This beautiful Honeysuckle Wand was harvested on 21st June 2017 (Summer Solstice); it measures approx. 34 cm in length.
The Honeysuckle Wand (Lonicera periclymenum, Woodbine)
Date harvested: 21st June 2017 (Summer Solstice); Bodmin Moor area
Harvest method – Ritual with offering
Tree Calendar Period – Not associated
Colour – Yellow, white
Element – Earth
Animal - Mouse
Gender – Masculine
Planet – Jupiter
Birds – Lapwing
Protection from evil
Healing – contains antiseptic compounds, especially suited for respiratory problems.
Stimulates psychic powers
Stimulates psychic dreams
Honeysuckle is thought to balance the hemispheres of the brain enabling the individual to draw upon greater potential; it creates an aura of confidence and helps awaken psychic energy.
Honeysuckle is devoted to love and is said to protect your garden from evil; burning honeysuckle in the home is said to aid prosperity; its sweet scent clears the mind and enhances psychic powers. Associates with the Magician card, it is used in rituals to connect with the cauldron of Cerridwwen.
NOTE- HONEYSUCKLE BERRIES ARE POISONOUS
This wand has been “treated” with beeswax polish following debarking and sanding; it also has the following herbs inserted into the handle.
Mugwort – For strength, protection and cleansing
Vervain – for Protection and purification
Yarrow – for clearing negativity and easing fears