It’s Springtime Babyyyy

Just wanted to take a quick few minutes to say happy Ostara! This is my new baby Pothos I will be trying to keep alive, gifted to me from Mrs. CJ. I have really been struggling the past few days with things like the will to live, so having a little plant baby to care … Continue reading It’s Springtime Babyyyy

Jet

Key Words: Clarity, Grounding, Transformation, Wisdom Zodiac Sign: Capricorn Planet: Saturn Element: Earth One of the exceptions to the “rule” defining crystals and stones, jet is not technically a mineral, but is actually a type of fossilized driftwood that decayed under extreme pressure to become a form similar to coal. It is surprisingly light in … Continue reading Jet

SAGE

Salvia officinalis Sage has been used for thousands of years; ancient priests burned dried sprigs in temples for religious rituals. The Greeks and Romans believed that inhaling the smoke imparted wisdom and mental acuity, and later Arab physicians said that sage brought about immortality. Sage is a multipurpose herb that comes in handy for purification … Continue reading SAGE

Creating a Runic Talisman

The instructions below are for creating a single-purpose magical talisman, to be used for a specific aim and then released. If you want to transform a permanent object into a talisman, simply modify the instructions as appropriate, according to the sturdiness and material makeup of the object. As mentioned above, the making of the talisman … Continue reading Creating a Runic Talisman

TOPAZ

Like quartz, topaz can be found in several colors, but it generally appears in yellow or blue. Use yellow topaz to bring success and good fortune, as well as to protect yourself from greed. The blue variety is calming and brings about inner peace, spiritual love, and creativity; it can also enhance your leadership abilities. … Continue reading TOPAZ

Yarrow

Gender: Feminine Planet: Venus Element: Water Powers: Courage, Exorcism, Love, Protection, Psychic Powers Magical Uses and History: Oh yarrow! This may be one of the most under-appreciated herbs in a witch's cabinet because of it's lack of culinary uses, but the medicinal and magical uses of yarrow date back from 60,000 years. One of the earliest known uses of yarrow … Continue reading Yarrow

Agrimony

Agrimonia eupatoria, Agrimonia gryposepala Until the late nineteenth century, agrimony was a common treatment for cough, diarrhea, skin conditions, and sore throat. This common, useful herb offers a slightly sweet scent that might remind you of apricots. It makes a pleasant addition to herbal teas, especially when you have a cold or the flu. Parts … Continue reading Agrimony

Jade

Key Words: Self-awareness, Transformation, Manifestation Zodiac Sign: Pisces Planet: Neptune Element: Water For nearly 6,000 years, jade has been a prized stone used in tools, ritual artifacts, and jewelry from ancient Britain to Central and South America to New Zealand and China. This stone is normally green and mostly opaque, though it can be somewhat … Continue reading Jade