The Healing Properties of Crystals, Gemstones & Wood

Discover the power of crystals and gemstones to heal mind, body, spirit, space, and create positive change in your life.
For thousands of years, civilizations have valued crystals for their beauty, and utilized their unique vibrational energies to release mental, physical and spiritual blockages, and help facilitate healing.  

African Turquoise
Chakra: Third Eye
African Turquoise is an evolutionary stone, helping you to bring about necessary change in your life and open you up to what the future will hold for you.  It helps you to balance your past and your future as you continue to become your true self.  It resonates within the Third Eye, leading to greater wisdom, and opening your eyes and mind to new ideas and your true purpose. Carry it with you, and you will feel its reassurance as you explore new opportunities.
African Turquoise is a form of jasper that is mined in Africa, and has inclusions, such as copper and iron, that contribute to its beautiful mottled color palette.

Agate
Chakra: All (depending on color)
Agates are grounding stones, and highly regarded as a stabilizing and strengthening influence. 
It is excellent for balancing emotional, physical and intellectual energy, and in harmonizing Yin and Yang, the positive and negative forces of the universe.
They enhance mental function as they improve concentration, perception and analytical abilities, leading to practical solutions.  Agates love of truthfulness encourages speaking your truth.
Agates foster an appreciation of nature, and support new beginnings.

Amazonite
Chakra: Throat
Amazonite is the stone of communication and courage.   
It encourages us to "speak our truth", and supports in healing the throat and thyroid.
​It will help with understanding yourself, and help you embrace your inner truth, and be able to express it effectively.
Amazonite balances the masculine and feminine energies of the personality.
This earthy stone with shades of blue and green invites a sense of calm and peace, and allows serenity to flow in your life. 
It is a wondrous stone that soothes emotional trauma, alleviating worry and fear, and dispels negative energy. 

Amber
Chakra: Sacral / Solar Plexus
Amber stone is not strictly speaking a stone at all, but is a fossilized resin.
Beautiful jewelry made from it resembles gemstones, so it is sold as a gem stone.
Amber helps lift the heaviness of one’s burdens, allowing happiness to infuse one’s being.
It is a powerful healer that gives the person who wears it a lovely sense of health and healing.
Amber helps to balance the emotions, clear the mind and release negative energy.
It aids manifestation, eases stress by clearing phobias and fears, and it is a lovely warm stone to wear.

Amethyst
Chakra: Third Eye / Crown
Amethyst brings calmness and clarity, and is considered an excellent healing stone because of its abilities to allow you to self soothe and find strength in chaos. This crystal alleviates sadness and grief, and is recommended for stress relief. 
It is helpful in purifying the mind and clearing it of negative thoughts.  It activates spiritual awareness, opens intuition and enhances psychic abilities. It promotes responsibility, self worth, spiritual peace and meditation.

Aquamarine
Chakra: Heart / Throat / Third Eye
Aquamarine primarily channels water energy. It is particularly good for its ability to give you courage.
This crystal will soothe, uplift and open the heart chakra and also help you connect with your core self in order to regenerate a sense of purpose.
Aquamarine has calming energies that help to reduce stress and quiet the mind.

Black Agate
Chakra: Root
Black Agate connects the spiritual and physical planes together and grounds you in reality. 
Agates are grounding stones, and highly regarded as a stabilizing and strengthening influence. 
It is excellent for balancing emotional, physical and intellectual energy, and in harmonizing Yin and Yang, the positive and negative forces of the universe.
They enhance mental function as they improve concentration, perception and analytical abilities, leading to practical solutions.  Agates love of truthfulness encourages speaking your truth.

Black Onyx
Chakra: Root
Black Onyx Stone is a powerful protective crystal that helps to shield the mind and body from negative energy.
It helps to prevent the drain of personal energy and can help alleviate feelings of depression.
Black Onyx aids the development of emotional and physical strength and stamina, especially when support is needed during times of stress, confusion or grief.
Black Onyx fosters wise decision-making, and helps one to become master of their own future.

Carnelian
Chakra: Root / Sacral
Carnelian increases personal power and physical energy, gives courage, and boosts creativity and compassion.  
Wearing Carnelian enhances vitality and will, providing higher energy needed when approaching new projects and dreams. 
Carnelian encourages initiative and determination, and grounds you in reality by keeping you focused on the here and now and not on past experiences.

Citrine
Chakra: Solar Plexus
Citrine promotes prosperity and abundance, encourages generosity, fosters self esteem and self confidence, and transforms negative energy to positive.  Everything about this stone emanates positivity and joy. 
It protects against self-destructive tendencies, enhances individuality, improves motivation, activates creativity, and encourages self expression.  Meditation with citrine brings warmth, clarity and inspiration.

Clear Quartz Crystal
Chakra: Crown (stimulates all chakras)
Clear Rock Crystal Quartz encourages clarity on all levels.  It acts to stimulate and open all chakras and energy pathways in the body.  Use this stone for any and all spiritual pursuits including meditation, higher knowledge and wisdom.   
Clear Quartz is known as the stone of power and amplifies any energy or intention.
It amplifies the energy of all other crystals it works with, and is ideal for spiritual healing and energy work. 

Crazy Lace Agate
Chakra: Third Eye
The most important property of the Crazy Lace Agate is its ability to induce joy.  It has been called the Happiness Stone because of its uplifting energy.  It helps overcome depression and despair, and absorbs emotional pain. 
It is a stone of support and encouragement, elevating thoughts and promoting optimism.  Its graceful design, in random lacy patterns, creates a circular flow of energy, stimulating for the mind and attitude.  It assists with the flow of universal energy throughout the entire body.  It radiates happiness and joy to each chakra from its source at the top of the body.
It is excellent for balancing emotional, physical and intellectual energy, and in harmonizing Yin and Yang, the positive and negative forces of the universe.

Garnet
Chakra: Root
Garnet is a powerful energizing and regenerative stone.  It balances, strengthens and protects.
Red Garnet is intimately tied to the Earth, and is a talisman of protection and unyielding strength, increasing willpower and resistance to all things negative.  Associated with the Root Chakra, it is a stone of physical love and relationships, and a spiritual stone of psychic protection.

Green Aventurine
Chakra: Heart
Green Aventurine increases love, supports prosperity and abundance, facilitates healing, and introduces new friendships.  It has a particularly soothing energy behind it, and dissolves negative emotions and thoughts. It will cleanse the heart chakra of fear and promotes a sense of emotional safety and security. This stone is an all round healer that brings you well being and emotional calm.

Golden Healer Quartz
Chakra: Solar Plexus
When Golden Healer Quartz energy connects with the solar plexus, it stimulates your inner-strength and lends confidence to your creativity.  Energy blocks in the solar plexus often manifest as stunted creativity, or lack of will power.  It is known to be one of the most beneficial crystals when you want to get rid of unhealthy habits and self-defeating attitudes.  Golden Healer Quartz works to cleanse away fears and balance the mind so that you’re operating at your prime. 
Like all Quartz stones, Golden Healer Quartz crystals are great for programming an intention.

Hematite
Chakra: Root
Hematite is particularly effective as a grounding and protecting stone.  It harmonizes the mind, body and spirit.  
This stone has a strong yang (male, right side of the body) element and as such it balances the meridians and redresses yin (female, left side of the body) imbalances. 
Hematite boosts self-esteem, and enhances reliability.  When used in meditation, it encourages will power and boldness. 
It dissolves negativity and prevents negative energies from entering.

Jasper
Chakra: All (depending on color)
Jasper provides a calm, harmonious energy for meditation.  It is ideal for grounding and centering at the beginning of a ritual, and eases the transition to a meditative state.
It is particularly conducive to joining with the energies of Mother Earth and all levels of the Goddess energies.  Its beautiful lines, shades and shadows are highly conducive for inner journeying, dream work and visioning.
Jasper bestows courage, and stimulates uprightness and honesty toward yourself and others.
It helps with quick thinking and promotes organizational skills.  It helps you see things through to the end.
Jasper stimulates the imagination and transforms ideas into action. It imparts determination to all tasks.
It helps open you up to the infinite possibilities of creativity within your mind.

Labradorite
Chakra: Third Eye / Crown
Labradorite guides you toward understanding your relationship with yourself.  It helps you reflect on your inner light.  
Use this stone to shine a light on the knowledge and wisdom within you.
It is ideal for when you are in the process of reinventing yourself.  Labradorite is a useful companion when you are moving through changes in your life, giving you strength and perseverance.

Lapis Lazuli
Chakra: Throat / Third Eye
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, gods, and power. Associated with the third eye chakra, the Lapis Lazuli crystal helps us go deep within our spirits to awaken our true destiny and divine purpose.
It also contains prosperity and abundance qualities with its unique variations of gold and white specks from Calcite and Pyrite deposits, the good luck stones.

Larimar
Chakra: Throat
Larimar aids women in connecting with their feminine, intuitive and receptive natures. 
It helps those who wear it to awaken to the Divine Feminine within, in order to fully manifest their highest purpose in life. 
In meditation, Larimar can help you see and release yourself from unhealthy inner bonds to other people, or to principles which do not serve the highest good.  Coupled with yoga breath exercises, Larimar can help you gain more clarity in your life.  
It encourages open mindedness, simplicity and yin energy. 

Lava Stone
Chakra: Root
Lava stone is a grounding stone that strengthens one's connection to Mother Earth.  Because of the strong connection to the earth and its creation within the center of Earth, lava stone stabilizes and grounds the root chakra. 
It gives us strength and courage, allowing us stability through times of change.
A calming stone, it’s wonderful for dissipating anger.
In addition, lava stone is porous and makes a wonderful essential oil diffuser. 

Magnesite
Chakra: Heart / Throat
Brings a deep peace when you meditate and perform relaxation exercises.  
It opens the heart chakra and stimulates heart-felt love including love for yourself, which is necessary
if you wish to whole heartedly love others.
With its calming energy, magnesite balances your emotions so that you can get in touch with your true feelings.
This stone helps you to clear out old emotional patterns.

Marble
Chakra: All (depending on color)
Marble helps to create balance in our lives. 
It is known to help with serenity, mastery of meditation, and actualization of one's thoughts. 
It enhances strength of self control, good judgment and common sense, helps you to be flexible, and to improve your circumstances (physically & emotionally). 

Moonstone
Chakra: Third Eye / Crown
Moonstone is a traditional stone for attuning to the ebb and flow of the moon’s energy.
It is a powerful stone for psychic awareness and intuition.    
It can help to sort through your emotions and gain a higher perspective on their meaning and purpose.
Moonstone is filled with receptive, passive, divine feminine energy. 
It is the stone of new beginnings.

Pearl
Chakra: All (depending on color)
Pearls are considered to be gems of nurturing and nourishment, as their origin is a result of self-nurturing.
They have a centuries-long reputation for their healing properties, and have many metaphysical properties akin to crystals. 
They are strong symbols of femininity, helping women connect with their feminine energy. 

Petrified Wood Stone
Chakra: Root
Petrified Wood Stone was once an ancient, living, breathing tree that has fossilized over thousands of years. 
Let the earth energy of this stone ease your nerves and fears, and fill you instead with feelings of well being and security.
It is a very healing, grounding stone that calms your worries, so that even when you’re scared, you are grounded in the energy of calm.
As it connects with your root chakra, you’ll have an increased sense of determination and awareness. Use this to your advantage by meditating with Petrified Wood Stone when you’re unsure how to cope with a certain situation.

Picture Jasper
Chakra: Root
Jasper provides a calm, harmonious energy for meditation.  It is ideal for grounding and centering at the beginning of a ritual, and eases the transition to a meditative state. 
Picture Jasper embodies the rich brown tones of the natural earth, and is a premier grounding stone, promoting security and stability.  It is particularly conducive to joining with the energies of Mother Earth and all levels of the Goddess energies.  Its beautiful lines, shades and shadows are highly conducive for inner journeying, dream work and visioning.

Pink Opal
Chakra: Heart
Opal stimulates originality and dynamic creativity, and helps in accessing and expressing your true self.
Opal has always been associated with love and passion, desire and eroticism.  It strengthens desire and sexuality. 
It makes us emotional, seductive, in love with life and enhances optimism.

Pyrite
Chakra: Solar Plexus 
Pyrite is a crystal of positive energy. It is empowering to the spirit, encouraging one to overcome fears and take action. 
An Earth element, it also resonates with Fire energy, symbolizing the warmth and lasting presence of the sun, and the ability to generate wealth by one’s own power.
Pyrite is a protective stone, creating a defensive shield against negative energies.  It instills a feeling of confidence and boosts self worth. As such, it is great for sufferers of ADD, depression, and anxiety.

Red Agate
Chakra: Root
Red Agate is a protection stone.  It is useful as a protection amulet when traveling, and is especially effective against traffic accidents.  This stone shields the wearer from negative energies and helps get rid of anxiety.
Agates are grounding stones, and highly regarded as a stabilizing and strengthening influence. 
It is excellent for balancing emotional, physical and intellectual energy, and in harmonizing Yin and Yang, the positive and negative forces of the universe.
Red Agate attracts health and prosperity; it also encourages selflessness and acts of kindness that comes from the heart.

Rhodonite
Chakra: Heart
Rhodonite is known for its capacity to bring emotional healing, and to release blocked energy from within the heart chakra.  Like most pink crystals this stone carries the vibration of love within it, and has a strong heart based energy which will intensify acceptance, forgiveness and unconditional love towards others.
Meditate with the Rhodonite crystal meaning, and go deep within to clear away old patterns and uncover the true passions of your heart.  It is a stone of great love and giving of oneself for the betterment of humanity.

Rose Quartz
Chakra: Heart
Rose quartz is the stone of universal love, making it one of the most important gemstones for healing. 
It promotes and strengthens all types of love, fosters unconditional love, promotes joy, promotes emotional healing, fosters faith, strengthens hope, helps overcome despair, and instills calm and peacefulness.
Rose quartz purifies and opens the heart at all levels, draws off negative energy, and replaces it with loving vibrations.

Rudraksha Seed
Chakra: Root
A natural seed, Rudraksha is indigenous to the Himalayas across India and Nepal.
Rudraksha beads are the dried and drilled seeds of the Rudraksha tree.
Since a tree is contained within each tiny seed, it represents unlimited growth and possibilities.  
Rudraksha seeds bring clarity, sharpen the mind, and increase the power of intuition.
Considered to be the "Tears of Shiva", these seeds are respected in India as sacred and used in most traditional malas.  Rudraksha seeds hold feminine goddess energy, increasing the soul’s own radiance and its ability to more fully express its divine power & wisdom in the material world.

Rutilated Quartz
Chakra: Solar Plexus / Crown
Rutilated Quartz crystal is associated with its powerful cleansing and purifying effects. 
It’s an effective antidepressant, healing emotional wounds, and clearing the way to a spiritual awakening.

Sandalwood
Chakra: Root
Sandalwood has been celebrated as the perfect meditation tool for thousands of years.
You can use the healing aroma of sandalwood to promote feelings of peace and serenity.
It promotes compassion and openness and enhances meditation.
The warm soothing scent of sandalwood beads, which retain their fragrance for decades, helps the mind to unwind and helps open the heart to love.

Sea Sediment Jasper
Chakra: Throat
Jasper provides a calm, harmonious energy for meditation.  It is ideal for grounding and centering at the beginning of a ritual, and eases the transition to a meditative state.
It is particularly conducive to joining with the energies of Mother Earth and all levels of the Goddess energies.  Its beautiful lines, shades and shadows are highly conducive for inner journeying, dream work and visioning.
The blue varieties of Sea Sediment Jasper are wonderful stones for stimulating the throat chakra and balancing yin and yang energies.  Jasper stimulates uprightness and honesty toward yourself and others.  It brings you the courage of your convictions to speak out against injustice and protect the vulnerable.

Smoky Quartz
Chakra: Root / Crown
Smoky Quartz is one of the most efficient crystals for cleansing. Its power lies in its ability to protect and ground one physically and spiritually to this world, and to absorb and transmute significant amounts of negative energy and release it into the Earth to be neutralized naturally. It provides a vital shield against psychic attack, emotional and environmental stress, and is used extensively in healing and meditation.

Sodalite
Chakra: Throat / Third Eye
Sodalite encourages being true to the self and standing up for your beliefs.  
A stone of self-expression and confidence, it can aid in issues of self-worth, self-acceptance, and self-esteem.
It promotes intuition and a trust in one's own judgment, which can be a great ally in daily life.  Sodalite helps to achieve emotional balance, releasing old conditioning and programming of the past which no longer serves.

Sunstone
Chakra: Sacral / Solar Plexus
Sunstone promotes positive energy, enhances optimism, helps change negative thoughts to positive thoughts, strengthens affirmations, and fosters self-worth. It instills good nature, heightens intuition and allows the real self to shine through happily.It dissipates fearfulness, alleviates stress and increases vitality. Sunstone acts as an antidepressant and lifts dark moods, brings light and energy to you, and instills a joy for life.

Tiger’s Eye
Chakra: Solar Plexus
Tiger’s Eye encourages us to go outside of our comfort zone, giving us the chance to grow, change, and transform into our true selves.
It helps to energize and activate the solar plexus chakra, the energy center associated with willpower and motivation.
When you wear jewelry with Tiger's Eye crystals, or connect with it during meditation, let this stone’s optimistic and stabilizing energy help you see any situation in a positive light.  This is what makes the Tiger's Eye meaning especially helpful for easing feelings of fear or worry.   When you harness the positive energy of Tiger's Eye healing properties, it will help you feel centered and grounded, giving you the confidence and courage to go after your dreams.

Turquoise
Chakra: Throat / Third Eye
Turquoise is a healer of the spirit, providing a soothing energy and bringing peace of mind. 
It promotes spiritual attunement and enhances communication with the physical and spiritual worlds. 
It is considered by the Native Americans Indians to be both a protective stone and a giver of goodness.
Turquoise helps you to know, speak and live your truth with love and beauty.

White Agate
Chakra: Crown
White Agate is a gemstone that helps you connect with the spiritual within you.  It resonates with the pure energy of the celestial and helps you understand goals you have for your life.  It activates spiritual wisdom and helps you resolve issues you harbor.  White Agate is a comforting stone that possesses continual, positive energy. 
The color white represents peace, tranquility, calmness, protection, innocence, purity, healing, truth, illumination, light, clearing blocks from your path, and is often used for repelling evil. 

White Freshwater Pearls
Chakra: Crown
From the moment of their conception, pearls harness healing energy.  They are considered to be gems of nurturing and nourishment, as their origin is a result of self-nurturing.  They have a centuries-long reputation for their healing properties, and have many metaphysical properties akin to crystals. 
As spiritual tokens, pearls are said to assist in calming and centering, as well as nurture your faith, loyalty, integrity and purity.  They are strong symbols of femininity, helping women connect with their "inner goddesses" and obtain feminine energy. 
Although all pearls have this property, freshwater pearls in particular are credited with a very strong absorbing nature, which is ideal for meditating and programming them with your intention.

White Jade
Chakra: Crown
Jade is said to bless whatever it touches, serving mankind across the globe for nearly 6,000 years.
Jade is most valued for its metaphysical properties.
It is the ultimate "dream stone," revered in ancient cultures, as well as today, to access the spiritual world, gain insight into ritualistic knowledge, encourage creativity, and dream-solve.
The color white represents peace, tranquility, calmness, protection, innocence, purity, healing, truth, illumination, light, clearing blocks from your path, and is often used for repelling evil.