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Buy dried Poppy flowers to use them in your Spells and Rituals.The Old Ways revered Poppy as the flower which can cross the Realms. Therefore, Witches loved to use it in order to cross the borders of the physical Realm, in a quest to find whatever they were looking for. Because of this belief, Poppy was used in Dream spells, death & rebirth spells, memory spells yet also love spells.
Poppies are sacred to all sons and daughters of Nyx - Goddess of the Night. Furthermore, it was extensively used to summon Death (Thanatos), Dreams (Oniros), Sleep (Hypnos) as well as Demeter (Goddess of Earth) and Persephone (Goddess and Queen of the Underworld). Moreover, where poppies sprout, was considered a sign of blessing from Demeter, Goddess of Earth. Therefore, poppy flowers were given as a libation to the Goddess.
Poppy flowers were also sacred to Aphrodite, Goddess of Beauty and Love. When her beloved Adonis was killed, his blood dyed the flower with this radiant red colour. Therefore, Poppies were used in love and passion spells, as an invocation to Aphrodite and Adonis.
Celts and druids used to make a juice from poppies and mix it with food given to babies to banish diseases.
Because of all the above, Witches used poppies for many reasons:
- They burned dried poppies to induce prophetic dreams. Also they put it in small cotton bags - dream pillows - and put it behind or inside their pillows for therapeutic sleeping. As you can understand, this is an invocation to Hypnos & Oniros, gods of sleep and dreams. Grimoires suggest to write down your question and put it together with poppy flowers inside a dream pillow and sleep on it. Allegedly you will receive the answer in your dreams.
- As poppies are also associated with god of death (Thanatos) you can use this dream pillow and ask to 'see' your past life. Grimoires suggest the same dream pillow can help in Astral Projection.
- When put above windows, poppies were believed to attract wealth because of their association with Demeter, Goddess of Earth. For the same reason, Poppies were used in fertility spells.
- Poppies were added to mojo bags to attract love.
You will receive 15grams of dried Poppy Flowers.
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