Butcher's Broom Root or Ruscus Aculeatus is also known as Knee Holly and Jew's Myrtle. It is from the United States and contains antioxidants and minerals. Used holistically for varicose veins, hemorrhoids, and blood vessel issues. In magic spells it is used for wind spells, divination, protection, and psychic powers and is in association with the planet Mars and the element of air. Fibrous and woody scent. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dark place. 1lb. in root cut.