Gemstone Healing Properties II
Please note that all metaphysical or healing properties listed here are collected from various online/ in print sources. This list is provided as accommodation to the visitors to our site and as a service only and is not meant as medical advice nor to treat any medical conditions.
Agate: Agate is a variety of Silica, chiefly Chalcedony, characterized by its fineness of grain and brightness of color. It is suggested that agate aligns the etheric body with the physical body, assists in staying grounded, intensifies passion and emotions, stimulates the Root Chakra.
Amethyst: Amethyst is a member of the quartz family. It is suggested that amethyst is to calm the emotions, create clarity of thought, and assist in attaining wisdom. It is also believed that amethyst is to draw the attention beyond the mind, to the realm of pure spiritual knowledge; and to help one let go of all that is old and holds back, in order to fully embrace one's spiritual destiny.
Amber: Amber is a powerful inner body cleanser and healer. It is known to imbue the body with vitality and has the strength to draw disease out of the body by absorbing pain and negative energy. Amber allows the body to re balance and heal itself. Amber is said to draw disease out of afflicted areas and neutralize negative energy allowing the body to heal itself, alleviates stress and anxiety. It is also suggested that amber treats the throat, stomach, spleen, kidneys, bladder, liver, and gallbladder, alleviates joint problems, and strengthens the mucus membranes & is an excellent natural antibiotic as an elixir and for wound healing.
Aquamarine: Aquamarine can be any shade of blue or blue-green, but clear blue aquamarine is generally more valuable. It is suggested that aquamarine was believed to protect sailors at sea, and prevent seasickness. Aquamarine is believed to aid in releasing anxiety and fear, give insight and perception and give protection. Aquamarine gemstones are also credited with aiding in mental clarity and meditation
Aventurine: Aventurine is said to be useful in relieving migraine and in calming the eyes. Aventurine is a soother and helps relax one for a better night's sleep! It also relieves tension and shock. Improves vitality, encourages creativity, and serenity.
Beryl: Beryl stone is considered to be a water stone. its lustrous color is often been used for its reference. It looks like transparent water in its transparent form and the blue variety is called the Aquamarine. It is believed that the English word brilliance has been derived from 'brill' a short form of the word Beryl. It is also said that Beryl helps improve intellect and will power.
Bloodstone: Deep green semi- precious stone flecked with red. It is believed that the Bloodstone will help one to overcome depression and melancholia, especially if it is worn by the sufferer. Bloodstone is also said to be a purifier as it helps to allow light into the body.
Carnelian: Carnelian is a reddish variety of Chalcedony. This stone is useful for understanding one's rhythm and cycles. It is said that it helps depression and aids the sense of touch. it is also said that Carnelian grounds energies, assisting concentration and mental focus. Helps to detoxify and purify the body from bad habits such as alcohol or drugs.
Citrine: Citrine is the yellow variety of quartz. it is claimed that citrine is helpful to those who feel that they have misplaced their path in life and helps them to pick up a new sense of direction to rebuild the structure of their earthly existence. It is also said that Citrine helps to control the emotion and helps with relationships and self- knowledge. Helping for activation of mental powers and clarification of thought is also said to be one of Citrine's powers.
Chalcedony: Chalcedony is found in almost every color including: white, gray, black, brown, brownish red, orange, yellow, light to dark green, blue, lavender or, in the case of agates and jaspers, combinations of those colors. Native American Indians believed chalcedony was a sacred stone and used in the spiritual ceremonies of the tribe. It is thought to increase vitality, stamina, and endurance and to promote emotional balance and charity while relieving melancholy, fever, gallstones, and eye problems.
Chrysocolla: Chrysocolla relieves ulcers and arthritis, helps with creativity, female energy, communication. Chrysocolla is associated with tranquility and peace, intuition, patience, and unconditional love. It is thought to offer gentle and soothing qualities.
Chrysoprase: Chrysoprase is said to help balance the conscious and unconscious realms of the mind. It carries very strong energy and crystal power, which can bring happiness, protection, success, friendship, good fortune and prosperity. Physically, chrysoprase is said to be able to strengthen eyesight, reduce blood pressure and relieve pain from rheumatism. Chrysoprase is a powerful stone that brings poise, grace and mental dexterity. It is also thought to be able to reduce inferiority complexes and mend broken hearts by boosting self-esteem. Chrysoprase is stone of Cancer and is associated with the element of earth. It is ideal for opening, activating and energizing the heart chakra.
Citrine: It is a gemstone of success that brings joy and laughter by dispelling negative thoughts and energy.The most important property of citrine is its ability to dispel negative energy. Which means that it never has to be cleansed, unlike other gemstones and crystals that absorb negative energy. Citrine give the owner a feeling of warmth and comfort. It is often referred to as a ‘Merchant Stone’. Not only because it attracts wealth, but also because it boosts self-esteem and increases your focus.
Coral: Coral Coral is an organic gem & is among the most ancient of gem materials, used for adornment since per-historic times. It grows in branches that look like underwater trees. The Romans believed coral could protect children from harm, as well as cure wounds made by snakes and scorpions and diagnose diseases by changing color.
Pearls: Pearls symbolize wisdom acquired through experience. They are believed to attract wealth and luck as well as offer protection. Known for their calming effect, pearls can balance one's karma, strengthen relationships, and keep children safe. The pearl is also said to symbolize the purity, generosity, integrity, and loyalty of its wearer. One Persian legend tells that pearls were created when a rainbow met the earth after a storm. Imperfections in a pearl's appearance were thought to be the result of thunder and lightning.
Jade: Jade consists of two distinct minerals, jadeite and nephrite, they share a similar appearance and toughness. Throughout human history, people have worked both these materials. Jade is a symbol of serenity and purity. It signifies wisdom gathered in tranquility. It increases love and nurturing. A protective stone, Jade keeps the wearer from harm and brings harmony. Jade attracts good luck and friendship. It stabilizes 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.
Jasper: Jasper A gentle stone, In general, Jasper is known as the “supreme nurturer”. It sustains and supports during times of stress, and brings tranquility and wholeness. Used in healing, Jasper unifies all aspects of your life. Jasper reminds people to help each other. Red Jasper works slowly and effectively, and is a great stone to ground anyone who is overly sensitive to crystalline energy.
Labradorite: Labradorite, is the chakra gemstone for throat chakra, third eye chakra and crown chakra. A stone of transformation, Labradorite is 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.
Lapis lazuli: Lapis, also called blue gold, is said to have existed before time. Even the smallest of lapis stones holds the knowledge stored in the Akashik records. Considered a stone of universal truth and friendship, lapis is said to foster harmony in relationships. Its element and its color is of the deepest blue and a throat chakrs gemstone. This gemstone's energy gift is is total awareness and the ability to speak it clearly. Lapis is an excellent stone for people in the position of sharing their ideal;s and beliefs. It keeps the head and heart in balance. When you want to hone your intellect, seek out lapis.
Malachite: Malachite Known as the mirror of the soul, the healing powers of malachite have long been recognized, and it has traditionally been used to aid in recovery from physical and emotional illness. Psychologically, it is thought to help release the lingering effects of negative experiences. It is said to allow the wearer to gain insight into the cause of ill-feeling, fear, resentment and anxiety. It is also believed to release these negative emotions. In ancient times, malachite was used in amulets to protect against the evil eye. Malachite promotes harmony and so helps the various parts of the body to work in harmony.
Moonstone: Moonstone,a magical gemstone is associated with the moon & comes in several colors and each have their own healing powers but in general, it has lunar energy and is said to absorb the healing power of the moon, and the most powerful time to wear it is during a Full Moon. Moonstone has a gentle energy and helps to ease stress and anxiety and enhances intuition. Moonstone is believed to be a manifesting stone, drawing in those things one most desires.
Prehnite: Prehnite, a heart and solar plexus chakra gemstone, brings you peace and joy, and will help to relieve worry. It is an excellent stone to enhance psychic gifts, and move you to a higher level.Regular meditation with this green stone will aid you to develop your intuition and if you already have psychic powers it will help you to be more accurate. Green Prehnite is an excellent stone to heal the healer, as it heightens the flow of life-force energy in the body. Connecting your will to your heart, means your hearts vibration becomes the dominating influence in your life.
Pyrite: Pyrite, fire stone, a powerful grounding crystal, showing us both our light and dark sides. It is also useful in clarification, on both emotional and diagnostic healing levels, and for uncovering suppressed memories. It is an important protection stone, and acts as a shield and defense on many levels.
Quartz: The Ancients believed that clear quartz was water from the heavens that the gods had frozen into eternal ice. This belief continued to exist as late as the 16th century when even scientists believed that quartz crystal was fossilized ice. Quartz has many varieties. The fair and lovely Rose Quartz, with its gentle pink essence, is a stone of the heart, a Crystal of Unconditional Love. It carries a soft feminine energy of compassion and peace, tenderness and healing, nourishment and comfort. It speaks directly to the Heart Chakra, dissolving emotional wounds, fears and resentments, and circulates a Divine loving energy throughout the entire aura.
Rhyolite: Rhyolite also believed to be the stone of resolution, regeneration and balance. Being a stone of regeneration, Rhyolite will fight most general infections, as well as assisting with skin irritations in general. It helps the body’s natural resistance, offering physical strength and improving muscle tone.
Serpentine: Serpentine has been used for treating a wide range of disorders. It is beneficial for cardiac irregularities, stomach and bowel issues, kidney disorders, and menstrual problems. It is an excellent stone for cellular regeneration and to assist with healing problems within the heart and lungs. It may also aid healing of diabetes as well as eliminate parasites, and assisting it’s wearer to better absorb both magnesium and calcium.
Soapstone: Soapstone, a a heart, crown and root chakra gemstone, is typically white, gray, pink, bluish, green, or brown in color, often variegated. Its name is derived from its "soapy" feel and softness. Soapstone emits a calming energy, stimulating one to release old routines for new loving environments.
Sodalite: Sodalite, a throat, third eye chakra gemstone, comes in various colors; Rich royal blue, green, yellow, violet: mottled with white veins or patches. 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.
Sugilite: Sugilite, a violet flame crystal, is considered a wonderful aid for healing and it is strongly nurturing. It is called the premier love stone by jewelers, is also one of the strongest crystals to wear to give protection from negative entities, and its energy helps to remove negative attachments.
Sunstone: Sunstone, known as a joyful stone, carries the energy of Ra, the sun god, whose energy brings all potential life from within the Earth. It is a Stone of Leadership, of personal power, freedom, and expanded consciousness. Truly reflecting the qualities of Light, it brings openness, benevolence and warmth, strength, mental clarity, and the willingness and ability to bestow blessings upon others.
Turquoise: Turquoise, a heart, throat and third eye chakra gemstone is said to bring purification, serenity, protection, wisdom, balance, strength, friendship and 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 overacidity, benefits rheumatism, gout, stomach problems, and viral infections.