What is candle magic ?
Candles are a staple in any magical supply kit. They can be used to amplify or release energy, bring blessings and assist in spiritual communications.
If you are going to leave your candles unattended please exercise caution and be careful not to burn your house down. 7 day candles (long candles in glass) are usually meant to be left burning but if you must put the candle out, never blow it out ! Cover the flame and thank the candle for its service, you may relight it when you're ready. Now on to the good stuff !
Candle Color Meanings:
Red: Passion, sex, heating up love affairs, lust, strength against enemies, competitions, revenge, courage, determination, desires, ambition and will power. Red candles are used for fast action activity and is used in spells for revenge, anger, courage, determination, and dealing with enemies. Red can be used for protection against psychic attacks and for self-confidence. Red is the color of inspiration, pride, anger, bravery, strong emotions and purification. Red is the best color to ward off danger and can also be used to incite wars, anarchy, and cruelty. Spells using the color red should be performed on Tuesdays when Mars is strongly placed and waxing. Crystals: Agate, red jasper, garnet, ruby, red tigers eye, obsidian.
Orange: Vitality, stamina, success, prosperity, good fortune, good luck in business, and attracting others, inspires happiness, motivation, ambition and emotional healing. Orange candles help with adaptability, creativity, sexual attraction, sexual stimulation, sex magic, and enthusiasm. Orange helps with attraction, friendship, sudden changes, energy stimulation, gaining control, changing luck and inciting justice. Used for encouragement, confidence, courage, self-esteem, independence, kindness, good health, joy, power and success. Aids in achieving goals, cleansing negative attitudes and bringing in happiness and enthusiasm. Orange can also be used to cure fear, doubt, and worry. Spells using orange energy are best performed on a Sunday when the Sun is strongly placed. Associated with the sacral chakra, The Sun and Leo. Crystals: Carnelian, amber,
Yellow: Brain power, focus, concentration, intellect, creativity, logic, divination, creativity, learning to improve visualization and memory. Use to gain confidence, to charm/persuade others, inspiration, knowledge, wisdom and mental clarity. Use to invoke the full benefit of your mental powers, access to the wisdom of the ages, logical side of brain. Can also be used to astral travel. Spells are most potent when performed on a Wednesday when Mercury is not afflicted. Associated with the solar plexus chakra, Mercury, Gemini and Virgo. Crystals: yellow jasper, yellow calcite, citrine.
Green: Beginnings, growth, fertility, nature, renewal, rejuvenation, harmony, balance, healing, good health, goals, financial success, good luck and abundance. This color is excellent for wealth building spells, bringing a vibration of self-love and self-fulfillment, business, career & personal goals are all positively affected by green. It also influences fidelity, reconciliation, justice, beauty, youth, attracts love, friendships, indulgence and pleasure, Green also helps relieve stress, tension, resentment, and impatience. When used in rituals for wealth, they tend to encourage a gradual increase in profits or resources. Spells using green energy should be performed during a waxing moon on a Friday when Venus is strongly placed. Use with jade, aventurine, peridot, or green tourmaline. Ruled by Venus-Taurus and Libra
Blue: Spiritual well being, meditation, healing, rest, serenity, intuition, patience, kindness, inner peace, influencing fidelity and loyalty, for knowledge and wisdom, obtaining truth and first contact with the Higher Self. Blue candles can also be used for establishing harmony in the home, increasing occult wisdom and power, spiritual protection, burned for dream magic and prophetic dreams. Use a blue candle if you are feeling indecisive, nervous, or unable to think clearly. A blue candle will also help if you are lacking in faith, hope, or courage, impulsiveness, or depression. Good for legal matters, wisdom, royalty, protection. Devotion, honor, and loyalty are represented by the deeper shades of blue. Spells using blue energy can be performed on Thursday when Jupiter is not afflicted. Use with sodalite, lapis lazuli, blue lace agate and turquoise. Associated with: Jupiter, Thursday, Sagittarius and Pisces,
Purple: Used to aid meditation, for enhancing psychic ability, awakening your 3rd eye, intuition, visions, astral travel, spiritual power, increasing your magical powers, enhancing spiritual activities, help make contact with the spiritual world, spiritual awakening, spiritual protection, ancient wisdom, for healing, business success, material wealth, power, royalty, ambition and control. Use purple candles as your focus specifically for spiritual centering and meditation, as well as expanded consciousness and cosmic awareness. Spells for psychic power and the third eye and should be performed on Mondays when the Moon is strongly placed and full. Use with amethyst, sugilite, peacock ore, purple kunzite and purple fluorite.
Associated with: Jupiter, Neptune, Crown Chakra, Thursday, Sagittarius and Pisces.
White: White candles are used for for cleansing, purification, healing, blessings, protection, purity, truth, sincerity, peace, spirituality, enlightment, prophecy, clairvoyance, clarity, rest, wholeness and joy. White also heals emotions, provides protection, repels negative energy, relieves tension and aids in meditation. White represents truth, unity, harmony, and wholeness of spirit, for spiritual matters, and for contact with one's higher self and angels or spirit guides. The color of purity, white represents friendship. White is also the color of The Goddess, and so used in all forms of blessings. Spells using white energy should be performed on a Monday, Use with diamonds, clear crystals, moonstones or other white stones.
-Petition papers- write your spells down on a torn brown paper bag and place under candles before lighting.
-Anointing oils are a blend of blessed herbs and oils designed specifically to boost your spells and may be added to candles and petition papers to ensure your petitions are received.