Dittany of Crete
Uncover Hidden Herbs meanings
Dittany of Crete is also known as Hop Marjoram and Eronda (local name) it is a member of the mint family and is closely related to Oregano and Marjoram.
Magically, their uses differ greatly. It is feminine in gender and associated with the power of the planet Venus, the zodiac Libra and Gemini and the element Water. This herb grows in Crete in the Aegean, which is also considered in Greek mythology as the birthplace of Zeus.
Dittany of Crete will
- Help you loose weight.
- Associated with the underworld.
- Helping with seeing the third eye.
- Astral projection.
It is named after the mountain called Dicte in Crete. It is a medicinal herb that was used by the ancients to help heal open wounds and in childbirth. It is also believed to be an aphrodisiac and has been associated with the Underworld.
Feed Dittany of Crete to the one you love to promote desire. Adding Dittany of Crete to love potions is believed to strengthen it. It is also reportedly used in activating the Third Eye, divination, the art of seeing into the future, astral travel and in communicating with spirits. Burn on charcoal with Myrrh, Benzoin, Sandalwood and other psychic herbs to aid generate trances and visions so that one may see their future mate. Burning the leaves as incense or in a Hallow’s fire would also help in the manifestations of spirits. Mix with Amaranth Flowers, Ginger, Rosemary and Wormwood to make incense and burn with Spell Charcoal to summoning the dead.
Mix this with Benzoin, Vanilla, Sandalwood. This will make an astral projection incense. It is advised that you first burn it before making an attempt and that juice of Dittany of Crete should first be rubbed on your body to drive away venomous beasts when entering domains. Mix with Cinquefoil, Mugwort and Parsley to make a Flying Ointment that is used in astral projection sessions. Mix with Mugwort, Rosemary, and Ginger to make incense and burn on lit charcoal during the full moon to access your Akasha Records.
Dittany of Crete is also used by some as an ingredient in weight loss spells and youthfulness spells.
By Flo Saul
Aug 29, 2012