An extremely useful reference book has come my way that I would recommend for any witch who uses herbs in their spellwork. It is called A Kitchen Witch’s World of Magical Herbs and Plantsand is by Rachel Patterson, also the author of Grimoire of a.
Magickal Uses: protection against evil and diseases This herb quickly gained the reputation of chasing away evil spirits and disease. For this reason is was planted outside the windows of young children and brought indoors to the kitchen. It was not uncommon to see Chive bundles hanging from ceilings and tied to bedposts.