witch's bottle spells
 

Witch's Bottle Spell for Protection

This is a spell to bring Protection to you.

Gather:

- 1 black candle
- Dragon's Blood Incense
- 1 charcoal for burning the incense
- a cauldron to hold the burning charcoal
- 1 small glass bottle
- 3 rusty nails
- 3 straight pins
- 3 finger/toenails from those being protected
- 3 small pieces of broken glass
- 3 small pieces of broken mirror
- 1 small lock of hair for those being protected
- 1 old razor blade
- 1 small obsideon stone
- 1 small clear crystal stone
- A small amount of urine from those being protected

The Spell:

Light your black candle and say, "Bless me for protection in all things creature of fire."

Light you charcoal using the candle's flame and say, "Bless me for protection in all things creature of earth."

Take each item and pass it through the smoke of the incense and say, "Bless me for protection in all things creature of air." Place each item into the bottle.

Take the urine and say, "Bless me for protection in all things creature of water mixed with the essence of my life." Pour the urine into the bottle.

Add three pinches of the Dragon's Blood incense into the bottle saying, "Protect me!" as you drop each pinch into the bottle.

Drip the black wax of the candle into the bottle three times saying, "Protect me!" as you drop each dripping into the bottle.

Then, lift the bottle to your mouth, allowing the breath to enter the bottle and speak this invocation aloud with focused intention:

"Goddess Hecate protect me from evil.
Goddess Artemis protect me from violence.
Goddess Hera protect my property.
Wyrd Sisters of the Fates protect my life."

Then, spit into the bottle and say, "This is my prayer. This is my wish. So must it be. Blessed be."

Close the bottle tighly.
Using the black candle, drip the wax over the mouth of the bottle until it is sealed.
Never open this bottle.

Now, place this Witch's bottle in a secret hiding place either under house near the front door or just outside burried near the front door. The Witch's Bottle is now a protective amulet for you, your loved ones and your property.


About the Witch Bottle

Maybe they should be called “wish bottles” because that’s the magic behind making a Witch Bottle.

The use of Witch Bottles predates the 1500’s, and gained popularity as a magical device to ward off evil during the burning times of the European witch trials. Specifically, those bottles were made to ward off evil witches, which is entertaining if you think about; using a witch’s spell to keep that same witch at bay. But that’s exactly what people did in a period between the 1600-1700’s.

During this period of time, the bottles were made of clay and often had a human face molded into one side of the bottle. As often happens, the faces changed from their pagan origins to those of Christian influence.
The German Christians created a witch bottle they call a “bartmann” or “bellermine” bottle, so named after a Roman Catholic Cardinal named Bellarmino. As time progressed the faces on the bottles changed from the quaint bearded Cardinal to that of the Devil; and side note here, pagans don’t believe in the devil.

The Witch Bottles were primarily used to ward off all forms of evil. Often, the contents of the Witch Bottle would be rusty, bent iron nails, human hair, sharp glass pieces, urine, etc. All of which were meant to provide great amounts of discomfort to any evil entity that might encounter that Witch Bottle.

The Witch Bottle was then placed in a safe and strategic place inside the house of the person who wished to be safeguarded. These bottles are often found upside down under the hearth stone of fireplaces, under floor boards or plastered into the wall of the house. All of which were meant to be kept secret from anyone who came to visit that house. If evil spirits came visiting on their own or with a human escort, the evil energies would encounter the wrath of the Witch Bottle’s protection. Once these Witch Bottles were placed into their protective hiding spot, there were not disturbed again.

Today, as people renovate these old homes, they make shocking discoveries when they unearth these centuries old Witch Bottle. The History Detectives produced a great episode on the Witch Bottle.

It’s important to point out that much of what we know about Witch Bottles comes from the discoveries of these banishing, protective curse lifting bottles embedded in these old homes, but not all Witch Bottles are for banishing or protection.

Today’s modern witches use Witch Bottle much the same as their pagan predecessors did. Many make a Witch Bottle to protect their own home from any evil energies. Using a wide mouth jar, we still add bits of rusty sharp objects, thorny plants, broken glass and mirror, hair, finger and toe nails, menstrual bloods and of course, urine. The jars are sealed and placed into the same protective locations under the house near the front door or buried outside on the property. Some modern witches just set their Witch Bottles by the front door for all to see.

Witch Bottles also have other uses. As pagans, we have reclaimed our ancestral heritage and we use the bottles for all sorts of spells. Any kind of spell can be cast and contained inside a Witch Bottle.

The one we’ve seen used most often is a Witch’s Bottle for healing and health. In those bottles you might find healing herbs, rocks, hair, pictures from healthier times, sea salts, etc. These types of Witch Bottles are often buried on the owner’s property and left to decay within the earth, thus carrying the prayers of the one who wishes to be healed into the other realms of existence.

We’ve just touched on a few uses for the Witch’s Bottle. Think you might like to try your hand at it? Here are a few more Witch Bottle spells to try.


Witch's Bottle Spell for Luck

This is a spell to attract all kinds of Luck to you.

Gather:

- 1 green candle
- Patchouli dried leaves
- 1 charcoal for burning the Patchouli
- a cauldron to hold the burning charcoal
- 1 small green glass bottle
- A lottery ticket
- 7 coin pennies

The Spell:

Light your green candle and say, "Bless me for good luck in all things creature of fire."

Light you charcoal using the candle's flame and say, "Bless me for good luck in all things creature of earth."

Take the lottery ticket and pass it through the smoke of the Patchouli and say, "Bless me for good luck in all things creature of air." Place the lottery ticket into the green bottle.

Take the seven coins and pass it through the smoking of the Patchouli and say, "Bless me for good luck in all things you mighty symbols of fortune and luck." Place the seven coins into the green bottle.

Then, lift the bottle to your mouth, allowing the breath to enter the bottle and speak this invocation aloud with focused intention:

"Goddess Fortuna bless me good fortune and prosperity all my days.
Goddes of Luck bless me good luck and an easy life all my days.
Good luck be with me always."

Then, spit into the bottle and say, "Bless me for good luck in all things creature of water. This is my prayer. This is my wish. So must it be. Blessed be."

Close the bottle tighly.
Using the green candle, drip the wax over the mouth of the bottle until it is sealed.
Never open this bottle.
When you need a little luck, just hold your bottle and wish for it again.


Still want more information on how to do a Witch's Bottle spell? Here's a really sweet video for you, that gives you some good tips and visuals on how to do a spell.

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