Tarragon is best known as a protective and calming herb, being used in kitchen magic to put guests at ease and make them feel welcome. It is used in rituals of consecrations, and can also be carried in charms or sachets for compassion, love peace, nurturing and good luck. Its invocatory is Lilith, considered the original independent woman goddess. Tarragon brings a Magic which promotes compassion for others. This Greene Herb might be useful for women who are caregivers, helping them extend love and nurturing without becoming martyrs. This herbs is also recommended for women recovering from abusive situations, for it helps them reclaim their strength and independence. Tarragon may be used to consecrate ritual chalices. It can also be used as a banishing herb in other ways. For example, you can use it as an incense as you write down the thing you want to banish on a white piece of paper, and then burn the paper in a suitable container.
Other Names: Artemisia dracunculus, Artemisia glauca, Dragonne, Estragon, Estragón, Herbe Dragon, Herbe au Dragon, Little Dragon, Mugwort, Petit Dragon.
Contraindications: Do not take more than food amounts when pregnant or breast feeding.