Lovely letter L has more than a handful of amazing herbs and other yummy goodies that you should be aware of.
Lady Slipper - Used for protection against hexes, curses and the evil eye.
Lady's Mantle - Aphrodisiac, transmutation. Use in love potions or to increase the power of any magickal workings.
Also Called: Nine Hooks, Dewcup, Lion's Foot, Bear's Foot, Stellaria
Larch - Protection and anti-theft
Larkspur - Health and protection
Laurel - Love and protection. Worn by brides to guarantee a long and happy marriage.
Lavender - Magickal uses include love, protection, healing, sleep, purification, and peace. Promotes healing from depression. Great in sleep pillows and bath spells. Believed to preserve chastity when mixed with rosemary. Burn the flowers to induce sleep and rest, then scatter the ashes around the home to bring peace and harmony. Use in love spells and sachets, especially those to attract men.
Also Called: Spike, Nardus, Elf Leaf, Nard
Leek - Love, protection, exorcism, and strengthening existing love.
Lemon - Cleansing, spiritual opening, purification, and removal of blockages. Add lemon peel to love sachets and mixtures. Soak peel in water and use the mixture as a wash for magickal objects to remove unwanted negativity, especially for objects received second-hand. Use an infusion of lemon to induce lust.
Also Called: Citronnier, Neemoo, Leemoo, Limone, Limoun
Lemon Balm - Love, success, healing, and psychic/spiritual development. Use in love charms & spells to attract a partner. Use in healing spells & rituals for those suffering from mental or nervous disorders.
Also Called: Melissa, Sweet Balm, Balm Mint, Bee Balm, Blue Balm, Cure-all, Dropsy Plant, Garden Balm, Sweet Balm
Lemon Grass - Psychic cleansing and opening, lust potions.
Lemon Verbena - Worn to increase attractiveness or to bed to prevent dreams. Added to other herbal mixtures and charms to increase their effectiveness. Used in purification baths. Carried in an amulet to attract the opposite sex.
Lettuce - Divination, lunar magick, sleep, protection, love spells, and male sex magick.
Licorice - Love, lust, and fidelity. Carry to attract a lover.
Also Called: Licorice Root, Yashtimadhu, Mithilakdi, Mulathi, Liquorice, Sweet Root, Lacris, Lacrisse, Lycorys, Reglisse
Lilac - Wisdom, memory, good luck and spiritual aid.
Also Called: Common Lilac
Lily - Fertility, renewal, rebirth, marriage, happiness, and prosperity.
Also Called: Easter Lily, Tiger Lily
Lily of the Valley - Soothing, calming, draws peace and tranquility, and repels negativity. Assists in empowering happiness and mental powers. Use in magickal workings to stop harassment. Married couples should plant Lily of the Valley in their first garden to promote longevity of the marriage. Note: Poisonous, use with caution.
Also Called: Jacob's Ladder, Male Lily, Our Lady's Tears, Ladder-to-Heaven, May Lily, Constancy
Lime - Purification and protection, promoting calmness and tranquility, and strengthening love.
Linden Flowers - Used in love spells/mixtures and protection spells & incenses. Mix equal parts Linden and Lavender flowers and place in a sachet under your pillowcase to relieve insomnia. Keep Linden on a table to release the energies needed to keep the spirit alive and healthy.
Also Called: Lime Blossoms, Linden Flowers, Tilia
Little John - Place in holy water to bring good luck in everything you attempt.
Lo John - Money, success, and luck
Lobelia - Used for attracting love and preventing storms.
Also Called: Pukeweed, Indian Tobacco, Bladderpod, Wild Tobacco, Emetic Herb, Emetic Weed, Asthma Weed, Rag Root, Vomit Wort
Lotus - Love, protection, psychic opening, and spiritual growth. Sacred to Egyptian gods, Indian gods, Hermes, Oshun, and Osiris.
Lotus Root - Carry to keep thoughts pleasant and clear. Mark one side 'Yes' and the other 'No', then toss the root into the air as you make a wish to find out if the wish will come true.
Lovage - Prophetic dreams, energy, and purification. Use in bath spells for psychic cleansing. Use in sachets, amulets, or bath magick to enhance attractiveness and make yourself more love-inspiring. Add an infusion of lovage to the bath immediately prior to attending court to help bring victory.
Lucky Hand Root - Magickal uses include bringing good luck, protecting owner from all harm, travel safety, and gaining employment. Great for use in mojo & charm bags. Carry for general success and to obtain & maintain employment.
Also Called: Orchid Root
Lungwort - Air magick, offering to the Gods of air, blessing while traveling by air