corn moon

August Correspondences

August, 2013

Originally called Sextillis by the Romans, was later named Augustus in honor of Augustus Caesar.
August is the eighth month of the current Gregorian calendar and the third month of Summer’s rule.
Traditional birthstone amulets of August are the peridot and the sardonyx.
The gladiolus and the poppy are the month’s traditional flowers.
August is shared by the astrological signs of Leo the Lion and Virgo the Virgin.
During the month of August, the Great Solar Wheel of the Year is turned to Lammas, one of the four Grand Sabbats celebrated each year by Wiccans and modern Witches throughout the world.

Gathered harvest are celebrated during August.

Corn Moon

Astrological Signs: Leo, Virgo

Nature Spirits: Dryads

Herbs:Chamomile, St. Johns Wort, bay, angelica, fennel, rue, orange

Colors:Yellow, gold

Flowers: Gladiolus, poppy, sunflower, marigold

Scents: Frankincense

Stones: Peridot, sardonyx, cat’s eye, carnelian, jasper, fire agate

Trees: Hazel, alder, cedar

Animals: Lion, phoenix, sphinx, dragon

Birds: Crane, falcon, eagle

Deities: Ceres , The Corn Mother, Demeter , Diana , Ganesha ,Hathor ,Hecate, Lugh ,Nemesis ,Thoth and all Goddesses who preside over agriculture.