Tree- associated with water.
this tree bears protective qualities. The water spirits,
the undines love this tree as well as the unicorn. It is said
that the doorways to Faeryland lie within the trunks. The
nature spirits which live inside the Alder are known as the Dark
Faeries or Dryads. They are very protective of the tree
and are associated with the Raven. It can be used for Air
and Weather magicks by fastening a whistle from it's wood.
The Air Elementals it summons can be commanded and banished at
will. It can also summon and control the Four Winds.
It is the tree of bravery and confidence. The flowers of
the tree attract Faeries while aiding in communication with
them. It is the third tree of the Celtic Ogham.
Tree- the custodian of
wisdom and sign of the soul. Freya, the goddess of wisdom walks
through heaven dispensing golden apples to the gods which will
give them the gift of wisdom and understanding. To grow an apple
tree in the garden is a happy omen. The druids believe that
apple trees grow in the Celtic paradise. Apple wood will grant
Faery Vision and is used to make the Silver Bough wand for entry
into the sacred realm of the Fae. The apple holds the key
to beauty and youth. It is the tenth tree of the Celtic
Tree- it is said to be an ancestor of humankind
thereby making it a favorite wand of the Druids. Today in certain
places people will leave tokens of human hair hanging from an
ash tree in the hopes their wishes, hopes and desires will be
granted. Ash is one of the three sacred trees of the Faery
Triad. Ash creates a irresistible magickal will and a
strong protective force. It is has strong links to the Sun
shown through its great powers for healing, justice, protection,
prosperity and growth. It aids in enhancing one's skills in any
craft and is well suited for any magick involving Sea or Water
rituals, divination, prophecy & inspiration It is the fifth tree
of the Celtic Ogham.
Tree - It is a tree of
spiritual completion. Magickal properties include courage,
self knowledge, determination, eloquence and protection from
theft. It is the nineteenth tree of the Celtic Ogham.
Tree- the tree of healing. It is associated with masculine
music, and the rays of the sun. The bay protects dwellings and
gardens. Bay leaves crowned poet, heroes and important men. Grow
a bay tree near your house for it protects your dwelling and
wards off illness. When a baby is born it is lucky to celebrate
by planting a bay tree for the baby's sake. Never plant a bay
tree where vines grow.
Birch Tree- the Lady of the
Woods, the most magickal tree in the Woodlands. It is
associated with Springtime, the maiden, waxing moon, represents
the light of the stars and moon. Magickally, Birch is used
in spells for new beginnings, new ideas, ventures, growth,
purification, opportunities and rebirth. It is the first
tree of the Celtic Ogham.
Tree - the Wishing
Thorne. It is a guardian of the Faeries. It has long
been a source of great magickal protection. The thorns are
used in Witch Bottles, inscribing candles as well as needles for
sewing, stitching and binding. A thorn can be worn as a
talisman representing an alliance with the Faery World.
The Blackthorne should be honored on May Day and Samhain.
It is the fourteenth tree of the Celtic Ogham.
Bramble Tree- fairies love the bramble tree because it is
wild and protects the penetration of secluded sacred fairie
Tree- the tree of
astral travel and flight. It aids in healing and correction of
mistakes. It is the thirteenth tree of the Celtic Ogham.
Tree - sacred to the
Elves and the Goddess in her Dark Aspect. It bears the
gift of wishes and aid in Elf magicks. The tree attracts
elves during the Full Moon and brings luck with success in
Tree - has an affinity
for both Air and Fire making it a sacred wood for magical fires
and incense. Burning the wood in a circle will help heighten
psychic awareness. It has long been used in healing rituals and
those of protection and purification. Cedar Needles are used in
Witches Bottles for the purpose of wealth and material
Tree - possesses pure
energy of will and desire. Any magickal intentions directed
through this wood are amplified and then released into the outer
world of manifestation. Cherry wood is linked to the root
chakra aiding in magick concerning sex, love, attraction and
renewal. It also possesses qualities of achievement and
self-assertion and is useful for spells of finding. The
Cherry tree is the home of the Phoenix. It's spirit is
fiery and leads you to new awakenings just as the Phoenix rises
from the ashes.
Tree - known as Tree of
Death. The Cypress Tree represents happiness in the next life
for those who have passed over, easing the livings feelings of
loss and emotional comfort. For these reasons they are commonly
planted in cemeteries and graveyards alike as a symbol of
mourning and passing. Cypress has cleansing and purifying
Tree- People used to think it was unlucky to bring any part
of an elder tree into the house because it would bring a death
in the family. It actually has a feminine soul. It is magickal,
healing and fragrant. If planting an elder tree in the garden
remember it likes to be protected and hidden. In fact all the
fairy trees like to be planted at a distant from others. This
tree is sacred to the Goddess in her Dark Aspect. Elder
brings wisdom, blessings of healing, protection, self knowledge.
The wood, flowers and berries are used in Crone magicks and
Natural magick spells. It teaches us the understanding of
endings and of new beginnings. The Elder signifies
witchcraft, magick ad ghostly powers. It is the fifteenth
tree of the Celtic Ogham.
Tree - known as the Elven tree, it will aid in
communication with these Nature Spirits and make a wonderful
offering. It can be used in spells of wishes, inspiration,
Elven magicks, magick of Earth and invocation of the Goddess,
healing, fertility, gardening, rebirth, destiny, wisdom,
metamorphosis, endurance, and divinatory dreams.
The Dogwood Tree - sacred to the
Elves at Beltane, this tree bears magicks of flowering,
evocation of one's Ancestors, renewal of cycles of fertility,
consecration of ritual or hearth fires, giving of comfort or
healing and spells of banishment and protection.
The Hawthorn- this is the most
sacred tree to the Fairies. It is one of the three trees
in the Faery Triad. Meditating beneath the Hawthorne
tree on May Day Eve, Samhain Eve and Midsummer Eve you can
commune with the fairies. Naturally fallen branches are honored
in magickal fires and tools. Make a ball of last years
foliage tied with a white ribbon and burn it in a bonfire on new
years day to rid yourself of troubles. Start fresh in the new
year then by making yourself a ball of fresh thorn branches and
leaves and keep it to be used in the next years bonfire. The
thorns provide protection in Witch Bottles and are used for
inscribing magickal candles. The wood and flowers will
amplify success for all spells including wishes, protection and
entry into the Realm of Faery. It is the sixth tree
of the Celtic Ogham.
The Hazel Tree- The tree of wishes
and tree of the star goddess. It is associated with wisdom,
knowledge, beauty, inspiration, creativity and divination.
The Hazel is called the Tree of Wishes because it has the power
to grant the hearts desire. It is the ninth tree in the Celtic Ogham.
Tree- symbol of the life force, vitality and immortality. It
is considered a lucky tree to grow in the garden because it
wards off negative energies. The shiny green leaves represent
the vitality of life even in the coldest of times and is used in
Yule for this reason. It is lucky to burn dried holly branches
but not if their still green. The male holly tree the prickly
one) and the female holly tree (the smooth variegated one) are
inhabited by respectfully the holly man and the holly woman. It
provides foresight, good fortune, protection and divinatory
powers. The eighth tree of the Celtic Ogham.
Tree- considered a
protective tree and unlucky to cut down a juniper tree. The tree
has an abundance of healing properties.
Tree- it is the fragrance of the lilac tree that is
considered magickal. The fragrance is believed to carry humans
into fairyland and the supernal world. Lilac has magickal
properties of Faery Vision, attraction,
expansion, imagination, erotic and creative powers, the ability
to help communication of love through delight, union,
attraction, sexual pleasure, illusion and divination.
Tree- known as the wood
of the Autumnal Equinox, Mabon. It represents death and
rebirth. Maple is sacred to the Horned Owl possessing its
qualities of great magick and mystery. The owl is endowed with
wisdom, sorcery, and serves as a guide to unlocking the
mysteries of the unknown. Like the owl, Maple can bear messages
of the night and is suited for spells of sending and
communication for Autumn is the beginning of longer nights and
shorter days. Maple wood represents the beauty and abundance of
the fall and thus aids in magicks of this type.
Tree- The tree of truth and wisdom. It is ancient and
wise and has an old spirit. It is the most powerful and sacred
tree for the Druids. It is one of the three Faery trees in
the Triad. It offers inspiration, authority, endurance,
abundance, strength, protection, courage and potency. It
is an amplifying wood. Ideally, the magickal properties of
anything mixed in or placed on Oak would increase in potency.
This is the reason all of our blends are mixed in an Oak wood
mortar. Oak used in spells will also amplify. The
mistletoe of the oak tree has many magickal properties. It is
also a marriage tree. Symbolic of the marriage between the god
and the goddess. If you dance around the oak tree and wear some
of its leaves you will have a long and happy marriage. It is said that if there
is a question in your heart that you cannot find the answer to
then go to an oak tree and embrace it and ask the spirit of the
oak tree to answer your question. If you should know then the
oak man will send you a prophetic dream. The trees are
often homes for Nature Sprits, Elves and Faeries. It is
the seventh tree of the Celtic Ogham.
Tree- the tree of the sun. Its old title was "the sweetest
of woods". The scent of Pine is useful in the reduction of
guilt. The pine was also sacred to the sea-god Neptune
(Poseidon) and to Bacchus (Dionysus). It is used for
purification, prosperity, protection, healing, strength,
rejuvenation cleansing, fertility and moon spells. It is
the sixteenth tree of the Celtic Ogham.
Tree- The tree of vision, healing, psychic powers, also
known as, Wicken-tree, Wild Ash, Witchbane, Witchen, Witch wood
and Tree of Life. Sticks, twigs and branches of the rowan tree
help in aid and protection. Rowan is associated with witchcraft
and magick. Runes were carved with sticks from a rowan tree.
It is also a tree held dear by Druids and the Celtic Goddess
Brigid. Rowan is also used during rites of the 2nd moon - the
vision moon for rites of knowledge and divination. This is based
on the Celtic calendar of the 13 moons and represents the Moon
of astral travel and vision, healing and empowerment. Elves
would gather under the protection of the Rowan tree. The
presence of this tree in your garden will provide Faery
blessings and protection. As the Birch
tree is for new beginnings, the Rowan helps you face things
about yourself while accepting and overcoming them. It is
the second tree of the Celtic Ogham.
Tree - Walnut possesses
the power over all magickal acts of expansion and attraction
including expansion of wealth, horizons, the mind, and
feelings. The possibilities are limitless! In addition to the
powers of expansion, Walnut also enhances the powers of breath,
aids in weather magick, astral travel, and inspiration. It
brings the blessings of the Gods and is used for banishing and
makes a nice divining tool. It symbolizes abundance,
prosperity and creativity. Used in magickal inks, it has
the powers of breaking, inspiration, wishing and prosperity.
Tree- known as the Tree
of Enchantment. It is sacred to the Moon and the Goddess.
A favorite of the Faeries for wands, it enhances spells of
enchantment, wishes, lunar magicks, glamour, bewitchment,
creativity, change and love. It is the perfect wood for
"Drawing Down the Moon". It is the fourth tree of the
Tree - sacred to Hecate.
It is used for protection and finding inner power centers.
It enhances magickal and psychic abilities. It is said to
have the ability to raise the dead. It is the twentieth
tree of the Celtic Ogham.
Tree Fauns- male tree spirits. Are
said to be kindly, wise and reserved. Open to sensitive women
and may court their souls.
Tree Nymphs- female tree spirits. Are said
to be more playful and adventurous with humans. May fall in love
with a human man.