Witch Names for Herbs and Spices

Spices and herbs have long been used for medicinal and magical purposes. Many were used this way long before they were used for culinary purposes. Looking back at the history of spices and herbs, some uses seem absurd, while others are now being scientifically proven to be legitimate therapies and cures. One of our favorite parts of the storied history of herbs and spices is the naming that has occurred through the years. Below are some of our favorite 'witch' names for herbs and spices. To see more names click here

Fenugreek- Birds Foot or Cows Horn

Chamomile- Blood of Hestia 

Calendula- Bride of the Sun

Basil- Devil Plant

Asafoetida- Devil's Dung

Rosemary- Dew of the Sea

Tarragon- Little dragon

Garlic- Poor Man's Treacle

Dill Juice- Tears of a Hamadryas Baboon 




Written by Leah Sugar
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