Peonies have been cultivated as garden flowers in China since about 900 BCE and their roots are used in Chinese Traditional Medicine to treat abdominal pain, nosebleed, headaches, wounds, injuries, and hemorrhages. Its action is said to be tonic, alterative, astringent, anodyne, and diuretc and it is often compounded with other herbs in treating the abdominal discomforts of women whicharise from painful menstruation or during pregnancy.
Because of these unique method of growth and its time-honoured medicinal qualities, the root of a Peony, when employed spiritually, is said to have a great deal of power to protect against misfortune, to bolster health and vitality, to break jinxes, and and to draw good fortune, long life, and luck. A 7-Way Root Bag for Male Luck is made only with roots and no green herbs. It contains a small piece each of Peony Root, High John the Conqueror Root, Lucky Hand Root, Bo' Hog Root, Sampson Snake Root, Master Root, and Black Snake Root. The seven roots are sewn into a brown leather bag which may be carried on one's person or hidden in the home or place of business.
A similar 7-way Root Bag for Female Luck uses one piece each of Peony Root, Queen Elizabeth Root, Lucky Hand Root, Angelica Root, Gentian Root, Calamus Root, and Blood Root, also sewn into brown leather or chamois.
So why is there a line of hoodoo spiritual supplies named after wicked Queen Jezebel? Well, just as some have condemned her, others have come to praise and glorify her queenly ambitions and her complete freedom of expression in matters of philosophy, religion, morality, and sexuality.
During the same era in which the term "a painted Jezebel" began to be applied with condemnation to street-walkers, call-girls, and escorts, the community of prostitutes took up her banner. Reclaiming the name of Jezebel with pride, crafty sex workers bathe in Jezebel bath crystals, dust the insoles of their shoes with Jezebel sachet powders, perform candle magic with penis candles and vulva candles dressed with their sexual fluids and Jezebel oil to attract clients, and suffumigate their premises with Jezebel incense powders.
Like the rest of the Lucky Mojo line, Jezebel products contain genuine herbs and herbal essential oils. The Lucky Mojo labels are adapted from vintage packaging and in many cases the images are as traditional as the ingredients themselves, which in this case include the famous Jezebel Root.
Long-lived Peony Root has its own uses in
folk-magic. XXX Prostitutes may carry it in a
to toll in willing clients, and it is also used in a traditional
spell of dark character called "The Curse of Jezebel," in which
the practitioner carries the root in one hand for many hours, cursing all the while.
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PEONY ROOT, SLICES
To protect against misfortune, bolster health, break jinxes, and draw good fortune.
Hoodoo Herb and Root Magic
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Many more folkloric magical spells utilizing DEVIL'S SHOE STRINGS can be found in the book "Hoodoo Herb and Root Magic" by catherine yronwode. Soft cover.
Hoodoo Herb and Root Magic
by catherine yronwode
Many more folkloric magical spells utilizing DEVIL'S SHOE STRINGS can be found in the book "Hoodoo Herb and Root Magic" by catherine yronwode. Hard cover.
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