Dried Ash Leaves (30 gms)
30 gms is Equivalent to Approximately Generously 7 Heaped Tblsps
LATIN NAME - Fraxinus Excelsior
Also Known as:
- American Ash
- Common Ash
- Weeping Ash
- White Ash
- European Ash
- Guardian Tree
- Unicorn Tree
Ash is a Tall Fast Growing Tree that can Reach a Height of Approximately 100 ft and can Live from 200 to 500 Years. The Ash Tree does not Flower until it is about 30 Years Old.
Ash Trees grow Thin and Tall Whilst Young, Becoming more Rounded with Age. The Trunk of the Ash Tree is Olive Green in Colour and tend to be Smooth when Young, but as the Tree Ages the Bark Becomes Ridged. The Branches are a Greyish Green Colour Bearing Leaves much Later than many other Trees in the UK. The Leaves Measure Approximately 8 to 11 inches in Length and are Oval Shaped, Shiny on the Top of the Leaf whilst a Pale Green on the Underside.
Ash is a Dioecious Tree, which Means that Male and Female Flowers Typically Grow on Different Trees, although it is not Unknown for a Tree to have Male and Female Flowers on Different Branches. Both Male and Female Flowers are Purple and Appear before the Leaves in Spring.
There is an Old saying that says “Oak before Ash, we will have a Splash, Ash before Oak we will have a Soak”.
Use Ash when Performing Spells & Rituals for:
- Prophetic Dreams
- Gender - Feminine and Effeminate Male Energy
- Planet - Sun
- Element - Fire
The Ash gets is Name from the Old English Word "æsc", Which Means “Spear”. The Latin name Fraxinus has the same Meaning.
It is Believed by some that Yggdrasil, the Sacred Tree of Norse Lore was an Ash Tree, while Others Claim it to be a Yew Tree, while others Claim it is an Oak.
The Leaves of Ash Attract Prosperity and Love. It is Believed that if you Sleep with Ash Leaves under your Pillow you will have Prophetic or Psychic Dreams. Also if you Sleep with Ash Leaves in a Bowl of Water next to your Bed it is Believed it will Prevent Illness.
The Ash Leaf is Magically used for Safety when Travelling and is Believed to be Linked to Spells and Rituals Concerning the Sea, Including Protection from Drowning.
Ash Leaves sre Traditionally Believed to be Beneficial in the Treatment of:
- Fluid Retention
- Bladder Problems
Ash Leaves are Tradionally Believed to Beneficial as a Treatment as an Anti Inflammatory to Alleviate Arthritis, Arthrosis, and Rheumatism. It’s also Recommended to Alleviate Bouts of Gout. It was Belived that Ash Leaves were an Ancient Remedy for Snake Bites and also was Believed to Cure many Ailments from Obesity to Leprosy!