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-Lurk-in-the-Ditch, Mosquito Plant, Squaw Mint
Magickal Herb, Herb of Immortality, Herb of Protection
Planets: Mars & Venus
Magickal Uses- Powers include Strength, Protection & Peace. When given to quarreling couples it will cause them to cease their fighting, and so Pennyroyal is an herb of peace. Pennyroyal is kept in the home (away from pets and children) for protection. Pennyroyal placed in the shoe prevents weariness during travel and strengthens the body in general. Stomach problems can be alleviated by stuffing a green poppet with mint and anointing it with healing oils. . Pennyroyal is most useful in penetrating the mysteries of death and rebirth; it would be n excellent herb to use when developing a better knowledge of reincarnation.
Homeopathic Uses- Uses include repels insects/calms itch; antiseptic; nausea; treat colds; stimulate menses