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Aries - The Ram  March 21 to April 20 

Traditional Aries Traits

Adventurous and energetic
Pioneering and courageous                                                 
Enthusiastic and confident    

Dynamic and quick-witted

On the dark side...
Selfish and quick-tempered
Impulsive and impatient
Foolhardy and daredevil


Ruler - Mars
Colors - Red 
Star Stone - Diamond
Birthstones - Ruby garnet, diamond
Brightest Star - Hamal
Herbs - All-heal, beets, benzoin, betony, blackberry, cattail, cayenne, damiana, dragon's blood, male fern, marjoram, nettles, paprika, peppercorn, quince, radish, red pepper, red rose, spinach, sweet briar, tarragon, thistle, wormwood, yarrow, yerba mate
Natural Phenomena - Thunder and Lightning

Taurus - The Bull  April 21 to May 21

Traditional Taurus Traits

Patient and reliable
Warmhearted and loving
Persistent and determined
Placid and security loving

On the dark side....
Jealous and possessive
Resentful and inflexible
Self-indulgent and greedy


Colours - Pink
Star Stone - Emerald
Birthstone  - Emerald
Brightest Star - Aldebaron
Herbs -  Mint, thyme, elderberry, primrose, violet, marshmallow, catnip, rose, carnation, honeysuckle, saffron, strawberry, jasmine, soapwort, tansy, wormwood, yarrow
Natural Phenomena - Volcanic Eruption
<span style="><span style=" sans=" "="">  Gemini - The Twins  May 21 - June 20
 Traditional Gemini Traits

<span style="><span style=" sans=""><span style=" comic=" "="">Adaptable and versatile
Communicative and witty
Intellectual and eloquent
Youthful and lively

On the dark side....
Nervous and tense
Superficial and inconsistent
Cunning and inquisitive

Ruler - Mercury
Colours - Orange, blue, multicoloured patterns 
Star Stone - Moss Agate
Birthstones - Agate, carnelian
Brightest Star - Pollux
Herbs - Almond, caraway, carrot, cedar, celery, cinquefoil, coltsfoot, daffodil, dill, elecampane, eucalyptus, fennel, fern, flax, gentian, hazel, horehound, Jacob's ladder, lemon verbena, liquorice, lobelia, lungwort, mace, meadowsweet, mulberry, papyrus, parsnips, passion flower, pecan, peppermint, pistachio, sage, sandalwood, sassafras, savory, skullcap, valerian, walnut
 Natural Phenomena - Hurricane
Cancer - The Crab June 22 - July 22

Traditional Cancer Traits

Emotional and loving
Intuitive and imaginative
Shrewd and cautious
Protective and sympathetic

On the dark side....
Changeable and moody
Overemotional and touchy
Clinging and unable to let go


Ruler - Moon
Colours - Silver, lavender 
Star Stone - Pearl
Birthstones - Beryl, moonstone, pearl
Brightest Star -  Al Tarf
Herbs - Adder's tongue, agrimony,  anise seed, birch, cabbage, camphor, clary sage, cleavers, coconut, fir, honeysuckle, jasmine, larkspur, lemon, lemon balm, lemongrass, lettuce, lily, loosestrife, whirled magnolia, milkweed, moonflower, money-plant, mugwort, mushroom, myrrh, myrtle, onion, orris root, poplar, poppy, pumpkin, rowan, sandalwood, sesame seed, spearmint, sundew, watercress, white rose, willow
 Natural Phenomena - Maelstrom
Leo - The Lion July 23 - August 22

Traditional Leo Traits

Generous and warmhearted
Creative and enthusiastic
Broad-minded and expansive
Faithful and loving


On the dark side....
Pompous and patronizing
Bossy and interfering
Dogmatic and intolerant

Ruler - Sun
Colours - Yellow, gold
Star Stone - Ruby
Brightest Star - Regulus
Birthstones - Amber, citrine, diamond, topaz
Herbs - Almond, angelica, bay, buttercup, calendula, celandine, copal, daisy, eyebright, frankincense, ginseng, goldenrod, heliotrope, hops, marigold, mullien, oats, orange, peony, pimpernel, rosemary, rue, saffron, sage, St. John's wort, sunflower, tansy
Natural Phenomena - Solar Flare
Virgo - The Virgin August 23 - September 23

Traditional Virgo Traits

Modest and shy
Meticulous and reliable
Practical and diligent
Intelligent and analytical

On the dark side....
Fussy and a worrier
Overcritical and harsh
Perfectionist and conservative


Ruler - Mercury
Colours - Green, gray 
Star Stone -Sardonyx
Birthstones - Agate, sapphire
Brightest Star - Spica
Herbs - Alfalfa, caraway, carrot, cascara, cedar, chamomile, cinquefoil, dill, elecampane, fennel, fern, flax, gentian, lavender, lemon verbena, licorice, meadowsweet, myrtle, oats, passion flower, pistachio, sassafras, savory, valerian, vervain
Natural Phenomena - Earthquake 
Libra -The Scales September 24 - October 23

Traditional Libra Traits

Diplomatic and urbane
Romantic and charming
Easygoing and sociable
Idealistic and peaceable

On the dark side....
Indecisive and changeable
Gullible and easily influenced
Flirtatious and self-indulgent

Ruler - Venus
Colours - Turquoise, green, blue, pink
Star Stone - Sapphire
Birthstones - Peridot, jade, ametrine, watermelon tourmaline
Brightest Star - Zubeneschamali
Herbs - Adam and Eve root, apple, aster, bergamot, bleeding heart, burdock, catnip, cherry chickpea, elder, heart's ease, heather, hibiscus, hollyhock, hyacinth, hydrangea, jewelweed, kava-kave, lady's mantle, lady's slipper, lily of the valley, lime, lovage, marshmallow, meadowsweet, orris root, pansy, pear, pennyroyal, peony, plantain, primrose, radish, ragweed, rose, sarsaparilla, spearmint, spiderwort, star anise, strawberry tansy, thyme, tulips, vervain, violet, yarrow
Natural Phenomena - Hail Storm 
Scorpio - The Scorpion October 24 - November 22

Traditional Scorpio Traits

Determined and forceful
Emotional and intuitive
Powerful and passionate
Exciting and magnetic


On the dark side....
Jealous and resentful


Ruler - Pluto, Mars
Colours - Black scarlet, dark red 
Star Stone - Opal
Birthstones - Diamond, obsidian
Brightest Star - Antares
Herbs - Agaric, artichoke, asafoetida, basil, belladonna, blackberry, black-eyed susan, blackthorn, bloodroot, catalpa, cattail, chrysanthemum, cohosh (black and blue), damiana, datura, dogwood, dragon's blood, elder, foxglove, fumitory, ginseng, hemlock, horseradish, lobelia, mandrake, morning glory, nightshade, woody, pansy, patchouli, pomegranate, rye, saw palmetto, toadflax, tobacco, vanilla, wormwood, yew
Natural Phenomena - Tsunami 
Sagittarius - The Archer November 23 - December 21

Traditional Sagittarius Traits

Optimistic and freedom-loving
Jovial and good-humoured
Honest and straightforward
Intellectual and philosophical


On the dark side....
Blindly optimistic and careless
Irresponsible and superficial
Tactless and restless

Ruler - Jupiter
Colors - Blue, purple, striped patterns 
Star Stone - Topaz
Birthstones - Sapphire, lapis lazuli, turquoise
Brightest Star - Kaus Australis
Herbs - African violet, blueberry, borage, cardamom, cedar, chestnut, cinnamon, cinquefoil, clove, dandelion, dock, echinacea, fig, henna, hyssop, jasmine, juniper, lavender, lemon balm, lilac, milk thistle, money plant, mulberry, mustard, oak, oak moss, pine, red clover, sage, sandalwood, sarsaparilla, sumac tonka bean, violet, wallflower, yellow dock
Natural Phenomena - Fire Storm 
Capricorn - The Goat December 22 - January 20

Traditional Capricorn Traits

Practical and prudent
Ambitious and disciplined
Patient and careful
Humorous and reserved

On the dark side....
Pessimistic and fatalistic
Miserly and grudging


Ruler - Saturn
Colors - Black, brown 
Star Stone - Black Onyx
Birthstones - Garnet, jet, onyx
Brightest Star - Deneb Algedi
Herbs - Aconite (monkshood), belladonna, bindweed, bistort, bluebell, boneset, buckthorn, comfrey, cornflower, cramp bark, elder, elm, fern, fleabane, garlic, heart's-ease, horsetail, Irish moss, ivy, knotweed, laurel, lobelia, mandrake, mastic, myrrh, nightshade, patchouli, poke, rowan, shepherd's purse, Solomon's seal, vetch, witch hazel, yew
Natural Phenomena - Landslide 
Aquarius - The Water Carrier January 21 - February 19

Traditional Aquarius  Traits

Friendly and humanitarian
Honest and loyal
Original and inventive
Independent and intellectual


On the dark side....
Intractable and contrary
Perverse and unpredictable
Unemotional and detached

Ruler - Uranus
Colors - Dazzling white, lavender, electric blue, magenta 
Star Stone - Turquoise
Birthstones - Opal, aquamarine
Brightest Star - Sadalsuud
Herbs - Allspice, angelica, anise seed chicory, clove coffee, copal, curry elecampane, kola nut, lady's slipper nutmeg, pimpernel, purple loosestrife, Queen Anne's lace, sage, sesame, spikenard, unicorn root, valerian, walnut, wisteria
Natural Phenomena - Thunderstorm
Pisces - The Fishes February 20 - March 20

Traditional Pisces  Traits

Imaginative and sensitive
Compassionate and kind
Selfless and unworldly
Intuitive and sympathetic


On the dark side....

Escapist and idealistic
Secretive and vague
Weak-willed and easily led


Ruler - Neptune
Colors - Sea green, sea blue, violet 
Star Stone - Moonstone
Birthstones - Amethyst, aquamarine
Brightest Star - Eta Piscium
Herbs - Agaric, alder, apricot, blue flag, cabbage, catnip, cucumber, dogwood, fig, grape, hemp, hops, Irish moss, jonquil, lavender, lemon, lemon grass, lettuce, lotus, lovage, morning glory, mugwort, mushroom, narcissus, onion, passioon flower, plum, poppy, pumpkin, sea weed, skunk cabbage soapwort, water lily, water cress, watermelon, wild lettuce, willow yerba mate, ylang-ylang
Starstones are NOT birthstones.  I give you here in these pages the stones that are called your starstones, (planet stones), which vibrates the strongest to your planet or sign, NOT to the month that you were born.
Natural Phenomena  - Geyser

Sources : The Outer Temple of Witchcraft Christopher Penczak

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