Herb of the Day for July 11th is Pimpernel

Herb of the Day


Folk Names:  Blessed Herb, Greater Pimpernel, Herb of Mary, Luib na muc, Pimpinella, Poorman’s Weatherglass, Shepherd’s Weatherglass.

Gender:  Masculine

Planet:  Mercury

Element:  Air

Powers:  Protection, Health

Magickal Uses:  The pimpernel is carried for protection and to keep people from deceiving you. When placed in the home it wards off illnesses and prevents accidents.

Its power is supposed to be so great that when dropped into running water it will move against the current.

Magickal knife blades are rubbed with pimpernel juice to purify and empower them.