Love, healing, and reducing stress.
G/P/E: Masculine, Sun or Venus, Water.
Magical attributes: Good as a meditation incense, for centering, peace, sprinkle in your home for protection, healing, money.
Uses: Is an excellent herb both internally and externally for calming. Great for digestion, fevers, burns, rs, anti-inflammatory for wounds, and sedative for nervous disorders. And releaves stomach aches and diarrhea in infants and small children (always using in diluted form). In tea form, made of 2 teaspoons of the herb steeped for 5 minutes in a cup of boiling water is a gentle sleep inducer.
Chamomile also makes an excellent insect repellent, simply splash some tea on face arms and feet. It is also a good hair rinse for blondes.
Plant camomile in your garden to be the guardian of the land, and you will have certain success.
Add to a sachet or spell to increase the chances of its success.
Sprinkle an infusion of chamomile around the house to remove hexes, curses and spells.
Burn or add to prosperity bags to increase money.
Burn as incense for de-stressing, meditation, and restful sleep.
Wash hands in an infusion of chamomile for luck before gambling or playing cards.
Use in bath magick to attract love.
Keep a packet of the herb with lottery tickets for luck.
Also Called: Whig Plant, Scented Mayweed, Camomyle, Ground Apple, Manzanilla (Spanish), Maythen, Earth Apple, Camomile
Camomile is a common herb with a long history of safe and effective medicinal use – it is widely used as a household herbal remedy.
It is particularly useful as a remedy for various problems of the digestive system, as a sedative and a nervine, it is especially suited for young children.
A tea is made from the flowers and this should be prepared in a closed vessel to prevent loss of the essential oils.
The flowers are anodyne, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, nervine, stomachic, tonic, vasodilator.
The single-flowered form is the most potent medicinally, though it can in large doses damage the lining of the stomach and bowels.
The whole herb is used to make a lotion for external application in the treatment of toothache, earache, neuralgia etc.
The essential oil is used in aromatherapy.