Best Kitchen Witch Ingredients

Kitchen Witch Ingredients & How To Use Them

Common ingredients for the budding kitchen witch…..

Independent research should be done before using any of the plants listed below. They could be poisonous, hallucinogenic, smell foul when used incorrectly, or just plain not the best plant to use in your spell work. If you intend to find these growing wild, always know what plant you are picking. Your best guess could lead to death if you aren’t 100 percent sure of what the plant is.

Barley:

Gender: Female

Planet: Venus

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

Represents the harvest. Draws in healing, love, and protection.

Scatter barley on the ground or at doors to ward off evil. Use barley water in love spells. Tie it around a rock, and when thrown into a body of water it will carry any pain you have away.

Beet:

Gender: Female

Planet: Saturn

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

Can be used as an ink for writing love spells. It is also a good blood substitute. Draws in love.

Buckwheat:

Gender: Female

Planet: Venus

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

Useful when you’re fasting, to keep you from faltering. Also good for protection and to draw in money.

Use in charms or spells to bring wealth to you. Use the flower in a circle around you for protection. Keep it in your home to guard against poverty.

Carrot:

Gender: Male

Planet: Mars

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

Eat carrot seeds when you’re trying to become pregnant. Carrots increase one’s libido and bolster fertility and lust.

Corn:

Gender: Female

Planet: Venus

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

Divination, good luck. Also useful in protection. Hang in the home to bring good luck and protect against bad luck.

Represents fertility. Use in Mabon and Lammas rituals and celebrations. Tied to the mysteries of life, death and rebirth.

Cotton:

Gender: Female

Planet: Moon

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

Brings luck, healing, and protection. Used in rain spells and to increase your bounty while fishing. Planting it will keep ghosts away. Burn it for rain that will heal dry lands. Cloth cotton can be used in rituals.

Cypress:

Gender: Female

Planet: Saturn

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman or an incense or perfume

This plant is associated with death and mourning. It helps to overcome your pain when you’re suffering a loss. Keep near you for times of crisis.

Calms you and brings a feeling of tranquility. Hang for protection, burn the wood to understand grief and death (or to help in divination, especially when calling on those who’ve passed on).

Carry at funerals to help those attending to process their grief in a helpful way. Throw into the grave to bring luck and love to the deceased.

Fumitory:

Gender: Female

Planet: Saturn

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman or an incense or perfume

Burn this plant to exorcise evil spirits, or sprinkle water infused with it around your home or in your shoes to draw in money. This can also be used in purification baths.

Use this plant on Halloween / Samhain to dispel negative energy and purify the spirit. This plant is associated with the underworld.

Horehound:

Gender: Male

Planet: Mercury

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

This plant is sacred to the god Horus. It has protective properties, and helps to bring mental clarity. It will stimulate your creativity or inspiration and bless your home. Keep it near your doors to keep trouble out of your house. Good for exorcism and healing as well. Will protect against other witches that wish to control you.

Magnolia:

Gender: Female

Planet: Venus

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

An all-around good plant to keep near, as it is useful for beauty, love, peace, loyalty, health, anxiety, harmony in marriage, and overcoming addictions. It also improves one’s fidelity, and promotes hair growth.

Mugwort:

Gender: Female

Planet: Venus

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

Carry mugwort to increase your libido and fertility, cure disease or madness, and prevent backaches. It will bring strength, psychic powers, healing, and astral projection. Will keep you safe from evil and protects children.

Protects travelers from fatigue, wild animals, and evil spirits, ensuring that they will return home safely.

Helps to increase divinatory abilities when left near your bed or tools. Will bring prophetic dreams. Use water infused with mugwort to clean your crystal balls and scrying mirrors.

Oats:

Gender: Female

Planet: Venus

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

Draws in money. Used in worship of Brighid.

Oleander:

Gender: Female

Planet: Saturn

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

Italians thought that keeping any part of Oleander in the house would bring sickness and misfortune to the family within. They are, however, used in love spells. Somehow people decided they would be useful for protection, but I personally wouldn’t recommend it.

Patchouli:

Gender: Female

Planet: Saturn

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman or an incense or perfume

Brings in money and love. Use in spells or baths. Put it in your wallet or purse, or sprinkle it onto some dollar bills, to cause money to find you or to stop your spending. As a charm, it increases fertility. Burn to help your business.

Can be used to substitute the dirt of a grave in spells.

Pea:

Gender: Female

Planet: Venus

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

Used in money and love magic.

Potato:

Gender: Female

Planet: Moon

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

Is there anything more earthy than a potato? Used for money, luck, and healing.

Primrose:

Gender: Female

Planet: Venus

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

Good for protection and love magic. Will draw secrets out and expose them. Resolves mysteries and reveals the truth of things. If a child is misbehaving, put primrose in their bathwater to get them to behave.

Rice:

Gender: Male

Planet: Sun

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

Good for rain rituals. Increases fertility, draws in money, and is protective. Used mostly in money spells. Will stop a lover from straying.

Rye:

Gender: Female

Planet: Venus

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

Used in love and fertility spells. Increases your self control.

Sage:

Gender: Female

Planet: Venus

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman or an incense or perfume

Purify yourself with this plant. Carry it to improve your mental ability or bring wisdom. Promotes health on all levels. Banishes negative thoughts and energy, and useful in healing spells. The plant absorbs negativity and misfortune, so don’t leave “dirty” sage in your house.

If you leave a wish written on a sage leaf beneath your pillow for three nights and then dream of your wish, it will come true.

While it’s bad luck to plant sage in your own garden, you can get around this by having someone else plant it for you. It’s best to be planted near other plants or else you will be drawing in misfortune.

Tulip:

Gender: Female

Planet: Venus

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

Brings in love, prosperity, happiness, dreams and protection. Coordinate the color with the intention of the spell.

Turnip:

Gender: Female

Planet: Moon

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

Turnip is useful when ending a relationship, to keep the situation from going sour or one party becoming obsessive. Also good for protection.

Vervain:

Gender: Female

Planet: Venus

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

Vervain was an offering that the Druids used on their altars, so if you’re offering something to an Earth god, this would be a fine plant to choose. Pick at the rising of the Dog Star and the dark of the moon, just before it flowers. Vervain is important to the goddess Diana.

Surround a candle with vervain to dispel fears and anxieties. Inspires creativity and makes others love learning, so keep it in your classroom or home if you homeschool.

In the bedroom, it will bring good dreams. Wear it as a crown to protect you while doing magic, and sprinkle it throughout your home to bring protection and peace. It will also keep your houseplants healthy.

If you and your lover do not have matched libidos, have the one with the most sexual appetite drink the juice of fresh vervain. It will cut their sexual desires, though not completely. It will also bring bliss on one’s wedding night.

Vervain is known as The Witch’s Herb. It’s really a generally good herb to use in any ritual, spell or charm.

Wheat:

Gender: Female

Planet: Venus

Uses: Can be used as a charm / talisman

A fertility plant. Increases fertility and aids conception, as well as attracting money.

~ Look out for more kitchen witch articles in the future, and if you want your own ingredients I feel this is the best witches herbal starter kit.