Healing Properties of Crystals and Stones

Learn about the healing properties each crystal and stone are believed to possess.

Agate:

Agates are grounding stones, bringing about an emotional, physical, and intellectual balance, and aid in centering and stabilizing physical energy.

Agate is a soothing and calming stone and works slowly, but can bring great strength. Its multiple layers can bring hidden information to light. 

Agate gently facilitates acceptance of one's self, building self-confidence. Agate encourages speaking one's truth and can aid in self-analysis.

Agates can help enhance mental function, as they can improve concentration, perception and analytical abilities, leading to practical solutions. 

Agate can help to overcome negativity and bitterness of the heart. It can help heal inner anger, fostering love and the courage to start again. It can be useful for any kind of emotional trauma, and can help create a sense of safety and security by dissolving internal tension. 

Agate can help stabilize the aura, eliminating and transforming negative energies. Its cleansing effect can be powerful at the physical and emotional levels. 

Agate can be helpful for those who are struggling to be genuine in their lifestyle, as it can help promote an understanding of the need for deeper meaning. Agate can stimulate the exploration of the unknown, and further ones quest toward the enlightened state.

Agate (Blue Lace):

Blue lace agate's soft energy is cooling and calming, bringing peace of mind. It is particularly effective for activating and healing the Throat Chakra, allowing free expression of thoughts and feelings.

Blue lace agate is one of the great nurturing and supportive stones. It helps counteract the repression and suppression of feelings that stem from the fear of being judged and rejected. Blue lace agate can assist with the expression of thoughts and feelings and help counteract mental stress. The peaceful energies of blue lace agate can also help neutralize feelings of anger.

Spiritually, blue lace agate clears the Throat Chakra, so that the highest spiritual truths can be expressed. It is a stone that links thought to spiritual vibration, and can bring deep inner peace.

Amethyst:

Amethyst is an extremely powerful stone. It is also protective stone that has a high spiritual vibration. Amethyst is a natural tranquilizer and blocks negative environment energies. It can stimulate and soothe the mind and emotions.

Amethysts' serenity can enhance higher states of consciousness and meditation, and enhance spiritual awareness. Amethyst has strong cleansing and healing powers.

Amethyst’s ability to expand the higher mind, can also enhance one’s creativity and passion. It can strengthen the imagination and intuition, and refine the thinking processes. It can help in the assimilation of new ideas, putting thought into action, and bring projects to fruition. It is a talisman of focus and success.

Amethyst is a stone of spiritual protection and purification, cleansing one’s energy field of negative influences and attachments, and creating a resonant shield of spiritual Light around the body.

Aragonite:

Aragonite is a wonderful Earth healer and grounding stone. Aragonite encourages conservation of Earth’s precious resources. Use Aragonite when working with the Root and Earth Star Chakras, and for grounding and connecting to the Earth.

Aragonite can also be used for clearing blockages of energy in ley lines and for healing geopathic stress. 

Aragonite acts as a stabilizing stone, and can be helpful for those who have focused solely on spiritual pursuits to the exclusion of other necessary tasks.

Aragonite assists those who need to release issues from the past as well as attachments in the present.

Aragonite can help promote focus and concentration. Meditating with aragonite can help to ground spiritual growth into the lower chakras, raising the overall vibration of the body. 

Aragonite helps calm, center, and stabilize. It can increase the ability to remain patient, even in the most challenging of circumstances. It can enhance and encourage sensitivity and generosity. Aragonite can be an aid for those who lack discipline and self-control, and can help one to overcome stagnation in their personal growth.

Banded Amethyst (Chevron Amethyst):

Banded Amethyst is a combination of Amethyst and white Quartz, mixed together in a striped pattern, though not as pronounced as the V-shaped striped patterns of Chevron Amethyst. The properties of Banded Amethyst are the same as those of Chevron Amethyst. Chevron Amethyst combines the strengthening and enhancing qualities of Quartz with the stress relieving qualities of Amethyst. This symbiotic combination of minerals lends itself to a wonderfully spiritual stone, which is great for gently removing the veils that obscure some of the hidden meanings in life.

Chevron Amethyst is one of the best stones to work with the Third-Eye, enhancing both intuition and physical vision on all planes of existence. Use Chevron Amethyst to help remove resistance to change, and to dissipate and repel negativity of all kinds. Chevron Amethyst creates a strong healing field around the user, and as such, is a good choice to cleanse the aura and to enhance the immune system.

Crystal healers work with Chevron Amethyst for its psychic energies and for its ability to clear and strengthen the aura. Chevron Amethyst can amplify energies needed for manifestation and works well in grid work. Chevron Amethyst is also said to deepen the meditative state, enhancing the quality and frequency of visions and inspiration from higher realms.

Bloodstone

Bloodstone is an intense healing stone used to cleanse and realign the lower chakras with the heart, and is conducive to balancing the total body in order to overcome any distress or anxiety associated with re-alignment of these energies. This stone is particularly stimulating to the Root/Base and Heart chakras.

Bloodstone helps in grounding the heart energy. It can reduce irritability, aggressiveness, and impatience. It also assists in bringing spirituality into everyday life.

Bloodstone encourages blessings and prosperity. Bloodstone grounds and protects the soul on many levels, heightening intuition, dispelling mental confusion and keeping out negativity and undesirable entities.

Bloodstone stimulates dreaming and heightens intuition. It is marvelous for increasing creativity and cultivating a project from the idea stage through to actualization. 

Wear or carry bloodstone to increase mental clarity and to aid in decision-making. Bloodstone calms the mind, dispels confusion, and enhances the decision making process. Bloodstone provides a mental boost when motivation is lacking, it is also a powerful revitalizer and re-energizer when the body and mind are exhausted.

Chalcedony:

Chalcedony is a nurturing stone that helps to promote brotherhood and good will, and enhance group stability. It can be used to assist thought transmission and telepathy. It is thought that this stone absorbs negative energy and dissipates it to prevent onward transmission. 

Chalcedony can help bring the mind, body, emotions, and spirit into harmony. It can help with instilling feelings of benevolence and generosity. It can help remove hostility and transform melancholy into joy.  

Chalcedony can help ease self-doubt and facilitate constructive inward reflection. It can help dissipate negative thoughts, emotions, and bad dreams. 

Blue chalcedony is a creative stone, it can open the mind to assimilate new ideas and help with acceptance of new situations. It can help enhance listening skills, communication, and improve memory. 

Use blue chalcedony to restore balance, or provide a soothing calm. Chalcedony is known as the "speakers stone." It encourages self reflection and self control when choosing to speak words we may regret. Use blue chalcedony to instill feelings of generosity, open your mind to new ideas, and reduce daily stresses. 

As the speakers stone, blue chalcedony is often carried or worn by public speakers, political representatives, performers, and anyone who may suffer from stage freight.

Chrysocolla:

Chrysocolla stones have a very gentle, soothing and friendly energy. Chrysocolla is thought of as a stone of communication. It is also a stone of forgiveness, peace, and the strengthening of emotional bonds. It encourages compassion, and helps us recover our natural spontaneity.

The serenity of chrysocolla's turquoise-blue color discharges negative energies, calms, and allows truth and inner wisdom to surface and be heard. A peaceful stone, it emphasizes the power our words and actions have on those around us, and encourages compassion and strengthening of character.

Chrysocolla also aligns with the heart chakra, it calms and helps ease emotional heartache, providing strength and balance, and further increases the capacity to love.

Citrine:

Citrine is a premier stone of manifestation, imagination, and personal will. Use citrine to enable openness to the energy of the divine, or to aid in overcoming adversity and difficulty.

With its pure yellow energy, citrine encourages fullness of life, fresh beginnings, and new pursuits. It is a stone of abundance and manifestation, attracting wealth and prosperity, success, and all things good. It also encourages generosity and sharing good fortune.

Carnelian:

Carnelian is a stabilizing stone with high energy. Carnelian can stimulate creativity while restoring motivation and vitality. Carnelian is known as a "power stone" because it stimulates ambition and drive. 

The carnelian meaning encourages you to accept yourself, and circulates a desire to express your creativity through every endeavor.

Carnelian is known for increasing passion, motivation, and your zest for life, its fiery energy encourages you to spring into action. This motivates you, forcing you to get focused on your goals. Your determination will shine out, and others will recognize this confident, impassioned glow.

Carnelian helps overcome the fear of taking action, then assists in taking action. Many use carnelian to build confidence, power and courage.

Desert Rose Selenite:

Desert rose selenite is also referred to as selenite rose, gypsum rose, gypsum rosettes, or sand rose.

Desert rose is a sandy form of selenite and holds many of the same cleansing properties, with an added boost of grounding energy.  

Desert rose selenite is a unique natural crystal formation that is formed from the combination of water, wind, and sand. Desert rose is composed of selenite and barite, which results in a beautiful cluster that resembles rose petals.

It carries the energies of clarity, focus, concentration, prosperity, and purification. It is also live-giving and full of energy. Desert rose helps to rid the mind of old thought processes, opening up the flow of guidance from your intuition.

Diamond:

Use diamonds to access divine energies, or to facilitate connection with higher domains. Diamonds can promote vision and truth and can help remove density in the emotional body. Diamonds are used to clear energy fields and can be used as a support stone for other minerals.

Fluorite:

Fluorite has a high energy vibration that can connect one to the spiritual realms. It is a stone of great mental focus and clarity, bringing enlightenment to those who use it. Fluorite reinforces unclouded thinking by clearing cluttered thoughts and confusion. Fluorite can bring focus and structure, and can remedy instability. 

Garnet:

Garnet is a powerfully energizing and regenerating stone. It cleanses and re-energizes the chakras. It revitalizes, purifies, and balances energy, bringing serenity or passion where appropriate. 

Garnet inspires love and devotion. It balances the sex drive and alleviates emotional disharmony. Garnet is a stone of commitment.

Green Aventurine:

Green aventurine is a great stone to use when working with the Heart Chakra. It heals, comforts, harmonizes, and protects the heart. It can also help attract love later in life. It has a particularly soothing energy behind it and is recommended for working through unresolved emotional issues.

Green aventurine is one of the premier stones to attract luck, abundance, and success. It is known as the good luck stone and is often used in rituals with green candles, or kept in cash boxes or drawers to attract money.

Green aventurine reinforces leadership qualities and decisiveness, it promotes compassion and empathy and encourages perseverance. It also helps stabilize one's state of mind and enhances creativity.  

Green aventurine is commonly known as a “stone of personal growth” and offers opportunities for learning about oneself and one's place in the universe.

Green Moss Agate:

Moss Agate balances your physical, intellectual, and emotional energies. It also harmonizes your positive and negative forces. It is a stone of new beginnings and release from blockages or spiritual fetters. It is a stabilizing stone, strongly connected with nature.

Moss Agate is also known as an abundance stone. It can be worn on your body, or carried in your pocket or purse to invite financial abundance. Moss Agate helps balance emotions, it releases fear and deep-seated stress. It strengthens your focus, so that you can easily achieve your goals.

Hematite:

Hematite is an iron-based mineral with magnetic properties. It is an extremely powerful crystal for recharging your personal wiring and energy grid. 

Hematite is particularly effective at grounding and protecting. It harmonizes the mind, body and spirit. Used during out of body journeying, it can protect the soul and ground it back into the body. 

Hematite helps dissolve negativity and prevent negative energies from entering the aura, restoring peace and harmony to the body. Hematite can help to absorb negative energy and calm in times of stress or worry. 

Hematite can help anchor you in the present moment, and is the perfect stone for those who tend to get stuck in the past or future. 

Wear or carry hematite to recharge and re-balance during your daily activities and for continuous grounding.

Jade:

Jade balances and harmonizes the heart chakra. Jade is a great tool in physical and emotional healing. 

Jade is a symbol of purity and serenity. It is a protective stone that brings harmony and increases love and nurturing. It is also believed to attract good luck and friendship. 

Jade stabilizes the personality and integrates the mind with the body. It promotes self-sufficiency, releases negative thoughts, and soothes the mind. Green jade can be used to harmonize dysfunctional relationships.

Lapis Lazuli:

Lapis lazuli harmonizes the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels.

Lapis lazuli quickly releases stress and brings deep peace. Lapis possesses an enormous amount of serenity and it is the key to spiritual enlightenment.

Lapis lazuli can encourage taking charge of life, it can reveal inner truth, encourage self-awareness, and allow self-expression without holding back or compromising. 

Lapis teaches you the value of active listening, helps you confront truth and accept what it teaches. Lapis can also aid in expressing your own opinions, harmonize conflict, and encourage creativity.

Lapis lazuli clears energy systems in the body, assists in connecting to the Gods, and invokes divine inspiration. Lapis can also lead you to discover your inner divine nature.

Larvikite:

Larvikite is a stone of protection, cleansing and grounding. It is believed to facilitate connections to Nature spirits, encourage inner visions, and enhance psychic abilities. It can also be used to help repel negative energies, and is a great stone to wear or carry with you to protect against harmful energies that may be surrounding you.

Larvikite increases our security in the strength of our own intellect, stimulates creativity, and the exchange of wisdom. It helps us to see ourselves through the eyes of our higher self. Larvikite teaches patience, and provides comfort in times of sadness. It also helps us to understand and resolve complicated facts, and to make decisions that are rational, not based on emotions.

Lepidolite:

Lepidolite contains lithium and can helpful for stabilizing mood swings, bipolar disorders, depression and anxiety. The energy felt by lepidolite can provide a constant soothing vibrational energy. 

Lepidolite can stimulate the intellect and analytic qualities. With its power of objectivity and concentration, it can speed up decision making. Lepidolite helps focus on what is important, filtering out extraneous distractions. 

Lepidolite can enhance standing in your own space, free from the influences of others. It is a calming stone that can soothe sleep disturbances and emotional stress, bringing deep emotional healing. 

Lepidolite has soft nurturing energies that can connect to your inner being to help you love yourself.

The lepidolite crystal shows us the way to a greater sense of who we are and our true desires. Instead of doing something reckless and worrying about it the consequences later, the lepidolite stone can help you consider your best options for a sustainable happiness. 

Mookaite Jasper:

Mookaite Jasper, also known as Australian Jasper, provides a useful balance between inner and outer experiences. It imparts a desire for new experiences, and a deep calm to face them. Use Mookaite Jasper to connect with elemental Earth powers, for increasing self-confidence, self-worth, and to realize one’s full potential.

All Jaspers provide a calm, harmonious energy for meditation. They are ideal for grounding and centering at the beginning of a ritual, and ease the transition to a meditative state. Mookaite Jasper is particularly conducive to awakening one’s true spirituality, and for increasing revelations and realizations during meditation.

Moonstone:

Moonstone is used in past life regression and meditation, it can enhance intuition, and promote clairvoyance. It can evoke appropriate action and patience, help to sort emotions attunes to the moon's energy, and help to stabilize female cycle.

Quartz (Clear):

Quartz has memory and is programmable. It amplifies energy, opens the chakras, and brings heightened spiritual awareness. It is used to communicate with guides, expand consciousness, stimulate the nervous system, and amplify psychic abilities.

Spiritual connections between animals, minerals and plants are facilitated by the use of clear quartz. Communications with The Divine and worldly healers, masters, and teachers are greatly enhanced by clear quartz. Clear, open communication, and the connection it fosters, paves the way for spiritual harmony with heaven and Mother Earth.

Emotional healing properties of clear quartz can dispel feelings of negativity, while encouraging positive feelings and thoughts. Clear quartz can enhance awareness and improve one's perceptions.

Clear Quartz can increase energy levels and improve and clarify thought processes.

Clear quartz can increase patience and perseverance, while it imparts a greater ability to laugh, love, and live life in harmony with all living things.

Quartz (Rose):

Rose quartz is the stone of unconditional love. One of the most important stones for Heart Chakra work, rose quartz opens the heart to all types of love - love of self, love of family, love of friends and romantic love. 

Because it is a type of quartz, rose quartz does have a high energy, but its vibe is also calming and soothing. The soothing energy of rose quartz fosters empathy, reconciliation, and forgiveness of others.

Lowering stress and tension in the heart, rose quartz clears out anger, jealousy, and resentment of others, and allows healing of heart issues and disease associated with holding on to such negative emotions.

Known as a romance stone, rose quartz can be used to attract love. Rose Quartz adds loving energy to relationships, bringing calm and peace. The comforting and soothing energy of rose quartz can also help heal a broken heart, allowing release of pent-up emotions and grief. Rose quartz also helps release unexpressed feelings about others.

Quartz (Smoky):

Smoky quartz is a very protective and grounding stone. It is an excellent stone for protection from negative energy, as it can remove negativity and negative energy of any kind, and transform it to positive energy.

Smokey quartz works with all of the chakras, but can specifically focus its energies with the Root/Base and Solar Plexus Chakras. It may also be used to balance and direct the energy of the upper chakras to the Root/Base Chakra, making the whole system radiant with light, and laying a foundation on which the spiritual force can be manifested in the physical body.

While this stone has a slow and steady energy to it, it is still very powerful in its action. Smokey quartz emits a high level of energy and can help ground the holder with Earth energies. Use smokey quartz to absorb and transmute negative energy.

Red Jasper:

Known as the “Supreme Nurturer,” jasper is a stone of grounding and stability, providing comfort and security, strength and healing.

Red jasper is gently stimulating. It grounds energy and is an excellent "worry stone", as it can help calm emotions. Red jasper has a strong and even vibration, that works slowly and gradually, it can stimulate increased energy, strength, and stamina.

Selenite:

Selenite opens and activates the Third Eye, Crown Chakra and the Soul Star. It helps cleanse the auric field, lifts awareness to higher planes, clears congested energies, and can help compel one to move forward in life, removing stagnation.

Selenite is a calming stone that can provide a deep sense of internal peace, and is excellent for meditation or spiritual work.

Selenite may be used to calm and stabilize erratic emotions, to clear away confusion, feelings of inadequacy, jealousy, doubt, or other forms of negativity.

Selenite can assist with clarity, judgement, and insight. It can help clear confusion and aid in seeing the deeper picture. It allows one to see the inner workings of a situation, and to grasp what is superficial, and what is going on at a deeper level. Selenite helps bring flexibility to one’s nature, and strength to one’s decisions.

Serpentine:

Serpentine is an earthing stone that aids in meditation and spiritual exploration. It opens psychic abilities and helps you understand the spiritual basis of life. 

Serpentine helps you to feel more in control of your life. It corrects mental and emotional imbalances, and assists the conscious direction of healing energy toward problem areas. 

Serpentine can also be used to manifest what you want into your life, and abundance on all levels, prosperity, love and healing. Serpentine aligns your intent with source energy and the Heart Chakra.

Sodalite:

The sodalite crystal healing properties promote peace and tranquility, which work to connect our physical and spiritual selves.

Sodalite unites logic with intuition, and opens spiritual perception, bringing information from the higher mind down to the physical level. 

Sodalite also stimulates the pineal gland and the Third Eye and deepens meditation. 

Sodalite brings harmony and solidarity, and stimulates trust and companionship. It encourages rational thought, objectivity, truth, and intuitive perception. Sodalite also enhances self-esteem, self-acceptance, and self-trust.

Keep sodalite in your crystal collection and call on its radiating energy whenever you feel stuck in life. 

For the dreamers, sodalite crystal properties offer the gift of creative thinking and expanded spiritual awareness by stimulating the Throat Chakra.

Sunstone:

The Sunstone will help you to increase your energy flow to both the Solar Plexus and the Sacral Chakra.

Sunstone is an abundance stone. It encourages independence and originality, is inspirational in revealing talents, and attracts fame and unexpected prosperity. It is an excellent "good luck" crystal for competitions.

Wear Sunstone to feel alive and enthusiastic. It increases vitality and is beneficial in starting, and maintaining, a fitness program or aerobic activity, and for occupations requiring high energy throughout the day.

Sunstone provides a source of strength if you are dependent on others emotionally, or have suffered the sudden loss of a partner. It helps alleviate fearfulness and stress, and protects against those who drain your energies or finances. It is also an excellent crystal for phobia sufferers to ease fear of the dark, enclosed places, or the presence of other triggers.

Sunstone is highly effective in cleansing the aura and chakras, and for removing hooks from possessive loved ones, lovers, or anyone draining of your energies. Sunstone surrounds these hooks with love and positive energy, and returns them to the source. It is especially beneficial when ties need to be cut, or if you have difficulty saying "No." It helps remove co-dependency, overcomes procrastination, and encourages self-empowerment and independence.

Tiger's Eye:

Tiger’s eye can encourage us to go outside of our comfort zone, giving us the chance to grow, change, and transform into our true selves.

Tiger’s eye is perfect when you need help directing your will. It can provide the support necessary to facilitate change in one’s life, and helps one to be clear with their intentions. It is also helpful in inspiring an individual to use their talents and harness their creative abilities.

Tiger's eye is a stone of prosperity and one that can bring good fortune. Tiger’s eye is an excellent stone to use when you wish to protect your assets, and can also aide in helping bring stability and awareness.

Tiger’s eye is known for the courage and self-confidence it can instill in someone who uses it.

Tourmaline:

Tourmaline is a shamanic stone, providing protection during ritual work. It can be used for scrying, and was traditionally used to point out a cause of trouble or an offender, and to indicate a good direction in which to move. 

Tourmaline cleanses, purifies, and transforms dense energy into a lighter vibration. Black tourmaline is devoted to grounding spiritual energies, bringing a clearer expression of Light into the world and into the lives of those drawn to its powers. 

Tourmaline clears and balances all of the chakras, and forms a protective shield around the body. 

Tourmaline aids in understanding oneself and others, taking you deep into yourself, promoting self-confidence, and diminishing fear. It attracts inspiration, compassion, tolerance, and prosperity. 

Tourmaline can be a powerful mental healer, balancing the left and right hemispheres of the brain, and transmuting negative thought patterns into positive ones. 

Yellow Onyx:

Onyx is strength giving, it provides support in difficult, or confusing circumstances, and during times of enormous physical, or mental stress. It can also be used to heal old grief and sorrows.

Onyx promotes vigor, steadfastness, and stamina. It also aids in learning lessons, imparting self-confidence, and helping you be at ease in your surroundings. It also balances the yin and yang energies within the body.