Elderberries are bursting with energy and are known for their amazing healing properties. These magical berries are a powerhouse of antioxidants and have been used for centuries to support the immune system, fight off colds and flu, and promote overall vitality.
Elderberries have a playful and joyful energy that can uplift your spirit and help you feel more energized and alive. They're also said to have a calming effect on the nervous system, helping to soothe and relax the mind and body. If you're feeling stressed or anxious, a cup of elderberry tea or a handful of dried elderberries can work wonders.
Our Elderberries comes in a sealable bag with a weight of 53 grams (1.87oz), and was packaged with gloves. We recommend doing a skin test to make sure you are not allergic if you plan on using Elderberries topically.
Ancient Use of Elderberries:
In ancient Greece, elderberries were used to treat a variety of ailments, including respiratory infections, fever, and arthritis. The Roman naturalist Pliny the Elder wrote about the healing properties of elderberries in his Natural History, and they were also mentioned in several ancient Chinese medical texts.
During the Middle Ages, elderberries were used in Europe to treat a variety of illnesses, including the plague. They were also believed to have protective qualities, and were often planted near homes to ward off evil spirits and protect against lightening.
In traditional folklore and medicine, elderberries were used to treat a variety of ailments, including colds, flu, and fever. They were also believed to have anti-inflammatory properties, and were used to treat joint pain and arthritis. They used elderberry over doorways to bring prosperity and stop negative energy from entering the space. Folklore says that it can release hexes and protects against sorcery.
How to use Elderberries:
Elderberries are associated with the fae and are said to attract their presence. They are also associated with death and the underworld, and are sometimes used in rituals honoring the ancestors. You can also place under a pillow to help one sleep and use in magick to promote fertility.
Elderberries are believed to have protective qualities, making them perfect for use in protection spells. You can carry a few dried elderberries in a pouch or amulet to protect yourself from negative energy or harm.
They have been used for centuries for their healing properties. You can incorporate them into healing spells and rituals to support the body's natural healing processes.
Elderberries are associated with love and passion. You can use them in love spells and rituals to attract a new lover or to enhance the passion and connection in an existing relationship. It has also been used at weddings to bring good luck to the couple.
They can be used in divination rituals to enhance intuition and psychic abilities. You can eat a few elderberries or drink elderberry tea before a divination session to help open your third eye and connect with the spirit realm.
Elderberries have a festive and joyful energy that makes them perfect for celebrations and rituals. You can incorporate elderberries into a ritual feast or use them to decorate your altar.
Chakra: Third Eye
Deities: Hylde-Moer, the Elder Mother
How to Use in a Spell or Ritual:
Elderberry Protection Spell
Intention: This ritual will use the protective energy of elderberry to create a shield of positivity and ward off negative energy.
- A small black candle
- A handful of dried elderberries
- A piece of paper and pen
- A fireproof bowl or plate
- Matches or a lighter
Begin by finding a quiet and comfortable space to perform this ritual. Light the black candle and place it in front of you.
Take a moment to connect with your intention for this spell. Write your intention on the piece of paper.
Take the handful of dried elderberries and hold them in your hand. Visualize a protective shield forming around you, made of the energy of the elderberries. Feel this shield enveloping you in a warm and comforting embrace.
Sprinkle the elderberries around the candle in a circle. As you do this, repeat the following chant: "By the power of elderberry, I cast a shield around me. Negative energy be gone, Only positivity may come."
Take the piece of paper with your intention and hold it over the candle. Allow the flame to consume the paper, releasing your intention into the universe.Place the ashes in the fireproof bowl or plate and allow them to cool.
When you are ready, dispose of the ashes outside in the natural world, giving thanks to the elderberry for its protection and support.
Remember, the most important part of any ritual is your intention and the energy you put into it. So have fun with this elderberry protection spell and let your spirit guide you in your use of this magical herb!
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