Traditional Correspondences: Cancer

Cancer GlyphThe zodiac sign of Cancer (21 June – 21 July) is symbolised by the Crab.

The glyph represents a woman’s breasts which show the nurturing qualities of the sign.

Cancer Basics

Ruler: Moon Exultation: Jupiter
Natural House: 4th house Fall: Mars
Quality: Cardinal Detriment: Saturn
Element: Water Polarity: Negative / Feminine

Cancer Correspondences

Day: Monday
Number: 2
Physiology: Breasts, stomach, alimentary system
Illnesses: Digestive problems, gastric ulcers, female reproductive disorders
Colours: White, silver, iridescence, grey
Metal: Silver
Birthstones: Moonstone, pearl
Season: Midsummer
Foods: Shellfish, lettuce, mushrooms, cabbage, milk, fish, fruits & vegetables with high water content
Herbs: Verbena, tarragon, saxifrage
Plants: White rose, water lily, lotus, wild flowers
Trees: Trees rich in sap, alder, willow, acanthus
Animals: Crustaceans, Frogs
Places: Holland, Scotland, anywhere near or on water, rivers, oceans, lakes, springs & marshy ground, cellars & laundries


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