Sweet Flag, Sweet Rod, Sweet Rush, Sweet Cane, Sweet Sedge, Gladdon, Cinnamon Sedge
In Hoodoo, Calamus is used for Mastery and Power. Carry to gain the upper hand in any type of negotiation or interaction. If you want to dominate in a relationship, add Calamus root to a mojo bag of love herbs (such as rose buds or patchouli leaf).
Burn as incense (it is one of the ingredients in the biblical ritual incense ketoret). Useful in connecting to your holy guardian angel. Also good for Lunar Spells, particularly psychic awareness and prophetic dreams.
Helpful in times of emotional exhaustion, burning calamus incense strengthens self-confidence and promotes success.
In India, Calamus root is said to nourish the Kundaline snake that rises through the chakras.
Calamus is also used as a protective ward against snake bites and evil spirits. Applications: Sachet, Mojo or charm bag, IncenseKeywords: Strength, Power, Love, LuckPlanets: Moon (it grows in water, good for dreaming magic)
Using Calamus for Folk Magic or Ritual
or Sun (it has a yellow flower and active nature, good for strength)
Lunar Correspondences for Calamus Root
- Element: Water
- Astrological: Cancer
- Gods: Babalu Aye, Eleggua, Obatala, Oko, Olocun, Orunla
- Goddess: Oshun, Oya, Yemaya
NOTE: Calamus is poisonous. Use with caution and do not ingest
All herbs, roots and flowers are sold as curios only, for external use.