Barberry Root Bark Dried (3 Sizes)

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BARBERRY (Berberis vulgaris

Barberry is a thorny deciduous shrub with leathery leaves, yellow flowers and red berries in Autumn. The root bark has no noticeable scent. 

{ Other names }

 Witch's Sweets

{ Healing properties of barberry }

Barberry is an antiseptic and an astringent. Herbalists use barberry to treat gallbladder pain, digestion problems, gallstones, jaundice and gastro-intestinal infections. 

{ Herbal Lore }

In ancient Egypt, barberry berries were macerated with fennel seeds to make a tonic drink for fever. 

{ Magickal properties of barberry }

Use barberry root bark for spells & rituals involving protection, cleansing, repelling negativity, freeing yourself from the control of others

{ Spell Lore }

  • Make a decoction with barberry root for the magickal or healing properties.
  • Include barberry root in your spellwork, spell jars or spell bags if the properties suit your purposes.
  • Use barberry root in your candle work - grind the root into a powder in a mortar & pestle and sprinkle. Always practice candlework safely.

{ Details }

  • Dried cut barberry root bark
  • For incense mix, burning on charcoal discs, spell work, ritual work, spell bags, spell jars
  • It is advised to use internally only under professional supervision.
  • Store in a tightly sealed container in a cool, dark place
  • See pictures for how to use in your witchcraft

{ Choose between }

  • 1 oz
  • 2 oz
  • 1 lb


Please note, all information on herbs is given for educational purposes only