Rose quartz "Love Stone" is the stone of unconditional love that opens the heart chakra to: self-love, family love, platonic love, and romantic love.
Benefits: The high energy of quartz is known for giving rose quartz the property of enhancing love in virtually any situation in life by bringing inner warmth, lowering stress and soothing those in contact with the stone.
Agate "Good Luck Stone" is a stone of strength. Commonly used on the breastplates of armor by ancients to give warriors mental and physical strength during battle.
Benefits: Agate enhances creativity; strengthens the intellect; helps balance yin/yang energy; enables bursts of energy as needed and longevity of an individuals life span.
Lapis Lazuli "Manifestation Stone" is said to help create and maintain a strong spiritual connection between the physical and celestial planes; including the fruition of goals or wishes through enhanced energy of intuitive and psychic awareness with contact of a positive higher power.
Benefits: Lapis helps with writing; excellent meditation stone; protection against psychic and physical attacks through the promotion of positive energy.
Hematite is a grounding, calming stone used to increase mental organization. It can help with original, logical and cognitive thinking.
Benefits: Emotionally, hematite decreases negativity to help balance the body/mind/spirit connection for better meridians, self-esteem and boost confidence.
Aventurine "Mystical Stone" Green aventurine is a stone of prosperity, protective energy and friendship, that gives a sense of calmness or balance and enhances happiness.
Benefits: Aventurine helps with mental clarity including one in all areas of creativity or imagination. Folklore and metaphysical lore have said aventurine is excellent for: blood, circulatory system, balancing blood pressure, sinus problems, nausea, headaches, general health, allergies, eczema, fever, and sleep disorders.
Jade "Heart Stone" is related to the heart chakra and capable of attracting and enhancing love of all kinds. Jade is said to be good for emotional balance and stability. It is also used to increase self-reliance during crystal healing.
Benefits: Jade has beneficial effects when used for crystal healing for lung problems, kidney problems, immune system weakness, PTSD, and panic attacks. Jade energy is generate by it's color and reacts to color energy very well.
Jasper "Nurturing Stone" is known metaphysically for its gentleness, comfort, and relaxation.
Benefits: Jasper has other energy properties that promotes prosperity and helps agriculture to flourish well.
Sunstone "Leadership Stone" is a powerful stone used in crystal energy work for overcoming fears and phobias of all kinds. Sunstone is said to increase will power, as well as life force energy, that brings leadership qualities and abundance to the stone wearer.
Benefits: Sunstone is used in crystal healing for general health, physical energy, sexual dysfunction, increasing sexual energy, depression, phobias, stress related illness. Sunstone is also said to turn negative energies and psychic attacks into positive energies.
Malachite "Transformation Stone" brings positive transformation on this plane by balancing pure love in addition to one's well-being, protection or spiritual evolution. Malachite also prepares the heart gentle for an ease in transitioning one state to another during the transformation from life to death.
Benefits: Malachite can increase self-confidence and success in work or play; and releases vibrations that diffuse unwanted energy of victimization by demonstrating the power of oneself. It is excellent for protection stone during flying and other travel.
Moldavite is associated with crown chakra. It is a powerful stone with energy that can be intimidating for those not aware of its power. "When wearing moldavite, it is best to be mentally prepared and be properly grounded."
Benefits: Moldavite increases depth and clarity of inner journeys, channeling, cosmic consciousness, crystal consciousness, expansion, contact with forces from interdenominational or extraterrestrial planes. Moldavite is said to work well with other crystals and stones to raise the vibrational level of all healing. Moldavite is normally used in crystal healing to prevent hair loss, fertility issues, and promoting new cell growth.
Amethyst "Sobriety Stone" is known for preventing drunkenness or used to break addictions to alcohol, drugs, smoking or destructive behaviors of any kind. Amethyst is also used to provide balance, patience, and inner peace.
Benefits: Amethyst is also excellent for meditation and lucid dreaming. Emotionally, amethyst is used in crystal healing to help heal personal losses and grief, bringing one gently past. It also is said to bring emotional stability and inner strength.
Selenite "Mental Clarity Stone" This clarity stone enhances mental flexibility and enables the ability to make good decisions. Mentally, selenite promotes a powerful intuition and psychic awareness through its influence on the third eye chakra; leading selenite to also be a stone of truth and honesty.
Benefits: when wearing selenite meditations become very clear over time bringing a clarity to your spiritual understanding of the universe and your place in the world.
Serpentine is known as a metaphysically protective stone that's protective against poison and venom. Serpentine is also commonly used in the rise of the kundalini, managing the rise by opening a path that lessens discomfort.
Benefits: According to mystics, serpentine helps with emotional cleansing, and attracting love and money. Mystical lore also suggest that serpentine eliminates parasite infections, diabetes.
Howlite "Awareness Stone" releases an energy that prepares the wearer to receive wisdom and attunement. Howlite can also be used to remove attachments, or personal ties; and remove old emotional pain, from this life or a past life, bringing peace to those areas.
Benefits: Howlite decreases obsessive critical thinking, selfishness, stress, and anxiety. Howlite also helps remove anger from within or externally and brings calmness. In addition to bringing ease during difficult confrontations, particularly by decreasing rudeness.
Danburite is associated with the crown chakra. Danburite is an excellent healing stone. It will open and release energy blockages, assisting with healing on all levels.
Benefits: Danburite amplifies the properties and effects of other stones. Danburite, also helps with making clear perspectives.
Fluorite can promote a more balanced view on life and improve mental clarity for making decisions. These traits can enable one's ability to manifest ideas and bring plans to fruition. Fluorite is a great stone for detoxifying the emotional body.
Benefits: flourite can improve learning by reducing learning disorders; and enhance focus and concentration. Fluorite can also help reduce fear of the future including anger and depression.
Pyrite is a stone of intellect and protection. It enhances intelligence, mental stability, logic, analysis, creativity, memory, and intuitive development. Pyrite is a powerful protection stone, and is very grounding.
Benefits: Pyrite is good for helping you tap into your latent mental talents and abilities.
Obsidian is commonly used for strength to separate one from abusers or individuals with cantankerous energy. It is know for being a very grounding healing stone.
Benefits: Physically, obsidian can be beneficial for the stomach by way of helping to remove viral or bacterial infections from the intestine or muscle tissue. Mentally, obsidian sharpens and focuses internal and external vision, helping the mind to get in touch with buried issues before they explode.
Onyx is primarily connected with the root chakra. There are black, red and white onyx stones, which the white onyx is associated with the crown chakra
Benefits: The onyx root properties offer help with challenges in life that can be draining; and can be used for healing wounds, childbirth, self-control and to increase stamina.
Opal the "inspiration stone" enhances the imagination and promotes creativity. It can bring inspiration to projects, life or spirit. It offers an energy of spontaneity that's vibrant and free. Similar to how water rolls over and past rocks and roots in its way, the energy of opal can lead you on a positive path regardless of obstacles. During life changing events, the opal energy can be invaluable and good for keeping close to your heart.
Benefits: Opal is known for the larger amount of water it holds inside. The use of opal water energy can enhance self-esteem, and increase sense of self-worth. When aligned with its inspiring love energy, a release damaged inhibitions and access to a true spiritual nature can take place in the heart chakra.
Ruby is a high energy stone and part of the sapphire family, often used to increase chi or prana and provides a boost to Earth healing. Ruby is also considered to be a leadership stone.
Benefits: Ruby is said to bring adventure to the wearer and may bring prosperity and wealth. For centuries ruby has been known for helping individuals find stability in work and finances, including general prosperity.
Calcite "Purify Stone" is an excellent stone for distance healing. Calcite is know as the premier cleanser of stored negative energies in the human system, and works on all levels of the physical to the etheric. Optical calcite (Iceland Spar) is particularly good for bringing hope to fearful or stressful situations.
Benefits: Physically, calcites are said to be good for back pain, strengthen teeth and eyes. It is used for detoxifying and as an antiseptic agent. Calcite is used in crystal healing particularly to help with emotional and mental conditions.
Carnelian "actors stone" is an agate class of chalcedony that is a stone of creativity, individuality and courage. Like all agates, it has protection energies. It can assist one in finding the right mate. In addition, it can help with manifestation of one's desires, and bring good luck.
Benefits: Carnelian can help ease or remove sorrows. Physically, carnelian can be used in crystal healing to heal open sores, rejuvenate tissues and cells, rheumatism, kidney stones and other kidney problems, gall stones, colds, pollen allergies, and neuralgia.
Moonstone is said in crystal healing to help stress and avoid overreaction. It brings hope, enhances feminine energies, sensitivity and intuition. Moonstone is often used as a stand in for pearls. Moonstone is associated with the crown and third eye chakras, and sometimes with the heart chakra.
Benefits: Moonstone is a stone of protection, especially during childbirth, pregnancy, and travel at sea. Physically, moonstone is used in crystal healing to aid the pituitary gland, digestive system, obesity, water retention, hormonal problems or menstrual problems.
Quartz is a "Universal Crystal" because it channels universal energy and has many uses. It enhances energy by absorbing, storing, amplifying, balancing, focusing and transmitting for the benefit of mental and physical cenergy.
Benefits: Quartz is extremely beneficial for manifesting, healing, meditation, protection, and channeling. Quartz enhances spiritual growth, spirituality and wisdom. It can also help particularly with concentration, studying, and retaining what one learns.
Emerald is a classic stone of love and romance, and is reputed to bring both passion and domestic bliss with unconditional love. As a stone of serenity, emerald is said to be helpful for healing abuse issues, heartbreak and trauma bringing a perspective to cause of heartache.
Benefits: Emerald benefits intellect, communication, decision making, and promotes truthfulness and honesty, seeing past the superficial. It is also used in crystal healing to ease guilt and soothe emotions, and to bring hope, forgiveness, and compassion.
Note: healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.