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How to Use the Candles Around Your Home Use the guide below to find out where to place different kinds of candles so that you best use their magical properties to enhance your life. On the Window Sill If you have any large “pillar” candles (which are sometimes called church candles) that burn for long…

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How to Use Earth Magic Harness the magical energies of the earth to empower spells and rituals for fertility, creativity, prosperity and protection. Earth is a sensual element that will change prosperity charms, fertilise your creative spells and help your magic to grow. The optimum time of the week to perform earth magic is on…

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Understanding The Magic of Air Air is associated with ideas and communication, representing divine inspiration and messages from the gods. The ancients watched the movement of the stars in the heaven and understood that the air is a source of mystery and wisdom. Places such as Stonehenge were built to capture the magic of the…

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Your Guide to Storing Oils Like any natural substance, essential oils go off over time. Storing your oils sensibly can increase their shelf life and keep them fresh. Essential oils are sold in dark glass bottles. One reason for this is that they evaporate readily, if they are not sealed tightly you will need up…

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Working with Garnet Part 4 The power of garnet can be used to work in protective charms, in talismans for good fortune, and in rituals for healing and to give energy. Energising Stone Garnet has a well founded reputation as an energising stone; it’s beneficial for people who are at a low ebb and need an…

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Working with Garnet Part 3 The power of garnet can be used to work in protective charms, in talismans for good fortune, and in rituals for healing and to give energy. To Receive PMS If you suffer badly with PMS, especially if you find this time of the month very draining, try suing a garnet to…

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Working with Garnet Part 2 The power of garnet can be used to work in protective charms, in talismans for good fortune, and in rituals for healing and to give energy. Business Success Garnets, especially green varieties, are often used as talismans to attract business success. If you are starting up a new project or you…

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Working with Garnet Part 1 The power of garnet can be used to work in protective charms, in talismans for good fortune, and in rituals for healing and to give energy. Traveller’s Stone Garnets have been used since Ancient Greece to protect travellers. A garnet amulet was believed to protect the bearer from all perils…

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Making Aromatherapy Moisturisers Part 2 Choosing your carrier product When making your own aromatherapy beauty products, take the time to decide which case product will best suit your skin type. Double Cream – This dairy product makes a fabulous natural alternative to cosmetic creams. Yellow Beeswax – Beeswax provides a thicker, more viscous base for…

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Making Aromatherapy Moisturisers Part 1 Aromatherapy moisturising lotions and creams can be tailored to individually suit your face and body. You probably put moisturisers on your face and body every day, so why not make your own, using essential oils, natural creams and waxes? This way, you can cut out the harsh chemicals and alcohols…