Herbs have always been believed to provide happiness, affinity, and unity. Therefore, it is not uncommon to gift a loved one herbs when celebrating a special occasion. One of the many things herbs can give us is friendship.
Although friendship may not be as celebrated as it used to be these days, it never hurts to show your friends how much you appreciate them, and you can do so with herbs.
With this article, we are going to discover which herbs celebrate this relationship between people so we can use their energy to attract friendship. We will also learn how to cast spells and perform rituals to bring people closer to us and to have a fulfilling, happy life with others.
What can we consider an herb?
In witchcraft, we define herbs much more loosely than in gardening or cooking! Witches consider some petals and leaves of certain plants to be herbs too! Keep this in mind while learning all about them!
What herbs symbolize friendship and what do they mean
It is also known as the Lily of the Incas or the Peruvian Lily and it looks like a miniature lily. It represents friendship and passion. And its peculiar way in which its leaves grow, in a crooked way, makes one believe that it represents the twists and turns that arise in friendships.
Its leaves are evergreen, narrow, and rigid. It is a yucca that is capable of growing on almost any surface, be it dry, rocky, or in sandy soil. This herb symbolizes true friendship and your ability to overcome obstacles that come your way.
This plant represents the relationship that is cultivated and grows between two best friends.
When this herb is yellow it means that someone is thinking about you daily. When it is white, it represents the memory of an absent friend, and if it is a scarlet color then it refers to the companionship between friends.
It is a spring herb, which enhances its symbolization of renewal and transformation, characteristics that apply to friendship. It also represents friendship, trust, and faith.
These are suitable for almost any situation, including when you want to celebrate friendship. For this, yellow and orange rose petals are perfect. These colors represent the happiness that both friends have for being able to share time together.
When it comes to blue tulips, these represent true and pure loyalty. Tulips in general represent joy. Whatever color of tulips you use, you can mix in white tulips, since they speak of honesty. These herbs are easy to get your hands on.
Tropical herbs have a longer life but are not easy to find, and that is what will add a special touch to that friendship.
Pink geranium petals and leaves
A pink geranium is a symbol of new affection: a fresh friendship ready to blossom, just like your gift herbs. The geranium with ivy leaves symbolizes true friendship, while a climbing geranium represents, in the language of herbs, solidity, and stability.
Pink tulips are a symbol of attention, affection, and good omen and therefore they are perfect to give to a friend or even a family member. If, on the other hand, you need forgiveness from a friend, the white tulip is a perfect way to apologize. Whatever the color of your tulip, it is the perfect herb for smiling on a happy occasion.
Sunflower, precisely by virtue of always turning towards the sun, symbolizes happiness, sunshine, and liveliness. Therefore, giving this is equivalent to emphasizing the joyful and cheerful character of whoever you are gifting it to. The sunflower, in other traditions and popular cults, also expresses gratitude as well as respect and admiration for the person who receives it.
Calla flowers, leaves and petals
These mean friendship and sincere esteem. With a unique and unmistakable appearance, with a discreet and composed beauty, as its Greek name reflects, evokes elegance and nobility. It is ideal for expressing respect, sincere admiration, and heartfelt friendship.
All things pink!
Any pink herb is capable of transmitting feelings of companionship, and also of being supportive in situations of sadness. For this reason, herbs such as lilacs, chrysanthemums and yellow roses are usually chosen as gifts for those who want to show the affection that they have.
Without a doubt, one of the best ways to honor a friendship is with some beautiful herbs specially selected for that special friend. An arrangement of herbs that symbolizes your friendship can be given on any day of the year. This is the best way to honor and celebrate friendship and, of course, these are the best herbs for you to use when casting a friendship spell!