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Botanical Name: Cymbopogon citratus.
Gender: Hot, Masculine.
Folklore: Sacred herb of native tribes in Malaysia. The main ingredient in Van Van oil.
Medicinal uses: Fever, menstruation, vomiting, diarrhoea, colic, flatulence.
Culinary uses: Add chopped, tender stalks to salads, Thai food, teas, soups, and curries.
Magical properties: Psychic power, Lust, Acceptance.
Growing: A sunny position in well drained soil.
Essential oil: Cramps, indigestion, anxiety, insomnia, nervous tension, stress.
CAUTION: May cause a skin reaction in some people.
Herb of the Month: Lemon grass
Rune of the Month: Nion
Featured in: Ogham
English letter: N
English translation: Ash
Meaning: Locked into a chain of events, feeling bound.
New plans and hope. A card of confidence skill and faith. Follow any business or legal advice, it is wise. A card of ambition and effort. Coming of new plans, hopes and aims. Have confidence in a good outcome. Persevere and be patient. Use tact in different situations to secure a good result.
Image used is from the Medieval Scapini Tarot.
Card of the Month: 7 of Wands