Spirituality, mysticism, medicinal uses and meanings

Names:Artemisia abrotanum, lad’s love, southern wormwood, old man, boy’s love, oldman wormwood, lover’s plant, appleringie, garderobe, Our Lord’s wood, maid’s ruin, garden sagebrush, European sage, sitherwood and lemon plant
Element: Air
Gender: Masculine
Mystical Characteristics: Love, Protection

Uses: Southernwood is used in love spells, either carried or placed in the bedroom. Sometimes southernwood is placed beneath the bed to inspire lust in its occupants. Can also be burned as an incense for protection.