Lughnasadh Incense Recipe by Scott Cunningham
2 parts Frankincense
1 part Heather
1 part Apple blossoms
1 pinch Blackberry leaves
a few drops Ambergris oil
Burn Lughnasadh Incense during Wiccan rituals on August 1st or 2nd, or at that time to attune with the coming harvest.
(The above recipe for "Lughnasadh Incense" is quoted directly from Scott Cunningham's book "The Complete Book of Incenses, Oils & Brews", page 76, Llewellyn Publications, 1989/1992)
Put in soap or anoint candles
5 drops frankincense
5 drops rose
5 drops yarrow
Add a piece of wheat and a blackberry leaf with a cat's-eye, citrine, and moss agate crystals. Very soothing
Lammas Ritual Potpourri Recipe by Gerina Dunwich
20 drops clove bud oil
25 drops sandalwood oil
1 cup oak moss
2 cups dried pink rosebuds
2 cups dried red peony petals
1 cup dried amaranth flowers
1 cup dried heather flowers or 1/2 cup dried cornflowers
Mix the clove bud and sandalwood oils with the oak moss and then add the remaining ingredients. Stir the potpourri well and store in a tightly covered ceramic or glass container.
(The above recipe for "Lammas Ritual Potpourri" is quoted directly from Gerina Dunwich's book "The Wicca Spellbook: A Witch's Collection of Wiccan Spells, Potions and Recipes", page 163, A Citadel Press Book, Carol Publishing Group, 1994/1995)
1 small piece of gold leaf (found in craft stores)
1 dram heliotrope oil
1 dram sunflower oil
1 small citrine stone
Combine all ingredients, except for the gold leaf, in a small enamel sauce pot and warm gently over low heat. Place the gold leaf in a pretty magic bottle and add the oils. Let it cool before capping the bottle. This oil can be used in Lughnasadh rituals or anytime you wish to invoke Lugh or the Element of Fire.
1 dram hazelnut oil
1 dram fir oil
1 dram elder oil
Combine all ingredients in a small enamel sauce pot and warm gently over low heat. Cool and place in a magic bottle, capping tightly. This oil can be used anytime you wish to summon Cerridwen's strength and knowledges.
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