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Medicinal Use: Gentian root is typically brewed into a mild to somewhat strong decoction and used as a vivifying tonic that is said to treat cases of chronic fatigue and general malaise. Brewed into a strong tea, gentian can be drunk prior to, or after meals as a digestif, as it is said to whet the appetite and improve digestion.


Magickal Use: It is believed to attract love. In voodoo and hoodoo, as well as in folkloric magick, gentian root is typically used in fixing spells and conjures to help attract lovers, and is a major component is some mojo bags, which are specially made for just such a purpose. Gentian root may also be burnt as an incense, typically accompanied with prayers for love or for the strengthening of romance, as it is believed that it is highly effective for attracting good luck in matters of the heart.

Gentian Root .5 Oz. Package

SKU: HR0238
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