June 22 – July 22
Cancer common features:
Ruler: the Moon
The main gemstone: Emerald
Personal qualities: Fertility. Motherliness. Archetypal. Protective.
Cancer and Health
People born under the sign of Cancer are often emotional types who suffer from digestives problems when under stress. They tend to bottle things up and are prone to ulcers. As they do not communicate well they will suffer in silence. As the homely sign of the Zodiac, food is crucial and lots of it! This can result in extra weight in later years. Regard to the diet is important and shellfish should be kept off the menu. As a water sign, they should try swimming in order to stay fit. Later life could be troubled with pleurisy and dropsy unless a regime of regular exercise has been followed.
Body parts and organs:
Esophagus, stomach, diaphragm, pancreas, breasts, womb, ribs and digestive organs.
Anemia, gastric and stomach problems and obesity.
Cancer and Wealth
Naturally caring and concerned for the welfare of others, the Cancerian often seeks a profession where they can help and look after others. They feel at home when they are offering warmth and security to others. They give their best when at work and if the atmosphere is sensitive and calm then they will succeed.
Typical careers include: Medicine, Catering, Hospitality, Child-care, Writing.
They are good as Genealogists, Garners, Milkmen, Publicans.
Cancer and Love
To the uncertain and sentimental Cancer, love is extremely important. However, in this case, love represents emotional security, a ‘home’. Cancerians need for love is huge, although sometimes they try to disguise this behind tears and laughter.