|Other names:||Addercop, Araignée, Araingne, Aranea, Aranha, Aremia, Aringne, Iraingne, Phalangia, Phalangio, Phalangium, Phalanguis, Spinner, Spyncop, Spyncoppe, Yraingne|
The spider is an aerial worm that takes its nourishment from the air
The spider is industrious, never ceasing to build its net from a long thread drawn from its body. It is an aerial worm that takes its nourishment from the air. Its web is fragile. It is said that if a spider (or a snake) tastes the saliva of a fasting man, it dies.
Uses Magical, Medical, Alchemical and Culinary
Cobwebs placed over a wound keep it free from swelling and decay.