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Symbolism of Plants, Trees, and Herbs

This page is a compilation of the Symbolic Powers of the Flora Kingdom. We in no way imply or advocate that this information be used for medical or consumptive purposes. This is for entertainment use only!!

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Acicia: Protection, Psychic Powers

Adam & Eve Roots: Love, Happiness

Adders Tongue: Healing

African Violet: Spirituality, Protection

Agaric: Fertility

Agrimony: Protection, Sleep

Ague Root: Protection

Alfalfa: Prosperity, Anti-hunger, Money

Alkanet: Purification, Prosperity

Allspice: Money, Luck, Healing

Almond: Money, Prosperity, Wisdom

Aloe: Protection, Luck

Aloes, Wood: Love, Spirituality

Althea: Protection, Psychic Powers

Alyssum: Protection, Moderating Anger

Amaranth: Healing, Protection, Invisibility

Anemone: Health, Protection, Healing

Angelica: Exorcism, Protection, Healing, Visions

Apple: Love, Healing, Garden Magic, Immortality

Apricot: Love

Arabic Gum: Purify negativity and evil

Arbutus: Exorcism, Protection

Asafoetida: Exorcism, Purification, Protection

Ash: Protection, Prosperity, Sea Rituals, Health

Aspen: Eloquence, Anti-Theft

Aster: Love

Avens: Exorcism, Purification, Love

Avocado: Love, Lust, Beauty

Bachelor's Buttons: Love

Balm, Lemon: Love, Success, Healing

Balm of Gilead: Love, Manifestations, Protection, Healing

Bamboo: Protection, Luck, Hex-Breaking, Wishes

Banana: Fertility, Potency, Prosperity

Banyan: Luck

Barley: Love, Healing, Protection

Basil: Love, Exorcism, Wealth, Flying, Protection

Bay: Protection, Psychic Powers, Healing, Purification, Strength

Bean: Protection, Exorcism, Wart Charming, Reconciliations, Potency, Love

Bedstraw/Fragrant: Love

Beech: Wishes

Beet: Love

Belladonna: astral projection *DEADLY POISON!!

Benzoin: Purification, Prosperity

Bergamot, Orange: Money

Be-Still: Luck

Betony/wood: Protection, Purification, Love

Birch: Protection, Exorcism, Purification

Bistort: Psychic Powers, Fertility

Bittersweet: Protection, Healing

Blackberry: Healing, Money, Protection

Bladderwrack: Protection, Sea Spells, Wind Spells, Money, Psychic Powers

Bleeding Heart: Love

Bloodroot: Love, Protection, Purification

Bluebell: Luck, Truth

Blueberry: Protection

Blue Flag: Money

Bodhi: Fertility, Protection, WIsdom, Meditation

Boneset: Protection, Exorcism

Borage: Courage, Psychic Powers

Bracken: Healing, Rune Magic, Prophetic Dreams

Brazil Nut: Love

Briony: Image Magic, Money, Protection

Bromeliad: Protection, Money

Broom: Purification, Protection, Wind Spells, Divination

Buchu: Psychic Powers, Prophetic Dreams

Buckthorn: Protection, Exorcism, Wishes, Legal Matters

Buckwheat: Money, Protection

Burdock: Protection, Healing

Cabbage: Luck

Cactus: Protection, Chastity

Calamus: Luck, Healing, Money, Protection

Camellia: Riches

Camphor: Chastity, Health, Divination

Caper: Potency, Lust, Luck

Carawy: Protection, Lust, Health, Anti-theft, Mental Powers

Cardamon: Lust, Love

Carnation: Protection, Strength, Healing

Carob: Protection, Health

Carrot: Fertility, Lust

Cascara Sagrada: Legal Matters, Money, Protection,

Cashew: Money

Castor: Protection

Catnip: Cat Magic, Love, Beauty, Happiness

Cattail: Lust

Cedar: Healing, Purification, Money, Protection

Celandine: Protection, Escape, Happiness, Legal Matters

Celery: Mental Powers, Lust, Psychic Powers

Centaury: Snake Removing

Chamomile: Money, Sleep, Love, Purification

Cherry: Love, Divination

Chestnut: Love

Chickweed: Fertility, Love

Chicory: Removing Obstacles, Invisibility, Favors, Frigidity

Chili pepper: Fidelity, Hex Breaking, Love

China Berry: Luck

Chrysanthemum: Protection

Cinchona: Luck, Protection

Cinnamon: Spirituality, Success, Healing, Power, Psychic Powers, Lust Protection, Love

Cinquefoil: Money, Protection, Prophetic Dreams, Sleep

Citron: Psychic Powers, Healing

Cloth of Gold: Understand animal languages

Clove: Protection, Exorcism, Love, Money

Clover: Protection, Money, Love, Fidelity, Exorcism, Success

Club Moss: Protection, Power

Coconut: Purification, Protection, Chastity

Cohosh, Black: Love, Courage, Protection, Potency

Coltsfoot: Love, Visions

Columbine: Courage, Love

Comfrey: Safety during travel, Money

Copal: Love, Purification

Coriander: Love, Health, Healing

Corn: protection, luck, divination

Cotton: Luck, Healing, Protection, Rain, Fishing Magic

Cowslip: Healing, Youth, Treasure Finding

Crocus: Love, Visions

Cubeb: Love

Cuckoo-flower: Fertility, Lover

Cucumber: Chastity, Healing, Fertility

Cumin: Protection, Fidelity, Exorcism

Curry: Protection

Cyclamen: Fertility, Protection, Happiness, Lust

Cypress: Longevity, Healing, Comfort, Protection

Daffodil: Love, Fertility, Luck

Daisy: Lust, Luck

Damiana: Lust, Love, Visions

Dandelion: Divination, Wishes, Calling Spirits

Datura: Hex Breaking, Sleep, Protection

Deerstongue: Lust, Psychic Powers

Devils Bit: Exorcism, Love, Protection, Lust

Devils Shoestring: Protection, Gambling, Luck, Power, Employment

Dill: Protection, Money, Lust, Luck

Dittany of Crete: Manifestations, Astral Projection

Dock: Healing, Fertility, Money

Dodder: Love, Divination, Knot Magic

Dogbane: Love

Dogwood: Wishes, Protection

Dragons Blood: Love, Protection, Exorcism, Potency

Dulse: Lust, Harmony

Dutchmans Breeches: Love

Ebony: Protection, Power

Echinacea: Strengthening Spells

Edelweiss: Invisibility, Bullet-Proofing

Elder: Exorcism, Protection, Healing, Prosperity, Sleep

Elecampane: Love, Protection, Psychic Powers

Elm: Love

Endive: Lust, Love

Eryngo: Travelers Luck, Peace, Lust, Love

Eucalyptus: Healing, Protection

Euphorbia: Purification, Protection

Eyebright: Mental Powers, Psychic Power

Fennel: Protection, Healing, Purification

Fenugreek: Money

Fern: Rain Making, Protection, Luck, Riches, Eternal Youth, Health, Exorcism

Feverfew: Protection

Fig: Divination, Fertility, Love

Figwort: Health, Protection

Flax: Money, Protection, Beauty, Psychic Powers, Healing

Fleabane: Exorcism, Protection, Chastity

Foxglove: Protection

Frankincense: Protection, Exorcism, Spirituality

Fumitory: Money, Exorcism

Fuzzy Weed: Love, Hunting

Galangal: Protection, Lust, Health, Money, Psychic Powers, Hex breaking

Gardenia: Love, Peace, Healing, Spirituality

Garlic: Protection, Healing, Exorcism, Lust, Anti-Theft

Gentian: Love, Power

Geranium: Fertility, Health, Love, Protection

Ginger: Love, Money, Success, Power

Ginseng: Love, Wishes, Healing, Beauty, Protection, Lust

Goats Rue: Healing, Health

Goldenrod: Money, Divination

Golden Seal: Healing, Money

Gorse: Protection, Money

Gotu Kola: Meditation

Gourd: Protection

Grain: Protection

Grains of Paradise: Lust, Luck, Love, Money, Wishes

Grape: Fertility, Garden Magic, Mental Powers, Money

Grass: Psychic Powers, Protection

Ground Ivy: Divination

Groundsel: Health, Healing

Hawthorn: Fertility, Chastity, Fishing Magic, Happiness

Hazel: Luck, Fertility, Anti-Lightning, Protection, Wishes

Heather: Protection, Rain Making, Luck

Heliotrope: Exorcism, Prophetic dreams, Healing, Wealth, Invisbility

Hellebore, Black: Protection *POISON*

Hemlock: Destroy sexual drives *POISON*

Hemp: Healing, Love, Vision, Meditation

Henbane: *POISON* Not used

Henna: Healing

Hibiscus: Lust, Love, Divination

Hickory: Legal Matters

High John the Conquerer: Money, Love, Success, Happiness

Holly: Protection, Anti-Lightning, Luck, Dream Magic

Honesty: Money, Repelling Monsters

Honeysuckle: Money, Psychic Powers, Protection

Hops: Healing, Sleep

Horehound: Protection, Mental Powers, Exorcism, Healing

Horse Chestnut: Money, Healing

Horseradish: Purification, Exorcism

Horsetail: Snake Charming, Fertility

Houndstongue: Tying dogs tongues

Houseleek: Luck, Protection, Love

Huckleberry: Luck, Protection, Dream Magic, Hex Breaking

Hyacinth: Love, Protection, Happiness

Hydrangea: Hex Breaking

Hyssop: Purification, Protection

Indian Paint Brush: Love

Iris: Purification, Wisdom

Irish Moss: Money, Luck, Protection

Ivy: Protection, Healing

Jasmine: Love, Money, Prophetic Dreams

Jobs Tears: Healing, Wishes, Luck

Joe-pye weed: Love, Respect

Juniper: Protection, Anti-theft, Love, Exorcism, Health

kava-Kave: Visions, Protection, luck

knotweed: Binding, Health

Ladys mantle: Love

Ladys slipper: Protection

Larch: Protection, Anti theft

Larkspur: Health, Protection

Lavendar: Love, Protection, Sleep, Chastity, Longevity, Purification,

Happiness, Peace

Leek: Love, Protection, Exorcism

Lemon: Longevity, Purification, Love, Friendship

Lemongrass: Repel snakes, Lust, Psychic powers

Lemon Verbena: Purification, Love

Lettuce: Chastity, Protection, Love, Divination, Sleep

Licorice: Love, Lust, Fidelity

Life Everlasting: longevity, Health, Healing

Lilac: Exorcism, Protection

Lily: Protection, Breaking Love spells

Lily of the Valley: Mental Powers, Happiness

Lime: Healing, Love, Protection

Linden: Protection, Immortality, Luck, Love, Sleep

Liquidamber: Protection

Liverwort: Protection

Liverwort: Love

Looestrife: Peace, Protection

Lotus: Protection, Lock-Opening

Lovage: Love

Love Seed: Love, Friendship

Lucky Hand: Employment, Luck, Protection, Money, Travel

Mace: Psychic Powers, Mental Powers

Maguey: Lust

Magnolia: Fidelity

Mahogany, mountain: Anti-Lightning

Maidenhair: Beauty, Love

Male Fern: Luck, Love

Mallow: Love, Protection, Exorcism

Mandrake: Protection, Love, Money, Fertility, Health

Maple: Love, Longevity, Money

Marigold: Protection, Prophetic Dreams, Legal Matters, Psychic Powers

Marjoram: Protection, love, Happiness, Health, Money

Master Wort: Strength, Courage, Protection

Mastic: Psychic Powers, Manifestations, Lust

May Apple: Money

Meadow Rue: Divination

Meadowsweet: Love, Divination, Peace, Happiness

Mesquite: Healing

Mimosa: Protection, Love, Prophetic Dreams, Purification

Mint: Money, Love, Lust, Healing, Exorcism, Travel, Protection

Mistletoe: Protection, Love, Hunting, Fertility, Health, Exorcism

Molukka: Protection

Moonwort: Money, Love

Moss: Luck, Money

Mugwort: Strength, Psychic Powers, Protection, Prophetic Dreams, Healing, Astral Projection

Mulberry: Protection, Strength

Mullein: Courage, Protection, Health, Love, Divination, Exorcism

Mustard: Fertility, Protection, Mental Powers

Myrrh: Protection, Exorcism, Healing, Spirituality

Myrtle: Love, Fertility, Youth, Peace, Money

Nettle: Exorcism, Protection, Healing, Lust

Norfolk Island Pine: Protection, Anti Hunger

Nuts: Fertility, Prosperity, Love, Luck

Oak: Protection, Health, Money, Healing, Potency, Fertility, Luck

Oats: Money

Olive: Healing, Peace, Fertility, Potency, Protection, Lust

Onion: Protection, Exorcism, Healing, Money, Prophetic Dreams, Lust

Orange: Love, Divination, Luck, Money

Orchid: Love

Oregon Grape: Money, Prosperity

Orris: Love, Protection, Divination

Palm, Date: Fertility, Potency

Pansy: Love, Rain Magic, Love, Divination

Papaya: Love, Protection

Papyrus: Protection

Parosela: Hunting

Parsley: Love, Protection, Purification

Passion Flower: Peace, Sleep, Friendship

Patchouly: Money, Fertility, Lust

Pea: Money, Love

Peach: Love, Exorcism, Longevity, . Fertility, Wishes

Pear: Lust, Love

Pecan: Money, Employment

Pennyroyal: Strength, Protection, Peace

Peony: Protection, Exorcism

Pepper: Protection, Exorcism

Peppermint: Purification, Sleep, Love, Healing, Psychic Powers

Pepper Tree: Purification, Healing, Protection

Periwinkle: Love, Lust, Mental Powers, Money, Protection

Persimmon: Changing Sex, Healing, Luck

Plot Weed: Protection

Pimento: Love

Pimpernel: Protection, Health

Pine: Healing, Fertility, Protection, Exorcism, Money

Pineapple: Luck, Money, Chastity

Pipsissewa: Money, Spirit Calling

Pistachio: Breaking Love Spells

Plantain: Healing, Protection, Strength, Snake Repelling

Plum: Healing

Plumeria: Love

Poke: Courage, Hex Breaking

Pomegranate: Divination, Luck, Wishes, Wealth, Fertility

Poplar: Money, Flying

Poppy: Fertility, Love, Sleep, Money, Luck, Invisibility

Potato: Image Magic, Healing

Prickly Ash: Love

Primrose: Protection, Love

Purslane: Sleep, Love, Luck, Protection, Happiness

Quassia: Love

Quince: Protection, Love, Happiness

Radish: Protection, Lust

Ragweed: Courage

Ragwort: Protection

Raspberry: Protection, Love

Rattlesnake Root: Protection, Money

Rhubarb: Protection, Fidelity

Rice: Protection, Rain, Fertility, Money

Roots: Protection, Power, Divination

Rose: Love, Psychic Powers, Healing, Love, Divination, Luck, Protection

Rosemary: Protection, Love, Lust, Mental Powers, Exorcism, Purification, Healing, Sleep, Youth

Rowan: Psychic Powers, Healing, Protection, Power, Success

Rue: Healing, Health, Mental Powers, Exorcism, Love

Rye: Love, Fidelity

Saffron: Love, Healing, Happiness, Wind Raising, Lust, Strength, Psychic Powers.

Sage: Immortality, Longevity, Wisdom, Protection, Wishes

Sagebrush: Purification, Exorcism

St.Johns Wort: Health, Power, Protection, Strength, Love, Divination, Happiness

Sandalwood: Protection, Healing, Exorcism, Spirituality

Sarsaparilla: Love, Money

Sassafras: Health, Money

Savory/Summer: Mental Powers

Scullcap: Love, Fidelity, Peace

Senna: Love

Sesame: Money, Lust

Shallot: Purification

Skunk Cabbage: Legal Matters

Slippery Elm: Halts Gossip

Sloe: Exorcism, Protection

Snakeroot: Luck Money

Snakeroot/black: Love, Lust, Money

Snapdragon: Protection

Solomons Seal: Protection, Exorcism

Sorrel Wood: Healing, Health

Southern Wood: Love, Lust, Protection

Spanish Moss: Protection

Spearmint: Healing, Love, Mental Powers

SpiderWort: Love

Spikenard: Love

Squill: Money, Protection, Hex Breaking

Star/anise: Psychic Powers, Luck

Stillengia: Psychic Powers

Straw: Luck, Image Magic

Strawberry: Love, Luck

Sugar Cane: Love, Lust

Sumbul: Love, Luck, Health, Psychic Powers

Sunflower: Fertility, Wishes, Health, Wisdom

Sweetgrass: Calling Spirits

Sweetpea: Friendship, Chastity, Courage, Strength

Tamarind: Love

Tamarisk: Exorcism, Protection

Tansy: Health, Longevity

Tea: Riches, Courage, Strength

Thistle: Strength, Protection, Hex Breaking, Healing

Thistle/holy: Purification, Hex Breaking

Thistle/milk: Snake enraging

Thyme: health, Healing, Sleep, Psychic Powers, Love, Purification, Courage

Ti: Protection, Healing

Toadflax: Protection, Hex Breaking

Toadstool: Rain Making

Tobacco: Healing, Purification

Turmeric: Purification

Turnip: Protection, Ending Relationships

Uva Ursa: Psychic Workings

Valerian: Love, Sleep, Purification, Protection

Vanilla: Love, Lust, Mental Powers

Venus Flytrap: Protection, Love

Vervain: Love, Protection, Purification, Peace, Money, Youth, Chastity, Sleep, Healing

Vetch/Giant: Fidelity

Vetivert: Love, Hex Breaking, Luck, Money, Anti-Theft

Violet: Protection, Luck, Love, Lust, Wishes, Peace, Healing, they represent being shy, as the flowers often hide behind the large leaves of the plant. They also represent faith, as alluded to in Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Wahoo: Hex-breaking, Courage, Success

Walnut: Health, Mental Powers, Infertility, Wishes

Wax Plant: Protection

Wheat: Fertility, Money

Willow: Love, Divination, Protection, Healing

Wintergreen: Protection, Healing, Hex Breaking

Winters Bark: Success

WItch Grass: Happiness, Lust, love, Exorcism

Witch Hazel: Protection, Chastity

Wolfs Bane: Protection, Invisibility

Wood Rose: Luck

Woodruff: Victory, Protection, Money

Wormwood: Psychic Powers, Protection, Love, Calling Spirits

Yarrow: Courage, Love, Psychic Powers, Exorcism

Yellow Evening Primrose: Hunting

Yerba Mate: Fidelity, Love, Lust

Yerba Santa: Beauty, Healing, Psychic Powers, Protection

Yew: Raising the Dead

Yohimbe: Love, Lust

Yucca: Transmutation, Protection, Purification


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