The following information was sourced from Scott Cunningham’s ‘‘Magical Herbalism’’.
The list of herbs which possess protective qualities is quite lengthy, however the ones specified below are some of the most-commonly used. They can be used for protective amulets and sachets. Sachets can be made with a piece of white cotton cloth, seven inches square and either three, seven or nine of the herbs listed below:
Ash twigs and leaves
Balm of Gilead
Elder Berries or Leaves
St. John’s Wort