Red governs the direction of the South. Element is Fire. Chakra associated with red is the Root Chakra(1st chakra). Planet associated with red is Mars. Influences Energy, Health, Passion, Power, Protection, Sex, Strength, Vitality. Red is firmly rooted in the physical reality and can assist us with its fiery energy in the 3rd dimensional realm due to its powerful magnetism.
Pink governs the direction is South. Element is Fire. Chakra associated with pink is the Heart Chakra (4th chakra). Planet associated with red is Mars. Influences Affection, Emotions, Femininity, Friendship, Love, Peace, Romance. Pink candles tap into the energy of unconditional love, pure love, and attracting the attention of the one we desire or to make us more desireable. Pink may also be used in glamour and spells and self-love work.
White governs the direction of the East. Element is Air. Chakra associated with white is the Crown Chakra(7th Chakra). Planet associated with white is the Moon. Influences Completeness, Enlightenment, Healing, Higher Self, Innocence, Insight, Lunar Magic, Meditation, Peace, Purity, Truth, Spirit, Virginity *As it contains all the colours of the spectrum White can be used as a substitute for any other colour. White is a multifaceted color and can be for most purposes. White works exceptionally well for cleansing, healing, protection, and lunar magic.
Orange governs the direction of the South. Element is Fire. Chakra associated with orange is the Sacral Chakra(2nd Chakra). Planet associated with orange is Mercury. Influences Attraction, Business, Creativity, Legal Matters, Success. Orange is bold color with an energy that evokes sudden change or action. Orange may also be used in rituals for encouragement, adaptability, stimulation, vitality, energy, stamina, mental agility, and weight loss.
Green governs the direction of the North. Element is Earth. Chakra associated with green is the Heart Chakra(4th Chakra). Planet associated with green is Earth and Venus. Influences Employment, Growth, Healing, Fertility, Luck, Prosperity, Success, and Abundance. Green candles work exceptionally well when trying to grow a business, attracting business/customers, money magick, growth in general, healing, fast luck in money matters, finding new opportunities, reprogramming the mind on how you feel and think about money, and getting better in tune with nature.
Yellow governs the direction of the East. Element is Air. Chakra associated with yellow is the Solar Plexus(3rd Chakra). Planet associated with yellow is the Sun Influences Attraction, Confidence, Creativity, Happiness, Solar Magic, Wisdom. Yellow works exceptionally well for rituals used to ignite confidence, joy, cheerfulness, stability, and security in one’s self.
Blue governs the direction of the West. Element is Water. Chakra associated with blue is the Throat Chakra(5th Chakra). Planet associated with blue is Jupiter and Saturn. Influences Abundance, Business, Dreams, Forgiveness, Friendship, Harmony, Healing, Inspiration, Legal Matters, Meditation, Peace, Prophetic Dreams, Philosophy, Protection, Politics, Publishing, Reading, Self-Improvement, Sleep, Tranquillity, Truth, Undines, Wealth, Wisdom. Blue can assist us in the examination of our emotions, bring us to states of inner peace, get in tune with our spiritual self, and amplifying our perception.
Purple governs the direction of the East. Element is Air. Chakra associated with purple is the Third Eye Chakra (6th Chakra). Planet associated with purple is Jupiter. Influences Astral Projection, Divination, Power, Prophecy, Psychic Ability, Secrets, Spirituality, Success, Wisdom and Domination. Purple works exceptionally well when tapping into the third eye chakra, cancelling out negative energy, tapping into hidden knowledge, and seeking reconciliation with someone in the spiritual realm, and domination spells.
Black governs the direction of the North. Element is Water. Chakra associated with black is the Root Chakra (1st Chakra). Planet associated with black is Saturn. Influences Banishing, Binding, Bones, Crone, Death, Debts, Divination, Endings, Exorcism, Feminine Divinity, Manifestation, Meditation, Mourning, Mystery, Protection, Reality, Repels Negativity, Resurrection, Sacrifice, Separation, Shapeshifting, Spirits, Stability, Structure, Tests, Transformation, Truth, Unconscious, Uncrossing. Black candles are lit for spell work neutralizing negative energy, hexing, banishing negative thought forms, entities, people, and outside forces.
Gold governs the direction of the South. Element is Fire. Planet associated with gold is the Sun Influences Ambition, Career, Cosmic Influences, Divination, Fortune, Health, Inner Strength, Luck, Money, Promotion, Success, and Solar magick. Gold works exceptionally well attempting to achieve enlightenment because it is said to embody the highest form of light. Gold candles are recommended for use in rituals undertaken to gain personal power or fortune.Silver governs the direction of the East. Element is Air. Planet associated with gold is the Moon. Influences the Goddess, Lunar Magic, Meditation, Psychic Abilities, Stability, and Warding Off Negativity. Silver candles can be used in rituals for Removal of Negative Power, Repelling Destruction, Cancellation, Neutrality, when things are at a Stalemate. If you want to do a ritual for a delaying action Silver is a good color to help focus that.