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Metaphysical Properties: Elements


Driving force, Passion, Soul, Behind passion.

Elemental Fire is that the pure power of warmthand lightweight. The energy of firesideis robust, primal, and sometimes dangerous. In Fire, we discoverthe warmth of passion and therefore the warrior’s fighting spirit. Esoteric meanings of fireplace include courage, willpower, lust, protection, spiritual aspiration, destruction and impending renewal.



Substances- Incense, Candles, Cinnamon or 'hot' spices.

Incense and oils- Angelica seed, Basil, Bay, Bergamot, Betony, Cedar, Cinnamon, Caraway, Cumin, Cajeput, Cardamom, Coriander, Clove, Citronella, Carnation, Dragon’s Blood, Dill, Frankincense, Fennel, Ginger, Garlic, Geranium, Hyssop, Juniper, Lime, Mandarin, Nutmeg, Orange, Oregano, Parsley, Pennyroyal, Pine, Petitgrain, Pepper, Pepper, Rosemary, Rue, Savory, Sandalwood, St. John’s Wort, Saffron, Tangerine, Tarragon, Tagetes, Turmeric, Vetiver, Wormwood, Woodruff, Ylang-Ylang.

Zodiac Signs- Aries, Leo, Sagittarius

Colors- White, Red, Orange, Gold, Maroon

Symbols- Flame, sun, Stars, volcanos, lighting bolt.

Animals- Lion, Dragon, Snakes, Fox, Ram, Phoenix, Scorpion.

Tools- flame, wand, lamp, candles, incense, Dagger, burning.

Stones- Amber, Fire Agate, Fire Opal, Diamond, Ruby, Red Garnet, Red Jasper, Sardonyx, Red Tourmaline, Zircon.

Uses- Spellwork, Rituals, Energy work,


Purify, Receptive

Water is that the great partner of Earth in creating life as we all know it. Like Earth, Water appears gentle, but contains immense potential power. it's cleansing, calming, and healing. Elemental Water also governs the magick of affection and emotion, intuition, pleasure, and introspection.



Substance- Water, Stones, and colors.

Incense and oils-Birch, Benzoin, Bergamot, Cananga, Catnip, Cedarwood, Cardamom, Clary Sage, Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Freesia, Geranium, Gardenia, Grapefruit, Galbanum, Hops, Irish Moss, Jasmine, Labdanum, Lemon, Lemon Balm, Litsea, Lily, Mandarin, Myrrh, Neroli, Oakmoss, Orange, Palmarosa, Pepper, Plumeria (Frangipani), Rose, Spurce, Storax, Sandalwood, Spearmint, Thyme, Vanilla, Yarrow.

Zodiac Signs- Cancer, Scorpio, & Pisces

Colors- Blue, green, indigo, black

Symbols-.Shells, coral, sand, Scrying bowl or ball, mermaids

Moon symbolism.

Animals-Dragon, water snakes, dolphin, fish, cat, frog, turtle, swan, crab

Stones-Emerald, Chrysoberyl, Opal, Aquamarine, Moonstone, Pearl, Coral, Hematite.

Tools- Chalice, Fountain, Water, Cauldron, scrying bowl or ball

Uses- Scrying, Teas, Potions, Spells


Old age, Grounding

Earth is probablythe foremost overlooked Element in Pagan magick. Earth is everywhere, and it appears passive. It doesn’t really “do” anything with the identical force as Air, Fire, or Water.

Yet the world gives us our birth. While we live, it sustains us. after we die, it covers us. Earth encompasses a large number of magickal ideas: Nourishment, protection, obstruction, wholeness, stillness, plant and animal life, interdependence, prosperity and rest. The objects which will represent Earth are similarly diverse.



Substance- Plants, soil, Stones, and Metals

Incense and oils- Angelica root, Alfalfa, Amyris, Bergamot, Cypress, Cajeput, Cinnamon, Carrot, Cedarwood, Fern, Frankincense, Galangal, Geranium, Ho Leaf, Honeysuckle, Juniper, Mugwort, Myrrh, Niaouli, Oakmoss, Petitgrain, Pine, Primrose, Patchouli, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Spikenard, Sage, Snakeroot, Spurce, Storax, Tea Tree, Turmeric, Valerian, Vervain, Vetiver.

Zodiac Signs- Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn

Colors- Green, Yellow, Brown, Black


Animals- Boar, the Bear, the Snake, the Bull, and also the Stag,

Stones- Agate, Black Tourmaline, Onyx, Malachite, Obsidian, Jasper, Aventurine, Cacholong, Gagate, Jadeite, Quartz, Turquoise, Nephrite.

Tools- Pentacle, Bowl of salt, Stones, Soil

Uses- Cleansing, Grounding, Burying


As Air passes over the still Earth, the globe moves into action and consciousness. Air is that the Element of communication, exchange, and ideas. Air is invisible—we understand it only through its effects on the planet.

Air is additionally swift-moving, changeable and self-aware. it'sthe foremost human of all the weather. Choose your Air items supported what Air means to you at the time you’re assembling the altar.

Substance- Wind, Mist, Fogg, Clouds

Incense and oils- Angelica, Anise, Benzoin, Black Pepper, Clover, Catnip, Cayenne, Camphor, Cassie, Clary Sage, Cypress, Caraway, Cardamom, Celery, Davana, Douglas-fir, Elemi, Frankincense, Fennel, Galbanum, Helicrysum, Hops, Hyssop, Lemon, Lavender, Lemongrass, Laurel, Lemon Verbena, Lemon-scented Eucalyptus, Mint, Myrtle, Mistletoe, Meadowsweet, Marjoram, Myrrh, Oregano, Opoponax, Parsley, Peppermint, Palmarosa, Pine, Peru balsam, Rosemary, Rhododendron, Rosewood, Ravensara, Sage, Spearmint, Savory, Silver-fir, St. John’s wort, Tea Tree, Tarragon, Wormwood, Yarrow, Ylang-Ylang.

Zodiac Signs- Gemini, Libra, Aquarius

Colors- White, Yellow, Silver

Symbols- Feathers, Wind, Wings

Animals- Birds, Bees, Butterfly, Bats

Stones- Agate, Blue Lace, Alexanderite, Amazonite, Apatite, Green, Aquamarine, Aventurine, Green, Azurite, Calcite, Lemurian Aquatine, Chalcedony, Blue, Chrysoprase, Chrysocolla, Chrysocolla/ Shattukite, Emerald, Epidote, Eudialyte, Healerite, Kunzite, Larimar, Lepidolite, Morganite, Opal, Prehnite, Quartz, Tourmaline.

Tools- Bells, Feathers, Incense, Wand, Leaves, Chimes, Wings, Wind.

Uses-Incense and smudging

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