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Witches used ‘flying ointment’ on a broomstick ‘dildo’

by | 21st, October 2012

THE Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World  by Michael Pollan:

“Witches and sorcerers cultivated plants with the power to “cast spells” — in our vocabulary, “psychoactive” plants. Their potion recipes called for such things as datura, opium poppies, belladona, hashish, fly-agaric mushrooms (Amanita muscaria), and the skin of toads (which can contain DMT, a powerful hallucinogen). These ingredients would be combined in a hempseed-oil-based “flying ointment” that the witches would then administer vaginally using a special dildo. This was the “broomstick” by which these women were said to travel. (119)”

Q. Why did witches

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