Planetary Associations:Mercury + Mars
Chakra Associations:Solar Plexus
Magical Properties:Love Magick, Emotional Strength, Hex Breaking
Healing Properties:Antacid, Bitter
Botanical Name:Gentiana lutea
Also Known as Bitter Root, Gentian Root is often used in love magick and can be added to incense blends and burned to attract love, or carried in a Magick Bag or Sachet with other love-attracting herbs. You can even dress your candles with it to help break hexes and curses. This intensely bitter herb is commonly used to stimulate digestive system function, but be careful to not take if pregnant of use during gastrointestinal inflammation. Because this herb is so closely linked to the stomach it is great to use while working with the Solar Plexus Chakra.
Please note that due to its powdered form, this herb is extremely concentrated. A little goes a long way.
**Always consult a physician before using herbal products, especially if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medication(s). These herbs, resins, roots, flowers, and powders are meant to be used for spell and ritual work.