The celebration of Midsummer’s Eve is one of oldest and the most archaic celebrations characterized by unusually rich rituals, numerous beliefs, divination and magic practices. These celebrations took place during the summer solstice which by its particular timing were threatening contacts with the alien order of sacrum. Because of this, protective measures were mandatory in traditional cultures. During the Midsummer Night, according to people’s beliefs in all areas of Poland, plants were developing remedial, fairy and erotic forces. Therefore, they were widely used in miscellaneous practices about which we can
learn from a variety of ethnographic materials from the 19th and the 20th century.