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Lughnasadh (Lammas) Blessings!

The Magick of Lughnasadh

 

Oh Lady, your breast is the field.  Your breast is your field.Your broad field pours out plants, your broad field pours out grain. Water flows from on high for your servant.  Bread flows from on high for your servant. Pour it out for me.  I will drink all you offer

herbal correspondences for Lughnasadh:

frankincense

sunflower

heliotrope

poppies

wheat

juniper

Sandalwood

Vervain

                                                      

Lughnasadh Oils/Incense and Potpourri recipes:

Lughnasadh Oil

2 drops peppermint oil

3 drops elder oil

1 drop fir oil

1 drop hazelnut oil

corn oil as base

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Lugh Oil

1/4 oz. apricot oil

9 drops lime oil

9 drops rose oil

9 drops rose geranium oil

9 drops lavender oil

6 drops sandalwood oil

6 drams dragons blood oil

sunflower petals

marigold petals

citrine

Carnelian

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Lughnasadh Incense:

2 parts meadowsweet

3 parts chamomile

5 parts goldenrod

10 ml carnation oil per 8 oz. dry ingredients

10 ml rose oil per 8 oz. dry ingredients

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Lughnasadh Potpourri

20 drops clove bud oil

23 drops sandalwood oil

1 cup oak moss

2 cups dried pink rosebuds

2 cups dried red peony petals

1 cupdried amaranth flowers

1 cup dried heather flowers

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 tightlycovered ceramic or glass container.

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Lughnasadh Ritual Bath Recipe

2 cups powdered milk

1/2 cup epsom salt

1/2 cup baking soda

6 drops frankincense oil

5 drops apple oil

4 drops cypress oil

3 drops patchouli oil

Mix well, use 1 cup per bath.

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Sun Goddess Perfume

Ingredients:

    Cinnamon Oil

    Lemon Verbana Oil

    Ylang-Ylang Oil

Blend equal parts, bottle and shake well. To use in solar rituals.

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Vervain Lustral Water

1 cup dried vervain

4 cups boiling water

Infuse for 15 minutes and strain.