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Vervain
by Fire_Opal


(Verbana officinalis)
Folk Names: Juno's Tears, Herb of Grace, Pigeon's Grass, Enchanter's Plant, Simpler's Joy, Holy Herb, Pigeonwood, Herb of the Cross, Verbena, Herb of Enchantment, Vervan, Van-Van, Van Van
Gender: Cold
Planet: Venus
Element: Water
Associated Deities: Mars, Venus, Aradia, Cerridwen, Isis, Jupiter, Thor
Part Used: The herb
Basic Powers: Love, Purification, Protection
Specific Uses: Magical cleansing baths, purification incenses, and personal safety amulets. Best gathered at Midsummer. Hang up on the bed to keep you free of nightmares. Helps soldier's escape their enemies. bury in your fields to make the crops bountiful and profitable. Amulets are sometimes given to babies, for it is said to make its wearer a quick learner. Used in may love and protection sachets. Burn pure verain (or mix with equal parts of frankincense) for a fantastic purification incense. Use to attract wealth.