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Midsummer (June 20-22)
This sabbat is celebrated at the summer solstice,
which is the logest day of the year.
It celebrates the very height of
the powers of the sun and life.
after this the sun starts to
weaken as the days grow shorter.
Midsummer is sacred to the Sun God,
as Lord of Life.
It is also know as Litha.

Symbols of Midsummer

Colors that are associated with the Midsummer sabbat are gold, yellow, green, blue, and tan.

Midsummers main symbol is the fire, in particular the great fire up in the sky which is the sun. Bonfires can be found at the Midsummer festivals as a tribute to the Sun.

There were five plants thought of to have magical properties on this night, and they are rue, roses, St Johns wort, vervain, and trefold.

The herbs and flowers for Midsummer are carnations, chamomile, cinquefoil, daisy, elder, fennel, ivy, larkspur, lavender, lily, male fern, mugwort, oak, pine, rose, St Johns wort, wild thyme, wisteria, verbena, and yarrow.

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