White Oak Bark has been used in magic to provide prosperity, success, strength, fertility, stability, health, healing, potency, protection, good fortune, and cleansing. Its primary function in Hoodoo is to uncross or unhex a situation.
Charms made from the tree’s acorns were believed to have curative, protective, and protective effects against disease and the ravages of time. A bath with White Oak Bark in it will purify your body and mind. White Oak Bark can be burned to dispel hexes and keep evil at bay. A sachet containing White Oak Bark can be used to drive away ghosts and other unwelcome spirits from a home or business.
Oak was sacred to the Druids and was known as the “Father of the Woods.”