Gemstones

Healing Properties

HEALING GEMSTONES: Gemstones, with their powerful energies and profound resonance with the human body, are the perfect energy medicine tools. Like other forms of energy medicine, gemstone energy medicine uses the body’s inherent healing force to nourish and heal us in multiple ways. Each type of gemstone embodies a unique energy that can focus and amplify this healing force and produce specific therapeutic effects. Today, these potent tools for transforming health are being embraced by large numbers of people and have excited the interest of physicians and medical researchers. Gemstone therapies work both as primary treatments and as complements to other healing modalities. Emotional maladies, mental complaints, and acute and chronic illnesses of all kinds have responded to gemstone energy medicine in unprecedented and exciting ways.


Silver healing power: Excellent for mental, emotional, and physical releasing and cleansing. Works on mind / emotions to see overview, emotional balance and patience. Like the moon's energy, it has gentle, cool and smoothing effect. Thus it reduces inflammation, fever, and nervous system stress. Best with the gentler, cooler coloured gems. Works with pituitary and upper energy centres.


Agate healing power: (May and June Birthstone). Blues, reds, orange, yellows, browns and greens. Agates are great aids for meditation and powerful healing stones. Good for transmutation, helps with the emotion of acceptance, gives a mellow, blended aspect, beneficial in stomach area.


Amber healing power: Orange / brown. Petrified tree resin. Sacred to American Indians. Electro magnetic properties. Reputed to have the ability to draw disease from the body. It absorbs negative energy so it needs cleansing regularly. Acts through the solar plexus chakra. It also calms nerves, gives confidence, regain memory loss, eccentric behavior, anxiety, inability to make decisions, thyroid, inner ear & neuro-tissue strengthener, activates altruistic nature and realization of the spiritual intellect.


Amethyst healing power : (February Birthstone). Translucent, purple / lavender quartz. Third eye chakra stone. Aids sleep, boosts the spirit and can help heal stomach disorder. Good for addictions and can ease arthritis, enhances intuition, headaches, blood sugar imbalance, L brain imbalances, edginess, facilitates healing, inner peace, psychic insight, stimulates third eye, aid

for meditation, spiritual opening and internal surrender. It can also fade slightly in sunlight. Ancient stone of great repute.


Ammonite: Ammonite is a stone of protection. It provides for insight and it helps to assist one in seeing the ‘whole picture.’ Gives stability to its user. It encourages ones survival instincts and is grounding. Believed to ease birthing pains and bring relaxation. It helps to remind us to keep breathing, due to its circular design. Ammonite is believed by Feng Shui masters to be associated to the scales of the mythical creature "Chi Lin" Therefore, it is said to be a powerful wealth stone and brings prosperity, grandeur and illustrious sons, similar to the potency of the Chi Lin.  


Angel Aura Quartz Crystal - are excellent Aura Cleansers and act to stimulate and clear all of the Chakra Energy Centres. It has been said that Angel Aura Quartz helps bring one into the higher realms in meditation, facilitating conscious contact with angels, spirit guides and inner realm teachers. It is said to assist one in communing with Angels, accessing the Akashic records, channeling higher knowledge, remembering past lives and gaining insight into one's spiritual mission in this lifetime.


Aquamarine healing power : (March and October Birthstone). Clear blue-green. Releases anxiety and fear, helps relaxation on long journeys, gives insight and perception when dealing with people. And controls fluid retention, coughs, fear, thymus gland, calms nerves, problems with eyes, ears, jaw, neck, stomach, teeth, mental clarity, meditation and also gives protection.


Aventurine healing power: Translucent dark / light green quartz. Dispels pain and fear. Gives

love, prosperity and heals the emotions. Color can fade in sunlight.


Azurite-Malachite healing power : Green tinges Healing stone for skin disorder. Helps reduce vanity and excessive feelings of self importance.


Blue Lace Agate: Helps to focus on the inner source of love within you that transforms and heals all wounds. Contains the qualities of flight, air, movement, and grace. Highly inspirational when working with the inner self. Works well with not only the Throat Chakra, but the Heart, Third Eye and Crown Chakra. Strengthens hereditary skeletal structure, outward manifested growths, Arthritis.


Carnelian healing power : (July and August Birthstone). Orange translucent chalcedony (jasper). Use for confidence, boldness, initiative, dramatic abilities, assertiveness, fertility. Warms and cleanses blood, kidneys. Stimulates appetite, emotions, passion, sexuality, physical energy, celebration, reproductive system, stimulates curiosity, and focuses attention to the present moment and digestion. Healing stone for menstrual cramps, arthritis, kidneys, gall bladder, asthma and the pancreas. Like Amber, it needs cleansing regular. Another stone of great ancient repute.


Chalcedony healing power : Release touchiness, melancholy, fever, gallstones, leukemia, eye problems, stimulates maternal feelings and creativity.


Charoite healing power : Purple. Works with the Indigo and violet chakras and opens the

heart. Provides faster healing and also for alcohol detoxification.


Chrysocolla healing power : (Gem Silica) Blue / blue-green. Gentle and soothing. For peace and patience. Also good for blood sugar levels. Very good pain reliever. Use to cleanse the aura.


Citrine healing power : (November Birthstone). Clear yellow / orange. Use for mental and emotional clarity, memory improvement, stronger, power, optimism and confidence and wealth bringer. Healing stone for digestion, stomach, food disorders, allergies, detoxification, heart, kidney, liver & muscle, appendicitis, gangrene, red & white corpuscles, digestive tract, cleanses vibrations in the atmosphere, creativity, helps personal clarity, bring out problems in the solar

 plexus & the heart and eliminates self-destructive tendencies. And also Reduces anxiety, fear and depression. Electro magnetic wonder stone. May fade in the sun.


Coral healing power: (October Birthstone). Calcium and calcite. Red and orange: stimulates root and spleen chakra for energy and warmth, fertility. Energizes emotions, muscles, blood, heart, reproductive system, thyroid, metabolism, meridians, spine, bone and tissue regeneration. (It is best not used if you have high blood pressure, fever or are anxious.) Red is more masculine, calming and attuning to the Earths energies and providing protection. Pink: heart chakra, increases sensitivity, caring, compassion. White: soothes, heals meridians, stress, smell ability, nerves. Black: creativity repels lower energies.


Diamond healing power : (April Birthstone). This well known mineral powerfully absorbs and amplifies thoughts of user, other gems and wearer's strengths and weaknesses. Used with loving, clear intent it clears blocks and opens crown chakra. It helps with spiritual love, peace, clarity,

trust and confidence. No emotion can affect its pure mental nature. Ancients also used it for detoxication as it is said to protect from poisons.


Emerald healing power : (May and June Birthstone). This wonderful green stone strengthens the heart chakra for abundance, growth, peace, harmony, patience, love, fidelity, and honesty. It has been said to lift depression, insomnia. Said to bring knowingness of the heart and peaceful dreams. An excellent general healer, anti-poison, radiation toxicity, all mental illness, circulatory & neurological disorders, transmits balance, healing & patience, increases psychic & clairvoyant abilities, meditation, keener insight into dreams and also used in Ancient times as a blood detoxifier.


Fluorite healing power : Appearing in all rainbow colors. This mineral balances the mental energies and is excellent for meditation. Fluorite clears the mind of stress and aids sleep; the blue, purple, golden and white colors are very affective with the higher chakra's.


Garnet healing power : (January Birthstone). It is a deep rich wine red in color though there is also green. Garnet is recommended for those of us who need to improve our self confidence and increase our courage. It also assists in past life recall and attracts love. - Rhodolite: Capillaries, skin elasticity and protection from pre-cancerous conditions. - Spessartine: Bad dreams, depression, anger, self esteem, hemorrhages, hormone imbalances, inflammations and sexual disease.


Howlite healing power : This is a white stone with high calcium content; this makes it an ideal

stone for pregnant and nursing mothers. It is good for deepening sleep thus recovering wisdom from the dream state.


Iolite healing power : This is a translucent blue, violet or brown stone. It is helpful for clearing the mind and seeing the truth.


Jade healing power : Solid to translucent. Jade may come in a variety of colors, green, blue, black, violet, white, yellow and a reddish and brownish variety. Each with its own slightly different use. Green: Health, wealth, longevity stone. Ancient Chinese used it also for courage, wisdom, justice, mercy, emotional balance, stamina, love, fidelity, humility, generosity, peace,

 harmony, lungs, heart, thymus, immune, kidney and blood detoxification and the nervous system. It is a very popular gemstone projecting universal love, health, wealth and long life. Jadeite is the best grade of Jade, especially the Imperial Green.


Jasper healing power : Chalcedony quartz. Multicolored, solid yellow, orange, brown and green. Yellow is for stomach, intestines, liver, and spleen areas. The light colors are best for healing. Green: respiratory, heart charka, general tissue regeneration, mineral assimilation and general healing. Darker colors are more grounding can be used for protection. - Picture jasper is excellent aid for successful business.


Kyanite opens and clears the body's communication centers. For channeling or meditation purposes it works best when it is worn near the throat chakra. Kyanite never needs cleaned or charged because it is self-caring, self-sustaining.


Quartz - clears and amplifies the thoughts. It focuses and stores energy and information. It can be used to clear and activate the chakras, for purification, healing, in meditation and trance work, to dispel negativity, enhance and seal the aura and for many other uses. When in doubt or when lacking the "correct" type of stone, quartz can always substitute.

Wearing quartz with the point facing upwards, opens the upper chakras, and facilitates meditative states and psychic awareness, but can leave the wearer feeling somewhat spacey, so it is not recommended for prolonged duration. Wearing it point downwards helps to ground. A double-terminated crystal (one with a point on either end) worn horizontally can help balance left/right brain. Vertically, a double-terminator can help incorporate both the spiritual and the material into the wearer's life.


Labradorite healing power : Said to greatly help you resolve weight loss. (Spectrolite) Subtle green / blue / yellow / etc. Metallic iridescent. Brings forth each person's strengths to share with the world originality, easier and more restful sleep. Helps us relate to others. Opens energy flow to Solar plexus and brow chakra and whatever other centers are most in need. Still evolving along with us. Fragile, avoid salt cleansing.


Lapis Lazuli healing power : Solid, medium to dark blue. Contains gold pyrite and calcite infusions. In meditation, opens brow chakra: higher guidance, intuition, and connection to higher self, overview, and decisions for good of all. Organizes, quiets mind. Opens throat / thyroid chakra: Self-expression, writing, creativity, dream insight. Anxiety, restlessness,

insomnia, autism, shyness, nervous system, MS, speech, hearing, pituitary, DNA, lymph, inflammation, pain (especially head) and protection.


Larimar healing power : A gentle, soft, sky-blue Caribbean healer. Brings tranquility of water / sea and air to heart and mind. Soothes and uplifts hurt, fear, depression, pain of life, changes with love. Self-expression, patience, accepting-ness, simplicity, creativity and artwork. With red spots: helps gentle people be assertive. Cools, draws out inflammation, fevers, sunburn heat. Especially helps the creativity and throat chakra (shoulder, thyroid, nose). Pleasantly uplifts the heart and eases stress.


Melachite healing power : Steady pulsing electromagnetic energy. (High copper content)

 Malachite and azurite are the same chemical, practically, Copper Carbonate. The only difference is the ordering of the elements in the molecule. On brow: stimulates physical and psychic vision and concentration. Egyptians used green Malachite paste for eye makeup, calling it Udju, they believed it gave them psychic protection: Stomach, liver, kidney stones, lungs, immune system, radiation, MS and circulation. Powerful healer with azurite or chrysocolla for healing: Releases and draws out pain, inflammation, depression, anger; heals blocks. Protects well by powerfully cleaning the uric field, rapidly absorbing undesirable energies, including: computer, TV, and other radiation, etc. Place in the 4 corners of a room to cleanse carpet toxins/gases.


Maw sit sit- It is a chromium-rich metamorphic rock with brilliant emerald green blotches and bands interspersed with dark green-black blotches. It is found in Tawmaw, Myitkyina-Mogaung District, Kachin State, Myanmar. Helps one find joy in life. It is said to be energizing, to help one feel alive, and to ward off melancholy and depression.


Moldavite healing power : Greenish to brown-green Tektite (fell to earth). Dull outside, deep clear green inside. Powerfully expands psychic abilities n channelling. On heart chakra. Eases longing to leave earth. On pillow, brow, and crown: Telepathic access to spiritual laws, info from higher regions / places to help us and Earth to be healthier and more spiritual. An intense meteorite helping people incarnating from elsewhere be more comfortable here on earth (reducing asthma, toxin sensitivity, emotional intensity, epilepsy) (May make some too spacey; be sure to ground self after use and before driving). Fragile - Don't salt cleanse! More rare, expensive and powerful than a plain "tektite."


Moonstone healing power : (June Birthstone). Feldspar (contains aluminum). Translucent with white, pink, yellow, blue and soft sheen. Soothes stress, anxiety, women's hormones / menstrual imbalance, and lymph. Enhances intuitive sensitivity via feelings and less overwhelmed by personal feelings. Greater flexibility and flow with life. Connects 2nd and 6th chakra and pineal for emotional balance, gracefulness. Helps all be more comfortable with our gentler feminine/yin receiving side. Especially for water signs.


Mother of Pearl healing power : Beads / decor made of glossy pearly inside of pearl oyster shell. (Isn't a stone) Carries the gentle, peaceful healing energy of the sea. Relaxes, soothes emotions, sensitivity, stress.


Onyx healing power : (July Birthstone). Balances and grounds. Good stone for protection.Absorbs and flattens emotional intensity. Androgynous. Can't retain healing energy very long. - Black Onyx: Root chakra. Grounding. - Green Onyx: Heart chakra. - Yellow Onyx: 3rd Seriousness, logic. - Blue Onyx: 5th chakra. The more translucent/clearer ones are more effective.


Opal healing power : (March and October Birthstone). A silicate. Contains water, correlating with our emotions. Clarifies by amplifying and mirroring feelings, buried emotions and desires (including love and passion). Less inhibition, more spontaneity. Crown and brow chakra. Visualization, imagination, dreams and healing. Easily absorbs, stores emotions and thoughts. Fragile. Fades / cracks in sun, heat, salt, acidic foods. Moisten frequently with water or oil.

 Some cancel/negate other gems. (Backfires if not used for good of all) May change color with high energy / intensity people. White: Balances Left and Right. Brain. "Black" / Dk blue: One of the most potent. Fire Opals: May stimulate passion, temper, and energy.


Pearl healing power: (June Birthstone). White: symbol of pure heart and mind; innocence, faith. Of the sea, it has watery and lunar elements, thus balancing emotions, especially for water signs. Absorbs thoughts, emotions. For Solar plexus chakra (digestion, stomach, immunity) and emotional stress. Low integrity or anger rebounds to user (like Opal). Cleanse frequently. Fire signs less compatible unless drawn to Pearl. May cool and soothe. - Gold and Black: Also for prosperity. - Pink: Works especially with the heart chakra. Pearls best without other gems. Divers wear for shark protection.


Peridot healing power : (August and September Birthstone). Clear bright green / green-yellow. Clears heart chakra, pathway, strengthening breath of life, prosperity, growth, and openness.

Used by Egyptians, Aztecs, and Incas to gently cleanse and heal the physical heart. (Lungs, lymph, breast) Yellowier gems also for solar plexus chakra (stomach, liver and adrenal) helps understand relationships, other realities Alleviates depression, anger, fear, jealousy and anxiety.


Prehnite healing power : Utilized for meditation. Enhances the ability to make contact with unseen entities. Multiplies / increases energy and strengthens ones protective fields. Considered the stone for dreaming / remembering. Increases ability for prophesy. Allows inner knowing. Powerful stone, not to be taken lightly. Increases accuracy with predictions.


Rhodochrosite healing power : Solid to clear pink. Gentle, yet probably the most vibrant loving stone to heal the heart chakra, especially for giving/receiving love. Also for loneliness, loss, heartache, fear, insecurities, inner-child issues, abuse, and incest. Helps self-forgiveness and trust issues, spiritual and self love, desire to live, purpose. Best worn 24 hrs a day. Electro magnetic. Stronger than Rose Quartz. Solar plexus, stomach (anxiety), food addictions, anorexia, asthma, eyesight (especially emotional not-seeing, to avoid pain). Thymus. Open the hand healing chakras. Specialized uses to detox and heal blood, liver and cancer.


Rhodonite healing power : Pink, black inclusions. Works with heart chakra; helps us express confidence and lovingness on physical plane in day to day ways. Calms and feeds the soul through the heart. Soothes nightmares. Stress, heartache, loss, etc. Very good for speech and hearing problems. Eases Asthma suffering.


Rose Quartz healing power : Translucent to clear pink. Love, beauty, peacefulness, forgiving,

lovingness, self-love, emotional balance, soft, gently soothes and warms heart center. Emotional healing, loss, stress, hurt, fear, low confidence, resentment and anger. Slowly eases childhood traumas / neglect / lack of love, low self-esteem. Cleanse and recharge often. Especially if fades. Aligns mental, emotional, and astral bodies.


Ruby healing power : (January, July, August and December Birthstone). Red Corundum. Contains chromium (blood sugar balance). Warms, energizes after exhaustion. Strengthens physical and emotional heart (4th Chakra), love, courage, confidence, vitality, stamina, strength, leadership, and success over challenges. Intensifies all emotions (passion, jealousy, impatience, love). Attempted use for pressure / control (for love) backfires onto user. Used for reproductive /

 root chakra; infections, cholesterol, clots, blood detox (alcohol, caffeine), sexual blocks. Stimulates circulation, menses, and pituitary healing the earth.


Rutilated Quartz healing power : Clear Quartz with metallic, golden rutile, copper, or blue / grey titanium fibers that powerfully electrically conduct and amplify energy / thoughts / programming for healing. Intensifies / deepens altered states. Opens crown / brown chakra for meditation, clairvoyance, telepathy, and insight. Some make one too spacey or scattered to wear. (Induces Alpha) Stimulates immunity, strength, blue corona, imagery, and dreams. Golden fibers may increase radiation protection and health rejuvenation. Each stone's energy / qualities are unique. Androgynous.


Serpentine healing power : Clears the chakras and is excellent for enhancing meditation.


Smoky Quartz healing power : 2 kinds: 1.) Smoky, root beer, or chocolate-coloured clear crystals. The clearest, most intense ones powerfully open the crown chakra crewing light down

the root chakra, inducing Alpha / deep meditation for channelling / higher guidance, deep relaxation, lovingness. Ancient use also to stimulate meridians, kundalini, and correct fertility / PMS / reproductive imbalance. Stores info well. Alleviates fear, anxiety, depression, emotional Dense, dull, solid / semi solid black / brown, less attractive. Very grounding, opposite of other smoky. May feel dense, heavy; non conductive many were irradiated to turn them this flat, dark color with white edge of base. If so, they're not useful for conducting light / healing, thus less useful for wearing or healing.


Sodalite healing power : General communication and writing stone. Logic, ideas and truth. Balances body energy levels via thyroid, pituitary, lymph, and other glands. Helps throat chakra, insomnia, neck, mouth, hearing, blood sugar, etc. Cooling and drawing for infections, burns, sinus inflammations, high blood pressure, etc.


Sunstone healing power : Aventurine feldspar with gold-orange metallic sheen. Warms the heart and lifts / rejuvenates the spirit. Protection, life force and grounding.


Staurolite- is a grounding stone that assists in connecting with other worlds, including the fairy realm. is used by some as a tool to psychically communicate with the animal kingdom. Staurolite is an aid in discarding destructive habits, stabilizing the emotions, and brings a feeling of protection, safety and security. It is also used by healers to counter the effects of aging,

recover from abusive habits, muscle and blood formation, general well being.


Tiger's Eye healing power : Chalcedony Quartz Cat's Eye. Yellow-gold, confidence, will power, clears thinking (and thus speaking), personal power in life. Yellow / solar plexus, chakra. (Not as strong as citrine or Topaz.) Works on Mental plane: amplifies thinking and manifesting what you think about careful will helps separate thoughts from feelings, so centered, less emotional. Digestion, stomach, anxiety, ulcers, bones. Rub with essential oil on Front. Bottom for blood detox. Use with malachite or pearl for mental/emotional balance, understanding. Helps change anxiety, fear and obsessive ness into practicality, logic. Yang. Green or Blue: See Hawk's Eye.

 

Topaz healing power : (December Birthstone). - Champagne Topaz: Works also especially with the heart for love, spiritual compassion. - Blue Topaz: Alignment with our higher self, creative expression, writing, focus on your pat


Tourmaline healing power : A powerful, electromagnetic, striated gem. Strengthens body and spirit (and meridians), transmutes lower frequency thought / energy to a higher frequency of light and brings light/spirit into the physical. Radiates light protection for wearer. Clears higher frequency, effectiveness. Especially for nervous system; blood / lymph toxins. Black: Powerfully deflects/shields against unwanted or dark energies, especially for sensitive people. Grounds spiritual / light energy into root chakra, for centeredness amid chaos. Neutralizes fears, resentment, neurosis, obsessions, intestinal or spine energy blocks, toxins, constipation. Place at feet, knees, or base of spine for grounded ness during/after healing. Radiation protection. • Blue (Indicolite) 

Tourmaline: Wonderful for aligning with higher self for deep insight, vision, intuition, mental peace, patience, nerve system. Throat charka. • Green (Verdelite) Tourmaline:

Taking heart, will to live, life force, prosperity, compassion. Energizes Central Nervous System (for neuralgia, migraine, burns, etc.) Opens / heals physical and emotional heart chakra. Lungs, asthma. Cleanses meridians and blocks, stimulates new growth, rejuvenates heart, lymph, immune system. Thymus and entire body health. Yang. • Pink (Rubellite) Tourmaline: Emotional and spiritual love, healing loss, emotional pain, fear, self-gentleness (especially with severe illness like cancer, emphysema). Best in combination with counseling. Most powerful together with Kunzite or Rhodocrosite. Self-love, compassion, release of old hurt and trust. See Rubellite. • Watermelon Tourmaline: (Red / pink and green) Brings together compassion, passion, depth of heart with life force and grounded ness (red). Emotional and spiritual love (light pink) expressed in the physical heart (Green) Excels for immune system and life- threatening illnesses. Balances metabolism, endocrine system; harmonizing. Empowers other tourmalines. Yin / Yang balance."


Turritella is a fossilized form of agate that is easily recognized from embedded sea creatures and snail markings in the stone. It can be carried as a protective amulet. It is a stone to help us with tiredness and fatigue. It can help with the assimilation of nutrients and can be soothing on the stomach. Turritella Agate stops us feeling so pompous and superior. It helps us to communicate with the plant and mineral kingdoms and is a useful stone to carry during difficult times of change.


Turquoise healing power : (December Birthstone). Light blue / blue-green. A good general healer for all illnesses and excellent conductor (high copper). This gentle, cool, soothing stone is

a Native American classic. It opens the throat chakra, for open communication, creativity, serenity, spiritual bonding, upliftment. Opens the heart chakra for giving / receiving. Strengthens and aligns all meridians, chakras, and energy fields. Like amethyst, it protects and detoxes from alcohol, poison, pollution, x-ray / sun radiation. Ancient absorber of "negativity"; protection from "evil eye." Brings wisdom. Helps anorexia, headache, fear, etc. Throat, lungs, asthma, infections, teeth, TMJ, hearing, high blood pressure, creativity block, depression. Dull, paler and weaker. Works well with Chrysocolla, best with Silver. Used for healing on every continent! Androgynous, balances yin / yang. Fades in sunlight, sweat, oil, and dishwater...Avoid bleach / chlorine!


Unakite healing power : Unakite can be very helpful in the steady release of feelings long held in. It is also believed to help release conditions, which have been inhibiting personal growth. Used for enhancing weight (such as muscle) and other chosen parts. Very useful for pregnancy as it promotes the health of the mother and baby. It works on a higher plane than the physical, going beyond into the Spiritual world to find the true cause of disease and discomfort.


Zoisite healing power : Green with red streaks of ruby. For trust in the universe, releasing fears. Strengthens heart, energy / adrenals and reproductive chakra. General health.

Here are the body areas and the corresponding gemstones that are said to heal each area’s specific illnesses.