Rudraksha is the seeds of the rudraksha tree, Elaeocarpus ganitrus. In Sanskrit rudraksha literally means or "red-eyed", from rud, "to cry," and aksha, meaning "eye".Rudraksha trees are found in middle areas of Nepal and in the area from the Gangetic Plain to the foothills of Himalayas.
Rudraksha is also used for treatment of various diseases in traditional Indian medicine. According to the Ayurvedic medical system, wearing Rudraksha can have a positive effect on the heart, nerves, and relieve you from stress, anxiety, depression, palpitations and lack of concentration. It is also known for its electromagnetic and inductive properties. People with high blood pressure can be benefited from the use of Rudraksha seeds.
Rudraksha can be worn as mala, rosaries and as a single bead. The zodiac rudraksha are very powerful and effective.Each and every zodiac rudraksha has its own significance.The effects can be realised by wearing the rudraksha for a period of 48 days to 108 days.