Metaphysical Properties Of Beth Root
Other Names: Birth Root, Red Trillium, Purple Trillium, Jew's Harp Plant, Rattlesnake Root, Wake-Robin, Squaw Flower, Indian Balm, Indian Shamrock, Ground Lily, Stinking Benjamin
Common Magical Uses and Folklore of Beth Root
Beth Root is powerful in protecting charms to keep hostile forces away from home. It is considered a woman's root of strength.
Some practices use Beth Root as a protection to the midwives, the mother and the child from any form of negative entities as well as protecting the new-born child from the negative energies that may be in the area.
Women that are pregnant can use Beth Root in a cleansing bath to perform a purification of both the unborn baby and the mother.
Spells and rituals use Beth Root to assist a pregnancy on a spiritual level, providing a spiritual shielding for the unborn child. The belief that a child could be possessed while still inside the mother is one of the reasons that this kind of spell or ritual would be performed. Some rituals and spells use Beth Root to assist with a person getting ready to be and getting pregnant.