The plant is known in some areas as bindweed or jalap root. It has a pleasant, earthy odor. High John the Conqueror root is a strong magickal component for any spells involving luck, personal power, prosperity and even protection. It has been used in Hoodoo magick for centuries! Masculine gender uses are overcoming obstacles, victory in court, protection, love spells, achieving goals. Please note that these roots are very hard, do not put in blender to break them up. They come in different shapes and sizes.