Tiger’s eye, a derivative of silicon carbide crystal, is a healing gemstone which comes in red or dark yellow color. It is an astrological substitute for ruby, which can be worn by anyone as it has no ill effects.
Tiger’s eye is a gemstone which is highly effective for Virgo sun sign. As Tigers Eye does not produce any side effects, it can be worn by anyone. However, if you are using Tigers Eye as a substitute for Ruby Gemstone, you should consult an astrologer before doing so.
Day-Time:- Tiger’s eye should be worn only on the ring finger of the working hand (right hand for right-handed people and left hand for left-handed people), and it should be done on Sunday at 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
Tiger’s eye jewellery generates a flow of energy. It should be worn only for few days or tell the healing is attained. After that, the gemstone should be kept under running water to discharge it and then kept in broad sunlight for 4 to 5 hours to recharge it. Then only it should be worn again.
Metal:- Silver should be the first choice for a Tiger’s eye ring, pendant or bracelet. Panchdhatu and ashtadhatu can also be used, but it should be avoided.
Weight:- Ideally, minimum weight of Tiger’s Eye which should be worn is calculated according to your body weight. (15 – 18 kgs of body weight denotes 2 carat)
First and foremost benefit of wearing tiger's eye is improved health as it helps, its wearer, improve self-dignity, spiritual values, patience, tolerance, and self-esteem. It also increases inner courage and self-esteem.
Medically, Tiger’s eye heels skin disorders and wounds related to bone tissue, especially bronchial alignments. Tiger’s eye is highly recommended for people suffering from headache, asthma, and migraines. Tiger’s eye is a good helper in reducing depression and generating mental confidence.
Mainly three things are considered while deciding quality of astrological Tiger’s eye, namely cut, color and clarity. The gemstone should have smooth surface with no spots or inclusions. Color of gemstone should be uniform with purity. For astrological purposes cut and shape of Tiger’s eye is not considered. Only neatly polished and round surface are considered for ornamental use.