Birch Wood Magic Properties

Element of Water.

Feminine with some Male Energy. Planetary Associations: Venus, Sun, Jupiter, and the Moon

Zodiac Association: Sagittarius

Sabbats: Ostara and Beltane

Birch is a sacred tree of Celtic Astrology 24 December to 20 January. Associated Dieties: The Birch wood tree is sacred to Angus Mac Og, Dagda, Audhumla, Cerridwen, Fand, Freya, Frigg, Lugh, Eostre, Venus, and Thor.

Druids associated the Birch tree with the stag and the golden eagle.

Norse Mythology associates the Birch tree sometimes as the World tree.

Norse also have dedicated this tree to the Almighty Thor in representation as the Fertility God.

Rune: Beorc and Ur

Ogham: Beithe

Birch is one of the first trees to naturally establish in cleared forests, thus it is related to the first letter of the Ogham alphabet.

Birch is a tree of new beginnings and establishments.

Birch, Yew and Oak form the three pillars of wisdom from Roman Mythology.

Druids held that the Birch was the Keepers of Tradition and honored them as such.

Birch is often referred to as the Lady of the Woods

Magickal Properties

The Birch wand is used in many cleansing rituals.

The Birch Tree is a symbol of rebirth, renewal, and diligence.

Some use the Birch wood to aid in the calming of emotions.

The bark of the Birch tree helps to heal wounds and burns.

Many European communities use or have used, birch twigs to expel evil spirits.

Some cultures utilize birch rods in rituals designed to drive out spirits of the old year

The Birch tree is controlled by Moon influences to include; birth, Lunar spells, healing, and protection.

Birch wood by tradition has been linked to youth and new beginnings.

Birch wood is used in rituals that signify a new start of any endeavor.

Birch twigs have been used for fertility spells of cattle and newlyweds.

Birch twigs fashioned into a besom (broom) will sweep away unwanted influences and negative energies.

Birch wood charms are often placed above the entrance door to protect the home.

Cradles made of Birch wood are designed to protect the child and keep the fairies from switching the baby with a changeling.

Planting a Birch tree at the front entrance of property will provide protection and repel evil influences and spirits.

This Wiccan altar is built in reverence for the wheel of the year and honor to the ancients Be sure and visit our main site of DragonOak's Wood Shop for a full selection of pagan altar tools and wiccan ritual supplies

Wood Books of Shadows

by DragonOak
Located at Wood Book of Shadows |

Regular sized wooded Book of Shadows

Read more…

Natural Wood Rune Sets

by DragonOak
Located at Wood Rune Set |

Hand crafted natural wood rune sets

Read more…

Magickal Dream Boxes

by DragonOak
Located at Mystical and Magical Dream Boxes |

Choose your theme Dream Boxes
Choose you theme!

Read more…

Hand Crafted Wood Tarot Boxes

by DragonOak
Located at Celtic Goddess Tarot Box |

Wood Tarot Boxes by DragonOak
Wood Tarot Box

Read more…

Hand Crafted Ouija Boards by DragonOak

by DragonOak
Located at Wood Ouija Board |

Wood Spirit Board
Wood Ouija Boards by DragonOak

Read more…

Wiccan Altars

by DragonOak
Located at Wiccan Drawer Altar |

Wiccan Drawer Altar
Wiccan Drawer Altar

Read more…

Wiccan Witches Wands

by DragonOak
Located at Authentic Wiccan Witches Wands |

Magickally Crafted Witches Wands
Authentic Wiccan Witches Wands

Read more…

Wiccan Talismans and Charms

by DragonOak
Located at Talismans and Charms |

Blessed Talismans and Charms
Wiccan Charm

Read more…

Tarot Tables

by DragonOak
Located at Wood Tarot Tables |

Astrology Wheel Tarot Table
Wood Tarot Table

Read more…