Flax Seed (Linum usitatissimum)
Money, Protection, Beauty, Psychic Powers, Healing
Hoodoo: Used to increase psychic abilities and mental powers, and for protection of children.
Used in money spells. Place a few in the pocket, wallet or purse, or a jar should be placed on the altar with a few coins and some flax seed added. This should be repeated each day to attract money.
A bit of flax in the shoe wards off poverty.
Blue flax flowers are worn as a preservative against sorcery.
To protect yourself while asleep, mix equal parts flax seed and mustard seed and place this mixture next to your bed. On the other side of the bed, place a pan of cold water.
A combination of red pepper and flax seed, kept in a box somewhere in the house, prevents evil from entering.
Allow your child to dance among growing flax at the age of seven years to ensure that they grow up beautiful or handsome.
Sprinkle flax seed on your altar while performing healing rituals, or include in healing mixtures. To help cure lumbago, tie a hank of flax around the loins.
Suffer from dizziness? (Drastic and should only be done where allowed) Run naked, after sunset, three times through a field of flax.
Ritual Uses: used in rituals to Hulda, the Teutonic Goddess who first taught mortals to cultivate flax and spin it into linen thread and weave it into cloth.
Other Names: Linseed
Powers: Money, Protection, Beauty, Psychic Powers, Healing