The unicorn is found in folklore throughout the world. It is a beautiful and majestic creature. Unicorns are connected with magic, enchantment and the faerie realm.
It is said that Unicorns live in forests or groves of apple trees. The apple being a symbol of Avalon, the Celtic Otherworld, this perhaps illustrates the unicorn's ability to move between the worlds.
The allicorn is the name of the spiral horn on the unicorn's head. It is also blessed with magickal powers. It was at one time believed that the unicorn was hunted to extinction because of it's allicorn.
During the Middle Ages many fake allicorns were in circulation and were claimed to be genuine. They were used as drinking horns and magickal wands.
It was said that the allicorn could detect poison and purify liquid to render the poison harmless. It is believed that a unicorn would dip it's allicorn into a lake or stream before drinking from it.
Magickal Attributes:Good will, fame, prosperity, gentleness, purity, strength of mind. Unlimted individual power. For wisdom combined with success. Developing personal power.
Proper working with unicorns as a spirit guide/totem animal can have tremendous impact on your morality, sense of propriety and spiritual growth. If your life has been average the appearance of a unicorn will signal a coming change of great importance. This change may be positive or negative, but it will have a profound impact on the way you live your life.
Embrace the unicorn!
The image is of a unicorn spirit animal stone available from http://www.kitchenwitch.org
Magical Beasts by Marie Bruce
Magickal Mystical Creatures by DJ Conway