June is the month of strawberries! 🍓 The days are long and the upcoming Midsummer celebration of Litha fills this time with heat and passion. Here’s an easy love spell for the Strawberry Moon.
The best day to cast this spell is Friday but you should cast it during any of the three nights when the Moon is Full in June.
How does this Spell Work?
- Strawberries are sacred to Freya, the Norse goddess of love who gives name to Fridays.
- Three is a sacred number. Three strawberries are going to symbolize passion, love, and lust.
- Pink candles are used for romantic love. You may use a red candle for a more passionate, intense effect but pink candles are most effective for a long-lasting relationship.
Before you begin, make sure you set an intention for this ritual. It could be anything from renewing the love in your relationship, to falling in love with someone new, or simply improving your love life. 💘
Strawberry Full Moon Love Spell
Harness the energy of a Strawberry Moon with a love spell. Take your relationship to the next level or open your heart to a new love.
1 pink candle
Pen and paper
How to cast the spell
- Take a bath and relax. You can use sea salt and light a white candle in the bathroom. Find bath ideas here
- Place the dish on your altar and light a pink candle on it. You can also use a red candle for a more intense, passionate effect.
- Meditate as you watch the flame. Take a few deep breaths and focus on your intention.
- When you’re ready, chant a prayer such as this:
- Write down your intention on the piece of paper. Carefully place it under or near the dish.
- Place the three strawberries on the dish around the candle while you say: “Blessed Be by the power of three.”
- Let the candle burn as an offering to the Goddess of love. Optionally, you can prepare some strawberry tea and drink it as you meditate or have a few strawberries.
- When you’re done, blow out the candle and leave the offerings until tomorrow. In the morning, throw all remains and offerings away as you say “Thank you”. Keep the piece of paper in your Book of Shadows or safely burn it in a fireproof container.
- Practice candle safety. Never leave candles burning unattended.
- 🖨️ Scroll down to find a printable version of this spell.
What are the effects of the Strawberry Moon?
The power of this Full Moon can make things easier in terms of love. Take advantage of it, take your relationship to the next level or conquer the heart of the person that interests you. The Strawberry Moon of June anticipates festivals of Midsummer which can affect our power to receive love in profound ways.
Traditionally the midsummer celebration of Greece is called Klidonas meaning sign or oracle, and was considered a time when unmarried girls would discover their potential mates through a ritual.
Print this Spell Recipe 📄
This PDF version comes with a transparent background so you can print it on any kind of paper you want and add it to your own Book of Shadows. Log in to download it or find free printable grimoire pages.
Spiritual Meaning of Strawberries
The name originated with Algonquin tribes in eastern North America who knew it as a signal to gather the ripening fruit of wild strawberries – Source.
The strawberry was a symbol for Venus, the Goddess of Love, because of its heart shapes and red color.
Strawberries make an appearance in the center panel of Hieronymous Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights, likely symbolizing fleeting fleshly pleasure.
Legend has it that if you break a double strawberry in half and share it with a member of the opposite sex, you will fall in love with each other. 💕
Queen Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII had a strawberry shaped birthmark on her neck, which some claimed proved she was a witch.
In parts of Bavaria, country folk still practice the annual rite each spring of tying small baskets of wild strawberries to the horns of their cattle as an offering to elves. They believe that the elves, who are passionately fond of strawberries, will help to produce healthy calves and abundance of milk in return – Source.
Have a Blessed Strawberry Moon!
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