This week’s magical herb is sage. Sage is highly aromatic with a pleasing, earthy flavor. Most often associated with Thanksgiving stuffing or sausage, sage is also widely used in Mediterranean cooking.
Latin Name: Salvia officinalis
Other Names: Garden Sage, Common Sage, Kitchen Sage
Sign: Sagittarius, Pisces
Deities and Beings: Chiron, Consus, Jupiter, Obatala, Zeus
Parts Used: Leaf
Magical Uses: Anti-sorcery, astral projection, conjure spirits, consecration (burn), healing, immortality (eat), improves mood, longevity, money, prosperity, protection (carry), purification, removes tension, repel misfortune, repel negativity, riches, spirituality (burn), wisdom (eat), wishes
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.