This week’s magical herb is mustard. Mustard seeds’ flavor can vary through sweet, spicy, nutty and earthy. While often considered a popular American condiment, mustard seeds are also used frequently in French and German cooking.
Latin Name: Brassica juncea
Other Names: Indian Mustard, Leaf Mustard, Chinese Mustard
Sign: Aries, Scorpio
Deities and Beings: Ares, Asclepius, Freya, Mars
Parts Used: Leaf, seed
Magical Uses: Fertility, mental powers, protection
Want to know even more about magical herbs? Check out The Herbal Magic Correspondences Guide for information on nearly 600 herbs and plants.