“For many centuries paganism has been treated in the West as a pariah.”
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Said to have cleansing properties, yucca root is full of antioxidants, with anti-arthritic, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties. This plant is a great option to put the mind and body at ease.
WHAT YOU NEED:
3 to 4 yucca roots
1 tablespoon grated ginger
1 garlic clove, smashed
1 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt
3 to 4 yucca leaves
WHAT TO DO:
Cut your yucca roots into halves and add them to a pot of boiling water.
After 5 minutes, add the ginger, garlic, and salt. Boil for another 5 minutes.
Remove from the heat, strain, and allow to cool.
Chop the yucca leaves into small pieces and mix them with the yucca powder to make an incense.
Run a bath. Add the yucca tea.
Light your candle and place your yucca incense on your charcoal to burn.
Relax in the bath and allow yucca to clear all that is attached to you.
Excerpted with permission from Plant Witchery: Discover the Sacred Language, Wisdom, and Magic of 200 Plants by Juliet Diaz (Hay House Inc., 2021)
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