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Van Van is an old, multipurpose formula with roots in New Orleans. Made with Lemongrass, vetiver, citronella and other herbs this oil is known to change bad luck to good, remove negativity and great for cleansing.

Van Van oil is an integral part of traditional hoodoo practices. It is believed to possess powerful cleansing and protective properties. Van Van oil has its origins in African and African-American folk magic, particularly in the southern United States.

The history of Van Van oil traces back to the early 20th century when it gained popularity among practitioners of hoodoo. The name "Van Van" is thought to have originated from the Louisiana Creole phrase "van, van," which means "go, go." This name reflects the oil's association with clearing away negative energy and obstacles, thus allowing one's desires and intentions to manifest.

Made with a combination of various botanical ingredients, such as lemongrass, citronella, vetiver, and other herbs and essential oils. Each ingredient is carefully selected for its specific magical properties. 

In hoodoo practices, Van Van oil is commonly used for purification, protection, and uncrossing work. It is believed to clear away spiritual blockages, remove negative influences, and bring about positive changes. Many practitioners use it to anoint candles, mojo bags, talismans, or themselves to enhance their personal power, attract good luck, and create a protective barrier against malevolent energies.

When using Van Van oil, it is customary to state your intention clearly and focus your energy while applying it. This can be done by anointing objects, drawing protective symbols, or simply rubbing a small amount onto your skin.


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