Herb of the Day
Do not use on the faces of small children.
Folk Names: Blue gum Tree, Stringy Bark Tree
Powers: Healing, Protection
Magickal Uses: The leaves are used to stuff healing poppets and are carried to maintain good health. To relieve colds, ring green candles with the leaves and pods and burn them to the socket, visualising the person (or yourself)) as being completely healthy. Also hang a small branch or twig of eucalyptus over the sick bed.
String the immature (green) pods on green thread and wear to help heal sore throats. Placed beneath the pillow,the pods guard against colds
The leaves are also carried for protection.