Spiritual Health

Use the Healing Stone for Your Zodiac Sign To Strike Empowering Cosmic Balance

Katiee McKinstry

Photo: Getty Images/JGIJamie Grill

There are many components of a natal chart that can shed light on any number of nuances of your unique astrological profile. For example, your moon sign reflects your internal emotional personality, your rising sign reflects how others see you, and your sun sign reflects your essence (and is what you would look to when reading your daily horoscope). All are key for understanding the unique facets of your astrological makeup, but there’s more: Healing stones for zodiac signs stand to heighten your vibrations and help facilitate relaxation and balance.

“Astrology helps to give us a deeper understanding of who we are and illuminates both our strengths and weaknesses,” says astrologer Kate Feder of Basic Girl Astrology. “Each crystal has its own healing properties that draw parallels to the needs of each sign. For example, an Aries might want to work on patience and feeling still—a crystal like hematite, which promotes calm energy, is the perfect match.”

Healing stones for zodiac signs offer balancing and empowering vibes. But before you buy one, do your due diligence to find a stone that was ethically sourced by asking the seller about its origins (or, you could consider dedicating a mindfulness practice to focusing on the powers that the healing stone poses to bring you). Below, learn which healing stone corresponds with your zodiac sign.

Start feel empowered and balanced using the healing stones for zodiac signs, outlined below.

Aries: hematite

Hematite helps to promote focus, which Aries can use: They have a fiery energy that can lead to both positive spontaneity and impulsiveness. Hematite helps to maintain perspective, ground that fiery energy, and bring you back to Earth before irrational actions are taken.

Taurus: rose quartz

Rose quartz promotes love, and Taureans love to love. But, you can also be incredibly stubborn, and rose quartz is helpful for promoting receptivity and openness to new thoughts and opinions.

Gemini: clear quartz

Geminis are always searching for self identity, and clear quartz is helpful for finding the clarity you seek. Quartz is also helpful for remembering that we are allowed to be exactly who we are, and to never apologize for it, which is a perfect sentiment for a multifaceted Gemini.

Cancer: moonstone

Cancers are ruled by the Moon and fueled by water, which may lead them to skew emotional (given that the moon rules emotion). Keeping moonstone by your side will help you to nurture that inner child and give yourself some much-needed TLC.

Leo: sunstone

Leo is the opposite of Cancer in that those with Leo as their sun sign are ruled by the sun. Sunstone is helpful for promoting that inner fire to help you be the most confident. While you are known for you confidence, you are also deeply emotional and creative. Come back to sunstone when you need an added lion roar.

Virgo: Howlite

Virgos are the perfectionists of the zodiac, which means you often have trouble tapping into your Earth energy and staying grounded. Howlite is the perfect stone for Virgos, because it promotes calming and grounding energy.

Libra: citrine

Libra lives a life of luxury and brings balance to the zodiac wheel; however, Libras are also extremely indecisive and struggle with confidence in their decisions. That’s why golden citrine, a member of the quartz family is the perfect crystal for a Libra. Bring Citrine close to your heart when you need an added boost of confidence and self love.

Scorpio: obsidian

Scorpios often fight fiercely for those they love, and they are innately protective. Obsidian is the perfect crystal for a Scorpio because it protects you from negativity by absorbing that negative energy and locking it away.

Sagittarius: tiger’s eye

Sagittarius sun signs have a passion for learning new information, and are often the life of the party. Tiger’s eye promotes passion, self-assurance, and is a happy crystal in nature, so go to tiger’s eye when you are looking to ignite your inner warrior.

Capricorn: muscovite

A person with a Capricorn sun sign is likely to be logical, which makes muscovite great because it promotes logical thinking. If you feel you are struggling with fogginess, Capricorn, pick up some muscovite for clarity.

Aquarius: garnet

Garnet tends to help Aquarians to feel more grounded and in touch with their sense of purpose. Aquarians are often seen as lacking of emotion, and a little all over the place. Garnet offers a centering quality.

Pisces: amethyst

Amethyst is all-powerful, as it promotes digestion and temperance. This is perfect for watery Pisces, who tend to live in a dream-like state with worries about the future. Bring amethyst into your life when you need something calm, soothing, and ache-relieving.

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