Holly is excellent for protection and is used as a barrier to keep out unwanted spirits, people or animals, while also allowing positive spirits to come in.
Do not ingest Holly berries as they are poisonous.
Suggested magical uses for Wildharvested Holly Leaves:
Sprinkle Holly leaves around your property as a barrier to keep out unwanted spirits while allowing good ones in.
Soak Holly leaves in water under a full moon over night and use as a sprinkle for protection around your home or on your body.
Place 3 Holly leaves around a Fiery Wall of Protection candle to keep away negative people.
Burn cut Holly leaves, Burdock and crushed Hawthorn Berries on a charcoal to block negative spirits from entering your space, while allowing positive spirit to come in.
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.