Potion Bottles- Types, Uses and More!
Posted on September 20 2015
Ever since launching some of the new potion bottles here at Inked Goddess Creations, I get asked a lot now, "What can I DO with a potion bottle?"
The answer: Just about anything!
Potion bottles have so many uses. They come in all shapes and sizes, and can be decorative, or house your most personal magickal blends.
The most common (and sometimes cutest) bottle used for witch potions is a glass bottle with a cork. These can come in super small size, up to gallon jugs. The best things for corked glass bottles are
- herbal blends
- raw incense blends
- resin blends
- salt blends
- kitchen witch spice blends
Liquids, such as oils, tinctures and elixirs, can be housed in a glass bottle with a cork, but understand that cork is a natural, porous material, so some of your liquid may be absorbed into your cork over time. Lighter, thicker corks (similar to those used in wine bottles) are better than the darker, more porous corks (similar to that used to make cork boards), and allow much less evaporation or absorption.
(Witch Bottle DIY Kits from Inked Goddess Creations give you
the supplies you need to create your very own Witch Bottles.)
Corked glass bottles also make amazing Witch Bottles (also known as Spell Bottles). Witch bottles have been used for hundreds of years for magickal purposes. Fill your bottle with herbs, resins and gemstones of your intent, add some personal effects (clipped fingernails or hair work best; a picture is always good, too, or even an affirmation or request written in your own handwriting on a piece of paper), seal it with wax and bury the witch bottle in your yard. If you are unable to bury your witch bottle, stow it away in the back of a closet or little nook somewhere, to be forgotten about.
When it comes to your liquid potions, such as oils, tinctures, inks, and elixirs, those are best kept in a potion bottle with a screw-on or snap-on top. Decorative oil bottles can also be used, which add a little flair to your altar or sacred space. I do always recommend using glass bottles, as this material is a more natural substance than plastic, and will treat your potions better over time.
Anything your magickal heart can dream up, can probably be housed in a potion bottle. Entire spells can be wrapped up in a potion bottle and sealed away. Potion bottles can be worn around he neck as amulets, can be given away as gifts filled with your concoctions, or be used as decoration in your home (my house is FILLED with potion bottles). The possibilities really are endless.
To see what types of potions bottles we currently have in stock here at Inked Goddess Creations, check out the Potion Bottles category. You can also see different styles of bottles and their intents below in one of our vlog posts!
Blessings to you!
Morgan, Owner of Inked Goddess Creations