Algol, known otherly as Ras Al-Ghul - rough Arabic for mischief maker, is one the 15 Behenii or Fixed Stars mentioned by Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa in his Three Books of Occult Philosophy. Algol is known to be a very malefic star beholding imagery of a beheaded man or woman lending visual potency to its ability to cause insanity or ‘ lose ones head’.
In this materia lies direct link to the spirits of Algol
✥To make direct spirit contact with that which lies therein ✥ To protect with ferocity ✥ To appear intimidating ✥ To inspire malice and hatred ✥ To grant Vengeance ✥ To preserve the members of the body ✥ To inspire insanity ✥
* While all materia in the Algol collection can be used in malefic workings you will find more malefic potency within the ALGOL : Venom of the Mother oil which was limited to 13 bottles.