Metaphysical Properties Of Rose of Jericho
Other Names: Jericho Rose, Maryam's Flower, St. Mary's Flower, Mary's Flower, White Mustard Flower, Resurrection Flower, Resurrection Plant, Resurrection Fern
Metaphysical Powers: Peace, Prosperity, Abundance, Protection
Common Magickal Uses and Folklore
- This is a plant said to be an everlasting plant with magical properties. Place the plant in a saucer or shallow bowl of water and watch it grow. The water is said to have mystical qualities and can be sprinkled about the house to erase negative influences, bring peace, harmony, and abundance.
- Carry dry clippings on your person to absorb negative energy. The Rose of Jericho is said to erase negative influences, bring peace, harmony, and abundance.
- It is a rare magickal botanical, sought after for use in Voodoo and Santeria traditions for love and money spells. While another traditional Witchcraft use is to use the water to cleanse yourself before ritual or spell work, wash floors, doorways, and anoint candles.
The Rose of Jericho is about 4" in diameter; this is larger than the one we had in the past.
Spiritually it has many properties, such as an older alternative to Holy Water; it brings peace, prosperity, and abundance, protection against illness, and negative energies of all kinds.
The resurrection plant also symbolizes protection, power, happiness, abundance, peace and prevents the bad power sources from influencing your life. To protect your home from some evil spirits, you are encouraged to place the Rose of Jericho in your home.
How To Care For Your Rose of Jericho
The dry Rose of Jericho should not be submerged underwater. Instead, place your Rose of Jericho in a bowl with water; after half an hour, it will start opening. You can use cold, warm or it is said, even boiling water Water it every day for up to 7 days. Then, dehydrate completely (about 2 days), the Jericho will close its branches and curl back into a ball. Then you can re-use it again and again. Many families will carefully keep the plant, passing it from generation to generation as a cherished item.