Magical herbs, fruits, and veggies are a part of our lives on a daily basis. Do you know which ones are constantly around you? Here's the list of the ones that start with F.
False Unicorn Root - Magickal uses include lusty spells and protection for mother and baby.
Also Called: False Unicorn, Starwort, Helonias Root
Fennel Seed - Imparts strength, vitality, sexual virility; prevents curses, possession and negative problems. Use in spells for protection, healing, and purification. Provides help and strength when facing danger or dire times. Fennel is thought to increase the length of one's incarnation. Hang in windows and doors to ward off evil.
Also Called: Large Fennel, Sweet Fennel, Wild Fennel, Finocchio, Carosella, Florence Fennel, Fennel Seed
Fenugreek - Used for money drawing and fertility magick. Use in floor washes to bring money to the home. Place in a jar and add a few seeds every day to increase money flow to the household.
Also Called: Greek Hay, Foenugreek, Fenigreek, Fenugreek Seed
Fern - Mental clarity, cleansing, purification, and dispelling negativity. Keep in room where studying is done to help concentration. Burn a sprig of fern before an exam. Use in sachets and amulets for powerful auric protection.
Feverfew Protection against accidents and cold/flu. Use in charms or sachets for love magick or spiritual healing. Keep flowers in suitcase or car when traveling.
Also Called: Featherfew, Rainfarn, Wild Quinine, Featherfoil, Prairie Dock, Missouri Snakeroot, Flirtwort, Parthenium, Febrifuge
Fig - Divination, fertility, and love. Place a branch in front of the door before traveling to ensure a safe return. Write a question on a fig leaf -- if the leaf dries slowly, the answer is yes, otherwise the answer is no.
Also Called: Common Fig
Figwort - Magickal balms, house & business blessing, protection for the home. Wear around the neck for health and protection against the evil eye.
Fir - Strength and breaking up negativity; Insight, progress against goals, and bringing about change. Balsam fir needles can be burned on charcoal as an incense and also make a great ingredient in sachet bags, dream pillows, and potpourri mixes.
Flax Seed - Used for money spells and healing rituals. Mix seeds with red pepper and keep in a box in the home to protect it. Put in a sachet to protect against hostile magick. Place some in shoe or in pocket, wallet, purse, or altar jar with a few coins to ward off poverty. Sprinkle an infusion made with flax seed around the area before divination to get a more accurate reading of someone's future. Burn for divinatory powers.
Also Called: Linseed
Fleabane - Exorcism, protection, chastity.
Foxglove - Protection of home & garden, vision, and immortality. Used to commune with those of the Underworld.
Also Called: Fairy Caps, Deadman's Bells, Fairy's Glove, Fox Claws, Fairy Thimbles, Witch's Bells, Folk's Glove, Witches Glove
Frangipani - Promoting openness in those around you; attracting love, trust, and admiration.
Frankincense Resin - Successful ventures, cleansing, purification. Burn for protective work, consecration, and meditation. Used as an offering at Beltane, Lammas, and Yule. Enhances the power of topaz. Use in rituals and magick associated with self-will, self-control, or the ego. Represents the ability of the divine to move into manifestation. Add to charm bags and sachets to bring success. Mix with Cumin and burn as incense for powerful protection.
Also Called: Frankincense Tears, Olibanum
Fumitory - Associated with the underworld. Excellent for use at Samhain. Infusion is useful as a wash for consecrating ritual tools. Use in purification rituals when moving into a new residence. Make an infusion, then sprinkle the infusion around the house and rub on the bottom of shoes to bring quick financial gain.
Also Called: Earth Smoke