Rosemary Leaf (Rosemarinus officinalis)
Protection, Love, Lust, Mental powers, Exorcism, Purification, Healing, Sleep, Youth
Corresponding Zodiac: Capricorn, Aquarius
Hoodoo: Protects against evil, cleanses, ensures fidelity; gives a woman domination in the home.
One of the oldest incense.
When burned, it emits powerful cleansing and purifying vibrations.
Smouldered, it rids the place of negativity, especially prior to performing magic.
Placed beneath a pillow, it ensures good sleep and rives away nightmares.
Laid under a bed, it protects the sleeper from harm.
Hung on the porch and door posts, it's keeps thieves from the house.
Carried to remain healthy.
Placed in a bath for purification.
A chaplet of rosemary, worn, aids the memory, while the wood, smelled often, preserves youthfulness. to ensure the latter, add a rosemary infusion to the bath water.
Used in love and lust incenses and other mixtures.
Used in healing poppets. The poppet is stuffed with rosemary to take advantage of it's curative vibrations.
Rosemary infusionis used to wash the hands before healing work.
The leaves are mixed with juniper berries and burned in sickrooms to promote healing.
To receive the answer to a question, burn rosemary and charcoal and smell the smoke.
Grown to attract elves.
Powdered leaves are wrapped in linen cloth and bound to the right arm to dispel depression and make emotions light and merry.
Generally used as a substitute for Frankincense.
Other Names: Compass Weed, Dew of the Sea, Elf Leaf, Guardrobe, Incensier, Libanotis (Greek), Polar Plant, Sea Dew
Powers: Protection, Love, Lust, Mental powers, Exorcism, Purification, Healing, Sleep, Youth