Herbs for the Summer Solstice

Harebell & Betony

These words are taken from the amazing book ‘Master Book of Herbalism’ by Paul Beyerl – I coud’nt resist his suggestions for Elder.

‘Who can resist going out to play when we can frolic in the woodlands until late at night?……

Chamomile; Used to invoke the God, Chamomile will make us aware of the Father of Nature.

Elder; If you have enough of the child in you, go stand among Elder groves on Midsummer’s Eve, and you are sure to see the little people and the faeries.

Fennel; This is the night to have bunches of ribbon-tied fennel hanging at the portals of your home.

Hemp; An interesting divination is to sow Hemp seed around a church; the first person you see will be your new love.

Lavender; A bonfire is a very common element of the midsummer rituals. Traditionally, you would toss some of…

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Author: lauryn jean

Writing, poetry, music, Spirit; a bit of a healer; herbcraft, apothecary & energy work; living naturally & wholly here in sunny FL 🌞

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