Glossary of Floral/Herb Meanings

Glossary of Floral/Herb Meanings

Eucalyptus - protection, health boosting, mood boosting, brings fresh energy to a situation, heals regrets and worries, relieves mental exhaustion

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Rosemary - strengthens memory, aids brain function, used for beauty rituals, summons feminine power, attracts faeries and good energy to ward off negative spirits, nightmares, and anxiety, has masculine energy associated w fire

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Rose - engenders self-love, brings luck, aids grief, heals heart, connects w goddess, makes magick more powerful 

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Lavender - peace of mind, encourages sleep, relaxation, and harmony

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Misty blue/Statice flower - symbolizes fond memories, success, and sympathy. Suitable for a wide range of celebrations as well as considered an herb useful in treating respiratory illnesses 

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Carnation - ‘Dianthus Chlorophyllus’ The name 'dianthus' comes from Greek and translates to "heavenly flower" or "the flower of love".  The pink carnation became the symbol of a mother's undying love. In the ancient times, the predominant colors of carnations were pink and peach.

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Iris - symbolizes faith, courage, admiration, hope, and wisdom; dark blue and purple denote royalty and can be used to summon goddesses

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Bells of Ireland - good luck, encourages positive thinking, healing, bringing you back to your inner child, helps to ground you in your physical body and appreciate mother nature/the beautiful gifts she has given us, helps to reconnect intimate relationships - anywhere closeness is desired

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Lisianthus - symbolizes gratitude, appreciation, charisma, devotion/lasting bonds

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Anemones - protection against evil and ill wishes, the arrival of first spring winds, protection against illness, anticipation and excitement for future endeavors

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Kalanchoe - symbolizes endurance, lasting affection, wealth, and prosperity 

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Chrysanthemum - a symbol for cheerfulness and positivity. Considered a friendship flower and a reminder that winter can bring joy

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Manuka - Manuka - known as the "herb of the angels", healing in all forms, a talisman to encourage and promote inner strength

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Ranunculus/buttercups - happiness, love, prosperity, healing, charm, attraction, lighthearted energy, sweet, speaks to your inner child to heal, radiates in the heart and sacral chakras

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Dahlia - grace under pressure, inner strength, major life changes, kindness, balance, commitment, can be used as a warning of betrayal

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Myrtle - a symbol of love and an emblem of marriage, a flower of the gods, sacred to Aphrodite, goddess of love

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Baby’s Breath - symbolizes true love, innocence, purity of emotions, and a quiet sense of power as they seem delicate but survive harsh conditions, favorite flower of the fae & can be used to attract them, 

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Sunflower - associated with fire, transforms negative energy, inspires prophetic or lucid dreams, attracts abundance and fertility, summons happiness 

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Stock - aphrodisiac, expectorant, diuretic, healing properties

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Cypress - healing, comfort, protection, aids grief

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Juniper - attracts positive influences, guards against evil spirits, healing properties/guards against illnesses

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Lily - used for protection, keeps away unwanted visitors, spirits, negativity, and curses, can be carried to repel targeted love magic, or used to break spells regarding love, used in relation to divinity; contacting spirit guides and angels, and aiding in communication with deities, brings strength, harmony, and ease

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Uva Ursi - reduces inflammation, antimicrobial, increases gifts of vision and prophecy, sends prayers up to the heavens

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Veronica - diaphoretic, rich in vitamins and tannins, anti inflammatory, protective, healing, helps deal with negative energy and spirits 

 

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- The Beauty Mage