Tea Light Candles are especially nice to use in bathing rituals for cleansing negativity, purification, healing and more...
A tea light is a candle encased in a thin metal cup so that the candle can liquefy completely while lit. They are typically small, circular, wider than their height and inexpensive.
Perfect for herbal candle spell, a tea light candle burns for about four hours and are typically white and unscented. (Don’t forget that white is an all purpose magickal colour.)
If you would prefer to have them scented, you can always add a drop of spiritual oil on them that could coordinate with your magickal intention, like clove oil for protection or cinnamon oil for prosperity sweet orange oil to revitalize and refresh yourself after a long day. You could also try adding a drop of rose oil on the candle to encourages mental powers love, and desire. Or simply sprinkle a little bit of one of those magickal spices on top of the unlit candle or in the bottom of the metal cup. Slipping it into the bottom of the cup is neater and very discreet. place the tea light on top of the herbs and you are ready to cast.
The tea light candle is a great, affordable accessory to any type of spell work or charm. Candlelight adds its own magickal atmosphere. Most Witches work with candle magick quite regularly. Candles, in all of their various shapes, colours, and sizes, add the extra push of the element of fire and bring more passion and enthusiasm into your spell work. Often one of the first magickal techniques learned, it is up to you to decide how to incorporate this information into the Craft that you already practice.
Tea-light Petition Magick
If you wish to perform petition magic with a tea light, then write the request on a small piece of paper, fold it up, and tuck it neatly beneath the tea light, in the bottom of the little metal candle cup. Add a pinch of your corresponding herb to the cup, replace the candle, light it, and work your spell. When the candle is finished burning, you will notice that your slip of paper is sealed to the bottom of the cup and covered in wax. Your spell is safely sealed and you may now dispose of the little metal candle cup in the garbage. Here is a quick candle charm to go along with your herbal candle magick.