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Traditional Indonesian Herbal Liniment made from Broadleaf Plantain Roots

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The traditional Indonesian herbal liniment is a registered product (under license number 83705310) by the official brand Rajawali. The bottle contains essential oil obtained from natural broadleaf plantain roots (Lat. Plantago major Linn). Fresh straws of lemongrass plucked from mountainous areas in Kalimantan are added to the herbal liniment as well. The indigenous population living on ...

High-Quality Arabian Frankincense for Ritual Use and Traditional Healing Treatment

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Since ancient times Saudi Arabia is renown for producing high-quality incense. Indeed, from the seventh century BCE to the second century CE Saudi Arabia was the world's biggest incense supplier. The trading of Arabian frankincense became a great success, and lead to a bustling trade along the ancient Incense Trade Route. Now, many centuries later, ...

Agate Mustika Gemstone for Channelling Esoteric and Metaphysical Energies

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The mustika gemstone is a classic example of a traditional Indonesian talisman. This particular mustika is an agate gemstone. Agate is a natural mineral, which is generally believed by Indonesians to have certain magical qualities. For this reason, agate is often considered a sacred substance. Its crystal structure is characterized by extraordinary purity. Due to ...

Black Agate Mustika Gemstone

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Black agate is a gemstone associated with volcanic rock. It has a fine grain structure, characterized by its dark color. The natural stone is considered to be a mustika, which means that the black agate gemstone is a sacred elemental inhabited by a khodam spirit. Hence, there are various supernatural powers attributed to the black ...

Malayan Porcupine’s Quill for Protection Against Black Magic

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Wild Malayan Porcupines live in the dense forests of Kalimantan in Indonesia. Its quills, or spines, play a major role in animist beliefs in Indonesia. Porcupine quills are used as a talisman to ward off dangers, and as protection against black magic. Malayan porcupine quills are often also used to perform exorcisms with, for the quills ...