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Naree pon or Magalee pon is a kind of tree which was described as strange female beings which are born from magical trees exist only in Himmapan Forest and Makalee Pon would come out of these fruits once they were ripen. It has a fruit which has a body like a young woman and a size of it equal human. When a tree fructifies, after 7 days a fruit will fall and a fruit can be 4-5 month. After that, it will sear and disappear. Believe that a smell of Magalee pon will attract many ascetics, gandharvas and scholars because they want to take Magalee pon to copulate.
The legend of Magalee pon that is about 30,000 years ago, Pha Vessandara, his wife Matsi, his son Chali and his daughter Ganha all into exile. They went to Himapan forest to meditate. At that time, Tao Sungatevaraja saw a danger in the forest, so he used a magic to create a pavilion for Pha Vessandara and his family. Tao Sungatevaraja wanted Matsi saved from many ascetics, gandharvas and scholars who had still a passion and they would destroy a precept of Matsi while she went to find some fruit in the forest. Therefore, Tao Sungatevaraja used a magic to create 16 Magalee pon trees which far away from the pavilion. Actually, a fruit of Magalee pon was a type of fairy. When Magalee pon had a fruit, it was born of a fairy which was a beautiful fruit like a beauty of a fairy.
When the scholars passed Magalee pon, they would have a weak heart which made them lose a meditation and magic. Then, they could not fly until they practiced a new meditation to enhance their heart. Although, Pha Vessandara and his wife already departed from Himmapan forest, Magalee pon was still there. It is said it is a test of determination and firmness of the ascetics. Sometime ascetic who was a teacher would take his student to test of determination and firmness under Magalee pon tree. So, Magalee pon was a demand of the magical animals including scholars and gandharvases.
Another plant with a narcotic effect, mandrake or the mandragore (Mandragora officinarum L.) was thought to be a potentially lethal herb to harvest from the earth. For this reason, great caution was used in gathering these magical roots. As early as C.E. 93 the historian Flavius Josephus (C.E. c. 37-c. 100) described the process, stories of which were embellished over the years. Many people believed that the mandrake shrieked when harvested and that anyone hearing the piercing cry would die. To avoid this, dogs were used to gather the root. The dog was starved for several days and then tied to the root, around which a trench had been cut. The owner stood out of earshot and threw a piece of meat, and as the dog leapt for the meat, the mandrake root was pulled from the ground. Some writers actually stated that the dog immediately died. There are also references to the use of a sword to draw three circles around the plant and to the fact the plant could be removed only after sundown (Mendelson & Mello 82). The root of the mandrake resembles a phallus or a human torso, and for this reason was believed to have occult powers. In some areas of Europe, "possession of the root was punishable by death" (Mendelson & Mello 82). Medieval witches were said to harvest the root at night beneath gallows trees--trees where unrepentant criminals, evil since birth, were supposed to have died. The root purportedly sprang up from the criminal's body drippings. According to Christian lore, the witch washed the root in wine and wrapped it in silk and velvet. She fed it with sacramental wafers stolen from a church during communion (Guiley 1989 223). Perhaps because it was believed to spring from such substances as a dead criminal's semen, mandrake root was often used in love potions. The fruits of the plant, also called love apples, were believed to increase fertility (Mendelson & Mello 81). The crushed root was purported to have caused hallucinations followed by a death-like trance and sleep. The root was also said to have caused insanity (Guiley 1989 223), and was believed to have been used in flying potions (Mendelson & Mello 78). In Germany, peasants added millet grains for eyes and took great care of their little mandrakes--bathing them, dressing them, tucking them in at night (sometimes in a coffin)--in order to consult them on important questions. In France, they were considered a kind of elf, called the main-de-gloire or magloire. Often they were stashed in secret cupboards, because possessing one could be dangerous on other counts, too: it could expose the owner to the charge of witchcraft. In 1630, three women in Hamburg were executed on this evidence, and in Orleans in 1603 the wife of a Moor was hanged for harboring a "mandrake-fiend," purportedly in the shape of a female monkey (Masello 84).
Ever seen an apple attached at the side?