Herbal Substitutions for Magickal Work and Incense

Stormy Stewart

By
@karlyn255

Anyone can run out of an herb or can not locate it. Here is a list of substitutions.

The picture is one of a tabaco plant


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Ingredients

THIS ALPHABETICAL LIST OF SUBSTITUTIONS WAS OBTAINED ORIGINALLY FROM A MAILING LIST AND HAS BEEN ADDED TO BY MYSELF AND SEVERAL OTHERS. I AM TOLD THAT SCOTT CUNNINGHAM IS THE AUTHOR OF MOST OF THESE.

THIS IS LISTED HERE SO THAT YOU ARE NOT RUNNING ALL OVER TRYING TO FIND SPECIFIC

USE IT. NO ONE CAN TELL YOU WHAT IS OR ISN'T RIGHT FOR YOU OR ANY WORKINGS THAT YOU DECIDE TO DO.

Directions Step-By-Step

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Here are four of the most commonly used substitutions
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* Rosemary can be used in place of any other herb

* Rose can be used in place of any flower

* Frankincense or Copal can be used in place of any Gum Resin

* Sage can substitute for any mint.

* Tobacco can be used in place of any poisonous herb
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ACACIA - Gum Arabic
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ACACIA GUM - Gum Arabic
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ACONITE - Tobacco
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ARABIC, GUM - Frankincense; Gum Mastic; Gum Tragacanth (for binding wet ingredients, not for incense use)
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AMBERGRIS - Artificial Ambergris, Cypress Oil with a few drops of Pachouli Oil
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AMMONIAC, GUM - Asafoetida
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ASAFOETIDA -Tobacco; Valerian
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BALM OF GILEAD - Rose buds; Gum Mastic
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BDELLIUM GUM - Copal, Pine Resin, Dragon's Blood
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BELLADONNA - Tobacco
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BENZOIN - Gum Arabic; Gum Mastic
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CACHANA - Angelica root
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CAMPHOR OIL - Eucalyptus oil; Lavender oil
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CARNATION - Rose petals anointed with a few drops Clove oil
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CASSIA - Cinnamon (Cinnamon sold in the U.S. is actually less expensive cassua)
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CASTOR BEAN - A few drops Castor oil
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CEDAR - Sandalwood
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CINQUEFOIL - Clover; Trefoil
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CINTRON - Equal parts Orange peel and Lemon peel
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CLOVE - Mace; Nutmeg
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CLOVER - Cinquefoil
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COPAL - Frankincense; Cedar
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COWBANE - Tobacco
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CYPRESS - Juniper; Pine needles
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DITTANY OF CRETE - Gum Mastic
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DRAGON'S BLOOD - Equal parts Frankincense and Red Sandalwood
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EUCALYPTUS OIL - Camphor oil; Lavender oil
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EUPHORBIUM - Tobacco
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FRANKINCENSE - Copal, Pine Resin
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GALANGAL - Ginger Root
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GRAINS OF PARADISE - Black Pepper
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GUM ACACIA - Gum Arabic
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GUM AMMONIAC - Asafoetida
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GUM ARABIC - Frankincense, Gum Mastic
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GUM BDELLUM - Copal, Pine Resin, Dragon's Blood
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HELLBORE - Tobacco, Nettle
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HEMLOCK - Tobacco
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HEMP - Nutmeg, Damiana, Star Anise, Bay
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HENBANE - Tobacco
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HYSSOP - Lavender
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IVY - Cinquefoil
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JASMINE - Rose
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JUNIPER - Pine
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LAVENDER - Rose
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LEMONGRASS - Lemon Peel
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LEMON PEEL - Lemongrass
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LEMON VERBENA - Lemongrass, Lemon Peel
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LODESTONE - A magnet or hematite
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MACE - Nutmeg
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MANDRAKE - Tobacco
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MASTIC GUM - Gum Arabic, Frankincense
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MISTLETOE - Mint, Sage
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MUGWORT - Wormwood
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NEROLI OIL - Orange Oil
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NIGHTSHADE - Tobacco
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NUTMEG - Mace, Cinnamon
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OAKMOSS - Patchouli
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ORANGE - Tangerine Peel
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ORANGE FLOWERS - Orange Peel
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PATCHOULI - Oakmoss
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PEPPERWORT - Rue, Grains Of Paradise, Black Pepper
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PINE - Juniper
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PINE RESIN - Frankincense, Copal
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RED SANDALWOOD - Sandalwood with a pinch of Dragon's Blood
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ROSE - Yarrow
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ROSE GERANIUM - Rose
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RUE - Rosemary with a pinch of Black Pepper
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SAFFRON - Orange Peel
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SANDALWOOD - Cedar
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SARSAPARILLA - Sassafras
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SASSAFRASS - Sarsaparilla
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SPEARMINT - Peppermint
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SULFUR - Tobacco, Club Moss, Asafoetida
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THYME - Rosemary
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TOBACCO - Bay
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TONKA BEAN - Deerstongue, Woodruff, Vanila Bean
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VALERIAN - Asafoetida
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VANILLA - Woodruff, Deerstongue, Tonka Bean
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VETIVERT - Calamus
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WOLFSBANE - Tobacco
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WOOD ALOE - Sandalwood sprinkled with Ambergris Oil
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WOODRUFF - Deerstongue, Vanilla
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WORMWOOD - Mugwort
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YARROW - Rose
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YEW - Tobacco

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Non-Edibles