Sanctus Divine Offering Spell Candles

Resins of gold, Smoke of tobacco, Root of Calamnus, Accept my offering, hear my prayer. These spell candles are hand-dipped, completely hand -made and Consecrated to purpose. They are then rolled in a golden mix of resins, herbs and roots. All precious and worthy as offerings to the divine. These candles are not works of…

Atavus Ancestor Worship Balm

Light a candle, Sing the songs, make an offering. to those now gone. Ancestor, Elder, Atavus, Nine herbs of the dead fall from my hands into this balm. Called by the ancestors at the night of Samhain I gathered them, Blessed and smudged and offered up to my own ancestors as the lights burned on…

Herbs that cross the veil: Birch

Birch is a tree often associated with rebirth and reincarnation. The silver skeletal form of the birch in winter is representative of ghosts in the forest. The birch moon is a time of renewal. The first leaves of the birch herald the coming spring. Spell: Blessings for the departed. Birch bark taken from dead limbs…

Herbs That Cross The Veil: Herbal Offerings

Some herbs aren’t for the living but for the dead, Wreaths of Bay Laurel were is in funerals, Parsley was strewn in the path of the funeral procession to give the dead luck in the afterlife. Rosemary was thrown into graves for remembrance, Pomegranate and periwinkle were used for immortality and rebirth and marjoram was…

Herbs That Cross The Veil: Thyme

Thyme has been used in protective blends for funerals and also to raise psychic awareness. A sachet of thyme added to a bath can protect you from negativity if attending a funeral. Thyme has also been used in ritual cups before communing with the dead. A Simple Recipe for Thyme Ritual Cup 1 teaspoon fresh…

Herbs That Cross The Veil: Apple

Wands made with the wood of apple are often used for communicating with spirits and accessing the underworld. Apples are strongly associated with Samhain and often used in Samhain rituals. The Celts believed that Apples and hazel nuts were the fruits of the otherworld and were eaten to attain knowledge. At Samhain offerings of apples…