Marie LaveauMarie Laveau 1794?-1881 and 1827-1897. The most renowned voodoo queen in North America was actually a mother and daughter. Their appeal was their magical powers, control of one’s lovers and enemies, and sex. Marie I was a most powerful women who was told all the secrets by women and was able to use these to increase her powers. Marie II was feared more and inspired subservience
In voodoo and other forms of folk magic, red brick dust is used in spells of protection and cleansing. Include it in a mojo bag or amulet, sprinkle it across the threshold of your home to repel unwanted presences, or mix it with vinegar or ammonia to create a cleansing floor/stoop wash.