- Protect your home and family against spells and evil spirits. Boil the berries for 7 minutes, allow the water to cool and sprinkle throughout the house.
- Carried in a sachet it promotes happiness in the troubled, depressed, or sad.
- Hawthorn has long been used to increase fertility. Because of this power it is incorporated into weddings, especially those performed in the spring. The leaves, curiously enough, are also used to enforce or maintain chastity or celibacy. The leaves are placed beneath the mattress or around the bedroom for this purpose.