Unakite is a made up of a combination of three minerals: Green Epidote, Pink Feldspar and Quartz. It is a balancing stone helping to balance all aspects of the self; emotional, spiritual and mental, and allowing you to feel more centred. Unakite is also believed to help release energy blockages, that may be inhibiting your growth, and to encourage you to live in the present rather than in the past. The Pink Feldspar in Unakite encourages you to love yourself for who you are, which in turn allows you to attract and keep the love of others. Unakite is said to be of benefit to the female reproductive system and during pregnancy. It is also said to provide support to those recovering from a major illness or convalescing . Placing Unakite in a room, either as a large piece or as several small tumble stones in a bowl, is said to bring in a gentle calming energy. Unakite is believed to be helpful in reducing the effects of electromagnetic smog. For this reason it can be beneficial to place a piece on top of, or near, the television set.
Peridot: is a powerful cleansing stone. Its clear, fresh energy rejuvenates the whole body and gives the encouragement of renewal and a fresh start. It is said to help release burdens, guilt and obsessions and it is thought to enhance confidence and assertiveness. In ancient times Peridot was believed to keep away evil spirits and today it is used as a protective stone for the aura. Peridot can be placed on the Heart Chakra to cleanse and heal it. Peridot is the birthstone for August and for Libra. Chakra: Heart
Prehnite unlocks the unconcious mind, and melts boundaries of time and space, making it easier to access psychic skills such as clairvoyance, remote viewing and channelling. Prehnite crystal eases nervous indigestion, soothes and calms the mind and emotions, and helps to diffuse acute worry. Astroloical Sign: Libra Vibrates to No. 5
Quartz Clear: Quartz is known as the Master Healing Crystal because it contains the full spectrum of light and as such will work on every level to bring the body into balance. It strengthens and stabilizes the body's energy fields and promotes harmony. Quartz can amplify both positive thoughts and energy and can stimulate positive action when it is needed. It can be held or worn to promote clarity of thought and to help you to see your way more clearly. Place Quartz near your computer monitor to help dispel static electricity and to combat radiation. Quartz is said to help you release any negative energy you may have absorbed from other people and to help you to fight feelings of inadequacy. Quartz can be used to harmonise all the Chakras as it contains all the colours in the light spectrum. Quartz is the birthstone for April. Astrological Sign: Leo & Aries. Chakra: Crown
Quartz Smokey: Smoky Quartz is an extremely protective stone. It protects against negative energies by gently dissolving any negative emotions it comes into contact with. For this reason it is a usefully stone to have around when you are dealing with difficult situations or people, such as in the workplace. Smoky Quartz is also believed to protect against pollution, radiation and electromagnetic smog. Smoky Quartz is believed to help lift depression, reduce fear and to help relieve stress. A good technique to use when you are feeling stressed is to hold a Smoky Quartz in each hand and to sit quietly for a few moments. Smoky Quartz is said to be a good pain reliever and placing it on a painful point is said to help dissolve pain. In addition it is believed to help cramps and to help ease lower back pain and headaches. Smoky Quartz can be created artificially by treating Quartz with radiation; this usually results in very dark, opaque crystals. We take care to choose only transparent Smoky Quartz crystals.
Quartz Rose: Rose Quartz is a translucent or transparent pink crystal. It is known as the 'Love Stone' and is said to be the stone of unconditional love. This crystal opens the Heart Chakra and is believed to encourage forgiveness and to help you to let go of anger, resentment and jealousy. Rose Quartz can also support you in learning how to love yourself and how to receive love from someone else. In healing Rose Quartz is said to smooth the complexion, sooth burns and blistering, strengthen the physical heart, alleviate vertigo and heal chest, lung, kidney and adrenal problems. Rose Quartz is believed to enhance fertitlity. Wear Rose Quartz over the heart, or keep close to you in your pocket or purse. It can also be placed in the relationship corner of your home to attract love. This is the farthest right hand corner as you walk in the front door. Placing Rose Quartz by your bed or under you pillow can aid sleep.
Rhodonite is the complementary stone to Rhodochrosite but deals on a much more cerebral level by improving memory, calming the mind and easing stress by improving self confidence, like its sister it helps you understand and deal with the pressures of modern living. Rhodonite Physical Properties Rhodonite has a distinctive pink colour but it may also occur as a brownish-red, more desirable than just the uniform pink colour is the samples that contain black veins (of manganese rich alteration products) and its streak is white. Rhondonite occurs in massive, compact and granular habits but also as tabular crystals.
Rhodolite is a variety of garnet. The colour ranges from pale rose, red and purple. Rhodolite helps to provide for excellent protection of the base chakra, and assists in maintaining the rhythms of the subtle bodies in synchronicity with the other aspects of consciousness. It is an excellent stabilizer, stimulating calm asssurance throughout the physical, mental and emotional bodies. Rhodolite helps to guide one during times of contemplation, balancing peace and solitude with harmony and activity. It can be used in the treatment of the heart and lungs. Astrological Sign: Leo Vibrates to No. 7
Rhodochrosite: colour range from pale pink to deep red, yellow, tan, orange and brown. Those crystals in the rose colour range are highly collectable. This stone has been called a "stone of love and balance", providing balancing and love on all levels for all bodies. It contains a pulsating electrical energy which emits the strongest power in the universe, the power of love. The energy of rhodochrosite is encompassed by the presence of heavenly energies filled with the golden sphere of light. Rhodochrosite is also an Earth stone for healing of the Earth and for showing love to the Mother of us all. It helps one to serve the planet in her time of need, allowing for one to recognize that the responsibility is actually a joy. It can be used in the treatment of various kinds of elimination problems, to strengthen the walls of the intestines, and to help digestion. It has been used to balance the energies of the heart and to stabilize the heart and pulse rate. It can be useful during the "laying on of stones" for those born under the signs of Virgo, Capricorn and Taurus. Astrological Sign: Scorpio & Leo : Vibrates to No. 4
Ruby: is a dynamic stone said to promote enthusiasm, vigour and passion for life. It is also believed to encourage a courageous and positive state of mind, to promote dynamic leadership, to increase motivation and to help overcome exhaustion and lethargy. Ruby is believed to encourage positive dreams and clear visualisation, to give strength in times of conflict and to protect against psychic attack. It is also said to sharpen the mind, increase awareness and improve concentration. However, Ruby’s dynamic energy is not suitable for everyone as it can over stimulate and may be too powerful for children and animals. In healing Ruby is thought to be extremely beneficial for the heart and the circulatory system. It is also believed to detoxify the body and to stimulate the kidneys, reproductive organs and the spleen. In the Middle Ages Ruby was viewed as a stone of prophesy and was said to darken when danger was near. Ruby is the birthstone for July and for Capricorn.
Sapphire: The sapphire has, for centuries, been seen as a symbol of the heavens, a guardian of innocence, a bestower of truth, a promoter of good health, and a preserver of chastity. It is believed to brings gifts of fulfillment, joy, prosperity, inner peace and beauty. Some wore it to ward off illness or as protection while traveling. In the middle ages, people believed wearing a sapphire suppressed negative thoughts. It also has been long believed to have a curing power for natural ailments. In ancient Persia, If ground up, it was used as an all purpose medicine. Ivan the Terrible of Russia stated that the sapphire strengthened the heart and muscles and endowed a person with courage. Others said it was an anecdote for poison- it killed snakes on site and if engraved with the figure of a man or a ram, would cure all illness and elevate the owner to a high position.
Shell Fossils: have absorbed millions of years of history and invoke wisdomand a feeling of being connected to the earths past. They are said to keep us calm during times when hard decisions are required. Fossils are formed when dead plants or animals become covered by layers of sediment, almost always in water. Many fossils with striking patterns and shapes have been regarded as protective and powerful talismans for thousands of years. All fossils, regardless of their appearance, can be used in healing to stabilize, ground and steady the life force. Access distant memory and travel through time and space
Sodalite is said to be an excellent stone for bringing mental clarity and encouraging rational thought. It is also said to calm the mind allowing new information to be processed and taken in. Sodalite is said to bring joy to a heavy heart and to encourage self-esteem, self-trust and self-acceptance. It is a useful crystal to have around during a team exercise as it is said to promote harmony, trust and solidarity of purpose between group members. Placed in a room Sodalite is believed to help clear electromagnetic pollution, helping those who are susceptible to ‘sick building syndrome’. In healing Sodalite is believed to balance the emotions and calm panic attacks. It is also said to balance the metabolism, boost the immune system and help to relieve insomnia. In addition, Sodalite is thought to lower blood pressure, reduce fevers, soothe sore throats, and treat the vocal cords, larynx and digestive disorders.
Selenite is a calming crystal that instils peace and is an excellent stone for meditation. Holding a piece of Selenite in the hand is said to help drain any negative energy from the body while a large piece of Selenite placed in the house is said to ensure a peaceful atmosphere. Selenite can be brittle and may dissolve when wet. It is therefore advisable to use a method that does not involve water
Sardonyx: Sardonyx is a stone of protection and strength. It promotes virtuous conduct and integrity. Sardonyx attracts friends and good fortune. It brings lasting happiness and stability to partnerships. Supplements willpower and strengthens character. Sardonyx increases stamina, vigor and self-control. It alleviates depression and overcomes hesitancy. Improves perception. Sardonyx heals lungs and bones. It regulates fluids and cell metabolism, strengthens the immune system. In addition to the generic healing properties of Sardonyx, specific colours have additional attributes: Black Sardonyx absorbs negativity. Brown Sardonyx grounds energy. Clear Sardonyx purifies. Red Sardonyx stimulates.
Serpentine is often called New Jade. It is said to help correct emotional imbalance and to enable you to feel more in control of your life. Serpentine is a good stone for crystal meditation and is said to be valuable in opening psychic abilities. In healing Serpentine is believed to have cleansing and detoxifying properties. It is a useful stone for crystal healers as it is said to help in the conscious direction of healing energy to where it is needed.
Sunstone can be used to both clear and energize the chakras. It can also provide for a brightening of the chakras, allowing one to exhibit a floral freshness and a feeling of being "squeaky" clean. It assists in gently removing the "hook-ups" which have infiltrated the energy centres, returning them to the source after surrounding them with both love and positive energy. Sunstone has been used by the Canadian Indians in rituals of the medicine wheel, to show to the spirit guides the connection with the golden white healing light of the sun. Astrological Sign: Libra & Leo : Vibrates to no. 1
Tiger's Eye:is a stone of protection and was traditionally carried as a talisman against ill wishes and curses. It is both a grounding and uplifting crystal and can encourage feelings of self-worth and confidence in our own abilities. It can promote a positive attitude, assist us in accomplishing our goals and help us to recognise our own talents and abilities. Tiger's Eye is said to enhance our own personal power, release blocked creativity, and to bring good luck, prosperity, wealth and success. Tiger's Eye can be used to help balance the Solar Plexus Chakra. Tiger's Eye produces soothing vibrations, generating a calmness to unsettled turmoil, and allowing one to enjoy the actions of being unfenced and uninhibited. It has been used in the treatment of disorders of the eye, the throat, the reproductive system, and aid night vision. Tiger's Eye can be used to strengthen the alignment of the spinal column and to facilitate the mending of broken bones. Astrological Sign: Capricorn :Vibrates to No: 4 Chakra: Solar Plexus
Tigers Eye Blue: is a very calming crystal, it is said to release stress, to soothe anxiety and to help cool a quick temper. All Tigers Eye crystals are stones of protection and were traditionally carried to protect against curses and ill wishes. Tigers Eye is said to promote a positive attitude and to increase feelings of self worth. It is believed to help you to discover, and have confidence in, your own abilities helping to enhance your personal power and self confidence. Tigers Eye is also said to bring good luck and prosperity. Chakra: Throat
Tigers Eye Red: Red Tiger's Eye is a stimulating stone that is said to increase motivation and to help overcome lethargy . All Tiger’s Eye crystals are stones of protection and were traditionally carried to protect against curses and ill wishes. Tiger’s Eye is said to promote a positive attitude and to increase feelings of self worth. It is believed to help you to discover, and have confidence in, your own abilities helping to enhance your personal power and self confidence. Tiger’s Eye is also said to bring good luck and prosperity.
Tiger's Iron is comprised of golden tiger eye, red jasper and black hematite. It combines the qualities of these three minerals. Tiger's Iron is said to be beneficial for those who are deeply exhausted and drained by taking on other people’s feelings and emotions. It is also valuable for those suffering from emotional or mental burnout or family stress. Tiger's Iron encourages and supports change, giving you the energy to take the necessary action. It is also a creative and artistic stone believed to bring out hidden talents and to help with creative endeavours. In healing Tiger's Iron is thought to be beneficial for the blood and for balancing the red white cell count. It is also believed to increase natural steroids and muscle strength and to aid iron and vitamin B absorptionTiger Iron can also be used to assist in creative endeavors, prompting the artistic abilities toward wondrous beauty and works. Tiger's Iron helps to find havens of refuge when danger is perceived. In addition, Tiger's Iron stimulates physical vitality, and can be used to strengthen the muscular structure.Astrological Sign: Leo :Vibrations to No: 7
Labradorite: looks dull until light hits its surface making it glow with an iridescent sheen. It is often referred to as the 'Stone of Destiny' as it is believed to help you to find your true path in life. Labradorite is also said to promote wisdom, understanding and patience and to help banish fears and insecurities. In addition it is believed to protect and cushion the aura by helping to deflect unwanted energies. In healing Labradorite is believed to relieve stress and menstrual tension, fend off colds, lower blood pressure and regulate metabolism.
Lapis Lazuli is a deep blue crystal flecked with white and gold. It is a highly prized gemstone. Lapis Lazuli is thought to stimulate the higher levels of the mind encouraging clarity and objectivity. It is also believed to allow the release of stress bringing deep inner peace. Lapis Lazuli is said to facilitate self-knowledge and self-expression and, when used in meditation, to enhance psychic ability and spiritual insight. In healing Lapis Lazuli balances the Throat Chakra and the Brow Chakra. and is believed to help overcome depression, lower blood pressure and to boost the immune system and the thyroid. Lapis Lazuli is also said to be beneficial for alleviating migraine headaches and insomnia. Lapis Lazuli is the birthstone for September
Lepidolite: ranges in colour from pink to purple, yellow, grey, colourless and white. This mineral activates the throat chakra, the heart chakra, the third eye and the intellect. It also opens the crown chakra and allows for the flowing of the inner blue lotus, assisting one to become aware of the subtle vibratory energies both within and without of the self. It is used for stress reduction and to alleviate despondency. The energy of lepidolite is refreshing and almost sentimental; and serves to gently induce change and to allow for smooth passage during change. Lepidolite is excellent for business pursuits. It can be good for assisting in digestion and in the relief of tension and stress related disorders. Helps with tendonitis, leg cramps, "tight" shoulder muscles. Astrological Sign: Libra
Malachite: ranges in colour from light to dark green. Malachite is a "stone of transformation", assisting one in changing situations, and providing for the transfer of sacred information leading to spiritual evolution. Malachite assists in clearing and activating all chakras and is quite helpful in stimulating the heart and throat chakras. Malachite can be used to facilitate insight concerning the cause of any specific condition, e.g. providing insight to the basic disorders within the body, mind, and spirit, and to the conditions associated with interaction with others in this reality. Malachite is an equalizing and balancing agent; it can create an unobstructed path, leading to a desired goal. Malachite helps one to accept responsibility for ones action,s, circumstances, and actuality, bringing understanding and intuitive answers to the forefront prior to response and subsequent action. Malachite represents fidelity in love and friendship, loyalty in partnerships and practicality and responsibility in business transactions. Malachite has been used as a protective stone by those involved in the field of aviation and is said to dispel symptoms of, and to stimulate awareness of, the inner bases for the condition of vertigo. Malachite is said to protect against radiation and can be used in the treatment of asthma, arthritis, swollen joints, tumors, growths, broken bones, and torn muscles. Malachite can also be used to regulate the RNA/DNA structures, to align and cleanse the cellular structure, to enhance the immune system, and to ease the process of birth. Astrological Sign: Capricorn & Scorpio Vibrates to No: 9
Marcasite:The chemical composition of marcasite is identical to pyrite; these two minerals are distinguished by their respective crystalline formations.Marcasite occurs in the form of masses, stalactites, fibres, and as tabular and pyramid like crystals. The colour is bronze yellow, which may become a deeper yellow upon exposure to light. Marcasite represents spiritual development, providing for prosperity by eliminating starvation of the spirit. It can be used in the treatment of skin disorders, moles, warts, freckles. Astrological Sign: Leo
Merlinite: a stone of magic, said to blend heavenly and earthly vibrations, allowing one harness the energy from multiple realms. A Journey stone in the shamanic sense which draws from the elementals. It promotes better contact with our environment and with our fellow human beings too. Merlinite can also enhance our organizational capabilities. Merlinite has been used in the treatment of skeletal structures and disorders of the veins and arteries. It is also said to promote physical growth and to facilitate the flow of blood through the body. It is a cleansing mineral for the body and one which can enhance lymph flow and excretion. It also helps with both the effects of colds and the effects of smoking too. Physical - Some confusion surrounds the name of this stone. Merlinite is actually a common modern name, and not a mineral type, the stones make up is a mix of agates, dendrite and, or opalised agate depending on the quality of the mineral. You can call the stone Dendritic Opal if the stone as a glassy (opal like appearance) and dendritic (moss like / tree like patterns) as our two examples here have, if the stone is more solid in appearance then stone is Dendritic Agate. Neither are true OPALs!
Moonstone: This milky, translucent crystal is believed to be strongly connected to the moon. It is a calming stone and can be very effective in soothing the emotions. Moonstone is said to be the stone of women and is believed to enhance feminity, gentleness, receptivity and intuition. It is said to help reduce PMT and to lesson the problems associated with the menopause by slowing down the hormonal changes. Moonstone is also believed to aid the reproductive system, benefiting conception, pregnancy and childbirth. Wearing Moonstone as a pendant or placing it on the Brow Chakra is said to enhance your psychic abilities and spiritual awareness. Placing this crystal on the Solar Plexus or Heart Chakra is said to bring forward old emotional issues which can then be dissolved. In healing Moonstone is believed to heal upper digestive disorders that are being caused by old emotional problems. Moonstone is the birthstone for June.
Moonstone Rainbow: Rainbow Moonstone intensifies your feminine 'Goddess' energy! It is a stone that enhances your feelings and encourages fervent desires, eager expectation and heartfelt resolve. It holds within it the deep seated nature of feminine energy, and its energy balances the masculine-feminine vibrations within your body, and will nurture your spirit. This beautiful crystal has a powerful vibration that may heighten psychic abilities, and aid you to embrace your gifts.
New Jade: Serpentine is often called New Jade. It is said to help correct emotional imbalance and to enable you to feel more in control of your life. Serpentine is a good stone for crystal meditation and is said to be valuable in opening psychic abilities. In healing Serpentine is believed to have cleansing and detoxifying properties. It is a useful stone for crystal healers as it is said to help in the conscious direction of healing energy to where it is needed.
Fluorite usually has different bands of colour making it a popular decorative stone. Fluorite is said to help with absorbing new ideas and bringing order to chaos. It cleanses and stabilizes the aura and is believed to be effective against computer and electromagnetic emanations. In crystal healing Fluorite can be placed on the Brow Chakra. It is reputed to be a powerful healer and is believed to be good at fending off colds and flu, reducing the pain of arthritis and reducing the discomfort of shingles and other nerve related pain. It is also thought to rekindle sexual libido. Stroked across the body toward the heart, this crystal is said to provide pain relief. Chakra: Heart
Fire Agate: Fire agate is a stone of courage, protection, and strength. Mystical lore says that it relieves fears, halts gossip and even reflects any threat of harm back to the source. Fire agate can help with spiritual advancement and progression. It promotes and enhances energy, including meditation, ritual, and spiritual healing energies. It also balances masculine (active) and feminine (receptive) energies. Fire agate is often used in spells to increase skills in communication in writing and speaking. It can also heighten creative visualization. Metaphysical healing lore professes that fire agate enhances all healing energies, and assists with healing of the circulatory system, lymph system, intestines. It is also used in crystal healing take the edge off the emotional charge of problems. Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information. Fire agate is associated primarily with the sacral and root chakras.
Garnet: There are several colours of garnet including almandine and rhodolite garnet. Garnet is a "stone of health", extracting negative energy from the chakras, and transmuting the energy to the beneficial state. It enhances ones internal fire, bringing the creative powers to the stage of implementation.Garnet also has been known as a "stone of commitment" - to purpose, to others and oneself. The loving powers of garnet tend to reflect the attributes of devotion, bringing the love of others to expressions of warmth and understanding. It is quite helpful in moods of abandonment, allowing one to realize that surrender to discontinuity brings freshness to ones life. Garnet stimulates from both the base and crown chakras to provide for free flow of movement, via the spinal column and the inner pathway of light, helping to distribute the appropriate amount of energy to each portion of the body. It provides for a stable connection between the physical and ethereal nervous systems, energizing the total system to vitality. (Astrological Sign: Leo, Virgo, Capricorn & Aquarius)
Goldstone Red: The most common goldstone is a reddish-brown colour with tiny glittery bits. Goldstone is a man-made gemstone, first created by alchemists trying to make gold. Not really a gemstone, more of a glass bead. Created using copper and copper salts with a reducing flame. However, goldstone has been around since the European Renaissance, and is said to be one of the most popular gemstones in the world. Goldstone- Emotional, Spiritual: Goldstone is great for positive energy; renews strength; is a transmitter stone; balances energies symbolises human ingenuity to improve your life; has been known to encourage faith; is not for the shy and self-effacing; can induce happy thoughts; helps keep your feet on the ground; stops you becoming big headed; activates root and sacral chakras. Goldstone Gemstone Meanings - Healing, Medical, Physical: Goldstone is said to protect the center of the body; stimulates you physically; balances energies; can be gently uplifting; can be a great mood stabiliser; renews strength; can help to reduce stomach tension.
Goldstone Blue: Goldstone is a man made stone, which is very sparkly. Goldstone is said to be the stone of ambition. It builds energy, courage and a positive attitude. Increases drive and confidence. A gently uplifting stone, Goldstone promotes vitality. Goldstone helps to reduce stomach tension and benefits arthritic conditions. It is helpful to bones, painful joints and circulation.
Hematite has an attractive silver sheen and is effective as a grounding stone. It can inspire you while keeping your feet firmly on the ground. It is believed to help reduce the discomfort of leg cramps and fractures, cleanse the blood and aid blood-related problems such as anaemia. Hematite facilitates balancing of the yin yang energies, utilizing, in addition, the magnetic qualities of the energy to balance the meridians within the body and to provide a stable equilibrium between the ethereal nervous system and the physical nervous system. It has been said to attract "kind love". Hematite helps for smooth grounding and bringing tranquility and emotional clarity. It can be used in the treatment of leg cramps, blood disorders (anemia), nervous disorders, and insomnia. Astrological Sign: Aries & Aquarius Vibrates to No. 9. Chakra: Root
Howlite has an extremely calming energy and can be used to relieve anxiety, tension and intense emotions. It is said to be able to calm the mind reducing fretful thoughts and helping you to relax in preparation for sleep or meditation. If you suffer from insomnia, caused by racing thoughts at bedtime, a piece of Howlite placed under your pillow or grided around your bed may help. Howlite is said to help calm unreasonable anger, either your own or that directed at you. Carrying a piece around with you, in your pocket, can act as a shield against rage and can encourage reasoned and calm communication. Howlite is thought to help you become aware of your goals and ambitions and to aid you in achieving them. It is also said to encourage patience, to reduce a tendency to over criticize and to promote selflessness. In healing Howlite is believed to help balance calcium levels, aiding teeth and bones.Howlite Blue: Howlite dyed a very pretty blue colour. It is sometimes called Turquenite because of its resemblance to Turquoise. Blue Howlite has all the properties of undyed Howlite. Like Howlite, it has the ability to calm your own anger and to absorb anger directed at you. Its soothing energy can also reduce tension and anxiety and can help still the mind before sleep or meditation. Like undyed, Howlite a grid of Blue Howlite placed around the bed can relieve insomnia caused by racing thoughts at bedtime. Blue Howlite is said to reduce a tendency to over criticise, promote selfless behaviour and to encourage patience. It is also said to help you become aware of your ambitions and goals and to encourage you to achieve them. In addition, a piece of Blue Howlite, placed by your bed, is said to help you remember and understand your dreams. Chakra: Throat
Jade: Jade is a symbol of serenity and purity. It signifies wisdom gathered in tranquility. It increases love and nurturing. A protective stone, Jade keeps the wearer from harm and brings harmony. Jade attracts good luck and friendship. It stabilises the personality and promotes self-sufficiency. Soothes the mind, releasing negative thoughts. Stimulates ideas. A “dream stone”, Jade brings insightful dreams. It aids emotional release, especially of irritability. Jade encourages you to become who you really are. Jade aids the body’s filtration and elimination organs. It is excellent for treating kidney problems and adrenal glands. Jade removes toxins, rebinds skeletal and cellular systems, and heals stitches. It assists fertility and childbirth. Jade balances body fluids. In addition to the generic healing properties of Jade, specific forms and colours have additional attributes: Green Jade Chakras: Heart Planet - Mercury Typical colour -Green
Jadeite: is one of the two minerals called jade. The other is nephrite. Jade affects the heart, kidneys, larynx, liver, spleen, thymus and thyroid. Cleanses the blood. Removes toxemia via the liver. Assists in the assimilation of iodine. Hold it and it draws in unconditional love. Enhances the ability to communicate what you are picking up through your psychic sense or your feelings. Chakra: Heart
Jasper: This mineral is known as the "supreme nurturer". Jasper was often worn by shamen to provide protection. It holds an aspect of solar energy and a connection to the solar plexus chakra which also helped shamen in their magical practices. The jasper which contains the yellow colour was used to assist and protect during times of travel (spiritual or physical); jasper which contains the red colour was thought to induce health and re -birth, bringing freshness in ideas and strategies to the holder. It is a stone which accept intense responsibility in the realm of protection. It protects against negativity and helps one to be grounded to the stabilizing energies of the Earth. Jasper can be used to align the energy of the chakras and to integrate the attributes of the chakras such that astral journeys can be affected. It balances the yin-yang energy and balances the physical, emotional, and intellectual bodies with the etheric energies.
Jasper Brecciated: is an opaque form of the mineral quartz. It is a form of Jasper that contains Haematite. Haematite is a very grounding stone, which makes Brecciated Jasper an excellent crystal for helping you to keep your feet on the ground and for promoting feelings of tranquillity and wholeness. Brecciated Jasper has an uplifting, rejuvenating energy that is said to encourage mental clarity, mental focus and feelings of deep happiness. It is also believed to absorb negative energy allowing you to develop a positive outlook on life. In addition Brecciated Jasper is said to encourage empathy and communication with animals and could be of benefit to those who practice animal Reiki healing.
Jasper Fancy: is a stone of gentleness and relaxation. It is professed to enhance one's ability to relax and bring tranquility, comforting, wholeness, healing, and gentle endings. As with all jaspers, it is also a good protection stone. In mystical healing lore, jasper is said to be good for the liver, gallbladder, and soothing to the stomach. Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing, not prescription or healthcare information. Fancy Fancy Jasper is reputed to be particularly good at bringing energies of wholeness and healing to an environment or situation.
Jasper Ocean: is said to encourage patience and acceptance of responsibility. It is a very protective stone and a good emotional healer bringing tranquility and a feeling of wholeness. Ocean Jasper is a nurturing and sustaining crystal that is said to encourage self-love and a love of others. Known as "the supreme nurturer" it is excellent for aligning the chakras, meridians Ocean Jasper provides a link between the sun and the moon and their associated zodiac signs of Cancer and Leo. Ocean Jasper is good for patience, detoxifying, stress, immune system lymph, circulation, PMS, digestion, tumours, gum infections, eczema, cysts, colds.
Jasper Piccasso: Picasso Jasper is also known as Picasso Marble or Picasso Stone. All Jaspers are extremely nurturing stones, sustaining and supporting, during times of stress and bringing feelings of peace and 'wholeness'. They are also said to facilitate dream recall and to provide protection. In addition Picasso Jasper is said to help to remind us to celebrate life and to help us to realise that it is not too late to enjoy ourselves and to ‘live a little’. Picasso Jasper is also believed to promote the development of creativity and to bring strength and self-discipline. It is thought to bring calm to difficult situations and to encourage us to relax and enjoy life.
Jasper Picture: is a form of Brown Jasper. It is a grounding and harmonizing stone with a strong connection to the earth. It is said to promote feelings of responsibility towards the planet, encouraging a need to care for and protect it. Picture Jasper’s grounding energy can give you a strong sense of who you are, where you’ve been and where you are going. It is said to encourage creative vizualisation, creativity and business pursuits. It is also said to help alleviate fear. In healing Picture Jasper is believed to stimulate the immune system, to help clear pollutants and toxins from the body, and to cleanse the kidneys. It is believed to be useful when giving up smoking as it is said to strengthen the resolve. Placing a large piece of Brown or Picture Jasper in a room is said to absorb negative energy.
Poppy Jasper is the reddish variation of brecciated jasper. Sometimes it is just referred to as brecciated jasper, but the modern term is poppy jasper. It has the qualities of enhancing organizational abilities, relaxation, and a sense of wholeness. It is occasionally used to assist when dowsing. It aligns the chakras and balances the yin-yang, physical, and emotional. It is a stone of protection, and is used in particular for protection during astral travel. Poppy jasper encourages attunement, communication with animals and is said to help with animal allergies as well as other allergies. It brings happiness and a good outlook on life and eases stress. Poppy jasper is said to help increase physical endurance and ward off dehydration. Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information. It is also a good stone for grounding oneself and is associated with the root chakra.
Jasper Red:can assist in providing for rescue in situations of danger. It can be used to prevent "set back" in disorders. Red Jasper is a red patterned crystal, found worldwide. It is said to bring problems forward so that they can be dealt with before they become too big. When held in the hand it is believed to ground us physically and emotionally, giving insight into difficult situations.
In healing it can be placed on the base chakra. It is reputed to dissolve blockages in the liver or bile ducts, strengthen and detoxify the circulatory system, reduce digestive disorders and support the sexual organs. As this stone is said to control emotions it can also soothe the nerves. It is held to be a powerful healer and can be used for a long time as it releases it's energy slowly. (Astrological Sign: Taurus)
Jasper Yellow: Yellow Jasper is a protective stone, which can shield you against negativity and depression. It is said to channel positive energy increasing feelings of well-being and building self-confidence. Yellow Jasper is also thought to provide protection to the traveller and to those working with the spirits. It can also be used to help relieve travel sickness. Yellow Jasper will stimulate and balance the Solar Plexus Chakra. Balancing this Chakra can help to reduce feelings of stress and anxiety. In healing Yellow Jasper is believed to energize the endocrine system, release toxins and to aid the stomach and digestion. All jaspers work in a subtle way to give slow and gentle healing. Chakra: Solar Plexus
Agate: Botswana Pink Agate said to stimulate the crown chakra and aid the exploration of the unknown. Botswana Agate also helps the wearer reach the state of enlightenment. A very positive stone and helps the wearer find a solution to a problem rather then dwelling on it. It is a stone of protection, gentleness, and comfort.Agate Red: Red Agate: Agate is chalcedony quartz that forms in layers and a wide variety of textures in cavities of host rocks, and is among the oldest of good luck and healing stones. Red agate, also known by many as the "Blood Agate" is a great stone for healing the root chakra It keeps you grounded while allowing negative emotions to be released and stimulating self-confidence. Also increases circulation and encourages positive blood flow.Like all red stones, red agate helps you to achieve your heart’s desire, and boosts confidence to help you attain your dreams and move forward in life. Chakra: SacralAmazonite: usually occurs in the turquoise colour and is sometimes found with yellow, white or grey portions. It soothes the emotions and alleviates worries and fears. It is soothing to the nerves and dispels irritating and negative energy. It soothes all chakras and rejuvenates the heart centre and throat chakras.
Amazonite is a balancing stone which makes it lovely to wear or carry with you. It can be used in the treatment of disorders of the nervous system and to dissipate energy blockages which could propagate the improper flow of neural impulses. Amazonite is also useful for resisting tooth decay and osteoporosis, and diminishing calcium deposits with the body. (Astrological Sign: Virgo)
Amber: is a fossilized resin and is usually golden to yellow brown in colour. Amber allows the body to heal itself by absorbing and transmuting negative energy into positive energy. It emits a sunny and bright soothing energy which helps to calm nerves and to enliven the disposition. Amber has been used as a symbol for renewal of marriage vows and to assure promises. It has been said to bring good luck to warriors. Amber is a sacred stone to the Native American and Eastern Indian. It acts to purify the body, mind and spirit when worn, carried us used as an elixir. Amber has been used in the treatment of the goiter and other diseases of the throat and disorders of the kidneys and bladder. (Astrological Sign: Leo & Aquarius)
Amethyst: the colours range from deep purple to pale lavender. The deepest amethyst colours occur in those crystals from Uruguay, Siberia, Africa and Colorado. The double terminated crystals from Vera Cruz occur in the light amethyst colour - this type is said to provide an immediate Beta state; in addition it provides for heart chakra, then providing a calming effect. Amethyst is a "stone of spirituality and contentment". It facilitates transmutation of lower energies into higher frequencies of both the spiritual and ethereal levels. It clears the aura and stabilizes and transmutes any dysfunctional energy located within the body. Amethyst also restores stability, strength, invigoration and peace; the peace being the perfect peace which was present prior to birth. It opens and activates the crown chakra in meditation. Amethyst can be used to protect against psychic attacks, the energy of the attack being transmitted to the universe after its transformation into positive, loving energy. Amethyst can be used in the treatment of hearing disorders, to both strengthen the skeletal system and reinforce the posture, and to stimulate both the sympathetic nervous system and the endocrine glands to proper and precise performance. It is quite useful in the treatment of disorders of the nervous system, digestive tract, heart, stomach, skin, and teeth. It has been used in the treatment of insomnia and help with headaches and is useful in stabilizing mental disorders. It has been used successfully as an elixir in the treatment of arthritis. (Astrological Sign: Pisces, Virgo, Aquarius, Capricorn)
Andalusite: usually occurs in the colours of white, red, violet, grey, pink, red/brown or green. It encourages one to look at issues rationally by helping one to see the various sides to a problem or situation. Andalusite promotes the chivalrous aspects of ones character and encourages moderation in all things. It helps one to recover when "thrown" out of balance by circumstances or individuals, facilitating to the balancing of the self. Andalusite can be used in the treatment of disorders related to deficient oxygenation and cellular disorders of the hands and eyes. Astrological Sign: Virgo: Vibrates to No. 7
Apophyllite: has been used to create a conscious connection between the physical form and the spiritual realm. It facilitates attunement to ones body as well as to the higher dimensional life forms. Apophyllite allows one to see into the future, this is facilitated when one looks sideways into the crystal; it is similar in action to the art of "gazing".
The natural Apophyllite pyramid (usually, white/greyish white, clear, and rarely green) have been used successfully for enhanced energy stimulation and as an elixir to bring "light" and energy to ones being and love to ones heart. They can also be used to charge objects and to preserve. Green apophyllite has also been used to activate the heart chakra and to provide energy and forthrightness in decisions of the heart.
Astrological Sign: Libra & Gemini Vibrates to No: 4 Chakra: Heart
Aquamarine: is a variety of beryl with the colour ranging from light blue to green. It is a "stone of courage". It provides a shielding property for the aura and the subtle bodies. It encourages the innate ability to "always be prepared". Aquamarine provides the alignment of the chakras and balancing of the network of structures connecting the physical and ethereal bodies. It emits a gentle and compassionate energy and can help one who is swamped by responsibility to bring order to the process. Aquamarinestimulates and cleanses the throat chakra. (Astrological Sign: Gemini, Pisces, Aries)
Atlantisite: is a combination of Green Serpentine and Stichtite, and as such, has a synergistic energy that includes the energies of the two stones but has its own energies. Atlantisite has been used to end disputes, for Spiritual awareness, and to understand the concept and energies of love. Atlantisite is considered by many to bring the energies of ancient civilizations from Mu, Atlantis, and Lemuria, p articularly in healing energies. Atlantisite is used in crystal healing to bring energy for heart; lungs; muscular issues such as cramps, menstrual cramping, hernias; and glucose control metabolic disorders such as diabetes and hypoglycemia, as well as a general crystal healing stone.Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information. Atlantisite contains serpentine which may have asbestos. Atlantisite is considered to be a stone that resonates to and links the energies of the Crown and Heart chakras.
Aventurine: the most common colour of aventurine is green; it is used primarily at the heart chakra to both activate and clear. It is also an excellent protector of the heart chakra providing for a shield to block the entry from those who wish to "tap in" and use the energy of another. It has been used in the treatment of disorders of the lungs, heart, adrenal glands and the muscular and urogenital systems. (Astrological sign of Aries)
Blue Lace Agate: displays a blue and white lace pattern. It can help one to reach extremely high spiritual spaces. It contains the qualities of flight, air, movement and grace. The energy of blue lace agate is most useful in the throat chakra, heart chakra, third eye and crown chakra. Blue lace agate is especially suited to those gentle people with shades of pale blue in their aura. It can be used in the treatment of arthritic conditions and to strengthen the skeletal structure. Blue lace agate can help to remove blockages from the nervous system and from the capillaries of the body. This mineral can also be used for fluid balance around the brain. (Astrological Sign: Pisces)
Brazilianite: This crystal works well in the synthesis of the third and fourth chakras. It promotes understanding of difficult situations and allows for decisions to be made via the utilization of a "team" of personal qualities such that the loving intellect produces the end result. It has been used to diminish fevers and to stabilize the body temperature, and to alleviate the conditions of heatstroke and sunstroke. (Astrological Sign Capricorn)
Carnelian can be placed on the Sacral Chakra and is said to increase ambition, drive and confidence. It is believed to protect the wearer from negative emotions and to calm the angry, and the envious. Carnelian is also reputed to bring about warmth, sociability, creativity and happiness and to restore self-esteem. Carnelian is believed to increase fertility. Placed near the front door Carnelian is said to invoke protection and to bring abundance into the home. Carnelian is the birthstone for July and for Virgo. Chakra: SacralChrysoprase: balances the yin and yang energy and for aligning the chakras and activates and energizes the heart chakra. It can also help to heal a "broken heart" enabling you to understand the patterns of growth. Astrological Sign: Libra, Vibrates to No. 3
Citrine is a 'feel good' crystal. It can help banish negativity and deep gloom and inspire enthusiasm, originality, a positive outlook and feelings of self-confidence. Wearing a Citrine pendant is said to overcome difficulties in verbalizing thoughts and feeling. Citrine is said to help in the achievement of personal goals and to help you to explore every avenue until you find the best solution to a problem. It is therefore a good stone to have around you in a business or work environment. Citrine has been called the Merchant's Stone. Carrying or wearing Citrine is believed to have a positive effect on cash flow. Placing it in the wealth corner of the home is said to invite wealth and abundance into your life. Citrine can be used to balance the Solar Plexus Chakra. A balanced Solar Plexus Chakra can increase your sense of personal power and encourage freedom from emotional hang-ups and inhibitions. Please noteCitrine can fade if kept in direct sunlight. Astrological Sign: Gemini, Aries, Libra, Leo Vibrates to No: 6
Dumortierite: is a mottled blue mineral which commonly comes from South America. Said to release fear, bringing courage to one's life. Dumortierite is said to promote a positive attitude to life and to help you to stay 'young at heart'. It is also said to increase assertiveness and self-confidence encouraging you to speak out when you feel you are being treated unfairly. In addition Dumortierite is said to calm and focus you in traumatic situations giving you the tools to cope with a crisis. Dumortierite is a very spiritual stone, it is believed to facilitate communication with your angels and spirit guides and to help you to see the good in the people who are around you. Dumortierite is also said to increase self-discipline and to improve organisational skills, allowing you to sort out your files, procedures and thought processes. These properties make it an excellent stone for those starting up or running their own business. In healing Dumortierite is thought to be of benefit for headaches, nausea, vomiting, cramping and colic. Placed gently on an affected area it is said to soothe sunburn. Chakra: Throat
Emerald: The refreshing green energy of Emerald is said to revitalize the body and to provide inspiration. Emerald is also believed to enhance memory, to encourage patience, to calm the emotions and to eliminate negativity. It is said to give you the ability to enjoy life to the full. Emerald is thought to be a good stone for relationships, it is believed to bring domestic happiness to encourage unconditional love and to promote friendship. It is a useful crystal to use during a team exercise, as it is said to enhance mutual understanding and cooperation within a group of people. Emerald can be used during Chakra Balancing to open and calm the Heart Chakra. In healing Emerald is said to aid recovery after infectious illness, to detoxify the liver, to help ease rheumatism and to soothe the eyes. Emerald is the birthstone for May and for Cancer. Chakra: Heart