Tea is a wonderful ingredient to add into you magickal practice, whether you are a beginner or a well experienced practitioner. There are so many various teas and tea blends available that are perfect for adding some magickal flare to your life. Tea has been a popular drink for centuries and is used in many ways. Tea can be brewed with magickal intentions, then added to charms or even your favorite spell recipes!
What is Tea Magick?
Tea Magick is using the properties of tea(herbs) to add a magickal touch to your life. It's simple yet effect. By infusing certain herbs and roots into teas it can used for the most common of spells or rituals that one may perform with other tools. This method is also very easy to do as many of the items needed can be found in kitchen cupboard or affordably added to it.
There are many ways to use Tea Magick, including:
Brewing a cup of tea with specific intentions
Adding brewed tea to divination practices
Drinking tea daily as you perform your goals
How Can I Incorporate Tea Magick into my Life?
Brewing a cup of tea with specific intentions is the most common method used. You can add anything from herbs, roots, or spices to your favorite black, green or herbal tea and drink while performing any spell work. This simple act will allow you to get in touch with your senses as well as infuse them with magickal energy.
Herbal Teas to Use in Tea Magick:
Black Tea - enchantments and banishing
Chamomile - healing, divination, peace
Lavender - relaxation
Thyme - money workings, protection and releasing negativity
Mint - energy and success
Spices to Use in Tea Magick:
Cinnamon Sticks - success, money and protection
Cloves - protection, divination
Ginger Root - money spells and to protect against evil
Nutmeg - divination, luck spells, home protection
*Note: when using roots make sure they are crushed into small pieces before adding to tea.
Brewing a simple cup of tea with specific intentions is very easy to do once you understand some herbal basics. Here is a simple tea recipe for manifesting success.
Apple Cinnamon Spice Tea for Manifesting Success
(also just a great autumn/winter tea)
2 cinnamon sticks (can also use powder)
4 bags of black tea
2 tbs of honey
Thick apple peels from 2 apples
4 cups of water
While brewing and drink your tea, be sure to focus on what you would like to manifest into being.
In a medium sauce pan bring water to a boil then add cinnamon sticks, tea bags, honey and apple peels.
Boil for about 5 mins.
Remove from heat and let steep for 10 min.
Once the team is done, remove the cinnamon sticks and apple peels. Pour a cup and enjoy. You can also add a bit of milk if you'd like.
Enjoy! This makes four serving. If you don't want to drink it all at once that is completely fine because it can be frozen into ice cubs for later use. Simply pour into ice trays, cover with plastic wrap and freeze.
What is your favorite kind of tea magick?