October 1, 2016

[How-To] Use Candles to Get What You Really Want

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Using candles to get what you want is not a new concept. Candles have been used by people from all walks of life and for every purpose for as long as humanity has been recorded.

Using candles in this way is also inexpensive and typically does not require anything more than the candle and a means to light it.

However, this post will offer more ways to enhance the magic of candle burning in order to give your intention greater focus and oomph!

SIDEBAR: Please be mindful when handling any of the oils or herbs listed below as some may cause skin irritation. Also, burn candles in a heat-safe container and in a safe place to prevent any accidents.

When you want to increase your power & strength

In a few words, inscribe your intention on a yellow, gold, or purple candle then anoint it with any, or a blend, of the following oils and burn it on a Sunday (the day Sol is in his glory).

  • Carnation
  • Ginger
  • Bay
  • Clove

Burn an incense blend of Frankincense, Myrrh, Cinnamon, and Rosemary on a charcoal disc in a heat-safe burner.

Additional support

Use this invocation to draw in the energy of the Sun. You may also call on this Archangel to receive heavenly support in delivering this intention.

When you want greater insight, wisdom & psychic power

In a few words, inscribe your intention on a gray or silver candle then anoint it with any, or a blend, of the following oils and burn it on a Monday (the day Luna is in her glory).

  • Sandalwood
  • Jasmine
  • Myrrh
  • Lotus
  • Mugwort

Burn an incense blend of Sandalwood, Cat’s Claw and Mugwort on a charcoal disc in a heat-safe burner.

Additional support

Use this invocation to draw in the energy of the Moon. You may also call on this Archangel to receive heavenly support in delivering this intention.

when you need courage to take action

In a few words, inscribe your intention on a orange candle then anoint it with any, or a blend, of the following oils and burn it on a Tuesday (the day Mars is in his glory).

  • Ginger
  • Basil
  • Black Pepper

Burn an incense blend of Ginger (chunky root), Basil and Rosemary on a charcoal disc in a heat-safe burner.

additional support

Use this invocation to draw in the energy of the Mars. You may also call on this Archangel to receive heavenly support in delivering your intention.

when you need enhanced communication and perception

In a few words, inscribe your intention on a royal blue candle then anoint it with any, or a blend, of the following oils and burn it on a Wednesday (the day Mercury is in his glory).

  • Peppermint
  • Lavender
  • Eucalyptus

Burn an incense blend of Eucalyptus and Lavender on a charcoal disc in a heat-safe burner.

additional support

Use this invocation to draw in the energy of the Mercury. You may also call on this Archangel to receive heavenly support in delivering your intention.

when you want greater success (business or personal)

In a few words, inscribe your intention on a orange, green, brown, royal blue, or purple candle then anoint it with any, or a blend, of the following oils and burn it on a  Thursday (the day Jupiter is in his glory)

  • Clove
  • Nutmeg
  • Bergamot
  • Tonka Bouquet
  • Cinnamon
  • Ginger

Burn an incense blend of Ginger (chunky root), Nutmeg, Cinnamon and Clove on a charcoal disc in a heat-safe burner.

additional support

Use this invocation to draw in the energy of the Jupiter. You may also call on this Archangel to receive heavenly support in delivering your intention.

when you want to find or increase love (romantic or platonic)

In a few words, inscribe your intention on a pink or red candle then anoint it with any, or a blend, of the following oils and burn it on a Friday (the day Venus is in her glory).

  • Lavender
  • Ylang Ylang
  • Rose
  • Chamomile
  • Cardamon
  • Musk (fragrance oil)

Burn an incense blend of Lavender, (red or pink) Rose petals and Chamomile on a charcoal disc in a heat-safe burner.

additional support

Use this invocation to draw in the energy of the Venus . You may also call on this Archangel to receive heavenly support in delivering your intention.

When you want to get rid of someone or something

In a few words, inscribe your intention (in reverse writing) on a black candle then anoint it with any, or a blend, of the following oils and burn it on a Saturday (the day Saturn is in his glory).

  • Vervain
  • Patchouli
  • Myrrh
  • Black Pepper

Burn an incense blend of Vervain, Myrrh and Patchouli on a charcoal disc in a heat-safe burner.

additional support

Use this invocation to draw in the energy of the Saturn. You may also call on this Archangel to receive heavenly support in delivering your intention and/or invoke the Violet Flame to transmute your intention into its highest purpose.

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