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WITCH PROTECTION

SASSAFRAS TEA- MADE BY MERELY BOILING A SASSAFRAS ROOT IN SOME
WATER - IS SUPPOSED TO BE ESPECIALLY GOOD IN WARDING OFF
WITCHES.

Submitter comment: STEVE ACTUALLY BELIEVED THIS WHEN HE WAS A KID, AND HE USED TO DRINK
IT BEFORE GOING INTO ANY KIND OF HAUNTED HOUSE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): PLANT HERB

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Witch Shaman

Date learned: 10-28-1968

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SASSAFRAS BELIEF

SASSAFRAS IS FOR ENERGY.

Submitter comment:

Purpose of consumption.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; informant's home

James Callow Keyword(s): PLANT HERB?

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Special Form and PurposeObject of Bodily Consumption
BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 02-26-1970

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