The 9 Sacred Saxon Herbs.
Herbs that have been honoured since the Dark Ages in England.
Legend says that Woden (Odin) took 9 plants and with them dispelled all evils.
Fennel, Chervil, Vipers Bugloss, Plantain, Crab Apple, Mugwort, Chamomile, Watercress and Nettle.
In modern Herbalism these 9 “Worts” or healing herbs are still highly regarded and used, with further scientific evidence of their effectiveness against certain bacteria, poisons and infections currently undergoing studies.
This Article discusses the subject further.