Use the botanical name when ordering seeds (bulbs, etc.) or when looking up information in the library. Common names vary by nation, culture, and region, and sometimes the same common name is applied to different plants.
Part Used (hawthorn berries): The whole berry, dried, crushed and powdered.
The parts of the Hawthorne tree used are its flowers, leaves and berries. Rich in bioflavonoids, hawthorne berries have been used for thousands of years in China to treat indigestion and is widely known as a diuretic. Since the 17th century, hawthorne has been used to treat various heart conditions and today is believed to lower blood pressure.
Gender:masculine (traditional western European magickal gender)
Magical Uses Hawthorn: chastity, fertility, fishing, happiness
Hawthorn Berries: Also known as the May tree. The small berries are wrinkled and red and perfect for adding to your Beltane altar for May day offerings. Add to amulets for power & strength of the ancient Druids.
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Nine Woods: Hawthorn is one of the nine woods traditionally placed in the traditional Wiccan Witchcraft balefire. From one version of the Wiccan Rede: Hawthorn is burned to purify; And to draw faerie to your eye.
ancient myths and beliefs:
The Hawthorn Moon or Huath (H) Moon is the sixth month of the Beth-Luis-Nion Celtic (Druidic) calendar, running from May 13 to June 9.
Non-toxic to animals: The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) Animal Poison Control Center has determined that black hawthorn, English hawthorn, hawthorn, red hawthorne, and Washington hawthorn have not been reported as having systemic effects on animals or as having intense effects on the gastrointestinal tract. ASPCA
Wild gathering: Avoid wild gathering. Some plants are endangered species. Please grow your own herbs in your own goddess garden.
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