Hoodoo Herbal: Folk Recipes for Conjure & Spellwork with Herbs, Houseplants, Roots, & Oils
This definitive guide to Hoodoo plant magic contains detailed information on dozens of roots and herbs.
In Hoodoo Herbal, Starr Casas shares a lifetime of experience and family secrets in her usual plain-spoken, direct, and friendly style.
Mama Starr makes Hoodoo plant magic accessible to all. For example, snake plants (Dracaena trifasciata)—common houseplants that are readily available at garden stores and supermarkets—possess a long reputation for successfully keeping lying tongues from disrupting your home. As their leaves resemble a double-edged sword, they are believed able to cut through malicious works (spells) that may have been sent against you. They are valued for their anti-gossip properties.
The book features information about a wide variety of plants and how to use them, as well as practical tips regarding planting seeds, cutting, transplanting, and caring for plants so that they will care for you, too. Starr advises that as the plants thrive and grow, the works for which they are used will grow stronger, too—as will you.
Starr Casas was born in the mountains of Kentucky and raised in the culture of the deep South. She has been a professional conjure woman for over forty years and has written thirteen books to date on conjure work. A beloved teacher, she presents workshops across the United States.
- Publisher : Weiser Books (October 1, 2022)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 256 pages