Little Ann was born in Nelson's Holler during a thunderstorm on the same day her grandmother died. She was also born with the gift. Follow Ann's story as she grows up learning the folkways, embraces her natural cunning, and eventually becomes her town's charmer, earning the nickname "Granny Thornapple."
Brandon Weston begins each chapter with a compelling snippet from the life of this fictional practitioner who is based on the many healers he has interviewed. In addition to these vignettes, Weston shares authentic teachings and workings from the Ozark charming tradition that have been passed down orally for generations.
He introduces dozens of charms for practical purposes, such as preventing thievery, building a fire, and alleviating a toothache. Become part of this mountain magic that utilizes familiar poems and verses, including some featured in nursery rhymes and fairy tales. These intuitive folkways can help you seize your inborn power and enhance your own charming abilities.
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Discover traditional folk magic of the Ozark Mountains and how to incorporate it into your own practice with Brandon Weston's follow-up book to Ozark Folk Magic. This unique grimoire weaves fascinating historical details and thrilling stories from Weston's life alongside step-by-step instructions for authentic remedies, rituals, and spell work.
Ozark Mountain Spell Book includes numerous regional recipes using ingredients commonly found in the household or in nature. This book covers good luck amulets, love potions, magical cleansing rituals, protection spells, divination tools, and more. Weston also shares advice on updating Ozark traditions for the modern practitioner and folk secrets from his own craft. A perfect launching point for your own magical path, this collection of spells includes everything from unlocking the truth behind your dreams to reversing a hex.
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Bring ancient methods of healing and magic into the modern world with this impressive book on Ozark folk magic. Providing lore, herbs, magical alignments, verbal charms, and more, folk healer Brandon Weston sheds light on the region's secretive culture and shows you how to heal both yourself and others.
Ozark Folk Magic invites you to experience the hillfolk's traditional magic through the eyes of an authentic practitioner. Discover how to optimize your healing work and spells according to the moon cycles, zodiac signs, and numerology. Explore medicinal uses for native Ozark plants and instructions for healing magical illnesses. Combining personal stories and practical advice, this grounded book makes it easy to incorporate Ozark folk magic into your practice.
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