This week’s magical herb is oregano. Oregano has a strong, savory flavor and pungent aroma. While famous for its use in Italian dishes, oregano is also found in Mexican cuisine, and surprisingly, in many perfumes.
Latin Name: Origanum vulgare
Other Names: Unknown
Element: Air, Earth
Sign: Gemini, Virgo
Deities and Beings: Hermes, Mercury
Parts Used: Leaf
Magical Uses: Happiness of the dead, appeasing spirits
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.