Physically, it benefits the thymus gland and nervous system, balances blood pressure, simulates the metabolism, lowers cholesterol, settles nausea, heals lungs, sinuses, heart, muscular and systems; and has an anti-inflammatory effect and eases skin eruptions, allergies, migraines, and soothes the eyes.
In ancient times, the Tibetans decorated their statues with Aventurine, using it most often for the eyes to symbolically increase the statue’s visionary powers. Until the 19th century, Aventurine was called the “Stone of the Amazons,” because the Brazilian deposits were believed to have supplied jewels and talismans for the Amazonian warriors. It has been used in rituals of the medicine wheel to show the spirit guides the connection with the healing light of the heart.
Jade – A symbol of serenity and purity, Jade is said to bless whatever it touches. Signifying wisdom, protection, and balance Jade keeps the wearer from harm, attracts good luck, friendship, good health, wealth, and love.
Emotionally, it stabilizes the personality, decreases irritability, releases negative thoughts, soothes the mind, promotes self-sufficiency, stimulates ideas, and overall helps individuals with realizing their full potential and attaining purposeful goals.
Physically, Jade aids the body’s filtration and elimination organs, is excellent for treating kidney problems and adrenal glands, and removing toxins. It assists in healing skeletal and cellular systems, fertility and childbirth, lung problems, immune system weakness, PTSD, and nervous system.
Serving mankind for nearly 6,000 years it was the favored stone for axe heads, knives and weapons for the primitive peoples in the British Isles; was carved into masks and ritual tools by the indigenous tribes of Mexico, Central and South America, and New Zealand; and used extensively in China in jewelry, decorations, beads, burial items, statues, and more for its beauty and powers of healing and protection.
Moss Agate – A variety of Chalcedony Quartz, agate Agate is an excellent stone for rebalancing and harmonizing the body, mind and spirit. it promotes inner stability, composure, and maturity and has warm, protective properties that encourage security and self-confidence.
Agate is useful as a protection amulet when traveling.
Moss Agate which can be found several colors including green, blue, red, yellow, and brown has all the
generic healing properties of Agate and Chalcedony and is known as a stone of new beginnings, refreshing the soul and enabling an individual to see the beauty in their surroundings.
It attracts abundance in wealth, improves self-esteem, develops strength and the ability to get along with others, promotes self-expression, and communication, balances emotions, releasing fear and stress. It eliminates depression caused by brain imbalances.
Physically, it speeds up recovery from illness, is anti-inflammatory, cleanses the circulatory and elimination systems, and boosts the immune system. Moss Agate prevents hypoglycemia and dehydration, treats infections, colds and flu, and lowers fevers. Treats fungal and skin infections.
Throughout history and all cultures, Moss Agate has been known as the crystal of gardeners and agriculture. It was considered a miraculous healing stone for tribal priests of the past, giving them power to interact with our human organic system, and was used as a talisman to make warriors strong and victorious.
Obsidian – A volcanic glass, obsidian is a very protective stone that forms a shield against negativity, brings clarity to the mind and clears confusion, is truth-enhancing, and promotes qualities of compassion and strength.
It is truth-enhancing, draws out mental stress and tension and stimulates growth on all levels, urging exploration of the unknown and opening new horizons. It brings clarity to the mind and clears confusion, dissolves emotional blockages and ancient traumas, and promotes qualities of compassion and strength.
Physically, it aids in digestion, detoxifies, reduces arthritis pain, joint problems and cramps, and warms the extremities. It benefits the stomach, intestines, muscle tissue, and can rid one of bacterial or viral infections.
In ancient times, people frequently used obsidian for making weapons because it could be fractured to produce sharp blades or arrowheads. Polished Obsidian was also used for mirrors. Pre-Columbian Mesoamericans used obsidian for tools and decorative objects.
Peridot – Also called Chrysotile and Olivine, Peridot ranges in color from a brown-green color to yellowish green to pure green, Peridot is a powerful cleanser that releases and neutralizes toxins on all levels. It is also a stone of compassion that has a friendly energy and is excellent for healing. Emotionally, it protects against nervousness, alleviates jealousy and resentment, reduces stress, anger and guilt; enhances confidence and motivation.
Physically, it strengthens the immune system and metabolism, aids disorders of the heart, thymus, lungs, gallbladder, spleen, liver and intestinal tract. It also balances bipolar disorders and overcomes hypochondria.
Peridot has always been associated with light. In fact, the Egyptians called it the “gem of the sun.” Some believed that it protected its owner from “terrors of the night,” especially when it was set in gold. Others strung the gems on donkey hair and tied them around their left arms to ward off evil spirits.
Red Jasper – Jasper is a variety of Chalcedony, a mineral of the Quartz family, and called by several different names, can be found in a variety of colors from brown, red, orange, yellow, green, white lilac, and more. Known as the “supreme nurturer”, Jasper is a stone of grounding and stability, providing comfort and security, strength and healing.
Emotionally, it sustains and supports through times of stress, and brings tranquility and wholeness. It provides protection, absorbs negative energy, encourages honesty with one’s self, courage to assertively tackle problems, aids quick-thinking, stimulates the imagination, and transforms ideas into action.
Physically it is good for the liver, gallbladder, soothing to the stomach, supports during prolonged illness, strengthens and detoxifies the circulatory system, re-energizes the body, and prolongs sexual pleasure.
Red Jasper is a gently stimulating and extremely protective stone. It brings problems to light, provides insights, and rectifies unjust situations. It grounds energy, calms the emotions, and aids in dream recall. A Red Jasper stone is said to be a very lucky gemstone for actors and artists as it aids in the expression of creative ideas.
Historically, Jasper is traceable to all ancient peoples and civilizations. Worn by shamans, priests and kings, it was considered sacred and a powerful protection stone, for both the physical world and in the spiritual realm. Amulets of Jasper were carved by the Egyptians with symbols and inscriptions from the Book of the Dead and buried with mummified remains for safe passage in the afterlife.
Quartz Crystal – Also called Clear Quartz or Rock Crystal, Quartz Crystal is known as the “master healer” and will amplify energy, clarity, and balance. Ann all purpose healer, it absorbs, stores, releases and regulates energy, draws of negative energy of all kinds, and balances and revitalizes the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual planes. It aids concentration and unlocks memory.
Physically, it enhances the organs, stimulates the immune system and has been used to treat migraine headaches, vertigo, and motion sickness, and is believed to assist with metabolism, exhaustion, and weight loss treatment of digestive disorders, kidney and bladder infections, and to cure diarrhea.