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Tables of Correspondence

(Courtacy of Starhawk's "The Spiral Dance")


Air Fire Water Earth Spirit/Ether
Moon Sun Mercury Venus Mars
Jupiter Saturn Love Money/Buisness Creative Work
Healing Law/Justice Protection Psychic Work


The Elements


  • Direction: East

    Rules: The mind, all mental, intuitive and psychic work, knowledge, abstract learning, theory, windswept hills, plains, windy beaches, high mountain peaks, high towers, wind and breath

    Time: Dawn

    Season: Spring

    Colors: White, bright yellow, crimson, blue-white, pastels

    Signs of the Zodiac: Gemini, Libra, Aquarius

    Tools: Athame, sword, censer

    Spirits: Sylphs, ruled by their King Paralda (many of these systems are extremely male oriented; again, I include them for interest and reference-don't use them if you don't like them)

    Angel: Michael

    Name of the East Wind: Eurus

    Sense: Smell

    Jewel: Topaz

    Incense: Galbanum, frankincense

    Plants: Frankincense, myrrh, pansy, primrose, vervain, violet, yarrow

    Tree: Aspen

    Animals: Birds, especially the eagle and the hawk insects

    Goddesses: Aradia, Arianrhod, Cardea, Nuit, Urania

  • Gods: Enlil, Khephera, Mercury, Shu, Thoth
  • FIRE

  • Direction: South

    Rules: Energy, spirit, heat, flame, blood, sap, life, will, healing and destroying, purification, bonfires, hearth fires, candle flames, sun, des-erts, volcanoes, eruptions, explosions T

    Time: Noon

    Season: Summer

    Colors: Red, gold, crimson, orange, white (the sun's noon light)

    Signs of the Zodiac: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius

    Tools: Censer, wand

    Spirits: Salamanders, ruled by their King Djin

    Angel: Ariel

    Name of the South Wind: Notus

    Sense: Sight

    Jewel: Fire opal

    Incense: Olibanum, copal

    Plants: Garlic, hibiscus, mustard, nettle, onion, red peppers, red poppies

    Tree: Almond, in flower '

    Animals: Fire-breathing dragons; lions; horses, when their hooves strike sparks; snakes

    Goddesses: Brigit, Hestia, Pele, Vesta

    Gods: Agni, Hephaetus, Horus, Prometheus, Vulcan


  • Direction: West

    Rules: Emotions, feelings, love, courage, daring, sorrow, the ocean, the tides, lakes, pools, streams, and rivers, springs and wells, intuition,the unconscious mind, the womb, generation, fertility Time: Twilight

    Season: Autumn

    Colors: Blue, blue-green, green, gray, indigo, black

    Signs of the Zodiac: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces

    Tools: Cup

    Spirits: Undines, ruled by their King Niksa

    Angel: Raphael

    Name of the West Wind: Zephyrus

    Sense: Taste

    Jewel: Aquamarine

    Incense: Myrrh

    Plants: Ferns, lotus, mosses, rushes, seaweeds, water lilies, and all water plants

    Tree: Willow

    Animals: Dragons as serpents, dolphins and porpoises, fish, seals and sea mammals, water-dwelling snakes, all water creatures and sea birds

    Goddesses: Arhrodite, Isis, Mariamne, Mari, Tiamat, Yemaya

    Gods: Dylan, Ea, Llyr, Manannan, Osiris, Neptune, Poseidon


  • Direction: North

    Rules: The body, growth, nature, sustenance, material gain, money, creativity, birth, death, silence, chasms, caves, caverns, groves, fields, rocks, standing stones, mountains, crystal, jewels, metal, bones, structure

    Time: Midnight

    Season: Winter

    Colors: Black, brown, green, white

    Signs of the Zodiac: Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn

    Tools: Pentacle

    Spirits: Gnomes, ruled by their King Ghob

    Angel: Gabriel

    Name of the North Wind: Boreas, Ophion

    Sense: Touch

    Jewel: Rock crystal, salt

    Incense: Storax, benzoin

    Plants: Comfrey; ivy; grains: barley, oats, corn, rice, rye, wheat Tree: Oak

    Animal: Cow or bull, bison, snakes (earth-dwelling), stag

    Goddesses: Ceres, Demeter, Gaea, Mah, Nephthys, Persephone, Pri-thivi, Rhea, Rhiannon

    Gods: Adonis, Athos, Arawn, Cernunnos, Dionysus, Marduk, Pan, Tammuz


  • Direction: Center and circumference, throughout and about

    Rules: Transcendence, transformation, change, everywhere and nowhere, within and without, the void, immanence

    Time: Beyond time, all time is one

    Season: The turning wheel

    Colors: Clear, white, black

    Tools: Cauldron

    Sense: Hearing

    Incense: Mastic

    Plant: Mistletoe

    Tree: The flowering almond

    Animal: Sphinx

    Goddesses: Isis, the Secret Name of the Goddess, Shekinah

    Gods: Akasha, Iao, JHVH

  • The Heavenly Bodies


  • Rules: Woman; cycles; birth; generation; inspiration; poetry; emotions; travel, especially by water; the sea and tides; fertility; rain; intuition; psychic ability; secrets; dreams

    New or Crescent Moon--the Maiden, birth and initiation, virginity, beginnings, the hunt

    Full Moon--the Mother, growth, fulfillment, sexuality, matura-tion, nurturing, love

    Waning or Dark Moon--the Crone, the woman past menopause, old age, deep secrets, wisdom, divination, prophecy, death and resurrection, endings

    Day: Monday

    Element: Water


    New--white or silver

    Full--red or green


    Signs of the Zodiac: Cancer

    Tone: Ti

    Letter: S

    Number: 3 or 9

    Jewel: Moonstone, pearl, quartz, rock crystal

    Cabalistic sphere: 9 Yesod--Foundation

    Angel: Gabriel

    Incense: Ginseng, jasmine, myrtle, or poppy, sandalwood, coconut

    Plants: Banana, cabbage, chamomile, chickweed, cucumber, leafy vegetables, lotus, melons, mushrooms, myrtle, opium poppy, pumpkin, purslane, sea holly, seaweed, watercress, wild rose, wintergreen

    Tree: Willow

    Animal: Hare, elephant, cat

    Goddesses: Artemis, Brizo, Ceridwen, Diana, Hathor, Isis, Hecate,

    Levanah, Lunah, Mari, Nimue, Pasiphae, Phoebe, Selene, Anna New--Artemis, Nimu~

    Full--Diana, Mari

    Waning--Hecate, Anna

    Gods: Atlas, Khonsu, Sin


  • Rules: Joy, success, advancement, leadership, natural power, friendship, growth, healing, light, pride

    Day: Sunday

    Element: Fire

    Color: Gold, yellow

    Signs: Leo

    Tone: Re, D

    Letter: B

    Number: 1, 6, or 21

    Metal: Gold

    Jewel: Topaz, yellow diamond

    Cabalistic sphere: 6 Tiphereth--Beauty

    Angel: Raphael

    Incense: Cloves, cinnamon, frankincense, laurel, olibanum

    Plants: Acacia, angelica, bay laurel, chamomile, citrus fruits, heliotrope, honey, juniper, lovage, marigold, mistletoe, rosemary, rue, saffron, St. John's Wort, sunflower, vine

    Tree: Acacia, bay laurel, ash, birch, broom Animal: Child, eagle, lion, phoenix, sparrowhawk Goddesses: Amaterasu, Brigit, Bast, Ilat, Sekhmet, Theia

    Gods: Apollo, Helios, Hyperion, Lugh, Ra, Semesh, Vishnu-Krishna-Rama


  • Rules: Communications, intelligence, cleverness, creativity, science,

    memory, business transactions, thievery, trickiness

    Day: Wednesday

    Element: Air, Water

    Color: Violet, mixtures of colors

    Signs of the Zodiac: Gemini, Virgo

    Tone: Mi, B

    Letter: C

    Number: 1, 4, or 8

    Metal: Quicksilver, alloys

    Jewel: Opal, agate

    Cabalistic sphere: 8 Chod--Glory Angel: Michael

    Incense: Storax, mace

    Plants: Caraway, carrots, cascara sagrada, dill, elecampane, fennel, fenugreek, horehound, lavender, licorice, mandrake, marjoram, myrtle, parsley, pomegranate, valerian

    Tree: Hazel, ash, or almond

    Animal: Hermaphrodite, jackal, or twin serpents

    Goddesses: Athena, Maat, Metis, Pombagira

    Gods: Anubis, Coeus, Coyote, Elegba, Hermes, Lug, Nabu, Mercury, Thoth, Woden


  • Rules: Love, harmony, attraction, friendship, pleasure, sexuality

    Day: Friday

    Element: Earth, Water

    Color: Green, indigo, rose

    Signs: Taurus, Libra

    Tone: La, E

    Letter: Q

    Number: 5, 6, or 7

    Metal: Copper

    Jewel: Amber, emerald

    Cabalistic sphere: 7 Netzach--Splendor

    Angel: Iqaniel

    Incense: Benzoin, jasmine, rose

    Plants: Acacia flowers, almond oil, aloes, apple, birch, daffodil, damask rose, elderberry, feverfew, fig, geranium, mint, mugwort, olive oil, pennyroyal, plantain, raspberry, rose, strawberry, tansy, thyme, verbena, vervain, violet

    Tree: Apple, quince

    Animal: Dove, lynx

    Goddesses: Aphrodite, Beltis, Asherah, Astarte, Freia, Hathor, In-anna, Isis, Ishtar, Marl, Marlamne, Oshun, Tethys, Venus

    Gods: Eros, Oceanus, Robin Hood, Pan

  • MARS

  • Rules: Strength, struggle, war, anger, conflict, aggression

    Day: Tuesday

    Element: Fire

    Color: Red

    Signs of the Zodiac: Aries; some authorities give Scorpio also

    Tone: Do, C

    Letter: T

    Number: 2, 3 or 16, possibly 5

    Metal: Iron, Steel

    Jewel: Bloodstone, garnet or ruby

    Cabalistic sphere: 5 Gevurah--Strength, severity

    Angel: Kamael

    Incense: Cypress, pine or tobacco

    Plants: All-Heal, aloes, asafoetida, basil, betony, capers, chiles, coriander, dragon's blood, gentian, ginger, garlic, mustard, onion, pepper,

    radish, sarsaparilla, tarragon Tree: Holly, Kerm-oak

    Animal: Basilisk

    Goddesses: Anath, Brigit, Dione, Morrigan

    Gods: Ares, Crius, Heracles, Mars, Nergal


  • Rules: Leadership, politics, power, honor, royalty, public acclaim,

    responsibility, wealth, business, success

    Day: Thursday

    Element: Air, Fire

    Color: Deep blue, royal purple

    Signs: Sagittarius

    Tone: So, A

    Letter: D

    Number: 5 or 4

    Metal: Tin

    Jewel: Amethyst, chrysolite, sapphire, or turquoise

    Cabalistic sphere: 4 Chesed--Mercy

    Angel: Tzadkiel

    Incense: Cedar, nutmeg

    Plants: Agrimony, anise, ash, balm, betony, blood root, borage, cinquefoil, clover, dandelion, hyssop, juniper berries, linden, mint, mistletoe, nutmeg, sage

    Tree: Oak, olive, or terebinth

    Animal: Unicorn

    Goddesses: Isis, Hera, Juno, Themis

    Gods: Bel, Eurymedon, Jupiter, Marduk, Thor, Zeus


  • Rules: Obstacles, limitations, binding, knowledge, death, buildings,

    history, time, structures

    Day: Saturday

    Element: Water, Earth

    Color: Black, blue

    Signs: Capricorn

    Tone: Fa, G

    Letter: F

    Number: 7 or 3

    Metal: Lead

    Jewel: Pearl, onyx, or star sapphire

    Sphere: Cabalistic sphere

    Angel: Tzaphkiel

    Incense: Civet, ironwood, myrrh

    Plants: Aconite (monkshood or wolfbane), beets, bistort (dragon-wort), comfrey, cypress, hellebore, hemlock, horsetail, hemp, henbane, mandrake, marijuana, opium poppy, nightshade, patchouli, Solomon's Seal, thyme, yew

    Tree: Alder, pomegranate

    Animal: Crow, raven

    Goddesses: Cybele, Demeter, Hecate, Hera, Isis, Kali, Nephthys, Rhea Gods: Bran, Cronos, Ninib, Saturn, YHVH

  • Aspects of Life


  • Element: Water, Earth

    Planet: Venus

    Best times:

  • Friday or Monday New to Full Moon in Taurus--earthy and sensual love Cancer--home and family Libra--idealistic


  • Colors: Deep rose, green, orange for attraction

    Metal: Copper or silver

    Number: 5 or 7

    Incense/Perfume: Benzoin, jasmine, rose; for sensual passion, civet, musk, patchouli, rose ava

    Plants: All herbs of Venus, especially acacia flowers, aloes, Balm of Gilead (buds carried on your person will mend a broken heart!), cyclamen (if a potted plant is kept in the bedroom, the union will be long and happy), elecampane, gardenia, jasmine, lavender, meadowsweet, mistletoe, myrrh, myrtle, rose, tansy, tuberose, valerian, vervain, violet

    Aphrodisiacs (reputed): Beth root, coriander, clover, damiana, dulse, fo-ti-tieng, ginsen'g, nasturtium, periwinkle, yohimbe

    Goddesses: Aphrodite, Asherah, Astarte, Beltis, Branwen (can grant either union with true love or cure for the passion), Diana, Freia, Hathor, Ishtar, Isis, Maia, Marl, Mariamne, Oshun, Venus

    Gods: Cernunnos, Eros, Adonis, Robin Hood, Pan


  • Element: Earth, Air

    Planet: Jupiter, Mercury, the Sun

    Best times:

  • Thursday, Wednesday, or Sunday Waxing to full moon for increase in an earth sign--for material gain an air sign--for ideas, plans a fire sign--for energy, growth Virgo--for work involving detail Capricorn for caution, or to overcome obstacles Leo--for solar power Sagittarius--for expansion, travel Aries--for beginning a new project
  • Colors: Green, go1d, silver

    Number: 1, 4, 8, or 7

    Incense: Cedar, cinnamon, laurel, mace, nutmeg, or storax

    Plants: Balm, borage, lavender, High John the Conqueror root, mandrake, oak leaves, saffron, sage, St. John's Wort, sunflower seeds, valerian, wintergreen

    Goddesses: Earth Goddesses, Demeter, Hera, Juno

    Gods: Earth Gods, Hermes, Lugh, Jupiter, Mercury, Zeus


  • Element: All

    Planets: Earth, the Moon (for inspiration), Mercury (for communication), the Sun

    Best times:

    Monday, Wednesday, or Sunday Moon waxing--for beginning Near the full--for inspiration Waning--for self-criticism, reworking an air sign--for mental work, especially involving words an earth sign--for crafts and work with the hands a fire sign--for creative energy a water sign--for emotional expressions

    Colors: Gold, silver, violet, yellow, mixtures of colors

    Number: 1, 3, 4, 6, or 9

    Incense: Bay laurel, cinnamon, ginseng, mace, storax

    Plants: Laurel, lavender, myrtle, skullcap, valerian

    Goddesses: Brigit (Triple Goddess of poetry, healing, and smithcraft), Ceridwen (Keeper of the Cauldron of Inspiration), Athena or Minerva (for knowledge, wisdom), Mnemosyne (Mother of the Triple Muse)

  • The Triple Muse: Calliopes"beautiful face" Erato--"beloved one" Urania--"heavenly one"
  • The Ninefold Muse:
  • Calliope--Epic poetry


    Euterpe--Lyric poetry

    Melpomene--Tragedy Terpsichore--Choral dancing Erato--Erotic poetry and mime Polyhymnia--Sacred poetry Urania--Astronomy


  • Any form of the Triple Goddess !

    Gods: Apollo (music and poetry); Orpheus (music); Ogma (poetry); i Hermes, Mercury, and Thoth (knowledge and communication); Credne, Gobniu, and Hephaestus (all for crafts, smithcraft)


  • Element: All

    Planet: Sun, Moon, Earth

    Best times:

    Sunday or Monday

  • Moon waxing to full--for increased health
  • Moon waning or dark to banish, drive away disease In earth or water sign

    Colors: Blue, green, gold, orange Number: 1, 3, 7, or 9 incense: Bay, cinnamon, frankincense, sandalwood, eucalyptus

    Plants: All healing herbs

    Goddesses: Moon and Earth Goddesses, Artemis, Hebe, Hygeia

    Gods: Asclepius, Apollo, Diancecht


  • Element: Earth, Air

    Planet: Jupiter, Sun, Mercury, Saturn, Mars

    Best times:

  • Thursday--for success, securing justice

    Sunday--for freedom

    Saturday--to bind a criminal, to limit someone's freedom or bring them to justice, for prosecution

    Tuesday--for strength in conflict

  • Colors: Deep blue, royal purple, red, black, brown

    Number: 4 or 8

    Incense: Cedar, cypress, frankincense, pine, or sandalwood

    Plants: herbs of the appropriate planetary powers, nettles or vines (for binding), garlic (for protection), High John the Conqueror root and St. John's Wort (for invincibility)

    Goddesses: Athena (for mercy, especially), Maat, Nemesis (to bring justice against an offender), Themis, Aradia (to protect the poor)

    Gods: The Dagda, Jupiter, Zeus, Osiris, Thoth


  • Element: All

    Planet: Moon, Sun

    Best times:

  • Monday or Sunday

    Waxing to full moon--to establish protection Waning Moon--banishing evil

  • Colors: Silver, white, blue

    Number: 4, 5, 3, 9, 8

    Metal: Silver

    Incense: Bay laurel, cinnamon, rosemary

    Plants: Asafoetida, avens (Star of the Earth), basil (wards off evil), blood root, broom tops (to put in water used for aspurging and purification), burdock, cinquefoil, feverfew (protects against sickness and accidents), garlic (wear the cloves or hang on the threshold to keep evil away), hyssop, High John the Conqueror root, laurel, mandrake, moth-erwort, nettles (for binding), patchouli, purslane, rosemary (plant by your threshold to protect the home), rowan (especially against evil psychic forces), Solomon's Seal (used in exorcism), St. John's Wort, unicorn root, vervain (gathered with the left hand at the rise of the Dog Star, Sirius)

    Goddesses: Moon Goddesses, especially Artemis (protects young children), and Hera, Aradia

    Gods: Cuchulain, the Dagda, Jupiter, Thor


  • Element: Air, water, fire

    Planet: Moon

    Best times:

  • Full moon--for the height of psychic power

    Dark moon:--for deep, hidden secrets and mysteries

  • Colors: Silver, white, black

    Number: 3 or 9

    Incense: Cinnamon, saffron, wormwood, other appropriate plants


    Relaxation: Anise, catnip, chamomile, dandelion, hops, lavender, linden, mint, parsley, red clover, sage, savory, tarragon, thyme (wild),nutmeg (rub the oil on temples), valerian (stuff a pillow with it), vervain Visualization: Ginseng, gota cola, mugwort, skullcap Sleep pillow: Lavender and linden

    Concentration and memory: All Heal, Eyebright, lemon balm, marjoram, nutmeg, parsley, petitgrain oil, rosemary, sage Mental and steadiness: Chamomile, celery, and rosemary together

    Energy: Gota cola, ginseng, lovage (a bath in this herb refreshes psychic powers), yerba mate

    Dreams: Ash leaves, mugwort, artemisia; chamomile, mugwort, and skullcap (together in a tea, drink before sleep)To prevent nightmares and fearful visions: Chamomile, rosemary, wood betony (place some under your pillow)Divination and trance work: Acacia flowers, bistort (dragonwort), ginseng, mugwort (drink a tea for clear vision), nutmeg, saffron (tea or incense), wormwood (incense, burned on Halloween to enable one to see the returning spirits of the Mighty Dead), laurel leaves (chewed by the Priestesses of Delphi)Psychedelics: are better left alone when you are beginning to open up psychicly. They tend to wrench the psychic centers open too quickly and in an uncontrolled way--sometimes with destructive results.

    Goddesses: All Moon Goddesses, Cybele, Hecate (for divination and spells), Ceridwen, Hera (for prophecy), Nephthys, Pasipha~ (for dream oracles)

    Gods: Gwydion, Hermes, Math, Merddin, Thoth, Asclepius (for dream oracles that have to do with healing)