Emerald is one of the most popular gemstones which is frequently prescribed to the people. The emerald is recommended to dispel the negative impact of the planet Mercury. This green colored gemstone comes under nine precious gems. The ruling planet of the Emerald is Mercury. This stone is used by business tycoon, public speaker, educator and writers as well.
This effective gemstone is used when the planet mercury is combusted, afflicted and conjoined with the malefic planets like Saturn, Rahu, Ketu, Mars and Sun, then the green emerald is a boon
General Characteristics of the Mercury
As the planet, Mercury is the significator of the intellect, concentration, communication, memory, mental capacity, vocabulary and business etc. it has a great role in the life of the human being. The powerful Mercury in the birth chart can make one very intelligent, wise, sharp, receptive and articulate. It can make one highly successful in the field of science and technology. The powerful Mercury in the birth chart can make one an efficient doctor, proficient engineer, prodigious mathematician and a winning layer.
Whereas, weak and afflicted Mercury can make some very lethargic in memory, forgetful and lack of communication. The debilitated Mercury can make one’s educational career bleak.
What to do when Mercury is weak and afflicted
If the planet Mercury is afflicted by the evil planets, then wearing an Emerald can be highly beneficial. However, it is very important to consult an astrologer before wearing the green emerald. The suitable gems for the Mercury can elevate your life to a great extent.
In this post, I would like to explain about who should wear an emerald according the Lagan (Ascendant). Generally, the native can wear an emerald whose mercury is beneficial. Let me tell you who can wear an emerald in a nutshell.
- Aries Ascendant – No
- Taurus Ascendant – Yes
- Gemini Ascendant – Yes
- Cancer Ascendant – No
- Leo Ascendant – No
- Virgo Ascendant – Yes
- Libra Ascendant – Yes
- Scorpio Ascendant – No
- Sagittarius Ascendant – No
- Capricorn Ascendant – Yes
- Aquarius Ascendant – Yes
- Pisces Ascendant – No
Although, Taurus, Gemini, Virgo, Libra, Capricorn Aquarius ascendants are eligible to wear this gems, there are specific condition when the Aries, Cancer, Leo, Scorpio, Sagittarius and Pisces ascendant can wear the green emerald. Let’s discuss who can wear emerald and in what condition one can wear.
Emerald for Aries Ascendant
The planet Mercury is the lord of 3rd house and 6th house. Hence, mercury is not a beneficial planet for the Aries ascendant. That is why it is strongly denied to wear the green Emerald for the native born in the Aries ascendant. Wearing this stone can be harmful.
However, the Aries ascendant can wear this when the planet Mercury is posited in its own sign and exalted sign in Gemini and Virgo particularly when the native is running through the Mahadasha and Antardasha of Mercury. Wearing the emerald during the major period and sub period of the mercury can make one courageous and forceful. It can develop good relation with brothers and sisters. One can have victory over enemies, debts and diseases.
Emerald for Taurus Ascendant
The Emerald is a beneficial gemstone for the person belong to the Taurus ascendant. The planet Mercury is the lord of 2nd and 5th house that organizes your wealth, immovable property, family members, intelligence, wisdom, memory, culture and children.
You can wear this powerful stone when the planet Mercury is afflicted by Saturn, Mars, Rahu and Ketu. You can also wear this when Mercury is combusted with Sun. It will bring more beneficial result if this stone is worn along with Diamond the gemstone for the planet Venus. The wearer will get outstanding result by wearing the green colored gem during major period and sub period of the Mercury.
Emerald for Gemini Ascendant
The planet Mercury is one of the most powerful planet for the Gemini ascendant as this planet rules both the ascendant and 10th house i.e. the house of profession. The wearer can get immense benefits like improvement of health, wealth, intellect, social standing, commanding, success in business, career and widespread contact as well. Hence the emerald is highly recommended for the person belong to Gemini ascendant.
You can particularly wear when the planet Mercury is debilitated in the Pisces, afflicted by Saturn, Mars, Rahu and Ketu and combusted by Sun. It will neutralize the negative effect of the mercury and bring the positive energy. The stone can be extremely effective if you are running through the Mahadasha and Antardasha of mercury.
Emerald for Cancer Ascendant
This is not a beneficial gemstone for you if you belong to Cancer ascendant. The planet Mercury is the lord of 3rd and 12th house in the birth chart which is a natural malefic planet for the native. Hence, it is not recommenced to the Cancer native to wear emerald.
However, one can wear this green colored stone during the major and sub-period of the planet mercury if it is posited in its own or exalted sign. The wearer can have benefits like good relations with sibling, courage and force. It can also create the opportunity to augment the spirituality.
Emerald for Leo ascendant
The planet Mercury is the lord of the 2nd and 10th house which is not a benefic planet according to Vedic astrological rules. Hence, you are not prescribed the emerald if you belong to the Leo ascendant. It might harm to the native of Leo ascendant.
However, you can wear this stone during the major period and sub-period of Mercury if it is posited in its own and exalted sign in Gemini and Virgo. It will bring wealth, communication ability, command over language and it will also bring new source of income and can make your business lucrative during mahadasha and antardasha of mercury.
Emerald for Virgo ascendant
If you belong to Virgo ascendant, you are highly recommended to use emerald as the most effective gemstone. The use of Emerald can bring health, happiness, mental peace, social standing, career and professional development, contact with people of ranks, knowledge and wisdom.
You can use it when the planet mercury is debilitated, combusted, hemmed in between malefic planets. This stone can be a boon for the person born in Virgo ascendant as the planet mercury is the lord of Lagna (ascendant) and 10th house which is the most beneficial planet for the native. It can bring phenomenal result during the Budh Mahadasha and Antardasha.
Emerald for Libra ascendant
You are highly recommended to wear green emerald if you belong to the Libra ascendant. The planet mercury is the lord of 9th house and a friendly planet to the ascendant lord Venus. Hence, it can bring excellent result to the native belong to Libra ascendant.
This sacred and powerful gemstone can bring fortune, develop good relationship with father and it keeps the heath of the father in tune. It can augment the respect, honor, success in career and profession and it can also increase your linguistic gear. The stone emerald can bring outstanding result during the major period and sub-period of mercury. It can be more effective if it is worn along with Diamond the gemstone for Venus which is the lord of ascendant.
Emerald for Scorpio ascendant
The emerald is not a recommenced gemstone for the native born in the Scorpio ascendant. The mercury the lord of the 8th house (death) and 11th house which is considered as the malefic planet for this ascendant. Wearing this stone can bring ill-luck and losses.
However, you can wear this stone during the Mahadasha and Antardasha of mercury only if the planet mercury is posited it its own sign or exalted sign (Gemini and Virgo). Wearing this gems during this recommended condition can bring new source of income, and can increase longevity.
Emerald for Sagittarius ascendant
If you belong to Sagittarius ascendant, wearing emerald is not recommended to you. The planet mercury is the lord of 7th house and 10th which is a natural malefic planet for the Sagittarius ascendant. Hence, no astrological classic has prescribed this gemstone for you.
However, you can wear it during the major and sub-period of the mercury if the planet mercury is posited in its own and exalted sign in Gemini and Virgo. The emerald can bring immense success in your professional career and married life as well. It will increase the linguistic gear and make you articulate.
Emerald for Capricorn ascendant
The emerald is highly recommended for the person belongs to Capricorn ascendant. The planet mercury is the lord of both 6th house and 9th house which is a beneficial planet for the Capricorn ascendant. Hence, the wearer can get good luck, can have harmonious relation with father. You will get social respect, name and fame.
This green gem can be highly effective if it is worn along with the Blue Sapphire the gemstone for the planet Saturn. The planet Saturn is a friendly planet to the mercury. That is why wearing both the stone together can be highly beneficial. It will accelerate more positive result during the Mahadasha and Antardasha of mercury.
Emerald for Aquarius ascendant
The emerald is a gemstone which the Aquarius native can wear. The planet mercury is the lord of the 5th house and 9th house which is a beneficial planet for the Aquarius ascendant. The wearer can be blessed with children. It can increase the knowledge, intelligence, memory, concentration and it gives command over speech. The people those who are into business can excel.
It can bring more effective result if worn along with Blue sapphire the gemstone of Saturn. The Saturn is the lord of Aquarius ascendant and a friendly planet to the mercury. The emerald can bring spectacular result if worn during the Mahadasha and Antardasha of mercury.
Emerald for Pisces ascendant
The emerald is not a beneficial gemstone for the native born in the Pisces ascendant. The mercury is the lord of 4th house and 7th house which is not a friendly planet to the Lagan lord Jupiter. Hence, the ancient sages and saints have not recommended this stone for the native of Pisces.
However, you can wear the gem in some certain circumstance. If you are under the Mahadasha and Antardasha of mercury and the planet mercury is posited in Gemini and Virgo in its own and exalted sign, then you can wear emerald.
How to use Emerald
- Weight – At least 5 Karats
- Auspicious metal – Gold
- Auspicious finger – Little finger
- Auspicious day – Wednesday
- Auspicious Paksha – Shukla Paksha
Dip this stone on Wednesday of bright fortnight in either Ganga’s water or raw milk early in the morning. Purify with following mantra by chanting 108 times.
Mantra – Om Bum Budhay Namah (108 times)