Leo zodiac sign dates – 23rd July-22nd August
Symbol – Lion
Element – Fire
Ruling Planet – Sun
Leo zodiac sign color – Golden yellow/orange
Crystals – Peridot, Carnelian, Yellow Topaz, Tigers Eye, Amber, Garnet
What is the best crystal for Leo?
The main birthstone for Leo is Peridot. This stone carries particular properties that enhance the positive personalities and traits of Leos, eliminating any negative traits. Peridot with its soothing golden-green glow acts as a guide and light of wisdom for Leos.
People born under the Leo sign are known to be overly protective of the people they call their own, and with Peridot close at hand, it strengthens this caring and protective instinct.
Leos are also known to be quite sensitive and concerned about their image and like to maintain their dignity and fame. Peridot helps them grow and become more open-minded. The stone also boosts Leo’s traits of being truthful, faithful, loyal and lovable.
Carnelian is perfect for Leo, with its flame orange color and revitalizing energy. It helps Leo to focus on their natural traits and abilities.
Carnelian is a stone of vitality, endurance and leadership. Its bold energy works with the three lower chakras to ignite motivation, promote courage and stimulate creativity. It helps to faith in your abilities and empowers you to take action towards your goals. It raises self-confidence, calms envy or jealousy and helps one feel more stable and content in their life.
Carnelian enhances the natural joy and confidence of Leos so that they can open and share their big hearts with the world. It can also help those having difficulties with reproduction and sexuality.
Further, the carnelian has a unique influence particularly at the physical level in order to help in healing.
Physically, it is believed to stimulate the metabolism, balance the health of the reproductive organs and promote fertility. Carnelian complements Leo’s confident and enthusiastic character, reduces their excessive ego and promotes a healthy balance of pride and modesty.
Topaz soothes, heals, stimulates, recharges, re-motivates and aligns the meridians of the body – directing energy to where it is needed most. It promotes truth and forgiveness. Topaz brings joy, generosity, abundance and good health. It is known as a stone of love and good fortune. It releases tension, inducing relaxation. Topaz promotes openness and honesty, self-realisation and self-control. It aids problem-solving and assists in expressing ideas. Stabilizes the emotions, making you receptive to love from all sources.
Leo’s certainly boast big cat energy which is why the Tigers Eye also makes for an incredible zodiac gemstone for this fierce and fabulous star sign. Bringing lashings of strength and inner power, the Tiger Eye birthstone naturally matches Leo’s own personal traits of power. This stone oozes self-confidence yet also brings in the clearing of toxic energies and negative belief patterns.
Tiger’s Eye, in particular, is known to be an abundance stone that aids Leos in manifesting their dreams and ideas and unlocking their creative abilities. The stone also combines the energies of the earth and sun in order to create a high but grounded vibration for Leos.
Generally speaking, tiger’s Eye is considered to be a powerful and majestic spiritual stone that protects the wearer from calamities and blesses the wearer with peace and happiness.
Moreover, it is believed that the energy of tiger eye stone can calm our mind, keep us clear and focused, and stimulate creativity. This is the reason why many think that these stones help the owner to make breakthroughs in their careers and to reach their goals through self-discipline, and then to live a happy and joyful life.
Amber’s energy, especially when rubbed, distributes positive frequencies that work to banish negativity and depression. It helps you to develop mental and emotional defenses to protect you from negative energy or bouts of anxiety and depression.
Amber healing properties aim to treat conditions of depression and negativity and to empower your mental-emotional fortress as you make positive changes towards eliminating negative influence and energy from your life.
This bright stone has healing properties that mend emotional wounds to allow your natural radiance to shine again. Amber is also classed as a very lucky mineral, to draw healthy, lasting love and relationships nearer to us.
As it simulates our mental concentration and exploration, Amber helps us improve our memory function, which goes hand-in-hand with understanding grief and learning from experiences to invite in new love and joy. This is particularly helpful to Leo, who can often distance themselves from love, being more interested in helping those around them.
Garnet helps soothe anger, especially self criticism and soothes jealousy by encouraging inner confidence. It is a good crystal for Leos to increase their willpower and resistance to all things that are negative. This is another stone that protects their hearts and their love life. Their physical love is deeply covered by the protection of the Garnet.
This crystal enhances Leos gifts and inspiration. They can be used for Leos to find success and happiness in their career lives. Using this crystal, Leos can do just about anything when it comes to their careers and professions. This combination of the power from the crystal and the power that Leos are born with allow them to find fortune in whatever they decide to do.
Leo zodiac sign characteristics
Leo, s are natural born leaders, with their creativity, enthusiasm, energy, courage and strength. At home, a Leo loves to be surrounded by luxury, beauty and comfort. Inside the home it will look and feel warm and inviting, yet expensive and tasteful.
Leo takes pleasure in good food and excellent company. Known as the ,” life of the party”, people find it easy to be around this star sign, with their warm charisma and confidence.
Those born under Leo have a strong willingness to help others progress and are prepared to devote their time and energy to this cause.
Leos posses a high level of organizational skills, dedication and determination, which makes them good candidates for the following careers: Politics, Marketing, CEO, Actor, Accountant, Events organizer.
As a lion does with its pride, the Leo has a strong desire to protect those around them. They have a heightened sense of awareness within their surroundings, giving them the ability to asses a situation, devise a strategy and then implement the plan, utilizing their gift for directing others in the process.
On the other hand, Leos can be known for being short tempered at times and easily frustrated. This may feel threatening to those around them at the time.
They can tend to become self-absorbed, over confident and bossy. Developing greater tolerance will help a Leo to achieve their aims more effectively.
The above mentioned crystals can become helpful in all aspects of a Leos life.