John the Conqueror Root

John the Conqueror Root

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John the Conqueror known as High John the Conqueror or as the root is known in the south as "John de Konker", is a folk hero from African-American folklore.  He was an African prince sold as a slave in the Americas.  Despite the harrowing conditions of his enslavement, his spirit was never broken and he survived in folklore as a trickster who was able to trick his slave masters.  

John the Conqueror root is said to employ magical properties and is especially well known in the African-American tradition of Hoodoo. 

Common Name: Convallaria polygonatum, Convallaria multiflorum, Polygonatum biflora 

Botanical Name:  Ipomoea Jalapa also known as Ipomoea purga

No known precautions. Although I do recommend if you intend to use this herb medicinally, you seek the advice of a qualified health practitioner, especially while pregnant and nursing.

 Price is for 1 High John Root

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