Simple but potent Oak and Acorn Magick
Oak and Acorn Magick is ancient magick that goes back to early days of magick. The oak from which the acorn comes is a sacred tree in many cultures. It is said to represent the Gods of the Sky. The Oak is associated with Thor, the Greeks related the tree to Zeus. There is a Nordic tale in which, Thor took shelter under and oak tree during a bad storm. Diana is often depicted wearing a necklace of acorns. Other Deities associated with it are Herne, Wodin, Perkunas, Jupiter, Cybele, Rhea, Pan, Erato, Hecate, Dianus, Janus, and Brighid. The oak is the tree of Dagda, Chief of the Elder Irish Gods.
The acorn is sacred to the Samhain season because as a seed it represent immortality. Oak and acorn magick can be quite simple but potent. You should collect the acorn and oak leaves your self and be sure to leave a thank you for the tree by pouring juice or water or wine if allowed at its root. Tradition says the acorns should be collected by the light of day the leaves and twigs by the light of the moon.
- An acorn carried on one’s person counteracts loneliness, illness, and pain, aids longevity, brings luck, and preserves youthfulness.
- To plant an acorn under the light of the moon is to bring luck and prosperity to you.
- Acorns on windowsills when the moon is full will draw money to you.
- Acorns placed in the window wards of evil.
- Acorns hung in the window from the sill are said to bring prosperity and luck to the home.
- Acorns gathered by the full moon make great faery talisman
- Oak twigs placed in or around the home may be used as a form of protection.
- A hand full of oak leave in the bath will cleanse the water, allowing rejuvenation of body and spirit.[rinse leaves first]
As you can see there are many things that you can do with oak and acorns magick, the oak is also excellent for making magickal tools such as wands and staffs. The oak represent longevity, endurance, love, faery tree, stamina, prosperity, and fertility.