Moon Phase Correspondences

Moon phase correspondences should always be taken into account when planning on the best time for a particular spell.

New Moon: New Moon magick begins on the day of the new moon to three and a half days after. The energy of the new moon should be used for for new ventures, projects and new beginnings etc. It can also be used for for love spells and healing.

Waxing Moon: The waxing moon begins seven days after the new moon and lasts for seven days. Use the energy of the waxing moon for courage friendship, good health, good luck, love, success, and wealth spells.

Full Moon: The full moon begins fourteen days after the new moon and lasts three and a half days. The energy of the full moon is a great time for any divination, prophecy, or protection spells. In addition it’s a pretty good time for love, legal matters, and financial attraction spells. Any spell you feel that could use an extra bit of energy can also be done at this time.

Waning Moon: The waning moon begins three and a half days after the full moon and lasts for ten and a half days. Use the energy of the waning moon for banishing, binding, illness and addiction spells.

Dark Moon: The dark moon begins ten-and-a-half days after the full moon and lasts for three and a half days. The dark moon is a time for ridding oneself of bad habits, banishing and binding spells, understanding oneself and also for spells that require justice to be brought to bear.


The Moon also spends a day or two each month in each of the twelve signs of the zodiac. These timings can be used to good advantage to boost your spellwork.

Moon in Aries: This is a good time to perform spells relating to job ventures and all new projects relating to money. Also a good time to develop strength and courage, and passion spells. This is not a good moon for performing divination.

Moon in Taurus: This moon is an excellent time for spellwork relating to love, creativity, and inner peace. Spells done at this time take the longest to manifest, but the results will be long lasting and stable.

Moon in Gemini: This is undoubtedly the best time for spells dealing with communications, healing, and uncrossing spells. The moon in Gemini can be unpredictable and unstable.

Moon in Cancer: This is an excellent moon for any spellwork involving children, divination, fertility, or the home.

Moon in Leo: Any spells involving career, fame, leadership,or prosperity, fame and career are best done in Leo. Spells involving love, or any other emotion, should not be performed at this time.

Moon in Virgo: This moon ensures success for any spell involving education, healing, and stability.

Moon in Libra: This is an excellent for working a spell in partnership. A suitable time for spells involving couples, fairness, marriage, partnership, and peace.

Moon in Scorpio: This moon is good for divination and sex magick.

Moon in Sagittarius: This is an excellent time for experimenting with new magickal spells, but it is not a good time for psychic work or divination.

Moon in Capricorn: This moon’s energy is good for spells to bring about life’s basic needs and for stability.

Moon in Aquarius: The best moon time to work on behalf of others. You need to make sure though, that your motives are pure and not based on your own wishes or needs.

Moon in Pisces: This is a great moon for divination, past life regression, psychic work, and spirit communication.



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