Libra the Scales

September 23rd – October 23rd

The Scales of justice that weighed the souls of the dead against a feather. Balance and harmony for all. 

Symbol – Scales

Glyph - Represents the Scales of Justice, balance and harmony.

Element – Air.

Planet – Venus.

Quality – Cardinal.

Positive/Masculine Sign.

Personal Creed - I Balance.

Libra Day – Friday ruled by Venus.

Gemstones – Sapphire, opal, kunzite, aquamarine, aventurine, lepidolite.

Flowers and Herbs – Ash, bluebells, cayenne, chamomile, dill, eucalyptus, fennel, holly, hydrangea, lily, mint, pennyroyal, pine, poplar, rose, spearmint, thyme, vanilla.

Colours – Pale blue, pink and green.

Metal – Copper.

Tarot- Major Arcana – 11 Justice. Minor Arcana – Queen of swords.

Animals and Creatures - Dove, lizards, reptiles.

Gods  Hermes, Orestes.

Goddesses – Aphrodite, Hathor, Ishtar, Ma’at, Venus.



This is a term to define the twelve sectors of the sky. Each planet falls into one of these houses. Libra is associated with the Seventh House. This relates to your relationships with others, good and bad, legal matters.

Work  Diplomats, psychology, social work, lawyer, mediation, antique dealers, composers.

Leisure Time  cooking, music, dining out, craft work, antique hunting, beauty treatment, sports, fashion.

Love and Relationships - A loving Star sign that rules by its heart,  you sometimes jumps into relationships and then feel trapped. Due to your flirtatious nature you may drive your partner away, even if you think the flirting is innocent.


Kidneys, skin, urinary organs, anus, lumbar vertebrae. Balance is needed to maintain a healthy lifestyle, this includes, work, exercise and food. Limit alcohol, drink plenty of water and breathe in fresh air.

Cell Salt – Sodium phosphate.

BEST EXERCISES – Outdoor pursuits and walks in the fresh air, tennis, golf, cars.

FOODS - This is not a diet to stick to and all things in moderation! Tomatoes, asparagus, beans, cereals, cabbage, celery, cucumber, lemon, beetroot, ginger, apples, carrots, peas, yellow corn, raisins, almonds,  fresh coconut, oatmeal, wheat, unpolished rice, spinach, strawberries, blueberries, sweets in moderation, mushrooms, Chinese foods, stir fries, broccoli, pasta.