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STONES AND THEIR MEANING
This is not an all inclusive listing, But this is a basic guide to the most commenly used stones.
Agate is good protective energy stone, especially for children, and is very calming and soothing. It also can help strengthen the body's connection to the earth. It can give courage, energy, strength, and dispels fears, all of which increase self-confidence. It can also lessen feelings of envy by grounding the emotions. It is a stone of harmony, and by bringing the elements of one's being into harmony it greatly enhances healing. Agate also enhances creativity and stimulates the intellect. Agate is considered a stone that brings good luck. It works with chakras according to stone color. Agate is said to help with issues of the teeth and gums.
Botswana agate is sometimes called the "change stone" because of its property of helping one handle change in a positive way. It gently helps one make transitions of any kind in a way that change is not as difficult or painful as could be without it; it is a comforting stone. Carrying a bit of Botswana agate in your pocket can help one cope easily with the minor changes that life throws at us daily. Relief from depression and/or grief is another property of Botswana agate. It helps focus on solutions instead of problems, and thereby increases creativity. It increases the power of one's intuition. Botswana agate is helpful in overcoming addictions and other self-destructive compulsive behavior patterns, as well as dealing with repressed emotional issues. As a success stone, it helps one achieve and cope with success. It is also a stone of sensuality. It is beneficial to the nervous system and can help rid the body of toxins, as well as help in the healing of broken bones.
Master healer with color therapy; enhances all essences; grounds and balances; sexual & heart chakra binder; burns energy.
Moss agate is sometimes called the "gardener's stone" due to its properties of helping ensure a full crop. In addition to a full crop, moss agate brings general abundance, success, and prosperity. It can also help one gain peace with extreme or excessive duties in life and brings self-confidence and higher self-esteem. Moss agate is also a protective stone, as are all agates. It can reduce the difficulties associated with overcoming addictive behaviors. Moss agate is associated with the heart chakra, and is a stone of compatibility and friendship. It is also believed to help improve circulation, enhance healing of all types, overcome digestive or intestinal disorders. Green moss agate is said to assist in finding hidden treasure, and is a stone of prosperity.
L & R brain imbalances; i.e. epilepsy, autism, dyslexia; visual problems; blood circulation to the brain; apathy is eased.
The silver leaf is a strong stone Used for body healing balance and as a strong ground. This stone represents the stability which enables us to face reality and new situations.
This stone assists us during times of transition, whether spiritual or physical. Personal Transition. Despite its name, “Turritella agate” is not made of fossil snails of the genus Turritella. The snails are actually properly referred to as Elimia tenera, in the family Pleuroceridae.
The rock in which they are so abundant varies from a soft sandstone to a dense chalcedony. It is this dense silicified rock that is so popular for new age crystal healing.
Low self-esteem & difficulty centering imply need; central nervous system disorders; spleen & pancreas.
Blocks geopathic stress, cell phone emanations, and electromagnetic pollution. Balances male/female energies & personally soothes emotional trauma, worry & fear. Dispel negative energy & aggravation. Healing: Heals & opens heart, throat & third eye chakras. Osteoporosis, tooth decay, calcium deficiency, deposits, balances metabolism. Relives muscles spasms.
Memory loss; eccentric behavior; anxiety; inability to make decisions; thyroid, inner ear & neuro-tissue strengthener; activates altruistic nature; realization of the spiritual intellect.
Protests, tranquilizes, heals, cleanses, helps concentration, balances emotions, aids intuition. Encourages selflessness and spiritual wisdom. Healing: Hormones, endocrine system and metabolism. Strengthens cleansing & elimination organs & systems. Relieves pain & stress, eases headaches & tension. Reduces bruising, injuries, swelling, hearing disorders. Heals lungs, respiratory tract, skin conditions, digestive tract, removal of parasites, absorption of water, insomnia.
Angelite is a stone that can bring serenity, inner peace, and a sense of calm. Angelite is excellent to use when you need to calm down from feelings of stress and overwhelm. Angelite dispels fear, anger, and encourages forgiveness. Psychically angelite is used to connect with spirit guides, the higher self, and guardian angels. It is excellent for enhancing telepathy, psychic awareness, astral travel, and spirit journeys. Angelite is also excellent for creating a shield of psychic protection and for balancing etheric and physical energies. Angelite can be used to aid expression and communication in group settings and in relationships. Mystical lore says that angelite is used for infectious diseases, headaches, hemoglobin deficiencies, throat inflammations and infections, thymus, heart function, and circulatory system.
The Legend of the Apache Tear is this:
One day a party of Apache Indians was ambushed by an enemy tribe. The Apaches fought bravely but were greatly outnumbered and driven to the top of a high bluff. Their arrows gone and unable to fight and unwilling to be taken captive, they leapt from the cliffs to their death. Their women were understandably grief-stricken and wept over the bodies. Their teardrops froze when they hit the ground to become the lovely stones we know today as Apache Tears. It is said that whomever owns one of these stones will never cry again, for the Apache women shed enough tears already.
Apache Tears are said to especially relieve grief and sadness as well as assisting in giving and accepting forgiveness. They can help release negative emotions, and they also can balance one's emotional state. They are good luck stones, said to bring good luck to anyone who has one. They are excellent meditation tools, especially for clarifying issues and gaining insight. Apache Tears are a gently grounding stone. In the physical realm, Apache Tears are reputed to alleviate muscle spasms and eliminate toxins from the body.
Aquamarine is metaphysically known as a stone of courage and fortitude. It is said to assist with quick intellectual response. It gives peace, and shielding for the aura. Aquamarine is reputed to assist with calming communication issues. Mystical and folk lore states that it is attuned to the sea, and protects travelers on water, and sailors. Aquamarine is associated with the throat chakra.
This is a newly discovered crystal and its properties have not yet been fully explored. If you meditate with this crystal, you will be able to tell how it works for you. What is known is that Atacamite forcefully opens the third eye, creating powerful visual images and a strong spiritual connection. Despite its forcefulness, it is a very safe crystal to use to stimulate spiritual vision and aid visualization. Its a good stone to aid in journeying out-of-body. It purifies the kidneys, removes fear and promotes elimination on all levels. It can be used to heal the genitals and is said to improve resistance to herpes and veneral disease. Placed on the throat, it helps heal the thyroid gland and opens the throat chakra.
Australian Prase Actinolite
Emotionally prase is a calming stone Which can be used by persons who have "hot" tempers. Physically, warmed prase is used as a pain-reliever and temperature lowering stone.
It can be used upon swellings and bruises. Prase is a slow working healing stone. So be patient when using it.
Aventurine is said to benefit one in all areas of creativity, and imagination, as well as intellect and mental clarity. Lore says that it enhances prosperity and brings career success. It is a gentle stone energetically that gives a sense of calm and balance and enhances happiness. It also helps one to see alternatives and potentials in all situations, giving a positive outlook, courage and inner strength. It is also said to bring luck, especially in games of chance. Green aventurine is also a mystical stone of prosperity. Aventurine bring friendship to one's life. It is also a stone of protection energies. Folklore and metaphysical lore say that physically it is beneficial for blood, circulatory system, headaches, general health, and sleep disorders. Aventurine is associated with the heart chakra.
Azurite is called the "stone of heaven." It aids in developing psychic awareness, psychic skills and abilities, enhances intuition, and is said to guide you to be accurate in depicting psychic experiences. It is also an excellent stone for meditation, allowing you to enter a meditative state easily. It can enhance prophesy and divination. Azurite is said to help control energy flow and bring just the right amount of energy to any situation. Physically, azurite is professed by folklore to be helpful for healing in general, cancer prevention, liver issues arthritis, joint problems, depression, sinuses, skin problems. Azurite is most closely related to the third eye chakra, and can balance, stimulate, and empower it. It will also work to align all of the chakras.
Malachite is a stone of transformation and helps with change and spiritual evolution. It can clear and activate all chakras, as well as balance them. Malachite is a stone that bridges the energy of the heart and root chakras. It is particularly useful for balancing and clearing the heart chakra. As such, it helps balance pure love, romance, and one's own well-being. Malachite is a stone of good fortune and prosperity/abundance, too. Malachite is also a very protective stone, being especially helpful for general protection, protection from evil, protection during pregnancy and childbirth, and protection for children. It is also an excellent protection stone during flying and other travel. Using this stone, one can counteract self-destructive romantic tendencies and help encourage true, pure love. Malachite is also good for enhancing emotional stability and balance in general. It can decrease one's tendency to radiation illness, asthma, arthritis, and tumors
Calms the kidneys, Liver, and settles the stomach then proceeds to the nervous systems calming from the base of the spine and up the spine to the shoulders. Relaxes the shoulders and opens throat chakra and then expands the mind preparing the user to work with higher self. Perfect for self attunement before healing or channeling work. Beryl is linked to the high priestess in a sense of allowing her to work through you, bringing out the high priestess in the user. Insight becomes clearer and a gentle knowing can ensue.
Bloodstone is a deep green stone with small red specks. The small red specks are where the stone gets its name. They make the deep green stone appear to be spotted with blood. Bloodstone is excellent for centering and grounding. It is said to help with calming, particularly in survival situations. It brings mystical energies of increasing adaptability and organization, and lessening confusion and anxiety. It is said to be a a stone of courage, bringing mental, physical and emotional renewal by releasing blockages. It is said to be particularly good for helping emotional traumas and grief. It also enhances the intellect. Bloodstone is mystically used to bring energy to one in many ways, including bringing abundance and prosperity, as well as smoothing the way with legal issues. It is associated with the base, sacral, solar plexus and heart chakras. Bloodstone is said by intuitive sources to be helpful in treating anemia and other diseases of the blood, blood pressure, cardiovascular system, endocrine system, kidney, bladder, physical strength issues, physical traumas, and post-surgical issues.
Blue calcite is a stone that is especially calming and soothing. Nearness of blue calcite is great for calming frayed nerves. Blue calcite in your environment can make you aware of needs for rest, which is the first step in helping you get the rest you need.
Blue calcite also amplifies energy, particularly in the realms of communication and thought. Blue calcite is an excellent aid to communication. It fosters enlightened discussion, and eases communication between people with opposing views. It helps you express your views calmly and with tact. Blue calcite is also an enhancer of decision-making. It brings this quality to life through its ability to help you see more clearly what path will lead you to happiness. It also assists in remembering astral travel and channeling experiences.
In the physical realm, blue calcite is used for the throat, lungs, tonsillitis, thyroid, arthritis, joints, and high blood pressure. Blue calcite is associated with the throat chakra.
Grounding; stimulates curiosity & initiative; focuses attention to the present moment; use with citrine on lower 3 chakras; digestion.
Touchiness; melancholy; fever; gallstones; leukemia; eye problems; stimulates maternal feelings & creativity release.
Assists in recognizing one’s Path of Service and in manifesting it on Earth. Clears negativity, assists with energetic boundaries, and assists one in being a more effective healer. Facilitates the release of unconscious fears, allowing healing balance to take their place.
Emotional balancer & comforter; alleviates fear, guilt & nervous tension; facilitates clairvoyance; arthritis; feminine disorders; eases labor & birth; thought amplifier.
Inspiration; prophecy; toxemia; viruses; appendicitis.
Chrysoprase is powerful stone. It brings good fortune and prosperity, as well as business success. It facilitates self-expression and courage and the ability to use them wisely. It can bring happiness, which is partly because it helps its wearer get rid of negative thoughts and irritability. It also enhances and strengthens friendships. Chrysoprase is a stone of balance that equalize yin/yang energies and allows deep meditation. It can mend broken hearts and remove inferiority or superiority complexes. It is a powerful healing stone that aids failing eyesight or other eye problems, immune system response, fertility issues, gout, mental illness, relieves fevers and excess body heat, and can help guard against sexually transmitted diseases. Chrysoprase is related primarily to the heart chakra, which it activates, opens and energizes. It also aligns all the chakras.
Diamond is a stone that bonds relationships and enhances love. It brings longevity, particularly to relationships, balance, clarity and abundance. It can amplify one's thoughts, strengths, and weaknesses. It gives one who wears or carries it courage and hope. Historically, crushed diamond has been used as a cure for many ailments. Diamond is associated with the crown chakra.
Diopsite & Enstatiate
Dioptase is a stone of healing that has a refreshing energy. It can help heal in many ways emotionally, including helping get one started clearing one's issues, and releasing negative emotions. It promotes healing from abuse, neglect, sadness, and despair. It is called a stone of "Living in the Moment" because it helps one overcome these hurtful past energies and find the joy of the current moment, bring calm, confidence, and self-worth. Spiritually, dioptase is good for alignment and attunement with the spiritual energies of your choice. Physically, dioptase is helpful for heart burn, physical heart problems, meniere's disease, and deep healing in general. Dioptase is related to the heart chakra.
Relieves sorrow, encourages original thinking, manifestations, charity, stamina, balancing and blockages. Healing: Strengthens muscles, blood, bones, teeth, nails and skin. Oxygenation to lungs, relieves chills, adrenal gland and urogential systems disorders.
This semi-precious gemstone's healing abilities have been documented due to the elements which comprise Eliat stone and together have the ability to create, store and conduct energy. It also can maintain this activity for many, many years. This stone also has an uncanny ability to absorb many types of pain. It excels in healing emotional and physical aspects of Heart (lungs) and Throat Chakra. Eliat is unique because when placed on the Solar Plexus Chakra, it aligns the subtle bodies, harmonizes heart, mind, and body. Use to bring wholeness, peace of heart, self-expression and to enhance creativity. Balances yin/yang.
Radiation toxicity; all mental illness; circulatory & neurological disorders; transmits balance, healing & patience; increases psychic & clairvoyant abilities; meditation; keener insight into dreams. Amplifies effects on the spirit. Used to quiet the emotions, balance the aura, and for healing. It has great spiritual value in that it can enhance wisdom from the mental planes Also associated with love. The emerald is affected by the moon, and best used when the moon is full. The emerald generates clairvoyance.
Raises the vibration of thoughts, words and actions so the physical reality can be transformed. Assists in the releasing of negative patterns from the emotional body. Raises the energy vibration in congested areas of the body.
Addresses the influences our environment has upon our lives. This would encompass both our past environment (childhood, school, relationships with parents caretakers and siblings) and our present environment (home, work, relationships with others as well as our geographic environment).
Fairy Cross Andalusite
Assists healers and psychics in protecting their energy field as they work. Very protective against negative or lower vibrations. An excellent “tonic” for anyone who has been ill and needs to strengthen their aura.
Fluorite promotes spiritual and psychic wholeness and development, truth, protection, and brings peace. It protects psychically and in the physical realm. It helps one meditate and learn to go past the "chatter" that our minds tend to generate when first learning to meditate. It can help get rid of mental blocks and similar mental issues. Physically it helps general health throughout the body's main skeletal and muscular systems. All colors are also good for auric cleansing. Mixed colors bring enhanced protection in the areas enhanced by all combined types. Clear fluorite guards against psychic attack and strengthens consciousness. Blue fluorite has the quality of protecting the emotions and restoring emotional balance. Purple fluorite strengthens mystical insight, psychic awareness, and can open the third eye. Green fluorite is an excellent all purpose healing stone that promotes healing on all levels. It also promotes self-love.
Garnet Garnet is a stone of romantic love and passion. It is used in metaphysics to enhance sensuality, sexuality, and intimacy. It is said to bring positive thoughts and boosts energy, and be excellent for manifestation. It can also assist mystically with success in one's career and building one's self-confidence. It is also a protective energy stone which is especially effective for protection from evil, and is used for gentle spiritual healing. Lore says that garnet can heal the blood, heart and lungs. Garnet is associated primarily with the root chakra, but also with other chakras depending on its color.
Assists in the "illumination of intention" and can be used to stimulate the metaphysical "processes". Supports movement of Kundalini energy throughout the chakras. Provides protection for the base chakra. An excellent stabilizer. Rhodolite is a type of garnet, so all properties of Garnet would apply as well.
(Type of Garnet) In addition to the properties of Garnet Spessartine's energy is in the form of a rapid vibration which extends in effectiveness into the subtle bodies, as well as the higher bodies. When one is attracted to this stone, that attraction is an indication that the consciousness is ready to both absorb and assimilate the higher levels of inner dynamics of growth and structural balance. It can be used to initiate the analytical processes of the mind, bringing precise independence in discovery, and facilitating exploration within, the analytical and rational realms.
Goldstone symbolizes Hope. It cleanses the etheric emotional and mental bodies. Activates, clears and protects the heart chakra. It could exercise salutary influence on the lungs, heart, gland and muscular system. It is said Goldstone will relieve anxiety and fear.
Blood cleanser & purifier; self esteem; augments meridian flows; aids in astral projection. Hematite will help to focus energy patterns and emotions for better balance between the mental, physical and spiritual. hematite has a negative physical affect when worn too long, and can be worn with many stones as an amulet.
Enhances dream state; helps alleviate stress; draws toxicity from physical form; balances polarities; increases healing ability; develops ability to "give".
Can be used to calm communications & encourage emotional expression. Can be used to reduce rage, pain, & stress. Help to lessen rude & unruly behaviors. purported to be helpful in balancing the calcium levels in the body.
Infinite is often called “the healers stone.” It is particularly useful for healers, athletes, chronic pain suffers, and others who have an ongoing need for healing energies. Infinite is soothing and calming stone. It can be used to draw pain out from affected areas. It needs to be cleansed regularly. Healing: Excellent for the treatment of joints, muscles, connective tissue and is excellent at pain relief. It has been called a miracle working stone.
Kidney, heart, larynx, liver, parathyroid, spleen, thymus, thyroid & parasympathetic ganglia healer; strengthens body; longevity. Works on the physical and spiritual plane. Calms the wearer and centers the mind. Wearing jade is good for attempting to attune to the needs of others; helps a person to reach the depths of wisdom and the depth of a problem. It is a good stone for meditating, esp. when searching for a solution. amulets of jade are worn for safe travel. Jade is a reminder of the integrity between mind and soul.
Constipation; ulcers; intestinal spasms; bladder, gallbladder & general healer; clairvoyance; balances healer's auric field. spiritually, this stone represents our connection to mother earth green jasper it is a very cleansing stone which allows us to feel good about ourselves. It is used in any healing grids or arrays which require a measure of protection it may be used to connect us to our animal guides or to connect to our basic needs via the heart center .
Skin, kidneys, thymus & their neurological tissues; betters the immune system; past life recall; over activity in dream state & hallucinations show a need for it.
Rainbow Jasper can be used to develop business pursuits. It helps bring hidden thoughts, grief, fears and hopes to the surface so that they can be dealt with accordingly. Jasper is particularly useful placed near the base chakra. It is often used for "grounding". Jasper gently helps the body function properly and is also said to be protecting, improve the digestive system, and eliminates toxins which helps to reduce body odor! Rainbow Jasper can be used to stimulate the proper functioning of the immune system and can be helpful in the treatment of disorders to the skin and kidneys.
A strong protection gemstone, red jasper is known to protect against hazards of the night. Red jasper is very lucky for actors. Jasper is one of the oldest known gemstones. Jasper is a strong securing gemstone. It is a stability gemstone. It is a powerful protection against things that are not good for you and it eases emotional stresses, making it a wonderful gemstone to have in your home.
Jasper gives one the courage to speak out and have personal independence. It also protects from fears in the night. Red jasper is thought to help balance the energy in the body. All jaspers help balance the emotional energy in the body.
The yellow jasper carries the sun's rays, and holds a masculine energy. It is a softer side, if you will, of the male energy. The yellow also can be used to assist and protect you during times that you travel, this can mean both the physical or spiritual means of traveling. It is a stone of protection and shields you from negativity. It is good for warding away depressions.
A strong protection gemstone, jasper sustains and supports during times of stress. Jasper is one of the oldest known gemstones. Jasper is a strong securing gemstone. It is a stability gemstone. It is a powerful protection against things that are not good for you and it eases emotional stresses, making it a wonderful gemstone to have in your home.
Yellow Jasper offers protection during spiritual work and physical travel. It channels positive energy. It stimulates the solar plexus chakra. Yellow Jasper releases toxins and helps with digestion in the stomach.
Instills understanding and compassion and assists in making it easier to understand how another is thinking and feeling. This balancing stone brings the feeling that the best of all outcomes will prevail. The light shows faith, joy, and optimism while the dark inspires endurance, confidence, and strength.
Zebra Jasper is believed to inspire long and loyal relationships, promotes endurance and stamina, stimulates physical energy, and is thought to align the spine.
Jet is also known as black amber, although it is not actually an amber, but rather fossilized coal. It was used extensively in mourning jewelry in Victorian times and was considered a stone for alleviating and bringing grief to the surface to be healed. It has also historically been used as a protection stone and is said to have very powerful protection energies to ward off evil, negativity, and psychic attacks. It is also said to protect finances and protect from depression. Jet is related primarily to the base chakra, but when used on the upper chakras it helps kundalini move to the crown chakra. Mystically, jet is considered a stone of sympathy, healing grief, psychic experiences. It is said by intuitive sources to be an excellent calming stone, and helpful for treating epilepsy, migraines, stomach pain, colds, glandular problems, and lymphatic problems.
Kunzite is said to help one to understand and interact better with others, to help heal "broken hearts", to relieve stress and anger, and to bring love, peace and harmony. It is also a stone that removes obstacles. Kunzite is said to help strengthen the circulatory system, and to be helpful in the treatment of lung disorders. Kunzite is associated with the heart chakra
Will not accumulate or retain negative energy or vibration. Brings tranquility and clam to the entire being, with special focus on the throat chakra and third eye. Stimulates psychic awareness and communications on all levels. Kyanite is a stone of channeling, altered states, vivid dreams, dream recall, and visualizations. It gives protection during these states. It brings loyalty, honesty and tranquility, and diminishes anger and confusion. Kyanite does not retain negative energy and never needs energetic cleansing. It does align and balance all chakras, often very suddenly. Kyanite can remove energy blockages. Blue kyanite is associated with the throat chakra and is a boost to meditation. Black kyanite is also a boost to meditation, and is associated with the root chakra. Black kyanite is also very protective and deflects negativity
Neuralgia; melancholy; fevers; inflammations; penetrates subconscious blockages; throat chakra; sore throat; energy focuser for teachers, lecturers & speakers, mental & spiritual cleanser; used on 3rd eye for meditation; eliminates old & negative emotions; use with other healing stones; thought form amplification; helps in creating mantras.
Sugilite is sometimes known as "the healer's stone" because of its great ability to enhance healing. It is associated with the third eye and crown chakras. It lessens effects of shock and disappointment. In addition to its well known enhancement of healing ability, it also strengthens spirituality, psychic ability and channeling. Sugilite is a stone that helps perfect spiritual love and open the heart chakra to unconditional love. It can help manifest one's natural gifts and protect against harsh realities. It lowers hostility, anger, jealousy and prejudice and gives a sense of freedom. Psychically, it is excellent for all kinds of psychic protection. It has been used for headaches and to decrease all types of discomfort. Sugilite is associated with the brow chakra. It is also called Luvulite or Lavulite.
Said to instill peace during meditation and assists in the elimination of self-deceit. Brings grounding to the intellect, stimulates the opening of the crown chakra, & said to stimulate passion & heart felt love.
Draws out impurities on all levels; balances L & R brain functions; mental illness; co-ordination and vision; radiation eliminator; evil eye protector; all purpose healer, especially in solar plexus & good for healers.
Mariposite helps us to exhibit a more flexible personality – it helps us to adapt easily and successfully to new situations and conditions. It stimulates our self expression in creative projects and can be considered as a power stone for artisans. Mariposite also helps us to reduce stress, to be calmer and can assist in "stabilizing" us. It also helps us to reduce our fears and to cope with energy overload. Mariposite lessens exhaustion
Soothes & balances the emotions; helps eliminate fear of "feeling"; encourages inner growth & strength; aids peace & harmony & psychic abilities; aligns vertebrae; digestive aid. A talisman of good fortune, allowing the bearer to hold on to things dear to them. Brings happiness to the environment in which it resides. Balances energies in the body.
Morganite is known both as an angel stone and a heart stone. It can bring love to one's live or rekindle old love. As an angel stone, it is known to help with communicating with angels. Morganite also brings compassion, empathy, self-control, and patience. It can also balance emotions and ease the pain of separation. It has been said to be one of the highest frequency stones available. Physically, morganite is used for healing emphysema, tuberculosis, heart disease, breathing problems, and throat problems. Morganite is associated primarily with the heart chakra, and can open, balance and clear this chakra.
One of the most potent stones for activating full sensory perception and Spiritual attunement. Powerfully opens the third-eye and crown chakras, and is excellent for healing and reprogramming the brain to accommodate Spiritual evolution and Higher frequencies.
Protects the gentle from being abused; stabilizer; stomach, intestine &I general muscle tissue healer; bacterial & viral inflammations. of discipline; powerful healing force to physical body; emotional release.
Placed on the sacral chakra, calms and soothes, putting you in the right frame of mind to be receptive before bringing to your attention ingrained patterns of behavior. It teaches you to value mistakes as well as successes. It is a crystal of purity, providing balance for body, mind and spirit.
Snowflake Obsidian helps you to recognize and release 'wrong thinking' and stressful mental patterns. It promotes dispassion and inner centering. With the aid of this crystal, isolation and loneliness become empowering, aiding surrender in meditation.
In healing treats veins and the skeleton, and improves circulation. The elixir is good for the skin and eyes.
Objective thinking; spiritual inspiration; control of emotions & passions, help eliminate negative thinking, apathy, stress & neurological disorders; also used as a heart, kidney, nerve, skin, capillary, hair, eye and nail strengthener.
Can help one to accept and follow spiritual guidance without ego resistance. Assists one in finding calm understanding of life experiences, and help one to joyfully embrace the future. May calm respiratory inflammation and assist with chronic coughs due to asthma, allergies or lung damage.
Alleviates depression, apathy, lethargy. Enhances intuition & happiness. Strengthens memory. Instills faithfulness and loyalty with respect to love, personal and business relationships. Aids in cleansing and activating the base and sacral charkas. It promotes a feeling of being centered. At a spiritual level, this stone activates clairvoyance and clairsentience.
Helps to alleviate depression. Utilized to cure the blood disorders and the kidneys.
Spleen & abdominal diseases, cellular reproductive problems, helps absorb nutrients, minimizes wide mood swings, mystical thought amplifier. Typically Orange.
Balances L & R brain hemispheres for neurological disorders; stimulates white corpuscles; helps bring the emotions to mystical experiences; aids abdomen, pituitary & thymus problems.
Is a form of round crystallized carnelian nodules found only in the nigh desert of the US Southwest. This wonderful orange gemstone is the second new find of the 21st Century. It has come up from the depths of the earth to the high desert floor, awaiting mankind’s need for a balancing agent to help shift the physical body into a more comfortable place.
As the emotional winds of change buffet us via the earthly changes that are upon us, these little orange balls wield the power to calm the survival fears that affect the lower four Chakras. These fears tend to keep us off balance, feeling alone, vulnerable, and powerless.
Carrying orange millennium can greatly help seeing and feeling these fears as found less. Orange millennium brings a sense of calm, allowing the body to unwind and the mind to lower its shield. These stones give us a sense of belonging to the earth, helping her in her time of need.
Peacock ore brings freshness and newness to ones life. Stimulates one to seek further heights and initiates the ability to enjoy happiness in the moment. It helps one to release which is no longer useful. “Stone of happiness”.
Protects from negative energy.
Provides insight of blockages in life which stop us from moving on.
Pearls attune the wearer to ebb and flow of life. They are calming and centering. They give purity and promote faith, charity, and integrity, truth and loyalty. They especially enhance personal integrity. They help one connect with the Goddess, the ultimate feminine energy. Pearls have been used to treat disorders of the digestive tract and muscular systems, as well as to aid fertility and to ease childbirth.
Protects against nervousness; helps alleviate spiritual fear; aids in healing hurt feelings & bruised egos; incurs strength & physical vitality; aligns subtle bodies; amplifies other vibration energies & positive emotional outlook; helps liver & adrenal function.
Petrified wood is also used to balance the energies of the body, mind emotions and the spirit. Petrified wood seems to provide the wearer with what is needed most, at this particular time.
Is the name of this particular form of catlinite because it is used by many native American tribes to carve their sacred pipes, totems, and fetishes. The carvings are used in ceremonies as protective devices and to enhance certain skills.
This mineral should be used with great respect and reverence. When carved into a personal spirit totem, it carries with it not only great spiritual power, but also a sense of privilege.
To truly appreciate the various aspects of historical Native American ceremonial ways, before using this stone, always ask for guidance, both from knowledgeable Native Americans and from the spirit world.
Pyrite is a stone of intellect and protection. It enhances intelligence, mental stability, logic, analysis, creativity, memory, and psychic development. It can help you tap your own latent mental talents and abilities. Pyrite is a powerful protection stone, and is very grounding. Pyrite is also known as Fool's Gold and Healer's Gold.
Heart, kidney, liver & muscle healer; appendicitis; gangrene; red & white corpuscles; digestive tract; cleanses vibrations in the atmosphere; creativity; helps personal clarity; will bring out problems in the solar plexus & the heart; eliminates self-destructive tendencies.
Quartz is a power stone that harmonizes and balances. It enhances energy and thoughts, and purifies the spiritual, mental, and physical. It is also a powerfully protective stone, bringing the purified energy in. Historically this crystal has been used to counter black magic, to perform diagnostic healing, and to communicate with spirits and other worlds. Clear quartz, as opposed to colored quartz, is associated with the crown chakra, but also works well on all chakras.
Rose quartz is a stone of unconditional love. It opens the heart chakra to all forms of love: self-love, family love, platonic love, and romantic love. Rose quartz has excellent protection energies during pregnancy and childbirth. The elevated energy of quartz gives rose quartz a property of enhancing love in virtually any situation. It also brings gentleness, forgiveness, and tolerance. Rose quartz is also said to be helpful with weight loss. Rose quartz is associated with the heart chakra.
Smoky quartz is a grounding and stabilizing stone. It brings calm and centering, lifts depression, enhances practicality, and generally removes negative energies, bringing happiness. Smoky quartz is also a good luck stone. It can also assist in tapping subconscious wisdom. Smoky quartz is a protective stone, particularly for physical protection, protection from negativity, and psychic protection. Physically, smoky quartz is helpful for kidneys, abdomen, pancreas, reproductive organs, menstrual cramps, fertility issues, water retention. Smoky quartz is associated with the root chakra.
Lymphatic cancer & circulatory problems; helps the psychologically inflexible.
The color, which makes this quartz unique, is due to the introduction of Lepidocrocite during the mineral’s formation. Lepidocrosite is a master healer stone, as is Strawberry Quartz. Like Rose and Pink Quartz, Strawberry is a Heart Chakra stone. Strawberry Quartz stimulates the center while radiating an inner feeling of warmth and love, which soon spreads throughout the entire body.
It possesses the special ability to balance the connections between the physical and subtle bodies.
Increases energy, emotional uplifting, strengthens willpower, opens heart chakra, removes stagnant energy. Energizes and heal base chakra. Calms fear. Healing: Removes blockages, constipation, hip and joints, lower limbs. Dissolves calcifications.
Rhodochrosite is an elegant pink and white stone called the "stone of love and balance" as it balances and enhances love on all levels. It allows fuller love to enter one's life, in part by calming excessive passions. It energizes and cleanses the base, sacral and heart chakras, as well as balancing the mental and emotional processes. Traditionally rhodochrosite has been considered good for the digestion, the heart, the kidneys, the pulse rate, and the thyroid.
Rhodonite is a stone of grace and elegance. It decreases anxiety while increasing attention to detail. It works beneficially on the heart chakra, opening one to unconditional love and increased service to mankind. It is also a calming stone. Rhodonite is also a stone of contrasts. The bright pinks indicate energy that enhances passionate love. The shiny black indicates grounding energy. This stone can help one have a passionate love that is also grounded. Physically it has been known to help with emphysema, joint inflammation, light sensitivity, strep throat and heart disorders.
Balances emotions; self worth; enhances capacity to love; aligns emotional & spiritual bodies; stimulates clarity of self expression.
Royal Azel (Sugilite or Luvalite)
L & R hemisphere balance; opens crown chakra; heart expression; increases altruism, visions & general understanding; protects against negative vibrations; helps one gain power to balance the physical body. Silver: Silver enhances any crystal or gems psychic properties. It affects heart and throat centers and purifies the blood.
Heart chakra; balances love & all spiritual endeavors; self-esteem; strengthens neurological tissues around the heart; prevents miscarriages. Aid to mental concentration and brings strength to the wearer. Enhances the higher aspects of love and devotion. Encourages a spiritual communion between the divine and the wearer. Shouldn't be worn when under severe emotional distress, because they amplify the emotions of the wearer. They spiritually reflect the quality of love and are useful as a meditation stone for those lacking in self love.
Rutile is said to intensify the metaphysical properties of its host crystal and to enhance one's understanding of difficult situations. It is also said to enhance creativity and to relieve depression and loneliness.
Spiritual enlightenment; inner peace; colic; rheumatism; mental illness; pituitary; metabolic rate of glandular functions; anti- depressant; aids psycho kinesis, telepathy, clairvoyance & astral projection; personal expression; also for pain. Aid those with quiet natures and attitudes, bringing joy and lightness; increasing the depth of beauty and thoughts of the wearer. Best worn in a ring of silver. When worn as a pendant it can draw negative forces from other people. Sapphire heals on a mental and spiritual plane. It is a guardian against enchantments and has a powerful influence for purifying.
Red sardonyx is a complicated stone, a combination of layers of Carnelian, Chalcedony and Onyx, it is beautifully banded and looks like no other stone. It has a long history of being used in jewelry, sardonyx was used in both Ancient Egypt and Rome. It's red color was associated with Mars the God of War and it was worn to make soldiers brave and strong, hence it is a good stone to wear if you think you are going to be in a situation where you will need extra strength, determination and courage.
Most red stones have the ability to help increase self confidence and attractiveness to the opposite sex. Sardonyx is said to be useful in maintaining a good, long term, relationships between life partners.
Physical ailments that Sardonyx has been used for are, as an antidote to poisonous bites and stings and for the relief of stomach pain.
Protection, clarity, peace, calming, meditation, judgment, insight, clears confusion, subconscious things come to light, stabilizes emotions. Healing: Aligns spinal column, flexibility, guards against epileptic seizures, energy healing.
Eases fear of interpersonal relationships; merges astral & emotional bodies; balances perspective. Smithsonite is a stone of charm, kindness and positive happenings. It is auspicious for new beginnings. It can activate each chakra (energy center) of the body and can be used as a "replacement stone" in crystal healing. It reputedly helps with immune system problems, alcoholism, sinus problems and digestive ailments. It also helps attract new friends.
Helps to “widen ones horizons” and assist in times of change. It allows us to be ready for new situations & challenges and also be open to these new ways. Very calming and bring peace to ones center of being. Allows one to release old routines and create new loving environments.
Physically it can be used in the treatment of fat digestion. Stimulates the Liver and gall bladder function.
Sodalite is a stone of logic, rationality, and efficiency. It is helpful for work in groups and stimulates thought. Sodalite is a stone that is good for healing breaches in communication. It is a stone of truth, and brings this to all communications. It can help end arguments or other disagreements. It is particularly useful for honesty of emotions. It increases intelligence, knowledge and learning, and can unite the logical with the spiritual. Physically it is beneficial for the glands, digestive system, relieving insomnia, and decreasing calcium deficiency. It can also be useful for quicker healing of head colds. Sodalite is associated with the throat and brow chakras.
Spinel’s energy is said to have the capability of renewing vitality and the desire to try again. It gives hope to those who thought hope was dead and can attract help from others, raise thoughts and purifies the imagination. Spinel in healing is a powerful general cleanser which aligns the etheric and emotional bodies.
Stichtite is found in conjunction with serpentine. Like serpentine, stichtite stimulates. The movement of the kundalini, moving the dormant energies at the base of the spine up through the chakras. But unlike serpentine which rests primarily at the heart chakra, the stichtite moves the energy up into the crown chakra.
Like sugilite, stichtite emanates energies of protection from negativity, putting the user inside an "egg of light" which shields the emotional body. Stichtite paired with serafinite is a perfect combination of stones for all types of self-healing.
Is said to encourage the gathering of new knowledge and learning throughout a person's life. Polynesian tribal elders believed that tektites would bring wealth and fidelity in all ventures of their lives.
It is also believed that meditating with and carrying tektites can help draw people of similar energy patterns and levels together.
Tiger's Eye (Tiger Eye) is a stone of protection that is also very grounding. It enhances integrity, willpower, practicality and correct use of power. It is a stone that enhances good luck, and brings prosperity, often in the form of money. Tiger's eye is also a very protective stone which is especially protective during travel. It can also help one see clearly without illusion. Tiger's eye brings a special boost to the solar plexus chakra and to one's personal power.
Tiger iron, sometimes called mugglestone, is a combination of hematite, red jasper, and sometimes yellow jasper or golden tiger eye. It is a grounding stone that also brings protection, especially protection from danger. It is also a stone of clarity, particularly clarity of knowledge, enabling one to see the truth below the apparent surface of issues. Tiger Iron also helps with creative endeavors and all types of artistic abilities. It is used to bring strength, vitality, confidence, willpower, and balance. It is an excellent stone for people wishing to bring more motivation to their lives. In folklore and crystal healing lore, Tiger Iron is said to balance white and red blood cells, increase natural steroids, and improve muscular structure, and help with healing legs, sexual organs, liver, and the nervous system. Tiger Iron is related to the sacral and root chakras.
Topaz is a powerful stone in the way that quartz is. It is a balancing and calming stone that balances emotions, releases tension, balances emotions, and can bring joy. Topaz is also believed to bring success and good fortune, and synchronicity. It is also used for protection, particularly protection from the evil eye and greed. It also is said to bring creativity, individuality, true love, and hope. Spiritually it brings in spiritual love and peace. Physically, topaz aids with gout, blood disorders, hemorrhages, poor appetite, tissue regeneration, tuberculosis, aging (reverses), endocrine system.
Tourmaline increases flexibility, happiness, objectivity, compassion and serenity. It also enhances tolerance and understanding. It is a stone that is very helpful for channeling. Tourmaline is also a very protecting stone. Tourmaline is often associated with the heart chakra, particularly watermelon tourmaline, where it opens one to accept love. Other colors of tourmaline are associated with the chakra of the same color.
Black tourmaline, also known as schorl, is associated with the root or base chakra, and is excellent for grounding excess energy. It is a well known as a purifying stone that deflects and transforms negative energy, and thus is very protective. It can transform and remove negativity from an individual or an environment. It is often used as an aura cleanser, and can help one attain higher levels of awareness. Black tourmaline is also used for repelling and protecting one from black magick, and is often said to return the negative spell to the sender. Some claim that black tourmaline deflects all kinds of energy, but my personal experience is that it's not so. It is possible that the black tourmaline's effect of grounding excess energy gives this impression. Black tourmaline has also been used to deflect radiation energy from TV's and computer monitors. Emotionally, black tourmaline is excellent for dispelling fears, obsessions, and neuroses, bringing emotional stability. Physically, black tourmaline can strengthen the immune system, help with heart disease, arthritis, and gout.
Activates the throat, thyroid, speech impediments and third eye chakras and connects with the heart. Assists in communication and intuition combining compassion. Promotes clear verbal expression, dissolves mental friction, emotional constriction. Carries a high electrical charge and if rubbed briskly one end becomes positive and one negative, the energy can then be directed wherever peaceful energy is required.
Creativity; opens heart chakra; immune system; psychological problems with the father; blood pressure; asthma; balancer; eliminates conflict within.
Stimulates the heart and base chakras. Strengthens the will to understand love. Provides physical energy and vitality to the physical body. Can be used in the treatment of the digestive system.
Heart chakra healer; imparts sense of humor to those who need it; balancer; eliminates guilt; nervous system; integration, security & self-containment.
Master healer; protects against environmental pollutants; strengthens anatomy & guards against all disease; improved absorption of nutrients; tissue regeneration; subtle body alignment & strengthening; eye disorders.
Is a combination of Pink Feldspar, Epidote, and Quartz. Feldspar helps one to detach from old ways of doing things, thus permitting creativity to flower. It also assists in self-awareness and self-love. Epidote enhances one's perceptions, encourages participation with others, and is also an aid to self-esteem.
Quartz, among its many attributes, is the primary stone used for dissolving energy blockages. Unakite lends an element to self-awareness. In working with this stone people have noticed that they were able to go deeper than the physical symptoms of an illness and understanding the mental and emotional sources for it.
It is also believed to help release conditions which have been inhibiting personal growth. This stone tends to align the emotions with the higher forces of spirituality. It can help one deal with the information and the events of the past which have instilled blockages within the energy centers [Chakras] of the body.
Unakite provides a gentle release of those conditions, which have been inhibiting personal growth.
Is used in healings to stabilize the mental functions. It helps clear negative thought patterns fro the mental, emotional, and physical bodies. Once this healings is complete, Vesuvianite is then used to bring us closer to the higher realms, providing easy access to our higher selves.
This stone is considered one of the basic stones to use in order to prepare us for the use of the more predominant power stones.
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