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Kitchen Witches Superstitions

If a Witch's brew continues to boil after it has been removed from the fire,
it is said to be a sign that the Witch will live to be a ripe old age! This
omen originated in
Europe in the Middle Ages.

 

A quarrel with a friend or family member is portended if a Witch's brew
should accidentally be spilled on the carpet. However, it is said to be a
sign of good luck to accidentally spill some upon yourself.

 

It is bad luck to brew philtres for love when the moon is in a waning phase
or during the time know as the dark of the moon. The ideal time is during a
waxing moon, especially on Valentine's day.

 

If two Witches stir the same brew, they will be stirring up strife,
according to an old superstitious belief from
England
. If they both drink it
from the same cup, it will bring them bad luck unless they are married or
handfasted to each other.

It is said to be extremely unlucky for any Witch
to heat his or her own brews and potions in a teakettle or cauldron
belonging to another.

 

If a lady and a gentleman pour out a cup of brew from the same pot, this is
an omen that a child will be born to them. If two women pour, one of them
will give birth to a red-haired set of twins within the year.

 

It is an invitation to poverty and misfortune should you throw away herbs
that are leftover from potions and brews. For good fortune to smile upon
you, always dispose of used herbs by casting them into a fire.

 

A stranger will soon be arriving on your doorstep if you accidentally leave
the lid of the teakettle or cauldron off while preparing a magickal brew.
This superstitious belief hails from Victorian-era
England.

 

It is said to be unlucky to stir a Witch's brew in a widdershins. To do so
creates bad vibrations and attracts negative influences. Always stir deosil.

 

If your left eye itches while you are brewing a potion, this is an omen that
sorrow shall soon find it's way into your life. An itching of your right eye
indicates precisely the opposite. How and where these originated is a
mystery.

 

Crimsonwolf

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