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Cloves, whole

Uncover Hidden Herb Meanings

Uncover Hidden Herbs meanings

Cloves, whole

Cloves, whole

The name of the plant is "Eugenia caryophyllata."

Cloves are native to the Molucca Islands, which is a part of Indonesia.

It has been traditionally used as a breath sweetener. Natives of Molucca planted a clove tree for every child that is born, believing that the fate of the child is linked to the fate of the tree. It is also used as a cooking spice. Clover is one of the finest herbs to work with as an incense ingredient, cloves give warmth but also a great grandeur scent. Magically, this herb is used​ to encourage friendships.

This herb is particularly valuable for defense spells, for exorcism, and for purification, but conversely for prosperity and friendship.  Superior for building a protection spell, burn cloves as part of incense. The aroma is equally great for developing a magical or spiritual house. Cloves are associated with the power of the planet Jupiter and the element of Fire. In terms of magick cloves have been used for spells to win friendships or the positive attention of co-workers.

Cloves will:

  • Protect you.
  • Improve money matters.
  • It can be used in defense matters.
  • Purification.
  • Protection of children.

Cloves are claimed to attract superior luck, halt gossip and support friendships. Fill two cloth bags with seven cloves hang them on thin cotton cords as necklaces to make an old-time Friendship Charm. Give one to your friend and if you two will wear these right until the cords split, you'll continue being great mates for the duration of your lives.

Light a red candle studded with whole Cloves to prevent Slander, destructive Gossip and Lies about you. Entire Cloves can also be employed to bring in money. Burn it on charcoal for this intent.  Cloves have also been applied in banishing evil, clearing one’s head and protection. Burn the cloves for dollars and also to travel away hostile and adverse forces. Burn cloves to create positive spiritual vibrations as well as for purification of location.

After burning the Cloves, one may throw a handful into a pot of water and simmer it slowly to fill one’s house with the Cloves’ magic. Some believe that adding Cloves also ensures that your magical intention is realized. Put on an amulet to remove negativity and hostility. Include prosperity incenses to attract riches. This herb promotes memory in exams. Add a sachet with mint and rose to help one sleep soundly.

Note: Whole Cloves have also been used in healing as oral anesthetic, antiseptic, antibacterial and as a digestive aid.