Just For Fun: Herbs of the Zodiac

Reader Contribution by Samantha Collins
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At the end of the day, I sit down at my computer one last time to check my email, surf the web and, lastly, read my horoscope. Yes, unlike most of the country, I prefer to read my horoscope at the end of the day just to see if the information was true. One night, I decided to figure out where these so-called fortunes come from; I found some interesting information. According to the article Healing Herbs of the Zodiac from Ayurvedic Cure, every zodiac sign also has corresponding herbs. Who knew? Check it out:

Pisces (February 19 to March 20): Pisces are more prone to feet ailments such as corns, bunions, warts and aches. This zodiac’s herbs include irish moss, which can curb such problems. Try our Irish Moss Seaweed Lotion to soothe aching feet.

Aries (March 21 to April 19): Aries are susceptible to headaches and jaw and mouth problems. Aries should use nettle to improve circulation and ease pain.

Taurus (April 20 to May 20): Taurus suffer from neck and throat problems. Coltsfoot and sage will help Taurus’ sore throat.

Sage is on Taurus’ herbal list to help ease a sore throat.
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Gemini (May 21 to June 20): Geminis tend to have lung ailments and carpel tunnel syndrome. Geminis should use linseed to ease coughing and other lung-related problems.

Cancer (June 21 to July 22): Cancers are prone to weight, and digestive problems. Use chickweed to curve weight issues and honeysuckle to ease stomachaches. 

Leo (July 23 to August 22): Leos often suffer from heart-related problems, backaches and eye problems. Try marigold to relieve sore eyes.

Virgo (August 23 to September 22): Virgos often worry and thus are prone to sleep-related problems and stress. Skullcap helps strengthen the nervous system and dill  helps improve the digestive track.

Libra (September 23 to October 22): The sign of the scales rules the kidneys and buttocks. This means that Libra’s often have kidney-related problems. Violet serves as a powerful agent to improve this vital organ.

Violets are known to help cleanse blood, which is important for a Libra.
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Scorpio (October 23 to November 21): Scorpios are prone to bladder infections and venereal diseases. Help purify the blood with horseradish.

Sagittarius (November 22 to December 21): Those under the Sagittarius sign usually battle with weight and liver problems. The centaur’s herbs include chicory, which helps purify the blood. 

Capricorn (December 21 to January 19): Capricorns are susceptible to dental problems and arthritis. Slippery elm is one of Capricorn’s herbs to help strengthen bones.

Aquarius (January 20 to February 18): People under this sign are more likely to have heart problems and more broken bones. Snake root can often help ease leg cramps for the Aquarius.

For a full list of the herb that fall under your Zodiac sign visit Herbs of the Zodiac.

As a Taurus, it looks like I need to watch out for sore throats! What sign are you? Do you experience any of the problems related to your sign?

Read More: Healing Herbs of the Zodiac – AyurvedicCure.com
Zodiac Personalities, Zodiac Personal Traits and Sun Sign Personality Traits – Starcana Insight
Zodiac for extra busy people! – Starlight Astrology

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