How to Grow
Plant it during Imbolc Season (February)
- Take up to 4 seeds for each container and ¼” deep.
- Once they reach 2” height you can transplant on 1 per pot.
- After transplant, wait 6 to 8 weeks more before transplanting outside. Harvest before it flowers.
- You can only cut ⅓ so it doesn’t disturb its growth.
- Make sure you cut from the Top ⅓ (where the flowers are).
- Coagulant (Vitamin K) Fights Cancer (protects white blood-cells)
- Anti stress (natural adaptogen stimulating neurotransmitters)
- Immuno booster (Vitamin C)
- Antibacterial, Antimicrobial, Antibiotic.
- Analgesic or pain reducer (magnesium)
- Antioxidant or aging fighters(Flavonoids)
- Antipyretic or fever reducer
- Hepato-protective or liver protector
- Anti inflammatory (eugenol, linalool, and citronellol)
- Fights Cancer (protects white blood-cells)
Magic/Folk Name: “Witches Herb”
Element: Fire (masculine)
Deities: Vishnu, Erzulie.
Called “Witches Herb” possibly because of its countless properties, it quickly becomes a must in a wide range of potions, brews and spell-work. Use for anything pertaining with love, exorcism, wealth, sympathy, and protection. Dispels confusion, fears and weakness. Drives off hostile spirits
- Protection (mainly home)
- Love (mostly fidelity)