I’m in bed with migraine and my mother already thinks about the signs of the cross, the secret formulas, the Ave Maria, the saucer with water, oil and salt.

the first warm –
still problems
of sinusitis

Antonietta Losito

Note: The Affascino is a spell which an envious person casts upon his or her victim. Less serious effects are  headaches, drowsiness,apparently incomprehensible illnesses.The ritual (sfascinatura) to dissolve the evil eye ( il malocchio) is secret and can only be handed down to three people in the course of life. It  is different  according to the geographical area of south Italy (Puglia, Basilicata, Calabria…


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