Dittany of Crete
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Dittany of Crete, dried herbs (direct from Greece) - 10g
Botanical name: Dictamus origanoides, D. albus, known in Greek as δίκταμο or in Cretan dialect έρωντας
Folk Names: Hops Marjoram, Eronda (local name)
Deities: Aphrodite, Greek Gods & Goddesses - particularly those of the Underworld.
Powers: Visions, manifestation, love, lust, Astral Projection
Magickal Uses: When burned, Dittany is excellent for manifestation of spirits including mythical beasts and creatures such as Dragons, the wraiths appear in the smoke as it rises.
When mixed with vanilla, benzoin and sandalwood it makes a wonderful incense blend for Astral projection - you only need to burn a small amount.
Traditionally, Dittany was/is given to the Bride & Groom on their wedding day as it symbolizes love.
Most commonly used in necromancy (communication with spirits)
Healing Properties: Used by the ancients to help heal open wounds and in childbirth. Commonly used in herbal teas to assist with weightloss.
*Our herbs are packaged in little plastic ziplock bags with labels
Information Sourced From: Cunninghams' Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs, Scott Cunningham.
Wikipedia, www.anniesremedy.com, www.herbs2000.com, www.witchipedia.com, And our own private collection of grimoires and herbal lore