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Haoma

by Micha F. Lindemans
A deified plant in Persian mythology whose sap, which has anaesthetic qualities, was drunk during sacrifices. This deity ruled over all medicinal herbs and grants immortality. It is associated with the purification of fire, and believed to have the power of providing husbands for unmarried women. Haoma is similar to the Vedic Soma herb.

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    Hauma

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