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Magical Oils 101

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How to Use Your Oils

There are a number of ways you can use your oils in a ritual setting. They are often rubbed on candles for use in spellwork - this blends the powerful energies of the oil with the magical symbolism of the candle's color and the energy of the flame itself.

Sometimes, oils are used to anoint the body. If you are blending an oil to use for this purpose, be sure that you're not including any ingredients that are irritating to the skin. Some essential oils, such as frankincense and clove, will cause a reaction in sensitive skin and should only be used very sparingly. Oils applied to the body bring the wearer the energies of the oil -- an Energy Oil will give you a much-needed boost, a Courage Oil will give you strength in the face of adversity.

 

Finally, crystals, amulets, talismans and other charms may be anointed with the magical oil of your choice. This is a great way to turn a simple mundane item into an item of magical power and energy.

 

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