The Magical Properties of Red Clover in Witchcraft

Aleena Stuckey Owner of WiccanWitchcraft
By Aleena Stuckey
Updated: February 12, 2023
The Magical Properties of Red Clover in Witchcraft

The Red Clover herb is a perennial plant with pink flowers shaped like a puffball. Its hairy stems and trifoliate leaves require deep watering and love soaking in full sun. Native to central Asia and Africa, Red Clover is lauded as one of the world’s oldest crops that dates back from prehistoric times. 

Back in the seventeenth century, a common belief said that any plant which looked like a body part of humans is a certain cure for it. With oval-shaped leaves and a white spot on its center that resembles the human eye, the juice of this herb was considered as a cure for many eye diseases.

Red Clover is an herb that holds a rich history as a religious and magical symbol. As a holy herb in ancient Celts, Red Clover was believed to be an Herb of Immortality and has a deep association with the Sun. Its trifoliate leaves have been associated with the Triple Goddess of Maiden, Mother, and Crone and are also a popular reminder of life’s constant rebirth and evolution. 

Magickally, it is used for fidelity potions and serves as a stimulant for the body and soul. With its many medicinal and magical uses, witches love to grow Red Clovers in their sacred gardens to banish unwanted ghosts and any kind of evil spirits.

Having an herb as magical as a Red Clover with you is an effective way to remain protected and composed in varying tunes of life.

Red Clover Correspondences

  • Planet: Mercury
  • Sign: Aries
  • Element: Air
  • Energy: Masculine
  • Deities: Artemis, Rowan

Magical Uses of Red Clover

  • Cleansing: To promote spiritual purification, Red Clover can be used as a  purifying tool or burned as incense that cleanses the body and mind.
  • Protection: When heavy negative energies surround your home, Red Clover can be used as a protective tool against baneful spirits.
  • Prosperity: If you want to increase your luck in financial matters, a dried Red Clover can be used to attract money and abundance to your life.
  • Love: Red Clover essential oils and sachets can be used to maintain harmonious love relationships or bring new love to put an end to your single life.
  • Astral Projection: To assist every witch to their astral travels and communicate deeper with other dimensions, Red Clover can be used as a magical beverage.
  • Blood Purifier: Herbalists believe that Red Clover has a diuretic property and prevents the formation of clots to improve blood circulation.
  • Eases Menopausal Symptoms: Red Clover is thought to act like estrogen that helps relieve menopausal problems like hot flushes and night sweats.
  • Heals Skin Disorders: Ointments made from Red Clover is believed to heal various skin diseases such as eczema, psoriasis, and rashes.
  • Cures Respiratory Issues: Red Clover is believed to be an expectorant that helps cure whooping cough and bronchial asthma.
  • Relaxes Nervous System: It is believed that Red Clover contains magnesium and calcium known to help ease the nervous system.
Witchcraft & Red Clover

Witchcraft & Red Clover


Red Clover has a strong mantle of cleansing powers that removes even the tiniest traces of unwanted spirits and the evil eye. Use as a floor wash or clean your appliances and altar by spraying a diluted essential oil to chase and cleanse away filthy energies that might be sticking on your precious possessions.


Red Clover is a primary herb for love magic that every witch can benefit from when they are ready to unchain their doors and let new love in or to ensure fidelity in their marriage. Create an incense blend to generate affection and increase attraction. Use in lust potions or love spells to bring more happiness and passion to a romantic union.


Witches manage to protect themselves outdoors by slipping lucky charms in their pockets and wearing amulets, but protection should also prosper inside your homes. Place dried Red Clover in small pouches or sachets and hang them in the four corners of your house. Planting it in your garden also blesses home and sprinkles protection to your furry companions.


For every witch who wishes to ace every project, business ventures, or get that long-awaited promotion, bathing with Red Clover is a way to quench their thirst for success and constant life expansion. Sprinkling dried Red Clover to your office or home will also draw prosperity, good fortune, and abundance into your career and life.


Witches love to travel and in most cases, the journey means going to another dimension. Create a juice extract or drink a Red Clover tea before going to sleep to help you navigate other planes more easily. Rubbing essential oils to your wrists boosts your power and also works as an excellent talisman to shield your body and mind as you walk between mystical worlds.

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