Healing Properties of Stones
Agate: Acceptance, grounding, emotional and physical balance.
Agate (blue): Promotes balance and relaxation, harmony. Enhanced intuition and communication. Grace. Releases blocks to the fifth chakra (throat).
Agate (Moss): Forms a bridge to nature for our subconscious. Helps balance the left and right sides of the brain. Releases blocks to the sixth chakra (brow).
Amazonite: Soothing to nervous system. Aligns spiritual and mental bodies, enhances most vibrational remedies. Releases blocks to the fifth chakra (throat).
Amber: Amber is a fossilized pine tree resin. It adds vitality and strengthens the aura. It also absorbs pain and trauma.
Amethyst: A symbol of sincerity, security, and peace of mind. It protects, reduces negativity and brings spirituality. Creativity, sobriety, courage. intuition, self-esteem. Transform old habits, relieves depression. Releases blocks to the sixth chakra (brow).
Aquamarine: Mental clarity, spiritual inspiration, calming. Aquamarine was used for protection of sea travelers, calming fears while at sea. Enhances self-expression. Its light blue arises feelings such as sympathy, trust, harmony or friendship. Releases blocks to the fifth chakra (throat).
Aventurine: (green quartz) Joy, mental clarity, calming. Helps release emotional stress and exudes a positive attitude. Green is the color of healing - with aventurine the all-purpose healer. Releases blocks to the fourth chakra (heart).
Carnelian: Strengthening creativity, prosperity. Encourages opening and curiosity. Releases blocks to the second chakra (sacral).
Chalcedony: Place in a dish of water to cleanse the environment. Attuned to the female body and human sexuality. Chalcedony is said to augment emotional balance, vitality, stamina, endurance, kindness, charity and friendliness.
Chrysocolla: Alleviates fears, guilt, tension. Helps clear subconscious imbalances. Activated feminine qualities. Amplifies fifth chakra (throat) for creative expression.
Chrysoprase: Balances neurotic patterns. Eases depression and sexual imbalance. Helps one see clearly. Brings out inner talents, lightheartedness, joy. Releases blocks to the fourth chakra (heart).
Citrine: Breaks up energy blocks in body, strengthens will, vision, balance, self-confidence. Helps in letting go of addiction. Stimulates imagination. Calms anger. Releases blocks to the third chakra (solar plexus).
Coral: A product of marine life. Calms and attunes to earth. Wisdom.
Diamond: Removes blockages and negativity. Draws toxicity from body. Self-esteem, jealousy, mild aphrodisiac. It is an amplifier, intensifying any thoughts or feelings an individual may have.
Emerald: Improves relationships, meditation. Relaxant, heart balancer. Strengthens clairvoyance and psychic abilities, aids in mental illness. Releases blocks to the fourth chakra (heart).
Fluorite: It helps to establish inner mental balance. Strengthens ability to perceive high levels of reality. Considered a powerful healing stone.
Garnet-Red: Stimulated blood flow and inspires love. Enhances passion. Releases blocks to the second chakra (sacral).
Hematite: Increases self-esteem, aids in astral projection. Protection. Grounding and soothing energy. Releases blocks to the first chakra (base).
Iolite: Intuition. Leadership. Releases blocks to the head region, from the throat chakra (fifth) to the crown chakra (seventh).
Jade: Serenity. Generates Divine love. Encourages an altruistic nature and feelings. Strengthens earth-connections.
Jasper (all colors): A variety of Chalcedony. Powerful healer on the physical body. Soothes nerves.
Labradorite: Helps in intensifying one’s heat sensing apparatus. Aids in seeing auras.
Lapis Lazuli: Increases psychic abilities, thought amplifier. Aligns mental and spiritual bodies. Increases expression. Releases blocks to the sixth chakra (brow).
Malachite: Balances left/right brain. Helps with mental illness. Inspires giving of self, self-expression. Brings change. Releases blocks to the fourth chakra (heart).
Moonstone: Opens one to feminine qualities – receptivity, sensitivity, intuition, clairvoyance. Food for macho people. Emotional balance.
Obsidian: Protects sensitive people, wards off negativity, reduces tension. Aids in letting go. Releases blocks to the first chakra (base).
Onyx: A variety of chalcedony, relieves stress, balances male/female polarities. Aids detachment. Higher inspiration. Enhances emotional balance and self-control.
Opal: Protection. Enhances cosmic consciousness, intuition, harmony, emotional balance, joy and creativity.
Pearl: An extremely calming stone. Emotional balancer.
Peridot: Enhances clarity and patience. Calming, balancing, aligns all subtle bodies. Increases clairvoyance, encourages positive emotional outlook on life. Releases blocks to the fourth chakra (heart).
Prehnite: Strong ability to support “life essence” over great distance. Hold during meditative travel and out-of-body work. Connects the will and the heart. Inner knowledge.
Pyrite: Eases anxiety, frustration, depression. Good for circulation. Helps with creative thought, which can bring abundance into one’s life. Releases blocks to the third chakra (solar plexus).
Quartz (clear): This is an all -purpose healing tool. It cleanses and balances the physical, it stabilizes the emotional, it gives clarity to the mental as well as focus, and aligns ones spiritual energies with the rest of the system. It alleviates energy imbalances and blocks on all levels. Quartz has been used for spiritual upliftment, protection, concentration, meditation, speeding up the physical healing process and the development of psychic abilities. Releases blocks to the seventh chakra (crown).
Quartz (blue): Detoxification, creativity, cooling, calming.
Quartz (lemon): Clarity, communication, happiness.
Quartz Phantom: Reconnects with past lives. Helps evaluate the level of personality for identification and positive development of each level.
Quartz Rutilated: Pierces through and dispels layers of dark spiritual density through positive meditation with the stone. Dramatically dispels negativity. Very powerful healer. Opens a connection to spirit guides. Releases blocks to the third chakra (solar plexus).
Rhodonite: Improves memory, eases physical/emotional trauma. Reduces stress, calms mind. Self esteem, confidence. Enhances energy levels in body/mind. Releases blocks to the fourth chakra (heart).
Rose Quartz: Increases confidence, personal expression and creativity. Emotional balance and self-love. Comfort. Releases blocks to the fourth chakra (heart).
Ruby: Heart, spiritual balance, confidence, flexibility, energy, vitality, devotion. Leadership. Releases blocks to the second chakra (sacral).
Sapphire: Elevates mood. Stimulates clairvoyance, telepathy, feminine qualities. Improves expression, communications with one’s spirit guides.
Smokey Quartz: Increases fertility, creativity, joy. Balances emotional energy, grounding. Releases blocks to the first chakra (base).
Sodalite: Encourages harmony, balance, courage, communication. Alleviates subconscious fear and guilt. Releases blocks to the sixth chakra (brow).
Tiger’s Eye: For beginning detoxification. Works on mass consciousness to separate false desire for need. Releases blocks to third chakra (solar plexus).
Topaz: Assists understanding, balances emotions. Helps in letting go of the past. Enhances creativity, relaxant. Helps us communicate what we know is true. Releases blocks to the fifth chakra (throat).
Tourmalinated Quartz: Clear quartz with black tourmaline crystals inside. Balances male/female polarities. Aids in balancing extremes, grounding very protective.
Tourmaline: Dispels fear, negativity, grief. Promotes healthy environment, tranquil sleep, balance in relationship, self-expression. Eases compulsiveness. Protects against negativity. Releases blocks to the fourth chakra (heart).
Tourmaline (black): Establishes a deflective field of anti-negative energy. Helps release all fears. This is a protective stone when you feel threatened at a survival level. Releases blocks to the first chakra (base).
Turquoise: Strengthens whole body. Promotes absorption of nutrients. Increases psychic and communication skills. Protection from harm.
Zircon: Strengthens the mind. Emotional balance, self-esteem. All around healer.
Disclaimer: This information regarding the metaphysical and other properties and purposes of these minerals are provided for informational purposes only. It is not intended for diagnosing illness, prescription or advice and should not replace proper medical attention.