Herbal Magick is an essential part of magick. The power lies in the herbs themselves. Oils, incense, ointments, tinctures, baths and brews are made from herbs, plants and flowers.
Folk Names-Bread and Cheese Tree. Tree of Chastity, May blossom, Hagthorn
Herb of Love, Fertility Herb.
Magickal Uses: Hawthorn was once used to decorate May poles. At one time Hawthorns were once believed to be Witches who had transformed themselves into trees. Witches have long danced and performed rites beneath the thorn. Hawthorn as long been used to increase fertility. Hawthorn protects against lightening, and in the house which it resides, no evil ghosts may enter.
Homeopathic Uses. It is a cardiac tonic. Used to treat sore throats. May interfere with digitalis medications.