Candle Guide

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Abundance, stimulates growth, money, success, wealth, healing, health, marriage, fertility, employment, balance, financial success, good luck, new job, good harvest, nature appreciation, love.


Intellect, wisdom and honor, action, inspiration and creativity, studying and intelligence, concentration, logic, learning, attraction, confidence, mental powers, inspiration, concentration, retention of memory, energy, cheerfulness, sunny disposition, changes, endurance, stability and security.

Yellow strengthens the imagination and concentration in a ritual. It's used in rituals in which the trust of a person is gained or in one where someone needs to be convinced of something.


Energy, vitality, strength, health, passion, sex, love, protection, fire, fertility, fast action, potency, lust, blood, courage, warmth, attraction, magnetism, desire, action, willpower.


The Balance of all colors: Cleansing, clairvoyance, healing, truth-seeking, purity, innocence, clarity and unity, dawn, purification, peace, truth, protection, spirituality, general work, repels negativity, used to bring peace and heals emotions.

 Note: White can be used in place of any other candle color and it is suitable for any ritual.


Devotion, love, tenderness and faith, friendship, romance, honor, caring, affection, forming partnerships, peace, emotional healing, raises vibrations, sensitivity, healing.


Enlightenment, protection, success, wealth, money, masculinity, playfulness, luck, divination, victory. Enhances communication and attracts the power of cosmic influences. Useful in rituals which are designed to gain fortune or money


Mother consciousness, manifestation and selflessness, spirituality, compassion, understanding, inspiration, make contact with the higher-self, attract spiritual assistance, relaxation. 


Communication, truth, peace, calm, losing weight, wisdom, understanding, protection, harmony, inspiration, patience, health and happiness, luck, loyalty, cooling, contentment, healing, idealism, harmony, devotion, meditation


Cleanses negative attitudes, situations and places, happiness, business deals, attracts good things, success, career, goals, stimulation, attraction, power, luck, sudden changes, warmth, energy building, enthusiasm, attracts prosperity, emotional healing, attracts friends, courage and ambition.


Earth, a balanced color. Rituals for material gain, eliminates indecisiveness, enhances powers of concentration, learning, telepathy. Expands financial success, finds lost items. Material prosperity, home, friendships, balance, animal magic, concentration and studying, wealth, success, intuition, psychic powers and ESP, protecting pets and it's said to help find lost items.


Use with a white candle to neutralize the effects of karma and ego. Ancient wisdom, the third eye, meditation, spirituality, success, confidence, hidden knowledge, protection, divination, all forms of expansion, expands what you already have, power, healing, recognition, enhances psychic ability, recognition in work, contact with the spirit world.


Compassion for self and others, higher mystical powers, humor, love, romance, opening the heart, forgiveness, compassion, healing, joy, creativity, endurance, strength, stability and security.


Restoration and rejuvenation


Strength, success, idealism and psychic revelation, enhances Neptune energy.

Ideal for rituals which are designed to secure ambition, independence and financial success or to establish contact with the spiritual world. 

Ivory (beige)

Neutrality, balance and harmlessness


Burning a black candle with any other color dissolves negative energies!

Protection, hex-breaking, reversing, banishing, destroying evil or negativity, binding, and repelling. Also used for healing very powerful illnesses.

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