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Ozark Encyclopedia – B – Blood Stopping

Blood stopping by Bible verse, charm, or simply a look, is the realm of the Granny and Power Doctor, inherited down through a long and prestigious line from folk healers across Europe. 1,245 more words

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Ozark Encyclopedia – B – Blood

Blood of black animals used in various remedies – “In some places one finds people who believe that the blood of black birds or animals has some special virtue as a treatment for any sort of skin eruption. 171 more words

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Ozark Encyclopedia – B – Blacksmith Water

Cure witched cattle or children – “The water in which a blacksmith cools his irons is supposed to be good for witched cattle and is sometimes given to human beings also, particularly children.” ~Randolph OMF 296… 93 more words

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Ozark Encyclopedia – B – Black Chicken

Feathers burned for a fever – “Many people think it is a good idea to burn feathers from a black hen under the bed of a fever patient. 263 more words

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Ozark Encyclopedia – B – Black Cats

Black cat tail used in curing granulated eyelids – “The tail of a black cat, drawn across the eye everyday, is the prime remedy for granulated eyelids; some healers even claim to have cured cataract with this simple remedy, reinforced by a few ‘old sayin’s.’” ~Randolph OMF 138… 378 more words

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Ozark Encyclopedia – B – Birds

Owl

Owl guts over the doorway – “A man in Fort Smith, Arkansas, told me that his father placed the entrails of a big horned owl over the door, to keep witches away.” ~Randolph OMF 284… 1,322 more words

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Simple And Easy Money Spell For The Beginner Witch!

The weeping willow is starting to stretch her limbs again this time of year why not get started.

The weeping willow is strong, very deeply rooted and grows quickly.   359 more words