Medical Astrology is the branch of
astrology used to maintain health by identifying, through
the birth chart, individual strengths and
vulnerabilities. Medical Astrology also provides insights
into diagnosis and prognosis, and is able to address
specific individual treatments.
Capricorn and the
Capricorn works with:
- the digestive
- processes of the
- calcium metabolism
- joints, cartilage, bones, and
- patella and knees
- the skin
Saturn is the planet that transmits
Capricornian energy. It governs the skeletal system. This
includes the parathyroid glands in the neck, which
regulate the metabolism of minerals necessary for bone
formation. The homeopathics, herbs, vitamins, minerals,
and Bach Flower Remedies specifically for Capricorn
(person and time of year) follow:
Homeopathic: Calcium phosphate
(Calc. Phos). This cell salt is a very important
constituent of bone tissue. It assists in the absorption
of calcium, therefore is essential for young, growing
bodies, menopausal women, and the elderly. It aids in the
healing of bone fractures, and helps prevent indigestion
and the malabsorption of foods. Foods containing Calc.
Phos are spinach, cucumbers, lettuce, figs, plums,
strawberries, almonds, lentils, whole wheat, barley, rye,
fish, and milk.
Herbs: Comfrey strengthens bones
and elasticity of the skin; mustard and chicory are used
for joint pain and rheumatic conditions, and chamomile
and cloves are remedies for toothaches.
Vitamins: Vitamin A for the skin
and proper protein metabolism in the liver. B-complex,
especially B-2 (riboflavin) which functions as part of a
group of enzymes involved in breakdown and utilization of
carbohydrates, fats, and protein, and regulates the
delicate sodium-potassium balance in the body. Vitamin C
for gum disease and tooth problems, to heal wounds,
decrease swelling in painful joints, and is key to
collagen formation. Vitamin D improves absorption and
utilization of calcium and phosphorous required for bone
formation. Bioflavinoids act with Vitamin C to prevent
cholesterol build up. Lecithin is an emulsifying agent
that breakdowns fats aiding the function of the
Minerals: Calcium and magnesium.
The ratio should be 2:1, twice as much calcium as
Bach Flower Remedies: Oak and
Aries - Rules the head.
Taurus - Rules the throat.
Gemini - Rules the shoulders, arms and
Cancer - Rules the breast, chest and
Leo - Rules the heart and spine.
Virgo - Rules the intestines and
Libra - Rules the loins and kidneys.
Scorpio - Rules the reproductive organs.
Sagittarius - Rules the thighs.
Capricorn - Rules the knees.
Aquarius - Rules the ankles.
Pisces - Rules the feet.