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Magikal Herbal Substitutions

Have you ever been ready to cast a spell and realized you don’t have the right herbs? Well following please find a list of substitutions. I am sure there may be more…and if you know of them, please let me know, and I will add them to the list. I am in no way claiming this is all inclusive. Please feel free to include this in your BOS.

~Rosemary can be substituted for any other herb
~Rose can be substituted for any other flower
~Frankincense or Copal can be substituted for any gum resin
~Tobacco can be substituted for any poisonous herb
~ACACIA-Gum Arabic
~ACACIA, GUM-Gum Arabic
~ACONITE-Tobacco
~ARABIC, GUM-Frankincense; Gum Mastic
~AMMONIAC GUM-Asafetida
~ASAFOETIDA-Tobacco; Valerian
~BALM OF GILEAD-Rose Buds; Gum Mastic
~BELLADONNA-Tobacco
~BENZOIN-Gum Arabic; Gum Mastic
~CAMPHOR OIL-Eucalyptus Oil; Lavender Oil
~CARNATION-Rose petals anointed with a few drops of Cinnamon Oil
~CASSIA-Cinnamon
~CASTOR BEANS-A few drops Castor Oil
~CEDAR-Sandalwood
~CINQUEFOIL-Clover; Trefoil
~CITRON-Equal parts Orange Peel and Lemon Peel
~CLOVE-Mace; Nutmeg
~CLOVER-Cinquefoil
~COPAL-Frankincense; Cedar
~COWBANE-Tobacco
~CYPRESS-Juniper; Pine Needles
~DEERS TONGUE-Tonka Bean; Woodruff; Vanilla
~DITTANY OF CRETE-Gum Mastic
~DRAGON’S BLOOD-Equal parts Frankincense and Red Sandalwood
~EUCALYPTUS OIL-Camphor Oil; Lavender Oil
~EUPHORBIUM-Tobacco
~FRANKINCENSE-Copal; Pine Resin
~GALANGAL-Ginger Root
~GRAINS OF PARADISE-Black Pepper
~HELLEBORE-Tobacco; Nettle
~HEMLOCK-Tobacco
~HEMP-Nutmeg; Damiana; Star Anise; Bay
~HENBANE-Tobacco
~HYSSOP-Lavender
~IVY-Cinquefoil
~JASMINE-Rose
~JUNIPER-Pine
~LAVENDER-Rose
~LEMON GRASS-Lemon Peel
~LEMON VERBENA-Lemon Grass; Lemon Peel
~MACE-Nutmeg
~MANDRAKE-Tobacco
~MASTIC, GUM-Gum Arabic; Frankincense
~MINT-Sage
~MISTLETOE-Mint; Sage
~MUGWORT-Wormwood
~NEROLI OIL-Orange Oil
~NIGHTSHADE-Tobacco
~NUTMEG-Mace; Cinnamon
~OAKMOSS-Patchouli
~ORANGE-Tangerine Peel
~ORANGE FLOWERS-Orange Peel
~PATCHOULI-Oakmoss
~PEPPERMINT-Spearmint
~PEPPERWORT-Rue; Grains of Paradise; Black Pepper
~PINE-Juniper
~PINE RESIN-Frankincense; Copal
~RED SANDALWOOD-Sandalwood mixed with a pinch of Dragon’s Blood
~ROSE-Yarrow
~ROSE GERANIUM-Rose
~RUE-Rosemary mixed with a pinch of Black Pepper
~SAFFRON-Orange Peel
~SANDALWOOD-Cedar
~SARSPARILLA-Sassafrass
~SASSAFRASS-Sarsaparilla
~SPEARMINT-Peppermint
~SULFER-Tobacco; Club Moss; Asafetida
~THYME-Rosemary
~TOBACCO-Bay
~TONKA BEAN-Deerstongue; Woodruff; Vanilla Bean
~TREFOIL-Cinquefoil
~VALERIAN-Asafetida
~VANILLA-Woodruff; Deerstongue; Tonka Bean
~VETIVERT-Calamus
~WOLFSBANE-Tobacco
~WOOD ALOE-Sandalwood sprinkled with Ambergris Oil
~WOODRUFF-Deerstongue; Vanilla
~WORMWOOD-Mugwort
~YARROW-Rose
~YEW-Tobacco