Three Sticks of Incense: A Simply Elegant Eshu Ritual

The Good Stick Incense

Once you have established your relationship with Eshu, this is a good weekly ritual that you can do as an observance and prayer.  Other Gatekeeper deities such as Hecate may like this as well.  You should do this either on a Monday or a Friday, but not both.  It’s something …

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Nya Si We and Efin We – Steam and Smoke Baths

Yoni steaming has become a trend lately, but it is a very old practice that has been done for thousands of years throughout Africa, Asia, and the Americas.  Though some scientists and skeptics say that it doesn’t have any medicinal value, practical health professionals generally know better.  Heat is good …

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How to Do Daily Observances For The Orishas

Incense in Ethiopian Censer

Not all of us live in Africa or have the luxury of very attentive mentors or parents to keep us on track.  Also, even some initiates did not get adequate training, or simply prefer to do private observance aside of community gatherings.  So here is a set of suggestions for …

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Burying a Knife For Home Protection

In western and central Africa, fetishes and other ceremonial artifacts are often planted in the ground for protection, blessings, or other purposes.  This carried over into the diaspora and blended with other regional and revealed practices.  One of the things that is done but not often discussed is burying a …

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Fertility Herbs, Charms, and Spells Part 3: Example Fertility Working

Fertility Ceremony and Charm to Help Someone Get Pregnant You will need… To open the gate: Eshu incense Oshun incense For the wash: the contents of one vanilla bean 1 cup crushed cilantro or the equivalent made with dried cilantro and water 1 cup mustard greens 1 mashed up lemon …

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Love Spells and Workings

Oshun Ebo 2012

I don’t just write about witchcraft.  I actually practice it.  This page was an announcement back in 2014, for the special discount during the Oshun festival.  It’s outdated, but I figured that instead of just deleting the page, I’d keep it up to describe the process of ordering a love …

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Cleansing the Seed

Changing the blood will permanently and fully detach you from personal effects you have left behind anywhere.  Sometimes though, you don’t quite need all that.  In the case that you have otherwise been very careful, but all of the things you’ve left behind have been during or because of sex, …

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Changing the Blood and Getting Rid of Old Personal Effects

Wherever we go, we leave behind parts of ourselves.  Some of these parts can be used by others to influence us magically or through the Collective Consciousness/Unconscious, depending on which you believe.  Also, if we do this sort of work, the things we save from others have an energy that …

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