Make way for the fiery Leo! This zodiac sign is brazen, brave, and open-hearted. As the fifth sign of the Zodiac, Leo’s love to be the center of attention. You might even, okay… definitely say they are a bit dramatic! They wear their hearts on their sleeve. The symbol for Leo is the Lion — envision a courageous, passionate, and kind-hearted lion. This sign will fight for what they believe in and protect those they love. They are natural born leaders, however they can be aggressive, bossy, and proud at times. These are challenges to work through rather than problems, and we turn to the crystals to guide us on our path of self growth! To shop all Leo items, click here. Here are some facts about this sign —
Dates: July 23-August 22
Ruling Planet: Sun
Symbol: The Lion
House Ruled: Fifth
The first crystal a Leo may want to turn to is Carnelian. Carnelian is a sacred stone that invokes the fire within, igniting passion and purpose. This is a wonderful crystal to use if you are working on any creative projects, seeking guidance on developing self-confidence, or if you need to express yourself. This crystal is energizing and healing to both the heart chakra and the sacral chakra. These are two powerful centers for love and passion. When you feel a spark of inspiration, turn to your carnelian. A wonderful practice is to light a candle, then place your carnelian at the base of the candle. Once the candle has burned out you can place the crystal on your heart. This invokes the fire within.
Red Tiger’s Eye is a powerful stone for Leo. If you want to manifest your dreams into reality, this crystal will be a tool in helping you get there. This stone is also known as “Dragon’s Eye”. It’s deeply stimulating to the creative spirit. Dissolving any creative blockages, Red Tiger’s Eye will soothe you back into your sacred center. This crystal also promotes self love.
For the lion-hearted Leo, it is essential to take care of that big heart! Rose Quartz is the primary stone to work with for nurturing the heart chakra. Rose Quartz teaches us how to love ourselves first, how to be compassionate to others, and to give love generously. If you have any feelings of insecurity or self-doubt, it would be wise to work with Rose Quartz. Keep your crystal by your mirror, so whenever you look at yourself you are reminded to practice self love.
Pyrite is a stone of prosperity, protection, and success. Keep this crystal in your workspace for good luck! Pyrite is deeply connected to the earth element, keeping you grounded and focused. Call upon this crystal when you need physical strength or motivation. For Leo specifically, Pyrite is helpful in staying in alignment with needs vs. desires.