Elder is a sacred plant that is a versatile magical component and can be used in various spells and rituals. For centuries it has been associated with protection and can be used to ward off negative energies or spirits, banish unwanted influences, and keep evil from entering homes. Use Elder in your money spell, place it on your altar to attract abundance and prosperity, or use it as a bath tea or incense in rituals for transformation, personal growth, and spiritual development. Whether you're a seasoned witch or a curious beginner, Elder is a must-have for your magical collection.
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Scientific Name: Sambucus
Botanical Family: Adoxaceae
Origin: North America, Central America, Europe
Folk Names: Alhuren, battree, Boure Tree, Eldrum, Ellhorn, Fairy Tree, Frau Holle, Hildemoer, Hollunder, Hylder, Lady Elder, Lady Ellhorn, Old Gal, Old Lady, Pipe Tree, Rob Elder, Sureau, Sweet Elder, Tree of Doom, Yakori Bengeskro
Deity Association: Bertha, Boann, Caileach Bheur, the Dagda, Danu, Freya, Freyr, Gaia, Hel, Holda, Holle, Rhea, Venus, Vulcan
Solar System: Mercury, Venus
Moon Phase: Dark Moon
Sign: Capricorn, Sagittarius
Element: Air, Earth, Fire, Water
Animal: Unknown at this time.
Celebration: New Year's Day, Beltane, Litha, Midsummer's Eve, Walpurgis
Crystal: Unknown at this time.
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