NUTMEG CHIPS have long been carried as good luck charms. String with Tonka Beans and Star Anise for an extra potent good luck necklace.
Hundreds of years ago, it was carried to ward off rheumatism, cold sores, boils and sties. Nutmeg is included in many money and prosperity spells and when grounded into powder, it is sprinkled on green candles.
Old Fidelity Ritual using a whole nutmeg:
To ensure your lovers fidelity, cut a nutmeg into 4 equal pieces. Bury one part in the earth, throw one off a cliff into the air; urn the third part; and boil the fourth piece in water. Drink a sip of the water and take this last piece of nutmeg everywhere with you; sleep with it under your pillow at night. No one will tempt your mate!
Gender: Masculine. Planet: Jupiter. Element: Fire. Deities: Hecate & Hathor.
To burn as incense, place a charcoal block onto a heatproof surface and light. When lit, place a small quantity of incense onto the block and allow the aromatic scent to pervade the room, adding more if required according to personal preference.
Botanical name: Myristica fragrans.