ops is used for anxiety, inability to sleep (insomnia) and other sleep disorders, restlessness, tension, excitability, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), nervousness, and irritability. It is also used to improve appetite, increase urine flow, start the flow of breast milk, as a bitter tonic, and for indigestion. Other uses include prostate cancer, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, high cholesterol, tuberculosis, bladder infections, intestinal cramps, an intestinal disorder called mucous colitis, nerve pain, and prolonged painful erection of the penis (priapism).
Hops is sometimes applied to the skin for leg ulcers and as an antibacterial agent.
In foods and beverages, the extracts and oil are used as flavor components. Hops are also used in brewing beer.
In manufacturing, the extract is used in skin creams and lotions.
Healing, Sleep- Hops is a healing and visionary herb. The best use of Hops is in dream pillows. Hops can be mixed with most other herbs associated with Dream Magick. It is believed Hops increases the restfulness and serenity of your dreaming time.
Hops may be brought into rituals which honor the gods and goddesses who brought the gifts of ale and beer to humankind.
Use Hops in healing rituals through incense, pillows, and sachets. Recipe for sachet: Sleep: Combine Chamomile, Hops, Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, Thyme, Vervain.
Used in the Craft to add to dream bags and pillows. Add amounts and variations for the effects you desire. Each of us is different and choosing the herbs that work for you will probably require experimentation, meditation and magick. Experiment and enjoy the Art of Herbal Dream Magic.
Tea helps with a restful sleep. Also drink tea after magickal practices to balance and refocus your energy back to ordinary reality. Use in healing sachets and amulets. Also burned during healing prayers.
Magically speaking, HOPS have been used by many people for the purpose of bringing Easy Sleep and Pleasant Dreams. According to custom, a sachet filled with HOPS FLOWERS is kept in the pillow to Prevent Nightmares. Some folks say that if you combine HOPS with Calendula Flowers and place them in the pillow, it will encourage Lucky Number Dreams. Mothers may boil HOPS FLOWERS in water and add the liquid to floor wash to clean the nursery room and bring Peaceful Sleep to children who often awaken during the night. Good to be drunk as a tea for the relaxation needed in psychic work or for help in inducing a trance state.
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