Aries (The Ram) Zodiac Profile

ARIES (The Ram)

energetic, sovereign, restless


“I am!”

Element: Fire

Quality: Cardinal

House: First

Gem stones: diamond, amethyst, sardonyx, garnet

Metal: Iron

Color: Red

Ruling Planet: Mars

Matches with: Sagittarius

Read today’s horoscope for Aries

As number one in the Zodiac, you’re usually succeed in trying to become first in life too. Being successful everywhere and in everything is a breeze for you – it comes naturally. Your best stimulus for action is competition, you’re able to easily motivate yourself and can influence other people to follow you, but somebody has to do the tedious work. You’re a natural born leader therefore you refuse to bow before others and love to guide and mentor people.

This is also true for your love life – more often than not you’re the head of your relationships. You attract lovers like a magnet, you’re quick to fall in and out of love and it all happens suddenly. An Aries is capable of great passion and even greater jealousy. You don’t like to get “no” for an answer – a denial is more likely to warm you up than pour cold water over. When the challenge and thrill evaporate for your relationship, you start to lose interest and look for another partner. Aries loves new and risky endeavors – difficulties do not scare you and you’re swift in overcoming any obstacle. Monotonous and repetitious work is not something you can deal with and you can’t just stand still without doing anything.

Your love for justice is generally responsible for your troubles, but you’re more than qualified to deal with whatever complications the planets throw at you. Arians are known for their excellent honesty and sincerity, but sometimes it can prove to be a terrible weakness. Your greatest strengths lie within your sustained optimism, believing in your own powers, undying desire for action and absolute independence.


Positive: independence, courage, entrepreneurship, ambition, friendliness, honesty, optimism, enthusiasm, nobility, activity.

Negative: impatience, egoism, hastiness, unceremoneness, inclination to exaggeration, recklessness, anger, agitation, despotism, naivety, lack of tact and diplomacy.


An Aries man is average in height, broad shoulders and well-developed muscles. His face is usually somewhat squarish and wide, with expressive cheekbones and usually a feature like a freckle or a scar. The hair of an Aries is thick, oftentimes very dark, including his dense eyebrows. Gaze is strong, daring and forthright and lightly-colored eyes. The gait of an Aries is fast paced, with his head slightly pointing forward and a powerful, frowning stern.

Woman Aries is slender, physically strong, although she may look fragile. Her hair is thick, dark or with a reddish tinge (not necessarily natural), gait is intense and determined.

Health and well-being

In general, the Rams are exceptionally healthy and full of life. Often their weaknesses are migraine, neuralgia and mental disorders. Vulnerable spots include the head, stomach, teeth, bones, kidneys and eyes. Fortunately, an Aries rarely suffers long-term illness.

Recommendations: lower nervous tension by taking regular breaks to relax and get good sleep. Control and transform aggression into creative energy.

Foods and nutrition

Plants: parsley, celery, hazel, carrots, walnuts, nettles, spinach, garlic

Aromas: cinnamon, lavender, eucalyptus, musk, mint

Diet: Calorie food rich in protein, iron, potassium, phosphorus and vitamins. Fish, oatmeal, beans, cereals. Fruits and vegetables which grow and ripen during Spring are exceptionally favorable.

Business, career, work

Areas: army, police, sport, industry, engineering, computers.

Professions: officer, soldier, scout, entrepreneur, railman, technician, constructor, gunner, policeman, surgeon, pilot, engineer and other typically male occupations.

Distinguished (Famous) Aries

Thomas Jefferson, Otto von Bismarck, Emile Zola, Johann Sebastian Bach, Vincent van Gogh, Leonardo da Vinci, Francisco Goya, Charlie Chaplin, Marlon Brando, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Linda Goodman

Read today’s horoscope for Aries