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This week’s magical herb is fennel. Fennel is very aromatic and has a flavor like celery and licorice. Fennel is found in the drink Absinthe, and is often used in Greek and asian dishes, including Chinese Five-spice.
Latin Name: Foeniculum vulgare
Other Names: Funchal
Sign: Aries, Gemini, Virgo
Deities and Beings: Adonis, Dionysus, Hephaestus, Hermes, Mercury,
Parts Used: Leaf, root, seed
Magical Uses: Anti-sorcery, encourage trust (carry), healing, love, protection, purification, repel evil (hang over door), uncrossing
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.