The Willow – 15th April – 12th May – Tree Lore

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Trees are sacred to many cultures and have been used throughout time, for both magical and practical purposes. The Druids believed that certain trees would represent the characteristics of a person, in relation to when they were born.

Willow – Clairvoyance, Healing, Observer

This tree is often found growing in wet and damp conditions near streams or rivers. It is a prolific grower even in challenging conditions.

Due to its strong and flexible stems it would traditionally be used for weaving. It is also used for its healing properties especially the bark which contains Salicin a chemical with similar effects to asprin.

Willow is often used in rituals to enhance psychic abilities and clear understanding of situations. This tree is also connected to the moon through its relationship to water.

If you were born under the Willow month you are thought to be intelligent with a good memory, you are patient and prefer others to take the spotlight and at times will hold yourself back. As the Willow is connected to the moon you will often be effected by changes in the lunar phases.

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