The Perfect Candle Scent For A Full Moon Ritual, By Zodiac Sign

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Just before a Full Moon, you can feel the surge of energy building up around you.

The tension, excitement, and uncertainty you feel isn't your imagination.

The Moon has gravitational energy that affects all of nature during its changing lunar cycle.

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Aligning your life and your actions with the cycles of the Moon can help to push along the natural order of our lives.

The best way to harness the energy around you is through a Full Moon ritual.

In this, channel what the universe is putting out and manifest the things you desire most.

After the completion of your ritual, you should feel committed to your action plan. You should want to do something to get the things you need.

How Do I Perform A Full Moon Ritual?

The easiest way to get started with your ritual preparations is with a clear mind and open spirit.

Take some time leading up to the Full Moon to meditate and dive deep into your soul.


Ask yourself the following questions:

  • What do you want most right now?
  • How will you achieve that?
  • What is something you want to attract to the space around you?

Cleansing your environment with sage or other herbal elements can be beneficial in creating an atmosphere of purity.

If you don't have access to sage, you can light a candle instead of using a power scent.

Creating your sacred space is instrumental in a successful ritual.

You should feel comfortable and charged with energy as your call on the planets to guide your next move.

You’ll want to have a direct connection with the elements you are utilizing.

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After your candles are lit, settle in with some paper and draft your plan. Feel the energy of the Moon pulling on you as you dictate every step.

A well-thought-out plan is foolproof!

Now, there are way too many options of scents to best fit the needs of each individual ritual.

Different people need different things out of this lunar cycle! Luckily, we can turn to the stars for some guidance.

Your sign can be a helpful indicator of what surrounding will best benefit your needs.

Here is the perfect candle scent to use during the following Full Moon cycle, by zodiac sign:

Full Moon In Aries: Spiced Cinnamon Stick

Your fiery disposition deserves a candle scent to match. Channel the strength of your Full Moon ritual by meditating and focusing on the things you desire most.


You know what you want, you just need a little cosmic guidance to get it.

The victory of achieving what you want will be the ultimate satisfaction. Match your candle to your energy and you are good to go!

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Full Moon in Taurus: Eucalyptus and Lavender

Your connection with your emotions and your confidence in expressing your sensual emotions make your Full Moon ritual deeply personal. You are looking for connection and intimacy.

Settle in with some comfortable, cozy clothes and a good snack. A Full Moon ritual with this purifying scent is going to prove to be very beneficial for your long term goals.


Full Moon in Gemini: Fresh Cotton Sheets

Communication is of huge value to you, especially when you are attempting to be a magnet of positive outcomes.

Stay grounded in the facts. Trying to sort all of your possible outcomes during your ritual is sure to send the whole thing up in flames.

So, don’t get caught up in the what-ifs. You need clean clarity to achieve what you desire. Keep your ritual space organized and your thoughts clear!

Full Moon in Cancer: Mahogany, Vanilla, and Nutmeg

Your ability to empathize and understand those around you is one of your strongest skills. But this can come as a curse in disguise.

Having such a strong handle on what others feel and desire can throw your own needs off of center.


You need a scent that can clear the air and your thoughts.

For your ritual to go off smoothly, you need to attract things that will keep you safe and secure through the next lunar cycle.

Put out into the world the things you expect to get back!

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Full Moon in Leo: Apple Cider and White Pear

Your Full Moon ritual will likely be the hardest to achieve. Because you are so deeply rooted in the fire that rules Leo, you need to give extra, calculated attention to your desires in order for them to shine through.

Your creativity will be a valuable asset in this quest. Be generous to others, but most importantly to yourself as you embark on this journey of self-fulfillment.


Feeling supported perfect candle scent to tie these elements together will push your ritual one step further.

Full Moon in Virgo: Cucumber and Cantaloupes

You will thrive with a candle scent as clean and fresh as your mind. You love to think things all the way through before acting on them, which when applied to your Full Moon ritual will make sure it goes smoothly.

Attract the energy that is comforting and supportive to others. Just because you have everything figured out doesn’t mean the rest of the world does too! Be patient and kind this cycle and you will surely see a return on your investment.

Full Moon in Libra: Rosemary and Sage

Full Moon rituals can bring a time of intense clarity and peace to you, as you are typically known for being quite indecisive in your life. You may feel like you have two really strong forces pulling you in opposite directions this lunar cycle.


Spend more time meditating on the things you most desire. You’ll find that soul searching will work in your favor, especially when accompanied by the cleansing properties of sage.

Full Moon in Scorpio: Mandarin Driftwood

Set your boundaries and stick to them this lunar cycle. You have a deep emotional intensity in all of your relationships, both romantic and platonic. So, you can often miss the forest for the trees.

Take stock and gratitude in what you have and give thanks. Then, search for what you are still missing. Light your candle, and get to work manifesting that into reality!


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Full Moon in Sagittarius: Grapefruit and Juniper Berry

You will find this lunar cycle to be completely representative of your curiosity for new adventure and excitement. As you move deeper into your summer plans, you can find yourself hungry for a new life.

Channel this desire and settle completely into the idea of the unknown. With the ambiance created by your candle, you’ll be braver and bolder than you ever have been before.

Full Moon in Capricorn: Jasmine, Apricot, and Passion Fruit

Your loyalty and dedication to those around you often lack strength when applied to yourself. Feel confident in your abilities and remind yourself of your strengths and accomplishments as you venture into a new lunar cycle.


Keep your responsibilities grounded and tethered to you, but don’t be afraid to take risks. Say yes to things that scare you; you’ll surprise yourself with your abilities.

Make sure to get a goal for your Moon ritual. This way you will be sure to check all the boxes of a new adventure.

Full Moon in Aquarius: Black Tea and Vanilla

Your value set is one of the most attractive parts of you. You don’t just care about things, you have a reason to. You are guided by an intense moral compass that supports your desire to put others before you.

Beyond the pleasures of worldliness, you feel higher connections to the spiritual and cosmic worlds. Use this to your advantage as you summon your desires in this moon ritual. Keep an open heart and mind as you lean on those around you for guidance and encouragement.


Full Moon in Pisces: Spearmint and Basil

You are a natural sponge for energy and light. You radiate what you internalize. However, if you aren’t grounded to something, you can feel like you are drowning in the deep end.

Look to those closest to you for support as you take steps towards a new lunar cycle. Separate your emotions from your reality with a clarifying scent. Draw the lines between helpful and harmful to ensure that your Moon ritual concludes in your favor.

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Madison Kerth is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationship topics.