Holistic Healing &Moon Phases, Crystals, & Candles

holistic-livingWhen we get into the habit of coordinating our personal growth with the phases of the moon, we reap dramatic results. When I do Reiki sessions, meditate, make goals, or so personal growth work, I try to incorporate these into my work. For instance, when I prepare myself for a client and I receive the message that they need more self care, I light a green and orange candle On top of my usual black protection candle and white candles.  I also use crystals in my practice. Crystals are amazing little friends that help magnify and project your healing intent in your environment I put the intent of healing and self-esteem and remove the blocks that are standing in the way of this persons self care.  Incorporating these small symbolic steps into our growth work makes a big difference on all levels.


NEW MOON:  (starts at the exact New Moon and runs to 3 ½ days following) Spells for health, beauty, self-improvement, love, romance, employment, creative ventures, new projects.

WAXING CRESCENT MOON: (3 ½ to 7 days after New Moon) Spells involving healing, love, good luck, animals, business, change,  sex related and any positive magick.

FIRST QUARTER MOON: (7 to 10 ½ days after New Moon) Spells for friends, luck, courage, motivation, elemental magick.

GIBBOUS MOON: (10 ½ to 14 days after New Moon) Spells for peace, courage, patience, harmony.

FULL MOON:  (14 to 17 ½ days after New Moon) Spells involving fertility, spirit conjuring, increase psychic ability, artistic endeavors, health, beauty, children, decisions, knowledge, love, romance, money, motivation, protection, self-improvement, and dream spells.
(As you can see, the Full Moon is a good time for pretty much any spell!)

WANING DISSEMINATING MOON: (3 ½ to 7 days after Full Moon) Destructive spells, hexes, reverse love spells, addictions, stress, protection, ending bad relationships and undoing negative forces.

LAST QUARTER MOON: (7 to 10 ½ days after Full Moon) Spells for addictions, divorce, banishing, removing health problems, protection, stress, ancestors, endings.

DARK/BALSAMIC MOON (10 ½ days to 14 days after Full Moon) Spells for addictions, change, enemies, justice, divorce, obstacles, removal, quarrels, stopping  theft  and stalkers.


MONDAY: purification, protection, peace

TUESDAY: protection, strength, health, passion, courage, stimulation, energy, money, fertility, growth, employment
WEDNESDAY: power, healing, transpiration, meditation
THURSDAY: healing, patience, happiness
THURSDAY: healing animals
FRIDAY: love, friendship
SATURDAY: change, psychic ability
SUNDAY: intellect, attraction, study, divination

Now that you’ve planned the perfect time for your spell (hopefully well in advance!), you’ll need to select the candle with the appropriate color correspondence.  If you know anything about the chakras, you’ll see that the color correspondences of candles are similar to the characteristics of each chakra with the same color value.


WHITE: Protection, cleansing, divination, healing, righteousness, purity, devotional Candle_handsmagick, contacting the gods, clear vision, consecration, meditation, exorcism, clairvoyance, truth, peace, spiritual strength, the moon and Lunar energy. Can be used to replace any other candle..

GOLD: Worldly achievement, wealth, recognition, attraction, sun magick, prosperity, health, long life, cosmic influences, solar deities, the God .

SILVER: Divination, awakening different psychic powers (clairvoyance, telepathy, etc…), astral projection, invoking the Goddess, intuition, quick money, gambling, moon magick,  repressing unwanted psychic powers or visions, balance, stability, removing negativity.

DARK RED: Love, passion, anger.

RED: Courage, increase life force, determination, action, romance, energy, sexual passion and potency, survival, physical health, strength, pleasure, willpower, the God.

PINK: Love, romance, friendship, affection, femininity, quiet sleep, harmony in the home, rekindling trust, and attracting new friends or lovers.

ORANGE: Fertility, creative growth, self-esteem, confidence, opportunity, material gain, attraction, abundance of all things, and energy.

YELLOW: Mental exercise, gaining someone’s approval, improve memory, healing, increase concentration,  sharpen logic , confidence, attraction, charm,  persuasion,  air, the sun.

DARK GREEN: Invoking the Goddess of regeneration, financial, agriculture & farming.

GREEN: Healing, gardening, tree magic, growth, fertility, success, youth, ambition, good harvest, beginnings, prosperity, money,  good luck, Earth, the Goddess.

LIGHT GREEN:  Improving the weather, beginnings.

INDIGO BLUE: Revealing deep secrets, protection on the astral level, defenses.

BLUE: Create confidence, discover truth, expand mental horizons, power, success, protection, honor, loyalty, peace, tranquility, wisdom, protection during sleep, astral projection, dreams, & water.

LIGHT BLUE: Protection of home, buildings, & children.

PURPLE: Meditation, calling upon power of the ancients, sigils/runes,  government,  past-life work, divination, astral travel, psychic protection & manifestations, healing, success, independence, prevention of nightmares, and remembrance for parted loved ones.

LAVENDER: Invoking righteous spirits, favors for people.

BROWN: Locating lost objects, home protection, pet protection, money, invoking earth spirits & elementals, ideas, and balance, peace in the home, herb magick, friendship, material benefits in the home, concentration, telepathy, protection of familiars, & Earth.

GRAY: Reaching compromises, invisibility, glamouries, settling negative emotions & neutralizing negative energies.

BLACK: Banishing, leaving a relationship, returning a curse, hex or spell back to its sender, divination, protection,  acknowledging grief, forgiveness, Meditation rituals, uncrossing, & banishing evil & negative energy.


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I am the proud owner of Smudge Metaphysical. The products that I create support my local women's shelter Hiatus House. I teach others how to achieve their goals and heal themselves via magickal practice, energy manipulation and spirit work. I'm a proud recipient of a prestigious Biz-X Award for "Best Little Retail Store 2015". I encourage personal power through your unique expression of self and spirit, and have created a safe space for others to develop their magickal skills via Smudge Metaphysical.

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