Medical astrology can be defined as a healing art which with the help of information obtained from a persons natal chart of how the planets, houses and the signs are positioned and influencing any particular diseases on a particular part of the body. A Vedic astrologer with the Vedic horoscope of an individual which is derived from the time, place and date of birth, comes to certain findings of diseases in the person and also help him to escape the suffering. Not only the diseases but also organs associated with different planets and astrological sign including the drugs involved can be studied with the help of medical astrology. In those days a doctor cannot call himself so unless and until he or she is an astrologer for no diagnosis could be made without the help of astrological information.
For medical knowledge along with astrological study can be more exact on the diseases going to affect a person or any weak organ of the body and how it can find remedy. Thus with the help of natal chart a dedicated healer can use medical astrology to assist the sick people.Any single organ of the body cannot be called as a human body for only all organs put together can constitute the human body. Today we are someone here, not just because of the fact that we are born but because of our parents, society, conditioned love, mental attitudes, principles in life and above all the emotions which are shaped to a structure since birth. The best out of us or the most positive energy is exhibited by us mainly because of our spiritual counterpart. A person's health can never be always viewed from a medical point but instead it should also be approached holistically because of the factors like physical, spiritual, mental and the emotions which make up our body. Thus a medical astrologer should always proceed only with a holistic view.
In this method of medical astrology, the natal transits are mainly taken into account. Here the birth chart is compared and studied with a horary chart in which comparisons of the former with the current position of the planets and the zodiac is done. The horary chart is also known as decumbiture chart, as it is normally cast for the time the sufferer takes to their bed. A zodiac according to medical astrology is a wide band of sky about 16° following the path of the sun. This zodiac is divided into twelve equal parts called the signs namely Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces. When it comes to the houses in astrology, the twelve houses are fixed divisions of the sky and you look from any point on the earth the planets and the zodiac appear to move as the earth rotates on its axis.
Though modern man is not too much in for astrological time, they are still surprised at times that same incident occurring at different time of a day has different outlooks. In medical astrology one should be very familiar to the astrological timing for there are so many medicinal plants ruled by different planets and zodiac signs and their efficacy is said to be the best when it is picked or ingested at the right time in favour with its corresponding planet.
Medical astrology with the basic concepts of Indian astrology all works according to the influence of the sun, the moon, the stars and planets as well as the twelve signs of the zodiac. Thus this field of astrology is nothing but coding developed to correlate the different astrological planets and signs with the different regions and organs of the body. Similar to how the star sign is divided into twelve, so as the human body is also sliced into twelve segments from head to toe with aries at top and pisces at the bottom.
In medical astrology a medical practioner cum an astrologer will be able to analyze the chart to identify strengths and weaknesses within certain areas of the body. The positions of the zodiac signs and the planets on an individual's natal chart can figure out the tendency of a body towards various diseases and their states. Sometimes they can also read the nutritional deficiencies associated with different organs of the body. For example a person with the Sun, Moon, Ascendant, or many planets in the sign of Aries is said to be prone for more headaches than other people because of the association of Aries with the head.
Thus the planets with its intrinsic qualities can even influence the things we touch, we consume and even harvesting of a crop. So in medical astrology depending on the influences of a planet or a zodiac sign on a food item, we can go in for a healthy balance of a life. Thus this science of fortune telling in the field of medical astrology is going to bring good fortune to humanity who is not only in perfect health but is spiritually a step closer to enlightenment; such is the potential of medical astrology.