Dried chicken feet are used in many cultures. In traditional Hoodoo, chicken feet are used for spiritual protection, cleansing and the "scratching" away of bad luck and ill-will. Practitioners would hang chicken feet outside a door or on a rear-view mirror of the car; conjuring an energy of safety and security. Even placing this age old curio over a cash register was alleged to protect your money and your business from thievery. They can be painted and decorated in many colors with feathers and beads. Some Root Doctors create them as love charms and money charms adding them to mojo bags for enhanced power. The most potent chicken feet are the ones that come from black feathered chickens. Black hens and rooters have always been look upon as fowls of protection in the south. Their ability to scratch away dirt and debris to get their meal was an influential symbol of clearing and cleansing. The color black of course is the color that absorbs negativity. The black feathers have been used in brooms, and hand sweeps to sweep out evil and curses. You can add more power to a chicken foot by dressing it with a special chicken foot oil or with Florida water. Ananda candles provides a variety of Chicken Foot supplies. Dried chicken feet are a must have for any hoodoo practitioner.