Lucky Hand Root is the root of an orchid plant and is sometimes called the Hand of Power, Hand Root, Helping Hand or Salep. It is used in spells for employment, luck, protection, money and travel and is one of the most famous New Orleans botanicals used for luck and success magic. It is used in sachets and charm bags for luck and general success or carried to gain employment, keep a job or get a promotion. It can also be used as a powerful protection charm.
Suggested magical uses for Whole Lucky Hand Root:
- Place the Lucky Hand Root curio in rose oil and when you need something, take the root out and carry it with you.
- Carry it near your heart for love.
- Carry it in your shoe for safe travel.
- Carry it in your wallet or purse for abundance.
(Lucky Hand Root is generally safe to ingest in small quantities – it is common sense to research any herb before ingesting.)
For in-depth information on how to use this and other herbs and roots magically, check out the many books on herbal magic which can be found in our Books section.