Licorice Root (Price is per stick)
Astological Association: Venus
Licorice root was buried in tombs and caskets to help the soul pass easily into the Summer-land. Chewing on a piece of the root will make you passionate. It is added to love sachets, and an ingredient in spells to ensure fidelity. Licorice roots make handy wands.
To bring passion to a sex union, chew on a piece of the root. It is also said to help to stop smoking. Carry to attract love or use in sachets for love and lust. Use in spells to ensure faithfulness.
It’s use in sex & love magick is rooted in those same estrogenic properties. The root is often chewed for sexual potency. It is “sprinkled” in the footprints of a lover to keep them from wandering. It is used in love oils & incense. But it’s greatest strength is the Magick of Protection.
Licorice root was buried in the tombs of the deceased, to protect the Soul on it’s journey. It was placed in amulets worn by Priestesses . The same qualities that expel toxins, poisons from the body, Expels negative energy from our lives.
The same energy that creates a barrier to soothe & protect our bodies from ulcers, skin irritations Provides a protective barrier around the magickal practitioner.
Today, we still value it For it’s Protective qualities. It is one of the Nine Sacred Herbs of protection.
Use it in a Mojo Bag with other protective Herbs & crystals Use it in a cleansing bath Mix it in an incense, Stuff it in a poppet to bind a person or bad habit from your life.
But remember to always use caution & common sense – (Licorice root should NOT be used by pregnant women or by those with High Blood pressure & Edema)
Licorice Root is Sacred to the Goddess. Use it as an offering Use it wisely and it shall serve you well.