Red Candles are used for energy, health, vitality, vigor, and represent the element of Fire. Red is physical and bestows energy. Red is a fiery color that attracts and magnetizes, and it certainly is a hot aphrodisiac, it represents blood, sex, fertility, and defense. Red candles help to eliminate pessimism and negative attitudes and gives strength against enemies.
Red can be used for protection against psychic attack and for self-confidence. The color red is firmly rooted in the physical world. The burning of red candles is said to put one in touch with the power of the flesh. Red represents temporal pleasures. It symbolizes passion and love as well as scorn and courage to stand up to one’s enemies. Red is associated with Physical work, as in the healing of people and animals, as well as physical passion. Red is the color of inspiration, pride, anger, bravery, strong emotions, purification, arid places, and lightning storms.
Red is the best color to ward off danger. Use it for stability, grounding, and physical health. It stimulates fertility and personal power, it is the color of Mars, the god of war, and is the color of courage, determination, sexual passion, and potency.
Red candles are burned to increase the life force, for survival, and to rouse anger – not the petty anger of spite, but the righteous anger that, if directed positively, can overcome injustice and bring about change. This is therefore a very powerful color and should be lit for worthy aims only and when you are in a positive frame of mind.
Those who light a red candle are tapping into Aries and Scorpio energy.
It is the color of Alchemy, and the magickal arts and sciences of transformation, and increases magnetism in rituals.
Mars rules red and is masculine in nature. Workings using the color red need the power of the root chakra and should be performed on Tuesdays when Mars is strongly placed and waxing.
Use with agate, red jasper, garnet, pyrite, ruby, red tiger eye, or obsidian.
Astrological Sign: Aries & Scorpio
Numerology: 5 & 9