Best Crystals for Cancer

Posted by Leah Cohen on

The fourth sign of the Zodiac is the sweet and sensitive Cancer. This sign is personified by the symbol of “The Crab”, which sums up Cancers perfectly — tough on the outside and soft on the inside! Cancer’s place a lot of importance on home, both literally and symbolically. Security and comfort are of high value to these beloved crabs. Cancers are protective and caring, especially of their family, friends, and loved ones. As a water sign, Cancers are also deeply intuitive and emotional. To shop all cancer items, click here. Here are a few facts about Cancers!


Dates: June 21-July 22

Ruling Planet: Moon

Symbol: The Crab

Element: Water

Mode: Cardinal

House Ruled: Fourth


One of the many strengths of Cancer is their divine connection to their intuition. A stone that enhances this energy is Blue Calcite. This luminous stone is healing to the spirit, cleansing to the energetic field, and powerful in promoting inner peace. Cancers may feel drained or even overwhelmed by the outside world, so it is important to have a self-care practice at home. Blue Calcite should be present in the sacred home space to bring balance back to Cancers.


Hematite is another powerful stone of importance for Cancer. This crystal is an ore of Iron, which helps circulation in your body. The more our blood flows, the more we circulate new energy. This is a strong grounding stone, helping Cancer connect to their center and focus their intentions. This stone also activates the root chakra — the chakra associated with “home” and “security”. Find comfort and grounding in Hematite, Cancer.


White Howlite is a tender teacher of self confidence. This is a wonderful stone to ease any anxiety for Cancer surrounding communication and emotions. If you have any past emotional trauma you are carrying with you, working with white howlite will be healing. A beautiful practice for Cancers would be to journal while holding this stone, to promote honest expression and emotional healing.


If you struggle with letting go, turn to Snowflake Obsidian. This stone is a dynamic teacher in how to shed what does not serve us anymore, in order to make space for the new. Snowflake Obsidian is both detoxifying and healing, purging out energetic blocks, harmful patterns, and negative beliefs one might have. Anything you may be suppressing will be gently brought to the surface with this crystal. Place this crystal on your third eye and meditate lying down in order to connect to divine guidance. 



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