This week’s magical herb is cumin. Cumin has an earthy, woody flavor that is a bit bitter. Cumin is a component of chili powder, and is used often in Mexican and Middle Eastern cuisine.
Latin Name: Cuminum cyminum
Other Names: Cummin, Jeera
Sign: Aries, Scorpio
Deities and Beings: Ares, Mars
Parts Used: Seed
Magical Uses: Exorcism, fidelity, love, protection
If you’re interested in more magickal herbs, check out the full Magical Herb of the Week series.
Want to know even more about magical herbs? Check out The Herbal Magic Correspondences Guide for information on nearly 600 herbs and plants.