Red

The color red is believed to protect against evil in many cultures. Red ribbons are worn as amulets to protect from vampires, evil spirits, evil eye, bewitchment, and other evil or demonic attacks.

Salvic lore believes the red corpse is a tall tale sign of them person tell tale sign of vamirism.

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Vampire Cure???

According to eastern European folklore a vampire’s blood is magically potent and very dangerous.

When vampires were exhumed to be staked or cut up, the living had to be extra careful not to get sprayed.

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It was believed that the living would go insane or die instantly.

Vampire corpses were covered, before staking to protect the living. On lookers stood at a distance.

Vampire blood would be used as a charm or amulet, and as a curse.
A common belief was a vampire’s blood could heal. Vampire victims would cover themselves with a vampire’s blood or drink it. To be released from the curse.

Yes! Drink Vampire’s Blood.

According to accounts this remedy didn’t work. Those who tried this remedy only became vampires themselves.

Another way to cure vampirism is with ashes.

Iron

Considered as near magical and credited with supernatural powers.

The Aztecs called it “the gift from heaven” because it fell from the sky in meteor form.

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Specialists were needed to remove iron from the ore and harden it. These specialists of Blacksmiths soon were thought of as magicians.

Iron is used to fight evil, keep fairies and demons away, in some case to keep vampires away. It was believed to ward off witches.

Eyebrows

Today will talk about unibrows.
No, I’m not giving a beauty class.

Many cultures believe the person with the eyebrows that met in the middle were associated with deceit, bad-tempers, witchcraft, vampires.
Wow that’s a list!

The Greeks believed people with unibrows were vampires. Those in Germany, Iceland, and Denmark believed they were werewolves. A general consensus is unibrows brought bad luck, immortality, premature death, and violent tempers to those who have them.