Hops (Humulus Lupulus, also called Beer Flower) have been used in brewing in Europe since at least the 11th Century, and physicians in Ancient Greece, Rome and China all prescribed Hops as a digestive aid. The female flower of the Hop plant has long been a friend to beer brewers around the world. Depending on the style of beer, Hops can add balance to the finished product through bitterness, flavor, and aroma. Recent studies have shown Hops compounds to have antibacterial and antimicrobial activity, and to inhibit the growth of skin tumors.
Use in healing incenses and spells. Put inside pillow to induce sleep. 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.
An aid to peaceful sleep when placed in the pillow; ends nightmares, brings beneficial dreams.
Hops Flowers are best known for their use in flavoring beer. The Hops vine is extremely vigorous and grows very tall in the course of a season.
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 place them in the pillow, it will encourage Lucky Number Dreams.
Mothers may boil Hops Flowers in water and add the liquid to Chinese Floor Wash to clean the nursery room and bring Peaceful Sleep to children who often awaken during the night.
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.
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.
Herbs have been used from the beginning of time. Animals instinctively learned to use different plants for their own healing and strengthening. Man has also used herbs to treat his illnesses for thousands of years and the usage of herbs by humans has been documented in all major ancient civilizations.
Many people, throughout the world, still continue to use herbs to benefit their lives. Herbalists believe that herbs put the body in tune with nature and scientific studies are being done into the folklore of herbal uses to help develop new therapeutic medicines
In ancient times, herbalism was a mixture of medicine and magic. Herbs have been used in magical rituals for centuries by women and men alike and are one of the main tools of wizards and witches. Theirs has been a tradition of honoring and keeping the ancient ways of the use of herbs.
Approximately 1 oz.