e Unction of Khephnes the Egyptian
hosoever anointeth his head with the ointment of Khephnes shall in
sleep be grabted true visions of time yet to come
When the Moon increaseth in her light place in an earthen crucible a
goodly quantity of oil of the Lotus, sprinkle with one once powdered
mandragora and stir well with the forked twig of the wild thorn bush. Having
so done utter the incantation of thebsu (taken fron diverse lines in the
I am the Lord of Spirits,
Oridimbai, Sonadir, Episghes,
I am Ubaste, Ptho born of Binui Sphe, Phas;
In the name of Auebothiabathabaithobeuee
Give power to my spell O Nasira Oapkis Shfe,
Give power Chons-in-Thebes-Nefer-hotep, Ophois,
Give power! O Bakaxikhekh!
Add to the potion pinch of red earth, nine drops natron, for drops
balsam of Olibanum and one drop blood (from thy right hand). Combine the
whole with a like measure of fat of the gosling and place the vessel upon
the fire. When all is rendered well and the dark vapours begin to rise, make
the the Elder Sign and remove from the flames.
When the unguent has cooled place it within an urn of the finest
alabaster, which thou shalt keep in some secret place (known only to
thyself) until thou shalt have need of it.