The four classical elements are the building blocks of all of Nature, representing its construction and traits. Together, they conduct the powers that weave through all things. Each unique in their qualities, they are as strong independently as they are together.
Earth - Endurance and strength
Physical; North; Winter; Green (brown); Orb; Lower self
Health, fertility, prosperity, stability
Earth is a fertile element. It is nurturing and stable, solid and firm, full of endurance and strength. Earth provides the foundation for all aspects of life. Focusing on this element provides a simple grounding and centering.
Air - Insight and knowledge
Intellectual; East; Spring; Yellow (white); Sky; Lower self
Mental abilities, psychic abilities, sleep and dreams
Air provides the breath of life and is connected to the imagination. It aids in magick related to communication or the powers of the mind. Air can disperse troubles, waft away strife, and carry positive thoughts near and far.
Fire - Passion and courage
Spiritual; South; Summer; Red (orange); Sky; Higher self
Protection, banishment, renewal, amorousness
Fire is a reactive element, connected to strong will, courage, and passion. It is transformative, as it both creates and destroys. It can help or harm, bringing about new life or destroying the old and worn.
Water - Serenity and purity
Emotional; West; Autumn; Blue (silver); Orb; Lower self
Love, friendships, healing, cleansings
Water is associated with love, friendship, and harmony. It is emotively reflective. It is used for cleansing, purification, and healing. Consecrated water is commonly used in magick to dispel harmful or unnecessary energies from tools, objects, and people.