Candle Color Meanings For Spells, Magic And Spirituality

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If you're just getting into spirituality and magic, candles are one of the biggest staple items you need in your magic kit. 

Candles are powerful as they can amplify and release energy and can bring positive vibes while unlit and lit while making spells and performing rituals

Candle magic can help you manifest whatever you want in life as the magic is driven by the element of fire which holds great power and represents transformation. 

Fire is able to change everything it interacts with therefore can help in candle magic and performing spells that can help accelerate and provide positive transformation in your life. 

The act of lighting a candle is a ritual itself. candles are used in magic and spiritual rituals as channels of communication with the spiritual realm. They can translate messages and open doors with ease and clarity to Higher Beings.

Candle Magic is very effective and attracts energy when it is used in a ritual and the color of a candle can attract different things as different colors have different frequencies. Candle color symbolism is based on color therapy and psychology, which is the study of different colors and what effect they have on our brains in different ways. The candle’s color has an impact on us by promoting certain things in our life.

Candle Color Meanings

1. White Candles

Symbolizes serenity and peace and enhances personal strength and insight. It also will banish negative energy and clears your mind so you can see the truth and purity in the world.

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2. Black Candles

Opens your third eye and promotes psychic protection as it has the power of repelling negative energy from outside sources.

3. Purple Candles

Promotes spiritual enlightenment, creativity, tranquility, wisdom.

4. Green Candles

Helps to amplify prosperity by bringing your ideas to life and help you foster creativity. It also promotes fertility, abundance, health, success, and luck.

5. Blue Candles

Helps you connect with your chakras, by helping all your emotional wounds to heal. Promotes inspiration, happiness, fidelity, and open communication.

6. Yellow Candles

Enhances your social and networking skills by promoting new career opportunities and helping you manifest thoughts, confidence, and mental clarity.

7. Red Candles

Promotes sex, passion, love, energy, lust, relationships, vitality, and courage.

8. Pink Candles

Welcoming romance and love in your life for yourself and others. It also promotes joy, friendship, and harmony.

9. Orange Candles

Encourages your ambition and helps your stay motivated by broadening your horizons and trying new things.

10. Brown Candles

Helps with all resources in your life like promoting health, endurance, and courage.

11. Silver Candles

Helps you embrace your goddess and feminine energy and psychic development.

12. Gold Candles

Helps you embrace your male energy and fortune as well as your spiritual attainment.

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How to Use Candles for Healing

There are actually different colored candles that should help you with any sort of healing you might need including anxiety, depression, and insomnia.

colored candles can help with a range of physical and mental ailments.

1. Allergies.

Light a purple candle.

2. Anxiety.

Light a pink candle.

3. Colds.

Light a green candle.

4. Depression.

Light an orange candle.

5. Sleep deprivation.

Light a blue candle.

6. Headaches.

Light a green candle.

7. Insomnia.

Light a blue candle.

8. Indigestion.

Light a yellow candle.

9. Fever.

Light a blue candle. 

10. Diabetes.

Light a yellow candle.

How to Use Candles for Manifestation

Candles are powerful tools used for manifestation, and the color of the candle you use for your manifesting is essential. When envisioning something you desire you must speak it out loud telling the universe what it is you actually want. The candle colors also matter based on your intention with their specific meanings, which might require you taking bath, or using essential oils on the wax of the candle.

Simply light your candle of choice which will help manifest what you desire and state out loud what you want to happen and what your goals and dreams are. The candle's energy can help you figure out what you must do to achieve whatever it is you're manifesting and make it a reality.

When manifesting something you also need to be specific but also realistic, positive, and kind. Speak out loud in single sentences such as “I will find love this year," or "Good luck will come my way."

You can also use multiple candles if you want to manifest something similar like using the pink and orange candles to help you manifest healing for anxiety and depression. If you want to create passion, love or lust spells use a pink and red candle to manifest a relationship. 

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Megan Hatch is a writer at YourTango who covers zodiac, love and relationships, and pop culture.

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