The benefic planets are Venus and Jupiter. The Waxing Moon (increasing in light) is also considered to be benefic. The effects of benefic planets are generally favourable.
Said of planets and aspects considered to be positive or helpful influences. Traditionally, Jupiter is the Greater Benefic and Venus is the Lesser Benefic; the Sun, Moon and Mercury are moderately benefic.
A planet that operates in a smooth, easy-going, beneficial fashion and frequently creates good results without much effort.
The belief among certain astrologers that some planets, especially Jupiter and Venus, are positive and beneficial influences, while others like Mars or Uranus are destructive. See "Malefic."
This is a term, more commonly used by ancient astronomers/astrologers to describe planets are interacting favorable together.
Planets and aspects that were thought to give positive influences. Traditionally, Jupiter and Venus are the two Major Benefics (or Greater)in that order, though Mercury and the Moon are also considered Benefic (or Lesser). Conjunct, Sextile and Trine aspects are also considered Benefic. A-Z
Beneficial, good, favourable.