Cinnamon Magick - History & Spells

Cinnamon Magick - History & Spells - 13 Moons

The Magical World of Cinnamon

Cinnamon isn't just a staple in our kitchens; it also has a rich history and magical properties that have been celebrated for centuries. From ancient rituals to modern-day spells, this spice possesses qualities that can enhance various aspects of our lives.

Cinnamon Stick and Powder

A Brief History of Cinnamon

Cinnamon's history dates back to ancient Egypt, where it was highly prized and often reserved for royalty and religious ceremonies. The ancient Greeks and Romans also valued cinnamon for its aromatic qualities and medicinal properties. By the Middle Ages, cinnamon was one of the most sought-after spices in Europe, and its trade routes shaped much of the world as we know it today.

Cinnamon in a Apothecary Setting

Magical Properties of Cinnamon

Cinnamon is more than just a flavor enhancer for your favorite dishes. In the realm of magic, it’s known for its potent properties:

  • Protection: Cinnamon is commonly used in protection spells and rituals. Its fiery energy is believed to ward off negative influences and protect against harm.
  • Prosperity: Known as a spice of abundance, cinnamon is often used in spells to attract wealth and prosperity.
  • Love: With its warm, inviting scent, cinnamon is a popular ingredient in love spells and rituals to attract romance and deepen existing relationships.
  • Healing: Cinnamon’s association with fire makes it effective in healing spells, particularly those aimed at boosting energy and vitality.

Spells Using Cinnamon

1. Protection Spell


  • A cinnamon stick
  • Black candle
  • Protective herbs (like sage or rosemary)


  1. Light the black candle and focus on the flame, imagining it enveloping you in a protective shield.
  2. Hold the cinnamon stick and visualize it absorbing any negative energy around you.
  3. Place the cinnamon stick and protective herbs around the base of the candle.
  4. Recite a simple incantation like, "By the power of fire and spice, protect me from all harm."
  5. Allow the candle to burn down completely and keep the cinnamon stick in a safe place.

2. Prosperity Spell


  • Ground cinnamon
  • Green candle
  • A coin


  1. Light the green candle, a symbol of wealth and prosperity.
  2. Sprinkle a pinch of ground cinnamon around the base of the candle.
  3. Hold the coin in your hand and envision it multiplying, bringing abundance into your life.
  4. Chant, "Cinnamon spice, wealth entice, bring prosperity to me thrice."
  5. Once the candle burns out, carry the coin with you as a talisman.

3. Love Attraction Spell


  • Cinnamon oil
  • Red candle
  • Rose petals


  1. Anoint the red candle with cinnamon oil, focusing on your intention to attract love.
  2. Sprinkle rose petals around the base of the candle.
  3. Light the candle and visualize the warmth of the flame drawing love into your life.
  4. Recite, "Flame and spice, love entice, bring passion and romance into my life."
  5. Allow the candle to burn completely and keep the rose petals in a sachet under your pillow.

4. Healing Spell


  • Cinnamon powder
  • Yellow candle
  • Healing crystals (like amethyst or clear quartz)


  1. Light the yellow candle, symbolizing healing and vitality.
  2. Sprinkle cinnamon powder around the base of the candle.
  3. Place the healing crystals next to the candle.
  4. Focus on the healing energy of the flame and the crystals, imagining it infusing your body with strength and health.
  5. Chant, "Cinnamon and fire, health I desire, bring healing light to every part of me."
  6. Allow the candle to burn out and carry the crystals with you for continued healing energy.
Cinnamon Sticks

Cinnamon's magical properties make it a versatile and powerful tool in various spells and rituals. Whether you're seeking protection, prosperity, love, or healing, incorporating cinnamon into your magical practices can enhance your intentions and bring about positive change.

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