Emerald is a mesmerizing green-colored gemstone that belongs to the family of the beryl minerals. Apart from beryl, it can have some amount of chromium or vanadium. Emeralds with optimal hue and transparency can be costlier than diamonds.
A bit about emeralds
Emerald is considered the traditional birthstone for May and regarded as the gemstone for the astrological sign of Cancer. Its ruling planet is Mercury. Emerald has a hardness score of 7.5-8 on the Mohs scale. Queen Cleopatra is regarded as one of the biggest patrons of emerald from ancient Egypt. Historically, the Incas used Emerald in their religious ceremonies.
It’s not all about the look, always
Compatibility is the biggest concern when it comes to gemstones. Just as a compatible gemstone can enhance one’s life experiences, an incompatible one can cause problems and, sometimes, irreparable damage.
Emerald is an important stone in the group of Navaratna, or nine gems, according to Vedic astrology. Since its ruling planet is Mercury, it can amplify Mercury’s positive influences.
Emerald is recommended for people working in the public domain, and people whose oratory skills are needed daily.
- People who are favorable towards Mars should not wear Emerald, as Mars and Mercury are in conflict with each other. Broadly, people who have Aries sign need to be cautious with Emerald.
- Aries sign can be compatible with Emerald only if Mercury s positioned in the 3rd, 7th, and 10th
- Emeralds are compatible with Taurian ascendants. Mercury enjoys healthy companionship with Venus – the Lord of Taurus. A Taurus with an emerald lead to riches and fame.
- Geminis benefit from wearing emerald as they are ruled by Mercury. It helps in enhancing self-confidence, resilience, and concentration.
- The sun sign Cancer is not compatible with Emerald, and it is best to avoid mixing them together. However, Virgos are extremely compatible with emerald as the ruling planet is Mercury.
- Leo descendants benefit from emerald and they see a huge growth in their wealth and social status. Libra is benefitted from emerald as well.
- Sagittarians whose Mercury is positioned in the 1st, 7th, 9th, 10th, or 11th house, can benefit from emerald. For Capricorn, the houses are 1st, 2nd, 5th, 9th, and 10th.
- Aquarians and Pisces can wear emerald only when their mercuries are strong in the 1st, 4th, 5th, and 9th house and 4th, 7th, 10th, and 11th house respectively.
Emerald is known for its amazing healing properties. It is going to be a long list if we mention all the ways emerald affects our health. To keep it short and interesting, we will highlight the key benefits.
Emerald is effective against ailments of the heart. It I can help in keeping the blood pumping through the veins smoothly and keeps the heart healthy. Emerald works wonders against any ailment related to the digestive tract. It helps to strengthen the stomach lining, liver, gall bladder, and additionally, it helps in the treatment of kidney-related ailments.
Emerald is good for eyesight as the green light soothes sore eyes, as per astrological beliefs. It helps treating various skin irritations and rashes. It relieves muscle problems, joint pains, and other ailments related to the nervous system.
Emerald is associated with positive mental health. It helps in averting stress, headaches, and negative feelings in general. It also helps in keeping distractions away while enabling the wearer to stay focused towards a positive goal.
Gemstone therapists recommend emerald to enable effective healing of both the body and the mind. It leads to mental clarity and also helps in strengthening memory.
Emerald strengthens the positive aura of a person.
Being human beings, it is impossible to avoid negative emotions. However, emerald can help the person experience heightened positive emotions and decreases the effects of negative emotions.
It helps the wearer grow more patient, compassionate, and more expressive. Controlling one’s emotions is the key to making effective decisions, and it exactly helps in that.
Emerald opens up our chakras. It helps us be more receptive and enhances the way we perceive our lives’ experiences.
Therapists recommend wearing emerald and combining it with meditation and concentrated breathing. It helps in eliminating toxicity from our bodies and mind.
Who can benefit from Emerald
Apart from health benefits, emerald is very efficient in helping in the improvement of other domains of our lives as well.
Emerald is an effective stone for students. It can help students to focus on their studies by increasing their attention span and concentration while enhancing their intelligence simultaneously.
Astrologers all over the world recommend emeralds for students for guaranteed success.
Artists and people working in creative fields are a great fit for emerald. Emerald is useful for people aspiring to make a career in the fields of music, art, designing, or writing.
It is believed that emerald helps in innovation and gaining access to untapped creativity.
Public speakers and good orators are the perfect people to want an emerald as it helps in enhancing communication. Emerald can help people be clear in voicing themselves.
Team leaders, politicians, orators, debaters, managers, and public speakers benefit greatly from emerald.
Emerald is a stone that can change the fortune of a person. Therefore, if your Mercury is favorable, your business can flourish with the help of emeralds.
Emerald brings good luck in business and minimizes chances of loss and deceit. It also provides clarity of thoughts and emotions, thus helping to make effective decisions.
Vedic astrology speaks very favorably about emeralds. Emerald is recommended as a protective measure against evils and negatives.
It creates a protective aura around your body that prevents any evil from getting close to you.
Going through the benefits of one single piece of emerald, it is not surprising at all why it has been so valued for thousands of years. We always look for ways to end our pain and suffering and lead harmonious lives. If emerald can do just that, wouldn’t it be foolish not to give this literal gem a try?
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