Sabbat Herbs

These herbs are used in rituals for the eight Sabbats.  

-         Samhain: heather, mullein, patchouli, and sage may be burned; acorns, apples, pumpkins, oak leaves, straw, broom, dittany, ferns, and flax may be decorations

-         Yule: bay, bayberry, chamomile, frankincense, rosemary, and sage may be burned; holly, juniper, mistletoe, moss, oak, pine cones, cedar, evergreen, and blessed thistle may be decorations

-         Imbolc: basil, bay, benzoin, and celandine may be burned; angelica, myrrh, yellow flowers, and white flowers may be decorations

-         Ostara: celandine, cinquefoil, jasmine, rose, tansy, and violets may be burned; acorn, crocus, daffodil, dogwood, honeysuckle, iris, lily, and strawberry may be decorations

-         Beltane: almond, ash, cinquefoil, frankincense, marigold, meadowsweet, and woodruff may be burned; angelica, blue-bells, daisy, hawthorn, ivy, lilac, primrose, and rose may be decorations

-         Litha: chamomile, cinquefoil, elder flower, fennel, lavender, mugwort, thyme, and vervain may be burned; hemp, larkspur, pine, rose, St. Johnís Wort, and wisteria may be decorations

-         Lughanassadh: cornstalks, heather, frankincense, and wheat may be burned; acacia flowers, corn ears, holly hock, myrtle, oak leaves, and wheat may be decorations

-         Mabon: benzoin, marigold, myrrh, sage, and thistles may be burned; acorns, asters, ferns, honeysuckle, milkweed, mums, oak leaves, pine, and rose may be decorations

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