METAPHYSICAL HERBS

EUROPEAN MANDRAKE ROOT

EUROPEAN MANDRAKE ROOT

  Mandrake root was imagined by the ancients to look human in form and was often pictured in various texts as a man with a very long beard, or a woman with a very bushy head of hair. If the root was split into two, it was considered female. If not, it was male. The Female roots were the most valuable and believed to be a useful charm to promote luck and wealth.  

ADDERS TOUNGE

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Ancient herbalists believed that the plant cured what it looked like. They thought that the spike looked like a snake’s tongue, so this fern was used as an antidote to snake bites. The Adder’s Tongue may be used in spells for lust or to combat frigidity.  

Gathered during waning moon, the bulbs and leaves may be used as a plaster for minor wounds, tumors and boils. Soak some adder’s tongue in cold water, and apply it to a wound or bruise (Wrap in a cloth) until the herb goes warm. Next, bury the wet herb in a muddy place. The wound will heal.

BLUE CORNFLOWER

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BLUE CORNFLOWER   Centaurea Cyanus 

Blue Cornflower also known as a Bachelor's button  

Perfect for making a fluid condenser in magic Blue Cornflower is the ancient plant of love, sex and fertility and can be worn upon the breast for attracting love  

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