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RULER : Venus

EXALTATION : Moon

DETRIMENT : Mars

ELEMENT: earth

MODALITY: fixed

AIM : serenity

STRATEGY : simplicity and silence

SHADOW : laziness and materialism

ARCHETYPES: the sculptor - the epicure - the silent one - the totem animal - the ecologist - the gardener - the lover - the musician - the banker - the dancer - the bodyworker - the builder - the stubborn mule - the materialist - the glutton - the lazy bones 

ENERGY IN ALIGNMENT : patient - earthy - quiet - firm -  measured - natural - practical - pragmatic - down-to-earth - resourceful - managerial - deliberate - slow-but-steady - soothing - values self - productive - tenacious - persistent - resistant - enduring - stoic - steadfast - persevering - determined - strong willed - tenacious - productive - resourceful - fertile - organic - resolute - dependable - reliable - constant - grounded - traditional - conservative - security oriented - likes comfort - acquisitive - steady - stable -  solid - gentle - serene - slow-spoken -  calm - pleasant - stabilizing - agreeable - laid back - easy-going - amiable - unflappable - unhurried - realistic - has common sense - self preserving - appreciates nature - artistic - sensual - sexual - tactile - pleasure seeking - warm-hearted - charming - affectionate - cheerful -  loyal - devoted - faithful - committed - trustworthy - loves home - skilled at business - loves money and food - thorough - hard to provoke - concerned with values, worth and quality

ENERGY OUT OF ALIGNMENT : self-indulgent - lazy - inert - inflexible - too slow - stagnant - stubborn - obstinate - bullheaded - plodding - risk averse - materialistic - stingy - money-grubbing - gluttonous - overweight - lascivious - placid - greedy - fearful - retentive - overly attached - selfish -  overvaluing or undervaluing self - bound by routines - lacks originality - unoriginal -  boring - dull - unchanging - immovable - uncompromising - reluctant - ultraconservative - conformist - conventional - craves security -  bigoted - intolerant - possessive - jealous - too concerned with the tangible 

THE 2ND HOUSE : values - self-evaluation - what you think you're worth - money and attitudes to money - possessions - how you earn money and how you spend it - what you value and hope to gain in life - desires and attachments - resources and talents which give you a sense of value,worth and security when developed - practical abilities - what you put in your body - what constitutes your personal security - bodily awareness 

BODY PARTS : neck - vessels of the neck - larynx - vocal cords - thyroid - ears -  salivary glands -  base of skull - cervical vertebrae - cerebellum - chin - tongue - taste buds - tonsils - lower jaw - lower jaw teeth

COLOUR : green - pastels - pale pink - blue green

GEMSTONE : diamond - white sapphire - clear quartz

METAL:  bronze

VENUS MANTRA: Om Shukraya Namaha ( Om and salutations to Shukra , presiding spirit of the planet Venus )

CHAKRA : Heart

ARCHANGEL : Chamuel

ANIMALS : bulls - cattle - song birds

THINGS: velvet - silk - textiles - what is close to the ground or floor - dairy equipment - plows - purses - wallets - bank deposits - safes - safe deposit boxes - money - investments - bank deposits -  valuable belongings - country fairs - bull rings - earth - soil - leaves - number 2

PEOPLE and JOBS : artists - designers -  chefs - heavy-weight fighters - masseurs - bakers - dairy farmers - farmers - cattle breeders - cowboys - gardeners - movers - builders - road builders - musicians - singers - choirs - composers - landscapers - bankers - football players - bankers - money lenders - insurance brokers - jewellers - gem dealers - treasurers - potters - sculptors - architects - real estate agents - bricklayers - heavy equipment operators - produce and raw goods workers - manufacturers - throat specialists - the Buddha

PLACES: dairy barns - country houses - cottages - fertile pastures - banks - granaries - fertile land - cultivated land - gardens

FASHION : pretty dresses - florals - flowers in the hair 

HOME & INTERIOR DECOR: bring nature inside your home - live close to nature - grow plants in your environment - tiles - pottery - wicker - ceramics - rocks - crystals - luxurious - comfortable - plush sofas - throw pillows - baroque and rococo artefacts - soft carpets - roses  - art objects - wine refrigerator

ESSENTIAL OILS: vanilla - palmarosa - thyme 

WELLNESS TIPS: protect your throat - support your thyroid -  do stretching exercises for your neck -  support ear health - cut down on salt and starches - eat homegrown food - eat healthy whole foods - eat fruit, honey and garden herbs - try aromatherapy massage - enjoy food-based treatments for your skin - try sonopuncture - go to pottery classes - spend time in nature - take long walks - walk barefoot - learn to play an instrument - marshmallow tea and tincture - chlorophyll supplements  

REMEDIES FOR EXCESS TAURUS / EARTH - APPLY AIR + WATER : fasting - colonic therapy - saunas - vegetarianism - emotional development - mental stimulation - reading - writing -  light eating - light foods - flexibility exercises - hatha yoga - dexterity exercises - conversations - variety - travel - humour - demulcent herbs - avoid rich or dry foods - breathing exercises 

REMEDIES FOR LOW EARTH - APPLY EARTH  : minerals - mud baths - mineral baths - sitting on the earth - hatha yoga - stable routines - weight lifting - aikido - tai chi - massage - touch - steady jobs - herbal therapies - calcium - good nutrition - gardening - building - pottery - sculpture - business training - money management - attention to appearance