Lucky Hand Root (Uses In Gris Gris Bags)

Lucky Hand Root

Power: Employment, games of chance

Another rare type of orchid with a spicy smell, usually shaped like a hand and the size of an average button. Good for all career matters and also for travel, winning competitions, gambling and financial risks. Carry separately if you are entering a contest, acting singing or dancing in public.

Low John the Conqueror, Galangal (Uses in Gris Gris Bags)

Low John the Conqueror, Galangal

Power: Justice, success in all official matters

Protects against injustice. Good in a bag to resolve legal matters, to help with examinations and to increase passion, good fortune and family happiness. Carry in your pocket separately to a court case, tribunal or enquiry for a speedy and satisfactory resolution. You can substitute ginger root.

Job’s Tears (Uses in Gris Gris Bags)

Job’s Tears

Power: Healing, granting wishes

These tear-like seeds are protection against any sorrow and are said to absorb pain or sickness. Three in a bag bring good luck and seven will grant wishes made when the bag is sealed. They also help to prevent accidents befalling the individual who carries them in a bag, and household accidents if kept indoors near the stairs or kitchen.

Hawthorn berries (Uses in Gris Gris Bags)

Hawthorne Berries

Power: Fertility, banishing harm

Use with a pink piece of cloth in your Gris Gris bags for fertility, marriage and general happiness and maybe surprisingly, use a piece of yellow cloth to bring luck to fishermen.

Good in bags generally for banishing fear or danger and for protection of property against bad weather, especially storms; also for an increased awareness of nature essences and in any fey magick or wishes.

Angelica/Masterwort (Uses in Gris Gris Bags)

Angelica/Masterwort

Power: Protection of the home/healing

Use the root in a bag for happiness and protection in the home, in healing bags or alone as a charm to bring angelic influences into your life. The root also brings psychic awareness and luck in speculation and money matters where there is a risk.