Herb of the Day for August 11th is Coriander

Folk Names: Chinese Parsley, Cilantro, Cilentro, Culantro, Uan-Suy, Stinkdillsamen, Hu-Sui

Gender:  Masculine

Planet:  Mars

Element: Fire

Powers:  Love, Health, Healing

Magickal Uses:  Coriander has long been used in love sachets and spells. Add the powdered seeds to warm wine to make an effective lust potion.

The seeds are used for healing, especially easing headaches, and are worn for this purpose. If pregnant women eat coriander, their future children will be ingenious.

Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs

by Scott Cunningham