This can only be created on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar, the only day that ordinary grass allegedly possesses special magic properties. In 2016, it occurred on June 9; in 2017, on May 30, and in 2018 it falls on June 18. The instructions must be followed exactly.
- Rise early on that morning.
- Walk exactly one hundred paces into a field without turning your head.
- Pluck exactly one hundred blades of grass.
- Take these home and place them in a pot of spring water.
- Bring it to a boil.
- Strain, reserving the liquid and discarding the grass.
- Boil the liquid once more, let it cool and bottle.
Hundred Grass Lotion is used as a remedy for aura repair, nervous disorders and headaches that resist other cures. It is not to be confused with Hindu Grass Oil, which is a Hoodoo formula similar to Van Van.
Found in: Element Encyclopedia of 5000 Spells