Need the powers of invisibility - here's the plant for you. Perhaps you'd prefer to open a locked chest - here too chicory could help you but only on July 25 (St. James's Day). By holding a gold knife and chicory leaves against the lock, the lock picker would be successful, but only if working in silence - or death would soon be upon him if a word was spoken. Credited with opening locks and removing obstacles. Reputedly the early American settlers and prospectors would carry a piece of this with them for good luck.