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This article was written by Scott Cunningham on May 29, 2002
posted under herb magic

Why would a woman tuck a sachet of laven-der beneath her pillow? What would motivate a rational man to sprinkle dried basil around his store before opening for business each morning? And for what reason would a grand-mother grow garlic beside her home? These persons, and countless others, have discovered the magic within herbs—that subtle yet very real energy which can be harnessed to bring love, money, protection, psychic aware-ness, success and happiness into our lives. Herb magic (the use of the subtle powers of plants to manifest needed change) is one of the oldest and most effective methods of magic. It’s inexpensive and can be performed by anyone. Yet, even today, few know the truth about this ancient practice.

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