Bulk Herbs - R
Radish - Protection and lust
Ragwort - Courage. Used in charms to ward off evil spirits. Associated with faeries.
Also Called: Fairie's Horse, Faerie's Horse, Fairy Horse, Faery Horse
Raspberry Leaf - Used for healing, protection, love. Raspberry leaves are carried (NOT EATEN) by pregnant women to reduce the pain involved in pregnancy & childbirth. Bathe in an infusion of raspberry to keep your current love relationship alive.
Red Clover - Magickal uses include fidelity, love, money, protection, and the blessing of domestic animals. Carry to aid in financial arrangements. Sprinkle around the home to remove negative spirits.
Also Called: Cleaver Grass, Marl Grass, Cow Grass, Trefoil, Purple Clover, Wild Clover
Red Willow Bark - Magickal uses include meditation and clearing. A fabulous incense wood with a sweet and dry aroma.
Rhubarb - Fidelity and protection
Rice - Rain, fertility, money, and protection. Use in money spells and fertility charms.
Rose - Magickal uses include divine love, close friendships, domestic peace/happiness, and lasting relationships. Great for use in incense, potpourri or bath magick. Place around sprains and dark bruises to help them heal faster.
Rose Geranium - Averts negativity, especially in the form of gossip or false accusations.
Rose Hips - Used in healing spells and mixtures, brings good luck, calls in good spirits.
Rosemary - Carried and used in healing poppets for good health, used in love/lust spells, worn to improve memory, used in dream pillows to prevent nightmares, burned as incense for purification and removing negativity. Wear or carry while reading or completing tasks to improve memory of the material and aid clear thinking (great for students!). Use an infusion of rosemary to wash hands before any healing magick. Use in bath magick for purification. Associated with faeries.
Also Called: Elf Leaf, Sea Dew, Polar Plant, Guardrobe, Compass Weed, Dew of the Sea, Mary's Cloak, Stella Maria, Star of the Sea, Incensier
Rowan - Protection, magickal power, success, anti-haunting. Use leaves and berries in amulets for healing and promoting psychic powers. Also good for use in luck spells and mixtures. Rowan wood is often used to make wands and divining rods.
Also Called: Moutain Ash, Delight of the Eye, Quickbane, Ran Tree, Rowanberry, Thor's Helper, Witch Bark, Wicken Tree, Wild Ash, Witchwood
Rue - Magickal uses include healing, health, mental powers, freedom and protection against the evil eye. Use as an asperger to cast salt water for purification of the circle or removing negativity from the home. Hang the dried herb indoors to help yourself see and understand your mistakes. Burn to banish negativity or bad habits. Add to incenses and poppets to prevent illness or speed recovery. Add to baths to break hexes and curses that may have been placed against you.
[Warning - Rue should not be handled by women who are pregnant.]
Also Called: Herb-of-Grace, Herb of Grace, Herbygrass, Garden Rue, Mother of Herbs, Rewe, Goat's Rue
Rye - Love, fidelity, and self-control