Black Pepper in Magic
Black pepper is used in spells and charms that banish negativity and provide protection. You can burn black pepper to rid your home of negative energies prior to using sage (smudging). Carry black pepper corns with you as a charm to ward off petty jealousy against you and it will help to free your mind of jealousy. Pepper is also used to promote courage. Mixed with salt and scattered around your property, it will clear and protect your home from negative energy, and if sprinkled after someone when they leave your home, together they will prevent that person from returning. Black pepper is associated with the element of Fire.
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