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Widdershin's Apothecary offers hundreds (around 400, check the Curio Page also) of herbs, woods, minerals and resins of high quality, for any magickal need for your own preparations, rites, or workings. All our botanicals are 100% natural and contain no chemicals. Herbs are either certified organic, organic, wild-crafted or grown locally. All items are sold by weight. Internet orders are packaged in convenient 1-ounce quantities in reusable zip lock Baggies.

We are always adding new items to our stock!
This list was updated April 2009

Galangal 1oz.
Chewing John, China Root, Colic Root, East India Catarrh Root, Galingal, Galingale, Gargaut, India Root, Kaempferia Galanga, Low John the Conqueror, Rhizoma Galangae

Magickal Uses: When worn or carried it offers protection, good luck and increases psychic abilities. If placed in a sachet of leather and silver, it draws money. Burn the powdered herb to break spells and curses. Ginger may be substituted when galangal is call for.
3.84
Gardenia 1oz.


Magickal Uses: Fresh gardenias aid in the healing process when placed on the altar or in the sickroom. Add the dried petals to healing incenses and mixtures. Scatter around a room and add to Moon incense for peace and tranquility. Gardenias have extremely high spiritual vibrations so they are helpful in summoning good spirits and used in love spells.
3.25
Garlic Powder 1oz.
Ajo (Spanish), Poor Man’s Treacle, Stinkweed
Garlic is sacred to Hecate so it was eaten on her festival days and left at crossroads as a sacrificial offering to her.

Magickal Uses:An herb of Mercury and Mars. In the home, braids of garlic guard against evil, repel thieves, and turn away the envious. And of course, garlic protects against vampires. It is a very effective blessing for new homes. When worn it has been used to guard against the plague and other diseases by absorption. Rub fresh peeled cloves onto the afflicted part of the body, and then throw into running water. A spell to protect against hepatitis is to wear thirteen cloves at the end of a cord around the neck for thirteen days. Then in the middle of the night, on the thirteenth night, go to the intersection of two streets and throw the necklace behind you and run home. Do not look behind you. Brides once carried garlic on their wedding day to keep evil away and bring good luck. Sailors in the middle ages wore garlic as protection against shipwreck. Mountaineers wear it to guard against bad weather (and monsters). Roman soldiers ate it for courage. Biting into garlic to dispel evil spirits. When eaten it may act as a lust inducer. Placed beneath a child’s pillow it will protect them while asleep. Rub it on pots and pans before cooking to remove negative vibrations (and add to the flavor of food).
1.04
Garlic Salt 1oz.
Ajo (Spanish), Poor Man’s Treacle, Stinkweed
Garlic is sacred to Hecate so it was eaten on her festival days and left at crossroads as a sacrificial offering to her.

Magickal Uses:An herb of Mercury and Mars. In the home, braids of garlic guard against evil, repel thieves, and turn away the envious. And of course, garlic protects against vampires. It is a very effective blessing for new homes. When worn it has been used to guard against the plague and other diseases by absorption. Rub fresh peeled cloves onto the afflicted part of the body, and then throw into running water. A spell to protect against hepatitis is to wear thirteen cloves at the end of a cord around the neck for thirteen days. Then in the middle of the night, on the thirteenth night, go to the intersection of two streets and throw the necklace behind you and run home. Do not look behind you. Brides once carried garlic on their wedding day to keep evil away and bring good luck. Sailors in the middle ages wore garlic as protection against shipwreck. Mountaineers wear it to guard against bad weather (and monsters). Roman soldiers ate it for courage. Biting into garlic to dispel evil spirits. When eaten it may act as a lust inducer. Placed beneath a child’s pillow it will protect them while asleep. Rub it on pots and pans before cooking to remove negative vibrations (and add to the flavor of food).
1.04
Ginger 1oz.
African Ginger
The Dobu tribe of the Pacific Islanders use ginger in much of their magick. By first chewing it, they then spit it at the “seat” of an illness, or at an oncoming storm to stop it while still at sea.

Magickal Uses: When ginger is eaten before performing spells it will increase your power. Since ginger is a spicy and “hot” herb, it is most effective in love spells. Plant the root to attract money or sprinkle powdered root into pockets or on money for prosperity. Ginger also ensures success.
1.64
Ginkgo 1oz.
Maidenhair Tree

Magickal Uses: Use in longevity and age spells and also as an aphrodisiac and fertility herb for those type of spells.
2.14
Goat’s Rue 1oz.
Magickal Uses: Use in healing rituals. When the leaves are placed in shoes they cure and prevent rheumatism.
2.74
Golden Seal 1oz.
Eye Balm, Eye Root, Ground Raspberry, Indian Dye, Indian Paint, Jaundice Root, Orange Root, Tumeric Root, Warnera, Wild Curcurma, Yellow Puccoon, Yellow Root
Magickal Uses: Use in money spells and healing rituals.
7.14
Goldenrod 1oz.
Aaron’s Rod, Blue Mountain Tea, Goldruthe, Gonea Tea, Sweet Scented Goldenrod, Solidago, Verg d’Or, Wound Weed, Woundwort

Magickal Uses: Hold a goldenrod flower in your hand. The direction the head nods will be where you find a lost item or buried treasure. Wear it to see your future love, they will appear the next day. If it suddenly begins to grow near your door then unexpected good fortune will be yours. Use in money spells.
2.74
Grains of Paradise 1oz.
African Pepper, Guinea Grains, Mallaquetta Pepper, and Melequeta

Magickal Uses: This is one of the herbs of wishing. Hold in your hands while making a wish, then through some to each of the directions beginning with North and ending with West. Use in sachets and spells for love, lust, luck and money.
10.94
Guar gum 1oz.
Guaran
Use as base when making incense.
2.14
Gum Arabic 1oz.

Magickal Uses: Added to incense for good vibrations or burned alone on charcoal. Purifies area of negativity and evil.
3.84


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