Asparagus Asparagus officinalis (Liliaceae)

Other Names: sparrow grass, sperage
Traditional Uses:laxative, rheumatic and urinary disorders
Magical Uses:
Description: perennial herb that grows up to 6 feet
tall. Edible spears grow in spring. In summer,
greenish white flowers appear and on female plants
bear red berries in autumn. The rest of the plant has
a feathered fern look to it.

Uses: Use the tips or spears and fern in cooking.
Roots can be dug up for medicinal purposes such as a
laxative. The fern cooked as a tea can be used to
treat urinary disorders.

Infusion: Used to prepare more delicate parts of plants. 3 cups of water to 1 ounce dry herb or 1?

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Written by Melanie Hooten

Melanie Hooten was a Isian and Correllian High Priestess. She studied Wicca for over 15 years, before her sudden passing in 2015, age 36. Melanie was a light in the world, and her writing are left here as a testament to her love of the Earth, and of the Goddess.

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