If you are often victim of unpleasant remarks from your entourage, I recommend you take a branch of Mugwort, leaves and all and roll in a tube of transparent paper then fold the two extremities. Keep it in a drawer in your bedroom or in one of your pockets. The negative intentions of people around you will no longer touch you.
In some cultures, Artemisia vulgaris is considered to be a plant with purifying virtues. In ancient Egypt, it was currently used to repel bad spirits. Whereas in the western world, Albert the great himself praised the virtues of the plant.