Healing stones come in a huge variety of colours and chemical compositions each having its own specific role and all together creating a complex web of healing and supporting our ascension process. To list all of them would be a huge task so here you have a list with the most common ones with few of their most common attributes.
Abalone Shell stimulates intuition, imagination and sensitivity and promotes cooperation between self and others. It strengthens the structure of the body and the functions of the heart chakra. Both pearl and abalone shell hold the same divinatory meaning: Intimately connected to the sea – represents the tides of emotion, an easy flow of feelings and sensitivities to others, connected to family and particularly motherhood, harmony in relationships
Agate is well known for balancing the subtle energies. It is said to assist with protection, (especially of children) impart courage and help with healing. The agate can’t change emotions, but helps to change our level of acceptance of the emotion. Such as when you are very sad the agate will let you know that this will pass and help you get on to another and better day. This is why the Agate is considered powerful as it gives us the strength to carry on. Carry an agate when you have to make an important decision. Agate is thought to enhance creativity and is used by student and artists. It’s said to increase energy in bursts, and so may be used when a big ‘push’ is needed. In ages past, people put agate in their drinking water to dispel sickness and the stone was used for stomach upsets.
Blue Lace Agate is used to induce high states of consciousness. It is great for the throat chakra and communication. It is also used to strengthen bones and help arthritis.
Botswana Agate helps with attentiveness to detail. It energizes the subtle bodies and stimulates exploration of the unknown.
Crazy Lace Agate is a balancing and protecting stone. It brings laughter and absorbs emotional pain. Crazy Lace Agate is used to help with decision making by balancing the physical, emotional, and mental so that it is easy to make decisions. It also helps one stay focused. It is generally a protective stone, but is particularly emotionally protective. It is also said to ward off the “evil eye.” Physically, crazy lace agate is excellent for increasing stamina and energy, and is good for skin disorders such as acne, eczema, etc., is beneficial for the endocrine system and the heart.
Fire agate is a stone of protection courage and strength. It is said to alleviate fears, calm the emotions and reflect threats back to the source. It has long been used to boost and enhance psychic talents. It is said to perfectly balance the tin and yang: male and female energies. Fire agate has been used by Shamans and others to heighten the ability to see and bring back pictures and memories from other realms and lives. It is used to enhance all natural healing abilities and works with circulatory system and lower digestive system. It is associated with the second and third Chakras.
Moss Agate is sometimes called the ‘Gardener’s Stone.” It’s said tolead one towards agreeability and bring about abundance, success, and prosperity. It is used to improve self-esteem and strengthen positive personality traits and decrease stress levels. Moss agate, like all agate is also a protective stone. It is said to reduce the difficulties associated with overcoming addictive behaviours. Moss agate is associated with the heart chakra. It’s a stone of love and friendship. It is used to helps with digestive or intestinal disorders.
Purple Agate is used to stimulate empathy and compassion for others.
Amazonite aligns the physical and astral bodies and is useful to enhance your intuition and psychic abilities. It has also been used to increase creativity. Amazonite is associated with the throat chakra, and as such, can be beneficial to communication, and gaining insight and understanding of your personal truths, and how you may best express them. It is known as a stone of truth, honour, integrity and trust. It is said to lessen stress and self-defeating behaviours by calming and building self-esteem. It is said to heal emotional trauma, help balance the emotions and give physical stamina. It has been used in crystal healing for an overall increase of one’s vitality, boosting one’s general level of heath. It’s very good when traveling as it helps align the electromagnetic body to the energies of the place you are visiting therefor helping with jetlag.
Amethyst is used as a dream stone and to help insomnia. Put an amethyst under your pillow to bring about pleasant dreams, or rub it across your forehead to offer relief from a headache.
It assists in learning to trust your connection to the Divine and acknowledge the Guidance received. It brings calm, inner peace, courage and balance. It has been used to protect against psychic attacks. Amethyst is associated with the third eye and the crown chakras. Amethyst is used as protection for travellers. Ancient Egyptians used the amethyst guard against guilty and fearful feelings. It has been worn as protection from self-deception, as well as a protection against witchcraft. It also supports and assists in stopping self-abuse. This stone has long been used to open the spiritual and psychic centres, making it one of the power stones. It is also used as a meditation aid when worn as a necklace.
Amethyst is associated with Angels and is an excellent stone for meditation or dream work, past life work.
Amethyst has also been used to help ease the pain of grief. It is reputed to be useful when working through money issues and legal problems. It’s often been called a stone of prosperity and abundance. In Crystal healing Amethyst is said to beneficial when overcoming any kind of addiction. It is also used for compulsive behaviours and addictions of all kinds.
The amethyst is known as the Bishop’s Stone and is still worn by Catholic Bishops. The amethyst symbolizes piety, humility, sincerity and spiritual wisdom.
Amethyst crystal clusters are used to keep the air and life force in the home clean and positive.
Chevron Amethyst is used for clearing the aura and to release.
Blue Apatite assists in defining and understanding ones meaning and uniqueness in this life and aids in the release of difficulties. Apatite is most often seen in blue, but also can be found in brown, pink, yellow, green and a rare variety of violet. It is an inspirational stone. It develops psychic abilities and spiritual atonement. Use it to aid communication and self-expression.
Aquamarine is the stone to help you be in touch with your spiritual being. This stone is used in deep meditations. When you think aquamarine you are thinking release, cleansing, letting go, acceptance of others, communication.
The aquamarine is the stone of sailors, believing it would be protection for them on water.
Aquamarine is associated with the thymus gland. It is very soothing worn as a necklace. It will help reduce fluid retention. It has been used to calm the nerves.
The Romans used the aquamarine for diseases of the stomach, and believed it could cure liver and throat troubles.
Blue Aventurine is rare and activates and clears heart chakra. It promotes communication with angels and spirit guides.
Green Aventurine is used for activating growth and renewal. It’s excellent for clearing the heart chakra. It helps us get moving again after we’ve been stuck for a while. Aventurine enhances creativity, success in business, independence, prosperity, calmness and balance. Known for inducing the ability to see the potential in a situation, as well as enhance the intellect and mental clarity. It is also said to bring luck. It is a gentle stone what is used to impart a sense of calm and balance. It is used to improve the circulatory system, help with headaches and sleep disorders. It is said to improve one’s general health.
Amber is excellent for inner child work and past life work. Amber is a soothing stone that is both calming, yet energizing. It is said to bring clarity of thought and wisdom. It’s often used to draw out negative energy to cleanse an environment. It is used to ease physical pain in the same manner. It has long been considered as a good luck charm for marriage. It is also good for psychic shielding and protection. Amber is associated with the solar plexus chakra, and sometimes the sacral chakra. Amber is used to aid bone problems, heart problems, circulation, ears, hearing problems, endocrine imbalances, fibromyalgia, intestinal/digestive disorders, kidney, bladder, lungs, and general healing purposes.
Early physicians prescribed amber for headaches, heart problems, arthritis and a variety of other ailments. In ancient times, amber was carried by travellers for protection. To early Christians, amber signified the presence of the Lord. In the Far East, amber is the symbol of courage; Asian cultures regard amber as the ‘soul of the tiger’; Egyptians placed a piece of amber in the casket of a loved one to ensure the body would forever remain whole.
Ametrine has the qualities of Amethysts and Citrine, additionally it is used to disperse negativity from the aura. It has been used for eons to assist one in reaching higher states during meditation.
Angelite is a stone used to connect with the Angelic realm, including angels, guides, otherworldly beings, and even one’s High Self. It is thought to bring serenity, inner peace, and a sense of calm and encourage forgiveness. It is very useful when you are stressed and feeling overwhelmed – just let the peace seep into you. Angelite is useful for enhancing telepathic communication, intuition and psychic awareness. It’s also useful for increasing a couple’s or a group’s ability to communicate more effectively. It resonates with the thymus gland, heart function and the circulatory system. It balances polarity, aligns the physical and etheric bodies, and provides a protective field as you do so. It is associated with the throat chakra and the Third Eye Chakra.
Azurite eases feelings of anxiety and worry. It helps in receiving Guidance through the third eye. It promotes easing of arthritis pain and relief of joint pain. Azurite is a liver stimulant, aids detoxification, stimulates brain and nerve activity, encourages growth by stimulating the activity of the thyroid gland.
Azurite has a transformative quality that stimulates an increase in communication skills, intuition, creativity and inspiration.
Place azurite on the third eye chakra during meditation. It will open up your inner sight. It is an excellent stone for students who are studying for exams. It helps open the mind and make it more receptive to retaining information.
Bloodstone has long been called the ‘stone of courage.’ It is often used for emotional healing, purification, good fortune and renewal, especially to all kinds of relationships. It is also called Heliotrope. It is a deep green stone with small red specks hence the name. In stressful situations, bloodstone is said to be very calming. It is also used to aid in working through grief and traumas.Bloodstone is excellent for balance and grounding and has been used to bring energy to the user. Some believe it is useful in legal issues, probably because it is believed to help release blocks and support decision making.It is strongly associated with the heart chakra first and also the root, sacral (2nd) and Solar Plexus (3rd) chakras.
It is often given to chemotherapy patients, people with high blood pressure, and problems of the circulatory and cardiovascular systems as aids in the circulation of blood, the endocrine system, kidney and bladder. It has also traditionally been given to people after surgery and after any kind of trauma. Bloodstone is used in the alignment of all the centres of the body. It is good to have several pieces of Bloodstone in the home to increase the flow of life energy.
Calcite means spontaneity, creativity, and acceptance of change, channelling excess energy into creative areas or areas of service to others. Calcite of all kinds amplifies energy.
Blue calcite is a very calming and soothing stone. It has been used extensively for reducing stress. It works with the throat chakra. This makes it a great amplifier of thoughts and is very beneficial for all kinds of communication and decision making. It has been used to aid in public speaking, as well as in talking with someone intimidating or in authority, because it calms upset nerves and helps one to state their opinions clearly and calmly.
Because of this, it is also said to ease the way in group discussions for acceptance of opposing viewpoints, allowing groups to come to consensus opinions.
Students of all ages have used the energy of Blue Calcite to help them retain lessons and improve memory. Shamanic students use it to remember their astral travels. Blue calcite is widely used for the throat area and thyroid. It is also used for insomnia as well as ailments of the joints and arthritis. Some have used it for the lungs and high blood pressure.
Orange calcite is used as an aid to restore mental and emotional equilibrium. Orange calcite is also used to give a gentle boost to psychic abilities and intuition. It can relieve fear and depression as well as the associated feelings that go with intense trauma, such as accidents, rape, divorce, etc. It has been used to calm suicidal thoughts. It is thought to be particularly helpful with phobias. Physically, orange calcite is thought to be helpful for chronic fatigue, the reproductive system, genitals, intestines, irritable bowel syndrome, kidneys and bone growth. It is also helpful for balancing sexual energies. Orange calcite is associated with the second chakra.
Carnelian is an energy booster. It is thought to open your heart and bring joy. It helps the insecure person to find strength within them so they can come into their own. It is said to increase the appetite. It supports one’sindividuality and courage. Carnelian signifies the male aspect of Spirit. Carnelian is thought to fortify and strengthen the body. Like all in the agate family, it is a protective stone, and thought to bring good luck and the ability to manifest one’s desires. Carnelian has traditionally been used to help ease sorrow and protect from anger, envy jealousy and fear. It is thought to act as a memory aid, including the recall of past lives. It has been used to heal open sores, kidney stones and other kidney problems and allergies. Shamans have given this stone to assist one in finding the right mate and stabilize energy in the home. It has been called the “actor’s stone.” Carnelian is associated with the root and sacral chakras.
Celestite (also known as Celestine) is an Angelic stone. It is said to promote harmony, peace and love. It is used to communicate and connect to the Angelic vibrations, as well as assist in communication with one’s own Guardian Angel. Celestite is used in meditation, to reach a deeper level and to move through and past fear and worry. It is used to enhance creativity and comprehension, and is therefore good when faced with a problem that needs solving. Celestite has been said to cleanse the aura and the chakras. It is used for mental disorders, eye problems, and digestive problems. Celestite is associated with the throat and crown chakras.
Chalcedony is a powerful cleanser, including open sores. Mothers use it to increase lactation, and it also fosters the maternal instinct. It increases physical energy. Healers use it to decrease ill effects of senility and dementia as well as to heal the eyes, gallbladder, bones, spleen, blood and circulatory system. It assists with telepathy, harmonises mind, body and spirit, absorbs negative energy and dissipates it
Considered a sacred stone by the Native American Indians, chalcedony nurtures and promotes brotherhood and good will.
Charoite is called a Stone of Transformation and it’s a powerful stone. It is a soul stone with deep physical and emotional healing energies, transforming and releasing negative emotions such as fear, anger and feelings of victimization into courage, insight, creativity and assertiveness. This release allows the user to see more clearly. This clarity also assists in better psychic impressions. Long esteemed as a spiritual stone, it is thought to strengthen the connection between the heart and the crown chakras, allowing the user to grow spiritually. People who wish to be of service to humanity are drawn to this stone as it aids in the acceptance of others. It is a creative vibration, and the stone has been used to help lengthen the attention span. Psychically it is used for clairvoyance, precognition, stimulates your inner vision and also to remove or release entities. It is a soothing, yet energetic stone. It is associated with the Crown and Heart Chakras. Charoite can be used to overcome obsessions and compulsions. It grounds the spiritual self, opening and balancing the crown chakra.
Chrysocolla is a stone of peace, increased wisdom and discretion. It is a ‘Light Being’ stone. It is known as a healing stone among Native American Indian cultures where it was used for strengthening the body’s resistance and bringing about calm feelings where there is upset. It promotes level headedness, encouraging clarity of thought and a neutral, cool attitude during turbulence. It can be used to decrease nervousness and irritability. Helps with infections (especially the throat area) it has been used by healers to detoxify the liver, lower blood pressure.
Chrysoprase is very powerful stone with multiple uses, all of them very desirable and beneficial. Many people have worn it through the ages to manifest prosperity, abundance and bring business success. It is also a stone traditionally used to bring happiness to the wearer as it is thought to dispel negative thoughts, calm anger and sooth irritability. It is also called the stone of Courage, for it is reputed to bring the awareness of one’s inner convictions and the courage to follow through with them to the wearer. It is said to enhance and strengthen friendships. Chrysoprase is a stone used to balance and equalize the male/female, yin/yang energies and allow one to reach deep meditative states. It is used in crystal healing for eye problems and immune systems problems. Chrysoprase is related to the heart chakra, which it activates, opens and energizes and aids in releasing stress and healing ‘heartbreak.’ It is also used to align the chakras. Chrysoprase is used as a shield or protector from negative energy. A small bowl of Chrysoprase kept by the front entrance of the home is a very wise procedure. If used in jewellery, Chrysoprase should only be set in silver and has more power carved in the shape of a heart. It helps to make conscious what was unconscious. It strengthens the workings of insight and the higher consciousness. Chrysoprase is used to speed the healing of any wound. It should not be placed on the body, but held over the affected area.
Citrine is called a Stone of Manifestation and Success. It is said to be beneficial for business and commerce. Citrine is known as the lucky “Merchants Stone”. If you are in any type of sales, just put a citrine in the cash drawer and watch what happens. It’s been known to bring good fortune and happiness. It has been used to promote success and abundance for countless generations. Citrine is said to enhance confidence and mental clarityandopen the mind to new thoughts. It is also used for letting go of outmoded beliefs, fears, thoughts and desires that do not serve us. It’s been used to help with nightmares and is thought to help with OCD – obsessive-compulsive disorder. It’s used for digestive problems and helps to clear third chakra blockages. It is associated with the Solar Plexus chakra. It is beneficial to the endocrine and digestive system – cleansing, purifying and eliminating poisons that have built up.
Coral has been called the ‘garden of the sea’. Red is considered the most sought after colour but coral also can be found in pink, white, yellow and black. Records dating back thousands of years confirm that coral was used in decorative art objects. It was believed to prevent ill fortune and offer protection from skin disease when worn as a necklace. Dreams about coral are believed to foretell recovery from a long illness. Coral is a good aid for meditation or visualization. Coral symbolizes life and blood force energy. Dark red coral is used for heating and stimulating the bloodstream. Pink shades restore harmony to the heart. It is used as an aid to depression, lethargy or deficient nutrition.
Danburite works with the etheric body, helping attune you to spirits, especially angels, fairies, and Light Beings.
Emerald is a stone of great harmony, wisdom and love. Giving your lover an Emerald will bring the lover closer if the giver’s motives are pure love. The Emerald can be a bridge between 2 people. The Emerald vibrates with love.
It enhances joy and helps with balance. It is used for cleansing, and to enhance clairvoyance, intuition and memory. It is also said to help with productive communication and to encourage truthfulness. It has been used as a stress reducer and to teach one to ‘just let it go. Emerald is associated with the heart chakra. The emerald is the sacred stone of the goddess Venus. It was thought to preserve love. In the Christian faith it is the symbol of faith and hope. It is considered by many to be the stone of prophecy. For some the emerald acts as a tranquilizer for a troubled mind. The emerald is said to bring the wearer reason and wisdom. The strongest time for the powers of the emerald is said to be spring.
Emerald can help heal the physical heart as well as love. Emerald will help backaches when worn on the index finger of the left hand. The power of the Emerald is highest at the full moon. Some cultures thought the emerald would heal any disease of the eye. The emerald would be placed in a container of water overnight and the water would be poured on the eyes the next day.
Fluorite may be used with other stones. It helps to open the way for the power of other stones to be effective. It can be used as a meditation stone to help energize the body and raise the power of concentration. It is calming and peaceful, helping to cultivate and support the self-discipline necessary to achieve a meditative state. It works with the conscious mind. It is useful in getting your thoughts in order, aids in emotional detachment in a situation. It is thought to amplify analytical abilities. It is an aid in meditation because it affects the conscious mind, calming and soothing strong emotions and quieting thoughts. It aids in relieving depression or anger. Fluorite is stimulating cell regeneration in these areas. It fortifies bones, improves arthritic or other joint ailments. It can be laid directly on the body.
Fluorite is a protective stone. The ancient Egyptians used fluorite to carve statues and scarabs, the Chinese have used it in carvings for over 300 years. In the 18th century, fluorite was powdered in water to relieve the symptoms of kidney disease.
Fluorite is said to absorb and neutralize negative vibrations. It makes one more receptive to the vibrations of other stones. Fluorite should be kept in every room of the home. Fluorite is stimulating cell regeneration in these areas. It fortifies bones, improves arthritic or other joint ailments. It can be laid directly on the body.
Gaia Stone comes from the volcanic ash of the eruption of Mt. St. Helen’s. It is associated with the heart chakra, but can also be used to balance all the chakras. It is associated with the Goddess connection, and is thought to attract earth and nature spirits. It is supposed to assist in bringing prosperity. Gaia Stone is given to people to assist in the self-healing of emotional wounds and traumas. It is said to carry the Earth’s energy, and is sometimes referred to as the “Soul of the Earth.”
Galena is a stone of harmony and balance. It decreases self-defeating thoughts and has a grounding energy. Galena supports health of circulatory system & hair growth.
Garnet (Red) means grounding, fertility, abundance, prosperity. It connects one to the Earth and aids in concentration. Garnet is known as the stone for a successful business. If your business is not as good as it should be, just put 3 or more garnets on your desk. It is believed that if a garnet is put under a pillow it will cure depression. Garnets can be used to make a person popular and have self-esteem when worn as jewellery. It helps protect one on trips. Garnets bring constancy to friendships. The Garnet is associated with the thyroid and spleen. It helps cleanse and purify both when held over the area. The Garnet is usually held in the hand or placed on top of the head when searching or meditating on past lives. Information that is beneficial and helpful will usually be released for the searcher. The Garnet is a stone of purity and truth as well as a symbol of love and compassion. The information released in a search may be painful, but it will always be what the searcher needs. The Garnet will help everyone’s security level and spiritual awareness. It can help increase the sex drive.
Gold holds the energy of other stones. It helps those who are overburdened with responsibilities and assists in the elimination of ego conflicts.
Goldstone is a man-made gemstone that has been around since the European Renaissance. Early monks working at a glass factory near Venice, Italy were practicing alchemy when molten copper accidentally tipped into a molten glass container. This crystallized into thousands of tiny crystals and formed a melt with golden light sparkles. This is how the first goldstone came about. Though it is not technically a gemstone, it is often referred to as one. Goldstone is an energy stone. It is said to be a Master Healer, stabilizing emotions and aiding in staying calm. Goldstone is used as an energy generator and is a good deflector of unwanted energies, therefore is a protection stone. It reminds us to set goals that are lofty and work to attain them. Goldstone is effective when you are sending healing energies from the heart, throat or third eye chakras. It is thought to increase the healing energies emanating from the hands, and is often used for long distance healing. This is technically a man-made stone but it contains copper, which is felt to be extremely helpful in increasing blood flow and reducing inflammation.
Hematite is used to assist in grounding and calming and in manifesting Divine Light in your life. It deflects and dissolves negative energies. Hematite is a stone for the mind. It helps one to “sort-out” things in one’s mind and can be used for mental attunement, memory enhancement, original thinking and technical knowledge. It is a calming energy and encourages one to “reach for the stars”. It is said to attract “kind” love and acts as a stabilizing force, brings peace, self-control and inner happiness. Hematite is associated with the root (base) chakra and is said to attract compassionate love. Hematite is a must for anyone interested in working with crystals and stones. Hematite is good for increasing intuition. Hematite stimulates iron absorption in the small intestine, which in turn improves oxygen supply to the body. It can be in direct contact with the skin, but results in inflammation for some people, so test it carefully before use. It isused to calm the nerves, for insomnia, and to align the spine and speed the mending of broken bones. Hematite is associated with the root (base) chakra. Hematite is used to improve relationships. If you need your personal relationship to be better, carry a hematite with you always.
The name comes from the Greek word for blood. It has been used as an amulet against bleeding, and so is known as the “blood stone”. Shamans have used it with blood disorders. Native American folklore states that war paint made from hematite will make one invincible in battle. People in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries wore hematite jewellery during mourning.
Herkimer Diamonds have been used for eons to facilitate lucid dreaming, remembering dreams & entering higher states of consciousness. Tabular types are excellent for protection and vision quests. They are also used for relaxation, acceptance of self, clearing of old fears and attunement & surrender of ego attachments, (to another person, your environment, a job, etc.) They are commonly used for the stimulation of clairvoyance and clairaudience.
Howlite dispels selfishness, aids calm communication of emotions and aids in memory retention. Howlite can be found in green, white and blue. It is a super-calming stone and many people use it to relieve stress of all kinds. It makes an excellent antidote to insomnia due to an overactive mind. Focusing on a piece of howlite can assist in journeying outside the body and gaining insight from past lives. Placed on the third eye, it opens memories of previous times and lifetimes. Howlite teaches patience, relieves insomnia, balances calcium levels and strengthens teeth and bones. Place a howlite stone in your pocket to absorb your own anger – or another’s anger that is directed toward you. It helps to overcome critical or selfish behavior.
Iolite is also known as ‘water sapphire’ – although it is not a sapphire at all. Iolite is a Shaman’s stone and since it is associated with the Third Eye and Crown Chakras and it is therefore an excellent choice to use in all psychic and healing situations, (as well as spiritual pursuits.) It is said to stimulate “Visions” and astral travel. Iolite has been a stone of choice in dealing with addictive behaviours, in including drug and alcohol problems. It is said to assist in detoxing, as well as an aid in maintaining sobriety. Iolite is used for throats problems and varicose veins.
Jade is called the Mayan ‘dream stone.’ It is used to promote Harmony within and without. It assists in achieving meditative states. Long thought to promote a Long life, it also aids in making realizations of your purpose in life. It is also considered to be good for emotional balance and stability. Jade is a stone of the heart related to the heart chakra and has a beneficial effect on all heart chakra related issues, including love relationships. Jade of all kinds is a very protective stone. It’s used by shamans to protect from illness and for psychic protection. It has been considered particularly good protection for children. It has energetic clearing properties, and is useful to keep with other stones for this reason. In crystals healing it is used for healing the physical heart, as well as for kidney problems – it strengthens the body’s filtration and cleansing systems and assists in the removal of toxins.
While all Jade has some healing influence, each colour relates more specifically to certain ailments or organs. Properties common to all colours of Jade include its ability to impart calm and serenity. It has been used for eons to assist in ridding one’s self of negative thoughts and energy. It is a very protective stone, used to keep its owner/user out of harm’s way.
Red Jade is an active stone. Red Jade is used to defuse tense situations and release the energy. It can be felt as a very intense energy and over stimulates the wearer. This can lead to expressions of upset, anger or agitation. Red Jade can be used, carefully, to bring up those feelings so that one may deal with them in the open.
Orange Jade is similar Yellow Jade in that both convey the gift of inner peace, joy and happiness. They teach the interconnectedness of all life and all Beings. It is used to assist the digestive organs of the body. Orange Jadeboosts the wearer’s energy and provides protection.
Yellow Jade is similar to Orange Jade in that both convey the gift of inner peace, joy and happiness. They teach the interconnectedness of all Life and all Beings. Yellow Jade is used to assist digestive organs of the body.
Green Jade is the most common colour of jade. It is thought to be calming to the nervous system. Green Jade is thought to represent life and growth and to assist one in finding their heart true desire. It is associated with the heart chakra and is thought to make it easier for the wearer to express love.
Blue Jade is a peaceful stone. It is associated with the Third Eye Chakra. It helpful in reaching a deeper level during meditation and relaxation exercises. It is a steady energy and is given to people who feel overwhelmed or under tremendous stress in their lives.
Lavender Jade is said to bring one in touch with their emotions, especially the softer side. It is said to assist in honest communication and self-control. It is often given as a gift to someone who has been hurt or disappointed by love.
Black and Grey Jade are thought to be strong protection from negative energy. It is good for Grounding, as it is related to the Root or Base Chakra. These jades are said to support a wise person’s correct use of power.
Brown Jade is said to be a stone connecting all of humanity to Mother Earth. Often given as a housewarming gift, or when changing jobs, because it is thought to aid in adjustments to any new environment.
White or Cream Jade is used to direct ones energy and assist in concentration, by filtering out unwanted distractions. White and cream jade has long been used to boost energy and to ascertain what the highest outcome for a given situation will be. White Jade has been used for Attention Deficit Disorder and for other areas where focus and concentration is needed.
Jasper of all types has been called the ‘Nurturing stone’ because it offers such calm and soothing energies. It is a gentle stone, peaceful and relaxing, bringing tranquillity, comfort, a sense of wholeness and healing. It assists in ‘gentle endings.’ Jasper is used to psychically assist with astral travel. In crystal healing, jasper is used for the liver, gallbladder, stomach ailments and balancing male/female, yin/yang energies.
Red Jasper has been called the “Stone of Counsellors and Healers.” Thought to induce health and re-birth, and it is often used by Shamans and others for protection and self-healing. Red Jasper facilitates remembering dreams. It helps to balance out unfair situations. It is said to afford some protection of first and third chakra area. Red Jasper is used to activate the first chakra, at the base of the spine. This is said to increase the life-force energies, (also known as Chi, Prana etc.) and offers grounding and strength – emotional and physical. It is also called the Earth Stone, and its energy is useful to remind us that we are here on the earth to bring joy to others and self. Red Jasper is in the Quartz family.
Leopard Jasper or leopard stone assists and protects during physical and shamanic spiritual travel. It induces vigor and health. It also affords some protection of the third chakra area. It is used when connecting to one’s animal spirit guide or totem. It is a stone that helps one to meet their obligations and responsibilities. It is protective of the third chakra area, but associated more with the root or base chakra. In crystal healing it helps to eliminate toxins of all kinds.
Ocean Jasper is a very calming and soothing stone and is one of the most protective stones. It is used to align all of the chakras. It encourages the love of one’s self and others, the healing the emotions and brings a sense of peace, wellbeing and connectedness to nature and all of the earth. It attracts the elementals (also known as the nature spirits or fairy / faerie kingdom.) It is used to encourage the acceptance of responsibility and it also is thought to help increase patience.
Ocean jasper is a very protective stone, and the orbs or “eyes” found in the stone are considered to enhance this protective quality, especially in regard to what is called the ‘evil eye.’ Ocean Jasper is also used in meditation techniques. It is thought to be useful removing toxins from the body and the aura, digestive problems. It is related to the heart chakra.
Poppy Jasper refers to the reddish variation of brecciated jasper. It is a stone of protection and has been used for eons as protection during astral travel. Also used to assist when dowsing, it’s a good stone for grounding and is associated with the root chakra. Poppy Jasper is said to attune one and assist in communication with animals. It’s also said to help with allergies. Poppy Jasper encourages a feeling of wholeness and relaxation, leading to being more organized and balanced. Said to align the chakras, balance the subtle energies and bring about a sense of
peace and happiness.
Polychrome Jasper is a ‘happy energy’ stone.It is said to bring good fortune and a happy outlook on life. It is also used to assist in attuning to and communication with animals. In Crystal Healing is it used to ease stress and increase stamina, and the ability to adjust to change. It is also used to ease allergies.
Yellow Jasper is said to assist and protect during physical and spiritual travel. It is also believed to afford some protection of the third chakra area.
Jet is used to dispel fearful thoughts. It is thought to protect the wearer against illness and violence. It is calming and aids in alleviating depression and in Grounding ones energy.
Kunzite is said to activate the heart chakra and stimulate deep feelings of love, peace and relaxation. It is also said to dissolve negativity, promote maturity, increase sensuality, refresh the mind, deepen meditation and align the chakras. Wear kunzite to be blessed with good fortune. Its soft pastel colours symbolize purity. It can also be a sign of new life and is sometimes regarded as a symbol for pregnancy. Kunzite releases tension, promotes a peaceful disposition and emits exceptionally tranquil vibrations. Kunzite opens the heart to all forms of love. The gentle energy of kunzite helps to release blocks in matters of the heart and allows one to move to a more receptive state. It is an especially wonderful gift stone, opening a silent communion of joy and delight. Gaze at or hold a kunzite to release daily stress, smooth out knotted muscles, calm nerves, anger or fear.
Kyanite aids it the attunement of the physical, emotional and etheric bodies. It is a powerful stone that aligns the chakras naturally, and can open them, when used with clear intent. It is a protective stone and assists in keeping the subtle energies free of entities. It also facilitates meditation. This is one of the very few stones that don’t need to be cleared! . The most highly prized kyanite is the vibrant blue or blue-green hue. It is also found in shades of grey, yellow, white and a colourless variety that is considered quite rare. It was once believed that a kyanite suspended from a human hair could follow the earth’s magnetic force. Early travellers sometimes used it as a compass when exploring unknown territories.
The fan like clusters or blades that are formed by kyanite make it an ideal stone for restoring energy balance. It is a very effective energy conduit that can balance most systems of the body. It can quickly create stillness and tranquillity, making it an excellent stone for meditation.