Balm of Gilead Buds are used to soothe broken hearts, calm arguments and mend broken relationships.
Suggested magical uses for Balm of Gilead Buds:
Carry a Balm of Gilead Bud in a red flannel bag to mend a broken heart or two if you would like to attract new love.
Carry a pair of Balm of Gilead Buds, some Devil’s Shoe String and Ginger in a red flannel bag to ensure spiritual protection.
Burn Balm of Gilead Buds with some Dragon’s Blood and Myrrh on a charcoal for a powerful protection incense.
Steep buds in red wine to create a love potion.
(Balm of Gilead is generally safe to ingest but should be avoided by those with aspirin sensitivity – it is common sense to research any herb before ingesting.)
For in-depth information on how to use this and other herbs and roots magically, I recommend Hoodoo Herb and Root Magic and Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs, both of which can be found in our Books section.