Hag Stones, Holy Stones, Odin Stone, Witch Stones, Adder Stones, Snake Eggs, Hex Stones, Fairy Stones, Holeys, and Eye Stones; whatever you want to call them are a great addition to your add to your practice. Each little piece of history and craft has a different usage for them but one thing stays the same they are used for protection and for connecting with spiritual planes/realms.Most are found in dry riverbeds or along the seashore, as the action of running or moving water causes the erosion that result in the unique appearance of the stone.
The reason they are so sought after and valuable is because it’s common belief that magick cannot work on moving water, and since the holes in hag stones are made by the force of this element (water,) that the stones retain water’s beneficial influence. In effect, a hag stone is an amazing protection amulet, and so much more.
Hag stones are said to have many uses. They have been used by witches worldwide for centuries in both rituals and spell work. They also have been used, ironically, as a toll to counteract a witch’s magick. Legend has it that they can be used to ward off the dead, curses, sickness and nightmares.
By peering through the hole in the moonlight, you may see visions, spirits, and unworldly beings. Hag Stones are also said to be bringers of high psychic powers and heightened intuition. They are excellent for meditation and creative visualization. In old Europe, the Hag Stone is especially used as a favorite talisman by cunning folk to dispel the evil eye. Many people still hang this stone in bedrooms to prevent nightmares. These stones can be hung on the bedpost or tied with red ribbon and hung over the bed to catch and ward off nightmares.
Hag Stones have been used throughout the world for centuries for protection from harm and to ward off evil. These beautiful rare and hard to find stones are considered powerful protection stones that can be worn for personal protection, hung above doorways or windows to protect a home or business, or even hung near a pet’s sleeping place to guard and protect the pet. It is believed that magic can not work on running water and since these rare stones were formed by wind and running water then they possess a powerful protective force from magic. This protective power kept the owner of the stone safe from negative magics done against them. Wear this stone around your neck as a powerful Witch’s charm for personal protection. For health, folklore states that Hag Stones are used in crystal healing for healing disease and maintaining general health, particularly when the stone is rubbed on the body of someone sick. To assist the body’s natural healing process, bless and charge the Hag Stone to absorb the disease. Place the stone in a bath tub of warm salt water and soak for 20 minutes. Repeat once a day for a full week. Cleanse the stone after each healing ritual bath soak and repeat as necessary. Hag Stones are also said to improve eyesight in broad daylight when looking through the stone while sun gazing.
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