White Willow Bark (Salix Alba) dried herb. Powers: Protection, love, healing, love divination, cleansing, wishes, release, inspiration and wishes. Gender: Feminine Planet: Moon Element: Water Deities: Artemis, Ceres, Hecate, Persephone and Hera. All parts of the Willow tree guard against evil and can be carried or placed in the home for protection. It can also be used for Intuition, inspiration healing Spells, sachets and incense blends. Crush the bark with Sandalwood and burn outdoors on a waning moon to conjure spirits, releasing or letting go.