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Poison Hemlock



POISON HEMLOCK: Conium maculatum
AKA: Herb Bennet, Beaver Poison, Water Hemlock.
Origin: Southern Europe and Britain. Temperate areas of Asia and northern Africa.
Lore: Given to criminals in Greece to kill them. This is what did in Socrates. Used by King Solomon to consecrate his ritual knife. Sacred to Hecate.
Magick: To purify and empower ritual and magickal tools.
To arouse jealousy. Astral projection. Banishing.
WATER HEMLOCK: Cicuta virosa
AKA: Cowbane
Other: Used interchangeably with Poison Hemlock, both equally toxic. The Hemlock TREE is an entirely different being and is not poisonous.
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