PBP: L is for Lilac
Folk Names: Common Lilac
Powers: Exorcism, protection
- drives away evil where planted/strewn
- "In New England lilacs were originally planted to keep evil from the property" (Cunningham’s).
- fresh flowers can be put in haunted house to clear it.
- was used to treat asthma, bronchitis, whooping cough, etc.
- Kidney stones
Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magickal Herbs