This week’s magical herb is cayenne. Cayenne is a type of pepper with a distinct flavor and intense heat. It is a standard component of chili powder and jambalaya.
Latin Name: Capsicum annuum
Other Names: Chili, Red Pepper
Sign: Aries, Scorpio
Deities and Beings: Ares, Mars
Parts Used: Fruit
Magical Uses: Fidelity, hex breaking, love
If you’re interested in more magickal herbs, check out the full Magical Herb of the Week series.
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