Plants and herbs that are appropriate for your Zodiac sign

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Which plants, herbs, foods, and beverages benefit YOUR sign? Plants have healing, growing, balancing, and inspiring powers that can help each of the 12 signs. Find your sign below and fill your yard, fridge, and house with these amazing Mother Nature presents!

Aries (March 21 – April 19)

Mars rules Aries, a Fire sign. This element and planet’s plants generally have thorns or prickles. They are peppery, bitter, or crimson in hue. The finest plants for Aries are those that purify the blood, stimulate the adrenal glands, or are high in iron (Mars rules the mineral iron).

Fruits and Vegetables: Chinese cabbage, mustard, horseradish, onion, garlic, leeks, red pepper, rhubarb, chives, radishes

Flowers: Calendula, geranium, anise hyssop, poppies, red roses, tulips, amaryllis, hollyhock, cowslip, tiger lily, impatiens

Herbs: Nettles, burdock root, cayenne, red clover, yellow dock, yarrow, St. John’s wort, hops, marjoram, milk thistle, wormwood, gentian, sarsaparilla, tarragon, ginger, coriander

Taurus (April 20 – May 20)

Venus rules Taurus, an Earth sign. Venus is the planet of desire and beauty, thus Taurus plants have lovely flowers and scents. It’s no surprise that Taurus’ favourite plants are calming to the throat and ears, as Taurus regulates the throat and ears.

Fruits and Vegetables: Spinach, peas, potatoes, sweet potatoes, gourds, artichoke, olive, grape, apple, fig, apricot, pomegranate, strawberry

 

Flowers: Daisies, lilac, aster, lily of the valley, sweet pea, lilies, larkspur, columbine, violet, foxglove, rose, sweet William, daisy, geranium

 

Herbs: Licorice, fenugreek, slippery Elm, anise hyssop (Venus), mallow, lavender, dandelion, marshmallow, sage, vervain, feverfew, thyme, angelica, yarrow

Gemini (May 21 – June 20)

Gemini, the Air sign, oversees the lungs, shoulders, arms, and hands. Some of Gemini’s plants have finely divided leaves or stems (like bronchi), hairy or fuzzy leaves (like cilia), or delicate smells. Gemini plants aid to relax the nervous system or strengthen the lungs.

Fruits and Vegetables: Endive, carrots, parsnips, oats

Flowers: Orchid, chrysanthemum, lilac, azalea, daffodil, Lily-of-the-valley, honeysuckle

Herbs: Mullein, hyssop, lemon balm, lobelia, elecampane, vervain, woodbine, yarrow, meadowsweet, dill, fennel, skullcap, lavender, fenugreek, licorice, valerian

Cancer (June 21 – July 22)

Cancer’s plants have soft or Moon-shaped leaves, are damp, or are near water. They often have white or pale yellow blooms. Plants that help digestion or impact the subconscious are related with the Crab sign.

Fruits and Vegetables: Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, endive, kale, lettuce, watercress, kohlrabi, mushroom, turnip, sweet potato, cantaloupe, cucumber, gourds, watermelon, pumpkin, squash, seaweed, mango, banana, apple, pear

Flowers: Daisy, water lilies, jasmine, hyssop, morning glory, geranium, lily, lotus, white roses, opium poppy

Herbs: Peppermint, spearmint, papaya leaf, agrimony, lemon balm, parsley, verbena, chickweed

Leo (July 23 – Aug. 22)

Leo is a Fire sign controlled by the Sun. The heart is ruled by Leo the Lion. Leo’s plants are usually huge and yellow or orange in colour, or have heart-shaped leaves or a radiating shape. Plants that regulate blood pressure and have an elevating influence on the spirit are most useful to Leo.

Fruits and Vegetables: Chinese cabbage, corn, collards, mustard, Swiss chard, okra, peppers, pineapple, orange, grapefruit, olive, coconut

Flowers: Marigolds, anise hyssop, sunflower, dahlia, larkspur, aster, passion flower, heliotrope, poppy, peony, calendula, crocus

Herbs: Borage, hawthorn, motherwort, rosemary, celandine, mint, lavender, parsley, dill, fennel, chamomile, St. John’s wort, angelica, eyebright, anise, ginger, saffron
Plants and herbs that are appropriate for your Zodiac sign

Virgo (Aug. 23 – Sept. 22)

Mercury rules Virgo, an Earth sign. Virgo is the Grain Goddess and is associated with fall. They have finely divided leaves and stalks, mild scents, and little colourful blooms. The best plants for Virgo are potassium-rich and nerve-calming.

Fruits, Vegetables and Grains: Endive, carrots, parsnips, barley, oats, rye, wheat, millet

Flowers: Narcissus, chrysanthemum, aster, violet, all brightly colored small flowers (particularly blue or yellow)

Herbs: Dill, fennel, blackberry (leaves and root), plantain, St. John’s wort, skullcap, woodbine, valerian, lavender, marjoram, licorice, parsley, fenugreek, dill

Libra (Sept. 23 – Oct. 22)

Libra is an Air sign ruled by Venus. Libra’s plants have light, attractive blossoms and perfumes, as Venus is the planet of beauty and love. Libra rules the kidneys and the adrenals, therefore her plants help to provide balance to these regions of the body.

Fruits and Vegetables: Broccoli, eggplant, spinach, peas, sweet potato, artichoke, watercress, pomegranate, apricot, apple, fig, plum, grape, strawberry, olive

Flowers: Orchid, gardenia, tea roses, tuberose, freesia, gladiolus, aster, hydrangea, daisy, nasturtium, rose, violet, primrose, pansy, columbine

Herbs: Parsley, cleavers, juniper, corn silk, uva ursi, mint, thyme, yarrow, angelica, vervain

Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21)

Scorpio’s plants are generally located in distant areas or underground, controlled by both Mars and Pluto. They’ll have thorns, be crimson, and grow in difficulty. Hormone balancing, menstrual cycle regulation, and aid in childbirth and pregnancy are all regulated by Scorpio.

Fruits and Vegetables: Mushroom, peppers, rhubarb, leek, onions, chives, pepper, garlic, horseradish, radish, mustard

Flowers: Calendula, rhododendron, geranium, holly, black-eyed Susan, scarlet monkey flower, anemone, heather, gardenia, honey-suckle, peony, hibiscus

Herbs: Aloe vera, ginseng, pennyroyal, raspberry leaf, saw palmetto, cramp bark, basil, gentian, wormwood, ginger, coriander

Scorpio (Oct. 23 – Nov. 21)

Scorpio’s plants are generally located in distant areas or underground, controlled by both Mars and Pluto. They’ll have thorns, be crimson, and grow in difficulty. Hormone balancing, menstrual cycle regulation, and aid in childbirth and pregnancy are all regulated by Scorpio.

Fruits and Vegetables: Asparagus, endive, rhubarb, beets, tomato, turnip, watercress, olive

Flowers: Red roses, calendula, anise hyssop, pinks, carnations, clematis, peony, crocus, jasmine

Herbs: Dandelion, horsetail, Oregon grape root, wild yam, sage, feverfew, sage, anise, nutmeg, mint

Capricorn (Dec. 22 – Jan. 19)

Capricorn plants contain few blossoms, are knobby or woody, and have an unpleasant odour or flavour. Capricorn is an Earth sign controlled by Saturn. Annual plants are related with the Goat since Saturn oversees long-lived plants that develop slowly. Capricorn regulates the knees, joints, bones, and teeth, therefore calcium-rich plants can help.

Fruits and Vegetables: Spinach, mushroom, beets, parsnips, barley, rye

Flowers: Calendula, black poppy, henbane, nightshade, African violet, snowdrop, jasmine, love-lies-bleeding, pansy, baby’s breath

Herbs: Comfrey, sarsaparilla, rue, kava kava, mullein, thyme, horsetail, shepherd’s purse

 

Aquarius the Water Bearer (Jan. 20 – Feb. 18)

This is an Air sign ruled by Uranus, hence Aquarius’ plants will grow in unique places and have varying appearances. Plants that aid circulation, ease the nervous system, or inspire Aquarius are the most therapeutic and useful.

Fruits and Vegetables: Spinach, beets, rye, barley, parsnip

Flowers: Bird of paradise, orchid, gladiolus, trillium

Herbs: Chamomile, catnip, skullcap, passion flower, valerian, hops, aloe, myrrh, frankincense, spikenard, kava kava, comfrey, cinnamon, cloves

Pisces the Fish (Feb. 19 – March 20)

The Pisces plant is a Water sign controlled by Jupiter and Neptune. Those that boost the immune system or fight bacteria are best for Pisces, according to botanical experts. They can also help with dream work and increase states of consciousness.

Fruits and Vegetables: Asparagus, endive, mushroom, rhubarb, beets, tomato, seaweed, watercress, olive

Flowers: Calendula, anise hyssop, jasmine, lilac, narcissus, water lily, poppy, clematis, wisteria, lilac, orchid

Herbs: Golden seal, Echinacea, chaparral, eyebright, mugwort, kava kava, yarrow, skullcap, oatstraw, nutmeg, anise

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