It is important to remember that the Moon cycles through the signs of the zodiac every couple of days, and it’s important to check the time of day that it enters and leaves the sign, because that will vary depending on your geographical location. If in doubt, you can use this moon sign calculator.
Cancer rules security, myths and archetypes, nurturer, looking into the past, traditions, the family in general, cooking and eating, planting, fishing, home and hearth, restaurants, good for listening to others, helping others with problems, sentiment, keeping secrets, doing things at home or for the home, roots, integrity, graves, underground places, inherited traits, weather and climate, gentle self-effacing humor, psychic, land and real estate, fresh water, water in general, especially in lakes, rivers and streams, mines and mining.
Cancer presides over anything to do with the home, family, food, nurturing, the mother, women in general. Things tend to last, as Cancer is a clingy sign. Good for love spells, weather spells, altar consecration, blessing the home, mediumship, psychic endeavors, inciting over-emotionalism. Spells for the success in buying land, purchasing real estate, a decent place to live, and reconciling family members are best performed when the Moon is in this sign. With love relationships or marriages begun when the moon is in Cancer, if the parties break up, they often tend to reunite.
This is the sign the Moon rules, and here she is very strong. Magick corresponding to the Moon is successful when the Moon is in Cancer. This would include spellwork for the following:
- Mother, family, children
- Psychic abilities
- Finding one’s roots
- Past lives
- Real estate
- Altar consecration
- Chalice consecration
- Establishing a coven
- Finding or buying a home
- Weather workings
- Planting and raising food crops
- Contacting Goddess
- Starting a Tradition
Cancer is a very sensitive sign of the zodiac, and this is evident in its effect on people. The time of the Moon in Cancer is favorable for establishing personal affairs, family relations, and the development of intuitive abilities. During this period, it is easier to learn to understand people, it is also favorable for the development of the restaurant business and the sale of flowers.
These days we are more receptive and suggestible. No need to rush things. If someone in your environment is naughty and scandalous – he wants attention and warmth. Show sympathy, and the person will thank you for your loyalty in the future.
Cancer is a fertile zodiac sign, so it is the best time to plant fruit crops, or any other plants that you want. In addition, astrologers claim that the moon in Cancer helps couples to conceive a girl.
Do NOT have surgical procedures performed on the stomach at this time.
Moon Phase Info:
- New Moon in Cancer– the time to solve family matters and domestic issues.
- Waxing Moon in Cancer– the best period for frank conversations with your soulmate.
- Full Moon in Cancer– a day of charity, volunteering, help to the needy.
- Waning Moon in Cancer– a time of nostalgia, meetings with old friends.
Ritual Bath For Moon in Cancer
Creating a purifying salt bath (to purify your aura), filled with eucalyptus (to aid in healing emotional ailments), lavender (to help you relax), rose quartz (to mend your heart and confidence), amethyst (to revive and treat your emotional upsets), and moonstone (to evoke the Moon Goddess in balancing out your best emotions) will boost your auric field and attune your inner vibration, allowing you to release old sentiments by cleansing your body, mind, and sprit.
Moon Water Recipe
- 6 drops of Eucalyptus Oil or Eucalyptus Leaves
- 4 Lavender Oil or Fresh Lavender
- Rose Quartz
- Amethyst Crystal
- Himalayan Sea Salt, Epson Salt, or Kosher Salt
Place rose quartz, amethyst, and moonstone in a cup of water. Charge a cup of water under the Moon’s glow during the day. You can leave the cup by the window sill to absorb the lunar energy.
Run a warm bath. Put a cup of salt in the bath water. Place 6 drops of eucalyptus oil or leaves in bath (the number 2 is the numerological number of the Moon, therefore, we are using even numbers to honor the Moon Goddess). Place 4 drops of lavender oil or flowers in bath. Add the rose quartz, amethyst, and moonstone to water.
Enter bath and close your eyes, meditating on the stillness of your mind and the warmth of the water. Put on soothing music, lay in the bath. Let the water heal your mind, body, spirit, and heart by washing away the pain and frustrations you feel within.
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