Wicked Wednesday: Gambling Blessed Brides

Feeling lucky? Welcome to another wonderfully wicked Wednesday.  If the latest witchy shows are getting you in the mood to ride brooms, here are a couple more spells to spice up your cauldron! wicked witch of the west

From Denise Alvarado’s Voodoo Hoodoo Spellbook (used with permission):

Gambler’s Luck Oil

Use this oil on all works related to gambling. You can also anoint your palms with the oil and rub them together right before playing a game of chance.


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Add the above ingredients to 2 ounces of pure olive oil to which a dropper of vitamin E has been added. Add a piece of High John to the Conqueror root to each bottle of oil.

Black Blessed Candle

To remove negative energies and to reverse bad luck into good luck and happiness, dress a black seven day candle with Curse Reversal Oil and read Psalm 9 daily until the candle burns all the way down. Place the ritual remains in a brown paper bag and leave at a crossroads.

And from Mrs. B’s Guide to Household Witchery (used with permission) :


Orange Blossoms carried in a bridal bouquet are said to bring luck in love to the bride and groom

Form: whole fruit, peel, rind, juice

Ruler: Sun

Element: Fire

Gods: Apollo, Cernunnos

Goddesses: Hera, Naavri, Pamona

Attributes: ancestor offering, cleansing, confidence, creativity, friendship, glamour, health/healing, love, prosperity, success

Culinary uses: Eat oranges by hand. Orange slices can be added to fresh salads or desserts. Orange zest, fruit, or juice can be used to flavor baked goods, sauces, marinades jams, and jellies.

Magical uses: Add dried orange peel to a bath when you want to attract love or friendship . Grind dried orange peel, lemon peel, and a vanilla bean together; burn this incense during social gatherings to strengthen bonds of friendship. Dried orange peel can be substituted in any magical formula that calls for citron, saffron, or neroli.

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