High Altar Oil
This oil evokes the power of the medieval cathedral and its
capacity to protect and offer sanctuary from harm. Traditionally, oils called "High Altar" are used for breaking hexes, protection, and consecration. Various formulae exist for this magic oil, but we created our own (as usual!). This oil is intended to bring to mind the
fragrance of a cathedral so magical workers can draw on the strength
of that image.
Indian frankincense, myrrh, a touch of rose, and balsam are combined to represent traditional Western incense. A smoky labdanum mellows the scent, which is grounded with vetiver to
represent the solidity of medieval architecture that is so protecting.
We added the fragrance of beeswax and utilized the apothecary's art to
create a smidgen of sweet smoke to evoke altar candles. Traditionally,
this oil is used for breaking hexes, protection (especially from
magical attacks), and consecration. It is also excellent for consecrating magical tools and clearing ritual spaces, especially if you are working within the Western esoteric tradition.
Like everything we sell, our High Alter Oil is made only of natural ingredients and contains no synthetics. Blended in a fractionated coconut base, it is not meant for use on children or on animals, nor should it be taken internally. Shake gently before use. Top
1/4 oz. (2 drams/7.5 ml) $16.00
in Witchcraft & Magic:
Protection from Magical Attack
Consecration of Magical Tools
Clearing Ritual Space
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