Mandrake Root at a glance
Magical Purpose: Lust and fertility, money, protection
Metaphysical Powers: Protection, Fertility, Money, Love, Health
The oil from Mandrake is used to purify and anoint candles in rituals. The plant, namely the root, is an enhancer of courage, love, and personal power. It is known as powerful protection against evil forces and is used in exorcisms. The aroma of this plant makes it a great item to use for the production of ritual perfumes. Mandrake can help to resolve woes and catch liars. The fresh root is a known analgesic. In the ancient world of medicine, Mandrake leaves were boiled in milk and applied to cure ulcers.
Mandrake is a potent herb with a long history of both medicinal and spiritual properties. According to legend, someone uprooting the Mandrake will die shortly after that.
Another legend states that if someone slips a mandrake root in the shape of a baby underneath a woman’s pillow, it makes her conceive. Also, if you carry the root in the form of a female, it will help to attract the desired lover.