|Others:|| Diana Schade-Renard|
|Purpose:||Conceal a child from harm|
Nuukh Suens (nook SOONS; Mong. нуух [nuukh] "to hide, conceal" + сүнс [suens/süns] "ghost, soul, spirit") is a cloaking spell that, when administered by a Hexenbiest, can conceal or shield a child from harm or evil that is coming for the child.
Renard's mother used it on him several times when he was a child to protect him from the Royals, and Adalind used the Nuukh Suens on Diana to help shield her from Zerstörer, though he was ultimately able to find her because of his staff's ability to track the location of the stick. ("Zerstörer Shrugged") ("The End")
- The sete ervas (SET-ey AIR-vahs; Por. "seven herbs")
- A nazar (nuh-ZAHR; Arabic نظر [nazar] "sight" or "seeing"), an evil eye charm
Properly Administering the Nuukh SuensEdit
The sete ervas are to be collectively ground into a powder and used with a nazar, the evil eye charm. A Hexenbiest should be the one to administer it on a child, presumably to enhance or ensure the magical integrity of the substance so that the child is properly concealed from harm coming his or her way. The ground herbs can be placed in a pot or jar, and the nazar should be dropped or placed on top. An exothermic reaction takes place soon thereafter, as the green color of the ground herbs turns an aqua-like blue color and the nazar is seemingly absorbed as part of the reaction. The Hexenbiest should then woge before pouring the Nuukh Suens on top of the child's head, who should be standing with his or her eyes closed. The powder will start to surround the child as it is poured, seemingly gravitating to the child it is administered to, before quickly dissipating in the air. The child should not feel anything during this process, a good sign that the substance was applied successfully.
- In Brazilian mythology, a sete ervas pot is used to plant seven lucky herbs, which is to then be placed in a strategic location in a garden or next to an entry to one's home in order to ward off evil. The sete ervas include dumbcane (Dieffenbachia seguine), a type of sweet and chili pepper plant, Capsicum annuum, common rue (Ruta graveolens), basil (Ocimum basilicum), rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), guinea hen weed (Petiveria alliacea), and Sansevieria trifasciata, known as many different names, including "sword of Saint George" in Brazil.
- This was the second time that "evil eye" was referred to or used in some way on Grimm; Uhranuti translates from Czech to evil eye as well, and nazars are amulets believed to protect against the evil eye curse. In Brazilian culture, the evil eye curse is associated with mal-olhado, mau-olhado ("act of giving a bad look") or olho gordo ("gluttonous eye"), which the sete ervas can help protect against as well.
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