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Uses For Añil (Indigo)

There are 4 key ways to use Añil (Indigo) to achieve Better Sleep, Raise your Spiritual Defenses, Purify and Enhance Intuition.



Añil, also known as Indigo Blue is known in the Lukumi tradition to bring purification and cleansing to the aura and soul. It is used in cleansing rituals and baths and it is highly recommended by the elders of the tradition. I'd like to share with you a few ways to use Añil in cleansing rituals that are highly recommended.

Indigo is the color of the sixth energy center and the third eye chakra, located between your eyebrows on your forehead. The color indigo is one that opens our consciousness, intuition, as well as connects us to the astral plane. It brings us awareness of and connects us to higher realms of existence. In addition to raising psychic energies, the color indigo also grants clairvoyance.Anilpowderforcleansingand_limpiezas_Mysticbluumoontarot

In African Traditional Religions, Espiritismo, and Hoodoo Folk Magic, Indigo blue squares are often used for their powerful properties. However, Anil can be used by anyone, just like Florida Water or Sage! 

Anil (or azulete) is very often used to prepare the blue water of Yemaya or Olokun used on the altar by some Santeros; anil powder is also used simply as a powder to bless people in the name of Yemaya.Anil powder is used in baths and washes to add power, since the indigo blue color has the ability to build the astral nature of the person, place or thing to which it is applied. 

It is used for a deep cleaning of the aura, to purify negative energies, such as envy and evil eye, and to obtain clean objects and environments. It is recommended as a purifying agent for bad luck, it is very good for preparing magic circles, for raising energy defenses and other protections.

Anil eliminates all unwanted spirits and negative vibrations from the home and raises the spiritual vibrations. The Evil Eye and negative energies on the body and objects can be removed by Anil. Lastly Anil can attract luck to a home & a person. Indigo is a staple in Caribbean and Latin households & can be used in a number of ways.

Powerful ways to use Anil:

 Floor Wash

When you have finished cleaning with disinfectant, add powedered Anil to a bucket of warm water and stir the water in a clockwise motion with your hand to release and dissolve its color. While stirring the water and mixing the color, ask your guides to bless your home with peace, tranquility, to raise the home's vibration so it may help in resolving any conflict, and to repel negative energies.

If available, once you are done invoking your intentions and blessings from your guides and the spirits of the house, add a few drops of Florida Water Or Rosemary Essential Oils into the bucket of water. Clean your home inward, starting at the front door. Once you are done with the water and mopping the floor, toss the water out the front door. As you throw this water out, you are releasing all negative energies and impurities from your home. You may dump it down the drain too. 

 Dream Recall & Preventing Nightmares

When placed under the bed, Anil can be used to prevent nightmares and disturbing energy.  If you notice that you or anyone in your home are unable to sleep well, wake up often throughout the night or experience a lot of nightmares, you may want to add a cup of water under the bed with powdered Anil. This can be a great way to purify your mind and cleanse your energy field throughout the night, especially if any entities may have attached themselves to you in both the astral dimension and earth realm.

 Absorb Energy in Spaces

Whether you have a lot of traffic in and out of your home or not, you should always protect your entrances.

For this, you will also get an unused glass and fill it with water (No Tap Water). Place a spoonful of Powdered Anil into your glass and stir enabling the powder to melt and the deep blue indigo color to form. Place the glass in the corner of any room of your house and front door to absorb negative energy, purify and cleanse any space. This mixture will eliminate and banish any negative energies that may have taken residence in your home and promote peace and tranquility.

 Spiritual Bath

After your normal showers, 3 days in a row, I would add two spoon fulls of powdered Anil to a warm bath and cleanse your entire body. This will wash away any psychic debris, Evil Eye, and jinxes placed upon you. You will also raise your vibration and consciousness so you can be more spiritually attuned to the frequency of the spiritual realm. Lastly, bathing with Anil will help with anxiety, depression, and brain fog giving you clarity and further opening your third eye.

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