Galangal root, also known as Little John, Chewing John and Galingale, comes from the rhizome of a tropical plant native to Indonesia. It is a member of the ginger family. NOT to be confused with Low John, Dixie John, Beth root, or Southern John which is the root of the trillium plant. Often confused buy a lot of spiritual shops and practicers.
Magickal uses of Galangal Root include winning in court, doubling money, hex breaking, strength, protection, sex magick and avoiding legal problems. Burn as incense to remove evil spells. Carry for protection, to improve psychic abilities and to bring good health.
Galangal has come to be known as Low John in Hoodoo practices, where it is often carried in a mojo bag or otherwise used in spiritual rituals and spells to find aid in winning court cases, increasing your wealth, and protection from curses. Less commonly, it can also be found used in spells seeking to increase psychic potency or those rituals and spells involving sexual magic. Worn or carried, it protects and draws good luck. Place it in a leather mojo bag with silver, to draw money.
Galangal is burned to break spells and curses. It is also carried or sprinkled around the home to promote lust. Worn as a talisman, galangal aids psychic development and guards the wearer's health.
To reverse the effect of hex and cause harm to the one who cursed you, chew on a piece of Chewing John while concentrating on your wish or desire, then spit it out.
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