Essential oils for spiritual protection work by helping you connect with the vibrant, lively energy from nature and its elements (air, earth, wind, and fire), shielding you from negativity and stagnant energy.
Depending on your personal beliefs, essential oils have the potential to uplift the spirit, purify the environment and combat the negativity that we experience daily. I use essential oils routinely to help me stay grounded and focused on the positive and to keep my environment positively energized and pleasant.
Lavender has defensive and purifying virtues, and this makes it suitable in the preparation of incense and oils to be used in magic, especially in attraction spells such as luck,success and love.In ancient times, lavender bags were sewn and worn around the neck as a lucky charm, and it was used in purification rites to ward off negativity and bad luck.
Popular tradition has always attributed the juniper the power to keep away witches and evil spirits; for this reason, its branches were hung on the doors of the stables to preserve the health of the cattle, they were placed on the roof of newly built houses, and the Greeks and Romans burned them as if they were incensed to purify the air.
Juniper wood was used to build kitchen utensils, so as to inebriate all the dishes that were prepared with them with its sweet aroma; an example was the ladle to turn the polenta.
Lemon Essential Oil has a powerfully fresh traditional lemon fragrance that is quite energizing and uplifting. Lemon Essential Oil is a good choice to diffuse when trying to clear a room of negative energies.
Sandalwood has always had a religious meaning too. Its wood was used to build temples and statues of the gods, while according to the Hindu belief, deceased rulers had to be embalmed with sandalwood essential oil to promote a better rebirth.
In ancient times, sage was considered a sacred plant. Its name derives from the Latin, salvere, from which came to “save”, because it was believed beneficial for any evil. In the Middle Ages, it was used by putting a few leaves, rich in essential oil, in the mouth, before going to sleep, to encourage divinatory or problem-solving dreams.
It was supposed to strengthen eyesight and inner gaze, which helped users to “see” more clearly. A great essential oil to protect yourself, your aura,s and your soul from negativity and magical attacks.