Basic Beginner Witchcraft Supplies

If you are just beginning to breach the spiritual world of witchcraft, you are likely in need of several new supplies. While many spells require unique and sometimes hard to get ingredients, there are a few basic supplies which you should get to start off your collection. To help you get started, here is a list of basic ingredients, along with common uses. 

Dried Flowers

Flowers are inherently filled with magic. If you think about a flower's lifespan, they arise from a small seed and turn into something beautiful. They bloom in the spring and sometimes close or die in the winter. They help people to understand that life is fleeting and should be cherished at the moment like a beautiful bouquet. Flowers can be used for several different ways in your witchcraft. They can charge water which you can use in your home or you could drink as part of a spell. Flowers could also be used to increase the magic of the ambiance in your home or studio while you work. 

Mortar and Pestle

A mortar and pestle is a tool used for grinding leaves, herbs, seeds, and spices. In addition, they can mix ingredients. A mortar and pestle is crucial for most spells and should be one of the first things you purchase. This can vary based on what type of witchcraft you practice, so make sure to investigate exactly what you need for most spells. 

Smudge Sticks

Smudge sticks are bundles of herbs (usually sage) that can be burned to change the feeling of individuals or homes. Smudging ceremonies can connect this mortal world with the spiritual world of beyond. Whenever you are using smudge sticks, make sure that you have a bowl of sand at hand so that you can extinguish it completely when the time comes. 


There are many different types of candles available online or in stores. Different candles can produce different desired effects, including but not limited to protection, cleansings, and meditation. Many witches use candles for enhancing the ambiance or environment instead of being part of the ritual. Some special candles can even be used to ask the spirits for favors or desires, though you should be sure to avoid blowing out the candle on your own, or you may blow away your desire. 

Once you have collected a basic the basic necessities of most spells, the only limit to what you can achieve is your own magical skills. Contact a company that provides witchcraft supplies for more information.