Wood Betony

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Wood Betony - dried bark 10g

  • Botanical Name: Stachys officinalis
  • Folk Names: Purple Betony, Bishopwort, Lousewort, Betony, Bishops Elder, Woundwort, St Brides Herb, Brides Comb
  • Gender: Masculine
  • Planet: Jupiter
  • Element: Fire
  • Deities: 
  • Powers: Protection, Anti-Hex, Curse Reversal

Magickal Uses: Another herb once believed to provide protection against witches and witchcraft :/ 

Wood Betony is used in purification spells, protection amulets and mojo bags, hex and curse removal and reversal, scattered around the home to prevent unwanted guests and energies from entering.

Wood Betony can also be placed in sleep pillows and under or inside your pillow to prevent nightmares and night terrors.

A nine-herb blend of Wood Betony, Verbena, Yarrow, Elecampane, Rue, Mugwort, Celandine, Nettle, and White Clover is an old protective blend used as a protection and reversing bath against black magick.

Brew the nine herbs together while praying over them and bathe downward to rid yourself of the evil influences.

Healing Properties: Wood Betony was once considered one of the most revered medicinal herb, nowdays it's not so commonly used.

Wood Betony has been used to treat all kinds of medical complaints, mostly chest and lung infections, parasites, dizziness and headaches.


*Our herbs are packaged in little plastic ziplock bags with labels

Medicinal information is provided as educational reference only and Lylliths' Emporium is not responsible for misuse or self-treatment. Always seek advice from a professional, licensed medical practitioner.

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, along with experiences working with herbs