The solar system consists of nine planets, namely Sun, Moon, Mars, Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Rahu, and Ketu.
These planets have positive and negative effects on any individual personal and professional life based on their birth chart and planetary positions of its native planets.
There are times in our lives when everything goes haywire without any plausible reason and we do not have a clue. Then one needs to look at ruling planets and see their movement and how it is affecting us.
Very often we hear and read the term “Retrograde” with regard to the planets. This is the time when a plane is in a backward motion and troublesome cycles are in effect during this period.
To offset the negative effect during the inauspicious time of the planets, remedial measures and precautions can be taken.
Let us see the effects of the nine planets and their remedy in this article. Gemstone plays an important role in the field of astrology and has a beneficial effect on a person’s horoscope.
Below are the nine precious gemstones that have been assigned to the nine planets for removing the negative effect.
1. Planet Sun (Surya)
It is known as a royal planet of power, authority, and finance. When the sun is malefic or weak, a person can have health problems and relationship issues with his family.
Ruby gemstones are for individuals affected by this planet. Ruby is known to capture the energy of Sun from its upper surface and it transfers this energy into the body of the native who wears it.
Remedies for Sun:
- Before starting any new work or before leaving home, drink a glass of water mixed with sugar.
- Feed black cow and monkey whenever possible.
- Pet a dog at home and take the blessing of your mother every day.
- Donate dark red or ruby-colored clothes.
- Donation of jaggery, copper, and wheat is very helpful.
2. Planet Moon (Chandra)
The Moon is known as the ruler of human being emotions. It has feminine power and females are affected by the moon in connection to fertility, pregnancy, and childbirth. It is associated with the Cancer zodiac sign and Fourth House in the horoscope chart.
According to Vedic Astrology, Pearl Gemstone represents the planet Moon and it helps in maintaining the stability of our minds.
Remedies for Moon:
- Feed Birds and never cage them at home.
- Silver should be immersed in the flowing water.
- Those that have malefic Moon should not drink milk in the night rather donate milk in the Bhiaro temple.
- Always keep silver, rice, and water with you.
3. Planet Mars (Mangal)
Mars is known as the planet of desire, action, and energy. Known for its aggressive it rules both the Aries and Scorpio zodiac signs. Mars is weak and debilitating when placed in the wrong house. The individual suffers from depression, failures, and instability.
The red coral gemstone is aligned to this planet and helps the person to regain his vitality, removes depression and cures many blood-related diseases.
Remedies for Mars:
- Donate sweets to Temple nearby.
- Grow a Neem tree in your backyard.
- Feed cows when possible. Always carry a Red color handkerchief or napkin.
- Recite Hanuman Chalisa every day.
- Distribute Prasad in Hanuman temple every Tuesday.
4. Planet Mercury (Budh)
This planet rules the zodiac signs of Virgo and Gemini. It is known as the planet of communications and thus relates to trade and commerce. When it is in retrograde, then miscommunications happen. A weak mercury cause speech and communication problems. To overcome this problem, the Green emerald gemstone is helpful.
Remedies for Mercury:
- Donate milk and rice to any temple.
- Grow pet dogs at home.
- Try to feed crows every day before you eat. Feed wet green grams to birds.
- Drink water through the silver glass every day.
- Wear emerald ring in the little finger.
- Feed the small girls and worship them like we do Pooja for Goddess Durga.
5. Planet Jupiter (Guru)
This planet rules the two signs of the zodiac – Sagittarius and Pisces. It is known for good fortune, wealth, fame and prosperity. When negative, it causes pessimism, depression, and exhaustion. The yellow sapphire gemstone is associated with this planet and helps to peace and prosperity and ensure the continuation of your good luck.
Remedies for Jupiter:
- One must look after a Peepal tree and water it every day.
- Saffron (Kesar) turmeric, gram dal, gold, and any yellow item should be donated in the temple.
- One must apply tilak of Kesar, yellow Chandan on forehead, tongue, and naval.
- Gram dal should be given to the cows to eat.
- Try to wear more gold jewelry or wear yellow sapphire ring.
- Donate turmeric to any temple.
6. Planet Venus (Shukra)
This planet is known as the planet of love and governs the two-zodiac sign Taurus and Libra. When it is not favorably placed, the individual suffers in love and married life. Diamond is the gemstone of this planet and helps in removing the malicious effects and increase the positive effects. Diamonds are believed to bring happiness, peace, and prosperity to the wearer.
Remedies for Venus:
- Always keep a silver piece (square-shaped) in your wallet.
- Donate cow ghee to any temple and also use it at home.
- Wear a diamond ring in Middle finger.
- Apply curd on the full-body before bath.
7. Planet Saturn (Shani)
Saturn is the ruler of Capricorn and Aquarius. It is known for its discipline, limits, and boundaries. If Saturn is negative, it brings hardships, obstacles to an individual. The blue sapphire gemstone, when used carefully, helps to bring down the malefic effects of Saturn.
Remedies for Saturn:
- Donate footwear to homeless people.
- Worship Lord Shiva (Abhishek Shivlinga).
- Donate eye medicine, it helps to remove the eye diseases.
- Buy small silver balls and keep them in your pocket or handbag always.
- With barefoot go to Shani temple on Saturday and ask his pardon for the wrong deeds.
8. Planet Rahu
It is an invisible planet and the north node of the moon. They are favorable for politicians and known to provide power and wealth. If negative, it creates depression, confusion, and emotional imbalance. The Hessonite gemstone helps to neutralize the negative effects of Rahu. It removes fear and brings clarity of mind.
Remedies for Rahu:
- If Rahu is causing trouble in marital life, keep 5 radishes besides pillow of your spouse before sleeping.
- Immersed the coconut in the flowing water.
- Help the poor in their daughter’s marriage.
- Must worship goddess Saraswati.
- A square piece of silver should be put in Gangajal in a container, have a watch, this container should always be full of water.
9. Planet Ketu
It is an invisible planet and known as the south node of the moon. It is considered malefic and mostly associated with negative things. It brings a sense of detachment, losses, and confusion in one’s life.
The Cats eye gemstone helps in improving the health condition of the individual who has undergone surgery caused by the malefic effects of Ketu in one’s horoscope.
Remedies for Ketu:
- Throw yellow-colored lemons in a river.
- Always keep a silver pot filled with honey in your kitchen.
- If the person has a urine problem, wear the silver ring in silk thread into the neck.
- If a son is disobedient and misbehaves with you, black blankets should be donated to the needy persons.