List of 65 Best Types of Wood Used in Witchcraft

Well, this is going to be a long list of details about wood, but these details can be very important, sometimes even crucial to the magic at hand. Using the wrong wood or item can dramatically affect your magic and cause unwelcome effects. 

There's hundreds of different types of wood, but we are listing the magical types. Below, you will find 65 of the Best Types of Wood used in Witchcraft:

  1. Yellow Birch (Betula alleghaniensis) Cleansing, mending, resurrection, security, blocking undesirable strengths, creativity, authority, devotion, good fortune, riches and will power. The Celts accepted that birch was the favourite tree of faeries and other legendary animals.
  2. Bloodwood (Brosimum rubescens) Amplification, center, divination, quality and healing. Named for its profound blood ruddy colour, bloodwood can moreover range from dim orange to a profound ruddy brown.
  3. Bocote (Cordia elaeagnoides) Rebirth, most profound sense of being, imagination, healing, intelligence, summoning, location and peace. Due to it exceedingly figured nature, Bocote is frequently utilized for its stylish properties such as bookmatching and in melodic rebellious.
  4. Bubinga (Guibourtia demeusei) Love, most profound sense of being, recuperating, divination, instinct and insight. Bubinga trees develop close streams, streams and swamps. Besides the base properties, Bubinga may be a good wood for overall common spell work because it has amazingly positive energies.
  5. Canarywood (Centrolobium paraense) Charm, most profound sense of being, inventiveness, clarity, mending and strength. The heartwood of canarywood can change from pale yellow to a profound orange with streaks of green, ruddy, blue, purple, brown and indeed dark.
  6. Fragrant Cedar (Juniperus virginiana) Purity, assurance, recuperating, cleansing, blocking undesirable strengths, divination, otherworldly existence, summoning and vitality. Technically portion of the Juniper family, it is named for its brilliant scent. It is additionally one of the primary trees to develop in an region that has been cleared or burnt.
  7. Cedar of Lebanon (Cedrus libani) Protection, cleansing, recuperating, communication, divination, blocking undesirable strengths, information, luck, spirituality, summoning and vitality. Cedar of Lebanon may be a 'true' Cedar and is said within the Book of scriptures as being utilized to construct Solomon's Sanctuary.
  8. Western Ruddy Cedar (Thuja plicata) Harmony, recuperating, assurance, thriving, wealth, growth, clarity, most profound sense of being, divination and luck. Like Fragrant Cedar, is it not a genuine 'Cedar', but is in reality portion of the Cypress family.
  9. Chakte Kok (Sickingia salvadorensis) Focus, clarity, boldness, truth, reflection and insight. Often alluded to as 'Redheart', Chakte Kok can range in colour from light orange or pink to a dull ruddy and brown.
  10. Dark Cherry (Prunus serotina) Love, divination, recuperating, center, amplification, authoritative, discovery and insight. The clears out and seeds are noxious on the off chance that eaten by creatures. Once processed they discharge a shape of cyanide. Black Cherry is one of the head woods in American cabinetry.
  11. Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa) Love, clarity, contemplation, center, mending and justice. Chestnuts have been a staple in numerous European and East Asian nations for centuries, each having their possess variation n how to broil and cook them. It is accepted that the Greeks survived their withdraw from Asia Minor in 400 BC due to their huge saves of chestnuts.
  12. Cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) Protection, blocking undesirable forces, knowledge, luckiness development and acquisition. Part of the Rosewood family, Cocobolo can have a wide colour extend from yellows and reds, to dull browns with purple and dark streaks.
  13. African Ebony (Diospyros crassiflora) Power, virtue, adjust, security and luck. Ebony is non-discriminating and channels all sorts of vitality for any purpose. It is accepted to be the foremost capable of all enchanted woods. African Midnight or Gabon Dark is the darkest and blackest of all woods.
  14. Siberian Elm (Ulmus pumila) Focus, ripeness, resurrection, otherworldly existence, summoning and healing. Siberian Elm trees are one of the few species of Elm that is safe to Dutch Elm malady.
  15. Elusive Elm (Ulmus rubra) Center, richness, resurrection, otherworldly existence, summoning and healing. Often alluded to as one of the 'home of the faeries’. Its takes off can be dried, ground, and made into a tea. The inward bark can be spun into string, string and rope.
  16. Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) Healing, most profound sense of being, charm, illumination, meditation, administration and assurance. The Aztecs combined the gum of the Sweet Gum with tobacco and utilized it for smoking within the court of the Emperor. This gum was portrayed in 1651 by a Spanish naturalist as 'liquid amber'.
  17. Hawthorn (Crataegus crus-galli) Enchantment, security, blocking undesirable strengths, creativity, charm, immaculateness, cherish and spirituality. Hawthorns were once accepted to be the changed bodies of Witches, who had shapeshifted into tree shape.
  18. Western Hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) Healing, cleansing, quality and perseverance. Hemlock trees are one of the foremost shade tolerant trees in North America. They can withstand exceptionally overwhelming snow falls and ice storms. A severe tea made from their needles can be utilized to remedy scurvy.
  19. Shagbark Hickory (Carya ovata) Knowledge, truth, intelligence, authority, center, acquisition, assurance and spirituality. Like maple, hickory can too create a syrup. Hickory was too one of the woods utilized by Local Americans to form bows.
  20. Holly (Ilex opaca) Purity, quality, rationale, security, control transfer, blocking undesirable strengths and healing. Holly is the whitest wood within the world and is frequently associated with immaculateness and the unicorn.
  21. Hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana) Luck, recuperating, intelligence, divination, clairvoyance and longevity. Also known as blue-beach, ironwood and musclewood, hornbeam derives its title from its hardness (compared to horn). There are myths that say hornbeam trees can live until the end of time.
  22. Imbuia (Ocotea porosa) Creativity, intercession, most profound sense of being, divination and love. Imbuia trees have a place to a bunch of trees known for their strong aromatic fragrance. These trees deliver fundamental oils and are utilized in the making of fragrances, incense and scented candles.
  23. Khaya (Khaya senegalensis) Spirituality, divination, mending and guidance. Khaya wood is additionally known as African Mahogany. African herdmen often prune the tree within the dry season to feed cattle. The bark can moreover be utilized within the treatment of numerous sicknesses.
  24. Koa (Acacia koa) Balance, imagination, shrewdness, quality, perseverance, astuteness, assurance and bravery. Koa was conventional utilized to construct canoes, lances and paddles, and is Hawaii's most endemic tree species.
  25. Lacewood (Cardwellia sublimis) Divination and luckiness, but great for any custom or spell work. This Australian wood is additionally known as Smooth Oak and regularly utilized in embellishing wood in framing, fine furniture and flooring. Lacewood is nearly solely quarter sawn to improve its 'lacy' appearance.
  26. Lignum Vitae (Guaiacum officinale) Healing, quality, divination, otherworldly existence and protection. Lignum Vitae is one of the hardest woods within the world. It is twice as difficult as rosewood, and over three times harder than white oak.
  27. Dark Limba (Terminalia superba) Defence, hexing, charm, resistance and healing. Limba trees are regularly struck by lightning due to its extraordinary size. The wood is profoundly developed from maintainable ranches and often utilized within the making of tall conclusion melodic disobedient.
  28. Dark Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) Protection, official, physical charms, success and strength. The wood of the Dark Grasshopper is one of the hardest in North America. It is additionally one of the few trees that grows well in urban areas because it can develop in destitute soil conditions and can tolerate overwhelming levels of contamination.
  29. Fijian Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla) Growth, ripeness, divination and Protection. Both Fijian and South American Mahogany are the precise same species. It is developed in and around Fiji as a plantation crop for more noteworthy supportability.
  30. South American Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla) Growth, richness, divination and Protection. Mahogany was presented to Britain by Sir Walter Raleigh when he displayed Ruler Elizabeth I with a Mahogany table. It has been prevalent and prized ever since.
  31. Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum) Spirituality, recuperating, cleansing, insights, information, focus, communication, official, adore and success. Also known as 'soft maple', this species of maple does not create syrup.
  32. Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) Spirituality, mending, cleansing, insights, information, focus, communication, authoritative, cherish and prosperity. The national image of Canada, it is one of the foremost noticeable trees in North America. Maple is additionally known as the ‘traveler’s wood’.
  33. Fowls Eye Maple (Acer saccharum) Spirituality, recuperating, cleansing, insights, information, focus, communication, authoritative, cherish and prosperity. It is obscure was causes the whirling 'bird's eye' design within the wood. The lion's share of the wood comes from trees surrounding the Awesome Lakes.
  34. Wavy Maple (Acer saccharum) Spirituality, mending, cleansing, insights, information, focus, communication, official, adore and prosperity. The 'curl' in wavy maple comes from a variety within the wood filaments, giving it a wavy three dimensional see.
  35. Red Oak (Quercus rubra) Protection, qualityinformationthriving, truth, bravery, focus, authorityrecuperatingcherishimperativeness and wisdom. The Celts accepted oaks to be the tree of doors, gateways between worlds. Oaks are the national tree of Britain, France, Germany, Poland and the US.
  36. White Oak (Quercus alba) Protection, quality, information, success, truth, bravery, focus, authority, mending, cherish, essentialness and wisdom. White oak is the as it were wood within the world that can hold a liquid. It has been used for centuries within the making of wine and bourbon barrels.
  37. Russian Olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia) Perseverance, recuperating, most profound sense of being and love. Russian Olive is one of the seven things utilized in 'Haft Seen', or the seven 'S's, a conventional table setting of Nowruz, the Persian Unused Year.
  38. Osage Orange (Maclura pomifera) Blocking undesirable strengths, otherworldly existence, communication, love, recuperating, summoning and protection. Osage Orange is named after the Native Americans of the Osage Nation. It was prized for it utilize in bow making.
  39. Ovangkol (Guibourtia ehie) Insight, insights, rationale, information, center, charm and healing. Also known as Shedua, Mozambique, Benge and Dark Hyedua, Ovangkol could be a well adjusted wood that focuses on the intellect. It could be a substitute for Rosewood conjointly utilized within the making of guitars.
  40. Padauk (Pterocarpus soyauxii) Chaos, recuperating, summoning and vitality. Leaves from the Padauk can be eaten as a leaf vegetable and contain huge sums of vitamin C.
  41. Pau Amarello (Euxylophora paraensis) Luck, contemplation, mending, most profound sense of being, inventiveness and protection. Also known as Yellowheart, Pau Amarello is to some degree chaotic in nature. Despite this, it is by and large a positive wood as it is profoundly impacted by good fortune.
  42. Peach (Prunus persica) Love, thriving, imperativeness, development, acquisition, fertility, immaculateness and removing undesirable forces. Originally from China, the peach tree was brought to Europe by Alexander the Awesome around 330 BC. In Asia a blooming peach tree could be a image ‌of energy and virtue.
  43. American Persimmon (Diospyros virginiana) Protection, adore, recuperating and luck. Eating unripened persimmon natural product have been known to cause bezoars. It is accepted that one can estimate winter snowfall by cutting open a persimmon and 'reading' it's seeds.
  44. Northern White Pine (Pinus strobus) Healing, cleansing, virtue, essentialness, security and growth. The typical Iroquois 'Tree of Peace' could be a Northern White Pine. It is additionally the Common Tree of Ontario and State Trees of Maine and Michigan. Its needles contain 5 times more vitamin C than lemons and can be utilized in teas.
  45. Yellow Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera) Spirituality, blocking undesirable strengths, divination, change, resurrection, summoning, riches, will control and protection. Wands made of poplar are exceptionally diverse and are a great ‘all-purpose’ wand. Yellow Poplar are the tallest trees that develop in Eastern North America. They are moreover known as Tulip Trees, or Tulip Magnolias.
  46. Purpleheart (Peltogyne pubescens) Spirituality, divination, information, mending and protection. Purpleheart trees can reach statures of 150 feet with a distance across of 5 feet. When to begin with cut Purpleheart is frequently brown. It does not accomplish its full purple colour until uncovered to daylight. However, as well much introduction darkens the wood and it looses its lavishness.
  47. Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) Protection, life span, shrewdness, quality, inventiveness and enlightenment. Redwood trees are among the biggest and most seasoned living organisms on the planet. They can reach statures of about 400 feet and live for nearly 2000 a long time.
  48. East Indian Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia) Spirituality, Divination, cherish, mending, change, truth and blocking undesirable forces. Highly esteemed for its wood, East Indian Rosewood trees are presently developed in manors.
  49. Honduran Rosewood (Dalbergia stevensonii) Spirituality, cherish, mending, alter, creativity and blocking undesirable forces. Rosewood is one of the foremost prized woods within the world. Its excellent see and feel is fabulous for carving, turning, instrument making, boxes, furniture and extravagance flooring.
  50. Rowan (Sorbus americana/aucuparia) Protection, defense, blocking undesirable strengths, divination, clairvoyance, quality, most profound sense of being and healing. Rowan trees have a long convention in European mythology and old stories as an awfully enchanted tree, with incredible powers in security. Rowan is often called 'Mountain Ash', however it isn't portion of the fiery remains family.
  51. Sapele (Entandrophragma cylindricum) Spirituality, recuperating, divination and growth. Sapele is an amazing elective to mahogany, as numerous mahogany species are presently imperiled.
  52. Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) Healing, cleansing and blocking undesirable forces. Native Americans and early North American settlers considered sassafras to be a ‘cure-all’. Sassafras takes off and natural product are an vital nourishment source for numerous natural life creatures and feathered creatures counting deer, black bears, ground pigs and rabbits.
  53. Sumac (Rhus typhina) Cleansing, mending, concordance, inventiveness, center and luck. Sumac follows it title from Medieval Latin and Arabic meaning red. Native Americans utilized sumac berries to create a lemon enhanced summer time reviving drink and a warm alleviating winter tea.
  54. American Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) Divination, agreement, success, quality and love. Sycamores are one of the most seasoned species of tree on earth. They once made up a huge portion of the woodlands of Greenland and Northern Canada amid the Cretaceous and Tertiary periods. They are effectively recognized from other trees by their 'patchwork' bark.
  55. European Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus) Divination, concordance, success, quality and love. Part of the Maple family, the European Sycamore features a long history within the old stories of Europe and the British Isles. In Scotland, it was the tree of choice for hangings, as the foot braches were able to back the weight of the hanged.
  56. Teak (Tectona grandis) Protection, blocking undesirable forces, growth, most profound sense of being, recuperating and leadership. Teak is know for is extraordinary resistance to rot and bothers. It is broadly utilized in open air furniture, buildings and pontoons.
  57. Tulipwood (Dalbergia decipularis) Creativity, instinct, magnificence, nature, divination, peace and calmness, but too effective and proud. Tulipwood is frequently befuddled with wood from the Tulip Tree, (Liriodendron tulipifera), too known as Yellow Poplar. True Tulipwood is portion of the Rosewood family and is an greatly profitable extravagance hardwood.
  58. Verawood (Bulnesia arborea/sarmientoi) Healing, quality, divination, most profound sense of being and protection. Also know as Argentinian Lignum Vitae, Verawood and genuine Lignum Vitae are amazingly comparative in both appearance and properties. Unlike Lignum Vitae, Verawood turns a rich green colour when uncovered to daylight.
  59. Andean Walnut (Juglans neotropica) Cleansing, mending, otherworldly existence, center, understanding and protection. Also known as Nogal, Andean Walnut trees are exceptionally similar to their Northern partners.
  60. Dark Walnut (Juglans nigra) Cleansing, mending, most profound sense of being, center, knowledge and protection. Black walnut trees are infamous for preventing the development of other plants. Early pilgrims utilized the external portion of the walnut to color their hair dim brown and dark.
  61. White Walnut (Juglans cinerea) Wisdom, truth, inventiveness, riches, good fortune and enchantments. Also called 'Butternut' early pioneers utilized the bark to color homespun cloth extending from light yellow to dull brown. Extracts were moreover made to avoid smallpox and treat diarrhea.
  62. Wenge (Millettia laurentii) Focus, intelligence, security, recuperating and blocking undesirable forces. The bark of the wenge tree can be ground into a powder and utilized to stagger angle for gathering.
  63. Dark Willow (Salix nigra) Divination, alter, resurrection, recuperating, charms, enlightenment, adore and spirituality. Willow is accepted to be one of the as it were woods perfectly adjusted for mysterious utilize. Bark of the willow tree contains salicylic corrosive, an antecedent to Aspirin. Natural Territory - Eastern and South Western
  64. Western Yew (Taxus brevifolia) Focus, information, assurance, blocking undesirable powers, adore and spirituality. The hardest 'Softwood' within the world, it is harder than Fiery remains, Maple and Oak. Yew is additionally known as the 'Tree of Death' and the 'Witches Wood' in Europe.
  65. Zebrawood (Microberlinia brazzavillensis) Creativity, intelligence, divination, adore and luck. Zebrawood is named for its differentiating light and dim striped design. It is additionally one of the few woods not prescribed for recuperating.

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