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Metaphysical Properties of Crystals

Healing Crystals List – Stone energy – Chakra Healing for Well Being

ATTRIBUTES AND METAPHYSCIAL PROPERTIES OF CRYSTALS, MINERALS AND GEMSTONES

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AGATE – A variety of chalcedony, it comes in various colours, it tones and strengthens body and mind, it is an excellent balancer of yin and yang.It cleanses and stabilises the aura by removing and/or transforming negative energy.  This stone can strengthens the body's connection to earth. It gives courage and facilitates ability to discern truth and accept circumstances. It is a grounding yet an energetic and powerful healer, assisting the colon, the circulatory system, lymphatic system, pancreas and the pulse. There are varieties of Agate – one variety is Fire Agate - The fire stone, called so because it it looks like there is fire within the stone and it is said to enhance creativity, strengthen the intellect, to bring courage and fortitude.Chakras: according to colour of stone.

ALEXANDRITE – A variety of chrysoberyl, it is a beautiful and rare colour change crystal. It is said to help withinternal and external regeneration, and has a positive influence on the nervous system, spleen, pancreas.It helps to rebuild the mind, body and spirit, by aligning the mental and emotional bodies after traumatic situations.Spiritual transformation and regeneration. It reflects the highest potential of spiritual growth, joy, oneness with life.Chakra:crown (7).

AMAZONITE --A variety of feldspar.It soothes the nervous system, strengthens the heart and physical body, aids alignment of mental and etheric body. It brings joy and upliftment, facilitates clearer vision of one’s own harmful tendencies, making them easier to release. It helps creative expression. Chakras: throat (5), heart (4).

AMBER — is not strictly a crystal, it is fossilized resin from prehistoric pine trees. Amber has the ability to absorb negative energy from the body thus enabling the body to begin the healing process. Amber looks electrically alive with solidified golden light. Placing amber over areas of the body that are painful or imbalanced can help to relieve the discomforts by releasing the negativity.  Often times after using amber for this purpose it will become clouded or dull. Healing, soothing, harmonizing. Stabilizes kundalini awakening. Activates altruistic nature.Spiritualizes the intellect.   Amber has a good influence on the endocrine system, spleen and heart and helps with absent mindedness.Chakras: navel (2), solar plexus (3), crown (7).

AMETHYST — A variety of quartz. Strengthens endocrine and immune systems whilst having the good effect on the right brain activity, pineal, pituitary glands and an exceptional blood cleanser and energiser. Enhances right brain activity, aids pineal and pituitary glands. Powerful blood cleanser and energizer. Helps mental disorders. Purification and regeneration at all levels of consciousness. Very powerful aid to spiritual enhancement by bringing the lower natures to a higher consciousness.   Cuts through illusion. Enhances psychic abilities. Excellent for meditation. Aids channeling abilities. Calming, strong protective qualities. Healing, divine love, inspiration, intuition Chakra: crown (1).

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APATITE – Apatite comes in a variety of colours, the most common being the greens, and yellows.Green apatitebrings inner peace and is good for meditation. And creates a connection to Mother Earth. Yellow Apatite is said to curb the appetite ,thus it is a good crystal to have around when trying to stay on adiet. It shakes up the inner self and allows you to look at/for your own truth. Blue Apatite is a stone that many psychics use as it is said to help open the third eye and bring revelation.  Chakras: according to colour

AQUAMARINE — A variety of beryl. The serenity stone.Calms nerves. Enhances clarity of mind, aids creative expression. Helps banish fears and phobias. A great physical, mental and emotional balancer. Attuned to the ocean it provides a soothing calm atmosphere in which fears can be released and healed.  This stone assists those that tend to be judgemental by offering peace and tranquillity. Assists in rekindling love and attracting new friendships. Excellent for meditation it inspires peace, calm, love and serenity. On a physical level aquamarine is said toreduce fluid retention, strengthens kidneys, liver, spleen and thyroid. Chakras: throat (5), heart (4), solar plexus (3).

ARAGONITE - Variety of Colours. Considered to be an ideal stone for those going through turmoil.  It relieves stress, eliminates anger and enhances generosity.  A calming and soothing stone, Aragonite promotes a positive effect on emotions increasing self worth and self confidence. Aragonite gives the ability to live everyday life with an open mind and an open heart. It is an earth grounding stone and has been thought help retrieve memories of past lives. Chakras: according to colour.

AVENTURINE — A variety of quartz, A helpful centring stone.It helps purify mental, emotional and etheric bodies. Its real strength is in losing anxiety and fears by digging at the foundations of the cause.Centres you whilst inspiring independence, well-being and health.Emotional tranquillity, positive attitudes towards life.It stimulates muscle tissue and strengthens blood. Chakra: heart (4)

AZURITE —A beautiful deep blue stone, it enhances the flow of energy throughout the nervous system (due to its copper content), it helps to strengthen the blood. It facilitates clear meditation, it cuts through illusion, enhances dormant psychic abilities, initiates transformation. It is a powerful healing tool for clearing and gaining a stronger connection to the universal mind.  It helps to fortify the memory and enhance the intellect, a great stone to have around for help with decision making. It is said to help with relieving congestion anywhere in the body. It is a stone of inspiration, creativity, intuition. Chakras: third eye (6), throat (5).

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BERYL - Many gemstones are members of the beryl family, including Aquamarine, Emerald, Morganite, Heliodor, Bixbite (Red Beryl), Gosshenite among others. These come in a variety of colours, usually translucent or cloudy.  Beryl is known to offer healing between lovers, locate lost items, promote tolerance and increase wisdom. Chakras: according to colour.

BLOODSTONE – A variety of chalcedony, strengthens/toughens and oxygenates blood stream, enhances physical and mental vitality, strengthens heart, spleen, bone marrow, aids in balancing iron deficiencies, reduces emotional and mental stress, powerful physical healer, stimulates movement of kundalini.Links root chakra with heart, inspires intuition, inner guidance, altruism, idealism and spiritual solidarity. Chakras:root (1), heart (4).

CALCITE – Balances male/female polarities, alleviates fear, reduces stress, emotionally balancing, grounds excess energy and misplaced enthusiasm, some claims indicate an improvement in astral projection. Calcite brings joy, lightness. On a physical level it has positive effects on the kidneys, pancreas, spleen.Chakras: according to colour of stone.

CARNELIAN – A variety of chalcedony, very highly evolved mineral healer, energises blood, aids kidneys, lungs, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, aids tissue regeneration. Carnelian is a good Balancer.It vitalises physical, emotional and mental bodies, aligns physical and etheric bodies, enhances attunement with inner self, facilitates concentration, opens the heart, it is warming, social, joyous. It is believed to calm tempers, relieve sexual tension, and protect against illness.  It instills a powerful sense of well-being and helps eliminate unresolved feelings.  It is believed to bring good luck, happiness, prosperity and success.  Recommended for those who lack courage or have a creative block. Chakras: navel (2), solar plexus (3), heart (4).

CELESTITE – The stone of heaven.It reduces stress by giving relaxation and peace of mind, but also accelerates spiritual growth by helping you to expand your creative expression. It helps one adjust to higher more rarified states of awareness, aids clarity of thought and speech, engenders reliability. Chakra:throat (5).

CHALCEDONY: Blue chalcedony promotes optimism and goodwill. Helps in relieving depression and promotes mental stability. It is believed to calm the nervous system and release worry. Chakras: throat (5), third eye (6).

CHRYSOCOLLA – This is the woman’s friend, excellent for period pains, PMT and other related problems, strengthening feminine qualities in both genders. Eilat Stone is one variety of chrysocollaAids in preventing ulcers and digestive problems, arthritic conditions, strengthens lungs and thyroid gland, enhances metabolism. On a psychological level it helps to alleviate fears, guilt, tension and phobias,helps clear subconscious imbalances. It amplifies the throat chakra leading to creative expression, power, communication, joy and emotional balance,   Chakras:heart (4), throat (5).

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CHRYSOPRASE – A variety of quartz, a very inward looking stone, it helps to ease sexual frustration by calming and balancing neurotic patterns, helps with sexual imbalances and fertility problems, healing for physical, emotional, mental bodies, helps one see clearly into personal problems, brings out inner talents, light heartedness, joy, Chakras: heart (4).

CITRINE --A variety of quartz, It is a warming and energising crystal, good for kidneys, colon, liver, gall bladder, digestive organs, heart, tissue regeneration, detoxifies physical, emotional, mental bodies, enhances body’s healing energies, diminishes self destructive tendencies, raises self esteem, powerful alignment with higher self, light heartedness, cheerfulness, hope.Attracts abundanceChakras: navel (2), crown (7).

COVELLITE – The creativity stone. An iridescent copper mineral with an indigo and purple sheen. It is said to work on the intuition and inspiration, imparting force to creativity. It helps one accomplish one’s goals. Chakras: crown (7), third eye (6).

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DIAMOND – Dispels negativity, purifies the body and spirit, reflects the desires of the highest consciousness in its enhancement of brain functions, aids alignment of cranial bones, breaks up blockages in crown chakra and in the personality, master healer, dispels negativity, purifies physical, etheric bodies. Amplifies the full spectrum of energies in body, mind, spirit.Alignment with higher Self, abundance, innocence, purity, faithfulness. Chakras:ALL

DIOPSIDE Clear, deep green or brown green crystal.It sends deep healing and nurturing energy to your centre.It helps release and heal sadness, heartache, abuse and neglect and promotes emotional stability and peace of mind. It helps to attract love, commitment, trust, humbleness. Chakra: Heart (4).

DIOPTASE – This deep green with a tinge of blue mineral empowers the heart with new depth, strength, healthiness, courage, and ability to love deeply.It is said to connect the emotional heart with the spiritual heart to receive abundance. It also promotes genuineness, sincerity, emotional balance, self-worth, and deep well-being. Physically it strengthens cardiovascular and central nervous systems, excellent aid for ulcers, nervous stomach, heart troubles, blood pressure. It vitalises, balances and tones body and mind.Excellent for use with healing and affirmations. Promotes abundance, prosperity, progress, health. Chakra:heart (4).

DRAVITE : A brown variety of tourmaline. This stone is strongly associated with healing, especially in the legs. It is said that if you suffer from hip problems, to lie on either side and place the mineral on the hip will help sort the problem. It works well with Jade and Selenite, the Selenite draws healing white light through the crown chakra while the Jade can be placed on the heart chakra to ease tonal frequency.

ELESTIAL QUARTZ <: This is a special form of quartz. It is said to change confusion and illusions to clarity and also to help you see truth. Aids psychic activity and openness to higher self and spirituality. Said to heal brain cells from drug and alcohol abuse. This is an "All-seeing Stone", it brings infusion of light. Useful to enhance energy flow between chakras.

EPIDOTE : This deep green and/or brown stone heals the linkage between us and the psychic plane. It helps use to receive certain knowledge often from firsthand sources. This simple grounding 'back to the Earth' vibration strengthens over all health. It tells us when we need to eat better and when we need to rest.It links the heart and root chakras.  Chakras: Heart (4), Root (1).

EMERALD – The Unconditional Love Stone is a deep green beryl stone of great power. It strengthens the heart, liver, kidneys, immune system, nervous system.It is a tonic for body, mind and spirit. Emerald helps with the alignment of subtle bodies. It helps one gain deeper spiritual insight by introducing the higher Self to the divinity within, it enhances dreams. Emerald attracts Prosperity, Love, Kindness, Tranquillity, Balance, Healing, Patience.Strong emotional balancer.Chakras: heart (4), Solar Plexus (3).

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 FLUORITE – comes in all colours of the rainbow. A powerful healer it gathers and absorbs vital nutrients, it strengthens teeth and bones, beneficial for blood vessels and spleen, grounds excess energy, calms the over excitable by bringing greater concentration excellent for advancement of mind.Fluorite helps one grasp higher, more abstract concepts and facilitates inter dimensional communications. It is a powerful healer that clears the mind of stress and aids sleep. Colour change fluorite is a useful link to the relevant chakras represented by the colours. Chakras: according to colour

GALENA This stone is an infection fighter and helps to strengthen the lungs. It is a cubic lead structure that adds balance to the emotions and the etheric body. Chakra: Root(1).

GARNET –-- Strengthens, purifies, vitalises and regenerates body systems, especially the blood stream where it is also a good purifier, has strong affinity with root chakra, helping to harmonise the potent forces of the kundalini. Stimulates the pituitary gland, aligns subtle bodies. It is also strongly associated with the balancing of the sex drive and emotional disharmony, bringing love, compassion and an enhanced imagination. Green Garnet is recommended for those of us who need to improve our self confidence and increase our courage. It also assists in past life recall and attracts love. – Rhodolite: Helps with capillaries, skin elasticity and protection from pre-cancerous conditions. - Spessartine: Alleviates bad dreams, depression, anger, haemorrhages, hormone imbalances, inflammations and sexual disease. Chakras:root (1), heart (4).

GEM SILICA : This clear high-blue coloured mineral gives its wearer active compassion. The Yin (female) energy of this stone has an emotional balancing effect, it enhances feminine energy and helps alleviate female problems. It also flushes and heals heart blockages caused by loss, hurt, guilt, fear. Keeps one in light, love, and healing. High conductivity from copper draws out pain, heat (fevers, inflammations, arthritis). Benefits arthritis and other bone diseases as well as the organs of the digestive tract, and ulcers become less problematic. Relieves hypertension and stressful conditions due to fear or guilt. Chakras: Throat (5), heart (4).

GOETHITE : goethite is said to help one concentrate on the "here-and-now" whilst enjoying the journey through life. It helps one feel comfortable within one's own body, and assists in accessing the etheral planes.It facilitates clairaudience, enhances communication on the non physical planes, enhances the abilities of a divining rod, helps in predicting future events. Chakra: Root (1).

GOLD – Attracts positive energy, it purifies and energises physical body, improves circulation, strengthens nervous system, develops heart chakra, balances hemispheres of brain, aids tissue regeneration, attracts positive energy into aura, amplifies thought forms, aids personal illumination, solar energy, male aspect.Chakras:navel (2), heart (4), crown (1).

 HELIODOR - Heliodor (also known as Heliodore) is said to contain the power and warmth of the Sun. On a physical level it can help with stomach and intestine problems, ulcers, nausea and eating disorders. It can clear toxins from the liver and from the skin and is in general, helpful with liver, spleen and pancreas problems. Heliodor revitalises our energies and assists in finding our life's mission or purpose. It helps protect against depression as it can discourage over-analysis of situations and help us to overcome feelings of fear and resentment. Chakra: Solar Plexus (3).


HEMATITE -Has a positive effect upon blood stream, activates spleen, helps circulate oxygen throughout body, strengthens physical and etheric bodies, energising, vitalising.It increases resistance to stress, neutralizes negativity and releases jealousy and anger. It improves mental focus and concentration, increases the logical thought processes.Slightly grounding, a very optimistic inspirer of will, courage, and personal magnetism, whilst keeping your head out of the clouds. Apowerful stone for those attracted to it. Chakra: Root (1).

HERKIMER DIAMOND –A type of quartz crystal, cleanses subtle bodies, reduces stress, balances and purifies energy within body and mind because of its ability to draw out toxins.Similar qualities as clear quartz, powerful amplifier, enhances inner vision, increases awareness of dreams, dream crystal.Stores thought forms and information.A powerful amplifier, it also strengthens and boosts the power of other stones.Chakras: All

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IOLITE –Comes in many colours, most common being bluish –lavender and is the Leadership stone. It helps with asserting leadership roles and getting accepting as a leader. Iolite is about control, it prevents you from allowing others to walk all over you or for you to allow your emotions to control you.Helps identify and neutralise the martyr or victim of circumstances syndrome.A good stone for helping one find direction in life by enhancing intuition and higher awareness of purpose. Iolite also helps you to release the discord from your life, helps to connect to the soul and understand who we are and why we are here. Promotes truth, enhances inner strength and supports self confidence. Blue Iolite affects friendships, grey Iolite - professional relationships, purple Iolite -family or sexual relationships. Chakras: throat (5), third eye (6), crown (7).

JADE – Strengthens heart, kidneys, immune system, helps cleanse blood, increases longevity and fertility, aids eye disorders and female problems.Its subtle and smooth vibrations dispel negativity and radiate divine unconditional love, clarity, modesty, courage, justice and wisdom. It is a peaceful and nurturing stone. Chakras: according to colour.

JASPER -A variety of chalcedony,Jasper gives a sense of balance to the spirit and grounds you physically and emotionally. It strengthens liver, gall bladder, bladder, powerful healer, main impact on physical body, represents earth element and is excellent for grounding work. Chakras: according to colour.

JET: Black mineral, since olden days was seen to be a stone of protection from ill health. An excellent grounding stone. Chakra: Root (1).

KUNZITE (Pink Spodumene) – High lithium content, makes kunzite beneficial to individuals with addictive behaviours.It is an excellent balancer for physical, emotional and mental compulsive behaviour.Strengthens cardiovascular system, aids manic depression by opening up to the healing heart and surrendering to the higher Self. Reduces depression, mood swings and stress, enhances self-esteem, tolerance and acceptance. It is soothing and calming and promotes confidence and oneness. Kunzite strengthens healers, teachers. It is also said to deepen altered states: useful for psychic readings, healing, Chakra:heart (4).

KYANITE – It helps promote communication, encourages tranquillity and psychic awareness. Excellent for meditation and dream recall. Strengthens throat chakra, enhances creative expression, , truth, loyalty, reliability, serenity.Connection to casual plane, facilitates astral and interdimensional travel, Enhances psychic images, foresight.Kyanite affects the throat, especially the voice by enhancing the creative expression of singers and orators.It encourages devotion, truth, loyalty, reliability, serenity and pragmatism. Brings out our natural ability to manifest things into reality via thoughts and visualization.Chakras: throat (5), third eye (6).

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LABRADORITE - sharpens the mind and amplifies visions.  This stone provides clarity and insight into your dreams. Put one under yr pillow for restful sleep and to help remember dreams. It increases intuition and decreases anxiety. It aids wisdom and psychic abilities. Said to greatly help your resolve with weight loss. Spectrolite with its subtle green / blue / yellow metallic iridescent shene helps brings forth a person's strengths to share with the world and helps us relate to others. Chakras: Solar plexus (3) and third eye (6).

LAPIS LAZULI--Strengthens skeletal system, activates thyroid gland, releases tension and anxiety, energises throat chakra, augments strength, vitality, virility, facilitates opening of chakras.A powerful augmenter of psychic abilities and communicator with the higher self, inspiring greater creative expression and illumination. It enhances psychic abilities and communication with higher Self and spirit guides, creative expression. Helps with wisdom, patience, truth, artistic expression, and personal integrity.  It is believed to attract good fortune and success in love, increase concentration, strengthen instincts, and promote cheerfulness.Chakras: third eye (6), throat (5).

LARIMAR - A gentle, soft, sky-blue and white Caribbean healer. Brings tranquility of water / sea and air to heart and mind. Soothes and uplifts, relieves hurt, fear, depression, changes causing pain with love. Self-expression, patience, acceptinance, simplicity, creativity and artwork. With red spots: helps gentle people be assertive. Cools, draws out inflammation, fevers, sunburn heat. Especially helps with creativity. Pleasantly uplifts the heart and eases stress.Chakras: throat (5), third eye (6).

LEPIDOLITE - the junkie’s friend.Its high lithium content is an excellent balancer allowing a gentle withdrawal from compulsive behaviour. Gently eases intensity of feelings, stress, mood swings, depression, manic-depression, self-criticism, anxiety, addictions and worrying. Brings hope, relief, gentleness, self-love, patience, self-forgiveness, unworried sleep, mental / emotional balance, and well being. Helps muscles, strengthens heart, beneficially influences blood, glands and immune system, skin. High lithium content aids emotional, mental balance and stability, aids sleep, enhances expression of one’s inner light and joy. Balances brow chakra with new spiritual love. Chakras: crown (1),heart (4), root (1).

LODESTONE - (Magnetite, Iron.) Metallic black and natural magnet. Related to (and works like) hematite for grounding, clear thinking and focus (detail work, decisions, etc). Electro magnetically pulls toxic blocks and pain from energy meridians, pancreas, and lower glands. Chakra: Root (1).

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MALACHITE – Aids functions of pancreas and spleen, reduces stress and tension, aids tissue regeneration, strengthens heart and circulatory system, pineal and pituitary glands, assists in a good night’s sleep, vitalises full body and mind, reveals subconscious blocks, excellent balancer on all levels, Chakras: heart (4), solar plexus (3).

METEORITE – It is said that meteorite helps reveal past lives from other planets and galaxies, enhances connection with extra terrestrial energies, expands awareness, similar to obsidian but denser. Some healers say it has no healing energy.Chakra: root (1).

MOLDAVITE – A deep green silica based tektite that fell to earth about 15 million years ago, aids alignment with higher Self, it assists meditation and is said to aid in channelling extra terrestrial and inner dimensional sources.A good balancer of mind and body, a general if soft all round tonic for the body and spiritChakras:heart (4), third eye (6).

MOONSTONE -Has healing affinity with stomach, spleen, pancreas, pituitary gland, unblocks lymphatic system, relieves anxiety and stress, aids birthing process, helps female problems, emotional balancer, helps lessen tendency to over-react emotionally, enhances flexibility in attitudes, aligns emotions with Higher Self.Like chrysocolla this is a very feminine stone, bringing ease to period pains and kindred disorders but on a much more fruitful scale with its emphasis on fertility and child bearing.A good emotional balancer it has been described as the mother earth stone, a good solid friend inspiring flexibility, nurturing and wisdom, whilst keeping the emotions in balance. Chakra:Heart (4).

MORGANITE / Pink Beryl: Related to Emerald and Aquamarine. Clear / soft pink to violet, translucent to clear. Inspires spiritual lovingness, compassion, equality, empathy and patience. Opens the spiritual heart chakra. Also helps heart, lungs, breathing, throat and oxygenation. One of the highest frequency stones available. Chakras: sacral (2), heart (4).

MOTHER OF PEARL: (pearly inside of oyster shell) Carries the gentle, peaceful healing energy of the sea. Relaxes, soothes emotions, sensitivity, stress.Chakra: heart (4).

MUSCOVITE - Muscovite allows you the ability to recognize the flaws in humanity and at the same time stimulate unconditional love and acceptance.  Its reflective qualities act like a mirror showing up insecurities, self-doubt and helping self-reflection which transforms these qualities into self confidence and optimism. By allowing you to see yourself as others see you, this stone aids in changing the image presented to the outside world.  It supports you during times of exploration and painful feelings. Muscovite also aids in problem solving and quick thinking - it brings clear self expression of feelings.  Chakras: Navel (2), Third Eye (6).

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OBSIDIAN – Beneficially influences stomach and intestines, connects mind and emotions. Its subtle male energies attract spiritual adventurers, grounds spiritual energy into physical plane, clears subconscious blocks and brings experience and understanding, absorbs and disperses negativity, reduces stress, helps clear subconscious blocks, brings an understanding of silence and the void.Enhances detachment but with wisdom and love.Powerful healer for those attuned with it. Obsidian is a natural volcanic form of glass, varietes of which are: - Smoky Obsidian.-helps with hearing defects. - Golden Obsidian. - protection. Green Obsidian – for use with other stones to heal and charge them if they have been misused.Rainbow Obsidian - contains the essence of the joy of life in all the colours.Mahogany Obsidian - reduces tension. - Snowflake Obsidian – said to enhance astral travel and clairaudience, absorbs negative energy and therefore can be used to cleanse before crystal healing. Chakra:root (1) and according to colour.

ONYX-- A variety of chalcedony,balances male and female polarities, strengthens bone marrow, aids detachment, enhances emotional balance and self control, relieves stress and helps with detachment, higher inspiration, works with chakras according to colour of stone.

OPAL--Stimulates pineal and pituitary glands, aids eyesight, emotional balancer, enhances intuition, inducesa conscious connection with your higher self,inspiring self esteem and contentment. Opal comes in the full spectrum of colours. Chakras: white opal - heart (4) and others according to colour.

PEARL - An organic gem, the white variety: symbol of pure heart and mind; innocence, faith. Found in the sea, it has watery and lunar elements, thus balancing emotions, especially for water signs. Absorbs thoughts, emotions. Beneficial for Solar plexus chakra (digestion, stomach, immunity) and emotional stress. Low integrity or anger rebounds to user (like Opal). Cleanse frequently. Fire signs less compatible unless drawn to Pearl. May cool and soothe. - Gold and Black are said to bring prosperity. – Pink pearls have beneficial influence on the heart chakra. Pearls are best worn alone, not with other gems.

PERIDOT (Olivine) Called Chrysolite by the ancients, this cyrstal balances the glandular system, aids tissue regeneration, has beneficial influence on heart, pancreas, spleen, liver, adrenals, purifies body of toxins, enhances bloodstream, overall balancer and tonic for body and mind, helps reduce lethargy and laziness.Peridotaligns subtle bodies, increases intuitive awareness, reduces stress, stimulates mind, accelerates personal growth, opens new doors of opportunity, and helps turn dreams into reality. It also helps heal hurt feelings and protects the central nervous system.Chakras: navel (2), solar plexus (3), heart (4).

PREHNITE - Useful during meditation.It multiplies or increases energy and strengthens one’s protective field. Considered the stone for dreaming and enhances dream recall. Prehnite is said to enhance the ability to make contact with unseen entities, to increase ability for prophecy and helps accuracy with predictions. Allows inner knowing. Powerful stone, not to be taken lightly.Chakras: heart (4), third eye (6).

PYRITE - also known as Fool's Gold, one of the most grounding stones. Used for focus, practicality, logic, memory, clearing fuzzy thinking / scatteredness. Pyrite aids digestion, improves circulation, strengthens and oxygenates blood, enhances brain functions, influences a more positive outlook on life, enhances emotional body, strengthens will, helps one’s ability to work with others harmoniously, enhances practicality, helps with stomach, intestines, ulcers; sulphur and mineral assimilation, circulation, body acidity. Aids to counteract imbalances, depression, illusions / lack of clarity about situations / people. Great for grounding after meditation / psychic readings. Represents Sun's golden energy.Chakras:root (1), solar plexus (3), heart (4).

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QUARTZ CRYSTAL – Enhances the crystalline properties of blood, body and mind, activates and enhances pineal and pituitary glands, emotional balancer, stimulates brain functions, amplifies thought forms, full spectrum energy activates all levels of consciousness.A very powerful dispeller of negativity in your own energy field and in environment, it receives, activates, stores, transmits and amplifies energy.Excellent for meditation, enhances interdimensional communication and communication with higher Self and spirit guides, used as a tool for therapy it is an excellent channeler of healing. Chakras:ALL

Read about the metaphysical properties of different quartz formations here.   

RHODOCHROSITE-- Its red/ pink colour helps to blend courage, passion and will power, giving the fortitude to overcome emotional trauma and mental breakdown. It enhances memory and intellectual power, it is an emotional balancer which helps heal emotional wounds and traumas. It aligns subtle bodies. It represents Divine Love and encourages acceptance of self and life.It enhances loving relationships, offers tolerance,  compassion and kindness and promotes friendship. Powerful healer, helps spleen, kidneys, heart, pituitary gland, and circulation of blood,Chakras: root (1), heart (4).

RHODONITE – The Complementary Stone to Rhodochrosite but dealing on a much more cerebral level, by improving memory, calming the mind, reducing stress by giving confidence and self esteem.It helps you to understand and balance the pressures of modern living, promotes goodwill and inspiration. Helps central nervous system, thyroid gland, body reflexes, pituitary gland, pancreas, strengthens immunity, improves memory, eases physical emotional trauma, reduces stress, calms mind, aligns root and heart chakras, for bringing love into action and manifestation.The red and black variety promotes self esteem, confidence, enhances energy levels in body and mind.Pink variety (without black) helps in part with understanding of strength within vulnerability.Great stone for light workers serving in cities.Chakras: root (1), heart (4).

ROSE QUARTZ-- The Love Stone - helps clear stored anger, resentment, guilt, fear, jealousy, reduces stress and tension, cools hot temper, enhances self confidence and creativity, aids development of forgiveness, compassion, love. Aids kidneys and circulatory system, increases fertility, eases sexual and emotional imbalances. Chakra: heart (4).

RUBELLITE -(Red Tourmaline): Strengthens, grounds / rejuvenates and warms, unites heart and body for love, courage, passion, energy, stamina and steadiness. High Lithium content (thus pink / red colour) brings emotional balance, lovingness, and devotion in a down-to-earth way. Balances body's electro chemistry,helps detach from personal pain. Releases reproductive blocks and stimulates fertility. Used to strengthen and detox blood and immune system and to ease radiation effects. Yang Crystal. Chakras: heart (4)and root (1).

RUBY- Symbol of affection, passion, power and majesty, it removes obstacles and promotes tranquillity, strengthening immunity and is a superb tonic to body and spirit.Very much a heart stone, it encourages integrity, selfless service and spiritual devotion. Regenerates physical and spiritual heart, enhances circulation, vitalises blood and entire body and mind system, strengthens immunity, activates sluggish or dormant conditions on physical and spiritual levels, refines lower passions, assists in the attainment of goals and brings spiritual wisdom, health, wealth and knowledge, courage, integrity, selfless service, joy, spiritual devotion, power, leadership, helps banish sense of limitation and defeats darkness.Chakras: root (1), heart (4).

RUTILATED QUARTZ - Clear Quartz with metallic, golden rutile, copper, or blue / grey titanium fibers that powerfully electrically conduct and amplify energy / thoughts / programming for healing. Intensifies / deepens altered states. Opens crown / brown chakra for meditation, clairvoyance, telepathy and insight. Androgynuous properties.  Regeneration of tissue throughout body, enhances life force, stimulates brain functions, eases depression, it cuts through a lot of mental and spiritual blockages, facilitates inspiration, increases clairvoyance. It is highly electrical, more intense than clear quartz, it transmutes negativity, enhances communication with higher self and spirit guides, all in all a very powerful healer.Golden fibres may increase radiation protection and health rejuvenation. Chakras:All

RUTILE - Rutilated quartz, is a type of quartz with needlelike rutile (a titanium dioxide mineral), embedded in it. The rutile needles can be reddish, golden, silvery, or on very rare occasions, greenish. These are said to be beneficial for food disorders, the immune system, regeneration of tissue, fatigue, depression, respiratory illness, stability of all physical systems and general health, and absorption of nutrients from food. They are a good energy move, helping flow of energy along the meridians and very helpful in uncovering the causes of mental issues and hang-ups. They are reputed to diminishe fear and are excellent at assisting with decision-making processes. They ease loneliness and relieve guilt, stabilise emotional and mental processes, clarifying thought patterns and emotional reactions. Rutilated quartz is also said to increase one's self-reliance and ability to find one's own way.

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SAPPHIRE--Strengthens heart and kidneys, stimulates the pituitary gland thereby aiding entire glandular system, aligns body, mind, spirit, stimulates psychic abilities, clarity and inspiration.Creative expression, loyalty, love, opens connection with higher Self and spirit guides, strengthens will, expands cosmic awareness, dispels confusion, giving clarity and inspiration, enhancing will power and faith in judgement.Chakras: throat (5), third eye (6).

SELENITE (gypsum) --Translucent or Opaque, white or clear striated crystals. Opens, aligns and clears the energetic systems of the body. It is a great mover of energy. Helps with loss of fertility and sex drive, can enhance the elasticity of the skin, gaining a more youthful appearance, and assisting regeneration of tissues, strengthens bones and teeth, soothes nerves, has positive effect on brain, aiding power of concentration and clarity, enhances will power, psychic development, intuitive processing. Expands sensitivity, in the field of awareness it acts as a bridge to altered states of conciousness. Helpful for grounding white light,Chakra: crown (1).

SILVER--Enhances mental functions, brings desire for change by pointing out old problems or traumas and strengthening faith in higher self.Helps circulation, strengthens blood, physically and etherically, strengthens pineal and pituitary gland, relieves stress, relates to the moon, subconscious female aspect, emotion balance, speech improvement, excellent energy conductor.

SMOKY QUARTZ-A good crystal that helps releasing old, calcified or fermenting negativity, like grief, anger and despair by removing depression. Smoky Quartz is mildly sedative and relaxing,dissipates subconscious blocks and negativity on all levels, grounding and centring, mildly sedative and relaxing and a good balancer of sexual energy. Smoky quartz promotes calmness, stability and practicality.  Some say that it initiates movement of kundalini, enhances dream awareness and channelling abilities. Chakras:root (1), navel (2), solar plexus (3).

SODALITE--General communication and writing stone. Logic, ideas and truth. Aids pancreas, balances endocrine system, strengthens metabolism and lymphatic system, balances male and female polarities, alleviates fear, calms and clears the mind, slightly sedative, grounding, cuts through density and illusion, bringing clarity and truth, enhances communication andenables creative expression to flower. Helps with insomnia, cooling and drawing out infections, burns, sinus inflammations, high blood pressure, etc.Similar qualities as lapis lazuli.Chakras: throat (5), third eye (6).

SPHENE also known as TITANITE - yellow/brown grey, cross like extrusions. Represents the four elements and joining of spirit with earth / matter. Spirituality, compassion, letting go, unattachment. Focus centred on the here and now. Chakras: All

SPHALERITE – The stone of Integrity.Sphalerite gets its name from the Greek word for deceitful and is said to help us recognise those who are. It affects the nervous system and the eyes. Chakras: root (1), navel (2), solar plexus (3).

SPINEL - Calms and alleviates stress and depression, helps mental rejuvenation. Most commonly used to aid in detox (together with fasting, enemas, and alcohol / chemical detox of blood and organs, including skin). Red: Also for strength, activates movement of kundalini. Chakras: according to colour.

STAUROLITE - natural earthy brown coloured smooth crystal Cross - made up of twinned crystals which form into equal-armed Crosses, or X-shapes. Its cross like extrusions provide connection and balance between the physical, astral, and extra-terrestrial planes, good luck, protection, security, astral connection, confidence. Chakra: root (1).

SUGILITE -A stone of divine love, Sugilite opens the heart to a deeper connection to all that is. It aids in physical healing and purification of all body systems enhances functions of pineal and pituitary and adrenal glands, activates and balances brain hemispheres, strengthens heart, emotional balancer, reduces stress, brings higher spiritual awareness into physical reality, enhances sensitivity,it enhances the personal will, giving you the heart to deal with the difficulties of life.With bravery and fortitude it has a strong protective influence, excellent for meditation, enhances channelling abilities. Chakras:third eye (6), crown (7).

SUNSTONE - Aventurine feldspar with gold-orange metallic sheen. Warms the heart and lifts / rejuvenates the spirit. Protection, life force and grounding. Chakra: Heart (4), Crown (7).

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TANZANITE- Rare, clear, blue-purple-violet Zoisite crystal. (Use clear ones for healing meditation.) Placed on brow, it powerfully opens brow and crown centres for clairaudience, visions, spiritual connectedness, protection and manifestation. Helps expand our physical and mental seeing and hearing. Has good effect on hair and skin. Chakras: crown (7), third eye (6).

TEKTITE / Libyan Desert Stone - It is said to assist knowledge, as it has extraterrestrial contact in its origin. Strengthens the energy field.

TIGER EYE- Variety of chalcedony quartz, beneficial for spleen, pancreas, digestive organs, colon, emotional balancer, enhances connection with personal power and will, grounding, centring, helps soften stubbornness, enhances clear perception and insight, slightly masculine energy, it is beneficial to the entire digestive system and like sugilite inspires you to be brave, but also helps to soften the obstinate pigheadedness the over-brave can suffer.Very grounding and balancing, giving clearer perception and insight. Chakras: navel (2), solar plexus (3).

TOPAZ – hailed the stone of the century, Topazdetoxifies the body, warms, awakens, inspires an abundance of health by giving powerful assistance to tissue regeneration and strengthening almost every organ and gland. Soothing peaceful, tranquillizing, inspiring creativity and self expression that will co-operate with your higher self.
Golden Topaz: The most powerful, electromagnetic of yellow / solar plexus gems. A strong, steady, high level gem for mental clarity, focus, perceptivity, high level concepts, confidence, personal power and stamina. Helps mood swings, insomnia, worries, fears, depression, exhaustion, nervous system stress, and stomach anxiety. Also works somewhat with the crown chakra. Liver / pancreas detoxification, blood sugar balance, tissue and backbone strengthener (physically and emotionally). Radiates warmth, sunlight energy, and protection. Excellent for water signs, teachers, excess work stress, manifesting and higher-self connection. Brings emotions and thinking into balance. Chakras:navel (2), crown (7).
Light Pink and Champagne Topaz: Works especially with the heart to engender love and spiritual compassion, it brings emotions and thinking into balance. Chakra: heart (4).
Blue Topaz: Enhances metabolism, emotional balance, soothing, cooling, peace, tranquillity, creativity, self expression, enhances psychic perception, communication with higher Self and spirit guides, alignment with our higher self, creative expression, writing Chakras: throat (5), third eye
(6).

TOURMALINE -Termed the stone of the New Age, it helps balance of endocrine system, aids sleep, strengthens and vitalises body and mind, activates and enhances crystalline properties of body and mind, aligns subtle bodies, dispels fear and negative conditions, enhances sensitivity and understanding. A highly electromagnetic powerful healer, it assists the troubled to find rest and subtly but surely strengthens the will to be able to meet with changes and new challenges, it improves concentration and protects the wearer from misfortunes.
Black tourmaline (schorl) :root chakra (1).
Watermelon tourmaline (red/green):root (1)and heart (4) chakras
Green tourmaline:heart (4) chakra
Blue tourmaline (indicolite): throat (5) and third eye (6) chakras
Red/pink tourmaline (rubellite):root (1) and heart (4) chakras

TOURMALINATED QUARTZ --Clear quartz with tourmaline crystals inside balances male and female polarities, aids in balancing extremes, grounding, very protective, dissipates negativity, combines forces of clear quartz and black tourmaline.Chakras:root (1), crown (7).

TURQUOISE –Light blue / blue-green general healer for all illnesses , it is an excellent conductor (high copper). Gentle, cool, soothing, tones and strengthens entire body, strengthens and aligns all meridians and energy fields, it protects and detoxes from alcohol, poison, pollution, x-ray / sun radiation.Ancient absorber of "negativity"; protection from "evil eye". Helps with tissue regeneration, aids circulation, lungs, respiratory system, vitalises blood, nervous system. Helps fight against anorexia, headache,asthma and infections. Enhances creative expression, peace of mind, emotional balance, communication, friendship, loyalty , balances yin / yang. Fades in sunlight, or when in contact with sweat or oil. Avoid using on the beach or in swimming pools. Chakra:throat (5).

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UNAKITE: An opaque coral and olive-green stone (two colours associated with the solar plexus), it consists of three minerals: feldspar, epidote, and quartz. Useful to combat repression, helpful in the steady release of feelings long held in. Enables self awareness and self-esteem. Unakite works on a higher plane than the physical, going beyond into the Spiritual world to find the true cause of disease and discomfort. It helps one detach from personal pain by introducing a comprehensive look at the "bigger picture".Can be used for enhancing weight (helps with muscle building). Promotes health of mother and baby in pregnancy.Chakra: Solar Plexus

VANADINITE : An excellent grounding stone, enhances meditation and promotes the conservation of wealth or energy, aids in decision making. Vanadanite fosters spiritual insight, inspiring us ever to quest towards the creator. It encourages prayer, meditation, revelation and direct communication with the higher forces.Chakra: root (1).

VARISCITE -Solid cool, pale green stone, soothing, calming, balancing for body and mind. It eases depression, fear, worry, anxiety, impatience, stress of a hectic day. It aids blood and heart, works on astral and etheric levels to help one recall past lives, promotes emotional stability, self confidence, abundance. Centres the solar plexus and heart chakra; also slightly helpful for intuition centre. Skin and blood vessel elasticity, impotence / male reproductive healing. A popular stone with carers as it gives courage and promotes understanding and help with the treatment of the sick and elderly.Chakras: heart (4), solar plexus (3).

ZIRCON / HYACINTH – This many coloured stone calms the emotions, providing protection against insomnia and depression. It strengthens the mind, aids bowel problems, helps in balancing the pituitary and pineal glands giving the personality more symmetry, aligns subtle bodies, emotional balance, self esteem, aids sleep, similar properties as diamond and quartz crystal, an all round healer. Also historically used as poison detoxifier. Man-made (cubic Zirconia or "CZ") is not nearly as strong or effective as the natural stone. "Pink Ice" is pink CZ.  Chakras: All according to colour .

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