COMMONLY ACCEPTED CANDLE COLORS FOR SYMBOLIC VIBRATIONAL INFLUENCES
WHITE……symbolizes Purity, Truth, Spiritual Strength, Power &
Innocence. Also used for Departed Souls and contacting Spirits. Also
burned for Our Lady of Mercy and God Obatala.
RED……symbolizes Passion, Health, Energy (including sexual), Vigor
& the return of Lost Lovers. Used for short-term love affairs and
one night stands. Also burned for St. Barbara, Sacred Heart of Jesus and
LIGHT BLUE……symbolizes Tranquility, Coolness, Calmness, Clarity of Thought and Perception.
MEDIUM BLUE……symbolizes Peace and Spiritual Fortitude. Used to
thwart your lover/mate from “playing around”. Also burned for the Virgin
Mary, and Goddess Yemaya.
DARK BLUE……symbolizes deep mental thought and intense spiritual
devotion. Can also be used to make someone moody or depressed, so use
YELLOW (golden sunflower to lemon yellow, non-metallic)……symbolizes
attraction, captivating, drawing, cheerfulness. Can also be used in
money rituals, make you “dream true” and in honor of Goddess Ochun.
PURPLE……symbolizes power of control, psychic and metaphysical
mastery, occult studies, ability to spiritually control others. Also
burned for St Lazarus (San Lazaro) and for Babalueye.
GREEN……symbolizes money, wealth, financial and business success, good crops, harvest.
ORANGE……symbolizes stimulating mental and physical energy, brain clearing, happiness, encouraging energy.
GOLDEN BROWN……symbolizes assertiveness, definite energy, unhesitating aggressiveness.
MEDIUM BROWN……symbolizes wavering, hesitancy, a pause in the action. Also used for court cases and to honor St. Anthony.
RUSSET BROWN……symbolizes uncertainty in love because it has the vibrational influences of the red color in it.
PINK……symbolizes romance and affection. Use this color when you want a long lasting relationship, not a short-term affair.
CRIMSON……same as red but with the added energy vibrations of gold.
GARNET……same as red but with the added vibrational energy of blue.
SILVER (metallic)……symbolizes dissolving negativity and becoming victorious in your efforts. Good overtakes Evil.
GOLD (metallic)……symbolizes bringing in wealth and prosperity in great mass.
Please note: These colors listed here are a general guide for the use of
color in burning for a specific purpose. Cultural and regional
influences may alter you own personal belief in the use of certain
candle colors. Please meditate and consider all choices of color when
burning candles for a specific purpose.