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A Mixed Compilation of Stone and Crystal Properties:

I have gathered together in some semblance of order, the properties of crystals and stones.  Feel free to comment, and to add what you think I have missed. I do hope that it is useful  and I will continually add to the list as I journey.

Rose

 

Please note: Crystals cannot be an alternative for medical attention nor can they be a substitute, all the information here are provided for entertainment and inspirational purposes only.  Please consult a doctor or other health practitioner regarding health issues. 


A's

Abalone: Usually found off the coasts of S. America, Japan, and China. Used by athletes to help build and protect muscle tissue. Also benefits the heart and helps in digestion. Nicknamed the sea ears, the Abalone’s flattened, oval shape with iridescent interior was used by the Native Northwest American Indians as a natural vessel for cleansing, offerings and prayers.

 

Adventurine: seems to enable abundance and brings good luck and money, joy, balance and clarity. Universal love, truth and prosperity are traits we can gain by working with Aventurine.                                                                  Spiritually, Aventurine protects the heart, enhances creativity and working with spirit guides. Green is the color of healing and Aventurine, as a member of the quartz family, has a concentrated ability to dissolve emotional blockage.                                                                                  It's a particularly effective crystal for emotional healing and is especially helpful when worn for this purpose or placed on the heart center during Chakra balancing. It helps to balance the emotions, and is one of the best stones to wear or carry during stressful periods. It can also be used in crystal layouts when stress is internalized in the solar plexus area. It is also used with stones which have a seemingly more harsh energy.                                   Aventurine is often referred to as the all-purpose healer. This means not only that it is considered by many to be good for physical disorders, but that it is healing on all levels. It helps us to find solutions to life's problems.  Aventurine works with lungs, heart, adrenal glands, calming troubled emotions, and sexual organs. It is known as the "heart healer". Adventurine is historically known to draw out heat of fevers, inflammation, nervous system and stress. In your bath water, a soft, soothing stone for general healing. It heals emotional pain/fear/imbalance by dissolving blocks in the heart Chakra.

 

Agate: is composed of microscopic crystals of Quartz laid down in colorful bands or ribbons. The appearance of the stone is waxy and soft, almost always translucent and occasionally transparent.  Agates are grounding stones. They help obtain a better physical/emotional balance. They work to raise consciousness. and build self-confidence.  Solid and grounding they can be used for stomach, colon, liver, spleen and kidneys. Agate is good for centering, taking heart. blood sugar, anorexia/food issues, lymph nodes, balances emotions. insight and restores nerve feeling and healing after injury/burns. It also works with  Left/Right brain balance. pineal, pituitary; coordination. patience, peace and is cooling.  Gaze into for meditation.

 

 Amazonite:  This stone represents prosperity. A gentle friendly, calming, soothing stone, which opens throat, heart, and solar plexus chakra. Used for self-expression, artistic creativity and healing. This is a great stone for communication, confidence and leadership. Reduces self-damaging behavior, increases self-respect, grace, self-assuredness with communication. Great over a door to bring in new business.                                                             Green stone instrumental in distilling the raw information used for personal expression. Helps filter information and combines it with natural intuition. Enhances masculine qualities. Good for anyone involved in the arts. Utilize Amazonite in order to encourage the pursuit of your unique path in life. Amazonite is used to disperse negative energy.

 

 Amber:Amber is a fossilized resin. It allows the body to heal itself by absorbing and transmuting negative energy into positive energy. It emits a sunny and bright soothing energy, which helps to calm nerves and to enliven your disposition.                                                                      Amber provides an energy to instill the realization and subsequent response of choice, helping you to choose and be chosen. It has been used as a symbol for renewal of marriage vows and to assure promises.It has also been said to bring
good luck to warriors.

 

 Amethyst: This is a stone of spirituality and contentment. Excellent to impart peacefulness to the wearer. It clears the aura and stabilizes any dysfunctional energy in the body. Amethyst also bestows stability,strength, invigoration, and peace. It is also a stone of meditation as it is excellent in conducting the energy of calm and peacefulness to enter and maintain the state. It controls temperament by imparting a calming influence while clearing away unproductive
vibrations. It has, since ancient times, been used to encourage sobriety.

 

Ametrine: Ametrine is a powerful combination of Amethyst and Citrine, connecting physical and spiritual realms.  Metaphysically, it is good for opening the Third Eye Chakra.  Ametrine combines masculine and feminine energy and helps bring harmony with others.
Physical: Repairs DNA/RNA, accepting physical change.
Emotional: Sooths and calms emotions, helps one stay rational under pressure.
Spiritual: Amethyst (purple) helps you visualize and the Citrine (gold) helps to manifest your vision into the physical
Chakra: 3rd eye and solar plexu
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Ammonite: This is a stone of protection. It provides for insight and it helps to assist one in seeing the ‘whole picture.’ Gives stability to it's user. Since it is associated with the Root Chakra, it encourages ones survival instincts and is grounding.
Folk Remedies: 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.

 

Andalusite: is sometimes called "The Seeing Stone" because it is used in metaphysical works to calmly see the various parts of one's character without bias. Used to encourage one to look at issues rationally by helping one to see the various sides to a problem or situation without judgment or fear. It also helps one to realize that self-sacrifice is okay, but never required, and it is quite useful for scrying.                                                                                                        Andalusite is said to enhance memory as well as personal recall. It is also said to bring chivalry, moderation and balance. It is also a stone that is said to be helpful for meditation and centering. Physically Andalusite is used in crystal healing and folk healing for ailments such as AIDS, eye problems, deficiencies in calcium, oxygen, iodine, and water retention. 

 

Angelite: This stone is excellent at balancing, polarizing and aligning the physical body with the Aura or ethereal network. It is very calming and its shade of blue refreshes the eyes and spirit.                                                                                       Most effective on the Throat Chakra, Angelite helps in self expression, communication and allows us to speak our mind, helping us to become more assertive. Its soothing effects on the Throat Chakra works beautifully in calming and soothing anxiety or overactive children. Use this stone to call your Angels for guidance and support.                                     Angelite is often used for psychic connection to oneness with the Universe, the angelic realm and for spiritual guidance. It is utilized for heightened sensory awareness, which also makes it great for Astral travel. Angelite helps us to see paths to surmount challenges. It dispels anger, renews connections with Universal knowledge, and reduces the "upstream struggle" during new endeavors.
Angelite has been used with great results for atrophy of the Thymus. It is used for relieving throat inflammation and to balance the thyroid. It also repairs and soothes tissues and blood vessels. It is very useful for weight control. It aligns physical and etheric fields for healing the self and others. Regenerates and rejuvenates ill or depleted areas. Provides a protective energy field around the area where it is placed.

 

Apache Tear Drop: The stones are said to bring good luck to those possessing them. Black obsidian is a powerful Meditation stone. The purpose of this gemstone is to bring to light that which is hidden from the conscious mind. It dissolves suppressed negative patterns and purifies them. It can create a somewhat radical behavior change as new positive attitudes replace old, negative, egocentric patterns.                                                                                         The Apache tears are also said to balance the emotional nature and protect one from being taken advantage of.  It can be carried as an amulet to stimulate success in business endeavors. It is used at the Root Chakra for grounding and protection.
It Eases and releases pain, loss, sadness, anger, to help heal and go on with life. For looking within, protection, vision quest/purpose. Gently grounds and unblocks lower body and endocrine glands/Chakra. Helps healing.
Feng Shui: This stone is used in any direction in order to attract good luck and protection.

 

Apatite: can be transparent dk. blue, yellow, or clear.  It helps to deepen meditation. Blue and purple are used especially to heal and stimulate throat Chakra and kidney point for self-expression, teaching, healing mouth, throat, thyroid, high blood pressure, stuttering.                                                                           Reducing hunger. High Calcium content strengthens bones, muscles, mineral assimilation. Use yellow on Solar Plexus and Brow Chakra. A mineral still in its embryonic stage as a healer. Comes in many forms and colors. Easily confused with half a dozen other minerals. Found in transparent, translucent, and opaque forms. Varies in color from white to brown to green to yellow and even violet. Crystal form is hexagonal and glassy in appearance. Found all over North America as well as in Mexico, Norway, USSR and Sri Lanka. Most commonly confused with Fluorite and Aquamarine. It benefits muscle tissue and general motor skills. Promotes calcium absorption. Eases hypertension and restores clear thought.
Clear, white, light green striated crystals. Helps one connect tot spirit and act in truth. Very powerful for deep, peaceful stillness and alpha state/meditation/dream recall. Clairvoyance, out of body travel. Green is most powerful: Heals and brings joyous openness to the heart Chakra as it opens the brow and crown chakras. Clears mental fuzziness and channels for with higher-self + angelic realm contact. Helps see truth for growth.

 

 Apophyllite:. aids meditation, healing and connection with the source.  It detoxifies, promotes inner vision ad balances the energetic systems.                                                                                      Apophyllite is recognized as the Reiki healing stone by helping the healer and recipient get into a deeper state of relaxation it lifts the veils between our world and other realms.                                                                                                                 It has very powerful vibrations. Green tints can help with connections to Nature spirits, whilst clear varieties bring inter-dimensional awareness.            It is good for respiratory problems (colds, asthma, chest infections etc.
Stimulates the third-eye, but primarily acts on the crown chakra facilitating “tuning in” in accordance with ones consciousness and intention.                    It can help one recognize the truth in all situations, encouraging accurate analysis, most profitable used in self analysis where it encourages truthfulness in examining deficiencies.  It is a wonderful gazing stone for ‘seeing’.
Apophyllite facilitates attunement to ones body as well as to the higher dimensional life forms.  It has been used to facilitate astral travel.
Apophyllite can be used to maintain the energy necessary to assist in the actions required for preservation and rejuvenation.  

 

Mirror Apophylite: has the additional reflective qualities of being able to receive back what intentions are sent into the "mirror' of this stone. It has been used for centuries in India in the "art of gazing".                                                                                     One Mirror Apophylite is usually passed down from generation to generation. It is often called upon to reflect doings from the past to its user, in order to see both the good and the bad aspects of a families' past. Allowing the gazer to be aware of and work on improving the deficiencies from within. It provides a clear and absolute connection between the physical bodies and the astral bodies of its user. Mirror Apophylite is an extremely powerful crystal and will also enrich the users' intuitive capacities by stimulating the Third Eye Chakra. 

 

Aqua Aura:  Clear quartz with a metallic light blue tint from electrical infusion of gold (amplifies quartz conductivity). Created by treating crystals of natural quartz with an infusion of pure gold. Quartz is placed in a pressurized chamber at high temperature and exposed to pure vaporized gold. The resulting bond creates the rich blue color called Aqua Aura. This is truly a `master' vibrational crystal, as with all energies the conscious use of this energy towards enlightenment is always the prime goal. Aqua Aura Quartz has an energy that can enhance one's intuition and communication, calm one's nerves, and energize one's mental abilities. It is also said to help one's inner beauty to shine, and to attract wealth and success. It increases the ability to send energy & alter consciousness for meditation, telepathy and healing. It opens/clears throat.                                                                                           The aqua aura crystal can help with the thymus gland, located between the heart and throat under the sternum, which is now known to play a vital part in maintaining the body's immunity against all diseases. It will cool fevers and bring calm to the aura, allowing for a flowing peaceful energy. This crystal also works very well with any kind of facial work due to it overall healing energies of the upper chakras, most notably.
Aqua Aura can work as a shield from psychic or psychological attack. Intrusion from outside sources are quickly dissipated by transmutation into pure loving energy, which can work in a healing process which caused the attack. Aqua aura will help you find your own space again.                           The aqua aura quartz crystal will bring wisdom to expressive communication, encouraging peace and guard against opposing energies. Aqua aura quartz is even more shielding than an aquamarine crystal, because its gold inclusion.

 

Aquamarine: This stone has the calming, soothing energy of the sea. This is the stone of courage, of tranquilizing, uplifting, openness, innocence, lightheartedness, creativity, communication, self-awareness, confidence and purpose.                                           It is used for protection on journeys, especially those who travel on water. It affects etheric and mental levels, and helps stabilize and harmonize unsettled surroundings. It will also help reduce fears. Aquamarine has an affinity with sensitive and mystical people. It increases creativity and sharpens intuition. An excellent stone for meditation. It helps one attune to nature, and quiets the mind and reduces stress.                                   Aquamarine helps bring about a tolerance toward others. Recommended as a purifier of the throat and helps sore throats. It will clear blocked communication and aids the user in verbal expression.                                  This stone allows us to find our individually and be ourselves. It is helpful to those who wear it, in regards to finding love, promoting fidelity and smoothing out differences between others.                                                        A great stone for stress relief. This crystal is used to strengthen the immune system, thymus, lymph nodes.  It filters out unnecessary information to the brain and calms the nerves. Clarifies perception and strengthens the body's cleansing organs such as the liver, spleen, thyroid, and kidneys. Helps the eyes, jaw, neck, stomach, teeth, throat, mouth and ears. This is a very important stone for the Thymus. Releases anxiety, fear, restlessness, peaceful stillness. Allows for better breathing with allergies. This is good stone when recovering from and illness.

 

Aragonite: Translucent purple-pink-brown hexagonal, or white needle crystals.  Aragonlite brings deep, peaceful meditation; it uplifts emotions and centers, allowing overview and patience under stress.                                                                                           It helps us navigate business/managerial/personal challenges with a clear head and steady hand. Giving and receiving easily. It balances yin-yang. eyes, brain, central nervous system and the heart. Aragonite opens the spiritual/brow chakra for day-to-day living with an open heart and mind.

 

Azurite: is a solid deep blue or blue-purple. A blue copper-based stone found in association with Malachite, which is its cousin. Less common than Malachite but found in abundance in Arizona.
Activates brow and throat Chakra for more assertive communication and alert, quiet  deep access to subconscious and other times/places/lives.    Psychicness, creativity, decisiveness, deeper insight, seeing truth it reduces depression, anger and abnormal cell growth.
High copper content stimulates thyroid, sinus, skin cleansing, spleen, nervous system, mental and etheric bodies. Referred to as the jewel of wisdom. It is said to increase psychic abilities.                                                                    Esoteric gem literature states that Azurite can restructure molecules, revitalize the brain, rebuild gray matter, and aid in developing embryonic babies in the womb. The deep blue stone helps you release the past and gracefully anticipate and accept the future simultaneously.                                                   It cultivates the ability to reach into the subconscious and examines states of mind. This cleanses the mind and makes one more capable of insight and pure thought. Helps one recognize the resources within themselves. Benefits the spleen, thyroid, bones, and skin. An integral part of many crystal and gemstone-healing layouts. Also enhances meditation.

 

 B's

Beryl: These stones represent a group of minerals, which include aquamarine, emerald, golden or yellow beryl, heliodor and morganite, to name but a few.                                                                      Beryl assists its possessor in learning how to filter out distractions and unnecessary stimulation. Good for relieving stress, calming the mind. This stone works with the particular color in relation to each Chakra center. This stone is known to stimulate communication (blue), acceptance and healing (green), reawakens the love of married people (pink), supports spiritual growth (gold and white) and gives us strength and power (yellow).
Beryl has been used for centuries to help stomach, intestines, ulcers, nausea and eating disorders. It works with the mental body for exhaustion, depression and stimulates the mind, nervous system, spine and bones. Beneficial for elimination organs such as the kidneys, liver, and intestines. Helps strengthen the circulatory and pulmonary systems, making them more resistant to toxins and pollutants. Helpful to the eyes, throat and easing a stressed mental state. Beryl is often used as a sedative.

 

Bloodstone:  This is an intense healing stone and a "Stone of Courage". It helps to improve your talents and abilities, to enhance creative efforts, and support the decision making processes. It can be used to access the principles of mysticism, providing insight into the immediate spiritual intuition of truths.                                            It is also said to give prophetic powers to the wearer and to preserve them from deception and all bodily harm. It grants you abundant renewal, for renewal of the physical, mental, and emotional bodies.

 

Blue Lace Agate:  is a gentle, calming stone that engenders tranquility and grace.                                                                                               It is used to assist in reaching higher Spiritual planes, communicating with angels and helps activate the throat chakra.  It can ease the harsh edge off communication in difficult times; enhancing public speaking and smooth  discussions.                  This is a stone that can assist in inner attunement, and inspire the possessor creatively. As with all Agates, it is a protective stone.  Physically it has been said to aid with arthritis, headaches, digestive issues, growth and bones.  Blue Lace Agate is related to the element of Air

 

Blue Topaz: This is known as a stone of true love and success in all endeavors. It promotes individuality and creativity while providing for confidence in trusting your own decisions. It acts to replace negativity with love and joyfulness. This mineral is instrumental in visualization for healing and/or attracting in mediation and in projection. This beautiful blue stone can stimulate the throat chakra so you can more easily say what it is that you wish to communicate.

 

Boji Stone:  Iron-magnetite concretion. Solid round, grey-brown discs with high iron. Grounding, electromagnetic. Boji stones balance the  body's energy field.  Many people have found they can reduce pain by holding 1 in each hand.                        Recharges electrically in sun. (Store boji's apart -magneticness neutralizes each other. Also wearing/holding with tiger's eye or other stone containing asbestos may bring on ill feeling.) Rough "male" and smooth "female" stones both have + and - charge.

 


Brazilianite:
 
Some say that this crystal works with the third eye and heart centers.  It allows us to bring love and understanding of love/relationships to the next level.  This is an excellent   crystal for understanding the wants and needs of people relationships.  It helps one to understand why relationships need to grow and what one can do as individuals to improve them.  One will find this stone to be useful in understanding children, it gives the parents an idea of how and why the child needs nurturing, then gives them the impetuous  to do what is necessary to raise healthy children.  This is a crystal that comes from Brazil, and is considered to be very rare.

C's

Calcite: Abundant crystal that comes in shades of white, gray, black, green, yellow, blue, brown, or red. Beneficial for the cleansing organs, bones, joints, and for sharpening mental clarity. Helps boost memory.                                                                     Helps one draw more insight from books or personal experience by making important information easier to remember.              Athletes use Calcite because they feel it can aid the bones and joints that are stressed or injured during practice or competition.                                         Calcite is strongly recommended for those involved in the healing professions.
Lime Green: Tranquility; soothes spiritual heart; helps us learn from lessons in each situation and new options. Clarifies visions, imagery, astral travel and recall. Helps us replace fears, old ways with healthier ones. Cleans toxins and fumes from body. Needs cleansing if sticky.
Green Calcite helps you adjust to the transition from a stagnant or negative situation to a challenging, more fulfilling, and positive one.
Gold or yellow calcite is used by people who meditate because the color is linked to the sun and light. Recommended for astral projection. Spine, bones. Detoxification of kidneys, pancreas, spleen. Decalcifying joints.
Clear/Optical: Clearer vision & communication, wellness, general cleansing.
Blue Clacite: Eases pain (especially back).
Orange Calcite: Uplifting, joy, happiness, humor.

 

Carnelian: This stone awakens your inherent talents and abilities. It is said to give you courage, to protect against envy, fear, and rage. It can also be used to help banish sorrow.                                          Carnelian stimulates inquisitiveness and subsequently initiative. It can assist in drama and in pursuits related to theatrical presentations.

 

Celestite: White, clear and cool blue, Celestite gets its name from the sky. Its gentle nature soothes nerves, reduces stress and quiets the mind. It allows us to find serenity, harmony and easiness. It creates stillness for receiving, therefore allowing us connection to spirit, life overview and creativity.                                              Celestite increases self-expression, artistic creativity and healing. This stone helps the Throat Chakra by allowing for honesty, openness and listening. The celestial blue color helps reduce stress, worry and anxiety.
Celestite is an Aura cleanser. It assists in bringing our higher vibrations in order. This is a very spiritual stone, seemingly connected to the divine. It's peaceful nature emulates it's relationship to the angelic world. Use this stone for spiritual development, finding purity of heart and clairvoyant communication.                                                                                                  It is a stone associated with dream recall and astral journeys. This stone can be used at the Third Eye to help with these situations. Clusters of celestite can be used for scrying purposes. Place in any room to enhance and increase the vibrational energy. Always work with this stone with the crystalline points facing the heavens.
Since this stone is so good at relieving anxiety, it is the perfect stone for insomnia. It is most familiar for easing tension and creating equilibrium. Crystal Cleansing: This stone can be cleansed and discharged of negative energy every month after the menstrual cycle is complete. Cleanse this stone by running it under warm water or charge it over night in a bowl of tumbled hematite. Most beneficial, is allowing it to be cleansed by the light of the full moon for 24-48 hours. Be careful as this stone will fade in sunlight if left out for a long period. It is recommended that it be recharged in the sun's light but only briefly.

 

Cerussite: Clear/misty white to brown Cerussite helps us be centered, confident, capable and versatile amidst life's challenges. Cerussite helps one to ground to the here/now and higher self.                                                                                             Its attributes are: graciousness, good listening/communication skills, psychicness and clarity.  This stone helps to translate higher concepts to everyday language.   It shows what we can or can't change. It aids in letting go of stress & addictions.  Health wise it is good for  Insomnia, Central Nervous System, Coordination and general healing.  Cerussite both grounds root chakra and opens crown (& Throat) Chakra. Aids with plant growth and is protection against bugs.

 

Chalcedony: A type of Quartz that heads a family which includes Agate, Carnelian, Jasper, Tiger's Eye, and                                            Found in the US, Sri Lanka, USSR, Mexico and Brazil, Chalcedony comes in gray its most common color but stones are found in shades of white, black, blue, and brown.          Chalcedony helps ease self-doubts, makes one more reflective.  It eases bad dreams and problems related to the eyes, gall bladder, bones, spleen, blood, and circulatory organs. This stone is cleansing in nature and will promote healing of open sores. It needn't be cleaned afterward since it has such strong cleansing qualities of its own. Fosters the maternal instinct and is said to aid lactation.

 

Charoite: The stone of transformation. Charoite helps seeing old patterns with new possibilities. It is believed to open the heart, allow inspiration, encourage service, and grants us the ability for seeing more clearly (mentally, physically, psychically).            It is believed that this stone brings about faster healing.  Some find it useful for entity release work.  Most effective on the upper centers of energy, which are the Heart, Brow and Crown Chakra to transmute/lift us out of troubled or stuck emotions and most of all, fear.  This brings about vibrational change and therefore stimulates the Aura. Use this stone for transforming negative energies into acceptance. Use Charoite to assist in the foresight and ability to improve your intuitive vision. 

 

Chiastolite: The "Cross Stone"   This powerful crystal balances one's perspective in both creativity and practicality.                        It is used as a sign of devotion towards awareness and dispels negativity.  It signifies both death and re-birth and helps one to understand the realization of immortality.  It is used as a bridge for "crossing over". It helps one to assimilate during times of change.  It provides insight to answers when problem solving.                                    This stone has a reputation for astral journeys and is used as a gateway into the mysterious. Chiastolite allows for the overcoming of fear, the facing of reality and overcoming of the unknown.  Chiastolite is used to attune to our soul's purpose.  Since it is associated with the Root Chakra, it encourages ones survival instincts and is grounding and protecting. This stone is said to embrace the emotions and assist in spiritual journeys.                                  During illness, it helps to maintain spirituality, lessens fever, balances blood flow, increases secretion of milk in nursing mothers and repairs chromosome damage.  It is also believed to help heal gout, strengthen the immune system and tone up the nerve strength.

 

 Chrysoberyl: Translucent Gold or Green Cat's Eye (often confused with quartz. Tiger's Eye, but rarer). Usually clear, green or green/brown and nongreasy.    Some are irradiated to turn green- trust your feeling with each stone.                                                                                    Used for acquiring more prosperity, confidence, self-pride and healing. It amplifies other gems.

 

Chrysocolla: Solid Lt. blue/blue-green. Chrysocolla is gentle, soothing and friendly. Helps one feel more comfortable speaking the truth.  It will help develop personal confidence, flexibility, self-forgiveness, peace of heart, patience and  emotional balance.                                                                               Excellent for the Heart Chakra; it flushes and heals heart blocks (loss, hurt, guilt, fear...) and keeps one in light, love, and healing daily.       High conductivity from copper draws out pain, heat, fevers, inflammations, arthritis and other bone diseases as well as the organs of the digestive tract and ulcers become less problematic.    It has excellent therapeutic qualities for dealing with loss, incest and other traumas.                                                         Relieves hypertension and stressful conditions due to fear or guilt.  This stone will cleanses the auric field and assist in dreams and Earth healing.

 

Chrysoprase: Bright translucent green chalcedony.  A quartz stone found in the USSR, Brazil, Australia, and US. A bright green crystal similar in color to green apples.                                               This stone uplifts the  heart Chakra and brings greater flexibility, wisdom, generosity, and self-confidence.  Chrysoprase heals depression, excess self-focus, emotions and sexual imbalance. It can placed on heart, neck, or on brow for meditation.
It helps one achieve greater personal insight, feel more calm, become less egotistical, and more open to new surroundings and situations.  It stimulates creativity and draws out unknown talents. Enhances fertility for both sexes. Helps guard against sexually transmitted diseases. Also helps gout, mental illness, and eye problems.


Citrine: This is one of the two minerals on the planet which does not hold and accumulate negative energy, but dissipates and transforms it.     It illuminates the energy of the root chakra, delivering both comfort and optimism. This soft yellow stone promotes a radiance from within your self, culminating in a happy disposition. It brightens even the darkest corners of your reality, and helps you to laugh without restraint. It has a positive influence in education, business pursuits and interpersonal relationships.

 

Copper: is an excellent energy conductor! Sends and amplifies thoughts, healing, and gem electrical energy into wearer's energy field when worn next to skin.                                                       Copper is associated with the 3rd chakra: stomach, and intestines.  It warms, releases resentment, and anger.  Copper helps with exhaustion recovery, circulation and balances warm sun energy and cool lunar energy.                                                                                               A plentiful metal ore that ranges in color from a soft red-brown to a deep brick red.  It assists in the fight against inflammatory diseases such as arthritis and rheumatism, particularly when used in conjunction with other stones. Helps stabilize the metabolism and heightens the immune system. The blood also benefits from Copper. Beneficial for the lungs, improving the exchange of oxygen and filtering out pollutants. Soft tissue and mucous membranes retain more moisture and become less susceptible to irritation. An excellent aid for increasing your ability to express and accept true feelings. Balance personal reserve and confidence.

 

Coral: Calcium and calcite. Coral brings diplomacy and concurrence, quiets emotions, brings peace to inner-self.  Facilitates intuition, imagination, visualization, expedite and accelerates the transfer of knowledge.                                                                        Coral strengthens both circulatory and bone structure in the body. Stimulates tissue regeneration and nourishes blood cells. Helps with disorders of the spinal, alimentary canals, nervous system and thalamus.                                                                                   Different colors of Coral can be used alone, in combination, or all together. Sympathetic to both the skeletal structure and the circulatory system. 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, warmth and  fertility. Energizes emotions. Works on muscles, blood, heart, reproductive system; thyroid, metabolism; meridians; spine, bone and tissue regeneration. (Avoid if high blood pressure, fever, anxious.)
Pink: Heart Chakra, increases sensitivity, caring, compassion.
White: Soothes; heals meridians, stress, smell ability, nerves.
Black: Creativity, repels lower energies.
Blue: activates and energizes the Throat Chakra. Also used to illuminate the Third Eye Chakra, enhancing psychic awareness and capabilities of the user. Facilitates the improvement/permanence in pursuit of commerce, improves communication abilities, treatment of throat ailments and cleansing of mucoid system.

 

Corundum: Second hardest mineral known.  Brings insight to the unknown helps with intuitive awareness, stimulates ambition and confidence.  Corundum subdues and calms emotions, harsh and irritable attitudes, releases anger.  It soothes and smooths the skin, eye disorders and brings peace to the body.

 

Creedite: A white stone found in the US and Mexico. Creedite is beneficial to the body's cleansing system and useful for blood detoxification. Helps one discover how best to express themselves and intuitively understand other people. Will also benefit the nervous system by aiding in the transmission of nerve impulses.

 

Cuprite: A red to brown mineral found in the US, Australia, Mexico, and USSR. Cuprite is beneficial for metabolical imbalances.  It helps the heart and blood, muscle tissue, and skeletal system. Helpful for people having difficulty dealing with father or authority figures.                                                             Considered helpful in investigating past-life experiences.                                    Deep wine red: (High copper content) opens flow of Root and Spleen Chakras, Kundalini energy and will power.  Also, with the Heart Chakra it strengthens thymus, heart, blood, and oxygen, metabolism, stamina and healing.                                                                                                           Historically also heals relationship with father, the yang side of us, masculinity (for men) and confidence/security issues. Access past life.

 

D's

Danburite: is a clear crystal. It powerfully radiates bright, pure, white light, filling our body, mind, and spirit (and relationships) with loving light. Excellent to cleanse, purify, or debrief. Danburite fills Crown Chakra with joy and illumination. It brings truth, honesty, a smile to the heart and open receptivity to mind and spirit. Danburite strengthens mind, nervous system, life force, awareness and is an excellent healing tool.

 

Desert Rose: is a gypsum colour normally Lt. brown. Desert Rose is gently grounding, it clarifies thinking, mental vision and perception. It will also quiet worry and brings out practicality. (Related to Selenite.)  Used to access past/future lives, it assists in bringing material pursuits related to business. Provides flexibility to one's nature, strengthens decisions, aligns the spinal column and removes energy blockage. Stabilizes epileptic disorders.

 

Diamond: (Carbon) When considering the use of a Diamond for healing purposes, one must ignore its monetary value and concentrate upon the stone's unique relationship with energy. It is frequently combined with other gems or crystals. If used with an Aquamarine, a Diamond will increase the cleansing properties and mental soothing that Aquamarine helps to produce. If worn or carried alone, it will amplify the energy of the wearer. Unfortunately, this includes any negative energy the wearer might possess as well. Some literature contends that the blue light within the color spectrum of a Diamond is beneficial for glaucoma.                                                                                                Diamonds are beneficial to the brain and testicles. Some recommend it for diseases of the bladder but only in desperate cases. In all cases, the stone needs to touch the skin in order to increase its effectiveness. Emeralds and Amethyst Quartz are especially amplified by Diamonds.
Powerfully absorbs and amplifies thoughts/attitudes of user, other gems, and wearer's strengths and weaknesses: Prosperity, generosity/ vs. miserly; love vs. distrust; overview, spirituality vs. lust, immediate gratification. Used with loving, clear intent; clears blocks, opens Crown Chakra: spiritual love, peace. Clarity, trust, confidence. Cleanse thoroughly (It can hold our other's previous attitudes, emotions...).

 

Diopside/Enstatite: are clear, deep green. They bring about deep healing and expansion of the Heart center.  They help with love, commitment, trust and humbleness. Coming in colours of brown, green, or white they are found in Japan, Germany, Ireland, and the US.                                                                                                                      Diopside is found in similar colors and is mined in the USSR and India in addition to the countries already mentioned. These stones are mentioned together because they have identical properties. Clear, deep green. Deep healing and expansion of Heart center, love, commitment, trust humbleness, heart, lungs. Both benefit the circulatory system and cleansing organs. Mental clarity results from healing layouts that include Enstatite and/or Diopside. Diopside is recommended for public speakers, students, and surgeons.

 


Dioptase: Tiny deep blue-green silicate crystals. Its powerful green reaches deep into the Heart Chakra to release and heal sadness, heartache, abuse, neglect...Converts loss (recent/childhood) into self-love. Empowers heart with new depth, strength, healthiness, courage, ability to love deeply, unconditionally. Connects emotional heart with spiritual heart to receive abundance. Promotes genuineness, sincerity, emotional balance, self-worth, deep well-being. Central Nervous System, lungs, heart, blood pressure, stress. Can send healing deep into the earth.

 

Dolomite:  Colours: White, Colourless, Pink, Peachy/Pink, Yellow, Gray, Brown and Black. (when Iron is present) This stone soothes hurt, loneliness, and quells anxiety. It facilitates giving and receiving, generosity, spontaneity, creativity and an energy uplift. It will also encourage charitable actions. Since it is associated with the Chakra by its color, it also has the propensity to control energy leakage from the Chakra due to trauma. It is used for energy alignment, balance and energy blockage. The lesson this crystal teaches is that "everything happens for a reason".
This stone is most noted for its work with energy balancing. The calcium content in Dolomite strengthens bones, teeth, muscles, and woman's reproductive system; and helps PMS.
Dolomite is utilized in the Center area for grounding, balance and energy protection.

E's

EILAT Stone: This semi-precious gemstone's healing abilities have been documented due to the elements which comprise Eilat stone and together have the ability to create, store and conduct energy. It also can maintain this activity for many, many years. This stone also has an uncanny ability to absorb many types of pain. It excels in healing emotional and physical aspects of Heart (lungs) and the Throat Chakra. Eilat, when placed on the Solar Plexus Chakra, aligns the subtle bodies, harmonizes heart, mind, and body. Use it to bring wholeness, peace of heart, self-expression and to enhance creativity. 
This crystal is the recommended for whole body healing. It flushes out and heals hurt, fear, stress and loss. Used by healers as an antidepressant. Benefits sinuses, mouth, bone and tissue regeneration. Draws out pain, inflammation and cools fever.

 

Elestial: Special form of clear/smokey qtz. It changes confusion/illusions to clarity, seeing truth and overview. Its properities are psychicness, and openness to higher self/God/spirituality. Elestial stimulates the crown chakra/pineal to rise above situations and emotions. May initially intensify lower thoughts (ego, denial, self-judging...) to release these blocks to open heart/mind. It will heal brain cells from drug/alcohol use.  Elestial is the "All-seeing Stone" and brings infusion of light. Use as a bridge stone to enhance energy flow between chakras.

 

Emerald: is a symbol of love and good fortune. This stone is used for abundance, growth, peace, harmony, patience, love, fidelity and honesty. It is used against negative energy and has been used in many forms of divination. Most effective on the Heart Chakra perhaps because it access desires held deep within. Emerald provides inspiration and helps those in need of balance, healing, and infinite patience. Lifts depression, helps with insomnia, knowingness of the heart and peaceful dreams. Helps the wearer gain physical, emotional, and mental equilibrium.                                          The pale, clear, green Emeralds are valuable in meditative work, as well as healing. It works best when combined with a Diamond or worn alone. It gives wisdom from the mental plane, so that the possessor is motivated to give love and wisdom to others.                                                                                        Do not wear an Emerald constantly. It should only be worn when the wearer feels the need to have it near. They were used to strengthen memory, to aid in eloquence, and to reveal the truth or falsity of a lover's oaths.
This crystal is the most recommended stone for breathing issues, heart health, swollen lymphnodes, blood problems, the thymus, the pancreas ( for blood sugar rebalance), labor/delivery, eyesight, and the etheric field. Excellent general healer. Emerald was considered an ancient blood detoxifier and anti-poison. Helps strengthen the backbone and alleviates problems associated with sugar diabetes. Emeralds are of special value to athletes, chiropractors, lecturers, marriage counselors, masseurs, optometrists, people who work in radioactive areas, and those who work in close quarters. It improves psychic abilities, raises consciousness, and helps the individual attain balance. Also enhances the immune system.

 

Epidote: Deep green, striated in colour.  Epidote acts as an Awareness Sheild’, and offers a very strong energy for protection from any negative force or any negative intent, while helping the  inner awareness to grow and develop.
Epidote is a stone to use when one is delving deeper into the heightened states of awareness, it helps with protection and keeps one steady and stable at all times.
                                                                                               A stone that keeps working for eternity, it will never let its barriers down, it is also suitable for all ages, and for all disciplines.                                                  Epidote is a stone that will increase inner and outer strength and stimulate the memory, a good stone to help with past life recall and study of the 'soul.'     Epidote is benificial for liver function and in removing toxins from the body.

F's

Flint: A gray, white, black, red, or brown stone found in all countries around the world. Beneficial to the entire body. All tissue, internal or external, will be helped, but especially the cardiopulmonary and cleansing systems. Helps one feel more whole and healthy. Flint gives a strong boost to your mental state and is extremely helpful for persons who have been afflicted by degenerative diseases.

 

Flourite: This mineral produces an energy which is predisposed to discourage chaotic, disruptive, and disorganized growth. It emits an energy which can be used to stabilize and produce order within the mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual systems. It brings order out of chaos. It increases the ability the concentrate, balancing the positive and negative relationship of the mind. Flourite helps you to see both reality and truth behind illusion. It encourages and sustains the ideal of health, intellect, and emotional well-being.
Flourite is usually translucent and comes in shades of white, brown, blue, yellow, purple, red, or colorless. It is and important balancer and healer. It opens heart (especially green), throat, brow,and crown chakras for clarity, overview, seeing additional truths/realities. Flourite is good for the spleen bones, teeth, lungs, detoxification, anxiety and insomnia.  People with arthritis, rheumatism, or spinal injuries have reported some relief from their conditions when they employ Fluorite in their healing regimen. It helps to rekindle sexual appetite and heighten intuitive  powers.                                    It is suggested using Fluorite in conjunction with Calcite and Pyrite. It assists in fighting mental disorder and gaining spiritual awakening and helps one become more aware of the higher levels of reality and can anchor and free one from over stimulation on the psychic plane.
Clear and Purple: Objectivity; clears the way for new things, uplifting, aura cleanse, 3rd eye, eyesight, sinuses; repels colds. Enhances other gems.
Green: Stills mind and heart, harmonizes and recharges all Chakra. Green Fluorite is a valuable helper in grounding excess energies.
Blue: Throat, nose, ears, soothing; Karmic impasses resolved, atonement relieved.
Yellow: Focus, cooperation, group alignment.                                         Lavender: well-being, serenity,peace, connection with universe/God/eternal life force.
Clusters: lowers work/life stress (helpful on your desk)
Double Pyramid: Aligns spirit with physical plane, inner with outer awareness, and 2 sides/brain; Crown Chakra, illuminating karmic lessons. 

 

Fossil: due to the strong life-force that is preserved inside fossils, holding fossils and meditating can be very uplifting when this stored energy is tapped. They also provide a natural link for those wishing to develop conscious bonding with the animal kingdom. -Improves vitality and strength, strengthens physical endurance. 

 

Fuchsite: is the green variety of muscovite and carries the properties of muscovite - inspiration, problem solving, intuition, etc. As a heart chakra stone, it links the intellect of the mind with the heart and allows one to use the gifts of the mind, guided by the heart.                                                                              The benefits of Fuchsite include: a decrease of insomnia, an improvement of self-worth, a relieve of emotional shock, a development of a quick wit and general resilience. It also speeds deeper healing and can help on to be lighthearted, friendly and more compassionate.

 

G's

Gaia Stone: is green obsidian from volcanish ash of the eruption of Mt. St. Helen's, and carries strong Earth energy, even the "soul of the Earth."  Gaia Stone enhances Goddess connection, connection with Earth and Earth devas.  It also brings prosperity.                            Gaia Stone is especially good for self-healing emotional wounds and past traumas. Gaia Stone is primarily associated with the heart chakra, but can also be used to harmonize all the chakras.