Crystals and Their Properties

The healing properties of gemstones have been harnessed for over 6,000 years. As far back as the Stone Age, men and women wore crystal jewelry not only for their beauty but their protective and guarding energy. Gemstones were also frequently worn and carried by Ancient Egyptians as amulets and charms.  Greek mythology frequently refers to gemstones and many have also been discovered in the tombs of Chinese rulers. Gemstones were used in ceremonies and initiations by the Native Americans, the Mayans and Aztecs. But that's not all, The breastplate of the Jewish High Priest was set with precious stones; said to convey power! 

Crystals today carry the same energies. Here, you will discover the magical powers of gemstones. They can boost your energy, clean your space, attract wealth, enhance intuition, boost your confidence, bring abundance, attract love! and the list goes on and on and on...see below for a list by Condition. However, keep in mind that crystals can also choose you. Therefore, If you feel attracted to a certain piece then that is the one you need at that time! so let your intuition guide you to choosing a piece that makes your soul HAPPY. Because, remember! What you Think you BECOME, what you feel you ATTRACT, what you imagine you CREATE! 

 

 

 

Agate~


Love, Abundance, Wealth, Good luck, Longevity, Acceptance, Courage and strength, Protection, security and safety, Balance, Harmony, Generosity, and Appreciation for nature.


An excellent stone for rebalancing and harmonising body, mind and spirit.  It cleanses and stabilises the aura, eliminating and transforming negativity.  Agate enhances mental function, improving concentration, perception and analytical abilities.  It soothes and calms, healing inner anger or tension and creates a sense of security and safety.
Agate heals the eyes, stomach and uterus; cleanses the lymphatic system and the pancreas; strengthens blood vessels and heals skin disorders.
 
Almandine~


Love and Truth


Represents profound love.  It is strongly regenerative in its healing qualities, stimulating strength and stamina.  It energises between the base and crown chakras. It allows you to access and integrate truth.  It provides connection with the higher intellect. Almandine initiates charity and compassion.
Almandine treats heart disorders, the liver and pancreas.  It assists in absorption of iron in the intestines. Stimulates the eyes and strengthens proper functioning of the body cells.
 
Amazonite~


Inspires truth, Sincerity, Honor, Self-love, Communication, Eloquence, Integrity, Trust, Clairvoyance, Clarity, Prophecy, and Psychic vision.


A soothing stone.  It calms the brain and nervous system and aids in maintaining optimum health.  Balances the masculine and feminine energies. Amazonite helps you to see both sides of a problem or different points of view.  It soothes emotional trauma, alleviating worry and fear. Dispels negative energy, aggravation and blockages within the nervous system.  Amazonite assists in manifesting universal love. It protects against electromagnetic pollution and absorbs microwaves. Amazonite is beneficial in osteoporosis, tooth decay, calcium deficiency and calcium deposits.  It relieves muscle spasms.
 
Amber~


Romantic love, Purification, Cleansing, Healing, Energy, Joy, Enhances patience, Draws negative energy from the body, Balance, Strength, Spontaneity, Wisdom, and Promotes good luck and success.
 
A powerful healer and cleanser of the body, mind and spirit.  It also cleanses the environment. Amber draws disease from the body, healing and renewing the nervous system and balancing the right and left parts of the brain.  It absorbs pain and negative energy, helping to alleviate stress. Amber clears depression, stimulates the intellect and promotes self-confidence and creative self-expression.  It encourages decision-making, spontaneity and brings wisdom, balance and patience. Amber opens the throat centre, treating goiters and other throat problems. It also treats stomach, spleen, kidneys, bladder, liver and gallbladder.  Amber strengthens the mucus membranes and alleviates joint problems.
 
Amethyst ~
 
Increases nobility, Spiritual awareness, Psychic abilities, Inner peace and healing, Healing of body, mind & soul, Positive transformation, Meditation, Balance, Relieves stress, and Communication
 
A powerful and protective stone.  It guards against psychic attack, transmuting the energy into love and protecting the wearer from all types of harm, including geopathic or electromagnetic stress and ill wishes from others.  Amethyst is a natural tranquilizers, it relieves stress and strain, soothes irritability, balances mood swings, dispels anger, rage, fear and anxiety. Alleviates sadness and grief, and dissolves negativity.  Amethyst activates spiritual awareness, opens intuition and enhances psychic abilities. It has strong healing and cleansing powers. Amethyst encourages sobriety, having a sobering effect on overindulgence of alcohol, drugs or other addictions.  It calms and stimulates the mind, helping you become more focused, enhancing memory and improving motivation. Amethyst assists in remembering and understanding dreams. It relieves insomnia. Encourages selflessness and spiritual wisdom.
Amethyst boosts hormone production, tunes the endocrine system and metabolism.  It strengthens the immune system, reduces pain and strengthens the body to fight against cancer. It destroys malignant tumours and aids in tissue regeneration.  Cleanses the blood. Relieves physical, emotional and psychological pain or stress. Amethyst eases headaches and releases tension. It reduces bruising, swellings, injuries, and treats hearing disorders.  Amethyst heals diseases of the lungs and respiratory tract, skin conditions, cellular disorders and diseases of the digestive tract.
 
Ametrine~
 
Relieves stress, Spiritual growth and awareness, Creativity,  Healing of body, mind and soul, Strength and alignment and Balance.
 
Calms the mind by clearing stress and tension from the head.  Balances and soothes emotions and relieves depression. Ametrine overcomes prejudice by enhancing compatibility and acceptance of others.  It stimulates creativity and supports taking control of one’s own life. Strengthens concentration, bringing clarity, and harmonising perception and action.  Ametrine instigates change and eases transition.
Ametrine strengthens the immune system and aids the autonomic nervous system.  It heals physical, mental and emotional exhaustion. Alleviates allergies and digestive disorders.
 
Angelite~
 
Strengthens organs, Creativity, Inner guidance, Converts fear into faith and Astral travel.


Raises the state of conscious awareness.  It represents peace and brotherhood. Angelite facilitates contact with your angels and spirit guides and helps to connect with your higher self.  It enhances psychic healing and telepathic communication and enables astral travel and spirit journeys.
Because of its ability to deepen attunement and heighten perception, Angelite is a powerful stone for healers.  It also provides protection for the environment or the body.
Psychologically, Angelite helps you to speak your truth.  It promotes communication and self-expression. Dispels fear, anger and anxiety, converting them into faith and tranquility.  Angelite encourages forgiveness. It alleviates psychological pain and counteracts cruelty. Mentally, Angelite enhances astrological understanding and brings deeper understanding of mathematics.  It also facilitates telepathic contact between minds.
Spiritually, Angelite is filled with compassion.  It transmutes pain and disorder into wholeness and healing, opening the way for spiritual inspiration.  It creates a deep feeling of peace and tranquility. It helps connect to universal knowledge and raises awareness.  Angelite facilitates the rebirthing process, stimulates healing, and opens psychic channeling.
Angelite supports the throat, alleviating inflammation and balancing the thyroid and the parathyroids.  It repairs tissue and corrects blood deficiencies and helps to renew blood vessels. Angelite balances the fluids within the physical body, and can act as a diuretic.  It is useful in weight control, and relates particularly to the lungs and arms. Angelite can be used for headaches, heart function, the circulatory system and infectious diseases.  At a subtle level, Angelite balances the physical body with the etheric realms.
 
Anyolite~


Self-control, Self-esteem, Healing, Harmony, Dream recall and Relaxation
 
Creates an altered state of consciousness, enabling you to reach and utilise talents and abilities of the mind.  It stimulates psychic abilities. Increases awareness of one's individuality. Anyolite instills joy, spontaneity, laughter and courage, bringing passion and a zest for life.  It increases sexual activity, treating impotence and frigidity.
Anyolite improves circulation and quality of the blood, and heart disorders.  It aids in recovery from disorders associated with diminished physical vitality.
 
Apatite~
 
Intellect, Focus, Learning, Clarity of concentration, Acceptance, Unconditional Love, Stimulates thoughts & Ideas, Communication, Intellectual pursuits, Peace and harmony.
 
A stone of manifestation.  It is related to service and to humanitarian pursuits.  Apatite is attuned to the future, yet connects to past lives.  It stimulates the development of our psychic gifts and spiritual attunement, deepening meditation and aiding communication and self-expression on all levels.  It balances the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual bodies, and the chakras, eliminating overactivity and stimulating underactivity.
Psychologically, Apatite increases motivation.  It draws off negativity about oneself and others.  It is helpful for hyperactivity and autism in children.  Apatite enhances creativity and the intellect. It clears confusion and frustration, reducing irritability and awakening the inner self.  Apatite expands knowledge and truth and eases sorrow, apathy, and anger.
Physically, Apatite aids in the absorption of calcium, helping cartilage, bones and teeth; healing bones and encouraging the formation of new cells.  It improves arthritis and joint problems. Apatite can successfully help in suppressing hunger and raising the metabolic rate, encouraging healthy eating.  It heals the glands, meridians, organs and overcomes hypertension.
 
Aquamarine~
 
Cleansing, Meditation, Serenity, Peace, Prophecy, Inspiration, Tranquility, Inner power strength, Soothing and Calming.
 
is a stone of courage.  Its calming energies reduce stress and quiet the mind.  Aquamarine has an affinity with sensitive people. It can invoke tolerance of others and overcomes judgmentalism, giving support to those overwhelmed by responsibility.  Clarifies perception, sharpens the intellect and clears confusion. Useful for closure on all levels. Promotes self-expression. Soothes fears and increases sensitivity.  Sharpens intuition and opens clairvoyance. Wonderful for meditation. Shields the aura and aligns the chakras. Highly protective during pregnancy, it helps to guard both mother and baby from harm.  Discourages miscarriage.
Aquamarine is helpful to sore throats, swollen glands and thyroid problems.  It regulates hormones and growth. Boosts the immune system and alleviates overreactions, such as hay fever or allergies.  Counteracts short- or long-sightedness.
 
Aragonite~
 
Truth, Emotional stability, Mental stability, Understanding and Perception.
 
A stabilising stone that centres and grounds physical energies, being useful in time of stress.  It helps to prepare for meditation and stabilises spiritual development. It provides insight into the causes of problems and situations.  Aragonite aids concentration and brings tolerance and flexibility to the mind. It teaches acceptance and patience, especially helpful to those who feel they have too much responsibility.  Aragonite provides strength and support, helping to combat anger and emotional stress.
Aragonite is attuned to the Earth Goddess, encouraging conservation and recycling.  It is a reliable earth-healer and grounding stone. Aragonite transforms geopathic stress.
Aragonite brings warmth to the extremities.  It combats deficiencies in Vitamins A and D. Aragonite combats disease and can stop night twitches and muscle spasms.  It also helps with general aches and pains.
 
Aventurine~
 
Creativity, Imagination, Independence, Prosperity, Calmness, Career success, Balance, Circulation and Congestion.
 
A stone of prosperity.  It reinforces leadership qualities and decisiveness.  Promotes compassion and empathy. Encourages perseverance.  Aventurine relieves stammers and severe neuroses. It stabilises one’s state of mind, stimulates perception and enhances creativity.  Aids in seeing alternatives and possibilities. Calms anger and irritation. Promotes feelings of well-being. Aventurine balances male-female energy.  It encourages regeneration of the heart. Protects against environmental pollution.
Aventurine benefits the thymus gland and nervous system.  It balances blood pressure and stimulates the metabolism, lowering cholesterol.  Aventurine has an anti-inflammatory effect and eases skin eruptions, allergies, migraines, and soothes the eyes.  It heals lungs, sinuses, heart, muscular and urogenital systems.
 
Bloodstone~
 
Abundance, Alignment, Organisation, Smooth energy flow, Generosity, Idealism, Good fortune and Purification.
 
An excellent blood cleanser and a powerful healing stone.  It heightens intuition and increases creativity. It is grounding and protecting.  Bloodstone draws off negative environmental energy, helping to overcome influences such as geopathic or electromagnetic stress.  It stimulates dreaming and is a powerful revitaliser. Gives courage and teaches you how to avoid dangerous situations. Bloodstone encourages selflessness and idealism.  Assists in acting in the present moment. Bloodstone calms and revitalises the mind, dispels confusion and enhances decision-making. Assists in adjusting to unaccustomed circumstances.  Reduces irritability, aggressiveness and impatience.
Ideal for anaemia, Bloodstone purifies and fortifies the blood.  It detoxifies the liver, intestines, kidneys, spleen and bladder.  Bloodstone regulates and supports blood flow and aids in the circulation.  It reduces pus formation, neutralises toxins and stimulates the lymphatic system, healing inflammations and infections. Bloodstone is also helpful in healing blood related cancers such as leukaemia.
 
Blue Lace Agate~
 
Hope, Unity, Cleansing, Harmony, Protection, Optimism, Positive thinking, Joy, Truth, Purification, Promptness, Calming, Appreciation for nature and Smooth energy flow.
 
A very cooling and calming stone, endowing us with a sense of peace and tranquility.  A powerful throat healer, it assists with verbal expression of thoughts and feelings. Blue Lace Agate is a great nurturing and supportive stone, neutralising anger, infection, inflammation and fever.
Blue Lace Agate helps to strengthen and accelerate the repair of bones, thyroid deficiencies, throat and lymph infections.  It soothes red, sore eyes and any skin problems associated with redness and irritation.
 
Boulder Opal~
 
Creativity and Originality.


A stone for inner beauty and faithfulness.  It helps recall past lives, enhances mental clarity, emotional security, physical well-being, and spiritual progression.
 
Bronzite~
 
Courtesy and Protection.
 
A stone used for protection, as it not only repels, but also sends back the negative energies to the sender.  Spiritually, Bronzite assists us in achieving a state of certainty without willfulness, allowing us to easily adapt to the best path to take.  It clears confusion, helping our ability to make decisions and choices about our life path. Bronzite is a “stone of courtesy”, especially helpful to people who greet and assist the public.  It will even instill a polite nature in those around you. Emotionally, Bronzite promotes a loving and unprejudiced discernment within us. It provides the ability to resolve unsettled emotions in our life.  Mentally, Bronzite provides us with the courage to act on our thoughts and feelings. It instills the courage to follow through with life path decisions.
Physically, Bronzite can be used to bring an alkaline body state to the acid condition, helping to fight off infections.  It can increase the assimilation of iron and provides an improved duration of iron within the physical body. It aids the body in the normal transformation of cycles.
 
Calcite~
 
Deepen intellect, Memory, Wisdom, Psychic abilities, Spirituality, Astral projection, Channeling and Higher Consciousness.
 
A powerful amplifier and cleanser of energy. It cleans negative energies from the environment. It brings forth a polarising prismatic energy, which engenders a spectrum of energy to clear and to activate all of the chakras. Calcite is a spiritual stone that facilitates the opening of higher consciousness and psychic abilities. It helps mind and body to remember soul experiences.
Calcite connects the emotions with the intellect. It is an excellent stone when studying the arts and sciences. It calms the mind, teaches discernment, stimulates insights, and boosts memory.
Calcite cleanses and improves the functions of the kidneys, pancreas, and spleen. It dissolves calcification of the bones. It balances the assimilation of calcium within the body, strengthening the skeleton and joints. It alleviates intestinal and skin conditions, stimulates blood clotting and tissue healing.
 
Carnelian~


Emotional warmth, Sociability, Creativity, Individuality, Memory, Appreciation of nature, Harmony, Courage, Happiness, Self-esteem, Rebirth, Reincarnation and Past life recall.
 
A stone that restores vitality and motivation, and stimulates creativity.  It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy and motivates for success.  Carnelian is useful for overcoming abuse of any kind. It helps in trusting yourself and your perceptions.  It overcomes negative conditioning and encourages steadfastness. Carnelian improves analytic abilities and clarifies perception.  It sharpens concentration and dispels mental lethargy. Protects against envy, rage and resentment. Calms anger, banishes emotional negativity and replaces it with a love of life.  Carnelian boosts fertility and stimulates sexuality.
Carnelian treats lower back problems, rheumatism, arthritis, neuralgia and depression.  It regulates the kidneys, and accelerates healing in bones and ligaments. Improves vitamin and mineral absorption and ensures good blood supply to organs and tissues.
 
Cat's Eye~
 
Determination, Strength of mind, Steadfastness, Willpower, Moral courage, Tenacity, Vigour, Resolve, Self control, Intelligence and Knowledge.
 
Acts to stimulate intuition and to enhance awareness.  It is a grounding stone that provides a very effective protective energy.  Cat's Eye dispels unwanted energy from the aura. It amplifies good luck and fortune.  Chrysoberyl Cat's Eye transforms negative thoughts into positive energy. Cat's Eye brings happiness and serenity, along with optimism, generosity and confidence.  It can enhance creativity and kindness. Traditionally, Cat's Eye is believed to protect the wearer from evil spirits.
Cat's Eye treats eye disorders and improves night vision.  It relieves headaches, facial and sciatic pain. Cat's Eye aids the nervous system and associated pains.  It can be used to heal the kidneys, pancreas, liver, lymph nodes, spleen and issues associated with leukemia.
 
Chalcedony ~
 
Emotional balance, Vitality, Stamina, Endurance,  Energy, Intensity, Hardiness, Nurturance, Generosity, Liveliness, Kindness, Charity and Friendliness.
 
A nurturing stone that promotes brotherhood and good will.  It absorbs negative energy. It brings the mind, body, emotions and spirit into harmony.  Chalcedony instills feelings of benevolence and generosity. It alleviates hostility and transforms melancholy into joy.  Eases self-doubt. Creates openness and enthusiasm. Absorbs and dissipates negative thoughts, emotions and bad dreams.
Chalcedony improves mineral assimilation and combats mineral buildup in veins.  Lessens the effects of dementia and senility. It increases physical energy. Heals the eyes, gallbladder, bones, spleen, blood and circulatory system.
 
Charoite~


Transformation, Unconditional love, Inner vision, Cleansing, Self-esteem, Awakens analytical abilities and Grounding.
 
A stone of transformation.  It cleanses the aura and chakras by transmuting negative energy into healing.  It opens our hearts and stimulates unconditional love. Re-energises, reducing stress and worry.  Charoite stimulates and regulates the blood pressure and pulse rate. Improves sleep, overcomes insomnia and allays nightmares.
Charoite treats the eyes, heart, liver and pancreas as well as healing general conditions of the nervous system.
 
Chrysoberyl~
 
Kindness, Generosity, Benevolence, Hope, Optimism, Renewal, New beginnings, Compassion, Forgiveness, Youth and Innocence.
 
An effective protective stone and, since ancient times, has been used to keep disaster at bay.  Chrysoberyl transforms negative thoughts into positive energy. It increases self confidence and strengthens self worth.  Chrysoberyl helps you to see both sides of a situation or problem. It brings compassion and generosity, and encourages forgiveness.  Chrysoberyl brings the qualities of discipline and self control. It promotes concentration and the ability to learn, enabling the wearer to think clearly and far-sighted.  Chrysoberyl aligns the solar plexus and crown chakras. It opens the crown chakra and increases both spiritual and personal power. Chrysoberyl is associated with wealth and is excellent for creativity.  It also promotes tolerance and harmony.
Chrysoberyl helps to highlight the cause of dis-ease.  It supports self-healing. Chrysoberyl balances adrenaline and cholesterol, and fortifies the chest and liver.
 
Chrysocolla~
 
Tranquility, Serenity, Peace, Subconscious wisdom, Intuition, Patience, Nurturance, Acceptance, Tolerance, Unconditional love, Calmness, Meditation, Honesty, Hope, Intimacy, Gentleness, Sensitivity.
 
Calms, cleanses and re-energises all the chakras.  It draws out guilt, heals heartache and increases the capacity to love.  Improves communication and opens psychic vision. Encourages self-awareness and inner balance.  Imparts confidence and sensitivity. Chrysocolla enhances personal power and inspires creativity.  Overcomes phobias by drawing out negativity and supplying motivation. Reduces mental tension. Promotes truth-telling and impartiality.  Alleviates guilt and brings in joy.
Chrysocolla treats arthritis, bone disease, osteoporosis, muscle spasms, blood disorders and lung problems.  It detoxifies the liver, kidneys and intestines. Re-oxygenates the blood, regenerates the pancreas and regulates insulin.  Strengthens muscles and alleviates muscle cramps. Chrysocolla heals infections, lowers blood pressure and soothes burns. Treats PMS and menstrual cramps.
 
Chrysoprase~
 
Spiritual protection, Communication, Eloquence, Balance, Stability, Adaptability, Alternatives, Choices, Higher Consciousness, Youthful zest and Hope
 
Opens, activates and energises the heart and sacral chakras, balances yin-yang energy, and brings Universal energy into the physical body. It induces deep meditative states, and imparts a sense of being a part of the divine whole.
Chrysoprase promotes love of truth. It promotes hope, and encourages fidelity in business and personal relationships. It stimulates creativity and draws out one's talents. Chrysoprase heals the inner child, releasing emotions locked in since childhood. It can mend a broken heart, heal relationships and transmute negative emotions into positive ones. Chrysoprase helps one to overcome compulsive or impulsive angry thoughts and behaviour, and turns your attention to positive events. It brings a sense of security and trust and is useful in healing codependency whilst supporting independence and encouraging commitment. It provides for non-judgmental attitudes and stimulates acceptance of oneself and others.
Chrysoprase is a strong detoxifying stone. It eliminates waste from the body, as well as the mind, by stimulating the liver and encouraging the body to rid itself of poisons. It is excellent for relaxation and promoting a peaceful night's sleep, reducing claustrophobia and preventing nightmares.
Chrysoprase balances the hormones and treats the reproductive organs, fertility problems, and guards against sexually transmitted diseases. It treats disorders of the lungs and thymus, and soothes the digestive system. Aids mental and physical illness and exhaustion. Treats skin diseases and disorders of the heart. Chrysoprase increases the assimilation of Vitamin C.
 
Citrine~
 
Happiness, Prosperity, Generosity, Creativity, Pleasure, Protection, Strength, Alignment, Confidence, Stability, Moderation, Energy, Comfort, Success, Truth, Goodness, Warmth, Digestion, Assimilation, Enjoyment of life and Spiritual growth.
 
Energises every level of life.  It cleanses the chakras and opens the intuition.  Citrine attracts wealth, prosperity and success. It imparts joy, wonder, delight and enthusiasm.  Raises self-esteem and self-confidence. Stimulates the brain, strengthening the intellect. Citrine promotes motivation, activates creativity and encourages self-expression.  Enhances concentration and revitalises the mind. It releases negative traits, depression, fears and phobias. Emotionally balancing.
Energising and recharging, Citrine also reverses degenerative disease and helps balance chemical imbalances in the body.  Beneficial in the treatment of diabetes, it stimulates digestion, the spleen and pancreas. Negates kidney and bladder infections.  Citrine helps eye problems, increases blood circulation, detoxifies the blood, activates the thymus and balances the thyroid. Relieves constipation and removes cellulite.
 
Clear Quartz~
 
Harmony, Energy, Healing, Psychic abilities, Clarity and Calmness.
 
Known as the "master healer" and will amplify energy and thought, as well as the effect of other crystals.  It absorbs, stores, releases and regulates energy. Clear Quartz draws off negative energy of all kinds, neutralising background radiation, including electromagnetic smog or petrochemical emanations.  It balances and revitalises the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual planes. Cleanses and enhances the organs and subtle bodies and acts as a deep soul cleanser, connecting the physical dimension with the mind.  Clear Quartz enhances psychic abilities. It aids concentration and unlocks memory. Stimulates the immune system and brings the body into balance. Clear Quartz (Crystal Quartz, Rock Crystal) harmonises all the chakras and aligns the subtle bodies.
 
Copper~
 
Provides a harmonic connection between the physical and astral bodies and aligns the subtle bodies. It has been used successfully to amplify and to transmit thought. It is said to be a "bestower" of "good", bringing benefit to the user. It is also reported to bring "luck" to persons, especially in the recovery of property.
Copper can conduct electrical impulses and magnify the energy transfer, from the healer or from minerals, to the subject of the healing.
Copper can combat lethargy, passivity, restlessness, excitability, and non-acceptance of oneself. It stimulates initiative, optimism, diplomacy, and independence.
Copper activates and opens the base and sacral chakras, advancing and stabilising the energies of intuition, sexuality, desire, and vitality - directing these energies toward the pursuit of one's path of evolution. It allows one to recognise the barriers which are in the path of one's development.
Copper can be used to stabilise and to balance the flow of blood within the body; helping to increase circulatory functions when necessary. It can be used to cleanse wounds and to fight bacterial infection. It is also useful in the treatment of arthritis, bursitis, and rheumatism, and to stimulate the metabolic processes.
 
Coral~


Absorbs negative energy, Platonic love, Friendship, Community, Creativity, Passion, Romantic love, Wisdom, Optimism, Enthusiasm, Balance, Relaxation, Protection and Safe water travels.
 
Represents diplomacy and concurrence.  It quiets the emotions and brings peace to within the self.  Facilitates intuition, imagination and visualisation. Coral expedites and accelerates the transfer of knowledge.
Coral strengthens the circulatory system and the bones of the body.  It stimulates tissue regeneration and nourishes the blood cells. Treats disorders of the spinal canal, the alimentary canal, the
 
Dendritic Agate~
 
Safe travel, Protection, Loyalty and Tranquility.
 
Brings fullness and abundance to all areas of life.  It is the stone of plenitude. It creates a peaceful environment and encourages the enjoyment of each moment.  Deepens your connection to the earth. Dendritic Agate brings stability in times of strife or confusion. Lends perseverance and the ability to see difficulties as a challenge.  Opens and aligns the chakras.
Dendritic Agate resonates with blood vessels and nerves.  It heals the nervous system and conditions such as neuralgia.  Treats skeletal disorders. Reverses capillary degeneration and stimulates the circulatory system.  Provides pain relief.
nervous system, and the thalamus.
 
Diamond~
 
Purity, Harmony, Love, Abundance and Prosperity.
 
Pure white light helps to bring our lives into a cohesive whole.  It brings love and clarity into partnerships, bonding relationships.  Diamond is a sign of commitment and fidelity, and instills trust to relationships and situations.  It inspires the forces of accumulation, attracting the manifestation of abundance. Diamond is an energy amplifier.  It is a stone that never requires recharging. It will bring strength and endurance to all energies and will enhance the power of other crystals.  However, beware, as this means it will increase negative energy as well as positive! Excellent for blocking electromagnetic stress and for protection against cell phone emanations.  Diamond imparts fearlessness, invincibility and fortitude. It clears emotional and mental pain, reducing fear and bringing about new beginnings. Stimulates creativity, inventiveness, imagination and ingenuity.  It brings clarity of mind and aids enlightenment. Diamond allows the soul light to shine out. It aids spiritual evolution and reminds you of your soul’s aspirations.
Diamond purifies and detoxifies all of the body’s systems, rebalancing the metabolism, and building up stamina, strength and treating allergies and chronic conditions.  It also helps glaucoma and clears sight. Diamond effectively treats dizziness and vertigo, and benefits the brain. Counteracts poisoning.
 
Diopside~
 
Appreciate life
 
A creative stone and stimulating to the intellect. It is a great assistant to learning, especially if it is something new.
Diopside is a wonderful healer for those who have held back their tears for too long, helping them to cry and release their feelings. It provides a sense of empowerment and helps one to recognise the strength within oneself. Diopside expands love on every level, promoting emotional well being and the ability to love oneself and others, as well as to receive love.
It is an empowering stone that is particularly helpful in bringing out and balancing the feminine side, whilst also being helpful for menopausal symptoms.
It can be used for the treatment of physical trauma, and to assist in regeneration after surgery. A particularly helpful stone for healing heart troubles, lungs, circulation, muscle aches, and in psychological disorders.
Emerald is known as the “stone of successful love”.  It brings loyalty and provides for domestic bliss. It enhances unconditional love, unity and promotes friendship.  Keeps partnerships in balance and can signal unfaithfulness if it changes colour. Emerald stimulates the heart chakra, having a healing effect on the emotions as well as the physical heart.  It ensures physical, emotional and mental equilibrium, bringing harmony to all areas of one's life. Focusing intention and raising consciousness, it brings in positive actions, eliminating negativity and enhancing the ability to enjoy life to the fullest.
 
Emerald~


Love, Romance, Joy, Cleansing, Intuition, Clairvoyance, Faith, Serenity, Intelligence, Clear vision, Truth, Memory, Communication, Physical and Emotional healing.
 
Enhances psychic abilities, opens clairvoyance, and stimulates the use of greater mental capacity.  It helps bring awareness of the unknown to conscious recognition, imparting reason and wisdom. Emerald assists in inciting activity and focus in one's actions.  It strengthens memory and imparts clarity of thought. It inspires a deep inner knowing, promoting truth and discernment.
Emerald treats disorders of the heart, lungs, spine and muscular system.  It aids in recovery after infectious illness, helps sinuses and soothes the eyes, improving vision.  It has a detoxifying effect on the liver and alleviates diabetes and rheumatism.
 
Feldspar~


Creativity, Astral travel, Self awareness and Self love.
 
Aids in finding unconventional and exciting ways to reach our goals.  It supports us in issues relating to self-awareness and self-love. Feldspar assists in finding misplaced items.  It is a stone of creativity and is good for Astral travel.
Feldspar aids in the treatment of skin and muscular structure disorders.
 
Fluorite~


Truth, Consciousness, Aura cleansing, Intellect and  Protection.
 
Cleanses and stabilises the aura.  It absorbs and neutralises negative energy and stress.  An excellent learning aid, Fluorite increases our powers of concentration, self-confidence and helps us in decision-making.  It encourages positivity, balances the energies, and improves balance and coordination, both physically and mentally.
Fluorite boosts the immune system and stimulates the regeneration and restructuring of cells and DNA, particularly in the skin and respiratory tract, and heals ulcers and wounds.  Fluorite strengthens bone tissue, and alleviates rheumatism, arthritis and spinal injuries. It improves the discomfort of shingles and other nerve-related pain.
 
Fuchsite~
 
Self worth and Resilience


Aids in understanding issues concerning our daily lives; such as stress, physical health, routines, career and environment.  It brings about a need to focus on basic concerns directly related to interactions with other people and the material world. Fuchsite channels information regarding holistic and herbal remedies, giving suggestions as to the most holistic action to take and receiving guidance on health matters and well-being.
Psychologically, Fuchsite teaches true self worth, assisting in the elimination of a tendency towards martyrdom or issues of servitude.  Fuchsite helps to overcome codependency and aids in a speedy recovery from trauma, both emotionally and physically.
Fuchsite increases the energy of other crystals and helps in the transfer of their energy.  It shifts energy into positive channels, therefore releasing blockages caused by excess energy.  Fuchsite stabilises spinal column alignment and increases flexibility in the musculoskeletal system.  It treats repetitive strain injury, carpal tunnel syndrome and also aids in balancing the red and white blood cell ratio.
 
Garnet~
 
Passion, Sensuality, Sexuality, Romantic love, Intimacy, Positive thoughts, Energy, Past life recall, Inspiration, Success, Social popularity and Self-confidence.
 
Cleanses and re-energises the chakras.  It revitalises, purifies and balances energy, bringing serenity or passion as appropriate.  Inspires love and devotion. Garnet balances the sex drive and alleviates emotional disharmony.  It activates and strengthens the survival instinct, bringing courage and hope. Stimulates past-life recall.  Sharpens perceptions of oneself and others. Garnet removes inhibitions and taboos. It opens the heart and bestows self-confidence.
Garnet regenerates the body and stimulates the metabolism.  It treats disorders of the spine and spinal fluid, bone, cellular structure and composition.  Purifies the heart, lungs, blood and regenerates DNA. Garnet boosts the immune system and energy levels.
 
Gold~
 
Symbolises the purity of the spiritual aspect of "All That Is".  It is symbolic of spirituality and development in the realm of complete understanding, allowing one to both attain and maintain communion with the source of all being.
Gold has been called "the master healer".  It is an excellent mineral for purification of the physical body.
Gold helps one to improve one's character via learning, lessening the trauma associated with situations experienced during the gain of knowledge. It assists one to activate, to mobilise, and to actualise the intrinsic potential of the self.
The energy of gold can be used to balance the energy fields and to assist one in the elimination of ego conflicts and feelings of futility. It can also help to assuage the overburden of responsibility, to combat feelings of depression and inferiority, to allow one to both understand and to dispense with self-reproach, and to cal excitation and states of anger.
Gold has been used in the development, purification, and balancing of the heart chakra and for the amplification of thought-forms. The purity of gold is said to help one to preserve higher thought forms for later retrieval.
Gold has also been used to open and to activate the third-eye and crown chakras. It has been said to attract honours, wealth, and happiness; to provide composure, to stabilise the emotional system, to alleviate tension and stress, and to amplify positive feelings. It also assists one in attuning to nature and its healing forces.
It can clear negativity from the chakras and the energy fields of the physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual bodies, while transferring the vitality of any companion mineral to the affected area. Gold produces an energy which is both cooperative and receptive, allowing for extensive use with other gemstones; it is capable of attracting and maintaining those qualities which are inherent within the additional stone. When in proximity to another mineral, gold provides a stabilising influence to the energies of that mineral.
Gold has been used to enhance mental faculties, to rebuild the nervous system (eg, in the treatment of multiple sclerosis), to improve digestion, circulation and breathing, and to increase warmth. It can also be used for the treatment of arthritis, skin cancer, blood disorders, pneumonia, vascular diseases, heart disease, eye problems, paralysis, rheumatism, skin disorders, tuberculosis, nightmares, and spinal problems.
Gold assists in the rejuvenation of the endocrine system, in the absorption of vitamins and minerals, and in the regeneration of tissue and the skeletal structure. It balances the right and left brain, and treats conditions associated with autism, dyslexia, epilepsy, and physical coordination.
 
Goldstone~
 
Vitality, Drive and Ambition.
 
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~
 
Focus, Concentration, Willpower, Reliability, Courage, Confidence, Optimism, Trust, Balance, Stability and Protection.
 
Grounds and protects us.  It strengthens our connection with the earth, making us feel safe and secure.  It endows us with courage, strength, endurance and vitality. A "stone for the mind", Hematite stimulates concentration and focus, enhancing memory and original thought.
Hematite utilises the magnetic qualities of our yin-yang energies to balance the meridians within the body and to provide a stable equilibrium between the ethereal nervous system and the physical nervous system.  It focuses energy and emotions for balance between the body, mind and spirit.
Dissolves negativity and prevents you from absorbing the negativity of others.  Haematite is strong, supporting timidity, boosting self-esteem and survivability, enhancing willpower and reliability, and imparting confidence.  It helps to overcome compulsions and addictions, treating overeating, smoking and other forms of overindulgence.
Haematite restores, strengthens and regulates the blood supply, aiding blood conditions such as anaemia.  It supports the kidneys and regenerates tissue. Stimulates the absorption of iron and formation of red blood cells.  Treats leg cramps, anxiety and insomnia. Hematite aids spinal alignment and fractures.
 
Howlite~


Inspiration, Creativity and Artistic expression.
 
An aid to insomnia, especially when caused by an overactive mind.  Formulates ambitions and aids in achieving them. Howlite strengthens memory and stimulates desire for knowledge.  It teaches patience and helps to eliminate rage, pain and stress. Calms communication, facilitates awareness and encourages emotional expression.
Howlite balances calcium levels in the body.  It aids teeth, bones and soft tissue. Helpful in cases of osteoporosis.
 
Idocrase~


Higher self and Inner security.
 
Vesuvianite brings us closer to the higher realms and provides an easier link to our sense of higher self.  It facilitates the seeing and the understanding of things on this earth that have no substance. Psychologically, Vesuvianite (Idocrase) releases feelings of imprisonment and restraint, dissolves anger and alleviates fear and negativity.  It helps to create a sense of inner security, opens the mind and stimulates inventiveness and the urge to discover, linking into creativity. Vesuvianite banishes depression and clears negative thought patterns so that the mind can function more clearly.
Physically, Vesuvianite (Idocrase) strengthens the tooth enamel and restores the sense of smell.  It also assists in assimilating nutrients from food.
 
Iolite~
 
Power, Inner strength, Leadership and Self-confidence.
 
A vision stone.  It clears thought forms, opening intuition.  Aids in understanding and releasing the causes of addiction.  Helps you to express your true self, free from the expectations of others.  Iolite releases discord within relationships. It encourages taking responsibility for yourself, overcoming codependency within your partnership.
Iolite creates a strong constitution, ridding the body of fatty deposits.  It diminishes the effect of alcohol and supports detoxification and regeneration of the liver.  Treats malaria and fevers, and kills bacteria. Iolite aids the pituitary, sinuses and respiratory system.  Alleviates migraines.
 
Jade~


Stability, Longevity, Fertility, Serenity, Wisdom, Practicality, Tranquility, Balance, Peace,  Harmony, Moderation and Perspective.
 
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.
 
Jasper~
 
Relaxation, Contentment, Compassion, Nurturing, Consolation, Tranquility, Healing and Completion
 
Known as the “supreme nurturer”.  It sustains and supports through times of stress, and brings tranquility and wholeness.  Jasper provides protection and absorbs negative energy. It balances yin and yang. Jasper clears electromagnetic and environmental pollution, including radiation.  It encourages honesty with oneself. Provides courage to assertively tackle problems. Aids quick-thinking and promotes organisational abilities. Jasper stimulates the imagination and transforms ideas into action.  Prolongs sexual pleasure. It supports during prolonged illness and re-energises the body.
 
Kyanite~
 
Vivid dreams, Channeling, Altered states, Visualisation, Loyalty, Honesty and Serenity.
 
An excellent stone for meditation and attunement.  It will not retain negative vibrations or energy, therefore never requiring clearing.  Kyanite aligns all chakras and subtle bodies instantly. It provides balance of yin-yang energy and dispels blockages, moving energy gently through the physical body.
Kyanite has a calming effect on the whole being, bringing tranquility.  It encourages psychic abilities and communication on all levels. It drives away anger, frustration, confusion and stress and helps to provide a capacity for linear and logical thought.  Kyanite provides a stimulating energy, encouraging perseverance in and support of activities and situations which would normally reduce one’s strength. It can help when connecting to your spirit guides.  Kyanite induces dream recall and can promote healing dreams.
Kyanite treats the urogenital system, adrenal glands and parathyroid glands.  It aids in disorders of the throat, brain and muscular system. It helps to heal infections and lower blood pressure.  Kyanite is a natural pain reliever.
 
Labradorite~
 
Transformation, Promotes psychic abilities, Strengthens our will, Stimulates imagination and Calming.
 
A useful companion through change, imparting strength and perseverance.  It balances and protects the aura, raises consciousness and grounds spiritual energies.  Excellent for strengthening intuition - promoting psychic abilities. Powerful in revealing the truth behind illusions, Labradorite banishes fears and insecurities, and strengthens faith in the self and trust in the universe.  It stimulates the imagination and calms an overactive mind, developing enthusiasm and new ideas.
Labradorite treats disorders of the eyes and brain, stimulates mental acuity, and relieves anxiety and stress.  It regulates metabolism, balances hormones and relieves menstrual tension. Labradorite treats colds, gout, and rheumatism, lowers blood pressure, and aids in digestion.
 
Lapis Lazuli~
 
Inner truth, Inner power, Love, Purification, Intuition, Positive magic, Self-confidence, Manifestation and Friendship.
 
Releases stress, bringing deep peace.  It brings harmony and deep inner self-knowledge.  Encourages self-awareness, allows self-expression and reveals inner truth, providing qualities of honesty, compassion and morality to the personality.  Stimulates objectivity, clarity and encourages creativity. Lapis Lazuli assists to confront and speak one’s truth and inspires confidence. It bonds relationships, aiding in expression of feelings and emotions.
Lapis Lazuli boosts the immune system, purifies blood, lowers blood pressure, cooling and soothing areas of inflammation.  It alleviates insomnia and vertigo, and overcomes depression. Lapis Lazuli benefits the respiratory and nervous systems and the throat, vocal chords, and thyroid, cleanses organs, bone marrow and thymus.
 
Larvikite~
 
Grounding, Protective and Patience
 
A protective and grounding stone.  It is cleansing to the subtle bodies and facilitates a strong connection with the energies of Earth, helping to connect with the spirits of Nature.  Larvikite stimulates inner visions and enhances our psychic abilities. It allows us to see the past, providing clarity to visions of past life recall.  Larvikite can neutralise and cancel spells that are no longer wanted. It repels negative energy. Larvikite increases our security in the strength of our own intellect, stimulates creativity and the exchange of wisdom.  Larvikite helps us to see ourselves through the eyes of our higher self. Larvikite teaches patience, and can support when completion and closure to a goal is required. It also helps us to understand and resolve complicated facts and to make decisions that are rational and sober and not based upon our emotions.
Larvikite assists the brain to take in new information more easily.  It creates new pathways for knowledge to travel and can open new doors for us.  Larvikite can help to make us more adaptable to situations.
Larvikite can help with learning disabilities.  It can be used to treat skin disorders and enhances vitality and youthfulness.  Larvikite aids in the recovery of strokes and helps brain function. It cleanses and purifies body tissue, harmonises the metabolism and helps with muscular detoxification.  Larvikite calms the nerves and will cool and reduce blood pressure.
 
Lava Stone~
 
Dream work, Enhancing creativity, Communication and Cleansing negativity.
 
A grounding stone that strengthens one's connection to Mother Earth.
It gives us strength and courage, allowing us stability through times of change.  It provides guidance and understanding in situations where we may need to "bounce back".
A calming stone, it is very useful in dissipating anger.  It promotes positive changes where needed in behavioural issues.
Lava Stone enhances fertility.
In addition, Lava Stone is a wonderful aromatherapy essential oil diffuser.  Simply add a few drops of your favourite essential oil and enjoy the added therapeutic benefits it brings.
 
 
Lepidolite~
 
Transition, Awareness, Emotional Balance, Meditation, Prayer and Goodness
 
Release and reorganisation of old behavioural and psychological patterns, gently inducing change.  It brings deep emotional healing, soothing and reducing stress and depression. Lepidolite dissipates negativity and insists on being used for the highest good.  It activates the throat, heart, third eye chakras and the intellect. It opens the crown chakra, clearing blockages and bringing cosmic awareness. Lepidolite facilitates astral travel and accesses the Akashic Record.  It helps to take you forward into the future, tuning you in to thoughts and feelings from other lives that are creating a blockage in your life now.
Lepidolite aids in overcoming any kind of emotional or mental dependency, supporting in the release of addictions and complaints of all kinds, including anorexia.  It encourages independence and self love and trust. Lepidolite combines its power of objectivity with direction and unimpeded communication, focusing on what is important and making it an excellent stone for business pursuits.
Lepidolite clears electromagnetic pollution.  Strengthens the immune system, soothes the nervous system and can be used to restructure DNA.  Lepidolite relieves exhaustion and aids in the relief of tension and related disorders. It can relieve allergies and greatly help with epilepsy and Alzheimer's.  It numbs sciatica and neuralgia, and overcomes joint problems. Lepidolite stabilises mood swings and is excellent for the menopause. It treats illnesses caused by “sick-building syndrome” or computer stress.  Excellent for bipolar disorders.
 
Lodestone~


Attracts love, Good luck, Health, Stability, Strength, Perspective and Mental telepathy.
 
Magnetite is magnetic and has powerful positive-negative polarity.  It attracts and repels, energises and sedates. It acts as a grounding stone.  Magnetite temporarily aligns the chakras, the subtle and etheric bodies. It aids telepathy, meditation and visualisation.  Magnetite provides stability, balancing the intellect with the emotions. It brings a balanced perspective and trust in your own intuition.  Magnetite attracts love, commitment and loyalty. It alleviates negativity such as fear, anger and grief. Brings positive qualities such as tenacity and endurance.
Magnetite is anti-inflammatory, relieves muscle aches and pains, and is beneficial for asthma, blood and the circulatory system, skin, and hair.  It stimulates sluggish organs and sedates overactive ones. Magnetite provides healing energy necessary for recovery.
Note:  Magnetic jewellery should not be worn by pregnant women, or by persons with pacemakers or defibrillators, without first obtaining the consent of their physician.
 
Magnesite~


Relaxation, Visualisation, Heartfelt love and Purification.
 
Instills deep peace during meditation.  Placed on the third eye, this stone enhances visualisation and imagery, and can promote dynamic and revolutionary ideas. It assists in producing an opening of the crown chakra.  It also opens the heart chakra and stimulates heartfelt love.
Magnesite brings all forms of self-deceit to the surface.  It brings grounding to the intellect and helps to recognise unconscious thoughts and feelings.  It induces a positive attitude to life.
Magnesite brings a calming effect to the emotions, promoting tolerance for emotional stress.  It supports people who are nervous and fearful and helps them to overcome irritability and intolerance.
Magnesite aids in the absorption of magnesium in the body.  It purifies and detoxifies the cells and assists in the treatment of convulsions by acting as a muscle relaxant.  This stone can help to neutralise body odour, and treats PMS, stomach, intestinal, and vascular cramps, as well as the pain from gallbladder and kidney stones.  Magnesite treats bone and teeth disorders and can be used to both stimulate and soothe the heart and associated arteries. It regulates body temperature, lessening fevers and chills.
 
Malachite~
 
Calming, Loyalty, Leadership, Protection, Wisdom, Comfort, Balance, Peace, Self-understanding, Positive transformation and Healing.
 
Absorbs negative energies and pollutants, picking them up from the atmosphere and from the body.  Guards against radiation and clears electromagnetic pollution. Malachite clears and activates the chakras and attunes to spiritual guidance.  It opens the heart to unconditional love. Encourages risk-taking and change, breaks unwanted ties and outworn patterns, and teaches how to take responsibility for one’s actions, thoughts and feelings.  Malachite releases inhibitions and develops empathy with others. It alleviates mental disturbances and combats dyslexia. Enables you to absorb and process information. Releases negative experiences and old traumas.  Stimulates dreams.
Malachite balances mood swings and heals cramps.  It facilitates labour, alleviates menstrual disorders such as PMT and period pains, as well as menopause.  Boosts the immune and nervous systems. Malachite lowers blood pressure, treats asthma, arthritis, epilepsy, fractures, swollen joints, growths, travel sickness, vertigo, tumours, the optic nerve, pancreas, spleen and the parathyroid.  It pinpoints tumours, realigning and repairing the DNA and cellular structure that causes cancers. It can be used on all forms of cancer and enhances and stimulates the immune system. Malachite stimulates the liver to release toxins.
 
Mookaite~
 
Nurturing, Grounding and Shielding.
 
A nurturing stone that supports and sustains during times of stress. It brings peace and a feeling of wholeness.  Mookaite helps us with decision making, especially when we are having a difficult time. It encourages versatility and helps us to accept change.  Mookaite provides us with emotional growth. It helps us to discover all possibilities in a situation and to choose the right one. Mookaite provides a protective shield against negative or dangerous situations, eliminating and blocking unwanted outside influences and distractions, and revealing what is concealed.  Mookaite promotes energy and new ideas, helping us gain enthusiasm and bringing the excellence of ourselves, bring kindness to ourselves and others. Mookaite helps with contacting those who have passed on.
Mookaite stabilises the general health of the whole body and strengthens the immune system.
 
Moonstone~
 
Happiness, Good fortune, Nurturing, Mothering, Unselfishness, Humanitarian, Love, Hope, Spiritual insight , Easy childbirth, Safe travel, New beginnings, Abundance and Ancient wisdom.
 
Astone of inner growth and strength.  It soothes emotional instability and stress, and stabilises the emotions, providing calmness.  Moonstone enhances intuition, promotes inspiration, success and good fortune in love and business matters.
Moonstone aids the digestive system, assimilates nutrients, eliminates toxins and fluid retention, and alleviates degenerative conditions of skin, hair, eyes, and fleshy organs such as the liver and pancreas.  It stimulates the pineal gland and balances hormonal cycles, being excellent for PMS, conception, pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding. Moonstone is also beneficial to men in opening the emotional self.
 
Mother of Pearl~
 
Protection and Calming


Brings the gentle healing power of the sea.  It is a stress relieving stone; relaxing, soothing and calming to the emotions.  Mother of Pearl stimulates our intuition, imagination, sensitivity and adaptability.  It helps our emotions become more harmonious and balanced. Calming and soothing to temper or feelings of fear.  It enables you to more easily express feelings of love. Mother of Pearl helps with clarity in decision making and is helpful for endurance, organisation and for home life.
 
Obsidian~

Purification, Transformation, Fulfilment, Metamorphoses, Manifestation, Practicality and Psychic ability.
 
Is truth-enhancing. A strongly protective stone, it forms a shield against negativity. It blocks psychic attack and absorbs negative energies from the environment.  Obsidian draws out mental stress and tension. It stimulates growth on all levels, urging exploration of the unknown and opening new horizons. Brings clarity to the mind and clears confusion.  Helps you to know who you truly are. Obsidian dissolves emotional blockages and ancient traumas. Promotes qualities of compassion and strength.
Obsidian aids the digestion and detoxifies.  It reduces arthritis pain, joint problems and cramps.  Warms the extremities.
 
Onyx~
 
Strength, Stamina, Constancy, Permanence, Firmness, Durability, Self-control.
 
Gives strength.  It promotes vigor, steadfastness and stamina.  Imparts self-confidence, helping you to be at ease in your surroundings.  Onyx banishes grief, enhances self-control and stimulates the power of wise decision-making.  It encourages happiness and good fortune.
Onyx treats disorders of the bones, bone marrow and blood.  It is beneficial for teeth and the feet.
 
Opal~
 
Love, Loyalty, Peace, Consciousness and Faithfulness.
 
An emotional stone and reflects the mood of the wearer.  It intensifies emotions and releases inhibitions. Encourages both freedom and independence.  Opal enhances cosmic consciousness and induces psychic and mystical visions. It stimulates originality and creativity.  Helps to release anger and claim self worth, aiding in accessing and expressing one’s true self. Opal strengthens memory.  It encourages an interest in the arts. Wearing Opal brings loyalty, faithfulness and spontaneity.
Opal strengthens the will to live and treats infections and fevers.  Purifying the blood and kidneys, Opal also regulates insulin. It eases childbirth and alleviates PMS.
 
Opalite~
 
Psychic abilities, Spirituality and Transition.
 
Is subtle yet highly energetic.  It is ideal for meditation. Opalite improves communication on all levels, especially the spiritual.  It removes energy blockages of the chakras and meridians. Emotionally, Opalite helps by assisting during transitions of all kinds.  It engenders persistence and gives us strength in verbalising our hidden feelings. It can also help us to be successful in business.
Opalite is for all-round healing.  It aids sexual prowess, enhancing sexual experience.  Opalite stabilises mood swings and helps in overcoming fatigue.  It purifies the blood and kidneys.
 
Pearl~


Purity, Honesty, Innocence, Integrity, Concentration, Focus, Meditation, Tranquility and Wisdom.
 
Signifies faith, charity and innocence.  It enhances personal integrity and helps to provide a focus to one's attention.  Pearl symbolises purity and is known as a “stone of sincerity”. It brings truth to situations and loyalty to a “cause”.  Inhibits boisterous behaviour.
Pearl treats digestive disorders and the soft organs of the body.  It relieves conditions of bloating and biliousness. Pearl increases fertility and eases childbirth.
 
Petrified Wood~
 
Good fortune, Stability, Security, Strength, Longevity, Grounding, Calmness and Wisdom.
 
A stone of transformation.  It assists one to advance to ones highest chosen level.  Helps to make one feel safe and secure, calming down survival based fears.  Petrified Wood assists in setting a pace and staying with that pace all day long.  It is useful for bringing patience to those in a process of slow inner transformation, and for bringing that change to fruition.  Petrified Wood strengthens one’s backbone, physically and in terms of self-will. It is beneficial to the skeletal system, skin and hair.
 
Prasiolite~


Love, Intuition and Creativity.
 
In addition to the generic healing properties of Quartz, the Green Quartz or Prasiolite variety, opens and stabilises the heart chakra.  It promotes an intuitive capability which is coupled with love. Prasiolite is a stone of transformative energies. It transmutes negative energy to positive without releasing it to the atmosphere.
Prasiolite inspires creativity, attracting success, prosperity and abundance.
Prasiolite aids the endocrine glands, helping to keep the body balanced.
 
Prehnite~
 
Truth, Calmness, Sincerity and Sensitivity
 
Is considered a stone of unconditional love and the crystal to heal the healer.  It enhances precognition and inner knowing. Enables you always to be prepared. Prehnite calms the environment and brings peace and protection.  It teaches how to be in harmony with nature and the elemental forces. Helpful for “decluttering” – letting go of possessions you no longer need, aiding those who hoard possessions, or love, because of an inner lack.  Prehnite alleviates nightmares, phobias and deep fears, uncovering and healing the dis-ease that creates them. It is a stone for dreaming and remembering. Beneficial for hyperactive children and the causes that underlie the condition.
Prehnite heals the kidneys and bladder, thymus gland, shoulders, chest and lungs.  It treats gout and blood disorders. Prehnite repairs the connective tissue in the body and can stabilise malignancy.
 
Pyrite~


Intelligence, Mental stability, Logic, Creativity, Psychic development, Memory, Practicality, Optimism, Channeling abilities, Learning and Perception.
 
A powerful protection stone which shields and protects against all forms of negative vibrations and/or energy, working on the physical, etheric, and emotional levels.  It stimulates the intellect and enhances memory, helping to recall relevant information when needed. Pyrite assists one in seeing behind facades, promoting an understanding of that which lies beneath words and actions.  The ancient Incas used Pyrite for meditation and divination.
Pyrite inspires the universal energies to activate the nourishing energies of the body.  It encourages the ideal of health, intellect, and emotional well-being. It allows one to recognise the purity of the universe.
It can be used in the treatment of bones and in the healing of cell formation.  It treats lung disorders and bronchitis and has been used to reduce swelling and fevers.  Pyrite aids in the treatment of infective disease, whilst also providing protection from the disease for the caregivers.
 
Rhodochrosite~
 
Healing, Comfort, Harmony, Friendship, Kindness, Tolerance, Compassion and Self-love.
 
A stone that integrates physical and spiritual energies, stimulating love and passion while energising the soul.  Rhodochrosite opens the heart, lifting depression and encouraging a positive and cheerful outlook. It improves self worth and soothes emotional stress.  Rhodochrosite encourages a positive attitude, creativity and innovation, and enhances dream states.
Rhodochrosite regulates and stabilises the heart beat, balances blood pressure and stimulates circulation, the kidneys and reproductive organs.  It alleviates migraines, skin disorders, thyroid imbalances, and intestinal problems. Rhodochrosite purifies the circulatory system and restores poor eyesight.
 
Rhodonite~
 
Calmness, Self-confidence, Refinement, Gratefulness, Elegance, Delicacy, Courtesy, Tact, Alternatives and Inner path.
 
A stone of compassion, an emotional balancer that clears away emotional wounds and scars from the past, and that nurtures love.  It stimulates, clears and activates the heart. Rhodonite grounds energy, balances yin-yang, and aids in achieving one’s highest potential.  It heals emotional shock and panic. Rhodonite aids in cases of emotional self-destruction, codependency and abuse. It encourages unselfish self-love and forgiveness.  Promotes remaining calm in dangerous or upsetting situations. Builds confidence and alleviates confusion.
Rhodonite relieves insect bites and can reduce scarring.  It aids bone growth and the hearing organs. Rhodonite stimulates fertility.  It treats emphysema, autoimmune diseases and stomach ulcers. Eases inflammation of joints and arthritis.
 
Rose Quartz~


Unconditional love, Self-love, Mother love, Caring, Kindness, Friendship, Romantic love and Platonic love.
 
The stone of universal love.  It restores trust and harmony in relationships, encouraging unconditional love.  Rose Quartz purifies and opens the heart at all levels to promote love, self-love, friendship, deep inner healing and feelings of peace.  Calming and reassuring, it helps to comfort in times of grief. Rose Quartz dispels negativity and protects against environmental pollution, replacing it with loving vibes.  It encourages self forgiveness and acceptance invoking self trust and self worth.
Rose Quartz strengthens and balances the physical heart and circulatory system, and releases impurities from body fluids.  It hastens recovery, reduces high blood pressure, aids chest and lung problems, heals the kidneys and adrenals, and alleviates vertigo.  A good energetic support for those with leukaemia. Rose Quartz has the power to increase fertility and to protect both mother and unborn fetus from miscarriage.
 
Ruby~


Integrity, Devotion, Happiness, Healing, Courage, Passion, Enthusiasm, Generosity, Inspiration, Prosperity, High Energy, Power and Leadership.
 
Encourages passion and a zest for life.  It improves motivation and setting of realistic goals.  Balances the heart and instills confidence. Ruby encourages joy, spontaneity, laughter and courage.  It promotes positive dreams and stimulates the pineal gland. Aids in retaining wealth and passion. Ruby encourages removal of negative energies from your path.  It overcomes exhaustion and lethargy and imparts potency and vigor. Calms hyperactivity.
Ruby detoxifies the body, blood and lymphatic system.  It treats fevers, infectious disease and restricted blood flow.  Ruby stimulates the adrenals, kidneys, reproductive organs and spleen.
 
Rutilated Quartz~
 
Protection, Determination, Self-control, Strength of will, Self-reliance and Firmness.
 
An illuminator for the soul, promoting spiritual growth.  It cleanses and energises the aura. Draws off negative energy and disease, letting go of the past.  Rutilated Quartz gives protection against the ill thoughts of others. It helps to reach the root of problems and facilitates transitions and a change of direction.  Soothes dark moods and acts as an antidepressant. Rutilated Quartz relieves fears, phobias and anxiety. Promotes forgiveness at all levels.
Rutilated Quartz absorbs mercury poisoning from nerves, muscles, blood and the intestinal tract.  It is helpful for chronic conditions and for impotence and infertility. Aids exhaustion and lack of energy.  Rutilated Quartz treats respiratory tract and bronchitis, stimulates and balances the thyroid. It stimulates cell regeneration and repairs torn tissue.
 
Sardonyx~
 
Luck, Friendship, Happiness, Good fortune, Romance, Marriage, Stamina, Vigor, Energy and Creativity.
 
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.
 
Selenite~
 
Serenity, Purification, Peace, Meditation, Universal consciousness, Clarity of thought, Purity of heart, Universal love, Integrity, Spirituality, Psychic development, Forgiveness and Positive thoughts.
 
Provides for clarity of the mind, expanding one's awareness of the self and of one's surroundings.  It opens the crown and higher crown chakras and accesses angelic consciousness and higher guidance. It can be used to access past lives as well as future lives.  Selenite is a calming stone that instils deep peace and is excellent for meditation or spiritual work. It assists judgement and insight. It clears confusion and aids in seeing the deeper picture.
Selenite aligns the spinal column and promotes flexibility.  It corrects deformities of the skeletal system and can stabilise epileptic disorders.  It is used to improve disorders associated with metal poisoning due to teeth fillings and can reverse the effects of "free radicals" in the cell structure.  Effects that can be overcome include cancer, tumours, age spots, wrinkles and light sensitivity.
 
Seraphinite~


Spiritual enlightenment, Self healing and Spirit communication.
 
A stone of spiritual enlightenment.  It is said to be among the most important stones discovered for connecting and communicating with higher energies.  It facilitates conscious awareness on many higher planes. It is excellent for accessing self-healing. Seraphinite promotes living from the heart.  It cleanses the aura, strengthens, activates and balances all chakras. Causes old patterns of disease or imbalance to fall away, thus creating space for new patterns of well-being to form.
Seraphinite is healing for nerves and brain cells.  It activates the spinal cord and its links to the etheric body (aura).  Seraphinite releases muscle tension up into the neck. It overcomes chills.  Can help in promoting weight loss.
 
Serpentine~
 
Longevity and  Remembrance of past lives.
 
Opens new pathways for the Kundalini energy.  It aids in meditation and enhances spiritual exploration.  Serpentine assists the retrieval of wisdom, helping to regain memory of past lives.  It clears the chakras and stimulates the crown chakra, opening psychic abilities. Serpentine assists the conscious direction of healing energy toward problem areas.  It corrects mental and emotional imbalances, helping you to feel more in control of your life.
Serpentine treats diabetes and hypoglycemia.  It eliminates parasites within the body, and aids in the absorption of calcium and magnesium.  Serpentine is extremely cleansing and detoxifying for the body and blood.
 
Shell~


Intuition, Sensitivity and Imagination.
 
stimulates intuition, sensitivity, imagination and adaptability.  It helps to enhance mental clarity and provides insight into decision-making.  Shell promotes cooperation between the self and others, as well as within the self.  It provides cohesive energy for groups.
Shell treats hearing disorders and calcium deficiencies.  It assists the healing of broken bones and general dysfunctions of the spinal canal and the nervous system.  Shell enhances the assimilation of vitamins A and D.
 
Silver~
 
Assists in increasing perception and helps to regulate emotional and intuitive energies. It provides for a very strong connection between the physical and astral bodies.
Silver can be used as a mirror to the soul, one to stimulate seeing oneself from outside of the body.
Silver, when used with gemstones, is able to both attract and retain those qualities which are emitted by the stone. The silver provides a steadying influence. It performs a balancing act by drawing negativity from the body while transferring the positive energies of other minerals.
Silver is known to enhance the powers of the moon and is excellent for use in energising other stones during the full and new moons.
Silver helps to cleanse the body via the pores and to eliminate toxins at the cellular level. It can be used in the treatment of hepatitis, to increase the assimilation of Vitamins A and E, and to ameliorate disorders associated with unstable vision.
 
Smokey Quartz~
 
Serenity, Calmness, Positive thoughts, Calms fear, Lifts depression, Stability, Practicality,  Intuition and Pride.
 
An excellent grounding stone.  It gently neutralises negative vibrations and is detoxifying on all levels, prompting elimination of the digestive system and protecting against radiation and electromagnetic smog.  Smokey Quartz disperses fear, lifts depression and negativity. It brings emotional calmness, relieving stress and anxiety. Promotes positive thoughts and action, and alleviates suicidal tendencies.  Dispels nightmares and manifests your dreams. Smokey Quartz aids concentration and assists in communication difficulties.
Smokey Quartz dissolves cramps, strengthens the back and fortifies the nerves.  It is particularly effective for abdomen, hips and legs. Relieves headaches, back pain, eases muscular spasms.  Smokey Quartz benefits the reproductive system, the heart, muscles and nerve tissue. It regulates liquids within the body and aids assimilation of minerals.
 
Sodalite~


Logic, Intelligence, Emotional balance, Intuition, Clarity, Truth and Perception.
 
Brings order and calmness to the mind.  It encourages rational thought, objectivity, truth and intuition, along with verbalisation of feelings.  Sodalite brings emotional balance and calms panic attacks. It enhances self-esteem, self-acceptance and self-trust.  
Sodalite balances the metabolism, boosts the immune system and overcomes calcium deficiencies.  It combats radiation damage by soaking up electromagnetic smog. Sodalite treats the throat, vocal cords, larynx and helps with hoarseness and digestive disorders.  It cools fevers, lowers blood pressure and stimulates the absorption of body fluids. Sodalite can also help to prevent insomnia.
 
Sugilite~
 
Awareness, Spirituality, Positive thoughts and feelings and Channeling ability.
 
is today's "love stone", representing spiritual love.  It opens the chakras and brings them into alignment with the flow of love.  Sugilite enhances the development of spiritual awareness, promotes channeling ability and teaches to live from our truth and to believe in our sixth sense, or intuition.  It encourages positive thoughts, alleviating sorrow, grief and fear.
Sugilite is excellent in relieving pain and discomfort at all levels.
 
Sunstone~
 
Freedom, Originality, Sensuality, Romance, Sexuality, Independence and Luck.
 
Luck and good fortune.  It clears and energises all the chakras.  Sunstone instills good nature, heightens intuition and allows the real self to shine through happily.  It dissipates fearfulness, alleviates stress and increases vitality. Encourages independence and originality.  Especially helpful to those who have difficulty saying “No” to others. Sunstone facilitates self-empowerment and independence.  It acts as an antidepressant. Increases self worth and confidence. Encourages optimism and enthusiasm. Stimulates self-healing powers.
Sunstone treats chronic sore throats, reduces stomach tension and relieves ulcers.  It treats cartilage and spinal problems.
 
 
Tiger Eye~
 
Protection, Clear thinking, Personal empowerment, Integrity, Willpower, Practicality, Grounding, Power, Courage and Grace.
 
Focuses the mind, promoting mental clarity, assisting us to resolve problems objectively and unclouded by emotions.  Particularly useful for healing psychosomatic illnesses, dispelling fear and anxiety. Useful for recognising one’s own needs in relation to the needs of others.  Balancing yin-yang and energising the emotional body, Tiger Eye stabilises mood swings, imbues us with willpower, purpose, courage and self-confidence, and releases tension.
Tiger Eye treats eyes, throat and reproductive organs, releases toxins, alleviates pain and is helpful in repairing broken bones and strengthening the alignment of the spinal column.


Tourmaline~


Flexibility, Happiness , Objectivity, Compassion, Serenity, Balance, Positive transformation, Healing, Strength, Tolerance and Understanding.


Aids in understanding oneself and others.  It promotes self-confidence and diminishes fear.  Tourmaline attracts inspiration, compassion, tolerance and prosperity.  It balances the right-left sides of the brain. Helps treat paranoia, overcomes dyslexia and improves hand-eye coordination.  Tourmaline releases tension, making it helpful for spinal adjustments. It balances male-female energy within the body. Enhances energy and removes blockages.
 
Turquoise~
 
Purification, Serenity, Protection, Wisdom, Balance, Strength, Friendship, Love, Positive thinking and Sensitivity.
 
A purification stone.  It dispels negative energy and can be worn to protect against outside influences or pollutants in the atmosphere.  Turquoise balances and aligns all the chakras, stabilising mood swings and instilling inner calm. It is excellent for depression and exhaustion, it also has the power to prevent panic attacks.  Turquoise promotes self-realisation and assists creative problem solving. It is a symbol of friendship, and stimulates romantic love.
Turquoise aids in the absorption of nutrients, enhances the immune system, stimulates the regeneration of tissue, and heals the whole body.  It contains anti-inflammatory and detoxifying effects, and alleviates cramps and pain. Turquoise purifies lungs, soothes and clears sore throats, and heals the eyes, including cataracts.  It neutralises over acidity, benefits rheumatism, gout, stomach problems, and viral infections.
 
Unakite~


Balances physical emotions and Grounding.
 
A stone of vision.  It balances emotions with spirituality.  Unakite provides grounding when needed. It facilitates rebirthing, gently releasing conditions that inhibit spiritual and psychological growth.
Unakite supports convalescence and recovery from major illness.  It treats the reproductive system and stimulates healthy pregnancies while facilitating the health of the unborn.  Unakite enhances weight gain, where required and aids the growth of skin tissue and hair.
 
Variscite~
 
Moral courage, Virtue, Self-reliance, Success, Calming and Soothing.
 
Calms and soothes the mind, therefore being a good stone for meditation.  It helps you to think clearly and increases perception. It encourages self-expression and the communication of ideas.  Variscite provides hope and courage, being extremely helpful in supporting invalids and their caregivers to continue to deal with the dis-ease that illness can create.  It stimulates the heart chakra, bringing unconditional love and understanding to all situations.
Variscite helps with past-life exploration and memory.  It works on an astral and etheric level for healing via the Central Nervous System and at DNA level.
Variscite, treats abdominal distension and is helpful for blood flow problems.  It relieves cramps and regenerates elasticity of veins and skin. Variscite heals the nervous system.  It helps disorders of the male reproductive system, including impotence.


Vesuvianite~
 
Higher self and Inner security.
 
Brings us closer to the higher realms and provides an easier link to our sense of higher self.  It facilitates the seeing and the understanding of things on this earth that have no substance. Psychologically, Vesuvianite (Idocrase) releases feelings of imprisonment and restraint, dissolves anger and alleviates fear and negativity.  It helps to create a sense of inner security, opens the mind and stimulates inventiveness and the urge to discover, linking into creativity. Vesuvianite banishes depression and clears negative thought patterns so that the mind can function more clearly.
Physically, Vesuvianite (Idocrase) strengthens the tooth enamel and restores the sense of smell.  It also assists in assimilating nutrients from food.
It is important to remember that healing is not the same as curing.  Healing is helping the body, or mind, to become stronger and consequently better.  Always see your doctor if you have nagging health problems or serious injuries — healing with gemstones, complements, but is not meant as a substitute for medical, or psychological, diagnosis and treatment when needed.

 

 Please note:  The use of gemstones is not meant as a substitute for medical or psychological diagnosis and treatment. This gemstone guide is for help in healing physical, mental, emotional and spiritual conditions.  These are guidelines only. When it comes to treatment, it is always best to look at the overlying cause by a Physician.

 

 

 

Descriptions of the healing properties of gemstones are from the following sources:

  • "Love is in the Earth : A Kaleidoscope of Crystals" by Melody (I highly recommend this book);
  • "The Crystal Bible Volume 1: Godsfield Bibles: A Definitive Guide to Crystals" by Judy Hall