Charging my herbs

How do you bring out the magic in herbs and crystals during spells and rituals?

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When I do this, I look up the herb or crystal’s magickal properties. I then think of a word that sums up its’ entire properties. For lavender, I’ll say, “I invoke the calming energy of lavender.” For chamomile, “I invoke the cleansing energy of chamomile.”

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I’ll ask the spirit of the herb directly for help with whatever I’m needing. For example, if I’m working with calendula I might say something like this: “Spirit of Calendula, I call on you to aid my work. Please lend me your soothing hand as I work my spell.”

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All of the above, plus: The herb itself is powerful as it is. So I may not feel a need to charge, cleanse or bless it before using it.

But, like Megan mentioned, I do still chant an invocation as part of the purpose or intent of the spell, e.g. before drinking my tea.

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As others have mentioned, I use a simple chant. I’ll ask each one to provide whatever energy I’m using it for as I’m adding it to the spell/burning it. I generally will “cleanse” whatever I’m using while I’m cleansing my space simply by moving my incense around the containers and asking any negative/unwanted energy to leave.

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Thank you all for your experience :pray: :heart:

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Thank you kindly

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I appreciate your advise :pray:

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I love this to be honest it makes great sense…

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I’m glad it makes sense for you! :blush: :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:

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