Thrift Armeria maritima (Plumbaginaceae)

Other Names: sea pink
Traditional Uses:
Magical Uses:
Description: An evergreen perennial that forms mounds of narrow grassy leaves on woody rootstalks. In summer produces honey scented short stemmed white or light pink flowers.

Uses: Fresh or dried leaves applied as a poultice to an area that requires sterilizing. Valuable as a poultice for its antiseptic properties. CAUTION: Not recommended to be taken internally as it has been shoen to cause such side effects as dermatitis.

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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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