Tree Magick

If you wish to use tree magick, this will require some memorizing, just like herbs, to remember their meanings or you can just write things down…..write things down, I do. Some common trees and their meanings can be found below. This by no means is a complete list, that would be epic, but is just a few common trees that can be found in the USA.

  • Alder – The Air Element, Connection with the Otherworld, Environmental and Land Healing, Invisibility and Concealment, Masculinity, Physical Healing, Protection
  • Apple -Blessings and Abundance, Eternal Youth, Feminine Power, The Five Elements, Love, Self-Acceptance, Sweetness, Unicorn Alignment, Wand Making
  • Ash – Advanced Magic, Broom Making, Fairies, Justice, Protection, Wand Making
  • Aspen -Ancestry and Heritage, Cleansing and Healing, Family and Community, Mitigation of Heat
  • Beech – Healing Our Deepest Wounds, Sensitivity
  • Birch – The Divine Feminine, Healing Depression and Anxiety, Renewal and New Growth
  • Buckthorn – Getting Stuck Energy Moving, Starting a New Project or Endeavor, Wish Granting
  • Cedar – Breaking Spells, Clarity and Focus, Sacred Space, Strengthening the Energy Field, Wisdom
  • Cherry – Divine Orchestration, Goddess Energy, Love, Power and Strength, Sweetness
  • Chestnut – Abundance, Attracting Animals, Relieving Worry, Transforming Karma
  • Cypress – Clarity, Emotional Healing, Longevity, Writing and Speaking
  • Dogwood – Boundaries, Dog Communication and Healing, Healing the Emotions, Love Divination, Miracles, Physical Healing
  • Dragon’s Blood – Activation, Clearing, Cleansing, Hex Breaking, Love, Moon Cycle Support, Protection
  • Elder – Blessings, Fairy Communication, Feminine Power, Graceful Shifts and Transitions, Healing, Intuition, Magic, Music, Protection
  • Elm – The Divine Feminine, Healing Depression, Nymphs, Transitions
  • Eucalyptus – Abundance, Cleansing and Clearing, Fame, Healing Depression and Raising the Spirits, Physical Healing, Repelling Insects, Stress Relief, Soothing Grief
  • Fig – Attraction, Divination, Fertility and Potency, Grounding, Luck, Magical Power, Remote Communication, Travel, Vitality
  • Fir – Abundance, Rebirth and Regeneration, Shadow Work
  • Ginko – Ancient Wisdom, Hope, Luck, Protection from Fire, Wealth
  • Hawthorn – Embracing What Is, Fairy Communication, Heart Healing, Protection from Vampires, Weddings, Wishes
  • Hazel – Communication, Immortality, Dowsing, Magic, Wisdom
  • Hemlock – Cleansing, Fire Magic, Secrets and Mysteries, Shadow Work
  • Hickory – Childbirth Support, Land Nourishment, Protection from Legal Difficulties, Transitions
  • Holly -Energy, Fairies, Positivity, Protection, Victory
  • Juniper – Blood Sugar and Appetite Regulation, Healing, Survival, Terraforming
  • Lemon – Bliss, Cleansing and Clearing, Vitality
  • Linden – Heart Healing, Protection, Sleep, Stress Relief
  • Locust – Boundaries, Neutralizing Negativity, Sweetness
  • Magnolia – Ancient Wisdom, Feminine Power, Lunar Magic, Stress Relief
  • Maple – Appreciation of Beauty, Directing Energy, Fun, Harmonious Sweetness, Positivity
  • Mulberry – Comfort amid Challenges, Cosmic Oneness, Wholeness and Healing
  • Myrtle – Love, Passage Between the Worlds, Peace, Wealth
  • Oak – Divination, Healing, Manifestation, Prosperity, Strength, Victory
  • Olive – Beauty, Diligence, Healing, Peace, Wealth
  • Orange – Happiness and Joy, Masculine/Feminine Balance, Partnership, Sweetness
  • Palm – Cleansing, Transforming, Transitions, Divine Masculine, Fertility, Nourishment, Peace, Relaxation, Victory
  • Peach – Health, Immortality, Protection, Positive Energy
  • Pear – Cooling the Emotions, Good Spirits, Paradise, Wands
  • Pecan – Abundance, Immunity, Sustenance
  • Pine – Clarity, Divine Harmony, Healing, Purification, Releasing Guilt
  • Pistachio – Breaking Love Spells, Immunity to Love Spells, Influence
  • Plum – Abundance, Holiday Magic, Boundaries, Getting Stuck Energy Moving, Strength
  • Poplar – Activation, Expansion, Portals, Prayer
  • Redwood – Abundance, Earth Wisdom, Healing, Protection, Protection from Fire
  • Rowan – Divination, Hearth Goddess Energy, Love Goddess Energy, Protection, Travel
  • Sandalwood – Blessings, Healing, Love, Past Life Healing, Protection, Sensuality
  • Sassafras – Creativity, Health, Prosperity
  • Spruce – Ancient Wisdom, Goddess Energy, Healing, Protection, Purification, Spiritual Refreshment
  • Sumac – Activation, Grounding, Protection
  • Sweet Gum – Creativity, Father/Daughter Relationships, Personal Power, Tarot
  • Sycamore – Ancestral and Earth Wisdom, Land Alignment
  • Connection Between Heaven and Earth, Spiritual and Emotional Purification
  • Walnut – Expansion, Health and Healing, Mother Goddess Alignment, Wealth
  • Willow – Divine Masculine Support, Death, Directing Energy, Ghosts, Lunar Alignment, Pain Relief, Personal Empowerment
  • Witch Hazel – Charm and Attractiveness, Finding Water, Intuition
  • Yew – Death, Rebirth, Eternity, Hallowed Ground, Longevity, Shamanic Visions

Remember that if you are taking something from a living plant and not scavenging from the bottom of the forest floor, you will want to ask permission from the plant. You never want to take everything when you are harvesting and will always want to leave enough to germinate. When it comes to trees, you will want to prune carefully and most clippings are better to be taken during the winter. To thank a plant for their sacrifice, you can provide sugar water to the roots.

Also, remember that if you are using your tree for something like wand magick, you will want to wait at least a year to dress/decorate your wand. It is important that you allow your tree to dry and not try to use it when it is green as it will shrink as it looses its moisture over time.

Until next time witches and may the brew in your cauldron never burn and your broom never splinter.

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