Astrological gemstones are special stones that are said to have divine powers that are capable of bringing good fortune to whoever wears it. They have holistic powers that could bring fame, healing and positive energy to its owner.

In order to be considered as an astrological stone, a gem should have some unique characteristics. It should have all 4C’s of diamond quality- clarity, carat, colour, and cut in perfection. Only a natural untreated gem is used as an astrological stone.

Let’s take a look at the nine different astrological stones and their desired results.

Known as the gemstone of divine creativity and love, ruby is the gem of the sun. It provides you with the power of high self-esteem and spiritual wisdom. Ancient warriors wore this stone to the war field, believing it has the power to protect them from enemies. Nowadays, since the stress levels have increased because of the lifestyle changes, ruby stones are recommended to attain peace of mind. It is best suited for the zodiac sign Leo and is also the birthstone for July borns.

Since pearl is the stone of the moon, it is believed to enhance the power of the moon. It gives strength to the mind, thereby eliminating depression and indecisiveness, giving a peaceful and calm feeling. It is the astrological stone of Cancer.

Red Coral
Also known by the name Moonga, red coral is the stone for Mars. It is said to help the wearer overcome obstacles and also reduce character flaws. It will make you better in relationships and improves mental and physical health. People use this as a shield against black magic. People with the zodiac sign Aries normally use it. Never wear red coral with silver though.

Yellow Sapphire
The yellow sphere is the astrological stone for the planet Jupiter and the zodiac sign Pisces. It is recommended by astrologers as a remedy to remove delays in a woman’s marriage. It provides healing powers for diseases related to the skin. It also provides happiness and intelligence to the person who wears it. It is most suitable for politicians

The Queen of gemstones, the Diamond is the stone of Venus. This gemstone improves the wealth and health of the wearer. It also brings good luck and success. Marriages are also made better by wearing this stone. They are suitable for doctors, artists and industrialists. It is the stone for the zodiac sign Taurus.

Blue Sapphire
Blue Sapphire, also known as Neelam, is the stone for Saturn. It is believed to cure paralysis, bone cancer and nerve diseases. Dangers and misfortunes can also be avoided by wearing this stone. It is most suitable for the zodiac sign Aquarius.

Also known as Gomedh, the Hessonite stone protects you from the evil influence of its planet Rahu. It gives the owner a positive mental state; that is, it wards off depression, anxiety and other mental health problems. Hessonite also makes relationships better. Astrologers recommend this stone for those who have Rahu in the tenth house of their Vedic natal chart or kundali.

Cat’s Eye
It is the astrological stone of the planet Ketu. Cat’s eye gem eliminates the malefic influence of Ketu such as health traumas. It helps improve wealth. This stone also helps to ward off depression, and thereby attain spiritual enlightenment. For best results, it should be worn on the middle finger.
While purchasing an astrological stone, make sure that it matches your natal chart or Rashi. Otherwise, it will attract negative energy, resulting in adverse outcomes.