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-Ortiga Ancha, Stinging Nettle
Herb of Consecration, Magickal Herb
Magickal Uses- Powers include Protection, Lust and Healing. The protective powers of the nettle have long been used in magick. To remove a curse and send it back, stuff a poppet with Nettle, or carry some in a sachet. Also, sprinkle nettle around the house to keep evil out and to send it back. Nettle is also thrown into a fire to avert danger, held in the hand to ward off ghosts, carried with yarrow to allay fear, and worn as an amulet to keep negativity far away. . One of the traditional rites of consecration for an athame calls for nettles to be added to the herbal wash into which the heated blade is plunged.
Homeopathic Uses- Include tonic; highly nutritive; for anemia, skin disorders and allergies; restores health; expectorant; stops bleeding-