Your Sun Sign greatly affects the person you are. This article can help you decide which healing stone is for you, based on your astrological placements. Using the zodiac can help you find the perfect crystal for your traits and for your energy. If you are unsure of your Sun Sign (sometimes called Star Sign) - don't panic! All you need to know is the day you were born.
Healing Crystals For Aries (March 21 - April 19)
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Aries is the first of the star children, and like your placement in the zodiac Aries, my dear, you are a leader. Your fiery vibes are contagious and your mind is quick, and like your ruling planet of Mars, you are all about action, bringing excitement everywhere you go. However, sometimes it can be difficult for you to find direction with all of that vibrant energy bubbling inside of you waiting to be released. The healing crystal Red jasper motivates Aries to think before you act all while instilling the stamina and vitality of you natural born warriors. It helps bring a burst of life force energy and encourages you to follow through with your dreams. Carnelian helps stimulate motivation to give you the creative drive needed to manifest your goals and energetically compliments your fiery disposition. Green Aventurine assists you Aries in harnessing your leadership qualities by encouraging personal growth and helping to dissipate anger or annoyance which the hot headed Aries sun sometimes possesses. Aragonite promotes mental flexibility within your sun sign Aries and helps guide you to see the bigger picture and can also aid in stabilizing your rapid fire emotions. Mahogany Obsidian brings you the gentle grounding and support you sometimes forget to give yourself. And Pyrite, being associated with your ruling planet of Mars, gifts you with tenacity and diplomacy as well as inspiring confidence and persistence. Use these crystals to harness your Aries fire and flourish into the powerhouse that you are!
Healing Crystals For Taurus (April 20 - May 21)
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Oh dearest Taurus, your natural sensuality and love for the earth is grown inside of you, and like the sturdy roots of a tree you are supportive and unwavering. Healing crystals are an excellent tool for you to use to connect to your earth element. Like your ruling planet of Venus, you Taurus long for love and harmony which is why emerald is perfect for you. Emerald invites in loyalty and success while vibrating with a loving and harmonious energy. It helps to connect you with your inner knowing and heart chakra. Malachite is another great stone for sun sign Taurus, it encourages risk taking and change, while releasing your inhibitions and simultaneously pushing you forward into new growth. Taurus you tend to hold on to things emotionally, and forgiveness isn’t one of your strong suits, Rhodonite can assist in this, helping you to release and dissolve those feelings of resentment or anxiety and nurture your inner child as well as increasing your self-esteem and confidence. Lapis Lazuli helps Taurus open up to your intuition and awareness beyond the material world in which you so often like to dwell. It unifies the mind and voice and helps you focus on what is important in life. Mookaite Jasper encourages the stubborn bull to break out of the box and brings a desire for new experiences. Blue Lace Agate helps to promote clear communication and compassionate listening for bull headed Taurus, while also dissolving fear. So enjoy your earthly gifts Taurus and use these healing crystals to help you bloom!
Healing Crystals For Gemini (May 21- June 21)
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Like a cool summers breeze, you Gemini are carefree and down to go where life takes you. Broad thinking and bright ideas are just a few of the many facets to your mind, all of which you love to share, and your presence brings electricity to any social gathering. Your unpredictability is exciting although it can sometimes manifest into a sort of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde vibe. Opalite is an excellent healing crystal to help with this, balancing between mood swings and bringing a deeper understanding to your true self. Blue Agate is another great stone for the airy sun sign Gemini, helping to bring a soft grounding energy. You tend to be big picture thinkers and Blue Agate helps to bring your attention to the details as well as dissipate the nervous tension Gemini can tend to carry around. Geminis love to express themselves, particularly through verbal or mental exploration, Chrysocolla is a powerful encourager of self-expression and helps teach the art of when to speak and when to keep quiet. Serpentine helps to bring a gentle grounding energy while opening the channels for communication in the spiritual realm. Geminis often talk themselves through their emotions keeping everything on a surface level, Howlite is a great encourager of emotional expression all while bringing to Gemini a soothing calm vibe. Gemini ruling planet is Mercury, the planet of communication, which is why the healing crystal Blue Kyanite is another perfect fit. This stone is a powerful tool in opening the mental capacities of the mind and assisting in communication across all levels. Keep these crystals with you on your travels Gemini and you will soar!
Healing Crystals For Cancers (June 22 - July 22)
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Just like the comforting glow of your Lunar ruler, you Cancer are filled with soothing vibes. Add your watery element to the mix and see why your emotions ebb and flow like the tides. Cancers are the nurturers of the zodiac, they energetically ooze comfort and caring. Moonstone is an excellent healing crystal for the lunar ruled crab, it helps to bring deeper insights into intuitive thoughts and assists in understanding the powerful shift of emotions sun sign Cancer often experiences. This healing stone also helps to restore a harmonious balance within you and promotes self-awareness. Cancers are full of love to give, often wearing their heart on their sleeve which is why rose quartz is ideal. The nurturing energy of Rose Quartz encourages you to have self-love and helps to release pain from past heartache as well as dissipate negative energies. Rhodonite is another helpful healing crystal for you Cancer because it encourages forgiveness and helps to heal emotional scars. The vibrant energy of Ruby helps you to realize your ambitions and passions in life and instills in you the self-esteem to pursue them. Cancers are known to be sensitive, sometimes overly so, Chrysocolla helps to desensitize the crab and gift confidence all while drawing away negativity. It’s okay to let things go dearest Cancer, your natural tendency is to look back at life constantly reflecting on your past. Blue Chalcedony encourages reconciliation and building of inner peace as well as encouraging Cancer to let things go and forgive. Harness these energies Cancer to help balance the tides within you!
Healing Crystals for Leo (July 23- August 22)
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Your warm presence touches many dearest Leo and your regality is never overlooked. Like your feline kin your temperament is touchy and you aren’t afraid to let out a good roar. Your fiery element promises that whatever you do will be bold and over the top. Tiger’s Eye is an excellent healing crystal for you to have Leo; its golden bands reflect your sunny disposition while connecting you to the earth and bringing you some much needed grounding. Sunstone is a perfect complement to your solar ruling planet and gifts you with personal power and freedom which you crave. This stone also brings sun sign Leo openness and the ability to share your generous nature with others. Leo, you love to create, your fiery passionate energy makes your mind abundant with new ideas. Using Orange Calcite can help you to harness your constructive energies and aids in dissolving of things blocking your full potential. Citrine is an excellent complement to Leo’s bright energy. It is stone of abundance and light and gives Leo prosperity and success while also encouraging them to share the abundance with others. With all that fiery confidence Leo your head can sometimes get a bit big. Rhodochrosite helps to teach you that power flows through you, not from you and instills you with an empowered open heart. Carnelian is also beneficial to the natural leadership Leo possesses, its stimulates motivation and courage and attracts joy and good luck. Use these crystals Leo to help you shine like the star that you are!
Healing Crystals For Virgo (August 23 - September 22)
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Virgo you are the ultimate communicator, and that comes as no surprise given your Mercury ruling planet paired with your level headed element of earth. You are incredibly reliable and love to share your thoughts with others, often trying to help guide them through their struggles. The healing energy of Lapis Lazuli helps to stimulate sun sign Virgo’s inner wisdom, while encouraging you to search for truth and higher knowledge. It also promotes open communication which you, Virgo, thrive off of. Moss Agate is an excellent healing crystal that vibrates in sync with Virgos vibe helping to connect you to Mother Earth bringing you grounding while also gifting patience and determination. Virgos love to help others, sometimes so much so that they will take on the responsibility of the person they are trying to help. Fuchsite encourages Virgo to let go and let people learn their own lessons. It also promotes joy and relaxation and stimulates self-healing. The healing crystal Amazonite helps to quiet the ever rushing mercury ruled mind of Virgo, and calms the soul. Its gentle energy facilitates honest peaceful communication and alleviates worry. Garnet is also excellent for the worrisome Virgo, it helps to release fears and bring balance and grounding in times of stress. It also boosts energy and builds up one’s self confidence. Blue Topaz is another useful stone for Virgo that encourages clear and meaningful expression and can help release tension from miscommunications. With the use of these healing crystals Virgo your mind will flourish!
Healing Crystals For Libra (September 23 - October 22)
A natural born diplomat, Libra, we need more of you in the world. Your laid back vibe compliments your need for balance and your caring nature allows you to see all sides of every situation. However, you can tend to be a bit indecisive always trying to keep from tipping the scale too far in either direction. Ametrine is the perfect healing crystal for Libra energy for it too is balancing between two things. Ametrine combines the healing intuitive energy of Amethyst with the active confidence bringing energy of Citrine to give Libra the best of both worlds. This stone aids in combining your spiritual insights with your natural logic and encourages you to find your direction. Sapphire is known as the stone of peace which resonates deeply with your sun sign Libra desires. Sapphire gifts peace of mind while also bringing dreams to life and aligning the physical, spiritual, and mental together for the balance you crave. Pink tourmaline brings wellness and abundance to Libra while also encouraging openness to love and relieving stress. Libra being ruled by the element of air can use Botswana Agate to bring gentle grounding as well as comfort and protection. It also compliments Libras independent nature by bringing you balance and healing. Mangano Calcite helps you, Libra, to connect to your ruling planet Venus. This healing crystal encourages self-confidence and unconditional love while bringing congruity between your personal needs and the needs of others. Bloodstone is another useful crystal for Libras, it helps to combat your natural indecisive nature by reducing confusion and encouraging you to think and dwell in the present moment. Through the use of these healing crystals Libra you can maintain harmony and radiate peace!
Healing Crystals For Scorpio (October 23 - November 21)
“From the depths I shall rise” this should be the official motto of sun sign Scorpio, for you are all about deep transformation. Your mysterious sign is intriguing to many and your intuition is off the charts. You tend to get a bad rap for your intensity of emotions because you wish to feel things deeper than most, regardless if they are good or bad. Malachite is an excellent healing crystal for sun sign Scorpios. Being naturally ruled by Pluto you, Scorpio, are always going through changes and growth. Malachite assists in these times by absorbing negative energies and aligning your chakras. It helps to expose and heal emotional pain and gives the insight needed for growth. Hawk’s Eye, also called Blue Tiger’s Eye, is another excellent stone for Scorpio. This stone enhances Scorpios natural perceptions by widening your vision bringing you personal abundance. Scorpios can tend to be very possessive, Smokey Quartz aids this by centering you and helping to overcome jealous feelings as well as releasing fear. Your sun sign being Scorpio can sometimes cause you to self-destruct and the healing energy of Larimar helps to steer you away from self-sabotage and guide you to healthier decisions. Your watery element causes you to deeply feel the energy around you, using Labradorite can help protect your aura while bringing you strength and deeper understanding to your intuition. The healing stone Unakite Jasper helps bring Scorpio some love filled grounding and spiritual insight while also facilitating a release of pent up emotions. Using these healing crystals Scorpio will help you on your intuitive journey!
Healing Crystals for Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)
Dearest Sagittarius, you are wise beyond your years and yet maintain the jovial disposition of a child. Truth is always what you seek and you are fascinated with life’s many questions. You speak what’s on your mind and your words can sometimes pierce like an arrow, even with the best intentions at heart. Turquoise is an excellent healing stone for you Sagittarius it helps to still your ever inquisitive mind and deepen your intuition. Known as the stone of truth it helps to give you confidence and compliments your style of honest communication. Amethyst can be used to help soothe the edginess you tend to carry in your demeanor, and encourages high knowledge. Your fiery element makes your energy active and your ruling planet of Jupiter brings luck and a joy filled nature to sun sign Sagittarius. Citrine matches Sagittarius’s positivity and gives you confidence in achieving your goals. It also gifts you with the power of manifestation and making things happen. Lapis Lazuli helps Sagittarius tune into your inner power and stimulate your natural wisdom. This intellectually stimulating stone encourages focus and memory and is excellent for the archer’s natural inclination to philosophy. Snowflake Obsidian brings Sagittarius some much needed grounding and balance between the mind and body. This healing crystal also gives support and relieves stress. Sun sign Sagittarius is all about being your authentic self, Sodalite encourages you to live according to your own beliefs and promotes logic and intuition. This stone also guides Sagittarius on the never ending quest for knowledge by bringing endurance and stimulating the Third Eye Chakra. You are a warrior for truth my dearest Sagittarius, use these healing crystals as tools for deeper understanding!
Healing Crystals for Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)
Thank you for being you Capricorn. Your earthy dependable nature brings comfort to those around you and you work harder than most. Driven by success and a ruling planet of Saturn, you set the bar high for yourself, which also causes you to be a little too self-critical. Your sense of humor is unique and when in the right environment you can be full of silly fun. The healing crystal Onyx tunes into your traditional values Capricorn, bringing you structure and authority while also giving you the belief in yourself you can sometimes lack. Garnet gifts you with the love and loyalty you seek, it dissolves energy blockages and protects sun sign Capricorn in times of stress. This stone is also excellent for manifestation of Capricorns dreams and brings a sense of security in life while removing inhibitions. Capricorn, you want the best of the best and this can lead you to sometimes be a bit judgmental, Fluorite helps to overcome this tendency of your sun sign by letting you see the bigger picture. It also brings to you a healing and cleansing energy that protects against negativity and stress. Chalcopyrite goes hand in hand with your Saturn success driven nature, it is the stone of possibility and potential and it increases Capricorns happiness and belief in oneself. Red Tigers Eye goes hand and hand with your natural ability to have self-discipline, it increases your personal power and sense of motivation while attracting prosperity and confidence. Capricorn you love to keep your emotions neatly put away, Rose Quartz is an excellent healing crystals for you. It brings a nurturing energy and is there to help teach you self-love and acceptance of your true emotions. With the use of these healing crystals dearest Capricorn nothing can stop you on your path to success!
Healing Crystals for Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)
Aquarius you are unlike any other, and you have made sure of this for you like to travel the road less taken. Being different from the majority is in your makeup, which makes sense given your ruling planet Uranus, which stands out from all the other planets for orbiting on its side. You, Aquarius, thrive on the unconventional and have a deep care for the greater good of humanity. However, your airy inquisitive nature can sometimes cause you to come across as aloof or detached. Amethyst is the perfect healing crystal for you Aquarius; it enhances your natural intuition and brings you to a balanced and focused place. Activating your Third Eye Chakra, it opens you up for higher knowledge and deeper understanding. Aquamarine caters to your inner humanitarian for this stone is all about brotherhood and universal truth. It helps to reduce your mental tension and brings Aquarius a true sense of peace. Aquarius, you tend to dwell inside of your head which can cause you some unneeded stress, Lepidolite helps to soothe your mind and bring relief to any anxiety you may feel. Labradorite helps to protect your aura from energy sucks and heightens your natural intuition. This healing crystal also helps sun sign Aquarius to reach universal consciousness. Your airy element can lead you into rationalizing or detaching from your emotions, Moonstone helps to reestablish Aquarius’s connection to your emotional intuition. This stone also soothes Aquarius’s emotional instability and releases stress. Angelite helps to realign Aquarius energetically and heightens your communication in the physical and spiritual realms. This stone can be used to reach enlightenment and helps to further develop Aquarius spiritually. With the use of these healing crystals Aquarius your mind and spirit will thrive!
Healing Crystals For Pisces (February 19 - March 20)
Pisces you are the last of the great zodiac, and your placement was no mistake, you are highly evolved emotionally and the wisest of all the signs. Your complex nature is constantly in flux and you can take on traits of all the eleven signs before you. Your element of water puts your intuition at an all-time high and there is no doubt that you my dear are an old soul. Your caring nature sometimes causes you to put the needs of others before you own, the healing crystal Blue Goldstone can assist you, Pisces, in standing up for yourself. This stone also brings Pisces an uplifting protective energy. Amazonite encourages sun sign Pisces to have clear and honest communication and helps people to understand the signs true intentions. Aquamarine helps you to connect to your watery element and can help keep Pisces organized and aware. This stone also promotes peace and helps to align Pisces with their true emotions which they can often times get lost in. Rose Quartz gifts Pisces with the self-love and self-care your sign can sometimes forget to give itself. It also promotes you to show the same kind of compassion to others. Moonstone helps to connect Pisces with their inner wisdom and intuition. It is a stone of mystery and mysticism and can help you integrate those things into your everyday life. Pisces biggest challenge is remaining grounded, you love to float into the clouds and create your own reality. Bloodstone helps keep your feet on the ground while also tuning you into your intuition. This stone is able to stimulate your desire to act in the present moment while also keeping out negative or unwanted influences. Use these stone dearest Pisces to harness your spiritual gifts and inner strengths!
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Thank you to Victoria Wolfram, a radiant journalism student with intense knowledge of the zodiac, for contributing this article!
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