Vervain resonates with the energy of Gemini, the planet Venus and the element Water. It is considered feminine in nature. Vervain is associated with Cerridwen, Isis, Thor, Jupiter. It can also be used in Midsummer celebrations.
Vervain combined with any other herbs in magical work is believed by some to enhance the action of these herbs.
The vervain plant may be bruised and worn about the neck for protection from both headaches and snakebites. This charm is also said to bring help to you when you need it, no matter how dire your situation. A fresh sprig carried on your person helps protect from baneful magick spells cast against you.
Vervain may be planted or placed around property to protect it from damage by bad weather.
Vervain may be used in rituals to Thor or Jupiter. It may be burned as an offering or infused into water and sprinkled on the altar for purification. In Hellenic rituals, the plants may be bundled and used to sweep the alter or ritual area or dipped into sacred water to asperge the altar or area.
It can also be used in a wash to rid an area or person of negative energies and may be combined with dill for this purpose.
Vervain may be used in love spells to rekindle a dying love. It may also be woven into bridal wreathes or carried in bridal bouquets to ensure love to the couple.
Drinking the a tea made of vervain is said to ward off vampires.
A vervain plant buried in the garden will bring abundant crops.
The leaves may be burned to attract wealth.
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