Witches in the 17th Century

In the seventeenth century, despite the emergence of new theories about the origins of witchcraft, witches were still widely believed. In a 1630 article, the Chief Justice of Saint-Claude declared that “the number of accused witches was increasing”. He...
Poisonous Plants Used in Witchcraft

Poisonous Plants Used in Witchcraft

Some plants are poisonous and used in witchcraft. These plants are known for their healing properties, but in some cases they can be toxic when ingested. The following is a list of poisonous plants that are used in witchcraft: 1. Angel’s Trumpet (Brugmansia)...