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Below is the list of planets and their attributes.

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Moon Sun
Jupiter Mars
Saturn Mercury
Venus Earth
Pluto Vulcan
Uranus Neptune
Planet Moon
Day Monday
Element Water
Metal Silver
Magickal Tool: Chalice
Zodiac Cancer
Color NEW MOON: White or Silver
FULL MOON: Red or Green
Signs Cancer
Tone Ti
Letter S
Numbers 3 and 9
Jewel Moonstone, Pearl, Mother of Pearl, Quarta, Rock Crystal, Abalone, Opal
Oils Birch, camphor, frangipani, jasmine, lotus, mint, rosemary, sandalwood, wisteria, ylang ylang
Angel Gabriel
Incense Ginseng, Jasmine, Myrtle, Poppy, Sandalwood, Coconut
Plants Banana, cabbage, chamomile, chickweed, cucumber, leafy vegatables, lotus,
melons, mushrooms, myrtle, opium poppy, pumpkin, purslane, sea holly, seaweed,
watercress, wild rose, wintergreen
Trees Willow
Goddesses Artemis, Brizo, Ceridwen, Diana, Hathor, Isis, Hecate, Levanah, Lunah, Mari, Nimue,
Pasophae, Phoebe, Selene, Anna,
NEW: Artemis, Nimue,
FULL: Diana, Mari,
WANING: Hecate, Anna
Gods Atlas, Khonsu, Sin
Rules Woman; Cycles; birth; generation; inspiration; poetry; emotions; travel; especially by
water, the sea and the tides; fertility; rain; intuition; psychic ability; secrets; dreams;
receptivity; home; children.
NEW or CRESCENT MOON: The Maiden, birth and initiation, virginity, beginnings, the hunt.
FULL MOON: The Mother, growth, fulfillment, sexuality, maturation, nurturing, love.
WANING or DARK MOON: The Crone, the woman past menopause, old age, deep
secrets, wisdom, divination, prophecy, death and resurrection, endings.
Notes The Moon reflects, inspires and energizes emotions.
Moon hours are good for casting spells for romance, sexual pursuits, etc. and for the
desire to travel for pleasure.
The Moon's effect is also hypnotic, and lends an influence which inclines toward being
vulnerability, therefore rendering the weak or uninformed open to attack and capable of
wounded or controlled by another.
Planet Sun
Day Sunday
Element Fire
Color Gold, Yellow
Magickal Tool Scepter
Signs Leo
Intelligence Nakhiel
Tone Re, D
Letter B
Numbers 1, 6 or 21
Jewel Topaz, Yellow Diamond, Jacinth, Goldstone, Chrysoleth, Amber, Tiger's Eye, Sunstone, Diamond, Zircon
Angel Raphael, Malachim
Spirits Sorath and Och
Incense Cloves, Cinnamon, Frankincense, Laurel, Olbanum
Oils Egyptian Kyphi, Heliotrope, Orange Blossoms, Ambergris, Mask, Mastic, Vanilla
Plants Acacia, Almond, Angelic, Artus Fruits, Ash, Bay Laurel, Benzoin, Cassia, Myrrh,
Chamomile, Centaury, Sweet Cicley, Cinnamon, Clove, Frankincense, Ginger,
Heliotrope, Honey, Juniper, Lovage, Marigold, Mastic, Meadow Rue, Mistletoe,
Oak, Patchouli. Rosemary, Rue, Saffron, St. John's Wort, Storax, Sunflower,
Tormentil, Vine, Walnut
Trees Acacia, Ash, Bay Laurel, Birch, Broom
Animals Child, Eagl, Lion, Phoenix, Sparrow, Hawk
Goddesses Amaterasu, Brigit, Bast, Ilat, Sekhmet, Theia
Gods Apollo, Helios, Hyperion, Lugh, Ra, Semesh, Vishnu-Krishna-Rama,
Horus, Bel, Adonis
Rules The days and hours of the Sun impart an influence favorable to acts related to
Active vitality. During an eclipse of the Sun, nothing must be undertaken in the
realm of magick, as it is an unfortuante time and things fail therein.
Notes Spells are initiated at the Sun hour to bring swift success, fast luck, new money, instant action, etc.
The beneficial currents of "Sun Power" are ideal for activities dealing with
advancement of position, political influence, self-aggrandizement, theatrical
success and glory, promotional schemes and release from capitivity.
The Sun hours are ideal for meditation upon Spiritual cleaning and revitalization.
Planet Jupiter
Day Thursday
Element Air and Fire
Magickal Tool Robe
Color Deep Blue, Royal Purple
Metal Tin
Zodiac Sagittarius, Pisces
Tone So and A
Letter D
Numbers 5 or 4
Jewel Amethyst, Chrysolite, Sapphire, Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli, Azurite
Oils Anise, bergamot, cedar, fir, honeysuckle, jasmine, lavender, nutmeg, orris, strawberry
Metal Tin
Angel Tzadkiel
Incense Cedar and Nutmeg
Plants Agrimony, anise, ash, balm, betony, bloodroot, borage, cinquefoil, clover, dandelion, hyssop, Juniper berries, mint, Mistletoe, nutmeg
Trees Oak
Animals Unicorn
Goddesses Isia, Hera, Juno, Themis
Gods Bel, Eurymedon, Jupiter, Marduk, Thor, Zeus
Rules Leadership; Politics; Power; Honor; Royalty; Public Acclaim and Fame;
Responsibility; Wealth; Business; Success; Health; Love; Expansion; Growth
Notes Jupiter's influence is predominantly joviality, and is favorable to all acts of socialbility dealings with family, opportunity, group enterprise, civic functions. Jupiter's effect is one of expansion. This is a concept which often misleads most into believing that everything about it is good. Remember, Jupiter brings more - abundance! But it is more of the same that which exists, not something different. It does NOT activate change. Therefore to invoke Jupiter on behalf of someone who is already suffering, or lacking, would bring about total despair, a poverty. It's the influence under which "the rich get richer and the poor get poorer," so use caution. It will bring a bumper crop if the seeds have been properly sown, and the field well tended; but it wont grow hair on a billiard ball - only a nice shine.
Cast spells for "increase" during Jupiter hours. But remember, there has to be something in existing to increase. So if it is a money spell, use a dollar bill, or bank book (never depleted) for a "target" or "seed". If the desired increase is for physical strength or stamina, move the time closer to the Jupiter-Mars cusp. The Moon must be waxing in an Earth sign for any increase.
Jupiter is used from Winter Solstice to Vernal Equinox for power, luck, success and things the Sun is used for ordinarily, as the Sun's power is weaker during this time.
Jupiter's hours are good for spells to increase Male fertility in humans or animals. For more verility use the Jupiter-Mars cusp. Jupiter hours are good for turning a good business into a "bonanza" or to achieve a raise in salary or promotion.
Also for matters of family reunion.
Jupiter's influence would be good to put a"fat" spell on an individual who is egotistically and obnoxiously vain about his or her slender physique. It would certainly teach a little tolerence and sympathy for those not so fortunately blessed.
When someone is inclined to become fettered with the accumulation of too much of anything, abanishing ritual may be prefiormed to rid themof the prevelance of the Jupiter's influence. This must be done with the Moon waning in Capricorn, Gemini or Virgo.
Planet Mars
Day Tuesday
Element Fire
Magickal Tool Athame
Color Red
Metal Iron, Steel
Signs Aries, Scorpio
Tone Do and C
Letter T
Numbers 2, 3, 16, 5
Jewel Bloodstone, Garnet, Ruby, Jasper
Oils Allspice, coriander, patchouli, pine
Angel Kamael
Incense Cypress, Pine and Tobacco
Plants All-Heal, aloes, asafoetida, basil, betony, capers, chiles, coriander, dragon's blood
Trees Holly, Kerm, Oak
Goddesses Anath, Brigit, Diana, Morrigan
Gods Ares, Crius, Heracles, Mars, Nergal, Horus, Tyr
Rules Strength; Struggle; War; Anger; Conflict; Aggression; Victory; Energy; Ambition;
Goals; Upheaval; Strife; Arguments
Notes Mars is the MOTIVATOR. It has powerful positive and negative influences, and is a force to be considered with utmost CAUTION.
Mars does not know nor care about right or wrong, It only strives after VICTORY. It incites courage, bravery and vinditiveness. It is inclined toward combativeness and its power favors domination, politics, athletics, surgery, industry, difficulties in lawsuits, etc. It seems to furnish the necessary drive and force required to CONQUER or WIN.
Often called the angry red planet cause of its reddish glow, its Energy is powerful and difficult to control. Once involked, its hard to stop and will not rest until it vanquishes all obstacles in its path. When working rituals, make certain that this is the effect you desire because there is no "going back" Once you've invoked the energy of Mars.
Martian influence is a PROTECTOR par excellence and the Mars hour is useful for petitions of protection against enemies, the "Evil Eye" and demonic attack or possession.
Time to launch an all-out attack on an enemy or adversary. Remember, this spell is like the Gladiator - it will drive to the KILL if uncontrolled and is very likely to leave a trail of blood in its wake! Therefore, if it is only desired to thwart, or inhibit another's actions, without actually hurting the person, then Saturn would be better. Always carefully consider the Karmic aspects of Mars' influence, one is entitled only to like kind of retribution - no more! Any "overdraught" will be subject to the Law of Three!
Controlling Mars:
You must learn to modify it with other Planetary or zodiacal influences. Example: Mercury or Venus, with a Mars Hour and The Moon in an Air Sign to combat in Justice for a favorable outcome (during the New Moon, 1st Quarter)
Mars-Sun Cusp:
Seek paroles or liberation, whether deserved or not. Spell cast to obtain freedom is well-timed if the power can be released at the precise moment of the cusp, with the Moon in a fire sign. For Peaceful seperations or hand-partings, choose a day of Venus, Moon full-to-waning in an Earth Sign with the Mars-Sun Infuence
Jupiter-Mars Cusp:
Good for Psycho-kinetic Magick (mind over matter) - change the weather, divert storms, influence gaming devices to win and to bring about "miraculous" (spontaneous) healings, etc. With the Sun in an Air Sign, the Moon in a Water Sign.
Planet Saturn
Day Saturday
Element Water and Earth
Magickal Tool Scythe, sickle, crystal wand
Color Black and Blue
Signs Capricorn, Aquarius
Tone Fa and G
Letter F
Numbers 7 and 3
Jewel Pearl, Onyx, Star Sapphire, Obsidian, Agates, Lodestone, Hematite, Jet
Oils Balm of Gilead, cypress, high John the conqueror, musk, myrrh, patchouli, styrax
Angel Tzaphkiel
Incense Civet, Ironwood, Myrrh
Animals Crow and Raven
Plants Aconite (monkshood or wolfsbane), beets, bistort (dragon-wort), confrey, cypress,
Helleboro, hemlock, horsetail, hemp, henbane, mandrake, marijuana, opium poppy,
nightshade, pathcouli, Solomon's Seal, Thyme, Yew
Trees Alder and Pomegranate
Goddesses Cybele, Demeter, Hecate, Hera, Isis, Kali, Nephthys, Rhea
Gods Bran, Cronus, Ninib, Saturn, YHVH
Rules Obstacles, limitations, binding, knowledge, death, buildings, history, time, structures,
Karmic Debts, Magickal Knowledge, self-discipline, sacred wisdom, longevity, the
abstract law, finding lost items or stolen goods, making someone reveal secrets or
hidden knowledge (for benevolent purposes) and achieving quite "impossible" feats
designed to bestow honor and dignity. Influence is practical, saving and beneficial -
Notes Saturn-Jupiter Cusp with Moon in Taurus is ideal time for peace making. This cusp
favors benevolent leadership, practical idealism, brotherly love, selflessness and
philanthropic acts. Use this time to "help" in any way andit will bring an appropriate
spiritual reward.
Moon wanes in Scorpio - Saturn influence is good for casting spells to bind, thwart, or
cause someone to cease and desist from a particular action and "to freeze" someone or
something in a present condition or state. This could result in the arrest of a progressive
disease. (This spell would have to be re-inforced under the Sun-Venus influence.)
Saturn Planetary Hours favor the collection of debts. When the Moon is in an Earth sign,
Planet Mercury
Day Wednesday
Element Air and Water
Color Violet
Signs Gemini and Virgo
Tone Mi and B
Letter C
Numbers 1, 4 and 8
Jewel Opal, Agate, Onyx, Carnelian, Citrine, Flourite, Selenite
Angel Michael
Incense Storax and Mace
Plants Caraway, carrots, cascara, cagrada, dill, elecampane, fennel, mandrake, marjoram,
myrtle, parsley, pomegranate, velerian
Trees Hazel, Ash and Almond
Animals Hermaphrodite, jackal, twin serpents
Goddesses Athena, Maat, Metis, Pombargira
Gods Anubis, Coeus, Coyote, Elegba, Hermes, Lugi, Nabu, Mercury, Thoth, Woden
Rules Communication, intelligence, cleverness, creativity, science, memory, business
transactions, thievery, trickiness, messages, perception
Notes Mercury is "the manipulator." It's influence is favorable to all acts requiring
adaptiveness - skills commerce, medicine, diplomacy, couseling, changes, etc.
Mercury hours lend themselves adeptly to mental feats of all kinds, or to works aimed
at bending the mind of another.
Use to cast spells aimed at bringing about quick changes of all kinds, but it will work
best when the Moon is in a mutable sign. If it is in a cardinal or fixed sign the work
could fail and result in frustration or confession.
chronically greedy, or the malcontent as if they are actually enjoying their due share of
good luck but simply dont take advantage of the benefits or make good use of them
the opposite, in order to teach a lesson.
Remember, Venus leads toward Natural Order and wants to right things which are
wrong or inequitable and Mercury maneuvers the change. This is also a good time for
healing works, when the Moon is in Taurus, Virgo or Capricorn.
Use a Mercury hour to seek forgiveness, and to make amends, when a strong change
in attitudes is desired, or to cause people who have been feuding to make up and
become friends. Also to cause troublesome-in-laws or relatives to altar their ways, or
become reasonable. When the Moon is in conjuction with Uranus the Mercury hour is
used to completely upset or wreck and establishment or trend.
Planet Earth
Day Friday
Element Earth
Magickal Tools: Pentacle
Color Maroon, gray, green, brown
Metal Copper
Zodiac Taurus
Stones Amber, Emerald, Agate, Petrified wood
Oils Ambergris, apple blossom, cherry, mint, rose, tuberose, vervain, violet, ylang ylang Incense: Aloe, musk
Plants Indian hemp, orris, thistle, myrtle, scullcap
Rules Stability, assistance, fertility, independence, material gain, strength, tenacity, harmony, persistence
Planet Venus
A.K.A. Arlig (the warrior), Star of Light (Lucifer), Tcholban (Dazzling One)
Diameter 7,700 miles
Distance from the sun 67 million miles
Period of Life Adolescence
Day Friday
Element Earth and Water
Magickal Tool Chant, cord
Color Green, Rose, Indigo
Zodiac Taurus, Libra
Tone Lo, E
Letter Q
Numbers 5,6 and 7
Jewel Amber, Emerald, Malachite, Jade, Peridot, Aventurine
Oils Ambergris, apple blossom, cherry, mint, rose, tuberose, vervain, violet, ylang ylang
Metal Copper
Angel Haniel, Amael
Incense Dove and Lynx
Plants Acacia Flowers, Almond Oil, Aloes, Apple, Birch, Daffodil, Damask Rose, Elderberry,
Feverfew, Fig, Geranium, Mint, Mugwort, Olive Oil, Pennyroyal, Plantain, Raspberry,
Rose, Strawberry, Tansy, Thyme, Verbena, Vervain, Violet
Trees Apple and Quince
Goddesses Aphrodite, Beltis, Asherah, Freia, Hathor, Inanna, Isis, Ishtar, Mari, Matiamne, Oshun,
Tethys, Venus
Gods Eros, Oceanus, Robin Hood, Pan, Venus, Aphrodite, Quetzalcoatl.
Rules Love, Harmony, Sexuality, Friendship, Attraction, Pleasure, Unions, Beauty,
Sensuality, Artistic Creations
Notes Venus encourages the Natural Order of things, to protect Nature's balance. The Venus
days and hours are very favorably to anything related to physical perfection and
While Venus has been regarded as the ideal power for love spells, this is a haphazard
generalization, and must be given further consideration. Remember, Venus guards the
Natural Order of things, so if the love desired does not in any way disrupt, or corrupt an
existing family entity, and if the individuals have already known one another, are
favorably matched, and simply need a little "boost" to encourage a true love to
manifest and flourish, then Venus is the best influence to utilize such love spells.
Also to be considered is the fertility aspect. If the person desiring to obtain the love of
another is not serious to the extent of also being willing to assume the responsibility
for home and family - that is to say, is only an affair or passion is what is really wanted
the result could be total disastrous - an unwanted pregnancy, a jealous and vindictive
lover who is difficult to get loose from, etc. For such spells of attraction or romantic
fascination, it is best to forget the Venus influence until such time as it is desired to
make the union permanent, or binding. Meanwhile, use the Mercury (mind-bending
manipulator) and Moon (if ascination) influences, the Moon being ideal for romanic
and emotional vulnerability.
Venus hours are fine to cast spells for fertility - of plants, animals or humans, also
corporate entities. Also to bring peace in the home, average good luck that has been
lacking, anything dealing with music, arts and crafts, home economics and beauty.
Planet Pluto
Day Tuesday
Element Water
Magickal Tool Sex
Color Black, white, royal blue
Metal Iron, plutonium, pewter
Zodiac Scorpio
Jewel Garnet, bloodstone, red agate, ruby, red topaz
Oils Allspice, coriander, patchouli, pine
Incense Hemlock, ambergris, asafoetida, brimstone, myrrh
Plants Mushrooms, fungi, any fungus that grows on trees, blueberry, marshmallow, valerian, gentian
Rituals Involving Overcoming evil, controlling lower principles, applying knowledge, victory, removing depression,
uncovering secrets, sensuality, finding lost objects, astral plane, regeneration
Planet Vulcan
Day Wednesday
Element Fire and Earth
Magickal Tool Hammer, sword
Color Blue, Orange
Metal Iron, Brass
Zodiac Virgo
Stones Fire Opal
Oils Lavender, lemon, lily of the valley, nutmeg, sandalwood, styrax, vervain
Incense Fennel, vulcan
Plants Nettle, hibiscus, red poppy, almond
Rules Manifestation in material form, spiritual concepts, thought processes,
attitude, ambition, higher understanding, logic, clear thinking, harmony
Planet: Uranus
Day Wednesday
Element Air
Magickal Tool Key, blasting rod, magickal ring
Color Yellow, blue, brown, checked white
Metal Uranium, platinum, plastic, zinc
Zodiac Aquarius
Jewel Amber, jacinth, lapis lazuli, lodestone
Oils Lavender, lemon, lily of the valley, nutmeg, sandalwood, styrax, vervain
Incense Mandrake, all resins
Plants Anise, mandrake, caraway, cassia, lavender, licorice, parsley, sandalwood, storax
Rules Sound judgment, prudence, initiation, illumination, wisdom, caution, self-preservation, learning, faith
Planet Neptune
Day Monday
Element Water
Magickal Tool: Trident, crystal ball
Color Sea green, mauve, blue, silver
Metal Tin
Zodiac Pisces
Jewel Amethyst, aquamarine, beryl, coral, ivory
Oils Birch, camphor, frangipani, jasmine, lotus, mint, rosemary, sandalwood, wisteria, ylang ylang
Incense Ambergris, mint, watermelon, orchid
Plants All mosses, all algae's, all salt-water plants, cocoa, coffee
Rules Victory, mercy, courage, change, liberation, fluctuations
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