Smoking Blends by Occvlta

This season we have introduced a new series of herbal products for those who walk the ways of magical herbalism, sorcery, and devotion, following the precepts of the Poison Path. As we have said in the past, there are several steps to cover before we decide to go for a full inmersion and start ingesting... Continue Reading →


How to Burn Incense

Burning incense is considered one of the oldest ways to perfume a space or a person. In fact, the word perfume comes from the Latin expression per fumum 'through smoke', a method that originated as a sacred activity, reserved for worshipping spirits or performing magical rites. As we stated in this article, we are nowadays used to employing incense as... Continue Reading →

Yet Another Article on Flying Ointments

Well, it's that time of the year when we start receiving enquiries regarding flying ointments, asking when we will be starting to make some more, as the ones we had done in the past. The bitter truth is that we have never stopped making flying ointments at Occvlta, but we keep them to ourselves and the closest members... Continue Reading →

Mugwort Oil

"The magical dominion of Mugworts is the making pure of the Path, (…) its governance of the path extends into nocturnal wandering, for it is principally a plant of Dreaming." (D. Schulke, Viridarium Umbris, 461) Mugwort (Artemisia Vulgaris) is a magnificient herb that may go unnoticed when walking along roads and hedges. Her nature, protective,... Continue Reading →

Bryony Roots

White bryony (Brionia Dioica) is also known as False Mandrake, English Mandrake, Ladie's Seal, or Devil's Turnip. In the past, Bryony was falsely sold as mandrake in some areas during the Middle Ages. Its roots, purgative and toxic, which can cause nausea and vomits if ingested, were carved and moulded into human shape by ludicrous merchants, and... Continue Reading →

Hemlock Roots

A sacred plant present in the old gardens consecrated to Hecate, Hemlock (Conium Maculatum) is a foul smelly plant that grows in hedges and wayside areas. Historically speaking, this plant was the killer of Socrates, and was used by Eleusian priests in order to numb their limbs helping them remain chaste. It is a plant of... Continue Reading →

Cultural Appropriation in the Path of Poisons

We have already spoken about dangers in the Path of Poisons, the implications of Fear, the threat of Addiction, etc. all of those topics which, it was concluded, were caused by great degree of misinformation and lack of real or deep contact with nature dwelling spirits. Now, something that comes up to mind is the existence of... Continue Reading →

Meditation Incense

In order to craft this incense, we have tried several recipes before finding the most suitable one. This incense, contrary to what it may seem, is not solely intended to help the practitioner, but to appease the spirits that surround him/her in order to create the right environment for meditation, dreaming, and introspective works. Evidently,... Continue Reading →

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