real uses for
herbs, trees, leaves and flowers
You can put flowers, leaves, or herbs under your
pillow and, when you go to bed, concentrate on the
things that you need or want in the hope that the
gods will go to work on your problems while you are
sleeping. Put the goodies under your pillow, where
they can work their magic.
Love, Sex, and Courage
Basil, borage, witch hazel, apple, lavender, thyme,
jasmine, sorrel, mint, aloe, yarrow, thorn,
chestnut, cypress, hawthorn, and acacia.
Communication and improving the Memory
Marjoram, parsley, dill, rosemary, and leaves from
nut trees, especially hazel.
Rosemary, comfrey, willow, mangrove, paper bark tree
Fun, and Children
Chamomile, celandine, hawthorn, hyacinth, marjoram,
saffron, rosemary, ash, and palm.
Aniseed, marjoram, bay, clove, fennel, pine, oak,
lime, mulberry, ash, and birch.
Sage, sorrel, bay, cloves, witch hazel, and
Marjoram, juniper, dill, nutmeg, oak, and leaves
from nut trees. Many ailments specific to women are
eased by drinking raspberry-leaf tea. This is also
an ancient, and still useful, aid to relaxation and
pain relief during labor.
Abundance and Wealth
Sage, allspice, comfrey, ginger, sorrel, and