BALM OF GILEAD
(Commiphora opobalsamum, Abies
balsamea, Populus balsamifera var.
balsamifera, P. jackii) G
Folk Names: Balessan, Balsam Tree,
Balsumodendron Gileadensis, Bechan,
Powers: Love, Manifestations, Protection,
Magical Uses: Carry the buds of the balm
of Gilead to mend a broken heart, or to
attract a new love. Also steep them in red
wine for a simple love drink. Burn as a
material basis for spirits, and also carry for
protective and healing purposes.
Many plants carry this name. Be sure
you know what you are buying or picking