Cancer Birthstone

What is the birthstone of Cancer? Find out more about it and how it affects Cancer characteristics.

Cancer Birthstone


People born between June 22 and July 23 belong to this star sign. The birthstones corresponding to June are Pearl and Moonstone and Ruby is the birthstone for July. Pearl is widely used in jewellery and as is apparent from its pure white color, signifies purity and chastity. It has a positive effect on two main things- digestion and reproduction. In matters of digestion, it has a positive effect on the various organs and can reduce bloating while in matters of reproduction, it is helpful in childbirth. Moonstone is similar to Pearl in many aspects apart from the white color. It is thought to have a soothing effect on individuals wearing it and symbolizes love and hope. It is also good for the digestive organs and can help counter hormonal disorders, especially in women. It is also believed to improve infertility and assist in childbirth. Ruby's pure red color has given rise to the expression “ruby red lips”. It promotes vitality, prosperity and strength. In terms of healing powers, it is supposed to have a positive effect on the lymphatic system and is good for the blood. It helps fight infections and stimulates other organs of the body.