Black Cohosh/Black Snake Root Magical Uses: Black Cohosh/Black Snake -clears out unwanted people, protects from harm, and brings good luck. Used in love sachets or in the bath to prevent impotence.Carry in pocket or amulet for courage and/or strength. Sprinkle around a room to drive away evil. Add an infusion of the herb to bath water to ensure a long and happy life. Burn as a love incense. It helps foster determination, courage, and faith in self when carried.