Sweet Woodruff Galium odoratum (Rubiaceae)

Other Names: kiss-me-quick, master of the woods
Traditional Uses:poultice wounds, scabies, stimulate milk flow in mothers
Magical Uses:
Description: Evergreen perennial herb. Branched
stems bear bunches of dark green narrow leaves.
Cluster of star shaped flowers appear in summer.

Uses: Use the green parts of the plant cut at
flowering time and dried slowly. Used to poultice
wounds and also given in a tea to stimulate milk flow
of nursing mothers.

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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