Labradorite is a powerful stone, considered to be a stone of transformation. It has been used extensively to work with nature spirits. It is said to aid in the recall of mystical, magical experiences and to increase ones intuition and aid in psychic development. It is also used for protection, as it discourages others from tapping into your energy and draining you. It is used by Shamans for dream recall, and working with the waking dream in your everyday life. It is widely thought to provide clarity and insight into your destiny, as well as being able to attract success to you. In Crystal Healing, Labradorite is used in treating eye and brain disorders and to help regulate metabolism and all digestive processes. Labradorite is also called Spectrolite in some areas of the world. Labradorite is associated with the solar plexus and third eye chakras. Labradorite is a power stone, allowing you to see through illusions and determine the actual form of your dreams and goals. It is excellent for strengthening intuitions, stimulating imagination, develop enthusiasm and thus, new ideas and to see more clearly in meditation.
Lapis Lazuli is a powerful stone that aids in comprehension, manifestations and insight into self. Lapis is a stone of spiritual love and is also known for aiding love and fidelity within a marriage. It is a stone traditionally reserved for royalty. Lapis is best used when worn above the heart chakra. It is associated with the throat chakra and third eye. It was known to assist one in saying the perfect thing, at the perfect time: just open your mouth and pearls of wisdom drop out! Lapis protects from psychic attacks and is useful in crystal healing for boosting the immune system and helping with sinus problems. Lapis lazuli is an ancient gem, and as such, has a storied history. Egyptian cultures made a practice of burying a lapis lazuli scarab with their dead, and believed it to offer protection. The very earliest cultures valued lapis lazuli more highly than gold. Greeks spoke of an ancient sapphire which was included with gold and this was unmistakably lapis. Some believed that dreaming of lapis would foretell love that would be forever faithful. When working or meditating with Lapis Lazuli, it can bring matters more clearly to the mind. It is one of the most powerful stones and should be used with care. Wearing a Lapis Lazuli ring can help you to become a channel. The ancient Egyptians used Lapis Lazuli as a symbol of Truth. Lapis Lazuli is used with other stones when parts of the body need to be purified and cleansed and should be only used by a healer. Lapis Lazuli has high intensity and can open many of the chakra centres. This must be done only with love in the heart and comprehension in the mind and wisdom in soul.
Larimar is a blue stone, said to reflect and vibrate to the higher frequencies of the spiritual “Ocean of Love and Mercy.” Larimar assists in releasing self-imposed bonds and limitations. It aids one in feeling freedom and independence from inappropriate burdens and in letting go of attachments. It is associated with the throat chakra, and is therefore used in all areas of communication and when seeking answers to questions. Larimar is said to be particularly effective in assisting one in becoming attuned to the Dolphins. It has been used to learn to communicate with them, as well as with many other animals.
Malachite is used to aligning your ego with God’s will, instead of your own. It is all about using power wisely: assertion rather than aggression. Malachite is said to strengthen the heart physically as well as the heart Chakra. Malachite is believed to be a strong protector of children. It is said to protect the wearer from accidents and protects travellers. Malachite has been used to aid success in business and protect against undesirable business associations. It is a stone of balance in relationships. Malachite is always green, usually in banded tones varying from very dark green to a mellow green. Ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans used malachite for jewellery and ground it to use as eye shadow. It is used in amulets to protect against the evil eye. In the Middle Ages it was used to protect children from witches and other dangers.
Merlinite is the name given to crystals and gemstones with the combination of white Quartz & black Psilomelane.
Merlinite is a stone of magic, blending the higher vibrations with those of this Earth Plane. It is used to aid as an access to multiple realms. It can also be used to access the akashic records, remember Past Lives and to draw upon the powers of the Earth and other elements. Used in conjunction with Shamanic practices, it will boost the experience. This stone brings magic into one’s life. It is a great meditation stone. It is said to help correct old and outmoded patterns in the emotional and mental bodies. It aids the upper respiratory system. It is connected to the Heart and Third Eye Chakras.
Moldavite the key word is Transformation. It is associated with the planet Pluto, a strong transformational energy, which is not always comfortable. Like Pluto, Moldavite strips away the things in your life that you no longer need.
Mother of Pearl is the iridescent lining of oyster shells, where pearls can grow. MOP is used for Past Life Regression and to access Cellular memories. MOP is said to attract prosperity. It is used as protection from negative influences as it is said to transmute negative energy into neutrality and purify surroundings. It has also been used to increase ones psychic sensitivity, intuition and creative imagination. MOP is used to help with high blood pressure, dizziness, vision, and wound healing. It is associated with the Heart Chakra.
Moonstone is associated with the development of psychic sensitivity, love and happy times.It brings good fortune, assists in foretelling the future, enhances intuition, promotes inspiration, brings success in love as well as business matters, offers protection on land and at sea. The moonstone is associated with the moon and was the stone of the goddess Diana. The most powerful time to use the moonstone is in a full moon. Moonstone is an excellent stone to use in meditation to understand oneself. Placing it in the moonlight of a moon reaching its fullness, not a full or waning moon, can revitalize it. This is a particularly good gemstone for women. It is a good stone for young women or teenagers. It has been worn as an amulet to bring good emotions to the wearer, while protecting those of a sensitive nature. Moonstone is also considered a good luck stone. Moonstone is used by healers to stimulate the functioning of the pineal gland and balance internal hormone cycles with nature’s rhythms. It is a stone of inner growth and strength. Though often considered to be a woman’s stone, it can be beneficial to men in opening the emotional self.
Apache Tear Obsidian gives comfort in time of grief and sorrow. It helps with insight and acceptance. It is grounding, offers protection and clarity of thought.
Black Obsidian is a protective stone, excellent for removing negativity in one’s energy and the surrounding environment. It is also effective protection against psychic attacks, absorbing the negative energies before they can start to interact with yours. In particular is said to protect the gentle from abuse. It stone that assists with Grounding and is very healing. It is used to assist in bringing hidden issues and emotions to the surface, where they can be dealt with. In Crystal Healing it is used for the digestive track ailments, muscle aches and pains and to slow infections. It is said to sharpen and focus the internal and external vision. Black Obsidian is related to the root chakra.
Mahogany Obsidian is also called Buffalo Obsidian. It is thought to provide strength and courage, in times of need. It is also used to accelerate growth in all areas and stimulate the spiritual centres of the subtle bodies, which will aid in this. It is commonly used to eliminate negativity and energy blocks. It has strong qualities of grounding and protection and is said to bring clarity of thought. It is associated with the Root Chakra.
Rainbow Obsidian promotes light and love and the recognition of one’s spiritual nature. It is also used for gazing. Rainbow Obsidian is also called the “stone of pleasure” because energetically it is thought to bring pleasure, joy and enjoyment to one’s life. It also brings clarity and clear thinking to one and therefore can bring out the Spiritual. Rainbow Obsidian is used psychically to enhance clairvoyance and is especially effective in protection as it is thought to ground negativity and allow the Light in. Rainbow Obsidian is primarily associated with the root chakra.
Snowflake obsidian is also called the “Stone of purity” or the “Stone of Clarity.” It is used for recognizing old habits and patterns in one’s life and changing them to more useful and beneficial ones. As a stone of clarity, it is said to bring hidden things to the surface. These hidden things could be perceived as positive or negative, depending on the person and circumstances, but the nice thing about snowflake obsidian is that this necessary process is done gently.
It is a common stone used to shield against negativity and give protection from physical and emotional harm It is also a stone used for grounding and to surrender to a meditative state, going deeper. It is associated with the root chakra and is used by crystal healers for the veins, skeleton, and attaining and keeping smooth skin.
Black Onyx repels negativity and aids in grounding. It is said to help overcome feelings of loneliness and alienation. It has been used as a comfort in unfamiliar surroundings.
Opal helps in letting go of anger. Opals are said to magnify existing traits, either positive or negative. opal is used as a memory aid by some people.
Opalite (known as Tiffany Stone, Opalized Fluorite, Opal Fluorite, Bertrandite, Ice Cream Opalite, Purple Opal) is a highly energetic but subtle stone. Psychically it helps with communication and interpretation of psychically received information of all kinds, including telepathic, channelled, clairaudience, clairvoyance, and others. It is excellent for removing energy blockages of the meridians and chakras. Tiffany Stone is helpful emotionally by assisting transitions during changes of all kinds, engendering persistence and emotional strength, and verbalizing hidden or secret feelings. Opalite is also beneficial for business and business success. Physically, Opalite boosts the sex drive and can enhance sexual experience, and is an all-around healing stone. Opalite is associated primarily with the third eye chakra.
Pearls help one connect with the Goddess, the ultimate feminine energy. They attune the wearer to the ebb and flow of life. They are calming and centring yet help to focus the attention. They have the vibration of truth, purity, charity, integrity, and loyalty. Pearls have been used to treat disorders of the digestive tract and muscular systems, as well as to aid fertility and to ease childbirth.
Peridot repels negative energies, supports efforts to uncover one’s own role in attacks from other people. Peridots help the wearer to see past the hurt, understand relationships in a better light and many times, heal the wounded ego. As this lustrous green rock allows one to go beyond judgments and reach the bigger picture of life. The stone releases negativity and it sets in clarity of thought and well-being. Ancient Egyptians, Aztecs, and Incas believed the stone could bring about healing of lungs, lymph, breasts, spleen and intestinal tract. An amulet of peridot was known to be an effective remedy for sinus and asthma. Since then, peridot is known for their nursing powers for the eyes, stomach, liver, thyroid and other infections. Peridot also alleviates emotional stress, depression, anger, fear, feelings of jealousy, anxiety, nervousness and nightmares. It enhances relaxation, comfort, openness of the mind, sleep, invigorates health and inspires healing.
Pyrite attracts and balances the male energies. It is a stone of the intellect, enhancing mental clarity and logic, as well as psychic abilities. Pyrite is a powerful protection stone and is a grounding stone. It protects and shields the physical, emotional and subtle energies. Pyrite is also known as Fool’s Gold and Healer’s Gold and is thought to promote good investments.
Petrified Wood is usedto access cellular memories and work through old traumas. Because of its link to the past it has long been used in Past Life regression work. It is grounding and stabilizing, used for general protection and to calm fears. Sometimes is called the “Stone of Business” it promotes successful new beginnings and is said to enhance the practical aspects of any business endeavour. It is has been used to ease back aches, strengthen the bones and for healthy skin and hair.
Quartz is often said to be the “stone”, the “Master Healer” that everyone needs to start with and is the most recognized type of crystal. It’s what many people think of when they hear the word crystal, although there are many different types of crystals and all kinds of stones. Quartz can be as clear as ice (ancients called quartz ‘Holy Ice’ and thought that it came from the heavens) or milky white. It can have inclusions, veils, bubbles, formations, etc. Clarity is not important for a quartz crystal’s energetic quality. In fact inclusions and impurities can make the crystal more energetic and increase its ability to amplify subtle energies. Without a few ‘imperfections, the energy is often not as intense. Lab crystals are grown with impurities on purpose. Quartz can store energy, amplify it, focus it, transmit it, transform it, balance it, absorb it… Various types are better for some things than others. Quartz in any form is a powerful stone. Quartz is used to dispel and clear negative. It has long been used to direct and amplify thoughts and intentions, because all thoughts are a form of energy and intentions shape and effect subtle energy. Because of this, it is useful for healing work, meditation, protection, and manifesting and channelling. Quartz has long been thought to store and retrieve information of all types. Information is just another form of an energy pattern. Quartz is held on the third eye chakra for increased clarity of psychic vision, and has often been used to perceive and commune with spirits and other worlds, often used for astral travel, scrying, channelling, dream recall and dream work. Quartz has long been thought to counteract black magic and protect from negative energy on all levels. It is said to be effective for chronic fatigue, arthritis, depression, bone ailments and gastrointestinal troubles. It is also used to improve mental and physical stamina. Clear quartz is associated with the crown chakra, but is also effectively used to energize all of the chakras.
Rose Quartz is the stone of unconditional love. It is wonderful for promoting self-love & acceptance, raising self-esteem. Rose quartz is associated with the heart chakra, opening it to all forms of love: self-love, family love, platonic love, and romantic love. Rose quartz has excellent protection energies during pregnancy and childbirth. The elevated energy of quartz gives rose quartz a property of enhancing love in virtually any situation. It also brings gentleness, forgiveness, and tolerance. Rose quartz is also said to be helpful with weight loss.
Blue Quartz is also called Dumorterite. It activates the throat chakra and attunes one to others. It lessens fear and confusion. Like all quartz, it can be used as a power amplifier during magic. Blue quartz is especially fine as a peace or tranquillity stone.
Rutilated Quartz is a stone thought to ease transitions and bring healing and balance to the subtle energies. It repels negativity and is said to stabilize relationships and marriages. Quartz stones that contain mineral inclusions are called “rutilated quartz” or “sagenite”, popularly known as Venus-hair stone. Rutiles are small needlelike crystals. These may be red, black or brassy yellow. The needle inclusions add intensity and transmission power to the crystal. Golden rutilated quartz integrates energy at many levels. It heightens the energy of other quartz stones and is an important healing stone. It illuminates the soul, cleanses and energizes, removes barriers to spiritual growth and filters negative energy. Rutilated quartz is an excellent stone to use if you need to change your direction in life. Rutilated Quartz soothes dark moods, offering relief from fears, phobias and anxiety. It is used to aid respiratory difficulties, regeneration of cells, and flow of energy throughout the body. It is an excellent balancing stone for a sad or weak heart.
Smokey (Smoky) Quartz is used to dissolve negative energies and open blocks in the Solar plexus, hands, and feet chakras. It is a protective, grounding and stabilizing stone, used to calm and centre. It works gently & consistently, not quickly. Smokey Quartz is used as a mood elevator to lift depression as well as remove negative energy to make one relax and think positively. It is believed to bring happiness and good luck and helps make dreams and wishes come true. It’s also been used to tap into unconscious and higher wisdom. It it is used for kidney ailments, menstrual cramps and associated problems and fertility issues. Smoky quartz is associated with the root chakra.
Orange Quartz obtains its colour from red hematite. The Quartz energizes and the Hematite grounds. Orange Quartz is used to help one look for their life’s purpose and path. It is an excellent tool for self-realization and acceptance. It is also thought to be helpful with decision making and clearing ones’ thoughts. Orange Quartz aligns the lower chakras and is associated with the Second Chakra.
Green Quartz also known as Prasiolite opens and stabilises the heart chakra. It promotes an intuitive capability which is coupled with love. Green Quartz is a stone of transformative energies. It transmutes negative energy to positive without releasing it to the atmosphere. It inspires creativity, attracting success, prosperity and abundance. It aids the endocrine glands, helping to keep the body balanced.
Rhodochrosite promotes self-acceptance and love. A very high vibration. Rhodochrosite is the “Stone of Love and Balance”. Also it is good for loneliness, loss, heartache, fear, insecurities, inner-child issues, abuse and incest. Helps self-forgiveness, deservingness and trust issues, spiritual and self-love, desire to live and purpose. It is used in times of transition by providing comfort and support. Helps you alleviate irrational fears and paranoia. It will enhance the dream state. Rhodochrosite has been called a stone of love and balance. It assists in creating new worlds for the user-worlds filled with love and dreams.
Rhodonite is said to assist in using one’s talents for the good of others. It supports self-love and acceptance, as therefore, self-healing. It is thought to help one reach their full potential and teaches the Bearer to see both sides of every issue. In Crystal Healing, it is thought to support healthy liver and pancreas function.
Ruby is a Stone of Vitality, supporting a strong Life Force, and lots of energy. Wear a Ruby to bring up your energies when you are feeling dull or super tired. It is associated with the Heart Chakra.
Sapphire is thought to rid one of unwanted thoughts. Its vibration brings lightness and joy. It supports clear and positive communication efforts. Sapphire is thought to be good luck and has been called the ‘stone of prosperity.’ It is associated with the throat Chakra and Third Eye Chakra.
Selenite is a very calming and soothing energy. It’s said to be the “Stone of mental clarity”, enhancing mental flexibility and strengthening the ability to make good decisions. You can access information from past lives, using the energy of a Selenite wand. It is said to remove energy blocks from the physical and etheric bodies. It helps to connect the physical and etheric or ‘light’ bodies. It has been used by Healers to align the spine and is thought to be good for the skeleton and spine. Selenite wands can be used to clear other stones that are placed on or near it. Selenite is associated with the crown chakra and is used to decrease epilepsy and seizure disorders. It is also said to promote good business practices and would therefore excellent for any Healer, massage therapist, Reiki Master, Chiropractor, etc. to have in their office. It’s also said to be an aid to help stop smoking.
Serpentine is also called “New Jade.” It’s a versatile stone, said assist with emotional cleansing, psychic powers, and to attract love and money. In addition, serpentine is considered a protective stone, especially against snakebite, poison, and venom. Mystical lore says that serpentine eliminates parasite infections and removes venom and other poisons. (Don’t take it literally as no research was done in this respect) Serpentine is an excellent stone for meditation. It is also used when attempting to raise the Kundalini, as it is said to facilitate the rise of energy by opening a path, which eliminates or lessens the discomfort associated with the rise. It is also associated with the heart Chakra.
Silver is a mineral that is said to mirror the soul, strengthen the connection between astral and physical bodies, and enhance intuitive and psychic energies. Silver is mystically considered to improve speech, bring eloquence. It is also purported to attract, enhance and store the energies of gemstones, as well as draw out negative energies. Silver is related to the moon, and moon energies. Physically, crystal healing lore indicates that silver is has been traditionally used to aid hepatitis treatments, eliminate toxins, expel toxins through the pores, headache, rheumatic pain, nausea and gastritis, obesity, diabetes, and increase assimilation of vitamins A and E.
Sodalite is the stone of truth, logic, rational thinking and efficiency. It stimulates thought and aids in all communication. It is associated with the Third Eye and throat chakras. It can assist you in speaking your truth. Sodalite is said to speak to one about their life’s journey, aids in learning to ‘be in the present’ and teaches that it is not the destination that is the most important to our growth; it is what we do along the way. It is particularly useful for honesty of emotions and can be useful in stopping arguments preventing over sensitivity and connecting “the heart with the head.” In Crystal Healing it is used to balance the digestive system, relieve insomnia, and for calcium deficiency as well as to bring about the end of colds and flus. It is set next to a computer to balance the energy around the hard drive.
Sugilite helps remembering dreams and why you came into this life. It aids in helping you to understand what it is that you want from your life.
Sunstone means power, leadership, learning to use your own power to control yourself, instead of controlling others.
Tanzanite is a gemstone which is said to awaken the mind and heart. It is able to help by assisting in the integration of mind and heart and activates the throat chakra so that you can clearly communicate your highest truth. Excellent for holding during a reading, it can also be used to enhance psychic abilities.
Blue Tiger Eye assists in moving through depression. It promotes the gentle attunement of the Third eye and helps with balance.
Golden Tiger Eye is used for protection, especially during travel. It is thought to enhance good luck, and brings prosperity, often in the form of money. It’s also used for balance and grounding – and letting go of judgments. It aids integrity, willpower, practicality and encourages the correct use of power. Golden Tiger’s Eye is a powerful stone and boosts one’s personal power. It’s associated with the third Chakra.
Red Tiger Eye promotes gentle attunement of the root chakra. It is a balancing stone.
Tiger Iron combines the properties of Hematite, Golden Tiger Eye and Red Jasper. It is used during creative and artistic endeavours. It is known as a stone of balance. It is used in Crystal Healing to help maintain the balance of the white and red blood cells and strengthen the muscles. It is also thought to increase the presence of the body’s natural anti-inflammatory chemicals.
Blue Topaz reduces arrogance and stimulates the throat chakra to facilitate communication. IT is said that Blue Topaz will aid you in seeing another’s point of view.
Golden Topaz promotes true love and success in all endeavours. It acts to replace negativity with love and joyfulness. It is potent in visualization and manifestation.
Black Tourmaline Crystals help with purification and letting go of issues that are holding you back.
Watermelon Tourmaline promotes inner peace and tranquillity, elevation of mood and helps experiencing the moment – being grounded and in the moment.
Turquoise is a stone of wholeness and the unity of all creation. It is known as a stone of vision, integration and clarity.
Turquoise is sacred in both the Native American and Eastern/Oriental cultures. It is called the “Sky Stone” uniting the Heavens and the Earth. It is very powerful for grounding and protection, and is reputed to change colours when danger is near the wearer. Turquoise has long been used to promote honest and clear communication, directly from the heart. It enhances the mind-heart connection and is thought to be a stone of great luck and abundance.
In Crystal Healing, Turquoise is used to speed the healing processes; therefore it is considered a Master Healing stone. It is associated with the heart, throat and third eye chakras.
Unakite (sometimes spelled Unikite) is a gentle, yet powerful and protective stone, said to support and promote strength of character and encourage self-growth. It is said to ease separation and abandonment issues. Long used to assist women in having a healthy pregnancy and easy childbirth. It is also used to assist in finding one’s animal totem or guide. A favourite of Gardener’s as it is thought to promote growth ad connections of all kinds, in things as diverse as plants, one’s self, the foetus, etc. It is said to aid in connecting to Mother Earth and the nature spirits. In Crystals Healing, it is used for the above, and also for heart issues. It’s is associated with the heart chakra.