Herbal Codes



Old herbal codes from
Grimassi's encyclopedia of witchcraft

These animals represented the following herbs

when a certain part of something was needed the following herbs were used

  • Adders Tongue : Plantain

  • Bats Wing : Holly Leaf

  • Bats Wool : Moss

  • Blood: Elder Sap

  • Bloody Fingers: Foxglove

  • Brains: Gum from a Cherry tree

  • Bulls Blood: Horehound

  • Corpse Candles: Mullein

  • Dragons Scales: Bistro Leaves

  • Ear of an Ass: Comfy

  • Ears of a Goat: St. Johns Wrote

  • Eyes: Daisy

  • Fingers: Cinquefoil

  • Hair The Unexpended frond from a male fern

  • Heart: Walnut

  • Lions Tooth: Dandelion

  • Skin of Man: Fern

  • Skull: Skullcap Mushroom

  • Snake: Bistro

  • Tongue of Dog: Hounds Tongue

  • Urine: Dandelion

  • Worms: Thin Roots

  • Teeth: Pine Cones


  • Blue Jay: Bay Laurel
  • Cat: Catnip
  • Dog: Couchers
  • Frog: Cinquefoil
  • Hawk: Hawkweed
  • Lamb: Lettuce
  • Lizard: Calumniate
  • Nightingale: Hop
  • Rat: Valerian
  • Toad: Sage
  • Weasel: Rue
  • Woodpecker: Peony


  • The Eye: Inner part of a blossom
  • The Paw Foot Leg Wing or Toe: The leaf
  • The Guts: The roots and stalk
  • The Privates: Seed
  • The Hair: Dried stringy herbs
  • The Tail: Stem
  • The Head: Flower
  • The Tongue : Petal
  • The Heart: A bud or seed





Herbs & Their Magickal Uses


  • Astral Projection: Benzoin, Dittany of Crete, Cinnamon, Jasmine, Poplar, Sandalwood

  • Business: Hyacinth, Jasmine, Patchouli

  • Cleansing: Cedarwood, Clove, Lemon, Lime, Pine

  • Confidence: Benzoin, Bergamot, Honeysuckle, Patchouli, Vanilla

  • Courage: Allspice, Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Dragon's Blood, Frankincense, Galangal, Geranium, Sweet Pea, Tonka, Thyme

  • Court Cases: Hyacinth, Jasmine, Oakmoss, Patchouli

  • Divination: Anise, Camphor, Clove, Hibiscus, Meadowsweet, Orange, Orris

  • Energy: Bay, Carnation, Cinnamon, Elderberry, Galangal, Orange

  • Exorcism: Angelica, Basil, Clove, Copal, Cumin, Dragons Blood, Frankincense, Fumitory, Garlic, Heliotrope, Horehound, Juniper, Lilac, Mallow, Mistletoe, Myrrh, Pepper, Cayenne, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Sagebrush, Sandalwood, Snapdragon, Thistle, Vetivert, Yarrow

  • Happiness: Apple, Catnip, Honeysuckle, Hyacinth, Lavender, Lime, Majoram, Meadowsweet, Sesame, Saffron, St. Johns Wort

  • Healing, Health: Allspice, Amber, Angelica, Bay, Calamus, Carnation, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Citron, Coriander, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Gardenia, Heliotrope, Honeysuckle, Juniper, Lemon, Lime, Mugwort, Myrrh, Palmarosa, Pepper Cayenne, Peppermint, Pine, Poppy Seed, Rose, Rosemary, Saffron, Sandalwood, Sassafras, Spearmint, Spikenard, Thyme, Violet, Willow, Wintergreen, Yerba Santa

  • Insight: Bay, Lily of the Valley, Peppermint, Violet, Ylang Ylang

  • Joy: Eucalyptus, Elderberry, Orange, Strawberry

  • Love: Apple Blossom, Apricot, Basil, Camomile, Catnip, Chickweed, Cinnamon, Civet, Clove, Copal, Coriander, Cumin, Dill, Dragons Blood, Gardenia, Geranium, Ginger, Hibiscus, Hyacinth, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemon Balm, Lemon Verbena, Lilac, Lime, Lotus, Majoram, Mastic, Mimosa, Myrtle, Neroli, Orange, Orchid, Orris, Palmarosa, Peppermint, Plumeria, Rose, Rosemary, Sarasparilla, Sweet Pea, Thyme, Tonka, Tuberose, Vanilla, Vervain, Vetivert, Violet, Yarrow, Ylang Ylang

  • Luck: Allspice, Calamus, Fern, Grains of Paradise, Hazel, Heather, Irish Moss, Nutmeg, Orange, Poppy Seed, Rose, Spikenard, Star Anise, Tonka, Vetivert, Violet

  • Lust: Ambergris, Caraway, Cinnamon, Civet, Clove, Deerstongue, Ginger, Ginseng, Grains of Paradise, Hibiscus, Lemongrass, Nettle, Olive, Parsely, Patchouly, Peppermint, Rosemary, Saffron, Sesame, Stephanotis, Tuberose, Vanilla, Yerba Mate

  • Money Drawing: Allspice, Almond, Basil, Bergamot Mint, Calamus, Camomile, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Cinquefoil, Clove, Clover, Dill, Elder, Galangal, Ginger, Heliotrope, Honeysuckle, Hyssop, Jasmine, Myrtle, Nutmeg, Oakmoss, Orange, Patchouli, Peppermint, Pine, Sage, Sassafras, Tonka, Vervain, Vanilla, Wood Aloe, Woodruff

  • Past Lives: Camphor, Magnolia, Mimosa, Ylang Ylang

  • Peace: Cumin, Cypress, Gardenia, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lilac, Lily of the Valley, Magnolia, Meadowsweet, Narcissus, Pennyroyal, Rose, Tuberose, Violet, Ylang Ylang

  • Power, Magical:  Allspice, Carnation, Dragon's Blood, Ginger, Gum Mastic, Tangerine, Vanilla

  • Prophetic Dreams: Camphor, Cinquefoil, Heliotrope, Jasmine, Marigold, Mimosa, Rose

  • Prosperity: Heliotrope, Jasmine, Patchouli, Vanilla

  • Protection: Angelica, Anise, Arabic Gum, Asafoetida, Balm of Gilead, Basil, Bay, Bergmot Mint, Black Pepper, Calamus, Caraway, Carnation, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Cinquefoil, Clove, Clover, Copal, Cumin, Cypress, Dill, Dragons Blood, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Fern, Flax, Frankincense, Galangal, Geranium, Heather, Honeysuckle, Hyacinth, Hyssop, Juniper, Lavender, Lilac, Lime, Lotus, Mandrake, Marigold, Mimosa, Mugwort, Myrrh, Niaouli, Oakmoss, Orris, Patchouli, Pennyroyal, Peony, Peppermint, Petitgrain, Pine, Rose, Rose Geranium, Rue, Sage, Sandalwood, Thistle, Valerian, Vervain, Vetivert, Violet, Wood Aloe, Woodruff, Wormwood

  • Psychic Awareness: Acacia (Gum), Anise, Bay, Camphor, Cassia, Cinnamon, Citron, CLove, Flax, Galangal, Gardenia, Heliotrope, Honeysuckle, Lemongrass, Lilac, Mace, Marigold, Mastic (gum), Mugwort, Nutmeg, Orange, Orris, Peppermint, Rose, Saffron, Star Anise, Thyme, Tuberose, Wormwood, Yarrow

  • Purification: Anise, Arabic (gum), Bay, Benzoin, Calamus, Camomile, Camphor, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Copal, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Frankincense, Hyssop, Lavender, Lemon, Lemon Verbena, Lime, Mimosa, Musk, Myrrh, Parsley, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Thyme, Tobacco, Valerian, Vervain

  • Sex: Ambergris, Civet, Magnolia, Muguet, Musk, Patchouli, Rose, Sandalwood, Vanilla, Ylang Ylang

  • Sleep: Cypress, Hyacinth, Lavender, Rose

  • Spirituality: Arabic (gum), Cassia, Cinnamon, Copal, Frankincense, Gardenia, Heliotrope, Jasmine, Lotus, Myrrh, Pine, Sage, Sandalwood, Wisteria, Wood Aloe

  • Strength: Cinnamon, Galangal, Spikenard, Wintergreen

  • Visions: Elderberry, Jasmine, Mimosa, Violet, Ylang Ylang





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