Alder: Known as the wood of witches or Battle Witch wood. It draws off the element of fire, but also water and earth. This wood is best used to summon and control the four winds, banishing and controlling elements. Excellent for resurrection spells.

Alligator Juniper: Draws off the element of fire. This wood seeks a gifted healer, as it is a medicinal wood used to cure such illnesses as the black plague. More uses include binding spells, white magic, and protection. Excellent for Healing Magic.

Apple: A feminine wood. Draws off the element of earth and water. This wood seeks a companion of passion and good nature. One seeking to cause harm to others should not choose this wood. It is used for healing, love spells and remedial magic, as the wood itself is used in many medicinal practices. This wood also seeks a wielder of divine conquests and fortune-telling. Excellent for Divination.

Ash: Known as the father of trees. Ash draws off the element of water. Requires focus and strength of purpose. Seeks a healing companion. Used for protection. Excellent for absorbing illness and healing spells.

Australian Blackwood: Draws off the elements of earth, water, and wind. Represents strength and determination. This is a neutral wood, indifferent to White or Black Magic. It possesses both healing and destructive powers. Good for potion-making. Excellent for repelling or conjuring curses.

Avodire: Born from the element of water and thrives on the energy of the sun. A powerful male wood who seeks a creative companion with a vivid imagination. Used for defense and protection. Excellent for Conjuration spells.

Beech: A wood of femininity. Used in healing rituals but also love, friendship, peace, and romance spells. This wood is best for spiritual awakening and spiritual practices. Excellent for Binding Magic.

Birch: A sacred wood best used for cleansing rituals and expelling evil spirits. Those interested in the practice of white magic will find this wood is a wonderful companion, exemplary in healing. Excellent for protection spells.

Black Laurel: A powerful wood which draws off the element of fire and Saturn’s energy. Known for its courage, passion, and strength. Use this wood for the absorbtion and destruction of negative energy. Excels in the reversal of negative spells. Excellent for repelling Dark Magic.

Black Limba: Draws off the element of earth. A strong woods used for defending and repelling dark magic or casting powerful hexes. A neutral wood indifferent to the will of its owner. Excellent for defensive spells, charms and hexes.

Black Poisonwood: Draws from the element of earth. A powerful combination of strength and versatility. Seeks a companion of strength and determination, however indifferent to its owner’s will. Excellent for defensive spells, curses, or protective magic.

Blood Wood: A fierce companion for those of a passionate nature. Draws off the element of fire. Recommended for one with experience and dicipline. This is a wood of strength and energy. Will produce potent magic out of love or anger. Excellent for increasing magnetism in rituals.

Bocote: Draws off the element of earth and sun. Seeks a creative companion, one of intelligence and imagination. Used in the power of persuasion, inspiration, concentration, and the power of the mind. This is a neutral wood, indifferent to the use of white or dark magic. Exemplary for Legilimency or Occlumency. Excellent for Summoning magic, Herb magic, and Potions.

Bubinga: A wood best used for enhancement and influence. Seeks a companion with passion and courage, and also one with spiritual power. Excellent for Legilimency.

Buckeye: Draws off the element of earth. A wood of medicine, healing, and meditation. Also used for luck. Seeks a companion healer/witch doctor. Excellent for Banishing spells.

Butternut: A male wood. Draws off the element of sun. Companion to the cosmic mind. Used for wealth, luck, and attraction. This wood is best for summoning and strength. Excellent for Divination.

Canary Wood: Seeks a strong companion with the will to achieve, hope, and succeed. Used to encourage and motivate. This is a neutral wood, prefering niether white or dark magic. Also can be used as a source of control. Excellent for Charm work.

Cedar: Draws off the element of sun and fire. Used for influence and purification. Strengthens psychic power and is often a tool for healing. Seeks a white magic companion. Excellent for protection.

Cherry: A wood of femininity. Draws off the element of earth. Used for healing, romance, and Binding spells. Seeks a harmonic companion. Excellent for Divination.

Cocobolo: Draws off the element of fire. Excels in the application of Moon magic. Seeks a companion of strength and stamina. Used for stimulation and protection. Excellent for defensive magic.

Coyote: Draws off the element of earth. A neutral wood that can be used for healing, summoning, and Herb Magic. Excellent for Potions.

Ebony: This wood draws from the deeper levels of the mind. A powerful wood used for the defense, reversal, and dispeling of dark magic. Combined with the force of all the elements earth, fire, wind and water, this is a truly diverse tool. Excellent for defensive magic.

Elder: A masculine wood. Draws off the elements of earth and water. Elder is a sacred wood, and should only be used for white magic. Seeks a companion for healing and protection. This is a powerful wood for defensive magic. Excellent for Banishment spells.

Elm: A wood of femininity. Draws off the element of earh. A strong, neutral wood that can be used for protection or hexes. Seeks a companion of strength. Excellent for destructive spells, protection, and defensive magic.

Eucalyptus: Draws off the element of water. A feminine wood commonly used for healing, health and protection. Excellent for Moon Magic.

Hawthorn: A masculine wood. Draws off the element of air. Seeks a companion in search of power and strength. Use this wood for protection and defensive work. Harness the power of lightning and use it to spark creativity and self development. Excellent for charms and concealment magic.

Hickory: In touch with nature, this wood draws from the elements of earth and wind. Creates balance and nurishment. seeks a companion with good intentions. Excellent for spirituality.

Holly: A symbol of masculine energy, it draws off the element of fire. It is a powerful wood used for healing and protection. Seeks a partner of strength and goodwill. Excellent for defensive magic, animal work, and protection magic.

Ipe: Draws from the elements earth and water. Used for healing, protection, growth amd luck rituals. Achieve success with this wood as your companion. Excellent for renewal spells.

Kou: Draws off the elements of fire and wind. This is a neutral wood, preferring niether White or Dark Magic. Used for defensive spells or casting hexes. Excellent for repelling destructive spells or conjuring curses.

Leopard Wood: Draws heavily from the element of earth. Seeks a partner of strength and creativity. Used for protection and creation. Excellent for opportunity spells.

Mahogany: This wood is in touch with the elements of fire and earth. Well balanced, this wood seeks a partner with strength and energy. Excellent for protection spells.

Makore: A powerful wood which feeds off the elements of fire and earth. Requires a companion of strength. Can be used to improve life or destroy it. Excellent for white or dark magic.

Maple: A peaceful wood used for purity and healing. Seeks a strong, devoted companion who cares for others. Excellent for cleansing spells.

Mesquite: Draws from the element of water and earth. A feminine wood used for nurturing and providing. Excellent for protection spells.

Monterillo: This is a rare wood, not often dared by wandmakers because of it’s density and strength. Draws from the elements of earth and fire. Represents strength, courage, and determination. Although it is used for defensive magic, there is a dangerous power to this wood that can unleash deadly curses if wielded to do so. Excellent for repelling hexes or conjuring Dark Magic.

Oak: Known as Wizard Wood, this wood is perhaps the strongest. Draws off the element of fire, as well as lightning. Seeks a powerful companion, a guardian and liberator. Excellent for protection, defensive, prosperity, sacrifice and power house spells.

Osage Orange: Most in tune with the mind. Seeks a companion of intelligence and creativity. Used commonly with Occlumency and Legilimency. Excellent for repelling and protection spells.

Paduak: Draws from the element of fire. Symbolizes power and strength. A dangerous wood in the wrong hands. Used for vitality and control. Excellent for Summoning and Bonding Magic.

Pine: A diverse wood which draws from all the elements earth, wind, fire and water. Seeks a companion with good intentions, a healer and protector. Excellent for healing, protection, purification and dispel work.

Poculi: A feminine wood. Creates romance and harmony. Good for healing. Excellent for Binding Magic.

Poplar: A neutral wood of many different shades of magic. Practical in all uses and intentions. Excellent for Divination.

Purple Heart: Seeks a wise and practiced companion of higher psychic ability. Used for protection, spirituality, success, and defense. Excellent for Divination.

Redwood: Draws from the element of fire. It is used for healing and remedial work. Seeks a companion with a spiritual purpose. Excellent for medicinal spells.

Rosewood: A feminine wood which draws off the element of fire. It is used for healing, spiritual rituals and love spells. Excellent for Divination and Scrying.

Shedua: Draws from the element of earth. This is a neutral wood that works well with the mind. Excellent for healing and Charms.

Teak: Draws off the element of water. A feminine wood used for defensive work. Seeks a creative companion and one in touch with nature. Excellent for protection spells.

Tiger Wood: Draws from the element of earth. Seeks a companion of authority, yet kind and loyal. Excellent for charms, defensive spells and sealing magic.

Vermelha: Seeks a strong companion. Draws off the elements of fire and earth. Creates energy and balance. Excellent for protection spells.

Walnut: A feminine wood. In touch with the element of earth. Used for cleansing and protection. Excellent for Dispelling work.

Wenge: Draws from the elements of earth and water. Seeks a companion of strength and versatility. Most compatible with an owner who is in touch with nature. Used for defense and protection. Excellent for dispelling dark magic.

Willow: Comes from the tree of enchantment. A feminine wood which harnesses the power of moon and water. Seeks a companion with psychic energy. Excellent for Moon Magic.

Yellow Heart: Seeks a creative companion. Used for repelling and protection. Excellent for Occlumency and Legilimency.

Zebra Wood: A neutral wood which draws from the element of earth. Can be used for healing and repelling spells. Seeks an intelligent companion. Excellent for cleansing magic.

Yew: Known as ‘the witches wood’, it draws off the element of water. A powerful symbol of death and reincarnation. Often associated with sorcery and dark magic. Excellent for rituals and divination.

Ziricote: A powerful wood that delves into the deeper levels of the mind. An essential companion for a protector. Can be dangerous in the wrong hands. Used for reversal spells and dispelling dark magic. Excellent for protection work.

Zodiac Wood Guide

Here, you will find a list of woods specific to your birth sign. This is not the celtic wood list, but a list composed of woods aligned with the elements and characteristics most compatible with your zodiac sign. Each wood was carefully studied and chosen to best match your particular traits, as well as your intentional use of the wand you create.

Aries (March 21st – April 19th):
Aries born draw their strength from the element of fire. Depending on the intent of the wielder, woods which draw from the elements of fire will produce more successful and compatible spells. Recommended woods are CEDAR (for the most potent healing spells and white magic casters), PADUAK (for the caster who treads the line between good and evil), OAK (for the guardian or protector), COCOBOLO (for the fierce defender), HOLLY (for the powerful healer), and BLOOD WOOD (for the dramatic and passionate companion).

Taurus (April 20th – May 20th):
The Taurus draws its strength from the element of earth, and would work best with woods which are grounded and stable. Recommended woods are WALNUT (for the protector of family and friends), ZIRICOTE (for the more daring and bold caster), LEOPARD WOOD (for the creator), ELM (for the one who walks a thin line between good and evil), COYOTE (for the potion maker), CHERRY (for the divine), BUCKEYE (for the healer), and BLACK LIMBA (for the fierce defender).

Gemini (May 21st – June 20th):
Gemini draw their strength from the wind and air, and are best matched with woods of the same qualities. Recommended woods are HAWTHORN (for the seeker of knowledge and power), KOU (for one who treads the line between good and evil), HICKORY (for the spiritual companion), CANARY WOOD (for the creator and achiever), AUSTRALIAN BLACKWOOD (for the potion maker) and Alder (for the fierce defender).

Cancer (June 21st – July 22nd):
Cancer borns draw their strength from the moon and water, and will work most efficently with enigmatic woods of these elements. Recommended woods are EUCALYPTUS (for the healer), WILLOW (for the spiritual and psychic companion), YEW (for one who walks the line of good and evil), AVODIRE (for the creative soul), ASH (for the protector), and EBONY (for the fierce defender).

Leo (July 23rd – August 22nd):
The Leo draws its strength from the elements of fire and the sun. Woods specific to these two elements would be a wise choice. Recommended woods are CEDAR (for the psychic healer), MAHOGANY (for the protector), Monterillo (for the caster who treads the line between good and evil), MAKORE (for the bold and daring), OAK (for the guardian), BOCOTE (for the potion maker), BUTTERNUT (for the divine), and HOLLY (for the healer).

Virgo (August 23rd – September 22nd):
Virgo born draw their strength from the element of earth, so selecting woods more in tune with Virgo characteristics would be best. Recommended woods are APPLE (for the divine healer), BEECH (for the spiritual companion), ZIRICOTE (for the fierce protector),WENGE(for the defender), BOCOTE (for the potion maker), ZEBRA WOOD (for the mindful healer), ELM (for the defender), Mahogany (for the well-balanced companion), and KOU (for the wayward companion).

Libra (September 23rd – October 22nd):
The libra draws its strength from the element of air, thus should choose woods that best match a libra’s intentions. Recommended woods are YELLOW HEART (for the occlumens), HAWTHORN (for the protector), EBONY (for the fierce defender), PINE (for the protector), KOU (for the one who treads the line between good and evil), and AUSTRALIAN BLACKWOOD (for the potion maker).

Scorpio (October 23rd – November 21st):
Scorpio born draw their strength form the element of water, and would create the most potent spells from woods of this element. Recommended woods are MAPLE (for the healer), APPLE (for the potion maker), ASH (for the protector), ELDER (for the defender), TEAK (for the creative companion), YEW (for the wayward caster), IPE (for the lucky seeker of success), ALDER (for one interested in power), and EBONY (for the powerful protector and defender).

Sagittarius (November 22nd – December 21st):
Sagittarius draw their strength from the element of fire, and would work best with fire-based woods. Recommended woods are ALLIGATOR JUNIPER (for the healer), BLACK LAUREL (for the protector and defender), CEDAR (for the psychic healer), MONTERILLO (for one who walks the line between good and evil), OAK (for the fierce guardian), ALDER (for the power seeker), and PADUAK (for the adventurer).

Capricorn (December 22nd – January 19th):
Those born under the Capricorn sign draw from the element of earth, and should seek woods aligned with Saturn’s energy and the power of earth elementals. Recommended woods are APPLE (for the healer and remedial caster), BLACK POISONWOOD (for the wayward caster), BOCOTE (for the potion maker), CHERRY (for the divine healer), ELM (for the fierce defender), LEOPARD WOOD (for the creator), and WALNUT (for the protector).

Aquarius (January 20th – February 18th):
Aquarius born draw their strength from the element of air, although Aquarius is the symbol of the Water Bearer. Woods which may combine the these two elements would be an ideal choice. Recommended woods are EBONY (for the fierce defender), HAWTHORN (for the protector), PINE (for the healer), AUSTRALIAN BLACKWOOD (for the potion maker), HICKORY (for the spiritual companion), KOU (for one who walks the line between good and evil), and OSAGE ORANGE (for the creator).

PISCES (February 19th – March 20th):
The Pisces draws their strength from the element of water, and would produce more successful magic with woods in tune with this element and Pisces characteristics. Recommended woods are ASH 9for the healer), AVODIRE (for the creator), MESQUITE (for the protector), TEAK (for the creative defender), WILLOW (for the psychic companion), YEW (for the wayward companion), and MACASSAR EBONY (for the fierce protector).

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    Priyasha Jain 5 years ago

    Can’t any type of wood one finds be used to create a wand?

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      lunasgrimoire 5 years ago

      Yes, of course! This is a guide for those who want to use their zodiac affinity.. and a list of powers for different types of wood.

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        Priyasha Jain 5 years ago

        Thanks 🙂

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