This week’s magical herb is sesame. Sesame seeds are basically bland, until toasted, when they become nutty, rich and wonderful. Commonly found stuck to American hamburger buns, they’re used expertly in Chinese and Japanese dishes.
Latin Name: Sesamum indicum
Other Names: Simsim
Deities and Beings: Ganesha, Hecate, Helios, Sol
Parts Used: Seed
Magical Uses: Lust, money
If you’re interested in more magickal herbs, check out the full Magical Herb of the Week series.
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