Know what you want to accomplish, but not what to use? Looking to plant a magickal garden? Maybe you just need a good substitute for an ingredient called for in a spell, or want to do some fine tuning. Here’s a general listing of a variety of ingredients for just about any magickal intention you might have:


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  • Anti-Depressant: Lemon Balm, Eye-bright, Marjoram,  North Wind
  • Anti-Hunger: Alfalfa, Corn, Wheat
  • Anti-Lightning: Holly
  • Anti-Theft: Caraway, Cumin, Garlic
  • Aphrodisiac: Catnip, Lemon Balm, Patchouli, Vanilla
  • Astral Projection: Mugwort
  • Attractant: Patchouli
  • Attract Love: Daisy, Emerald, Gardenia
  • Attract Men: Lavender
  • Attract Wealth: Emerald, Pumpkin Seeds
  • Attunement to Nature: Pine
  • Awareness: Anise


  • Bad Luck To Burn It: Elder
  • Balance: Cosmos, Lilac, Meadowsweet
  • Banishing: Hyssop, Lilac, North Wind, Pumpkin, St. John’s Wort
  • Banish Illness: Oak
  • Beauty: Aloe, Avocado, Catnip, Clover, Ginger, Ginseng, Lemon Verbena, Lilac, Maidenhair
  • Blessings: Lemon, Willow
  • Blessings of Fairies: Cosmos, Daisy
  • Breaking Love Spells: Pistachio
  • Business: Marigold, Mud Dauber Dirt


  • Calming: Valerian
  • Cat Magick: Catnip
  • Catalysts: Dragon’s Blood, Mandrake, Mistletoe
  • Centering: Chamomile, Pine
  • Change: Hawthorne, East Wind, Eclipse, Waning Moon,
  • Chastity: Cactus, Coconut, Cucumber, Pineapple, Witch Hazel
  • Clairvoyance: Eyebright, Marigold, Mugwort, Nutmeg, Wormwood
  • Clarity: Lavender, Rue, Violet
  • Cleansing: Cinnamon, Earth SmokeEggsEucalyptus, Fumatory, Hyssop, Lemon, Lovage, Mullein, Pine, Salt, Vervain, Waning Moon, West Wind
  • Communication: Cashew, Cobwebs, Cotton Balls, Nuts (mixed)
  • Confidence: Cosmos
  • Consecrate Ritual Objects: Cypress
  • Contact With Departed Loved Ones: Cowslip
  • Courage: Basil, Borage, Garlic, Mandrake, Mullein, Nettle, Nutmeg, St. John’s Wort, Ragweed, Rose, Sweetpea, Tea, Thyme, Wormwood, Yarrow
  • Cure Impotence: Dragon’s Blood


  • Desire: Ginger, Ginseng
  • Dispel Negativity: Clove, Earth Smoke, FumatoryNorth Wind, Yarrow
  • Divination: Black Willow, Broom, Cherry, Clove, CoffeeCorn, Dandelion, Fig, Hazel, Hibiscus, Ivy, Meadowsweet, Orange, Orris, Rose, Pomegranate, Pumpkin, Wormwood, Yarrow
  • Dowsing: Willow
  • Dragon Energy: Hyssop
  • Dreams: Anise, Cinnamon, Holly, Marigold, Mugwort, Yarrow
  • Dream Magick: Holly


  • Ease Broken Heart: Balm of Gilead
  • Eliminate Negativity: Emerald, North Wind
  • Employment: Devil’s Shoestring, Lucky Hand, Pecan
  • Ending Relationships: Turnip
  • Energy: Carnation, Coffee, Orange, Thyme
  • Exorcism: Angelica, Basil, Bean, Clove, Fern, Garlic, Horseradish, Mint, Onion, Rosemary, St John’s Wort
  • Exorcism of Negativity: Earth SmokeEmerald, FumatoryMistletoe, Peach, Pepper


  • Faeries and Elves: Cosmos, Daisy, Elm, Foxglove, Primrose, Ragweed, Shamrock, Wood Sorrel
  • Familiars: Catnip
  • Fertility: Banana, Carrot, Cucumber, Daffodil, Eggs, Fig, Ginseng, Grape, Hazel, Mandrake (when carried), Mistletoe, Mugwort, Mustard and Mustard Seed, Nuts (mixed), Oak, Olive, Lemon Balm, Orange, Palm (Date), Patchouli, Peach, Pine, Poppy, Pumpkin Seeds, Rice, Sage, Sunflower, Walnut, Wheat
  • Fidelity: Basil, Mud Dauber Dirt, Nutmeg, Rhubarb, Rye
  • Fishing Magick: Cotton Balls
  • Friendship: Catnip, RoseLemon, Love Seed, .Snowdrops, Sweetpea


  • Garden Magick: Grape
  • Good Luck: Allspice, Aloe, Bluebell, Clover, Cosmos, Daffodil, Fern, Goldenrod, Hazel, Heather, Honeysuckle, Irish Moss, Ivy, Job’s Tears, Moss, Nutmeg, Pumpkin, Rose, Sandalwood, Strawberry, Violet
  • Good Weather: Garlic


  • Happiness: Catnip, Celandine, Cyclamen, Hawthorn, Hyacinth, Lavender, Marjoram, Meadowsweet, Saffron, Witch Grass
  • Happiness in Relationships: CosmosEmerald, Hawthorne
  • Harmony: Emerald, Lilac, Meadowsweet
  • Healing: Allspice, Aloe, Apple, Ash (Tree), Barley, Bay, Bittersweet, Blackberry, Carnation, Cedar, Chamomile, Cinnamon, Clover, Cobwebs, Comfrey, Cotton Balls, Cucumber, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Flax, Gardenia, Garlic, Eggs, Ginseng, Henna, Hops, Ivy, Job’s Tears, Marjoram, , Milk, Mint, Mugwort, Myrrh, Nettle, Oak, Olive, Onion, Peppermint, Persimmon, Pine, Potato, Rose, Rosemary, Rowan, Sage, Saffron, Sandalwood, Spearmint, St. John’s Wort, Tea, Thistle, Thyme, Violet, Willow, West Wind, Wintergreen
  • Healing Relationships: Emerald, Basil
  • Health: Ash, Caraway, Carob, Coriander, Ginseng, Juniper, Marjoram, MilkMistletoe, Nutmeg, Oak, Rose, Sassafras, Sunflower, Thyme, Walnut
  • Hope: East WindSnowdrops
  • Hunting: Mistletoe


  • Image Magick: Potato
  • Improve Memory: Emerald, Rosemary
  • Inspiration: Vervain, Zinc




  • Legal Matters: Buckthorn, Hickory, Marigold
  • Longevity: Coriander, Lavender, Peach, Sage
  • Love: Almond, Anise, Apple, Apricot, Balm of Gilead, Barley, Basil, Bean, Brazilnut, Catnip, Chamomile, Cherry, Chestnut, Cinnamon, Clove, Cobwebs, Coriander, Cowslip, Daffodil, Daisy, Dill, Dragon’s Blood, Endive, Fig, Gardenia, Ginger, Ginseng, Hibiscus, Holly, Honeysuckle, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemon Balm, Lilac, Lovage, Marigold, Marjoram, Meadowsweet, Mistletoe, Myrtle, Nuts, (mixed), Orange, Orris root, Papaya, Pea, Peach, Pear, Peppermint, Pimento, Plum, Poppy, Primrose, Raspberry, Rose, Rosemary, Rye, Sarsaparilla, Senna, Spearmint, Strawberry, Sugar Cane, Thyme, Tomato, Valerian, Vanilla, Violet, Willow, Yarrow
  • Luck: Allspice, Aloe, Ash (Tree), Cabbage, Clover, Corn, Cotton Balls, Cowslip, Daisy, Dragon’s Blood, Fern, Holly, Mint, Myrtle, Nutmeg, Nuts (mixed}, Mint, Parsley, Pineapple, Pomegranate, Popcorn, Pumpkin Seeds, Orange, Persimmon, Rose, Rowan, Strawberry, Vervain, Violet
  • Lust: Caraway, Carrot, Catnip, Celery, Cinnamon, Dill, Endive, Garlic, Ginseng, Rosemary, Sesame, Sugar Cane, Vanilla


  • Magick Booster: Dragon’s Blood, Pumpkin, South Wind
  • Marriage: Marjoram, Mud Dauber Dirt
  • Meditation: Chamomile
  • Meditation Aid: Elecampane. Frankincense
  • Memory: Emerald
  • Mental Powers: Caraway, Celery, Emerald, Grape, Mustard and Mustard Seed, Rosemary, Savory, Spearmint, Vanilla, Walnut
  • Messages: Cosmos, Dandelion
  • Money – Wealth: Alfalfa, Allspice, Almond, Basil, Blackberry, Cashew, Cedar, Chamomile, Cinnamon, Clove, Comfrey, Corn, Dill, Earth SmokeEmerald, Fennel, Fenugreek, Fern, Fumatory, Ginger, Goldenrod, Grape, Honeysuckle, Irish Moss, Jasmine, Lucky Hand, Mint, Moss, Myrtle, Nutmeg, Oak, Oats, Onion, Orange, Patchouli, Pea, Pecan, Pine, Pineapple, Pumpkin Seeds, Rice, Sarsaparilla, Sassafras, Snapdragon, Sesame, Tea, Vervain, Wheat


  • Passion: Caraway, Passion Flower
  • Peace: Gardenia, Lavender, Meadowsweet, Olive, Pennyroyal, Violet
  • Personal Energy: Coffee, Marigold
  • Potency: Banana, Bean, High John the Conqueror (Root), Olive, Palm (Date)
  • Power: Cinnamon, Ginger, Milk,  South Wind
  • Prevent Dreams: Lemon Verbena
  • Prevent Illness: Milk, Rue
  • Prevent Nightmares: Betony, Pine, St John’s Wort
  • Prophecy: Marigold
  • Prophetic Dreams: Onion
  • Prosperity: Alfalfa, Almond, Ash, Banana, Cinquefoil, Cinnamon, Gourd, Grain, Honeysuckle, Milk, Nuts (mixed), Oak, Oats, Popcorn, Pumpkin, Rice, Saffron, Tomato, Tulip, Vervain, Waxing Moon, Wheat
  • Protection: Acacia, African Violet, Aloe, Angelica, Anise, Ash (Tree), Balm of Gilead, Barley, Basil, Bay, Bean, Betony, Birch, Blackberry, Blueberry, Broom, Cactus, Caraway, Carnation, Carob, Cayenne Pepper, Cedar, Celandine, Cinnamon, Cinquefoil, Clove, Clover, Coconut, Corn, Cotton Balls, Curry, Cypress, Dill, Dragon’s Blood, ElmEucalyptus, Fennel, Fern, Flax, Foxglove, Garlic, Ginseng, Gourd, Grain, Grass, Hawthorne, Hazel, Heather, Holly, Hyssop, Irish Moss, Ivy, Juniper, Lavender, Lilac, Mandrake, Marigold, Marjoram, Meadowsweet, Milk, Mint, Mistletoe, Mugwort, Mulberry, Mullein, Mustard and Mustard Seed, Myrrh, Nettle, Oak, Olive, Onion, Papaya, Parsley, Pennyroyal, Pepper, Periwinkle, Pine, Plum, Pretzels (not sticks), Primrose, Pumpkin, Radish, Raspberry, Rhubarb, Rice, Rose, Rosemary, Rowan, Rue, Sage, Salt, Safety Pins, Sandalwood, Spanish Moss, St. John’s Wort, Thistle, Turnip, Valerian, Vervain, Violet, Willow, Wintergreen, Witch Hazel
  • Protection From Evil: Cayenne Pepper, Cinquefoil
  • Protect the Home: Cumin
  • Protection From Spirits: Cayenne Pepper, Pumpkin, Wormwood
  • Psychic Ability: Bay, Cinnamon, Elm, Honeysuckle, Marigold, Rose, Thyme, Yarrow
  • Psychic Dreams: Ash (Tree), Eyebright, Mugwort
  • Psychic Powers: Bay, Celery, Cinnamon, Elm, Peppermint, Rose, Thyme, Yarrow
  • Purification: Anise, Ash (Tree), Bay, Benzoin, Betony, Broom, Cedar, Chamomile, Cinquefoil, Clove, Coconut, Dragon’s Blood, EggsEucalyptus, Fennel, Frankincense, Horseradish, Hyssop, Iris, Lavender, Lemon, Lovage, Milk, Mullein, Myrrh, New Moon, North Wind, Oak, Parsley, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Rue, Sage, Salt, Sandalwood, St. John’s Wort, Thyme, Tomato, Valerian, Vervain, West Wind


  • Raising Spirits: Elecampane
  • Rain: Cotton Balls, Rice
  • Rain Making: Fern, West Wind
  • Reconciliation: Bean
  • Relaxation: Violet
  • Relief From Nightmares: Garlic, Nutmeg
  • Remembrance: Poppy
  • Remove Negativity: Eggs, Onion
  • Renewal: Zinc, East Wind, New Moon
  • Repair a Broken Heart: Amaranth (Cock’s comb)
  • Repel Negativity: Bay, Dill


  • Sedative: Hops
  • See Fairies: Clover, Cosmos, Elder, ElmPrimrose
  • See Magickal Creatures: Cosmos, Elm, Marigold
  • Serenity: Coriander, Lotus
  • Sex Appeal: Oak, Orris root
  • Sexual Prowess: Saffron (male)
  • Sleep: Chamomile, Hops, Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, Thyme, Valerian, Vervain
  • Soothe Emotional Pain: Balm of Gilead, Lemon Balm, Snowdrops
  • Spirituality: African Violet, Cinnamon, Frankincense, Heather, Myrrh, Sandalwood
  • Stability: Elm
  • Stop Sexual Harassment: Cedar, Mothballs
  • Strength: Bay, Carnation, Mint, Mugwort, Mulberry, Tea, Thistle
  • Success: Aloe, Cinnamon, Clover, Full Moon, Ginger, High John the Conqueror, Mistletoe, Mud Dauber Dirt, Patchouli, Pretzels, Sandalwood, Vanilla, Waxing Moon,
  • Sympathy: Basil, Sugar Cane



  • Used for Wand Making: Elder, Elm


  • Victory: Cherry
  • Virility: Holly


  • Ward Off Evil: Elder, ElmPumpkin
  • Ward Off Negativity: Thyme
  • Wealth and Riches: Basil, Fern, Pomegranate, Tea
  • Weariness: Coffee, Pennyroyal
  • Welcoming: Dandelion
  • Willpower: St John’s Wort
  • Wisdom: Almond, Bay, Bodhi, Iris, Sage, Sunflower
  • Wishes: Bamboo, Beech, Dandelion, Dogwood, Ginger, Ginseng, Job’s Tears, Lavender, Peach, Pomegranate, Popcorn, Pumpkin Seeds, Sage, Sandalwood, Sunflower, Violet, Walnut, Stars,


  • Youth: Clover, Fern, Lemon Verbena, Oak, Rosemary


Note: This post was compiled by Shirley Twofeathers for Magical Ingredients,  you may repost and share without karmic repercussions, but only if you give me credit and a link back to this website. Blessed be.

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