Metaphysical Properties Of Alkanet Root
Official Name: Alkanna tinctoria
Other Names: Dyer's Bugloss, Orcanet, Dyer's Alkanet
Metaphysical Powers: Purification, Prosperity
Common Magickal Uses and Folklore of Alkanet Root
Alkanet is burned as incense to purify the area of negativity.
It is used to attract prosperity in all its forms.
Alkanet Root can be used alone or with other herbs such as Thyme or Rosemary to cleanse and purify an area of negativity. This works well when done before or after doing any rituals or spells in that area. Charms and sachets can be used to carry Alkanet Root when desiring an increase to ones prosperity. Rituals spells using Alkanet Root for enhancing another person's prosperity can use Alkanet Root alone or mix it with other herbs like Mint.
The USDA National Nutrient states alkanet root has proven essential to aid in recovery from several diseases. It can help maintain heart health, ease rheumatic disease pain, relieve the inflammation pain associated with migraine headaches, help to lessen sleeping disorders like insomnia and chronicle worries, helpful in increasing hair strength. Anti-virus and antibacterial features present in alkanet root may protect the essential organs of the body, particularly the skin. Alkanet root is an effective anti-fungi to significantly heal any diseases related to skin fungi such as phlegm, ringworm, and eczema. Alkanet root may prevent nail cracking and lessen inflammation. Naturally cooling, alkanet root helps to cool a fever.
Alkanet Root has a hypo-tense impact, which may lessen stress on the cardiovascular system and effectively reduce high blood pressure. Alkanet root is widely used to heal burn scars since it has anti-inflammation and cooling that can absorb the heat out of the skin—making alkanet root useful as a sunblock and sunburn reducer. Routinely consuming Alkanet Root may help reduce excess body weight safely and naturally.