Alder

Alnus spp.

Folk names: 

Warning: Ingestion + Nursing

Yellow (inner) bark can induce vomiting in higher quantities of ingestion.

Breastmilk is potentially affected by Alder and therefore should not be used while nursing unless cessation is the goal.

Parts Used:

  • Bark

  • Catkins

  • Leaf

  • Leaf Bud

  • Twig

Uses: 

  • Incense

  • Potion

  • Spellwork

  • Tea

  • Tincture

Holidays:

  • Celtic Tree Zodiac: March 18-April 14

​Magical Uses

  • Balance

  • Creativity

  • Decision Making

  • Divination

  • Healing

  • Fairy Magic

  • Music

  • Poetry

  • Protection for the Dead

  • Teaching

  • Weather Magic

  • Wind Magic

Sources