Crystal & Gemstone Properties

Crystals and gemstones can help balance the imbalances in your life whether they are spiritual, energetic, physical, mental, or all four. The subtle changes you can develop while properly using these stones are noticeable and effective.

Agate is well known for balancing yin/yang energy, courage, protection, very calming and healing. The Metaphysical and Healing Properties of any specific type of agate depend on the color of the agate, but all agates have certain things in common. Agate is a stone of strength. It was used by the Ancients on the breastplates of armor to give warriors strength and make them victorious in battle. Energetically, it is considered to give strength in both battle and physically.  Agate enhances creativity and strengthens the intellect. It is also known as a good luck stone. Agate increases energy. However, because it is a grounding stone, it does not increase energy at all times, but rather enables bursts of energy as needed. In this way, agate is a conservation stone, and enhances longevity. Agate is a very protective stone. It is especially protective for children, and makes an excellent stone for children.  Agates are said to be especially useful for protecting children from falling. Emotionally, agate gives courage, emotional strength, self-confidence, and dispels fears. It can also lessen feelings of envy by grounding the emotions. In the same way, it assists with acceptance of all things. It can be very beneficial for self-examination as well as examination of the circumstances one finds oneself in.  Particularly when placed on the Solar Plexus (3rd) Chakra it can help one to accept one's emotions, thereby helping overcome those emotions that one wants to remove. Because of the harmonizing qualities of agate, and its emotional energies of removing and releasing resentments and bitterness, it is also considered by many to be an excellent stone for helping to heal and improve relationships. Agate can cleanse and stabilize the aura by removing and/or transforming negative energy. As far as relationships go, agate is a stone of marital and romantic fidelity. Agate can strengthen the body and the body's connection to the earth. It also increases energy. Agate enhances healing of all kinds by bringing the elements of the healee into harmony. Physically, agate is particularly helpful with tooth and gum issues, stomach problems, physical endurance, and insomnia. White agate is especially considered a stone of hope.  Chakras: All agates can remove blockages from any chakra. Agate also relates to specific chakras according to the stone color. Rock Lore & Tidbits: Agate is a variety of chalcedony which is a microcrystalline quartz. Agate is more translucent microcrystalline quartz and technically is striped, though many stones named agates are not striped, whereas jasper is more opaque. There are many, many different types of agates in many different color combinations.

Amazonite helps with communication, integrity, hope, and trust. It enhances intuition, creativity, intellect, and psychic ability. Amazonite is associated with the throat chakra and third eye chakra. It aligns the physical and astral bodies.  Lessens stress and self-defeating behaviors by calming and building self-esteem. Amazonite is also said to assist with peacefully making the transition out of this life. Amazonite heals emotional disturbances and helps with emotional traumas. Helps decrease heart problems, benefiting the muscles, pregnancy, eczema, muscle cramps, nervous system, lessening tooth decay and osteoporosis.

Amethyst can be used for any of the chakras but works best with the brow and crown chakra. Amethyst is purple quartz, and is a meditative and calming stone. It works in the emotional, spiritual, and physical planes to provide calm, balance, patience, and peace. Can help heal personal loss and grief. Amethyst has a gently sedative energy that promotes peacefulness, happiness, and contentment. Amethyst is also excellent for meditation and lucid dreaming. It is known to open one's channels to telepathy, past life regression, clairaudience, clairvoyance, and communication with angels. Amethyst also protects against psychic attacks, especially during spiritual work, and protects one from thieves, and protects travelers. Aids in withdrawal symptoms in addictions, help with headaches, insomnia, arthritis, diabetes, pain relief, circulatory system issues, endocrine system problems, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, immune system deficiencies, asthma, phobias, pregnancy and preventing miscarriage, menopause, PMS, and general healing.  Amethyst can also cleanse other crystals.

Amber is both calming and energizing at the same time. Increases intellectual abilities and wisdom. It draws negativity from the environment and helps to relieve physical pain the same way. Improves patience, increases protection.  Increases romantic love, sensuality. Helps in love and marriage. Amber is excellent in crystal healing for inner child work and past life work. Amber is associated with the solar plexus chakra and  the sacral chakra.  Amber is great for purifying the body, headaches, bone problems, heart problems, circulation, ears, hearing problems, endocrine system, fibromyalgia, intestinal/digestive disorders, kidney, bladder, lungs, and general healing purposes.

Aventurine helps with creativity,  imagination and mental clarity. Considered a "Lucky Stone" It increases prosperity and career success and affords opportunities. Gives a sense of calm, balance and enhances happiness. It also helps one to see alternatives and potentials in all situations, giving a positive outlook, courage and inner strength. Aventurine bring friendship to one's life. It is also a stone of protection energies. Helps the circulatory system, sinus problems, nausea, headaches, general health, allergies, eczema, fever, and sleep disorders. Aventurine is associated with the heart chakra. Different colors of Aventurine such as blue, peach or red, have additional properties and relate to various chakras according to color.

Blue Chalcedony balances mind, body and spirit. It gets rid of  hostility, anger, and irritation. Blue chalcedony calms, soothes and fosters mental and emotional stability and encourages honesty. It eases communication and is great for the skills of clairvoyance, intuition, and energy healing.  Reduces bad dreams by getting rid of the root cause. Blue chalcedony has a very protective property, which is evidenced in both the physical and emotional realms, and it is used for protection from the evil eye and dark intentions. Helps the eyes, open sores rapid healing, alzheimers, lactation, blood, circulation, bones, spleen, and gall bladder.

Blue Lace Agate is a gentle, calming stone enhancing tranquility and grace.  Considered a happiness stone and one that encourages hope.  Blue lace agate helps with angel communication and activates the throat chakra. Activates intuition and  assists in inner alignment, and has been said to be useful for performing miracles. As a throat chakra stone blue lace agate is considered a stone of compassionate communication and helps with public speaking. It also brings tactfulness to speech and written communications.  As with all agates, blue lace agate is a protective stone. Its protective energies are more gentle and subtle than some stones, but it is effective nonetheless. It can be particularly effective when calling upon angels for protection. Its calming and soothing energy that can be protective in its own right, as well. Additionally, blue lace agate is a particular protector for children. Helps with arthritis, joints, bones, headaches, especially tension headaches, colic, digestive issues, appropriate growth,immune system issues, throat, skin issues especially eczema, stuttering, nervous speech habits and patterns - Blue lace agate is related to both the throat chakra and the crown chakra.

Carnelian is an agate class of chalcedony that is a stone of creativity, and courage. Like all agates, it has protection energies. It can aid memory, including recall of past lives.  It is also a stone of protection in general helps with anger, jealousy and fear. In addition it can help with manifestation of one's desires, and brings good luck. Carnelian can help ease or remove sorrows. It also helps stabilize energies in the home. Carnelian is associated with the root and sacral chakras.  Carnelian has been used in crystal healing to heal open sores, rejuvenate tissues and cells, rheumatism, kidney stones and other kidney problems, gall stones, colds, pollen allergies, and neuralgia.

Chevron Amethyst is said to combine the strengthening and enhancing energies of quartz with the stress relieving energies of amethyst. Together these minerals create the chevron amethyst, helps with peace of mind, relaxation and self-discovery. Chevron amethyst is said to bring courage and inner strength.  It also helps diminish addictive behaviors and assists in recovery. Chevron amethyst is associated with the third eye (brow) or crown chakra. In addition to its own qualities it also has meanings of amethyst and quartz.

Citrine is a joyful stone with bright energy. It is said to carry the Sun's Energy - signifies good fortune and good luck, which can appear in unexpected ways. Citrine is well known in crystal work as a success and prosperity stone - and is called the "Success Stone."   Manifests success and abundance in all areas.  It is particularly used to promote success in business -  can be put in a cash box of a shop, carried or worn, earning it another nickname, "Merchant's Stone."  Citrine  brings generosity and resonates with the solar plexus chakra - magnifies personal power and can be used for the focused intent of the individual. Citrine combats negative energy and helps dissipates it.  Clears unwanted energies from any environment, indoors or out.  Issues with loved ones caused by negative energies can also be cleared. It's good for protection in general and helps bring stability energetically. Citrine also does not absorb any negative energies from its surroundings, and thus never needs energetic clearing. Because citrine can clear negative energy and influences from the aura, it is useful for meditation and spiritual development. It is also excellent for dream recall and dream work. Citrine enhances mental clarity, confidence, and will power. Since also helps eliminate fears of being judged. It is also used to dissipate fear of being alone or unworthy. Citrine is a happy stone. It can bring happiness to the person who carries or wears it relieves depression, self-doubt, anger, and irrational mood swings. Citrine can help overcome emotional traumas and grief that may lead to these emotionally self-destructive issues. In crystal it is beneficial for the digestion, stomach, nightmares, thyroid,  heart, kidney, liver, muscles, strength, endocrine system, circulatory system, tissue regeneration, urinary system, immune system, diabetes, fibromyalgia. Citrine is good for removing toxins, and overcoming addictions. Sensuality and sexuality can also be heightened by citrine making it a stone of positive choice for sexual issues.

Clear Quartz is best used to help balance the crown chakra. Also it can be used  to implement psychic, ESP and mediumship qualities.  Traditionally, the natural quartz crystal was said to both harmonize and align human energies, thoughts, consciousness, and emotions - with the energies of the universe and to make these greater energies available to humanity. The natural tendency of quartz is for harmony, and is recognized as a Stone of Power. Stimulates brain function & power, aids clarity of mind, dispels negativity in one’s energy field and environment, and aligns all chakras.

Crystal Cluster Configuration: A group of crystals that have grown in a cluster or group.  Clusters are energizing and harmonizing. They bring harmony to groups and to the environments they are in. They can also increase the energy of other crystals and stones. Crystal clusters are often used to charge other crystals and cleanse crystals.

Dalmatian Stone is a gem that lessens or removes disillusionment. It helps one to see their strengths and weaknesses, and encourages grounding both with the Earth and in reality. Dalmatian stone also connects to the Universe - it increases loyalty and is beneficial for long term relationships. It brings a sense of fun to one's life. Physically it can help purify the blood. Helps with nightmares, depression, and negative thinking. It is also particularly beneficial for healing people who have trouble relaxing and having fun.

Druzy Crystal Configuration: Many tiny  crystals like a "skin" of sparkly crystals.  Druzy usually grew originally over another crystal or matrix, though they may not be attached to it currently. Occasionally they are floater clusters with no attachment previously to a matrix. Light and joy are brought to an environment or ritual by a Druzy Cluster.  As a type of Crystal Cluster they also bring harmony to groups. They have energy that is especially helpful for Spiritual worship and Lightwork. Like other types of clusters, they can empower the energy of other crystals and stones. Placing a stone on the druzy cluster for a day or longer period enhances their energy, especially if placed in moonlight or sunlight for 24 hours.

Emerald is a stone of love and romance, helping with both passion and domestic bliss. It enhances harmony, joy, cleansing, clairvoyance, memory, and faith. It also benefits intuition, intellect, communication, decision making, and promotes truthfulness and honesty. Emerald is used to enhance intuitive awareness and to bring forth manifestation. It is said to be a poet's gemstone. It is a stone of protection. Emotionally emerald is used to help with emotional traumas and to bring hope. Physically, emerald is said in crystal healing and folklore to be helpful for adrenal glands, diabetes, fibromyalgia, headaches, heart issues, insomnia, muscle problems, nervous system ailments. Emerald is associated with the heart chakra.

Fluorite promotes spiritual and psychic wholeness and development, truth, protection, and brings peace. It protects psychically and in the physical realm. It helps one meditate and learn to go past the "chatter" that our minds tend to generate when first learning to meditate Fluorite is a great stone to calm and relieve anxiety and stress.  Gets rid of mental blocks and similar mental issues. In crystal healing for , pain, general health throughout the body's main skeletal and muscular systems. All colors are also good for auric cleansing. Mixed colors bring enhanced protection in the areas enhanced by all combined types. Clear fluorite guards against psychic attack and strengthens consciousness. Blue fluorite has the quality of protecting the emotions and restoring emotional balance. Purple fluorite strengthens mystical insight, psychic awareness, and can open the third eye. Green fluorite is an excellent all purpose healing stone that promotes healing and self love.

Garnet is a stone of regeneration and energizing.  Garnet can boost the energy of an entire system and revitalize it. It is said to be stabilizing in that it can bring order to chaos whether internal or external. Garnet is a protective energy stone which is especially known for protection from evil,  during travel, nightmares, and from wounds. Garnet has been used to release bad karma, which can be considered a form of protection in this life. A stone of protecting against and success with lawsuits. As a root chakra stone, garnet said to be excellent for manifestation. It is used to ground one's dreams in reality, bringing abundance, prosperity, and realization of dreams.  All garnets are used to assist on an energetic level with success in one's career in part by building one's self-confidence, inspiration, and creativity. It can also make clear what is one's life purpose. Garnet is used to access ancient memories. This makes it a preferred tool for past life regression. Emotionally, considered a stone of increasing commitment, honesty, hope, and faith. It is a stone of positive thoughts which is said to dispel and relieve depression. Garnet is also used to overcome crisis and trauma. It is used to bring one away from a sense of helplessness or victimization and imparting courage. It is used to assist in diminishing or eliminating abandonment issues. It can reduce or eliminate conscious or unconscious self-sabotage. It is said to enhance emotions in a positive way, and also be quite calming. Garnet is considered a stone that helps one realize and enjoy the pleasures of earthly incarnation.This includes enhancing sensuality, sexuality, and intimacy in a balanced fashion. As such, garnet is a stone of love and passion. Garnet has been used a great deal for gentle spiritual healing, and is used to enhance intuition in this manner. It discourages disorganized growth, and brings inner strength. Garnet is sometimes called a "stone of health" and crystal healing specialists say that garnet can assist in healing acid reflux, adrenal glancs, ADD/ADHD, anemia and other blood related illness, assimilate vitamins and minerals, bone, brain and brain tumors, cell structure, Down's syndrome, fertility, heart, immune system, lungs, physical strength, pituitary, reproductive system, skin, spine, as well as promoting rapid general healing and regeneration. Garnet is associated primarily with the root chakra, but also with the heart chakra.  It is used to balance, purify, align and remove negative energy from all the chakras and aura. Various types of garnets have their own properties in addition to those of garnet in general and may be related other chakras as well. Garnet is used to encourage movement of the kundalini in an orderly fashion.

Hematite is a stone that is most commonly -- and most strongly -- used to ground or stabilize and for protection. In spiritual work, hematite is an excellent stone to help keep yourself also connected to the Earth plane, as some would say via the silver cord, so that your spiritual learnings and travels can be done safely and things learned can be brought back to daily life more easily. Hematite can be used at the corners of a room or property as a simple but protective spiritual crystal grid. Hematite is used to bring mental organization   and is very grounding and calming. It can help with original thinking, logical thinking, and mathematics, any type of thinking which requires significant mental organization. Emotionally, hematite decreases negativity. This  lowering of negativity can benifit by helping balance the body/mind/spirit connection.  It also is said to balance the meridiians, boost self-esteen, and self-confidence. Physically it has been used in complementary crystal healing to cool the body, blood disorders, Reynayd's Syndrome, nervous problems, stress and insomnia, spinal alignment, broken bones. It is also an excellent stone for anxiety relief.Hematite is associated with the root (base) chakra, Muladhara.

Howlite is a stone of awareness from the Higher Self and the Divine. Howlite can also be used to release attachments, or cords, linking old emotional pain, from this life or a past life, to the present.  Howlite is a wonder stone for calming upset states of mind and emotion. Howlite decreases an overly critical state of mind, selfishness, stress, and anxiety. Howlite also can decrease anger originating from within or externally. The wake of such calming can help one be truly comfortable as oneself without the need to pretend to be anything but what you are. Subtlety and tact are also energies that howlite brings. This can calm difficult communications - particularly by decreasing rudeness and facetiousness. Helps with creativity and expand self-expression. Howlite is used in crystal healing for pain, insomnia, bones, osteoporosis, teeth, calcium levels, leg cramps, anxiety disorders and stress-related illnesses. Less well known uses in crystal healing are for the circulatory system and endocrine system. Howlite is primarily associated with the crown chakra, but can also be used to stimulate and balance all the chakras.

Jade is a stone of the heart. As such it is related to the heart chakra. It can attract and enhance love of all kinds. It is also a stone of fidelity and generosity. It is also considered to be good for the physical heart and for emotional balance and stability. It is used in crystal healing for increasing self-reliance. Jade is also very helpful as a stone of abundance. Physically, jade is used to heal lung problems, kidney problems, immune system weakness, PTSD, and nervous system overwork. Jade is also energized by its color, and relates to those color energies as well.  Jade promotes longevity, detoxification, parasite elimination, hypoglycemia, diabetes, cellular regeneration, fatigue, clearing blocked energy, mental and emotional imbalances,  and focusing healing energy toward problem areas.

Jasper is a fine-grained chalcedony, a microcrystalline quartz.  Orbicular or eye jasper has round "eyes" in concentric circles, as in Ocean Jasper. Picture jasper looks as though it is a painted abstract or nature picture. Jasper is a common stone and comes in many beautiful colors and patterns. Its wide availability often makes its powerful energy and beauty under-appreciated, although there are collectors who specialize in jaspers. It is stone of gentleness, comfort, and relaxation. When its protective energies are also considered, it's no wonder jasper is sometimes called the "nurturing stone." Jasper has other facets to its energy properties, too, such as prosperity, gardening and agriculture. Historically these were related concepts when wealth was more often counted in agricultural and pastoral terms, but jasper does have prosperity vibrations in other areas as well. It is also a powerful protection stone in general and can be used in protection magic, in talismans and other places you want a strong but gentle protection. In some cultures, particularly Native American, jasper is traditionally used for rain making. Jasper is used for bringing beauty, into life and specific situations. This is gaining it the name "make up stone" for the way it can bring beauty to people outside as well as inside. Jasper balances yin/yang energies. This is helpful in many areas of life and can bring healing, peace, and ease. In the mental and emotional realms, Jasper is primarily about peace and relaxation. It enhances one's ability to relax and come to peace even in difficult situations. This helps bring in wholeness, emotional healing, kindness, and comfort. Jasper also brings peace to endings, whether it be the end of a relationship, the end of a situation, or something else. Because of this, in addition to its general energy of peace, it is a good stone for healing grief.  Jasper is a wonderful stone for working with emotional disturbances and trauma. It can bring deep emotional healing in these areas and lead to a sense of tranquility in the present in spite of past or current disturbances. Smoothing out and enhancing mental processes is another quality of jasper. This can help in all mental endeavors whether it be learning, work, or something else requiring mental effort. Alleviating difficulties with mental processes can also assist in restraining desires that might lead a person into dangerous situations. In the physical realm, jasper is used in crystal healing particularly  for the liver, kidney, gallbladder, stomach and intestinal problems including heartburn, IBS, and acid reflux, hallucinations, longevity, epilepsy and seizures. It is also used to enhance healing of any kind as well as pain relief. Jasper is used to align all the chakras. Different varieties of jasper also have relationships to different chakras according to their specific energies and colors. Jasper is a variety of chalcedony, microcrystalline quartz, so it also has the metaphysical energies of quartz and chalcedony. There are many varieties of jasper, all of which have their own energies in addition to those of general jasper. 

Labradorite it is said to clear, balance and protect the aura. It is purported to help provide clarity and insight into your destiny, as well as attract success. It is used in metaphysics for dream recall, and finding ways to use dreams in daily life. Stress and anxiety are said to be reduced by labradorite -helping self confidence. Labradorite is said to increase intuition, psychic development, esoteric wisdom, help with subconscious issues. Labradorite is said to help with eyes, sight, diagnosis, brain, digestion, metabolism, warts. Labradorite is associated with the solar plexus and brow chakras. Spectrolite is a rarer variety of Labradorite with a full spectrum of iridescent colors.

Lapis Lazuli is not a single mineral. It is a combination of lazurite, calcite, and pyrite, with small amounts of other minerals. Denim Lapis is a lighter Lapis Lazuli with more white from calcite. It encourages  Truth, Inner Power, Organization - Lapis Lazuli is traditionally a stone of royalty. Lapis Lazuli is said to help create and maintain a connection between the physical and the spiritual realm. Intuitive and psychic awareness are energies Lapis Lazuli enhances making it a great meditation tool. As it is also a stone that helps with writing, it can also be used for automatic writing. Lapis Lazuli is a manifestation stone.  It is also a powerful crystal for positive changes in the life. As a protection stone, Lapis Lazuli protects from psychic and physical attacks. It can also be used for protection of an environment when placed in the four corners. Lapis Lazuli is a stone of communication that can bring truthfulness, openness, and mental clarity. It is used to help you say just the right thing, at the right time.  Its an organizing and quieting stone for a restless mind.  Strong emotional components of Lapis Lazuli are the strength and ability to overcome abuse issues, trauma, rape recovery, as well as depression and grief.  This stone increases inner power can also build courage, confidence, and overcome shyness.  It also is used to decrease irritability, whether caused by trauma issues or day to day frustrations.  Lapis Lazuli brings spiritual love and is also known for enhancing love and fidelity within marriage. Lapis Lazuli helps sinuses, cancer, headaches, nervous system, speech problems, pituitary gland, body strength, virility, pain relief, heart, immune system, spleen, bones, autism, depression, epilepsy, seizures, eye and vertigo vision problems,  sleep disorders including insomnia, fibromyalgia, feminine reproductive system including PMS, thyroid, RNA/DNA damage, and tuberculosis. Lapis Lazuli is related to both the throat and brow chakras, often bringing a strong synergy to their individual energy patterns.

Malachite is a stone of transformation. Whether the transformation is demonstrated on this plane as balancing pure love and one's well-being, protection, or spiritual evolution, it brings positive transformation.  Malachite is a stone of prosperity, abundance and good luck. Can help with creating a lucrative career. This in turn creates self-confidence and success. Malachite eliminates victimization by demonstrating the power of oneself.  Malachite is also a very protective stone for children, removing low level energies and generally protective all around. It also protects during other travel.  Malachite helps with spiritual evolution. Meditation with this stone can bring along heightened and pervasive spiritual growth it helps release  blockages formed in the mind / body / spirit.  As a part of spiritual growth, malachite can ease the transformation from life to death, helping one make this trip gently and without fear.  Malachite is an excellent aid to concentration and intellect. Using this stone can counteract self-destructive romantic tendencies and help encourage true, pure love.  Malachite is also good for enhancing emotional stability and balance in general., and can bring inner peace and hope, including relief from anxiety and stress. Malachite is used decrease one's tendency to radiation illness, adrenal glands  asthma, arthritis, pregnancy, childbirth, acid reflux (GERD),  immune system, epilepsy and seizures, headaches, circulatory system, bones, skin disorders, vertigo, teeth, gums, rising throat problems, tissue regeneration, and tumors.  It is also used for general healing by way of transforming illness and disease to a state of well-being. In natural combination with azurite it is also used for compulsiveness, anxiety, stress, asthma (as with malachite alone), cancer, astral projection and clairvoyance. Malachite can clear and activate all chakras, as well as balance them. Malachite is a stone that bridges the energy of the heart and root chakras. It is particularly useful for balancing and clearing the heart chakra. Its primary energy is generally associated with the heart chakra.

Moldavite is a tektite and is the only "extraterrestrial" gemstone, which is found only in the Moldau Valley in Czechoslovakia. Lately there have been other green tektites or imitations that are called "moldavite," but only the Czech moldavite is the "real thing." Moldavite is associated with the heart and third eye (brow) chakras, as well as the crown chakra. It strengthens and enhances inner journeys, channeling, cosmic consciousness, crystal consciousness, expansion, contact with interdimensional or extraterrestrial forces. It is a powerful stone, and its energies can at first be intimidating for those that are not aware of its energy, and tends to bring issues to the surface to be transformed, thus making it called "stone of transformation."When wearing moldavite, it is best to be mentally prepared and be properly grounded. Moldavite diminishes contracting or withdrawing energies. Moldavite in any form increases the depth and clarity of inner journeys. Moldavite has been said to raise the vibrational level of both the human race and the Earth. Physically, moldavite works excellently with other crystals and stones to raise the vibrational level of all healing, and is used in crystal healing particularly for hair loss, fertility issues, and promoting new cell growth.

Mookite is a stone of the "here and now." It can help one balance the internal and external and acceptance of change. It helps with living meditation, where one makes a meditation of any act one does. Mookite is a very protective stone - protects emotion. In the physical realm Mookite enhances the immune system. Mookite is associated with the lower chakras.

Moonstone is said in crystal healing to help calm responses and stress, and avoid overreaction. It brings hope, enhances  feminine energies, sensitivity, intuition, and psychic abilities. It is also said to bring strong energies of abundance to one's life. Moonstone is a stone of protection, especially during childbirth, pregnancy, and travel at sea. It is a stone of calm and relief from emotional stress. It is also associated with love of all kinds. Physically moonstone is used in crystal healing to aid the pituitary gland and digestive system, obesity,  water retention, hormonal problems, menstrual problems. Moonstone is also used as a stand in for pearl, when pearl is not available. Moonstone is associated with the crown and third eye chakras, and sometimes with the heart chakra.

Moss Agate is sometimes called the "gardener's stone" due to its mystical properties of helping ensure a full crop. Helps with success, abundance and prosperity. It is also said to help one gain peace with extreme or excessive duties in life and brings self-confidence and higher self-esteem. Moss agate is also said to be a metaphysically protective stone, as are all agates. Helps with addictions -  This stone is associated with the heart chakra which encourages compassion.  It is also believed in crystal healing to help improve circulation, digestion and has been known as the "Birthing Crystal" for its aid in easing childbirth.

Nephrite Jade is a type of jade which is considered to be good for emotional balance and stability. Nephrite jade is related to the heart chakra and has a beneficial effect on all heart chakra related issues, and all love relationships. Jade of all kinds is a very protective stone and is particularly good protection for children, against illness, and for psychic protection. It has energetic clearing properties, and is useful to keep with other stones. Physically, nephrite jade is used in the crystal healing of the physical heart, and kidney problems.

Obsidian is a very protective stone,  and is excellent for removing negativity. It is also excellent protection against psychic attacks. It is a very grounding stone, and  very healing. Obsidian is also an excellent manifestation stone. Can help end abusive situations and also cut the cords that continue the cycle. Physically it is said to benefit the stomach, intestines, muscle tissue, and can rid one of bacterial or viral infections. Helps with internal and external vision. Also, helps get in touch with buried issues before they explode.    Obsidian is related primarily to the root chakra, though differing colors may relate to different chakras as well.

Onyx is associated primarily with the root chakra.  Especially helps with exhaustion. It prevents the draining away of personal energy and can be used to curtail this. It also helps with grounding or eliminating unwanted energies. It has been used for wound healing, childbirth and to increase stamina and self-control. Black onyx and red onyx are associated with the base (root, first) chakra. White onyx is associated with linking the base and crown chakras to have balanced energy throughout the chakra system. Other colors are associated with the related chakra by colors.

Opal is a stone of inspiration. Opal aids with imagination and creativity. It can bring inspiration to life and Spirit.  Carrying this imaginative spontaneity into the realm of you life can bring strong creativity. Opal has a larger proportion of water in it than most stones and is considered a water stone. This can help ease the effort of handling change in life. Like water rolls over and past rocks and roots in its way, the energy of opal can help continue on your path regardless of obstacles. During times of transformation, this  is an invaluable energy to work with and hold close to your heart. Mentally, opal is said to enhance memory. It is said to be able to help one be "invisible" in situations where one doesn't want to be noticed.  It is also a protective stone, said to be particularly protective in dangerous places. Emotionally, opal brings its water energy to enhance self-esteem. It can help bring these to the surface of your life in spite of anything else going on under the surface. Opal is also used to bring happy dreams and avoid nightmares. It is a soothing stone which can calm  emotions and bring a deep sense of hope and inner peace.  It brings the inspiration of love into the heart chakra and brings renewal.  Opal is also said to bring fidelity to love. Opal helps headaches, eyesight, Parkinson's disease, blood, insulin regulation, PMS, and the immune system. Opal is often associated with the Heart Chakra and Crown Chakra, but varied color opals are also related to the additional chakras.

Orange calcite is a stone that helps with mental faculties, phobias and relieving emotional fears. Mental breakdowns, depression, accidents, rape, divorce, suicidal thoughts. Orange calcite restores mental and emotional equilibrium. Orange calcium can also give a gentle boost to psychic abilities and intuition. Physically, orange calcite is helpful for the reproductive system, genitals, intestines, irritable bowel syndrome, kidneys, chronic fatigue. It is also helpful for balancing sexual energies. Orange calcite is associated with the sacral chakra.  Keywords: Creativity, Courage

Periodot is associated with the heart chakra, and can be used to balance and stimulate that chakra. It is a stone of compassion. It has a friendly energy and is excellent for healing. It assists renewal of all kinds. Peridot also bring abundance and prosperity. It enhances the healing and harmony of relationships of all kinds, but particularly marriage. Peridot can lessen stress, especially in relationships, anger and jealousy, and heal ulcers and digestive problems. It also assists in finding what is lost.  It has been said to make a shield of protection around the body of any wearer of peridot.

Phantom Crystal Recognized by internal layers of White, green or other color growth that look like ghosts or phantoms of a crystal.  Phantom crystals are excellent awareness tools on all levels. Phantom crystals can help us increase awareness of evolution, in ourselves and in the world around us, showing how growth, rest, and rebirth cycle through all existence. These crystals are considered excellent for past life work and meditation, and is valuable for the mystic or spiritual seeker. In spiritual crystal healing and folk lore phantom crystals are said to be excellent for initiating healing, bringing great energy to the healing process, and are said to be especially helpful for hearing disorders and emotional healing.

Red Jasper is called the stone of fairness and justice because its energy is used to decrease injustice.  Red jasper energy is said to have a stabilizing effect, and  help you take all of your energy and use it in a balanced manner.  Red Jasper is used for help in protection and danger. It is is used to protect from  radiation as well.  It is said to be outstanding for promoting survival and overcoming survival issues. In addition to being called a stone of justice, red jasper is called a stone of controlled passion and  used to help control one's own passions.  It is also said to enhance responsibility, choice, and compassion. In crystal healing, red jasper is used to assist in healing by maintaining positive movement with all types of disorders and disease. It is used  particularly for diabetes and the heart. Red jasper is associated primarily with the root (first) chakra but also with the sacral (second).

Rose Quartz is a very healing yet very subtle crystal. It is most commonly used for help in balancing the Heart Chakra. Rose quartz is called the "Love Stone."  This makes rose quartz a stone for every type of love. As a variety of quartz, rose quartz has high energy - It also lowers stress and soothes those around it. Rose quartz is a very happy and loving stone. It is also used to ease the process of transition in dying to make the transition gentle.  Rose quartz can also be helpful for dream recall and dream work.Rose quartz is used to raise self-esteem and a strong sense of self-worth. Its loving energies teach us to apply this love to ourselves and thereby find ourselves more worthy. Rose quartz is used to balance emotions and bring peace and calm. This calm emotional balance brings stress relief and easing of anxiety. All these things carry energies of forgiveness, tolerance, and compassion. Rose quartz is used in crystal healing to heal and release emotional wounds and traumas including sexual traumas. Fear, resentments, anger and guilt can be removed from using this stone. Rose quartz can help you reconcile with loved ones. It can be used in crystal healing to benefit the heart, migraines, fertility, kidney disease, sexual dysfunction, acne, throat problems, depression, addictions, ear aches, sinus issues, reducing wrinkles, spleen problems, fibromyalgia, and ideal weight. Rose quartz is also helpful during pregnancy and with childbirth.

Snow quartz is a stone that brings good fortune. It is also a calming and soothing stone. Snow quartz is helpful for meditation, and looking within. It also has all the properties of clear quartz to a gentler degree. Snow quartz is often used for purification. Physically, it is beneficial for the immune system.

Tigers Eye is a stone of protection that is also very stabilizing and grounding.  It enhances integrity, willpower,  self-confidence, practicality and correct use of  power. It is a stone that enhances good luck, and brings prosperity, often in the form of money. Tiger's eye is also a very protective stone which is especially protective during travel. It can also help one see clearly without illusion. Tiger's eye brings a special boost to the solar plexus chakra and to one's personal power.

Tiger Iron  is a grounding stone that brings protection and clarity - especially in the area of knowledge.  Tiger Iron also helps encourage creativity. It's used to bring strength, vitality, confidence and willpower. Helps to motivate and physically helps to balance white and red blood cells, improves muscles, helps with healing the legs, sexual organs, liver, and the nervous system. Tiger Iron is related to the sacral and root chakras.

Unakite is a stone with gentle but powerful energy. It resonates with the heart chakra. It is also a stone that is helpful for gardening. Unakite is also a good protection stone, it is a stone that connects Unakite brings unconditional love of humanity, connection and reunion. Unakite is considered to be very helpful for pregnancy and childbirth. It can help with healing of abandonment and separation issues. Unakite is a crystal healing to benefit the heart, circulatory system, female reproductive system, male reproductive system though to a lesser extent than female, weight loss, and ease pregnancy.