Elm Tree Symbol And Meaning

Elm tree ogham meaning

Divination Meaning Elm Tree

“Ailim be the lady’s tree,
burn it not or cursed ye’ll be.”
(Kipling.)

Letter:  A
English:    Elm
Celtic:    Ailim (Ollum)
Latin:    Ulmus spp.
Ogham Planet Elm:    MoonJupiter
Ogham Astrology Elm:    Saturn
Elm Tree Element:    Earth.

Elm tree (Ailim) in this position but many references say the letter A stands for Pine or the Silver Fir. Both the Silver Fir and the Elm trees are one of the tallest trees native to Europe and sometimes exceeds 50 metres in height and can live for over 100 years. They stand like a sentinel at the beginning of the vowels.

Elm Tee Spiritual Meaning

Vulnerability, sensibility, empathy, creativity. The Scots Pine is placed at the Winter solstice in the Ogham Calendar with its twin the Yew tree. The Yew symbolises the death of winter and the Pine a sign of the return of the light, marking the rebirth of the year. This brings renewed enthusiasm, awe and elation. It denotes birth and new beginnings.

It is when you understand the meaning of something from an elevated perspective. Things which had previously seemed hidden somehow. It indicates the big picture where new wisdom and objectivity will be gained.  It is also associated with leadership.

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Elm Tree Uses and Healing Benefits

Slippery Elm is one of nature’s wonder cures. It is made from the inner bark of the tree and works on the digestive system as well as throat irritations and is a natural detoxifier.  With all the additives and GMO’s in today’s food, this is a must in everybody’s pantry as it reinstates natural homoeostasis.

Every part of the Scots Fir tree can be used medicinally. The needles are a great source of vitamin C, the kernels can be used to restore health after a long illness and inhaling the scent of pine helps to alleviate feelings of guilt. It regenerates quickly when it is cut down and its resinous wood produces a strong purifying flame which was used in Celtic ceremonies of birth and death.

Elm Tree Mythos

Goddesses – Druantia, Queen of the Druids, symbol things hidden planet moon metal silver. It is a goddess tree and is sacred to Artemis, the moon goddess. It is also sacred to the Egyptian gods Osiris and Attis, both who were imprisoned in Fir/Pine trees. When this symbol appears, it means it’s time to start looking at the big picture — see the trees, but also acknowledge the forest. Be aware that your perception includes long-term goals and ideas, and prepare for what may be coming along the path.

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Elm Tree Magical Aspects

The Elm Tree can be used for the attraction of fairies. It is associated with the Earth Goddesses – Druantia (The Queen of the Druids), and others. Elm adds stability and grounding to a spell. The Silver Fir is used for magic involving power, insight, protection, the feminine, birth and rebirth.  Its wood is used for shape-shifting and magic involving change since it allows a clear perspective of the present and the future.   It is sacred to the Druids who said it stands for hope. Having brainstormed your ideas, set long-term and short-term goal of how you want to achieve them. And make sure to keep a journal to mark your progress! Smudge a newborn and its Mother for protection or place the cones or needles around the house. Charms made from fir or elm make a good luck token for travellers. – Jyoti Eagles ©

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