GEMSTONE INFORMATION AND ASSOCIATED CHAKRAS

Throughout the ages, the healing properties of gemstones - their beauty, and magic - have been recognized and harnessed. Gemstones today carry the same power and energy as in the past. They are energetic just as we are. Mala beads are worn for their meditation purpose and their beauty, but also because of the healing power of the gemstones they contain. Here, you will discover that wearing gemstones  is a highly effective way to promote health and healing  but remember, we are made up of  physical, emotional, mental and spiritual bodies and must treat all aspects of ourselves. Gemstones alone will not do the magic, it is your responsibility to consult professionals, seek out all options in all areas and ultimately go within to actively do the work while you apply all methods of healing.

Amazonite

Chakras - Heart and Throat

Amazonite is a soothing stone.  It calms the brain and nervous system and aids in maintaining optimum health.  Balances the masculine and feminine energies.  Amazonite helps you to see both sides of a problem or different points of view.  It soothes emotional trauma, alleviating worry and fear.  Dispels negative energy, aggravation and blockages within the nervous system.  Amazonite assists in manifesting universal love. 

Amethyst

Chakras-Third Eye and Crown

Amethyst is a powerful and protective stone.   It helps relieve  stress and strain, soothes irritability, balances mood swings, dispels anger, rage, fear and anxiety.  It Alleviates sadness and grief, and dissolves negativity.  Amethyst activates spiritual awareness, opens intuition and enhances psychic abilities. It calms and stimulates the mind, helping you become more focused, enhancing memory and improving motivation.  It relieves insomnia.  Encourages selflessness and spiritual wisdom.

Green Aventurine

Chakras- Heart

Aventurine is a stone of prosperity.  It reinforces leadership qualities and decisiveness.  Promotes compassion and empathy and encourages perseverance. It stabilises one’s state of mind, stimulates perception and enhances creativity.  Aids in seeing alternatives and possibilities.  Calms anger and irritation.  Promotes feelings of well-being and encourages regeneration of the heart. It is a comforter and heart healer helping you to give but also to receive. It settles nausea and dissolves negative emotions and thoughts.  It brings well-being and emotional calm. 

Carnelian

Chakras-Root and Sacral

A stabilising stone, Carnelian restores vitality and motivation, and stimulates creativity.  It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy and motivates for success.  It is useful for overcoming abuse of any kind.  It helps in trusting yourself and your perceptions.  It overcomes negative conditioning and encourages steadfastness. It  improves analytic abilities and clarifies perception.  It sharpens concentration and dispels mental lethargy.  Protects against envy, rage and resentment.  Calms anger, banishes emotional negativity and replaces it with a love of life.  

Citrine

Chakras-Sacral,Solar and Crown

Citrine energises every level of life.  It cleanses the chakras and opens the intuition.  It attracts wealth, prosperity and success and imparts joy, wonder, delight and enthusiasm. It Raises self-esteem and self-confidence, stimulates the brain, strengthening the intellect.  Citrine promotes motivation, activates creativity and encourages self-expression.  Enhances concentration and revitalises the mind.  It releases negative traits, depression, fears and phobias.  Emotionally balancing.

Hematite

Chakras- Root

Hematite grounds and protects us.  It strengthens our connection with the earth, making us feel safe and secure.  It endows us with courage, strength, endurance and vitality. Hematite stimulates concentration and focus, enhancing memory and original thought.It focuses energy and emotions for balance between the body, mind and spirit.

Howlite

Chakras-Third Eye and Crown

Howlite is an aid to insomnia, especially when caused by an overactive mind.  Formulates ambitions and aids in achieving them.  It strengthens memory and stimulates desire for knowledge.  It teaches patience and helps to eliminate rage, pain and stress. Howlite calms communication, facilitates awareness and encourages emotional expression.

Leopard Skin Jasper

Chakras-Root, Heart, Crown

Leopard skin jasper is a great stone to utilize when you are looking to connect with animals or discover your personal power animal. It is a very strong self-healing and nurturing stone that helps to further personal growth. A Leopard Skin Jasper Stone is also immensely beneficial for anyone experiencing chronic health problems, as it facilitates healing. It sustains and supports you during times of stress, helping to bring tranquility and overall wholeness. A Leopard Skin Jasper Stone helps to unify all aspects of your life. 

Picture Jasper

Chakras-Root, Third Eye

Picture Jasper helps you visualize and see the bigger picture of life. It’s a creativity booster and a gentle motivator to bring your creative visions to life. Picture Jasper stone is often referred to as the Stone of Global Awareness because of its deep connection with the Earth. It is widely used in meditation to merge with the consciousness of the Earth, helping you to connect with the Earth’s grounding and joyful energies. As a nurturing and protective stone, the picture jasper meaning helps to bring you comfort, alleviating any fear, stress or anxiety you may be feeling. 

Labradorite

Chakras-Throat, Third Eye, Crown

A stone of transformation, Labradorite is a useful companion through change, imparting strength and perseverance.  It balances and protects the aura, raises consciousness and grounds spiritual energies.  Excellent for strengthening intuition. Powerful in revealing the truth behind illusions, Labradorite banishes fears and insecurities, and strengthens faith in the self and trust in the universe.  It stimulates the imagination and calms an overactive mind, developing enthusiasm and new ideas.

Larvikite

Chakras-Root

Larvikite is a protective and grounding stone.  It is cleansing to the subtle bodies and facilitates a strong connection with the energies of Earth. It repels negative energy.  Larvikite increases our security in the strength of our own intellect, stimulates creativity and the exchange of wisdom.  Larvikite helps us to see ourselves through the eyes of our higher self.  Larvikite teaches patience, and can support when completion and closure to a goal is required.  It also helps us to understand and resolve complicated facts and to make decisions that are rational and sober and not based upon our emotions.

Lava

Chakras-Root

Lava Stone is a grounding stone that strengthens one's connection to Mother Earth.

It gives us strength and courage, allowing us stability through times of change.  It provides guidance and understanding in situations where we may need to "bounce back".

A calming stone, it is very useful in dissipating anger.  It promotes positive changes where needed in behavioural issues.

In addition, Lava Stone is a wonderful aromatherapy essential oil diffuser.  Simply add a few drops of your favourite essential oil and enjoy the added therapeutic benefits it brings.

Moonstone

Chakras-Third Eye, Solar Plexus

A stone for “new beginnings”, Moonstone is a stone of inner growth and strength.  It soothes emotional instability and stress, and stabilises the emotions, providing calmness.  Moonstone enhances intuition, promotes inspiration, success and good fortune in love and business matters.

Snowflake Obsidian

Chakras-Root

Obsidian is truth-enhancing.  A strongly protective stone. It absorbs negative energies from the environment.  Obsidian draws out mental stress and tension.  It stimulates growth on all levels, urging exploration of the unknown and opening new horizons.  Brings clarity to the mind and clears confusion.  Helps you to know who you truly are.  Obsidian dissolves emotional blockages and old traumas.  Promotes qualities of compassion and strength.Snowflake Obsidian is calming and soothing.  It teaches you to value mistakes as well as successes.  A stone of purity, Snowflake Obsidian provides balance for body, mind and spirit.  It helps you recognise and release “wrong thinking” and stressful mental patterns.  Promotes dispassion and inner centring.  

Prehnite

Chakras-Solar Plexus, Heart (Green)

Prehnite is considered a stone of unconditional love and the crystal to heal the healer.  It enhances precognition and inner knowing.  Enables you always to be prepared.  Prehnite calms the environment and brings peace and protection.  It teaches how to be in harmony with nature and the elemental forces.  Helpful for “decluttering” – letting go of possessions you no longer need, aiding those who hoard possessions, or love, because of an inner lack.  Prehnite alleviates nightmares, phobias and deep fears, uncovering and healing the dis-ease that creates them.  It is a stone for dreaming and remembering.

Pyrite

Chakras-Sacral, Solar Plexus

Traditionally, Pyrite is known as a stone of luck, helping to attract abundance, wealth and prosperity to the user, via its creative energies of manifestation, and its encouragement of following one's dreams. Pyrite not only deflects negative energies, but also helps to release negative and inhibiting patterns of behavior. Pyrite can enhance one's will during challenging times and supports the action necessary for personal growth and success. 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.

Clear Quartz

Chakras-Crown

Clear Quartz is known as the "master healer" and will amplify energy and thought, as well as the effect of other crystals.  It absorbs, stores, releases and regulates energy.  Clear Quartz draws off negative energy of all kinds.  It balances and revitalises the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual planes.  Cleanses and enhances the organs and subtle bodies and acts as a deep soul cleanser, connecting the physical dimension with the mind. It aids concentration and unlocks memory. Stimulates the immune system and brings the body into balance.  Clear Quartz (Crystal Quartz, Rock Crystal) harmonises all the chakras and aligns the subtle bodies.

Rose Quartz

Chakras-Heart

Rose Quartz is the stone of universal love.  It restores trust and harmony in relationships, encouraging unconditional love.  Rose Quartz purifies and opens the heart at all levels to promote love, self-love, friendship, deep inner healing and feelings of peace.  Calming and reassuring, it helps to comfort in times of grief.  Rose Quartz dispels negativity and protects against environmental pollution, replacing it with loving vibes.  It encourages self forgiveness and acceptance invoking self trust and self worth.

Rhodonite

Chakras-Heart

Rhodonite is a stone of compassion, an emotional balancer that clears away emotional wounds and scars from the past, and that nurtures love.  It stimulates, clears and activates the heart.  Rhodonite grounds energy, balances yin-yang, and aids in achieving one’s highest potential.  It heals emotional shock and panic.  Rhodonite aids in cases of emotional self-destruction, codependency and abuse.  It encourages unselfish self-love and forgiveness.  Promotes remaining calm in dangerous or upsetting situations.  Builds confidence and alleviates confusion.

Tiger Eye

Chakras-Sacral, Solar Plexus

Rhodonite is a stone of compassion, an emotional balancer that clears away emotional wounds and scars from the past, and that nurtures love.  It stimulates, clears and activates the heart.  Rhodonite grounds energy, balances yin-yang, and aids in achieving one’s highest potential.  It heals emotional shock and panic.  Rhodonite aids in cases of emotional self-destruction, codependency and abuse.  It encourages unselfish self-love and forgiveness.  Promotes remaining calm in dangerous or upsetting situations.  Builds confidence and alleviates confusion.

Turquoise

Chakras-Heart, Throat, Third Eye

African Turquoise is the “Stone of Evolution.”  It encourages growth and development to foster positive change from within.  It opens the mind to new ideas and endless possibilities.  African Turquoise is a stone that inspires structure and balance to awaken one to their intended purpose.  It pushes one to use the knowledge they already possess, while also enlightening one to the wisdom of others to help one become a better person for all of humanity's benefit.  African Turquoise is believed to help ease mood swings, encourage acceptance and soothe feelings of emotional aggravation resulting in a more optimistic attitude towards life.

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