Poke is used for energetically clearing away jinxes, removing crossed conditions, driving enemies away and clearing out evil spirits. Additionally, Poke can be used for building courage and finding lost objects.
Caution: Poke Root is a powerful emetic, narcotic and can be poisonous if taken internally in large doses. To be safe, do not take eat Poke Root or drink Poke Root tea.
Suggested magical uses for Organic Poke Root:
To find a lost object, sprinkle Poke, Violet and Little John in the place where it was last seen and expect to get guidance through a flash of inspiration or through your dreams.
Sprinkle Poke in your enemies yard to make them move away.
Sprinkle Poke around a Needed Changes/Banishing candle to clear away bad spirits in your home.
Add a pinch of Poke along with Borage, Mullein and Yarrow in a red flannel bag to make a courage mojo bag.
Burn Poke, Rue, Myrrh, and Golden Seal on a charcoal in a sick room to drive out the spiritual causes of disease.
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.