What are Wiccan Protection Spells?
The Wiccan religion is based on ancient pagan practices. Some of the beliefs and practices of Wiccan “witches” date back to pre-Christian times. Nature is important to the Wiccan practice and is the center of many spells that are performed. Those who practice the Wiccan religion are often referred to as “witches.” This term is far from the old, scary stories of women with black hats and broomsticks who bewitch with malice. In the Wiccan practice, one may do whatever they wish as long as they never intentionally cause harm.
The Wiccan religion is nature oriented. “Witches” choose to be grounded in the natural rhythms of the Earth.
This is why so many Wiccan spells promote health and protection. They are meant to bring prosperity and safety to their casters, not to harm anyone else around them. These protection spells can be powerful and beautiful ways to manipulate your environment naturally and peacefully.
How to Cast Powerful Wiccan Protection Spells
When casting protection spells, it is important to make sure that your intentions and attention are focused entirely on completing the spell. Make sure you are: Clear-headed Not going to be interrupted Prepared, having all of your materials ready This will enable you to cast very strong protection spells. If you are distracted or interrupted during the spell casting, your spells may not be nearly as strong. This is extremely important with protection spells, as you do not want to be unable to provide the protection you are intending because you are not paying enough attention.
Different herbs serve specific purposes based on their features. Some are good for protection, others promote health or clarity, etc. Having a stash of some of the most commonly used herbs will be helpful. This will also make it easier to be prepared to cast your protection spells when you need them!
Wiccan Home Protection Spells
Your home is a sacred, safe space and it should always feel that way! If you ever feel that negative energy or the influence of an enemy has entered your home, cast a protection spell to cleanse your space and return balance to your environment.
1. Wiccan Protection Chant
This is a simple Wiccan chant to protect your home. Perform this chant whenever you feel that your home needs protection or to promote safety in your space. What You Will Need: Nothing! How to Cast the Protection Spell: 1. Chant this simple incantation: “Protect this home from all that is dark. Protect all who dwell here too. Protect this place where we reside. Protect with light that is true.”
2. Home Protection Spell
This protection spell is more complicated but is even more powerful. This spell will banish negative energy from your home and restore it as a space of love and positivity. It offers more protection than the simple incantation above. It is meant to be performed at sunrise. If you are unable to do it at that time, you can still cast the spell but it will be less powerful, giving you less protection. What you need: Four glass jars with lids Four handfuls of each: lavender, basil, sea salt, and white rice How to Cast the Protection Spell: Clean and tidy your home the night before. This should be done so it is clean by the time the ritual is performed at sunrise. 2. In the morning, before sunrise, take one handful of lavender, basil, sea salt, and white rice. Place one handful of the ingredients into each of the four jars. 3. When the sun is just beginning to rise, go out into your garden or lawn and place each jar at the North, South, East, and West points. If you do not have an outdoor space, place the jars on windowsills that most closely match the cardinal directions. 4. While placing each of the jars, repeat this passage: “North, South, East, and West At these four corners, I protect my Home May the Goddess bless this space Negative energy be gone Make my home sacred and pure” 5. Once you have finished placing the jars, go into your home and do a peaceful activity that you love. This could be anything from reading or meditating, to playing gentle music and enjoying the space of your home. Try to connect with the positivity that you have grounded in that space and focus on the feeling of new beginnings.
Personal Protection Spells
3. The Goddess Protection Spell
The Goddess is one of the most powerful figures in Wiccan theology. This simple incantation is to be repeated while visualizing a glowing, blue aura around yourself. This spell creates temporary protection but will become ineffective as soon as you stop focusing on the incantation. What you will need: Nothing! How to Cast the Protection Spell: 1. Repeat this incantation for as long as you want the spell to last. “Great Goddess of day and night, Protect me with all of your might.”
4. The Golden Mist Shield Spell
This spell can be used as protection for yourself from the negative energy of other people. This protection will cause you to feel entirely at ease when those around you may be infectiously negative. This protection will travel with you and will ward off emotional harm from an enemy or general negative energy. What You Will Need: Nothing! How to Cast the Protection Spell: 1. Envision you are surrounded by an aura of gold mist. All of the light around you gets caught in that mist and shines directly on you, warding away the darkness just outside of the aura. 2. Repeat this incantation: “The breath of life And the light of my mind Creates an enchantment Of protection and comfort As the air I breathe is purified I surround myself with an orb of gold This golden haze is constantly purified And separated from any negativity May my space be protected”
5. An Incantation to Guard the Mind
This incantation offers you protection for your thoughts. Anyone who attempts to influence your thoughts and actions will be kept at bay by this spell, as well as anyone who attempts to read you without your consent. What You Will Need: Nothing! How to Cast the Protection Spell: Repeat this incantation. “In this place and in this hour By the guardians of the secrets of the night Take the keys to my heart And close the doors of my mind”
6. The Moon Goddess Protection Spell
This spell will bring the protection of the Moon to your aid. Complete this protection spell when you feel you may be in any danger or harm’s way. What You Will Need: A white candle A small piece of paper A blue pen An astrology guide (or the Internet) How to Cast the Protection Spell: Look up your zodiac sign and the planet that is associated with that sign. Look up the names of the moons of that planet. 2. Write your sign on one side of the paper. 3. Write the planet on the other side of the paper. 4. Light the candle. 5. Begin chanting the names of the moons of your planet followed by your middle name. Repeat these names. 6. While chanting, burn the slip of paper with the flame of the candle. Continue chanting until the paper has burned out. 7. After the paper has burned but before the candle is out, try to imagine the entire room filling with a comforting color. Focus on the warmth of the candle next to you. Try to become in tune with the color, warmth, and scent of the candle together.
7. The Bottle Protection Spell
This spell is meant to protect you from an enemy who means to pose any kind of threat to you, whether that be physical, emotional, or spiritual. What You Will Need: 4 drops frankincense or myrrh essential oil 4 tbsp black powdered iron (or another black pigment) 4 tbsp oak moss 4 tbsp sea salt 1 bottle with a cork or lid 1 white candle A small piece of paper A black pen A piece of black thread How to Cast the Protection Spell: 1. Make sure that the paper is cut to a size that will fit in the bottle. 2. Write on the paper: “I neutralize the power of (name of enemy) to do me any harm. I ask that this be correct and for the good of all. So mote it be!” 3. Roll the paper and tie it with the thread. 4. Put the tied paper into the bottle followed by the iron, oakmoss, sea salt, and essential oil. Place the lid on the bottle. 5. Light the white candle and drip the wax onto the lid of the bottle. 6. Finally, bury the bottle somewhere where it will not be disturbed. The power of the spell will last as long as the bottle is sealed and left alone.
Spells that Offer Protection to the Ones You Love
8. Simple Enchantment to Protect a Loved One
This simple spell will guard someone you love and wish to protect. What You Will Need: An item belonging to the person you want to protect or a photo of them How to Cast the Protection Spell: 1. Say this charm: “Protect my loved one from Evil. Protect my loved one from all harm. This is my will, let it be done.” 2. Repeat this as many times as feels right.
9. Spell to Protect a Partner
Use this spell to cast protection onto your spouse or partner. This strong spell will protect your partner as long as you continue to love them. What You Will Need: A handful of rose petals A glass of water A piece of paper A floral candle How to Cast the Protection Spell: 1. The night before the spell, put the rose petals into a small glass of water. 2. Write your partner’s name on the piece of paper and place it under the glass, face down. 3. Let it sit by your bedside until the following evening. 4. When the sun goes down the following evening, light the candle and burn the paper. 5. Once the paper has burned, wet the tips of your fingers in the rosewater and flick the water on and around a bed you both share.
10. Pet Protection Spell
You love your pets like family, so when you think of them, say this short incantation to provide them with protection. What You Will Need: Any pet How to Cast the Protection Spell: Picture your pet with a white aura of light around them. 2. Repeat this 3 times: “My pet is protected right now and safe. No harm or sickness can come to my pet So mote it be.”
Tips and Tricks for Casting Wiccan Protection Spells
1. Whenever possible, follow instructions exactly. This will ensure maximum protection. 2. If an ingredient is unavailable to you, do not replace it unless you are familiar with the qualities of the missing ingredient and replacement. 3. Be sure to stay focused throughout the entire casting of the protection spell.