This week’s magical herb is rosemary. Rosemary has an interesting, rich, “piney” flavor and aroma. Rosemary is best known for its use in “poultry spice” but is commonly used in Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisines.
Latin Name: Rosmarinus officinalis
Other Names: Anthos
Planet: Sun, Mercury
Sign: Leo, Gemini, Virgo
Day: Sunday, Wednesday
Deities and Beings: Aphrodite, Elves, fairies, Hecate, Helios, Sea spirits, Sol, Virgin Mary
Parts Used: Flower, leaf
Magical Uses: Banish negativity, blessing, cleansing (burn), consecration, exorcism, good luck, healing (burn), intellectual power, love, lust, maintain youth, memory, mental powers, protection, psychic development, purification, sleep, substitute for any magic herb
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.