The Sun enters Scorpio on or about the 21st day of October and leaves Scorpio on or about the 21st day of November. The new moon during this period will occur in Scorpio. The full moon in Scorpio occurs in April or May when the Sun is in the opposite sign, Taurus. Scorpio is most popularly associated with passions, lust and violence, deception, secrets and hidden wisdom, transformation, death and rebirth.

Scorpio Correspondences

Scorpio is ruled by either the planet Pluto or the planet Mars, depending on who you talk to. Its ruling element is water.

Colors black, red, brown

Stones diamond, obsidian, topaz, ruby, jet

Metals iron, steel

Herbs agaric, artichoke, asafoetida, basil, belladonna, blackberry, black-eyed susan, blackthorn, bloodroot, catalpa, cattail, chrysanthemum, black-cohosh, blue cohosh, damiana, datura, dogwood, dragon-s-blood, elder, foxglove, ginseng, hemlock, horseradish, lobelia, mandrake, morning glory, nightshade, pansy, patchouli, pomegranate, rye, saw palmetto, toadflax, tobacco, vanilla, wormwood, yew, holly

Animals scorpion, wolf, panther, eagle, vulture

Scorpio in Magick

Scorpio energy supports magick related to increasing psychic ability, contacting other planes, merging with Deity, spirituality, prisons and prisoners, confinement, the downtrodden and unfortunate, criminals, hidden enemies, past lives and karma, reincarnation, magick in general, potions, brews, poisons, drawing out poisons, cleansings, secrets and hidden things, finding lost items, banishment, exorcism, mediumship, charity and welfare, widows and orphans, spies, working on self-betterment by examining hidden aspects of yourself, hypnotism, mental health, nuclear power, radiation, psychic healing, working with oils, incenses and perfumes, luck in general, bad luck

Full and Waning Moon in Scorpio

The energy of the full and waning moon in the sign of Scorpio supports spells relating to shedding unwanted habits, self-doubts and other energies in order to work toward a positive transformation; rebirth; removing anything that is interfering with your satisfaction with your love life; removing issues interfering with your own self love; revealing deceptions and other secrets; facing fears and anxieties in order to overcome them; removing blockages and obstacles to your spiritual and psychic growth.

New and Waxing Moon in Scorpio

In some traditions, the New Moon in Scorpio is referred to as the Lunar Samhain.

Finding your soul mate or twin flame; anything relating to psychic, mental and psychological growth; increasing your own self-esteem and self-worth; anything relating to death, rebirth and transformation; alchemy; renewal of the body, mind and spirit.

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