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Spellwork Sundays: Banishing with Bay Leaves, April 21st, 2019

April 17, 2019 0 Comments

Spellwork Sundays: Banishing with Bay Leaves, April 21st, 2019

 Spellwork Sundays

April 21st, 2019 - BANISHING WITH BAY LEAVES

 

Hey there! For this Spellwork Sunday I wanted to talk about the magick behind Bay Leaves, also known as Laurel Leaves. Bay leaves have numerous uses, and they are a most powerful tool in aiding communication to your deities, cleansing a space, breaking curses and banishing negativity. Today I want to focus on the aspect of banishing negativity, which is something we can all do at home.


Time / Planetary Hours:

  • Just before, or on the New Moon.
  • Any day or time will work which is why this can be done on a Sunday, but if you can, try to do this on a Saturday as this day is associated with the planet/ god Saturn, and is often related to channeling banishment, changes, motivation, and reincarnation. Saturday is actually named after the planet!

Altar Decor Setup & Suggestions

You can create a simple altar for this, or go out and make it as lavish as you want. Whatever holds importance for your spell is up to you!

  • Dried bay leaves. You can get these from any grocery store in the spice section.
  • A black or white candle 
  • A burn safe plate or bowl, try and abalone shell or copper bowl.
  • A pen, or a marker of your choice

Simple Steps and Procedures:

  • Light the candle using a match, and place on your right side.
  • On the bay leaves, write out things you want to banish. Be very specific, as to not confuse your wish with general sweeping statements. For example: “negative thought patterns about X” “obsessive tendencies with X” instead of "negativity" or "bad vibes"
  • Take the leaf and light with the flame from the candle, saying out loud what you have written. For example: “I hereby release all negative thought patterns I have about X”, or “I banish all obsessive tendencies I have over X"
  • Drop the leaves onto the burn safe bowl or plate, and visualize the attachments being broken.
  • After you are done banishing these energies, restore a chill or peaceful vibe back to your space by singing, putting on some music you can dance to, or burning lavender!


       Celebrate! You are now free from these energies!!!

     
      bay leaf
    Bay tree, from Writing for Nature
     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

      

    Pogo of J Southern Studio is a Brujx living in Los Angeles, California who has been practicing various forms of divination, healing and spellwork for a greater part of the last decade. Their abilities and intuition come from a bloodline of healers that they walk in gratitude with daily. Read their bio here.

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