Healing Properties

Crystals and gemstones are made up of various minerals and elements which play an important role and lend to their powerful vibrations, intensities, healing properties, colors, shapes and textures.

Crystals can benefit us physically, emotionally, mentally (intellectually) and spiritually.  Just as every human is different, the same is true with crystals.

Here is a list of stones and their respective properties.

AGATE:    HARDNESS:  7
balances the mind and body, discerns the truth, emotional healer, acceptance of  our self. circumstances and negativity, improves our intellectual powers, perception, self respect and courage, alleviates pregnancy discomfort, eases headaches, dizziness, skin problems, helps impaired balance, fights infections, beneficial in business meetings and successful presentations,  keeps our mind sharp with readily available answers

BOTSWANA AGATE:   HARDNESS: 7
encourages exploration of unknown, achieves enlightened state, develops creativity, eliminates suppressed emotions, attentiveness to detail and comprehension of complete picture, helps us find solutions to our problems (rather than dwell on them), benefits nervous system, depression and stress, removes toxins from body, fights physical, emotional and intellectual “poisoning”

DENDRITIC AGATE: (aka TREE AGATE)   HARDNESS:  7
a transparent to translucent form of Agate which contains branching forms (dendrites)…the stone of plenitude….brings fullness and abundance to all areas of our life, enhances gentleness, encourages us to walk  softly through life stopping to smell the flowers and enjoy the moment, helps us remain centered and focused, gives stability in times of confusion, conflict and dissention, allows us to accept their origin, gives us the ability to see difficulties as challenges, positive stone for business and agriculture.. often enhancing the growth of crops and health of house plants, opens and aligns all chakras

MOSS AGATE:   HARDNESS: 7
strengthens bonds with nature, promotes communication and understanding, freedom from addictions and dependencies, stimulates insulin production from the pancreas, combats diabetes, regulates metabolism, drinking moss agate water benefits kidneys, lymph system and digestion, lucky stone for gamblers

AMAZONITE:   HARDNESS:  6 – 6.5
enhances creative expression and universal love, provides pacification, eliminates aggravation and anxiety,  soothes nervous system, treats heart problems, eases grief, relieves aches, pains, cramps and stress, protection from electromagnet pollution

AMBER:   HARDNESS:  2 – 2.5
powerful healer and cleanser, calms hyperactivity and stressed nerves, absorbs negative energy, stimulates metabolism and circulation, helps skin ailments, asthma, allergies, rheumatism, epilepsy, depression, hyperactivity, strengthens heart muscles, draws out dis-eases from family genes

AMETHYST (A QUARTZ):   HARDNESS:  7
stone of contentment, a great tranquilizer, encourages inner peace, fights addictive behavior, over indulgences and blockages, transforms energy, alleviates migraines and sadness from loss, improves concentration

AMETRINE: (amethyst and citrine that grew together… contains the properties of amethyst and citrine)   HARDNESS: 7
gives us insight into the cause of our dis-eases and emotional stress, promotes healing, well being, concentration, action, compatibility, optimism, creativity, new ideas, insights and a clear mind, discourages prejudice, contradictions, fears, panic attacks, procrastination, divination, removes stress, tension, and blockages, tensions, negative energies, addictions and bad habits, encourages taking control of our lives, removes our resistance to change, action and progress, raises consciousness, awareness, meditation

AMMONITE:   HARDNESS:  4
a fossilized animal (resembles a snail) that lived millions of years ago.  provides protection, stability and structure to our life, changes negative energy into positive energy, encourages survival instincts. benefits lung and limb disorders. eases birthing process, benefits architects and construction workers as it provides an insight and an “overall picture” of a project from start to finish

ANGEL AURA:   HARDNESS: 7
Angel Aura is clear quartz that has been bonded with fine powdered platinum, silver and or other trace minerals which give it an angelic iridescence.
connection to our angel guides and the angelic realms, provides enlightenment, joy, optimism, serenity, tranquility, contentment, peace, healthy mental attitudes and an inner “light,” lifts moods, stimulates our spirit, clears, aligns and cleanses our auras and chakras, removes constricting beliefs, remembering our past lives

ANYOLITE (AKA RUBY ZOISITE):   HARDNESS 6 – 7
Anyolite is a rock consisting of ruby growing inside zoisite.  Anyolite is believed to come from the word “anyoli” which means green in the Maasai language of Kenya and Tanzania.  Ruby Zoisite encourages our connection to humanity while maintaining our own individuality, encourages spirituality and achieving and using our abilities and talents, brings altered states of consciousness, allows contact and communication with etheric bodies and spirits, strengthens the body’s energy field, used in diagnostic healing, benefits heart issues and vitality

APACHE TEAR (OBSIDIAN):    HARDNESS:   5.5
Apache Tears are rough spherical shaped forms of obsidian. eases grief, removes our self limiting hindrances and grievances against others, teaches forgiveness, provides insight and acceptance of our distress, helps us accomplish our goals quickly, bestows analytical abilities, precision, spontaneity eliminates toxins from our body, banishes poison from snake bites, absorbs vitamins C & D

APATITE:   HARDNESS: 5
a stone of  inspiration and expression, encourages the intellect, creativity, openness, inspiration, self expression, extroversion, social ease, motivation, knowledge, truth, energy, deep meditation, balancing of energy, psychic abilities, softens aloofness, alienation and negativity, reduces sorrow, apathy, anger, irritability and mental confusion, overcomes emotional exhaustion,  self negativity, gives us insights into our past lives, helps hyperactive and autistic children,  lessens blockages, congestion or over / under active chakras

APOPHYLLITE:   HARDNESS: 5
great meditation stone…treats asthma, cures diseases of respiratory tract, benefits skin disorders and allergies, stimulates heart by supplying more oxygen, helps with depression and psychological blocks, gives self confidence and courage, makes user more sociable and cheerful, promotes introspection into one’s own behavior, enhances clairvoyance, assists out of body travel, connects one with angelic energy, helps with remembering dreams

AQUA AURA:   HARDNESS: 7
Aqua Aura is clear quartz that has been bonded with fine powdered gold, which turns it a gorgeous translucent blue.  Aqua Aura calms the emotions and anger, lets go of stress, encourages us to speak the truth, promotes communication and channeling with other dimensions, removes negativity from our aura, lets us express our emotions in a positive and beneficial way, provides protection from psychic attacks, removes hectic energy, supports the thymus gland which benefits the immune system

AQUAMARINE:   HARDNESS:  7.5 – 8
stone of courage, banishes fears, calms nerves, imparts strength and control, accelerates the intellectual reasoning process and makes one unconquerable through learning, brings pure love, treats neck and throat problems, relaxes solar plexus and digestive organs

ARAGONITE:   HARDNESS: 3.5 – 4
supports good bone formation, healthy joints, immune system, teaches patience, acceptance, flexibility, tolerance, discipline, reliability and practicality, lessens hypersensitivity and calcium deficiencies, prepares us for meditation, calms, grounds and centers our physical energies, heal emotions, allows us to explore our past,  promotes peaceful lifestyle, provides insight to the root of our problems, fights dis-eases, particularly nervous twitching, helps us release past subconscious emotional wounds and promotes a peaceful life

AURICHALITE:  HARDNESS: 2

fearlessness, stability, personal freedom, releases the old, reaching for and attaining new situations, provides a protective shield around us and our environment, brings tact in situations and harmony within ourselves for peace and serenity in our lives, teaches us that the only thing to fear is fear itself, clears our aura, soothes our energy field, benefits pineal gland, thalamus, circulatory system

AVENTURINE:   HARDNESS:  7
encourages independence, gives strength in legs and joints, assists us in career changes, enhances the “pioneering” spirit, sense of humor, cheerfulness and our creativity and motivation in activities, eases skin irritations, acne, allergies, minor wounds, flaking skin, dandruff and hair loss

AZEZTULITE:   HARDNESS:  7
a positive and spiritual New Age stone which does not hold negativity (thus never needing cleaning), used in healing and meditation, helps us achieve  a state of “no mind”, expanding our consciousness and lifting out awareness to a higher level. azeztulite has a very pure vibration which brings the higher frequencies down to earth,  raises our vibrations and assists us in giving out a positive vibration that benefits others… used to treat cancer, cellular disorders and inflammation of tissue

AZURITE:   HARDNESS:  3.5 – 4
soothes the nerves, prevents internal blockages and congestion, speeds up healing of wounds, stimulates the liver and detoxifies the body, increases concentration,  creativity, inspiration, sharpens the mind, memory, our sense of justice and intuition and decision making process, removes communication blocks, promotes critical thinking, cuts through illusion, provides spiritual guidance

AZURITE-MALACHITE:   HARDNESS:  3.5 – 4
the combined qualities of both crystals results in a powerful conductor of energy.  this combination of azurite and malachite is believed to  protect  nature, people and animals and has a strong magical link to heaven.  the green of the malachite symbolizes life on earth while the azurite blue represents life in the water.  unlocks spiritual vision, strengthens ability to visualize, opens the 3rd eye, brings about deep healing, eases muscle cramps

BERYL:   HARDNESS:   7.5 – 8
helps wearers reach high positions,  protects marital feelings and love, treats eye problems, eases minor stomach and bowel disorders, detoxifies the body, helps angina, calms nerves with regard to traveling and homesickness and neck pain caused by long term stress

BISMUTH:   HARDNESS:  2 – 2.5
provides a calm and serene atmosphere, gives wisdom, allows us to enjoy traveling between our physical, astral and spiritual planes,  encourages cooperation and progression towards objectives in groups, reduces fevers, stimulates energy

BLOODSTONE  (aka HELIOTROPE):   HARDNESS:   6.5 – 7
“stone of courage”, an intense powerful healer, aids in decision making, cleanser of the body, helps with centering and grounding energy of the heart, provides for renewed love, relationships and friendships

BLUE LACE AGATE:   HARDNESS: 7
good for serenity, balancing stress, organized thoughts, arthritis, skeletal system, pancreas, digestive glands, maintaining good health, inner attunement, place at the throat, heart, third eye or crown chakra to achieve a higher spiritual place or an enhanced state of self awareness.  A blue lace agate elixir can soothe the eyes, reduce blood vessel dilation of the iris and give relief to a hydrocephalic

BLUE QUARTZ:   HARDNESS: 7
quartz with tiny inclusions of blue rutile, tourmaline and / or zoisite, stimulates throat chakra, encourages us to speak what’s on our mind, promotes brotherhood connection with all beings on our planet, removes fear and introversion, bestows consideration, thoughtfulness and excitement to new relationships, beneficial for spleen, endocrine system, blood and metabolism

CALCITE:   HARDNESS:  3
good for clarification and mental growth, balances mental and emotional, aids memory, used for treating bone disorders, beneficial effect on bone formation, good for arts and sciences…. calcite is found in several colors;  each color having different healing benefits

HONEY CALCITE:   HARDNESS: 3
stimulates mental clarity and alertness, good for analyzing and persistence in problem solving, combats drowsiness, promotes relaxation, activates root, solar plexus and 3rd eye chakras

ORANGE CALCITE:   HARDNESS: 3
helps us get things done, keeps our desk/work area neat and organized

RED CALCITE:   HARDNESS: 3
brings warm and mysterious vibrations

CARNELIAN (aka SARD):   HARDNESS:  7
protects against envy, fear, apathy and rage, helps to release sorrow from emotions, assists in decision making, promotes good digestion, encourages formation of new blood cells, increases vitality and zest for life… rinsing with carnelian water helps bleeding gums and drinking carnelian water helps firm the skin
Carnelian has the ability to cleanse other stones.  Carnelian is useful for overcoming abuse of any kind

CAVANSITE:   HARDNESS:  3 – 4
opens and stimulates intuition, intuitive channeling, clairaudience and clairvoyance, used in psychic healing of dis-eases, calms emotions and nerves, provides joy and desire for excitement and curiosity, helps us out of stuck situations,  lets us communicate gently, clearly and concisely what we really want

CELESTITE:   HARDNESS:  3 – 3.5
a highly spiritual stone with tremendous healing ability, aids in personal expression, clears speech, calms, enables us to banish our evil, encourages wound healing, regulates bleeding from menses, helps insomnia, eases tension pain

CHALCEDONY:   HARDNESS:  7
aids in expression of emotional needs, encourages honesty and purity, alleviates regret, protects from infections and inflammation, helps with neck, tonsils, vocal chords, dementia and senility, gives self confidence, mental stability and protection from nightmares, balances mind, emotions and spirit energies, hoarseness can be relieved by boiling chalcedony in water and adding a pinch of salt

CHALCOPYRITE:   HARDNESS: 3.5 -  4
the “mystic” stone, ideal for meditations, brings messages from ethereal energies, increases perception, removes energy blockages, opens, cleanses and activates the crown chakra, helps us find lost or misplaced items, can disappear to gain info that can benefit us, provides a contact with ancient civilizations

CHAROITE (aka the “third eye stone”):   HARDNESS:  6
the “transformation stone” and “soul stone”, discovers, heals and releases deep fears, courage to start anew, increases self confidence, analytical abilities, precision, quick analysis, keen observations for faster decisions, psychic abilities and awareness, encourages actions, orderly habits, emotional and physical healing, focus and meditation, benefits anxious people, acceptance of others, spontaneity and vigor, combats insecurity, stress,worrying, obsessions, compulsions and negativity, leads us toward our best path of service,  protects the skin from ultra violet and x-rays, strengthens immune  system, cleanses auras

CHRYSANTHEMUM STONE:   HARDNESS: 4.5
stone of harmony and change, enhances and beautifies our soul and our environment, its gentle presence encourages relationships, unity, harmony, respect and love for all and a desire for us to bloom, bestows calm confidence and creates balanced changes, discourages jealousy, superficiality, bigotry, ignorance, narrow minded-ness, self righteousness, resentment, animosity and mental distractions, energizes, inspires and centers us in the present moment, helps us achieve our efforts,  Chrysanthemum’s message is  “enjoy every moment before it’s too late.  It’s OK to maintain a youthful, childlike innocence while on our spiritual journey and path toward becoming our ideal self.”  Chrysanthemum’s energy can pierce through barriers to abundance, health and joy.

CHRYSOBERYL (aka CAT’S EYE):   HARDNESS:  8.5
a stone that protects against the evil eye and black magic, improves sight and eye inflammations, discourages squinting, protects visual center in the brain, protects against blindness, removes negativity making the owner more gentle, tolerant and kind, increases optimism, helps prevent nightmares

CHRYSOCOLLA:   HARDNESS:  2 – 4
great meditation and communication stone, removes negative energies, sarcasm and guilt, relieves ulcers, arthritis, respiratory issues, stressful situations, provides protection, tranquility, inner strength, joy, lets us understand others and accept changes, can make violent people more sensitive and tolerant, lowers fevers when placed on head,  prevents blisters from minor burns, sipping chrysocolla water can ease throat inflammation

CHRYSOLITE:  (aka PERIDOT & OLIVINE)   see PERIDOT

CHRYSOPRASE:   HARDNESS:  7
powerful healing and rejuvenating energy, healing the heart stone providing emotional and physical support to the heart, prepares heart for new relationships, eases pain of past unsuccessful relationships, provides understanding of our karmic precedence, growth, hope, promise, youthfulness, grace, joy, health, prosperity, equilibrium, helps depression, isolation, separation, communication, intellectual and thought clarity, keeps the body and mind in harmony, helps us face difficult situations and get rid of our apprehensive feelings, calming effect on the tired and those with heart issues, combats high blood pressure, hardening of the arteries, benefits glandular weaknesses and disorders, aids with recuperation from dis-eases

CHRYSOTILE: (aka CHRYSOTITE)   HARDNESS:   2.5 – 4
brings resourcefulness and integrity, promotes honesty and sincerity, clears past “baggage”, helps us release control over others, enables us to send and receive telepathic messages

CINNABAR:  HARDNESS:   2 – 2.5
a great blood healer, encourages formation of blood corpuscles and detoxifies the body, aids the immune system, helps avoid infections and hearing problems, eases depression and dejection, good for vitality, power, effectiveness, persuasiveness, mental agility, intellectual brilliance, discourages limitations, can bring money

CITRINE  (A QUARTZ):    HARDNESS:  7
the “merchant’s stone”… never holds or accumulates negative energy (thus never needing cleaning), helps to acquire and maintain wealth, benefits the nervous system, combats stress and depression, mental stimulant, encourages concentration in children, stimulates the liver, stomach, duodenum and pancreas processes, strengthens the immune system aids in tissue regeneration, cleans auras.  Place citrine in your cash box or register to increase and maintain wealth

CLEAR QUARTZ: (aka ROCK CRYSTAL): HARDNESS:   7
the ideal positive energy and meditation stone, the master healer, programmer (with your intent), cleanser and amplifier, a “spiritual library” that stores information like a computer, raises energy to the highest possible level, enhances psychic abilities and attunes us to our spiritual purpose, quartz filters out distractions in meditations, removes mental blocks, encourages a sense of justice, alleviates pain, reduces fever, strengthens weak vertebral disks, helps pains, fevers, stomach, bowels and heart issues

COPPER:   HARDNESS: 2.5. – 3
powerful conductor of energy,  copper increase the harmony of all the stones on a copper wand, eases arthritis pain, place on thymus gland to boost immune system and build energy

CORAL:  HARDNESS:  3 – 4
powerful healing stone, quiets the emotions and eases emotional stress, brings inner peace, provides protection from evil, increases the imagination, resolves conflicts, represents diplomacy and concurrence, supports the healing of bone structures, helps prevent osteoporosis, benefits treatment of blood and circulation disorders, good for heartburn

CUPRITE:  HARDNESS:  3.5 -4
boosts energy and physical vitality, alleviates worrying (particularly on things over which we have no control), helps  with water retention, bladder and kidney disorders, can help vertigo, reproductive disorders and behavioral  illnesses, gives a grounding effect on the whole body

DANBURITE:    HARDNESS:  7 – 7.5
a very powerful healing and spiritual stone…  when used in conjunction with skilled practitioners, this healing stone is able to identify the location and cause of dis-eases…encourages us to “let our light shine,” helps us get along with each other,  facilitates deep changes and helps leave the past behind,  changes obstinate attitudes and brings more patience and peace of mind, clears allergies and chronic conditions, provides care for the liver and gallbladder, removes toxins from the body, assists in muscular and motor function
Place this stone on the bedside of those about to “cross over”. It will enable a conscious spiritual transition and will accompany them on their journey beyond death
Danburite sometimes has a Buddha formation inside the crystal.  This “Buddha Crystal” will draw enlightenment, spiritual light and will smooth our path ahead.  This design intensifies the “powers” of the stone
Wear danburite for serenity and continual wisdom.  Meditate with danburite to reach a higher state of consciousness and to receive inner guidance

PINK DANBURITE:    HARDNESS:  7 – 7.5
works on the heart chakra

DIAMOND: (1 OF 4 PRECIOUS STONES)   HARDNESS:  10
the hardest of all stones… stone of clarity, communication, commitment, virtue and justice, brings abundance, courage, strength, energy, purity, prosperity, harmony, love and spirituality, enables us to focus on personal purpose, provides dominance over enemies,  diamonds are used extensively in all kinds of industrial applications

DIOPSIDE:  HARDNESS: 5.5 – 6
connection with Earth.Mother, explores connections between humanity and nature, expands our love on all levels, opens our heart, healing after heart attack or other heart issues, emotional well being, healing, balance, regenerates after surgery or physical trauma, heals damaged lungs from smoking, opens mind for learning, connects to calcium and magnesium in our body creating a relaxing energy that removes stress, anxiety and tension

DIOPTASE:    HARDNESS:  5
it is a copper mineral that was called “copper emerald” for many years because of its green color. the Greeks considered it the guardian of beauty and prosperity,  calms and strengthens the heart, has pain relieving and antispasmodic properties, used in treatments for the liver and gall bladder

EILAT STONE:   HARDNESS: varies between 3.5 – 6    composed of several copper ore minerals
known as the “sage stone”, consists of malachite, turquoise, chrysocolla, azurite, copper and other minerals, provides insight, wisdom, acceptance and inner understanding, all around healer, cleanser and conductor of energy, helps solve problems

EMERALD: (1 OF  4 PRECIOUS STONES)    HARDNESS:  7.5 – 8
“stone of the heart” or “stone of successful love”… provides inspiration, patience, domestic bliss, instills sensitivity and loyalty within ourself and others, assists us with insight and allows us to see goodness in others, secures love, opens heart, calms emotions, attracts wealth, ideal for meditation and dream work, deepens spirituality and consciousness, friendships, loyalty

EPIDOTE:   HARDNESS:  6 – 7
brings us more of  the personality traits we already have…  ie:  people who are loving and generous become more loving and generous. those who are angry, negative and / or greedy become more so until they become so miserable that they are forced to change, “program” epidote to increase whatever you desire and to enhance a specific outcome, it teaches us that if we give a little of what we desire, we can get what we want, removes critical-ness, increases keen perception, inspires interaction, participation and personal power

FALCON’S EYE:  HARDNESS:   7
is believed to protect us from the evil eye, witches and demons, treats all kinds of eye infections and disorders, alleviates headaches and migraines, enables us to recognize our weaknesses

FIRE AGATE:   HARDNESS:  7
a calming, grounding and protecting energy, provides inspiration, introspection, confidence, self respect and acceptance, keeps us safe and secure, places a protective shield around us,  protects us from those who wish us ill will by removing and returning back to the sender the negative, jealous and malicious energy, thoughts and actions they sent our way, encourages us to progress, advance, take action and be the best we can be, discourages all actions and behaviors that aren’t “enlightened” and good, revs up our sex drive

FLUORITE:  (aka FLUOR SPAR)   HARDNESS:  4
fortifies bones and teeth, gradually removes pain when placed on the affected area, helps respiratory problems, arthritis, skin dis-eases, energy blockages, wounds, eases joint problems and stiffness, awakens suppressed feelings and combats narrow-mindedness, accesses your deeper awareness and promotes spiritual growth

FUSCHITE:  HARDNESS: 2 – 4
(a form of muscovite, the most common form of mica) teaches us true self worth, success over dependency and emotional blackmail,  joins unconditional love with tough love, strength after trauma or emotional stress, balances ratio of white and red blood cells, realigns spine, eases carpel tunnel syndrome, and injuries from strain

GALENA:   HARDNESS: 2.5 – 3
this powerful grounding and centering stone is known as the stone of “harmony.” stimulates the nervous system and circulation, reduces inflammation, benefits veins and hair growth, heals skin eruptions, aids those who are involved with holistic healing, helps those who have undiagnosed maladies by giving insight as to the source and then providing the healing, good for past life regression work, protection for those who spend a lot of time in front of computers

GARNET:   HARDNESS:  6.5 – 7.5
Hinduism and Buddhism believe that garnet is a holy stone that enlightens the soul and gives wisdom.  improves health, increases fidelity and imagination, balances energy flow, stimulates passion, creativity, can heal blood related dis-eases, removes fear

GREEN TOURMALINE:   HARDNESS:  7.5
helps us deal with anger or psychological issues that we may have toward our father or other male figures

GYROLITE:   HARDNESS: 2.5
cleanses, stimulates and intensifies the healing properties of other stones, facilitates alignment of the spinal column, supports the energy flow through the nervous system, believed to have been used Buddha and other Indian Masters in meditation for providing knowledge, sophistication, discrimination and stability

HALITE:  SEE ROCK SALT

HAWKS EYE (BLUE TIGER EYE):   HARDNESS: 7
heals the earth’s energy, grounds energies, stimulates and invigorates our bodies, improves vision, insight and psychic abilities, benefits circulation, bowels and legs, tells us  the psychosomatic reasons behind our stiff neck, shoulders and other aches and pains

HEMATITE:    HARDNESS: 5 – 6
stone for the mind, helps sort things out, used for mental attunement and improving the memory, provides a calming effect, enhances optimism, will, courage, personal magnetism,  promotes level headedness, helps kidneys, great grounding tool
Hematite is the protective stone for Scorpio.  It warns Scorpios of danger by changing temperature.

HEMIMORPHITE:   HARDNESS:  4.5 – 5
diminishes our self centeredness, egoism, anger and hostility, increases our ego-less self esteem, self confidence, self respect, practicality and sensibility, lets us take responsibility for our own happiness or unhappiness, calms our emotions, provides a happy, creative and resourceful life, activates the third eye, crown and etheric chakras

HERKIMER DIAMONDS:   HARDNESS: 7
stone of creativity, inspires intuition, clairvoyance, insight, dream recall, telepathy, opens 3rd eye and crown chakras, stimulates energy flow through chakras, puts the healer and patient in synch, bestows delicate harmony, attunes us with another person, place or activity

HOWLITE:   HARDNESS:   3.5
superb calming stone… aids with insomnia if placed under the pillow. helps reduce road rage, anger, pain and stress… teaches patience.  Place howlite in your pocket to control your anger

HYPERSTHENE:    HARDNESS:   5 – 6
gives us easy answers to all kinds of issues, allows situations to resolve themselves naturally, provides desirable and boundless opportunities,  fights irritable and critical behavior, increases perceptive judgment, increases clairaudience, boosts self respect, discourages obnoxious pride, benefits business and personal relationships, lets us stand up for what is “right”

INFINITE STONE (green or grayish green serpentine from South Africa): HARDNESS: 3 – 4
aligns our energy with the Earth, good for all types of dowsing, kinesiology. reiki and other forms of  energy healing, raises our vibrations to higher frequencies, protection from difficult and negative situations, provides comfort for pain associated with loss, separation, grief and betrayal

JADE:    HARDNESS:  6.5 – 7
the dream stone, improves health, benefits glandular functions, lowers fevers, stimulates and detoxifies kidneys, helps us recall our past lives, promotes longevity, serenity, tranquility, wisdom, prosperity and overall calmness

BLACK JADE:  HARDNESS  6.5 – 7
provides all kinds of protections, clears negativity, aligns chakras, acts like an energy body guard

JADEITE:   HARDNESS:  6.5 – 7    TRANSPARENT JADE
provides all kinds of protections, clears negativity, aligns chakras, acts like an energy body guard

JASPER:   HARDNESS:  6.5 – 7
the supreme nurturer, powerful physical healer, reminds us that we are not just here for ourselves but to bring joy and substance to others as well, wonderful healing stone for kidneys, liver and gall bladder, wear jasper with a decorated necklace to combat exhaustion, protects against negativity, controls intense passionate nature, makes traveling safe

BRECCIATED JASPER:  HARDNESS: 6.5 – 7
grounding stone, brings relaxation, physical stamina and a feeling of wholeness, lessens stress, fights dehydration, gives organizational abilities, protection during astral journeys, used in dowsing, relief for allergies (including animal allergies)

BROWN JASPER (MOOKAITE):   HARDNESS: 6 – 7
provides stability, grounds energy, reduces inflammation, benefits reproductive system

DALMATION JASPER:   HARDNESS:  6.5 – 7
Dalmation Jasper is a white jasper that is spotted with black and / or dark brown flecks of tourmaline
a stone that protects nurtures, grounds and absorbs negative energy, gives a determination to succeed attitude,  lets us see our own strengths and weaknesses, gets rid of disillusionment, encourages loyalty in relationships

GREEN JASPER:  HARDNESS: 7
overall health and healing stone, protection from negativity, aligns energy of chakras, balances yin yang energy, provides support during conflicts, restful sleep, wards off hallucinations, place in car for safe traveling, encourages sympathy, for those who need it

KAMBABA JASPER (AKA CROCODILE JASPER):  HARDNESS: 7
prosperity and abundance mineral, mystically soothes our nerves, anxiety and state of mind, grounding and protection, brings growth to all areas of our life, enhanced endurance and stamina, connects us to our ancestors, awakens our Kundalini energies, assimilates vitamins and minerals, removes toxins from our body, benefits plant health and growth

OCEAN JASPER (ALSO KNOWN AS ORBICULAR JASPER OR PETRIFIED RHYOLITE): HARDNESS OF 6.5 – 7
a healing stone that eases stress and bestows joy, expansion and relaxation, benefits the solar plexus and naval/ belly chakra, good for circular breathing, benefits digestion issues and digestive organs, soothes nerves, chronic stress and adrenal exhaustion, brings renewed interest in life, supports “service related” pursuits.

PICTURE JASPER: HARDNESS:  7  “A MOTHER EARTH STONE” used for vision, dream work, meditations, astral travel and inner journeying,  in meditations, it connects us with all the energies of the earth, takes us to sacred and powerful places that existed many years ago and those that are still around today and connects us with their energy, used to find the Earth’s meridian ley lines in determining where to best construct something, beneficial for crystal energy gridding

RED JASPER:   HARDNESS:  6.5 – 7
ultimate nurturer, brings together all aspects of our life,  eases stress, negativity and exhaustion, stimulates sexuality and fertility, beneficial to our circulatory system and all of our main organs including our liver, kidneys and gall bladder, encourages us to help each other

REDDISH BROWN JASPER:   HARDNESS:  6.5 – 7
helps poor digestion, benefits treatments for spleen, liver and pancreas

YELLOW JASPER:  HARDNESS:  6.5 – 7
removes toxins from the body,quiets nerves, eases abdomen tension, overwhelmed feelings and travel sickness, stimulates solar plexus chakra, helps digestion and those who deal with demanding people, removes anxiety, strengthens body after illness

JET:  HARDNESS:  2 – 3.5
jet is wood (similar to coal) that became petrified over millions of years.  a healing stone that provides overall protection, used for comforting and alleviating the pain and suffering from the separation or death of  loved ones, eases arthritis and inflammation of the joints, helpful with bronchitis, colds and headaches, illness, violence, deep depression, protects finances, removes  vibrations which are not in harmony with our energy field, counteracts negative energies

KUNZITE:    HARDNESS:  6 – 7
a powerful healing stone, opens our heart to unconditional love, self love and compassion, helps create balanced partnerships, releases old hurts, reduces individual separation, depression, mood swings, stress and radiation, negative energy, helpful in treating drug and alcohol addictions and psychiatric dis-orders, promotes peace on earth, tolerance toward others, positive and loving thoughts, spirituality, wisdom, mysticism and peace, helps us adjust to the pressures of life

PINK KUNZITE:   HARDNESS:  6 – 7
prevents narrowing of the arteries, relaxes tense muscles, alleviates rheumatism and arthritis

VIOLET KUNZITE:     HARDNESS:  6 – 7
regulates activity of the thyroid gland and promotes hormonal balance

KYANITE:   HARDNESS:  6 – 7
never accumulates or retains negative energy or vibrations (thus never needing cleaning), promotes clarity and understanding in dream work, enhances creativity, connects us to the zest and optimism of our youth, encourages us to experience the joy of life and gives us the strength to speak the truth “from the heart”, aligns all chakras automatically and immediately without conscious direction

LABRADORITE:  HARDNESS:  6 – 6.5
helps discover and bring recognition of our destiny, provides clarity of inner sight, connects us with the elements, alleviates bone problems, disorders of the spinal column and wear and tear of the joints

LAPIS LAZULI:   HARDNESS:  5 – 6
allows us to break through psychic blockages to reveal the inner truth, promotes clear understanding and intuition, strengthens total awareness, ESP, skeleton, thyroid and creativity, promotes self importance and confidence, connects our heart and head to create balance and interest in our relationships

LARIMAR:    HARDNESS:  5 – 7
“Earth healing” stone providing us with the energies of the sea and sky, symbolizes relaxation, peace, clarity, confidence and good humor, inspires us toward improvement, gives off a healing and loving energy, helps us release our self imposed limitations and restraints, breaks old thought patterns, allows us to speak from the heart and admit guilt when guilty, provides inner wisdom, truthfulness, precision and candid behavior, calms hot tempers, brings customers to the salesperson, releases detrimental attachments, awakens the feminine “Goddess” in us

LEPIDOLITE:    HARDNESS:  2 .5 – 3
stone of serenity, enables us to release our ego based thoughts and guide us towards willing acceptance, combats depression, insomnia, nightmares, hyperactivity and attention deficit, allows us to be compassionate listeners and to see beauty in not so perfect situations, releases our fear of the unknown and the future, helps us get rid of our past emotional concerns and traumas

LODALITE: (AKA LODOLITE, LODOLITE QUARTZ, LODALITE, LODELITE)  HARDNESS: 7
Lodolite is included quartz (quartz with inclusions of different minerals creating various colors, shapes and designs), which often resembles underwater scenes.  Lodolite, “a stone for the healer” emits a loving, tender, gentle and angelic energy, increases telepathic messages, promotes easy communication with the spirits and ones higher spiritual energies,  sets the stage for all kinds of healing to occur

MAGNESITE:   HARDNESS: 4 – 4.5
a spiritual stone, powerful emotional healer, gets rid of past hurts, pains and grievances, “let go and let God” motto, stimulates passion, self love and heartfelt love, relieves muscle tension,muscle spasms, muscle tissue, constipation and overly sensitive skin

MAGNETITE – LODESTONE:  HARDNESS:  5.5 – 6.5
stone of stability, attracts love, relaxes muscles, mental clarity, cosmic attraction, good for grief, fear, anger, tenacity, endurance, attachment, durability, aligning chakras and regulating menstrual cycle, aids bones, lumbago, hair, skin, blood vessels, flesh dis-orders, eases pain by re-orienting the energy flow within the body, attracts healing energies necessary for recovery from dis-orders, encouragement for those on a spiritual path and those seeking “light”, meditating with magnetite brings a connection to the universal energy, balances emotions with our intellect

MALACHITE:   HARDNESS:  3.5 – 4
stone of transformation, stone of pregnancy, helps expectant mothers in labor, remedy against heart pains and cardiac asthma, helps with love sickness, promotes understanding, spirituality and stimulating conversation, assists us in changing situations and provides for the transferring of sacred information into spiritual evolution

MOLDAVITE:  HARDNESS:  5.5 – 6
very powerful stone whose origin is from outer space, amplifies any other stone we are working with, creates fast and often times tumultuous changes (do not use if you are not ready for changes)

MOOKAITE (aka MOOKITE, MOOK JASPER, STRIPED BROWN JASPER):   HARDNESS: 6 – 7

MOONSTONE:   HARDNESS: 6
stone of love and lovers, lucky love stone, calming, introspective, assists with emotional well balance, eases menstrual pain, promotes fertility, ensures an easy pregnancy and delivery, benefits the lymphatic system, strengthens the immune system, alleviates thyroid problems, stimulates love, sensitivity and production of hormones, positive effect on the glands and digestion, removes anxiety, including concern about the future, gives a zest for life and a youthful attitude, brings inner harmony

MORGANITE:   HARDNESS: 7.5 – 8
represents universal and cosmic love, open and clears heart chakra, emotional self healing, brings our old emotional wounds to consciousness one last

MOSS AGATE:    SEE AGATE

OBSIDIAN (BLACK):    HARDNESS:  5 – 5.5
glossy volcanic glass, excellent grounding and protection stone, protects us from things that can bring us physical or emotional harm, stabilizes internal and external energies, alleviates pain and tension, releases excess energy, curtails bleeding, helps wounds heal, improves circulation
There are several forms of obsidian each with their own healing properties.

AQUA OBSIDIAN:   HARDNESS: 5
protection, strong connection to water and all things aquatic, improves our bodily fluid issues, calms anger and frustration, psychic self defense, helps with those who fear the water

BLUE OBSIDIAN:   HARDNESS: 5.5 – 6
stimulates throat chakra, helps eye dis-orders, enhances communication and articulation, benefits learning and pronunciation of new languages, provides info during tarot card readings and other fortune telling means, gives direction in astral travel as well as physical travel

RAINBOW OBSIDIAN:   HARDNESS: 5 – 5.5
stone of pleasure which brings gratification and enjoyment, bestows light and love to our life, makes us aware of our spiritual side, can provide info regarding our relationships and love life when gazing with this stone, lets us get in touch with our dark emotions to bring us info on our dis-eases and how to remove them

SNOWFLAKE OBSIDIAN: HARDNESS:   5 – 5.5
releases negativity, reduces mental stress, grounding, brings inner wisdom and introspection, clears confusion from mind, harmonizes mind, body and spirit, good for stomach, digestion and blood circulation, eases joint pain and arthritis

YELLOW OBSIDIAN:   HARDNESS: 5 – 5.5
provides protection, grounding, especially good for protecting children from bullies, removes negativity, preserves our native spirituality, can spark up the sex life

OLIVINE: (aka PERIDOT & CHRYSOLITE)  SEE PERIDOT

ONYX:   HARDNESS:  7
relieves stress and increases inner harmony and stamina, banishes grief, strengthens self control and morality, helps achieve success, promotes self confidence, overcomes, loneliness, adapts to unfamiliarity, enhances happiness and good fortune, excellent  for “centering” and “aligning” us with the higher powers, heals infected wounds, eye dis-orders, fungal infections, inflammation and sunburn

OPAL:   HARDNESS:  5.5 – 6.5
stone of harmony, balances all levels of our being, releases lingering patterns and karmic ties, healing of old emotional wounds and broken hearts, benefits the heart, stomach, digestion and psyche, stimulates the glands, regulates the metabolism, restores inner harmony, intensifies emotions

FIRE OPAL:   HARDNESS: 5.5 – 6.5
heals the intestines and kidneys

PEARL:   HARDNESS: 3 – 4
Many people consider pearl a precious stone.  Pearls originate from marine animals and are not stones, however they do have healing properties…  reduces allergies, promotes wisdom and contentment well into old age.  Wearing pearls can alleviate or cure headaches and migraines. a symbol of integrity, purity and grace

PERIDOT (aka CHRYSOLITE & GREEN OLIVINE and “the poor man’s emerald”):   HARDNESS:  7
visionary stone, gives off a warm and friendly energy,  opens new doors, removes stress, fear and guilt, activates personal growth, discourages envy and clears the way for our heart to feel, has power to heal bruised ego by diminishing jealousy and anger,  reduces stress and release negative patterns, assists in creating prosperity, encourages honesty and integrity in relationships

PETRIFIED WOOD:   HARDNESS: 6.5 – 7
maintains the body’s defenses and good health, produces calm and grounding, eases anxiety,  encourages contentment, energy to heart chakra, having once been “alive”, it teaches us “transformation” and the difference between the organic and inorganic worlds, can transform our ideas that are “set in stone”

PHANTOM QUARTZ:   HARDNESS:  7
Phantom quartz is a rock crystal that  has formed (in the course of millions of years) over earlier rock crystals. Phantom quartz crystals display outlines of many smaller crystals (aka phantoms or ghosts).  Phantom quartz is a most powerful healing stone. IT IS MORE POWERFUL THAN CLEAR QUARTZ  BECAUSE OF IT’S MULTITUDE OF CRYSTALIZATIONS.  symbolizes worldwide awareness, stimulates healing for the planet and healing abilities in individuals, helps hearing disorders, opens clairaudience

PIETERSITE:   HARDNESS:  7
stimulates pineal and pituitary gland, regulates endocrine glands, produces growth, sex and metabolism hormones, maintains good blood pressure and body temperature, provides visionary and precognitive thought meditations, grounding ability, courage and tenacity, promotes humanity and brotherhood, enables us to “travel” through our other lives, aligns the chakras

PREHNITE:   HARDNESS:  6 – 6.5
stone for dreaming and remembering, furthers the state of meditation, gives accurate and precise predictions… especially pertaining to our personal spiritual growth, healing for the kidney, bladder, thymus gland, shoulders, chest and lungs, used in  treatment for blood, anemic, gout and connective tissue disorders, alleviates phobias, deep fears and nightmares, beneficial for hyperactive children

PYRITE (aka IRON PYRITE):   HARDNESS:  6 – 6.5
aka “fools gold” because it is a yellowish gold colored metal,  a very positive stone that overcomes apathy and feelings of inadequacy while boosting self worth and confidence, enables us to tap into our abilities and potential and bring about new ideas,  stimulates intellectual powers and enhances memory by increasing blood flow to the brain,  provides good recall for information, promotes diplomacy, helps us see behind facades and understand how a situation really is, enables us to see the purity of the universe, used to treat bronchitis, lung disorders and highly infectious dis-eases and provide protection from those affected , blocks out negative energy and pollutants, lowers fevers and reduces inflammation.  Meditate with pyrite to balance your energies.  Wear pyrite around the neck to deflect danger and harm

QUARTZ:   HARDNESS:  7
the most powerful healing and energy crystal, a master healer that can be used for any condition, stimulates the immune system, brings the body into balance, soothes burns, harmonizes all the chakras, generates electromagnetism, cleanses and enhances the organs, connects the physical dimension with the mind.  Quartz crystals contain every possible color.

QUARTZ WITH TOURMALINE (OR TOURMALINE QUARTZ:   HARDNESS:  7
clear quartz that has grown together with black tourmaline….relieves fatigue, anemia, increases success and love, promotes tranquility and relaxation, reduces aggression, achieves harmonious balance between yin and yang, treats disorders of the digestive tract, detoxifies the body, helps with dizziness, nerve injuries, sciatica, lumbago and all kinds of pain

RHODOCROSITE:   HARDNESS:  3.5 – 4
stone of compassion and unselfish love, perfect for those who feel unloved, addresses paranoia and irrational fears, good for emotional healing and stress, lets us “process” our painful feelings without shutting down, helps with depression and finding our soul mate, heals sexual abuse, improves self worth, conveys a positive and energetic attitude, develops our consciousness, lets us face the truth about ourselves and be the person we were born to be

RHODONITE:   HARDNESS: 5.5 – 6.5
Derived from the Greek word “Rhodon” which means rose, this stone is easily identifiable by its pinkish red color containing dark or black inclusions.  Like many other red and pink stones, Rhodonite is the stone of love, clears, activates and stimulates the heart chakra. fights off fears, phobias and anxieties, provides calm assurances, encourages unconditional love, brotherhood and tolerance of others, helps us achieve our highest potential, good for emphysema, joint inflammation,arthritis, heart dis-orders, strep throat and light sensitivity, balances ying yang as well as Earth energies

ROSE QUARTZ:   HARDNESS:  7
the stone of gentle love, encourages love  of our self and others, opens us up to universal love, helps with matters of the heart, reduces weight, wrinkles, aids in fertility

RUBY (1 OF 4 PRECIOUS STONES):   HARDNESS:  9
strengthens the body’s immune system against infections and diseases, boosts the heart and circulation, combats low blood pressure, encourages sensitivity in relationships, brings awareness to our hearts connections, enables us to care for our self so that we may receive devotion,  Rub over the genital area to promote sexual energy

RUTILATED QUARTZ:   HARDNESS:  7
encourages spiritual growth, cleanses and strengthens auras, assists with channeling, scrying, astral travel and communication with our spiritual guides, allows us to let go of the past, increases the vibrational energy of quartz

SALT (AKA HALITE AND ROCK SALT):   HARDNESS:  2
Rock Salt is used for health and medicinal purposes only. Rock Salt produces negative ions which is good for the air we breathe.  Drink a glass of rock salt water first thing in the AM  to stimulate the metabolism and blood circulation.  An occasional salt bath is good for the skin, hair and skin dis-eases

SANDSTONE:   HARDNESS:  4.5
rock made out of sand… often used in building, stone of creativity, helps with distractions of the mind, gives clarity in thought and sight

SAPPHIRE (1 OF 4 PRECIOUS STONES):   HARDNESS:  9
a highly protective and spiritual stone,  most effective stone for the nervous system, quiets and clears the mind enabling the truth to be heard, enhances intuition, improves organizational skills, regulates the thyroid gland function, decreases appetite, eases heart troubles, strengthens willpower and loyalty, promotes good judgment, encourages good decisions, goal motivator… Wear it for calm and security.

SARDONYX:   HARDNESS:  7
a type of onyx which contains layers of carnelian… combines properties of onyx, carnelian and chalcedony… stone of strength, protection and virtue… encourages integrity and virtuous behavior, seeks a meaningful existence and allows us to experience  delight in living,  brings happiness and stability to  marriages and live-in relationships, attracts friends and good fortune, promotes self control, provides courage , lessens hesitation… strengthens immune system and  character,  boosts stamina, vigor and  self control,  helps with  absorption of nutrients and elimination of  waste products, eases depression, improves perception and processing of  information. place sardonyx  stones around the house and garden to discourage and prevent crime.

SELENITE:   HARDNESS:  2
helps break bad habits, aids decision making, provides clarity of the mind, clears and cleanses crowded energies and negativity from the body, strengthens and aligns the spinal column, “repairs” negativity and fear, expands our awareness of  the self  and surroundings, encourages flexibility in our nature and strength in our decisions, decreases shyness and introversion, promotes muscle flexibility, great for accessing past and future lives

SERPENTINE:   HARDNESS: 2.5 -  5.5
powerful meditation stone which enhances meditative state, arouses Kundalini energies, helps us gain control of our lives,  boosts animal, plant and stone communication, good for cardiac, kidney, stomach, bowel and menstrual issues, eases mood swings, protects from snake bites, poison and magic spells

SHIVA LINGHAM:   HARDNESS: 7
considered a powerful spiritual talisman providing enlightenment, removes and gets rid of our old  limiting ideas, beliefs and patterns and makes way for renewed thinking, symbolizes transformation, supports all areas of healing by strengthening and balancing our complete body, teaches us tolerance and acceptance of those whose thinking differs from us, helps us  overcome the need to detach from others, encourages “unity”. The shape of the shiva represents the male and the markings correspond to the female

SHUNGITE:  HARDNESS:  3.5 – 4
considered the “miracle mineral of the 21st century”, stone of regeneration and revitalization, initiates cell rejuvenation, and enhances cell and dna / rna repair, eliminates, kills and absorbs everything that can do harm or impose a hazard to all living things, focuses on restoring all that is healthy, beneficial and useful for us…. Words that describe shungite’s miraculous powers are: treats, saves, purifies, heals, cleans, protects, improves, normalizes, neutralizes, restores, regenerates and grows

SMITHSONITE: HARDNESS: 5
calms emotions, eases stress, encourages pleasantness, charm and kindness, leadership abilities, deepens love, compassion and perception, activates all of the chakras (place at the crown chakra to align all of the other chakras), remedies uncomfortable situations by calming trouble waters, enhances clairvoyance and clairsentience, benefits immune, skin, sinus and digestive issues, also good for alcoholism, osteoporosis, renews and maintains elasticity of vein walls

SMOKEY QUARTZ:   HARDNESS:  7
stone of cooperation, grounds and centers, stimulates the unification of energies and emotional blockages, relieves depression and tension, balances sexual energies, strengthens the supporting connective tissues and muscles, stabilizes the joints, stimulates fertility, brings peace to those in mourning, helps overcome grief, eliminates fears, enhances awareness of dreams

SODALITE:   HARDNESS:   5.5 – 6
helps us let go of control issues, allows us to stand up to adversity and overcome it, enables us to come to logical conclusions by way of rational mental processes, eliminates confusion, increases psychic awareness, encourages self esteem, self  trust and trust in others, if carried or worn, it can reduce high blood pressure, calms and regulates the thyroid gland, the vegetative nervous system and all glandular functions, promotes spiritual harmony, calms hot tempers

SPHALERITE:   HARDNESS:  3.5 – 4
balances our energies and provides grounding,  enables us to draw energy and life from the earth and release our excessive energy back into the earth, grounds the nervous system, sharpens our perceptions, allows us to  assess the good and not so good of situations, lets us recognize  deceit, deception and betrayal

STIBNITE:   HARDNESS: 2
very powerful stone with Plutonian energy.  Be careful to keep your thoughts positive when working with this stone.
keeps intrusiveness away, provides a quiet and undisturbed entry into meditative state, discourages “clingy” relationships while encouraging fidelity, bestows an appreciation for animals and plants, relieves stomach and esophagus issues, helps rigidness and stiffness

STILBITE:   HARDNESS:  3.5 – 4
metaphysical stone that brings about intuitive thought and creativity, helps us achieve the astral state and provides protection and guidance on the spiritual journey, good for brain dis-orders, laryngitis, loss of taste, strengthens ligaments, strong detoxifier which can counteract poisoning

SUGILITE: HARDNESS:  6- 6.5
very powerful overall healer, beneficial for cancer patients and cancer treatments, helps with the treatment of epilepsy, has a calming effect on the nervous system, reduces stress, emotional balancer, alleviates pain, amplifies the pineal and pituitary gland activity, enhances the connection of our physical and spiritual bodies

SUNSTONE:   HARDNESS:  6 – 6.5
promotes self healing powers, stimulates vegetative nervous system, ensures harmonious functioning of all organs, helpful with exhaustion caused by little sleep, invigorates the heart, back, eyes and kidneys, effective in poor blood circulation, helps give a positive attitude towards life, can ease depression, increases self esteem and self confidence

SUPER SEVEN STONE (AKA MELODY’S STONE AND SACRED STONE): HARDNESS: 7
a New Age stone, powerful, potent and high vibration that is connected to the higher realms, keeps us connected to higher realms while keeping us physically grounded, provides guidance and inspiration for all kinds of spiritual and metaphysical work, encourages all types of psychic abilities including telepathy, clairvoyance, clairaudience, clairsentience, channeling and telekinesis, helps us see auras, balances, purifies and energizes all of our chakras and aura fields and aligns them to the highest spiritual vibrations, heals all kinds of dis-eases, harmonizes and stimulates the body’s natural healing system, heals our cellular memory, increases wisdom and intuition, helps us find solutions, provides us with inner strength to cope with different situations, the universal awakening of spirit, kinship and our higher consciousness, allows us the freedom to be who we truly are.

TIGER EYE:   HARDNESS:  7
provides balancing of yin-yang energy, encourages practicality and optimism, makes the person more grounded, strengthens our own personal power, improves insights, softens stubbornness and brings self confidence, combats the flu and flu like symptoms

TOPAZ:   HARDNESS:  8
enhances understanding, discourages procrastination, tissue regeneration, stimulates the metabolism, digestion and tissue regeneration, heightens the taste buds, promotes relaxation, eases tension

WHITE TOPAZ:   HARDNESS:  8
helps us take on new projects

YELLOW OR GOLDEN TOPAZ:   HARDNESS:  8
counteracts bad moods, calms irritability from insomnia

PINK TOPAZ:   HARDNESS:  8
attracts love on many levels, amplifies our ability to like and love others unconditionally

BLUE TOPAZ:   HARDNESS:  8
promotes artistic inspiration, helps us communicate from our heart

TOURMALINE:   HARDNESS:  7 – 7.5
tourmaline comes in black, brown, green, pink and watermelon (which resembles a watermelon… green outer edge and pink inside).

TOURMALINE (BLACK):   HARDNESS:  7.5
wards off and protects us from negative energy and “spells,” shields us from excessive radiation exposure, allows us to understand ourselves and others, encourages self confidence, inspiration, compassion, tolerance tranquility, relaxation, understanding, vitality, creativity and prosperity, protection from tension, fear, dizziness, digestion, detoxification, nerve injuries and sciatica

BROWN TOURMALINE (DRAVITE):   HARDNESS:  7 – 7.5

GREEN TOURMALINE:   HARDNESS:  7 – 7.5
a good influence on our health and physical well being,  stone for self healing, positive for all living things, including animals and plants, calms our emotions and nerves, aligns and brings harmony to the heart and heart chakra, helps those who have anger toward their father or any other male figures.

PINK TOURMALINE:   HARDNESS:   7 – 7.5
stone of love and creativity, represents our emotions, brings peace, joy and enthusiasm, understanding, trust and awareness, stimulates  crown chakra, benefits heart, lungs and skin issues

TURQUOISE:   HARDNESS:  5 – 6
stone of the shaman…  helps with throat and lung disorders, cures infections, speeds recovery after illness,  alleviates stomach aches, rheumatism and gout, as well as general pain, reduces inflammation, has antispasmodic and detoxifying abilities,  aids in  mental relaxation, relieves anger, heals the spirit,  brings forth wisdom, trust and kindness, strengthens and aligns all chakras and meridians, gives self confidence, promotes endurance  and lifts depression

UNAKITE:   HARDNESS:  6 – 7
stone of “psychic vision”   provides a calm, gentle, grounding and consciousness energy, benefits hair growth, skin and  reproductive system, supports convalescence and recovery from illnesses, used for meditation and intuition, balances and aligns the emotions with spiritual higher forces, enables us to discover the cause of our dis-eases, bringing it to light for changes to be made, place unakite on or near the tv for protection from electromagnet stress

WATERMELON QUARTZ:   HARDNESS: 7
good for stabilizing and grounding energies, comforts us and keeps us mellow, settles with emotional conflicts

WULFENITE:  HARDNESS:  2.75 – 3
accesses our higher self, twin souls, soul mates and altered states of reality, provides an easy connection to the spiritual world,  rejuvenates energy, brings youthfulness, helps us accept the less positive aspects of life, encourages shamanistic pursuits and dealing with our dark side

ZIRCON:   HARDNESS:  6.5 – 7.5
stone of virtue… brings back virtuous nature into balance with the universal forces, promotes unions in the mental, physical, emotional and spiritual sense, has an anti spasmodic effect on the liver and gall bladder, beneficial for lung infections and bronchial problems, severe colds and respiratory tract complaints and menstrual pain, eases abdominal cramps caused by digestive and intestinal problems, stimulates metabolism and prevents water retention in the tissues, can alleviate sciatica nerve disorders, increases bone stability, helps vertigo and bone and muscle mending,increases one toughness and assists continuity in all endeavors, antidote for poison

ZOISITE:   HARDNESS:  (a little harder than 6)
changes negative energy into more abundant positive energy, combats laziness and stagnancy, beneficial to heart, spleen, lungs and pancreas

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