Vervain (Verbena officinalis)

Vervain (Verbena officinalis)

An herb that even Hollywood shows and movies haven’t been able to keep their hands off of! If you’re a fan of The Vampire Diaries, you probably recall this herb being a vampire’s strongest weakness burning them! Perhaps it may have something to do with it’s magickal abilities? Let’s take a closer look…

Vervain has been used for centuries as a charm to protect against witchcraft! It also has a plethora of medicinal uses! Once considered a cure-all during the middle ages to treat the plague!

Vervain would often be sewn into clothes or used to create satchels and packets for protection against evil and sickness.

Vervain is an herb that has made in impact in several traditions and cultures such as for the ancient Egyptians, the Greeks, Romans and even Celtic Druids!

Its magickal uses include protecting against evil spells, negative energy, healing, and justice!

A tea can be made of Vervain to cleanse areas and objects of negative energy and even be included in recipes for cleansing baths.

In Caribbean traditions, Vervain is also used in workings to assist in bringing justice especially for those who are being falsely accused.

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