Recognized as the traditional birthstone for the month of May, emerald is most beneficial for those native to the astrological signs Taurus, Gemini and sometimes Cancer.
According to Indian Vedic astrology, emerald is representative of Mercury, the planet that symbolizes intellect, wisdom and mental capacity in terms of memory and speech. It is said that emerald ensures confidence and enhances Mercury’s positive energy.
Emerald is also known to lead natives toward the positive elements of air, pouring rays of positive vision and strong intellect on the. It is encourages to adorned by diplomats, spiritual leaders, scientists, astrologers, teachers, architects, doctors, businessmen, publishers, accountants, engineers, writers, musicians, administrators of factories, founders of schools and colleges, public speakers, judges and mayors. Emerald stones provide a sense of understanding and encourages one’s spirituality.
As stated in Hindu mythology, emerald is believed to encourage easy birthing if adorned around the woman’s waist. The stone is also is said to keep relationships strong and everlasting when gifted to the beloved, as well as unveils the intentions of a conspirer or betrayer.
This gemstone is also said to open connections with the Hindu goddess of wisdom and intellect, Maa Saraswati. The gem also plays a foremost role in destroying the effects of evil spirits, nightmares and black magic. It can be worn in many fashions, including earrings, rings, necklace and pendants. However, in order to obtain the most astrological benefits, it is advised that emerald should be worn in the form of a ring or pendant.