Chamomile, Common Botanical: Anthemis nobilis (LINN.) Family: N.O. Compositae —Synonyms—Manzanilla (Spanish). Maythen (Saxon). —Parts Used—Flowers and herb. Chamomile is one of the oldest favourites amongst garden herbs and its reputation as a medicinal plant shows little signs of abatement. The Egyptians reverenced it for its virtues, and from their belief in its power to cure … Continue reading Yuletide Herb – Chamomile, Common
CHAMOMILE This popular beverage herb can calm jangled nerves, relieve stomach distress, prevent ulcers, speed their healing, and help fight infection. How to use: For tea, 2 to 3 heaping teaspoons per cup, steeped 10 to 20 minutes. Up to 3 cups per day.
Crone’s Corner – Chamomile Shampoo You will need: 2 tsp… dried chamomile 1/4 cup boiling water 1/4 cup baby shampoo (or another mild variety) Pour the boiling water over the chamomile and steep for 30 minutes, strain, then mix into the shampoo and use as usual. Courtesy of Brenda Hyde of OldFashionedLiving.com http://www.oldfashionedliving.com/
A carpet of chamomile planter over a grave encourages the dead to sleep and also eases their passage to the next realm.
The Witches Digest for Thursday, August 3, 2017 Besom Chant Besom, besom long and lithe Made from ash and willow withe Tied with thongs of willow bark In running stream at moonset dark. With a pentagram indighted As the ritual fire is lighted; Sweep ye circle, deosil, Sweep out evil, sweep out ill, … Continue reading The Witches Digest for Thursday, August 3, 2017 (Part 1)
The Witches Digest for Tuesday, August 1 Lammas “Now is the time of the First Harvest, when bounties of nature give of themselves so that we may survive. O God of the ripening fields, Lord of the Grain, grant me the understanding of sacrifice as you prepare to deliver yourself under the sickle of … Continue reading Welcome to the Witches Digest for Tuesday, August 1, Lammas
The Witches Digest No. 8 Monday, July 24th, 2017 Let There Be Peace Oh, Mighty and Powerful Goddess, we humbly come to you are your children. Children who not only need your guidance but our world does also. Our world has plunged into madness it seems, we beseech you, Great Mother, to intervene. Let … Continue reading The Witches Digest No. 8 for Monday, July 24
WEDNESDAY CORRESPONDENCES Mercury/Neptune/Air/North/West/Southwest/Female/Male/Gemini/Virgo Magickal Intentions: Communication, Divination, Writing, Knowledge, Business Transactions, Debt, Fear, Loss, Travel, Money Matters Color: black, light blue, brown, gray, green, magenta, orange, peach, purple, red, silver, turquoise, violet, white, yellow; orange is the primary color Number: 3, 5 Metal: mercury Charm: distaff, rod, runes, staff, iridescent garments Stone: moss agate, amethyst, … Continue reading The Witches Correspondences for Wednesday, July 5th
An Oil for Love You’ll want this oil for its aromatherapy, as well as the magical properties of the herbs used themselves. All herbs that are listed in oil are associated with love. You’ll still need a carrier oil to use this oil blend, but you’ll want to wear this oil directly. If you … Continue reading An Oil for Love