This week’s magical herb is oregano. Oregano has a strong, savory flavor and pungent aroma. While famous for its use in Italian dishes, oregano is also found in Mexican cuisine, and surprisingly, in many perfumes.
Latin Name: Origanum vulgare
Other Names: Unknown
Element: Air, Earth
Sign: Gemini, Virgo
Deities and Beings: Hermes, Mercury
Parts Used: Leaf
Magical Uses: Happiness of the dead, appeasing spirits
Want to know even more about magical herbs? Check out The Herbal Magic Correspondences Guide for information on nearly 600 herbs and plants.