Botanical name:Corylus spp., Corylus spp. avellana, or Corylus cornuta
Common name: hazel
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Hazelnuts are rich in monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats, and antioxidants.
Hazelnuts are a food that increases sexual energy and enhances fertility.
You can put a selection of nuts along with a little bit of olive oil into a blender and make fresh nut butter. Nut butter on bread (or in pita pockets) is a healthy on-the-go snack.
magickal correspondences and uses:
Hazelnut oil is an excellent base oil for dilluting valuable essential oils. Pour your base oil into the sterilized glass jar. A typical amount is 1/8th of a cup of base oil.
Gender:masculine (traditional western European magickal gender)
Nine Woods: Hazel is one of the nine woods traditionally placed in the traditional Wiccan Witchcraft balefire. From one version of the Wiccan Rede: Hazel-the tree of wisdom and learning-; Adds its strength to the bright fire burning.
ancient myths and beliefs:
The Hazel Moon or Coll (C) Moon is the ninth month of the Beth-Luis-Nion Celtic (Druidic) calendar, running from August 5 to September 1.
Base Oil: Hazelnut oil (from Corylus avellana) can be used as a base (or carrier) oil for both aromatherapy and magick.
Aroma: Light; nutty and somewhat sweet.
Texture: Thin; leaves slightly oily film on skin.
Color: Light yellow.
Notes: Excellent choice for those with oiler skin.
health care uses:
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External skin care: Excellent choice for those with oiler skin.
cautions and contraindications:
Cautions and contraindications: Hazel is believed to be safe.
Wild gathering: Avoid wild gathering. Some plants are endangered species. Please grow your own herbs in your own goddess garden.
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