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Magical Herbalism (Advanced)

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge in Advanced Magical Herbalism
  • Be awarded the New Age Foundation Certificate in Mantic Arts

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

Course overview

This course will take you further into the fascinating subject of magical herbalism. You will learn how astrological herbs of the zodiac and numerology can be used to strengthen the powers of your rituals, along with crystals and gems. For practical students there are clear instructions for creating your own herbal garden and making magical accessories such as pot pourri or energy charged candles.


  • Lesson One
    • Introduction/ Sympathetic Magic/ Modern Magical Herbalism/ Some Magical Herbs
      • The Law of Similarity
      • The Law of Contagion
      • Magic or Religion?
      • Neoplatonism
      • The Golden Dawn
      • The Roots of Modern Magical Herbalism
      • Some More Recent Influences
      • Borage and Fennel
  • Lesson Two
    • Growing and Storing Your Own Magical Herbs/ Two More Magical Herbs
      • Why Growing Your Own Magical Herbs is Desirable
      • The Biodynamic System
      • What to Do in a Particular Lunar Period
      • Keeping Plants Weed-free
      • Herbal Pest Control
      • Herbal Fertiliser
      • Organic Compost
      • Using Modern Technology
      • Lettuce and Heather
  • Lesson Three
    • Creating Your Book of Shadows/ Developing Your Personal Powers/ Two More Magical Herbs
      • What Does a Book of Shadows Look Like?
      • What Does a Book of Shadows Contain?
      • Intuition
      • Working with Subtle Energies
      • Working with Male and Female Energies
      • Working with Energies in Plants and the Environment
      • Bay and Carnation
  • Lesson Four
    • Developing Your Magical Skills/ Two More Magical Herbs
      • Astrology
      • The Signs of the Zodiac
      • Some Astrological Correspondences
      • Astrology and Magic
      • Using the Position of the Moon in Electional Astrology
      • Astrological Talismans
      • Herbal Sachets to Enhance the Positive Qualities of each Sign of the Zodiac
      • Violet and Star Anise
  • Lesson Five
    • Numerology/ Using Crystals with Herbs/ Making and Using Elemental Enhancers/ Two More Magical Herbs
      • The Significance of Numbers
      • The Gender of Numbers
      • How Numerology Can be Used alongside Magical Herbalism
      • How to Select the Best Crystals for your Magical Work
      • A Four-Element Brew
      • A Fire Element Brew
      • An Earth Element Brew
      • An Air Element Brew
      • A Water Element Brew
      • Hazel and Iris
  • Lesson Six
    • Deities and Powers/ Contacting Elementals/ Two More Magical Herbs
      • Sun Deities
      • Moon Deities
      • The Goddess as Mother, the God as Father
      • Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece and Rome
      • The Ancient Egyptian Pantheon
      • The Norse Pantheon
      • A Definition of the Term Elemental
      • Earth Spirits
      • Air Spirits
      • Fire Spirits
      • Water Spirits
      • Dragon’s Blood and Mullein
  • Lesson Seven
    • Creating a Working Space/ Making a Herb Wreath/ Two More Magical Herbs
      • Working Outdoors
      • Making Your Garden Magical
      • Making a Sacred Space Inside your Home
      • A Word to the Wise!
      • How a Wreath Can Be Used
      • Constructing a Wreath
      • Onion and Coltsfoot
  • Lesson Eight
    • Living Magically/ Developing Your Divinatory Skills/ Two More Magical Herbs/ Conclusion
      • Observe the Calendar
      • Observe the World Around You
      • Use Herbs Mindfully
      • Trust Your Abilities
      • How Can Divination be Useful to the Magical Herbalist?
      • Reading Cards
      • Scrying
      • Casting Tokens
      • Reading the Tea-leaves
      • Pendulum Dowsing
      • Quince and Snapdragon

Practical training

No practical training is required to complete this course.