Kava-Kava - (Piper methysticum) Folk Names: Ava, Ava Pepper, Ava Root, Awa Root, Intoxicating Pepper|
Magickal Uses: The root is made into an infusion and then drank as a tea for protection against evil and to bring good luck. If left to steep overnight in the refrigerator, it enhances psychic powers and induces visions.
Knotweed - (Pilygonum aviculare) Folk Names: Armstrong, Centinode, Cowgrass, Hogweed, Knotgrass, Nine Joints, Ninety Knot, Pigrush, Pigweed, Red Robin, Sparrow’s Tongue, Swynel Grass
Magickal Uses: Carry knotweed to strengthen and protect the eyes. To ‘bind’ woes and miseries, hold the herb in your hand while pouring your problems into it. Visualize the herb absorbing them and then burn it.