Considered an aphrodisiac & courage enhancer, Acacia also provides protection. It wards off evil. Use the roots and bark to make rope, ideal for binding spells. Use the resin to make inks to enhance protection spells. The wood is often used to make alters and other ritual furniture or to build chests or boxes that hold ritual tools. It is commonly used in incense and infused in oils used in anointing rituals. The odor of smoldering Acacia improves psychic abilities and focuses concentration.
Rosebay Willowherb - The young shoots were often collected in the spring by Native American people and mixed with other greens. As the plant matures the leaves become tough and somewhat bitter. The southeast Native Americans use the stems in this stage. They are peeled and eaten raw. When properly prepared soon after picking they are a good source of vitamin C and pro-vitamin A.
Oregano When you're suffering from cold or flu, steep oregano in a pot of water and inhale the vapors, which are antibacterial, antiviral and decongesting. This immunity-enhancing herb also settles digestion and prevents bloating.