Lavender

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(Lavendula officinale orL. vera) Flower: G

Folk Names:

Elf Leaf, Nard, Nardus, Spike

Gender:

Masculine

Planet:

Mercury

Element:

Air

Powers:

Love, Protection, Sleep, Chastity, Longevity, Purification, Happiness, Peace

Magical Uses:

Lavender has long been used in love spells and sachets.

Clothing nabbed with fragrant flowers (or lavender placed in drawers with clothes) attracts love.

A piece of paper on which you’ve rubbed lavender is excellent for writing love notes.

The scent of lavender particularly attracts men, and lavender water or the essential oil was worn by prostitutes