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How To Use The Zodiac Astrological Signs In Your Spell Work

How To Use The Zodiac Astrological Signs In Your Spell Work

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Using correspondences in spell work is part of every magical practitioners tool box. Whether it be herbs, oils, days of the week, lunar phases, colours, stones or zodiac signs, each correspondence adds an additional layer of unique magic to your spells.

If you are looking to live your life with the natural world and doing spell work with the wheel of the year understanding the magical correspondences of each zodiac sign is a must.

How to harness the power of the Zodiac signs in your spell work:

  • Perform your spell work under the influence of the desired sign.
  • Carve their symbols into your spell candles.
  • Anointing your magical tools with their corresponding oils.
  • Wear their corresponding colours while performing spell work.
  • Incorporate their various correspondences into your spell work. Make sure to set the intention for each correspondence. 


The zodiac signs take you on a hero’s journey.

Starting with Aries and new beginnings and ending with Pisces, the accumulations of all the lessons learned throughout the journey.

  1. It all begins with Aries and a new journey.
  2. We learn to love ourselves and find our strengths in Taurus.
  3. We discover what we like and dislike in Gemini season. 
  4. Cancer teaches us how to build a loving support group.
  5. Leo asks us to step into our strengths with courage.
  6. Virgo has us hatching a plan for our success.
  7. We seek balance and harmony under Libra’s gaze.
  8. Scorpio demands we protect ourselves.
  9. Sagittarius has us taking risks and venturing into the unknown.
  10. Capricorn gives us the perseverance to achieve our goals.
  11. Aquarius asks us to take all we’ve learnt and channel it into our community for a better world.
  12. We finish it up with Pisces where we look at all the lessons we learnt and heal so we can do it all over again.


How To Use Aries Energy In Your Witchcraft Spell Work

Aries (March 21 – April 19)

  • Element: Fire
  • Unique Category: Cardinal
  • Strengths: Bold, Ambitious, Passionate
  • Challenges: Impulsive, Quick-Tempered, Impatient
  • Tarot Card: The Emperor
  • Planet:  Mars
  • Gemstone:  Diamond
  • Color:  Red
  • Metal:  Iron
  • Flower:  Gorse
  • Herb:  Paprika
  • Number:  9
  • Body Area:  Head

When Aries rules the skies is an ideal time for new beginnings. The first of the zodiac signs, this bold and ambitious sign is a go-getter. Represented by the ram Aries isn’t afraid to get their hands dirty. They are up for the challenge.

Aries Cardinal nature means that this sign isn’t afraid to try new things. Aries welcomes in spring, which is also known for new beginnings.

Use Aries energy when you are looking to accomplish spell work that has to do with new beginnings. Whether you are looking for inspiration, a new creative project, a new job, relocating, Aries is the ideal energy to harness.


How To Use Taurus Energy In Your Witchcraft Spell Work

Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

  • Element: Earth
  • Unique Category: Fixed
  • Strengths: Sensual, Focused, Secured
  • Challenges: Possessive, Materialistic, Obstinate
  • Tarot Card: The Hierophant
  • Planet:  Venus
  • Gemstone:  Emerald
  • Color:  Blue
  • Metal:  Copper
  • Flower:  Hawthorne
  • Herb:  Rosemary
  • Number:  6
  • Body Area:  Neck, thyroid

Represented by the bull, Taurus is a sensual energy that pursues pleasure, security, and all things nice. Just like a bull found lounging in green pastures on sunny days, this sign surrounds itself with comforts and luxury.

This sign isn’t afraid of hard work. It’s bull like nature makes for a dedicated sign that plans to play the long game. Tauruses fixed nature gives it strength. These powerhouses have the endurance to take ideas and make them reach completion. They have the stamina to see things through, often because they are so focused that they can achieve anything.

Use Taurus energy when you need to break through obstacles to get what you want. Taurus energy is all about opening roads and busting through blocks so long as the outcome is something you passionately want.


How To Use Gemini Energy In Your Witchcraft Spell Work

Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

  • Element: Air
  • Unique Category: Mutable
  • Strengths: Curious, Playful, Social
  • Challenges: Anxious, Indecisive, Superficial
  • Tarot Card: The Lovers
  • Planet:  Mercury
  • Gemstone:  Agate
  • Color:  Yellow
  • Metal:  Platinum
  • Flower:  Yellow rose
  • Herb:  Lavender
  • Number:  5
  • Body Area:  Arms, hands

Geminis are on the pursuit of happiness. They are represented by the celestial twins. How this manifests in their nature is with intellectual curiosity. Have you ever been so busy that you wanted to make a clone of yourself? That’s the energy of Gemini.

This sign is constantly trying new hobbies, chasing new opportunities and having a good time. Geminis mutable nature has an innate ability to be flexible and adaptable where other signs are not. They recognize that change is inevitable, so it is better to flow with it rather than fight it. These people are the ones who are masters of multi-tasking, usually moving fluidly between many projects, situations and relationships.

Use Gemini energy when you are feeling stuck and need to trigger change in your life. If you are looking for new relationships harnessing Geminis energy in your spell work will do wonders.


How To Use Cancer Energy In Your Witchcraft Spell Work

Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

  • Element: Water
  • Unique Category: Cardinal
  • Strengths: Resilient, Intuitive, Attentive,
  • Challenges: Changeable, Moody, Obsessive
  • Tarot Card: The Chariot
  • Planet:  Moon
  • Gemstone:  Moonstone
  • Color:  Violet
  • Metal:  Silver
  • Flower:  Water Lily       
  • Herb:  Balm 
  • Number:  2
  • Body Area:  Chest, stomach

Represented by the crab, these signs have balanced lives in both water and on land. Meaning their strengths lie with balancing their emotional lives with heir physical space. Cancers carry their homes on their back, they can adapt to any physical location so long as their family is with them.

Cancers can be seen as over emotional, but like their crab counterparts this sign is nearly impossible to break. It takes work to get into their inner circle, but once there you are considered family.

Welcome summer as we enter Cancer season. This sign is all about new ideas of what family is to you. This is the time to consider your home and your family and what’s working and what isn’t.

Use Cancer energy when dealing with difficult relationship dynamics. If you are looking to bring happiness to your family situation, trying to win over the in-laws or your boss, harnessing cancers energy may be beneficial to you.

This sign would also be great to use in protection spell work since they are surrounded by a tough shell.


How To Use Leo Energy In Your Witchcraft Spell Work

Leo (July 23 – August 22)

  • Element: Fire
  • Unique Category: Fixed
  • Strengths: Loyal, Vivacious, Passionate
  • Challenges: Bossy, Entitled, Attention-Seeking
  • Tarot Card: Strength
  • Planet:  Sun
  • Gemstone:  Peridot
  • Color:  Orange
  • Metal:  Gold
  • Flower:  Heliotrope
  • Herb:  Borage
  • Number:  1
  • Body Area:  Heart, back

Represented by the Lion, Leo’s are fierce and passionate leaders. Leo energy is all about ruling their tribe. This sign is fiercely loyal to those they love. They care deeply and treat their loved ones the way they want to be treated, like the King/Queen that you are.

Leo’s love the spotlight and will do what they can do remain in it. They chase their hearts desire with the fiery passion that this sign lives in. This is a sign that takes charge and has the patience to ride out the rough waves.

Use Leo energy when you need to make a splash. This is a good sign to harness when you need to stand out of the crowd or use your leadership qualities. When you are looking to stand in your pride unashamed and claim your space. Setting boundaries is a great use for this energy in spell work.


How To Use Virgo Energy In Your Witchcraft Spell Work

Virgo (August 23 – September 22)

  • Element: Earth
  • Unique Category: Mutable
  • Strengths: Practical, Consistent, Supportive
  • Challenges: Overly-Critical, Judgmental, Fussy
  • Tarot Card: The Hermit
  • Planet:  Mercury
  • Gemstone:  Sapphire
  • Color:  Gray
  • Metal:  Steel
  • Flower:  Morning Glory
  • Herb:  Fennel
  • Number: 5
  • Body Area:  Nervous system

When you need to get shit done is when to harness Virgos energy. This meticulous sign is all about planning the steps you need to take in order to reach your accomplishments. Virgos are practical and know how to achieve their goals. They are patient and will plan for the long game.

If Virgos can avoid perfectionism and stick with “good enough” this sign is unstoppable when it comes to harnessing the life they want. They know what direction they want to go in and are aware of the steps and possible set backs that are ahead.

Virgo energy is beneficial for those moments when you have to calculate your steps. It is excellent for harnessing when you have to do the grunt work. It can help you focus on tasks that you don’t find enjoyable but is necessary. Virgo energy is all about doing.


How To Use Libra Energy In Your Witchcraft Spell Work

Libra (September 23 – October 22)

  • Element: Air
  • Unique Category: Cardinal
  • Strengths: Balance, Social, Harmony
  • Challenges: Changeable, Easily-Influenced, Self-Indulgent
  • Tarot Card: Justice
  • Planet:  Venus
  • Gemstone:  Opal
  • Color:  Purple
  • Metal:  Copper
  • Flower:  Red rose
  • Herb: Sage
  • Number:  6
  • Body Area:  Kidneys

Libra launches Autumn and harvest season. This energy is all about balance and with the season comes the time to enjoy the fruits of your labour. Finding harmony between your responsibilities and that which brings you joy is what Libra energy is all about.

Libras seek balance in all aspects of their lives. This social creature has the ability to de-escalate any social conflict with their good natured charm. If Libras work hard, they know how to play hard. Libra is obsessed with symmetry and strives to create equilibrium in all areas of life — especially when it comes to matters of the heart.

Use Libras energy when you need to seek Justice, balance and harmony. This is a wonderful energy to tap into when you are battling court cases, when you are seeking to balance areas of your life or when you are looking to resolve conflict.


How To Use Scorpio Energy In Your Witchcraft Spell Work

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)

  • Element: Water
  • Unique Category: Fixed
  • Strengths: Calculating, Transformative, Courageous
  • Challenges: Obsessive, Jealous, Vindictive
  • Tarot Card: Death
  • Planet:  Pluto
  • Gemstone:  Topaz
  • Color:  Indigo
  • Metal:  Iron
  • Flower:  Heather
  • Herb:  Basil
  • Number:  9
  • Body Area:  Reproductive organs

Scorpio’s have a tremendous amount of emotional courage. They are known for their blunt honesty that can often lead to wounded feelings. Scorpios are represented by the scorpion, striking with their venomous sting when least expected.

Life is a game of chess for these calculating water signs, who are constantly plotting several steps ahead in order to orchestrate an eventual checkmate. This doesn't mean their intentions are necessarily nefarious. Scorpios simply know what they want and aren't afraid to work hard and play the long game to get it.

In spell work Scorpio is a tremendous sign to harness when you are looking to conceive new life since their body area is the reproductive organs. This is the sign to harness if you are looking to guard yourself from harm or speak your truth.

Scorpio is also one of the best zodiac signs to harness when you need to trigger transformation in your life.


How To Use Sagittarius Energy In Your Witchcraft Spell Work

Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)

  • Element: Fire
  • Unique Category: Mutable
  • Strengths: Brazen, Adventurous, Expansive
  • Challenges: Guarded, Reckless, Disorganized
  • Tarot Card: Temperance
  • Planet:  Jupiter
  • Gemstone:  Turquoise
  • Color:  White
  • Metal:  Tin
  • Flower:  Chrysanthemum
  • Herb:  Sage
  • Number:  3
  • Body Area:  Liver

Sagittarius knows no bounds. This adventurous sign goes where the heart wants to. Represented by the archer, Sagittarians are always on a quest for knowledge. The last fire sign of the zodiac, Sagittarius launches its many pursuits like blazing arrows, chasing after geographical, intellectual, and spiritual adventures.

Ruled but the planet Jupiter, this sign is expansive, always looking for more. The grass is truly greener on the other side when it comes to Sagittarius. Life comes easily to this sign, manifesting is one of the archers strengths In all areas of life.

For spell work, harnessing Sag energy is particularly ideal if you are looking to manifest. Money, adventure, relationships, work, home, family. If you’re looking to manifest in any of these areas of life Sagittarius is the zodiac sign for you.


How To Use Capricorn Energy In Your Witchcraft Spell Work

Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)

  • Element: Earth
  • Unique Category: Cardinal
  • Strengths: Perseverant, Patient, Dedicated
  • Challenges: Pessimistic, Fatalistic, Grudging
  • Tarot Card: The Devil
  • Planet:  Saturn
  • Gemstone:  Garnet
  • Color:  Black
  • Metal:  Lead
  • Flower:  Hyacinth
  • Herb:  Comfrey
  • Number:  8
  • Body Area:  Thighs, Knees, Skeletal System, Skin

Represented by the sea-goat, Capricorns have mastered navigating both he material and emotional realms. The one resource that Capricorn has dominated is time. This sign knows what it wants and is willing to put in the work and time to climb that mountain. They have the patience, the perseverance and the dedication to play the long game.

Capricorns have an overabundance of fearless ambition, limitless resilience and the ability to keep pushing forward, even in the face of challenging adversity and painful strife. They also have a secret wild side that's very rarely depicted in standard personality assessments, but that rumbles within the soul of every Capricorn.

Capricorn brings winter into our Northern hemisphere. It acts with strong practical skills, a high level of authority, wisdom, and maturity. Its power lies its drive to change the world in tangible ways.

Use capricorns energy in your spell work when you need to heal. Capricorn has all the patience, all the determination and all the resilience one needs in order to make BIG changes. When you are feeling burnt out and need to keep going call upon this zodiac sign for your spells.


How To Use Aquarius Energy In Your Witchcraft Spell Work

Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)

  • Element: Air
  • Unique Category: Fixed
  • Strengths: Innovative, Progressive, Shamelessly Revolutionary
  • Challenges: Stubborn, Aloof, Unpredictable
  • Tarot Card: The Star
  • Planet:  Uranus
  • Gemstone:  Amethyst
  • Color:  Light blue
  • Metal:  Silver
  • Flower:  Daisy
  • Herb:  Thyme
  • Number:  4
  • Body Area:  Calves, Ankles

Innovative, progressive, and shamelessly revolutionary, Aquarius is represented by the water bearer, the mystical healer who bestows water, or life, upon the land. Accordingly, Aquarius is the most humanitarian astrological sign. Aquarius is dedicated to making the world a better place for everyone.

Aquarius has a deep rooted connection to the community. It is the water-bearer, bringing life force to those surrounding it. Since Aquarius is an air sign it governs the mind. Aquarius nurtures ideas, communication, and intellect.

In spell work harness Aquarius energy when you need to enact social justice. This is the zodiac sign to turn to when you need to plant the seed of hope when it comes to ideas and movements that seem larger than life.


How To Use Pisces Energy In Your Witchcraft Spell Work

Pisces (February 19 – March 20)

  • Element: Water
  • Unique Category: Mutable
  • Strengths: Intuitive, Empathetic, Creative
  • Challenges: Idealistic, Escapist, Hypersensitive
  • Tarot Card: The Moon
  • Planet:  Neptune
  • Gemstone:  Aquamarine
  • Color:  Green
  • Metal:  Aluminum
  • Flower:  Primrose
  • Herb:  Parsley
  • Number: 7
  • Body Area:  Feet, Lymphatic System

Pisces is the most intuitive, sensitive, and empathetic sign of the entire zodiac — and that’s because it’s the last of the last. As the final sign, Pisces has absorbed every lesson — the joys and the pain, the hopes and the fears — learned by all of the other signs. Due to this trait Pisces are often empathetic and deeply connected to their emotions.

Pisces is represented by two fish swimming side by side. This symbolizes the constant division between reality and fantasy Pisces experiences. This sign enjoys exploring its boundless imagination and creativity. These visionary fish have unparalleled access to the collective unconscious through their clairvoyance and make incredible artists and creatives.

In spell work harness Pisces unique zodiac energy when you need to heal your emotional body. This is a powerful sign to turn to when you are looking for inner guidance or to heal Trauma.

When you live your magical life according to the year of the wheel you are in harmony with nature. It is perhaps the strongest, most powerful magic a magical practitioner can harness because the whole, natural world is working with you.

Patience and time is the most underrated ingredient in every spell, but it is also the most powerful. Look at the Wheel of fortune card in the tarot deck. You can plant seeds in the winter, but it doesn’t mean they’ll grow. Magical timing is important and incorporating the zodiac signs In your spell work can lead to some truly magical outcomes.


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