This week’s magical herb is thyme. Thyme has a natural, woody flavor and is very aromatic. A staple part of boquet garni and za’atar, thyme is used often in French and Mediterranean cooking.
Latin Name: Thymus vulgaris
Other Names: Common Thyme, Garden Thyme
Sign: Taurus, Libra
Deities and Beings: Aphrodite, Ares, Fairies, Gefion, Mars, Nehallennia, Venus, Weiland
Parts Used: Above ground parts
Magical Uses: Centering, clairvoyance, cleansing (bath), courage, divination, energy, healing, love, money, power, psychic awareness, psychic development, purification (incense), repel mourning negativity (wear), repel nightmares (in pillow), sleep, spiritual healing, strength
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.