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Here is a recipe for an herbal uncrossing vinegar you can use all year long. In a decorative jar or bottle, place 3 garlic cloves, 3 peppercorns, sprigs of rosemary, sage, and thyme, and a pinch of sea salt. Cover with vinegar. Close the lid and seal it with melted wax. Hold it in your hands and charge it with the following:

“Vinegar strong and herbs of power,
I charge you now within this hour.
Uncross, uncross, with powers imbue,
I charge you now, uncrossing brew.”

Leave the vinegar to sit undisturbed for one month, then break the seal and use it for uncrossing spells. Pour some over your doorstep to protect you from negative vibes. Write down your troubles and cover the list in the vinegar. Mix a little with water for a floor wash. Get creative.

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Fill a small pot with a handful of rosemary leaves, thirteen anise seeds, two cloves, three rose geranium leaves, a tablespoon of honey, and some grapefruit juice.

Place the pot over a fire and bring the brew to a boil. Strain the mixture through a sieve. Add some of the liquid to a glass of wine or fruit juice, and then serve it to the man or woman from whom you desire love, or use it as an offering.

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  • 1 pinch Rosemary
  • 2 pinches Thyme
  • 2 tsp. Black Tea
  • 1 pinch Coriander
  • 3 fresh Mint leaves (or 1/2 tsp. dried)
  • 5 fresh Rosebud petals (or 1 tsp. dried)
  • 5 fresh Lemon tree leaves (or 1 tsp. dried Lemon peel)
  • 3 pinches Nutmeg 3 pieces Orange peel

Place all ingredients into teapot. Boil 3 cups of water, then add to the teapot.
Strain; sweeten with honey, if desired. Serve hot.

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Herbs can be mixed and combined to produce a “recipe” that’s just right for each of us. Since the Sun sign you were born under has such an amazing influence on your health and well-being, using the herbs that correspond with that sign alone can be a tremendous help in times of stress or illness. Here’s a short list of herbs that seem to be tailor-made due to their associations with both the planetary ruler and the positive qualities of this sign.

027783-glossy-space-icon-culture-astrology-aquariusAquarius – Uranus/Saturn

  • Anise,
  • Bittersweet,
  • Citron,
  • Dandelion,
  • Lemon Verbena,
  • Rosemary,
  • Sage.

The sign of Aquarius is a cerebral one, and your ability to turn “odd” or eccentric ideas into strokes of genius is well known. Since communication (and mass communication in particular) is your specialty, the herbs above are all associated with the air principle, which rules the intellectual side of life. To increase your already powerful intuition, use Citron, Clover, or Rosemary. Above all else, listen to that intuition. It will seldom prove to be wrong.

Herbs can be mixed and combined to produce a “recipe” that’s just right for each of us. Since the Sun sign you were born under has such an amazing influence on your health and well-being, using the herbs that correspond with that sign alone can be a tremendous help in times of stress or illness. Here’s a short list of herbs that seem to be tailor-made due to their associations with both the planetary ruler and the positive qualities of this sign.

027791-glossy-space-icon-culture-astrology-sagittariusSagittarius – Jupiter

  • Anise,
  • Clove,
  • Fig,
  • Hyssop,
  • Mugwort,
  • Myrtle,
  • Nutmeg,
  • Rosemary,
  • Sage.

There’s no sign that hangs on to youth with more fervency and determination than Sagittarius. To keep that youthful appearance and disposition going as you travel the world in search of yet another experience, drink a tea made of Anise, Rosemary, and Vervain. To aid in making your dreams more prophetic than they already are, use Mugwort. Burn clove incense to attract the wealth you’ll need to pay for your travels.

Herbs can be mixed and combined to produce a “recipe” that’s just right for each of us. Since the Sun sign you were born under has such an amazing influence on your health and well-being, using the herbs that correspond with that sign alone can be a tremendous help in times of stress or illness. Here’s a short list of herbs that seem to be tailor-made due to their associations with both the planetary ruler and the positive qualities of this sign.

027788-glossy-space-icon-culture-astrology-leoLeo – Sun

  • Chicory,
  • Cinnamon,
  • Goldenseal,
  • Rosemary,
  • St. John’s Wort,
  • Sandalwood.

Leo, your planet is the Sun, the source of life and warmth that keeps us all alive and provides us with the energy we need to keep pursuing our life’s quest. It makes perfect sense, then, that the bright, cheerful sunflower would be the perfect representation of your equally bright and happy sign. Herbs like goldenseal and St. John’s Wort are tailor-made for you, too, since their ability to keep the body resistant to illness and depression are well known. Mix a bit of chicory with your morning coffee to help remove any obstacles that come up.

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To make another person fall in love with you, brew this tea on a Friday during a waxing moon.

  • 1 pinch of rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons of black ordinary breakfast tea
  • 3 pinches thyme
  • 3 pinches nutmeg
  • 3 fresh mint leaves
  • 6 fresh rose petals
  • 6 lemon leaves
  • 3 cups pure spring water
  • Sugar to taste
  • Honey for sweetness

Place all ingredients in an earthenware or copper tea kettle. Boil three cups of pure spring water and add to the kettle. Sweeten with sugar and honey.

While the tea is steeping, recite this magical rhyme:

By the light of the moon I brew this tea
to make (lover’s name) desire me.
Drink some of the tea and say:
Goddess of Love hear now my plea
let (lover’s name) desire me!

On the following Friday, brew another pot of the love potion tea and give some to the person you want to love you. He or she will soon begin to fall in love with you.

sagittarius_astrology_illustration_zodiac_signAdd the following ingredients to 1/8 cup of jojoba oil. As you mix the oils, inhale the aroma and visualize the intended purpose for the blend.  For best results, use therapeutic grade organic oils instead of synthetics.

  • 4 drops Rosemary
  • 2 drops Oakmoss Bouquet
  • 1 drop Clove

You can wear Sagittarius oil when  the moon is in Sagittarius, and also when the Sun is in Sagittarius. If you are a Sagittarius, wear the blend to increase your personal power.

Note: This post was written by Shirley Twofeathers for Gypsy Magic, and was moved to its new home here at The Magickal Apothecary. You may repost and share it only if you give me credit and a link back to this website. Blessed be.

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