High John Root (whole - by weight)

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High John The Conqueror, Root - Whole pieces by weight

***limited qty***

Size options available:

  • X-Small - generally one thin piece of root, 1-3 grams average
  • Small - one or more roots, approximately 5-6 grams
  • Large - one or more root pieces, about 15-20 grams on average
  • X-Large - we received a few large roots which weigh about 20-25 grams each

Botanical name: Ipomoea Purga or I. jalapa
Folk Names: High John The Conqueror, Jalapa, High John, Prince John
Gender: Masculine
Planet: Mars
Element: Fire
Powers: Money, Success, love, happiness

Magickal Uses: Annointed with mint essential oil and carried in a green mojo bag it attracts money. It is also carried to stop depression, bring love, success and protect from hexes and curses, it is said to destroy and break any spells and hexes against you.

Healing Properties: Long ago it was used for medicinal purposes in mexico, but has since been listed as poison and is rarely used in modern medicine.

*Our herbs are packaged in little plastic ziplock bags with labels

**Medicinal properties are listed as a guide only, Lylliths' Emporium is not responsible for any misuse of herbs, resins, berries or oils - always seek professional medical advice before using natural therapies.

Information Sourced From: Cunninghams' Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs, Scott Cunningham.
Wikipedia, www.anniesremedy.com, www.herbs2000.com, www.witchipedia.com, And our own private collection of grimoires and herbal lore