Monday, February 12, 2007

Claw Of A Dragon & Other Witchy Ingredients

Cackle. Cackle.

Oh, my! ... the evil things that may be in a witch's cauldron, like the claw of a dragon, for example. What is it? The herb corallorrhiza odontorrhiza, commonly known as crawley root.

A few other evil witchy herbal ingredients:

eyes of a bull - caltha palustris, commonly marsh marigold
cock's comb - rhinanthus christa-galli, commonly yellow rattle
toad - linaria vulgaris, commonly toadflax
catgut - tephrosia virginiana, commonly hoary pea
adder's mouth - stellaria media, commonly stitch wort
head of a snake - chelone glabra, commonly balmony
devil's milk - euphorbia helioscopia, commonly wartwort
flesh and blood - potentilla tormentilla, commonly tormentil
tail of a lizard - saururus cernuus, commonly breast weed
tail of a fox - lycopodium clavatum, commonly club moss
foot of a rabbit - trifolium arvense, commonly field clover
foot of a duck - podophyllum peltatum, commonly american mandrake
snake milk - euphorbia corollata, commonly blooming spurge

Cackle. Cackle.

Reference: Complete Book Of Witchcraft, Raymond Buckland

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