(Inula helenium) P N D+
Folk Names: Alantwurzel (German),
Alycompaine, Aunee (French), Elf Dock,
Elfwort, Horseheal, Nurse Heal, Scabwort,
Velvet Dock, Wild Sunflower
Gender: Masculine
Planet: Mercury
Element: Air
Powers: Love, Protection, Psychic Powers
Magical Uses: Worn, elecampane attracts
love. Sew up some of the leaves or flowers
in pink cloth, or make a sachet. It is
also carried for protection, and the herb
smouldered on charcoal aids in sharpening
psychic powers, particularly when scrying.