Healing properties of crystals

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Properties attributed to various gemstones

Below are some of the properties attributed to various gemstones:

Agate (All types):

Stone of Protection, good luck, balance body/mind/spirit, perceptiveness, strength, inspiration, awaken talents. Healing lore: Insomnia, teeth, gums, stomach problems, stamina.

Amazonite:

Good for success, joy, creativity, self-esteem, calming, stress, self-destructive behaviours, psychic abilities. Healing lore: preventive, general health, heart problems, muscles, nervous system, tooth decay, osteoporosis

Amber:

Good for soothing, calming, cleansing, remove toxins, wisdom, purifying, intellect. Healing lore: Purify body, remove toxins, addictions, alcoholism, stress and anxiety related problems, poison, bone problems, heart problems, circulation, ears, hearing problems, endocrine system, fibromyalgia, intestinal/digestive disorders, kidney, bladder, lungs, general healing.

Amethyst:

Called the "Sobriety Stone"; brings peace, calm, inner strength, spirituality, Psychic abilities, dream works, legal problems, money issues; Healing lore - addictions, alcoholism, headaches, insomnia, arthritis, pain relief, circulatory system issues, endocrine system problems, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, immune system deficiencies, and general healing.

Ametrine:

Good for intellectual stimulation, attunement, optimism, remove negative energy, releasing, dispelling tension, connecting, psychic abilities, remove prejudice, inner peace. Healing lore: Boost immune system, chronic fatigue syndrome, blood cleanser, repair DNA/RNA, depression.

Apatite:

Good for the intellect, achieving results, healing, insight, humanitarianism, meditation, balance, creativity. Healing lore: Bones, form new cells, calcium absorption, teeth, cartilage, suppress appetite, raises metabolism.

Aquamarine:

Brings courage, luck, purification, peace, intuition, inner strength, self-expression, balance, relieve fear, calms communication, angel communication, preparedness, protection during travel on water. Healing lore: throat, speech, chronic fatigue, eyes, eyesight, fluid retention, headaches, intestinal/digestive.

Aventurine:

Good for healing, money, mental agility, see potentials, happiness, peace, opening heart, creativity, imagination, motivation, leadership, friendship, gambling luck, good fortune, career success, protection. Strong healing, vision (physical), blood, headaches, sleep disorders, circulatory system.

Azurite:

"Stone of Heaven", intuition, dreams, healing, insight, stilling the mind, concentration, self transformation, meditation, control energy. Healing lore: Prevent cancer, liver, arthritis, joints, depression, sinuses, and skin.

Black Tourmaline (Schorl):

Ground excess energy, purifying, transform negative energy, protection, protection from black magic and the evil eye, deflect radiation from electronics, dispel fear. Healing lore: Obsessions, neuroses, emotional stability, immune system, heart disease, arthritis, brain tumours and gout.

Blue Chalcedony:

Good for Mind/body/spirit balance, calm, reduce hostility and anger, mental and emotional stability, honesty, communication, psychic work, energy healing, protection from evil, eyes, open sores rapid healing, Alzheimer, lactation, blood, circulation, bones, spleen, and gall bladder.

Blue Lace Agate:

Brings tranquillity, grace, higher spiritual planes, calming, gentleness, ease communication, public speaking, performs miracles, protection. Healing lore: Arthritis, headaches, digestive issues, growth, and bones.

Calcite:

Amplify energy, lessen fear, reduces stress, purification, peace, calming, memory, awareness, appreciation of nature. Healing lore: Health, general healing, physical energy, back pain, physical strength, teeth, bones.

Carnelian:

Good for creativity, manifestation, good luck, precision, analytical capabilities, verbal skill, protection, protection from anger, jealousy and fear, peace, spirituality, reduce sorrow. Healing lore: Open sores; rejuvenate tissues and cells, rheumatism, kidney stones, other kidney problems, gall stones, colds, pollen allergies, neuralgia.

Celestite:

Excellent for Angelic connection, verbal skill, healing, compassion, calming, growth, intuition, hope & emotional protection; it decrease negativity. Healing lore: Eyes, mental disorders, eliminate toxins, digestion, and cellular disorder.

Chrysocolla:

It eases heartache, harmony, stamina, wisdom, peace, love, communication, vitality, inner strength, purify a place, remove negativity, reduces fear anxiety and guilt. Healing lore: Asthma, TB, pneumonia, muscle cramps, arthritis, childbirth, pregnancy.

Chrysoprase:

Good fortune, prosperity, balances male-female energy, love, grace, compassion, clemency, personal growth, mend broken heart. Healing lore: Eyesight, eyes, immune system, fertility, gout, mental illness, fevers, excess body heat, sexually transmitted disease.

Citrine:

Excellent for success, intuition, comfort, creativity, physical energy, wealth, mental awakening, protection, good fortune/luck, decrease nightmares, remove toxins. Healing lore: Depression, mood swings, trauma, grief, digestion, stomach, eliminating nightmares and other sleep disturbances, thyroid, general health, heart, kidney, liver, muscles, strength, endocrine system, circulatory system, tissue regeneration, urinary system, immune system, fibromyalgia, addictions.

Clear Quartz (Crystal Quartz, Rock Crystal):

A power stone, Intensify energy, spiritual development, healing, raising consciousness, counter black magic. Healing lore: Master Healer, diagnostics, pain, arthritis, bone injuries, depression, fibromyalgia, intestines, mental and physical energy, stamina, physical strength.

Coral:

Good for diplomacy, wonders of nature, creativity, optimism, understanding of purpose, quieting emotions, visualization. Healing lore: General healing, blood, circulatory system, kidney, bladder, epilepsy, bone, bone marrow, eyes, respiratory system.

Emerald:

Generates Love, domestic bliss, sensitivity, loyalty; enhances the memory, mental capacity, harmony, focus, eliminating negativity, romance, memory, faith, and truthfulness. Healing lore: Remove mental causes of disease and unwellness, disease, general healing.

Fluorite:

Brings stability, peace and calm, impartial reasoning, responsibility, concentration, spiritual wholeness, psychic development, meditation, mental blocks, aura cleansing, protection from psychic attack, self-love. Healing lore: Health, skeletal system, muscular system.

Garnet:

Remove negativity, romantic love, passion, sensuality, intimacy, career success, self confidence, protection from evil, awareness, commitment, regeneration, order, insight. Healing lore: Health, cellular regeneration, blood, heart, lungs.

Hematite:

Aid in mental attunement, memory, calming, balance, grounding, centering, focusing energy and emotions, peace, inner happiness, transforming negativity. Healing lore: keep the body cool, blood disorders, nervous problems, insomnia, align the spine, mend broken bones, anaemia.

Jade:

Great stone for fidelity, dreams, realization of potential, peace, accord, resourcefulness, accomplishment, emotional balance, protection. Healing lore: Heart, illness, kidneys.

Jaspers:

Jaspers provides protection, nurturing, joy, awareness, relaxation, tranquillity, wholeness, astral travel, Yin/Yang. Healing lore: Liver, gallbladder, stomach.

Labradorite:

Good for alignment, attract success, dreams, reduce stress and anxiety, spiritual connection, transformation, clarity, peace, progression, psychic development, discernment. Healing lore: Stress related illness, sensitivity to cold, anxiety disorders, gout, colds, rheumatic fever, lowers blood pressure.

Lapis:

Manifestation, wisdom, truthfulness, openness, communication, inner power, intuition, spiritual evolution, virility, self-confidence, objectivity, dreams, purity, serenity, guardian spirits, love & fidelity within marriage, protection. Healing lore: Sinus ailments, insomnia, depression, recurring fevers, vision, hearing, throat, lungs, immune system.

Lepidolite:

Brings hope, stress reduction, birth, peace, acceptance, spirituality, physical strength, luck, protection and emotional balance. Healing lore: Bipolar disorder, stress, anxiety, depression, manic depression, despondency, PTSD, anger, traumas, panic attacks, addictions, glands, immune system, skin, nails, hair, DNA, enzyme balance, alcoholism recovery, pregnancy, childbirth, general healing.

Malachite:

Transformation, insight, spiritual evolution, protection during pregnancy and childbirth, clarifying emotions, fidelity, loyalty, practicality. Healing lore: Radiation sickness, asthma, arthritis, tumours.

Marble:

Charitable actions, original thinking, alleviation of sorrow, universal love, ancient wisdom, self control. Healing lore: Postpartum depression, bones, teeth.

Moonstone:

Introspection, reflection, beginnings, insight, tenderness, harmony, peace, travel, intuition, psychism, protection (esp during pregnancy, childbirth, travel at sea), substitute for pearl in crystal healing. Healing lore: Pituitary gland, digestive system, obesity, water retention, hormonal problems, menstrual problems.

Mother of Pearl:

Mental clarity, intuition, sensitivity, imagination, adaptability, cooperation, psychic, protection of children, purify environment. Healing lore: High blood pressure, dizziness, vision, cataracts, wound healing.

Obsidians:

Provide clarity, deflecting negativity, protection, healing, and grounding. Healing lore: Buried emotions causing illness, stomach, intestines, muscle tissue, bacterial infections, and viral infections.

Onyx:

Self-control, decision making, conquer challenges, intuition, and recognition of personal strengths, grounding, and protection. Healing lore: Stamina, childbirth, wound healing.

Opal:

Creativity, inspiration, hope, spontaneity, relationships, memory, happy dreams, changes. Healing lore: Eyesight, Parkinson's disease, depression.

Pearl:

Purity, faith, charity, innocence, integrity, focus, wisdom, spirituality, sincerity. Healing lore: Fertility, childbirth, digestion, muscular system.

Pink Manganocalcite (aka Pink Magnesium Calcite):

Aka the "Reiki Stone", boosts Reiki and other energy healing, energy magnification in a gentle way, calming, heart chakra, universal love, hope, inner child, can heal abuse, channelling, general health and healing, bones, joints, and physical heart issues.

Pyrite (Fool's Gold, Healer's Gold):

Defense, prevention, protection from negativity, leadership, psychic abilities, memory, shields from physical danger. Healing lore: Physical wholeness, lungs, inflammations, stamina, digestion, circulation.

Rhodonite:

Grace, elegance, peace, generosity, attention to details, calming, unconditional love, service to mankind. Healing lore: Emphysema, joint inflammation, light sensitivity, strep throat, heart disorders.

Rutilated Quartz:

Believed by New Agers to have the power to regenerate the body's tissues, aid in the assimilation of nutritional elements, bolster the immune system, and slow the advancement of aging diseases. They also credit it with treating respiratory illnesses and being able to uncover the true cause of an illness.

Rose Quartz:

Love of all kinds including self-love, protection during pregnancy and childbirth, peace, happiness, gentleness. Healing lore: Emotional wounds, heart, the circulatory system, fertility, headaches, kidney disease, migraines, sexual dysfunction, sinus problems, throat problems, depression, addictions, ear aches, slows signs of aging in general, reduces wrinkles, spleen problems, fibromyalgia, and reaching one's ideal weight/weight loss.

Ruby:

Integrity, generosity, nurturing, spiritual wisdom, attainment of values, economic stability and prosperity, protection from distress, home and contents protection. Healing lore: Emotional problems, fever, constrictions in circulatory system, heart, blood flow, muscular system, throat, parathyroid glands, brain.

Serpentine ("New Jade"):

Attract love and money, emotional cleansing, psychic powers, kundalini rising, protection vs snakebite, poison and venom, meditation, restore self-confidence. Healing: Parasitic infections, snakebite, venom and other poisons, cellular regeneration, balance female hormones, milk production in nursing mothers.

Silver:

Soul mirror, intuition, psychic, improve speech, eloquence, enhance and store energies of gemstones, draw out negative energies, moon energies, feminine/yin energy. Healing lore: Hepatitis, eliminate toxins, headache, rheumatic pain, nausea, gastritis, obesity, diabetes, increase assimilation of vitamins A and E.

Smoky Quartz:

Dissolving emotional blockage, clearing the mind, cooperation, grounding and centering, personal pride, joy in living, attentiveness to the moment, protection, good luck. Healing lore: Kidneys, abdomen, pancreas, reproductive organs, menstrual cramps, fertility issues, water retention.

Sodalite:

Wisdom, logic, calmness, healing, stress reduction, companionship, self-esteem, work in groups, heal communication breeches, truth, intelligence, knowledge, learning. Healing lore: Glands, digestive system, insomnia, calcium deficiency, head colds.

Sunstone:

Alleviating fears and phobias, energizing, cleansing, "Leadership Stone", decrease stress and depression, good luck, abundance, negative energy and psychic attacks turn to positive energies, personal power, life force energy, animal guides, spirit guides. Healing lore: general health, physical energy, sexual dysfunction, increases sexual energy.

Tiger Eye:

Self-discipline, practicality, protection, grounding peacefulness, clarity, intelligence, intuition and psychic powers, new experiences, financial stability, calmness, releasing inhibitions, integrity, willpower, prosperity, personal power, kundalini. Healing lore: Heal wounds, bruises, colon, digestion, stomach problems, eyes, night vision, reduce pain, alcoholism, reproductive system.

Tiger Iron:

Artistic abilities, creative projects, balance, beauty, endurance, motivation, vitality. Healing lore: Low energy, tiredness, musculature, white/red blood cell balance, natural steroids in the body, chronic fatigue.

Tourmaline:

Energizing, soul-searching, releasing, flexibility, happiness, objectivity, serenity, dispel negativity, ease grief, calm nerves, charisma, compassion, tolerance, psychic channelling, protection, raises vibrations. Healing lore: Endocrine system, reproductive system, cancer, genetic disorders, peaceful sleeps.

Turquoise:

Spiritual attunement, cleansing, communication, healing, protection, soothing, peace of mind, guidance through the unknown, romantic spontaneity. Healing lore: "Master Healing Stone", prevents illness, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, all health issues in general.

Unakite:

Good for balance, re-birth, foresight, emotional balance, release blockages. Healing lore: Reproductive system, healthy pregnancy, development of unborn child.




Gemstones of the Zodiac

Zodiac signs

Stones corresponding to the following signs:

  • Aries: amethyst, garnet, hematite

  • Taurus: agate, jasper, rose quartz

  • Gemini: aqua marine, tiger's eye, rose quartz

  • Cancer: Aventurine, emerald, chrysoprase

  • Leo: citrine, rutilated quartz, amber

  • Virgo: amethyst, amber, lapis lazuli

  • Libra: rose quartz, citrine, tourmaline

  • Scorpio: hematite, rhodonite, tourmaline

  • Sagitarius: onyx, sodalite, amethyst,

  • Capricorn: amethyst, obsidian, onyx

  • Aquarius: aqua marine, amazonite, fluorite

  • Pisces: aqua marine, emerald, fluorite