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African American Folk Healing - Stephanie Mitchem

African American Folk Healing – Stephanie Mitchem

Cure a nosebleed by holding a silver quarter on the back of the neck. Treat an earache with sweet oil drops. Wear plant roots to keep from catching colds. Within many African American families, these kinds of practices continue today, woven into the fabric of black culture, often communicated through women. Such folk practices shape the concepts about healing that are diffused throughout African American communities and are expressed in myriad ways, from faith healing ...
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Hoodoo Herb and Root Magic: A Materia Magica of African-American Conjure - Catherine Yronwode

Hoodoo Herb and Root Magic: A Materia Magica of African-American Conjure – Catherine Yronwode

This is the first book of its kind, presenting accurate botanical information about roots and herbs employed in conjure, with sample spells that will show you how to make and use your own mojo bags, spiritual baths, and incenses. 224 pages. Contains 500 herbs, roots, minerals, and rare zoological curios; 750 traditional spells, tricks, and magical recipes; and 50 black and white illustrations From the Introduction: Herbs and Roots, along with a select few mineral ...
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Hoodoo, Voodoo and Conjure - Jeffrey E. Anderson

Hoodoo, Voodoo and Conjure – Jeffrey E. Anderson

Hoodoo, voodoo, and conjure are part of a mysterious world of African American spirituality that has long captured the popular imagination. These magical beliefs and practices have figured in literary works by such authors as Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Ishmael Reed, and they have been central to numerous films, such as The Skeleton Key. Written for students and general readers, this book is a convenient introduction to hoodoo, voodoo, and conjure. The volume begins ...
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Sticks, Stones, Roots & Bones: Hoodoo, Mojo & Conjuring with Herbs - Stephanie Rose Bird

Sticks, Stones, Roots & Bones: Hoodoo, Mojo & Conjuring with Herbs – Stephanie Rose Bird

Hoodoo is an eclectic blend of African traditions, Native American herbalism, Judeo-Christian ritual, and magical healing. Tracing Hoodoo's magical roots back to West Africa, Stephanie Rose Bird provides a fascinating history of this nature-based healing tradition and gives practical advice for applying Hoodoo magic to everyday life. Learn how sticks, stones, roots, and bones - the basic ingredients in a Hoodoo mojo bag - can be used to bless the home, find a mate, invoke ...
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