(Viburnum alnifolium) G
Powers: Protection, Gambling Luck, Power,
Magical Uses: This herb wards off evil when
worn around the neck, and protects its
bearer against accidental poisoning.
Gamblers carry devil’s shoestring as a
good luck charm.
Cut the root into small pieces, place in a
jar filled with whiskey and spirits of camphor.
When you need power of any kind,
take out a piece of root and rub your hands
with it. Then use the root in the appropriate
way (ie., if money is desired, place near
money or in the wallet).
A piece of devil’s shoestring carried in
the pocket while seeking employment (or
while having problems at work) will either
help you get hired, or will smooth out the
difficulties. Also carry when asking for a
raise in pay.