1. DENDRITIC AGATE
Chakra: Root, Heart, Crown
Zodiac sign: Virgo, Gemini
Dendritic Agate is known as the stone of plenitude. It brings abundance and fullness to all areas of life. It creates a peaceful environment, both inner and outer, and encourages the enjoyment of each moment. It has a particularly strong connection with the plant kingdom and can enhance communication with that realm. It deepens your own connection to the earth.
HEALING: It heals the nervous system and conditions such as neuralgia. It treats skeletal disorders and aligns the skeleton to one’s physical reality. It reverses capillary degeneration and stimulates the circulatory system.
Zodiac sign: Pisces, Virgo, Aquarius, Capricorn
Amethyst is one of the most spiritual stones. It cleanses the aura and stimulates the throat and crown chakra. It enhances intuition, psychic gifts, memory and improves motivation. Sleeping with an Amethyst facilitates out-of-body experiences and brings intuitive dreams. It can help remember and understand dreams better. At a subtle level, Amethyst balances and connects the physical, mental and emotional bodies linking them to the spiritual.
HEALING: Amethyst boosts production of hormones, and tunes the endocrine system and metabolism. It strengthens the cleansing and eliminating organs and the immune system. An excellent cleanser for the blood. It eases headaches and releases tension. Amethyst is beneficial for the intestines, regulating flora, removing parasites, and encouraging reabsorption of water.
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Amazonite has a powerful filtering action. At a physical level, it blocks geopathic stress, absorbs microwaves and cell phone emanations, and protects against electromagnetic pollution. Mentally, Amazonite filters the information passing through the brain and combines it with intuition. This is an extremely soothing stone. It calms the brain and nervous system and aligns the physical body with the etheric, maintaining optimum health. It balances the masculine and feminine energies and many aspects of the personality.
HEALING: Amazonite heals and opens both the heart and throat chakras. This stone dissipates negative energy and blockages within the nervous system. It is beneficial in osteoporosis, tooth decay, calcium deficiency. It also relieves muscle spasms.
Zodiac sign: Gemini, Virgo, Taurus
Chrysocolla is a tranquil and sustaining stone. It helps meditation and communication. Within the home, this stone draws off negative energies of all kind. It can help you to accept with serenity situations that are constantly changing, invoking great inner strength. Chrysocolla calms, cleanses and reenergizes all the chakras and aligns them with the divine. It enhances personal power and imparts creativity. It promotes truth-telling and impartiality. This stone reduces mental tensions and helps you to keep a cool head. It alleviates guilt and brings in joy.
HEALING: It detoxifies the liver, kidneys and intestines. This stone relieves arthritic pain, strengthens the thyroid and is beneficial to the metabolism. It treats PMS and menstrual cramps.
5. YELLOW SNAKESKIN JASPER
Chakra: Solar Plexus
Zodiac sign: Pisces, Virgo
Yellow Snakeskin Jasper is a protective, calming stone. It guards against negativity, including the negative outlooks and behaviours of other people, shields from psychic attack and also protects against temptations which would be harmful or damaging. It can assist dream recall and offer insight into difficult situations. Known as the stone of grace, it can help its owner to move more gracefully. It is also an anti-anxiety stone and can assist in times of worry or conflict. It can help improve organisational skills, transform ideas into action. Jasper can give the courage to deal with any problems effectively and assertively and provide tranquillity during stressful times. Spiritually, it provides protection and can facilitate astral travel and aid dream recall. It is good for building friendships, and beneficial for those living in close-knit communities. A stone of the intellect, Yellow Jasper encourages constant learning and is an excellent stone for the workplace to encourage the completion of tasks that have been put off.
HEALING: it is good for the circulatory and digestive systems. It also aids the sexual organs, supports during prolonged illnesses and aids recovery and repair. It assists in proper functioning of the gallbladder, liver, pancreas, spleen and kidneys.
Chakra: Root, Sacral, Solar Plexus
Zodiac sign: Scorpio, Aries, Virgo
Also called Heliotrope, Bloodstone is an excellent blood cleanser and a powerful healer. It is believed to have mystical and magical properties, controlling the weather and conferring the ability to banish evil and negativity and to direct spiritual energies. It heightens the intuition and increases creativity, stimulates dreaming and is a powerful revitalizer. Psychologically, Bloodstone gives courage and teaches how to avoid dangerous situations by strategic withdrawal and flexibility. It assists you in acting in the present moment.
HEALING: Bloodstone is an energy cleanser and immune stimulator for acute infections. It stimulates the flow of lymph and the metabolic processes, revitalizes and reenergizes when body and mind are exhausted. It is helpful in cases of leukemia as it supports the blood and removes toxins.
7. GARNET IN WOLLASTONITE
Chakra: Root, Sacral, Solar Plexus
Zodiac sign: Taurus, Virgo
Garnet in Wollastonite is an extremely protective stone against Burn Out syndrome, chronic fatigue and lack of energy. If worn around the neck or in a pocket, it realigns the meridians of the organs and instills self-esteem and certainty. It was said in ancient times that this particular stone was a good omen for all those who wished to heal or overcome important physical pains such as childbirth or operations without complications. Garnet in Wollastonite gives courage to the less courageous and guides towards freedom from fear. Ideally it should be worn.
HEALING: Wounds that don't heal. Nervous system and adrenal glands. Hold in hand or in contact with skin in case of pain.
8. SHIVA’S EYE
Chakra: Third Eye, Crown
Zodiac sign: Aries, Virgo
Coming from the sacred Gomti River in India, an important river at a religious level. It brings luck, money, excellent health, prosperity, long life, serenity and protects children. It represents the flow of life through constant cosmic changes and has a gentle, calming and nourishing energy. It is an important stone for those who have lost the sense of their mission, who are devoid of inner joy and who feel the need to reinvent themselves.
HEALING: It balances the kidneys, pancreas, liver, lymphatic system, and spleen. It is used for ear disorders, poorly absorbed calcium and it supports the healing of bone fractures, helps in cases of problems with the spine and nervous system. Supports the assimilation of vitamins A and D.
9. PINK ANDEAN OPAL
Zodiac sign: Virgo, Libra, Sagittarius
Pink Andean Opal has a calming and soothing effect on the emotional body. It is well suited for very sensitive people and people whose heart needs healing. This type of Opal clears and calms the heart and brings a sense of love, peace, and tranquility to one’s aura. It can be used or worn to keep one’s connection to the angelic realms open and clear. It is a lovely stone for healing emotions, especially those connected with subconsciously held pain. It is said that meditating and sleeping with this type of Opal, helps one resolve any painful remembrances, allowing a gentle and loving compassion for one’s self. It is very helpful in relieving fear, worry, or anxiety.
HEALING: It soothes the heart and stabilizes any irregular heartbeat. It supports the lungs and the utilization of oxygen in the body.