Plants. Louise Harmon June, 2013 Wild Carrot or Poison Hemlock?
Several months ago, my brother and I were discussing our mutual love of the woods and the outdoors. Although he has hunted and fished most of his adult life, he admitted that he really didn’t pay too much attention to the wild greens around him. Somehow, our conversation turned to the subject of Hemlock and my brother was quite surprised to learn that Hemlock trees were not poisonous, but several relatives of Wild Carrot are some of the most deadly plants in North America. Their similarity in appearance to Wild Carrot has resulted in many deaths, including children using their hollow stems for straws or for making whistles. Wild Carrot, Poison Hemlock and Poison Hemlock’s deadly cousin, Water Hemlock all belong to the Apiaceae plant family. Personally, I never wildcraft any plants from the Apiaceae family.
Let’s look at some of the characteristics for Wild Carrot, Poison Hemlock and Water Hemlock. WILD CARROT – Daucus carota ~Louise~ Wiccan, Pagan, New Age Store - Woodbine Herbs - Metaphysical Supplies & Apparel. Herbal Grimoire Herbs have been in use for thousands of years.
Their uses range from healing, rituals to magick, their are many books available that can help you acheive your intent. I have tired to include information such as herb name, magickal properties, oils, aromatherapy use and also called. The information on these pages comes from a variety of sources as well as years of practice. This is by no means a total list of herbs available. Wiccan magickal spells and charms. Wicca Sponsored link.
Quote: Charms: According to a Webster's dictionary, the original meaning of the noun charm was a "chanted word, phrase, or verse assumed to have magic over to help or hurt; an incantation. " 1 There are two modern meanings to the word: The encyclopedia's definition for charm is essentially identical to the meaning that most people give to the noun spell. Spells: Spells are one of many ritual activities that many Wiccans engage in. Spells can be designed to attempt to either harm or help others. The Rede obviously prevents a Witch/Wiccan from doing harm to themselves or to others, or attempting to manipulate others, taking harmful drugs, etc.
Sponsored link: Allowable spells: Wiccans are prohibited from doing harm to others. Before performing a spell, Wiccans carefully think through all the possible repercussions of a spell to make certain that it does not have a manipulative component. Witchcraft and Wicca with Welsh Paganism. The Inner Sanctum of Wicca and Witchcraft.
Witch. By Doreen Valiente Hear now the words of the witches, The secrets we hid in the night, When dark was our destiny’s pathway, That now we bring forth into the light.
Mysterious water and fire, The earth and the wide-ranging air. By hidden quintessence we know them, And will and keep silent and dare. The birth and rebirth of all nature, The passing of winter and spring, We share with the life universal, Rejoice in the magickal ring. Four times in the year the Great Sabbat Returns, And the witches are seen, At Lammas and Candlemass dancing, On May Even and old Hallowe’en. When day-time and night-time are equal, When sun is at greatest and least, The four Lesser Sabbats are summoned, Again witches gather in feast. Thirteen silver moons in a year are, Thirteen is the coven’s array, Thirteen times at esbat make merry, For each golden year and a day. The Occult - Occultopedia: The Occult and Unexplained Encyclopedia. Irish Druids and Old Irish Religions index. Sacred Texts Wicca & Neo-Paganism Irish Druids And Old Irish Religions by James Bonwick This scholarly, but very readable, book covers what was known about Druids and Irish Paganism at the end of the nineteenth century.
It discusses many of the concepts which later would be utilized by the Wiccan movement to construct Celtic Neo-Paganism. Title PagePrefaceContents Part I. Who Were The Druids? Part II. The Sabbats of Wicca. Learn Wicca / Wicca 101 / Faerie Tradition Because witches honor nature, they have eight festivals, or Sabbats, that mark the year as it turns through its seasons.
The following is basic information about these Sabbats, and includes both standard Wiccan information as well as my personal Sabbat lore and experiences, in other words, what I perceive the Sabbats to be. Samhain happens near Halloween and is when the Wiccan year begins. My altar cloth is black, because we are in the time of year that is dark. Lady of the Earth. Rituals.
Cantrap - Your site for spells, magical technique, magical theory, and divination. Alchemy Electronic Dictionary: Find Out the Meaning of Arcane Words and Ciphers Instantly! To find out the meaning of a word, select the beginning letter: Or select the symbol for which you would like to see a definition: For Alchemy Lab website assistance, click ablution The process of washing a solid with a liquid, usually in water. Spiritually and psychologically, it is facing one's emotions and letting feelings flow, so that innocence and purity can be restored. Aion (see Ouroboros) Air Air is one of the Four Elements of alchemy. Alchemy The word is derived from the Arabian phrase "al-kimia," which refers to the preparation of the Stone or Elixir by the Egyptians. Alembic The upper part of a still; a still-head. Alkahest The alkahest is the power from Above that makes possible alchemical transformation. Aludel A pear-shaped earthenware bottle, open at both ends.