Full Moon in Aquarius- August 3, 2020
The Full Moon is time to release what no longer serves us. It is a time to close up a cycle and look forward to what is to come. The Full Moon in Aquarius asks us to embrace what makes us unique and different. It asks us to follow our own personalized paths and practice gratitude for the journey this far.
Full Moon in Aquarius Energy and Correspondences
Aquarius, or the water-bearer, actually exhibits an air element and a fixed mode. It is dually ruled by the planets Saturn and Uranus. Aquarius can often find an inter conflict between conformity and non-conformity, conventionalism, and non-conventionalism. With the full Moon in Aquarius, this energy is intensified. Many in the collective may feel this inner conflict. Saturn is responsible for the conforming and conventional side, while Uranus is responsible for the nonconforming and unconventional side.
Aquarius has its home in the 11th zodiacal house. This house has also been called the house of good fortune and wish fulfillment. This house consists of friends, social circles, acquaintances of all kinds, and benefactors. With the Full moon in Aquarius, many in the collective will feel a need to spend more time with friends and in social circles. Aquarius corresponds with the Star card in the Tarot, which is a card that speaks of great hopes, wishes, aspirations, and wish-fulfillment. The image on the card is related to that of the water-bearer. The Star card is number eleven in the Tarot, which also makes Aquarius resonate with the energy of the number 11. The number 11 is said to be a master number of the spiritual teacher or guru. With the Full Moon in Aquarius, many will be called to learn great spiritual lessons either by teaching them or learning them.
In medical Astrology, Aquarius rules over the circulatory system. Aquarius also corresponds to the ankles and the shins. During the Full Moon in Aquarius, it can be especially important to support our circulatory system by getting enough exercise and eating the right foods. Some great foods to support the circulatory system and increase blood flow are cayenne pepper, pomegranate, cinnamon, garlic, fatty fish, turmeric, leafy greens, beets, and citrus fruits.
Aquarius in love will be rational and can sometimes seem aloof or unemotional. With the Full Moon in Aquarius, love relationships will be evaluated in a cool, rational, and logical way. Aquarius exhibits an air element, which relates to the mind. The air element relates to the Suit of Swords in the Tarot. Partners will bond over intellectual conversations and ideas. It might not be the most emotional time in love.
Other Aquarius Correspondences
The following are Aquarius Correspondences that are recommended to work with under the Full Moon:
- Crystals- Aquamarine, Lapis Lazuli, Malachite, Amber.
- Herbs/Plants-Buttercup, Fennel, Wormwood, Comfrey, Daffodil, Flax Seed, Pine, Poppy, and Valerian.
- Incense: Galbanum.
- Colors- Violet, Purple, and Sky Blue.