Herbs and their properties and energies have been known since ancient times. Many properties of herbs were discovered by the classical world: Pliny the Elder, Galen, and Hippocrates are just some of the countless doctors and naturalists who dedicated their lives to the study of herbs and plant compounds for therapeutic purposes.
The Celts considered many plants sacred, from which they derived substances used not only as healing remedies but even in magical and religious rituals. Their villages were built around a large tree, often an oak, a symbol of life and prosperity.
The druids, belonging to the priestly class, were the dignitaries of these rites and therefore boasted a deep knowledge of medicinal plants and herbs. Similarly, the Vikings based their mythology on a large tree – Yggdrasill – through which the nine worlds of their cosmos were connected. But what about beauty?
Did you know that there are herbs representing beauty and that can also be used to attract more beauty, cast beauty spells, and perform beauty rituals? I am going to share all this with you together with some easy to create beauty potions to help you feel and look prettier than ever!
A list of herbs that represent beauty
Rose has an intense and intoxicating scent, it elevates, calms, and supports the heart: it opens up to beauty and harmony. Did you know that its essential oil is one of the most precious in the world? In subtle aromatherapy, a rose brings hope, balance, and sweetness, acting in-depth to enhance our understanding, love, and listening capabilities. It also helps in getting rid of negativity and suffering.
Rose petals can help you attract more beauty in your life but also affection and kindness. This is the most versatile herb to use in magic and also easy to find! Down below I am going to share with you some tips and tricks on how to use them!
Vanilla creates a joyful atmosphere and promotes intimate confidence in your own beauty. With its sweetness it softens conflicts and anger, instead of providing satisfaction. It will help you to rediscover the pleasure and overcome dissatisfaction, giving instead serenity and charm.
When used in diffusion it helps a lot with relaxation too!
The intense and penetrating scent of orange leaves promotes comfort and vitality, restores energy, increases determination, and gives joy. It will give you a strong sense of protection and will help you free yourself from fears, feel more confident, and be bold!
Often called the “miracle plant” or the “natural healer”, aloe vera is full of surprises. In the language of flowers, it is symbolic of inner beauty, healing, protection, affection. In addition to being a symbol of life, which therefore lasts longer than cut flowers, a potted plant is also a symbol of love for the person to whom it is gifted.
Aloe Vera in a jar is also synonymous with well-being and beauty.
Rose petals potion and rituals
You can use rose petals to create a special potion to feel and look beautiful!
- 200 g of fresh white rose petals
- 4 tablespoons of almond oil
To have the perfect potion, the petals must be crushed with the almond oil, mixing them well until a cream is obtained. The mixture is applied to any area of your body you don’t like for half an hour, once or twice a week.
While you keep the potion on your body chant a prayer for beauty out loud! You can do so up to three times! You can also create a beauty sigil, stating to the universe what you would like to accomplish and how you would like to feel about yourself. Thanks to this potion you will be able to get fresh, toned, and firmed skin while attracting more beauty your way.
Rose petals can be harvested from hedges and bushes in the woods or in the most uncultivated areas of the countryside in the month of May, and preferably in the early morning, before sunrise.
If you can’t find wild roses you can buy them, but make sure they are not processed with chemicals or something like that as you need fresh organic rose petals with a high level of beauty energy to work!
For those who love witchy baths, you can pour fresh red rose petals into the tub and soak in it for about twenty minutes. Do it on a night of new moon while manifesting your will to feel more confident and more beautiful!