Metaphysical Properties Of Chicory Root
Official Name: Cichorium intybus
Other Names: Succory, Wild Cherry, Wild Succory
Metaphysical Powers: Removing Obstacles, Invisibility, Favors, Frugality
Common Magickal Uses and Folklore of Chicory Root
When carried, it may remove all of the obstacles in your life.
The chicory root must be gathered with a gold knife in perfect silence at noon or midnight on Midsummer to use for invisibility or to open locks.
It is carried to promote frugality.
The roasted chicory roots have been added to coffee or used as a coffee substitute in some states and countries throughout history.
Chicory is used in a variety of ailments. It is said that it is effective against issues with the digestive system because it contains high insulin fiber levels that feed the flora in the intestines. As a diuretic, it tones and detoxifies the liver when mixed with water and drunk.
Chicory is packed with the antioxidant vitamin C so that it can assist with jaundice. It is an anti-inflammatory and natural sedative that can ease the nervous system.
Chicory has been documented as having many magickal properties, including luck, strength, divination, favors, frugality, invisibility, the opening of locks, removing obstacles, and curse removal.
In ancient Egypt, Chicory is said to bring success and make one invulnerable. Many people believed that Chicory could make oneself invisible and when pressed against a lock, the lock would open.
Shamans have used Chicory to speed up and slow down time during path walking. Chicory is referred to as a “clock” flower.