23 September – 23 October
Libra is the seventh sign of the zodiac. As Aries, the first sign, is the most personal, so this, its polar or opposite sign across the zodiac, is the one most concerned with relating to a partner. Fairness, diplomacy, and a sense of justice are very strong indeed, and having a permanent relationship is essential. But there is often an element of resentment, and indecision can cause trouble.
Libra is the second sign of the air element and the third of the cardinal quality. These influences work well within the context of the sign, adding lightness and charm, and an outgoing ease. But underlying these characteristics are sterner ones. Many Librans have an aggressive streak, and most do not deserve their reputation for laziness.
Traditional Libra Traits
Diplomatic, urbane, romantic, charming, easy-going, sociable, idealistic, peacable.
Indecisive, changeable, gullible, easily influenced, flirtatious, self-indulgent.
Associations of Libra
Body area: Kidneys
Foodstuffs: Wheat and other cereals, berry fruits, apples, pears, grapes, artichokes, asparagus, beans
Animals: Lizards and other small reptiles
Countries: Austria, Burma, Japan, Argentina, Upper Egypt, Canada, Tibet, China, some South Pacific Islands