Friday, September 28, 2012

September Full Moon - Harvest Moon

September's Full Moon is called the Harvest Moon, Wine Moon, Singing Moon, Sturgeon Moon, Haligmonath (Holy Month), Witumanoth (Wood Month), or Moon When Deer Paw the Earth.

It is a time of preparation for the upcoming chilly months.  It is a good time to set up an hearth or kitchen alter and clear out clutter.


Colors: Browns and greens, earth tones, yellow-green, yellow
Gemstones: Citrine, chrysolite, peridot, bloodstone, olivine
Trees: Bay, larch, hawthorn, hazel
Goddesses: Demeter, Brighid, Freyja, Vesta, Ceres, Isis, Nephthys, Ch'ang-O
Gods: Thoth
Herbs: Wheat, valerian, witch hazel, skullcap, copal, fennal, rye
Element: Earth
Flowers: narcissus, lily
Scents: storax, mastic, gardenia, bergamot
Nature Spirits: trooping faeries
Animals: snake, jackal
Birds: ibis, sparrow
Power Flow: rest after labor; balance of Light and Dark. Organize.  Clean and straighten up physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual clutter


Conway, D. J. Moon Magick: Myth & Magick, Crafts & Recipes, Rituals & Spells. St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 1995. Print.

Wigington, Patti. "2012 Pagan/Wiccan Calendar." Paganism / Wicca. Web. 04 Jun. 2012. <>.

Wigington, Patti. "Harvest Moon." Paganism / Wicca. Web. 04 Jun. 2012. <>.

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