Magickal uses include love, beauty, protection, healing and lust.
Carry to draw love, health, money, and sexual potency.
Carve a wish into a whole root and throw it into water to make the wish come true.
Also Called: Sang, Wonder of the World Root
The root is adaptogen, alterative, carminative, demulcent, emetic, expectorant, stimulant and tonic.
It both stimulates and relaxes the nervous system, encourages the secretion of hormones, improves stamina, lowers blood sugar and cholesterol levels and increases resistance to disease.
It is used internally in the treatment of debility associated with old age or illness, lack of appetite, insomnia, stress, shock and chronic illness.
Excess can cause headaches, restlessness, raised blood pressure and other side effects, especially if it is taken with caffeine, alcohol, turnips and bitter or spicy foods.
The leaf is emetic and expectorant.