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.
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”.
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.
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.