crystal & stone index

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Agate

Astrological Association: Gemini

Chakra Association: All; Color Dependent

Chemical Composition: silicone dioxide (SiO2).

 

Mined In: Worldwide.

Agate is a variety of chalcedony found in masses and usually banded or patterned in many colors

Healing Qualities: Good for balancing sexual energy, faithfulness in relationships, and promoting natural talents. It promotes the quality of grace. 

 

Physical: Agate works to improve sight and the health of your lymphatic system, colon, pancreas, and circulation. It helps gastroenteritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and varicose veins. Place on the body to address fibromyalgia, flaccidity, and chronic fatigue syndrome.

 

Wear as an amulet to protect from external influences while traveling. Place under your pillow to protect from nightmares.

 

Place Agate next to the bed for someone who sleepwalks or sleeps with their eyes partly open. It encourages defensive Qi to penetrate during sleep.

 

Emotional/Spiritual:  Great for channeling, agate works well for meditation for one seeking commune with spiritual realms. It creates emotional security. It strengthens your aura and simultaneously acts as a standalone shield. Agate facilitates self-diagnosis during meditation.

 

Agates are frequently dyed and heated to create intensely colored stones. These stones are great for chakra balancing work but not so much for elixirs and gem water.

 

To Cleanse Your Stone: Cleanse once week under running water for approximately 1-minute. Charge in a day’s worth of sunlight.

Caution: None known for most Agates. Leopard skin type patterned agate-jaspers are not best for those with cancer and viral infections because they are more invigorating to the blood and energy levels. Take caution when using dyed agate for gem elixirs.

Amethyst (Cluster, Crystal, Geode)

Astrological Association: Virgo, Capricorn, Aquarius, & Pisces

Chakra Association: Crown (Sahasrara)

Chemical Composition: Silicone dioxide (SiO2) + iron and possibly manganese. It can include traces of many other elements including aluminum, calcium, titanium, magnesium, sodium, and lithium.

 

Mined In: Afghanistan, Brazil, Bolivia, Uruguay, Siberia, Madagascar, Sri Lanka and Zambia.

Healing Qualities: Good for overall protection, physical, emotional & mental balance. Can be used to encourage chastity and relieve homesickness. Helps negotiation skills, decision-making, wealth, business success, moving forward in life, coping with responsibility & change and public speaking. Useful for purification for ceremonies. 

 

Physical: Heals the cause of dis-ease. Good for hearing, hormone regulation, insomnia, headaches, migraine, acne, asthma, blood clots, bacterial & viral infections, bad posture, cancer and arthritis (as gem water). Helps with drunkenness, addiction, detoxing and blood cleansing.

 

Emotional/Spiritual: Helps with Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), anger and violent tendencies. Calms passion, nerves, over sensitivity, and grief.

 

To Cleanse Your Stone: Cleanse Amethyst in cool running water. Amethyst charges itself. Alternatively, you may charge it in another quartz crystal geode.

Amethyst will change to become Citrine or Smoky Quartz if exposed to high temperatures.

 

Caution: None known

Amethyst Chevron

Astrological Association: All

Chakra Association: Crown (Sahasrara)

 

Chemical Composition: Silicone dioxide (SiO2) + iron and possibly manganese. It can include traces of many other elements including aluminum, calcium, titanium, magnesium, sodium, and lithium.

 

Mined In: Afghanistan, Brazil, Bolivia, Uruguay, Siberia, Madagascar, Sri Lanka and Zambia.

Healing Qualities: Banded Amethyst or Chevron Amethyst is good for general protection and it enhances problem solving.  

 

Physical: Good for the health of the eyes, lungs, intestines, pancreas, liver, thymus, and immune system. Good for headaches, pain, infectious diseases, including human immune-deficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Helps detoxing

 

Emotional/Spiritual: Relieves tension. Enhances psychic abilities, shamanic journeying and spiritual healing.

 

To Cleanse Your Stone: Cleanse Amethyst in cool running water. Amethyst charges itself. Alternatively, you may charge it in another quartz crystal geode.

Amethyst will change to become Citrine or Smoky Quartz if exposed to high temperatures.

 

Caution: Excessive use can create a heavy feeling in the body. If showing signs of heaviness or fluid retention, immediately remove stone from vicinity until symptoms subside.

Apatite

Astrological Association: Gemini

Chakra Association: Throat (Vishuddha)

 

Chemical Composition: Calcium fluoro-, chloro-, or hydroxylphosphate (Ca5(PO4)3(F,Cl,OH))

 

Mined In: Germany and the United States.

Healing Qualities: It balances all chakras and calms the throat chakra. Good for healers, teachers, communicators, trainers, journalists, writers, publishers, presenters, actors, singers, & performers.

 

Good for the intellect and seeing the truth. It helps aloofness and mental confusion.

​Physical: Good for arthritis and tissue regeneration. Suppresses appetite (if worn or carried). Focuses healing energy on where it is needed inside the body (if taken as an elixir-gem water).

 

Emotional/Spiritual: Good for psychic abilities, past-life recall and understanding, yin/yang balance, meditation and accessing inner self. Helps remove/release negativity.

 

To Cleanse Your Stone: When being used or constantly worn, cleanse under running water once a week. Charge in quartz crystal. You may also set stone in sunlight or daylight for 8-12 hours.

Caution:  None known.

Aquamarine

Astrological Association: Aries, Gemini, Pisces

Chakra Association: Throat (Vishuddha)

 

Chemical Composition: Beryllium aluminum silicate (Be3Al2Si6O18)

Mined In: Afghanistan, Brazil, Pakistan, Nambia and the United States.

 

A blue/green variety of beryl.

 

Healing Qualities: This stone protects travelers. Great for the brain and the intellect. Helps you when you are studying and it helps to facilitate communication. Aquamarine builds courage, tolerance and responsibility. You are able to “make things happen”.

 

​​​Physical: It is a great stone for maintaining the health of your kidneys, lymph, body fluids, blood, teeth, and the eyes. It helps to reduce swollen glands, water retention, and swelling. It flushes the system. It can improve your eyesight and keep your Being cool in hot climates. It nourishes the hormones. It helps women going through menopause in regulating the body’s systems when they are out of balance.

It can calm heart palpitations, chest distress, heart pains, angina, asthma, lower back conditions (numbness &paralysis), and fear.

Emotional/Spiritual: Aquamarine brings calm, compassion and spiritual awareness to your Being. It reveals the truth about your Being. It hones in your judgmental attitude. It brings you into contact with your higher self. Good for centering and meditation. Gently washes and clears your Chakras.  It can also clear polluting energy when you use it during visualization meditation. Clear crystals provide greater clarity to help us overcome challenges. It is also a mood regulator.

 

To Cleanse Your Stone: When in use, cleanse every other day by holding under running water. Charge in 1-2 hours of sunlight or on a Selenite or Quartz crystal.

Caution:  None known.

 

Garnet (Red or Almandine)

Astrological Association: Leo, Virgo, Capricorn, & Aquarius

Chakra Association: Root (Muladhara)

 

Chemical Composition: Almandine: iron aluminum silicate (Fe4Al2(SiO4)3)

Mined In: Austria, Brazil, Italy, & the United States (Alaska, Maine, North Carolina & Idaho) .

 

Garnet can form into a variety of colors, whose specific compositions are identified by certain names. They are: red, pink Eudialyte, pink/red Rhodolite, green Grossularite, emerald green Uvarovite, black Melanite, orange Sessartine, red/purple Almandine, greenish yellow Andradite, and yellow and brown Hessonite. .

 

Healing Qualities: Garnet brings out your courage, creative energy, and vitality. It brings abundance, encourages positive flow, change and awareness.

 

​​​Physical: Garnet helps anemia, arthritis, blood flow, low-blood pressure, rheumatism, under-active thyroid and deficiencies of iodine, calcium, magnesium and vitamins A, D, and E. Garnet enhances the health of your body’s support structure. It helps the bones, spine, heart, lungs & balances your sex drive.

Emotional/Spiritual: Garnet brings emotional balance. It can help you with depression, ensuing chaos, disruptive energies, and emotional trauma. It is great for magick and spiritual devotion. Garnet facilitates growth for someone who desires for interaction when they are usually too self-absorbed or unable to take care of themselves. It helps those who lacks character and willpower to manage difficulties in life. It helps with anxieties and panic attacks.

If you live near powerlines, keep garnet near you to reduce strong electromagnetic frequencies. Take garnet with you on retreats to aid in self-reflection

 

To Cleanse Your Stone: Rinse in running water for 30 seconds. Allow to dry and charge in daylight or on a Selenite crystal.

Caution:  Use garnet elixir with caution. It contains aluminum and other minerals harmful when consumed.

 

Hematite ( in Quartz)

Astrological Association: Aries & Aquarius

Chakra Association: Solar Plexus (Manipura)

 

Chemical Composition: Fe2O3

 

Healing Qualities: They enhance the memory and evoke deep thought. If you desire to stimulate your mind for higher learning, they are most helpful, especially in the field of mathematics and technical studies.

Provides protection on all levels – physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.

 

​Physical: A grounding stone, it will assist you in being present in the body, focused and centered mentally. It gives you the confidence to overcome any limitations created by yourself or others. Helps to overcome addictions. Good for the spleen, liver & blood disorders.

 

Emotional/Spiritual: Highly protective, and is useful to protect and seal your aura field to prevent intrusion from unwanted entities while undertaking spiritual journeying.

 

To Cleanse Your Stone: Anything rich in iron has a descending effect. It draws energy back to discharge into the ground. Hematite requires no cleansing or charging.

Caution:  Wear occasionally. Can interfere with calcium absorption when combined with stones high in phosphorus (eg. Apatite)

Jasper (Red Veined)

Astrological Association: Aries & Taurus

Chakra Association: Root (Muladhara) & Sacral (Svadhistana)

 

Chemical Composition: silicone dioxide (SiO2)

 

Mined In: India, South Africa & Australia

This particular Jasper consists of Rainbow Calcite veins sandwiched between Dolomite with Red Jasper skin 

Healing Qualities: Red Jasper offers protection. It provides gentle stimulation, grounding energy and rectifying unjust situations. It helps to bring problems to light before they escalate. It cleanses and stabilizes the auras.

 

​Physical: Prevents illnesses. You can place the stone on the head or the feet to help reduce anxiety and high blood pressure. It calms sexual aggressiveness, promotes sexual compatibility and enhances tantric sex.  .

 

Emotional/Spiritual: Aids in rebirth, new ideas, astral travel, meditation, survival instinct, and dream recall. You can place this stone under your pillow to protect against nightmares. Can be used to call emotions. Red Jasper returns negativity to its source.

 

 To Cleanse Your Stone: Cleanse in warm running water once a month. Recharge in hematite or place the stone outside in the early morning or late afternoon sunlight.

Caution:  None known.

 
 

Labradorite

Astrological Association: Leo, Scorpio, Sagittarius

Chakra Association: Crown (Sahasrara) & Third-eye (Ajna)

 

Chemical Composition: ‎Calcium aluminum silicate ((Ca,Na)(Al,Si)4O8)

 

Mined In: Labrador, Brazil, Norway and Finland

 

​Physical: Good for digestion and the eyes. Helps to resolve warts (hold, rub gently, or tap the stone). It helps to regulate the endocrine system and the body’s metabolism. Labradorite calms an overactive mind and opens the imagination. It helps to balance the rational mind with the intuitive wisdom, encouraging contemplation and introspection. In this role, it dispels illusions and shows you the real intention behind thoughts and actions.

 

Wearing it or carrying it ensures your aura will always be protected and that the energies which reach you from the environment will be filtered and cleansed. You will be alert to signals from your unconscious mind & the universe.

 

Emotional/Spiritual: Labradorite allows magick to happen. It is a master healer for the spirit and a bringer of light and initiation. It stabilizes the aura and enhances the flow of energy between the aura and the chakras. It facilitates spiritual development by raising consciousness and dispelling illusions. It deflects unwanted energy from the bio-magnetic sheath, forming a barrier to negative thoughts; prevents energy leeching from the aura; and harmonizes all the subtle bodies with the physical body. This crystal unites logic and insight and eliminates mental confusion. Helps with insecurity, anxiety, and stress.

 

To Cleanse Your Stone: Cleanse with hematite or in running water.  Recharge in quartz or hematite.

Caution:  Labradorite may partially dissolve in water due to embedded calcite. When making elixirs, use the double container. Labradorite also contains aluminum. Use caution with elixir preparation to avoid metal consumption..

 

Obsidian (Black)

Astrological Association: Sagittarius

Chakra Association: Root (Muladhara)

 

Chemical Composition: ‎Silica dioxide (SiO2)

 

Mined In: Italy, Mexico, Scotland, United States (Colorado, Arizona, Texas, Utah, Idaho, California, and Washington State)

Healing Qualities: Brings wisdom an offers protection. Good for learning.

 

​Physical: Good for the colon, and male sexuality and qualities. Helps gastroenteritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), wind pains, and nausea. Helps you recognize the causes of ‘dis-ease’.

 

Emotional/Spiritual: Grounding. Helps to remove self-defeating patterns and subconscious blockages. Enables you to see your dark side. Integrates spirituality into everyday life. Aids access to roots and past experiences. Acts as a mirror of the soul – allows you to take a long hard look at yourself and then smile.

Great for scrying (a form of divination), shamanic healing

 

To Cleanse Your Stone: Cleanse in warm running water for 20 minutes. Charge in the sunlight for one day.  Alternatively, cleanse with hematite, which grounds it back to the volcanic origin. Obsidian itself recharges the internal Fire of other stones.

Caution:  Obsidian is appropriate to use short-term for acute conditions. It can cause a healing crisis. Do not place in the center of the chest nor abdomen for people with anxiety.

 

Peacock Ore (a.k.a. Chalcopyrite)

Astrological Association: Virgo, Libra, Sagittarius

Chakra Association: All

 

Chemical Composition: ‎Copper iron sulfide (CuFeS2)

 

Mined In: England, Europe, Asia, South America, Canada, United States

Peacock Ore, a form of Chalcopyrite, AKA Bornite, is found as a metallic mass with copper-red flashes that oxidize in air and moisture to produce blue/green/gold/purple colors

Healing Qualities: Peacock Ore is an Enhancer Mirror Crystal. EM crystals are both minerals and crystals with internal crystal lattices of perfect cubic symmetry and internal harmony. They can focus and enhance our energy on the feelings of improvements we desire and help turn them to the thoughts that will produce the actions we need to improve. Great for creative expression and removing self-imposed obstacles.

 

​Physical: Good for salt balance, physical energy, and the kidneys. Good for the healthy development of babies. Helps acid indigestion, epilepsy, fever, gout, swelling, anemia, and angina. Calms adrenaline.

 

Emotional/Spiritual: They help us act more charitably, and focus our efforts on service to others. They teach us grace, sensitivity to the needs of others, and tenderness in our dealings.

Peacock Ore is good for happiness, joy, being in the moment, emotional energy, re-birthing, and left/right brain balance. It restores color to weak or flattened energy. It assists with grief and speeds karma

 

To Cleanse Your Stone: Place in the sun for a couple of hours. If desired, you may rinse with water prior to placing in the sun.

Caution:  Excessive use can cause headaches. Not for internal consumption. If using for gem elixir/water use the double container method.

Quartz (Clear)

Astrological Association: All

Chakra Association: All

 

Chemical Composition: ‎Silicone dioxide (SiO2)

 

Mined In: Brazil, European Alps, Himalayas, & the United States

“Shi Ying” = Outstanding Stone. Clear Quartz is the stone that causes other stones to become outstanding. Its major function is to strengthen the effect of other stones.

Healing Qualities: Quartz crystals channel energy. They simply conducts Qi (Chi).  They are useful in all situations. It is a “feel good” stone. It re-energizes all in its environment. It is very forgiving. The best harmonizers are Clear Quartz crystals.

 

​Physical: Quartz heals sickness and speeds wound healing. It heals diabetes, ear infections, and vertigo. It helps to repair nerves, multiple sclerosis, tinnitus, and improves spinal health. It can help those dealing with obesity, weight loss and heart health.

 

Quartz elixir/gem water is very refreshing and can be used to flush the system. It represents the beginning of consciousness. It helps users become aware of the thoughts that create “stuckness". 

 

If you are weak and have poor health, you should place a small Generator Quartz, with a flat bottom, on the lower region of the body.

 

Emotional/Spiritual: If you are feeling imbalanced in emotions or possess an inability to connect with other people, place the Generator on your chest. If you are having trouble concentrating, place it on your Third-eye.

Quartz helps one focus the mind. It aids in meditation and releases negativity. Gaze into Clear Quartz during meditation to support contemplation. Holding a Clear Quartz during meditation helps to bring clarity in working through a problem and a Cloudy Quartz supports the intention of creating abundance.

 

To Cleanse Your Stone:  Cleanse under running water. Let it dry for a short time in the daylight or place on a hematite stone.

Caution:  Clear Quartz, especially spheres, are fire hazards when placed in direct sun light. DO NOT PLACE IN THE SUN.

 
 

Rose Quartz

Astrological Association: Cancer

Chakra Association: Heart (Anahata)

 

Chemical Composition: ‎SiO2

 

Healing Qualities: Good for clearing the mind. Great for the lungs, spleen, heart, and connective tissue. Helps diabetes and hypoglycemia. Soothes the skin.

 

​Physical: Rose Quartz moves the blood by invigorating Qi (Chi). Rose quartz is a tough and durable stone. It understands armoring and helps us recognize our rigidity and stubbornness. It helps us open our hearts to be softer and gentler and still be strong on the outside.

 

Emotional/Spiritual: Self-healing, rebirth, spiritual awakening, renewal, and love. Calming helps behavioral patterns and violent behavior.

 

To Cleanse Your Stone: Cleanse in running water. Charge with clear Quartz. You may also place in daylight.

Caution:  Be careful not to charge in direct sunlight. Pink quartz can fade if regularly placed in direct sunlight for long periods of time. Use caution when creating gem water, Pink Quartz is comprised of aluminum. Place in a small glass jar and place that jar in large pitcher. This will prevent the stone from making direct contact with the water.

Sapphire (Blue)

Astrological Association: Virgo, Libra, & Sagittarius

Chakra Association: Third Eye (Ajna)

 

Chemical Composition: ‎Al2O3

 

Healing Qualities: Good for the fulfillment of ambitions, dreams  and goals. Brings intuition, joy, fun, and wisdom.

 

​Physical: Good for the stomach, heart, hormones, and glands. Helps again, backache, bleeding, infection, nausea, boils, and glandular fever. Has astringent properties.

 

Emotional/Spiritual: Good for emotional balance, control of desire, spiritual connection, seeing the beauty in everything and accessing the spirit guides. Helps depression, narrow-mindedness and unhappiness. Sapphire is a “record-keeper” crystal which makes it valuable for connecting to spiritual wisdom including the akashic records and astral travel. (Star sapphires show asterism – star patterns – enhance all of the above qualities.).

 

To Cleanse Your Stone: Cleanse once a month under running water. Let it dry for a short time in the sun. Alternatively, you can allow it to charge in/on a Quartz crystal.

Caution:  Sapphire has a very strong relationship to people with Wood temperament, but can be challenging for those who do not. Non-Wood Types: The stone will push you out of your comfort zone in an effort to bring out your best. (Wood: driven, stubborn, great researchers, always active, knowledgeable, goal oriented. Scientists and artists interested in practicality. Not necessarily interested in money)

 
 

Tourmaline (Black)

Astrological Association: Libra

Chakra Association: All

 

Chemical Composition: ‎Sodium iron aluminum borosilicate hydroxide: (Na(Fe,Mn)3Al6B3Si6O27(OH)3(OH,F))

 

Mined In: Myanmar, India, Madagascar, Sri Lanka

Healing Qualities: Used for inspiration, connection, awareness, creativity, new challenges, and negotiation skills. Good for laughter therapy and use in groups. Enhances healing agility and offer protection on all levels from simple accidents to psychic attack.  Tourmaline wand crystals (long, thin crystals) focus energy to areas where it is most needed and are good; from affirmations and aura healing. Bi-color and tri-color tourmalines have the healing qualities of all the colors exhibited.

 

​Physical: Good for mental health and healing. Good for the digestion and the health of the bladder and lymphatic system. Helps schizophrenia and low blood pressure. Aids detoxing..

 

Emotional/Spiritual: Calming and good for self-confidence, balance, and removing blockages. Helps fear, obstructiveness, victim mentality, negativity, breakdown and worrying too much what others think. Relieves a restless or troubled mind.

 

To Cleanse Your Stone: Cleanse in running water; 35 seconds. Charge in Quartz or Amethyst. Do not put in the sun. Every 2 weeks or once a month.

Caution:  Black tourmaline is very strong, It can cause a healing crisis. When healing deep rooted negativity, use at regular intervals if the stone is placed directly on the body; ex. 1-hour on 1-hour off)

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