Protection, strength, healing, enhancing magickal powers, and achieving balance.
G/P/E: Masculine, Sun, Fire.
Magical attributes: Worn by witches for protection during the “Burning Times”, adds energy and power when used during a ritual as an incense.
Burn to enhance creativity.
Use in bath spells.
Also Called: Gilliflower, Jove’s Flower, Nelka, Scaffold Flower, Sops-in-Wine, Gillies
Carnation flowers are an aromatic, stimulant herb that has been used in tonic cordials in the past to treat fevers, though this use is now obsolete.
It is traditionally prescribed in European herbal medicine to treat coronary and nervous disorders.
The flowers are considered to be alexiteric, antispasmodic, cardiotonic, diaphoretic and nervine.
The plant has been used as a vermifuge in China.