Element Associations:Fire Planetary Associations:Mars + Venus Astrological Associations:Aries, Scorpio + Sagittarius Chakra Associations:Solar Plexus, Heart + Throat Energy:Masculine/Expressive Magical Attributes:Steady the mind, Happiness, Love, Peace, Money, Astral Projection, Luck Healing Attributes:Indigestion, Cramps, Mild Sedative, Headaches, Anxiety, Oils are antibiotic/antifungal
Place some Basil in your wallet or cash register to attract money. In some Haitian traditions you can soak basil leaves in water for 3 days, once finished sprinkle the water over the threshold of your business to attract customers and discourage theft. Hang bunches of Basil in the home for protection. In English folklore, Basil is thought to ward off evil spirits or unwanted energy. Brew Basil into a tea for when you are fighting with a loved one, take time to sip on it and calm down, afterwards you'll be ready to go back to the conversation and settle it peacefully. Serve in a meal when wanting to reconcile family strife. Give a Basil plant to newly wedded couples to bring love and luck. Use in spells and ritual work for astral projection. Use it as a potpourri or herbal sachet to keep bugs away. It's antifungal and antibacterial qualities may make it useful when making your own floor washes or household cleaners.
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