THE SPIRITUAL AND HEALING POWERS OF PRECIOUS STONES
Although All stones and gems have some kind of frequency, some of the most beautiful ones have particularly strong healing qualities. Wearing stones as jewelry is the easiest way to keep a piece of the stone on your body and enjoy its effects.
~RED CORAL is the calcified shell of once living creatures, and has an effect on our own calcium, bone, and blood. Coral is considered magical in the realm of crystals and gemstones. It is the haven of many underwater swimming creatures. Coral is a traditional gift as a protective amulet for the expectant mother or newborn. Coral comes from the sea and is associated with emotional healing because of its watery home. It is also considered a bolster remedy for nourishing blood cells and strengthening the skeleton. Healing properties vary among different corals. Red coral is considered an aid in conception and mother-child bonding.
~TURQUOISE, a stone loved by the Egyptians and the Native Americans, is associated with the Throat Chakra and promotes more effective communication. In many cultures of different continents, for thousands of years this gemstone has been esteemed as a holy stone, a talisman or a bringer of good fortune. The oldest evidence for this claim was found in ancient Egypt, where grave furnishings with turquoise inlay were discovered, dating from approximately 3000 BC and forever after, as seen in the tomb of Tutankamun. In the ancient Persian Empire, the sky-blue gemstones were worn round the neck or wrist as protection against unnatural death.
~BLUE LAPIS LAZULI supports the creativity of the crown chakra on top of the head and energizes the throat chakra. When placed over the brow chakra it helps induce a heightened state of awareness. It encourages visioning and helps to create Heaven on Earth. It helps ground us and promotes creativity in writing, painting, and healing. Lapis can strengthen total awareness, creativity, ESP, skeleton, and thyroid. It is believed to improve sleep and cure insomnia. The Romans used lapis as an aphrodisiac. During ancient times, Lapis was ground up and used for medicinal purposes as well as a cosmetic. The ground powder was mixed with milk and used as a compress to relieve ulcers and boils and, during the Middle Ages. Lapis lazuli was believed to maintain the skeleton in healthy condition while keeping the spirit free from the negative emotions of fear and jealousy.
Lapis is considered a rock, not a mineral. It combines various minerals, mostly lazurite, but also contains calcite (white), sodalite (blue) and pyrite (fools’ gold, a metallic yellow). To be considered a mineral it would have only one component. Top quality lapis lazuli comes from Afghanistan where it has been mined for more than 6000 years, but is also found in Siberia, Chile, the U.S., Pakistan, and Canada. The Egyptians used Lapis for seals, ground it for an eyelid cosmetic and often carved it into vases and figurines. A soft stone, 5 -5.5 on the Mohs scale of hardness, lapis lazuli is one of the most valuable semi opaque stones.
~BLACK TOURMALINE resonates with the first three lower chakras and especially with the solar plexus and works against depression. It influences digestion and assimilation of nourishment. It helps us spawn superior thought forms for our spiritual journey. And it helps block negative frequencies from harming us. It is a powerful stone for protection against negative energy of all kinds and is a strong spiritual grounding stone.
This is one of the most popular crystals to be used for metaphysical purposes. Many people believe this is the best protection stone that you can use. It encourages positive attitudes, good luck and happiness, regardless of the circumstances that you find yourself in. This name came from a regional term in Sri Lanka, based on the Sinhalese word “turmali.” The black variety of Tourmaline has been found in a large number of locations… including Pakistan, Australia, Brazil, Sri Lanka, Africa and the USA. It is also known as Schorl Tourmaline. This is a powerful asset to your health, as it not only removes the negative energy but by changing it to positive energy it has an excellent effect on your well-being!
~GREEN MALACHITE can help absorb negative energies and pollutants, picking them up from the atmosphere and from the body. It is said to guard against radiation and clears electromagnetic pollution. Malachite helps clear and activate the chakras and attune to spiritual guidance. It helps open the heart to unconditional love. The stone encourages risk-taking and change, helps break unwanted ties and outworn patterns, and teaches how to take responsibility for one’s actions, thoughts and feelings. Malachite helps to release inhibitions and develops empathy with others. It helps alleviate mental disturbances and combat dyslexia. It can enable you to absorb and process information, releases negative experiences and old traumas and stimulates dreams.
Malachite helps to balance mood swings and heal cramps. It facilitates labor and alleviates menstrual disorders such as PMS and period pains, as well as menopause. It helps boost the immune and nervous systems. Malachite is said to help lower blood pressure, and treats many conditions such as asthma, arthritis, epilepsy, fractures, swollen joints, growths, travel sickness, vertigo, tumors, the optic nerve, pancreas, spleen and the parathyroid. It also stimulates the liver to release toxins.