Magickal Correspondences of Bay Leaves | Bay Laurel Materia Magicka

Bring amazing amounts of magick to your life, your food, and your wallet! Bay Laurel is an amazing herb that contains the power to grant wishes, clear space of harmful energy, and bring you prosperity! We bet you didn’t know that gumbo was so powerful, did you?

Here’s our list of the magickal properties of bay leaves!

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Magickal Correspondences of Bay Leaves | Bay Laurel Materia Magicka

Latin Name

  • Laurus nobilis

Gender of Bay Laurel

  • Masculine

Elements that Rule Bay Leaves

  • Fire

Planets that Rule Bay Leaf

  • Sun

Signs that Rule Bay Laurel

  • Leo

Deities that Rule Bay Laurel

  • Apollo
  • Daphne
  • Gaia
  • Peneus

Chakras that work with Bay Laurel

  • Third Eye
  • Solar Plexus

Bay Laurel’s Magickal Properties

  • Grants Healing Abilities: Wear bay leaves when you are performing healing to have your power amplified.
  • Protection: Burn bay leaves to exorcise harmful energies, or use the fresh leaves do sprinkle blessed, Florida, or Moon water to create a sacred space.
  • Psychic Enhancement: Sleep with bay leaves in your pillowcase to bring psychic dreams.
  • Success: Wear or carry bay leaves to help you be successful in any endeavor; visualize yourself as a winner of the original Greek Pythian and Olympic games with a beautiful laurel wreath upon your head!
  • Wish-craft: Write a wish on a bay leaf and light it on fire. Visualize your wish coming true as the leaf turns into energy and ash.

Bay Laurel’s Medicinal Properties

  • Antibacterial
  • Arthritis reducer
  • Digestion helper
  • Fungicidal
  • Stress reliever


  • Do not use the essential oil internally except under the prescription of an experienced practitioner.
  • Do not ingest the leaf whole; it does not break down in the body, and may remain whole and become lodged in your digestive tract.

What are some of your favorite ways to use bay leaves in your magickal working? Let us know in the comments below!

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