Elder flower is a beautiful and delicate flower that carries a gentle and soothing energy. It is often used for its healing and calming properties, as well as for promoting restful sleep and relaxation.
Elder flower is associated with the element of water and the feminine energy. It is said to be ruled by the planet Venus, which is associated with love, beauty, and harmony. Elder flower is also associated with the goddess Freya, who is associated with love, fertility, and the natural world.
If you're feeling stressed or overwhelmed, try incorporating elder flower into your self-care routine. You can sip on elder flower tea, use elder flower essential oil in a diffuser or as a body oil, or create a relaxing bath soak with dried elder flowers.
In magic and ritual, elder flower is often used for love spells and rituals to promote harmony and emotional healing. It can also be used in dream work and divination to enhance intuition and psychic abilities.
Our Elder Flower comes in a sealable bag with a weight of 23 grams (0.84oz), and was packaged with gloves. We recommend doing a skin test to make sure you are not allergic if you plan on using Elder Flower topically.
Ancient Use of Elder Flower:
In ancient Greece, it was believed that elder was a sacred tree that could ward off evil spirits. The goddess Hecate was said to have made her home in the elder tree, and the branches were used to make magic wands.
In medieval Europe, elder flower was commonly used in medicine to treat a variety of ailments, including colds, flu, and inflammation. It was also used to promote relaxation and sleep, and as a diuretic to promote kidney function.
In Celtic folklore, elder flower was believed to have the power to protect against witches and other malevolent spirits. It was also believed to bring good luck and prosperity to those who carried it.
In Native American traditions, elder flower was used for its healing properties, particularly for respiratory and digestive issues. It was also used in sweat lodge ceremonies to promote relaxation and purification.
How to Use Elder Flower:
Elder flower is a powerful ingredient in love spells and rituals. It is believed to promote emotional healing, increase attraction and desire, and bring harmony and balance to relationships. Try using elder flower in a love bath or tea, or burn it as an incense during a love ritual.
It has a long history of use in protection magic, especially against negative energies and harmful spirits. Use elder flower in a protective charm or amulet, or sprinkle it around your home to create a protective boundary.
Use Elder flower to enhance intuition and psychic abilities, making it a great addition to divination rituals and practices. Drink elder flower tea or burn it as an incense while practicing divination, or keep a sachet of dried elder flower near your divination tools.
Elder flower is believed to have purifying properties, making it a great addition to cleansing rituals and practices. Use elder flower in a bath or steam to cleanse your aura, or burn it as an incense during a smudging ceremony.
Zodiac: Libra, Taurus
Deities: Hecate, Venus, Brigid, the Faerie Queen
How to Use Elder Flower in a Spell or Ritual:
Elder Flower Intention Bath Ritual
- Dried elder flower
- A bathtub or large bowl of water
- A towel
- Optional: essential oils, crystals, music
Set the mood for your ritual by creating a peaceful and calming environment. You may want to dim the lights, light candles, and play soothing music.
Fill your bathtub or a large bowl with warm water. If desired, add a few drops of essential oils like lavender or rose to enhance the relaxation and healing properties of your bath.
Add a handful of dried elder flower to the water and let it steep for a few minutes.
Light the candles and place them around the bathtub or bowl.
Sit down in the water and soak for at least 10 minutes. As you relax, visualize the energy of the elder flower filling your body and infusing your aura with its magical properties.
Focus your thoughts on your intention. What do you want to manifest in your life? Do you need to release any negative energy or emotions?
Speak your intention aloud or silently to yourself. You may want to say something like, "I release any negativity and open myself to the love and abundance of the universe" or "I call in healing and vitality to my mind, body, and spirit."
Take a few deep breaths and let yourself fully embrace the energy of the elder flower and your intention.
When you feel ready, gently towel off and thank the elder flower for its blessings.
Take a few moments to ground yourself and reflect on your experience. You may want to journal your thoughts or simply take a few moments to meditate.
This elder flower intention bath ritual is a simple yet powerful way to connect with the energy of elder flower and set your intentions for the future. You can customize the ritual as you see fit, using additional herbs or crystals to enhance its properties, or adding any other elements that resonate with you. Trust your intuition and enjoy the healing and magical energy of the elder flower!
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