Abrus seeds (Abrus precatorius) are used for protection and good luck.
Abrus seeds are toxic if ingested and should not be taken internally.
Abrus seeds are used to for general good luck and spiritual protection.
Some ideas for magical uses:
Put one Abrus seed in each corner of a room, plus one in the center under the rug, to bring good luck to an environment.
For in-depth information on how to use this and other herbs and roots magically, I recommend Hoodoo Herb and Root Magic and Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs, both of which can be found in our Books section.
Click on the video below for guidance on how to light charcoal for burning herbs, roots and resins.