Elder – Your Page

Birth Dates – November 25th to December 21st

Elder – Tree Info

Letter – R

Old Irish/Gaelic – Ruis – from ruise meaning “red” or “reddening”. The ‘Word Oghams’ refer to the reddening or blushing of the face caused by the intense emotions of shame and/or anger and also to the practise of using Elderberry juice to redden the face.

Key Words Karma, regret, ‘the inevitable’ ..

Element – Fire

Celtic Deity – All 3 aspects of the Goddess – the Maiden, Mother and Crone – the information below is taken from the Wikipedia page on the ‘Triple Goddess’ and summarises contemporary Neo-pagan and Wiccan beliefs regarding this deity .. 🌒🌕🌘

  • The Maiden represents enchantment, inception, expansion, the promise of new beginnings, birth, youth and youthful enthusiasm, represented by the waxing moon;
  • The Mother represents ripeness, fertility, sexuality, fulfilment, stability, power and life represented by the full moon;
  • The Crone represents wisdom, repose, death, and endings represented by the waning moon.

Animal – Badger

Bird – Rook

Plant – Madder

Colours – Blood Red and Black

Crystal – Peridot/Malachite

Planet – Venus