Candles may look lovely and fill the rooms in our home with beautiful scents and a relaxing atmosphere, but did you know that for many centuries, candles have be used to attract desired emotions, good luck, or even wealth?
Different candle colours can attract different emotions and can have different effects, for example, some colours are better for attracting love, and others are great for bringing peace and harmony. Take a look at these different candle colours and their uses to find out how burning candles could help you!
A red candle should be burned to stimulate passion, lust and love in your life. If you’re looking for a boost in this area of your life, then burn a red candle in the bedroom! This candle is also great for gaining strength in difficult situations.
This candle is said to bring good luck and wealth! Burn a gold candle for prosperity, wealth and attraction.
Blue is an incredibly spiritual, calming colour, so burn a candle in this colour to welcome peace and tranquillity into your life. The soothing and relaxing nature of this colour makes it perfect for burning during meditation.
Green is a colour of good luck and success. Burn a green candle if you’re in a situation where you need a little extra luck on your side! A green candle will also promote prosperity and fertility.
Pink represents emotions and matters of the heart. Burn a pink candle to attract new love into your life, or to bring clarity on any relationship difficulties.
A black candle should be used to protect yourself against negativity. Burning black can help to banish evil.
Burning white candles can protect and purify the room. Use this candle to bring peace and happiness, and to cleanse the room of any recent negativity.
Burning a silver candle is said to help to develop psychic skills, clairvoyance and intuition. Use this candle when practicing tarot or when trying to connect during a psychic reading.
Yellow candles are great for improving concentration and stimulating the mind. You should burn a yellow candle if you are facing a mental block, or need help concentrating when studying. Yellow candles also improve confidence and logic.
Remember, you should only use fresh candles to avoid any negative energy that may have been picked up with old, used candles. Always light the candle with a match, and when you have finished, you should snuff the candle out, rather than blowing it.