Worms in the Body (Spell)

Egyptian Secrets of Albertus Magnus lists three very similar versions of this spell.

From Egyptian Secrets of Albertus Magnus, Joseph H. Peterson edition:

A Verse for the Hair Worm.

God the Lord went Zacre, upon a fertile acre, he made three furrows, he caught three worms. The first is the battle worm, the other the gnat worm, the third is the hair worm; battle worm, gnat worm, and hair worm rush from out this flesh worm. + + +

From Egyptian Secrets of Albertus Magnus, Joseph H. Peterson edition:

Against Worms in the Body of a Man.

St. Peter and Jesus moved upon the acre. They dug up three furrows, where they found three worms. The one was white, the other is black, the third is red. Henceforth, N. N., all thy worms are dead. Three times.

From Egyptian Secrets of Albertus Magnus, Joseph H. Peterson edition:

For the Worms in the Body.

God went upon an acre field, upon red acre land. He made three furrows, and found three worms. The first was black, the other was white, the third was red; forthwith N. N. all thy worms are dead. + + +

Move three times with the finger around the navel, while pronouncing the three holiest names.

From The Long Lost Friend:

Worms

Peter and Jesus went out upon the fields; they ploughed three furrows, and ploughed up three worms. The one was white, the other was black, and the third one was red. Now all the worms are dead, in the name + + + Repeat these words three times.

From The Grimoire of Arthur Gauntlet, David Rankine edition:

For worms

Jobe is sick and like to die and have in his body worms. There the black doth eat the flesh The Red doth suck the blood The white doth gnaw the bone, void worms from Jobe every one. Say this three times. + In the name of + the father + and of the Son + And of the Holy Ghost + Amen +

Timeline of related events

1600

1630

In this decade: Publication of the Grimoire of Arthur Gauntlet (lists this spell)