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|Posted: Thu Oct 13, 2005 3:05 am Post subject: Magickal Stones - A to K
|Magickal Stones - A to K
CTR: Refers to the 7 chakras centers for healing.
H: Hardness on Mohs' scale (1-10)
T: Toxic (dust, fumes) Any stone may be toxic.
Adamite: Blue, blue-green, yellow-green.
Brings gifts of heart & mind together for balance, inner strength, and steering steadily through life.
Creativity & entrepreneurial thinking, and new directions for business/personal growth.
Blue: Creativity, throat, mouth, ears, breath of life, lymph.
Green: Lungs, heart, thymus, endocrine glands.
H:3.5; CTR: 4, 5; T
Agate: Chalcedony Qtz. Red, orange, yellow, browns; Solid, Grounding.
For stomach, colon, liver, spleen, kidneys, Xray/radiation.
MOSS: Centering, taking heart. Bloodsugar, anorexia/food issues, lymphnodes, balances emotions.
IRIS: Insight, Restores nerve feeling and healing after injury/burns.
PICTURE: Gaze into for meditation. L/Rt. brain balance. Pineal, pituitary; coordination.
Blue LACE: Patience, peace. Cools.
H:6.5-7; CTRS: 1,4
Alexandrite: (A chrysoberyl.) Clear violet-green, lt. blue or orange-yellow iridescence.
Color changes with angle. Opens Heart, Solar Plexus, and especially Crown Centers.
For healing, centering, self-esteem. Rare and Powerful. Opens to higher self, disattachment, psychicness, spiritual love, joy, and luck.
Excellent tissue regeneration; especially Central Nervous System.
H:8.5; CTR: 3,4,6,7
Amazonite: Solid Lt. Blue/turquoise.
Gentle Friendly, calming, soothing; Opens throat, heart, and solar plexus centers for self-expression, artistic creativity, healing.
Throat, thyroid, nerve and Brain paths.
Reduces self-damaging behavior, increases straight posture of self-respect, confidence, grace, self-assuredness with communication.
H: 6-6.5; CTR: 5
Amber: Clear yellow or orange ancient petrified resin (possibly pine tree).
Electromagnetic. Opens solar plexus chakra for mental clarity, moods balance, confidence.
Stomach anxiety, spine, Central Nervous System, brain, memory loss, cell regeneration.
Aligns mental and emotional bodies via orange and yellow CTRS.
Excellent detoxification and protection from radiation, especially x-rays, sun, computers, airport, planes and others' energies.
Sacred use (incense/worn) by Asian and American Indians, and worldwide.
H: 2-2.5; CTR: 3; T
Amethyst: Translucent, purple/lavendar Qtz.
Psychicness, imagery, mind quieting. Wear when sleeping or when awake to reduce anger, impatience, and nightmares.
Brow + Crown CTRS. Headaches, eyes, scalp/hair, pituitary, pineal, bloodsugar balance. Especially aids sobriety; alcohol/food/sex/other addictions.
Famous ancient detoxicifier (especially helped with poisons, alcohol.)
Keep in pet's water to reduce fleas.
H: 7; CTR: 6
Angelite: Medium blue to white crystals.
Fairly newly discovered. Psychic connection to oneness with universe, angelic realm, spiritual guidance.
Astral travel, heightened sensory awareness. Seeing paths to surmount challenges.
Aligns physical and etheric fields for healing self & others. Regenerates and rejuvenates ill or depleted areas.
H: 3; CTR 6,7; T (due to Lead Sulfate)
Apache Tears: Small, dark, smoky-translucent Obsidian pebbles.
Eases and releases pain, loss, sadness, anger, etc to help heal and go on with life.
For looking within, protection, vision quest/purpose. gently grounds and unblocks lower body and endocrine glands/chakras.
Aids healing. Represents tears of grief shed by Native American women after their loved ones' deaths due to invading troops.
H: 5; CTR: 6
Apatite: Transparent dk. blue, yellow, clear.
Blue and purple are used especially to heal and stimulate throat CTR. and kidney point for self-expression, teaching, healing mouth, throat, thyroid, high blood pressure, stuttering, etc.
Reducing hunger. High Calcium content strengthens bones, muscles, mineral assimilation. Use yellow on Solar Plexus and Brow CTRS.
H: 5.5; CTR: 3,5,7
Apophyllite: Clear, white, light green striated crystals.
Very powerful for deep, peaceful stillness and alpha state/meditation/dream recall. Clairvoyance, out of body travel, etc.
Green is most powerful: Heals and brings joyous openness to the heart CTR. as it opens the brow and crown chakras.
Clears mental fuzziness and channels for with higher-self + angelic realm contact. Helps see truth for growth.
H: 5; CTR:4,6,7
Aqua Aura: Clear quartz with metallic light blue tint from electrical infusion of gold (amplifies quartz conductivity.)
Increases ability to send energy & alter consciousness for meditation, telepathy, healing. Opens/clears throat.
Aquamarine: A beryl. Clear light blue, blue-green.
Tranquilizing, uplifting, openness, innocence, light-heartedness, creativity, communication, self-awareness, confidence, purpose.
Throat (& spleen) CTR(s), Heart, immune system, thymus, lymphnodes, Especially: Mouth, ears, etc.
Affects etheric and mental levels. Releases anxiety, fear, restlessness, peaceful stillness like the flow of a forest stream.
Breathing allergies, water travel, journies, sea goddess, seeing through people, protection.
Aragonite: Translucent purple-pink-brown hexagonal, or white needle crystals.
Deep, peaceful meditation; uplifts emotions. Centering, overview, patience under stress, heps us navigate business/managerial/personal challenges with a clear head and steady hand.
Giving and receiving easily. Balances yin-yang. Eyes, brain, Central Nervous System, heart, opens spiritual/brow chakra for day-to-day living with an open heart and mind.
H:4; CTR:3,6; T
Aventurine: Translucent dark/lt. green quartz.
Heals emotional pain/fear/imbalance by dissolving blocks in the heart CTR.
Historically also draws out heat of fevers, inflamation, nerv. system stress.
In your bath water, a soft, soothing stone for general healing. Universal love, truth, prosperity. Much like Moss Agate.
Azurite: Solid deep blue, blue-purple.
Activates brow and throat CTRS. more assertive communication and alert, quite, deep access to subconscious and other times/places/lives.
Psychicness, creativity, decisiveness, deeper insight, seeing truth, reduces depression, anger, abnormal cell growth.
High copper content stimulates thyroid, sinus, skin cleansing, spleen, nervous system, mental + etheric bodies.
H:3, 5-4; CTR:5,6; T
BERYL Family: Strong, hard. (Some look "Greasy").
Clear: Brow & Throat CTRS. Heliodor/Golden Brown: Stimulates the mind, nervous system, spine, bones, Solar Plexus and 3rd eye CTR, with warm sun energy for mental clarity, confidence, willpower, visualizing, protection.
Helps stomach, intestines, works with mental body for exhaustion, depression, ulcers, nausea, eating disorders.
Cleans emotional and physical toxins from liver, skin, (including: fear and resentment). Pink: Excellent for heart CTR, growth, transition, stabilizing. (See also: Emerald, Aquamarine, Alexandrite)
Bloodstone: ("Heliotrope") Solid dark green, red flecks.
Electromagnetic (high iron). Ancient Egypt, Atlantis used to calm, ground, revitalize. Classic for wealth, menstrual cramps, anemia, bloodclots, hemorrhoids, birthing/reproductivity, imbalance.
Cleansing heart and blood circulation, marrow, thymus, lungs; Heart.
Boji Stones: Iron-magnetite concretion. Solid round, grey-brown discs with high iron.
Grounding, electromagnetic. Balances body's energy field. Many have found they reduce pain by holding 1 in each hand. Recharges electrically in sun. (Store boji's apart -magneticness neutralizes eachother. Also wearing/holding with tiger's eye or other stone containing asbestos may bring on ill feeling.) Rough "male" and smooth "female" stones both have + and - charge.
Brass: Flattens and grounds energy. (poor conductor); not generally used for healing. can dull/block energy.
May be used as shield, reducing sensitivity and awareness.
Calcite: Milky yellow, peach, green, white or clear crystals. Soft.
Lime Green: Tranquility ; soothes spiritual heart; helps us learn from lessons in each situation and new options.
Clarifies visions, imagery, astral travel and recall. Helps us replace fears, old ways with healthier ones.
Cleans toxins and fumes from body. Needs cleansing if sticky.
Yellow: Spine, bones. Detoxification of kidneys, pancreas, spleen. Decalcifying joints.
Clear/Optical: Clearer vision & communication, wellness, general cleansing.
Blue: Eases pain (especially back).
Orange: Uplifting, joy, happiness, humor.
H:3; CTR: per color.
Carnelian: Chalcedony (jasper) qtz. Translucent.
Confidence, boldness, initiative, dramatic abilities, assertiveness, outgoingness. Precision, analysis, appetite, awareness of feelings.
Orange and yellow CTRS. Warms and cleanses blood, kidneys, stimulates appetite, emotions, passion, sexuality, physical energy, celebration, reproductive system, menstrual cramps, arthritis, kidneys, gall bladder, pancreas.
Historically also used to pull excess fever out through the feet.
CTR: 1,2,3; H:7
Celestite: White, clear, or cool lt. blue cluster crystals.
Gentle. Soothes nerves, stress. Quiets mind. Serenity, harmony, easiness, stillness for receiving, connection to spirit, overview, creativity.
Aids Throat CTR; honesty, openness, stress, worry, hearing, thyroid, potassium/manganese deficiency, Central Nervous System, tiredness, fades in sunlight.
Cerussite: Clear/misty white to brown.
Helps us be centered, confident, capable and versatile amidst life's challenges. Grounding to here/now and higher self. Graciousness, good listening/communication skills.
Translate higher concepts to everyday language. Psychicness, clarity. Shows what we can/can't change. Letting go (stress, addictions..) Insomnia, Central Nervous System, coordination, general healing.
Both grounds root chakra and opens crown (& Throat) CTR. Plant growth, protection against bugs.
H:3.5; CTR:1,5,7; T
Charoite: Purple, solid.
Newly coming into greater use. Works with Indigo & violet CTRS to transmute/lift us out of emotions, fear. Seeing old patterns with new possibilities.
Opens heart, inspiration, service, seeing clearly (mentally, physically, psychically), faster healing. Some find useful also for entity release work and alcohol/liver detoxification.
Chrysoberyl: Translucent Gold or Green Cat's Eye (often confused with qtz. Tiger's Eye, but rarer).
Usually clear, green or green/brown, nongreasy. For acquiring more prosperity. Confidence, self-pride, healing. Amplifies other gems (NOTE: Some are irradiated to turn green- trust your feeling with each stone.)
Chrysocolla/Gem Silica: Solid Lt. blue/blue-green.
Gentle, soothing, friendly. Excellent for heart CTR; flushes and heals heart blocks (loss, hurt, guilt, fear...) for allowingness, flexibility, self-forgiveness, peace of heart, patience. Keeps one in light, love, and healing daily.
On Throat, expressing feelings, verbal and artistic creativity, thyroid. Also, heart bloodsugar, and emotional balance.
High conductivity from copper draws out pain, heat (fevers, inflamations, arthritis...), Excellent theraputic aid for healing loss, incest, other traumas. Cleanses auric field. Dreams and Earth healing. Chrysocolla and malachite: See EILAT Stone.
H:2-4; CTR:4,4b,5; T(Copper)
Chrysoprase: Bright translucent green chalcedony.
Uplifts heart CTR; Greater Flexibility, wisdom, generosity, self-confidence. Heals depression, excess self-focus, emotions/sexual imbalance. Placed on heart, neck, or on brown for meditation.
Citrine: Clear yellow qtz. (Yellow from Iron).
For Solar Plexus CTR, Mental and emotional clarity. Problem-solving, memory, willpower, optimism, confidence, self-discipline, digestion.
Reduces anxiety, fear, depression, stomach tension, food disorders, allergies.
Detoxification: Spleen, kidneys, liver, urinary system, intestines, etc. Electromagnetic.
Cobalt-Calcite: (Calcite, pink from Cobalt)
Brings love, patience, gentleness, compassion. Soothes intensity of feelings. Mental and emotional balancer.
H:3; CTR:4b; T
Excellent energy conductor! Sends and amplifies thoughts, healing, and gem electrical energy into wearer's energy field. Next to skin: Detoxes and soothes arthritis, rheumatism, other inflamation problems. 3rd chakra: stomach, intestines, etc. Warms, releases resentment, anger, etc. built up in joints as arthritis. Exhaustion recovery, circulation, balances warm sun energy and cool lunar energy. Energize with sun.
H:2.5-3; CTR: 3+all; T .
More on metals here
Coral: Calcium and calcite. Red and orange: stimulates 1st 2 chakras for energy and warmth, fertility. Energizes emotions. Muscles, blood, heart, reproductive system; thyroid, metabolism; meridians; spine, bone and tissue regeneration. (Avoid if high blood pressure, fever, anxious).
Pink: Heart CTR, increases sensitivity, caring, compassion.
White: Soothes; heals meridians, stress, smell ability, nerves.
Black: Creativity, repels lower energies. H:3-4; CTR: by color; T
Cuprite: Deep wine red. (High copper content)
Opens flow of 1st/root and 3rd/Stomach/power centers, hundalini energy, willpower. Also, with heart CTR: strengthens thymus, heart, blood, and oxygen, metabolism, stamina and healing. Historically also heals relationship with father, the yang side of us, masculinity (for men) and confidence/security issues.
Access past life parent info for healing issues. H:4; CTR:1;3;4
Danburite: Clear crystal.
Powerfully radiates bright, pure, white light, filling our body, mind, and spirit (and relationships) with loving light.
Excellent to cleanse, purify, or debrief. Fills 3rd eye and Crown CTRS with joy and illumination. Brings truth, honesty, a smile to the heart and open receptivity to mind and spirit.
Strengthens mind, nervous system, life force, awareness. Program for particular uses. Excellent healing tool.
H:7; CTRS: all, especially 6 & 7
Desert Rose: A gypsum. Lt. brown.
Gently grounding; clarifies thinking and mental vision, perception. Quiets worry, brings out practicality. (Related to Selenite). Reminds us to take time out to smell the roses. Quiets the mind.
H:1.5-2; CTR: 3
Diamond: (Carbon) Powerfully absorbs and amplifies thoughts/attitudes of user, other gems, and wearer's strengths and weaknesses: Prosperity, generosity/ vs. miserly; love vs. distrust; overview, spirituality vs. lust, immediate gratification.
Used with loving, clear intent; clears blocks, opens crown CTR: spiritual love, peace. Clarity, trust, confidence. Cleanse thoroughly (It can hold our other's previous attitudes, emotions...) Ancients also used for detoxing.
H:10; CTR: All, especially: 7; T (dust)
Diopside: Clear, deep green.
Deep healing and expansion of Heart center, love, commitment, trust humbleness, heart, lungs, etc. Yin.
Dioptase: Tiny deep blue-green silicate crystals.
Its powerful green reaches deep into the heart CTR to release and heal sadness, heartache, abuse, neglect...Converts loss (recent/childhood) into self-love.
Empowers heart with new depth, strength, healthiness, courage, ability to love deeply, unconditionally. Connects emotional heart with spiritual heart to receive abundance. Promotes genuineness, sincerity, emotional balance, self-worth, deep well-being.
Central Nervous System, lungs, heart, blood pressure, stress. Can send healing deep into the earth.
H:5; CTR: 4,4b,5; T (has high copper)
Dolomite: Pink/pastel/milky to clear.
Clear varieties, especially pink are used to softly open and heal heart CTR. Soothes hurt, loneliness, anxiety, etc. Facilitates giving and receiving, generosity, spontaneity, creativity, energy uplift. Calcium content strengthens bones, teeth, muscles, woman's reproductive system; helps PMS.
H:3.5-4; CTR: 1,4,4b
EILAT Stone: (chrysocolla and malachite) (incl. turquoise).
Excels in healing emotional and physical aspects of heart/lungs and throat CTRS.
Flushes out/heals hurt, fear, stress, loss. Antidepressant. Sinuses, mouth; Bone and tissue regeneration. On Solar Plexus: Aligns the subtle bodies, harmonizes heart, mind, and body. Wholeness, peace of heart, self-expression, creativity. Balances yin/yang. Draws out pain, inflamation, fever.
CTR: 3-5; T
Elestial: Special form of clear/smokey qtz.
Changes confusion/illusions to clarity, seeing truth, overview. Psychicness, openness to higher self/God/spirituality. Stimulates crown chakra/pineal to rise above situations, emotions. May initially intesify lower thoughts (ego, denial, self-judging...) to release these blocks to open heart/mind.
Healing brain cells from drug/alcohol use. "All-seeing Stone" brings infusion of light. Use as a bridge stone to enhance energy flow between chakras.
Strengthens heart CTR for abundance, growth, peace, harmony, patience, love, fidelity, honesty. Lifts depression, insomnia. Knowingness of the heart, peaceful dreams. Breathing, heart, lymphnodes, blood, thymus, pancreas (blood sugar rebalance), labor/delivery, eyesight, and etheric field.
Excellent general healer. Ancient blood detoxifierand antipoison. Androgynous.
H:7.5-8. CTR:4,4b; T (aluminum)
Epidote: Deep green, striated.
Strengthens over all health, heart, well-being, energy. Courage, stamina. Helps take good care of one's self (food, rest, etc.)
Fluorite: All rainbow colors.
Important balancer, healer. Opens heart (especially green), throat and 2 highest CTRS for clarity, overview, seeing additional truths/realities. Spleen bones, teeth, lungs, detoxification, anxiety, insomnia.
Clear and Purple: Objectivity; clears the way for new things, upliftment, aura cleanse, 3rd eye, eyesight, sinuses; repels colds. Enhances other gems.
Green: Stills mind and heart, harmonizes and recharges all CTRS.
Blue: Throat, nose, ears, soothing; Karmic impasses resolved, atonement relieved. Yellow: Focus, cooperation, group alignment.
Yttrium: Lavendar, well-being, serenity, peace, connection with universe/God/eternal life force. Clusters: lowers work/life stress (helpful on your desk) Double Pyramid: Aligns spirit with physical plane, inner with outer awareness, and 2 sides/brain; crown CTR, illuminating karmic lessons.
H:4; CTRS: All, esp 4-6 (Match color with Chakra)
Fuchsite: Muscovite. Mica-like flaky light green.
Light-heartedness, friendliness, compassion, recovery, immunity. Speeds deeper healing.
Garnet: (Only clear is used for healing)
Use cut and polished. The brighter the better. Red: 1st and 2nd CTRS. Warms, energizes emotionally and physically (arthritus, frostbite, paralysis), grounds.
Used by ancient cultures. Exhaustion, low BP, detoxing and strengthening blood, muscles, kidneys, gallstones. Stimulates life force and sexuality, hormone balance, antibodies, fertility, persistence, stamina, passion, confidence (and stubbornness). Yang (avoid if excess anger, impatience, high blood pressure, heat, inflamation, etc.) 1st/root CTR. Orange: Warmth, energy. 2nd CTR. Green: CTR:1,4;
H:7-7.5; T (aluminum)
Gem Silica: Gem quality Chrysocolla.
Highly Evolved. See Silica. T (copper)
Excellent all-purpose, high level gem amplifier and electrical conductor, especially on solar plexus and heart CTRS. Strengthens meridians, nerve system, digestion. Positively charged with warming sun energy. Often warn by teachers/healers, especially after much self-healing (addictions, childhood...)
Attracts prosperity, stores, amplifies thoughts/emotions/energy (Greed too). Yang. Pink = Gold + copper. Lovingness, warmth, spirituality. Amplifies gem effects. White: Combines sun and moon's energy, thus higher conductor and amplifier.
H:2-3; CTR:3,4,7. More on metals here.
Goldstone: Medium brown with tiny coppery glitter.
Reported to be a man-made form of sunstone originally created when alchemists were working towards creating gold. Gently uplifting, mildly helpful to solar plexus CTR, to reduce stomach tension, protect center of body. CTR:3
Hawk's Eye/Falcon's Eye: Natural Green, grey or blue Tiger's eye-like quartz.
Helps gain perspective to see/face situations fully. Seeing the overview clearly and unflinchingly, as from a Hawk's eyes. Stomach and brow chakras. Blue: Deepens meditation. helps us see the truth (self, others, situations) in order to grow. H:7; CTR:3-6
Hematite & Marcasite: Silver-gray metallic. (High iron, mercury) One of the most grounding of all stones (root CTR).
Condenses scatteredness, fuzziness into mental clarity, concentration, memory, practicality, helps study, bookkeeping, detail work, sound sleep. Confidence, will power, boldness.
Egyptians used also to calm hysteria and anxiety. Yang. Helps us adjust to being physical. Spleen, blood, cleanse. Can deflect. Regroups after jet lag, stress, birth, anesthesia.
Herkimer Diamond: A special clear quartz.
Shifts brain powerfully into alpha/deep stillness, opening the brow and crown CTRS for a strong, clear channel, psychic readings, meditation, OBEs. May take one too "high"/spacey to wear. The "Dream stone" - in meditation or pillow, it wonderfully enhances visualization, astral travel into the light and dream recall.
Amplifies and stores thoughts, energy; use as bridge to stimulate energy flow up through the chakras. Cleanse often. H:7;
CTR:All especially 6,7 Hiddenite: A spodumene, like kunzite. Green. Best known for drawing prosperity. Clears heart to receive. Eases love or $ loss. Calming.
H:6-7; CTR:4; T(Aluminum)
Gently absorbs and uplifts stress, tension, anxiety, emotional intensity, etc. Quietly loving, calming. Works with the heart center, bringing greater gentleness, patience, tact. Helps bones, teeth, and other calcium aspects of body.
Iolite: (Cordierite) Clear bluish-lavendar.
Opens a light pathway from Throat CTR. up through crown. Truth, simplicity, imagery, peace. Living at higher awareness level. Alcohol/addiction detoxificator, sobriety. A newer stone recently more available.
H:7; CTR:6,7; T (Aluminum)
Jade: Solid to translucent. Green.
Health, wealth, longevity stone. Ancient Chinese used also for courage, wisdom, justice, mercy, emotional balance, stamina, love, fidelity, humility, generosity, peace, harmony. Lungs, heart, thymus, immune, kidney and blood detoxification, nervous system. Androgynous. A gentle, steady energy.
Jasper: Chalcedony qtz. Multi-colored, solid.
Yellow, orange, brown, green. Yellow for stomach, intestines, liver, spleen areas. earthy grounding. CTR:3. Green: Respiratory/Heart CTR. General tissue regeneration; mineral assimilation; general healing. Darker colors: more grounding. (Also less conductive for healing)
H:All 6.5-7 CTR: 4
Kunzite: Spodumene with lithium. Pink, clear.
Powerful, high level stone. Strengthens healers, teachers.
Opens the emotional heart and spiritual heart.
Unconditional lovingness, compassion. Healing abuse/loss/addictions.
Helps emotional balance, confidence, connection to higher self, oneness.
Reduces depression, mood swings, stress, radiation. Also brow and crown CTRS.
Deepens altered state: psychic readings, healing...being centered emotionally and spiritually.
H:6-7; CTR: 4, 4b, 6, 7; T (Aluminum)
Kyanite: Light blue, splintery.
Placed on brow, this opens 3rd eye and blue'/throat CTRS.
Enhances psychic images, foresight, consciousness, meditation, communication.
On 3rd eye; answers questions, especially in imagery.
Brings out our natural ability to manifest things into reality via thoughts, visualization. Tranquility.
H:4-7; CTR:5,6; T (aluminum)