Crystals and Their Metaphysical Properties

gold and diamond jewelryCrystals have been used for thousands of years in every culture to bring power, harmony and protection to people and places.

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Amazonite is a type of feldspar which crystallizes in the form of short prismatic crystals. It usually occurs in the turquoise color (blue-green or turquoise to darker greens) but is sometimes found in yellow, white, or grey portions.

Amazonite is said to have a soothing effect on the nervous system. Since the nervous system controls our emotions a great deal, this stone is said to sooth tense and aggravated situations and enhance love. Amazonite is said to bestow truth, honor and integrity to its wearer.

It soothes all chakras and especially rejuvenates the heart center and throat chakra by enhancing communications concerning love. A powerful crystal, amazonite fills the heart with courage and determination to do good in the world.

It aligns the physical body with the etheric and astral bodies producing a balancing and preventive energy; this makes it a lovely stone to wear for general health maintenance.

Amazonite can balance the male/female energies, bringing forth the qualities of clarity and clear spirit. It also increases clairvoyant and telepathic abilities. Use amazonite to attract good luck.

It helps both sexes to improve and maintain health and is especially good for breast problems. It assists the functioning of the passages of the throat and thyroid gland. It is also good for the upper spine and for encouraging a healthier lifestyle.

Amber transforms negative energy to positive energy. Because of this, the body is able to heal itself by transmuting this energy. It’s sunny bright soothing energy helps calm the nerves and enliven the disposition. Amber helps to improve short-term memory, relieves stomach ailments, soothes sore throats and inner-ear complaints and aids digestion. It is also good for speech problems. Emotionally, amber is an excellent crystal for relieving depression and anxiety. It strengthens self-worth.

Amethyst is known as the stone of spirituality. It balances the physical, intellectual and emotional energies of the body and provides a clear connection between the Earth plane and other worlds. It clears the aura and stabilizes any dysfunctional energy located within ones body. It bestows the perfect peace which was present prior to birth.

As a healer, amethyst is one of the most effective crystals for any kind of healing work. It is effective for people, animals and plants. It is potent for ailments of both mind and body, especially emotional problems. It soothes headaches if placed on the temples or the point of pain, relieves eyestrain and helps to maintain the blood-sugar balance.

Angelite is an ancient Peruvian healing stone. Angelite amplifies healing with sound, whether a single voice or a group singing. It is excellent for harmonizing the body, mind and spirit. Angelite alleviates sunburn and throat and thyroid difficulties. It also helps the lungs, upper arms and shoulders and the skull.

Angelite regulates fluid balances and aids a gentle weight-loss program. Use it for peaceful action to alleviate suffering. It is an excellent stone to choose to send strength to prisoners or people living under harsh political systems or intolerant religious regimes.

Aquamarine was believed to contain the power of the sea. Sailors used it as an amulet to keep them safe from storms and bring them home safely. Its color can range from a clear light blue to a blue-green, the color of a calm sea; occasionally a watery green.

As a healing stone, aquamarine can be used to relieve sore throats, tooth and gum problems, fluid retention, digestive, bladder and kidney disorders, colds and upper respiratory difficulties, seasickness and all forms of travel queasiness. It may ease pain and is said to be effective in calming and alleviating panic attacks and phobias.

Aquamarine increases intuition, psychic awareness and clairvoyance. It aids in becoming more attuned to spiritual levels of awareness and yet remain centered. Aquamarine gives you strength you need to take responsibility for yourself. Will keep you on track, assisting you in maintaining a persistent path towards your goals, helping to guarantee you success.

Aragonite is helpful during periods of stress and anger. It can provide insight into the basis of a problem and can stimulate communication on the higher plane. It enhances reliability and practicality.

Aventurine is beneficial to the thymus gland, the nervous system, and one’s general state of mind. In ancient Tibet, it was used to prevent nearsightedness, improving the wearer’s perception, and inspiring creativity.

Aventurine is a gentle and important healer and from childhood to adulthood, it can expose a positive influence in every aspect of your life. Green aventurine is good for the eyes; it improves physical acuity and also enhances mental perception and the ability to discriminate between what is relevant and what is not.

It calms free-floating anxiety, panic attacks and irregular heart rhythms. Red aventurine enhances creativity and the ability to see possibilities. It can heal the reproductive system, and sometimes reverse diseases. It also can bring prosperity and lessen negativity. Red aventurine is associated with the sacral and root chakras.