Derives it’s name from the eighth month of the oldest Roman calendar, Octem.

Moon: The Blood Moon – The name Blood Moon comes from the custom of killing and salting down live
stock for the upcoming winter months, not from sacrifice as some think.

Astrological Signs: Libra, Scorpio.

Nature Spirits: Frost faeries, plant faeries.

Herbs: Pennyroyal, thyme, catnip, uva ursi, angelica, burdock.

Colors: Dark blue-green.

Flowers: Calendula, marigold, cosmos.

Scents: Strawberry, apple blossom, cherry.

Stones: Opal, rose sapphire, tourmaline, beryl, turquoise.

Trees: Yew, cypress, acacia.

Animals: Stag, jackal, elephant, ram, scorpion.

Birds: Heron, crow, robin.

Deities: Astarte, Belili, Cernunnos, Demeter, Hathor, Horned God, Ishtar, Kore, Lakshmi, the Morrigan, Osiris, The Horned God, and the Wiccan Goddess in Her dark aspect as the Crone.

Powers: A time to work on inner cleansing, letting go karma, reincarnation, justice and balance.