(Persea americans) Leaves, branches,
Folk Names: Ahuacotl (Aztec: “Testicle
Tree”), Alligator Pear, Persea, Zaboca
Powers: Love, Lust, Beauty
Ritual Uses: The Egyptians revered the persea.
Magical Uses: Eat the fruit of the avocado to
become infused with lust, as the ancient
Aztecs did. Grow a plant from the pit of an
avocado in your home to bring love into it.
Magical wands made of avocado wood
are potent all-purpose instruments. Carry
the pit to promote beauty.