Love, Loyalty, Commitment
Primary Chakras: Root, Sacral, Heart
Astrological signs: Leo, Virgo, Capricorn, Aquarius
A stone of commitment. The gorgeous, deep shades of red in the garnet are said to energize wearers, which could help them deal with health issues. Wear garnet to give your whole system a boost, revitalize your body, and promote your emotional well-being by boosting your confidence. The stone is also said to bring protection from evil and bad karma. Garnet encourages personal relationships of all kinds, and is a useful relationship tool both personally and in business. Powerful Garnet can cleanse the chakras of negative energies and re-energize them. Wear your garnet anywhere, but near the heart is said to be optimal.
The flash and fire of Garnet inspires a sense of lightness and brightness, illuminating dark places and dark souls. Garnet is a good stone for bringing joy and hope to its user, and helps lessen anger, especially toward oneself. Garnet’s fire stimulates the survival instinct, bringing willpower and courage to a situation. Garnet will quickly “light a fire” under you, bringing those internalized ideas and feeling you have to the surface to be acted upon and carried out.
Use Garnet to balance the Sacral Chakra and sex drive, and to aid in the controlled rise of Kundalini energy. Garnet inspires love and passion, devotion and loyalty.
Balance, Awareness, Transition
Primary Chakras: Third Eye, Crown, Solar Plexus
Astrological signs: Libra, Capricorn
Lepidolite is known to help alleviate depression, bringing serenity from the knowledge that the Universe will always provide. The soothing energy of Lepidolite can be used to help those suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Lepidolite can also be an ally to a parent of a child with ADHD, or hyperactivity. Sleep disorders, such as insomnia, can be greatly reduced by utilizing Lepidolite. Lepidolite is good for helping to absorb electromagnetic pollution and is said to work best for this when placed next to the computer. Ameliorating ailments involving the nervous system, Lepidolite can help those with Alzheimer's and epilepsy.
It aids in preserving integrity and well-being when dealing with angry people, financial stress, loss of job or relationship, or the need to make big changes in a short time. It is most effective when life is most challenging.
Lepidolite is known to help alleviate depression, bringing serenity from the knowledge that the Universe will always provide. The soothing energy of Lepidolite can be used to help those suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Lepidolite can also be an ally to a parent of a child with ADHD, or hyperactivity. Sleep disorders, such as insomnia, can be greatly reduced by utilizing Lepidolite. Lepidolite is good for helping to absorb electromagnetic pollution and is said to work best for this when placed next to the computer. Ameliorating ailments involving the nervous system, Lepidolite can help those with Alzheimer’s and epilepsy.
Carry Lepidolite with you when you need to balance your emotions with your intellect. It also helps to easily find a harmonious course of action and to see any problem that arises as a way of learning. It enhances physical grace making it excellent for those who feel clumsy or self-conscious in physical movement. Lepidolite also provides eloquence in speech and helps one to listen to others with compassion and patience.
Cleanse and recharge the stone only in the moonlight by placing it on a windowsill or outdoors overnight during the full moon and as often as it is used. When clearing your crystals, always make sure that your intent is clearly stated, so the crystal knows that it is being given some time off and needs to recharge itself.
Stability, Prosperity, Longevity
Primary Chakras: Heart, Root
Astrological signs: Libra, Pisces, Taurus, Aries
Jade is an abundance and prosperity stone. It can be kept in a cash register to increase business, or carried/worn to start a new enterprise. Nephrite is also an earth healing crystal and will bring abundance in the garden. It can be placed in and around the home to bring peace and harmony to all who reside there, and when placed near the Heart chakra, encourages unconditional love. A protective stone, Nephrite can be used to prevent accidents and other mishaps.
Physically, Jade alleviates skin problems such as acne; assists the lymphatic system; helps with bladder and kidney problems, and eases the pain of arthritis and other joint illnesses, especially in the hips. Nephrite also helps with fluid retention, high blood pressure and imbalances in blood sugar levels. It is especially helpful for teenagers and children who are shy, lonely or dealing with changing hormones.
Place on the abdomen to stimulates the digestive system and relieve gastritis. It is beneficial for the eyes, hollow organs such as the stomach, uterus, intestines, etc., and heals skin disorders and itching due to insect bites. Agate is helpful to the heart and blood vessels. Wearing an Agate in the middle of the chest strengthens the cardiac muscle, and heals emotional disharmony that prevents acceptance of love. A cold Agate placed on the forehead is generally effective in relieving fever. Agate may also reduce the symptoms of epilepsy, and for some people guards against sleepwalking. Agate encourages a sense of reality and pragmatic thinking.
Nurturing, Grounding, Stabilizing
Primary Chakras: Root, Sacral
Astrological signs: Aries, Scorpio
Red Jasper brings tranquility and wholeness while sustains and supports during times of stress. Jasper unifies all aspects of your life and reminds people to help each other. Red Jasper is a staple of the medicine bag. Many use Red Jasper as a calming stone and to stimulate the Root Chakra. Jasper can be used to further your knowledge of the connection between humans and nature.
A gentle stone, Red Jasper that works slowly and effectively. A wonderful stone to ground anyone who is overly sensitive to crystalline energy. Red Jasper aids in resolving difficult situations and can be used to ground and stabilize the Aura. Using Jasper can bring helpful insights into view that can help to progress toward set goals, or to understand why a change may be.
Red Jasper can connect one deeply to the vibrations of the Earth, bringing a greater understanding of the necessity of natural events.
Protection, Grounding, Calming
Primary Chakras: Root
Astrological signs: Capricorn
Black Tourmaline helps to strengthen the immune system, balance the left and right hemispheres of the brain, and detoxify the body. Black Tourmaline is very helpful when dealing with illnesses of the lungs such as bronchitis, emphysema, pneumonia and Pleurisy. Black Tourmaline balances, harmonizes and protects. A wonderful stone for grounding, it is known for repelling negative energies from a person and space by transforming dense energy to a lighter vibration. Those who face challenges from negativity, frequent worrying, and/or OCD can work with Black Tourmaline to help heal these issues.
Carry a piece of Black Tourmaline in your pocket to increase physical vitality and clear electromagnetic “smog” (i.e. cell phones, computers, etc), radiation, noise sensitivity and other such disturbances. Meditation with Black Tourmaline can enhance the integration of insights and visions into one’s daily life.
Benefit: Protection, Purification, Spirituality
Primary Chakras: Third Eye, Crown
Astrological signs: Pisces, Virgo, Aquarius, Capricorn
Amethyst can help to alleviate headaches and migraines, dispels nightmares and helps with insomnia. Its tranquil qualities make it a great gift for energy enthusiasts, nature admirers and mystics.
Anyone struggling with from anxiety, mood disorders, and addictions can find solace in the tranquil energy of Amethyst crystals.
For thousands of years, the most striking representative of the quartz family has been a jewel coveted by royalty Across many cultures this crystal is attributed to have many powers. It was said to protect crops against tempests and locusts, bring good fortune in war and in the hunt, drive out evil spirits and inspire the intellect. Amethyst had a firm niche in medicine, an esteemed as a stone of friendship and symbolised trust and piety.
Cleanse and clear your crystal as often as it is used. When clearing your crystals, always make sure that your intent is clearly stated, so the crystal knows that it is being given some time off and needs to recharge itself. Cleanse and recharge the stone only in the moonlight by placing it on a windowsill or outdoors overnight during the full moon. Amethyst will fade in sunlight if exposed for prolonged periods of time.
All Types of Love, Compassion, Self Esteem
Primary Chakras: Heart, Higher Heart
Astrological signs: Taurus, Libra
Stone of unconditional love. Rose Quartz is one of the most important stones for Heart Chakra work, Rose Quartz opens the heart to all types of love - love of self, love of family, love of friends, romantic love. Because it is a type of quartz, Rose Quartz does have a high energy, but its vibe is also calming and soothing.The comforting and soothing energy of Rose Quartz can also help heal a broken heart, allowing release of pent-up emotions and grief. Rose Quartz also helps release unexpressed feelings about others.
Rose Quartz is used to heal ailments of the thymus, heart, and lungs. Rose Quartz is also known to help heal breast cancer and is an excellent support stone for most other types of cancer as well. Rose Quartz helps bring about a more youthful complexion; aides in circulatory, heart, adrenal gland, spleen and kidney ailments; alleviates vertigo, asthma and varicose veins; eases problems with sexual frustration and balances the sex drive.
The soothing energy of Rose Quartz fosters empathy, reconciliation, and forgiveness of others. Lowering stress and tension in the heart, Rose Quartz clears out anger, jealousy, and resentment of others, and allows healing of heart issues and dis-ease associated with holding on to such negative emotions.
Known as a romance stone, Rose Quartz can be used to attract love. Put a piece of Rose Quartz by your bedside table, or in the relationship corner of a room or home to attract new love or to add trust and re-commitment to existing relationships. Rose Quartz adds loving energy to relationships, bringing calm and peace.
In terms of lore, Rose Quartz is the gemstone of love. It is believed to promote romantic love, fertility, sexuality and energy. Wearing it is said to relieve anger, tension, guilt grief and fear, making the wearer look years younger. It dispels negativity, promotes calmness and reassurance, reduces high blood pressure and speeds overall healing.
To get the most benefit from a rose quartz, wear the gemstone on a pendant around your neck. This allows the stone to stay close to your heart and help close emotional wounds, promote self-love, and keep your heart open to positive relationships. A gift of a rose quartz can be a wonderful message to someone going though a divorce, breakup, family estrangement, or any struggle with loneliness and lack of inner peace.
Strength, Transformation, Intuition
Primary Chakras: Third Eye, Crown
Astrological signs: Sagittarius, Scorpio, Leo
Stone of transformation and change. Labradorite flashes with colors deep within, including blue, green and gold. Highly mystical and easy to fall in love with. Labradorite heightens intuition and enhances psychic abilities, making it great for working with the Third Eye Chakra.
Labradorite is one of the best stones to use when dealing with any type of addiction or to break unhealthy (physical, mental, etc.) habits.
Labradorite enhances strength of will and feelings of inner worth. It is useful for bringing up and healing old memories. Intuition and intellect are balanced by Labradorite, illusions are dispelled and true intentions are seen more easily with its use. Labradorite is also very protective against negative energies, balancing, strengthening and protecting the aura and sealing the aura from energy leaks.
Labradorite can aid in communicating with our highest self and helps to assists when facing and navigating all types of changes and challenges, attracting strength and perseverance.
Christ Consciousness, Spiritual Connection, Highest Vibration
Primary Chakras: Crown, Higher Crown
Astrological signs: Taurus
Selenite shields a person or space from outside influences. Selenite can evoke protection and also dispels negative energy. The powerful energies of Selenite help one connect with one's Higher Self.
Selenite can also be used to strengthen the memory. It removes energy blockages from physical and Etheric bodies. It can reverse the effects of “free radicals” to heal and repair on the cellular level. Selenite is associated with the spine and the skeletal system. Selenite can be used to mitigate problems with Mercury fillings in dental work. Selenite is also good for breast feeding.
Use Selenite in a grid around your home or in the corners of a room to create a safe and peaceful space. Meditating with Selenite aids in access to inner truths bringing mental clarity, clearing confusion and revealing the bigger picture behind any problem.
The powerful vibration of Selenite can clear, open, and activate the Crown and Higher Chakras and is excellent for all types of energy work. Selenite calms and soothes, bringing a deep sense of peace and tranquility.
Meditation with Selenite invites clarity, deep insights and removes blockage as the messages are received. Selenite can be used to clear chakras and cleanse the aura quickly and efficiently.
Selenite is a soft mineral and should be kept dry.
Healing, Enhancing, Amplification
Primary Chakras: All
Astrological signs: All
Placing a Quartz crystal upon the heart space will help to clear any emotional blockages and replace those blockages with strong feelings of self acceptance and love. Quartz allows us to literally “see” clearly our emotional and mental states of being in order to make necessary changes and steps toward healing. Clear quartz crystals has been associated with balance, clarity and energy, and credited with benefiting overall health and spiritual well-being. Clear Quartz enhances and strengthens the aura, amplifying any energy or intention. Clear Quartz is often used to cleanse, open, activate, and align all of the chakras. It protects against negativity, attunes to your higher self, and relieves pain.
Extremely popular metaphysically, Clear Quartz is the most versatile healing stone among all crystals. Quartz is the most powerful healing stone of the mineral kingdom, able to work on any condition. It radiates its energies outward, into the surrounding environment.
In ancient times, clear quartz was used to carve crystal balls. People believed they could see into the future by gazing into them. The gem has been steadfastly equated with magical, mystical properties throughout the ages, right up until modern times.
Wearing, carrying or meditating with a clear quartz crystal is said to open the mind and heart to higher guidance. It is a great stone to wear close to the body, where it has the power to enhance the inner spirit as well as the outward appearance of its wearer. Meditating with the Quartz and visualizing what one is trying to achieve is a powerful process.
Prosperity, Protection, Deflects Negativity
Primary Chakras: All
Astrological signs: Leo
Weight: 350 - 500 gms
Stone of Luck. Pyrite is a very protective stone, shielding the user from negative energy of all kinds. Also known as fools gold, the Pyrite mineral blocks energy leaks and mends auric tears. Pyrite is known for helping to attract abundance, wealth and prosperity to the user.
Pyrite also promotes good physical health and emotional well-being. Pyrite is helpful for any type of infection and can purify the systems of the body. Pyrite can be used to bring a feeling of increased vitality during times of hard-work or stress. Pyrite is also great for balancing one's energetic fields. If you are feeling overworked lately, with no end in sight, then Pyrite might be for you! Pyrite makes a great gift for those in convalescence.
Carry Pyrite in your pocket to protect you from both environmental pollution and physical danger. Pyrite also promotes good physical health and emotional well-being.
Pyrite can enhance one’s will during challenging times and supports the action necessary for personal growth and success.
Pyrite, via its creative energies of manifestation, and its encouragement of following one’s dreams. This quality makes Pyrite excellent for grid work and rituals. Pyrite not only deflects negative energies, but also helps to release negative and inhibiting patterns of behavior.
Meditation with Pyrite can encourage greater frequency in moments of inspiration, and its grounding action allows these higher frequencies to be grounded into the physical world.
Communication, Intuition, Inner Power
Primary Chakras: Throat, Third Eye, Crown
Astrological signs: Sagittarius, Libra
Stone of wisdom. Lapis lazuli is beautiful deep blue crystal laced with adornments. A Third Eye Chakra opener, Lapis Lazuli connects the physical and celestial kingdoms. Deeply peaceful, Lapis provides wisdom into mystical realms. Lapis Lazuli can be a key to spiritual development. It protects against psychic attack, shielding negative energy and returning any negative vibrations to their source. Lapis Lazuli helps with the immune system, thyroid and nervous system. It can alleviate headaches, migraines, fevers and pain.
Lapis encourages clear, truthful expression when sharing information with others, including an easier voicing/communication of anger. It reminds us of the power of the spoken word and is one of the best stones to use when opening and balancing the Throat Chakra. Lapis Lazuli helps to foster full verbal expression, and clears problems caused by “swallowing your tongue”.
Healing, Energizing, Cleansing
Primary Chakras: Heart, Throat
Astrological signs: Pisces
The color of growth and renewal, Green Fluorite can encourage personal growth and insights in your life. Use Green Fluorite to enhance the garden and attract butterflies and hummingbirds. It is also helpful in environment where pollution and decay are present.
Green Fluorite enhances the immune system, increases cell regeneration and assimilates vital nutrients. It helps bones and teeth, and eases arthritis. Green Fluorite heals scars, both emotional as well as physical. It can help with sore throats, ulcers, stomach upsets and insomnia.
Green Fluorite will detoxify and energize all of the chakras, especially when placed on the Heart or Throat chakra. It allows us to heal from heart based issues, whether emotional or physical. It enhances intuition and brings order out of chaos.
Green Fluorite dispels negative energy, especially from the environment, such as electromagnetic smog from computers and the like. It then reenergizes the atmosphere.
Green Fluorite, like all the Fluorites, keeps you on track and focused on the job at hand, whether it is work related or studying for exams. Keep it with you if you find your mind wandering. It can gently encourage struggling students.
Protection, Creativity, Balance
Primary Chakras: Sacral, Solar Plexus, Third Eye
Astrological signs: Leo, Capricorn
Stone of inner strength. It calls upon primal strength which energizes the body, strengthening and fortifying the physical body. This also immensely boosts one’s willpower and creative energy giving one the desire to create and the vigor to carry these desires into the physical realm
It assists with overcoming fatigue and discouragement so that one can fully carry out the directives of the will. Tiger Eye is also a stone of mental clarity and balance, sharpening the intellect so that one may act effectively and practically. It enhances one’s logic, aids in balancing polarities, and opens one’s mind to paradoxes.
Tiger Eye gives off a strong solar energy and powerful vibrations of vitality, clarity, and creativity. It stimulates the first three chakras, keeping one grounded and calm while pushing one forward into physical action.
You can carry Golden Tiger Eye in your pocket when you need a boost of creative energy, or when dealing with issues involving power, will, control, and/or concentration. Golden Tiger Eye can provide balance to those experiencing extremes, and as such, can be helpful to those with manic depression, or bipolar disorder. Physically, Tiger Eye offers strength and vitality, and can encourage the proper function of the endocrine system.
Sunny Tiger Eye brings brightness and optimism to a situation, and shines insight onto problems. Known as a stone of protection, especially for travelers, Golden Tiger Eye brings good luck and prosperity to the user. Ancients used Tiger Eye as a talisman against bad luck and curses. Tiger Eye attracts abundance and can also stimulate the rise of Kundalini energies. Tiger Eye is a must for anyone’s healing kit.