A-Z Crystals

Please note that this information is for entertainment only, it is not meant to replace medical advice; if you are concerned about your health seek an appointment with a medical practitioner.  All of this comprehensive content is © Jane Morris

Abalone (Paua Shell) increases psychic development and intuition.  It facilitates a ‘go with the flow’ attitude, bringing inner peace and contentment.  It lifts the mood and enhances a sense of happiness, fun, liveliness and frivolity.  It strengthens bones and the immune system.   

Actinolite expands and balances the subtle bodies, particularly when used with sheen obsidian.  It aids dream-working.  It is highly protective and will strengthen wanted traits and release unwanted ones, bring the mind, and body into balance.  It is often found included in Quartz.                                                                    

Aegirine is highly protective against psychic attacks and other forms of negative energy. It offers emotional support following broken relationships of any kind and enhances feelings of self-acceptance, self-esteem and self-confidence.  Aegirine benefits the immune system and enhances the body’s ability to heal itself.                                                                

Agate facilitates spiritual growth, deep meditation and astral projection, including journeying to the Ancestors.  It balances the aura and subtle bodies, bringing an inner peace.  It promotes general good physical, mental and emotional health.  Agate eases internal tensions and strengthens the ability to manage external influences and challenges.  It helps rational thinking and concentration. It is beneficial for both pregnant women and the unborn child.  It lessens the symptoms of conjunctivitis, gastric ulcers, bladder, intestinal and uterus inflammation and skin diseases, It stimulates digestion and reduces swellings of bruises and sprains.                                                                     

Black Agate facilitates courage, attracts good fortune and is a strong protector.  These qualities assist in reducing stress, lifting a low mood and bringing success.  It aids fertility and protects new life, making Black Agate a beneficial stone throughout pregnancy.  It strengthens bone marrow production, lessens allergic reactions, eases unwanted menopausal symptoms and may reduce breast tumours.                                                           

Black Zebra Agate has the core properties of all Agates i.e. it encourages and facilitates general good health and well-being as well as bringing both the physical and subtle (aura and chakras) bodies into balance.  However, this stone’s main focus is that of protection, particularly of physical dangers.  This is ideal for those travelling, working or living in volatile environments or partaking in dangerous sports etc.  Also, it aids those with bone loss.            

Blue Lace Agate increases psychic awareness.  It is great for reducing stress, by soothing and calming and removing anger and irritation.  It is beneficial for growth, particularly emotionally.  It reduces infections, inflammations and fevers and eases arthritis.  It is beneficial for the eyes.                                                                                                                        

Botswana Agate facilitates increased insight and intuition.  It mends and strengthens the aura.   It eases emotional trauma, particularly following loss, and brings a sense of calm and inner peace, even during challenging transitions and situations.  It reduces the symptoms of depression and anxiety and benefits the nervous system.  Botswana Agate lessens addictive traits and behaviour.  It removes toxins from the body and speeds the healing of broken bones.  It benefits the reproductive organs of women and increases fertility

Camel Agate encourages powerful dreaming and understanding the dreams meaning.  This has a profound impact on the subconscious and brings about changes in thought patterns and behaviour.  There is no going back and be prepared for a bumpy ride!  Camel Agate energises, detoxifies the body, rejuvenates cells and awakens the thymus gland.   

Fire Agate aids spiritual development, facilitates meditation and assimilating received messages.  It facilitates communication with elementals and beings from the Faery world.   It aids living in harmony with nature and highlights the actions to be taken to achieve this.  It enhances energetic healing modalities.  It is grounding and offers protection, especially from psychic attack.  Fire Agate promotes inner courage and strength and increases confidence, self-esteem, determination and motivation.  It helps with verbal and written expression.  It increases energy in those systems which are sluggish.  Do not use if experiencing ‘hot flushes’ or a raised temperature.                                                                    

Grey Banded Agate helps to harmonise the physical and subtle bodies by utilising the energies of both the universe and the earth.  It balances the dualities of body and spirit, helping to stabilise the emotions and maintain good health.  Grey Banded Agate lifts the mood and enables seeing a brighter future.  It helps those lacking in confidence and self-esteem.  It is beneficial for the skin and hair.             

Blue Moss Agate enhances spiritual awareness and understanding, bringing a sense of calm and contentedness.  It aids attuning to the emotional needs of others and aids vocal communication.  It draws abundance in many forms.  Blue Moss Agate relieves stress and tension.  It both cools and thins blood flow and is beneficial to the respiratory system.  It lowers fevers and is an anti-inflammatory, helping those with arthritis.

Green Moss Agate aids communication and connection with the faery realm and nature.  It is inspiring and spiritually liberating, particularly following a ‘block’.  It brings strength to hold on to positive ideas and goals when others would change them.  It releases stress, encourages hope and trust, and aids communication of all kinds.  Green Moss Agate increases lymphatic fluid flow, alleviates lymph node swellings and boosts the immune system.  It lowers fevers and is an anti-inflammatory.  It reduces sensitivity to seasonal changes, including hayfever.                                                                                              

Pink Agate gently cleanses and stabilises the aura.  It aids the development of intuition and promotes looking within oneself for solutions.  It encourages the removal of layers that no longer serve a positive function.  It facilitates finding quick solutions.  Pink Agate calms and soothes the emotions. It encourages regeneration and growth, and is particularly beneficial during pregnancy.  It reduces symptoms of bladder, intestines, uterus and digestive problems.                                                                              

Red Line Agate clears and aligns the earth star, base and sacral chakras.  It aids connection to the natural world and communication with Elementals.  It is a grounding stone.  It encourages letting go of the past and then moving forward; harnessing motivation and determination coupled with patience and inner strength to bring this about.  Red Line Agate eliminates blockages and relieves tensions.  It is beneficial for the lower bowel and constipation. It helps those with leg joint problems and stiffness.                                            

Silver Leaf Agate facilitates acceptance of the Self and the responsibility for life’s circumstance and the knowledge that it can be changed.  It works towards balance both physically and in the environment and brings abundance in the most needed form.  Silver Leaf Agate both grounds and protects.  It is beneficial for the functioning of lungs and kidneys.

Tree Agate facilitates connection with the earth and communication with elementals.  It aids insight and deepens knowledge of the Self, bringing greater clarity and integrity.  It creates a calm and peaceful environment and attracts abundance.   Tree Agate is beneficial for the pathways of the physical body including blood vessels, nerves and the skeleton.  It speeds the healing of wounds.  It enhances the growth of plants.  It tends to work gently over time.                                                                          

Yellow Agate offers protection and support during challenging times.  It increases inner strength and courage, along with self-esteem and confidence.  It strengthens the heart both physically and emotionally and brings a feeling of fun, joy and vitality.  Yellow Agate detoxifies the body through the release of stored anger and bitterness.  It is especially beneficial for anxious children.  It aids the re-oxygenation of body, thus restoring energy, and regenerates cells.  It soothes digestive dis-ease, lowers temperature and is beneficial for the skin.  

Ajoite aids connection to the higher Self and communication with the higher realms and beings. It is an excellent meditation tool.  Ajoite releases negative energies from the physical, emotional, mental and etheric bodies thus removing unhelpful and out-dated emotions and blocks and bringing renewed sense of optimism and acceptance.  It brings a sense of calm, inner peace and harmony.                      

Alexandrite aids spiritual development, strengthening abilities and the wisdom to use them for the highest good.  It opens the brow chakra (third eye) and connects this to the heart and throat chakras.  This decreases the ego and facilitates using your abilities with love and expressing them in a helpful way.  Alexandrite increases self-esteem and confidence.  It aids decision-making and getting the best from any situation.  It is beneficial for the central nervous system, spleen and pancreas.     

Amazonite balances Yin and Yang energies and aligns the physical body with the subtle bodies, which strengthens the energies, making them more balanced and protective. It is helpful for students, as it assists clarity of thought, assimilation of knowledge and insight.  It soothes the nerves.  Amazonite relieves muscle spasms (it is very good for childbirth) and reduces the symptoms of osteoporosis and calcium deficiency.                                                            

Amber aids connect with the Ancestors and to ancient knowledge.  It soothes and heals imbalance in the aura, bringing the whole body back into balance and harmony.  It enhances good luck and happiness, bringing trust, peace and success.  It encourages spontaneity and a sunny, gentle disposition.  It is motivational and reduces perceived obstacles.  Amber is beneficial for stomach, spleen, kidney, liver, gallbladder and skin disorders.  It eases painful joints, aids the healing of wounds and soothes teething pains.                

Amblygonite clears and cleanses the chakras, meridians and aura through all levels.  It aids the removal of blocked emotions; both releasing and transmuting negative energies, allowing you to move on in life free from the burdens of the past.  It increases creativity in thought and deed.  Amblygonite increases self-esteem, self-worth and self-confidence, whilst encouraging empathy towards others.  It is helpful against depression and anxiety.  N.B. Do not drink water in which Amblygonite has been placed.                                            

Amegreen combines purple Amethyst and green Prasiolite with white Quartz.  As it connects to the Soul chakra, it greatly enhances psychic ability and meditation, bringing profound insight from connecting with higher realms.  It encourages using intuition on a daily basis.  It increases self-worth, self-esteem and confidence.  Amegreen gently helps those with depression or experiencing grief or loss, whether recent or long standing.  It lifts the mood and strengthens resolve.  It aids recovery from physical traumas by speeding the healing of wounds.  It is beneficial for the digestive system.                                                             

Amethyst facilitates communication with higher realms and connection to past lives.  It opens perceptual awareness and aids meditation, intuition and clairvoyance.  It encourages spiritual insight, honesty and inspiration.  It offers protection, both physically and from psychic attacks.  It supports and encourages those freeing themselves from addictions, particularly of alcohol, as well as helping to overcome phobias.  It brings comfort during times of sadness, grief and loss.  Amethyst reduces tension and relieves headaches.  It helps lessen swellings from injuries and reduces symptoms of lung and intestinal dis-eases.  It is an excellent pain reliever (physically, emotionally and mentally) and facilitates healthy sleeping patterns (great for insomniacs).   It benefits those with chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia and immune system deficiencies.                                                               

Banded Amethyst facilitates deep meditation, including connection to higher realms and the Ancestors.  It heightens spiritual awareness, intuition and clairvoyance.  It cleanses the aura and energises chakras.  Banded Amethyst offers protection from psychic attack and repels negative energies.  It reduces physical, emotional and mental pain, soothing and calming, even during the most challenging times, bringing a sense of peace and contentment.   It helps those with depression and anxiety, as well as MS and other motor neuron dis-ease.                                                                            

Amethyst Flowers have the energies of Amethyst plus the following.  They encourage and enable the ability to be involved in many tasks, groups etc., whilst remaining centred and retaining a grip on what is important.  They bring a calming, fluid energy to both individuals and the environment.                                                                         

Lavender Amethyst opens open the brow chakra (third eye), facilitating communication with other realms, including the Akashic records.  It aids deep and insightful meditation and strengthens intuition and psychic awareness, aiding tarot and rune readings.  Lavender Amethyst is especially comforting during times of sadness, grief and loss.  It reduces insomnia and nightmares.  It offers gentle support to those giving up addictions.                                                                                 

Ametrine aids healing meditation and dreaming.  It cleanses the aura, removing negative and unhelpful energies.  It promotes optimism and hope, leading to considered action that brings a sense of resolution and harmony to previously difficult relationships or situations.  It draws good luck and stimulates creative energy.  It increases confidence and self-worth.  Ametrine brings a sense of general well-being due its cleansing effects on the metabolism and tissues, and its support of the autonomic nervous system.  Therefore it is beneficial following series illness, injury or operations.  It ameliorates the symptoms of dementia.                         

Ammonite (over 65 million years old) facilitates growth on your spiritual contractual path in a stable and manageable manner.  It increases life force (chi, ki).  It brings order from chaos on all levels, drawing in unhelpful energies and releasing them as positive energies.  It attracts abundance and success.  Ammonite is beneficial for those working in occupations where precision and analytical thinking is paramount.  It aids those recovering from trauma as it builds up strength.  It is beneficial for ear disorders.  It eases symptoms of depression and helps with the birthing process.            

Amphibole (Angel Phantom Quartz) aids linking to the highest realms, particular with Angels.   It aids past life recall and connecting to ancient wisdom.  It awakens and integrates the Soul Star chakra, thus connecting you to your Higher Self.  It expands the brow chakra (Third Eye) and deepens insight and understanding. Due to its make up of Quartz, Limonite, Kaolinite and Hematite it cleanses and links all the chakras, raising the vibration of each.  It aids clairaudience (particularly the whiter stones Kaolinite).  The more yellow stones (Limonite) aid the sense of oneness to the Earth.  Also it enhances motivation, determination, the will to survive and perseverance.  The redder stones (Hematite) offer protection, particularly against psychic attacks, dissolves negativity and provides grounding. 

Amphibole comforts during times of stress and grief, gently easing emotional pain.  It promotes harmony and co-operation, bringing a sense of peace and joy through its calm and gentle energy.  As such, it aids good sleep patterns, as well as depression.  It reduces glandular swellings and fevers.  It is beneficial for the kidneys, liver, skin, ears, circulatory system, skeletal system, especially in aligning the vertebrae and the digestive system.  It is helpful to those undergoing physical changes such as puberty and the menopause.  It is assists those with M.E., fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and post traumatic stress syndrome.                                                                  

Anatase facilitates connection with other realms as well as with the natural world on Earth.   It aids psychic development and helps in understanding the concept of blending past, present, and future energies into the Now.  Anatase both precipitates changes and supports you whilst undertaking any kind of changes in your life, particularly those that you consider most challenging.  It enhances the retaining and assimilation of new knowledge and skills.                                                                                  

Angelite facilitates communication with angelic realms, encourages spiritual development and aids clairvoyance, astral travel and dream recall.  It clears and aligns the higher chakras and refreshes the aura.  It is an excellent stone for balancing the emotions, enhancing communication and overcoming challenges.  Angelite helps protect against worries, and promotes courage and good fortune.  It is good for relieving headaches and reducing infections. It reduces symptoms of throat infections caused by withholding verbal expression.  It aids those with depression and anxiety.                                                                      

Anhydrite helps to break down out-dated thought and behaviour patterns.  It releases stuck emotions and gently cleanses the heart chakra.  It is especially helpful for those who feel burdened by responsibilities.  Anhydrite encourages appropriate verbal expression.  It lowers blood pressure and reduces tension.                        

Anthracite facilitates connection with ancient peoples and their wisdom; bring profound insights and deep understanding of the Self, life’s purpose and the universe.  It is grounding, enabling you to keep your head in the clouds but your feet on the ground.  It dispels negative energies, both from the body and the environment.  Anthracite encourages success in business and projects undertaken.  It lessens physical and mental-emotional pain.  It is beneficial for those with bowel dis-ease.     

Apache Tear (Smokey Obsidian) supports through challenging times and gives considerable comfort at times of grief.  It facilitates understanding, insight, acceptance and forgiveness both at the time and for long-held grievances.  This leads to a sense of calm, peace and harmony.  It removes blockages and toxins from the body, thus cleansing it and making room for positive changes.   Apache Tear protects from any unhelpful energies, including psychic attack.  It is a good protector for those working with energy fields.  It is grounding and helps to keep the ‘feet on the ground’.  It releases tension in muscles and fortifies the body. 

Apatite aligns chakras and meridians. It promotes openness, extroversion and concentration (great for musicians, actors etc).  It reduces apathy, exhaustion, irritability and aggression; easing anger and sorrow.  It aids truthful communication.  Apatite encourages healthy eating habits, great for weight loss!  It stimulates growth of cartilage, bones and teeth and aids healing of broken bones.  It lessens the effects of arthritis, rickets and joint problems.                                     

Black Apatite aids psychic development and intuition.  It offers reassurance in times of crisis and grief and encourages personal growth and an outgoing personality.  It increases motivation and determination and encourages staying focussed on a goal despite obstacles.  Black Apatite promotes having a healthy lifestyle, especially diet.  It stimulates growth of cartilage, bones and teeth.  It lessens the effects of arthritis, rickets and joint problems and aids healing of broken bones.                                                                  

Apophyllite activates and expands the brow and crown chakras, facilitating communication with other dimensions and higher beings and also astral travel, bringing new and profound insight and wisdom.  It enhances meditation, clairvoyance and intuition and augment tarot and oracle card readings.  Apophyllite ‘Tops’ are ideal for healing grids.  It encourages honesty and openness, reduces fears and anxieties and gently releases suppressed emotions.  It removes energy blocks and negative thought patterns.  It reduces the symptoms of allergies and respiratory problems, (particularly asthma) as well as stimulating the nerves.         

Aqua Aura (gold covered Quartz) enhances spiritual development particularly psychic skills and awareness, meditation, telepathy and dream-work.  It aids distant healing work and protects from psychic attack. Aqua Aura enhances communications of all kinds and especially verbal.  It attracts success and prosperity.  It reduces symptoms of dis-ease of the throat, thymus gland, stress-related illness and immune system deficiencies.                                                                                             

Aquamarine encourages spiritual growth, foresight, mediumistic qualities and clairvoyance.  It promotes honesty, dynamism, persistence and success, coupled with light-heartedness and a happy disposition.  It clears confusion and brings unfinished business to conclusion.  It encourages ‘going with the flow’. Aquamarine regulates growth and hormones by harmonising the function of the pituitary and thyroid glands.  It improves both long and short sightedness.  It calms overreactions of the immune system and is effective for allergies, particularly hay fever.             

Aragonite stabilises spiritual and physical developments that are moving too fast, allowing learning to be assimilated before proceeding.  It is calming and brings a feeling of physical well-being.  It enables flexibility of thinking and behaviour within boundaries.  It promotes a connectedness with nature.  Aragonite regulates the metabolism of calcium, strengthens the immune system and helps digestive disorders.  It is good for the skeleton, particularly spinal problems and aids recovery from broken bones.  It warms the body when chilled by colds or flu.

Banded Aragonite aids intuition alongside psychic and spiritual development.  It heightens awareness of the place of the Self within the Universe.  It balances the subtle bodies, as well as the physical, bringing a sense of peace and well-being.  Banded Aragonite encourages viewing situations from more than one perspective.  It regulates the metabolism of calcium, strengthens the immune system and bone density and helps digestive disorders.                                                                           

Blue Aragonite enhances intuition and psychic abilities and facilitates communication with other realms.  It brings Yin Yang energies of the body into balance.  It lifts the mood and increases thoughts of achievement (I can do it).  It aids verbal communication and speaking from the heart.  Blue Aragonite is helpful against respiratory dis-ease.  It relaxes muscles and reduces tension, anxiety and stress.                                                                   

Astrophyllite aids astral travel and dreaming.  It promotes self-awareness and self-confidence, creating optimism and a positive view of the Self, even during bleak times.  It is grounding and protective.  Astrophyllite removes unhelpful thought and behaviour patterns, making it an ideal stone for those with ADHD, phobias or wishing to change addictive behaviours.  It benefits the reproductive system and also regenerates at the cellular level.  N.B. Do not use when tumours are present. 

Atacamite stimulates images via the brow chakra (third eye).  It protects during astral travel and meditation.  It heals and cleanses on many levels particularly from the heart, throat and brow chakras and the etheric body.  Atacamite is beneficial for the kidneys and liver.  It soothes the nervous system, helping with anxiety, stress and depression.  It aids the functioning of the thyroid gland and endocrine system.  

Atlantisite is a combination of Serpentine and Stichtite.  It aids communication with ancient peoples, giving access to ancient records, including past lives, in order to further our own development for the greater good.  It brings a sense of peace and TLC for the Self.  It balances the subtle bodies and helps bring order to chaos in the mind or the environment.  As such, it aids those with unwanted behaviours including ADHD, and addictions.  It regulates the fluids in the body and is beneficial for those with hypertension, nephritis etc.

Blue Aventurine opens and aids development of the brow chakra (third eye), providing insight and encouraging intuition and creative thinking.  It brings male energies into balance for both males and females.   It aids verbal communication.  Blue Aventurine brings a sense of calmness and contentment by de-stressing and reducing feelings of depression.  It can promote patience and reduce unhelpful stubbornness.  It facilitates general healing and well-being on the physical level and improves vitality and energy.                                                                                 

Green Aventurine stimulates dreaming and accesses deep meditative states of mind.   It activates the heart chakra encouraging love and affection, starting with the Self.  It balances the emotions.  Green Aventurine enhances relaxation, regeneration and recovery following both physical and emotional traumas.  It stimulates fat metabolism and lowers cholesterol levels.  It reduces the symptoms of skin conditions and allergies.  It alleviates pain and is an anti-inflammatory.                                                                 

Peach Aventurine relaxes the mind, aiding clarity of thought.  It brings the Yin Yang energies of the body into balance.   It enhances creativity, promotes a sense of adventure and strengthens leadership skills.  Peach Aventurine is beneficial for the kidneys and reproductive organs.

Red/Raspberry Aventurine balances male/female energies, enhances creativity and aids decisiveness.  It facilitates the setting of goals and making them a reality.  It cleanses the mind and emotions, promoting a positive attitude towards Self and life.  Red Aventurine increases determination, individuality and enthusiasm. It promotes regeneration and recovery from physical traumas.  It aids fertility in both men and women.              

Yellow Aventurine encourages decisiveness, leadership and action. It increases confidence and self-belief.  It encourages healthy eating and aids the digestion.

Azurite facilitates the development of the spiritual Self.  It aids all psychic pursuits and enhances meditation.  It promotes the acceptance, resolution and release of past beliefs that are no longer helpful, including deep-rooted fears and phobias.  It enhances communication and creativity. Azurite reduces stress-related symptoms and aids general detoxification.  It benefits students as it stimulates the brain and nerve activity.  It reduces the symptoms of depression.  It strengthens the spleen, liver, bones, skin and the thyroid gland.   N.B. Do not cleanse in salt or water and do not place in drinking water.

Azurite-Malachite encourages awareness both of the environment and of others, combined with an honest and helpful approach.  It aids the release of pain and sadness, including depression.  It helps to connect feelings with the intellect.  Azurite-Malachite detoxifies the physical, emotional and intellectual bodies, and stimulates the immune system.  It dissolves unwanted cell growth, including tumours.  It is a powerful stone so use with care.  N.B.  Do not cleanse in salt or water.  Do not place in drinking water.

Barite (Baryte) provides smooth transitions between the physical world and the spiritual realms, as well as shape-shifting.  It provides focus to goals and the ability and motivation to bring these to fruition.  It promotes friendship and harmony.  Barite detoxifies the physical body and is beneficial for those suffering with digestive dis-ease.  It helps those with addictions by reducing dependency on any substance.  It encourages positive self-esteem and confidence.  In addition

Blue Barite calms following shock.  It promotes fluent conversation and confident public speaking. 

Clear Barite clears the mind of clutter and brings focus and clarity of thought.

Golden Barite facilitates healing and prophetic dreaming.  It encourages authenticity and integrity.        

Benitoite promotes psychic development, particularly of clairvoyance and telepathy.  It aids meditation and brings contact with higher energetic beings.  It brings clarity and understanding to our Life’s Purpose.                                                                     

Beryl opens the crown and brow chakras, aiding all higher vibrational work.  It encourages a determined, goal-orientated, far-sighted view and increased mental clarity.  It aids telepathy and verbal communication.  Beryl reduces symptoms of nervousness and emotional instability due to stress, bringing feelings of security and stability.  It aids detoxification by stimulating liver functions and aids the autonomous nervous system and digestion.  It helps with short- and long-sightedness, and symptoms of chronic stress.                           

Biotite Mica aids channelling messages from other realms, deepening knowledge and bringing wisdom.  It enhances perception and clarifies the understanding of situations, removing anything that is not helpful.  Biotite Mica encourages rational thinking and clear decision making.  It is beneficial for eyes, sinuses and pancreas. 

Bismuth facilitates access to spiritual realms and to astral travel.  It clears paths between the chakras.  It brings chaos into order, thus creating calm and inner peace.  Bismuth benefits both intimate relationships and communities with a common goal.  It lessens feelings of isolation and lifts the mood.  It releases energy and reduces fevers.  It works very quickly, be warned!  N.B. Do Not Place in Water                

Bixbyite (Red Beryl) strengthens the root chakra, strengthening motivation, determination and the will to survive.   It aids the development of intuition and enhances creativity.  Bixbyite increases physical strength and reduces exhaustion.  It eases pain and reduces symptoms of dis-ease of the heart, liver, mouth, throat, stomach and digestive system

Bloodstone offers protection by fending off unwanted or unhelpful influences.  It promotes dreaming, and facilitates adjustment to the unexpected.  It can have a calming, grounding affect; however, it does increase blood flow to the part that it is placed near.  Bloodstone boosts the immune system during acute infections (place on thymus) and reduces the formation of pus.  It has a strong detoxifying effect by stimulating the lymphatic flow and metabolic processes.  It benefits liver functioning.  N.B Do not use in the first months of pregnancy, where there is chronic circulatory dis-ease or with medication such as warfarin.  

Brazilianite is a rare stone.  It facilitates communication to past civilisations.  It opens and clears the heart chakra, bringing empathy to challenging situations and relationships.  It stimulates the meridians, reducing blockages and enabling energy flow. It facilitates developing insight.  Brazilianite lowers fevers, stabilising body temperatures and reduces the symptoms of sunstroke.  It reduces symptoms of disorders of the nervous system, brain, and spinal cord. 

Bronzite facilitates a feeling of certainty when goal-setting, whilst remaining flexible to how this is achieved and provides support throughout this process.  It offers protection, reflecting the unhelpful energies back to the sender.  It is a grounding stone and helps us to live with what we have.  Bronzite reduces muscular tension.  It aids the assimilation of iron, and increases the acidity within the body.         

Bryozoan Coral aids communication with water elementals.  It enhances intuition.  It promotes a go with the flow attitude.  Bryozoan Coral reduces anxiety, balances the mental and emotional bodies and helps adapt to changes.                                                            

Buddstone combines Verdite and Serpentine.  It aids meditation and ‘healing dreaming’; connecting with ancient knowledge in order to develop the Self.  It aids intuition, particularly with the natural environment.  It stimulates the lower chakras.  Buddstone aids decision making and rational thinking.  It is good for detoxifying the body.  It benefits the kidneys, liver, spleen, reproductive and digestive systems, as well as hips and legs.  It helps those with dementia. 

Bustamite is a very powerful stone and can remove long standing energy blocks, clearing chakras and meridian pathways and aligning them.  This is always for the good, but not necessarily comfortable!  It is an excellent stone to use in meditation and can facilitate lucid dreaming. It can activate and clear the heart chakra.  It provides insight into current relationships and situations and gives the inner strength to change these if they are not constructive.   Bustamite benefits those with calcium deficiency, poor circulation and heart and lung disorders.  It can reduce tumours.  It stabilises pancreas and liver function.  It dispels pain, particularly emotional pain and migraines.  It is helps to prolong good health when ageing. 

Cacoxinite activates the crown and brow (third eye) chakras.  It stimulates the psychic abilities and intuition.  It enhances insight.  It balances and integrates personal will with the higher Self.  Cacoxinite encourages new thinking and creative ideas. Cacoxinite sometimes forms as an inclusion in Quartz or Amethyst and is one of the minerals that make up a Super Seven.

Blue Calcite is a calming and soothing stone.  It enhances communications and thought processes. It lifts the mood and soothes emotions.  It is beneficial for the throat, lungs, thyroid and joints, and reduces the symptoms of arthritis.  It lowers high blood pressure. 

Chromite in Calcite heightens awareness and perception (can lead to dizziness if used for prolonged periods).  It is a potent healing crystal for all levels and layers.  It purifies the aura and subtle bodies, removes blockages, activates the new positive energies and renews tired or worn out cells.  When focussed on the heart chakra it protects and supports through emotionally challenging times and strengthens afterwards, helping during times of grief, loss and sadness.  Chromite in Calcite stimulates and heightens the functioning of the brain, increasing creativity and promoting new ideas. It aids the absorption of vitamins A and D. 

Green Calcite enhances intuition and psychic abilities, enabling messages to flow through the higher heart chakra.  Place under your pillow for remembering dreams.  It brings abundance in all areas, including success, prosperity and health.  It is beneficial for the heart, thymus, chest, shoulders, kidneys, bladder and lower lungs.  It reduces the symptoms of heartburn, nervous tics, stammering, neurosis and arthritis.  It is especially beneficial for healing tumours and other malignancies. 

Honey Calcite enhances psychic abilities, astral projection and higher consciousness.  It energises, cleanses and heals all levels of the aura and amplifies the life force energy.  It connects the sacral and solar plexus charkas, increasing confidence and self-esteem.  Honey Calcite enhances mental clarity and concentration, promoting wisdom and honesty.  It lifts the mood and soothes the emotions.  It aids digestion and cellular regeneration.  It is beneficial for kidneys, bladder, and female organs and helps women through the menopause. It is especially helpful for anxious children.                                                          

Lime Calcite speeds up spiritual development and enhances all psychic endeavour.  It connects to other realms via meditation bringing new insight and knowledge.  It strengthens intuition.  It aids communication during difficult and challenging conversations.  Lime Calcite lifts the mood, helping those feeling isolated and lonely, as well as those with depression and anxiety.  It stimulates the metabolism, forties the immune system and is beneficial for bones and teeth.  

Mangano Calcite helps develop channelling and astral travelling abilities.  It is an excellent complement to energy healing modalities e.g. Reiki.  It’s soft, soothing energy heals inner child hurts and past abuse, bringing peace, hope and optimism.  Mangano Calcite aids study and the assimilation of information.  It enhances general health and healing, particularly of bones, joints and the heart.  It reduces symptoms of IBS and other digestive conditions.  It is especially beneficial to the unborn child and young children, as well as adults who find it hard to say no.                                        

Optical Calcite enhances intuition, psychic awareness and insight.  It cleanses the aura and subtle bodies.  It challenges limiting and unhelpful beliefs and offers support when facing difficult situations and experiences, and with making changes, even when difficult.  Optical Calcite aids learning and the assimilation of new information.  It is beneficial to the skeletal system and helps posture.  It reduces pain in the feet.                                                                             

Orange Calcite speeds up spiritual development and encourages a positive view of the Self.  It transforms ideas into action, bringing plans and goals into reality.  It and aids the development of independence and personality.  It draws success and prosperity.  Orange Calcite increases confidence and self-esteem.   It stimulates the metabolism, forties the immune system and is beneficial for bones and teeth. 

Red Calcite increases the will to survive, motivation, determination and willpower.  It facilitates the release of all fears, enabling all round growth and development.  It reduces blocks on every level and is an excellent detoxifier.  Red Calcite is beneficial for the genitals and reproductive organs.  It aids healing of the hips, knees, ankles, legs and feet, bringing support, stability and strength in moving forward.   N.B. Not recommended for highly competitive people.

Sunshine Calcite aids the development of psychic ability and intuition.  It cleanses the aura.  It enhances mental clarity and concentration.  Sunshine Calcite produces a sense of optimism and motivation to overcome challenges.  It stimulates the metabolism and benefits the immune and skeletal systems.  It aids cellular regeneration. 

Carborundum boosts our connection with the universe and communication within other realms, as well as telepathy.   It stimulates the chakras and removes negativity from the aura.  It absorbs harmful electro-magnetic radiation, especially from computers etc.  It amplifies the energy of other crystals.  Carborundum promotes an optimistic outlook and the ability to hold onto a goal when everything seems against it.   It enables ‘multi-tasking’ even during challenging times.  It reduces depression and anxiety, bringing a sense of contentment.  It aids concentration and mental focus, lessening the symptoms of dementia and memory loss.

Carnelian aids both open- and closed eye meditation, prolonging focus and concentration.  It increases the ability to solve problems and to bring plans to a conclusion.  It promotes steadfastness, idealism and courage in day to day challenges and boosts determination, motivation and courage.  It lifts the mood and emotions.  It increases physical energy.  Carnelian stimulates the metabolism and absorption of vitamins and nutrients in the small intestine.  It increases the quality of blood and ensures good supply to the organs and tissues.  It alleviates rheumatism and helps with male and female infertility.                                                       

Carrollite facilitates astral travel and communication with other realms, particular with elementals and faeries.  It offers protection whilst ‘away’ and ensures save return.  It strengthens resolve and motivation and increases confidence.

Cassiterite provides insight into astrology, astronomy and mathematics.  It brings connection to the magnetics of the Earth and its geology.  It is a good grounding stone and provides physical protection through absorbing unhelpful energies or reflecting them back to the sender.  Cassiterite encourages optimism, and reduces feelings of rejection and disapproval. It balances the hormones and can help in with weight loss.                                                      

Cats Eye (synthetic) encourages happiness, serenity and good luck.  It dispels unwanted energy from the subtle bodies.  It increases success and prosperity.  It is beneficial for eye disorders (including night vision) and the nervous system.  The colour also influences the healing properties.  Blue calms and aids communication and expression.  Green soothes the emotions and is beneficial for lung and stomach disorders. Purple brings insight and optimism.  Red invigorates and increases blood flow.  Yellow lightens the mood helps reduce urinary disorders. 

Cavansite facilitates the development of intuition, second-sight and channelling, and aids psychic healing, including distance Reiki.  It provides the opportunity to reflect on actions and to make helpful changes.  Cavansite helps in all areas of communication.  It is beneficial for the throat, eyes, and teeth and regulates blood pressure.  N.B. Use with extreme care if taking medication to regulate blood pressure.    

Celestite opens and strengthens the brow, crown and soul star chakras, facilitating contact and communication with spiritual and angelic realms.  It enables information given to become manifest on the earth plane.  It aids clairvoyance, dream recall, telepathy and astral travel, coupled with spiritual development and pureness of heart.  It brings together the rational and the intuitive sides to bring clarity to complex concepts and ideas.  Celestite reduces stress, dispels worries and lifts the mood bringing a sense of calm and peace.  It attracts good fortune.  It can help with disorders of the lungs, throat, eyes and ears as well as mental health problems.  It eliminates toxins and brings cellular order. 

Celestobarite (BarytoCelestine) assists astral travel and ensures a safe return even when shape shifting.  It facilitates connection to your Totem animal.  It aids the development of psychic ability and intuition and brings added insight during divination.  This enables clear thinking and decision making. Celestobarite brings a sense of calm and lifts the mood.  It detoxifies the physical body and helps to overcome addictions.  It is beneficial for the senses, particularly sight and hearing.

Cerussite aids psychic development, bringing clarity and understanding to communication with higher beings and increasing intuition. It facilitates accepting what can, and cannot be changed and provides the confidence to achieve the former. Cerussite reduces stress and promotes good sleep patterns. It aids the central nervous system and the skeletal system.

Chalcedony helps balance energy on the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels.  It encourages goodwill; alleviating irritation, hostility and melancholy.  As well as promoting general good health it encourages assimilation of minerals, increases mental stability and reduces symptoms of dementia and memory loss.

Blue Chalcedony aids communication, both speaking and listening.  It encourages acceptance of new situations and enhances self-awareness.  It reduces oversensitivity to seasonal changes and brings a sense of continuity and balance.  Blue Chalcedony reduces respiratory dis-ease and the symptoms of glaucoma and allergies.  It lowers both blood pressure and temperature, stimulates the flow of body fluids and s the immune system.  It improves memory and helps produce milk in lactating mothers.                                                                         

Pink Chalcedony balances the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual bodies and aligns the chakras.  It opens up acceptance of the Self.  It aids communication from the heart and generosity of spirit.  It gently increases energy and directs motivation.   It is particularly good for young children lacking in confidence or who are undergoing changes such as starting school etc.  Pink Chalcedony helps delay the onset of dementia and is protective against infections.  It is beneficial for the spleen, blood and the circulatory system and reduces build-up of cholesterol.                        

Star Chalcedony facilitates connection with energies of the earth and sea, including the fey and dolphins.  It strengthens connections with the wheel of the year; the daily, seasonal and yearly changes and brings deeper understanding to how these impact on our day to day living.  Star Chalcedony encourages sharing on all levels, as well as respect to others, whether of a different cultural, gender, faith etc.  It encourages us to be open with ourselves and others; highlighting areas for change and letting go, so be prepared for change and the challenges this brings!  It brings both the physical and subtle bodies into balance that leads to a sense of well-being.  It clears physical blockages in the intestines, veins, capillaries and bronchioles.                                

Chalcopyrite cleanses and aligns the subtle bodies and strengthens the meridian system.  It amplifies the energies of thought and intention and can bring about fundamental changes.  It promotes optimism, enthusiasm and motivation; lifting the mood when feeling despondent or despairing.  It is a good grounding stone.  Chalcopyrite boosts energy levels, increases blood flow, cleanses wounds and eliminates infections.  It helps those with arthritis, bursitis and rheumatism.  N.B. Use with care if taking blood thinning medication.

Charoite aids spiritual development, (especially in turning away from consumerism and materialism), provides deep personal healing and facilitates past life recall.  It is a great crystal to use in meditation; either open-eyed looking into and beyond the swirling patterns, or closed-eyed by holding in the hands or placing above the crown chakra.  Charoite helps you to cope with profound changes by encouraging a relaxed attitude and reducing fear and anger.  It helps you to make positive decisions.  It aids sleeping, relieves cramps and pain, reduces fevers and calms nerves.  It is beneficial for kidney, liver and pancreas function.

Chiastolite generates communication with the ancestors and indigenous peoples, particularly native Americans.  It helps with finding direction when you feel ‘lost’ and facilitates a sense of connection with the natural rhythms of life.  It centres, stabilises and grounds bringing a sense of peace, even in the most challenging times, whilst keeping a sense of reality.  It strengthens analytical thinking and encourages letting go of anything that is no longer helpful.  Chiastolite aids healing in all levels of the body, bringing the mind, body and spirit into balance.  It alleviates rheumatism and gout and fortifies the nerves and immune system.                                                         

Chinese Bamboo promotes the balance of yin and yang energies in the body and mind.  It stabilises the body at all levels.  It promotes a minimalist approach to life and encourages respect for elders and ancient knowledge.  Chinese Bamboo brings a sense of peace, calm and tranquillity.  It reduces infections and speeds up healing and regeneration.  It is beneficial for the respiratory system.  N.B. Do not use if cancer is present, but can be used after surgery.

Green Chinese Bamboo facilitates access to ancient knowledge and the Akashic records.  It balances both the physical and subtle bodies, gently clearing blockages in the chakras and meridians.  It helps you to sift what really matters from the materialistic and shallow other.  It quietly pushes you to develop your Self and leads you to a better place, emotionally and spiritually.  It reduces infections and speeds up healing and regeneration, especially of the circulatory and nervous systems. 

Chinese Cloud Stone aids communication with the angelic realm, as well as astral travel, particularly when connected to choosing your Life’s Path.  It heightens intuition and working towards the greatest good.  It raises the vibrations of the subtle bodies.  It dispels negative energies from the body and the environment.  On an emotional level, it comforts and soothes, releasing stress and tension and bringing feelings of inner peace. 

Chinese Wave Stone aids deep meditation, providing profound insights.  It facilitates communication with the elemental and fairy realms.  It energises the lower charkas, increasing determination and motivation and building self-esteem and confidence.  It raises energy levels and the ability to cope with every day challenges.  It is beneficial to the lower back, hip, knee and ankle joints.

Chrysoberyl aids the development of psychic vision, seeing things that have previously been veiled.  It aids meditation and astral travel especially seeing other dimensions and realms.  It increases the possibility of linking with inter-dimensional beings, in order to bring planetary and cosmic healing.  Chrysoberyl enhances dream work and clairvoyance.                                                            

Chrysocolla increases our connection with the natural world and the universe.  It balances self-awareness with that of the environment whilst working towards your goals.  It increases motivation and drive and ensures both clarity and neutrality.  It lessens nervousness and irritability.  When used on the throat chakra it encourages verbal expression that is true to the Self and comes from the heart.  Chrysocolla reduces infections, particularly of the throat and tonsils.  It lowers blood pressure and cools the body, lessening the effects of burns and high temperature.  It regulates the function of the thyroid gland and both detoxifies and fortifies the liver and alleviates cramps.                                                                            

Chrysoprase helps recognise the phenomenon of synchronicity and brings acknowledgment of being part of a greater whole.  It promotes motivation away from the ego and moving towards the greatest good of all.  It facilitates patience, trust and serenity, and encourages a positive attitude. It attracts abundance and success.  In addition to being good for general well-being, Chrysoprase dissolves nightmares and encourages healthy sleep patterns.  It stimulates liver function and is good for skin diseases (For fungal infections use with Smokey Quartz).  It increases efficiency of the lymphatic system and regulates mucous production. It aids fertility.     

Lemon Chrysoprase promotes well-being and balance.  It helps to heal relationships with openness and honesty.  It attracts abundance and brings success to new ventures.  It calms and soothes the emotions producing a sense of peace and contentment, thus helping those with depression and anxiety.  Lemon Chrysoprase eases dis-orders of the thymus, heart, lungs, shoulders and chest; creating a gentle healing process throughout the body.  It gently increases the efficiency of the lymphatic system and regulates mucous production.  It dissolves nightmares and aids peaceful sleeping, particularly with young children.                                                            

Chrysotile promotes resourcefulness and integrity.  It aids the removal of past issues and facilitates the growth of the Self.  It assists with telepathic development and optimises the benefits of synchronicity.  Chrysotile helps reduce symptoms of disorders of the veins and arteries, inflammation of the skin, lung disorders, multiple sclerosis and chronic fatigue.  It increases tissue regeneration. N.B. Do not use where tumours are present or as an elixir due to asbestos content.                  

Cinnabar increases individual power and encourages assertiveness without becoming selfish.  It helps us to reach our chosen goals, and can remove obstacles and challenges that are in the way (that are not necessary for our highest good).  It is an excellent stone to achieve success in business.  Red Cinnabar strengthens motivation and willpower.  Blue Cinnabar enhances verbal expression and communication.  Both fortify the physical body, help with weight control and aid blood circulation (Blue slowing and lowering pressure and Red doing the reverse).  

Citrine aids those who seek a new purpose and direction, if left under the pillow at night it gives pleasant or insightful dreams.  It clears the pathways of the subtle bodies.  It protects from radiation and negative energy, so from computers etc. and from the environment.  It attracts abundance in any form that is most needed.  Citrine helps reduce anxieties, depression and stomach tension. It renews and cleanses the skin and is beneficial for diabetes and circulatory disorders.

Natural Citrine balances the subtle and physical bodies, cleans the aura and aligns the chakras and meridians.   It cleanses and protects the person and environment by transmuting negative energy and sending out positive energies.  It draws in abundance in any form that is appropriate to the person or situation.  Natural Citrine gently reduces feelings of anxiety, insecurity and depression replacing them with feelings of joy, hope, confidence and enthusiasm alongside a positive mental attitude.   It benefits the pancreas, liver, gall-bladder, and spleen, and is particularly helpful for those with M.E and similar conditions.                               

Cleavelandite promotes moving on, goal setting and putting plans into action, whilst offering protection for this to occur.   It provides opportunities for personal and spiritual growth, releasing old beliefs and behaviours that are no longer useful.  It aids the building and sustaining of relationships and facilitates a feeling of joy and contentment.                                                     

Cobalt promotes a sense of inner harmony that ripples into the environment.  It enhances all kinds of creativity.  It benefits the heart both physically and emotionally.  Cobalt helps against cell dis-orders, including tumours.  It aids healing in general through the increased production of red blood cells, which stimulates all organs and boosts energy.  It is beneficial for those with nerve damage and conditions such as fibromyalgia.  

Copal is a younger version of Amber, but still millions of years old!  It activates the crown chakra and facilitates connecting to the Ancestors and ancient knowledge and wisdom, especially of the natural world.  It soothes and heals imbalance in the aura, bringing the whole body back into balance and harmony.  It brings good luck and success.  Copal encourages individuality without becoming solitary.  It strengthens interactions, adding courage when needed.  It benefits the kidneys and bladder and regulates mucous production.   It aids the healing of wounds and soothes painful joints and teething pains.                                                                                  

Copper connects the physical body with that of the aura and aligns the subtle bodies.  It amplifies the energies of thought and intention and magnifies the energy transfer of healer or crystal to the recipient.  It promotes initiative, optimism, enthusiasm, energy and independence. Copper speeds blood flow, bringing nutrients to all parts and is particularly beneficial for the brain.  It cleanses wounds and eliminates infections.  It helps those with arthritis, bursitis and rheumatism.  N.B. Do not use if taking medication for thinning of the blood. 

Coprolite facilitates past life recall.  It aids the removal of long-held unhelpful beliefs and behaviour patterns.  It increases memory and enhances the assimilation of new information.  It promotes mental stability and boosts determination and motivation. Coprolite increases energy levels and is beneficial for the digestive system, including IBS.

Blue Coral aids communication with the elemental world and with dolphins.  It enhances intuition.  It brings to the surface issues that have been hidden, so is suitable for those ready to deal with these. It is helpful for day to day communication and for throat conditions.  Blue Coral reduces symptoms of anxiety and depression and balances the mental and emotional bodies.  It is beneficial for bones, stimulates tissue regeneration and nourishes the blood cells. Particularly, it helps those with dis-ease of the digestive system, including IBS. N.B Do not use when tumours are present.

Red Coral promotes harmony of the self with the universe and nature.  It protects from depression and despondency, bringing new motivation.  It helps in cases of hiccups, colic and heartburn.  Red Coral reduces symptoms of dis-ease of the kidneys, bladder and parathyroid and also stimulates the metabolism.

Cordierite aids spiritual development, notably in activating the brow chakra, enhancing psychic abilities and assisting astral travel, especially for those beginning their journey.  It enhances knowledge of ancient wisdom coupled with inner knowing.  It aligns and balances the subtle bodies.  Cordierite aids understanding addictive behaviour leading to reducing it and it is particularly helpful in managing finances.  It helps to acknowledge and express individual strength.  It aids the function of the liver and kidneys and alleviates headaches and fevers.

Cornetite facilitates a deep understanding of the full meaning of love, including both giving and receiving unconditionally, as well as aiding the resolution of grievances thus benefiting relationships.  It promotes inventive thinking and fair decision-making.  Cornetite enables the externalisation of creative expression.                                                        

Covellite enhances intuitive and psychic abilities. It facilitates connecting to your higher Self, past lives and ancient knowledge, particularly when used as a meditation tool.  It aids re-birthing.  It clarifies analytical thinking and eases decision-making.  Covellite is beneficial for the ears, nose, mouth, and sinuses.                                                                              

Crocoite reduces pressure emotionally, mentally and physically, whilst increasing vitality and strength.   It lifts the spirits making you feel good and enhances creativity.  It builds inner strength and courage.  Do not keep in full sun                                                                             

Cuprite facilitates the access to past lives.  It opens and clears the root and sacral chakras.  It aids the healing of relationships with men, particularly the father.   It enhances confidence. Cuprite strengthens the thymus and heart and increases the oxygen in the blood.  It is beneficial to the metabolism and increases stamina.  It aids vitamin and mineral absorption.

Danburite is a stone of very high vibration with a fast electric energy.  It stimulates the crown, brow and higher chakras enabling communication with higher realms and beings including angels and the ancestors.  It enhances an understanding of messages received and how to proceed with the knowledge gained.  It increases channelling abilities, lucid dreaming and access to inner guidance.  Danburite encourages change at a deep level, enabling connection to spiritual contractual paths and brings a sense of serenity and wisdom.   It purifies the auric field and the environment.  It strengthens both physical and psychic senses.  N.B. Only use if you are ready for change.              

Datolite opens and clears the brow and crown chakras enabling an easy flow of energy.  This enhances communication and information both from the external higher realms and the internal Self and how to use the knowledge gained.  Intuition is improved.  Datolite clarifies the thinking processes, stimulates the flow of original ideas, aids concentration and the assimilation of new information, therefore it is ideal for students.  It is beneficial for bones, teeth and the immune system.

Desert Rose helps us to see our place in family, society, the Earth and the Universe.  It aids personal development in many aspects.  It helps with multi-tasking and bringing plans together.  Desert Rose brings good fortune.  It is beneficial for bones and the skins elasticity.  N.B. Do not place in drinking water.                                                                                     

Diopside aids analytical, logical and mathematical thinking as well as academic learning.  It enhances willpower.  It strengthens physical and psychological weaknesses.  Dioptase releases tension including muscle spasms and headaches.                                                       

Dioptase stimulates all the chakras to a higher level of awareness and cleanses the connections between the physical body and the auric layers.  It is particularly beneficial for the heart chakra.  It promotes a sense of NOW, whilst being aware of the memory of past lives. It raises consciousness both of the Self and the planet and balances yin-yang energies.  Dioptase alleviates pain in general, reduces high blood pressure and eases tension.  It relieves the effects of heart and lung disorders and generally benefits all cells and structures.  It helps those with Meniere’s disease and increases T-cell count for those with AIDS.                                                         

Dolomite stems energy leaks from the chakras and balances and aligns the chakras and meridians.  It balances energies in the environment.   It promotes generosity of thought and action.  Dolomite creates a sense of inner peace and tranquillity, benefiting those who are depressed, grieving, anxious or lonely.  It strengthens bones, teeth, nails, skin and blood cells.  It strengthens female reproductive organs and reduces the effects of PMT.  N.B Do not cleanse in salt.                                                                             

Duftite highlights behaviour patterns that others might find too challenging, and facilitates ways to moderate these.   Also, it promotes an acceptance of the challenging behaviours of others and a realisation that this is a reflection of what is ‘hidden’ within.  Duftite brings a sense of hope and freedom.

Dumortierite encourages a positive attitude, courage and trust.  It brings a sense of being in control of situations and reduces feelings of panic and fear.  It helps those trying to free themselves from addictions.  It relieves nausea, vomiting, cramp, colic and diarrhoea, migraines, epilepsy and UV skin irritations.                                                                  

Emerald brings a feeling of contentment and harmony by promoting sensitivity and loyalty for the Self and others.  It increases mental capacity and memory. It brings a positive outcome in legal affairs.  The heart chakra is stimulated by Emerald, which can also be used for dis-eases of the spine, lungs, eyes, heart and muscles.   It is very effective at reducing the discomfort of sinusitis.                                          

Enstatite has energy that is fast and focussed.  It aids regression and past life work.  It strengthens motivation and determination to achieve your goal, alongside courage, particularly when standing against injustice.  It clears and aligns the base and sacral chakras.  It increases vitality and lifts the mood.  Enstatite helps to remove blockages preventing pregnancy (in both men and women).  It releases tension.

Epidote opens the crown chakra and aids the development of intuition, insight, psychic ability and spirituality, whether prepared for it or not!  It cleanses the emotional subtle bodies, freeing the physical body from the constraints imposed through emotional experience and storying.  Self-esteem, -image, -belief and – confidence are enhanced.  Epidote facilitates patience and acceptance of knowing the ‘right’ time.  It invigorates the immune system, aids digestion and promotes general well-being.  It stimulates the functioning of the liver, ensuring maximum nutritional intake into the blood stream.       

Ettringite aids self-healing on mental and emotional levels by providing insight to beliefs and behaviour.  It increases self-esteem and confidence.  It balances and revitalises the physical body.                                                                  

Euclase encourages the development of intuition and its use in daily life, stimulates creativity and promotes co-creation.   It removes blockages from the etheric body.  It facilitates using the whole Self to reach maximum potential.  Euclase aids all forms communication.  It enhances rational thinking and benefits those working with mathematics and geometry.  It reduces inflammation of joints and lessens the pain associated with muscles and wounds.                           

Eudialyte aids the development of clairaudience and clairvoyance.  It protects from psychic attack.  It stabilises the emotions, allowing for acceptance of the Self and of others.  It promotes self-confidence and trust, and reduces the need to rely on addictive behaviour.  Eudialyte strengthens motivation and drive.  It benefits the eyes, pancreas and thyroid as well as increasing vitality.  It is not recommended for highly competitive people.                                                 

The Eye of Shiva aids telepathy and enhances divinatory abilities.  It strengthens connections with the sea, its creatures and mysteries.  It is very protective against anything harmful.  When making decisions it encourages seeing the ‘wider picture’, this brings positive benefits to a wide number of people through decisions made.  It offers comfort and support through challenging times and draws good luck.  Eye of Shiva strengthens the skeleton system.  It balances the fluids of the body. 

Sunset Feldspar aids the letting go of the old and accepting the new.  This leads to enhanced self-esteem, confidence and self-acceptance.  It emits a sense of peace and contentment, mixed with hope and optimism.  It is helpful to those with depression, phobias and chronic dis-ease.  It calms inflamed skin, aids the autonomous nervous system and harmonises the functioning between all the organs.    

Flower Stone (Chrysanthemum Stone) aids connection between the higher and lower chakras.  It transmits the essence of NOW and living in and for the moment.  It brings out innate potential, particularly during and following challenging times, which leads to a period of harmony and inner calm.  It brings abundance and generally ‘makes things better’.  Chrysanthemum Stone brings a sense of joy and fun to the individual and to relationships.  

Blue Fluorite aids meditation and communication with higher realms.  It facilitates deep insights from past lives and ancient wisdom.  It encourages speaking and acting from the True Self.  It promotes clear thinking and decision-making, aids learning and assimilation of new information and benefits the memory.  Blue Fluorite helps counteract dizziness and ‘fuzzy’ head and aids mentally and physical co-ordination.  It soothes the nerves, bringing a sense of stability and calm.  It is beneficial against tumours, particularly in the early stages and brings relief to headaches and throat disorders.        

Green Fluorite protects the heart chakra and dissolves emotional trauma.  It protects against computer and electromagnetic radiation and helps to ground excess energy.   Green Fluorite relieves stomach and intestinal disorders and infections.  Skin conditions are relieved by it and it is beneficial for teeth and bones.                                                                  

Pink Fluorite facilitates understanding and acceptance of the Self, bringing a sense of peace and deep calm.  It promotes acting and speaking from the True Self.  It helps those who are held back by past events to re-story them, resolving them to move on. It provides TLC for the heart, soothing the emotions and lifting the mood.  Pink Fluorite aids relationships by encouraging positive and helpful behaviour.  It helps to raise self-esteem and confidence.  It is beneficial for the spleen, blood and the circulatory system.                                                                      

Rainbow Fluorite protects against computer and other electromagnetic radiation.  It is emotionally balancing; encouraging the dissolving of emotional blocks and the expression of suppressed feelings.  This is not always comfortable but is always for your highest good.  It promotes physical and mental co-ordination aiding those with dyspraxia.  Learning is helped by increased concentration, creativity and inventiveness and the rapid absorption of information.  Rainbow Fluorite stimulates regeneration of the skin and mucous membranes and fortifies teeth.  It can improve mobility, including arthritis and speeds up the mending of broken bones. 

Smokey Fluorite offers psychic protection, whilst meditating or astral traveling etc., as well as when doing healing work.  It reduces chaotic thinking, and brings calm and gentle motivation during challenging times.  It aids the understanding of life’s lessons and allows moving on whilst keeping a firm sense of reality.  Smokey Fluorite offers protection from electromagnetic radiation including computers and mobile phones and also is a good grounding stone.  It helps with posture and joint and mobility difficulties, including arthritis.

Fossilised Dinosaur Bone facilitates connecting with ancient times, people and knowledge.  It is an excellent stone for past life work.  It allows motivation and determination, but also knowing when to say ‘enough is enough’.  Fossilised Dinosaur Bone helps those recall difficulties and dementia by boosting memory.   It aids communication on all levels.  It encourages mobility even when this is problematic or painful and stimulates the healing of bones.                                                               

Fossilised Shell helps us to connect with dolphins and learn the messages they have for us.  It aids meditation and linking to by-gone spirits.  It brings stability to financial situations, especially for those connected to business.  It increases assertiveness and inner strength and allows us to reach our potential.  It promotes longevity of relationships and projects.   It helps to develop patience.  Fossilised Shell is beneficial for bones and teeth and aids the healing of dis-ease of the ear and urinary tract.                                                                        

Fossilised Wood aids communication with the faery realm.  It encourages a bond with the earth and with its natural rhythms.  It bestows a pleasing, helpful atmosphere and a feeling of ‘right time, right place’.  Fossilised Wood stabilises health, stimulates the metabolism, calms the nerves, reduces obesity and promotes a feeling of well-being.                                 

Fossils boost telepathic communication with the Ancestors as well as to other worlds.  They enhance access to past lives.  They strengthen connections to natural rhythms and the circle of life.  Fossils promote new ideas and innovation and bring success to businesses.  They help us to shed beliefs and behaviours that are no longer helpful.  They stimulate the thymus and are beneficial to the skeletal system.                                                

Fuchsite promotes a sense of ones worth and ability to overcome challenging situations.  It is helpful to those involved in both law enforcement and holistic medicine.  It enhances the energies of other minerals.  Fuchsite balances the red and white blood cell count, is beneficial for carpel tunnel syndrome, sore tendons, the spine and muscle flexibility.                                                                   

Fulgurite (a natural glass tube formed in sand or rock by action of lightening) connects and aligns the energy centres of the body.   It promotes psychic development, channelling and automatic writing.  It enhances communication in both the physical and astral worlds.  It increases concentration and opens the mind to new and creative ideas.  Fulgurite helps to clear emotional blocks allowing energy to flow more freely and so increasing vitality.  It is beneficial for disorders of the ear, nose, throat, colon, alimentary canal and oesophagus.                                                   

Gahnite Spinel releases stuck energies in the heart chakra, which may be presenting as dis-ease in the lungs, shoulders, arms or heart. This may be an emotionally painful experience and it is not advised to try this if you feel fragile or vulnerable. Spinel is a potent healing crystal for all levels and layers. It facilitates the removal of blockages, activates the new positive energies and renews tired or worn out cells.  Spinel helps us to face challenges and to see the positive in people and situations.

Galena aids communication over distance, in this world and other worlds.  It amplifies the energies around it, including other healing modalities.  It is an excellent stone for centring and grounding.   It stabilises relationships and situations.  Galena aids the treatment of skin infections and inflammation, and blood circulation and veins.  It stimulates circulation and blood flow, increasing energy and efficiency as it brings nutrients to the organs and eliminates toxins.  N.B. Do not ingest in any form or place in drinking water, due to its lead content.                                               

Almandine Garnet balances all aspects of the subtle bodies, clears the auric pathways and connects the energy centres.   It is particularly helpful during a crisis when it encourages a positive attitude and confidence.  Almandine Garnet energises the body; increasing motivation and determination almost to the point of stubbornness.  It enhances the body’s ability to regenerate, stimulates the metabolism and fortifies the immune system.  It increases the formation of red blood cells. N.B. Do not use where tumours are present.                                                             

Andradite Garnet facilitates the acknowledgement and understanding other realms and beings.  Its strong energy cleanses the aura and encourages the build-up of strength, energy and vitality at all levels.  It is a powerful stone that can cleanse anything within its energy field.  Do not keep it near any programmed crystals as it may wipe out the programme!  Andradite Garnet enhances perseverance, courage, stamina, motivation and determination.  It dissolves feelings of isolation and being an outsider.  It kindles attraction in relationships and also an understanding of what characteristics are looked for in a mate and why.  It benefits the functioning of the heart, eases back and shoulder pains and reduces abdominal discomfort.

Green Garnet strengthens connections to the elemental realms and with ancient races.  It promotes a positive, optimistic outlook, encouraging self-confidence and creative thinking.  It fortifies the kidneys, is good for the skin and mucous membranes and is beneficial against rheumatism and arthritis.   N.B. Do not use for long periods with children and babies due to aluminium content.                                                                       

Grossularite (Grossular Garnet) promotes a positive, optimistic outlook, encouraging self-confidence and creative thinking.  It encourages looking after the physical and emotional bodies including taking time for relaxation.  Grossularite Garnet fortifies the kidneys, is good for the skin and mucous membranes and is extremely beneficial against rheumatism and arthritis.  N.B. Do not use for children and babies due to aluminium content.                                                                    

Hessonite (a variety of Grossular Garnet) cleanses and connects the base and sacral chakras.  It enhances self-belief and inner strength during challenging times, which remain in place even when the problem is resolved.   It alleviates anger and reduces stress, at the same time as promoting motivation.  It and lessens symptoms of the back and neck dis-ease (particularly lower back).  It helps with sexual function and reproduction.  N.B. Do not use for children and babies.  It may cause skin irritation due to aluminium content.

Orange Garnet cleanses and connects the base and sacral chakras.  It enhances self-belief, inner strength and motivation during challenging times, which remain in place even when the problem is resolved.   It lessens symptoms of the back and neck dis-ease (particularly lower back).  It helps with sexual function and reproduction.

Tsavorite (a variety of Grossular Garnet) it enhances mediumistic abilities and connecting with ancient races.  It draws abundance and prosperity.  It provides strength and courage.  Tsavorite fortifies the heart and improves its functioning.  It reduces symptoms of spinal dis-ease, improves posture and reduces pain of the neck shoulders or back.  It fortifies the kidneys, is good for the skin and mucous membranes and is beneficial against rheumatism and arthritis.   N.B. Do not use for long periods with children and babies due to aluminium content.                                                                       

Uvarovite Garnet stimulates and aids the development of the heart chakra, and subsequent changed behaviour enhances positive relationships and ends unhelpful ones.  It promotes a feeling of peace, inner contentment and being at one with one’s Self.  It sharpens the intellect, providing greater focus and understanding.  Uvarovite invites prosperity and abundance, being a financial lucky charm for business and work.  It detoxifies the body promoting optimal functioning of the kidney and liver.  It assists posture.                                        

Gem Silica heals this-life and past-life traumas, including all forms of abuse, and removes unhelpful energies from the emotional layer of the aura.  It prevents this-life traumas from becoming karmic patterns.  Gem Silica promotes self-empowerment, self-confidence and self-esteem, particularly for women, as it connects to the Goddess both within and without.  It aids the healing of the female organs and reduces symptoms of PMT.  It optimises brain functioning and eases sore throats.                                 

Girasol (Opal/Moon Quartz) aids the development of psychic abilities including clairvoyance, intuition and divination.  It brings powerful dreams and visualizations and the means to understand them.  It aids communication through giving the courage to say things that were previously unspoken, coupled with the wisdom of knowing when to speak.  Girasol aids the healing of the inner child and past mental/emotional traumas.  It balances the metabolism, aids absorption of iron and so helps reduce exhaustion.                                                      

Goethite facilitates communication with the other realms and beings.  It aids connecting to the oneness of the Earth and the subtle vibrations from the Earth’s electromagnetic field.    It enhances motivation, determination, the will to survive and perseverance.  Goethite is a powerful physical and emotional healer, helping through times of grief and trauma.  It increases blood flow, strengthens the lower limbs and supports the spine.                                               

Gold increases energy and vitality and purifies the physical body.  It is both illuminating and grounding, linking the universal and earth energies to provide a potent synergy.  It is particularly beneficial for the nervous system and aids the functioning of the brain.                       

Goldstone prompts optimism and an ability to cope through difficult times.  It suggests that even when life is challenging there are bright spots, and the more these are focussed on the easier life becomes.  Orange/Red Goldstone aids positive physical and emotional growth from childhood to adulthood.  It promotes knowing and understanding oneself.  Blue Goldstone facilitates positive expression of the self and others.  Green Goldstone brings balance and love of others and the self.      

Goshenite (colourless Beryl) facilitates authenticity and integrity.  It encourages self-control, creativity, and originality.  It aids practical decision making.  Goshenite aids communication, particularly in family settings.  It is beneficial for muscles and speeds the healing of wounds.      

Grass Flower Stone aids communication with the faerie realms and promotes a connection to Nature.  It heightens awareness of the environment and integrates positive action into everyday being.  It balances the physical body. Grass Flower Stone is a good grounding stone.  It brings a sense of calm and inner peace.  It is beneficial for the lungs and skin, particularly eczema and psoriasis.                     

Gyrolite enhances meditation and brings insight and knowledge, especially from the Ancestors.  It cleanses, activates and stimulates the healing energies of other crystals.  It connects and balances the physical and auric bodies, and energises the meridians, bringing you closer to a perfect state of well-being.  Gyrolite aligns the spinal column, supports and maintains the cellular and bone structures and stimulates the absorption of calcium.                                                                                  

Halite offers psychic protection. It purifies the environment, transmuting the negative energies into strong positive ones.  It promotes initiative and innovative thinking, particularly during challenging times.   It enhances good will, elevates the mood and reduces negative thoughts. N.B. Do not place in water as it will dissolve.                                                                  

Hausmannite aids meditation and manifesting goals.  It facilitates growth through change and encourages transformation.  It temporarily aligns the physical and subtle bodies and balances the emotions.  Hausmannite benefits the bone structure, hair, skin and blood vessels.      

Heliodor (Yellow/Golden Beryl) opens and clears the brow, crown and soul star chakras, both enhancing psychic abilities and creating thoughts and behaviours that are for the greatest good.  It aids spell work and divination.  It strengthens the intellect, aids concentration and brings clarity of thought.  It draws good luck and abundance.  It is good for self-esteem and confidence building.  Heliodor revitalises the body, bringing organs and systems into optimum efficiency.  It is beneficial for the lymphatic system and regulating the bodily fluids and eases constipation.  It helps with both short-and long-sightedness and lessens chronic stress symptoms.                                                                     

Hematite offers psychic and physical protection.  It is an excellent grounding stone.  It provides the motivation to improve conditions and situations by strengthening both willpower and vitality.  Hematite improves the body’s oxygen supply, absorbs iron, and stabilises health in general.  It reduces the need for addictive behaviour.  NB Not suitable for prolonged use for those with heart or chronic circulatory dis-ease. It may cause irritation where there is inflammation.                                                            

Hematite with Red and Yellow Jasper increases the motivation to achieve better conditions and strengthens the determination to carry out these plans. It promotes courage, assertiveness and honesty and provides willpower and vitality. Hematite with Red and Yellow Jasper improves the body’s oxygen supply, absorbs iron and stimulates the circulation and energy flow.  It may cause irritation where there is inflammation.

Specular Hematite opens cells to receive universal light-force.  It balances the chakras and yin-yang energies and removes anything unhelpful from all the subtle bodies.  It enhances all energetic healing modalities.  Also, it is a good grounding stone.  Specular Hematite aids clear thinking and decision-making.  It promotes feelings of optimism and hope, helping those feeling depressed or anxious.  It increases energy and motivation.                                                    

Hemimorphite raises the level of the body’s vibrations; encouraging responding from the Self, rather than ego and expanding awareness.   It aids connecting and communicating with higher realms and beings.  It connects with all levels of the body, both physical and subtle, and promotes growth and development on all of these simultaneously.  This can have dramatic consequences, so if you don’t want changes leave Hemimorphite alone.  Also, it facilitates the acceptance of previously irritating situations and behaviour and facilitates honest expression.  It is excellent for Self-development, but be prepared for a bumpy ride!                   

Herderite opens and connects the higher chakras, including the soul star chakra, expanding awareness to embrace the highest universal energies.  It aids psychic development.  It promotes leadership through harmony.  It is beneficial for those with behavioural difficulties, including OCD.

Herkimer Diamonds aid spiritual development, clairvoyance and telepathic communication, particularly attuning to another person.  They amplify the properties of other crystals and store information.  The clear and ‘fine tune’ the pathways of the subtle bodies.  Herkimer Diamonds offer protection from harmful radiation and removes of toxins from the body.  They are very powerful crystals.                                            

Heulandite facilitates the acquisition of ancient information by traveling back to Lemuria/Atlantis.  It promotes the use of this old information with new techniques; providing a powerful synergy.  It helps with being unconditional and acting with higher consciousness.  It aids past life recall and regression work.  Heulandite comforts those experiencing loss and grief.  It disperses growths and enhances weight loss.  It helps those with disorders of the feet and shortness of breath.    

Hickoryite (a type of Rhyolite) facilitates innovative thinking and stimulates the imagination and creative ideas.  It reduces boredom and negative thoughts. 

Hiddenite strengthens the connection of the higher subtle bodies to the Universe and facilitates communication with higher realms and beings.  It boosts the intellect, aiding rational thinking with divine purpose.  Whether it is hard to take care of the emotional self or during experiencing loss and grief, it offers loving support and comfort.  It can be used alongside its ‘sister’ crystal Kunzite for added effect.  Hiddenite benefits the thymus, heart, shoulders and lungs. 

Hilutite, a combination of Garnet, Goethite, Quartz and Zircon is a stone for 2012 and beyond, as it is strongly attuned to the planet’s electromagnetic field.  It has an extremely high vibration and a high-speed energy – so use with care!  It unblocks, clears and aligns both the major and minor chakras, so be prepared for major adjustments in thinking and behaviour leading to significant lifestyle changes!  It aids communication with higher realms including ascended masters, bringing profound understanding, alongside a sense of peace and calm, even when all around seems madness. It is an excellent aid for meditation.  Hilutite encourages regeneration of cells (not to be used where tumours are present).  It increases blood flow and the absorption of nutrients.  It is beneficial for the skeletal system. 

Howlite encourages maintaining your focus to reach your chosen goals.  It strengthens the character, bringing out positive traits.  It reduces stress and rage.  Howlite eases tension including headaches and also symptoms of restless leg syndrome.  It induces restful sleep, boosts calcium levels in the body and is beneficial for teeth, bones and soft tissues.          

Blue Howlite aids psychic awareness and meditation.  It develops intuition and the courage to act on it, which brings fresh solutions to situations and the realisation of goals.  It enhances verbal communication and expression.  It reduces pain, stress and anger, especially when these are connected.  Blue Howlite helps to raise calcium levels in the body and is beneficial for teeth, bones and soft tissues, as well as soothing for throat conditions.

Mexican Red Howlite increases determination to achieve goals, alongside maintaining focus.  It intensifies competitiveness and the will to succeed; therefore, it is not recommended for those who are already competitive.   It strengthens confidence and self-worth, which can lead to aggression in which case use sparingly.  Mexican Red Howlite boosts blood supply and calcium levels in the body and is beneficial for teeth, bones and soft tissues.          

Iceland Spar enhances intuition, psychic awareness and insight.  It cleanses the aura and subtle bodies and is good for net and grid work.  It facilitates deep meditation.  It shows us how others see us, which make come as a surprise!  It promotes friendly behaviour.  Iceland Spar enables to look on the past with renewed eyes, enabling us to re-story it and resolve outstanding issues.  It removes toxins from the physical and subtle bodies.  It is beneficial for the skeletal system and mobility. 

Idocrase promotes loyalty and co-operation.  It boosts creativity and facilitates clear and positive thinking, which leads to following the most beneficial path.  Idocrase reduces symptoms of both anger and depression and increases confidence and self-esteem.  It soothes open skin problems, and aids the assimilation of nutrients.                                        

Inca Soda-Lime Glass was found recently in the Trujillo Desert of Peru, home of the ruins of Chan Chan.  This stone was originally believed to be obsidian; however, it has now been identified by Open University as Soda-Lime Glass.  It consists only of desert silica sand, soda (from the ash of hardwood forests) and limestone; just as the Ancients used in their glass making.  This glass is believed to be hundreds of years old, a remnant of Peru’s ancient past.  Like Blue Obsidian, it enhances verbal communication.  It aids development of telepathy and divination (e.g. Tarot card readings).  It facilitates focus to astral travel and protection when physically traveling.  It assists with other healing energies (e.g. Reiki).   However, the energy is more powerful, intense and swifter than that of Blue Obsidian. This makes Inca Soda-Lime a very strong stone with a potent energy.  You have been warned!  It is beneficial for eyes and speech, can alleviate pain and bring clarity to disorders of the mind. 

Inesite facilitates new thinking by opening barriers to explore areas previously locked on the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual levels.  This can lead to radical changes in beliefs and behaviour patterns, so only use if you are prepared for this.  It promotes innovative planning and action.  It helps to put circumstances into perspective.  Inesite energises the heart chakra, both physically and emotionally and reduces feelings of burden and inappropriate responsibility.  It brings a sense of contentment.          

Iolite facilitates spiritual development, particularly in activating the brow chakra, enhancing psychic abilities and assisting astral travel.  It enhances knowledge of ancient wisdom coupled with inner knowing.  It aligns and balances the subtle bodies.  Iolite aids understanding and releasing addictive behaviour (particularly alcoholism).  It helps to acknowledge and express individual strength, particularly during challenging times.  It aids the sinuses and respiratory system and alleviates headaches and fevers.       

Jade awakens inner knowledge and encourages self-realisation at a spiritual level.  It is a good balancer on both physical and emotional levels.  It stimulates ideas, bringing them into action.  It is a strong protector and bringing of good luck.  Jade stimulates the kidneys and balances the salt, water and acid ratios and benefits the nervous system; improving reactions.                                                                  

African Jade (Transvaal) brings order out of chaos, both environmentally and personally, and offers guidance in choosing the most appropriate path.  It unites groups of any size, leading to cooperation and focus of intent.  African Jade draws good luck, business success and good health.  It benefits all kinds of flow within the body, including circulation, chi and communication.  It optimises kidney efficiency.   

Black Jade is a powerful cleanser and purifier of both the physical and subtle bodies.  It is highly protective and transmutes negative energies.  It is a good grounding stone.  It boosts courage and strength particularly at traumatic times.       

Lavender Jade aids communication with other realms, particularly angels.  It enhances psychic powers and intuition.  It calms and soothes turbulent emotions and brings a sense of peace and acceptance.  It is beneficial for those recovering from surgery and undergoing chemotherapy.  It boosts generally well-being and healing.  It is especially potent for healing on the person, in the environment or in grids when used alongside Clear Quartz.

Nephrite Jade gives a high level of protection on all levels and is particularly suitable for children.  It balances yin and yang energies in the body.  It soothes the emotions, reduces tension and facilitates inner peace.  It enhances relationships, including those with the Self, bringing an acceptance of the whole Self.  Nephrite is beneficial for kidney and liver function and expedites the removal of toxins from the body.  It helps during childbirth. 

New Jade (Serpentine) promotes spiritual growth, aids meditation and facilitates connection to angelic realms.  It aligns the chakras and aids past life recall.  It balances the intellect and emotions.  It is an excellent detoxifier, aids pain relief, particularly menstrual and muscular.  It benefits those with diabetes, and strengthens the skeletal structure.

Peach Jade aids communication and connection to faeries and elementals.  It promotes emotional and mental strength, alongside facing up to one’s actions.  It enhances confidence and self-esteem.  Peach Jade is an aid to dieting.  It removes toxins via the digestive system, and then encourages the system to be comfortable and regular.                                                                                   

Red Jade aids communication with elemental beings and a connection to the Earth.  Whilst it promotes a feeling of contentment with one’s life, it increases motivation and determination to make beneficial changes.  It creates prosperity and abundance.  Red Jade boosts confidence and self-esteem.  It amplifies competiveness, which can lead to aggression, so use in moderation.  It speeds up the circulation and boosts energy levels.  

Rich Jade facilitates a high level of spiritual development and provides deep insight. It allows for the removal of long-standing blocks on the mental/emotional levels and encourages living in the NOW.  It aids creative endeavours, particularly those connected to raising vibrations, whether individual or global.  Rich Jade brings the body into balance.  It promotes a feeling of well-being and is beneficial to the lymphatic, circulatory and digestive systems.                 

Yellow (Lemon) Jade enhances prophetic dreaming and intuition.  It brings seemingly distant goals into reality.  It attracts good luck.  Yellow Jade is beneficial to those recovering from traumatic relationships, as well as helping those with anxiety or having lowing self-esteem.  It aids the absorption of nutrients into the body, is beneficial to the kidneys and digestion, as well as the nervous system. 

Jadeite (Jade) aids dreaming and astral travelling.  It assists groups by uniting members by focussing on common goals, as well as improving relationships.  It builds determination to fulfil your dreams and the opportunities to manifest them.  It is a stone of good luck and success.  Jadeite enhances perception, intelligence and expression.  It stabilises, grounds and is highly physically and psychically protective.  It strengthens the skeletal structure and eases pain in the limbs.  It improves kidney function and that of the nervous and immune systems.  It is especially attuned to help children, both physically and emotionally. 

Jarosite highlights the shadow side of our being and facilitates acknowledging and assimilating of this into our whole being.   It is helpful to those with bipolar disorder, and where behaviour or thought is extreme or unhelpful.

Jasper in general, prompts readiness for action and determination to carry out chosen plans.  It promotes courage, assertiveness and honesty.  It aids digestion.  It reduces the personal effect of environmental stress by increasing the body’s resistance.  See variety for specific energies.

Brecciated Jasper brings a sense of balance by aligning the chakras, subtle bodies with the physical body and yin-yang energies.  It protects during astral travel.  It strengthens commitment to, and achievement of chosen goals.  Brecciated Jasper enhances and facilitates communication with animals, particularly for healing.  It improves the quality and viscosity of blood and reduces dis-ease of both male and female reproductive organs.          

Cinnabar Jasper encourages connection and communication with the natural world, including plants, animals and the faery realm.  It is an effective grounding stone and provides protection from earth bound energies.  It increases determination, will power and competitiveness.  It facilitates the speedy renewal of blood cells after blood loss and is beneficial for those with a low red cell count and anaemia. In pregnancy it strengthens and nourishes the placenta.  It strengthens the immune system.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

(King) Cobra Jasper relieves stress and feelings of anger.   It brings a sense of calm, nurture and contentment.   It encourages organisation, making order out of chaos.  (King) Cobra Jasper is beneficial for those whose mental processes are dis-organised (e.g. dyslexia, dyspraxia etc

Dalmatian Jasper reminds the individual not only of their personal responsibilities, but also to their family worldwide.  It encourages co-operation and positive action between individuals and groups.   It is a grounding stone.  It boosts the immune system and clears toxins from the body, including growths.           

Fossil Jasper disperses stress and emotional pain and facilitates overcoming fears, thus encouraging confidence and self-belief.  It aids mental clarity and goal setting and enhances common sense.  It aids the digestive system, particularly the stomach.  It is beneficial for those with IBS, M.E. fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.  N.B. Cleanse by moon or sun only

Green Lace Jasper encourages connections to nature and the world of Faery and facilitates deep insights into ancient knowledge, especially helpful for those interested in aromatherapy, herbalism and faery folklore.  It protects against environmental pollution.  It attracts good luck and helps to overcome difficult relationships.  Green Lace Jasper aids smooth transitions through the seasons and through life events.  It balances on all levels, particularly the physical and emotional bodies.  It reduces symptoms of hayfever and has a cooling effect during sustained hot weather.  It is beneficial for the skin, heart, liver, kidneys and lymphatic system. 

Guinea Fowl Jasper aids meditation and the development of intuition and insight.  It offers protection on all levels.  It calms and grounds during times of mental and emotional upheaval and promotes clear thinking.  It thickens the blood and is beneficial for the spleen and liver.

Leopardskin Jasper (Rhyolite) enhances self-worth and strengthens spirituality.  It helps you to manage challenging situations and has a calming effect.  Leopardskin Jasper fortifies natural resistance, is beneficial for skin conditions and reduces the formation of stones.       

Mocha Jasper facilitates a connection with the many layers and rhythms of the natural world.  It strengthens the lower chakras and aligns them with the higher ones.  It enables multi-tasking and the achievement of goals.  It encourages moving forward both physically and metaphysically.  Mocha Jasper aids the digestive system, the absorption of nutrients and the elimination of toxins.  It is beneficial for those with Crohn’s disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome. 

Ocean (Sea) Jasper aids communication to sea creatures, especially dolphins.  It provides a connection to life’s natural changes and helps to feel linked into nature’s rhythms.  It brings the physical and subtle bodies into balance as well as encouraging a flexible and fluid attitude to situations.  Sea Jasper improves the circulation, immune and lymphatic systems and digestion.  It eases symptoms of PMT and fortifies the female reproductive system.                                                              

Orbicular Jasper aids acceptance of responsibility and undertaking life’s lessons and tasks.  It promotes bringing unresolved issues to conclusion, which helps to bring the body back into balance.  It benefits the skin, digestive system, helping those with eczema, psoriasis, IBS and Crohn’s Disease.  It boosts the absorption of nutrients and the elimination of toxins, including infections.                                    

Picasso Jasper facilitates the understanding of abstract messages and helps to bring order to chaotic thinking.  It promotes a sense of inner peace and harmony, which is passed on into the environment and to others.  It is helpful to those trying to be at peace with past challenges and traumas.            

Picture Jasper (Landscape, Kalahari Picture Jasper) (Landscape, Kalahari Picture Jasper) provides insights into past including ancient healing modalities and connections with the Ancestors.  It carries a message within its pictures, on an individual, local or global level.  It connects us to the natural world.  Picture Jasper encourages co-operation and working towards a common goal and provides information on how best to achieve this.   It reduces gall stones and obstructions in the physical body.     

Polychrome Jasper (Royal Savannah Jasper) promotes balance both of the physical and subtle bodies as well as the personal environment.  It provides protection on all levels.  It increases confidence and assertiveness and brings a sense of acceptance and positiveness.  Polychrome Jasper lifts the mood and is beneficial to the skin.    

Poppy Jasper aids connection with the rhythms of nature and the environment.  It gently mends old emotional pain, leaving room for new experiences and bringing a sense of well-being.  It encourages an optimistic and positive outlook.  It increases motivation and determination and promotes courage and assertiveness. Poppy Jasper strengthens the immune system and increases energy flow.  It regulates the circulatory system and benefits the heart.  It assists the digestive system, the absorption of nutrients and the elimination of toxins.         

Precious Jasper has the dynamism of Red Jasper, but with a softer energy.  It brings an inner knowing of matters connected to the Earth, and a remembrance of past times.  When used in meditation it can carry you to new depths and should be used with care.  It lifts the mood by showing solutions to the current unwanted circumstance and situation.                                     

Red Jasper aids memorising helpful aspects of dreams.  It provides insight into how to ameliorate unjust situations and the determination and willpower to carry out these actions.  Red Jasper promotes turning ideas into action.  It reiterates taking responsibility for the decisions made.  It increases assertiveness, confidence and self-belief.   It stimulates circulation and energy flow.                                              

Shell Jasper is a powerful stone that connects the knowledge of ancient peoples and the energies of the Earth, including ley lines and stone circles.  It is a grounding stone.  Shell Jasper balances physical organs and is beneficial for the eyes.

Silver Leaf Jasper promotes motivation, willpower, determination and assertiveness.  It encourages an optimistic outlook, thus helping those with depression, anxiety or in stressful situations. 

Yellow Jasper offers protection during both astral and physical travel.  It guards against negativity.  It promotes confidence in social settings.  Yellow Jasper lifts depression.  It benefits the functioning of the liver and fortifies the immune system

Jet is an excellent protector on all levels e.g. from dis-ease, violence and psychic energies.  It absorbs negative and unhelpful energies from the individual’s physical and subtle bodies as well as from the environment.  This includes releasing old hurts and changing the way we view our past.  In this way it adds physical, mental/ emotional and spiritual development.   It benefits businesses and financial solvency.  Jet eases pressure, balances mood swings and alleviates depression, including that stemming from loss.   It reduces symptoms of migraine, epilepsy, lymphatic problems and menstrual cramps.  N.B. Cleanse on Quartz or by the moon – may need frequent cleansing.                                                  

Kunzite is an excellent stone for meditation, particularly concerning self development and growth.  It strengthens the heart chakra and raises its vibration to that of its higher purpose.  It promotes dedication to give 100% to a chosen task, but to compromise where needed, whilst maintaining principles.  It aids combining logic with intuition.  Kunzite soothes and comforts those going through emotionally challenging times.  It lifts the mood and reduces the effects of depression and anxiety.  It alleviates pain due to sciatica, neuralgia and trapped nerves.  It is beneficial for those with epilepsy, sensory organ disorders, joint complaints and heart muscle tension.  It is extremely effective for the heart chakra and works very well with Hiddenite.          

Kutnohorite enhances psychic powers and intuition.  It aligns and balances the charkas.  It promotes harmony with the environment.  Kutnohorite lifts the mood, promoting a sense of well-being and peace.  It strengthens bones, teeth, nails, skin and blood cells.  It benefits male reproductive organs.                                                                                                                                                

Black Kyanite facilitates past life recall.  It aids dreaming and remembering them, leading to acknowledging and understanding their lessons for this life.  It opens, aligns and cleanses the chakras, meridians and nadis, increasing energy on all levels.  Black Kyanite is protective and brings a sense of security.  It increases motivation, determination and willpower.  When Black Kyanite is used in conjunction with other Kyanite varieties it enhances and magnifies their combined energies.  N.B. This is a potent stone, only use if you want to bring about change.

Blue Kyanite is an excellent stone for facilitating meditation.  It aligns the major chakras as well as bringing a sense of calm and inner peace; thus freeing from stress.  It promotes the recognition of the Self’s ability to co-create, and also acknowledges the potential consequences.  It encourages rational and logical thought and self-awareness.  Blue Kyanite enhances communication, particularly releasing that which has been unsaid for a long time.  It improves mobility and dexterity and benefits the functioning of the thyroid and parathyroid glands, upper lungs, jaws and arms. It is particularly beneficial for dis-ease of the neck, throat and vocal chords.    

Labradorite helps develop intuition, mediumistic abilities and the ability to see auras.  It cleanses, balances and protects the aura.  It stimulates the imagination and enthusiasm, and enhances patience.  Labradorite helps those feeling depressed or anxious, particularly during challenging times, by encouraging optimism and a ‘can do’ attitude.  It protects against and alleviates colds.  It benefits those with rheumatic illnesses and gout and can help reduce blood pressure.                                                            

Lapis Lazuli enhances spiritual development by promoting self-awareness and honesty (being true to the Self), and behaving from these higher concepts.  It is a highly protective stone.  It is excellent for meditation (place on third eye or above the crown).  Lapis Lazuli helps with problems of the neck, vocal cords and larynx.  It lowers blood pressure and regulates the functioning of the thyroid gland.                                                                   

Larimar is an excellent stone to use in meditation; connecting to Lemuria, dolphins and angels.  It aids spiritual awareness and development and facilities linking with Universal energies.  It enhances feminine energies in both genders, allowing for a nature balance.  Larimar releases feelings of anger, pain and guilt and brings a sense of calm, peace and inner contentment. It aids both constructive and creative thinking.  It encourages self-healing, dissolves energy blocks and stimulates the brain.  It benefits the throat chakra and aids verbal communication.                                                                        

Leopardite (a variety of Porphyry/Rhyolite) aids communication with the Faery world and enhances our connection with nature and the environment.  It helps us to focus on a goal and brings the determination to bring it to fruition.  Leopardite facilitates the ability to see things and people, including ourselves, as they are and to accept that reality.  It increases concentration and assists mental processes.  It fortifies natural resistance, and is beneficial for skin conditions.

Leopardstone aids connection to the Earth and communication with Elemental beings.  It assists meditation and spiritual development, especially associated with the outdoors.  It brings a sense of control and management by ensuring thoughts and behaviours are grounded.  Leopardstone brings the emotions into balance and facilitates a feeling of contentment.  It benefits both the lymph and immune systems.  It aids breathing and oxygen uptake. 

Lepidocrosite aids the opening of the crown chakra and linking it to the heart chakra.  This facilitates the love of both the Self and of others for the highest good.  It encourages living with integrity and authenticity, by demoting the things that do not matter in the great scheme of Life.  Lepidocrosite is beneficial for blood circulation and the respiratory system.                                                  

Lepidolite aids spiritual development and facilitates astral travel.  It facilitates the transformation of outdated thought and behaviour patterns into those that are helpful and encouraging; thereby creating feelings of self-love, hope and acceptance.  It helps to release negative energies on both personal and environmental levels, and to bring in a sense of calmness and order.  Lepidolite reduces symptoms of tendonitis, assists the nervous system and stabilises blood flow.                                     

Lepidolite with Rubellite promotes spiritual development balances and cleanses both the physical and subtle bodies.  It aids connection between the heart and mind and is beneficial for relationships of all kinds.  It lifts the mood and increases confidence, and self-belief, at the same time decreases negative thoughts and beliefs.  It boosts willpower and determination.  It reduces feelings of stress and aids relaxation.  It is helpful for those with extreme mood swings and bi-polar conditions. 

Limonite facilitates communication with other realms and beings and the acquisition of ancient information.  It promotes the use of this old information with new techniques; providing a powerful synergy.  It aids connecting to the oneness of the Earth.  Limonite enhances motivation, determination, the will to survive and perseverance.  It increases blood flow, strengthens the lower limbs and supports the spine. It is beneficial to those undergoing physical changes such as puberty and the menopause.                

Linarite aids psychic development, particularly telepathy and clairvoyance.  It promotes astral travel.  It facilitates speaking from the heart, particularly in stressful situations, enhancing both communication skills increasing rational thought.  Linarite relieves the symptoms of motion sickness.

Lodestone provides physical protection.  It attracts what we need into our lives, especially when used in spell work.  It helps us to focus and concentrate.  Lodestone is a good grounding stone and helps to anchor root chakra energies.  It increases blood circulation.  

Magnesite encourages acceptance and love of the Self, and of a positive attitude towards life.  It calms and relaxes; removing nervousness, fearfulness and irritability.  It is extremely beneficial for magnesium deficiencies and relaxes the muscles, having an antispasmodic effect.  It reduces the symptoms of headaches, migraines, cramps and restless legs.  Magnesite slows blood-clotting, expands the coronary blood vessels and aids the prevention of heart attacks.    

It is beneficial for bones, hair, skin, circulatory system and skin.   

N.B. Use with care if taking medication for blood circulation including Warfarin.                                                                   

Red Magnesite connects the seven main chakras of the body; increasing the energy and enhancing the function of each one.  It expands psychic awareness.  It encourages a positive outlook on life and balances the emotions.  Red Magnesite boosts physical energy, along with motivation and determination.  It releases tension, and is beneficial for bones, hair, skin, circulatory system and skin.  N.B. Use with care if taking medication for blood circulation

Magnetite develops spirituality and brings a deep meditative experience.  It aligns the chakras, meridians and physical and etheric bodies.  It offers protection and stability due to its grounding aspects.  Magnetite dispels grief, fear, anger and unhealthy attachments; balancing the emotions and attracting positive relationships.  It speeds circulatory system and aids the absorption of nutrients.  N.B. Use with care if taking medication for blood circulation.

Malachite brings potent dreaming and strengthens intuition.  It removes obstacles and blocks, whether you want it to or not, by making going straight to the root of the problem or imbalance.  It encourages change by removing inhibitions, raising the mood, simplifying problems and promoting fresh optimism.   It removes negative or pollutant energy from the environment, including that from computers and mobile phones.  Malachite aidsrecovery from illness.  It is a powerful healing stone, and may be placed on the affected area to absorb illness, whether physical or emotional.  It is particularly good for rheumatism, arthritis, asthma, menstrual problems, teeth and liver activity (detoxifying).   It speeds the process of child birth.  N.B. Malachite is a very powerful stone; use with care.  Do not use in the first months of pregnancy.                      

Malachite Chrysocolla (Malacolla) facilitates connections with both the Earth and the Universe, showing how the two interact and our place with them.  It offers protection on the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels.  It has the softer energies of Chrysocolla mixed with the powerful focussed ones of Malachite, making this a potent stone.   It is a strong detoxifier, particularly for the liver and aids all forms of elimination.  It is particularly good for rheumatism, arthritis and menstrual problems.  It helps the process of child birth.  It is particularly good for rheumatism, arthritis, asthma, menstrual problems, teeth and liver activity (detoxifying).   It speeds the process of child birth.  N.B. Do not use in the first months of pregnancy.                                                                               

Manganvesuvianite aids insight, particularly during meditation.  It is a grounding stone and comforts and supports those who are emotionally troubled.  Manganvesuvianite is a great general healer.  In addition it optimises muscle and nerve function, regulates heart rhythms and blood sugar levels and strengthens bones.  It helps prevent and manage hypertension, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.   

Marble enhances meditation and brings total recall of dreams. It helps to activate the unused portions of the mind and provokes feelings of compassion and caring.  Marble lowers fevers, strengthens bones and teeth and increases the body’s ability to process calcium.  It is beneficial for the skin and reduces scarring.                                                     

Marcasite is a very good grounding stone.  It helps to bring fragmented and dis-organised thoughts into focus and clarity.  It is beneficial for concentration, memory and completing practical tasks.  Marcasite promotes feelings of confidence.                                                             

Melikaria aids spiritual development and insight and combines this with ancient knowledge, bringing deep understanding of the Self in relation to the Universe.  It brings emotional stability and inner peace.  It encourages the transformation of ideas into action.  Melikaria stimulates the metabolism and benefits the immune system.  It enhances physical growth in children, as well as emotional development for all ages.  It encourages healing of tissue and bone and is beneficial for the skin.      

Merlinite holds the knowledge of all those who have worked with nature and the elements in the past (e.g. Merlin, Cernunnos) and combines this with cosmic information.  This makes this stone very powerful!  It aids access to the Akashic records and communication with those in other dimensions, facilitates astral travel and provides links to past, present and future lives.  It raises the body’s vibration through insight and the releasing of negative or unhelpful energies.  It combines and balances dualities such as internal and external worlds, yin and yang energies and earth and cosmic frequencies.  N.B. This is a potent stone, which may cause dizziness.  Only work with it if you really want to make changes.      

Meteorites aid communication with distant worlds, whist retaining a connection with the earth.  They enhance meditation and feelings of tranquillity.

Mica aids insight and the development of the brow chakra (third eye).   It lights the way of your sacred contractual path and supports you in following it.  It enhances the assessment of others characters and if they are being truthful and honest.   It draws good luck and abundance, however it can also draw unwanted energies so be very focussed when working with it.  Mica lifts the mood and develops compassion towards others.  It increases physical strength and benefits mental processes.   

Green Mica enhances psychic abilities, increasing inner vision and intuition.  It stabilises the electrical impulses in the body, benefits the functioning of the brain and balances emotions.  Green Mica allows us to see how others view us, helping us to develop our weaker areas.  It brings a sense of peace and inner calm.   It is beneficial for the heart, both physically and emotionally.                                   

Muscovite Mica relieves stress by making problems and decision making manageable.  It helps you to place tasks in order of priority in order to achieve your goal.  Muscovite Mica enhances concentration and focus and so aids completing what you have started.  It reduces stress and promotes living in the NOW.   It is beneficial for teeth and speeds the healing of broken bones.                                                                            

Red Mica (aka Red Muscovite) facilitates thedevelopment of the brow chakra (third eye); aiding insight, intuition and psychic awareness.  It highlights your sacred contractual path and supports you in following it.  It lifts the mood and relieves stress by promoting living in the NOW.  Red Mica benefits mental processes, improving decision-making and problem-solving.  It encourages eating correctly for optimum health and benefits the function of the kidneys and pancreas.            

Mimetite purifies the auric body.  It promotes individual ideas and opinion and aids quick thinking and problem solving by bringing clarity.  It encourages an optimistic outlook and is helpful during major life changes.  Mimetite aids the expression of emotions.  It is beneficial for the treatment of allergies, blood sugar levels and kidney regulation.     N.B. Do not place in drinking water or ingest in any way.                                                                 

Mohawkite cleanses the aura and aligns the chakras.  It balances the physical body with the subtle one.  It increases a sense of purpose, willpower.  It can provide stability within groups and can facilitate intuitive ideas.  It protects against arthritis and aids mobility.  N.B. Do not place in drinking water or ingest in any way. 

Moldavite is a stone from a meteorite that showered the earth 15 million years ago.  It is a potent aid to accessing other planes, communicating with extra-terrestrials and expanding consciousness.  Moldavite aids the development of clairvoyance, psychic sensitivity and spiritual awareness.  It facilitates physical healing by making conscious the cause of the illness.  N.B. This stone vibrates to a very high frequency and may leave you feeling light-headed, dizzy or nauseous, in which case ground yourself immediately.  Do not cleanse with salt.                     

Monazite aids the development of insight.  It enables recognition of the cause of any dis-ease and makes letting go possible.  It comforts in times of bereavement and loss, encouraging appropriate release of tears whilst bringing a sense of calm and peace.  Monazite is a good pain-reliever and may help in a reducing diet.   

Mookaite is spiritually stimulating and aids meditation, especially in connection with the Ancestors.  It has a deep primal energy and is full of ancient wisdom.  It promotes inner peace, whilst maintaining motivation.  It aids decision-making.  Mookiate stabilises health, fortifies the immune system and aids the functions of the liver and spleen.  Mookiate tends to work slowly.     

Moonstone is a stone of new beginnings.  It aids intuition and psychic abilities.  It is essentially a feminine stone, (having strong affiliations with the moon) and is connected with the female reproductive cycle and fluid systems.  Moonstone releases tension and stabilises the emotions.  It is helpful for conception, pregnancy and childbirth and can relieve symptoms of PMT.                                                                

Black Moonstone strengthens meditation, intuition and psychic abilities and facilitates deep insight.  It is an aid to all forms of divination.  It offers psychic protection during the above and when working with healing modalities.  Black Moonstone helps to remove long standing emotional blocks and increases motivation and determination.  It is assists women trying to conceive, as well as benefiting the female reproductive organs and easing PMT. 

Green Moonstone aids intuition and strengthens psychic and divinatory abilities.  It is particularly beneficial for the emotions, helping to release unhelpful blockages and making room for positive ones; increasing the ability to both give and receive love.  It strengthens the heart and lungs, and is beneficial for the lymphatic system and other fluids in the body.    

Rainbow Moonstone shares the gentle, yet powerful energies of the moon that influence and strengthen intuition and develop psychic awareness, including meditation and divination.  It connects to nature’s rhythms and emphasises the fluidity of life as it ebbs and flows to complete the Circle.  Rainbow Moonstone brings a sense of optimism and hope; soothing the emotions.  It helps ameliorate the symptoms of PMT and balances hormonal cycles.  It activates and strengthens the pineal gland.        

Moqui Marbles (Mochi) balance the chakras and the yin and yang energies of the body, bringing it into physical and auric balance.  They help develop intuition and connection with spirits and guides, especially from ancient races.  They are grounding and absorb negative energy.  They offer both psychic and physical protection.  Moqui Marbles ensure smooth adaptations into new environments and situations, including work and moving school and home.  They reduce pain anywhere on the body.              

Morganite (Pink Beryl) aids communication with higher realms and beings including guardian angels.  It activates, stimulates and cleans the heart chakra, raising its vibration too that of the higher chakras.  Morganite raises self-esteem and promotes having beneficial relationships.  In this it gives an inner strength to finish any relationship that is not healthy.   It opens the way to healing, particularly of the emotions; bringing emotional stability.   It helps to resolve long-standing mental/emotional hurts.  It aids the digestive system, eases asthma, speeds healing following surgery and helps those undergoing chemotherapy.  It offers comfort and support to those with depression and anxiety.

Mother of Pearl aids intuition, psychic development, insight, and connections to ancient worlds.  It is associated to both the sea and the moon and promotes an understanding of life’s rhythms and natural changes.  It is highly protective on all levels, particularly of children.  Mother of Pearl purifies the environment, transmutes unhelpful energies and attracts abundance.  It lifts the mood and reduces feelings of stress.  It lowers blood pressure, aids vision and eases dizziness and nausea. 

Mtorolite balances the subtle bodies and opens and cleanses the heart chakra.  It brings a sense of peace and serenity.  It helps you to develop an inner calm and acceptance that is undisturbed by external events.  It enhances your ability to cope whatever the circumstance.  Mtorolite stimulates removal of toxins from the physical body.  It is beneficial for the nervous system and the function of the liver.  It is boosts health in general.   

Natrolite connects and clears the upper chakras including the soul star chakra.  It aids clairvoyance, clairaudience, telepathy and divinatory skills.  It helps to develop the true Self, whilst acknowledging the shadow side.  It helps those with neuron conditions including Parkinson’s disease, dementia, M.S., strokes and brain injuries.  It reduces the swelling in oedemas.

Nebula is a combination of Aegirine, Potassium Feldspar, Quartz and Epidote and is a recently discovered stones that is full of energy and power for Now.  Each cell of the body is stirred until it remembers the deeply hidden memory of being part of the Source (Soul, Light).  It and brings awareness of the Self’s integral part in the cosmic whole.  It releases all that is not helpful to the development of the higher Self, including fear, and enables helpful thought and behaviour patterns to replace those released.  Nebula is a powerful tool for meditating, whether connecting with the higher cosmic energies, the Ancestors or Akashic records.  It is a potent healing stone and harmonises energies of the physical and subtle bodies.  N.B. Only use this stone if you are ready to undergo significant changes in your perceptions, ideas, opinions and behaviour!                                                                          

Nephrite gives a high level of protection on all levels and is particularly suitable for children.  It balances yin and yang energies in the body.  It soothes the emotions, reduces tension and facilitates inner peace.  It enhances relationships, including those with the Self, bringing an acceptance of the whole Self.  Nephrite is beneficial for kidney and liver function and expedites the removal of toxins from the body.  It helps during childbirth. 

Neptunite promotes insight and knowledge of life’s purpose.  It facilitates a connection with All That Is.  It aids decision-making and problem solving, particularly in stressful situations.  Neptunite brings a sense of harmony and balance to the environment.  It is beneficial for teeth and gums, muscles and bones.

Nett Stone enhances connections with the faery world and with nature, attuning the body to the natural rhythms of the planet.  It grounds and gives a sense of realism, and aids the removal of the superficial, leaving that which truly matters.  It brings a sense of calm and inner peace.  Nett Stone is beneficial for the lungs and respiratory system, including tumours and emphysema, as well as the lymphatic system.

Nunderite (a combination of Jadeite and Plagioclase Feldspar) aids insight and facilitates knowing your life’s direction and how this fits with the ebb and flow of bigger world.  It promotes merging with the background, rather than being out front, allowing the true Self to find its own Path.  It is a super stone for grounding after meditation and psychic or healing work.  It seals and secures any leaks or weak areas in the aura, ensuring that others do not drain your energy.  It enables a general shift in the body’s vibrations and the ability to firstly cope, and then work with this.   Nunderite aids deep healing of long standing dis-ease and imbalance, particularly those of an emotionally origin.  It is beneficial for those who struggle for the motivation and determination to survive.  It stabilises health generally, as well as being beneficial for the kidneys, spleen and adrenal glands.

Nuummite is a powerful stone that facilitates communication with ancient wisdom and Akashic records.  It shows all sides of the character as well as experiences, some of which are ‘forgotten’ and may be painful to re-visit initially.  However, Nuummite allows experiences to be put in perspective, bringing a profound and intense sense of the individual’s place in the Universe.  It is beneficial physically to systems and organs that are ‘sluggish’.  It releases tension, aids sleep and soothes and balances the emotions.  Only work with Nuummite if you truly wish to develop your understanding of Self.

Black Obsidian protects against psychic attacks; reflecting the negative energies back to the sender. It expands consciousness leading to acceptance and understanding of other world phenomena e.g. other dimensions, higher beings, astral travel.  It is an excellent stone for meditation through which an understanding of the shadow side of the Self is acknowledged and integrated.   Black Obsidian removes energy blocks caused through trauma (physical, emotional or mental), often whether you are ready for it or not.  It reduces pain and tension and is beneficial for circulation disorders.      

Blue Obsidian aids the development of telepathy and divination (e.g. Tarot card readings).  It adds focus to astral travel and protection to physical travel.  Blue Obsidian assists other healing energies (e.g. Reiki).  It is beneficial for eyes and speech, enhancing verbal communication.   It alleviates pain and brings clarity to disorders of the mind where there are chaotic mental processes.           

Dark Blue (Cobalt) Obsidian aids the development of psychic, telepathic and divinatory abilities that leads to a deep understanding and interpretation.  It augments astral travel.  It enhances healing modalities such as Reiki.  It soothes the mind and emotions, bringing clarity and focus, particularly following trauma or chronic stress.  Dark Blue Obsidian enhances clear communication of feelings.  It is beneficial for dis-ease of the eyes and throat.  It reduces the pain of headaches.

Gold Sheen Obsidian purifies the aura, as well as the immediate environment.  It amplifies fore-sight, prophetic dreaming and scrying.   It offers psychic protection, especially from those who would draw your energy.  It helps you to focus on your chosen goals and the means of achieving them.  It increases confidence and self-belief.   N.B. As it amplifies sensations it may leave you feeling light-headed, dizzy or nauseous, if so ground yourself immediately.

Mahogany Obsidian clears and aligns the earth star, base and sacral chakras.  It aids connection to the natural world and communication with Elementals.  It stimulates growth on the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels.  It is a grounding stone.  Mahogany Obsidian enables dreams to become reality by providing the motivation and determination coupled with patience and inner strength to bring this about.  It eliminates blockages and relieves tensions.                                                                

Rainbow Obsidian promotes spiritual development and is aids meditation.  It strengthens the ethereal and physical bodies, clearing blocks throughout the chakra system and bringing the subtle bodies into balance.  Rainbow Obsidian is psychic and physical protective.  It releases out dated emotional obstructions, bringing feelings of optimism, hope, joy and contentment.                          

Silver Sheen Obsidian facilitates meditation, awakening of inner knowing and astral travel, where it ensures safe return to the physical body.  It identifies and shows all sides of the self, including the shadow side.  It is a grounding stone.  Silver Sheen Obsidian provides an excellent defence against mental, emotional and psychic attack by reflecting the unhelpful energies back to the person who originated them.  It removes energy blocks caused through trauma (physical, emotional or mental).     

Snowflake Obsidian encourages integrity and perception.  It dissipates shocks, traumas and fears.  It helps in cases of addictions and aids the removal of restricting behaviour patterns.  Snowflake Obsidian reduces pain and tension.  It encourages the healing of wounds following an injury or surgery. It improves the circulation, thus providing warmth for chronically cold hands and feet.           

Okenite enhances a sense of the higher self.  It purifies the charkas and the physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual bodies.  It facilitates channelling sacred writings.  It removes obstacles on life’s path and promotes the recognition of learning opportunities.  Okenite helps with the connection to, and healing of, your inner child.  It minimises the ageing processes.  It stimulates blood flow and circulation in the arms.  It reduces fevers and nervous stomach disorders.                                

Black Onyx clears and aligns the lower chakras.  It strengthens the use of intuition.  It offers protection during psychic and energetic healing pursuits.   It builds confidence and assertiveness and encourages self-actualisation.  It helps with overcoming grief.  Black Onyx aids rational, logical, analytical thinking.  It is beneficial for ear and eye problems and the nervous system.    

Green Onyx speeds up Karmic lessons and encourages a high level of spiritual development.  It is a stone of manifestation; bringing intention into reality.  It brings the subtle and physical bodies into balance and strengthens the heart chakra. It promotes empathy and a need to help others.  Green Onyx facilitates rapid assimilation of new information and sharpens brain functioning.  It is beneficial to the nervous system, heart and mouth, including gums.

Opal has a gentle, yet powerful energy.  It facilitates positive dreaming and connecting to higher aspects of the self.  It encourages psychic awareness and the use of intuition.   It promotes honest representation of feelings and increases a sense of optimism. 

Andean Opal enhances meditation and astral travel, where it offers protection as well.  It promotes acting for the highest good.  It benefits functions of the heart, lungs and thymus gland and reduces symptoms of water retention.

Blue Opal facilitates psychic awareness and developing insight.  It is a great crystal for putting on the third eye for meditation or on the throat chakra to aid any form of expression.  It helps us speak up, voicing opinions and emotions.  It soothes the emotions, bringing a sense of peace and calm.  Blue Opals smooth flowing energy connects to the fluid systems of the body, bringing them into balance, aiding the circulatory, lymphatic and digestive systems. 

Dendritic Opal purifies the aura and the chakras.  It has a soft, spongy energy that helps to cushion the emotions during times of challenge and unrest.  It focuses on action for the highest good and gives the confidence and self-belief to achieve this.  Dendritic Opal aids physical and spiritual growth.  It balances the physical body, and particularly helps the nervous and respiratory systems.

Fire Opal facilitates a greater understanding of the Self and helps with finding our spiritual path.  It energises and motivates, particularly at challenging times.  It enhances meditation.  Fire Opal benefits red blood cells and the circulatory system.  It lifts depression, apathy and lethargy and replaces this with hope renewed energy.      

Rose Opal has a gentle, loving energy.  It protects the heart chakra following emotional upheaval.  It builds and supports self-love, belief and confidence and enhances the ability to build positive relationships.  It heals on the emotional, mental, physical and spiritual levels.  It stimulates the circulation and benefits the lungs, spleen and heart.  It helps those wishing to have a baby.                                                                              

Opalite promotes psychic development and meditation, bringing deep insights.  It clears charkas and meridian, particularly of higher ones.  It aids communication on all levels and supports whilst undergoing transitions, especially the more challenging ones.  Opalite draws success and is good for businesses.  It lightens the mood, reduces feelings of lethargy and encourages an optimistic outlook.    

Orpiment cleanses and activates the solar plexus.  This increases confidence in a variety of settings and gives us a positive view ourselves.  It stimulates the intellect and aids assimilation of new information.   It brings a sense of joy and love of life, helping those grieving, depressed or anxious.  N.B. Do not place in drinking water or ingest in any way. Always wash hands after handling.                                                        

Orthoceras facilitates communication with ancient civilisations and the Ancestors.  It aids past life recall.  It brings stability, organization, and harmony to the home and boosts business success.  It enhances memory and benefits those with dementia.                                                                  

Orthoclase aids insight, intuition and psychic ability, by enhancing connections to one’s spirit guides.  It unblocks the meridians and aligns the chakras.  It strengthens and supports emotions and self-defeating thought process following traumas and challenges, bringing a sense of optimism and self-confidence.  Orthoclase encourages a caring, sharing attitude.  It is beneficial for the autonomous system and harmonises the functioning between all the organs.

Peacock Ore (Bornite) stimulates the chakras and removes negativity.  It brings freshness into life and a feeling of abundance; easing challenging situations and bringing a sense of happiness.  It is an excellent healing stone; promoting health and balance at the cellular level and for tissue formation.  N.B. Do not cleanse in water or salt nor place in drinking water.       

Pearl benefits the aura, removing unhelpful energies and bringing in light energy.   It protects from psychic attacks.  It is sacred to many lunar deities and is a lucky charm.  It encourages a pure heart and mind and removes negativity in all forms from your life.  Pearl releases emotional stress, calms and brings inner peace.  It aids digestion and the immune system and.   N.B. Cleanse frequently

Pearlspar (aka Larvikite) facilitates psychic development, particularly enhancing the third eye.  This aids new thinking and opens new avenues of opportunity.  It aids assimilation of new information.  Pearlspar brings a sense of hope and optimism, lifting the mood and increasing self-belief.                                                  

Peridot encourages detachment from outside influences and living true to the Self; bringing a sense of peace and contentment.  It dissipates stored anger and aids self-forgiveness.  Peridot is a potent detoxifier, optimising the function of the liver, kidneys and gallbladder.  It stimulates the metabolism and reduces skin problems and respiratory dis-ease.                   

Petalite has a very high vibrational frequency.  It facilitates angelic communication and connection with Universal energies.  It aids intuition and meditation and provides understanding of messages received.  It energises all aspects and levels of the body and also of the environment.  Petalite balances the endocrine system and promotes the healing of AIDS and cancer.  It benefits cells in general and in particular eyes, lungs and intestines.                                                        

Pharaoh Stone facilitates communication with both ancient civilisations and individual deities who have knowledge that is now ready to be understood and used.  It connects the energies contained in the earth to those of the universe, melding them into a single energy.  It balances the subtle bodies and develops the crown and soul star chakras.  Pharaoh Stone repels unhelpful energies and attracts helpful ones. It brings a sense of hope and optimism and lifts the mood, thus reducing both stress and depression.  It aids mobility, particularly of the hips, knees and ankles.  

Phenacite (Phenakite) has one of the highest crystal vibrations and can amplify the energies of other crystals.  Its potent energy clears blocks in the subtle pathways.  It opens and strengthens the brow, crown and soul star chakras, facilitating connections with the highest realms and beings leading to preparation for ascension.  It enables access to the Akashic Records as an aid to healing.  Phenacite connects directly with the individual chakras, particularly the higher ones.  It works to the Spiritual Law of as above so below, and works most effectively with those who have raised their vibrational level.  N.B. Have a stone handy to ground yourself after working with this powerful crystal.         

Phosphosiderite opens and magnifies our spirituality by strengthening and healing the heart chakra.  On the lower level it aids the recovery from old wounds from childhood (and past lives), which have remained and grown in adulthood; feelings of worthlessness, failure, being unlovable (you get the idea).  It gently changes and repairs these outdated and unhelpful experiences and storying, and draws in positive experiences to replace them thus increasing confidence, self-worth etc. On the higher level it facilitates true unconditional love of the Self and of others; embracing new encounters and accepting ‘what is’ without judgement.  Phosphosiderite cleanses and smooths the aura and used on the third eye it deepens insight.  Although it is a powerful stone, it has a gentle and calm energy; it takes you by the hand and walks with you.

Picturestone emphasises the cycle of birth, growth, death and rebirth.  It facilitates the acceptance of changes in one’s life, whether they are chosen or not.  It is a grounding stone, which helps you to keep in touch with what is possible and achievable.  It reduces feelings of resentment, guilt and sadness attached to both the past and the present.  Picturestone encourages opening up, creativity and lateral thinking.  It aids the skin, hair and large intestine and speeds the healing of fractured bones and wounds. 

Pietersite enhances meditation, astral travel and soul work.  It promotes the linking of universal and natural energies, which aids light-workers wishing to help the earth.  It clears confusion, aids coping and helps mental processes and concentration.  Pietersite renews and purifies the physical body.  It stimulates the pituitary gland thus aiding growth, metabolism, blood pressure and body temperature, and reduces respiratory dis-ease.   

Pipestone enhances the connection to ancient Native American traditions and legends, in particular the Minnesota Native tribes.  It is seen as a representation of All That Is; the sacredness and oneness of all life.     

Pop Rocks align and balance the subtle bodies and chakras by using a ‘male’ and ‘female’ stone.  They clean, charge and fill voids in the aura, as well as closing any leaks.  They are an excellent source of energy and good stones for grounding.  Pop Rocks help reduce pain and are good for general healing and regeneration.  N.B. If tumours are present do not use.     

Prasiolite (Green Amethyst) activates the heart chakra, attuning it to the higher chakras and to the Higher Self.  It facilitates links to ancient wisdom and the assimilation of that knowledge.  It offers protection on all levels.  Prasiolite brings abundance in whatever form is needed, but not necessarily in the way you hope for!  It boosts confidence and self-worth.  Prasiolite lifts the emotions, particularly at times of stress and grief.  It reduces pain, and facilitates general wellness, both physical and mental/emotionally.  It helps lessen pain and swellings from injuries and reduces symptoms of lung and intestinal dis-eases.  N.B. Do not cleanse in sunlight.

Prehnite facilitates the development of channelling and divination.  It promotes dreaming, and remembering and understanding the dreams.  Prehnite enhances analytical thinking and increases perception levels.  It removes avoidance; helping to accept truths, even of unpleasant or ‘forgotten’ experiences, whilst offering protection.  It stimulates the metabolism of fat, the regeneration of processes of the body and removes of toxins.  N.B. Only use if you are ready to make changes.    

Prehnite with Epidote increases and enhances the individual energies of each mineral.  Channels and communication with other realms are clearer and intensified and divination becomes more focussed and precise.  Intuition, insight, psychic ability and spirituality are developed and amplified (wanted or not!).  The subtle bodies are cleansed, removing long-standing blocks and issues previously avoided – this may cause dis-comfort and short term emotional pain.  Thinking becomes clearer and decision making easier.  Confidence and self-esteem is enhanced; patience is promoted as is a sense of ‘going with the flow’.  Prehnite with Epidote stimulates digestion and the metabolism of fat, regenerates the processes of the body and removes toxins.  The immune system is stimulated and general well-being is promoted.  N.B. Only use if prepared for the changes it will bring.

Preseli Bluestone (Stonehenge) is a very powerful stone.  It significantly strengthens connections with the Earth and its energies, including ley lines, stone circles etc.  It facilitates movement through time (forward, backward and up and down) at a great speed (be warned!); to both past and potential future lives.  It reveals gateways to many other dimensions including faery, angelic and other realities.  It fortifies the senses, magnifying them to show previously hidden details and nuances.  Preseli Bluestone clears blockages on all levels (these will leave the body quickly at the nearest exit! – be prepared for a short bout of diarrhoea, colds etc.).  It aids communication.  It is beneficial for the throat, ears, nasal and sinus passages.  N.B. Do not use if you feel unwell or fragile.

Prophecy Stones aid meditation, astral travel, access to the Akashic records and visions of the future.   Prophecy Stones intensify insight, intuition and psychic abilities.  They bring people together for a common goal, particularly when benefiting others or the planet.  The stones pull the individual energies together, making them extremely powerful.  The Stones bring a sense of balance to the body, integrating the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual layers.  They aid the healing of dis-eases of the blood and respiratory systems.                                               

Purple Royal Aztee (Aztec) aids meditation, dream working and divination.  It helps balance energy on the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels.  It repels negative energies on all levels.  Royal Purple Aztee increases mental stability, memory and concentration and delays symptoms of dementia.  It benefits the digestive and elimination systems, including kidneys and liver.

Purpurite cleanses the aura and subtle bodies.  It aids the development of spiritually through insight and encourages the growth and understanding of the Self.   It promotes and supports ending addictive, self-limiting or destructive behaviours.  It encourages speaking one’s Truth with authority and confidence.  Purpurite draws financial and material prosperity.  It speeds the recovery of wounds and bruises, aids the functioning of all cells, tissues, and organs and balances the fluids within the body.   

Pyrite reinforces the meridian system and protects the energy fields.  IT has strong male yang energy and increases intellectually thinking and memory.  It focuses immediately on the areas that are unbalanced (physical, mental or emotional) and helps uncover the cause of these.  Pyrite lifts the mood when feeling despondent or despairing.  It strengthens blood flow and increases energy levels.   NB Use with caution if taking medication for circulation.  It can irritate if worn in direct contact with the skin.     

Pyrolusite protects against psychic attack and unhelpful psychic and kinetic energies.  It strengthens the auric field.  It reinforces resolve when others are trying to influence or manipulate you against your greatest good.  Pyrolusite aids the absorption of essential nutrients and strengthens bones, the nervous system and reproductive organs.  It is beneficial for those with high cholesterol, diabetes, osteoporosis, hearing loss or an under-active thyroid.   It lessens the symptoms of nausea and vomiting; being an aid for morning or travel sickness. 

Pyromorphite activates and stimulates personal energy on all levels.  It removes blockages, particularly creative ones.  It aids motivation to act to achieve set goals.  It enhances the energies of other minerals.  Pyromorphite attracts financial abundance and wealth.  It is beneficial for gums and assimilating B vitamins.  It eases chills and cleanses the blood.  N.B. Do not place in drinking water or ingest in any form.                                                                         

Quantum Quattro Silica™ is a mineral combination of royal blue Shattuckite, mid blue Chrysocolla, forest green Dioptase, dark Smokey Quartz and pale green Malachite.  Therefore, it combines the energies of these crystals with much more besides and is considered a Master Healer.  It is thought that this stone has been revealed to us now as we approach 2012, the start of the Mayan 6th World and Ascension.  In preparation for this, it restructures the immune system by working within the DNA, to open meridians and other fine gateways and paths to accommodate and work with the new, high frequency energies.  Quantum-Quattro facilitates the healing of mental and emotional past trauma triggered and releases associated blocks in all levels of the body.  It aligns, strengthens and balances all the subtle energy bodies.  This stone brings mental clarity and focus, is an excellent conduit to access higher realms and beings and strengthen spiritual development.  N.B. It has a fast energy so use with care.  Do not place in drinking water or ingest in anyway.          

Alluvial Quartz is naturally tumbled in rivers and usually has an area that is unpolished which gives it the appearance of looking at a scene through a window.  Sometimes they have inclusions such as Actinolite and Chlorite.  The energy of Alluvial Quartz is similar to that of Clear Quartz; however it has a gentle rhythm of its own.  It facilitates connection to the sea; its creatures and Atlantis.  It aids the development of intuition, psychic awareness and insight.                                                                             

Aqua Quartz strengthens a connection with the natural ebb and flow of nature’s rhythms.  It reduces feelings of stress and calms the emotions.  In times of challenge it gently offers reassurance and hope.  Aqua Quartz enables speaking truthfully form the heart.  It aids digestion, reduces inflammation of the intestines and ameliorates disorders of the throat. It benefits eyesight.                                                       

Blue Quartz awakens the third eye and strengthens the connection to intuition.  It aids divination.  It increases motivation to complete long-standing tasks.  Blue Quartz provides support and comfort during times of distress and helps to build self- esteem and confidence.  It enhances communication and expression.  It reduces throat disorders and slows circulation.   N.B. Use with care if taking medication for the circulation.                     

Brandberg Quartz (combining Clear and Smokey Quartz with Amethyst) has a very high vibration giving a gentle, yet powerful energy.  It opens up the higher chakras, including the soul star and brings the physical, ethereal and astral bodies into balance.  It intensifies all psychic endeavours.  It enhances intuition, also meditation by inducing a beta state.   It aids communication with other realms and channelling the information given.  Brandberg Quartz offers protection on the all levels.  It releases stress and tension, bringing a sense of well-being.

Candle (Pineapple) Quartz opens communication with the ancestors, higher beings and Universal energy.  This facilitates a deep understanding of the Self through access to ancient knowledge and wisdom.  It is ideal for path-working, medicine wheel and ancient ceremonies and rituals.  It aids the development of light-workers and those seeking ascension.  It enables a reconciliation and integration of the True and Shadow Selves.  Candle Quartz helps to retain control when many things are happening at once and also to work in harmony with others.  It promotes feelings of contentment, optimism and inner peace.  It increases general well-being and good health, bringing mind, body and spirit into balance.  NB. This is a powerful energy and should only be worked with if you are sure you are ready.

Chalcedony Quartz helps balance energy on the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels.  It encourages goodwill; alleviating irritation, hostility and melancholy.  It boosts the assimilation of minerals and increases mental stability.  It aids mental processes including memory recall and reduces symptoms of dementia.  Chalcedony Quartz provides energy, strength and vitality, particularly in connection with spiritual growth.                                                            

Chlorite Quartz is a very powerful healing stone, having the combined properties of both Clear Quartz and Chlorite.  It purifies, cleanses and balances the aura, chakras and meridian systems.  Additionally it mends leaks and tears in the auric field.  It aids meditation and communication with other worlds, especially of the faery realm.  It strengthens our connection to Nature and its rhythms.  It removes negative and unhelpful energies form the environment.  Chlorite Quartz reduces anger and exasperation, instead bringing a sense of agreement and co-operation.  It increases assimilation of Vitamins A and E, calcium, iron and magnesium, eliminates toxins and reduces feelings of physical pain.  It benefits the organs and aids physical healing in general.       

Clear Quartz can be programmed to do almost anything!  Briefly, it stimulates healing, personal growth and spiritual development.  It creates carrier waves of pure energy and stimulates energy flow of the meridians.  It aids focus and amplifies its own energy and that of other crystals and energetic healing modalities (e.g. Reiki).  It transfers encoded information to the bloodstream and so to all parts of the body.  Clear Quartz transmutes unwanted information trapped in bones, tissues and the unconscious, allowing it to leave the body and change into positive helpful energies.  It stimulates harmonious brain activity, balancing the rational, logical analytic mind with that of the intuitive, psychic and nurturing side.  It restores energy structure to the physical body, enhancing the function of all organs and systems.  It releases stress and prevents burn-out and exhaustion.

Galena in Quartz is a powerful stone.  It strengthens psychic abilities, particularly communication with other realms (including mediumistic skills), clairvoyance and telepathy.   It aids those uses divinatory tools e.g. tarot cards, pendulums etc.  It amplifies the energies around it, including other healing modalities.  It is an excellent stone for centring and grounding.   Galena in Quartz aids the treatment of skin infections and inflammation, and blood circulation and veins.  It stimulates circulation and blood flow, increasing energy and efficiency as it brings nutrients to the organs and eliminates toxins.  N.B. Do not ingest in any form or place in drinking water, due to its lead content.  Do NOT use if taking medication for circulatory problems or if you have disease of the circulation.                       

Golden Himalayan Quartz (Golden Healer) has a very high vibration.  It works on all the main chakras, starting at the Earth Chakra; cleansing and clearing each one before moving on and increasing in strength the further up it travels.  It raises the vibrations of the physical and subtle bodies, which can lead to many challenges and changes, so this can be an uncomfortable time but worth it in the end!   Golden Himalayan Quartz aids all psychic work and speeds up development in this area.  In particular it facilitates communication with other realms and beings.  It profoundly deepens insight to the Self and this life’s purpose.  It has a very dynamic and powerful energy, only use if you are prepared for the challenges it brings.

Harlequin (Lepidocrocite) Quartz activates clears and energises the higher chakras.  It aids communication with higher realms and beings and enables telepathic transmission on all levels.  It enhances meditation and psychic awareness.   Harlequin Quartz lightens your mood and outlook by bringing a sense of optimism and fun.  It benefits blood circulation and strengthens the heart muscle.                 

Hematoid Quartz combines the energies of Quartz with that of Hematite.  It helps in finding your life’s path and facilitates acceptance of this.  It cleanses and refreshes the lower chakras.  It increases energy levels.  Hematoid Quartz aids clear thinking and decision-making and offers support when making difficult changes.   It is beneficial for the digestive system, especially irritable bowel syndrome.  It aids the absorption of nutrients and speeds the circulatory system.  N.B. Do not use if you have any disease of the circulatory system.                                                            

Ipupiara means, ‘Fresh Water Dolphin’ in the language of the people in the Ureu-eu-wau-wau, of the Brazilian Amazon and the crystals are found only within water in the mine.  Each piece holds its own unique type of water energy and all have images that can be clearly seen and many stories waiting to be told. This Quartz is very interactive and receptive to awakening the energy within. Ipupiara Clear Quartz provides balance to all areas at different levels.  Ipupiara Smokey Quartz aids the release of negativity, provides formidable protection and is excellent for grounding.

Lemurian (Seed) Crystals are identified by horizontal striations that run across the sides; usually on alternating sides.  Often they have additional formations such as Laser, Dow, Chaneller etc.  Some have a reddish or pinkish tinge, which is indicative of the porcelain clay in which they are found.   Usually they are found singly and are said to have been seeded by the ancient race of Lemuria, who inscribed potent information into the crystals before planting them in the earth, a bit like a bar code.  Lemurian Crystals clear, cleanse and align chakras, meridians and nadis, allowing life force energy to flow freely throughout the subtle bodies.  They connect through the soul star chakra to the Universe where they both pick up and transmit energetic vibrations.  They are especially good for communicating with ancient races, guides and angels, where some the information stored in them is released into our consciousness.  They aid the development of all psychic and and intuitive work including mediation, astral traveling, divination and spell work.  They amplify all vibrational healing modalities, particularly on the mental, emotional and spiritual levels.  In this work, they excel at clearing blockages on all levels, removing the old, worn out and no longer helpful energies and replacing them with fresh, clear, positive ones.  Using the crystals this way can be uncomfortable to say the least and will bring many changes into your life, so do not use if you are not ready for this to happen.  They purify the aura and ‘patch up’ energy leaks, as well as offering protection from psychic attack.  They raise the vibration of the immediate environment.  N.B. Lemurian Crystals have an extremely fast-flowing and powerful energy, therefore use these crystals with care!

Lithium Quartz aids spiritual awareness and development.  It opens and stimulates the brow chakra (third eye) and enhances meditation.  It is   an excellent crystal to bring balance to all aspects of the body.  It heals the aura and chakras, removing unhelpful energies.  It is particularly beneficial for the heart chakra, where the Lithium content lightens the mood and brings a sense of peace and contentment, benefiting those with depressive disorders.  It regulates and balances the chemical and hormonal functioning of the body. 

Milky Quartz (Snow Quartz) reaches the inner child; bringing playfulness and fun into life. It brings a sense of calm and keeps thinking processes rational, even in the most trying of situations.  It aids the assimilation of information and concentration.  Milky Quartz raises the spirits and encourages an optimistic outlook.  It is beneficial for those with allergies and skin dis-eases.

Orange River Quartz combines the energies of Quartz with that of Hematite.  It helps in finding your life’s path and facilitates acceptance of this.  It cleanses the lower chakras, energises and refreshes.  Orange River Quartz aids clear thinking and decision-making and offers support when making difficult changes.   It is beneficial for the digestive system, especially irritable bowel syndrome.                                                              

Red Quartz has a unique three-faced point.  It connects to the cosmic energies and brings to consciousness via the soul star chakra.  Additionally it has a strong earth connection and enhances any work with herbs, flowers and trees.  It draws in that which you need (but might not want).  It provides strength, energy and motivation.  It aids the production of red blood cells and boosts the circulation.  N.B. Use with care if taking mediation for the circulation.                                                                  

Red Orange River Quartz aids the acceptance of the Self’s journey, by facilitating insight and Self-realisation.  It aligns the lower chakras, strengthens energy levels and increases willpower and vitality.  It is an excellent grounding stone.  Red Orange River Quartz clarifies thought processes and aids decision-making.   It improves the body’s oxygen supply, absorbs iron, and stabilises health in general. 

Rose Quartz strengthens the heart chakra to facilitate unconditional love of both yourself and the Self.   This may be difficult to accept at first and for most people will require a change in behaviour e.g. sometimes saying ‘no’.  Therefore some relationships may end, however this makes room for new ones that will help you to develop.  It builds self-esteem. And respect of yourself and others.  It promotes and supports openness, empathy, sensitivity and honesty.  Rose Quartz is an excellent crystal for relationships and romance.  It stimulates blood circulation, fortifies the heart and increases fertility for those wanting a child.                                             

Rutilated Quartz is a ‘turbo powered’ version of Clear Quartz, making it a very powerful stone!  It strengthens meditation, spiritual communications, divination and dream work, simultaneously deflecting negative/unhelpful psychic energies.  It augments spell and ritual working.  It quickly clears the subtle pathways of the body, getting to the source of imbalance.  It promotes expansive thinking and the removal of unnecessary restrictions.  It aids decision making.  Rutilated Quartz benefits those with depression and lethargy, bringing hope, easing stress and increasing energy.  It boosts the respiratory system and reduces disorders of it, particularly bronchitis.  It stimulates the regeneration power of all cells and energy flow, helping those with fatigue of any kind.  N.B. Do not use if tumours are present.    

Smokey Quartz offers a very high level of protection from psychic and physical attack, harmful radiation (computer, T.V., mobile phone etc) and from other negative energies.  It is a strong grounding crystal.  It aids concentration and focus.  Smokey Quartz helps through times of grief and loss when feelings of despair and hopelessness are intense.  It promotes a relaxed attitude, reduces the predisposition to stress, and encourages realistic choices.  It reduces pain and cramps, particularly in the back.  It fortifies the nerves and it reduces the need for harmful addictions (e.g. somoking, alcohol drinking and drug taking).         

Spirit (Cactus) Quartz may be covered with tiny crystals of Amethyst, Citrine, White and Smokey Quartz.  The healing energies radiate from each of the tiny terminations and shower the environment and unhelpful energies are absorbed.  Spirit Quartz aids the development of spirituality, insight and intuition.  It facilitates access to, and understanding of, ancient knowledge and facilitates channelling.  It cleanses the aura and removes blockages in the subtle bodies.  It energises on physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels.  Spirit Quartz promotes peace and harmony for individuals and communities, as well as providing protection.  It encourages abundance of whatever is needed.  It reduces the symptoms of allergies that affect the skin, benefits the colon and detoxifies the physical body.  It is beneficial to those with attention disorders or obsessive behaviour patterns.                                                                           

Star Quartz (Hollandite) is an excellent stone for meditation.  It facilitates connection and communication with other worlds and beings, especially spirit guides, guardian angels and totem animals.  It aligns the lower and higher chakras.  Harlequin Quartz draws abundance.  It lifts the mood and boosts optimism.  It increases vitality and passion.    

Tangerine Quartz facilitates both connection to and acceptance of, the Self, encouraging development and a deep understanding of what is in the Self’s best interests (not always what we think or hope it is!)  Tangerine Quartz increases self-esteem and confidence and promotes motivation and determination to achieve one’s goals.  It aids all types of creativity.  It is helps those with problems of the reproductive organs. 

Tourmalinated Quartz is a powerful stone with a fast energy.  It offers protection on all levels, particularly against psychic attack of all kinds.  It magnifies the energy of thought and intention increasing the potency of all energetic work including spell work, grids and healing.  This is a case of ‘be careful want you wish for’.   It amplifies the energy of other crystals and also of energetic healing modalities e.g. reiki.  It sends pure light through the pathways of the subtle bodies.  It protects from negative thoughts (from the self and others) and stimulates clear, logical and rational thought processes.  Tourmalinated Quartz alleviates pain and encourages healing from cuts and wounds and the formation of scars.  It neutralises radiation energy, so helps those undergoing chemotherapy etc.  It is excellent to use for healing when you want to add some support or protection alongside the use of Clear Quartz.                                                

Tiger Quartz aids connection to the natural world and the ebb and flow of its rhythms.  It supports and motivates during difficult times.  It promotes courage and assertiveness.  Tiger Quartz increases confidence and self-esteem.  It is beneficial for digestion, particularly the lower bowel.  It strengthens hips and pelvis.                                                    

Whitehead Quartz revives memories of past lives, particularly those who living at the time of Atlantis and Lemuria.  It facilitates the opening of the crown and soul star chakras and accelerates the development of the associations of these higher chakras, as well as raising the body’s vibrations considerably.  Whitehead Quartz gives direction and focus to chosen pathways, bringing understanding and acceptance of both large and small challenges.  This provides a sense of inner calmness, peace and contentment.  It energises the body, encouraging motivation, determination and enthusiasm.  It sharpens the intellect and aids communication.  It is beneficial to all physical body systems that are decelerating or atrophying.   

Yellow Quartz aids spiritual development.  It projects inner positive energies to the external world and increases the ability to get on with others.  It enhances self-confidence and self-acceptance.  The paler Yellow Quartz increases enthusiasm, motivation and joy, while the darker colours increase determination and ambition.    

Quartzite is an excellent all-round stone (similar to Clear Quartz); however it has a softer and more fluid energy.  In particular, it supports during challenging times and when ready it facilitates move forward.  It encourages using the right brain to strengthen creativity, intuition and psychic awareness.                                                                         

Reitvasmaakite combines the energies of Fluorite and Amethyst and has its own unique energy, to bring to Light warriors.  The conductivity of Fluorite speeds, directs and focuses the higher vibrational energy of the Amethyst. This facilitates a deeper and more intense understanding of our soul purpose.  It opens up new possibilities of communicating with beings in other dimensions, understanding the meaning of that communication and taking any appropriate action.  It may enable or add extra meaning to astral travel; moving from one time to another.  Working with this crystal appears to be the next step in reaching Ascension, following on from Super Seven, Lemurians etc.  Green Flourite helps to ground excess energy and dissipate emotional trauma.  It protects against computer and electromagnetic stress.  It relieves stomach and intestinal disorders and infections and is beneficial for teeth and bones.  Green Fluorite strengthens and protects the heart chakra.   Amethyst aids meditation and encourages spiritual insight, honesty, inspiration and intuition; opening perceptual awareness.  It supports those freeing themselves from addictions, particularly of alcohol.  It brings comfort during times of sadness, grief and loss.  Amethyst reduces tension, relieves headaches, lessens pain and swellings from injuries and reduces symptoms of lung and intestinal dis-eases.  It is an excellent pain reliever and facilitates healthy sleeping patterns.                                             

Rhodochrosite promotes a positive and loving attitude and encourages spontaneous and honest expressions of feelings.  It encourages dynamism, motivation and action leading to success.  Rhodochrosite eases emotional pain, leading to emotional healing.  It boosts self-esteem and confidence.  It benefits the circulation, blood pressure, kidneys and reduces tension especially headaches.                                                              

Rhodolite (a variety of Almandine Garnet) energises the chakras and pathways of the subtle body.  It protects against physical harm. When circumstances are at there lowest, it summons the will to carry on.  It increases energy and drive and promotes stability and resolution.  It boosts confidence and self-belief.  It removes inhibitions, along with out dated belief and behaviour patterns; care needs to be taken that this does not become extreme.  Rhodolite is beneficial for the endocrine glands, the metabolism and a sluggish digestive system.  It increases circulation.  It strengthens the feet, legs and hips, particularly when they are weakened by emotional issues.  It benefits the reproductive organs and can help those trying for a baby.  N.B. Use with care if taking medication for the circulatory system.

Rhodonite removes blocks from the heart chakra, whilst offering it protection.  It releases stuck negative emotions, enables resolutions of past grievances and supports current and future friendships.  It brings clear thinking whatever the situation.  It removes tension and eases stress.  Rhodonite is an excellent first aid stone for healing wounds including stings and preventing after shock.  It is beneficial for auto-immune disorders, lung and stomach dis-ease, multiple sclerosis, the heart and circulation.  It can aid fertility.                                                                       

Ruby reactivates the heart chakra following a deep or prolonged emotional closedown, gently encouraging it to open up and receive love.  It connects and energises the lower chakras, boosting motivation, determination and the strength to carry on even in challenging circumstances.   Ruby enlivens and promotes enthusiasm for life and focuses away from anything that is unhelpful.  It provides financial stability.  It benefits the spleen, adrenal glands and circulation and aids fertility.                      

Ruby in Fuchsite clears and strengthens the heart chakra, healing past emotional hurts and replacing these with unconditional love.  It promotes a sense of ‘fair play’, bringing a ‘win-win’ conclusion to actions.  It increases levels of self-confidence and self-esteem and encourages feelings of being in control.  It boosts motivation and determination and provides financial stability.  It benefits the spleen, adrenal glands, circulation the spine and muscle flexibility.  It reduces the symptoms of carpel tunnel syndrome and aids fertility.

Ruby in Zoisite facilitates spiritual development and past life memory.  It enables individuality whilst connecting to both the rest of humanity and the cosmos.  It energises the subtle bodies.  Determination, competitiveness and ambition are increased.  Ruby in Zoisite aids fertility and potency, regenerates cells and enhances the immune system.  It strengthens the skeletal system and aids the healing of broken bones.      

Salrose (Sphaerocobaltite)strengthens commitment to spiritual development.  It increases motivation and determination along one’s chosen path and boosts the ability to overcome challenges.   It facilitates deeper understanding of the Self.  It absorbs radiation from electrical goods.  Salrose aids healing of all kinds on all levels through amplifying positive energies and is particularly good for children.  It brings peace and resolution to inner child hurts.  It benefits the heart and the immune system and promotes healing of tissue and bone. 

Sandstone eases the acceptance of changes and promotes a ‘go with the flow attitude’.  It reduces feelings of anger.   Sandstone aids the healing of broken bones, and is beneficial for the hair and nails.        

Sapphire removes unhelpful and scattered thoughts and encourages the desire for knowledge and wisdom.  Intentions become clear bringing clarity to ideas and thoughts. It reduces depression and physic illnesses.  Sapphire creates stability and structure.  It alleviates pain, lowers fevers and is helpful for intestinal, brain and nervous diseases.  N.B. Only use for short periods due to its aluminum content.                                                                   

Sardonyx increases willpower, stability, self-confidence and a helpful attitude.  It aids the absorption of information and increases the understanding of everyday events.  It draws success and good luck.  Sardonyx promotes determination, motivation and a ‘can do’ attitude.  It increases energy and stamina.  It enhances the sensitivity of all the senses, regulates all body fluids and boosts the immune system.  Absorption of nutrients and elimination of wastes is enhanced.    

Blue Scapolite encourages independence, initiative and impetus for change.  It facilitates both setting and fulfilling carefully chosen goals, releasing old self-defeating patterns that would previously prevented success.  Blue Scapolite helps those with glaucoma or cataracts.  It promotes healing following an operation or traumatic injury.                                                       

Schalenblende facilitates communication and understanding between the human race and the earth’s energies.  It promotes peace, both in the environment and between people.  It is a strong protector, particularly during travel.  Schalenblende boosts red blood cells and the circulatory system, ensuring good nutrient uptake and increasing energy level.  It improves the immune system and is said to benefit AIDS sufferers.  It is educes dis-orders of the prostate gland.  N.B. Use with care if taking medication for the circulation.        

Scolecite provides access to higher realms and ancient wisdom, including Akashic records and past lives, particularly through dreaming.  It helps to make sense of the information received.  It brings the subtle and physical bodies into alignment and releases stubborn blocks.  Scolecite encourages listening to others and is helpful to meetings and groups.  Its gentle energy promotes feelings of peace and contentment, soothing the nerves and releasing anger.  It is beneficial to the digestive, circulatory and respiratory systems, spinal column and eyes.                                            

Seftonite brings balance and harmony into a relationship, particularly where individuals have opposite personalities.  It can add impetus to working together and sharing commonalities; the redder stones being more suitable for this.  Seftonite aids concentration and focus and is especially beneficial when learning new information.  It helps restore circulatory balance and aids mobility and movement.                     

Selenite is excellent for clearing and cleansing spaces and auras.  It enhances astral travel and connection to the higher Self and spirit guides.  It facilitates access past lives.  It energises the brain, bringing clarity, focus and aiding concentration; a balanced view then results.  It balances the body’s electrical charge.  Selenite relieves tension and is soothing.  It promotes a calm positive area where several people meet together.  It benefits the nervous system, spine and posture, strengthens teeth and bones, restores elasticity to skin, aids tissue regeneration and helps maintain healthy prostate, testicles and uterus.                         

Sepdiolite (Purple Jasper) aids meditation and dream work.  It offers deep insights to the ancient mysteries.  It removes blockages of both the subtle and physical bodies.  It grounds and protects.  Sepdiolite enhances motivation and determination and raises energy levels.  It is beneficial for the kidneys. 

Septarian speeds up spiritual development and facilitates connecting with ancient races and with creatures and beings of the sea.  It brings emotional stability, consistency and self-trust.  It increases the ability to overcome challenges.  In addition, it promotes assertiveness linked with a flexible attitude.  It aids decision-making by providing insight and the acceptance of differing solutions.  It encourages the transformation of ideas into action by amplifying energy, mastery and success.  Septarian stimulates the metabolism and and and intestinal conditions and encourages healing of tissue and bone.                  

Seraphinite aids spiritual development by opening the crown and higher chakras, connecting with angelic realms and aiding astral travel.  It purifies the heart chakra and raises its vibrations to join the higher chakras.  It boosts psychic skills and intuition.  Seraphinite releases emotional blocks, lifting the mood and allowing past hurtful events to be viewed positively.  It stimulates healing in general and additionally releases muscle tension and soothes the nerves.  It optimises functioning of the kidneys and liver and aids weight loss.               

Serpentine promotes spiritual growth, aids meditation and facilitates connection to angelic realms.  It aligns the chakras and aids past life recall.  It balances the intellect and emotions.  Serpentine is an excellent detoxifier, aids pain relief, particularly menstrual and muscular.  It benefits those with diabetes, and strengthens the skeletal structure.     

Sesame Stone aligns, cleanses and balances the chakras.  It brings all aspects of your life to a balanced wholeness. It helps through stressful times and brings a sense of optimism, joyfulness and tranquillity.  Sesame Stone is beneficial for the skin and lymphatic and respiratory systems.  It aids those with multiple medical problems. 

Red Sesame Stone clears and connects the chakras and awakens the kundalini, heightening awareness and understanding and raising the body’s vibration.  It increases strength, determination and courage during stressful times.  Red Sesame Stone is beneficial for the circulation system and the heart.  It aids those with long standing mental health problems. 

Shattuckite facilitates access to ancient knowledge, bringing a deep and profound understanding.  It enhances psychic awareness and facilitates communication with other realms.  It fortifies the core of the Self, increasing inner strength and confidence and so helps during times of stress.  It aids the accumulation and assimilation of new information.  Shattuckite brings the body into balance and increases general well-being.  It is beneficial for dis-eases of the throat and aids verbal communication.  It is helpful for those with diabetes.  N.B. Do not place in drinking water or ingest in anyway as it contains Copper.   

Shiva Lingham is found on the banks of the sacred Narmada River in Onkar Mandhata, one of India’s seven holy sites.  It is collected and cleaned by the few who know how to; the knowledge is passed down the generations. In Tantra, the shape embodies masculine energy, dynamic expression and knowledge.  The markings, named Yoni, depict the feminine energy, wisdom and intuition.  The Tantric Lingham unifies the dualistic (male/female) world into harmonious balance. Also, it balances both masculine and feminine sides of the individual. The Shiva Lingham Stone is beneficial in overcoming the effects of a poorly nurtured or abusive childhood by supporting working through and resolving past hurts (place on the heart chakra initially and when you are ready move the stone to the sacral chakra).  For this work the Shiva Lingham may be used in conjunction with Chrysoprase.  It increases fertility and encourages and supports mother and child bonding (possibly helping fathers bond also).                                                                                 

Silver is a natural de-stressor; bringing spiritual and emotional harmony.  It removes unhelpful, stuck thought and behaviour patterns.  Silver helps and supports those learning new tasks, expands comprehension and aids fluent speech. It is beneficial for all the fluid systems and organs of the body.  

Smaragdite expands, balances and develops the subtle bodies.  It offers a high degree of protection on all levels.  It strengthens wanted traits and frees unwanted ones.  It encourages releasing beliefs and behaviours that are no longer helpful and allowing fresher helpful ones to take their place.  It promotes well-being and general good health, particularly aiding the immune and skeletal systems.  

Smithsonite facilitates development of all the main chakras and the heart, throat and brow (third eye) chakras in particular.  This aids insight, intuition, (especially through dreams) empathy and expression. It supports positive leadership and new beginnings of all kinds.  It is beneficial for the immune and digestive systems and the sinuses.  Pink Smithsonite’s soft energy helps heal all stress related conditions and can help with recovery from a nervous ‘breakdown’.  Its gentle presence is good for convalescence and for providing a buffer against life’s problems.  Blue Smithsonite eases the birthing process and brings comfort to the new born.             

Snake Dragon Jade connects us to nature’s rhythms and aids communication to the elemental and faery world.  It cleanses the heart chakra, releasing long held restrictions and removing unhelpful thoughts and behaviours that have accumulated over years.  Snake Dragon Jade helps us reach our potential, enabling us to surmount obstacles.  It is beneficial to those with skin dis-ease.

Green Snakeskin pushes us to find our true Self.  It cleanses the heart chakra, releasing long held restrictions and removing unhelpful thoughts and behaviours that have accumulated our years, especially those originating in past lives.  It pushes us to leave our comfort zone and make changes, even when it seems impossible.  It is beneficial to those with skin dis-ease.

Sodalite enhances meditation and offers psychic protection.  It promotes idealism and the search for internal and external truth.  It encourages staying true to your convictions and frees from restrictive ideas.  Sodalite is beneficial for the throat, larynx and vocal cords, lowers blood pressure and stimulates the absorption of fluids.    

Spectrolite strengthens the auric field.  It is a potent aid to meditation and dream work, gently allowing in new information and understanding in manageable pieces.   It promotes working and living for the highest good.  It aids relationships of all kinds.  It brings inspiration, especially when feeling stuck.  Spectrolite reduces tension and brings a sense of hope and optimism.  It aids restful sleeping and is beneficial for the autonomic nervous system.                       

Spinel is a potent healing crystal for all levels and layers.  It cleanses the aura and subtle body pathways.  It facilitates the removal of physical, mental and emotional blockages.  It activates the new positive energies and renews tired or worn out cells.  Spinel helps us to face challenges and to see the positive in people and situations.  It draws abundance and success.   In addition, Red Spinel increases willpower, motivation, competitiveness and the will to survive. BLue Spinel aids expression and creativity in any way.  It is an excellent detoxifier and can reduce tumours and growths.  Black Spinel absorbs negative energies and grounds.  

Staurolite promotes connection to the ancient wisdom of the Middle East.  It shows us the next stage on our contractual path.  It unites and connects all the levels of the body.   It shows us which direction to take when we feel that we are at one of life’s crossroads.  Staurolite reduces symptoms of stress, depression and grief.  It is very helpful in releasing the body from addictions, particularly smoking.   It reduces growths and fevers, and aids healing the cell structure.                                            

Stibnite aids meditation and connecting to higher realms and beings and to other dimensions.  It quickly clears and repairs the aura, which can be uncomfortable and unsettling initially.  In addition it offers psychic protection and grounds.  It attracts abundance and success.  Stibnite strengthens the hips and legs, easing the ability to move, both physically and metaphorically.  It benefits all parts of the digestive system.  N.B. Do not place in drinking water or ingest in any way due to Antimony content.

Stichtite brings a sense of peace and calm, both to the Self and the environment. It supports you in being true to your self and living your life in accordance to your ‘contract’. It eases the transition of the heart chakra from the lower vibrations of the colour of green to the higher ones of pink, which is pivotal in developing the Self.  Stichtite benefits teeth and gums and repairs the elastic function of the skin after it has been stretched e.g. childbirth, weight loss.  It is helpful for children said to have ADHD or similar conditions.                                                  

Stilbite increases psychic ability and intuition, giving focus and meaning to these gifts.  It enables communication with spirit guides, angels and totem animals.  It enhances astral traveling and protects the astral body during its journey.  Stilbite helps us to let go of ‘baggage’ that is holding us back.  It strengthens ligaments, eliminates toxins from the body and rejuvenates the senses.                              

Stromatolite has an ancient and earthy energy that facilitates communication with ancient civilisations and deities, as well as those from the Otherworlds.  For some people, it can become a gateway to accessing the Akashic records.  It aids past life recall and accessing the root beginnings of current beliefs and behaviours.  It breathes life into new endeavours and increases motivation and determination.   Stromatolite helps recovery from chronic illness and encourages cellular regeneration.  It is beneficial to the circulatory system, lungs, blood flow, and the functioning of the pineal gland.                                                                                                                              

Strombolite connects the chakras from the earth star to the soul star, thus linking the Earth energies to the Universal ones.  It facilitates connecting to the Higher Self and deepens understanding of our purpose in this life.  It encourages making positive changes in all aspects of life to fulfil this purpose.  It brings a sense of renewal, energy and focus.  Strombolite lifts the mood; filling the mind and the emotions with positive energies.  It reduces the symptoms of all forms of neurosis and is beneficially for the functioning of the lungs, brain, muscles and cardiovascular system.     

Sturmanite aids communication at all levels.  It reduces feelings of anxiety and stress by providing a sense of ‘go with the flow’.  Itincreases confidence and self-belief and is grounding.  Sturmanite is beneficial for the skeletal and circulatory systems.                            

Sugilite expands all psychic endeavour including astral travel, channelling, divination, healing etc., leading to deeper knowledge and understanding and much enhanced skills.  It encourages living your own truth and facing the challenges that this brings.  It offers protection for those who take on the problems of others.  Sugilite facilitates connecting to your inner child, aids the grieving process and dissolves unhelpful fears.  It reduces pain, harmonises the nerves and brain and helps with motor disturbances e.g. dyslexia.  It reduces nightmares.  When used with Moldavite their energies are increased tenfold!      

Sulphur encourages happiness, vitality and a love of life.  It helps us to respond positively and assertively in previously challenging situations and relationships.   Sulphur encourages a constructive view of the Self.   N.B. Do not place in drinking water.  Do not cleanse in water or salt.

Sunstone aids communication with guardian angels, spirit guides and totem animals.  Although largely focused on the sacral chakra, it connects all of them and clears the pathways between them.  It encourages a belief in good fortune and happiness by bringing out the best of the Self.  Sunstone has an anti-depressive effect, lifting the mood and increasing self-esteem and confidence along with optimism and motivation.  It kick starts the healing of long standing illnesses.  It stimulates the autonomous nervous system and harmonises the functioning between all organs.  

Blue Sunstone (Starstone) aids meditation, psychic ability, intuition and insight. It encourages the third eye (brow chakra) to open.  It raises the vibrations of the chakras, especially the higher ones.  It assists with communication of all kinds.  Blue Sunstone helps lift the mood and bring a sense of optimism and hope.  It is beneficial to the respiratory system, liver and kidneys.

Super Seven activates, purifies, balances and energies all the chakras.  When used in meditation it facilitates a connection to Home and travelling to it by activating your Merkabah.   (Always have a grounding stone to hand).  It provides a strong link to your higher self and your inner knowing, which aids making the best decisions and finding the most appropriate solutions.  The Super Seven fortifies the immune system, harmonises all the systems of the body, benefits skin and bones and reduces internal healing.                                                                     

Talc increases skin inflammation of all kinds, reduces diarrhoea and stomach cramps. N.B. Do not ingest.

Tanzanite stimulates the throat, third eye and crown chakras, increasing spiritual development, intuition and insight.  It aids linking with higher realms and beings as well as to other dimensions.  It offers protection whilst undertaking spiritual advancement.  Tanzanite brings a sense of calm and peace, both for the individual and the environment.  It is beneficial for the skin, including sores.  It encourages recovery following illness or trauma.  It detoxifies tissues and stimulates the regeneration of cells.  N.B. Do not use where tumours are present.                                                          

Tektite aids communication with extra-terrestrials.  It connects us to the Universal energies assisting with healing modalities like reiki.  It enhances mediation.  It strengthens your energy field and attracts others of similar frequency to you.  It encourages gathering knowledge throughout life and aids insight to life’s purpose.  Tektite balances the masculine and feminine sides of the personality, promoting balanced growth.  It reduces fevers and balances the circulation.  N.B. Tektites fast energy can be too strong for some people.           

Thulite stimulates the life force.  It promotes positive emotions and feelings and enhances charismatic characteristics.  Thulite boosts fertility and reduces problems of the reproductive organs.  It stimulates regeneration of the cells, speeding up recovery form traumatic injuries and surgery.  It fortifies the nervous system.  N.B. Do not use where tumours are present.        

Blue Tiger’s Eye (Falcon Eye) enhances intuition and psychic abilities, particularly connected to the third eye.  It balances yin-yang energy including the needs of the self with the needs of others.  Blue Tiger’s Eye encourages a peaceful outlook.   It calms a fiery personality, but can increase feelings of depression.  It is beneficial for the throat and lungs. 

Gold Tiger’s Eye balances the sacral and solar plexus chakras.  It removes self-defeating beliefs about you and replaces them with a helpful, positive, yet realistic view.  This increases confidence in different situations, making external stresses seem more manageable.  It reflects back anything that is not for your good and attracts abundance.  Gold Tiger’s Eye is a good stone for children and young people who lack confidence in school.  It promotes courage and assertiveness, removes doubts and aids difficult decision-making.  It lifts the mood and dispels negative thoughts.  It alleviates pain and slows the flow of energy through the body, therefore use for short periods only.                                                              

Green Tiger’s Eye enhances psychic abilities. It encourages a feeling of oneness with others and the Universe.  It protects from unwanted external influences and stressful situations.  It strengthens the ability to both give and receive love.  Green Tiger Eye alleviates pain, lifts low feelings and supports through challenging times; bringing a sense of harmony.                                                                      

Red Tiger’s Eye strengthens the earth star, base and sacral chakras.  It supports through challenging times by providing the extra energy and motivation to continue.  It protects from unwanted external influences and stressful situations. It increases the flow of energy through the body.  Red Tiger’s Eye encourages assertiveness and boosts confidence. NB. To ensure energy levels remain appropriate; use for one week at a time only. 

Tiger Iron strengthens and aligns the lower chakras.  It is a grounding stone and offers protection.  It gives impetus to make long awaited changes by Artistic abilities are enhanced through the freeing of inhibitions.  Tiger Iron increases vitality; lessening tiredness and exhaustion.  It strengthens the hips and legs to enable moving forward both physical and metaphysically.  It boosts the circulation and the functioning of the liver and kidneys.                 

Titanite (Sphene) high vibration and a fast moving energy speeds spiritual development.  Through the Soul Star, Crown and Brow chakras it connects with higher beings, and aids both astral travel and meditation.  The heart chakra is opened and cleansed, freeing stuck emotions.  In the solar plexus it draws on the lower chakras energies to manifest your hopes and dreams.  This is due to your beliefs, thoughts and behaviour changing to affect those around you and sending out positive ‘I can achieve’ messages to the Universe.  This is coupled with Titanite guiding your thoughts via intuition to choose the best future possible.  It aids emotional recovery, lifting the mood and dissolving past hurts.  It is beneficial for the immune system, tissues, bones (including osteoporosis) skin, teeth and muscles.

Blue Topaz aids linking to higher beings including angels and as well as to accessing ancient wisdom.  It enables the messages and information to be channelled accurately.  Blue Topaz aids communication and expression.  It is calming, inspiring and uplifting.  It soothes the whole body and helps reduce stress.  It lessens throat disorders.  N.B. Be sure you are ready to work with this fast, high vibrational energy.

Clear Topaz enhances all psychic abilities, enabling messages and information to be ‘seen’ and understood clearly.  Often these will be prophetic; of events and actions that are to take place soon, thus allowing appropriate action to be taken to avoid tragedy (if this is appropriate).  It encourages self-confidence and the use of your own talents and skills in a generous way.  It enables plans to be put into action and reduces self-imposed restrictions.  Clear Topaz fortifies the nerves and helps at times of nervous exhaustion.   It stimulates the appetite, and activates all the metabolic processes.   N.B. Be sure you are ready to work with this fast, high vibrational energy.

Green Topaz refreshes at a fundamental level, bringing a sense of wonder, freshness and joy.  It brings strength to those who have struggled over long periods of life’s challenges and facilitates a genuine peacefulness.  It gentle reminds you to be kind to yourself.  Green Topaz aids the function of the lungs and heart, aids the assimilation of nutrients and encourages lymph drainage.            

Imperial Topaz enhances psychic ability, particularly connecting with spirit guides, guardian angels and the Ancestors.  It has a strong affiliation with Nature and augments getting in touch with animals, tress plants etc.  It builds confidence in self-ability, aids formulating ideas and provides the confidence to achieve these.  Imperial Topaz boosts the nervous system and helps states of nervous exhaustion.  The functioning of the metabolism is optimised.  N.B. Be sure you are ready to work with this fast, high vibrational energy.

Pink Topaz brings a sense of hope and optimism.  It gently comforts and soothes, especially emotionally.  It encourages and supports loving your Self, and thereafter others.  Pink Topaz encourages good blood flow and aids the function of the heart.

Silver Topaz enhances clairvoyance, clairaudience and intuition.  It facilitates communication with other realms and higher beings, as well as those of past civilisations.  It opens forgotten memories of both past lives and collective ancient wisdom.  Silver Topaz aids clear and analytical thinking.  It reduces and removes blockages on all levels, releasing unhelpful emotional blocks.  It increases the flow and efficacy of the body’s systems, being especially helpful for those with respiratory, circulatory or digestive dis-ease.  N.B. Be sure you are ready to work with this fast, high vibrational energy.

Smokey Topaz is a highly protective stone.  It stimulates the intellect and aids abstract thinking and creativity, and manifesting this in concrete form.  It reduces negative energies, including tension and exhaustion.  Smokey Topaz increases blood circulation, strengthens liver and kidney function, gallbladder, spleen, digestive organs and sexual dysfunction.  It promotes tissue regeneration, benefits the nervous system and detoxifies body.  It reduces pain associated with disorders of the liver, gall bladder and endocrine glands.  N.B. Although having a softer energy than most Topaz, it is fast and deep and can take past being comfortable.

Torbernite stimulates the higher chakras and aids communication with angelic realms.  It facilitates finding your true path to learn the lessons for this life.  It brings a sense of peace and contentment.  It helps to reduces growths.  N.B. It contains Uranium so do not place directly on to the skin nor use for prolonged periods.  Do not ingest in any form and always wash hands after touching Torbernite.                                                   

Black Tourmaline (Schorl) clears, connects and aligns the subtle pathways of the subtle bodies.  This can initially be an uncomfortable experience, but worth it afterwards.  It is a powerful protective stone; protecting from all electromagnetic radiation, including from mobile phones and computers, and also from psychic attacks of all descriptions.  Therefore it assists therapists of all kinds in keeping their energy fields safe.  In addition the environment is cleared of harmful energies.  It is a good grounding stone.  Black Tourmaline aids the releases of negative thoughts as well as stress and tension.  It increases strength and vitality.  It detoxifies the physical body and strengthens the immune system.  It reduces pain and benefits those with arthritis.               

Blue Tourmaline (Indocoloite) aids meditation, intuition and psychic abilities, particularly communication with higher beings and channelling.   It brings profound insights and promotes thinking and behaviour from the higher self.  It protects from negative energies.  It enables effective and honest verbal communication. Old emotion pain is healed as past hurts dissolve, leaving room for fresh positive energies to take their place.  Blue Tourmaline reduces pain, (especially of the sinuses) and is a great general healing aid.  It particularly benefits the lungs, throat, thyroid, thymus, larynx, oesophagus and especially the heart.                           

Brown Tourmaline (Dravite) aids connection with the realms of the Fey, as well as the energies of the Earth, including ley lines and stone circles.  It clears and repairs the aura.  It offers protection on all levels, especially for those involved with vibrational healing.  It helps with centring and grounding.  It transmutes negative energies into positive ones from the individual or environment, leaving a sense of calmness.  Dravite increases determination and willpower to achieve set goals.  It is beneficial for the immune and digestive systems and liver.  Also it helps the hips and legs, aiding both physical and metaphysical movement.

Green Tourmaline (Verdelite) aids meditation, especially concerning this life’s contractual path.  It helps to connect with Nature; tree and plant lore and the faery world.  It opens and expands the heart chakra, clearing out anything that is no longer necessary to allow fresh energies in.  It attracts success and abundance, including financial security, as well as enhancing new projects.  Verdelite increases vitality and prolonged energy.  It reduces anxieties, helps overcome phobias and calms the nerves.  It balances the emotions and brings a sense of peace and contentment.  It aids sleeping and benefits the heart, thymus and immune system.    

Pink Tourmaline (Rubellite) aids meditation which brings insights for personal and spiritual development.  It strengthens the heart chakra, clearing away blockages and enabling the shift from the lower chakras to the higher.  It increases will power and determination alongside realistic expectations.  It increases creativity, and promotes the acceptance of the feminine aspect, for both men and women.  It attracts abundance.  Pink Tourmaline lifts the mood, releases and balances the emotions, making the world seem a better place for those who are at a low point.  It eases pain following grief and loss.  It enhances a loving relationship.  It balances the electrochemical system and strengthens both the immune and reproductive systems. 

Watermelon Tourmaline (Bicolour) is one of the best crystals for the heart chakra; being both green and pink in colour and having a softer, gentler energy than other Tourmalines.  Spiritually, it connects to the higher Self allowing the giving and receiving of unconditional love.  Also, it enhances contact with guardian angels and spirit guides.  Emotionally, it removes blocks, particularly long-standing ones that are holding up your development, allowing you to move forward.  Watermelon Tourmaline is very beneficial for those feeling deep grief and loss, especially concerning the unexpected or traumatic death of a loved one. 

Tremolite facilitates communication on all levels, including with those not physically present and with higher beings.  It awakens inner knowledge and encourages self-realisation at a spiritual level.  Tremolite raises the mood and instils optimism.  It is beneficial for the nervous system, especially for those with anxiety or fearfulness.  It stimulates the kidneys, aids the assimilation of calcium and magnesium.  N.B. Do not place in drinking water or ingest in any form. 

Tsavorite (a variety of Grossular Garnet) it enhances mediumistic abilities and connecting with ancient races.  It draws abundance and prosperity.  It provides strength and courage.  Tsavorite fortifies the heart and improves its functioning.  It reduces symptoms of spinal dis-ease, improves posture and reduces pain of the neck shoulders or back.  It fortifies the kidneys, is good for the skin and mucous membranes and is beneficial against rheumatism and arthritis.   N.B. Do not use for long periods with children and babies due to aluminium content.                                                                       

Turquenite (Blue Howlite) brings fresh solutions to long standing problems and enables the realisation of goals.  It strengthens the character, bringing out positive traits.  It has a calming effect on stress and anger, releasing pressure through expression, either verbally or creatively.  Blue Howlite eases tension including headaches and also symptoms of restless leg syndrome.  It induces restful sleep.  It helps to boosts calcium levels in the body and is beneficial for teeth, bones and soft tissues.  It is soothing for throat conditions.   

Turquoise opens the brow and crown chakras and facilitates communicating with spirit guides and totem animals and strengthening connections with the Natural world and its rhythms.  It enables images and messages to be accepted and understood at a deep level.  It encourages the recognition of your own responsibility for situations, and emphasises the self-creation of your own destiny.  Working on the throat chakra it enables honest, eloquent and creative expression.  It purifies the aura and subtle bodies, as well as the environment.  It is a protective stone against physical and psychic attack and negative, unhelpful energies.  Turquoise stabilises mood fluctuations and promotes inner calm.  It refreshes and energises when tired and lifts the mood when feeling down.  Turquoise reduces symptoms of rheumatism, gout, stomach problems and viral infections and neutralises acidity.   It increases muscular strength, regeneration, and brain activity.  It alleviates pain and cramps and is an anti- inflammatory and detoxifier.  It soothes sore throats, particularly when there is no obvious physical cause.   N.B. Do not place in drinking water or ingest in any form.                                                          

Ulexite aids meditation and ‘seeing’ into other dimensions and realms.  It enhances intuition, clairvoyance and working with cards and runes.  Messages flow through telepathy and connections to higher energies.  It aids understanding of the Self, others, and wider issues.  It facilitates a tolerance and acceptance of change, and so helps with moving on in life.  Ulexite expands the imagination and creative thinking and helps to assimilate new learning.  It improves retention of calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus; necessary for brain function, memory and alertness as well as for the activation of vitamin D.  It benefits those with memory loss either through trauma or disease e.g. dementia.

Unakite (pink Orthoclase Feldspar, Quartz and green Epidote) opens the crown and soul star chakras and enhances psychic ability.  It aids mediation notably whilst focussing on personal development and the path taken.  It unblocks the meridians and aligns the chakras.  The heart chakra is comforted before being gently cleared of outdated energies that are preventing progress, thus allowing you to move on.  It draws up energy from the lower chakras and pulls energy down via the higher ones.  This allows significant personal, spiritual and emotional growth.  It helps build a positive, realistic self-image and facilitates achieving innate potential.  Unakite promotes emotional recovery following severe or chronic illness, exhaustion and trauma, including depression.  It fortifies the body through stimulation of the liver and assimilation of nutrients in the small intestine.  It stimulates the immune system and prompts healing processes.  

Uraninite promotes a holistic view of the world and of the planet in particular.  It encourages humanitarian thinking and actions.  Uraninite integrates body, mind and spirit and brings acting for the Highest Good into conscious everyday living.  It opens, cleans and enhances the heart chakra, but is very potent.  Do not use for this purpose if feeling fragile or vulnerable.  It is beneficial for those undergoing any form of radio- or chemo-therapies.   N.B. It contains Uranium so do not place directly on to the skin nor use for prolonged periods.  Do not ingest in any form and always wash hands after touching Uraninite.                                                       

Vanadinite is very good for meditation (either to empty the mind or to develop physic powers).   Whilst benefiting chakras in general it focuses on connecting the earth star, base, sacral and solar plexus chakras.  These are cleared and aligned, increasing will power, motivation and determination alongside confidence to achieve the set goals, thus bringing plans into reality.  It brings order from chaos, by drawing in negative, wild energies and replacing them with fresh, calm positive ones.  This includes ordering thoughts leading to clear thinking, focusing actions and bringing calm to the environment.  This is one reason it reduces the urge to overspend!  Vanadinite encourages order and focus in life and aids decision-making.  It is helpful for treatment of exhaustion, breathing disorders, asthma and bladder dis-ease.   It can reduce tumours and growths and slow down progressive conditions.  N.B. Do not place in drinking water or ingest in any form.                 

Variscite invokes a need to be truthful and authentic to one’s values and chosen path.  It stills the mind making it an ideal stone for meditation. It stimulates psychic awareness, intuition and past life recall.  Variscite lifts the mood and helps overcome feelings of nervousness, tension, anxiety and depression. It fortifies the cells and tissues and benefits muscles and bones.  It reduces the symptoms of chronic tiredness, acid indigestion, gastritis, stomach ulcers, cramps, rheumatism, gout and male reproductive dis-orders.                                                   

Verdite aids accessing and remembering ancient knowledge, especially from ancient indigenous peoples. .  It stimulates the lower chakras, aiding the connection to earth energies.  It enhances the energies of other minerals.  It promotes a sense of ones worth and ability to overcome challenging situations.  Verdite softens an abrasive character.  It helps reduce heart disorders, balances the red and white blood cell count, is beneficial for carpel tunnel syndrome, sore tendons and the spine and aids muscle flexibility.                                                                   

Vesuvianite (Idocrase) facilitates connection to higher beings and the higher Self.  It aids channelling.  It promotes an altruistic outlook.  It is beneficial for those setting out on a new phase in life (marriage, business etc.).  Vesuvianite promotes clear and focussed thinking.  It removes 9negative thought patterns, thus increasing self-belief and confidence and reducing anxiety and depression.    

Vivianite cleanses the aura and benefits the heart, both physically and emotionally.  It lifts the mood and encourages positive thinking, even following chronic illness or depression.  It strengthens the will during times of great challenge.  Vivianite enhances the memory.  It aids the absorption of iron into the blood stream and assists the eye, particularly the iris.     

Wavellite expands the auric field and clears, cleanses and aligns the subtle pathways.  It aids the development of the Self.  Prophetic dreaming is enhanced.  It encourages free flow of energy from the subtle bodies to the physical body.  It promotes clear thinking and decision-making and supports through challenging situations.  Wavellite increases energy levels.  It is helps in the recovery of chronic illnesses and benefits the circulatory system.  N.B. Do not place in drinking water or ingest in any form.

Western Hill Stone (Kanab Goldenstone) is natural sandstone, formed 180-225 million years ago by wind and water at the base of the geological formation ‘Shinarump’, and is found near Kanab, Utah, USA.  The colour and design were introduced by a mineral spring containing iron oxides.  The beautiful product of nature has not been altered in any way, other than being sawn into pieces.                                                                        

Wulfenite facilitates psychic development, astral travel and the ancient knowledge to the practice of spell-work.  It promotes acceptance of the existence of the shadow side (negative aspects) of the Self and helps integrate this to form completeness.  It is a good grounding stone and offers protection against radiation and negative energies.  It strengthens will power and the need to succeed.  N.B. Do not place in drinking water or ingest in any form.

Zeoloite (including Inesite, Okenite, Apophyllite, Prehnite, and Stilbite…) aid the reduction and removal of environmental toxic products and odours.  Their energies are extremely beneficial to assist the potency and appropriateness of Reiki.  They release toxins from the body and aid recovery from addictions.  Please see individual information on specific minerals.                     

Zinc enhances personal power and assertiveness.  Work with it if you want to get things moving or completed.  It boosts vitality, energy, strength and dynamism.  Zinc encourages growth in children.  It prevents infections and strengthens skin, hair and nails as well as benefiting eyesight.  It helps with problems of the male reproductive organs and prostate gland.  It aids fertility.

Zincite is a powerful meditation tool, particularly when used by a group of light-workers.  Zincite works even better alongside other crystals and amplifies their energies.  It benefits hair, skin and nails.  N.B. Do not use Red Zincite if you are a very competitive person.   Red Zincite is stimulating, dynamic and passionate, increasing the level and intake of Universal energy into the root chakra.  This brings renewed motivation, a commitment to relationships and feelings of joy and passion.  To enhance and develop all forms of creativity work with Orange Zincite.  The Yellow form brings confidence and assertiveness, whilst Blue encourages truthful expression.                                                                     

Zircon aids meditation, astral travel and communication with other dimensions.  It brings together the layers and levels of the body (physical, emotional, mental and spiritual); providing a powerful synergy.  The unified layers amplify each other and the combined energy speed is increased ten-fold.  Zircon benefits the nervous system, bones and muscles.  N.B Do not use if you are epileptic or have a pacemaker.  Zircon may cause dizziness. 

Zoisite facilitates spiritual development.  It enables individuality and the realisation of your own ideas, whilst including others.  Zoisite encourages recovery following illness or trauma.  It detoxifies tissues, neutralising acid and stimulates the regeneration of cells.  It strengthens the skeletal system and aids the healing of broken bones.   N.B. Do not use where tumours are present.    

© Jane Morris Mintlaw Holistic Centre

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