This week’s magical herb is paprika. Paprika has a sweet, spicy, smoky flavor and a rich, earthy scent. Famously used in chicken paprikash, paprika is widely used in Hungarian and Spanish dishes.
Latin Name: Capsicum annum
Other Names: Chili Pepper, Bird Pepper
Sign: Aries, Scorpio
Deities and Beings: Ares, Mars
Parts Used: Fruit
Magical Uses: Boosting spellwork, energy, fidelity, hex breaking, love
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.