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Kitchen Hoodoo | Using Basil in Hoodoo and Conjure and Candle Spells

Kitchen Hoodoo | Using Basil in Hoodoo and Conjure and Candle Spells   Basil, also known as Sweet Basil, has been a staple in many Mediterranean and Southeast Asian cuisines for centuries. Identified as a strain if the Mint family, Ocimum basilicum, et al) originated in India and one genus, called Holy Basil or Tulsi, is revered as a sacred herb of the Hindu deities. This plant is used in natural medicine for digestive problem and has been touted as having anti-inflammatory properties similar to marijuana and oregano. Some information is coming out that Holy Basil has healing properties for cancer and diabetes. Basil is considered a protection herb in Southern hoodoo and conjure and is said to be a good herb to make a sprinkle or floor wash for areas of your home. Simply purchase a fresh bunch of basil and boil it in a large pot for 15 minutes, let cool, strain, and then either put in a plant mister-type spray bottle. Lightly dampen paper toweling and wipe down all exposed surfaces such as doorknobs, desks, telephone and any area where people place their hands. Great to keep at work if working in a hostile environment, as it will keep “frenemies” away. If asked by nosy co-workers, you can ay it is an all natural spray to keep the ‘dust bunnies away’. You may also take a free standing white taper or pillar candle, anoint it with olive oil and roll it in dried chopped basil for an easy protection candle. Other magickal cultures use basil as a money and love drawing herb and grow it in their homes to ensure money to come from all sources. It has been said that when tied in a cheesecloth bag and tossed into a hot bath, sweet basil will activate your money drawing abilities and you will be seeing money come to you. Read more about the magickal uses of herbs and spices you have in your kitchen cabinet at “Kitchen Hoodoo | 12 Spices and Herbs for Hoodoo Magic...

Kitchen Hoodoo | Using Oregano in Hoodoo, Conjure and Candle Spells

Kitchen Hoodoo | Using Oregano in Hoodoo, Conjure and Candle Spells   Oregano, a common herb in European cookery, has its uses in candle spells to keep the law away and for keeping nosy people who are making trouble to stay away. Origanum vulgare, as it is known by its botanical name, has many different genus or variations of the same plant. The name Oregano stems from the Greek words “oros” and “ganos” to form the meaning “mountain happiness”. It is said that Greeks in the ountryside would adorn the heads of newlyweds with wreaths of oregano to bless them with joy in their marriage. In the Greek and Italian magickal traditions, oregano is associated with the practices of Stregheria, a form of herbal witchery. In this belief system, oregano has strong properties of protection and some brew a tea of oregano to wash down homes to place a protective barrier for the family. It also has been said that planting a pot of oregano by the front door will also protect the home. In the Southern magickal traditions of Hoodoo and Conjure, the oregano plant is used to keep the law away from your place of business or home, especially if you are conducting activities that may be slightly questionable with the authorities. Mixing oregano with crushed eucalyptus leaves will keep nosy neighbors and those who are “tattletales” our of your business. Rolling a free standing brown Court Case candle in oregano after anointing with Court Case Oil or adding a pinch to the top of a glass encased brown candle that has had Court Case Oil added to it and burning it before going to trial has allegedly been beneficial in assist that matters will turn your way to help you in the hearing. Read about all 12 common kitchen spices used in hoodoo, conjure and candle magic here, “Kitchen Hoodoo | 12 Spices and Herbs for Hoodoo Magic Spells”  ...

Kitchen Hoodoo | Using Nutmeg in Hoodoo, Conjure and Candle Spells

Kitchen Hoodoo | Using Nutmeg in Hoodoo, Conjure and Candle Spells   Nutmeg, known as myristica officinalis and other variations of this name, is one of the spices well known in  holiday baking and is a crucial ingredient of the Christmas drink known as eggnog. Nutmeg has a woody, nutty spicy aroma that reminds you of allspice and cinnamon, hence the use in Thanksgiving pumpkin and sweet potato pies and Christmas cookies. Nutmeg is also used in the world of Hoodoo and Conjure in potions, oils and mojo bags for bringing in good fortune and good luck in the lottery and games of chance. An old time gamblers charm was created by drilling a hole in a whole nutmeg, filling the insides with quicksilver, also known today as liquid mercury, and sealing the hole with tree gum or candle wax. This was carried by those who visit the gambling halls and riverboats along the Mississippi River in days of old. Over time, it has been determined that mercury is toxic and can cause many problems with the central nervous system of the body, therefore it is virtually almost impossible to get some, despite many rural medicine practitioners in Mexico using it for stomach aliments in children. Nowadays, modern hoodoo practitioners use a whole nutmeg (sans mercury) along with other luck bringing herbs and spices, in a mojo bag for those that throw dice or play cards to caress during their times of gambling. Nutmeg is a spice used in some Money Drawing Anointing Oils.  You may also consider rolling a free standing green wax candle in ground nutmeg after oiling it with any money drawing or good luck anointing oils. Read about all 12 common kitchen spices used in hoodoo, conjure and candle magic here, “Kitchen Hoodoo | 12 Spices and Herbs for Hoodoo Magic...

Kitchen Hoodoo | Using Thyme in Hoodoo, Conjure and Candle Spells

Kitchen Hoodoo | Using Thyme in Hoodoo, Conjure and Candle Spells     Basil (Ocimum basilicum, et al) is a staple in Mediterranean kitchens for centuries. Sometimes known as Sweet Basil or lesser known as Saint Joseph’s Wort, is from the Mint plant family. It is said that it originates from India, where one specific strain of the plant is call Tulsi and is considered sacred to the Hindu gods. Its fragrant and delicious essence can be found in Italian dishes as well as its extensive use in Southeast Asia cuisines from Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam. Basil has been known to assist in digestion and has been said to have anti-inflammatory agents similar to oregano and marijuana. In magickal uses, Basil is considered excellent to use in mojo bags for protection in the Southern style of Hoodoo and Conjure, however in other magickal traditions, basil is used in love and money spells. An easy way to keep a veil of protection about you when working in a difficult workplace is to purchase a bunch of basil at the market, boil it in a pot of water, strain and let it cool, then place in a plant mister and take to work with some paper toweling. Before beginning your day, spritz some of the basil water around your desk, telephone, and such. Wipe off with paper towels. When asked by nosy co-workers, just say that you were catching a few “dust bunnies” that were scampering about. They will never know the difference! Read about all 12 common kitchen spices used in hoodoo, conjure and candle magic here, “Kitchen Hoodoo | 12 Spices and Herbs for Hoodoo Magic Spells”  ...

Kitchen Hoodoo | Using Cloves in Hoodoo, Conjure and Candle Spells

Kitchen Hoodoo | Using Cloves in Hoodoo, Conjure and Candle Spells Cloves, whether in Whole Clove or Ground Cloves form, is a main ingredient in products for money drawing and relationship concerns. The botanical name for Clove is Syzygium aromaticum and the plant grows in profusion in the India and throughout the Southeast Asian countries. Clove is one of the main ingredients in Money Drawing Oil and to anoint magickal items used to enhance gambling such as mojo bags and jack balls. The oil is used on green candles to burn for money.   A special friendship spell is to take an orange, make a half inch slit in the rind to the center and insert a small slip of white paper with your full name and birth date written on it. Fold this paper into a tiny piece and insert into slit. Stud the outside of the orange with whole cloves that have been inserted into the rind. Anoint the orange with a mixture of Anointing Oils and roll whole orange in ground cloves. Hang near the front door on the inside of your home to attract all the good friends you need. Read about all 12 common kitchen spices used in hoodoo, conjure and candle magic here, “Kitchen Hoodoo | 12 Spices and Herbs for Hoodoo Magic Spells”...

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