MOON PRIESTESS PERFUME:
1 Drop Queen of the Night Oil
3 drops rose oil
1 drop lemon verbena oil
4 fl. oz (120cc) white spirit
Blend the three oils in a bottle. Add the white spirit, and shake all vigorously. A cologne can be made by adding another 1 FL. oz (30cc) of white spirit and 3 fl. oz (90cc) of distilled water.
EARTH MOTHER PERFUME:
Blend in equal parts, bottle and shake well.
SUN GODDESS PERFUME:
Lemon Verbena Oil
Blend equal parts, bottle and shake well.
OIL FOR THE DARK OF THE MOON:
2 fl.oz.(60cc) tincture of myrrh
1 fl.oz.(30cc) oil of cinnamon
1/4 fl.oz.(7cc) Queen of the Night Oil
1 fl.oz.(30cc) oil of rose
Blend, bottle and shake well.
1 oz (30gm) musk amberette
1/2 oz (15gm) dragon’s blood (resin used in violin staining)
4 drops patchouli oil
4 drops civet oil
4 drops of blood from your own finger
Blend at the dark of the Mon, put in a jar and bury in the earth for 6 weeks (a flower pot of peat in a cool cupboard will do).
ATHENE OIL & INCENSE:
The olive is sacred to Athene, so use pure olive oil as an annointing oil in particular, rub between the palms of your hands and annoint your feet, forehead and lips. For the Incense:
1 oz (30gm) cedarwood chips
1/2 oz (15gm) camphor
7 drops musk oil
Female sweat (as much as possible)
6 olives unstuffed and preferabbly black
Blend the first four ingredients well, at the full moon, and add the olives. Put in a jar and leave for one month to mature. Then remove the olives (Which will have imparted their essence to the rest) and throw them away.
Stuffed olives, both black and green, are an obvious food for a ritual of Athene, also stuffed vine leaves, a very Athenian dish. If possible, of course, the wine should be Greek – especially retsina, though that is an acquired taste.
PRE-RITUAL BATH SCENTS:
To cleanse and relax the body before a ritual, and to energize the psychic centres. Fill small sachets of muslin cloth with equal amounts of the following herbs:
Basil (for psychic energy)
Borage (to strengthen the inner self)
Lavendar (to banish mental and emotional stress)
Centaury (a traditional witch herb)
Rue (a traditional bathing herb)
Put a satchet into your bath five minutes before you get in, to give the aromatics time to work.
DIANA OF THE MOON INCENSE:
It is recommended that it be made in the hour and the day of the Moon – i.e. the first or eighth hour after sunrise, or the third or tenth hour after sunset, on a Monday. Thoroughly mix equal amounts of the following:
add a few drops of wintergreen oil and moisten with a little clear mineral oil.
AINE of KNOCKAINE INCENSE:
1/2 oz (15gm) meadowsweet flowers and leaf (gathered when the
plant is in full bloom and dried)
1/2 oz (15gm) finely chopped pine needles
1/2 fl.oz. (15cc) lemon verbena oil
By the way, meadowsweet blossom also makes a delicious wine.