Cedar Wood


Cedar wood chips can be burned to create sacred spaces. It can also be used for healing, purification, protection, and money. Cedar is added to love sachets and burned to induce psychic powers.

Can be used in spell work and loose incense blends.



Cedar wood is commonly used in various metaphysical practices for its symbolic properties.

Metaphysical Uses:

Purification and Cleansing: Cedar’s antimicrobial properties translate symbolically to purification on an energetic level. It’s often used to cleanse ritual spaces, tools, and individuals.

Protection: Cedar wood is associated with strength, stability, and resilience. It’s believed to create a protective barrier against negativity and harmful energies.

Grounding: Cedar’s connection to the earth element makes it grounding. It’s used in grounding rituals to promote feelings of stability and security.

Healing: Cedar’s antiseptic qualities extend to metaphysical healing. It’s used in rituals for physical, emotional, and spiritual healing.

Wicca: In Wiccan practices, cedar represents the north direction and the element of earth. It’s used for grounding, protection rituals, and honouring nature deities.

Paganism: Similar to Wicca, Pagans use cedar for protection, purification, and connecting with the earth.

It’s important to note that metaphysical beliefs and practices vary widely. While these are some common uses for cedar wood, it’s always advisable to research specific traditions to understand their unique applications.

Cedar bark can be burned with various herbs and resins depending on the intention of your spell work. Here are some common combinations:


Cedar and Sage are known for their cleansing and protective properties. Burning them together amplifies your spell’s protective effect.
Frankincense adds strength and purification to the burning mixture, creating a powerful shield against negativity.


Lavender’s calming and healing properties complement cedar’s grounding energy, promoting emotional and spiritual well-being.
Yarrow possesses medicinal associations and can be combined with cedar for spells focused on physical healing, strength and courage.


Mugwort strengthens cedar’s connection to the earth, promoting feelings of stability and security.
Sandalwood’s grounding properties blend well with cedar to create a sense of peace.

Always research the burning properties of any herb or resin before combining them with cedar bark. Some herbs might not be suitable for burning together.

Safety Precautions:

  • Burn herbs and resins in a well-ventilated space.
  • Use a designated heat-resistant container for burning.
  • Never leave burning incense or herbs unattended.
  • Extinguish them properly after use.

Remember, these are just suggestions. Feel free to experiment with combinations to find what works best for your practice.

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