I am friendly with the sparrow
Though his mind is rather narrow
And his manners--well, the less we say the better.
But as day begins to peep,
When I hear his cheery "Cheep"
I am ready to admit I am his debtor
I delight in red-browed ... Read more of BIRD SONG at Children Stories.ca
Color :Yellow, lavender, sky blue, most pale pastels.
Gender: Male (projective)
Magical tools: Athame, sword, wand, bells, incense burners.
This is rather controversial as some Wiccans place the sword and athame in the
South (Fire) and wands in the East (Air) or vice versa.
Mythological: Pegasus, Gryphon
Goddesses: Arianrhod, Nuit, Urania, Iris
Gods: Mercury, Hermes, Thoth,
Sabbat: Ostara, Vernal Equinox
Sabbat Secondary: Imbolc
Time of Day: Dawn, morning
Day: Wednesday (best day for cutting a wand)
Moon Phase: New Moon to First Quarter
Geographic Locations: Mountaintops, windswept plains, looking up into the sky,
(especially good with moving and changing cloud formations).
Urban: Airports, libraries, schools, post offices, shops and stores, tall buildings.
Rural: Open spaces, fields, meadows, prairies, anyplace windswept.
Animals: Eagle, hawk, winged insects, raven, bee, parrot, raccoon, deer, wolf, fox, cat.
Herbs: Lemon balm, mint, sage, verbena, vervain, star anise, bergamot, celery,
caraway, dill, fennel, eucalyptus, lemongrass, marjoram, spearmint, peppermint, pine, parsley,
Flowers: Lavender, lily-of-the-valley, sweet pea.
Trees: Ash, birch, palms, beech, aspen.
Edibles: Any fruit that grows on trees, honey, tree saps.
Metals: Tin, aluminum, mercury, silver, finely grained sand or salt.
Gemstones: Clear crystals, amber, jasper, mica, most banded and lacy agates.
Magic types: Divination, travel, instruction, study, freedom, knowledge.
Spell work: Concentration, study, new beginnings, empowerment, recovering lost items.
Ritual work: Tossing objects into the air, fanning light objects, wind magic.
Personal work: Meditation, awareness training
Astrological Signs: Libra, Aquarius and Gemini
Planets: Mercury, Venus and Uranus
Houses: Third: Everyday life, siblings, Seventh: Partnerships,
Life Cycle: Infancy through childhood, birth through 20 years of age.
Chakras: Throat, Pineal (third eye) and Crown
Incense: Lavender, sage, mint.
Sound: Most wind instruments, especially reeds, wind through trees, any airy sound.
GARLIC lowers blood pressure and cholesterol, is a powerful antiseptic tic,
antibiotic, and anticancer agent, and protects liver and brain cells.
Add fresh garlic in any form to your food daily.
GINGER, known in ancient China and India, tones, uplifts, and warms the
system, stimulates digestion and circulation, calms upset stomach, and relieves
nausea, aches, and pains. Ginger can be eaten in candied slices, honey-based
syrups, encapsulated, or drunk as a tea.
GREEN TEA, the national beverage of Japan, protects the body against heart
disease and cancer. It offers a benign form of caffeine along with great benefits
as a general tonic. Try green tea instead of the usual coffee, black tea, or cola
for a healthy pick-me-up.
MILK THISTLE, an old European folk remedy, detoxifies and enhances liver function.
Alcohol, pharmaceutical and/or recreational drug users or those who have suffered
exposure to toxic substances should take this herb regularly.
ASTRACALUS is a popular Chinese herb used to treat colds, flu, and chronic infections
such as bronchitis, sinusitis, and AIDS. It restores immunity, and increases vitality and
resistance to disease. Take encapsulated astragalus if you lack energy or feel stressed.
GINSENG, usually r allmended for men, is stimulating, sexually energizing, can improve
the appetite, aid digestion, tone the skin and muscles, and balance hormones in women.
It is a great rejuvenator for the tired, the elderly, and the chronically ill. Ginsengs in
candies, teas, wines, and elixirs.
DONG QUAI is a Chinese herb, used predominantly by women to build blood, increase
circulation, and regulate menstrual and reproductive disorders. Try dong quai in tincture
or capsule form to restore balance.
MAITAKE MUSHROOMS are highly esteemed for their healing properties.
Add maitake tablets or capsules to your diet to protect your body against cancer,
AIDS, chronic fatigue, hepatitis, allergies, environmental illness.