Purification, Protection, Psychic/Spiritual Enhancement, Money, Love, Friendship, Consecration 
Arbutus - Exorcism, Protection 
Asafoetida - Exorcism, Purification, Protection 
Ash - Protection, Prosperity, Sea Rituals, Health 
Aspen - Eloquence, Anti-Theft 
Aster - Love 
Avens - Exorcism, Purification, Love 
Avocado - Love, Lust, Beauty 

Bachelor's Buttons - Love 
Balm, Lemon - Love, Success, Healing 
Balm of Gilead - Love, Manifestations, protection, healing 
Bamboo - Protection, Luck, Hex-Breaking, Wishes 
Banana - Fertility, Potency, Prosperity 
Banyan - Luck 
Barley -Love, Healing, Protection 
Basil - Love, Exorcism, Wealth, Flying, Protection, Sympathy 
Bay - Protection, Psychic Powers, Healing, Purification, Strength 
Bayberry - Money, good luck, peace, harmony well-being 
Bean - Protection, Exorcism, Wart Charming, Reconciliations, Potency, Love 
Bedstraw - Love 
Beech - Wishes 
Beet - Love 
Benzoin - Purification, prosperity 
Bergamot, Orange - Money, hex-breaking 
Bergamot, Wild - Clarity 
Be-Still - Luck 
Betony (wood) - Protection, Purification, Love 
Birch - Protection, Exorcism, Purification 
Bistort - Psychic Powers, Fertility 
Bittersweet - Protection, Healing 
Blackberry - Healing, Money, Protection 
Bladderwrack - Protection, Sea Spells, Wind Spells, Money, Psychic Powers 
Bleeding Heart - Love 
Blessed Thistle - Purification, Protection from Negativity and evil, Hex-Breaking 
Bloodroot - Love, Protection, Purification 
Bluebell - Luck, Truth 
Blueberry - Protection 
Blue Flag - Money 
Bodhi - Fertility, Protection, Wisdom, Meditation 
Boneset - Protection, Exorcism 
Borage - Courage, Psychic Powers 
Bracken - Healing, Rain Magick, Prophetic Dreams 
Brazil Nut - Love 
Brimstone (Sulfur) - Hex-Breaking, Protection 
Briony - Image Magick, Money, Protection 
Bromeliad - Protection, Money 
Broom - Purification, Protection, Wind, Spells, Divination 
Buchu - Psychic Powers, Prophetic Dreams 
Buckeye - Carry to attract money, and ward off aches and pains 
Buckthorn - Protection, Exorcism, Wishes, Legal Matters 
Buckwheat - Money, Protection 
Burdock - Protection, Healing 
Burdock Root - Cleansing Magick, Negativity, Earth Magick 


Cabbage - Luck 
Cactus - Protection, Chasity 
Calamus - Luck, Healing, Money, Protection 
Camellia - Riches 
Camphor - To awaken past life memories, Chasity, Health, Divination 
Caper - Potency, Lust, Love 
Caraway - Protection, Lust, Health, Anti-theft, Mental Powers 
Cardamon - Lust, Love 
Carnation - Protection, strength, healing, vitality 
Carob - Protection, Health 
Carrot - Fertility, Lust 
Cascara Sagrada - Legal Matters, Money, Protection 
Cashew - Money 
Castor - Protection 
Catnip - Attract Good Spirits, Love, Luck, Cat Magick, Beauty, Happiness, Protection 
Cat Tail - Lust 
Cedar - Healing, Purification, Courage, Money, Hex-breaking, Protection 
Celandine - Protection, Escape, Happiness, Legal Matters 
Celery - Mental Powers, Lust, Psychic Powers 
Centaury - Snake-Removing 
Chamomile (German) - Calming, Sleep, Money, Curse and Spell breaking 
Chamomile (Roman) - Money, Sleep, Love, Purification 
Chamomile Flowers - Love, Healing, Reducing Stress, Success, Hex/Curse/Spell Breaking 
Cherry - Divination, love 
Chestnut - Love 
Chickweed - Fidelity, Love 
Chicory - Removing Obstacles, Invisibility, Favors, Frugality 
Chili Pepper - Fidelity, Hex-Breaking, Love, Energy 
China Berry - Luck 
Chrysanthemum (Mum) - Protection 
Cinchona - Luck, Protection 
Cinnamon - Lust, Love, Success, Power, Psychic Awareness, Healing, Protection, Spirituality 
Cinquefoil - Money, Protection, Prophetic Dreams, Sleep 
Citron - Psychic Powers, Healing 
Cleavers - Relationships, Commitment, Protection, Tenacity 
Cloth-of-Gold - Understanding Animal Languages 
Clove - Money, Love, Lust, Protection, Exorcism, Success, Mental Health, Friendship 
Clover - Protection, Money, Love, Fidelity, Success, Exorcism 
Club Moss - Protection, Power 
Coconut - Purification, Protection, Chasity 
Cohosh, Black - Love, Courage, Protection, Potency 
Coltsfoot - Peace, Tranquility, Vision, Animal Spells, Love 
Columbine - Courage, Love 
Comfrey - Safety during Travel, Money 
Copal - Love, Purification 
Coriander - Love, Health, Healing 
Corn - Protection, Luck, Divination 
Cotton - Luck, Healing, Protection, Rain, Fishing Magick 
Cowslip - Healing, Youth, Treasure-Finding 
Crocus - Love, Visions 
Cubeb - Love 
Cuckoo-Flower - Fertility, Love 
Cucumber - Chasity, Healing, Fertility 
Cumin - Protection, Fidelity, Exorcism, Anti-Theft 
Curry - Protection 
Cyclemen - To draw love and truth, Fertility, Protection, Happiness, Lust 
Cypress - Comfort, Solace, Ease Loss, Longevity, Healing, Protection 


Daffodil - Love, Fertility, Luck 
Daisy - Lust, Love 
Damiana - Lust, Love, Visions 
Dandelion - Divination, Wishes, Calling Spirits 
Datura - Hex-Breaking, Sleep, Protection 
Deerstongue - Lust, Psychic Powers 
Devil's Bit - Exorcism, Love, Protection, Luck 
Devil's Shoestring - Protection, Gambling Luck, Power, Employment 
Dill - Protection, Money, Lust, Love, Luck 
Dittany of Crete - Manifestations, Astral Projection 
Dock - Healing, Fertility, Money 
Dodder - Love Divination, Knot Magick 
Dogbane - Love 
Dogwood - Wishes, Protection 
Dragons Blood - Power amplifier, Protection, Love, Banishing, Potency 
Dulse - Lust, Harmony 
Dutchman's Breeches - Love 


Ebony - Protection, Power 
Echinacea - Strengthening Spells, Offerings
Edelweiss - Invisibility, Bullet-Proofing 
Elder - Exorcism, Protection, Healing, Prosperity, Sleep 
Elder Berries - Release Enchantments, Protection, Wisdom, Blessings 
Elecampane - Love, Protection, Psychic Powers 
Elm - Love 
Endive - Lust, Love 
Eryngo - Traveler's Luck, Peace, Lust, Love 
Eucalyptus - Healing, Protection, Purification 
Euphorbia - Purification, Protection 
Eyebright - Mental Powers, Psychic Powers 


Fennel - Protection, Healing, Purification, Strength, Vitality, Sexual Virility, Hex-Breaking 
Fenugreek - Money, Fertility 
Fern - Rain-making, Protection, Luck, Riches, Eternal Youth, Health, Exorcism 
Feverfew - Protection 
Fig - Divination, Fertility, Love 
Figwort - Health, Protection 
Flax - Money, Protection, Beauty, Psychic Powers, Healing 
Fleabane - Exorcism, Protection, Chasity 
Foxglove - Protection 
Frankincense - Spirituality, Protection, Consecration, Exorcism, Success, Meditation 
Fumitory - Money, Exorcism 
Fuzzy Weed - Love, Hunting 


Galangal - Protection, Lust, Health, Money, Psychic Powers, Hex-Breaking 
Gardenia - Love, Peace, Healing, Spirituality 
Garlic - Protection, Healing, Exorcism, Lust, Anti-Theft, Repel Vampires, Purification 
Gentian - Love, Power 
Geranium - Fertility, Health, Love, Protection 
Ginger - Success, Power, Money, Love 
Ginseng - Attracting Love, Luck, and Health, Wishes, Healing, Beauty, Protection, Lust 
Goat's Rue - Healing, Health 
Goldenrod - Money, Divination 
Golden Seal - Healing, Money 
Gorse - Protection, Money 
Gotu Kola - Meditation 
Gourd - Protection 
Grain - Protection 
Grains of Paradise - Lust, Luck, Love, Money, Wishes 
Grape - Fertility, Garden Magick, Mental Powers, Money 
Grass - Psychic Powers, Protection 
Ground Ivy - Divination 
Groundsel - Health, Healing 


Hawthorn - Fertility, Chasity, Fishing Magick, Happiness, Protection, Defense 
Hazel - Luck, Fertility, Anti-Lightning, Protection, Wishes 
Heather - Protection, Rain-Making, Luck 
Heliotrope - Exorcism, Prophetic Dreams, Healing, Wealth, Invisibility 
Hemp - Healing, Love, Visions, Meditation 
Henna - Healing 
Hibiscus - Lust, Love, Divination 
Hickory - Legal Matters 
High John the Conqueror - Money, Love, Success, Happiness 
Holly - Protection, Anti-Lightning, Luck, Dream Magick 
Honesty - Money, Repelling Monsters 
Honeysuckle - Money, Psychic Awareness, Memory, Healing, Honesty, Protection 
Hops - Healing, Sleep 
Horehound - Protection, Mental Powers, Exorcism, Healing 
Horse Chestnut - Money, Healing 
Horseradish - Purification, Exorcism 
Horsetail - Snake Charming, Fertility 
Houndstongue - Tying Dog's Tongues (keep them from barking at you) 
Houseleek - Luck, Protection, Love 
Huckleberry - Luck, Protection, Dream Magick, Hex-Breaking 
Hyacinth - Love, Protection, Happiness 
Hydrangea - Hex-Breaking 
Hyssop - Purification, Protection 


Indian Paint Brush - Love 
Iris - Purification, Wisdom 
Irish Moss - Money, Luck, Protection 
Ivy - Protection, Healing 


Jasmine - Love, Prophetic Dreams, Money, Sleep, Healing, Health, Meditation 
Job's Tears - Healing, Wishes, Luck 
Joe-Pye Weed - Love, Respect 
Juniper - Protection, Anti-Theft, Love, Exorcism, Health, Healing 
Juniper Berries - Protection, Health, Psychic Powers 


Kava-Kava - Visions, Protection, Luck 
Kelp - Travel, Protection 
Knotweed - Binding, Health 


Lady's Mantle - Love 
Lady's Slipper - Protection 
Larch - Protection, Anti-Fire 
Larkspur - Health, Protection 
Lavender - Chastity, Love, Peace, Happiness, Clairvoyance, Longevity, Sleep, Protection, Purification 
Leek - Love, Protection, Exorcism 
Lemon - Lonevity, Purification, Love, Friendship 
Lemongrass - Lust, Psychic Powers, Repel Snakes, Purification 
Lemon Verbena - Purification, Love 
Lettuce - Chasity, Protection, Love, Divination, Sleep 
Licorice - Lust, Love, Fidelity 
Life-Everlasting - Longevity, Health, Healing 
Lilac - Protection, Banishing, Exorcism 
Lily - Protection, Breaking Love Spells 
Lily of the Valley - Peace, Harmony, and Love, Mental Powers, Happiness 
Lime - Healing, Love, Protection 
Linden - Protection, Immortality, Luck, Love, Sleep 
Liquidambar - Protection 
Liverwort - Love 
Lobelia - Halting Storms, Love 
Loosestrife - Peace, Protection 
Lotus - Spirituality, Love, and Protection, Lock-Opening 
Lovage - Love, Prophetic Dreams, Energy, Purification, Psychic Cleansing 
Love Seed - Love, Friendship 
Lucky Hand - Employment, Luck, Protection, Money, Travel 


Mace - Psychic Powers, Mental Powers 
Maguey - Lust 
Magnolia - Peace, nature spells, hair growth, Fidelity 
Mahogany (Mountain) - Anti-Lightning 
Maidenhair - Beauty, Love 
Male Fern - Luck, Love 
Mallow - Love, Protection, Exorcism 
Mandrake - Protection, Money, Fertility, Love, Health 
Mandrake Root - Protection, Prosperity, Fertility, Exorcism 
Maple - Love, Longevity, Money 
Marigold - Protection, Prophetic Dreams, Legal Matters, Psychic Powers 
Marjoram - Protection, Love, Happiness, Health, Money 
Marjoram Leaf - Cleansing, Purification, Dispelling Negativity 
Marshmellow Root - Protection, Psychic Powers, Drawing Good Spirits 
Masterwort - Strength, Courage, Protection 
Mastic - Psychic Powers, Manifestations, Lust 
May Apple - Money 
Meadow Rue - Love, Divination 
Mesquite - Healing 
Mimosa - Protection, Love, Prophetic Dreams, Purification 
Mint - Money, Lust, Healing, Travel, Exorcism, Protection 
Mistletoe - Protection, Love, Fertility, Health, Hunting, Exorcism, Creativity 
Molukka - Protection 
Moonwort - Money, Love 
Morning Glory - Happiness, Peace 
Moss - Luck, Money 
Mugwort - Strength, Health, Healing, Astral Projection, Exorcism, Psychic Powers, Protection 
Mulberry - Protection, Strength 
Mullein - Courage, Protection, Health, Love Divination, Exorcism, Invocation, Sleep 
Mustard (Black) - Fertility, Protection, Mental Powers 
Musk - Courage, fertility, lust 
Myrrh - Spirituality, Healing, Protection, Exorcism, Transformation, Consecration, Meditation, Blessings 
Myrtle - Love, Fertility, Youth, Peace, Money 


Narcissus - For peace and harmony 
Nettle - Exorcism, Protection, Healing, Lust 
Nettle Root - Dispel Darkness and Fear, Strength, Exorcism 
Norfolk Island Pine - Protection, Anti-Hunger 
Nutmeg - Fidelity, Luck, Money, Health 
Nuts - Fertility, Prosperity, Love, Luck 


Oak - Protection, Health, Money, Healing, Potency, Fertility, Luck, Strength 
Oats - Money 
Oleander - Love 
Olive - Healing, Peace, Fertility, Potency, Lust, Knowledge, Wisdom 
Onion - Protection, Exorcism, Healing, Money, Prophetic Dreams, Lust 
Orange - Divination, Luck, Love, Money 
Orange Blossom - For beauty, love 
Orchid -Love 
Oregon Grape - Money, Popularity 
Orris - Love, Protection, Divination 

Palm (Date) - Fertility, Potency 
Pansy - Love, Rain Magick, Love Divination 
Papaya - Love, Protection 
Papyrus - Protection 
Parosela - Hunting 
Parsley - Lust, Protection, Purification 
Passion Flower - Peace, Sleep, Friendship 
Patchouli - Fertility, Lust, Money, Protection, Divination, Banishing, Releasing, Love, Earth and Underworld 
Pea - Money, Love 
Peach - Love, Exorcism, Longevity, Fertility, Wishes 
Pear - Lust, Love 
Pecan - Money, Employment 
Pennyroyal - Strength, Protection, Peace 
Peony - Protection, Exorcism 
Pepper - Protection, Exorcism 
Peppermint - Protection, Psychic Awareness, Lust, Mental Stimulant, Energy, Purification, Sleep, Love, Healing 
Peppermint Leaf - Exorcism, Health, Healing, Lust, Money, Changes, Psychic Awareness, Purification 
Pepper Tree - Purification, Healing, Protection 
Periwinkle - Love, Lust, Mental Powers, Money, Protection 
Persimmon - Changing Sex, Healing, Luck 
Pilot Weed - Protection 
Pimento - Love 
Pimpernel - Protection, Health 
Pine - Healing, Protection, Money, Fertility, Exorcism 
Pineapple - Luck, Money, Chasity 
Pipsissewa - Money, Spirit Calling 
Pistachio - Breaking Love Spells 
Plantain - Healing, Strength, Protection, Snake Repelling 
Plum - Love, Protection 
Plum (Wild) - Healing 
Plumeria - Love 
Poke - Courage, Hex-Breaking 
Pomegranate - Divination, Luck, Wishes, Wealth, Fertility 
Poplar - Money, Flying 
Poppy - Fertility, Love, Sleep, Money, Luck, Invisibility 
Potato - Image Magick, Healing 
Prickly Ash - Love 
Primrose - Protection, Love 
Purslane - Sleep, Love, Luck, Protection, Happiness 


Quassia - Love 
Quince - Protection, Love, Happiness 


Radish - Protection, Lust 
Ragweed - Courage 
Ragwort - Protection 
Raspberry - Protection, Love 
Rattlesnake Root - Protection, Money 
Rhubarb - Protection, Fidelity 
Rice - Protection, Rain, Money, Fertility 
Roots - Protection, Power Divination 
Rose - Love, Beauty, Psychic Powers, Love Divination, Healing, Luck, Protection, Health, Creativity, Balance, Anointing 
Rose Geranium - Protection, fertility, love, health 
Rosemary - Mental Health, Youth, Protection, Love, Lust, Purification, Sleep, Exorcism, Mental Powers, Healing 
Rowan - Psychic Powers, Healing, Power, Success, Protection 
Rue - Healing, Mental Powers, Protection, Love, Exorcism, Anti-Magickal, Consecration, Blessings, Inspiration, Wisdom 
Rye - Love, Fidelity 


Saffron - Love, Healing, Happiness, Wind Raising, Lust, Strength, Psychic Powers 
Sage - Wisdom, Animal Guides, Wishes, Purification, Immortality, Longevity, Protection, Money, Healing, Exorcism 
Sagebrush - Purification, Exorcism 
St. John's Wort - Health, Protection, Strength, Love Divination, Happiness, Exorcism, Invincibility, Willpower 
Sandlewood (White) - Purification, Protection, Wishes, Healing, Exorcism, Spirituality 
Sandlewood (Red) - Love 
Sarsaparilla - Love, Money 
Sassafras - Health and Money 
Savory (Summer) - Mental Powers 
Scullcap - Love, Fidelity, Peace 
Sea Salt - Cleansing, Purification, Grounding, Protection 
Senna - Love 
Sesame - Money, Lust 
Shallot - Purification 
Skunk Cabbage - Legal Matters 
Slippery Elm - Halts Gossip 
Sloe - Exorcism, Protection 
Snakeroot - Luck, Money 
Snakeroot (Black) - Love, Lust, Money 
Snapdragon - Protection 
Solomon's Seal - Protection, Exorcism 
Sorrel (Wood) - Healing, Health 
Southernwood - Love, Lust, Protection 
Spanish Moss - Protection 
Spearmint - Healing, Love, Mental Powers, Energy, Protection 
Spiderwort - Love 
Spikenard - Good Luck, Fidelity, Health 
Squill - Money, Protection, Hex-Breaking 
Star Anise - Psychic Powers, Luck 
Stillengia - Psychic Powers 
Straw - Luck, Image Magick 
Strawberry - Love, Luck, Beauty 
Sugar Cane - Love, Lust 
Sumbul - Love, Psychic Powers, Health, Luck 
Sunflower - Fertility, Wishes, Health, Wisdom 
Sweetgrass - Calling Spirits 
Sweet Pea - Friendship, Courage, Strength, Chasity 


Tamarind - Love 
Tamarisk - Exorcism, Protection 
Tangerine - Psychic powers, mental powers 
Tansy - Health, Longevity 
Tea - Riches, Courage, Strength 
Tea Tree - Healing, anti-fungal 
Thistle - Strength, Protection, Healing, Exorcism, Hex-Breaking 
Thistle (Holy) - Purification, Hex-Breaking 
Thistle (Milk) - Snake-Enraging 
Thyme - Health, Healing, Sleep, Psychic Powers, Love, Purification, Courage, Energy, Power, Strength 
Ti - Protection, Healing 
Toadflax - Protection, Hex-Breaking 
Toadstool - Rain Making 
Tobacco - Healing, Purification 
Tomato - Prosperity, Protection, Love 
Tonka Beans - Love, Money, Courage, Wishes 
Tormentil - Protection, Love 
Tragacanth Gum - Binding, Transformation in the Subconscious 
Trillium - Money, Luck, Love 
Tulip - Prosperity, Love, Protection 
Tumeric - Purification 
Turnip - Protection, Ending Relationships 

Uva Ursa - Psychic and Intuitive Workings 


Valerian - Love, Sleep, Purification, Protection 
Valerian Root - Reconciliation, Love, Harmony, Dream Magick, Protection 
Vanilla - Magickal Powers, Mental Powers, Love, Lust, Rejuvenation 
Venus' Flytrap - Protection, Love 
Vervain - Love, Protection, Purification, Peace, Money, Youth, Healing, Chasity, Sleep 
Vetch (Giant) - Fidelity 
Vetivert - Hex-Breaking, Peace, Luck, Love, Protection, Exorcism, Money, Anti-Theft 
Violet - Animal Guides, Wishes, Peace, Love, Luck, Lust, Protection, Healing 


Wahoo - Hex-Breaking, Courage, Success 
Walnut - Health, Mental Powers, Infertility, Wishes 
Wax Plant - Protection 
Wheat - Fertility, Money 
White Oak Bark - Strength, Purification 
Willow - Love, Love Divination, Protection, Healing 
Wintergreen - Protection, Healing, Hex-Breaking 
Winter's Bark - Success 
Witch Grass - Happiness, Lust, Love, Exorcism 
Witch Hazel - Protection, Chasity 
Witch Hazel Leaf - Happiness, Lust, Love, Exorcism, Hex-Breaking 
Wolf's Bane - Protection, Invisibility 
Wood Rose - Luck 
Woodruff - Victory, Protection, Money 
Wormwood - Psychic Powers, Calling Spirits, Protection, Love, Binding 


Yarrow - Courage, Love, Psychic Powers, Exorcism 
Yellow Evening Primrose - Hunting 
Yellowdock - Healing, Fertility, Money 
Yerba Mate - Fidelity, Love, Lust 
Yerba Santa - Beauty, Healing, Psychic Powers, Protection 
Yew - Raising the Dead 
Yohimbe - Love, Lust 
Yucca - Transmutation, Protection, Purification 
Ylang Ylang - Love, Lust, Peace 

Compiled by Evylyn Rose using various written sources (chief among them Magical Herbalism and Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs by Scott Cunningham) and personal experiences.