An all-purpose magickal herb.
G/P/E: Masculine, Jupiter, Earth.
Magical attributes:Hang around the doors and windows for protection from evil. Use in spells and charms for prosperity, purification and protection.
The five points of the leaf represent love, money, health, power, and wisdom.
Stimulates memory, eloquence, and self confidence.
Carry, burn, or wear to possess these traits.
Used for business & house blessing.
Use in spells to bring protection to a friend or loved one taking a journey.
Burn as an incense during divination to bring dreams of one’s intended mate.
Frequently associated with ritual work involving romance.
Wash hands and forehead with an infusion of this herb nine times to wash away hexes and evil spells against you.
Fill an empty egg shell and keep it in the home for powerful protection from evil forces.
Wrap in red flannel and hang over the bed to ward off dark spirits of the night.
Also Called: Five Finger Grass, Synkefoyle, Witches Weed, Five Leaf, Tormentilla, Sunkfield, Bloodroot, Moor Grass, Goosegrass, Goose Tansy, Crampweed, Silverweed, Silver Weed, Sunkfield
Both the roots and the herb are antispasmodic, astringent and febrifuge.
An infusion of the dried herb is used in the treatment of diarrhoea etc, it is also used as a gargle for sore throats and is used externally as an astringent lotion.
A concentrated decoction of the root relieves toothache.