American Mandrake Root Dried (2 Sizes)

American Mandrake Root Dried (2 Sizes)

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AMERICAN MANDRAKE (Podophyllum peltatum

True mandrake (Mandragora) an extremely toxic hallucinogen. Most stores won’t sell it in case someone decides to be silly and poison themselves. This is American mandrake or mayapple. American mandrake is also poisonous (it contains podophyllotoxin which is highly toxic if consumed), but can be used topically. Please be careful when using this botanical. 

American mandrake is a perennial plant with a forked stem, two deeply lobed umbrella-like leaves, with white flowers and small yellow fruit.

    { Other names }

    American Mandrake, Mayapple

    { Herbal properties of mandrake root }

    Despite its historical usage, American mandrake root is no longer used internally as it is cytotoxic.  

    { Herbal Lore }

    Mandrake Root, along with Black Henbane, Deadly Nightshade, Thornapple, Wolfsbane, Hemlock, and Henbane Bell were ingredients in the notorious Witches' salve known as Flying Ointment. 

    { Magickal properties of mandrake root }

    Use mandrake root for spells & rituals involving love, prosperity, protection, powerful component in protection, fertility, attracting love, exorcising evil spellwork, increasing the effectiveness of spells

    { Spell Lore }

    • Include American mandrake root in your spellwork, spell jars or spell bags if the properties suit your purposes.
    • Add a pinch to any spell to increase the effects.

    { Details } 

    • Dried cut American mandrake root
    • Please note, this is American mandrake - mayapple, not Mandragora.
    • For spell work only! 
    • Do not use internally.
    • Store in a tightly sealed container in a cool, dark place
    • See pictures for how to use in witchcraft


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