It is always exciting to plan something unforgettable for a romantic evening. Valentine’s Day, however, is one day where extra-special care is required. Scented candles, heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, sexy lingerie and hot bubble baths. These are all the usual ingredients for Valentine’s. Definitely fun, but why not spice things up this year and try celebrating New Age style?
This isn’t as hard as it may sound. In fact, making Valentine’s magickal takes the idea of preparing something special for a sweetheart to a whole new level in a highly entertaining, fun and creative way.
Essential Oils to Make Love Potions
Long ago, a magician, witch, fairy or sorcerer created love potions. In today’s world, a love potion would probably look more like a special mixture of essential oils. They could be used to enhance a bath for two, added to grapeseed oil (or another carrier oil) for a sexy massage, or simply daubed on in lieu of perfume.
According to The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Wicca and Witchcraft (Amaranth, 2000), some essential oils carry the energy of love, passion and romance. The following oils are included in that list but may cause skin irritations. They would be most suitably used in an oil burner or diffuser to set the mood for a romantic evening:
- Black Pepper
The following essential oils are deemed to be safe to the skin in small quantities. By adding a few drops of these to a bath for two, a romantic frolic in the bubbles becomes even more passionate. Similarly, two or three drops into a cup of carrier oil such as grape seed will make the massage oil nearly irresistible.
- Lemon Gross, Lime
Special Foods to Create Magickal Valentine’s Menus
The old phrase, “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach” rings true for both men and women. There are some special and magickal foods that can be added to any menu. In fact, an entire Valentine’s meal could be prepared with these foods that attract the energy of love, lust, potency and passion.
A couple of sample recipes that could be whipped up easily and quickly might look like this: A salad of cubed avocado, shredded carrot and beet, and diced apple. For dessert try serving fresh strawberries and pineapple with natural vanilla bean ice cream. Add these to any romantic feast and it’s sure to be a hit.
When preparing any of these activities, the key element is intention. And although these activities are not spell casting per se, they do contain an element that is crucial to the spell casting process; holding an idea in ones mind, focusing positive and loving energy into the idea and carrying forth the activity with caring intention.
Making Valentine’s magickal means more fun for everyone. Preparing a special love potion or a romantic meal using the above suggestions is sure to make any Valentine’s celebration memorable.