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HOODOO HERB AND ROOT MAGIC
A Materia Magica of African-American Conjure
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WORMWOOD

The picture above is taken from a circa 1940 packet of WORMWOOD,
packaged by S. B. Penick and Company, New York, N. Y., Asheville, N. C., Chicago, Ill., Jersey City, N. J.

The text below is from "Hoodoo Herb and Root Magic" by catherine yronwode.
copyright © 2002 catherine yronwode. All rights reserved.


WORMWOOD Compositae
Artemisia absinthium

WORMWOOD carried at the waist is protective; hung in a muslin bag on a car's rear view mirror, it prevents accidents. Burn it on charcoal to call up helpful spirits.

Botanical notes: As one of the Artemisias, WORMWOOD is related to Mugwort and Southernwood, and it is used in similar ways. Mugwort can be substituted for WORMWOOD in spells.

Further botanical notes at: Mugwort, Sage, Southernwood


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