Botanical Name: Stachys officinalis
Other Names: Bishopwort, Wood Betony, Lousewort, Purple Betony
Attributes: Protection, Purification, Love
Betony has long been celebrated as a protective and purification herb. It was believed by the ancient greeks that it protected the soul and the bod, and that when placed under the pillow would prevent nightmares. Traditionally added to protection and purification incenses and mixtures, and burned at Litha for protection, purification, to be rid of nightmares, send away despair, psychic awareness, consecration, prevent intoxication, protection and for psychic protection. It is thought to ensure success if worn when making advances, and was also used to reunite quarreling couples.
This is available in two choices of packaging:
- a portion of 3-4 generous tablespoons in a convenient Ziploc bag.
- a 50ml hexagonal glass jar full.
Both are provided with an information card.
All herbs sold on this site are provided as curios only. We make no claims as to their properties or suitability. We are not medical professionals, and we do not recommend ingesting any herbs, ever - rely upon your own advice.