Black Snake Root, also known as Black Cohosh, has a reputation for Preventing Evil from Entering the Home.
Some carry it for protection from harm and to ward off unnatural illness.
Others sprinkle it outside the house to take off bad work and undo crossing marks.
It may be made into a tea which is added to floor wash to get rid of jinxes and enemy Tricks laid on the door-step.
Bathing in the tea is said to destroy an unwanted suitor's love for you.
To use it as a floor sweep, sprinkle the chips onto the floor and sweep them out the door.
To make an unwanted renter move, you may mix Black Snake Root with their hair, burn the mixture, place the ashes in a jar, and bury it in a graveyard at the next full moon.
Herbs have been used from the beginning of time. Animals instinctively learned to use different plants for their own healing and strengthening. Man has also used herbs to treat his illnesses for thousands of years and the usage of herbs by humans has been documented in all major ancient civilizations. Many people, throughout the world, still continue to use herbs to benefit their lives. Herbalists believe that herbs put the body in tune with nature and scientific studies are being done into the folklore of herbal uses to help develop new therapeutic medicines
In ancient times, herbalism was a mixture of medicine and magic. Herbs have been used in magical rituals for centuries by women and men alike and are one of the main tools of wizards and witches. Theirs has been a tradition of honoring and keeping the ancient ways of the use of herbs.
Approximately 1 oz.