The Rose Pentacle

Crafty Cooking

When you are whipping up those tasty dishes, have you ever wondered what bit o'magick you may be adding in as well?  A well stocked cooking herb cabinet can turn dinner into sheer delight, and maybe even boost your magickal side as well!

This list contains not only herbs and seasonings, but a few nuts, fruits, vegetables and grains as well. So next time you are serving up that Strawberry shortcake or adding a dash of salt to something - think about what it could be used for. *grin*

 Allspice - Money, luck, healing, added determination and energy to any spells and charms.

Almond - Wisdom, money, fruitfulness, and prosperity. (beware of possible nut allergies)

Apricot - Love

Avocado - Love, lust and beauty. Also used for sex magick.

Banana - Fertility, potency, and prosperity

Basil - Love, exorcism, wealth, sympathy, and protection. Dispels confusion, fears & weakness. Drives off hostile spirits.

Bay Leaf - Protection, good fortune, success, purification, strength, healing and psychic powers.

Black Pepper -  Banishing negativity, exorcism, and protection from evil.

Black Walnut - (beware of possible nut allergies) Access to divine energy, bringing the blessing of the Gods, wishes.

Blackberry - Healing, protection and money.

Cabbage - Fertility, profit, good luck, moon magick, money magick.

Carrot - Lust, fertility

Cayenne- Cleansing & purification, repels negativity

Celery - Mental clarity, psychic powers, lust, fertility, and male potency.

Celery Seed - Mental and psychic powers, concentration.

Cherry - Love, divination, happiness

Chili Pepper - Fidelity, love, and hex breaking.

Chives - Protection

Cilantro -  Brings peace to the home

Cinnamon - Healing, protection, power, love, luck, success,  strength, and prosperity.

Clove - Exorcism, love, money, and protection

Coconut - Chastity, protection, and purification

Coriander - Love, health, immortality, and protection.

Cucumber - Chastity, fertility, and healing

Cumin - Fidelity, protection, and exorcism.

Curry - Protection.

Dill - Money, protection, luck and lust.

Fennel Seed -  Strength, vitality, sexual virility; prevents curses, possession and negativity.

Fig - Divination, fertility, and love.

Garlic - Healing, protection, exorcism,  purification of spaces and objects.

Ginger - Adventure and new experiences,  sensuality, sexuality, personal confidence, prosperity, and success.

Honey - For attraction and sun magick.

Lemon - Cleansing, spiritual opening, purification, removal of blockages.

Maple Syrup - Longevity, money, and love

Marjoram - Cleansing, purification, and dispelling negativity. 

Mint - Promotes energy, communication and vitality.

Mustard Seed - Courage, faith, and endurance.

Nutmeg - Attracts money/prosperity, bringing luck, protection, and breaking hexes.

Onion - Prosperity, stability, endurance, and protection.

Orange - Attracts abundance and happiness through love and marriage.

Oregano - Joy, strength, vitality, and added energy

Papaya -  Love

Paprika - Use to add energy to any spell or mixture. 

Parsley - Calms and protects the home, draws prosperity, financial well-being, and luck.

Peach -Fertility, love, and wisdom. 

Pear - Lust and love

Pecan - Associated with employment, success.

Peppermint -  Healing & purification,  clear out sickness and negative energy.

Pineapple - Luck, money, and chastity.

Pistachio - (beware of possible nut allergies) Breaking love spells

Pomegranate - Divination, wishes, wealth and fertility


Poppy Seeds - Pleasure, heightened awareness, love, luck, invisibility.

Potato - Money, luck, and healing

Pumpkin - Moon magick

Rice - Rain, fertility, money, and protection.

Rosemary - Good health, removes negativity

Sage -(please make sure it is COOKING Sage AKA Rubbing Sage)  Mental clarity, spiritual, mental, emotional & physical health and longevity. Removes negative energy.

Sea Salt - Purification, grounding, protection magick.

Sesame Seeds - Money, lust, and passion

Strawberry -  Attracts success, good fortune, and love

Sugar - Love spells, sex magick

Thyme - Loyalty, affection, and the good opinion of others.

Vinegar - Banishing, binding, averting evil.

Walnut - (beware of possible nut allergies) Access to divine energy.

Wheat - Inducing fertility and conception, attracting money