Star Anise: Psychic Powers & Luck. The seeds are burned as incense to increase psychic powers and are also worn as beads for the same purpose. Sometimes star anise is placed on the altar to give it power; one is placed to each of the four directions. It is also carried as a general luck-bringer, and the seeds make excellent pendulums.
When we begin a ritual and call in the Elements, we are inviting them to protect us and help us with something we want in life. For example, if I’m doing a ritual related to love, I may invoke Water because it focuses on emotions. I may want to bring passion to some situation in my life, and I would then invoke Fire.
smudge sticks & crystals :)~~~~ A smudge stick is a bundle of dried herbs, most commonly white sage. Often other herbs or plants are added, and the leaves are usually...A wand made of various dried leaves or herbs that produces fragrant smoke when burned, used originally among certain Native American peoples to cleanse
How to make a Besom Broom @confessionsofcraftywitches The besom is the traditional witch's broom. It's associated with all kinds of legend and folklore, including the popular notion that witches fly around in the night on a broomstick. http://www.briar-rose.org/Besom.asp <- Video Tutorial more details Remember before you use a Besom in magickal ceremonies or rituals you need to consecrate it first
Sweeping, sweeping, 'round the room, Blessings from this cleansing broom. From floor to ceiling, and all between, May this space be fresh and clean. Sweeping good energy here to me, As I will, so it shall be.