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

April 17, 2019

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!!!

     
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    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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