B.S.A. Balm: Homemade Antibacterial Ointment

The B.S.A. stands for “broad spectrum antibacterial”.  This is a simple homemade antibacterial ointment or balm that should kill most bacteria on the skin and prevent infection of minor wounds.  It’s basically “home made neosporin” just that it doesn’t cause resistant bacteria to spawn. It works well enough with just …

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B.S.A. Balm

The B.S.A. stands for “broad spectrum antibacterial”.  This is a simple balm that should kill most bacteria on the skin and prevent infection of minor wounds.  It’s basically “home made neosporin” just that it doesn’t cause resistant bacteria to spawn. It works well enough with just its mundane properties, but … Continue reading
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How to Use a Witches’ Cauldron

A cauldron is basically a pot.  If you are an Orisha adherent, you should have an iron cauldron or pan to embody Ogun.  Traditions vary as to whether or not you are permitted to put this cauldron to use for purposes aside of embodying him.  Any metal pot or tool … Continue reading
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Brief Descriptions of Various Orisha

EGUNGUN: He is the one representing the spirit of dead ones, as any one dies automatically becomes Egungun, and you make the feasting to Egungun toremember dead ones in Orun. The things used to propitiate the feastingare: moinmoin, beans cake (Akara), cold pap (Eko tutu), Obi (Kolanuts),Akuko Adie (Roosters), Oruko (he-goat), Amala (yam/cassava meal) Read more…
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Luba (Baluba) People: Highly Spiritual, Brave Founders of Pre-colonial African Kingdom of Luba and the Largest Ethnic Group in the Democratic Republic of Congo

DancerThe Luba people also known as Baluba are a cluster of powerful ancient grassland and forest-dwelling hunters, kingdom-builders, highly spiritual cum agriculturalist Bantu-speaking peoples of Central Africa, and the largest ethnic group in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They are indigenous to the Katanga, Kasai, and Maniema regions which were historic provinces of present-day Democratic Republic of the Congo. Their population is close to 14 million.

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Magickal Ingredient Substitutions

Mortar and PestleMany times when we are publishing instructions and recipes, we forget that not everything is available or appropriate for everyone in the world.  Different local environments, economies, customs, and taboos all come into play.  It is a good idea to at least mention possible substitutions. In the case that you …

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Photos: Sangosakin Ajala in Ira, the Home of Oya

 

How to Make Magickal Oils Properly

Oil recipes abound, but very little is written about the process of making magickal oils.  An oil evaporates more slowly than something water or alcohol based.  It stays liquid and active longer once exposed to air. Oils also have a long shelf life without the need for absolutely sterile conditions.  …

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Orisha Oko (Okko)

Orisha Oko is in charge of agriculture, and owns all cultivated land.  He is also a judge in many matters, including but not limited to witchcraft and the benevolence or malevolence thereof. In the diaspora, where most of our practice has been labelled malevolent “witchcraft” by the misinformed, we depend on him to learn to […]

Vampire Repellants

Spiritual people have very good reason to be aware of vampires and vampiric energy.  Though every living being, in their way, needs to feed on other life in order to live, the vampiric entity does so more voraciously and inconveniently than may be comfortable or appropriate, if left unchecked. It …

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Christianity, Judaism & Islam – Prof. James Smalls – YouTube

Christianity, Judaism & Islam – Prof. James Smalls – YouTube

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