Here is a breakdown of some daily planetary influences to observe and work into Hermeticism, particularly in Spagyric tinctures, with incense and colors for meditation.
Each day is ruled by a specific planet which has particular influences:
Monday (Moon) - peace, sleep, compassion, healing, friends, psychic awareness, purification, fertility. This is the day to perform workings involving agriculture, animals, female fertility, messages, reconciliation, theft, and voyages.
Power: Psychic Development
Organ: Brain & Brain Stem
Colors: silver, white, grey.
Herbs: Mugwort, Clary Sage, Chamomile, Watercress, Star Anise
Incense: African violet, honeysuckle, myrtle, willow, wormwood.
Stones: wear for protection pearl, moonstone, or crystal; use an emerald for amulets.
Tuesday (Mars) - passion, sex, courage, aggression, protection. This is the day for workings involving courage, strength, revenge, military honors, surgery, and the breaking of negative spells.
Colors: red, orange.
Herbs: Basil, Nettle, Calamus, Catnip, Wormwood, Thyme
Incense: dragon's blood, patchouli.
Stones: wear for protection ruby, star sapphire, or emerald; use topaz for amulets.
Wednesday (Mercury) - the conscious mind, study, travel, divination, wisdom. This is the day for workings involving communication, divination, writing, knowledge, and business transactions.
Power: Initiation and Communication
Organ: Throat / Thyroid
Colors: yellow, grey, violet, and opalescent hues.
Herbs: Damiana, Lavender, Anise Hyssop, Fennel, coltsfoot
Incense: jasmine, lavender, sweetpea.
Stones: wear for protection amethyst, star ruby, or lodestone; use sapphire in amulets.
Thursday (Jupiter) - expansion, money, prosperity, generosity. This is the day for workings involving luck, happiness, health, legal affairs, male fertility, treasure, and wealth.
Organ: Lungs / Stomach
Colors: blue, purple, indigo.
Herbs: Lemon Balm, Sage, Manna
Incense: cinnamon, musk, nutmeg, sage.
Stones: wear for protection sapphire, cat's eye, or carnelian; use sapphire in rituals.
Friday (Venus) - love, friendship, reconciliation, beauty. This is the day to perform workings involving love, romance, marriage, sexual matters, physical beauty, friendships, and partnerships.
Colors: pink, green, aqua, chartreuse.
Herbs: Yarrow, Ladys Mantle, Passionflower, Rose
Incense: strawberry, sandalwood, rose, saffron, vanilla.
Stones: wear for protection emerald or cat's eye; use ruby for amulets.
Saturday (Saturn) - longevity, exorcism, endings, homes, and houses. This is the day to perform workings involving spirit communication, meditation, psychic attack or defense, and locating lost things and missing persons.
Colors: black, grey, indigo.
Herbs: Horsetail, Fenugreek, Solomon’s Seal, Senna
Incense: black poppy seeds, myrrh.
Stones: wear for protection turquoise, labradorite, or diamond; use amethyst for amulets.
Sunday (Sun) - protection, healing, spirituality, strength. This is the day to perform workings involving exorcism, healing, and prosperity.
Colors: orange, white, yellow.
Herbs: Eyebright, Rosemary, Marigold, Sunflower, St, Johns Wort
Incense: lemon, frankincense.
Stones: wear for protection topaz, sunstone, or diamond; use pearl in crafting talismans.