alternatives to grave yard dirt
Valerian, patchouli, and mullein all bear the nickname "graveyard dust" and
I know for a fact that Valerian smells like something rotten. LOL. Grind and
powder the botanicals and use them where graveyard dust or dirt is indicated
in the spell.
For black salt she says that taking the scrapings from an iron pan or pot or
cauldron. You know the old heavy black frying pan that granny used that
would be considered the type of pan that you would take a scraping from.
Then blend it with sea salt or Kosher salt.
These are things that can be purchased without too much problems or grown in
your garden. Much easier than trying to buy them from someone that you don't