Wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) POISON
Psychic Powers, Protection, Love, Calling Spirits
Corresponding Zodiac: Aries
Hoodoo: Protective magic herb, prevents accidents; stimulates psychic visions and contact with spirits.
Burned in incense to develop psychic powers (also worn for tis purpose)
Carried, protects against bewitchment as well as the bite of sea serpents.
Counteracts (according to ancient traditions) the effects of poisoning by hemlock and toadstools. (Don't trust that, I wouldn't)
Hand from the rearview mirror to protect against accidents on treacherous roads.
Occasionally used in love infusions.
Was once made into an alcoholic beverage, but is now outlawed or banned in many countries because of how addictive it is.
Place under the bed to draw a loved one.
Burned to summon spirits, mixed with sandalwood.
Burn in the graveyards so the spirits of the dead will rise and speak...according to old grimoires.
Other Names: Absinthe, Old Woman, Crown for a King
Deities: Iris, Diana, Artemis
Powers: Psychic Powers, Protection, Love, Calling Spirits