Herbs beginning with “S”
Saffron – Prosperity, healing and sexual prowess in men.
Sage –Fertility, longevity, wishes, wisdom, protection, healing, health. Can be used in an infusion to aid digestion, or as part of a honey wine to fight colds and fever. When applied in compresses it can ease many skin discomforts, including dandruff. If made into cream it is good for muscular pain, and if dried and smoked sometimes gives relief to asthma.
Sagebrush – Purification, Exorcism.
St. John’s Wort – Protective charms, ward off fever and illness, a banishing or exorcism incense, the tea increases courage and will power. Gather on Midsummer’s Eve, pass through the smoke of bonfires to purify, and hang in the house as protection and to prevent nightmares.
Sandalwood – Protection, Healing, Exorcism, Spirituality.
Sarsaparilla – Love, Money.
Sassafras – Health, Money.
Savory – Mental Powers.
Skullcap – Love, Fidelity, Peace.
Senna – Love.
Sesame – Money, Lust.
Shallot – Purification.
Skunk Cabbage – Legal Matters.
Slippery Elm – Halts Gossip.
Snakeroot – Luck, Money.
Snapdragon – Protection.
Solomon’s Seal – Protection, Exorcism.
Sorrel Wood – Healing, Health.
Spanish Moss – Protection.
Spearmint – Healing, Love, Mental Powers.
Spiderwort – Love.
Spikenard – Love.
Star Anise – Psychic Powers, Luck.
Strawberry – Love, Luck.
Sugar Cane – Love, Lust.
Sunflower – Fertility, Wishes, Health, Wisdom.
Sweetgrass – Calling Spirits.
Sweetpea – Friendship, Chastity, Courage, Strength.