Beginner’s Guide to Magical Oils
By Enchantments Staff
Here are a few ways to incorporate blended oils into your magical practice and a list of our witchy favorites.
If you’ve ever been inside Enchantments, you’ve definitely seen witches working their craft behind the old wooden counter tucked in the back corner of the shop. The apothecary is home to hundreds of magical oil and incense blends, all of which are hand-made right in the shop.
The amber-colored bottles hold recipes gathered over the course of many, many years from a variety of sources, magical traditions, and the intuitive wisdom of staff witches. Witchcraft is an art form; it’s a craft meant to be practiced, a craft that enhances over time, usually with many trial-and-errors left in the dust. What remains is an apothecary filled with deliciously fragrant, magical oil blends, enchanted herbs and wood-based incense to help you enhance your life and the lives of others.
Working With the Oils
Many people come into the shop and ask, “How do I work with oils?” The truth is, there’s no right or wrong way to work with oils, with one exception: they’re not meant for ingestion. That should be a given, but we’ll say it again: Don’t eat them. Obviously. Moving on…
You can use the hand-blended oils to anoint candles, add a few drops to a bath or a sachet, or use them just as you would a perfume. The oils can also be made into sprays, so you can enchant a room, an office area, or your body to enhance your desired intention. Everything in the shop is an intention-based tool, so you should use it as such. And when coupled with a specific intention, the oils do work – which is why the recipes are still around.
Witchy Staff Favorites
Egyptian Temple and Kyphi: “I love the way Egyptian Temple smells as much as I love the Kyphi blend. It can be used for purification, banishing, to clear a sacred space or for Egyptian rites. I especially use the incense version regularly to purify my personal space and as an offering on my Bast altar.” –– Ana Vice
Goddess of Love: Even though it's listed as an aphrodisiac, I use Goddess of Love with the intention to embody love in all its aspects, as a Love Goddess would.” –– Carmen Pouerie
Special Favors: “Special favors is always fun. I put it on for good luck and always end up with free stuff!!” –– Veronica Kate
Aries Oil: “I use Aries oil in a spray form at least once a day. The Astrological oils are typically used to bring out the best qualities of that sign. Aries is my rising sign so I use it to be more open and outgoing, and to kind of balance out my Pisces sun.” –– Kristi Klein
Black Tourmaline: “I just recently ran into this card in the recipe box and it does exactly what the gemstone does. I just needed to have it. It has been two days of using it and I'm feeling the protective effects of it.” –– Carmen Pouerie
Good Earth: “I use Good Earth for when I’m feeling too anxious or all over the place. It brings be back down to earth, so to speak.” –– Veronica Kate
“I use Good Earth to ground and center myself. I apply it to the bottoms of my feet and lower back (Root Chakra) at night before I go to bed. It’s especially helpful when my mind is overactive and is keeping me from sleeping.” –– Kristi Klein
Crown of Success: “The Crown of Success is delicious in my opinion. It’s a Voodoo blend that can be used to block other people's negativity from interfering with an individual’s success, in addition to putting a stop to gossip. I have not used this oil much, but have recommended it to many of our customers who are struggling in work environments where there is toxic co-workers and gossip.” –– Ana Vice
Peace of Mind: “I use Peace of Mind for the same intention I would use a crystal healing candle. It's useful to release emotional issues. I usually use it with Goddess of Love a lot.” –– Carmen Pouerie
To create your own self-love and healing spell at home, check out Stacy Rapp's love magic recipe here.
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