Candle Colors & Astrological herbs

Candle colors:

  • gold- cosmic forces, luck, money

  • blue- spiritual understanding, blessings, peace

  • brown- money / general success

  • green- money, wealth, good luck

  • orange- courage, energy, peace of mind

  • pink- success, love attraction

  • red- love and romance

  • white- purity, peace, also a substitute for other colors

  • yellow- creativity, intellingence, dispelling evil, jinx removing

Sabbat Candle Colors

  • Candlemas: Red, pink, brown

  • Spring Equinox: Green, yellow, gold

  • Baltane: Dark Green

  • Summer Solstice: Green, Blue

  • Lammas: Yellow, orange

  • Autumn Equinox: Orange, brown, yellow

  • Samhain: Black, Orange

  • Yule: Red, Green, White

Zodiac Candle Colors

  • Aries: Red

  • Taurus: Green

  • Gemini: Yellow or Silver

  • Cancer: White

  • Leo: Gold or Yellow

  • Virgo: Gray

  • Libra: Royal Blue

  • Scorpio: Black or Red

  • Sagittarius: Dark blue or Purple

  • Capricorn: Black or Dark Brown

  • Aquarius: Light Blue

  • Pisces: Aquamarine

Day Colors

  • Sunday:Yellow

  • Monday: White

  • Tuesday: Red

  • Wednesday: Purple

  • Thrusday: Blue

  • Friday: Green

  • Saturday: Black

Element of Earth

  • Direction: North

  • Relations: The Body, growth, nature, sustenance, material gain, prosperity, money, death, caverns, feild, meadows, plants, trees, animals, rocks, crystals, manifestation, materialization

  • Time: Midnight

  • Season: Winter

  • Colors: Black, brown, green, gold, mustard

  • Zodiac: Capricorn, Taurus, Virgo

  • Tools: Pentacle, Salt

  • Oils/Herbs: Pine, cypress, ceder, sage, vetiver

  • Animals: All four-footed animals

Element of Air

  • Direction: East

  • Relations: The mind, all metal, intellectual and some psychich work, knowledge, abstract thought, theory, mountain tops, prairie open to the wind, wind, breath, clouds, vapor and mist, storms, purification, removal of stagnation, new beginnings, change.

  • Time: Dawn

  • Season: Spring

  • Colors: White, yellow, lavender, pale blue, gray

  • Zodiac: Gemini, Libra, Aquarius

  • Tools: Censer, incense, athame, sword

  • Oils/Herbs: Frankincence, violet, lavender, lemon, rosemary

  • Animals: all birds

Element of Fire

  • Direction: South

  • Relations: Creativity, passion, energy, blood, healing, destruction, temper, faerie fire, phosphorescence and Will O' the Wisps, valcanoes, flame, lava, bonfires, deserts, the sun

  • Time: Noon

  • Season: Summer

  • Colors: Red, orange, gold, crimson, white, peridot

  • Zodiac: Sagittarius, Aries, Leo

  • Tools: Wand, candle

  • Oils/Herbs: Lime, orange, neroli, citronella

  • Animals: Salamander, Lizard, Snake

Element of Water

  • Direction: West

  • Relations: Emotions, feelings, love, sorrow, intution, the subconscious and unconscious minds, the womb, fertility, menstruation, cleansing, purification, oceans' lakes' tide pools, rain, springs, and wells

  • Time: Twilight

  • Season: Autumn

  • Colors: Blue, blue-green, gray, aquamarine, indigo, white

  • Zodiac: Cancer, Pisces, Scorpio

  • Tools: Chalice

  • Oils/Herbs: Lemon, lily of the valley, camphor

  • Animals: All fish and marine life.

To enhance the power of candles, you can use a small knife to carve a symbol onto the side. You can also anoint the candles with appropriate essential oils (add herbs to them), then hold the candle in your hand and rub the oil on. Start from the center and go down (toward you) for drawing spells, and go up (away from you) for outgoing spells. Some herbs for this are listed below.

for visions of the future- anise seed healing- blessed thistle love- vervain personal, private spells- your astrological herb blessing- mustard seed

Astrological herbs:

aries- blessed thistle, cowslip, ferns, garlic, hemp, mustard seed,


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