There are many traditions linked to the besom, oż broom, not [east its association with witches. 1n medieval England, besoms were regarded as essentially feminine tools, and if a woman wished to show she was not at home, she set a broom outside her door. Wade from birch, heather, or broom twigs, they were used for gypsy marriages. Known as “broomstick wedding,” the ceremony involved the couple jumping back and forth over the broom, holding hands all the while, before. a rush ring was placed on the girl's finger. Besoms are still available commercially, but any broom will do if you have difficulty finding a besom.
A besom or other broom
An incense stick
Perform this spell on a waning moon. Starting at the highest room in your home, sweep backward through each doorway, symbolically chasing out all bad feelings. At the threshold to your home, sweep backward with a vengeance, then hold the besom aloft and shake it three times into the wind, turning in a counterclockwise direction