Ash Tree Spiritual Meaning
The tree of rebirth. Change, Order, Harmony, Balance. Australian equivalent: Dog Rose or River Rose – Beaura Radiodes. Ash Tree bark can be used to heal arthritis, rheumatism and liver diseases. An infusion of the leaves is a good laxative and diuretic. The bark must be gathered in spring and dried in a warm place. The leaves are best gathered in summer.
The last letter in the first group (aicme) of five letters in our magical tree alphabet
Ogham Astrology: February 18th – March 17th
Ash – or Nuinn (Neen) representing the letter N.
Latin – Fraxinus Excelsior
Ogham Divination Meanings Ash Tree
Metaphysically it connects the past present and future. Life is a series of birth death and rebirth and when those moments of feeling blocked or caught between the ending of one cycle and the next beginning, meditate with incense made from Ash tree meaning is to see what the subconscious reveals. It works well for writer’s block.
Demetre and Persephone come to mind, where Demetres daughter is abducted by Hades into the underworld, leaving the land without her joyous playfulness and barren until the spring when she returns again to bring new life. By turning inwards one can plant fresh seeds for the next harvest.
The Celtic association is with Maeve – the Irish goddess of sovereignty, or land goddess. In Greek mythology Zeus is said to have created humans from the ash trees, Yggdrasil was the cosmic ash upon which Odin hung for nine days until he discovered the rune stones.
Ash inner and outer worlds doth know
Keys that link above with below.
It was considered a solar tree (ruled by the sun – fire). The Iceland word for ash, aske, means ‘blaze of great fire’, ash being the very best firewood that can even be burned green. It has a strong association with warriors, traditionally used to make spears to aim within a practice. Sometimes called the works tree of life © by Druid Priestess Jyoti Eagles