In many different cultures, it has long been said that there are some plants that repel evil. While some gardeners may disregard information concerning a plant’s ability to serve more alternative purposes, others may be quite interested in learning more about these “evil fighting herbs.” Folklore and stories handed down throughout history have long mentioned other uses of trees, plants, and herbs. Whether hoping to rid their homes of witches or other evil spirits, herbs were used in the form of wreaths, incense, or even loosely scattered throughout the home. If you want to know these plants then please take your time and read this article to the end.
The follwoing plants ward of evil spirits;
Sage: When you want to clear out the energy of a particular room, burning a sage smudging stick is an easy and effective way to do it. Some of the oldest cultures in the world have sworn by the repeated use of sage to clear negative or stagnant energy in a room or building. This was especially important when performing spiritual rituals or when doing other spiritual activities, such as prayer. While this seems too unfarmiliar for some people, it turns out there is a scientific aspect to this practice of ‘clearing’ a space. while you may not personally believe in the idea of sage clearing negative energy, it’s certainly clearing something! smudging sage can offer calming, relaxing effects that are known to help lower blood pressure, relieve stress and tension and normalize breathing rates, as the negative ions produced are absorbed directly into the bloodstream.
Dill: Dill is a popular herb in the kitchen, flavoring everything from pickles to fish. Gourmets know that you can’t beat fresh dill for the flavor.The Ancient Greeks were the first to associate dill with luck, linking it to wealth and being lucky in love, and adding it to wedding dishes to symbolise a loving and successful marriage. Romans also used dill fronds in the wreaths they made to.In the Middle Ages, dill was placed over the doorway to a home and over a baby’s sleeping areas and cribs as a symbol of love and protection against harm (and especially witches curses).Romans also used dill fronds in the wreaths they made to recognise athletes and soldiers. They would burn dill seeds and smear them into wounds to help them heal. The word ‘dill’ is derived from the old Norse word dylla, meaning to soothe or lull, as dill fronds were boiled with milk to soothe anxiety and restlessness.
Rosemary:Evergreen rosemary is an attractive evergreen shrub with needle-like leaves and brilliant blue flowers. The flowers of evergreen rosemary persist through spring and summer, filling the air with a nice piney fragrance. This beautiful herb, mostly used for seasoning dishes, is also commonly used as ornamental plantings in the landscape.The rosemary plant promotes love, friendship, long life, and happiness. Its essential oil is used to clear the conscious mind and improve memory. In Greek temples, rosemary was traditionally burned as an offering to the goddesses and gods. Rosemary oil, when burned, produces a powerful cleansing and purifying vibrations, wiping the negativity.
Basil:Basil is a symbol of fertility and love because its leaves resemble hearts besides being a holy plant used for worship. The Basil works as a protector of family, and it helps to relieve negativity from the home. Basil leads the heart and conscious mind to happiness, clearing bad energy movement between the heart and the hands.
Lavender: A plant which aids in all rituals involving health, love and peace, lavender is worldwide famous for its fragrance but many of us don't know that lavender can dispel depression. The plant also helps in controlling our emotions and is very effective for a peaceful sleep. Lavender promotes happiness and harmony in life," said, founder of Earthly Creations, Harpreet Ahluwalia.
Eucalyptus: It is one of the most popular plants because of its supernatural quality of healing negative energy. "Negative energy leads anyone towards depression and de-motivation. One can place this plant in a room to heal the negative energy, especially when going through an emotional or physical turmoil, "said tarot card reader and Spiritual healer, Dr Madhu Kotia
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