Healing Properties of the Crystals
AMAZONITE - Balances the Heart & Throat Chakras. Calming, communicative. A calming stone that helps balance and stabilize the nervous system. Enhances personal expression and creavity, and stimulates a sincere desire to understand and to learn. Encourages investigation of the unknown, as well as the reinterpretation of information in new and more relevant ways.
AMETHYST - Clarifying, Calming, Integrating. Balances the third eye chakra. The universal healer, it gently draws out pain and releases blockages in the physical and subtle bodies. Dispels anxiety and confusion and brings calmness and clarity. Supports intuition, cleansing and detoxification. Allows you to overcome addictive patterns by accessing your inner fortitude and ability to stay with discomfort, without the need to run or hide within the illusory safety of addictive behaviors. Protects against recurring nightmares, stimulates intuitive dreaming. Integrates all systems of the body and balances emotional highs and lows. Encourages selflessness and generosity. Strengthens the immune system, cleansing the blood and digestive system. Eases headaches and releases tension. Reduces bruising, swelling and injuries.
AVENTURINE - Balances the Heart Chakra. Tranquil, positive. Encourages calmness and a positive outlook. Cleanses negativity and releases emotional pain in a gentle, effective way. Calms anger and irritation and inspires compassion. Helps to release childhood anxieties and fears. Useful for meditation and creative visualization. Improves clarity of insight, perception and creativity. Regulates blood pressure, reduces allergies, eases nausea and stimulates metabolism. Neutralizes all sources of electromagnetic pollution, including emanations from cell phones, computers and tvs. With its calm energy, it is useful for treating phobias of all kinds and especially claustrophobia.
BLUE JADE - Balances the Throat Chakra. Calming, restorative. Tempers emotional upheaval and restores equilibrium. Powerful stone for calming angry situations and resolving disputes. Useful for reminding you that while life can be challenging, it is important to hold onto idealism and innocence. Releases feelings of guilt, resentment and bitterness. The stone of the calm in the storm, encouraging self-confidence and self-reliance. Aids healers in the diagnosis of illnesses and provides support for educators. Useful for voice and speech therapy. Soothes inflammatory conditions such as arthritis and treats disorders of the lungs, hips, bladder and eyes. Enhances patience, helps with situations that feel overwhelming, allowing you to clearly see the best path to follow. A stone of slow and steady progress, allows you to see the world from a higher vantage point and encourages you to speak your truth with a strong and steady voice.
CARNELIAN (RED & ORANGE) - Balances the Root & Sacral Chakras. Healing, soothing, creative. Powerfully grounding, anchors you in the present moment. Gently energizing and warming, dispels apathy and depression, stimulates vitality. Removes fear of death and promotes acceptance of the cycles of life. Releases trauma and imbalances in the sacral chakra and restores energy flow where there is rigidity, stiffness or inflammation. Gives courage and promotes positive life choices. Supports overcoming abuse of any kind, helping you to trust yourself and your perceptions. Improves mental clarity and sharpens concentration. Provides powerful protection against envy, rage and resentment, your own or others’. Calms anger and banishes emotional negativity, replacing it with love of life. Stimulates metabolism and eases low back pain. Works with the reproductive organs, overcomes impotence and increases fertility. Accelerates healing of all kinds.
CITRINE - Balances the Solar Plexus Chakra. Uplifting, Warming, Confident. Soothes the digestive and nervous systems and brings clarity and focus to the mind. Gently expansive, relaxing and comforting. A stone of joy, it brings confidence and the energy to succeed. Connects opposing energies, especially between desire and reality, idealism and pragmatism and relaxation and action. Improves energy and circulation and lessens chronic fatigue. One of the few minerals on the planet that does not hold and accumulate negative energy, but instead transmutes and dissipates it, working out problems on both physical and subtle levels. Hence, it never needs clearing or cleansing.
CLEAR QUARTZ - Balances the Crown Chakra. Harmony, Alignment, Purification. Brings the energy of the stars into the soul. Harmonizes and aligns human energies – thoughts, consciousness, emotions – with the energies of the universe. Dispels static electricity and balances all energy fields in the vicinity. Assists in entering altered states of consciousness and receiving information from the spiritual and otherworldly masters, teachers and healers. Stimulates psychic abilities and connects the physical and spiritual dimensions. Purifies the physical, mental and emotional bodies, heals negative perceptions and invites positive thoughts and feelings. Enhances a deep connection the self and the universe, encouraging genuine enthusiasm “for the benefit of all.” Treats disorders of the mind, vertigo, dizziness and promotes emotional stability. Useful for eliminating toxins from the body, reducing fevers and relieving pain.
FIRE AGATE - Balances the Sacral Chakra. Calming, pain reliever. Stabilizes the aura, cleanses dysfunctional energies and transforms and eliminates negativity. Assists in the clear eyed examination of the self. Enhances perceptiveness and awakens inherent talents and skills. Dispels fear from the very depths of the self and provides protection from harm. Treats circulatory disorders, strengthens sight and promotes fidelity. Renews passion and enhances physical vitality.
FLUORITE - Balances the Crown Chakra. Stabilizing, Clarifying. Brings order to chaos, applying calm, clear energy to disruptive or disorganized situations. Increases concentration and mental clarity, balances the positive and negative aspects of the mind. Helps in understanding the balance necessary in all relationships. Assists in seeing the reality and truth behind illusion. Allows you to recognize the purity of the universe and to understand that each portion of the universe maintains an inherent perfection in order to allow the unfolding of the perfect universe. Activates the nourishing energies of the body and encourages ultimate health in the physical, mental and emotional bodies. Useful in dispelling disorders at the commencement of symptoms. Can be used to treat colds, flu, staph, strep and other infections.
GARNET - Balances the Root Chakra. Balancing, Connecting, Flowing. Extracts negative energy from all of the chakras and transforms this energy into a beneficial state. Enhances your internal fire, bringing the creative powers forth and allowing for manifestation. Encourages fidelity and devotion, dispelling feelings of abandonment and loneliness. Stimulates and balances movement of Kundalini from both the root and crown chakra, creating a free flow of energy along the spinal column and inner pathway of light. Creates a balanced energy field around the physical body and aligns the mental and emotional bodies with universal energies. Useful for purification, cleansing and elimination of disorder. Treats imbalances of the heart, lungs and blood and assists in any healing that requires regeneration.
GOLD - Balancing and stabilizing. Symbolizes the purity of the spiritual aspect of “all that is.” It allows you to both attain and maintain communion with the source of all being. It emits an energy that allows beauty to come forth from the inner being and one travels through the world of experiences. Gold assists with learning, lessening the trauma associated with the situations experienced during the gain of knowledge. It assists in activating the innate potential of the self. Gold can be used to balance energy fields and to assist in the elimination of ego conflicts and feelings of futility. Helps reduce the overburden of responsibility and combats feelings of depression and inferiority, allowing you to both understand and disperse with self-reproach. Attracts honors, wealth and happiness, provides composure, stabilizes the emotional system, alleviates tension and stress and amplifies positive feelings. Gold helps you to tune into nature and its healing energies. An excellent stone for the purification of the physical body. Clears negativity from the chakras and transfers the vitality of any companion stone to the body. It is a stone of cooperation and receptivity, which allows it to work extremely well with other gemstones, especially by stabilizing the energies of the other stones. Useful for enhancing mental faculties, rebuilding the nervous system, improving digestion, circulation and breathing. Can be used to treat arthritis, skin cancer, heart diseases, paralysis and nightmares. Balances the right/left brain and treats conditions associated with autism, epilepsy and physical coordination.
GREEN JADE - Balances the Heart Chakra. Integrating, instinctual, aware. A stabilizing gemstone, as it helps bring awareness of the body’s instinctual capacity. This level of awareness maintains a continual connection with the planet and its energies, creating a sense of belonging and an increased sensitivity to surroundings. Improves the efficiency of all healing processes. Connects the individual to the whole. Known as a “dream stone” and a “stone of fidelity”, brings realization of your potential and devotion to your purpose. Releases suppressed emotions via the dream process. Treats disorders of the heart, hips, kidneys and spleen. Helps you to cherish your dreams and turn them into reality. Encourages you to release your limitations so you can accomplish whatever you set your mind to.
HEMATITE - Balances the third eye and crown chakras. Memory, grounding. Called a “stone of the mind,” it helps you to organize your thoughts and enhances both mental and manual dexterity. Provides a calming atmosphere and uses the magnetic qualities of the meridians in the body to balance yin/yang energies. Assists in dissolving negativity and bringing emotional clarity. Useful for anxiety.
HOWLITE - Balances the Third Eye & Crown Chakras. Calm, tranquility. Useful for calming the troubled or overactive mind, reducing stress and inducing peaceful sleep at night. Helps control rage and other negative impulses and enourages patience, tolerance and a positive attitude. Brings calm, reason and clarity to conversations. Improves memory and facilitates learning by opening the mind to wisdom and new knowledge. Enhances insight and meditation, helps access deep seated memories including past lives. Accelerates metabolism and elimination, purifies the blood and balances calcium deficiencies in the body. Balances energy flows in chaotic spaces and infuses them with peaceful energy and tranquility.
JASPER - Balances and aligns all chakras. Nurturing, Generous. Acts as a reminder that you on not here, on this physical plane, just for yourself, but also to bring joy and substance to others, assisting all in releasing any bonds of constraint. Soothes loneliness, allowing you to ask for support and help when necessary. Provides protection and assistance during travel, spiritual or physical. Dispels negativity, purifies and cleanses the aura, and connects you to the stabilizing energies of the earth. Helpful in any situation of extended effort, assists in maintaining energy when fasting or recovering from a lengthy illness. Treats disorders of the kidneys, spleen, bladder, liver and stomach.
KYANITE - Meditative, Transformative. Aligns all the chakras automatically and immediately, with no conscious direction. If directed with consciousness, it can also open all of the chakras and align the emotional, mental, spiritual, ethereal and astral bodies with perfection. Brings tranquility and calm to the whole being, with particular focus on the throat and third eye chakras. Stimulates communication and psychic awareness on all levels. Dispels anger and frustration and encourages compassion in both communication and decision making. Facilitates meditation and conscious dreaming. Encourages perseverance in activities and situations that drain your energy and allows you to finish what you start. Balances yin and yang energies and dispels energy blockages. One of the few crystals that never needs cleansing or clearing. It will not accumulate or retain negative energy or vibrations.
LABRADORITE - Transformation, Protection. Balances the third eye & crown chakras. This stone seals the aura and provides protection from energy leaks or energy thieves. Balances intuition and psychic wisdom with rationality. Supports the soul’s cycles of progression while providing a firm sense of self during the process. Grounds physical energies while raising consciousness. Banishes fear and insecurities. Calms the overactive mind and energizes the imagination, inspiring new ideas. Synthesizes the energies of the moon and the sun. Dispels illusions and goes to the root of the matter, showing the true intention behind thoughts and actions. A useful companion through change, imparting patience and perseverance. Treats disorders of the eyes and brain and regulates metabolism. Relieves colds, balances hormones and lowers blood pressure.
LAPIS LAZULI - Balances the Throat & Third Eye Chakra. Consciousness, memory, meditation. Removes deep levels of stress and trauma from your system. Encourages deep silence and perspective, where profound intuition and inspiration arise. Enhances meditation, helping to access levels of universal truth and balance far beyond individual concepts of right and wrong. Heals deep or chronic wounds of all sorts. Can be used to treat disorders of the ears, throat, bone marrow and immune system. Helpful for depression and anxiety. Brings serenity and self-acceptance. Expands awareness and intellectual capacity.
MOONSTONE - Balances the crown chakra. Intuition, awareness. A stone of lunar wisdom, for wishing and hoping, for receiving what is truly needed, not necessarily what is wanted. Helps you to recognize the “ups and downs” of life and to gracefully acknowledge the changing cycles. Brings calmness and awareness, eases emotional tension and provides a connection between the physical, emotional and mental bodies. The energy of moonstone is balancing, introspective and reflective. Its energy relates to “new beginnings,” allowing you to realize that these “new beginnings” are in fact the fruition of another “end.” It brings flashes of insight and helps you to apply intuitive knowledge in a practical way. It stimulates both confidence and composure and allows you to understand that there is no situation so difficult that it cannot be countered with loving diplomacy. It arouses tenderness for your own self and brings happiness to the environment around it. Guides you in removing obstacles and fulfilling your destiny. Assists with the assimilation of nutrients, the elimination of toxins and treats disorders of the digestive and elimination systems. A stone of connection with natural cycles, it promotes ease in pregnancy and childbirth, enhances fertility, and soothes PMS and menopausal symptoms. Balances the energy systems of the body.
MOSS AGATE - Balances the Heart Chakra. Cleansing, optimistic. Encourages openness within the mind and emotions, creating feelings of expansion, freedom and space. Creates self confidence and the desire to experience new things in life. Provides emotional balancing and strengthens positive personality traits. Assists in alignment with the natural world, encouraging the release of stress and worry and appreciation of beauty all around you. Treats disorders of the lymphatic system, eases fungal infections and helps in the elimination of toxins from the body.
MOOKAITE - Balances the Root, Sacral & Solar Plexus Chakras. Flexibility, perspective. Encourages pragmatism and assists you in seeing all the options and then making a clear choice when faced with difficult decisions. Enhances understanding of children and stimulates positive behavior patterns in all ages. Balances the needs of the self with others and invites kindness to the self and others. Allows for a feeling of stability amid change and encourages comfortable adaptation to new situations. Treats disorders of the stomach, including hernias and ruptures, and reduces water retention. Enhances communication with animals.
ORANGE JADE - Balances the Sacral Chakra. Energizing, creative. Stimulates creativity and renews passion and zest for life. Encourages an appreciation of your unique self while reminding you of your connection to all of life. Provides an energy boost and a joyful outlook on the world. Especially useful in treating shock of any kind, emotional or physical. A stone of deep inner peace and happiness. Allows for the assimilation and digestion of new ideas and for the manifestation of dreams. Treats disorders of the digestive system.
PREHNITE - Balances the Third Eye & Crown Chakras. Prophecy, protection. Multiplies energy and enhances your personal protective shields. A stone of “dreaming and remembering,” allows for deep experience in meditation and enhances your intuitive prophetic abilities. The most accurate predictions come when the goal is for your spiritual growth and the benefit of all beings. Treats disorders of the kidneys, bladder and connective tissue
RED JASPER - Balances the root chakra. Protection, Support. Assists in rectifying unjust circumstances, allowing you to take responsibility for your place in the situation and access the power of that understanding. Facilitates memory of dreams, especially elements which can be consequential in your waking life. Prevents set-backs in disorders, encouraging steady progression and elimination in situations of disease. Treats fatigue due to insomnia: bringing alertness when awake and deep rest while sleeping. Provides security and protection to both the physical and mental bodies. Useful for dispersal in all areas – dispersing dissension, congestion, crowds or growths. Treats pneumonia and hay fever.
ROSE QUARTZ - Balances the Heart Chakra. Emotional release, calming. Reduces all aggravating or aggressive conditions. Increases sense of self worth and helps you to appreciate the beauty all around you. Neutralizes damage caused by poor self image and the build up of emotional stress, both of which can prevent effective healing. Placed close to the heart, releases stress and trauma rapidly. The stone of relationships, with the self and others. A stone of infinite peace and unconditional love, it purifies and opens your heart, allowing true forgiveness. If you have loved and lost, it heals the grief, helping you to accept necessary change. Powerful physical healer for the heart, lungs and circulatory system, removing impurities from the blood and bodily fluids.
SMOKY QUARTZ - Balances the Solar Plexus Chakra. Grounding, cleansing. Gently dissolves negative energies and emotional blockages which can limit perception and learning. Creates a powerful force field with the power to absorb many forms of negativity, both from within your self and from outer sources. Assists in releasing worries, clearing the mind and calming the emotions. Powerful grounding stone, bringing you into the present moment.
SNOWFLAKE OBSIDIAN - Cleansing, Purifying. Brings both purity and balance to the mind, body and spirit. Allows you to recognize unnecessary patterns in your life and change your thought patterns to provide relief from undesired conditions. Assists is achieving the serenity of deep meditation, stimulating surrender to your higher self. Promotes sensitivity to the most vital powers in the universe – love and beauty. Treats disorders of the veins and skeleton.
SODALITE - Balances the Throat & Third Eye Chakras. Cooling, stabilizing, releasing. Eliminates confusion, enables you to find your inner truth. Unites logic with intuition. Opens the third eye. Helps release rigid thought patterns and mental conditioning. Useful in overcoming phobias and panic attacks. Helpful for verbalizing your feelings and sharing these with another person. Treats calcium deficiencies and boosts the immune system, promotes lymphatic cleansing and elimination of toxins. Benefits the digestive system and treats sore throats. Removes fear and promotes courage and endurance. Useful for easing the qualities of oversensitivity and defensiveness. Enhances self-esteem and self-acceptance.
TIGER'S EYE - Balances the Root, Sacral & Solar Plexus Chakra. Grounding, confidence-building. Balances the flow of energy between the 3 lower chakras, encouraging confidence, practicality, overcoming challenges and an ability to feel at home in the world. Gently grounding. Stimulates intuition. Imparts the qualities of strength and grace to the wearer. Enhances psychic abilities. Promotes appreciation for the pure and beautiful, allowing your passion for life to open and blossom. Balances yin and yang energy. Treats disorders of the eye, throat and reproductive system and facilitates the mending of broken bones. Releases introversion and fear while promoting freedom and joy in life. Brings awareness of your own needs as well as the needs of others.
TURQUOISE - Balances the Throat Chakra. Strengthening, supportive. Stimulates the subtle energies of the thymus gland, midway between the heart and throat, boosting the functions of the body’s immune system. Strengthens all systems of the body and offers protection from harm by ensuring a high level of energy function. Reduces the effects of environmental pollution. Enhances psychic sensitivity and connection to the spirit world. Brings clear communication to emotional issues, creativity and intuition and encourages the application of love in all situations. Helps you to mean what you say and say what you mean. Provides strength and protection during vision quests and astral travel.
YELLOW JADE - Balances the Solar Plexus Chakra. Energizing and stimulating, yet mellow. Brings joy and happiness and attracts good luck. Teaches the interconnectedness of all beings. Enhances the assimilation and understanding of new information and stimulates feelings of compassion and empathy. Provides protection from illness and injuries. Exudes a healing and soothing energy. Aids the digestive and elimination systems of the body.
OM - OM is the whole universe coalesced into a single sound and represents the union of mind, body, and spirit that is at the heart of yoga. When chanted, OM gives voice to the 4 states of consciousness and reminds us that we are all the energy of love, vibrating, playing, dancing and experiencing itself in different forms.