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Gemstones

Gemstones are not only beautiful, but they have amazing energetic healing capabilities as well. Here is a list of some of the gemstones we use to make your mala jewelry, and some of their metaphysical properties. 

 

 

Agate

There are many different types and colors of agate.  Each variety of agate is known to be balancing, calming, strengthening, and protective. In addition to agate's general properties, each type of agate has its own special healing energies.

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Blue Lace Agate

This stone is great for: stress of all types.

Some (but not all) healing examples: calming, meditation, accessing higher spiritual planes, cooling and soothing; and easing anger, fear, anxiety and frustration.

Chakra connection: activates the throat chakra. 

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Grey Agate

This stone is great for: fatigue, stress, and yearning.

Some (but not all) healing examples: luck, abundance, faith, and balancing sexual energy.

Chakra connection: balances your sacral chakra.

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Moss Agate

This stone is great for: releasing old patterns; and easing depression, fear, stress, and stagnation.

Some (but not all) healing examples: balancing emotions, providing insight, refreshing the soul, finding beauty in what’s right in front of you, lessening pain during childbirth and ensuring a healthy delivery; and bringing abundance, inspiration, self-expression, and strength.

Chakra connection: nurtures your heart chakra.

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Tree Agate

This stone is great for: instabilities, negative challenges and a loss of control.

Some (but not all) healing examples: abundance, centering, creating a peaceful environment, disorders related to branches (i.e. immune system complications, nervousness, blood vessels, etc.), connecting with nature, and protecting your household plants.

Chakra connection: nurtures your heart chakra.

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White Agate

This stone is great for: fears, insecurities, restless sleep, and nightmares.

Some (but not all) healing examples: pregnancy discomforts, childbirth and the postpartum period, and healthy milk production after the baby is born.

Chakra connection: opens and balances the crown.

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Amazonite

This stone is great for: dispelling negative energy, unblocking geopathic stress, and growing perspective and perseverance.

Some (but not all) healing examples:  courage, honor, love, compassion, communication, openness; soothing and balancing the mind, body, and soul; and dealing with anger, sadness, grief, trauma, worry, and fear. 

Chakra connection: stimulates the heart and throat chakras.

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Amber

This stone is great for: clarity of all kinds, stress relief, and physical healing.

Some (but not all) healing examples:  providing calm, decisiveness, turning negativity into positivity, strengthening memory and intellect, and relieving chronic aches or pains. Bonus gifts:  romantic love, energy, joy, purification, patience, spontaneity, wisdom, good luck, and success.

Chakra connection: balances the sacral, solar plexus, and throat chakras.

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Amethyst
This stone is great for: spiritual and meditative depth.

Some (but not all) healing examples:  bringing your healing qualities to the foreground, curing insomnia and stimulating dream recall, relieving chronic aches or pains; and balancing emotions, hormones, and digestion.

Chakra connection:  activates the third eye chakra.

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Chevron Amethyst

This stone is great for: finding positive solutions.

Some (but not all) healing examples: protection, spirituality, prayer, relieving negative sleeping conditions; and balancing emotions, hormones, and digestion. 

Chakra connection: stimulates the third eye chakra.

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Green Amethyst or Prasiolite

This stone is great for: love and compassion.

Some (but not all) healing examples: strengthening will power, self-love, recovering from past emotional experiences, repelling negativity, success, and fighting compulsive urges.

Chakra connection: opens the crown and heart chakras.

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Angelite

This stone is great for: healing others and yourself, peace, awareness, and compassion

Some (but not all) healing examples: bringing wholeness, tranquility, accessing universal knowledge, raising awareness, and speaking your truth. This is an excellent stone for healers, unblocking energy pathways, and communicating with angels. 

Chakra connection: invigorates the throat, third eye, and crown chakras.

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Apatite

This stone is great for: manifestation, psychic gifts, personal awakening, and self-expression.

Some (but not all) healing examples: increasing motivation, balancing hyperactivity, encouraging creativity, clarity, absorbing calcium, promoting the formation of new cells, improving joint conditions, and balancing gland production. 

Chakra connection: activates the throat chakra.

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Aventurine 

This stone is great for: prosperity, luck, equilibrium, and dreaming.

Some (but not all) healing examples: reinforcing leadership qualities, compassion, healthy mind, enhancing perspective, eliminating irritation and anger, protection against pollutants, balancing the nervous systems, healing inflammation, and lowering cholesterol.

Chakra connection: opens the heart chakra.

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Green Aventurine

 

This stone is great for: comfort and healing.

Some (but not all) healing examples: neutralizing electromagnetic radiation from the environment, promoting wellbeing, and encouraging positive thoughts.

Chakra connection: opens the heart chakra. 

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Red Aventurine

This stone is great for:Treversing negative situations and seeing your best potential. 

Some (but not all) healing examples: enhancing creativity, seeing the possibilities in a situation, and inviting prosperity into your life.

Chakra connection: balances the base and sacral chakras. 

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Bloodstone 

This stone is great for: revitalization and cleansing.

Some (but not all) healing examples: cleansing the blood, heightening intuition, liver detoxification, taking action in the present moment, overcoming negative interference, finding necessary courage, selflessness, and increasing circulation. 

Chakra connection: opens the base chakra.

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Carnelian  

This stone is great for: action, accomplishment, and motivation.

Some (but not all) healing examples: building self-confidence; activating concentration, focus, and personal power; warding off our negative emotions, stimulating creativity and memory, and increasing physical energy (including sexual).

Chakra connection: activates the base and sacral chakras.

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Chalcedony 

This stone is great for: harmony and guidance through transition periods.

Some (but not all) healing examples: enhancing spiritual connections, absorbing negative energy, easing self-doubt, inspiring self-reflection, ending negative thought patterns, easing nightmares, and promoting optimism.

Chakra connection: opens the heart and throat chakras.

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Citrine

This stone is great for: invigoration and optimism.

Some (but not all) healing examples: manifesting wealth, success, happiness, and prosperity; sharing joy, overcoming depression, verbalizing thoughts, reducing aggravation, and balancing your low moods.

Chakra connection: balances the sacral, solar plexus, and crown chakras.

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Dumortierite

This stone is great for: organization of thoughts.

Some (but not all) healing examples: bringing clarity to intentions, expressing yourself clearly, accepting and responding to reality effectively, and releasing stubbornness.

Chakra connection:  balances the throat chakra.

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Fluorite

This stone is great for: immune system health and cleansing your aura.

Some (but not all) healing examples: guiding decision making, enhancing power, pain relief, strengthening bone tissue, and boosting self-confidence.

Chakra connection: balances heart, throat, and third eye chakras.

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Rainbow Fluorite

This stone is great for: spiritual connection and healing.

Some (but not all) healing examples: bringing order to chaos, increasing mental awareness, growing friendship, manifesting positivity in your life and developing creative meditation.

Chakra connection: engages all chakras.

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Green Fluorite

This stone is great for: healing and awareness.

Some (but not all) healing examples: dealing with issues of the heart, inviting personal growth, initiating calming sources, and finding the courage to embrace new ideas.

Chakra connection: opens the heart chakra.

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Garnet

This stone is great for: courage, sexuality, and spiritual growth.

Some (but not all) healing examples: inspiring love and devotion, promoting emotional harmony, providing courage in seemingly helpless situations, dispelling negative thought patterns that no longer serves us, and awakening sexuality.

Chakra connection: activates the base chakra.

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Rhodolite Garnet

This stone is great for: emotional healing.

Some (but not all) healing examples: treating lung and heart complications, stimulating healthy sexuality, overcoming guilt and shame, and welcoming love into the heart and mind.

Chakra connection: balances the base, heart, and crown chakras. 

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Howlite

This stone is great for: inspiration, creativity, and expression.

Some (but not all) healing examples: easing overactive minds, encouraging restful sleep, teaching patience, balancing moods, healing teeth and bones, and providing the courage for positive communication.

Chakra connection: protects the upper chakras: throat, third eye, and crown.

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Hypersthene

This stone is great for: relaxation and self-awareness.

Some (but not all) healing examples: encouraging healthy expression, overcoming shyness, easing excess pride, building strong personal relationships, standing up for beliefs, accessing spiritual realms, bringing opportunities, easing pain and tension in the limbs, and calming upset stomach.

Chakra connection: balances third eye, crown, and root chakras.

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Iolite

This stone is great for: guidance and reflection.

Some (but not all) healing examples: restoring harmony to relationships, bringing positivity and deep spiritual connections, and instilling love and gentleness.

Chakra connection: cleanses the third eye and crown chakras.

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Jasper

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Aqua Terra Jasper

This stone is great for: nurturing of all kinds.

Some (but not all) healing examples:  easing depression, fear, worry and impatience, simplicity, clarity, promoting love and compassion, aligning the physical and light bodies, and inspiring inner peace.

Chakra connection: Opens the heart chakra.

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Brecciated Jasper

This stone is great for: tranquility and wholeness.

Some (but not all) healing examples: absorbing negative energy, balancing moods, nurturing honesty within yourself, neutralizing radioactive energy, making assertive decisions, organizing tasks, encouraging sexual pleasure, and reinvigorating the whole body.

Chakra connection: opens the base and protects the sacral chakras.

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Fancy Jasper

This stone is great for: caring for yourself and others.

Some (but not all) healing examples: building confidence, relieving stress and anxiety, promoting balance necessary for good health, invoking peaceful and connected feelings, promoting a sense of belonging and being cared for, concentrating on the task in front of you, and cleansing the aura while balancing the chakras.

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Mouakite Jasper

This stone is great for: peace and protection.

Some (but not all) healing examples: promoting a feeling of wholeness, making decisions during a difficult time, providing emotional growth, discovering paths, seeing beneath the surface, protecting from dangerous situations, repelling distractions, and stabilizing the body while strengthening the immune system.

Chakra connection: balances the heart, solar plexus, and base chakras.

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Red Jasper

This stone is great for: healing and protection.

Some (but not all) healing examples: cleansing and stabilizing the aura, detoxifying the circulatory system, neutralizing radiation, ridding the body of electromagnetic pollution, justifying imbalanced situations, ridding the mind of worry, recalling dreams, and cleansing the blood and liver. 

Chakra connection: opens the base chakra. 

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Sesame Jasper or Kiwi Jasper

This stone is great for: strength and protection.

Some (but not all) healing examples: bringing support and tranquility during times of stress, overcoming addictive behaviours, and grounding.

Chakra connection: aligns the chakras.  

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Tigerskin Jasper

This stone is great for: balancing vibrations.

Some (but not all) healing examples: easing negative emotions, bringing peace of mind, reducing stress and anxiety, living life to the fullest, and reconnecting with the earth.

Chakra connection: balances all chakras.

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Kyanite

This stone is great for: meditation and attunement.

Some (but not all) healing examples: promoting healthy relationships, restoring honesty, purifying environments, bridging the gap between people and ideas, lowering blood pressure, and healing infections.

Chakra connection: heals the throat, third eye, and heart chakras.

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Labradorite

This stone is great for: facing change of all kinds.

Some (but not all) healing examples: deepening psychic ability, strengthening faith in yourself and the universe, calming an overactive mind, stimulating creativity, nurturing contemplation and introspection, and providing clarity and insight.

Chakra connection: opens the heart chakra.

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Lapis Lazuli

This stone is great for: inner truth and deep peace.

Some (but not all) healing examples: bringing total awareness, stimulating mental clarity, enhancing psychic abilities and communication with the higher self and spirit guides, stabilizing friendships, releasing tensions, protecting from psychic attacks or physical harm, and inspiring strength and vitality.

Chakra connection: opens the throat chakra.

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Lilac Stone

This stone is great for: spiritual and divine love. 

Some (but not all) healing examples: reducing stress, guiding lost souls, alleviating nervous breakdowns, and assisting deep meditation.

Chakra connection: balances third eye and crown chakras.

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Malachite

This stone is great for: protection of all kinds.

Some (but not all) healing examples: absorbing negative energies, deflecting radiation and electromagnetic pollution, attuning for spiritual guidance, expanding the heart to offer and receive unconditional love, promoting empathy, releasing negative memories and old traumas, and stimulating dreams.

Chakra connection: opens the heart and throat chakras.

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Moonstone

This stone is great for: new beginnings.

Some (but not all) healing examples: cultivating inner strength and growth, soothing emotional instability, opening intuition, welcoming success and good fortune in love and business, eliminating toxins, aiding degenerative conditions; and assisting pregnancy, childbirth, and breast feeding.

Chakra connection: activates the third eye and solar plexus chakras.

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Mother Of Pearl

This stone is great for: divine protection.

Some (but not all) healing examples: enhancing prosperity, heightening sensitivities and intuiting, expressing and providing love, and nurturing protection (particularly for motherhood, pregnancy, and birth).

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Obsidian

This stone is great for: detoxification of mind and spirit.

Some (but not all) healing examples: enhancing the truth, protecting against negativity and psychic attacks, dispelling mental stress, exploring unknown paths, clarity, encouraging healthy digestion and detoxification, and promoting compassion.

Chakra connection: balances the base chakra.

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Goldsheen or Golden Sheen Obsidian

This stone is great for: perspective of all kinds.

Some (but not all) healing examples: letting go of the ego, seeing the root of a problem, defining steps to change a situation, aligning with divine energy, displaying unique talents, and protecting against negative energies.

Chakra connection: balances the base chakra.

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Rainbow Obsidian

This stone is great for: rejuvenation.

Some (but not all) healing examples: sharpening the senses, healing core problems by bringing them to the surface, showing your true spiritual nature, curing heartache by releasing old bonds, and absorbing negative energy by drawing stress off the body. 

Chakra connection: balances the base chakra.

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Snowflake Obsidian

This stone is great for: purity and clarity.

Some (but not all) healing examples: surrendering during meditation, seeing the value in mistakes as well as successes, revealing negative patterns, acting as a shield against negative energy, centring the self, empowering states of isolation, and stimulating circulation.

Chakra connection: balances the base chakra.

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Onyx

This stone is great for: strength of all kinds.

Some (but not all) healing examples: learning necessary lessons, promoting self-confidence and stamina, relieving overwhelming fear and worry, making wise decisions, promoting self-control, and encouraging happiness and good fortune.

Chakra connection: black onyx opens the base chakra and green onyx opens the heart chakra.

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Pearl

This stone is great for: loyalty, integrity, faith, beauty.

Some (but not all) healing examples: loyalty, truth, beauty, integrity, femininity, and faith, calming and centering, connecting with inner goddess energy.

Chakra connection: balancing to the third eye and crown chakras

 

 

Peridot

This stone is great for: restoration and cleansing.

Some (but not all) healing examples: releasing toxins and negative emotions such as jealousy, bitterness, and greed; opening our hearts to new relationships, honing self-awareness, overcoming lethargy and exhaustion, and actively engaging in your life.

Chakra connection: balances the solar plexus and heart chakras.

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Prehnite

This stone is great for: caring of all kinds.

Some (but not all) healing examples: strengthening life force, accessing higher levels of awareness, letting go of the unnecessary, soothing hyperactivity, providing support for healers and caretakers, and bringing insight and optimism.

Chakra connection: balances the solar plexus and heart chakras.

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Pyrite

This stone is great for: meditation and protection.

Some (but not all) healing examples: encouraging well-being, lessening fevers and swelling, recognizing purity in the universe, protecting against negative vibrations; harmonizing the physical, ethereal, and emotional states; increasing memory, and providing understanding for what exists beyond words and actions.

Chakra connection: activates the base chakra.

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Quartz or Crystal Quartz

This stone is great for: healing of all kinds.

Some (but not all) healing examples: regulating energy, neutralising radiation and electromagnetic energy, cleansing the organs and soul, opening the mind for connecting with other dimensions, facilitating psychic abilities, enhancing concentration, strengthening the immune system, amplifying the effects of other stones, and providing overall balance and harmony. 

Chakra connection: opens the crown chakra.

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Golden Quartz

This stone is great for: happiness and focus.

Some (but not all) healing examples:  relieving depression, stagnation, and negative self image; amplifying the effects of other stones, activating brain functions and consciousness, focusing concentration and memory, assisting in deep meditation, acting as a deep soul cleanser, and removing worry and anxiety.

Chakra connection: balances all chakras with special attention on the solar plexus.

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Rose Quartz

This stone is great for: harmony of all kinds.

Some (but not all) healing examples: healing and soothing the emotions, bringing comfort to traumatic experiences; finding forgiveness, acceptance, and unconditional love for yourself and others; and balancing romantic and familial relationships.

Chakra connection: stimulates and balances the heart chakra.

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Smoky Quartz 

This stone is great for: protection and grounding during change.

Some (but not all) healing examples: neutralizing negative vibes; providing balance, harmony, and comfort; relieving depression, anxiety, and fear; and calming a chaotic mind.

Chakra connection: protects and balances the root chakra.

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Rhodochrosite

This stone is great for: love of all kinds.

Some (but not all) healing examples: enhancing dream states, purifying the circulatory system, building self-esteem and a sense of worth, healing emotional wounds, relieving depression, recharging energy; promoting compassion, acceptance, and tolerance; and inspiring creativity.

Chakra connection: cleanses and balances the base, sacral, and heart chakras. 

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Rhodonite

This stone is great for: living in the present moment.

Some (but not all) healing examples: healing past trauma, reducing confusion, clearing emotional wounds, inviting compassion, creating peaceful relationships with loved ones, and readying the self for intuitive guidance.

Chakra connection: stimulates, clears, and activates the heart chakra. 

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Riverstone or Fossil Stone

This stone is great for: accelerating positive changes.

Some (but not all) healing examples: enhancing spiritual connections, enhancing the process of therapy or effects of meditation, providing a swift and speedy labour for expecting mothers, and enhancing momentum of any process of change in your life.

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Ruby in Zoisite or Anyolite

This stone is great for: stabilization and harmony.

Some (but not all) healing examples: strengthening intuition, promoting fertility and healthy reproductive organs, reducing inflammation, bringing energy and a positive attitude, inspiring independence, overcoming addiction and/or depression, and finding the enjoyment in life.

Chakra connection: opens the heart and base chakras.

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Black Spinel 

This stone is great for: lightening your life.

Some (but not all) healing examples: discovering the source of your problems, lending stamina when needed, absorbing negative energy, and releasing anger so that you can let go of an issue.

Chakra connection: balances the root, sacral, and solar plexus chakras and facilitates the movement of kundalini energy up the spine.

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Tiger Eye

This stone is great for: personal empowerment.

Some (but not all) healing examples: bringing good luck, protecting from fear and anxiety, focussing the mind, enhancing clarity, resolving problems in an objective way, healing psychosomatic illnesses, balancing energy, harmonizing moods, providing willpower and courage, and strengthening bones and aligning the spine.

Chakra connection: activates the sacral and solar plexus chakras.

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Blue Tiger Eye

This stone is great for: balance of all kinds.

Some (but not all) healing examples: bringing luck and protection, calming and releasing stress; aiding the quick-tempered, overanxious, and phobic; slowing the metabolism, cooling an overactive sex drive, easing sexual frustration, balancing aggravated vata, and unblocking creativity.

Chakra connection: opens the throat chakra.

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Tourmaline 

This stone is great for: balance, protection, and grounding.

 Some (but not all) healing examples: finding emotional and physical balance, intuition, and connecting with the universe, understanding yourself and other, inspiration, compassion, self-confidence, balancing male/female energies, and stimulating the immune system and metabolism.

Chakra connection:  balances the base and sacral chakras.

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Black Tourmaline

This stone is great for: connecting with the universe.

Some (but not all) healing examples: providing powerful mental healing, balancing the right and left hemispheres of the brain, inspiring creativity, bringing forth compassion and tolerance, building self-confidence, creating positive thought patterns, harmonizing male and female energies, stimulating the immune system, promoting a healthy metabolic rate, and absorbing and transforming negative energy.

Chakra connection: balancing the sacral and base chakras.

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Petro Tourmaline

This stone is great for: building self-confidence.

Chakra connection: opens and balances the heart, solar plexus, and sacral chakras.

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Turquoise

 

This stone is great for: purification of all kinds.

Some (but not all) healing examples: enhancing communication between the spiritual and physical worlds, promoting self-realization and creative problem solving, reducing depression and panic attacks, stabilizing mood swings, encouraging romantic love, and symbolizing friendship.

Chakra connection: invigorates the third eye, throat, and solar plexus chakras. This is a vata and pitta pacifying gemstone. 

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The information presented on this website is meant for inspirational and entertainment purposes only.  While we fully believe in the healing power of crystals and tend to choose holistic methods for healing our minds and bodies as the first method of treatment, sometimes medical treatment is the best way to go. In no way is the information here intended to replace proper medical attention or consultation if needed. 

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