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Herb of the Day for July 27th is Star Anise
Folk Names: Badiana, Chinese Anise
Powers: Psychic powers, luck
Magical Uses: The seeds are burned as incense to increase psychic powers, and are also worn as beads for the same purpose. Sometimes star anise is placed on the altar to give it power; one is placed to each of the four directions. It is also carried as a general luck bringer, and the seeds make excellent pendulums.