This week’s magical herb is mustard. Mustard seeds’ flavor can vary through sweet, spicy, nutty and earthy. While often considered a popular American condiment, mustard seeds are also used frequently in French and German cooking.
Latin Name: Brassica juncea
Other Names: Indian Mustard, Leaf Mustard, Chinese Mustard
Sign: Aries, Scorpio
Deities and Beings: Ares, Asclepius, Freya, Mars
Parts Used: Leaf, seed
Magical Uses: Fertility, mental powers, 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.