Good for transmutation; helps with the emotion of acceptance; gives
a mellow, blended aspect;
beneficial in stomach area.
Agate - Fire
Master healer with color therapy; enhances all essences; grounds
and balances; sexual
& heart chakra binder; burns energy.
Agate - Moss
Emotional priorities; mental priorities; colon, circulatory, pancreas
blood sugar balance; agriculture.
Clear violet-green, lt. blue or orange-yellow iridescence. Color
changes with angle.
Opens Heart, Solar Plexus, and especially Crown Centers.
For healing, centering, self-esteem. Rare and Powerful. Opens
self, disattachment, psychicness, spiritual love, joy, and luck. Excellent
tissue regeneration; especially
Central Nervous System.Low self-esteem
& difficulty centering imply need; spleen & pancreas.
Memory loss; eccentric behavior; anxiety; inability to make decisions; thyroid,
& neuro- tissue strengthener; activates altruistic nature;
realization of the spiritual intellect. Amber was widely
used as a healing
agent. Ground up and mixed with honey, it improved eyesight. Adding rose oil
to the mixture moved
the site of the cure from eye to ear, where it healed
infections and, sometimes, deafness. To relieve asthma and whooping
oil was either swallowed or rubbed on the chest as a liniment. Catarrh, tonsillitis,
and running eyes/nose
were alleviated when the sufferer inhaled fumes from
burnt amber. This treatment was achieved by throwing powdered amber
onto a hot brick. Burned amber also was used to ease labor pains. To cure jaundice,
the stone was worn against the
body so it could absorb the yellow from the skin.
Headaches; blood sugar imbalance; L brain imbalances; edginess; facilitates
peace; psychic insight; stimulates third eye; aid for
meditation, spiritual opening & internal surrender. Amethyst
was credited with
the power to prevent intoxication when bound to the navel or when wine was
drunk from an amethyst
goblet. This gem also expelled poison, quickened the wits,
protected soldiers, and cured gout. Drinking lotion of amethyst
was supposed to
cure barrenness; wearing it was believed to increase business success, guard
against witchcraft, and
restrain sexual passion. Amethyst is the traditional
gem worn by the Catholic Church hierarchy. Paradoxically, it is known
Bacchus' stone and as the Bishop's stone. In the latter context, it was
said to strengthen faith and aid prayer. The natal
stone for the month of
February, it should be set in gold or silver for strongest effect.
Eases and releases pain, loss, sadness, anger, etc to help heal and go on
For looking within, protection, vision quest/purpose. Gently
grounds and unblocks lower body and endocrine glands/chakras.
healing. Represents tears of grief shed by Native American women after
their loved ones' deaths due to invading
Fluid retention; coughs; fear; thymus gland; calms nerves; problems with
eyes, ears, jaw,
neck, stomach, teeth; mental clarity; meditation. Rubbing swollen
glands with an aquamarine was believed to reduce the
swelling. Wearing it
prevented spasms, convulsions, and liver ailments. Seafarers often carried
with the image of Poseidon, god of the sea, to protect
themselves during storms. Aquamarine also was a handy cure for
which, although not serious, could be quite annoying - hiccoughs! Sufferers had only
to drink water
in which an aquamarine had been dipped to gain instant relief.
Aquamarine is one of the birthstones for those born in
Genitals; VD; thyroid; parasympathetic ganglia.
Eliminates psychosomatic ills, fear; skin diseases; nearsightedness; positive
creative insight. In your bath water, a soft, soothing stone for
general healing. Universal love, truth, prosperity. Much
like Moss Agate.
Arthritis & joints; surfaces psychic blocks that form physical blocks; helps
go of old belief systems; dissolves fear & helps transform it into
Laziness; hiccoughs; swollen glands; eye diseases; bowel cancer.
Bloodstone - Heliotrope
Circulation; all purpose healer & cleanser; stomach & bowel pain; purifies
bloodstream; bladder; strengthens blood purifying organs. Green flecked with
red, the bloodstone is credited with
many religious and curative properties.
The red specks were thought to represent the blood of Christ, and the stone is
associated with the Crucifixion. Because it was believed to stop bleeding, the
heliotrope, as it is also called,
was often carried by warriors. Its value to warriors
was further enhanced because the bloodstone was thought to inspire
and to ensure success in hazardous enterprises. Longevity was another benefit
attributed to this gem. The
weather also was affected by this stone, which was said
to cause thunder, lightening, rain and tempest.
Grounding; stimulates curiosity & initiative; focuses attention to the present
use with citrine on lower 3 chakras; digestion. Warms and
cleanses blood, kidneys, stimulates appetite, emotions, passion,
physical energy, celebration, reproductive system, menstrual cramps, arthritis,
kidneys, gall bladder,
pancreas. Historically also used to pull excess fever
out through the feet.
Touchiness; melancholy; fever; gallstones; leukemia; eye problems; stimulates
feelings & creativity release.
Emotional balancer & comforter; alleviates fear, guilt & nervous tension; facilitates
clairvoyance; arthritis; feminine disorders; eases labor & birth; thought amplifier.
Inspiration; prophecy; toxemia; viruses; appendicitis.
Gout; eye problems; alleviates greed, hysteria & selfishness; VD; depression;
sexual organ strength.
Heart, kidney, liver & muscle healer; appendicitis;gangrene; red
& white corpuscles;
digestive tract; cleanses vibrations in the atmosphere;
creativity; helps personal clarity; will bring out problems in
the solar plexus
& the heart; eliminates self-destructive tendencies.
Transmitter & amplifier of healing energy & clarity; balancer, channeler of
energy & unconditional love; all purpose healer; programmable.
Red and orange: stimulates 1st 2 chakras for energy and warmth, fertility.
Muscles, blood, heart, reproductive system; thyroid,
metabolism; meridians; spine, bone and tissue regeneration. (Avoid
high blood pressure, fever, anxious). Pink: Heart CTR, increases sensitivity, caring,
compassion. White: Soothes;
heals meridians, stress, smell ability, nerves. Black:
Creativity, repels lower energies.
One of the most versatile gems, coral was used
to cure everything, from indigestion to acne to fits.
The red variety was employed
to ease various blood ailments. A prescription of ½ drachm of powdered coral was
to stop hemorrhages. Tincture of red coral cured diseases of the liver and
was employed as a diuretic. Babies received
particular benefit from coral, which
eased teething pains when worn. Powdered and mixed with mother's milk (10 grains),
it was supposed to avert epilepsy and to help the child gain weight. White coral,
worn as a necklace, was thought
to stop abdominal colic and indigestion. Drunk
powdered in milk (60 grains), it cured acidity. A concoction of coral,
and saffron, wrapped in the skin of a cat, was employed to combat fever.
Believed to have a special affinity with women, coral was believed to change its hue
from deep to pale
in accordance with the menstrual cycle. Other properties of
this versatile gem included the power to avert tempests at
sea (bind to the
mast with sealskin), repel rabies, ward off the evil eye, and cure madness
All brain diseases; pituitary & pineal glands; draws out toxicity, poison
the myriad legends surround the glittering diamond, one of the most
widespread was the belief that it could determine
guilt or innocence. The
test was simple. If the accused was guilty, the adjudicating diamond would
grow dark. In the
presence of innocence, however, it would glow with increased
brilliance. Symbolic of innocence, justice, faith, and strength,
the diamond was
believed to make its wearers courageous and to make them victorious over their
enemies. When set in
gold and worn on the left side, it had the power to drive
away nightmares and to tame wild beasts.
Because a diamond was believed to sweat in the presence of poison, it
was used to detect it. The gem
frequently was worn to ward off poison, yet it was
believed to be deadly when swallowed. The finest diamonds were believed
capable of reproducing themselves. It was thought that these special stones, when
moistened with morning dew and left
in the dark, would multiply. Other uses for
diamonds were to ensure strong bones, to stop lechery, and to protect both
mother and baby during childbirth. The Hindus believed that this brilliant gem owed
its origin to bolts of lightning
striking rocks. The talismanic virtue of the
diamond was said to be lost if the stone was purchased. To be effective the
had to be given as a pledge of love or friendship. April's birthstone is said
to be the most potent when set in steel.
Tissue & skeletal regeneration; detoxification; antidepressant; karmic
Radiation toxicity; all mental illness; circulatory & neurological disorders;
balance, healing & patience; increases psychic & clairvoyant
abilities; meditation; keener insight into dreams.
Amplifies effects on the
spirit. Used to quiet the emotions, balance the aura, and for healing. It has
value in that
it can enhance wisdom from the mental planes Also associated with love.
The emerald is affected by the
moon, and best used when the moon is full. The
emerald generates clairvoyance.
Bound to a woman's thigh, this stone was thought to ease childbirth; a cataplasm
of emerald was used
to cure leprosy. King Arthur's "San Graal,"
the Holy Grail, was carved from a large emerald, and so the gem became a
of chastity. In fact, it was believed that this pristine gem would break
apart in the presence of lust, so its wearers
were forced to choose between,
it and their passions. Mystical powers attributed to the emerald included
to foretell the future (place the stone under the tongue). One of
its primary uses was to reveal adultery, since it was
believed to grow dark
when a lover was faithless.
Bone disorders; anesthetic; hyperkenesis; ability to concentrate; balances
3rd eye center; mental capacity & intellect.
Capillaries; skin elasticity; protection from pre- cancerous conditions.
states that dragons' eyes were made of carbuncles. Several
curative properties were ascribed to the garnet. With other
red and yellow gems,
it shared the ability to staunch bleeding and cure blood ailments. Used as
a heart stimulant,
it was believed so effective that people were cautioned not to
overuse it, lest they be stricken with apoplexy. This belief
in the stone's
potency is perhaps the reason that certain Asiatic tribes used garnet bullets, thinking
them more deadly.
Garnets also were employed to cure "fluxions" of the
eyes (tie to forehead with linen), dissolve tartar in the body, control
and ward off the plague. They were worn to drive out nightmares and evil
thoughts - and, thereby, to
relieve insomnia. January's natal stone, which
comes in a variety of hues - from deep red through orange, yellow, brown,
even green - should be set in gold for maximum benefit. It is a traditional
symbol of constancy. It is said to
assure its wearer riches, good health, and joy.
Blood cleanser & purifier; self esteem; augments meridian flows; aids
in astral projection.
Hematite will help to focus energy patterns and
emotions for better balance between the mental, physical and spiritual.
Hematite has a negative physical affect when worn too long, and can be worn with
many stones as an amulet.
Kidney, heart, larynx, liver, parathyroid, spleen, thymus, thyroid &
healer; strengthens body; longevity. Works on the
physical and spiritual plane. Calms the wearer and centers the mind.
jade is good for attempting to attune to the needs of others; helps a person
to reach the depths of wisdom
and the depth of a problem. It is a good stone for
meditating, esp. when searching for a solution. amulets of jade are
worn for safe travel. Jade is a reminder of the integrity between mind and soul.
Constipation; ulcers; intestinal spasms; bladder, gallbladder & general
clairvoyance; balances healer's auric field.
Liver; stomach troubles & infections.
Endocrine system tissue; thymus; pancreas; sympathetic ganglia stimulation;
Alcoholism; anorexia; arthritis; epilepsy; gout; headaches; colitis;
loss; schizophrenia & manic-depression; phobias;
emotional equilibrium; thyroid malignancy; gums; pain; self-esteem.
Neuralgia; melancholy; fevers; inflammations; penetrates subconscious
chakra; sore throat; energy focuser for teachers, lecturers &
speakers, mental & spiritual cleanser; used on 3rd
eye for meditation; eliminates
old & negative emotions; use with other healing stones; thought form amplification;
helps in creating mantras.
Draws out impurities on all levels; balances L & R brain functions; mental
co-ordination and vision; radiation eliminator; evil eye protector;
all purpose healer, especially in solar plexis &
good for healers.
Soothes & balances the emotions; helps eliminate fear of "feeling"; encourages
growth & strength; aids peace & harmony & psychic abilities; aligns
vertebrae; digestive aid.
Color; lower intestines; thyroid; sciatic nerve; parasympathetic nervous system.
Protects the gentle from being abused; stabilizer; stomach, intestine & general
tissue healer; bacterial & viral inflammations.
Objective thinking; spiritual inspiration; control of emotions & passions, help
negative thinking, apathy, stress & neurological disorders; also
used as a heart, kidney, nerve, sking, capillary,
hair, eye and nail strengthener.
Reproductive organs; spleen & pancreas; filters red corpuscles & aids white
bone marrow; depression, esp. of sexual origin; balances; amplifies
creative & intuitive thought; grounds radical
Balances L & R brain hemispheres for neuro disorders; stimulates white corpuscles;
helps bring the emotions to mystical experiences; aids abdomen, pituitary & thymus problems.
Eliminates emotional imbalances; helps one master the heart chakra; aids stomach,
intestinal tract & ulcer problems.
Protects against nervousness; helps alleviate spiritual fear; aids in
healing hurt feelings
& bruised egos; incurs strength & physical vitality; aligns subtle
bodies; amplifies other vibrational energies
& positive emotional outlook;
helps liver & adrenal function.
Helps purify the bloodstream and upper respiratory tract; upper intestines;
nervous exhaustion; grounding.
Amplifies the healing energy of the one using it. Used to help draw out pain.
Able to tap
into the energies of the universe. A good stone for meditating on.
Works primarily with the Third Eye center, also relates
well with the heart
center. To be able to tune into the quartz promotes clarity while concentrating on
it. Also affects
the crown chakra. Very potent and often worn to protect from
negative vibrations. Cleanse regularly. Rudilated-rutile
needles help focus
attention. Smoky-good for calming the mind. Rose-vibrations of universal love &
Inner ear; alleviates anxiety; confusion & mental unrest; promotes calm, self
confidence & enhanced sensitivity.
Balances emotions; self worth; enhances capacity to love; aligns emotional &
bodies; stimulates clarity of self expression.
Heart chakra opener; love & self-acceptance healer for emotional wounds; dissipates
anger & tension.
Heart chakra; balances love & all spiritual endeavors; self-esteem; strengthens
tissues around the heart; prevents miscarriages. Aid to mental
concentration and brings strength to the wearer. Enhances
the higher aspects
of love and devotion. Encourages a spiritual communion between the divine and
the wearer. Shouldn't
be worn when under severe emotional distress, because
they amplify the emotions of the wearer. They spiritually reflect
of love and are useful as a meditation stone for those lacking in self love.
Spiritual enlightenment; inner peace; colic; rheumatism; mental illness;
rate of glandular functions; anti- depressant; aids psychokinesis,
telepathy, clairvoyance & astral projection; personal
expression; also for pain.
id those with quiet natures and attitudes, bringing joy and lightness; increasing the
of beauty and thoughts of the wearer. Best worn in a ring of silver. When worn
as a pendant it can draw negative forces
from other people. Spphire heals on a
mental and spiritual plane. It is a guardian against enchantments and has a powerful
influence for purifying.
Stimulates Kundalini energy; cleanses & protects the astral field; draws out distortion
on all levels; good for hyperactivity & excess energy; grounding.
Mind focuser; helps purify the blood system of pollution & toxins; psychic
Balances emotions; calms passions; gout; blood disorders; hemorrhages;
increases poor appetite;
general tissue regeneration; VD; tuberculosis; reverses
aging; spiritual rejuvenation; endocrine system stimulation; releases
feelings of joy.
Dispels fear, negativity & grief; calms nerves; concentration & eloquence
genetic disorders, cancer & hormones regulated; raises vibrations;
charisma; universal law; tranquil sleep.
Master healer; protects against environmental pollutants; strengthens anatomy
against all disease; improved absorption of nutrients; tissue regeneration;
subtle body alignment & strengthening;