How to Break a Curse

A curse is negative energy that has become attached to you by one means or another. In many cases it may be the result of a hex placed upon you by another magic-user or even by a person with strong feelings but little magical experience. Sometimes our own attitudes curse us, or we may inherit curses from our families. Either way, there are steps we can take to diminish and break a curse and move on with our lives.

Required Tools:

Uncrossing herbs, incense and/or oils (entirely optional)
Some kind of oil, preferably olive oil (use the cheaper light stuff)


The simplest way to break a curse is by taking a bath using uncrossing herbs and salt. I like to make a salt scrub with equal parts salt and olive oil. You can and add any uncrossing oils you choose to to the olive oil before mixing or steep uncrossing herbs in the oil and strain it before mixing. Just keep in mind that many uncrossing herbs and oils are irritating to the skin and mucus membranes, so choose with care.

Although timing is not crucial, dawn during the waning moon is the best time for a cleansing bath of this sort. Many people prefer to repeat the ritual several days in a row: Three, seven or thirteen days are all possiblities. Continue until you feel better. Beginning the day after the full moon and continuing till the new moon is a good plan.

This bath gets rid of the energy attached to the curse. However, the one who placed the curse on you can still repeat the curse and if he or she has created an object from which to generate the curse, it can continue to send curse energy your way on its own, as if it were on autopilot. So, breaking a curse is sometimes only a temporary fix.

If a curse object or fetish exists, and you can find it, you should bury it far away from you, throw it in a river so it washes away or, if you can, destroy it, and dispose of the parts in running water. Burning it and flushing the ashes down the toilet is a good option if its flammable.

If you can't manage this, you will need to do some journey work to cut the ties between the object and yourself and destroy the object on an astral level. This involves astrally traveling to the object, or its astral double, and destroying it there.

You will also want to put a binding spell on the person who cursed you. You may need to do some astral work here as well. On the astral plane, you can see your connection as cords leading between you and the person. You can cut these with a knife or scissors, or untie knots in them to break the ties. Be sure to do another cleansing bath after this to get rid of any residual energy so the cords can't find their way back quickly.

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Additional Comments:

You can find herbs, crystals, incense and other items that will be helpful for this operation under the "Uncrossing" heading at Correspondence by Intent p5

For More Information:

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. I recommend you also read How to Protect Yourself from Curses and Psychic Attack After all, once you're all cleaned up, there's no reason your attacker can't attack again (Did you do that binding spell?)

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