Valerian is a feminine herb associated with the element of water. The ancient Greeks believed this plant could turn bad things into good, they called it Phu...aptly named as it has a strong aroma! Associated with the planet Jupiter and deity Venus. It is useful for Samhain and Yule rituals.
Valerian possesses a sedative action which aids rest and sleep, reduces anxiety and stress. Useful in spells when we need to end feeling guilty over something, or possess negative sense of self so use to develop self acceptance and reduce negativity regarding oneself. Soak yourself in a bath including this herb to bring yourself back to you.
Used in animal magick - especially cats(!) and for evocation of animal spirits.
Turn a bad situation around to your advantage by finding positive aspects to the situation.
Comes in a half ounce bag (14g).