The birthday flower for October is Calendula
In the Victorian era the calendula was used to represent “my thoughts are with you” and was a symbol of sympathy. Calendula flowers are often yellow or orange, which represents the path of the sun throughout an autumn day. Some believe that the flower holds all of the sunlight of autumn. Those with an autumn birthday are said to be warm, friendly and easy going.
The birth stone for October is Tourmaline
This powerful healing stone changes color in different lights and is often thought of as a magic stone. It has the ability to create an electrical charge when put under great amounts of pressure or heated and then cooled quickly. It is believed to aid the body's detoxification process.