This week’s magical herb is tarragon. Tarragon has a subtle yet distinctive flavor. While not seen often in American kitchens, tarragon is part of “fines herbes” and is used extensively in French cooking.
Latin Name: Artemisia dracunculus
Other Names: Fuzzy Weed, French Tarragon
Sign: Aries, Scorpio
Deities and Beings: Artemis, Ares, Mars
Parts Used: leaf
Magical Uses: Animals, aphrodisiac, confidence, courage, hunting, love, prevent theft, protection, sensuality
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