Category Archives: traditional witchcraft

From the Wortcunner’s Cabinet: Vervain

Vervain is one of the herbs [worts] which I use in somewhat great abundance, as it happens, but never to ward off a vampire. Although it is good protection against snake bites…but not so much from people bites. Continue reading

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Wort Cunning…What is it?

In Medieval times immense importance was placed on the rituals surrounding the gathering of herbs or plants Continue reading

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The Magick of Ivy

If it [Ivy] flourished on a young girl’s grave, it meant she died of unrequited love. Continue reading

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The Magick of Broom

A traditional rhyme from Sussex says: “Sweep the house with blessed Broom in May / sweep the head of the household away.” Continue reading

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Samhain: The Magick of Blackthorn

Blackthorn is associated with death quite frequently. Samhain is the death of the old year whilst hailing in the new.   Continue reading

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The Magickal Hazel Tree

Wisdom is at the heart of the Hazel tree. Druids, Poets, Bards, and Shaman … Continue reading

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The Magick of Birch

Magickally, Birch wood is believed to ward off evil, banish fears and build courage. Continue reading

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