(Prunus communis, P.dulcis) P. dulcis,
Bitter Almond: Not for internal use. Contains
cyanogenic glycosides.
Folk Name: Greek Nuts
Gender: Masculine
Planet: Mercury
Element: Air
Deities: Attis, Mercury, Thoth, Hermes
Powers: Money, Prosperity, Wisdom
Magical Uses: Almonds, as well as the leaves
and wood of the tree, are used in prosperity
and money spells. Additionally, climbing
an almond tree is said to ensure success
in business ventures.
Eating almonds will cure or combat
fevers as well as give the partaker wisdom.

Five almonds eaten before drinking prevents
Magical wands are made of almond
wood, for it is a plant of Air, which is the
elemental ruler of the magic wand, in some
Finally, placing almonds in your pocket
will lead you to treasures.