Sodium Chloride

Botanical Name: Sodium Chloride
Common Name: Salt
Folk Names:
Habitat & Description: Mineral found in the oceans and seas, also found in deposits around the earth.
Planetary Ruler: Mars
Gender: female
Elemental Rule: Earth
Parts Used: all
Culinary Uses: added to foods to enhance flavors, curing foods
Medicinal Uses: sore throat, bee stings, dental issues, healing cuts
Magickal Uses: cleansing, purifying, healing, consecration

Dates as far back as 6050 BC, also a preservative to foods.