Use as an offering for Hectate. Sacred to the ancient Greek goddess of witchcraft and magic, garlic makes a perfect offering. Leave a clove at the crossroads or grow some by your front door to honor her.
Include it kitchen magick for passion. A tomato sauce with basil and garlic makes for a classic love potion. Add candles and enchant an evening guest.
Ward off sociopaths. Got a narcissistic coworker? A frenemy who serves up bitterness with a smile? Garlic is famous for repelling evil.
Leave a clove with your divination tools. Prevent negative energies from coming through the “gateway” of tarot cards, runes or ouiju boards.
Break a spell. Did your best intentions go awry? Reverse your ritual and bury any remaining spell ingredients in a deep hole with a clove of garlic.
Use to purify a haunted house. Garlic near the entrances prevents dark energies from re-entering the home after exorcism.
Hang braided garlic over the sick bed. Hang garlic over a sick person’s bed to stop fever dreams and drive away dark thinking.
Stop gossip. Stuff a poppet through the mouth with garlic and then sew the mouth shut.
Carry with you during water voyages. Planning a trip by boat? Carry a garlic clove for safe passage.
Comfort children at night. Hang garlic by the window or over the bed to prevent nightmares.