Magickal Sachets-also know as herbals charms (or amulets and talismans)-consist of herbs and other materials tied up in bits of cloth. They can be worn every day as a personal power booster or placed on the altar to magickally represent you. Sachets are easily made and have a long history. Cloth hasn’t always been used. Herbs have been carried in horns, seashells, leather, fur and lockets. Magickal rings were made into sachets by placing an appropriate herb below the jewel. Thus, the energies of both gem and herb worked toward the magickal goal. Herbs were also sewn into clothing for protective purposes.
Creating Sachets For most sachets, a handful or less of the empower herb mixture is more than enough, depending on its desired size. Household sachets tend to be larger than ones designed to be carried on the person. First, mix the herbs. Empower them with your magickal need. Know that the herbs are pulsating with specific, programmed energies that are being released toward your goal. Next, select the properly colored cloth. Choose a natural fiber material such as felt, wool or cotton. Synthetic materials such as polyester seem to disturb the herb’s frequencies. Cut the cloth into a square from four to nine inches across. Place the empowered herbs on the center of the cloth, gather up the ends and tie them firmly together. You’ve trapped the herbs within the cloth. Use a natural cord such as wool yarn or cotton twine to shut the sachet.
Using Sachets If it is a personal charm, hold it in your hand, squeeze it gently to release its fragrance, and carry with you at all times. If the sachet is designed for the house or car, squeeze and place it in the most appropriate spot. Replace with freshly made sachets every three months or so, disassembling and burying the old ones.
Anti-Sorcery Sachets 1 part Dillseed 1 part Flax seed 1 part Peony root Tie up in white cloth, wear or carry, suspend over doors and windows.
Anti-Sorcery Sachets #2 1 part Trefoil (Clover) 1 part Vervain 1 part St. John’s Wort 1 part Dill Tie up in white cloth and wear. To guard your home, hang in a window.
Anti-Theft 2 parts Rosemary 1 part Juniper 1 part Caraway seeds 1 part Elder 1 pinch Garlic Tie up in white cloth and hang over the front door to protect the home and its contents. If you don’t enjoy the strong garlic odor, use a pinch of crumbled garlic skins.
Anti-Toothache Sachet 1 tbsp. Salt 1 small piece Coal 1 Bread crumb Tie up in a piece of red silk and carry when pains begin.
Aquarius Sachet 3 parts Lavender 2 parts Patchouli 1 part Benzoin 1 part Mace 1 part Mint Mix, tie up in gray or some other dark-colored cloth that appeals to you. Wear or carry to strengthen the positive aspects of your sign.
Aries Sachet 3 parts Carnation 2 parts Juniper 1 part Fennel 1 part Frankincense 1 part Cumin Blend the empowered herbs, tie up in red cloth and wear or carry to strengthen the positive aspects of your sign.
Cancer Sachet (Moonchildren) 3 parts Sandalwood 2 parts Myrrh 1 part Gardenia 1 part Lemon Balm 1 part Gardenia petals Tie up in white cloth and carry with you to strengthen the positive aspects of your sign.
Capricorn Sachet 3 parts Vetivert 2 parts Cypress 1 part Vervain 1 part Mimosa blossoms 1 part Comfrey Mix, tie up in indigo, gray or any other dark cloth you prefer. Wear or carry to enhance the positive aspects of your sign.
Car Protection Sachet 2 parts Rosemary 2 parts Juniper 1 part Mugwort 1 part Comfrey 1 part Caraway 1 small Quartz Crystal point Tie up in red cloth. Secret somewhere in the car where it won’t be found. And drive safely-this sachet won’t guard against the driver’s mistakes. After a few months, take the sachet apart, save and cleanse the crystal and use again in the new sachet.
Car Protection Sachet #2 3 parts Rosemary 2 parts Juniper 2 parts Basil 1 part Fennel 1 part Mugwort 1 part Vervain 1 pinch Salt Another like the above.
Games of Chance Sachet 3 parts Patchouli 2 parts Nutmeg 1 part Jasmine flowers 1 part Cloves 1 part Cinquefoil 1 small Lodestone Tie up the empowered herbs in green cloth and carry with you when risking your money for possible future return-investments, gambling, speculation.
Gemini Sachet 3 parts Lavender 2 parts Mint 2 parts Gum Mastic 2 parts Clover 1 part Dill seed 1 part Anise Tie up in yellow cloth and carry with you to enhance the positive aspects of your sign.
Healing Sachet 2 parts Cinnamon 2 parts Sandalwood 1 part Rose petals 1 part Cayenne 1 part Ginger 1 part Rue Mix, tie up in blue or purple cloth. Anoint sachet with Eucalyptus oil and wear or place near the bed at night.
Home Protection Sachet 3 parts Rosemary 3 parts Basil 2 parts Fennel seed 2 parts Dill seed 1 part Bay 1 part Fern 1 pinch Salt Tie up in red cloth. Situate the sachet in the highest place inside the home.
Home Protection Sachet #2 1 part Fleabane 1 part St. John’s Wort 1 part Capers (dry them before using) a few grains Whole Wheat This formula, from ancient Middle Eastern magic, should be tied up in red cloth and hung over the front door.
Leo Sachet 2 parts Orange peel 2 parts Cinnamon 1 part Frankincense 1 part Nutmeg 1 part Juniper 1 pinch Gum Arabic Tie up in orange, gold or red cloth and carry with you to enhance the positive aspects of your sign.
Libra Sachet 2 parts Spearmint 2 parts Catnip 2 parts Rose petals 1 part Marjoram 1 part Thyme 1 part Mugwort Tie up in yellow cloth and carry with you to enhance the positive aspects of your sign.
Love Sachet 3 parts Lavender 2 parts Rose petals 1 part Orris root Tie up in pink cloth. Place the sachet among your clothing to infuse it with the scent of love. Or, wear to attract a love.
Love “Special” Sachet 4 parts Rose petals 1 part Orange peel 1/2 part Carnation petals 1 pinch Baby’s breath Mix, tie up in pink cloth and wear.
Money Sachet 3 parts Patchouli 2 parts Clove 1 part Oakmoss 1 part Cinnamon Tie up in green cloth and carry to attract money.
Nightmare Cure Sachet (Caution) 1 part Lupine 1 part Helenium (Heliotrope or Sunflower) 1 part Marshmallow 1 part Dock 1 part Elder 1 part Wormwood 1 part Strawberry leaves 1 part Yew berries* Tie up in light blue or white cloth. Hang on bedpost near your head. This ancient formula also cures “water elf disease”, as well as mischief caused by goblins.
Pisces Sachet 3 parts Sandalwood 2 parts Sage 1 part Eucalyptus 1 part Anise 1 part Lemon Tie up in a purple cloth and wear or carry to enhance the positive aspects of your sign.
Protective Sachet 3 parts Dill seed 2 parts Caraway seed 1 part Flax seed 1 pinch Salt Tie up in white or red cloth and carry for protection.
Protective Sachet #2 2 parts Marjoram 1 part Angelica root 1 part Dill seed 1 part Clove Tie up in white cloth; place in a window.
Sacred Bundle Sachet 3 parts Cachana root 1 dried Chile pepper 1 kernel Corn 1 pinch powdered Turquoise Wrap in white cloth and bury near your front door (or in a flowerpot) to guard your home and to bless it with power.
Sagittarius Sachet 3 parts Sassafras 2 parts Cedar 2 parts Clove 1 part Star Anise 1 part Dragon’s Blood 1 part Juniper Tie up in purple cloth and wear or carry to strengthen the positive aspects of your sign.
Scorpio Sachet 3 parts Pine 3 parts Myrrh 2 parts Galangal 1 part Allspice 1 part Violet flowers 1 part Basil Tie up in bright red (or blue) cloth. Wear or carry to strengthen the positive aspects of you sign.
Spicy Rose Sachet 1 part Rose-for love 1 part Rosemary-for remembrance 1 part Hibiscus-for delicate beauty 1 part Clove-for dignity 1 part Camomile-for energy in adversity Tie up in pink cloth and give to one you love.
Taurus Sachet 3 parts Patchouli 2 parts Oakmoss 1 part Cardamom 1 part Rose petals 1 Vanilla bean, crushed Tie up in yellow or blue cloth and wear or carry to strengthen the positive aspects of your sign.
Travel Protection Sachet 1 part Mustard seed 1 part Comfrey 1 part Irish Moss 1 part Bladderwrack (also known as Kelp) Tie up in whit or yellow cloth. Carry with you when travelling, and tuck one into each suitcase and garment bag as well.
Twelve-Herb Yule Sachet 7 parts Juniper 4 parts Cinnamon 4 parts Allspice 4 parts Ginger 4 parts Caraway 2 parts Nutmeg 2 parts Rosemary 2 parts Lemon peel 2 parts Orange peel 1 part Clove 1 part Bay 2 pinches Orris root Tie up in green or red cloth and give as gifts on Yule or Samhain.
Virgo Sachet 3 parts Lavender 2 parts Patchouli 2 parts Cypress 1 part Caraway 1 part Fern 1 part Mint Tie up in a clear yellow cloth and wear or carry to enhance the positive aspects of your sign.
Wealth Sachet 2 parts Cinnamon 2 parts Lemon Balm 1 part Cinquefoil 1 part Clove 1 whole Vanilla bean 1 whole Tonka bean Crush the vanilla bean and mix all together. Empower. Tie up in purple or green cloth. Carry to increase riches and to establish a positive cash flow.
Weather Protection Sachet (caution) 1 part Mistletoe* 1 part Cedar 1 part Broom 1 part Bryony Tie up in white cloth and hang near the chimney, in the attic, or elsewhere high in the house to protect it and its occupants against the ravages of the weather.
Witch-Finder Talisman 1 part Rue 1 part Agrimony 1 part Maindenhair fern 1 part Broomstraw 1 part Ground Ivy Tie up in purple cloth and wear to know other Witches, if you are lonely and seek others of the Old Ways.