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Magical Power Simmering Potpourri

This article was written by Scott Cunningham
posted under Pagan

To be used before and/or during all forms of magical rites. This formula boosts your reserve of personal power. Use at least four cups of water to simmer the following mixture:

4 tablespoons of dried orange peel
4 tablespoons of whole allspice
2 tablespoons ground ginger
2 whole carnations (preferably red)
or 1 tablespoon of ground cloves

Charge the herbs and spices while mixing them in a small bowl. As you mix them, say these or similar words:

Flowers and spices
charged by the sun
help me ensure that
magic is done.
Open the path
to my energy
this is my will
and so mote it be!

Simmer and let the herbsí powers fill the air as you do your magical working. (Remember to turn off the stove after your ritual.)

From Spell Crafts: Creating Magical Objects by Scott Cunningham & David Harrington

Scott CunninghamScott Cunningham
Scott Cunningham practiced magic actively for over twenty years. He was the author of more than fifty books covering both fiction and non-fiction subject matter; sixteen of his titles are published by Llewellyn Publications. Scott's books reflect a broad...  Read more


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