Herbs in Magick

Why Herbs Are Used In Magick? Herbs are used in magick for their “vibrations” or “essences”. What does this mean? Like people, have gender, are ruled by a planet, an element, and are often sacred to a God or Goddess. This is known in Wicca as the herbal correspondence, and it is an important element in Wiccan Magick Spells. Growing and nurturing these in your own magickal garden can give you the advantage of having your own energies already influencing the plant. For example, a plant such as Angelica, which…

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What is a Besom?

A Traditional Besom… A besom is the traditional witch’s broom used in rituals and ceremonies.  Traditionally, a besom was made from the wood of three different trees and associated with faeries.  The besom is a purifier, so it is connected to the element of Water. The Three Woods Ash for the shaft, as it is protective and has command over the four elements Birch twigs for the bristles, as it is purifying and draws spirits to one’s service Willow strands for the binding cord, as it is sacred to the Goddess and binds them…

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Tree Meditation

My favorite way to cleanse and align my chakras is a simple meditation…Tree Meditation! These bring spiritual and energetic health balance as well as many physical health benefits.  If you are feeling run down, out-of-sorts, unbalanced, then take a moment to see if this method of mediation can work for you. Read More

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Hot Cross Buns – Origins

The Saxons worshiped Eostre, from which we get our word “Easter”, as the goddess of dawn and spring. At the arrival of spring they celebrated a month-long festival in celebration of the transition from Winter to Spring. During this festival the Saxons made buns to offer the goddess. They marked the buns with a simple cross, to represent the four phases of the moon…Hence the “hot cross buns” 🙂

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