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Sticks, Stones, Roots and Bones : Hoodoo, Mojo and Conjuring with Herbs - Stephanie Rose Bird

Sticks, Stones, Roots and Bones

Hoodoo, Mojo and Conjuring with Herbs

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Published: 8th June 2004
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2005 Coalition of Visionary Resources (COVR) Winner for Best General Interest Book
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 wealth, offer protection, and improve your health and happiness.

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Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. 1
A Word About Naturep. 8
Sticks, Stones, Roots & Bonesp. 9
Fixin' to Work Rootsp. 15
Time and Spacep. 15
Equipment and Toolsp. 16
Gathering and Drying Herbsp. 21
Storagep. 24
Extraction Techniquesp. 24
A Note About Animismp. 25
It's in the Bagp. 27
African Conceptsp. 28
Nation Sacksp. 39
The Broom in Hoodoop. 43
Brooms and Africansp. 43
Brooms and African Americansp. 49
Chinese Washp. 58
Sacudimentop. 59
A Spontaneous Broom Ritualp. 59
Cleaning Rituals and Spirit Washesp. 63
Spiritually Cleansing the Homep. 66
Spiritually Cleansing the Bodyp. 72
Soapp. 76
Body Oilp. 79
Body Powdersp. 80
Sweet Watersp. 82
Fragrant Watersp. 83
Harvesting the Gifts of Firep. 85
Autumn Holidays, American Stylep. 85
Harvesting the Gifts of Firep. 88
Candle Colorsp. 89
Anointin' and Dressin' Candlesp. 91
The Conjuring Altarp. 93
Disposal of Candle Waxp. 94
Kinnikinnikp. 94
Firep. 96
Waterp. 97
Earthp. 98
Familyp. 99
The Elements of Warp. 101
Power of the Universep. 104
Ogun, Orisha of the Warriorsp. 105
Oya, Orisha of the Windp. 107
Shango the Alchemistp. 108
Foot Track Magickp. 108
Protection Ringsp. 112
War Water Bottlesp. 113
Graveyard Dirtp. 114
Elegbap. 115
The Crossroadsp. 116
Keepin' the Peacep. 119
Waters of Peacep. 120
Dirt and Mineralsp. 126
Prosperityp. 129
Growin' Greenp. 130
Amulets from Ancient Egyptp. 134
Charming Gifts of the Seap. 135
Irish Mossp. 136
Use the Element of Firep. 139
Horseshoes and Nailsp. 140
Lucky Hand Washesp. 141
Money Jarsp. 143
Gettin' Some Love & Keepin' It Closep. 145
Making and Maintaining a Love Mojop. 145
History and Traditions of Hoodoo Love Magickp. 148
Aromatherapy for Hoodoo Love Drawp. 151
Pomandersp. 153
Sunkissed Love Draw Tipsp. 156
The Rosep. 157
Fertilityp. 165
Goddesses of Fertilityp. 168
Makela, Queen of Shebap. 169
Mawup. 171
Nefertitip. 172
Sacred Rites of Commitmentp. 175
The Language of Flowersp. 176
More Floral Ideasp. 178
Hoodoo in Shower Gifts, Wedding Accents, and Home Decorp. 184
The Book of Daysp. 186
After the Ceremonyp. 187
Receptionp. 187
The Honey Moonp. 188
Hoodoo Childp. 189
Pregnancyp. 190
Childbirthp. 198
The Blessed Eventp. 201
A Room of One's Ownp. 205
Menarche and Manhoodp. 206
The Conjurer's Dreamp. 209
Protective Amuletsp. 214
Divination and Prophetic Dreamsp. 215
The Spirits Who Ridep. 221
Mythic Goddesses Who Inform Our Dreamsp. 222
Kyphip. 225
The Dreamer's Charmsp. 226
Passin' Onp. 229
Traditional Burial Customsp. 237
Hoodoo for the Terminally Illp. 241
Rituals and Ceremoniesp. 244
At-Risk and Endangered Materialsp. 247
Resourcesp. 253
Organizationsp. 257
Glossaryp. 259
Bibliography and Recommended Readingp. 267
Indexp. 271
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ISBN: 9780738702759
ISBN-10: 0738702757
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 8th June 2004
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 19.0  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.52