Waxing Moon Wicca

Waxing Moon Spells (Crescent, Last Quarter & Gibbous)

Is there a Waxing Moon tonight? Check Today’s Lunar Phase and find out! In this post, we’ll discover some Waxing Moon spells and ritual ideas to harness the meaning and energies of this phase. You’ll also find:

What is a Waxing Moon?
Why does the Waxing Moon happen?

What is a Waxing Moon?

A waxing moon is any phase of the moon during the lunar cycle between the new moon and the full moon. A waxing moon is one that is getting larger each night. This includes: Waxing Crescent, First Quarter, and Waxing Gibbous Moon.

Waxing Moon Magic! ✨

Before we begin, make sure you know everything about Lunar Magic and what each moon phase represents.

There are 8 lunar phases and we can group them into 4 stages: New Moon, Waxing Moon, Full Moon, and Waning Moon.

Spiritually, the symbolism of the Waxing Moon is associated with fertility, growth and abundace. It represents gratitude and the patience it will take to become a Full Moon. Use this energy for personal growth and opening doors. It’s a great time to make wishes and for self-development such as a inviting prosperity or to make a ritual for finding a new job.

In terms of Lunar Magick, this phase brings expansion, progress and achievements. It’s the perfect opportunity to craft rituals of healing, attraction, and positive Witchcraft in general.

Wiccan Meaning of the Waxing Moon

In Wicca, the Waxing Moon represents the Goddess in her aspect of Maiden, which is young, creative, full of potential and independence. She is associated with the Greek Goddess Artemis, or the Roman Goddess Diana.

Quick Waxing Moon Ritual 🌒

  1. Light a purple candle on your altar for transmutation and change.
  2. Make sure you have privacy and a space where you feel relaxed.
  3. Turn off your cell phone or anything that can interrupt you.
  4. Follow this Purple Candle Guided Meditation.

✧ *゚ ゚・ ✧.。. * ✧ *゚ ゚・ ✧.。. *

If you’re new to meditation, follow any of the Guided Meditations on this site. Scroll down to find a selection of meditations and rituals for the Waxing Moon.

Lunar Calendar 2021
Lunar Calendar 2021

Energy of a Waxing Moon · . * ✦ ✨

During this lunar phase, cast a spell that will help you attract what you want in your life. This is a good time for long-term or material-gain spells such as those involving work, businesses, or education.

As the Moon is growing in shape, you can focus on self-growth and healing. This also includes spellworks of self-esteem, beauty, family, and fertility. Love spells are enhanced by this lunar time too.

What are the best spells for a Waxing Moon?

Meditate or cast a spell to harness the energies of a Waxing Moon with the following spiritual exercises and Waxing Moon ritual ideas:

Waxing Moon Rituals

Spiritual Cleansing Bath

▶️ A step-by-step video will guide you through this spiritual cleanse. Ideal for unblocking or clearing energies before entering any Magical state.

Chant to Selene

▶️ The personification of the Moon in Greek Mythology. Light a white candle and chant along this video prayer to call upon Selene, the Lunar Goddess.

Bless your Tools!

▶️ The Waxing Moon is a great time to bless and consecrate any tool or amulet. Its lunar power will enhance your manifestations and spellcraft.

Crescent Moon Wiccan Prayer

▶️ This lovely prayer calls upon the strength and guidance of the Moon in her duplicate horn phase. Ideal for the end of a long day.

Waxing Moon Spells

Dream Job Wiccan Spell

▶️ Spell + Visualization exercise. Perfect for those looking for a change of position in the short or long term.

Open Roads to Love

▶️ This Wiccan Guided Video Spell is perfect for removing any obstacles in the ways to love. It’s very easy to cast and only uses a few simple ingredients.

Spell to Pass an Exam

▶️ While the best thing you can do to pass a test is study (a lot!), you can invoke positive energy that will help you pass the exam in an easy, pleasant way.

Door Opener Spell with a Key

A Good Luck spell chant for New Beginnings with the help of Janus’, Roman God of doors and entryways.

The Fearless Sigil

The Power Symbol or Cho Ku Rei can be used as a protection talisman. Invoke strength and self-confidence casting this spell.

Beauty Spell with a Mirror

Consecrate a mirror with the love of the universal and eternal beauty. A simple ritual with a red candle and essential oil.

The Door Opener Spell

A green candle spell with bay leaves, rice, and salt. Open the doors to new opportunities and success with Green Magic!

Green Witch Recipes for the Waxing Moon

Visit the DIY Witch’s Apothecary to find a collection of herbal recipes for your cabinet: oils, salves, waters, sprays, baths, soaps and teas!

Stimulating Bath Blend

Bath blends are like an immersion in a giant cup of tea and they should be done in the same way as tea rituals: Craft an infusion with the herbs, wait until the water is warm, and rinse from the neck down with the infusion water.

Prosperity Oil Recipe

This Prosperity Oil can be used to anoint candles, tools, talismans and yourself! Use it to write sigils or add it to bath water to attract money 💰 and good luck.🍀

Witches’ Blessing Oil

Use this oil to bless or consecrate tools, candles and ingredients. For home protection🏠 you can make symbols with it on the doors of the house – for example, a pentagram. ⭐

Meditations for the Waxing Moon

Healing Meditation

🎧 This guided meditation can enable healing by clearing spiritual blockages. Great for Beginners as a part of the Meditation Roots audio series.

Tea Spells & Herbal Magic

Learn about the types of tea and their benefits. Follow a guided tea meditation as you sip your Magic potion!

Selenite Crystal Activation

One of the more powerful crystals for spiritual work, Selenite can cleanse and clear other crystals and ward off negative energies.

Purple Candle Meditation

The flame of the purple candle can help you experience a deep state of inner knowing through your third eye and establish communication from your spirit guides.

Daily Devotionals

Visit Today’s Daily Devotional and tune in to the energy of each day. Add some Magic to your routine!

Is the Moon Waxing or Waning?

Remember D, O, C. In the Northern hemisphere, the moon always follows this illumination pattern. During the first quarter (waxing), the moon will look like a D. When it’s full, it will look like an O. And when it’s in the last quarter (waning), it will look like a C. If you’re in the Southern hemisphere, remember C, O, D instead.

Click here to learn more about whether the moon is waxing or waning.

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Waxing Moon Ritual Ideas
Waxing Moon Ritual Ideas

More Lunar Spells

Just like we’ve learned the spiritual meaning of the Waxing Moon, read about the other lunar phases with spells and ritual ideas.


  1. Hi… I’m really grateful for finding this site annddddd I was wondering if you could answer this question; For The Moon Water ,the coming first quarter (3 oct) at 8:45am (for Mauritius) and well you said to put the bowl a few hours a night but like Before or After the moon .. I dont get it,when ,must I put the bowl of the moon water cause The Coming moon is at 8:45am …….pls answer …LOVE YALL

    • Francisco Huanaco

      Hi Magicsia,
      If the moon phase starts at 8:45 am, then wait until that night and do it when the sun sets. Each phase lasts for about 3 days so you will have plenty of time.
      Good luck and blessings!

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  3. This site is awesome, especially for those new to the Craft. So much helpful information. I love the daily devotionals and daily ritual recommendations. Thank you!

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