Gemstone Meanings and Healing
Agate: The "Firestone",
so called because it builds a sense of courage and fortitude,
helping you to discover truth. It is a powerful healing stone
assisting the colon, circulatory and lymphatic system. Stability.
"Thinker". This feldspar mineral soothes the nervous system, while
giving strength to the heart and the body. Makes you feel good,
uplifted, creative and gives perspective to your more harmful traits
and let go of them. Improves self worth.
Amber: The "Mindful
One", so called because it not only remembers the past centuries,
but also helps with simple absent-mindedness and eases depression.
This is the fossilized resin of ancient trees. Has a good influence
on the endocrine system, spleen and heart.
"Elevator". Strengthens the endocrinal and immune systems. Very
powerful aid to spiritual enhancement. Cuts through illusion. Place
this on your stomach or liver when you have stomach problems.
Aragonite: Helps define
thoughts and emotions; helps clear the senses.
"Deliverer", stimulates muscle tissue while strengthening the blood.
This is very much a brain stone, purifying mental, emotional bodies.
Prosperity. Blue: Circulation. You may also use this to help clear
Bloodstone: As its name
suggests, this variety of Chalcedony is good for the blood. By
toughening and oxygenating the bloodstream it enhances physical and
mental vitality. The heart, spleen, bone marrow and iron
deficiencies are all assisted. Reduces stress.
Carnelian: The "Friendly
One", is a highly evolved healer, aiding kidneys, lungs, liver,
gallbladder, pancreas, aids tissue regeneration while vitalizing the
blood. Energizing. A good Balancer, it connects you with your inner
Chrysoprase: This "Joy
Stone", helps ease sexual frustrations and depressions by balancing
and enhancing personal insight.
Citrine: The "Cuddle
Quartz" is good for kidneys, colon, liver, gallbladder, digestive
organs, heart, and tissue regeneration. Prevents self-destructive
tendencies by assisting your self-esteem, giving cheer,
light-heartedness, hope, warmth and energy.
Foundation. Coral protects and strengthens.
Fluorite: The "Gatherer"
is a variable colored stone. A powerful healer, it gathers and
absorbs vital nutrients, strengthens the teeth and bones and is
beneficial for blood vessels and spleen. Helps one get out of ruts.
Green: Hormone Balance. This stone has been helpful with hormonal
changes such as PMS and menopause. Purple/Pink: Change. Helps one
get out of ruts.
Garnet: The "Day
Dreamer" stone regenerates body systems, where it is also a good
purifier. It is also strongly associated with the balancing of the
sex drive and emotional disharmony, bringing love, compassion and an
enhanced imagination. Crystallizes in many forms and colors, though
the most common colors are raspberry through scarlet. Garnet is
considered a stone of good health and of commitment.
Goldstone: This "Regal
mineral" is more precious than normally understood. It strengthens
the nervous system, purifies, and bringing tissue regeneration. A
powerful mind balancer, allows you to accept love, opens your mind,
aids personal illumination.
Hematite: “The Stress
Reliever” It will bring about beneficial oxygenation of the blood
stream and energize spleen, strengthen the body, helping you cope
Howlite: Aids in
Jade: The "Virtuous
One", its subtle and smooth vibration strengthens the heart,
kidneys, immune system, cleans the blood and increases longevity and
fertility. Aiding eye disorders, this stone is believed to be an
emotional balancer, with particular strength in feminine problems.
Radiating divine unconditional love, it fosters courage, justice,
clarity, modesty, wisdom and nurturing. Use it to reduce tension in
your life. The ancient Chinese believed this stone brings wisdom and
Jasper: The "Talisman“,
A powerful healer in itself, being efficacious to the liver,
gallbladder and bladder, but it is also a multi-purpose salve to the
whole body. Gives a
sense of balance to the spirit and grounds you physically and
emotionally. Helps control one’s intense passionate nature.
Lapis Lazuli: The
beautiful star-flecked blue of the "Night Stone" is good for the
nocturnal. While strengthening the thyroid and skeletal system it
brings vitality and general relaxation to the mind and body.
Promotes self-importance and confidence.
Leopard Skin Jasper:
Brings what one needs. Note that it doesn't necessarily bring in
what you want. However, it is a wonderfully supporting stone.
Decision making. Helpful in healing gums.
Malachite: Aids the
functions of the pancreas and spleen, tissue regeneration,
circulatory system and assists in a good night's sleep. Brings
Moonstone: A very
feminine stone, bringing ease to period pains and kindred disorders,
but on a much more fruitful scale with its emphasis on fertility and
child bearing. A good emotional balancer, it has been described as
the "Mother Earth" stone. A good solid friend inspiring flexibility,
nurturing and wisdom while keeping the emotions in balance.
It was once used to protect against the perils of travel.
Moss Agate: Get in touch
with nature. Plant knowledge.
Mother of Pearl:
Protection; Know mother's love. This stone is a great protective
Velvet", its subtle male energies attract the spiritual adventures,
good for "girding the loins" by beneficially influencing the stomach
and the intestines, it keeps energy well grounded, clears
subconscious blocks and brings an experience and understanding of
silence, detachment, wisdom and love. Grounding stone. Gaze into it
for (1-5 minutes each day for 3 days when you need insight into a
Onyx: Good for balancing
male and female polarities. Strengthens bone marrow and relieves
stress by enhancing balance and self-control. Inspires serenity.
Helps one to change bad habits. It will help you overcome feelings
Opal: The "Rainbow
Stone", its iridescent flashes stimulate the pineal and pituitary
glands. It aids balance, eyesight and enhances intuition but its
principal benefit is to induce in you a conscious connection with
your higher self-inspiring contentment.
Pearl: Enable one to
accept love. See the good parts of ones self so you can love
yourself and others more. Pearls signify faith, charity, and
Peridot: This is useful
after energy work -- however, one needs to be certain that they are
bringing in the new energy -- not the stuff they are trying to
purge. Use as a tonic to strengthen and regenerate the body.
Poppy Jasper: Gain a
positive outlook. You may find yourself becoming very happy when you
wear this stone.
Quartz (Clear): The "All
Singing, All Dancing" crystal. Good for the brain. Good for the
soul. A very powerful dispeller of negativity in your own energy
field and in the environs. Receives, activates, contains, amplifies,
and transmits energy, a good thought provoker and a friend to
meditation, inspiring communication with the higher self. Used as a
tool for therapy, it is an excellent healer. Balance. It is
Quartz (Rose): The "Love
Stone" strokes the heart into forgiveness and compassion by helping
you to let go stored anger, resentment, guilt, fear and jealousy by
aiding spleen, kidneys and circulatory system. Eases sexual and
emotional imbalances, increases fertility. It emits a calming and
soothing energy, attracting love to the wearer, and removing
negativity. It can also help to heal anger and help to improve self
Quartz (Rutilated): A
very powerful healer, it cuts through a lot of mental and spiritual
blockages. This stone can help the wearer identify and overcome
Quartz (Smoky): The
"Dream Stone", is effective in releasing old negativity, grief,
anger, and depression. It is sedative and a balancer of sexual
energy. Enhances dreams.
"Brave Stone". Aids the spleen, kidneys, heart and blood circulation
while enhancing memory and intellectual strength. Gives one
confidence while making desired changes. Helps you remember dreams
if worn while sleeping.
Rhodonite: Claming the
mind and reducing stress by giving confidence and self-esteem.
Helps one take the next step emotionally. Promotes positive
Ruby: The "Servant of
the Servants". Traditionally this lovely red stone is used to
preserve the body and improve mental health. It is an emblem of
affection, passion, and power. Removing obstacles. A "Heart Stone".
It allows you to overcome fear.
Sodalite: Clarity and
truth are brought by the alleviation of fear, clams and clears the
mind. By strengthening the metabolism and lymphatic system it
balances the mind and the body. Protects from external negative
contemplations. You may also remember your dreams more.
garbage from wearer's aura. It uplifts and gives more energy.
Uplifts and opens the heart.
Tiger Eye: This stone
helps identify addictions and gives power to overcome them.
Topaz: Dispels fear.
Adds warmth and comfort.
"Aquarian" is a powerful healer of mental disorders it assists the
troubled to find rest and to meet with changes and challenges.
Green: Promotes male balance and physical healing. Pink: Promote
female balance and protection.
Introspection. See the world through a broader viewpoint.
"Ecologically Friendly" stone. Helps in absorption of nutriments,
strengthens entire anatomy, tissue regeneration. A protector against
environmental pollutants. Enhances creative expression, peace of
mind, emotional balance, communication, friendship and loyalty.
Useful for grounding.
physical with emotions. Promotes growth and strength.