Gem and Crystal Jewelry The Power to Heal?
By Sam Serio
References to the power of crystals and gems and their use in spiritual
and healing rituals can be found in the ancient Mayan and Hebrew civilizations. Today the
practice of using stones and crystals continues with ordinary people across the world who
claim extraordinary results.
By stimulating a person's thought, it is believed that crystals
stimulate healing both physical and non-physical. Stones in the red family
red, yellow and orange are prized for their ability to produce energy. On the other
end of the spectrum, blue, violet, and lavender stones have a calming effect. In between
are the clear and aquamarine stones that having healing properties.
Many people use and combine crystals to improve a variety of physical,
mental, and spiritual conditions based on the healing properties attributed to each stone:
Amethyst This "spiritually uplifting" stone can
reduce anger, and impatience.
Aquamarine This beautiful stone protects your heart and your
immune system and aids communications on all levels
especially on the physical and
Carnelian The perfect stone for targeting your body's system,
carnelian is a "stimulant" for your circulatory system, kidneys, appetite,
emotions, and sexuality. It bestows confidence, assertiveness, and an unstoppable drive to
Citrine Citrine can help with acid indigestion, food
disorders, and allergies with cleansing powers aimed at your spleen, kidneys, liver,
urinary system, and intestines. Mentally, citrine is valuable for emotional clarity,
willpower, optimism, and self-discipline.
Coral Use coral to strengthen your muscles and spine, and to
promote bone and tissue regeneration. When it comes to your feels, coral can enliven and
enrich your experience of emotions.
Diamond A symbol of prosperity and love, diamonds increase
personal clarity, trust, and confidence. They also amplify your thoughts and allow you to
expand your strengths and positive attitudes.
Emerald You'll breathe easier thanks to the positive effect of
emeralds on your respiratory system. Emeralds can also help you get a good night's sleep
and are believed to reduce the pain of childbirth.
Jade The crystal of choice for courage, knowledge, justice,
compassion, emotional balance, humility, generosity, harmony, wealth, and long life.
Lapis Anxiety, restlessness, insomnia, shyness, nervous
system, speech, hearing, pituitary, inflammation, pain. Mind expansion, intuition,
creativity, spiritual connection. Organize, quiet the mind.
Malachite Let go with malachite. Use it to release pain,
reduce inflammation, and rid yourself of anger and depression.
Ruby It seems only natural that the red, red ruby is valuable
for blood clots, blood cleansing, menstrual pain, and even impotency. Rubies simulate
circulation and "amp up" the pituitary gland.
Sapphire Sapphires are used to reduce inflammation, lower
fevers, and put an end to nosebleeds. They are also valuable for helping you tap into your