The Jericho Rose is a rare magical commodity, sought in the Holy land by pilgrims as a holy relic. The amazing "Resurrection plant" is a marvelous example of nature’s wonders and can serve as a living symbol of one’s faith and confidence in nature’s power to resurrect and bring life to what seems dead and lifeless. It is said that you will have all the blessings life can bring, if the plant, or a piece of it is kept in the home. The water is sprinkled about the place to cleanse it of all negativity, evil and bad luck and to bring peace, power and abundance. When carried on a person is said to absorb negative energy. It is used as an amulet to promote a long and healthy life.
This is an everlasting plant with mystical qualities. Watch it miraculously come to life! Place the plant in a saucer of water and watch it grow. The water is then said to have mystical qualities and can be sprinkled about the house to erase negative influences, bring peace, harmony and abundance. The Rose Of Jericho can be used over and over again!
Completely dried out Jericho roses will grow if placed in water. When it is dry, it is folded, grey and brittle. Yet place it in water and it recovers its natural green color and unfolds to become a lovely living organism again and it does this over and over again. Rinse the Rose of Jericho under running water and place it a bowl with water until it becomes green and open. This process can take from a few hours to a full day. Spray occasionally to speed up the process. The water must be changed daily. In some climates the plant may stay green and root when placed in soil, but generally the plant needs to be dried out after a few weeks.
Other names: Rose of Jericho, Resurrection Plant, Jericho rose, Texochitl Yamanqui (Nahuatl), Muchkok (Yucatan), Doradilla (Mexico).
Magickal Properties – Carry on thy person to absorb negative energy!
The Rose of Jericho is said to erase negative influences, bring peace, harmony and abundance. The Rose of Jericho is a rare magickal botanical, sought after for use in voodoo and santeria traditions for love and money spells. One spell states that you will have all the blessings life can bring if a piece of the herb is kept in the home in a glass of water. The water is changed often and is sprinkled about the home to cleanse it of all evil and bring peace. Use the water to cleanse thy self before ritual or spell work, wash floors, doorways and anoint candles.
About The Rose Of Jericho – The dry Rose of Jericho should not rot. Place your Rose of Jericho in a bowl with water, after half an hour, it will start spread its branches wide open. You can use cold, warm or even boiling water, which would normally kill any other plant! Water it every day for up to 7 days. Then allow to dehydrate completely (about 2 days), the Jericho will close its branches and curl back into a ball. Then you can re-use it again and again. Many families will carefully keep the plant, passing it from generation to generation.
The Rose of Jericho is a unique and unusual gift for special occasions. It is one your children and grandchildren will be able to enjoy because, it is a plant which never really dies.
size: 9 to 15 cm