Gemstone Properties

 GEMSTONE PROPERTIES

 LABRADORITE

  • Common to Madagascar
  • Each stone has a different reflection shining in the sun – no two are alike
  • From fire of the Ancestors in Aurora borealis
  • Emotional healing: reduces anti-social characteristic, reduces recklessness in adults and children
  • Physical benefit: might help with respiratory complaints, lungs, metabolism, colds, pms & menstruation, digestion
  • Zodiac: Scorpio

 AQUA AURA QUARTZ

  • Great energy flow, good for aiding in communication and psychic gifts
  • Activates chakras, activates the soul energy
  • Emotional healing: cleanses the body’s energy, calms the emotions and heals the auric field
  • May attract wealth and success
  • Some stones have a third eye that aids in psychic gifts in some
  • Clear quartz that is bonded with gold
  • Physical benefit: believed to strengthen the immune system, and said to aid treatments in autism, genetic disorders (not in place of medical advice)
  • Zodiac: no specific stone

 CRYSTAL QUARTZ

  • Common gemstone; not a common birthstone
  • Popular and used among Australian and South American indigenous people
  • Resonate within eighth chakra – soul star chakra – white is the eight chakra
  • Connection to the Divine Mind and aids in connection with spirit
  • Brings clarity with communication and amplify your thoughts and may assist; filter’s against negativity
  • Healing properties: harmony, calmness, psychic abilities, cleanses the soul
  • Zodiac: not associated with one specific but is known to help Capricorns, Leos, Gemini

 CAVANSITE

  • Eliminates the negative thinking that negates positive transitions in life; promotes joy and optimism; encourages clairvoyance
  • Helps to have clarity on lessons in one’s life and supports optimism and happiness
  • Physical benefits: said to help heal eyes, throat, kidneys & bladder
  • Emotional healing: opens the heart chakra, encourages truth and accepting oneself as-is; relieves stress, grief & loss; good for restful sleep
  • Found only in India and rare because of scarcity
  • Zodiac: can’t find one

 CHRYSOPRASE

  • Promotes truth, love, hope, fidelity, joy, forgiveness
  • Color gradient depends on the quantity of nickel within each gemstone
  • Emotional healing: promotes the acceptance and healing of body cells
  • Physical benefit: helps promotes restful and peaceful sleep; said to aid in hormone balance
  • Zodiac: Libra
  • Birthstone: Sapphire

 CHALCEDONY

  • Considered a ‘speaker’s stone which promotes peace-making’ and choosing one’s words carefully
  • In Bronze Age, used mostly in the Mediterranean region
  • Emotional healing: promotes balance, promotes vitality and endurance; gives one more energy and liveliness
  • Physical benefit: said to alleviate hostility and negative thoughts, said to help with blood and circulatory system
  • Promotes brotherhood and good will and harmony
  • A sacred stone and precious to Native American Indians
  • Mothers sometimes use to increase lactation and foster their maternal instinct
  • Zodiac: depending on the color, the Zodiacs may differ from Sagittarius, Capricorn, and Leo

 MOONSTONE

  • Very popular in Asia and Roman jewelry
  • In India, moonstone is used as traditional wedding gift
  • Protector over travelers, promotes positive first or new love, is known to promote eroticism in stimulating the carnal desires; fertility stone
  • Emotional healing: promotes calmness, emotional well-being, balance and healing; helps to assist in discovering one’s emotional patterns in the subconscious
  • Physical benefit: helps normalize the body’s natural rhythms and use the natural energy cycles; may help to promote ease of childbirth and pregnancy, said to balance hormone system
  • Zodiac: Cancer
  • Birthstone: June

 TOURMALINE

  • Found in Sri Lanka and was at one time called Ceylonese Magnet
  • Properties said to detoxify the body, has the ability to give off negative ions and far-infrared rays; can have it’s own electrical charge
  • Emotional healing: helps to relieve stress, increase mental alertness
  • Physical benefit: can help detoxify the body process, helps to strengthen the immune system, reduces toxin-related ailments, can help detoxify the nervous system
  • Zodiac: Libra

 HERKIMER DIAMOND

  • Aids in astral plane to physical plane connection
  • Promotes clairvoyant and clairaudient abilities
  • Originally found in New York, USA
  • Not diamonds but a double terminated quartz
  • Emotional healing: promotes healing; promotes harmony; great to use during meditation; creates a positive energy before sleeping
  • Physical benefits: promotes restful sleep & wake-up with clearer mindset
  • Enhances connection with spirit guide
  • Zodiac: Sagittarius

 AMETHYST

  • Physical benefits: boosts hormone production, said to stimulate nervous system for optimum performance, reduces bruising and swelling; may help in alleviating insomnia
  • Emotional healing: supports the emotional well-being, brings overworked and stressed people back to center for balance; calming stone said to help relieve anger & hot-headedness
  • Stimulates the Third Eye and Chakras
  • Aides in meditation to stimulate highest vibration of the Third Eye; helps communication with angels
  • Zodiac: Pisces

 AGATE

  • Street named Agate in Redondo Beach
  • Great for Meditation
  • Emotional healing: rock for stability
  • Physical benefit: good for oxygen flow through the body
  • Zodiac: Gemini

 JADE

  • Was used for axe heads, knives & weapons
  • Known for its beauty and powers of healing and protection in China
  • Used for trying to access the spiritual world, gain insight knowledge, encourage creativity
  • Property of jade is calmness, soothes the heart, and balances the nerves, used to recharge one’s energies
  • Emotional healing: heals feelings of guilt, protects during travels, increases trustworthiness
  • Physical benefit: prevents illness, said to help with diagnosis
  • Zodiac: Taurus

 SMOKEY QUARTZ

  • Stone of Power; signified dark power of the Earth gods and goddesses
  • National stone of Scotland
  • Helps relieve stress and tension, anxiety, panic attacks
  • Relieves muscle cramps, chronic pain, headaches and tension of the shoulders and back
  • Affiliated with all Zodiacs but helpful especially to Capricorns and Libras

 CITRINE

  • Stone fosters imagination and personal will
  • Attracts love and happiness and guards against heartbreak; aids in interpersonal relationships
  • Great for those in sales, merchant banking, casinos, sports
  • Good for places in the wealth corner of the household
  • Emotional healing: promotes warmth and comfort, energizes and gives life; wakes up creativity
  • Physical benefit: enhances physical stamina and energy, encourages proper metabolism; helps aid against Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; stimulates digestion and helps in healthy hair, skins, nails
  • Zodiac: Cancer

 SHARK TOOTH

  • Represents male strength
  • Promotes potency and masculinity and worn by warriors in the past
  • Healing properties: helps one to adapt to social situations and become masters of the survival; may aid in solving issues and become a better ‘gut’ reader
  • Aids in helping the immune system become stronger

 DRUZY

  • The longer the gemstone is placed in the sunlight or moonlight, the stronger their energy increases
  • Variety of colors
  • Emotional healing: helps one to relax and bring out one’s creativity; said to promote the healing process of the body’s natural processes and strengthen one’s spirit; helps to fight stress and depression
  • Physical benefits: said to strengthen the immune system and purify the reproductive system as well as help calm emotional issues; helps with focus
  • Zodiac: not attached to one specific Zodiac

OPAL

  • Enhances creativity and imagination as it is an inspirational stone
  • Energy is like that of a child’s spontaneity and imagination
  • Enhances memory
  • Emotionally, opal brings its water energy to enhance self-esteem and sense of self-worth
  • Opal is said to be a stone for love. It brings the inspiration of love into a stagnant heart chakra and brings renewal
  • Traditionally in crystal healing opal has been considered good for headaches, eyesight, Parkinson's disease, blood, insulin regulation, PMS, and the immune system.   Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information
  • Zodiac: Libra