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Prosperity Help from the Oak Tree

Prosperity Help from the Oak Tree

The ancient Druids honored the majestic oak as one of the strongest of trees, able to withstand lightning strikes, and providing food for many animals in the form of abundant acorns. Because of its characteristics, the oak became a potent symbol of fertility, protection, and strength.

The Druids used different parts of the oak to make simple helpers for prosperity, protection, and more. When we engage the benevolent energies of oak with respect, we focus our intentions, which is always a good first step for manifesting our deepest yearnings. Learn the Druid lore for making these simple but effective talismans here:

To ward off bad intent: an equal-armed cross made of oak twigs (symbolic of the four sacred directions) and bound with a red thread is placed wherever one needs to ward off evil.

A charm of protection: Carry a piece of oak wood.

For prosperity: Plant acorns in the dark of the moon.

To increase fertility (of projects or ideas, as well as human reproduction): Carry acorns or place them on your altar.

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Adapted from A Druidís Herbal, by Ellen Evert Hopman (Inner Traditions, 1995). Copyright (c) 1995 by Ellen Evert Hopman. Reprinted by permission of Inner Traditions.
Adapted from A Druidís Herbal, by Ellen Evert Hopman (Inner Traditions, 1995).

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10:35AM PDT on Mar 12, 2013

i wonder which of the two natives-quercus petraea [sessile] or quercus robur [pedunculate/english] is the best to use? unfortunately, in anglesey, the home of the druids in the uk, the oak forests were ruined by the romans

10:09AM PST on Mar 9, 2013

Time to get some acorns.

5:44AM PDT on Oct 17, 2012

Excellent!

10:29AM PDT on Oct 14, 2012

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1:30AM PDT on Oct 14, 2012

Very interestig article

12:17PM PDT on Oct 13, 2012

Nice and very, very interesting. Thanks!

10:49AM PDT on Oct 13, 2012

No oak trees in this part of the country, unfortunately. Wonder what would happen if I tried these with pinion pine.

7:40AM PDT on Oct 13, 2012

Very interestig article, Thank you for posting Annie.

4:03AM PDT on Oct 13, 2012

Cool, thanks for most interesting article!

6:30AM PDT on Oct 12, 2012

very interesting article... I live in a town where the streets are lined with oak trees... incredible......

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