Crystals | Meanings, Healing and Uses

Amazonite is a soothing stone. It calms the brain and nervous system, aids in maintaining optimum health and also balances the masculine and feminine energies. Amazonite helps you to see both sides of a problem or different points of view. It soothes emotional trauma, alleviating worry and fear, dispels negative energy, aggravation and blockages within the nervous system. Amazonite assists in manifesting universal love. It has healing powers to help with physical ailments, emotional issues, and in Energy Healing and chakra balancing.

Amethyst is a natural tranquiliser, it relieves stress and strain, soothes irritability, balances mood swings, dispels anger, rage, fear and anxiety. Alleviates sadness and grief, and dissolves negativity. Amethyst activates spiritual awareness, opens intuition and enhances psychic abilities. 

Goldstone helps builds energy, courage and a positive attitude. It is know to increase drive and confidence. Goldstone is a gentle uplifting stone that promotes vitality. It can help to reduce stomach tension and benefits arthritic conditions. 

Green Aventurine is a stone of prosperity. It reinforces leadership qualities and decisiveness. Promotes compassion and empathy and relieves stammers and severe neuroses. It stabilises one's state of mind, stimulates perception and enhances creativity. Green Aventurine is an all-around healing stone with benefits for the lungs, liver, sinuses, and heart. Use Green Aventurine to loosen and release negativity and energy blockages, including disease. Some wear or carry Green Aventurine to increase intelligence, perception and creativity. 

Black Onyx crystals connect you with the realm of the night, where your true self can be found. Black Onyx is a powerful protection stone. Black Onyx absorbs and transforms negative energy, and helps to prevent the drain of personal energy. Black Onyx aids the development of emotional and physical strength and stamina, especially when support is needed during times of stress, confusion or grief. It promotes vigor, steadfastness and stamina. Imparts self-confidence, helping you to be at ease in your surroundings. Black Onyx banishes grief, enhances self-control and stimulates the power of wise decision-making. 

Clear Quartz is known as the "master healer" and will amplify energy and thought, as well as the effect of other crystals. It absorbs, stores, releases and regulates energy. Clear Quartz harmonises all the chakras and aligns the subtle bodies. Extremely popular metaphysically, Clear Quartz is the most versatile healing stone among all crystals. Clear Quartz is known as the stone of power and amplifies any energy or intention. Clear Quartz protects against negativity, attunes to your higher self, and relieves pain.

Fluorite is a protective and stabilising stone, useful for grounding and harmonising spiritual energy. Fluorite draws out negative energies and stress of all kinds. It cleanses, purifies, dispels and recognises anything within the body that is not in perfect order. This is the best crystal to use to overcome any form of disorganisation. Fluorite is also known as the 'Genius Stone' due to its ability to help people achieve their goals, acquire new knowledge, and activate both brain hemispheres simultaneously. It is believed that wearing this stone may help you achieve perfection through knowledge, help you balance memory, and achieve harmony. Placing Fluorite in the home promotes deep relaxation, better sleep patterns and improved overall energy levels. 

Jade attracts good luck and friendship, and increases love and nurturing. It stabilises the personality and promotes self-sufficiency. Jade, a symbol of serenity and purity, soothes the mind, releasing negative thoughts. It signifies wisdom gathered in tranquility. Jade is also a wonderful protective stone, keeps the wearer from harm and brings harmony. Orange Jade brings joy and teaches the interconnectedness of all beings.

Lapis Lazuli is one of the most sought after stones in use since man's history began. Its deep, celestial blue remains the symbol of royalty and honour, gods and power, spirit and vision. It is a universal symbol of wisdom and truth. It is also a stone of protection that may be worn to guard against psychic attacks. Lapis Lazuli encourages self-awareness, allows self-expression and reveals inner truth, providing qualities of honesty, compassion and morality to the personality. Stimulates objectivity, clarity and encourages creativity. Lapis Lazuli assists to confront and speak one's truth and inspires confidence. 

Lava Stone is know as a grounding stone that strengthens one's connection to Mother Earth and that can balance the emotions and bring about calmness and strength. Lava Stone gives us strength and courage, allowing us stability through times of change. It's believed to help keep tempers in check and also help its wearer to work through problems in a logical way. Lava Stone is a calming stone, very useful in dissipating anger and provides guidance and understanding in situations where we may need to 'bounce back'. 

Indian Agate is a protection stone that gives physical strength and emotional security, courage and protection. It heals and calms the body and soul and relieves stress and anxiety. Agate promotes inner stability and stops the burning desires for things we do not need. Agate also improves concentration and perception. Indian Agate is a great aid for meditation and is a powerful healing stone. It is also known as the 'stone of eternity' because it helps to not fear the ageing process. Indian Agate cleanses and stabilises the aura, eliminating and transforming negativity. Agate enhances mental function, improving concentration, perception and analytical abilities. It soothes and calms, healing inner anger or tension and creates a sense of security and safety. 

Obsidian is known to have excellent healing properties and is truth enhancing. An excellent protective stone, shields the wearer against negativity, absorbs negative energies from the environment and blocks psychic attack. Obsidian draws out mental stress and tension and stimulates growth on all levels, urging exploration of the unknown and opening new horizons. Obsidian is a powerful cleanser of psychic smog created within your aura. The energy of Obsidian may stimulate the gift of prophesy and may boost precognition. Obsidian rids the wearer of resentments they have been holding onto, along with anger and fear, allowing one to feel free, present and calm.

Picasso Jasper assists in the transformation of relationships. It attracts like minded people who become loyal and trusted friends, as well as helping to renew old friendships that had been lost. It has strong grounding and calming qualities and helps to engender strength and self-discipline. 

Picture Jasper is a grounding and harmonising stone with a strong connection to the earth. It's grounding energy can give you a strong sense of who you are, where you've been and where you are going. Picture Jasper keeps the immune system healthy, alleviates skin disorders and is helpful for lung disorders and allergies. Placing a piece of Picture Jasper in a room is said to absorb negative energy. A nurturing, protective stone, Picture Jasper brings comfort and alleviates fear, stimulating not only the Base Chakra in providing physical and spiritual energy for the body, but also activates the Third Eye Chakra enhancing visualisation. 

Pink Aventurine works well with the Higher Heart Chakra, and can impart a wonderful sense of wellbeing. Pink Aventurine is known to be a very calming stone that can help clear the way for an understanding of alternatives in one's life, removing any feelings of being trapped in a certain circumstance. 

Rhodonite is a stone of compassion, an emotional balancer that clears away emotional wounds and scars from the past, and that nurtures love. It stimulates, clears and activates the heart. Rhodonite grounds energy, balances yin-yang, and aids in achieving one's highest potential. It heals emotional shock and panic. Rhodonite is a very supportive stone that works with the Heart Chakra to attract love and ground negative energies. Rhodonite allows one to see areas in their life that can be improved on without getting down on, criticising or judging oneself. 

Rose Quartz is the stone of universal love. It restores trust and harmony in relationships, encouraging unconditional love. Rose Quartz purifies and opens the heart at all levels to promote love, self-love, friendship, deep inner healing and feelings of peace. The Rose Quartz stone is considered a powerful healing stone. It has been suggested it can improve circulation, boost neuron connectivity, and even accelerate healing. 

Sodalite encourages rational thought, objectivity, truth and intuition, along with verbalisation of feelings. Sodalite calms panic attacks and brings emotional balance. It enhances self-esteem, self-acceptance and self-trust. Sodalite is also known to balance the metabolism, boost the immune system and assist overcome calcium deficiencies. 

Spectrolite is excellent for strengthening intuition and promoting psychic abilities. It is powerful in revealing the truth behind illusions. Spectrolite banishes fears and insecurities, and strengthens faith in yourself and trust in the universe. Spectrolite stimulates the imagination, developing enthusiasm and new ideas and calms an overactive mind. 

Tiger's Eye is a powerful stone that helps you to release fear and anxiety and aids harmony and balance. It stimulates taking action, and helps you to make decisions with discernment and understanding, and unclouded by your emotions. A stone of protection, Tiger's Eye may also bring good luck to the wearer. It has the power to focus the mind, promoting mental clarity, assisting us to resolve problems objectively and unclouded by emotions. Particularly useful for healing psychosomatic illnesses, dispelling fear and anxiety. 

Turquoise, the enchanting sea-green stone of the ancients, represents wisdom, tranquility, protection, good fortune, and hope. They, the ancients also believed in its profound power to protect, as well as its tranquil energy and its association with enduring love. Turquoise assists you to balance and align all the chakras, stabilise mood swings and instil inner calmness. It also has the power to prevent panic attacks and is excellent for aiding with exhaustion and depression. Turquoise can assist with creative problem solving and promotes self-realisation.