This week’s magical herb is dill. Dill has a mild, warm and distinct flavor. It’s famous for being used in the making of pickles. Dill is common to Greek and Egyptian cuisine and pairs especially well with fish.
Latin Name: Anethum graveolens
Other Names: Dill Weed
Sign: Gemini, Virgo
Deities and Beings: Brigid, Hermes, Mercury, Persephone
Parts Used: Above ground parts
Magical Uses: Anti-sorcery, defense, hiccups, love, luck, lust, money, protection, repel ill-spirited people (hang near door), uncrossing, wealth
If you’re interested in more magickal herbs, check out the full Magical Herb of the Week series.
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