earth, air, fire, water

Correspondence of the Elements

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Earth

Basic nature: fertile, nurturing, stabilizing, grounding

Type of energy: Feminine

Color: Green

Cardinal Direction: North

Season: Winter

Time of day: Night

Astrological signs: Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn

Magickal tool: Pentacle

Spells and Rituals: money, prosperity, fertility, stability, employment, bindings

Ritual forms: burying, planting, making images in soil

Natural symbols: salt, soil, rocks, sheaves of wheat, acorns

Animals: domestic animals, burrowing animals, dogs, horses, cows

Herbs: Bistort, Bryony, Cinquefoil, Clover, Fern, Honeysuckle, Horehound, Patchouli, Pennyroyal, Poppy, Wormwood

Stones and Crystals: Turquoise, Peridot, Emerald, Green Jasper, Green Agate


Air

Basic nature: free, flying, moving, fresh, intelligent

Type of energy: Masculine

Color: Yellow

Cardinal Direction: East

Season: Spring

Time of day: Dawn

Astrological signs: Gemini, Libra, Aquarius

Magickal tool: Wand

Spells and Rituals: travel, instruction, study, freedom, knowledge, memory

Ritual forms: tossing into the air, suspending tools in high places, fanning objects, evaporating, visualization, writing

Natural symbols: feathers, smoke

Animals: most birds and winged insects, spiders

Herbs: Anise, Broom, Caraway, Comfrey, Dill, Eucalyptus, Eyebright, Mugwort, Nutmeg, Peppermint, Sage, Sandalwood, Thyme, Woodruff

Stones and Crystals: Agate, Adventurine, Citrine


Fire

Basic nature: transforming, destructive, energetic, forceful, sexual

Type of energy: Masculine

Color: Red

Cardinal Direction: South

Season: Summer

Time of day: Noon

Astrological signs: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius

Magickal tool: Blade

Spells and Rituals: protection, transformation, courage, energy, strength, victory, banishing negativity

Ritual forms: burning, smoldering, heating

Natural symbols: fire, lava, heated objects

Animals: reptiles, scorpions, sharks, wild cats, aggressive animals

Herbs: Angelica, Basil, Cactus, Cinnamon, Dragon’s Blood, Ginger, Rue, St. John’s Wort, Solomon’s Seal, Thistle, Carnation

Stones and Crystals: Ruby, Bloodstone, Diamond, Onyx, Garnet, Obsidian, Amber, Red Agate, Red Jasper, Tiger’s Eye, Carnelian, Topaz


Water

Basic nature: flowing, purifying, healing, soothing, loving

Type of energy: Feminine

Color: Blue

Cardinal Direction: West

Season: Autumn

Time of day: Dusk

Astrological signs: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces

Magickal tool: Chalice

Spells and Rituals: love, beauty, purification, peace, sleep, psychic awareness 

Ritual forms: dilution, placing into water, washing away, bathing

Natural symbols: water, seashells

Animals: most fish and aquatic animals, frogs, turtles

Herbs: Chamomile, Gardenia, Geranium, Hyacinth, Lavender, Lovage, Marjoram, Meadowsweet, Orris, Pansy, Periwinkle, Rose, Rosemary, Yarrow

Stones and Crystals: Aquamarine, Pearl, Lapis Lazuli, Blue Agate, Chalcedony, Amethyst, Moonstone, Sapphire


Spirit, Akasha
*The Fifth Element*

Basic nature: All/None

Type of energy: Masculine/Feminine

Color: Purple or Black

Cardinal Direction: All/None

Season: All/None

Time of day: Eternal Starlight

Astrological signs: All/None

Magickal tool: All/None

Spells and Rituals: All/None

Ritual forms: All/None

Natural symbols: All/None

Animals: All/None

Herbs: All/None

Stones and Crystals: All/None

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