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This week’s magical herb is mint. Mint has a cool, refreshing flavor and a fantastic scent. Known for its use in Mint Juleps, mint is also a component of tabbouleh and a number of other Middle Eastern dishes.
Latin Name: Mentha
Other Names: Varies
Planet: Mercury, Venus
Sign: Taurus, Libra, Gemini, Virgo
Day: Friday, Wednesday
Deities and Beings: Aphrodite, Ceres, Demeter, Freyr, Hades, Hermes, Mercury, Nerthus, Persephone, Pluto, Hecate, Proserpina, Sjofna, Venus
Parts Used: Above ground parts
Magical Uses: Call good spirits (place on altar), cleansing (incense), exorcism, fortune, good luck, headache (rub on head), healing, justice, love, lust, money, prosperity, protection (place in home), repel illness (wear), travel, 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.
Love mint. Not only can I cook with it, it grows like a weed. 🙂