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Physical Properties

Mental Properties

Spiritual Properties

Emotional Properties

Suggested Applications, Uses and Techniques; Cautionary Notes

Jade - Black






Jade - Green

Heart, lungs, thymus, kidneys, immune system, blood detoxification, nervous system. Increases longevity and fertility. Aids with disorders and female problems.

Focused & calm balance, judgement. Courage, wisdom, justice, mercy.

Dream work, meditation, sacred stone. Humility, generosity, peace, harmony.

Dispels negativity, over-sensitivity. Emotional balancer. Radiates divine, unconditional love.

Chakra according to color of stone (comes in red and various shades of green to almost white (the lighter, the rarer).

Jade - Nephrite ( New Zealand )

Heal from surgery, restful sleep

Decision making

Power stone, spiritual connection, heart chakra

Transmutes anger, forgiveness, friendship


Jade - Yellow






Jasper - General

Promotes overall physical wellbeing


Aligns chakras



Jasper - Picture-brown

Helps prevent premature aging, kidney diseases, skin blemishes, certain types of allergies.

Problem solving

Creative visualization. Eliminates hidden fears, deep suppression of the subconscious, hallucinations.


Heart chakra. Can be used to help bring to surface past-life recall of traumatic events that are affecting one's present life.

Jasper - Black






Jasper - Yellow

Nervous stomach, ulcers, indigestion, intestines, liver, spleen area. Stimulates general tissue regeneration throughout entire endocrine system. Helps assimilation of vitamins A, B and E.


Solar Plexus chakra - power center. Helps align the etheric body.

Eases powerlessness and emotional blocks. Helps balance feminine qualities.

Solar plexus chakra.

Jasper - Red

Menstrual pain, prostate, blood, bladder




Root chakra.

Jasper - Green

Heart, lungs, upper digestive organs. Stimulates sense of smell. General tissue regeneration, mineral assimilation. General healing.


Develops greater sensitivity and understanding of others' needs.

Express your heart's desire. Lessens sorrow.

Heart chakra. Good stone for a healer, to help maintain healer's auric field.

Jasper - Rainbow



Aligns & clears lower chakras from solar plexus down


Root, navel and Solar plexus chakras.

Jasper - Irai ( Brazil )

Strong physical healer

Stabilizing, control

Protection from negativity

Control emotions

Root and heart chakras.

Jasper - Orbicular

Very helpful with chronic health issues, self-healing; helps flushing of toxins from body

Calming, increases patience, teaches flexibility

  Protective, enhances kindness

Soothing, heightens awareness


Kunzite - General

Addiction, cardiovascular system, manic depression. Reduces radiation.

Balance, confidence.

Inner dimensions, deep meditation, connection to higher self, oneness. Deepens altered state, psychic readings, healing, being centered spiritually.

Self-esteem, tolerance, acceptance, unconditional loving, compassion. Reduces depression, mood swings, stress.

Heart, third eye and crown chakras.

Kunzite - Pink (spodumene)

Strengthens cardiovascular system. Aids sufferers of manic depression; addictive behavior.


Creative potential, spiritual growth. Enhances self-esteem, tolerance, acceptance.

Zest for life. Powerful for opening and healing heart center.

Heart chakra.

Kunzite - Clear

Timing of physical activity


Creativity and spirituality


Third eye chakra.

Kunzite - Green (Hiddenite)


Stimulates intellect, insight, understanding

Otherworld connections

Understand others

Heart chakra.

Kyanite - Blue

Sleep. Strengthens throat chakra.

Clears the mind, transforms negative thoughts, clarity. Enhances communication and brings out natural ability to manifest things into reality via thoughts, visualization.

Contact Higher Self, Life Force inter-dimensional travel, healing. Enhances creative expression, communication, truth, loyalty, reliability, serenity.

Tranquility, understanding

Throat and third eye chakras.


Nerves, brain, pineal, pituitary, lymphatics

Helps one's perseverance, focus, intellectual flexibility and 'intuitive' knowing.

Spiritual purpose, Akashic Records, oracle, water energy, Kundalini. Originality.

Soothes nerves, balance, stability. Easier, more restful sleep. Helps one relate to others.

Solar plexus and third eye chakras (opens energy flow to them and whatever other centers are most in need). Caution: fragile, avoid salt cleaning.

Lapis lazuli

Strengthens skeletal system, balances the thyroid.  Autism, nervous system, depression, MS, speech, hearing, pituitary, DNA, lymph, inflammation, pain (especially head). Protection stone - shelters the wearer like a shield.


Cleanser, creative expression, mental clarity, writing. Organizes, quiets mind.

Cleanser, opens chakras, past life, astral connection, spiritual growth, psychic ability, expands intuition by increasing the number and amplitude of alpha waves. Illumination, inner wisdom, higher guidance, protection from negativity. Enhances psychic abilities, communication with spirit guides. Decisions for good of all.

Relieves tension & anxiety and the nervous conditions of tension and anxiety; eases depression. Forceful as a cleanser of the physical and etheric bodies. Excellent as a releaser of toxins, both physical and emotional. Transforms negative thought forms.


Third eye and throat chakras.

Healing: Extremely potent in distant healing. Hold the stone in your right hand, visualize the distant person and then "see" the condition as being whole or healed. Visualize energy streaming into the stone, becoming magnified and going out to the person. Works especially well with fevers and any blood condition. Long used for relieving depression and encouraging spiritual development.

Intuition:. wear every day or carry with you and rub frequently to increase your psychic awareness.

Most useful to hold when scrying, using a pendulum, reading Tarot, Medicine or other cards - relaxes one quickly which provides access to the subconscious.

Caution: exceedingly powerful stone. For persons undergoing a good deal of change or release, Lapis worn touching the body can cause inflammation or slight burns as it banishes negative patterns.  


Spleen thyroid, lymphatics, muscles, nerves. Cools, draws out inflammation, fevers, sunburn heat. Helps with shoulder, thyroid, nose problems.

Brainstorming, knowledge, creative thinking, artwork.

Power, spiritual knowledge, Goddess energy. Self-expression, patience, accepting, simplicity.

Calmness, serenity, purity. Soothes and uplifts hurt, fear, depression, pain of life, changes with love. Eases stress.

Throat chakra.


Addiction, manic depression. Aids muscles and increases blood lithium content. Master gland and immune system, skin, DNA.

Study. Eases self-criticism. Mental/emotional balance, well-being.

Changes, transition, opens the heart. Gently eases intensity of feelings, stress, mood swings, anxiety, (manic) depression. Brings hope, relief, self-love, patience, self-forgiveness, unworried sleep.

Chronic depression, self love and love of others. Promotes good sleep.

Heart and third eye chakra. Caution: fragile - salt water cleanse may cause it to break apart.


Alleviates pain, strengthens immune system. Electromagnetically pulls toxic blocks and pain from energy meridians, pancreas and lower glands.

Helps with fear, reluctance. Clear thinking, focus (detail work, decisions…)

Protection, grounding.

Agitation, depression, eases fear

Root and crown chakras.


Aids functions of pancreas, spleen; eases pain; aids tissue regeneration. Reduces stress and tension. Stomach, liver, kidney stones, lungs, immune system, radiation, MS, circulation. Heals blocks, protects well by cleaning the auric field, rapidly absorbing undesirable energies incl. Computer, TV and other radiation.

Understanding, determination, courage, concentration.

Release old patterns, visualization. Reveals subconscious blocks and order and structure in life.

Balance, dissolves fear. Aids sleep.

Solar plexus, heart and third eye chakras. Powerful healer with azurite or chrysocolla. Place in all corners of a room to cleanse carpet toxins/gases. Clean very frequently (best daily).

WARNING! Malachite has some very toxic gases inherent in it so if you are ever in the position of working it on a lap wheel or polishing or altering it in any way, you MUST use a protective mask, as those gases will be released and can harm or even kill you.


Powerful healing (see above)




Solar plexus and heart chakras.


Brain, eyes, heart, circulation, immunity

Job interviews, meetings, expression, calms

Meditation, protection from negativity

Gentle, environmental tension

Root and crown chakras.




Helps reveal past lives from other planets and galaxies. Enhances connection with extraterrestrial energies, expands awareness.


Root chakra. Unusual energy, best used by those drawn to the stone.

Mica - Star

Healing, energizing, appetite suppression

Intellect, study

Spiritual healing


Solar plexus chakra.

Mochi Balls

Realign energy centers, relieve energy blockage, stimulate chi, ground, center and protect. Have been used to treat physical instabilities in veins, muscles, arteries, bone loss, RNA/DNA balancing, immune system and cellular renewal.


Synthesize  male/female duality, liberate one's nature and help one recognize and understand oneself.


Act as protector when placed in one's environment.


Staying in the body. Reduce asthma, toxin sensitivity, epilepsy.


Extra-terrestrial, heart chakra, third eye, astral, meditation. Alignment with higher self; channeling from inter-dimensional sources. Telepathic access to spiritual laws.

Emotional changes and transitions.

Heart, third eye and crown chakras. Not for the spiritually squeamish; induces an airy quality which opens one up to the highest of influences. MUST GROUND after using it. Caution: fragile - don't cleanse with salt.

Moonstone - general

Wellness. Unblocks lymphatic system. Aids the birthing process. Dieting, women's hormones/menstrual imbalance.

Sensitive responses

Understand dreams. Relieves anxiety and stress. Greater flexibility and flow with life.

Release, emotional balance, peace. Aligns emotions with higher self.

Navel (sexual), Solar plexus and heart chakras.   Especially for water signs. Used for protection against perils of travel.

Moonstone - Blue/Grey

Stomach, spleen, pancreas, hormones, menstruation

Flexible attitudes

Men - helps tune into femininity, moon energy

Over-emotional people can attain balance

Heart chakra.

Moonstone - Orange/Peach

Ovaries, spleen, womb, colon, bladder

Softens ego

Higher self

Vulnerability, self-confidence, warmth, nurturing

Navel and Solar plexus chakra.

Morganite (Pink Beryl)

Mental illness. Also heart, lungs, breathing, throat, oxygenation.


Transmutation, feminine energy. Spiritual lovingness, compassion, equality, upliftment, empathy, patience.

Hysteria, pain, nurturing, caring

Heart chakra.

Moss Agate

Helps cleansing of the elimination and circulatory systems; decreases sensitivity to pollution


Opens one up to friendship, healthfulness; strengthens in times of stress

Balances emotions, helps one let go of anger, bitterness

Heart chakra.

Mother of Pearl


  Promotes harmony.


Relaxes, calms. Sensitivity, stress.

Brings good luck, prosperity, success.

Obsidian - Black aka Apache Tear

Stomach, intestines, eliminate toxins. Unblocks lower body and endocrine glands/chakras. Healing.

Connects mind and emotions

Doorway to inner depths, grounds spiritual energy. Looking within, vision quest/ purpose.  Reduces fantasy/escapism. Dis-attachment, objectivity. Changes fear into flexibility with cane.

Helps process changes, nurtures. Helps release and ease pain, loss, sadness, anger for one to heal.

Base/root chakra. Protective. Can't be misused.

Obsidian - Snowflake

Good for stomach and intestines.

Connects mind and emotions

Balance of polarities. Grounds spiritual energy into physical plane. Absorbs and disperses negativity. Helps clear subconscious blocks. Brings understanding of silence and detachment, but with wisdom and love.

Lightens heavy emotions

Root chakra. Powerful healer stone for those attuned to it.

Obsidian - Green



Exploring inner self, heart chakra

Emotional balance

Heart chakra (balancing). Heals broken crystals and charges them. Assists with Reiki energy healing.

Obsidian - Mahogany



Activates positive personal power

Releases anger

Root and heart chakras.

Obsidian - RAINBOW

Energy, strength

Very grounding and protective 

Helps build self-esteem; protects from negativity

Helps dissolve negative thoughts about/toward oneself; promotes positive attitude.

Root chakras.


Strengthens bone marrow. Helps with disorders of soft tissue and feet.

Creativity, inspiration. Enhances self-control, wise decision-making. Yellow: seriousness, logic.

Relieves stress, balances male/female polarities. Centering/aligning total person with higher powers, higher inspiration. Personal strength. Grounding.

Balance, eases stress and tension, banishes grief.

Chakras according to color of stone. Helps in the gathering of information. Reduces sex drive.


Burst of energy. Stimulates pineal and pituitary glands; helps eyesight.

Builds mental capacity

Enhances intuition; helps conscious connection with highest aspects of being. Visualization, imagination, healing. Absorbs and stores emotions and thoughts.

Self-worth, self-confidence. Clarifies by amplifying and mirroring feelings, buried emotions, desires.

Heart and others according to color. Caution: fragile - fades/cracks in sun, heat, salt, acidic foods. Moisten frequently with water or oil. Needs to be placed in water or glycerin overnight about once a month, or when you are not wearing it, to keep it from drying out and loosing it's colors.

Some cancel/ negate other gems (backfires if not used for good of all). May change color with high energy/intensity people.  Black/Dark blue one of the most potent.

Opal - Fire

Heals genitals and reproductive systems.


Stimulates both creative and sexual passions..

Promotes self-satisfaction

Heart and navel chakras.

Opal - Light

Strengthens abdomen, pituitary, thymus.



Bonds emotional and crown chakras.

Brow, solar plexus, throat chakras. Opens solar plexus and brow chakras.

Peacock Ore - Chalcopyrite

Brain, pineal, pituitary

Clears a jumbled mind, concentration, study

Carries all color rays, meditation

Clarify emotional needs

All chakras.


Stomach, digestion, immunity.

Enhances judgement.

Enables one to be victorious over self. Prosperity.

Helps forgive others, makes more resistant to irritation. Absorbs thoughts, emotions, stress.

Heart and Solar plexus chakra.  Low integrity or anger rebounds to user. Cleanse frequently. Fire signs less compatible unless drawn to stone. Pearls are best without other gems.


Heart, pancreas, spleen, liver, tissue regeneration. Balances glandular system. Aids tissue regeneration, strengthens breath of life. Cleanses and heals physical heart, lungs, lymph, breast, also stomach, liver, adrenal. Health, wealth, protection.

Confidence.  Increases intuitive awareness, reduces stress and stimulates the mind.

Accelerates personal growth, inner joy. Overall balancer and tonic for the body and mind. Accelerates personal growth and opens new doors of opportunity. Helps understand relationships, other realities.

Giving joy; reduces stress, anger, fear, jealousy, anxiety.

Navel, solar plexus and heart chakras.


Energizes meridians.


Clairvoyance/spiritual communication, meditation, journeys. Helps one map out a pathway within the dimensions.


Third eye, crown and transpersonal chakras. Powerfully loving, healing. Also heals other stones.


Abortion recovery, miscarriage, stillbirth, sexual & repro organs

Resolving problems

Enhance dream state, oneness with the Universe

Loving & caring, eases guilt

Heart chakra.


Brain, nerves, bones, cardiovascular system. Increases energy and strengthens one's protective fields.

Clarity of thought and expression. Remembering dreams.

Mediation and relaxation. Brings new friends. Enhances ability to make contact with unseen entities. Inner knowing.


Solar plexus and heart chakras. Powerful stone, not to be taken lightly.


Eyes, brain, bloodstream. Stomach, intestines, ulcers, digestion, sulfur and mineral assimilation, body acidity imbalances. Strengthens and adds oxygen to the blood. Enhances brain functions.

Concentration and memory, learning and understanding. Focus, practicality, logic.

Vision, psychic ability, sun energy, personal power. More positive outlook on life. Increases wealth.

Joyous, uplifting. Strengthens will.

Root, solar plexus and heart chakras. Great for grounding / avoiding spaciness after meditation/ psychic readings.

Quartz Crystal

Whole body, esp. pineal & pituitary. Amplifies crystalline properties in body and body energy. On cellular level, stimulates glandular secretion from pituitary gland and production of white corpuscles.

Clear thinking, stimulates brain function

Spirit guides, meditation, healing. Removes negative thought forms, elevates thoughts. Amplifies and stores thought forms and energy. Emits full spectrum energy that activates all levels of consciousness. Absorbs and dispels negativity in one's energy field. Enhances interdimensional communication and communication with higher self and spirit guides.

Just wonderful for emotional issues of all kinds

Works with all chakras and master gland for balancing, cleansing, healing. Stimulates brow, crown and solar plexus. Excellent for meditation. Assists in creation of power, clarity of thinking, cleansing/clearing the aura, spiritual development and healing.

Quartz - Blue

Good healing stone. Eases throat tension. Immune system, thyroid, iodine and B vitamin use.

Expands self-expression and creativity, refines communication skills.



Throat and third eye chakras.

Quartz - Red

Grounds healing energy into physical body


Aligns chakras

Dissipates negative emotions, satisfaction

Root chakra.

   Quartz - Rose

- all chakras

Kidneys, circulation, fertility, internal wounds; the adrenal glands, stress, asthma, and for the relief of burns and pain; effective for actual heart pain, coughs, and lung congestion; reduction of wrinkles. Elixir is used for fertility, especially in the male, for rejuvenation of liver and kidneys and sexual disorders.


Cools temper, creativity, memory, self-empowerment, stimulant to the imagination and creativity. Helps low confidence. Slows one down to think rationally



Intensity, healing of emotional wounds; used to reach, unfold and heal the child within; aids the lonely and insecure; ultimate comforter. Enhances self-confidence, creativity, self-love. Promotes ability to forgive and love others.


Clears stored anger, resentment, guilt, fear, jealousy. Cools hot tempers quickly. Love stone, release, emotional healing, balance, self-love.

Heart and all chakras.  Aligns mental, emotional and astral bodies. Cleanse and recharge often, especially if it starts to fade. Subconscious: Primary tool - visualize a rose light and feel the healing energy. Great for skeptics who have difficulty in letting their intuition override their rational thought process. It can be a real breakthrough stone for spiritual development. Alcoholism: Carry a piece of 1" to 1-1/2" Rose Quartz and the desire for alcohol will be lessened. Relationships: with candle burning and affirmations to enhance fidelity .

Some nurses in premature baby wards have found Rose Quartz to be especially helpful for babies to survive. Cosmetic: rubbed in an upward motion over the cheek and around the eyes - an aid to keeping and even restoring beauty; powerful rejuvenator for the skin.


Cleanses, removes toxins, improves energy

Enhances will, reduces stress

Meditation, clears chakras


Heart chakra


Smoky Quartz

Increases fertility, balances sexual energy. Stimulates meridians, corrects fertility/PMS/reproductive imbalance. Strengthens adrenals, kidneys, pancreas.


Dissipates subconscious blocks and negativity on all levels. Can initiate movement of kundalini energy. Clearest/ most intense stones draw light from crown chakra to root chakra, induce alpha. Protective, reflects negativity back to sender and makes them aware of their wrongdoings, makes one more selective in behavior when dealing with people.

Eases depression.

Root, navel and solar plexus chakras. Good for grounding and centering. Will enhance dream awareness and channeling abilities, but not when worn on body. Caution: some may feel dense, heavy - many are irradiated to make them this specific color. These are not useful for healing or wearing.

Smoky Quartz - Elestial

Heals brain cells from drug/alcohol use.

Changes confusion/illusions to clarity, seeing truth, overview.

Psychic-ness, openness to higher self/God/ spirituality. May initially intensify lower thoughts (ego, denial, self-judging..) to release these blocks to open heart/mind.


Crown chakra. Stimulates chakra/pineal to rise above situation, emotions.

Quartz - Tourmalinated

Good protector stone. Helps eliminate "crystallized" patterns in the body which have been destructive in a physical and mental manner in one's life. Helps in adjusting imbalances throughout the body.

Dissipates negativity quickly.

Balances male and female polarities. Aids in balancing extremes. Grounding.


Root and crown chakras. Provides and energy or "solving" atmosphere. Used to actualize innate strength in the body.

Realgar (Orpiment)

Healing of disease

Understanding, clears mental blocks

Sense of purpose, spirit guides

Joyful, uplifting

Solar plexus chakra. Links heart to lower chakras.


Spleen, kidneys, heart, pituitary, circulation, stomach, food addictions, anorexia, asthma, eyesight, thymus. Also used to detox/heal blood, liver, cancer.

Enhances memory and intellectual power.

Healing, self-forgiveness, worthiness, trust issues, desire to live, purpose.

Helps heal emotional wounds, trauma; obtain balance, divine love, acceptance of self and life. Also for loneliness, loss, heartache, fear, insecurities, inner-child issues, abuse, incest, emotional not-seeing…

Root and heart chakras. Most vibrant, loving stone to heal heart chakra, stronger than Rose quartz. Best worn all day.  Use in bathtub to de-stress body. Opens hand healing chakras.


Immune system, energy levels, reflexes, thyroid. Eases physical  trauma. Ancient use also for speech/hearing problems, growth, emphysema, asthma.

Improves memory capacity.

Enhances energy levels in body and mind. Soothes nightmares. Strengthens mantras, affirmations.

Soothing, eases emotional trauma, confidence. Brings love into action and manifestation.

Root and heart chakras. (Aligns these two chakras). Red variety (without black) helps understanding of strength within vulnerability. Good stone for light workers in city environment.

Rubellite (Red Tourmaline)

Balances body's electrochemistry. . Can be used for heart disorders and repair of the reproductive system. Releases reproductive blocks, stimulates fertility. Strengthens and detoxes blood and immune system, eases radiation effects.

Strengthens the will to understand love and to inspire tactfulness in independence.


Unites heart and body for love, courage, passion, energy, stamina, steadiness. Helps detach from personal pain.

Emotional balance, lovingness, devotion in a down-to-earth way. Transforms barriers that bind the heart.

Heart and root chakras.


Regeneration of physical and spiritual heart. Activates sluggish/dormant conditions on physical and spiritual levels. Blood sugar balance. Used for reproductive/root chakra: infections, cholesterol, clots, blood detox (alcohol, caffeine), sexual blocks; stimulates circulation, menses, pituitary.


Refines lower passions and raises them to a more spiritual level. Helps banish sense of limitation.

Strengthens emotional heart, intensifies all emotions (love, passion, jealousy, impatience…)

Root and heart chakra. Caution: if used for pressure/ control (for love), will backfire onto user.

Star Ruby: stimulates connection between self and spirit guides; assists in purifying and correcting disoriented energy that leads to atrophy. Helps align auric and physical bodies as one; excellent for releasing blocks that keep one from a spiritual path.

Ruby in Zoisite

Used in the treatment of physical heart disorders (ruby promotes easing stress,  green helps healing of the physical heart). Regulates blood flow through the ventricles. Decreases time for chemicals and toxins to leave the body.




Heart chakra.

Rutilated Quartz

Regenerates tissue throughout body, strengthens immunity, enhances life force. Stimulates brain. May increase radiation protection and health rejuvenation. Helpful with lung disorders.

Inspiration, communication. Brings strength, reasoning and order. Gives aura an air of authority without changing overt behavior.

Higher Self. Increases clairvoyance, inspiration. Transmutes negativity. Conducts and amplifies energy/thoughts/ programming for healing. Intensifies/ deepens altered states. Assists one in getting to the root of the problem. Provides access to the reason of discomfort.

Belief in self, eases depression

All chakras. Very powerful stone to use in healings. Some stones may make one too spacey to wear all the time (induce alpha).

Place a Rutilated Quartz crystals on the nape of your neck (a spinal fluid reservoir called the medulla oblongata)  - this has the effect of charging the electromagnetic properties of the spinal fluid achieving such results as clearer, faster, communication between the nervous system and the brain.


Helps entire glandular system. Detoxes skin, body. Antidepressant, Cools, contracts, soothes, reducing inflammation, fevers, nosebleeds. Hearing problems TB, burns. Nervous system (and epilepsy) and meridians. Reduces radiation effects.

Strengthens will. Wisdom, centering. Changes shallow thinking into deeper, more meaningful understanding. Reduces procrastination.

Aligns body, mind and spirit. Stimulates psychic abilities. Expand cosmic awareness and dispels confusion. Communication, insight, intuition, clairaudience, inspiration, spiritual prayer/ devotion, peacefulness.

Overcomes sadness. Reduces anxiety. Rids one of unwanted thoughts.

Throat and third eye chakras. Excellent for meditation. Strongest if next to skin. May strengthen by posing challenges to overcome.

Excellent aid in a court case when you are in the right.

Stone of prosperity, sustaining the gifts of life and fulfilling dreams and desires.

Scapolite (Wernerite)





Solar plexus and crown chakras.

Selenite (Gypsum)

Strengthens bones and teeth. Immunity, spine and nerve system, athletic flexibility. Has been used to work against cancer and is know to stabilize epileptic disorders.

Helps mental focus, clarity,  willpower, growth, luck.

Grounding white light. Kundalini. Recordkeepers of events/information. Sends healing to the earth. Expands sensitivity, field of awareness. Breaks up ethereal and astral blockages; good for cleansing one's aura and astral bodies.

Soothes nerves. Emotional letting-go.

Throat and third eye chakras.

Place on third eye for stored info.

Hold crystal, visualize it bringing white light/energy (i.e., higher ideas, consciousness) from transpersonal point above head down through body, out through feet into earth.


Enhances mental functions, helps circulation, strengthens blood (physically and ethereally), helps physical releasing and cleansing. Reduces inflammation, fever, nervous system stress. Works with pituitary and upper energy centers.

Excellent for mental releasing and cleansing. Works on mind to see overview, patience. Improves speaking ability.

Relieves stress.

Helps emotional releasing and cleansing, balance.

Middle of the leg chakra. Generally Yin. Wear the metal you feel attracted to.


Nose, lymph, immunity, tissue elasticity.


Harmonizes, aligns heart, throat and third eye chakras for smoother communication, leadership, perceptiveness and depth in relationships & expansion into new areas. Clarity and receptiveness in meditation.


Heart, throat and third eye chakras (according to color of stone).


Helps pancreas, balances & strengthens metabolism, endocrine system, body energy levels via thyroid, pituitary, lymph and other glands. Insomnia, neck, mouth, hearing, bloodsugar. Cooling and drawing for infections, burns, sinus inflammations, high blood pressure.

Student's stone: aids focusing, concentration, memory, study skills, organization. Calms and clears the mind. Enhances communication and creative expression, writing, logic, ideas, truth.

Helps balance male/female polarities. Slightly sedative and grounding. Healing, meditation, wisdom.

Alleviates fear. Allows one to think rationally over emotionally.


Throat and third eye chakras.


Alcohol/chemical detox of blood and organs, including skin.

Mental rejuvenation.

Strength, kundalini (red stones).

Calms, alleviates stress, depression.

Most commonly used to aid in detox (together with fasting, enemas, alcohol/chemical detox).

Staurolite ("Fairy Cross")

Talisman of good luck. Overpowering 'release' in stressful situations and support, initiation and incentive in dealing with detrimental habits.

Focus centered on Here and Now.

Connection between physical, astral and extra-terrestrial planes. Spirituality, compassion, allowingness, disattachment.


Root chakra.


May heighten physical senses, esp. taste. Detoxifies.

Gentle self-expression, creative energy.


Loving, acceptingness, allowingness.



Guardian stone. Enhances functions of, balances pineal, pituitary, adrenal glands, liver. Activates and balances brain hemispheres. Helps physical healing and purification of bodily systems. Draws out pain (e.g. headaches), inflammation, stress, disease, toxins. Used in treatment of cancer, asthma.



Brings higher spiritual awareness into physical reality. Strongly protective. Helps recollect past, positive transformations. Gets one in touch with one's spirit guides. Tells one that they are worthy of all they can achieve on this earth. cleanses toxins from the body.

Absorbs and dissolves anger, hurt, unwanted energies. Peace of mind, spiritual love, well-being. Helps one forgive themself. Lessens self-imposed guilt. Eliminates hostility, prejudice, jealousy.

Third eye and crown chakras. Good for meditation. Placed on third eye to alleviate depression, despair, stress. Important healer's stone.

Sugilite is a protector and will defray any negativity coming your way, as well as dispel that already in your aura. Should be placed near to infants, taped under the crib mattress or in any way that it can be influential without the baby being able to access it...that babies swallowing objects thing, you know?


Rejuvenating; used in hot springs/baths for arthritis, pain, rheumatism, swelling, lymph, cysts, hemorrhoids. Very healing for wounds, cleansing and healing skin, sinus, pancreas, liver, syphilis, appendix, indigestion, insomnia. Strengthens endocrine glands.

Mental clarity, focus, analysis, understanding, will power, discipline, confidence.

Protection, willpower, healing energy.


* - especially if one does a great deal of thinking/ mental work and little physical exercise. Found in garlic, mustard, chives, onions, horseradish etc. Repels garden bugs.


Life force.


Protection, grounding, energizing.


Navel chakra.


Eyesight, hearing, hair, skin.

Helps expand mental 'seeing'.

Protection, clairaudience, visions, spiritual connectedness, manifesting.


Third eye chakra. Use clear ones for healing meditation.

Tiger Eye

Good for spleen, pancreas, digestive organs, colon, ulcers, bones. Strengthens body force (red stones).

Clear and amplified thinking, will, manifesting. Helps separate thoughts from feelings. Money, protection, courage, luck. Very important stone for women entering a new business. Gives insight into the creative directions to take and what projects to take on.

Enhances personal power, softens stubbornness. Focuses one's energy, can slow down one's vibration. Helps change anxiety, fear and obsessiveness into practicality, logic.

Softens stubbornness, allows one to be more flexible, rather than obstinate, create balance between what we know and what we feel.

Navel and solar plexus chakras. Grounding and centering. Be careful about what you wish to manifest. Use with malachite or pearl for mental/ emotional balance, understanding.

Red: adaptability, protection against danger.

Topaz - General

Success in all endeavors. Used to manifest health and correct disorders within the body.


Essential for visualizations for healing and attracting in meditation and projection. Helps one to creatively change personal world, enhance awareness, expansiveness and manifestation.

Promotes understanding, compassion, kindness and empathy. Open and heal hearts of those who have closed them, while also protecting the openhearted from too  much pain.

Chakra according to color of stone.

Topaz - Blue

Arthritis, water in the joins, water retention, tissue regeneration, strengthens, liver, gallbladder, spleen, digestive system. Good for colds.  

Alignment with higher self, creative expression, writing, focus on one's path.  Motivates artists and their creative level.

Enhances psychic perception, communication with higher self and spirit guides.

Cools, soothes, brings peace and tranquility.

Heart, throat, third eye chakras.

Topaz - Gold

Detoxifies body, balances vitamins-hormones. Helps exhaustion, nervous system stress, stomach anxiety, liver/ pancreas detoxification, bloodsugar balance, tissue and backbone strengthener (physically and emotionally).

Mental clarity, focus, perceptivity, high level concepts, confidence, personal power, stamina.

Helps one live in the present. Protection.

Warms, awakens, inspires. Helps mood swings, insomnia, worries, fears, depression.

Navel and crown chakras. Excellent for water signs, teachers, excess work stress, manifesting, higher-self connection.

Topaz - Pink/Champagne

Helps exhaustion, nervous system stress, stomach anxiety, liver/ pancreas detoxification, bloodsugar balance, tissue and backbone strengthener (physically and emotionally).

Mental clarity, focus, perceptivity, high level concepts, confidence, personal power, stamina.


Helps mood swings, insomnia, worries, fears, depression.

Navel and crown chakras. Excellent for water signs, teachers, excess work stress, manifesting, higher-self connection

Tourmaline - General

Helps sleep, balances endocrine system. Strengthens body and meridians. Especially for nervous system, blood/lymph toxins.


Dispels fear and negative conditions. Protector stone. Enhances sensitivity and understanding. Transmutes lower frequency thought/energy to higher frequency of light and brings light/spirit into the physical. Radiates light protection for wearer. Clears higher frequency.


Chakra according to color of stone.

Tourmaline - Black


Neutralizes intestinal or spine energy blocks, toxins, constipation. Radiation protection.


Forcefield, protection stone. Powerfully deflects/shields against unwanted or dark energies, esp. for sensitive people. Grounds spiritual/light energy into root chakra for centeredness during chaos.

Neutralizes fears, resentment, neurosis, obsessions.

Root chakra. Place at feet, knees or base of spine for grounding during/after healing.

One of the absolute BEST stones for mitigating negativity. It has a way of absorbing negativity like a kind of black hole of stones...especially indicated if you work in a negative atmosphere (Tiger's Eye is another stone good for this...)

Tourmaline - Blue

Nervous system.


Wonderful for aligning with higher self for deep insight, vision, intuition, mental peace, patience.


Throat and third eye chakras.

Tourmaline - Green

Energizes central nervous system (for neuralgia, migraine, burns etc.), heals physical heart chakra. Lungs, asthma. Cleanses meridians and blocks, stimulates new growth, rejuvenates heart, lymph, immune system. Thymus and entire body health. Relieves chronic fatigue and exhaustion.

Business, success. Money drawing, stimulates your directions, achievements, positive actions.


Taking heart, will to live, prosperity, compassion. Life force.

Opens/heals emotional heart chakra.

Heart chakra. Yang.

Tourmaline - Pink




Emotional and spiritual love, healing loss, emotional pain, fear, self-gentleness (esp. with severe illness like cancer, emphysema…). Self-love, compassion, release of old hurt. Trust.

Root and heart chakras. Most powerful used together with Kunzite or Rhodocrosite. Best in combination with counseling.

Tourmaline - Watermelon

Excels for immune system and life-threatening illnesses. Balances metabolism, endocrine system.



Draws love, brings together compassion, passion, depth of heart with life force and groundedness.

Root and heart chakras. Yin-Yang balance.


Tones and strengthens entire body. Helps circulation, lungs, respiratory system. Good general healer for all illnesses, excellent conductor (high copper). Strengthens and aligns all meridians, chakras and energy fields. Protects and detoxes from alcohol, poison, pollution, radiation. Helps anorexia, headaches, throat, lungs, asthma, infections, teeth, TMJ, hearing, high blood pressure.

Helps creative blocks. Opens communication, speech.

Carries ancient wisdom and knowledge, can reveal future and past lives. Friendship, healing, serenity, spiritual bonding, upliftment, giving/receiving, wisdom. Absorbs negativity, protects from "evil eye".

Induces peace of mind, emotional balance. Helps fear, depression.

Throat, heart and third eye chakras. Aligns chakras. Enhances meditation. Works well with Chrysocolla, best with Silver. Caution: dull and/or pale stones are weaker. Fades in sunlight, sweat, oil, dishwater. Avoid bleach/chlorine.




Insight into self and others, seeing solutions to difficulties.


Third eye chakra (somewhat opening). Caution: not recommended for those with addictive or escapism tendencies. May fall apart if soaked in water.


Can be used in the treatment of the reproductive system, and to stimulate healthy pregnancies while facilitating and promoting the health of the unborn.


Helps one go deeper than the physical symptoms of an illness to understand the root cause, the mental and emotional sources for it. Also believed to help release conditions which have been inhibiting personal growth.

Can be very helpful in steady release of feelings long held in.

Heart and Solar plexus chakras. Acts to balance the emotional body, bringing it into alignment with the higher forces of spirituality.



Helps blood, heart.  Works on astral and etheric level for healing via central nervous system and at DNA level. Skin and blood vessel elasticity, impotence/male reproductive healing.

Balances body and mind. Brings calm and stillness to even the most busy/talkative mind.

Instills self-confidence, helps recall past lives.

Powerfully soothing, calming; helps emotional stability. Eases depression, fear, worry, anxiety, impatience, stress of daily pressures.

Heart and solar plexus chakras. Good for meditation.


Invigorates and harmonizes appetite; digestion, nutrition assimilation. Used for healing and warming reproductive organs (esp. women's).



Helps one get in touch with feelings. Cleanses and uplifts emotions, muddiness.

Navel (spleen) and Solar plexus chakras.


Balances pituitary, pineal glands. Helps bowel problems. Poison detoxifier.

Strengthens the mind.

Aligns subtle bodies. Helps sleep. Universal Truth, intuition, durability, steadiness, integrity and connection with "All That Is".

Eases depression, insomnia.

All chakras. Caution: man-made (cubic zirconia) is not nearly as strong/effective as natural.


Strengthens heart, energy/adrenals and reproductive chakra. General health.


Trust in the Universe, releasing fears.


Heart and root chakras.

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