Spirituality, mysticism, medicinal uses and meanings

Names: Stachys officinalis, Betony, Purple Betony, Wood Betony, Bishopwort, or Bishop’s Wort
Element: Fire
Gender: Masculine
Mystical Characteristics: Protection, Purification

Uses: Can be added to purification spells. Grown around the house will protect the area, forming a protective barrier. Scattered around an area will protect it. The smoke from burning betony is used to purify the body. Is a cure for “elf-sickness”.