Honeysuckle (Lonicera Joponica) is an edible plant that has medicinal and magical properties.
Honeysuckle has been burned as incense since ancient times within homes and dwellings for prosperity.
Burning honeysuckle can attract and maintain financial security into the home. The sugary and lemony scent of honeysuckle sweetens the thoughts of those who smell it, therefore triggering generosity.
The sweet scent of honeysuckle works to clear the mind and to strengthen intuition and psychic powers. Crushing and placing the honeysuckle flowers next to the forehead can boost the psychic powers within the mind.
Honeysuckle has earned a reputation for being an herb that protects. Deer and other wild animals use honeysuckle to protect them, as the scent of the bush helps to mask their scents and the honeysuckle provides food.
The honeysuckle flower has a reputation for being centered around love and the bonds of love due to its sweet aroma and the fact that the flower looks like two lovers intertwined. The scent of honeysuckle is said to cause dreams of love and passion.
Warning - The honeysuckle's berries are poisonous.
Honeysuckle encourages us to reach for those desires sought while remaining true to the values and beliefs held. The Honeysuckle will help you to tread safely. The sweet scent of the Honeysuckle signals joy in the search for the self.
Honeysuckle (Lonicera Japonica) has got some medicinal uses.
In China it is used extensively to treat sore throats, colds, flu, tonsillitis, bronchitis, pneumonia.
Honeysuckle flower extracts are strongly active against several bacteria causing respiratory problems, including those that cause TB.
Tea can be made from flowers (in summer). In winter twigs and dried leaves can be used to make bitter tea (bitter flavour can be improved by adding honey and lemon).