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September

Herbs: Copal, fennel, rye, wheat, valerian, skullcap, acorn, benzoin, ferns, grains, honeysuckle, marigold, milkweed, myrrh, passionflower, pine cones, rose, sage, Solomon’s Seal, tobacco, thistle, vegetables.

Foods: Breads, grains, seeds, dried fruits and beans, baked squash, nuts, apples, pomegranates, and vegetables such as potatoes, carrots, and onions, wine.

Colors: Brown, yellow-green, yellow, red, russet, maroon, gold, scarlet, purple.

Flowers: Narcissus, lily, aster, morning glory.

Scents: Storax, mastic, gardenia, bergamot. Autumn blend made by combining: benzoin, myrrh, and sage, also these incenses separately.

Stones: Blue sapphire, peridot, olivine, chrysolite, citrine, lapis lazuli, and yellow agates.

Trees: Hazel, larch, bay.

Animals: Snake, jackal.

Birds: Ibis, sparrow.

Deities: Bona Dea, Ceres, Ch’ang-O, Demeter, The Green Man, Epona, Freyja, Hermes, Isis, Land Mother, the Muses, Mabon, Modron, Morgan, Nepthys, Pamona, Persephone, Sky Father, Thor, Thoth, and the Wiccan Goddess in Her aspect of the Mother.

Symbols & Decorations: Acorns, Indian corn, wine, gourds, pine cones, acorns, grains, grapes ,corn, apples, pine cones , pomegranates, vines such as ivy, dried seeds, dried leaves , dried flowers, and horns of plenty.

Activities and Rituals: Celebration of the Second Harvest, ritual sprinkling of leaves, protection, prosperity, security, and self-confidence. Also those of harmony and balance the Mysteries, Equality.

Powers: A time to rest after the labors of the last two months, a time of balance of the light and dark.
This is also the time to clear up mental clutter and get thoughts back into perspective.