Protection & Warding Correspondences

Please note that these are not medical or herbal in purpose. Research each ingredient before attempting to take it internally in any fashion. These are for magical association and purposes only.

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Protection in general

SOURCE # PAGE # Protection
     
2 136 acacia
2 50, 137-138 angelica
2 50 asafeotida
2 50, 140 ash tree
2 50, 141 avens
2 50, 141 balm of gilead
2 50 bay laurel
2 108 bergamot
2 144 betony
2 145 broom
2 145 bryony
2 146 burdock
2 146-147 cactus
2 175 calendula [marigold]
2 148 caraway
2 149 carnations
2 109 cinquefoil
2 152-153 clover
2 53, 152 cloves
2 154 comfrey
2 49-50, 155 cyclamen
2 105, 156 cypress
2 50, 156-157 dill
2 157 dragon’s blood
2 50, 158, 223 elder
2 50 fennel
2 50, 160 fern
2 50 flax
2 123, 161 frankincense
2 50 fumitory
2 53, 162 garlic
2 162-163 geranium [red]
2 163 hawthorn
2 164 hazel
2 167 holly
2 50, 168-169 horehound
2 169 hyacinth
2 50-51, 169 hyssop
2 49, 51, 171 juniper
7 144-145 juniper
2 173 lettuce
2 174 mandrake, European
2 51, 177-178 mistletoe
2 51, 180 mullein
2 112 myrrh
2 181 nettle
2 113 nutmeg
2 81, 183-184, 223 oak
2 53, 184 onions
2 187 pennyroyal
2 51, 187-188 peony
2 188 pepper
2 51, 189 periwinkle
2 51, 190 pimpernel
2 192 primrose
2 50-51, 105, 114 rose geranium
2 49-51, 105, 114, 123, 193-194 rosemary
2 6, 53-54 Rowan
2 49, 51, 115 rue
2 115, 123, 198 sandalwood
2 198 slippery elm
2 49, 51, 199 snapdragons
2 199-200 solomon’s seal
2 51, 197 st. john’s wort
2 201 sunflower
2 51 tarragon
2 201-202 thistle
2 49, 51 trefoil
2 51 vervain
2 205 vervain
2 207-208 willow
2 50 wood betony, betony
14 NA rue
14 NA juniper
14 NA bittersweet nightshade
15 43-44 birch
15 127-128 elm

 

To create a barrier, wards, or boundaries

SOURCE # PAGE # To create a barrier, wards, boundaries
     
6 NA birch

 

Protection at sea and while sailing

SOURCE # PAGE # For sailing, protection at sea
     
2 193-194 rosemary
2 202-203 tobacco

 

Protection against malicious spirits, witches, witchcraft, energy, spells, curses, hexes, bad luck, or evil in general

SOURCE # PAGE # Against negativity, evil, bad luck, malevolent spirits, the devil, witchcraft, witches, spells, curses, hexes
     
2 142 bay laurel
8 24-25 betony
2 146 burdock
2 248 cyclamen
2 245 dill
2 162 garlic [Italian]
7 144-145 juniper
2 113 patchouli
2 114 rue
2 199 snapdragon
2 245, 248 St. John’s wort
2 202 thyme
2 202-203 tobacco
2 245 treoil
2 245 vervain
2 210 yarrow
9 130 wormwood [Russia] [against Rusalka]
9 130 lovage [Russia] [against Rusalka]
10 12 chives [America]
12 2 angelica
12 7 bay
12 28 chives
12 41, 110 dill
12 41 yarrow
12 41, 110 trefoil
12 41, 110 verbena
12 41 rue
12 41 roses
12 57-58 garlic
12 58 mountain ash
12 58 rose
12 97 rosemary
12 99-100 rue
12 110-111 St. John’s wort
12 127-128 yarrow
15 43-44 birch
15 215-217 calabar justice
15 387 sweetgrass (zubrowka)

Protection from enemies

SOURCE # PAGE # To escape or repel an enemy, to avoid being hunted
     
2 132, 205 Vervain
2 152 clove
7 144-145 juniper

 

Protect soldiers or military troops

SOURCE # PAGE # To protect military, to protect soldiers
     
2 197 St. John’s Wort
12 20 celadine
12 50 fennel
12 116 thyme
15 46 bird of paradise

 

Protection and safety while traveling

SOURCE # PAGE # For safety & protection while traveling
     
2 131, 152 comfrey
2 162 garlic
2 178 mugwort

 

Protection from unwanted sexual or romantic attention or rape

SOURCE # PAGE # Against rape, chastity, purity, unwanted romantic / sexual attention
     
2 132 heather
2 114, 164-165 rosemary
2 146 cactus
2 148 camphor
2 171-172 lavender
2 173 lettuce
15 27 nettle
15 50-52 bleeding heart
15 65-66 calla lily

 

Protection from dreams, nightmares, visions, & astral travel

SOURCE # PAGE # Against visions, dreams, to stop dreaming
     
2 132, 172 lemon verbena
8 24-25 betony

 

Protection against lightning

SOURCE # PAGE # Against lightning
     
8 13-14 acorn, oak
2 53, 142-143 bay laurel
2 158 elder
2 53, 163 hawthorn
2 164 hazel
2 167 holly
2 53, 177-178, 194 mistletoe
6 NA nettle
2 194-195 rowan
2 201-202 thistle
2 247 thorns
12 7 bay
12 110-111 St. John’s wort
13 31 laurel tree
15 27 nettles
15 250 nettle

 

Protection from thieves, theft, or trespassing

SOURCE # PAGE # Against theft, thieves, trespassing
     
2 146 cactus
2 165 heliotrope
2 171 juniper
2 193-194 rosemary
2 201-202 thistle

 

Protection from fire

SOURCE # PAGE # Against fire, extinguishes fire
     
6 N/A Rowan [Japanese]
2 177-178 mistletoe

 

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