Poisonous Plants: Working with Belladonna in Witchcraft

  Belladonna is a well-known nightshade poisonous plant, described by its allure, connected to witches throughout the ages, both in ancient and modern literature or movies such as “Practical Magic" (1998). The use of belladonna throughout the ages varies, some for its temptation to beautify in ancient times and for its ability to induce hallucinations … Continue reading Poisonous Plants: Working with Belladonna in Witchcraft

Poisonous Plants: Working with Henbane in Witchcraft

There’s a saying that goes, “a witch that can’t curse can’t heal.” This is along the lines of pharmacology that certain plants and herbs in medicine can be lethal and poisonous, but in small doses can be therapeutic. The use of poisonous plants and herbs deserves and needs caution and extreme care when handling, not … Continue reading Poisonous Plants: Working with Henbane in Witchcraft