Nuin – The Ash
Nuin (pronounced ‘NOO-un’)
Represents letter(s): N
Divinatory meaning: Wisdom, knowledge, learning
Associated Tree/Plant: Ash
Healing Properties: Ground ash bark can be used to build the immune system, and to purify the liver and kidneys. Cut ash leaves in the early spring and make a tea. This tea is a mild diuretic that helps with weight loss. The syrup of the flowering ash can be used as a laxative.
Magical Uses: In Norse mythology, the ash is considered the World Tree (Yggdrassil). Wands of ash are particularly good for calming chaos. Ash is also good for repelling snakes. Use a branch of ash and brush the area lightly with it to keep them away.
Gods/Goddesses Associated with This Tree/Plant: Gwydion, The Mórrígan