Official Name: Cimicfuga racemosa
Other Names: Black Snake Root, Bugbane, Rattle Root, Squaw Root, Actaea, Cimicfuga
Metaphysical Powers: Love, Courage, Protection, Potency
Common Magickal Uses and Folklore of Black Cohosh
- Carry black cohosh to help strengthen courage in the meek.
- An infusion of the herb sprinkled around a room or added to the bath drives away evil presences.
Black Cohosh is used in some practices for giving the meek the strength and courage to stand up for themselves. Some will add Black Cohosh to protection mixes in their homes to drive away negativity.
Black Cohosh is a powerful cleanser of all impurities.