The Best Herbal Remedies for Each Zodiac Sign

Alternative herbal remedies are in the buzz nowadays since people are looking for alternative ways to treat ailments instead of only relying on Western medicine. While it is important to still rely on Western medicine, there is truth to how many herbs have healing properties. And, each individual is prone to end up with certain ailments due to their sun sign.  

Let’s now have a look at what the best herbal remedies are for each of the signs based on what ailments people can be the most prone to, based on their zodiac sign.

Aries – Cayenne

Aries is the first sign of the zodiac and it is a fire sign which represents passion, initiative, and independence. And, the Aries individual responds to anything that is bold. And, those who have the sun sign may be prone to headaches as it rules the head. Headaches are often caused by low blood flow and low iron levels.

The best herbal remedy for the Aries individual is anything that is strong such as the cayenne pepper. This herb is not only perfectly bold for the liking of the typical Aries, but it helps to improve blood flow and it is high in iron.

Taurus – Lavender

Taurus is the second sign of the zodiac and it is an earth sign which represents stability, routine, and a love for the material thing which includes food. Those who have this sun sign may be prone to the thyroid and digestive problems which can be aggravated by the stress caused by a change in routine – which may also be caused by overindulging in the finest foods which may be a result of stress as well. Remember how much they dislike change.


That is why the best herbal remedy for the typical Taurus individual is lavender as it not only is it soothing but it also helps with digestion. The smell is also very comforting which is also what the Taurus needs – comfort.

Gemini – Dill

Gemini is the third sign of the zodiac and it is an air sign which represents communication, high energy, versatility, movement, and curiosity. The Gemini does not slow down and is always on the go, which can cause nervousness as well as disruptions to the respiratory system as the sign rules that area of the body.

The best herbal remedy for the Gemini is dill as it is a relaxant and helps calm the nerves down. It is also full of excellent minerals to promote a healthy nervous system.

Cancer – Peppermint

Cancer is the fourth sign of the zodiac and it is a water sign that represents emotions, love for home and family, and a love for food and cooking. However, those who have the sun sign can easily end up with digestive issues as that is what is ruled by Cancer. Digestive issues can be problematic due to high and uncontrollable emotions.

That is why peppermint is really the best healing herb for the typical Cancer individual. Peppermint is a fantastic digestive healing aid, and it is soothing as well. This will not only help calm upset stomachs down but will calm a sea of emotions as well.

Leo – Saffron

Leo is the fifth sign of the zodiac and it is a fire sign that rules playfulness, royalty, and the love for being in the spotlight. And this is the sign that also rules the heart and the cardiovascular system. That means that the king or the queen of the jungle may end up with heart and blood pressure ailments. In fact, they are at risk for developing hypertension.

The ideal herb for the typical Leo is saffron because it not only helps lower blood pressure and keeps the cardiovascular system healthy, but it has a bold and strong taste – which is appreciated by anyone who has a fire sign such as the Leo!

Virgo – Fennel Seeds

Virgo is the sixth sign of the zodiac and it is an earth sign which represents work, service, organization, and analysis. Those who have this sun sign are prone to being very nervous due to the fact that they can become too worked up if they become too focused on an issue – which is common for those who have this sun sign.

Nervousness can cause digestive problems as well as other issues such as loss of concentration. The best healing herb for the Virgo is fennel. Fennel seeds are known to not only help calm digestive issues but are packed with potassium which helps keep the nervous system strong! The Virgo needs it to be strong based on their nature.

Libra – Mint

Libra is the seventh sign of the zodiac and it is an air sign that represents balance, harmony, and beauty. And whenever those with this sun sign feel out of balance, they end up suffering in many ways as their adrenal glands and kidneys can also end up with imbalances. This can cause some serious health issues as Libra rules this area of the body as well.

The best herbal remedy for the individual with this sun sign is mint. Not only is the smell and taste appealing, which is what the Libra would want, but it is meant to help create balance within the body. And, mint helps to strengthen kidneys which is a bonus.

Scorpio – Saw Palmetto

Scorpio is the eighth sign of the zodiac and it is a water sign that represents passion, intensity, and extremes in general. And, the sign rules the reproductive system. Anyone can have imbalances of the male or female reproductive system, but the Scorpio can have more issues with it when they are out of balance by going from one extreme to the other which can be caused by physical, mental, and emotional health.

The best herbal remedy for the Scorpio individual is saw palmetto. It is not only helpful to the reproductive system as many couples have taken it together (regardless of their sun sign) to increase their chances of having powerful fertility. However, this herb is very beneficial to the Scorpio in general as it helps bring more of a balance to them.

Sagittarius – Dandelion

Sagittarius is the ninth sign of the zodiac and it is a fire sign that represents optimism, adventure, and exploration. It is a known fact that the Sagittarius individual can get carried away which can mean having too much to eat or drink. That, as you know, is not very good for the liver, and Sagittarius rules the hepatic area.

That is why the best herbal remedy for the Sagittarius individual is dandelion or the dandelion root. It is full of powerful minerals and is excellent for supporting the health of the liver, as it has other benefits as well. This is why after a night of having too much to drink or eat, they need to go make themselves some dandelion root tea to help them maintain their health.

Capricorn – Thyme

Capricorn is the tenth sign of the zodiac and it is an earth sign that represents anything that has to do with business, organization, and sophistication. Capricorn also rules the bones and joint areas which are the areas that can be the most affected especially after one has been busy climbing the corporate ladder- among other things.

That is why the best healing herb for the typical Capricorn is thyme as it has healing properties to promote bone and joint health. This is one herb that every Capricorn needs to cook with in order to keep their joints and bones protected since their schedules are jam-packed with anything that is work or family related.

Aquarius – Chamomile

Aquarius is the eleventh sign of the zodiac and it is an air sign that rules innovation, uniqueness, and nonconformity, as well as friendliness. However, since the typical Aquarius is always looking for ways to be innovative, unique, and looking for ways to help out with the next charity with their humanitarian way – they are prone to nervousness.

That is why they need healing herbs that promote relaxation to calm those nerves such as chamomile. Chamomile has remarkable properties to help calm nerves and those who are prone to nervousness which can lead to insomnia should drink a cup of chamomile tea each night. That will put them into a state of relaxation.

Pisces – Echinacea

Pisces is the twelfth sign of the zodiac and it is a water sign that represents dreaminess, intuition, empathy, creativity, and psychic ability. Those who have this sun sign are also prone to being very emotional and this sign also rules the immune system. What happens when people get overly upset for a prolonged period of time? Their immune systems take a beating and they end up catching everything under the sun.

The Pisces individual is more prone to that problem. That is why the best healing herb for those with this sun sign is Echinacea. Echinacea is known to keep the immune system boosted which is what the Pisces individual needs to keep doing to prevent themselves from getting run down due to their immune system being too stressed! The best tea for them to drink is Echinacea tea so they can soothe themselves down and keep their immune systems strong.

If you have tried any of these herbal remedies whether you are prone to the ailments listed in your sun sign or not, let us know if they have given you relief. And if you have other suggestions of what other herbal remedies are helpful that are not listed, please share!

Miriam Slozberg

Miriam Slozberg is a Canadian freelance writer and blogger, mom, author, and has been a certified astrologer since 2006.

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