When burned as incense on charcoal, the dried, sliced root of Devil’s Claw is a potent exorcism and purification plant. Burning removes negative energy from a home and helps to create sacred space when a magickal circle is cast. Burning is frequently done when moving into a new house to get rid of any residual energies.
Devil’s Claw Root is a potent amulet with strong protection properties. Put them by doorways to deter unauthorized visitors. Devil’s Claw is also known by the names grapple plant and wood spider. You’ll understand why it’s called Devil’s Claw Root when you see this spiky plant, which grows in the African deserts. It is protected by hooks on its surface. Its seed has hooks that stick out that catch onto the hooves of grazing animals.
Devil’s Claw can be utilized magically to attract or repel, depending on your goal. Devil’s Claw can amplify whatever you want to call to yourself or to arouse desire as a summoning charm.