A dream pillow is a pillow stuffed with fragrant herbs that encourage sleep and/or dreaming. It may be used for healing, to encourage the patient to rest, or it may be used by a magical practitioner in an effort to receive guidance or visions during sleep.
Herbs that encourage sleep or dreaming include:
Agrimony - Agrimonia eupatoria
Anise - Pimpinellaa anisum
Ash - Fraxinus spp
Bay Laurel - Laurus nobilis
Betony - stachy officinalis or betonica officinalis
Eyebright - Euphrasia officinalis
Hazel - Corylus avellana
Holly - Ilex spp
Honeysuckle - Lonicera spp
Mugwort - Artemisia vulgaris
Oregano - Origanum spp
Poppy - Papaveraceae spp
Thyme - Thymus spp.
Wormwood - Artemisia absinthium
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