Companion Stones: Amber, Beryl, Brown Spinel, Calcite, Carnelian, Chalcedony, Chrysophrase, Emerald, Howlite, Jasper, Opal, Petalite, Pink Tourmaline, Rhodonite, Ruby
Strengths: Tenacious, highly imaginative, loyal, emotional, sympathetic, persuasive
Weaknesses: Moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative, insecure
Cancer Likes: Art, home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, a good meal with friends
Cancer Dislikes: Strangers, any criticism of Mom, revealing of personal life
Cancer can be one of the most challenging zodiac signs to get to know. They are exceptionally emotional and ultra-sensitive. They also care very deeply about matters of the family and their home. Cancers are very loyal always there to support their loved ones with the ability to empathize with other’s pain and suffering. They are also highly intuitive and mysterious. They love profound conversations and intimacy.
Hyperactive children, deep emotional healing, disorders of upper digestive tract related to emotional stress, anxiety, female reproductive cycle, menstrual-related disease and tension, conception, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, PMS, pineal gland, hormonal balance, fluid imbalances and retention, detoxification, insomnia, sleepwalking and rejuvenation related to skin, hair, eyes and fleshy organs of the body.
Moonstone is considered the stone of “new beginnings” and is strongly connected to the Moon and intuition. Like the moon, Moonstone is reflective and reminds the wearer that everything is part of a cycle of change. Allowing one to realize that these “new beginnings” are the fruition of each “end”.
Moonstone is also a great emotional balancer, helping to lessen the tendency to over-react emotionally, creating flexibility in one’s attitudes. While Moonstone is a great balancer of emotions it also can amplify emotions in sensitive people during a full moon. So it is suggested that the wearer be cautious especially if they can pick up on the emotions of others.
This lunar stone also has many benefits mentally. Moonstone is great at relieving stress and anxiety. It also enhances perception and discernment, enabling one to make decisions to painlessly further their development. Moonstone stimulates confidence and composure allowing one to understand that no situation cannot be overcome with tact.
In regards to Cancer, Moonstone when worn as a pendant enhances their psychic gifts while also encouraging acceptance of self. When worn as earrings or placed upon the forehead it assists in the development of clairvoyance and clairaudience. When placed on the solar plexus, moonstone draws out emotional patterns that no longer serve and provide deep emotional healing. With Cancer also being highly sensitive and prone to mood swings Moonstones helps with keeping them emotionally balanced and stable.
Chakra(s): Soma, Third Eye, and Solar Plexus
Turbulent emotions (agitation, disturbed, disorder), rage, patience, selfishness, memory, insomnia, calcium levels, teeth, bone, soft tissue
Howlite encourages you to set aside your personality mask and be true to yourself. It can be used to calm communication, facilitate awareness, and encourage emotional expression. Howlite spurs ambition encouraging the wearer to reach for their spiritual and material goals while assisting to eliminate any hesitation.
Howlite can also be used to eliminate pain, stress, rage, and lessen rudeness. It is a great stone to be placed in your pocket to help absorb your anger and any anger directed towards you.
Chakra(s): Third Eye
Generosity, hostility, lawsuits, nightmares, fear of the dark, hysteria, depression, negative thoughts, turbulent emotions, cleansing, open sores, maternal instinct, lactation, mineral build-up in veins, dementia, physical energy, holistic healing, gallbladder, eyes, bones, spleen, blood, and the circulatory system.
Chalcedony is a form of quartz that is compact and microcrystalline, meaning it’s a rock that contains many microscopic crystals. With that Chalcedony can come in many different forms, colors, and patterns. Some of those forms include agate, bloodstone, chrysoprase, carnelian, flint, jasper, onyx, sardonyx, touchstone, and even petrified wood. In most cases when individuals are discussing or in search of Chalcedony the white, gray, or blue translucent forms are what is referenced.
Chalcedony is a stone that brings the mind, body, emotions, and spirit into harmony and balance. It removes self-doubt and facilitates constructive inward reflection. Chalcedony also absorbs negative energy, dissipating it to prevent onward transmission. This stone also encourages “brotherhood” and enhances group stability.
In regards to Cancer Chalcedony teaches you how to care about, rather than for, others. It allows you to do what is necessary while encouraging the other person to stand on their own two feet. One of the major challenges for Cancer is letting go, especially of people and the past. Chalcedony helps you to process your memories and any unpleasant matters, aiding you in moving on.
Chakra(s): Cleanses and aligns all