Glossary of Gemstones and Crystals

Adventurine (Aventurine) – A good luck stone, especially in financial matters. Stimulates creativity, intelligence and perception. A great healing stone, it gives a sense of mental and emotional well-being.

 

Agate – general protection and healing, increases courage, self-confidence, and energy and promotes longevity. Also good for gardening.

Alexandrite – renewal and regeneration, openness to higher self. Brings love, joy, and luck.

 

 

Amazonite – helps clarify and improve thinking.

 

 

Amber – healing, protection from negativity, attractiveness and energy.

 

 

Amethyst – increases vivid dreams, relieves depression, promotes calm, serenity, and spirituality. Helps with addiction and stress.

 

Ammolite the “Seven Color Prosperity Stone”. Each color represents a different meaning. For example, crimson stimulates growth and energy; orange generates creativity, and increased libido; green improves wisdom, intellect and promotes entreprenerialship; yellow improves wealth; and blue promotes peace and health.

 

 

 

Apatite – helps stuttering and hypertension. Rids one of guilt and grief.

 

 

Aquamarine – improves sight, sharpens the mind, calms and clarifies emotions. More about Aquamarine

 

 

Aragonite – grounding and centering, facing truth and reality.

 

 

Azurite – increases psychic ability and aids in meditation. Relieves arthritis and joint pain.

 

 

Bloodstone – healing, especially related to the blood. Increases courage and charitability.

 

 

Carnelian – general healing stone. Restores the natural energy flows of your body.

 

 

Chrysocolla – soothes nervous tension.

 

 

Chrysoprase – soothes heartache and helps depression, promotes emotional balance, wisdom, and peace.

 

 

Citrine – helps digestion and aids in mental and intellectual functions. Increases self-esteem and energy. Balances and dissipates negative energy.

 

Coral – helps in childbirth and adoption. Wards off bad thoughts from others and promotes general well-being.

 

 

Diamond – manifests abundance. Used in conjunction, it strengthens the properties of other stones.

 

 

Emerald – a mind stone. Enhances memory, promotes clear and quick thinking, and right action stemming from right thought.

 

Flourite (multicolor) – enhances spiritual energy work, focuses the will and balances the psyche.

 

 

Garnet – balances your natural energy. A highly protective stone. Increases confidence and security.

 

 

Goldstone – uplifting, reduces tension and stomach problems.

 

 

Hematite – great stone for grounding. Calms and soothes, reducing stress and blood pressure.

 

 

Howlite – reduces stress and anxiety. Quietly soothes and calms to bring gentleness and patience.

 

 

 Jade-wisdom, mercy, humility, generosity, peace, and harmony. Protective and lucky when worn as jewelry. Place a bit under your pillow at night for restorative dreams.

 

Jasper – calms a troubled mind. Helps with digestive problems and other ills.

 

 

Red Jasper – helps with conflict and aggression. Promotes grace and perserverence.

 

 

Leopard Skin Jasper – aids in finding and achieving life’s goals.

 

 

Picture Jasper – stabilizing, balancing stone. Aids in visualization and meditation.

 

 

Labradorite – strengthens the will and inner strength and convictions. Aids in combatting addictions.

 

 

Lapis Lazuli – emotional healing and stability. High intensity stone which cleanses the spirit to bring out inner truth and peace.

 

Malachite – strong stone which helps release negative emotions and protect from psychic attack.

 

 

Moonstone – helpful in psychic work. Opens the spirit to the feminine aspect. Draws love and helps in interpersonal relationships.

 

Morganite – love, empathy, patience and compassion. Heals the emotional self.

 

 

Onyx – good protective stone. Also releases old relationships and keeps away general negativity.

 

 

Opal – Awakens and helps understanding of psychic intuition and mysticism. Encourages living authentically in feeling and action, with faithfullness and loyalty. Helpful for eyesight and during childbirth.

 

 

Peridot – balances your emotional mind and calms emotional storms. Aids digestion and insomnia and increases psychic powers.

 

 

Quartz – the greatest of all healing stones. Acts as an amplifier for psychic energy and aids meditation and visualization.

 

 

Rose Quartz – great for attracting love. Promotes self-loving and heals emotional wounds as well as promoting peace, forgiveness, and nurturing.

 

 

Smokey Quartz – a grounding stone which helps reduce depression and negative emotions.

 

 

Rhodochrosite – love drawing stone. Helps release past psychological issues. Helps eyesight.

 

 

Rhodonite – self-affirmation and self-love. Fosters ability to remain calm in arguments and resolve disagreements in a loving way.

 

Ruby – stimulates nurturing emotions and economic stability. Excellent for shielding from psychic attacks and gathering and amplifying energy. Helpful for blood-related health issues, such as anemia, menstrual issues, and poor circulation.

 

Sapphire – promotes light, pure emotions – purity of mind, serenity, joy, and peace. Opens the mind to beauty and love. Clears the mind of unwanted thoughts.

 

 

Sardonyx – encourages self-control and courage in public speaking. Relieves anxiety and grief. Protection, luck, and peace.

 

Snowflake Obsidian – protects against nightmares and emotional draining.

 

 

Sodalite – purifies your aura and protects you from negative energy from people around you.

 

 

Tanzanite – increases psychic abilities and enhances spiritual connectedness.

 

 

Tiger’s Eye – clear thinking, helps in manifesting will, courage, and confidence.

 

 

Topaz – soothes physical pain, promotes peace and calms emotions, as well as promoting forgiveness. Promotes individuality, self-confidence, and creativity. Counteracts negative emotions.

 

Tourmaline (multicolor) – calm, protection, focus, and balance. Promotes self-assurance and goodwill.

 

 

Black Tourmaline– strong protection from negative energies. Reduces fears, obsessions, neurosis, and panic with a calm rootedness.

 

 

Pink Tourmaline– promotes compassion, love and healing of emotional pain.

 

 

 

Green Tourmaline – cleanses and detoxifies the spirit, brings prosperity.

 

 

 

Blue Tourmaline– helpful with verbal, speech, and throat problems. Mental peace and patience.

 

 

 

Watermelon Tourmaline– heals old emotional pains and brings emotional understanding.

 

 

Turquoise – healing stone. Attracts friendships, luck, and happiness. Releases shame and guilt.

 

 

Unakite – promotes balance and emotional stability. Transforms negative emotions into positive ones. A grounding stone.

 

 

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