Ritual Uses: Used in ancient Rome to cleanse the altars of Jupiter.
Magical Uses: A common ingredient in love mixtures and protective spells. Any part of the plant may be carried as a personal amulet. Vervain placed in the home protects it from lightening and storms. A infusion, sprinkled around the home chases off evil spirits. It is also added to exorcism incenses and sprinkling mixtures. Used in money and prosperity spells.