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Pokeroot, American - dried herb 10g

  • Botanical Name: Phytolacca americana
  • Folk Names: Coakum, Cocan, Crowberry, Garget, Inkberry, Pigeon Berry, Pocan, Pokeberry Root, Poke Root, Polk Root, Scoke, Virginian Poke, Poke Weed, Pokeweed, American Nightshade, Chui xu shang lu.
  • Gender: Masculine
  • Planet: Mars (also New Moon Phases)
  • Element: Fire
  • Powers: Courage, Hex-Breaking
  • Deities: 

Magickal Uses:Used during a New Moon to break hexes and curses. Made as an infusion to sprinkle around the home (not to drink)

Can be used to help find a lost object, carried to offer courage.

Healing Properties: Use of Pokeroot is not recommended at all unless you are a skilled in herbalism or under the strict supervision of a registered medical herbologist etc. It is highly toxic.

Pokeroot is used to treat serious conditions such as lymphedema, ovarian and testicular inflamation and cancer. - ONLY under medical supervision.



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

Medicinal information is provided as educational reference only and Lylliths' Emporium is not responsible for misuse or self-treatment. Always seek advice from a professional, licensed medical practitioner.

Information Sourced From: Cunninghams' Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs, Scott Cunningham. Wikipedia,,,, And our own private collection of grimoires and herbal lore, along with experiences working with herbs