HEALING PROPERTIES
OF CRYSTALS

The below provides a brief listing of some of the healing properties of stones. We offer this information for reference and inspiration. Here are some common crystals and their healing properties.

Amethyst :

Amethyst has come to be known by many as a healing stone that helps to ease any difficulties in transition in any circumstance. Great healers have found that amethyst works to not only aide a journeying soul but also helps those whose soul earns to achieve higher levels of spirituality. The crystal is said to transform energies from a lower vibration to higher vibration energy. It also transforms energy from a ordinary to a deeper level of consciousness. It has the capacity to awaken spirituality on all levels of social, emotional, intellectual and physical consciousness. Amethyst aides its carrier find more easily a common ground in unsure decisions. It aides those who have lost a loved one in accepting the passage and healing that death and rebirth.

Amethyst also acts as a protector in its reversion of negative energy. It has been said to protect against manipulative situations by helping to provide a more in depth perspective and opening the spirit's eye to higher connectivity with that outside of concrete reason. Not only is amethyst a crucial resource for meditation, it is also a calming and enabling agent in sleep and rest in times of physical and spiritual exhaust. As a healing crystal and in elixir and healing jewelry form, it acts as a balancing and aligning agent for disrupted spiritual energies.

Black Tourmaline :

The black tourmaline works like a lightning conductor against all negativity. They are unique protective stones for the body and the soul. These tourmaline crystals protect against the harmful energies of our fellow men, such as envy, anger, disfavor, greed etc. Even black magic can be repelled by this stone. Furthermore, it helps us to neutralize our own negativity.

Black tourmaline exerts a cleansing and liberating energy upon our entire nervous system. They are true carriers of light and can take us with regular use to higher levels of consciousness.

With meditation, the black tourmaline helps us to maintain stronger concentration. It feeds the ability to remain at higher levels of consciousness for longer period of time, which serves our spiritual evolution noticeably.

Carnelian :

This stone represents confidence, boldness, initiative, dramatic abilities, assertiveness and outgoingness. Precision, analysis, stimulates appetite, encourages celebration and brings awareness of feelings. It is the stone of passion and sexuality and is associated with the Sacral/Spleen Chakra. This stone helps you feel anchored and comfortable with your surroundings. It provides a connection to the past or to historical events. It also helps one achieve greater success in career or personal matters. Carnelian is one of the most helpful crystals for healing trauma, stress and emotional wounds that have accumulated in the etheric body or the Aura and are now manifesting as physical symptoms.

This stone is one of the best for fertility issues. Carnelian is believed to warm, cleanses and purify the blood of the liver and kidneys, stimulate appetite, emotions, passion, sexuality, physical energy, reproductive system, menstrual cramps, arthritis, gall bladder, pancreas. Historically also used to pull excess fever out through the feet. Carnelian is said to strongly influence the reproductive organs hence its connection to the 2nd Chakra and is excellent for lower back trouble.

Chrysoprase :

This stone allows greater flexibility, wisdom, generosity, and self-confidence. It heals depression, excess self-focus, emotions/sexual imbalance. This stone uplifts the Heart Chakra and soothes the energy of the heart when you are heart heavy. It therefore brings internal peace, harmony and contentment. This stone symbolizes clarity of thought. It soothes the central nervous system and creates calm. It is a stone that leads its user to new and intellectual approaches. It helps one achieve greater personal insight, feel calmer, become less egotistical, and more open to new surroundings and situations. Stimulates creativity and draws out unknown talents. This stone provides balance between the conscious and the unconscious.

It is a great stone for calming the central nervous system. It is used for high blood pressure, and hardening of the arteries. It enhances fertility for both sexes. It is used to ensure good health and a happy marriage. Helps guard against sexually transmitted diseases. Also helps gout, mental illness, and eye problems.

Clear quartz :

It assist in the creation of power, clarity of thinking, meditation, cleansing, clearing the aura, spiritual development and healing. Clear Quartz is considered the "stone of power". It can help balance all the elements needed to make us whole and fulfilled acts as a purifier and tunes into the frequency of each individual. It also unblocks specific areas of organs blocked from transmitting or receiving the flow of energy throughout the body. It is also helpful in meditation and can be used in conjunction with any other stone or gem for specific physical problems. It will amplify the effects of individual stones and attune the treatment to the energy of an individual person.

Crystal Healing and Grounding :

Sometimes we are vulnerable to stress because we are not properly grounded. The energy level is spread out all over, focus is lacking or absent, you know not whether you are coming or going. Some grounding stones to help are :

Smokey quartz, hematite, tiger’s eye and black tourmaline. There are others that are equally effective.

Fossil :

It is specially used to attract wealth and prosperity and hence it is known as finance pendant. This pendant is mostly worn by businessman or any person who needs wealth and success in life.

Hematite :

This stone is helpful when one tends to take on the negative energies of others, like when you allow yourself to be a sounding board for everyone.

Lapis Lazuli :

This stone is believed to have links to biblical, Sumerian and Egyptian origins. Its name is partly Arabic for "blue" (lazurite) and partly Latin ‘stone" (lapis). Lapis has been a popular healing stone for several centuries- for eyesight problems, to heal fevers and self -assurance.

This is a good stone for meditation. People who show a natural affinity to this stone will find that it helps one to develop and increase psychic awareness. It also helps in cases of depression.

Moonstone :

Format like others off white in color, it is a variety of feldspar with aluminum. It has a pearly appearance - can be white, grey, pale yellow or almost colorless. It is believed that moonstone’s energy grows weaker and stronger as the moon wanes and waxes. It soothes stress, good for grounding,, being referred to at times as "mother earth" stone. It enhances intuitive sensitivities, helps promote smoother flow of life.

Red and Orange Coral :

Coral brings diplomacy and concurrence, quiets emotions, and brings peace to inner self. Facilitates intuition, imagination, visualization, expedite, accelerate the transfer of knowledge. Strengthens both circulatory and bone structure in the body. Stimulates tissue regeneration and nourish blood cells. It helps with disorders of the spinal, alimentary canals, nervous system and thalamus. It is good stone for ailments of the bones and blood such as arthritis and anemia. Also benefits the cleansing organs and thymus. Helps battle mental illnesses. Has a true link with the past and can pass knowledge along.

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. (Avoid if high blood pressure, fever, anxious.)

Rose Quartz :

Rose Quartz represents love, beauty, peacefulness, forgiving, lovingness, self-love and emotional balance. Rose Quartz works with the Heart Chakra. It helps diffuse negative stimuli and uncomfortable memories and helps us discover the ability to love ourselves and makes us more open to other people. It is of particular value in helping us to forgive ourselves, hastening self-acceptance.

Rose Quartz can be used to facilitate emotional healing, ease loss, calm stress, relieve hurt, dissolve fear, help strengthen low confidence, resolves resentment and quells anger. Slowly eases childhood traumas/neglect/lack of love and low self-esteem. Rose quartz aligns mental, emotional, and astral bodies. It is deeply in tune with emotional states and is advantageous for the heart and circulatory systems. Also helps the cleansing of organs.

Sun Stone :

This stone is a kiss of sunshine, crystallized. Honors the God, brings good luck and fortune. Energizes and empowers one's self. Warms the heart and lifts/rejuvenates the spirit. Sunstone is used for protection, life force, and grounding. Sunstone is a great stone to use with "energy vampires", or those who drain your energy from you. This includes parents, children, lovers, patients, bosses or anyone who is possessive, aggressive or overbearing. Sunstone breaks these bonds and allows light, separation and clarity from these energies. This stone clears and brightens both the entire Chakra and unbounds the Aura. Sunstone does great justice when placed on our power center or Solar Plexus Chakra. Sunstone is a great stone to relieve stress and overcome fear. This stone is so brilliant that it can bring optimism, happiness and joy to anyone! Use this stone to help bring awareness to your spiritual realm and encourage the priorities of life. This is one of my favorite stones for depression. A good stone to strengthen the psyche as it promotes cheerfulness, good humor and a benevolent temper.

Sunstone has been used for centuries for the health of the throat, feet, bones, cartilage and spine. It is used for ulcers, body odor, food poisoning and rheumatism. Since it has such a great affect on both the Chakra energies and the aura, it is used to regulate the autonomic nervous system. This stone invigorates the diaphragm and heart and improves circulation. This stone has been used in ancient Greece for depression.

Tiger’s Eye :

This stone is most recognized for bringing money, psychic protection, courage, luck, confidence, willpower, clear thinking and speaking to show us the personal power in life that we have. It is very versatile for the Yellow/Solar Plexus and Crown Chakra. Tiger's Eye works on our mental plane by amplifying thinking and manifesting what you think about. Helps separate thoughts from feelings, more centered, less emotional. Tiger's Eye allows us to recognize both our talents and our faults. It can reveal your true needs without our self-serving or rigid mental attitudes getting in the way. This stone helps change anxiety, fear and obsessiveness into practicality and logic. Has the grounding energy of the earth, but is embellished with glowing warmth. It is a stone for people who need more confidence to accomplish their goals. It draws helpful people and material things to the wearer, centers energy and mental focus. This stone helps us to find our closest version of perfectionism without obsessive behavior.