Red Corals are the red to a pinkish red color skeleton of marine corals. Corals are the marine invertebrates which are found in tropical or semi-tropical water and seas. Red Corals are also called Corallium Rubrum.
||Moonga, Pavlam, Pavizham, Rakt-Prabal
|Hardness on Moh's Scale of 10.0
||3.5 to 4.0
||Italy, Japan, Australia, India
|Popular names of Red Coral
||Italian Red Corals, Desi Moonga (Low-quality Italian corals traded in India)
Which is the Best Substitute For Red Coral?
Carnelian, Bloodstone is considered to be the best substitute for Red Coral gemstone. From an astrological point of view, substitute gemstone takes more time for their effect.
Astrological Significance (Who should wear Red Coral): Red Coral has the warmth, color, and courage of the planet Mars. In Vedic astrology, Red Coral is associated with the planet Mars (Mangal). People born in the Lagna of Mars i.e. Aries (Mesh) & Scorpio (Vrishchik) should wear a Red Coral for a lifetime. Apart from this, people with Lagna Cancer (Kark), Leo (Simha) and Sagittarius (Dhanu) & Pisces (Meen) signs can also wear Red Coral gemstone.
Red Coral Benefits:
- Red Coral is considered to give energy, enthusiasm & ability to work hard to its wearer.
- It is best suitable for people occupied with work related to land like real estate owners, builders, field laborers, etc.
- It can also cure blood-related issues and hypertension.
How to wear Red Coral Gemstone?
Best Weight (in carat or ratti): Red Coral is a precious gemstone. Every gemstone, when worn for the astrological purpose, need to adapt to the body mass of the person. Therefore, it is considered good to wear the gemstone more than 1/12th carat of the body weight of the person. For example, if a person weighs 60kgs, he/she should wear minimum 5 carat (5.5 ratti) [60 / 12 = 5]. In case of low-quality Red Corals or Desi Moonga, one should divide the body weight by 10, i.e. he/she should wear minimum 6 carat [60 / 10 = 6].
Best Metal(s): Red Coral should preferably be worn in Copper, Panchadhatu, or Silver. Gold can be avoided for Red Coral (Unless specified by your astrologer).
On which finger to wear: Red Coral gemstone is considered to be most effective when worn in the ring finger (Anamika) of active hand (For right-handed people, the active hand is right hand and vice-versa).
When to wear: Best time to wear the Red Coral gemstone is during sunrise of a Tuesday which falls between Ashtami tithi of Shukla Paksha ( the 8th day the Waxing moon period) and Ashtami tithi of Krishna Paksha (8th day of waning moon period).
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