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This week’s magical herb is ginger. Ginger has a fresh, peppery, spicy flavor and a wonderful aroma. Traditional ginger ale contains ginger root. Notably found in many American holiday desserts, ginger is also widely used in Hawaiian and Chinese cooking.
Latin Name: Zingiber officinale
Other Names: Jamaica Ginger
Planet: Mars, Sun
Sign: Aries, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Leo
Day: Sunday, Tuesday
Deities and Beings: Ares, Helios, Luna, Mars, Sol, Sunnu
Parts Used: Root
Magical Uses: Anti-sorcery, courage, enhance magical power (eat), healing, love, money, power, sexuality, stop storms (chew and spit), success, uncrossing, wealth
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.