Mandrake Root also known as Podophyllum Peltatum or Indian Apple, or Mayapple. Originating in the United States and once commonly used by Native Americans. To have mandrake root in the house brings protection, prosperity and fertility. Mandrake is hung around the headboard for protection during sleep, carried to attract love and worn to prevent contraction of illnesses. The root is used for exorcism as it is said that where there is mandrake root, the demons cannot reside. To active mandrake root, place it in a prominent area around the house and leave it undisturbed there for three days. Then place it in warm water overnight. Afterward, the root is activated and can be used for magickal work. The water that was used to activate the mandrake root can be sprinkled to windows, doors, objects and people for protection and purification. Place money next to mandrake root, specially silver coins and is said that it will double. The scent of mandrake promotes sleep.
Deities: Hecate, Hathor
Powers: Protection, Fertility, Love, Exorcism, Prosperity
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