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A necessary and beautiful habitat for uncounted marine insects and animals, coral has evoked many legends concerning its origin. The Greeks believe it came from Medusa's blood after Perseus cut off her head, and the Egyptians believe coral contains drops of divine blood.

According to gemstone folklore, coral prevents the loss of energy while also providing protection against negative energy. Additionally, coral is believed to promote healthy bone formation, and is useful in the treatment of blood and circulation ailments. Thus coral is great for children and menopausal women.

Astrologically, coral is associated with Scorpio, Capricorn, and Taurus.

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