Crystal and gem healing is an art and practice, done on a metaphysical level, that is being rediscovered because of the power of the earth's energies that have been absorbed by these sacred objects that, in turn, inherit vital healing powers used to heal many types of ailments. It is believed that crystals have physical, spiritual, spirit, crystal energy, tranquility, spiritual awareness, zodiac, powers that can be used for Eastern Medicine treatment of everything from pain, stress,  depression, therapy and feeling in the Mind, Spirit and Body.

Agate - General protection and healing, increases courage, self-confidence, and energy and promotes longevity.
Amethyst - Increases vivid dreams, relieves insomnia, relieves depression, promotes calm, serenity, and spirituality. So the next time you can't sleep, try putting an amethyst under your pillow!
Aquamarine - Improves sight, sharpens the mind, calms and clarifies emotions. Assists flowing energy and is good for combining intellect and spirituality. It softens ones moods and lifts the spirits.
Aventurine- Ground the spirit and bring balance to male and female energies. Its capacity to calm a troubled spirit or mind and bring an inner peace make Aventurine a popular stone. It helps align physical, emotional and auric bodies. The strong green color of this crystal lends itself to prosperity meditations. Use its strong tangible forces to better your chances for job related help and assistance.
Black tourmaline -Helps you ground out negative energy and is a very protective stone. It promotes vitality.   A perfect stone for any healer or       light worker. It can be used with great success for grounding in conjunction with the root chakra and to draw dis-ease and imbalance from all the chakras. It is also considered to be a wonderful stone for transmuting negativity and protection. For more information on the metaphysical use of       tourmaline .
Carnelian - Carnelian           combats fear of public speaking and impotence. General healing stone.


Chrysoprase - Soothes                heartache and helps depression, promotes emotional balance,                wisdom, and peace.



Citrine - Helps digestion and aids in mental and intellectual functions. Increases self-esteem.



Coral - Helps in childbirth and adoption. Wards off bad thoughts from others and promotes general well-being.

Fluorite - All colors of fluorite are effective for auric cleansing and assists in reaching a deeper state of meditation. It encourages stability and the reaching of goals. Purple fluorite can be used to open the third eye and increase psychic awareness. It is used to assist in effective meditation and is associated with spiritual wholeness.
Green Fluorite -A stone of healing at all levels. It encourages you to approach a situation calmly and act decisively.

 Purple fluorite is a stone of intuition aiding one in seeing to the heart of matters also useful in divination and dreams a very intuitive stone.
Garnet - Garnet is known as the stone for a successful business. It helps protect one on trips. Garnets bring constancy to friendships. It is believed that if a garnet is put under a pillow it will cure depression. Garnets can be used to make a person popular and have self-esteem when worn as jewelry.


Jade - Wisdom, mercy, humility, generosity, peace, and harmony. Protective and lucky when worn as jewelry.  Produces a tranquil mood, it helps us when we're depressed, especially when we feel stuck in a situation. Wear it when you can't stand the person you're living with another minute longer. Or your job is driving you crazy. Wear it whenever what you'd really like to do is run away, but you think it's wiser not to.



Jasper - Calms a troubled mind. Helps with digestive problems and other ills.

Kyanite - Aligns all chakras instantly and can be used to open chakras. It helps promote communication, encourages tranquillity and psychic awareness. Excellent for meditation and dream recall. A wonderful stone for the New Age, Kyanite is also excellent for working on the throat chakra and third eye. Never needs cleaning or clearing.
Malachite - A stone of transformation and balance, assisting in ones spiritual journey. It is capable of stimulating ones intuition and insight whilst helping in recognizing and clearing past negative influences and experiences.  It allows for insight into any emotional factors that may be manifesting as physical symptoms. It is also said to help unlock the meaning of dreams. Traditionally it was worn as a stone of protection.


Moonstone - Draws love and helps in interpersonal relationships.

Peridot - Alleviates anger, fear, and anxiety. Aids digestion and insomnia. Emits a warm and friendly energy. A shield of protection around the body.


Quartz -  Acts as an amplifier for psychic energy and aids meditation and visualization.



Rose Quartz - Great for attracting love. Promotes self-loving and heals emotional wounds as well as promoting peace, forgiveness, and nurturing.



Ruby- The ruby is a stone of nobility. This stone encourages one to follow bliss. It also acts as a "plug" for holes in the energy field. Wonderful stone for the 1st chakra as it stimulates our basic instinct of/for survival. It strengthens both the physical and emotional heart. Ruby brings love, confidence, loyalty, and courage. It instills stamina, vitality and strength. A good stone for removing blocked energies in the reproductive system. It re-energizes one after exhaustion. Also good for balancing the blood's sugar. It also helps to reduce negative thought patterns. Ruby allows you to love Self and Spirit. A good stone of protection. Depending upon which type of metal it is worn with (yellows or silvers) it would bring with it these healing properties as well. The yellows carry the energy of the Sun or a masculine energy, while the silvers carry the energy of the Moon or a feminine energy.



Smoky Quartz - A grounding stone which helps reduce depression and negative emotions. Smoky Quartz aids the reduction of the effects of stress and can transmute fear, anger and other negative emotions into positive energies whilst calming the user. It is also said to provide clarity of thought, improve intuition and to stimulate higher connection in meditative states. As a healing crystal it works well with the first chakra area base of spine and surrounding organs. Smoky quartz is also good for self empowerment.

Sugilite - is extremely effective in those wishing to explore the relationship between physical health and the mental body. It attracts healing power and enables insight into the base causes that manifest as physical problems, whilst enabling the user to channel large amounts of energy and balancing the emotions. Sugilite that is included with veins of Manganese is particularly effective. Try it next time you feel tense or at odds with your surroundings and the situations created therein. It is also incredibly effective at removing headaches. Placed on the forehead it seems to draw out the pain in moments.


Topaz - Topaz  soothes physical pain, promotes peace and calms emotions, as well as promoting forgiveness.



Tourmaline - Calm, protection, focus, and balance. Promotes self-assurance and goodwill.  Tourmaline increases flexibility, happiness, objectivity, compassion and serenity. It also enhances tolerance and understanding. It is a stone that is very helpful for channeling. Tourmaline is also a very protecting stone. Tourmaline is often associated with the heart chakra, particularly watermelon tourmaline, where it opens one to accept love. Other colors of tourmaline are associated with the chakra of the same color.



Turquoise(one of my favorites)  - Attracts friendships, luck, and happiness. Releases shame and guilt. Turquoise is among the crystal healing master stones. Its powers can benefit the whole body, with special strengths in healing ailments of the immune, respiratory, waste and skeletal systems. good for detoxification of alcohol, poison, pollution or radiation in the body, treatment of high blood pressure, asthma, infections, TMJ and dental problems. Turquoise is supposed to be a stone of communication. Good for people who have a fear of public speaking. It   improves the mental state overall by increasing all of the following positive mental characteristics: serenity, creativity, empathy, positive thinking, sensitivity, intuition, happiness wisdom all of which result in a calmer state that leads to greater self-realization. It is also considered a stone of friendship. As a communication stone, it opens up the connections between friends and allowing love to flow in those communications, which strengthens the friendship bond. Further, they believe it has the power to strengthen convictions, courage and personal power. Overall, Turquoise is said to open all chakras, allowing the stones powers of love and communication to flow through the entire being. Healers associate it primarily with the Throat or 5th chakra. This chakra is the center of communication, creativity, serenity and spiritual bonding. Turquoise can also benefit the operation of the Heart Chakra by opening it up for giving and receiving love.  On the brow Chakra, it strengthens the connection to great spirit. The blue color has come to  symbolizes the spirit or sky source for spiritualists.







Chakras are energy crossroads, linking the physical body with the spiritual through an energy canal down the body. Each of the seven chakras has different properties and corresponds to a different mantra, color, stone and shape.

   Chakra                Property                                            Mantra          Color          Stone          Shape

  Crown Chakra                  Enlightenment • Unity • Serenity                   Om (long)             Violet                  Amethyst           Half sphere


Forehead Chakra             Intuition • Wisdom • Insight                            Om (short)           Indigo                  Iolite                   Star


Throat Chakra                   Communication •Honesty • Integrity             Ham                     Blue                    Apatite               Pyramid


Heart Chakra

(anahata)                            Universal Love • Compassion • Purity         Yam                     Green                  Peridot              Half moon

Solar Plexus Chakra

(manipura) Will Power • Assertion • Trust Ram Yellow Citrine Sphere

Sacral Chakra

(svadhisthana)                   Sensuality • Growth • Creativity                    Vam                    Orange                 Carnelian          Pyramid

Root Chakra

(muladhara)                        Patience • Stability • Strength                        Lam                   Red                        Garnet               Cube