Gemstone Information

Agate

Protection, Calming, Courage

Agate's most noticeable properties  overall are balancing yin/yang energy, courage, protection, healing, and calming. Historically it was placed in water for cooking or drinking to dispel sickness. The  Metaphysical and Healing Properties Lore of any specific type of  agate depend to some extent on the color of the agate, but all agates have certain things in common.

  • Agate is a stone of strength. It was used by the Ancients on the breastplates of armor to give warriors strength and make them victorious in battle.
  • Energetically, it is considered to give strength in both battle and physically.
  • Agate enhances creativity and strengthens intellect, making it a beneficial stone for both students and artists. It is also known as a good luck stone.
  • Agate is a very protective stone. It is especially protective for children, especially useful for protecting them from falling.
  • Emotionally, agate gives courage, emotional strength, self-confidence, and dispels fears. It can also lessen feelings of envy by grounding the emotions.
  • Because of the harmonizing qualities of agate, and its emotional energies of removing and releasing resentments and bitterness, it is also considered by many to be an excellent stone for helping to heal and improve relationships.
  • Agate can cleanse and stabilize the aura by removing and/or transforming negative energy.
  • As far as relationships go, agate is a stone of marital and romantic fidelity.
  • White agate is especially considered a stone of hope. 

Chakras: All  agates can remove blockages from any chakra. Agate also relates  to specific chakras according to the stone color.

Blue Lace Agate

"Gem of Ecology", Blue Chalcedony Lace, Blue Lace

Blue lace agate is a gentle, calming stone that enhances tranquility and grace. Blue lace agate brings with this calm and tranquility a lessening of anger, and a calming of nervousness. It is even considered a happiness stone, as well as one of hope.

Spiritually, blue lace agate assists in flight, grace, reaching higher Spiritual planes, communicating with angels and activates the throat chakra. It can help bring stronger intuition and inner knowing through this contact with higher Spiritual planes and angels. Inspiration is another hallmark of blue lace agate and that can assist in inner attunement, and has been said to be useful for performing miracles.

As a throat chakra stone with a gentle blue coloring and energy, blue lace agate is considered a stone of communication. It can ease the harsh edge off communication in difficult times, enhance public speaking, and smooth discussions. It also brings tactfulness to speech and written communications. 

In the crystal healing realm, blue lace agate is  used as an aid with arthritis, joints, bones, headaches, especially tension headaches, colic, digestive issues, appropriate growth,immune system issues, throat, skin issues especially eczema, stuttering, nervous speech habits and patterns.

Botswana Agate

Pink Botswana Agate, Gray Botswana Agate, "Change Stone"

Botswana agate is sometimes called the "change stone" because of its mystical property of helping one handle change in a positive way. Carrying a bit of Botswana agate in your pocket is said to help one cope easily with the minor changes that life throws at us daily.

Relief from depression and/or grief is another metaphysical energy of Botswana agate. It is said to help us focus on solutions instead of problems, and thereby increases creativity, as well as increasing the power of one's intuition. Botswana agate is noted in crystal healing to be helpful in overcoming addictions and other self-destructive compulsive behavior patterns, as well as dealing with repressed emotional issues. As a success stone, it is said to help one achieve and cope with success. It is also a stone of sensuality. In crystal healing it is said to be beneficial to the nervous system and can help rid the body of toxins, as well as help in the healing of broken bones.

Moss Agate

Gardener's Stone, Birthing Crystal

Moss agate is sometimes called the "gardener's stone" due to its mystical properties of helping ensure a full crop. In addition to a full crop, moss agate is said to bring general abundance, success, and prosperity. It is also said to help one gain peace with extreme or excessive duties in life and brings self-confidence and higher self-esteem.

Moss agate is associated with the heart chakra, which indicates stone of compatibility and friendship. It is also believed in crystal healing to help improve circulation, enhance healing of all types, overcome digestive or intestinal disorders., is sometimes called the "Birthing Crystal" for its traditional crystal healing property of easing childbirth. 

Green Moss Agate is the most commonly known type of moss agate. Moss agate also appears in other colors such as red, yellow, orange and brown. Each color has somewhat different energies corresponding to its colors.

Tree Agate

Alternate Names and Spellings for Tree Agate: Dendritic Agate

Tree Agat eis sometimes called Dendritic Agate as it has green dendrite patterns that look leafy. It is said to assist with introspection and self-discovery. It can give a wider viewpoint of the world.

Tree Agate is said to relieve tension, fever and skin eruptions.  It also brings plentiful crops and prosperity, including an abundance of love. Tree Agate is said to be a stone that brings good fortune.

Tree Agate is primarily associated with the heart chakra.

Amazonite

"Stone of Hope"

Amazonite is a mint green to aqua green stone said to be of truth, honor, communication, integrity, hope, and trust. It is said to enhance intuition, psychic powers, creativity, intellect, and psychic ability. Amazonite is often associated with the throat chakra, and as such, said to be beneficial to communication. It is also associated strongly with the third eye chakra. It is said to align the physical and astral bodies.

It is noted mystically to lessen stress and self-defeating behaviors by calming and building self-esteem. Amazonite is also said to assist with peacefully making the transition out of this life. It is also  reputed to have spiritual energy healing powers of preventive energy that's good for one's health in general, colic, decreasing heart problems, benefiting the muscles, calcium deficiency, pregnancy, eczema, muscle cramps, helping the nervous system, lessening tooth decay and osteoporosis. 

Amethyst

"Sobriety Stone", light Amethyst is also called Cape Amethyst at times

Amethyst is a meditative and calming stone which works in the emotional, spiritual, and physical planes to provide calm, balance, patience, and peace.

Amethyst is used as beneficial when dealing with legal problems and money issues, which can lead to prosperity and abundance, though it is not the best known prosperity stone.

In the psychic and spiritual realms, amethyst is an excellent all-purpose stone that can increase spirituality and enhance intuition and psychic powers of all kinds. It does this by making a clear connection between the earth plane and other planes and worlds. Amethyst is also excellent for meditation and lucid dreaming. It is used to open one's channels to telepathy, past life regression, clairaudience, clairvoyance, and communication with angels. Amethyst also protects against psychic attacks, especially during spiritual work.

Amethyst is not only a psychic protection stone, but is also used to protect one from thieves, and to protects travelers. 

Emotionally, amethyst is used in crystal healing  to help heal personal losses and grief, bringing one gently past. Amethyst has a gently sedative energy that ca promote peacefulness, happiness, and contentment. It also is said to bring emotional stability and inner strength.

Amethyst is very well known as a sobriety stone. It has been used for millenia to prevent drunkenness, and is used to assist in getting rid of addictions to alcohol, drugs, smoking, etc, and destructive compulsive behaviors of all kinds.

Apache Tear

The Legend of the Apache Tear:

One day a party of Apache Indians was ambushed by an enemy tribe. The Apaches fought bravely but were greatly outnumbered and driven to the top of a high bluff. Their arrows gone and unable to fight and unwilling to be taken captive, they leaped from the cliffs to their death. Their women were understandably grief-stricken and wept over the bodies. Their teardrops froze when they hit the ground to become the lovely stones we know today as Apache Tears. It is said that whomever owns one of these stones will never cry again, for the Apache women shed enough tears already.

Apache Tears are a form of obsidian and as such also have the general energies of  obsidian

Apatite

Asparagolite, Chlorapatite, Fluorapatite, Hydroxylapatite, Asparagus Stone

Blue to blue-green apatite is generally considered the primary color apatite as regards metaphysical properties. Golden (yellow) apatite is often thought of as a secondary type of apatite in general mystically, but is adds power in the solar plexus chakra and related energies.

Apatite is a stone that mystically can stimulate the thoughts and ideas. It is used, often in conjunction with meditation, to increase intellect, imagination, and intuitive and psychic awareness.  It is said to help you maintain focus, learn, concentrate effectively, think clearly, and communicate better.

Apatite is a powerful meditation or psychic awareness tool. It can clear the aura, enable spiritual attunement, and bring powerful psychic awareness.

Apatite is used very successfully mystically for lucid dreaming, deep meditation, astral travel, past life work, rebirthing, and inner wisdom.  It is a stone that promotes psychic communication, clairvoyance, and clairaudience.

Apatite can be used to enhance the energies of other crystals and stones.

Apatite is used by artists and others who wish to have more creativity in their lives to increase their creativity and imagination.

Having apatite near you or wearing it can bring harmony on all levels, and brings inner peace as it helps to release old feelings that may be hampering you from your past.

Apatite is reputed in mystical lore to physically assist with nail problems, allergies, arthritis, bones, eyesight, glandular problems, muscles, nervous system, weight loss.  Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.

Apatite is primarily related to the throat and third eye chakras.

Aventurine

Green Aventurine

Aventurine is said to benefit one in all areas of creativity, and imagination, as well as intellect and mental clarity. It enhances prosperity and brings career success. It is a gentle stone energetically that gives a sense of calm and balance and enhances happiness. It also helps one to see alternatives and potentials in all situations, giving a positive outlook, courage and inner strength. It is also said to bring luck, especially in games of chance. Green aventurine is also a mystical stone of prosperity. Aventurine bring friendship to one's life. It is also a stone of protection energies. Folklore and metaphysical lore say that physically it is beneficial for blood, circulatory system, balancing blood pressure, sinus problems, nausea, headaches, general health, allergies, eczema, fever, and sleep disorders. Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.

Aventurine is associated with the heart chakra. Different colors of Aventurine such as blue, peach or red, have additional properties and relate to various chakras according to color.

Azurite

Stone of Heaven

Azurite is called the "stone of heaven." It aids in developing psychic awareness, psychic skills and abilities, enhances intuition, and is said to guide you to be accurate in depicting psychic experiences. It is also an excellent stone for meditation, allowing you to enter a meditative state easily. It can enhance prophesy and divination. Azurite is said to help control energy flow and bring just the right amount of energy to any situation.

Physically, azurite is said to be helpful for healing in general, cancer prevention, liver issues, arthritis, joint problems, depression, sinuses, skin problems.

Azurite is most closely related to the third eye chakra, and can balance, stimulate, and empower it. It will also work to align all of the chakras.

Azurite in combination with malachite is excellent for stress and anxiety relief.

Bloodstone

Heliotrope

Bloodstone is excellent for centering and grounding. It is said to help with calming, particularly in survival situations. It brings mystical energies of increasing adaptability and organization, and lessening confusion, stress, and anxiety. It is said to be a a stone of courage, bringing mental, physical and emotional renewal by releasing blockages. It is said to be particularly good for helping emotional traumas and grief. It also enhances the intellect. Bloodstone is mystically used to bring energy to one in many ways, including bringing abundance, success,and prosperity, as well as smoothing the way with legal issues.

Bloodstone is said by intuitive sources to be helpful in treating anemia and other diseases of the blood, blood pressure, bleeding, cardiovascular system, cramps,diabetes, lupus, colds, endocrine system, kidney, bladder, physical strength issues, flu, physical traumas, and post-surgical issues. 

Bronzite

Stone of Focused Action, Stone of Courtesy

Bronzite is used often to help with certainty and with taking control of our actions. It can also help one to think ahead about things, which also enhances the ability to take control of our own lives. In this, because bronzite helps dispel uncertainty, it can help us also take necessary actions for our own benefit, while still being loving and polite and principled in our behavior. Bronzite is a good grounding stone also. It is excellent for these same reasons to promote change in a harmonious way. Physically, Bronzite is used in crystal healing for ailments related to the solar plexus chakra, assimilation of iron, lessening muscular tension, dispelling restlessness caused by emotional and psycho-physical ailments. 

Carnelian

Actor's Stone

Carnelian is an agate class of chalcedony that is a stone of creativity, individuality and courage. Like all agates, it has protection energies. It can aid memory, including recall of past lives. It can assist one in finding the right mate. It is also a stone of protection in general and from anger, jealousy and fear. In addition it can help with manifestation of one's desires, and brings good luck. Carnelian can help ease or remove sorrows. It also helps stabilize energies in the home.

It is sometimes called the "actor's stone". Carnelian is associated with the root and sacral chakras.

Physically, carnelian has been used in crystal healing to heal open sores, rejuvenate tissues and cells, rheumatism, kidney stones and other kidney problems, gall stones, colds, pollen allergies, and neuralgia. Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.

Chalcedony

Stone of Brotherhood

Chalcedony is a type of quartz that comes in many colors. It is used in crystal work for many things. It is said to gently relieve depression and improve one's frame of mind. It is used to lessen hostility and bring emotional stability.

Chalcedony  is considered a sacred stone by many Native American tribes and used for ceremonies.  It has been called a "stone of brotherhood" bringing energies of loving kindness and goodwill to all.

Chalcedony is also reported to be a miracle stone, bringing apparent miracles to our plane of existence. 

Chalcedony also has energies of quartzIt is used in folk and crystal healing for heavy metal toxicity, senility, dementia, and mental stability. Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.

Chalcedony is related to the chakras by color, and can help stabilize all chakras.

Chrysocolla

Chrysacolla

Chrysocolla is a stone of harmony, both on a universal level and a very specific level. It can be used to purify a place or remove  negativity from a person. It is a very gentle stone and its energy works in a gentle, harmonious way. It can help ease fear, anxiety,  and guilt, and bring hope. It is also used to communicate with the spiritual forces of the Earth.

Physically,  chrysocolla is used  in crystal healing for treating asthma, emphysema, TB, pneumonia, muscle cramps, spasms, arthritis, headaches, particularly tension headaches, and is used for protection during pregnancy and childbirth.

 Chrysocolla is primarily related to the throat chakra, although it can be used on the heart and solar plexus chakras.

Chrysoprase

Chrysoprase is powerful stone. It is said to bring good fortune and prosperity, as well as business success. It facilitates self-expression, courage and hope. It can bring happiness, which is partly because it helps its wearer get rid of negative thoughts and irritability. It also enhances and strengthens friendships. Chrysoprase is a stone of balance that equalize yin/yang energies and allows deep meditation. It can mend broken hearts and remove inferiority or superiority complexes. t is a powerful healing stone that is said to aid failing eyesight or other eye problems, immune system response, fertility issues, gout, mental illness, relieves fevers and excess body heat, and can help guard against sexually transmitted diseases.

Chrysoprase is related primarily to the heart chakra, which it activates, opens and energizes. It also aligns all the chakras.

Coral

Coral is of organic origin. Coral can be used to reconnect with nature and its variety of wonders. Coral also attracts love and prosperity, particularly red coral, which is a stone of passion. Creativity and optimism are also qualities that coral brings out. Emotionally, coral brings inner peace, strength, and understanding of purpose. Physically coral is used in alternative crystal healing for general healing, blood and circulatory system issues, kidney, bladder, epilepsy, bone and bone marrow, eye problems, and the respiratory system.  Corals also have other properties according to their color.

Dolomite

Dolomite is a gentle stone that encourages charitable actions, generosity and giving of all kinds, as well as receiving. It also encourages energetic thinking, original thinking, spontaneity, creativity, and manifestation. It is also used to stop energy leaks from the chakras, and to balance and align the chakras. It stabilizes both human and mineral energies, and when placed strategically in a home with other minerals they balance the energetic atmosphere. It is a particularly good stone for relieving sorrow, and soothing hurt, loneliness, stress, and anxiety. Sometimes it is called the "herb" of rocks. In the physical realm it is used in crystal healing for strengthening bones, teeth, muscles, and the female reproductive system. It reduces the effects of PMS. Pink dolomite is also particularly good for insomnia. 

Druzy Crystal

Configuration: Many tiny  crystals like a "skin" of sparkly crystals.  Druzy usually grew originally over another crystal or matrix, though they may not be attached to it currently. Occasionally they are floater clusters with no attachment previously to a matrix.

Light and joy are brought to an environment or ritual by a Druzy Cluister. As a type of Crystal Cluster they also bring harmony to groups. They have energy that is especially helpful for Spiritual worship and Lightwork. Like other types of clusters, they can empower the energy of other crystals and stones. Placing a stone on the druzy cluster for a day or longer period enhances their energy, especially if placed in moonlight or sunlight for 24 hours. 

Emerald

"Stone of Successful Love", "Poet's Gemstone"

Emerald is a stone that is used in crystal work to bring forth manifestation. This manifestation can be in the form of prosperity and abundance.

Emerald is a stone that is well used for intuitive awareness, meditation, and spirituality.  As a stone which can increase spiritual awareness, it can help realize Divine love. For meditation, it is excellent to use with rhythmic breathing. Emerald is also used to remove barriers to spiritual growth and thus raise consciousness. Emerald can increase psychic and intuitive awareness, particularly in the area of clairvoyance.

Emerald is consider a strong stone of protection. In particular it is said to protect travelers and protect all from magicians. Emerald is also used in exorcism of the possessed.

Emerald is used in business spells to increase sales as well as to improve the public image of the company.

Emerald is used to stabilize the astral body and cleanse the energy of all levels of the subtle body.

Emerald is a classic stone of love and romance, and is reputed to bring both passion and domestic bliss with unconditional love. It is also said to be a stone that brings balance within relationships, as well as friendship. In the event of heartbreak, emerald is used to heal the heartbreak and put one back on the path to love.

As a stone of serenity, emerald is said to be helpful for healing abuse issues and trauma.  It also dispels negativity and brings patience with those - including one's self- who struggle with issues stemming from past pains. It is also used in crystal healing to ease guilt and soothe emotions, and to bring hope, forgiveness, and compassion.

Emerald is a stone of inspiration. It is said to help increase expression and communication. Emerald also brings and enhances faith and harmony, promoting truthfulness and honesty. In these ways it is used to increase cooperation in groups.

Emerald brings and enhances harmony, joy, memory, and faith. It also benefits  intellect, communication, decision making, and promotes truthfulness and honesty, seeing past the superficial.

Physically, emerald is said to be helpful for adrenal glands, diabetes, fibromyalgia, headaches, heart issues, insomnia, muscle problems, nervous system ailments, antidote to poison, epilepsy, joints, nervous system, lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, muscular system, soothe eyes, cataracts, infectious illness, rheumatism, diabetes, malignant conditions, lower body temperature, insomnia, immune system, stop unwanted nocturnal emissions, ease paranoia, schizophrenia, any severe mental illness.

Emerald is associated with the heart chakra primarily, and sometimes secondarily with the solar plexus chakra..

Epidote

Epidote is a stone of increase. Epidote has a tendency to increase anything it  touches, whether the thing it touches is energy or a material object. It is a stone that enhances emotional and spiritual growth. It cleanses repressed   emotions. It opens the way for those who have denied spiritual   growth. hose drawn to epidote are being rocked forcefully into spiritual awakening. Epidote also clears the emotional body aura. It stimulates perception,   participation and interaction as well as personal power. Epidote is also said to promote patience and bring hope. In the physical   realm, it is used in crystal healing to stimulate the immune system, aid digestion, support all healing, and stop panic attacks. Please note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information. 

Fossils

Fossils can help increase accomplishments in the area of business and add excellence to one's environment. They also aid one in being open to change and new ideas. Traditionally, fossils have been used to aid in curing diseases and ailments of the skeletal system, bones, hands, and feet.  

Garnet

Arizona Ruby, Carbuncle, Cinnamon Stone, Gooseberry Garnet, Grape Garnet and dozens more below, as garnet comes in a wide range of types and colors.

Garnet is a stone of regeneration and energizing.  Garnet can boost the energy of an entire system and revitalize it.. It is said to be stabilizing in that it can bring order to chaos whether internal or external. 

Garnet is a protective energy stone which is especially known for protection from evil,  during travel, nightmares, and from wounds. Garnet has been used to release bad karma, which can be considered a form of protection in this life. Garnet is said to be a stone of protecting against and success with lawsuits.

As a root chakra stone, garnet said to be excellent for manifestation. It is used to ground one's dreams in reality, bringing abundance, prosperity, and realization of those dreams. Square cut garnets are reputed to be especially good tools for business success. All garnets are used to assist on an energetic level with success in one's career in part by building one's self-confidence, inspiration, and creativity. It can also make clear what is one's life purpose.

Emotionally, considered a stone of increasing commitment, honesty, hope, and faith. It is a stone of positive thoughts which is said to dispel and relieve depression. Garnet is also used to overcome crisis and trauma. It is used to bring one away from a sense of helplessness or victimization and imparting courage. It is used to assist in diminishing or eliminating abandonment issues. One of the ways said to bring these about is releasing old ideas and perceptions of self and others which allows one to see them as they are, rather than through a filter of fear.  Thus it  can reduce or eliminate conscious or unconscious self-sabotage. It is said to enhance emotions in a positive way, and also be quite calming.

Garnet is associated primarily with the root chakra, but also with the heart chakra.  It is used to balance, purify, align and remove negative energy from all the chakras and aura.

Girasol

Blue Opal Quartz, Moon Opal, Opalized Quartz

Girasol is also known as various types of opal though it is not an opal at all, is a stone of gentle but powerful energy. It can enhance and mirror feelings. This makes it excellent for visualization, imagination, dreamwork, and guided direction of energy. Girasol enhances communication skills including freely speaking thoughts you've been holding back. Girasol encourages and enhances creativity in the artistic and practical areas.

Goldstone

Stone of Ambition

Goldstone  is said to help attain one's goals. Goldstone is also said to help one stay calm and stabilize the emotions. It can be used as an energy generator and can deflect unwanted energies, making it used as a protection stone. It is also used for long distance healing and revitalizing one's energy field. Goldstone also has many of the metaphysical properties of copper, including in crystal healing lore the strengthening the circulatory system, strengthening bones, and easing arthritis pain.

Goldstone is actually a man made glass with flecks of copper suspended in it, which give it the sparkles. Goldstone was said to be originally created by French monks, and in time the secret was lost. It's been rediscovered or recreated in modern times.

Hematite

Stone for the Mind, Blood Stone (uncommon), Blood Ore

Hematite is a stone that is most commonly used to ground or stabilize and for protection. In spiritual work, hematite is an excellent stone to help keep yourself also connected to the Earth plane, as some would say via the silver cord, so that your spiritual learnings and travels can be done safely and things learned can be brought back to daily life more easily. 

Hematite can be used at the corners of a room or property as a simple but protective spiritual crystal grid. 

Hematite is used to bring mental organization   and is very grounding and calming. It can help with original thinking, logical thinking, and mathematics, any type of thinking which requires significant mental organization.

Emotionally, hematite decreases negativity. This  lowering of negativity can benifit by helping balance the body/mind/spirit connection.  It also is said to balance the meridiians, boost self-esteen, and self-confidence.

Physically it has been used in complementary crystal healing to cool the body, blood disorders, Reynayd's Syndrome, nervous problems, stress and insomnia, spinal alignment and broken bones. It is also an excellent stone for anxiety relief, particularly in its botroydal form. 

Hematite is associated with the root (base)chakra  

Howlite

Howelite, Khaulite, Silicoborocalcite, Winkworthite, White Turquoise, Turquoise Howlite (turquoise dyed), Sacred Buffalo, Lapis Howlite (blue dyed), White Buffalo

Howlite is naturally white or colorless, but is often dyed in a rainbow of colors, especially for beads.

Spiritually, howlite is a stone of awareness. It can prepare the user or wearer to receive wisdom and attunement from the Higher Self and the Divine. It is also used for dimensional travel and healthy meditation.

Howlite can also be used to release attachments, or cords, linking old emotional pain, from this life or a past life, to the present. Once these atachments are severed, it allows for processing those emotions and bringing peace in those areas.

Howlite is a wonder stone for calming upset states of mind and emotion. Howlite decreases an overly critical state of mind, selfishness, stress, and anxiety, bringing calm and relaxation. Howlite also can decrease anger originating from within or externally. The wake of such calming can help one be truly comfortable as oneself without the need to pretend to be anything but what you are.

Subtlety and tact are also energies that howlite brings. This can calm difficult communications and ease confrontations., particularly by decreasing rudeness and facetiousness.

Howlite is also used to heighten creativity and expand self-expression.

Howlite is used in crystal healing for pain, insomnia, bones, osteoporosis, teeth, calcium levels, leg cramps, anxiety disorders and stress-related illnesses. Less well known uses in crystal healing are for the circulatory system and endocrine system.  Related Chakras

Howlite is primarily associated with the crown chakra, but can also be used to stimulate and balance all the chakras. 

Jade

Jade is a stone of the heart. As such it is related to the heart chakra and has a beneficial effect on all heart chakra related issues. So, of course, it can attract and enhance love of all kinds. It is also a stone of fidelity and generosity. It is also considered to be good for the physical heart and for emotional balance and stability. It is used in crystal healing for increasing self-reliance. Jade is also very helpful as a stone of abundance. Physically, jade is used in crystal healing for lung problems, kidney problems, immune system weakness, PTSD, and nervous system overwork. Jade is also energized by its color, and relates to those color energies as well.

Jasper

The "Nurturing Stone"

Jasper is a common stone and comes in many beautiful colors and patterns. Its wide availability often makes its powerful energy and beauty under-appreciated, although there are collectors who specialize in jaspers.

Jasper is known metaphysically as a stone of gentleness, comfort, and relaxation.

Jasper has other facets to its energy properties, too, such as prosperity, gardening and agriculture. Historically these were related concepts when wealth was more often counted in agricultural and pastoral terms, but jasper does have prosperity vibrations in other areas as well.

Psychically, jasper is used to assist with astral travel. It brings a gentle but unassailable protection to the traveler and the silver cord.

It is also a powerful protection stone in general and can be used in protection magic, in talismans and other places you want a strong but gentle protection.

In some cultures, particularly Native American, jasper is traditionally used for rain making.

Jasper is used for bringing beauty, into life and specific situations. Beauty brought by jasper can be striking inner beauty as well as external beauty. This is gaining it the name "make up stone" for the way it can bring beauty to people outside as well as inside.

Jasper balances yin/yang energies. This is helpful in many areas of life and can bring healing, peace, and ease. 

In the mental and emotional realms, Jasper is primarily about peace and relaxation. It enhances one's ability to relax and come to peace even in difficult situations. This helps bring in wholeness, emotional healing, kindness, and comfort. 

Jasper also brings peace to endings, whether it be the end of a relationship, the end of a situation, or something else. Because of this, in addition to its general energy of peace, it is a good stone for healing grief.

Jasper is a wonderful stone for working with emotional disturbances and trauma. It can bring deep emotional healing in these areas and lead to a sense of tranquility in the present in spite of past or current disturbances.

Smoothing out and enhancing mental processes is another quality of jasper. This can help in all mental endeavors whether it be learning, work, or something else requiring mental effort. Alleviating difficulties with mental processes can also assist in restraining desires that might lead a person into dangerous situations.

In the physical realm, jasper is used in crystal healing particularly  for the liver, kidney, gallbladder, stomach and intestinal problems including heartburn, IBS, and acid reflux, hallucinations, longevity, epilepsy and seizures. It is also used to enhance healing of any kind as well as pain relief. Note: Healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing, not prescription or healthcare information. 

Jasper is used to align all the chakras. Different varieties of jasper also have relationships to different chakras according to their specific energies and colors.

Brecciated Jasper

Brecceated Jasper, Bracciate Jasper

Brecciated Jasper has the energies of enhancing organizational abilities, relaxation, and a sense of wholeness.. It aligns the chakras and balances the yin-yang, physical, and emotional. It is a stone of protection, and is used in particular for protection during astral travel. Brecciated jasper encourages attunement and communication with animals and can help with animal allergies, plus other allergies. It brings happiness and a good outlook on life and eases stress. It is also said to bring energies for success in work. Brecciated jasper is said help increase physical endurance and ward off dehydration.

Dalmatian Jasper

Dalmation Jasper, Dalmatine, Dalmatian Stone

Dalmatian jasper is a stone that lessens or removes disillusionment. It helps one to see their strengths and weaknesses, and encourages grounding both with the Earth and in reality. Dalmatian Jasper increases loyalty and is beneficial for long term relationships. It brings a sense of fun to one's life. Physically it is said by crystal healers to help purify the blood. It is a stone of protection from nightmares, depression, and negative thinking. It is also said to be particularly beneficial for healing people who have trouble relaxing and having fun. 

Leopard Skin Jasper

Leopard Stone, Leopard Jasper

Leopard skin jasper is a stone of shamanic journeying. It also aids in service to others. It helps discover and connect with one's animal totems or "power" animals. It makes it easier for one to take responsibility properly. Leopard skin jasper is said to bring energies of success in work or business. Helps with creative visualization. As with all jaspers, this is a protective stone, and it is particularly protective during shamanic journeying. Physically it is said to eliminate toxins and decrease body odor, and is very helpful in self-healing.  

Mookaite Jasper

Mook Jasper, Mookaite, Mook Mook

Mookaite is a stone of the "here and now." It can help one balance the internal and external and acceptance of change. It helps with living meditation, where one makes a meditation of any act one does. Mookaite is a very protective stone, and is particulary good as an emotional protector. In the physical realm it is said in crystal healing lore to stabilize health and fortify the immune system.  Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.Mookaite is associated with the lower chakras.

Ocean Jasper

Ocean Jasper comes in a wide variety of colors. It is very soothing and helps to love one's self as well as others. It is very healing of the emotions and brings peace of mind. It helps with acceptance of responsibility and increases patience. The circulars patterns on ocean jasper symbolize and help us realize that we are all interconnected and nature is a cyclical pattern. It can also help with circular breathing for healing or meditation. Being a type of jasper, ocean jasper is a very protective stone, and any orbs ("eyes") enhance this in regard to protection from the "evil eye." Physically, ocean jasper is said to be beneficial to the digestion, digestive organs, removing toxins, lessen body odor.  Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information. Ocean Jasper is primarily related to the heart chakra.

Picture Jasper

Picture jasper helps create harmony, proportion, creative visualization, positive things in business pursuits. It brings and shows hidden messages from the past as well as hidden thoughts, fears, and hopes. These qualities make it useful in crystal healing as an emotional/psychological healing stone.

Red Jasper

Stone of Fairness and Justice

Red jasper is called the stone of fairness and justice because its energy is used to decrease injustice and help in unfair situations.  According to Melody, meditating with red jasper is especially helpful for gaining insight on how to ameliorate unfair situations.

 Red jasper energy is said to have a stabilizing effect, and  help you take all of your energy and use it in a balanced manner. 

Used in dream work, red jasper can enhance dream recall and the ability to glean information pertinent to waking life from those dreams.

Red Jasper is used for help in protection, especially rescue from danger. It is is used to protect from EMF and other radiation as well. It is said to be outstanding for promoting survival and overcoming survival issues. It has very nurturing energy and can help with ancestral/inherited issues.

In addition to being called a stone of justice, red jasper is called a stone of controlled passion and  used to help control one's own passions.  It is also said to enhance responsibility, choice, and compassion.  

In crystal healing, red jasper is used to assist in healing by maintaining positive movement with all types of disorders and disease. It is used  particularly for diabetes and the heart.   

Red jasper is associated primarily with the root (first) chakra but also with the sacral (second)

Yellow Jasper

Yellow jasper has characteristics of helping one be strong and balanced in the social arenas and protects one's social welfare. It is associated with the solar plexus (belly) chakra. Yellow jasper is a protective stone that particularly gives protection during travel, both physical and spiritual. It also shields one from negativity, and can protect from depression.

Kunzite

Pink Spodumene

Itis said to help one to understand and interact better with others, to help heal "broken hearts", to relieve stress and anger, and to bring love, peace and harmony. It is also a stone that is used in metaphysics to removes obstacles. Kunzite is said to helpin crystal healing to strengthen the circulatory system, and in in the treatment of lung disorders. Kunzite is associated with the heart chakra.

Labradorite

Labradorite (also called Spectrolite sometimes) is a considered by mystics to be a stone of transformation and magic. It is said to clear, balance and protect the aura, as well as being an excellent stone for general protection. It is purported to help provide clarity and insight into your destiny, as well as attract success. It is used in metaphysics for dream recall, and finding ways to use dreams in daily life. Mystically, energies of stress and anxiety are said to be reduced by labradorite, possibly due to is energy of self-confidence. Labradorite is said to increase intuition, psychic development, esoteric wisdom, help with subconscious issues, and provide mental illumination. In crystal healing and folklore, Labradorite is said to help with eyes, sight, diagnosis, brain, digestion, metabolism, warts.  Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information. Labradorite is associated with the solar plexus and brow chakras.

Labradorite commonly has blue to green flash. There are both lighter and darker Labradorites.

Lapis Lazuli

Lapis, Denim Lapis

Lapis Lazuli is not a single mineral. It is a combination of lazurite, calcite, and pyrite, with small amounts of other minerals.  Contrary to common belief, it does not contain lazulite. Lapis Lazuli literally means "blue stone" from Latin and Persian or Arabic. Lapis Howlite or blue howlite may look like Lapis Lazuli at a glance, but are not the same stone. Denim Lapis is a lighter Lapis Lazuli with more white from calcite.

Lapis Lazuli is traditionally a stone of royalty. Lapis Lazuli is said to help create and maintain a connection between the physical and celestial planes, creating a strong spiritual connection. This may be related to its property of assisting in contact with guardian spirits.  

Intuitive and psychic awareness are energies Lapis Lazuli enhances and brings to the fore. As it is also a stone that helps with writing, it can also be used for automatic writing.

Lapis Lazuli is a manifestation stone. It is also an excellent meditation stone. Meditating on a goal or quality you wish to manifest can bring this strong manifestation energy in. It is also a powerful crystal for positive or white magic.

As a protection stone, Lapis Lazuli protects from psychic and physical attacks. It can be used in protection grids, worn, or carried to bring these protection energies. It can also be used for protection of an environment when placed in the four corners.

Lapis Lazuli is a stone of communication that can bring truthfulness, openness, and mental clarity. It is used to help you say just the right thing, as if by magic.

Mentally, Lapis Lazuli has helpful energy. It can bring mental and emotional virility and strengthen the mind. It also is said to enhance creativity.  Its energy can help organize daily life as well as organizing and quieting a busy or restless mind. lessening confusion, and increasing concentration.

Strong emotional components of Lapis Lazuli are the strength and ability to overcome abuse issues, trauma, rape recovery, as well as depression and grief. Partly this is due to its energy of bringing inner power and hope. This strong inner power can also build courage, confidence, and overcome shyness. Hope brings trust that things will work out in spite of past traumas. It also is used to decrease irritability, whether caused by trauma issues or day to day frustrations.

Dream work and dream recall are two mystical uses of Lapis Lazuli. It is said to bring the inforrmation from the dreams into daily life where it imparts wisdom.

Lapis Lazuli brings spiritual love and is also known for enhancing love and fidelity within marriage. 

Lapis Lazuli is said in crystal healing to be helpful for a number of issues including sinus ailments, cancer, headaches, nervous system, speech problems, pituitary gland, body strength, virility, pain relief, heart, immune system, RLS, spleen, bones, autism, depression, epilepsy, seizures, eye and vertigo vision problems,  sleep disorders including insomnia, fibromyalgia, feminine reproductive system including PMS, thyroid, RNA/DNA damage, and tuberculosis.  Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.

Lapis Lazuli is related to both the throat and brow chakras, often bringing a strong synergy to their individual energy patterns.

Malachite

Green Carbonate of Copper, Molochites, Mountain Green, Pilot's Stone, Peudoemerald, Silver Peak Jade

Malachite was named for the Greek word for "mallows" as relating to the green of the leaves.  It is a common secondary copper mineral and has a significantly variable habit. It's often found banded ,as crystalline crusts or aggregates, as botryoidal clusters, and even stripes. Malachite dust is toxic and proper protection must be used when handling, cutting or carving the rough.

Malachite is a stone of transformation. Whether the transformation is demonstrated on this plane as balancing pure love and one's well-being, protection, or spiritual evolution, it brings positive transformation again and again. Malachite also assists in making these transformational changes with a gentleness of the heart, easing the transition from one state to the other.

Malachite is a stone of good fortune and prosperity / abundance, too. This is a facet of transforming a  physical or mental state of lack into abundance. It can also assist this by bringing productive and lucrative work or career into play. This can bring great self-confidence and success.

Malachite is also a very protective stone, being especially helpful for general protection, protection from evil, protection during pregnancy and childbirth, and protection for children. It is also an excellent protection stone during flying and other travel.

As a stone of transformation, malachite helps with spiritual evolution. Meditation or intentional use of this stone in spiritual practices can bring along heightened and pervasive spiritual growth.  This releases energy blockages formed in the mind / body / spirit that have been entangled with the lessons of growth. This spiritual growth and evolution brings wisdom as it progresses.

As a part of spiritual growth, malachite can ease the transformation from life to death, helping one make this trip gently and without fear.

Mentally, Malachite is an excellent aid to concentration and intellect, making it a beneficial stone for students and workers of all kinds. It can enhance one's ability to multi-task by helping concentrate on each task serially without loss of information of the others.

Using this stone, one can counteract self-destructive romantic tendencies and help encourage true, pure love.  As such, it helps balance pure love, romance, and one's own well-being. Malachite is also good for enhancing emotional stability and balance in general., and can bring inner peace and hope, including relief from anxiety and stress. It also clears out negativity and negative thinking  in part by transforming the energy to bring the better hidden things to the fore.

Malachite is used in folk and crystal healing to decrease one's tendency to radiation illness, adrenal glands  asthma, arthritis, pregnancy, childbirth, acid reflux (GERD),  immune system, epilepsy and seizures, headaches, circulatory system, bones, skin disorders, vertigo, teeth, gums, rising throat problems, tissue regeneration, and tumors.  It is also used for general healing by way of transforming illness and dis-ease to a state of well-being. In natural combination with azurite it is also used for compulsiveness, anxiety, stress, asthma (as with malachite alone), cancer, astral projection, clairvoyance,  Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.

 Malachite can clear and activate all chakras, as well as balance them. Malachite is a stone that bridges the energy of the heart and root chakras. It is particularly useful for balancing and clearing the heart chakra. Its primary energy is generally associated with the heart chakra.

Moonstone

Moonstone is said in crystal healing to help calm responses and stress, and avoid overreaction. It brings hope, enhances  feminine energies, sensitivity, intuition, and psychic abilities. It is also said to bring strong energies of abundance to one's life.

Moonstone is a stone of protection, especially during childbirth, pregnancy, and travel at sea. It is a stone of calm and relief from emotional stress. It is also associated with love of all kinds.

Physically moonstone is used in crystal healing to aid the pituitary gland and digestive system, obesity,  water retention, hormonal problems, menstrual problems.  Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.

Moonstone is also used as a stand in for pearl, when pearl is not available. Moonstone is associated with the crown and third eye chakras, and sometimes with the heart chakra.

Nephrite Jade

Nephrite jade is a t ype of jade which is considered to be good for emotional balance and stability. Nephrite jade is related to the heart chakra and has a beneficial effect on all heart chakra related issues, and all love relationships. Jade of all kinds is a very protective stone and is particularly good protection for children, against illness, and for psychic protection. It has energetic clearing properties, and is useful to keep with other stones. Physically, nephrite jade is used in the crystal healing of the physical heart, and kidney problems.

Obsidian

Glass Agate, Glassy Lava, Xaga, Royal Agate (a mottled obsidian)

Obsidian is a natural, volcanic glass.

Obsidian is a very protective stone, and is excellent for removing negativity. It is also excellent protection against psychic attacks. In particular obsidian protects the gentle from abuse, and is used to cut attachment cords to release one. It is a very grounding stone, and  very healing. Obsidian is also an excellent manifestation stone. Physically it is said to benefit the stomach, intestines, muscle tissue, and can rid one of bacterial or viral infections.  It sharpens and focuses internal and external vision, and helps get in touch with buried issues before they explode.   Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.  Obsidian is related primarily to the root chakra, though differing colors may relate to different chakras as well.

Green Obsidian shifts those draining energy from others or from you, to their own issues and healing. This can create a sense of freedom for those wearing or carrying it. It can also deflect draining energies within a room it is in, causing everyone to turn to their own healing rather than subconsciously reach for others energy for it.  Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information. Green Obsidian is related to the heart chakra as well as the root chakra, creating a direct route from one to the other bringing a synergy of the energies of the two.

Mahogany Obsidian

Mountain Mahogany

Mahogany Obsidian is natural glass obsidian that has iron inclusions creating the mahogany colored stripes and swirls in it.

Mahogany Obsidian is  often used to remove energy blockages, including psychic cords, that sap one's  inner strength. It is also used for protection from psychic attacks by those who wish to harm one or those who might inadvertently do so. It is said to strengthen the aura, further protecting the person.

As a root chakra stone, Mahogany Obsidian is excellent for stabilizing and grounding for lightwork or simply for improvement of life in general.

Mahogany Obsidian is also used to decrease feelings of unworthiness or mental / emotional limitations. It is particularly used to assist in healing humiliation and abuse that has formed patterns at any mind - body - spirit level by removing memory paths that hold those memories to the present. It can also assist with ease of critical thinking, particularly in emotional areas, so that emotional thinking becomes stabilized and more rational. In these ways Mahogany Obsidian is said to help reach one's full potential in all areas.

Mahogany Obsidian is used in dream work. It is also used to create a mind open to a full of a state of abundance rather than scarcity, which can open one to opportunities for abundance and assist in bringing prosperity.

In crystal healing and traditional folk healing Mahogany Obsidian is used to detoxify organs and tissues, increase liver and kidney function, relieve pain and improve circulation.

Mahogany Obsidian is related primarily to the root or base chakra, but is also related to the sacral chakra

Snowflake Obsidian

Gray Snowflake Obsidian, White Snowflake Obsidian

Snowflake obsidian has the property of bringing things to the surface. The things brought to the surface could be positive or negative, love, anger, secrets; but with snowflake obsidian, these things are brought to the surface more gently that they might be otherwise. Snowflake obsidian can provide balance during times of change. It aids in seeing patterns in life and recreating them in a more beneficial way. It is a stone of serenity and purity, and can shield against negativity. It is associated with the root chakra and is said to be beneficial for the veins, skeleton, and smooth skin.   Snowflake obsidian is used for protection from physical and emotional harm.

Onyx

Onyx is associated primarily with the root chakra. It assists with challenges in life, especially those caused by a drain of energy. It prevents the draining away of personal energy and can be used for protection from such. It also helps with grounding and controlling or eliminating excess or unwanted energies. It has been used for wound healing, childbirth and to increase stamina and self-control.   Black onyx and red onyx are associated with the base (root, first) chakra. White onyx is associated with linking the base and crown chakras to have balanced energy throughout the chakra system. Other colors are associated with the related chakra by colors.

Peridot

Periodot is associated with the heart chakra, and can be used to balance and stimulate that chakra. It is a stone of compassion. It has a friendly energy and is excellent for healing. It assists in rebirth and renewal of all kinds. Peridot also bring abundance and prosperity. It enhances the healing and harmony of relationships of all kinds, but particularly marriage. Peridot is used in crystal healing to lessen stress, especially in relationships, anger and jealousy, slow aging, and heal ulcers and digestive problems. Please note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.  It also assists in finding what is lost, and strengthens ESP abilities. It has been said to make a shield of protection around the body of any wearer of peridot.

Petrified Wood

Petrified wood is a stone that is good for grounding and stabilizing one's emotions. It is particularly useful in calming survival-based fears. It helps one be practical. It is a stone of business success. Petrified wood is a good stone for general protection. Physically, it is used in crystal healing for the bones, backaches, skin and hair.  Please note that healing crystal meanings are presented as spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information. Petrified wood is also used for past life regressions because of its inherent link with the past.

Picasso Marble

Picasso Stone, Picasso Jasper

Picasso Marble (or Picasso Stone) is sometimes called Picasso Jasper. It has strong metaphysical qualities of grounding and calming, and is helpful for anxiety and stress. It also promotes weight loss and assists in the development of creativity, as well as engendering strength and self-discipline.

Prasiolite

Amegreen, Veregreen, Green Amethyst

Prasiolite is named for the Greek words "prason" meaning leek, and lithos "stone", for its leek green color. It's technically a greened amethyst. In metaphysical lore, Prasiolite is a stone of originality and courage and can foster self-reliance in all situations. Prasiolite is also a prosperity stone, said to attract abundance. It can help strengthen and express emotions as well as the mind and will. It is also said to be highly beneficial for prophesy. It is used in crystal healing for cleansing the body of toxins of all kinds, tumors, stomach acid, ulcers, assimilation of nutrients, and healing the whole body from a spiritual level. 

Pyrite

Fool's Gold, Healer's Gold

Pyrite is a stone of intellect and protection. It enhances intelligence, mental stability, logic, analysis, creativity, memory, and psychic development. It can help you tap your own latent mental talents and abilities. Pyrite is a powerful protection stone, and is very grounding. Pyrite additionally is a stone that brings energies of good luck or good fortune.

Quartz

Rock Crystal, Crystal Quartz, Universal Crystal, Clear Quartz (which is the stone behind all the shades and colors)

Quartz is the most common stone on the planet. It is a component of a huge variety of rock types, and comes in an extensive range of colors and varieties such as agate and jasper. Many colors of quartz or formations have their own names, such as amethyst for purple quartz.

Quartz can be icy clear or have inclusions, veils, bubbles, and various colors. Visual clarity normally isn't important to a quartz's energetic quality and ability to amplify subtle energies.

Quartz s a power stone. It has been called the "Universal Crystal" because of its many uses. It enhances energy by absorbing, storing, amplifying, balancing, focusing and transmitting. It channels universal energy. Quartz also enhances thoughts, as they are a form of energy. Because it directs and amplifies energy, it is extremely beneficial for manifesting, healing, meditation, protection, and channeling. It is also beneficial for storing and retrieving information of all types, as information is a form of energy pattern also. This makes them particularly good for programming to use for a particular purpose. Due to its ability to balance, quartz is excellent for harmonizing and balancing one's environment. Quartz is also good for energizing other crystals.

Quartz is a stone of clarity which dispels negativity and clears away negative energy. It can be used to purify and clarify on the spiritual, mental, and physical planes. It is powerfully protective because of these properties. Quartz enhances spiritual growth, spirituality and wisdom. Because it clarifies thought processes and emotions, it can increase inspiration and creativity. It can also help particularly with concentration, studying, and retaining what one learns. Quartz is also a stone of harmony because it balances energies, and is even helpful in romantic relationships.

Psychically, quartz is a powerful stone, used for psychic protection because it counters black magic and protects from negative energy. Quartz is very useful on the third eye chakra for clarity of psychic vision, and can be used to communicate with spirits and other worlds. Quartz is a stone that can access ancient wisdom and bring it into the present. It is a very good stone for astral travel, manifestation, scrying, channeling, dream recall and dream work.

Quartz is a Master Healer stone. It is an excellent all purpose crystal healer stone. It is said to amplify healing energy and is used to perform diagnostic healing. It has been used historically to detect food poison. It is said to draw out pain. Quartz is used in crystal healing to strengthen all body systems. Quartz is reputed to be particularly effective for chronic fatigue, arthritis, bone injuries, depression, diabetes, fibromyalgia, intestinal troubles. It also is said to improve mental and physical energy, stamina, and physical strength. 

All types of  quartz have the basic properties noted. Quartz is associated with the crown chakra, but also works effectively to balance and energize all chakras

Rose Quartz

Stone, Pink Quartz, Bohemian Ruby

Rose quartz is often called the "Love Stone." It's energetic hallmark is that of unconditional love that opens the heart chakra. This makes rose quartz a stone for every type of love: self-love, family, platonic, romantic, and unconditional. As a variety of quartz, rose quartz has high energy, and this strong energy can enhance love in  virtually any situation.

This stone of unconditional love that opens the heart chakra to all forms of love: self-love, family love, platonic love, and romantic love. The high energy of quartz gives rose quartz the property of enhancing love in virtually any situation. Bringing love in to life and daily situations not only brings inner warmth, but it also lowers stress and soothes those around it. Rose quartz is a very happy and loving stone.

In the psychic and spiritual realms, rose quartz is often used to attract love, for love spells and charms. It is also used to ease the process of transition in dying to make the transition gentle and surrounded by the unconditional love of the Divine. Rose quartz can also be helpful for dream recall and dream work.

Rose quartz is used to raise self-esteem and a strong sense of self-worth. Its loving energies teach us to apply this love to ourselves and thereby find ourselves more worthy.

Rutilated Quartz

Rutile in Quartz, Venus' Hair Stone, Golden Hair Quartz, Red Hair Quartz

Rutilated quartz, is a type of quartz with needlelike rutile  embedded in it. The rutile needles can be reddish, which is what rutile means in Latin, or they may be golden, silvery, or on very rare occasions, greenish.

Rutilated quartz is reputed to be an energizing stone that helps get energy moving on all levels. Intuitive sources say that it assists with mental focus. It is also said to attract love and stabilize relationships. Rutilated quartz said to be particularly effective for getting things moving energetically. It can help slowed chakras return to normal spin and balance.

Emotionally, rutilated quartz is said to be very helpful in uncovering the causes of mental issues and hang-ups. It is reputed diminishes fears and be excellent at assisting with decision-making processes. It is said that it can also ease loneliness and relieve guilt thereby bringing happiness. It is used metaphysically to help one get out of a rut with their life as well as for stabilizing 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.

In the psychic and spiritual realms, rutilated quartz is used for meditation, spiritual communications, and dream work. It is particularly good for seeking higher spiritual experiences and meditation on feminine ideas. Rutilated quartz is also used metaphysically to deflect negative energies and unwanted energetic, psychic, and magickal interferences.

Physically, rutilated quartz is 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. It is also reputed by intuitive sources to be helpful for getting energy moving in meridians and areas where the physical energy is sluggish. Rutiliated quartz is also a mystical crystal "diagnostic tool" which can help discover the true cause of an ailment.  

Smoky Quartz

Cairngorm, Smokey Quartz, Smoky Topaz, Smoky Citrine, Morion

Technically smoky quartz is only created by  aluminum-based and irradiation-induced color centers, though many brown or black quartz crystals whose color is given through organic or other means are erroneously called smoky quartz or morion. Smoky quartz color is sometimes deepened with radiation as well.

Smoky quartz is a very protective and grounding stone. It brings physical and psychic protection. It is also an excellent stone for protection from negative energy, as It removes negativity and negative energy of any kind and transforms them to positive energy.

As a root chakra stone, smoky quartz enhances survival instincts, and can help one reach personal and business goals. It is also used in assisting in making wishes come true by grounding their essence in reality.  Thus, it is a stone that brings abundance, prosperity, and good luck.

Smoky quartz is beneficial mentally in several ways. It fosters cooperation in groups and supports their efforts energetically. It engenders creativity by bringing the same energies of grounding the creative process in reality to bring imaginative efforts to fulfillment   Smoky quartz also works energetically to assist in prioritizing needs and wants, and brings wisdom to everyday life.

Emotionally, smoky quartz is excellent for elevating moods, overcoming negative emotions, and relieving depression. Smoky quartz relieves stress, fear, jealousy, anger and other negative emotions by transforming them into positive energies. It is a helpful stone for enhancing and encouraging courage and inner strength. Smoky quartz is very comforting and calming, and can be considered a stone of serenity. It can, therefore, be very helpful in relieving grief.

In the psychic and spiritual realms, smoky quartz centers one during meditation, and can provide a grounded link between the physical and higher selves, helping to uncover subconscious wisdom.  Using smoky quartz during meditation enables you to reach higher states of consciousness. Smoky quartz also stimulates kundalini.

Because smoky quartz transforms and removes negative energy, it also protects and cleanses the aura and astral bodies. It can be used effectively for psychic shielding.

Physically, smoky quartz has been used in crystal healing to treat many different problems associated with the lower torso including kidneys, abdomen, pancreas, reproductive organs, menstrual cramps, fertility issues. Smoky quartz also is used to remove toxins from the body and helps the adrenal glands. It is also very helpful for regulating body fluids and relieving fluid retention. Smoky quartz is also a preferred crystal healer's stone for dealing with insomnia, nightmares, hyperactivity, and attention deficit disorder. Smoky quartz is said to be good for balancing and improving one's general health.  

Tourmaline Quartz

Tourmilated Quartz, Tormilated Quartz

Tourmaline quartz is an excellent protective stone, and brings balance and inner strength. It deflects and grounds negativity, and reduces anxiety, stress, and depression.  Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information. 

Tourmaline Quartz also has the energetic properties of quartz and Tourmaline. Multiple colors of tourmaline may be found in the same quartz.

Unakite

Unikite, Unakite Jasper

Unakite is a stone with gentle but powerful energy. It can assist one in finding one's animal guide. It is also a stone that is helpful for gardening. Unakite is also a good protection stone.

Unakite brings unconditional love of humanity, connection and reunion.

Unakite is considered to be very helpful for pregnancy and childbirth. It can help with healing of abandonment and separation issues.

Unakite is said in crystal healing lore to benefit the heart, circulatory system, female reproductive system, male reproductive system though to a lesser extent than female, weight loss, and ease pregnancy.  .

Zoisite

Zoisite considered in mystical lore to be a stone that brings and enhances trust in the universe and trust in the ultimate goodness of life. This brings trust in general as well as releases fears, which can bring a depth of happiness to one's life.

Zoisite is also said to bring energy and dispel laziness.