Everyone finds themselves in a tight spot at one time or another. Sometimes, life hands you lemons -- sometimes, those lemons have a little help from someone else's malicious intentions. While protection spells and rituals are the best way to prevent hexes, jinxes, and other malevolent magic from sticking to you in the first place, reversals are the best way to shake it off.
How do reversal spells work?
Reversing magic works in a few different ways. When you are reversing someone else's spell, not only does it take the spell off of you, it sends it back to the person who put it on you in the first place. Every spell requires an expenditure of energy. By reversing a spell, you are taking this energy and returning it to its source. According to most traditions, reversing magic is safer than attempting to get revenge on someone -- you do not have to put yourself in harm's way by casting a hex yourself, you just return someone's negativity to them. When you are reversing one of your own spells that you no longer want or need, it returns your energy to you and keeps your spell from having unwanted results.
Reversing a spell with candle magic.
One of the simplest ways to reverse a spell is with candle magic. Most candles designed for reversing are two colors: black, and another color that matches the spell's intent. For example, if an enemy has sent trouble your way, a red and black Reversible Multicolor 7 Day Prayer Candle or Reversible All Triple Action Big Al Candle burns away negativity first, then helps you overcome your enemy's spell.
To use a reversal candle, create an odd number of divots in the top of the candle with a knife, and place some Reversible Oil in each. Next, inscribe your name in the colorful part of the candle, and the words "I return your spell to you" on the black portion. If the candle is in glass, you can write on the glass with a permanent market, or write your intent on a small piece of paper or parchment and tuck it underneath the candle. Place it in a safe, fireproof place, and allow it to burn completely.
A mirror reversal spell.
You can use the reflective qualities of mirrors to send magic back to its source. For this, you should create a perimeter of Victory Over Evil Sachet Powder around the edges of your home or property to keep evil at bay. Then, burn a red Cat Candle in the heart of your home to destroy negative influences. When you are through, take one small mirror for each window of your home, and wash them in an infusion of agrimony and sea salt in water. Anoint the backs of the mirrors with a drop of Touch Me Not oil, and set them in your windows so their reflective surfaces face outward.
When you know you are going to be around an enemy who is trying to jinx you, take the right precautions. Before leaving the house, visualize yourself surrounded by a reflective bubble that no evil may enter. Wear Reversible Sachet Powder to send back any magic an enemy or rival tries to place on you, and a little Compelling Perfume to help you maintain the upper hand. If this person visits your home, light some Compelling Incense to stay in control of the situation and make sure they do as you please.
Reversing your own spells.
To undo your own spell, the first step is to look at how you did it. Unless you used fire to empower the spell, using a Reversing Hoo Doo Pillar Candle and destroying the spell remnants by burning them should work. You can also try pausing the spell by placing the spell remnants, a piece of paper with the spell's intent, and some water together in a bottle, and freezing them. As a last resort, you may try casting a spell to counter the effects of the first one -- just be careful not to end up having to cast counter spell after counter spell!
Reversing a spell does not just free you from it, it sends it back to where it came from. If you are tired of dealing with other people's spells -- or need a way to fix one of your own -- spell reversals are the safest and easiest way to put things right again.