Ingredients + Crystal guide
All spice essential oil
Arthritis, fatigue, muscle cramp, rheumatism, muscle/joint stiffness, chills, congested coughs, bronchitis, stomach cramp, flatulence, indigestion, nausea, depression, nervous exhaustion, neuralgia, tension and stress
Almond oil (sweet)
Prunus amygdalus var. dulcus
Moisturizing, nourishing properties and is easily absorbed, leaving the skin soft and smooth without a greasy feel. It is rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, and E and is said to relieve dry, itchy skin. In hair care, sweet almond oil helps condition, nourish, and soften hair.
Aloe Vera - Aloe barbadensis
Amyris essential oil
Coughs, chest congestion, restlessness, stress, tension; a generally relaxing tonic, skin care.
Anise essential oil
Coughs, bronchitis, catarrah, digestive-linked migraines and headaches; calms nervous digestive tract condition. Known for its use in fisherman's soap. It is said to remove human scent so fish will be more apt to bite. It has great deodorizing properties and a warm, sweet licorice aroma.
Aromatherapy Properties: emotionally balancing, dispels lethargy and helps the mind to focus. Good as a relaxant, with some beneficial effects on female hormone balance. It is also believed to be an aphrodisiac
Bixa Orellana seed
Used as a yellow to orange color in soap, very rich in essential minerals: calcium, magnesium, zinc, copper and manganese, and also has antiseptic, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. It's Ideal for tightening pores or calming irritated skin, Annatto effectively soothes painful skin problems
Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar benefits hair and scalp in many ways. Like using an ACV toner for your face, an ACV hair rinse helps restore the natural pH level of the scalp and its delicate acid mantle. This helps prevent moisture loss from the scalp and boost its function which in turn helps keep the hair healthy and shiny.
Apricot kernel oil
Emollient, anti, inflammatory, anti aging, anti bacterial, anti septic antioxidant
Arrowroot powder - Manihot esculentaArrowroot contains a good amount of potassium, iron and B vitamins, which is great for metabolism, circulation and heart health. Studies have even shown that arrowroot can stimulate immune cells and boost the immune system
Rich in fatty acids and is excellent for moisturizing the skin. In addition to vitamin E, avocado oil contains potassium, lecithin, and many other nutrients that can nourish and moisturize the skin.
Fights acne - because of its natural anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties, Babassu targets acne. The nourishing oil helps to promote healing of acne-related scarring. Brings relief to dry and itchy skin irritations such as eczema and psoriasis.
Has a laundry list of good uses under it's belt (including being an ingredient for homemade laundry soap!). lend to natural odor control, gentle, non-scrubby exfoliate, and oil absorbing abilities. Great for deodorants, face masks and dry shampoos to name a few. It's alkaline nature produces the "fizz" in bath fizzies when mixed with Citric Acid.
Balsam peru essential oil
Used in remedies for dry skin minor cuts and wounds. Soothing
Basil essential oil
Considered anti-bacterial/anti-viral, it acts as an expectorant and it also helps keep one alert. Basil Oil is also said to help with headaches, Bronchitis, colds, coughs, exhaustion, flatulence, flu, gout, insect bites, insect repellent, muscle aches, rheumatism, sinusitis.
Bay essential oil
Pimental racemose var racemosa
Dandruff, hair care, neuralgia, oily skin, poor circulation, sprains, strains.
Yellow beeswax is purified wax and obtained from the honeycomb of the bees
Removes heavy metals, impurities and toxins, high concentration of minerals including silica, calcium, magnesium, sodium iron, potassium
Bergamot essential oil
Acne, abscesses, anxiety, boils, cold sores, cystitis, depression, halitosis, itching, loss of appetite, oily skin, psoriasis, stress.
Black pepper essential oil
Aching muscles, arthritis, chilblains, constipation, muscle cramps, poor circulation, sluggish digestion.
Blue tansy essential oil
Powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-histamine, anti-allergen, anti-fungal, including but not limited to asthma, muscular aches, eczema, sunburn
Antioxidants protect cells in the body from damage due to free radicals. They can help treat and prevent a number of different health conditions. The antioxidant action helps reduce inflammation
Cajeput essential oil
Melaleuca leucadendron / Melaleuca cajuputi
Asthma, bronchitis, coughs, muscle aches, oily skin, rheumatism, sinusitis, sore throat, spots.
Muscle spasms, aids menstruation, promotes skin/wound healing from cuts, scrape, burns, bruises, insect bites
Camphor essential oil
Muscular aches and pains, rheumatism, cough, bronchitis, colds, acne, rashes, parasitic skin infections, contusions, bruises, insect repellent.
Cardamom essential oil
Appetite (loss of), colic, fatigue, halitosis, stress
Carrot seed essential oil
Eczema, gout, mature skin, toxin build-up, water retention.
Contains carotene and vitamin A, it is also very good for healthy skin, hair, gums and teeth and is also associated with good eyesight. ... Carrot extracts can be found in a number of sun creams and after-sun lotions. May soothe skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.
For hair growth, thicker longer hair. Acne and other skin conditions. Hair loss, rashes, and more rich in omega 6 and 9 vit E, minerals
Cedarwood essential oil
Sedative, astringent and antiseptic. Anxiety, nervous tension, concentration, catarrhal conditions, coughs, chronic bronchitis, cystitis, UTIs, oily skin, acne, insect repellent. Acne, arthritis, bronchitis, coughs, cystitis, dandruff, dermatitis, insect repellent, stress
R. Chamomile essential oil - Anthemis nobilis/ Chamaemelum nobile
Abscesses, allergies, arthritis, boils, colic, cuts, cystitis, dermatitis, dysmenorrhea, earache, flatulence, hair, headache, inflamed skin, insect bites, insomnia, nausea, neuralgia, PMS, rheumatism, sores, sprains, strains, stress, wounds
Champak essential oil Magnolia champaca
It is Aphrodisiac, emollient, febrifuge. Used to warm, calm, reduce stress, aid breathing and induce euphoria.
Whitening teeth, cleansing your digestive system and with its amazing anti-ageing abilities, activated charcoal is well worth having in the household. Activated charcoal is a potent natural treatment used to trap toxins and chemicals in the body, allowing them to be flushed out so the body doesn't reabsorb them.
Cinnamon essential oil
Cinnamomum verum / Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Constipation, exhaustion, flatulence, lice, low blood pressure, rheumatism, scabies, stress.
Citric Acid is an essential ingredient in making bath fizzies and bath bombs. The reaction between the citric acid and baking soda result in a delightful effervescence when added to water. Citric Acid can also be used to reduce the pH of your handmade soap. In cold process soap it is dissolved and added at trace
Citronella essential oil -
Cymbopogon nardus / Cymbopogon winterianus
Muscular aches, infectious skin conditions, fevers, heat rash, excessive perspiration, fungal infections, fatigue, insect bites, insect deterrent, arthritic and muscular pain, neuralgia, fatigue, nervous exhaustion, colds/flu, minor infections, insect repellent, excessive perspiration, oily skin
Clary sage essential oil
Acne, boils, skin inflammation, hair loss, dandruff, dry or mature skin, muscular aches and pains, whooping cough, asthma attacks, eases menstrual pain, regulation of menstrual flow, flatulence, intestinal cramping, colic, stress, nerves, high blood pressure
Clove essential oil
Cognitive support and brain health. Pain relief, bacterial infection, fungal infection, viral skin infection, warts, verrucas, toothache, gum disease, muscle pain, rheumatism, flu, bronchitis, tired limbs, nausea, flatulence, stomach cramp, abdominal spasm, parasitic, infection, scabies, ringworm.
Clove spice powder
Cloves act as an antiseptic, anti-fungal, antibacterial, antioxidant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and they can also help heal. Their use is recommended to treat coughs, flatulence, inflammation, tooth aches, bronchitis, and also to help lose weight since cloves improve digestion, making weight loss easier
Leaves a protective barrier on skin. Cocoa Butter is well recognized for its ability to keep the skin supple and to help prevent or reduce stretch marks or scars. It is said that cocoa butter is rich in anti-oxidants. Pure cocoa butter has a distinctive chocolate aroma that will compete with the aroma of any essential oils that you blend with it.
Coconut Oil is highly emollient and moisturizing for the skin, hair and lips. It helps to protect the skin as it leaves a thin lipid layer on the skin. Its lubricating properties make it a nice choice for use in massage.
Coffee essential oil
Skin Irritation. including sunburn and skin allergies. soaks in all the excess oil and leaves behind a negligible soft film that makes hair dry and silky. It effectively soaks up excess sebum, yet keeping your scalp and hair moisturized. makes a great scalp exfoliator which also stimulates blood circulation.
Cucumber seed oil
Cucumber Seed Natural carrier oil is very light with a fatty acid composition that helps to keep the skin fresh, soft and moisturized. ... Studies indicate that phytosterols help the skin strengthen its lipid barrier. Restoring proper moisture balance, smoothing the skin's surface and improving skin elasticity.
Contains a rich source of antioxidants. Antioxidants help to fight free radicals in the body and prevent diseases. It is also known to be rich in flavonoids which keep the mind and the body alert and rejuvenated
Anti-aging and anti-inflammatory properties, emu oil is said to promote the healing of wounds and to treat skin conditions as far-ranging as acne, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, and rashes. When used for hair care, emu oil is said to increase fullness, add shine, eliminate split ends, and control dandruff. Back pain, chronic pain, diabetes, gum disease, headache, osteo & rheumatoid aarthritis
Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body, the first being calcium. Promotes Sleep and Stress Reduction.Helps With Constipation.Exercise Performance and Recovery.Reduced Pain and Swelling.
Respiratory infection, bronchitis, infectious disease, fever, catarrh, sinusitis, fever, muscular aches and pains, rheumatism, arthritis, urinary infection, cystitis, parasitic infection.
Evening primrose oil
Consisting primarily of the omega-6 essential fatty acids linolenic acid and gamma linolenic acid.
Evening Primrose Oil has been used in aromatherapy and natural skin care to aid many skin conditions including eczema.
S. Fennel essential oil
Digestive disorders, dyspepsia, gastrointestinal spasm, flatulence, nausea, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, abdominal spasm, menstrual problems, menstrual cramps, premenstrual syndrome, fertility, endometriosis, menopausal symptoms, cellulite, fluid retention, heavy legs, bronchitis, respiratory conditions, parasitic infections.
Balsam peru essential oil
Myroxylon balsamum / Myroxylon pereirae
Bronchitis, chapped skin, colds, coughing, eczema, flu, poor circulation, rashes, sensitive skin, stress
Fir needle essential oil
Respiratory support oil. Fir needle helps ease congested breathing associated with seasonal illness and seasonal pollen threats.
Fractionated coconut oil
Ideal for dry or troubled skin and provides a soothing topical barrier without clogging pores. Fractionated Coconut Oil should be used when applying strong essential oils topically to help reduce skin sensitivity.
Frankincense essential oil
Boswellia carterii / Boswellia sacra
Anxiety, asthma, bronchitis, extreme coughing, scars, stress, stretch marks.
French green clay
Normal to Oily acne prone skin. It's also rejuvenating, healing, and pore tightening in action – great for shrinking large pores and removing impurities
French pink clay
Delivers moisture and energy to tired, dull complexions and lightly exfoliating skin. Rich in Silica, this hydrating clay may help improve skin elasticity and cell renewal, leaving skin soft, smooth, refreshed and supple. Pink Clay can also help to reduce irritation and inflammation from skin concerns such as acne by soothing and balancing skin and promoting healthy cell renewal.
Emotionally it eases mood swings, anxiety, PMS and depression. It benefits mental health, reduces anger, wrinkles and signs of aging. Geranium essential oil is diverse in its emotional benefits because it helps restore confidence, release anger, and manage overwhelming emotions
Ginger essential oil
Aching muscles, arthritis, nausea, poor circulation.
Ginger spice powder
Possible health benefits include relieving nausea, loss of appetite, motion sickness, and pain. The root or underground stem (rhizome) of the ginger plant can be consumed fresh, powdered, dried as a spice, in oil form, or as juice. Ginger is part of the Zingiberaceae family, alongside cardamom and turmeric
help with the healing of eczema and acne, as it helps to balance out the dry and oily patches on the skin.
You can use hazelnut oil for pretty much anything and the oil's particularly good for skin and hair. ... Hazelnut oil is also rich in minerals such as potassium, calcium and magnesium
Helichrysum essential oil / immortal
Anti inflammatory Abscesses, acne, boils, burns, cuts, dermatitis, eczema, irritated skin, wounds, wounds.
Hemp seed oil
Benefits for the hair include: Prevents water loss and injects moisture into hair and scalp. Helps enhance the growth of hair on the scalp through the omega-3, omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids. Strengthens hair to prevent breakage
Not only does this help with age spots, this Hibiscus benefit can encourage an all round fresher, younger, smoother looking complexion. The natural acids present in Hibiscus help to purify your skin by breaking down dead skin and increasing cell turnover, they can even help to control acne breakouts.
Main skin-saving properties of honey. Acne: Honey is naturally antibacterial, so it's great for acne treatment and prevention. Aging: Full of antioxidants, it is great for slowing down aging. Complexion boost: It is extremely moisturizing and soothing, so it helps create a glow
Along with the antioxidant benefits of anti ageing, and the anti inflammatory benefits for acne and irritation, horsetail extract has other skin benefits. Applied to the skin, it can help heal rashes, burns and wounds thanks to its antibacterial and antimicrobial properties
Baphicacanthus Cusia (Nees) Bremek Powder
This stunning blue powder is a natural colorant that's extracted from the leaves and stems of the indigo containing plants. Traditionally used in China as a medical remedy more common applications make use of it as a natural dye. Add this colorant to any of your favorite soap projects for a blue just like that of blue jeans.
helpful in reducing skin burns during shaving. Jojoba oil helps strengthen hair follicles on the scalp causing hair to grow stronger and healthier. The presence of Vitamin E & B conditions the hair shaft making the hair shinier, adding volume and density.
Juniper essential oil
Colds, flu, acne, cellulitis, gout, hemorrhoids, obesity, rheumatism, toxin build-up.
Natural gentle exfoliator. As a gentle cleanser, kaolin removes the impurities and dirt from the skin without drying it or causing any redness or irritation. Reduces oily skin. Heals insect bites, cuts, and injuries. Tones the skin. Kaolin for hair. Healthy white teeth.
Kukui nut oil
Penetrates the skin well and is said to be excellent in treating many skin conditions including psoriasis, eczema, aging skin, and acne. It's essential fatty acid content makes it especially nourishing to the skin
Lavender essential oil
Lavandula angustifolia / Lavandula officinalis
Acne, allergies, anxiety, asthma, athlete's foot, bruises, burns, chicken pox, colic, cuts, cystitis, depression, dermatitis, dysmenorrhea, earache, flatulence, headache, hypertension, insect bites, insect repellent, itching, labor pains, migraine, oily skin, rheumatism, scabies, scars, sores, sprains, strains, stress, stretch marks, vertigo, whooping cough
Lemon essential oil
Athlete's foot, chilblains, colds, corns, dull skin, flu, oily skin, spots, varicose veins, warts.
Lemongrass essential oil
Muscular aches and pains, gastrointestinal disorders, indigestion, physical and mental exhaustion, acne, insect repellent
Lime essential oil
Acne, asthma, chilblains, colds, dull skin, flu, varicose veins
Macadamia nut oil
Macadamia Nut Oil is said to act as a natural anti-inflammatory (perhaps due to its oleic acid content). Its possible anti-inflammatory action combined with its viscosity and slip make it a good candidate for massage applications & hair detangle
Mandarin essential oil
Citrus reticulata Blanco
Diminishes Acne, Stretch Marks and Scars. Mandarin oil may be able to help with acne, stretch marks and scars. Reduces Pain, Anxiety and Nausea through Aromatherapy. Mandarin essential oil may be one of the best essential oils for anxiety and nausea
Mango butter is also high in potent antioxidants and contains polyphenols to reduce inflammation and rejuvenate skin. This butter helps to thicken the facial moisturizer, but doesn’t feel greasy on the skin.
can improve digestive function, with its scent alone stimulating salivary glands to help facilitate stomach processes, pain relief, mood booster, cardiovascular health, antispasmodic.
Anti-aging oil: This nutrient-dense oil is famous for its anti-aging properties Natural glow: Fights acne, blackheads and dark spots: Cures cuts, burns and rashes. Moisturizes scalp Stronger hair Fights dandruff and split ends: Vitamin C
Abscesses, acne, boils, burns, cuts, dermatitis, eczema, irritated skin, wounds, wounds.
Neroli essential oil
Depression, frigidity, insomnia, mature skin, scars, shock, stress, stretch marks
Acne, anti ageing, dandruff, prevents hair loss, promotes hair growth, reduce inflammation, neutralise, free radical, block DHT
Nutmeg essential oil
Gastrointestinal spasm, nausea, upset stomach, rheumatism, arthritis, muscular aches and pains, muscular injury, menstrual cramps, nervousness, tension
Virgin Olive oil
Antioxidant content. Olive oil may help prevent premature signs of aging on the skin.Vitamin Antibacterial Moisturizer and after-sun treatment Exfoliator Eye-makeup remover Face mask.
Orange essential oil
Colds, constipation, dull skin, flatulence, flatulence, flu, gums, mouth, slow digestion, stress
Palmarosa essential oil
Sinusitis, excess mucus, cystitis, urinary tract infection, gastrointestinal disorders, scarring, wounds, acne, pimples, boils, fungal infection, general fatigue, muscular aches, over-exercised muscles, stress, irritability, restlessness, insect bites and stings
Palo santo essential oil
Joint pain, inflammation, general aches and pains, arthritis, headaches, allergies, migrain, stress, anxiety, panic, dizziness, nervousness, concentration, immune system support, negativity, respiratory infections, circulatory stimulant.
Patchouli essential oil
Acne, athlete's foot, chapped skin, dermatitis, eczema, fatigue, frigidity, hair care, insect repellent, mature skin, oily skin, stress
Peppermint essential oil
Asthma, colic, exhaustion, flu, flatulence, headache, nausea, scabies, sinusitis, vertigo.
Pink grapefruit essential oil
Cellulitis, dull skin, toxin build-up, water retention
Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids is highly recommended to maintain heart health. Supports bone maintenance and development. Poppy seeds contain both iron and phosphorus, minerals essential for the maintenance of both muscles and bones. Prevents constipation and other digestive problems.
Formed when lava and water mix together. It's a light-yet-abrasive stone used to remove dry, dead skin. A pumice stone can also soften your calluses and corns to reduce pain from friction
Pumpkin seed oil
Rich in vitamin E, zinc, omega 3- and 6- fatty acids as well as antioxidants, therefore it has tremendous benefits for the skin in terms of retaining moisture, fighting free radicals and maintaining a youthful appearance
Rajnot (Alkanet) root
Add a natural purple color to your cold process soaps with Alkanet Root Powder! It does turn a bit gray at first but will turn into a deep gray/purple color in CP soap. To extract the rich purple you can create an oil infusion
Ravensara essential oil
Influenza, Colds, Bronchitis, Other Respiratory Track Infections, Cold Sores, Shingles, Joint and Muscular Pain
Red raspberry seed oil
Is a rich source of polyunsaturated fats including omega 3, 6 and fatty acid, high in Vitamin E, especially tocotrienols and tocopherols and rich in Vitamin A. Effectively moisturize and improve skin elasticity, reduces wrinkles, dryness and skin lines.
Rose essential oil
Rosa damascena Mill
Heartache and grief.For thousands of years, rose oil has been used during times of stress, particularly while experiencing grief. reduce anxiety, combat Depression, regulate hormones
Containing a complex array of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, rose essential oil has excellent emollient properties for moisturizing dry skin; it also offers antiseptic and astringent properties to treat acneic skin, as well as anti-inflammatory properties that help treat redness and inflammation. Prevent wrinkles penetrates the skin, boosts collagen production, soothes skin and scars, regenerates
Rosemary essential oil
Can help protect skin cells from damage often caused by the sun and free radicals. Since rosemary has natural antiseptic properties, it's a superior disinfectant for our skin and hair. In fact, this essential oil is known to promote a healthy, moisturized scalp and reverse premature graying
Sandalwood essential oil
Santalum Album Linn
Has calming properties. Smelling the oil can help to create a feeling of relaxation and peace, reducing problems linked to anxiety or depression. These calming effects can even help patients suffering from long-term hypertension, and work to reduce blood pressure levels.
Sage essential oil
Salvia lavandulaefolia or Salvia lavandulafolia
Nerve tonic, headaches, fatigue, nervous exhaustion, stress, circulation, arthritis, menstrual pain.
It is at the heart of soap making. It is the chemical reaction in which the building blocks of fats and oils (triglycerides) react with lye to form soap. Saponification literally means "turning into soap" from the root word, sapo, which is Latin for soap. The products of the saponification reaction are glycerin and soap. Chemically, soap is a fatty acid salt.
Vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin K, B vitamins, zinc and iron, along with antioxidants that help protect your cells from damage
Moisturizing. Filled with Vitamins A and E along with essential fatty acids, shea butter has both emollient and healing properties for the skin. ... Fatty acids also help increase shine and reduce the frizz of your hair. It may also help protect hair from heat damage caused by flat irons and blow drying.
A lye is a metal hydroxide traditionally obtained by leaching ashes (containing largely potassium carbonate or "potash"), or a strong alkali which is highly soluble in water producing caustic basic solutions.
Sonora sea salt
Sea salt helps cleanse the pores on your skin, while balancing oil production and retaining moisture from within. Its anti-bacterial properties discourage the growth of bacteria responsible for breakouts and acne. Sea salt exfoliates the skin naturally, while its minerals nourish the skin.
Spearmint essential oil
Asthma, exhaustion, fever, flatulence, headache, nausea, scabies, vertigo.
Tea tree essential oil
Acne, athlete's foot, candida, chicken pox, cold sores, colds, corns, cuts, flu, insect bites, itching, migraine, oily skin, ringworm, sinusitis, sores, spots, urethritis, warts, whooping cough.
Thyme essential oil
Arthritis, colds, cuts, dermatitis, flu, insect bites, laryngitis, lice, muscle aches, oily skin, poor circulation, scabies, sore throat
Turmeric and especially its most active compound curcumin have many scientifically-proven health benefits, such as the potential to prevent heart disease, Alzheimer's and cancer. It's a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant and may also help improve symptoms of depression and arthritis
Verbena essential oil
To help ease digestive problems and alleviate skin disorders such as acne, boils and cy Calms & soothes. Helps to gently ease occasional stress & cloudy moods. Helps keep pesky bugs at bay. is said to have insecticidal and antibacterial properties
Vetiver essential oil
Stress-induced conditions, nervous tension, stress-related menstrual problems, muscular spasm, muscular pain, menstrual cramp, pre menstrual, syndrome, restlessness
Vitamin E oil is an ingredient in many skincare products; especially those that claim to have anti-aging benefits. Vitamin E supplements may prevent coronary heart disease , support immune function, prevent inflammation , promote eye health, and lower the risk of cancer.
Wheat germ oil
Wheat germ oil helps in providing you with a healthy skin as it prevents many skin problems like psoriasis, eczema, and dry skin. You can apply it topically – it will soothe and repair your skin. It contains vitamin E oil, which is considered to be very good for the skin
Some people apply witch hazel directly to the skin for itching, pain and swelling (inflammation), eye inflammation, skin injury, mucous membrane inflammation, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, bruises, insect bites, minor burns, acne, sensitive scalp, and other skin irritations.
Ylang ylang essential oil
Cananga odorata var genuina
Anxiety, depression, frigidity, hypertension, palpitations, stress.
THE TRANSFORMING POWER OF GEMS AND MINERALS
Agate is named after a river in Sicily, called Achates, where it was found in the 4th century BC. Agate is the most varied and popular form of chalcedony, and is a versatile commercial stone. Typically, in the centre of the rock, there is a cavity in which crystals often form. An agate gem with a cavity is called a Geode. Agate gems are founding the lining cavities of volcanic rocks worldwide. The rock formation in which the agate is found is approximately 50 million years old.
Agate is a grounding stone. It improves perception and analytical qualities, balances the yin and yang, and harmonizes physical, emotional, mental and etheric qualities. It is soothing and calming and raises consciousness while building self-confidence. Agate stabilizes one’s aura, eliminates negativity, and overcomes bitterness of the heart. It fosters love, truthfulness, and courage. Agate is excellent for meditation!
Chakras: Base, Throat. Hardness: 6.5
Agate Pink is popular for its soothing and calming prowess. It is associated with parental love and works for strengthening the bond between a child and parent. Generally, it improves love relationships. It enhances concentration, analytical abilities, awareness, insight, and mental function. It not only helps one to get rid of anxiety and dismiss fear but also inculcates positive vibe, power, and bravery in such a way that it brings back or enhances self-esteem.
Agate Blue represents calmness and is known as a talisman with great healing energies. It is believed that the gemstone lessens negative energies and various stresses. It is said to release tension and to relax. Blue Agate harmonizes one’s energies, lifting thoughts and taking spiritual inspirations to high vibrations.
Agate Green has properties of adjusting the energy balance. It has great healing powers and is known for its power to balance Yin and Yang.
In this stone, the spiritual power of green is combined with that of agate. Green agate increases compassion, generosity and a keen sense of justice, along with enhancing mental and emotional flexibility, improving decision-making and resolving disputes.
Amazonite is a mineral of limited occurrence almost exclusively from Russia, though high-quality crystals have been obtained from Pike’s Peak, Colorado. Amazonite, also called Amazon Jade or Amazon Stone, is a green to blue-green variety of Microcline, a Feldspar mineral that forms in short prismatic or tabular crystals or in masses.
As a metaphysical healer, Amazonite soothes the chakras and aligns the physical body to the etheric. It invigorates all meridians. It is particularly rejuvenating to the Heart and Throat Chakras, enhancing loving communication on all levels. It balances one’s masculine/feminine energies as well as many aspects of the personality. It awakens compassion for others by allowing one to perceive both sides of a problem and accepting differing points of view. It attracts money, assures success and brings joy. It soothes the nervous system and broadens the thinking process.
Amber is a fossilized resin from ancient evergreen trees. The oldest amber discovered on Earth is about 320 million years old. It is a powerful healer that gives a strong sense of health and healing, draws diseases away from the body and aids tissue revitalization. Amber helps to clear the mind, release negative energy and ease stress by eliminating phobias and fears. It develops wisdom and patience, aids in decision making, balances emotions and promotes altruism. Amber cleanses the environment, body, mind, and spirit.
Amethyst is the most valuable type of the quartz gemstone. It is characterized by its shades of purple, caused by iron. Amethyst is named after a maiden in Greek legend whose name was “AMETHYST”, which in Greek means “NOT DRUNKEN” and was worn as an amulet against drunkenness in ancient times. Amethyst forms in volcanic rock in the form of crystals. It can be found in Canada, Mexico, Africa, and the United States but the best sources of amethyst gemstones are in Brazil and Uruguay. Most of the world’s supply comes from the same general area of Brazil and Uruguay.
Amethyst is a powerful mental healer, controller of mind and protector. It enhances psychic abilities and spiritual awareness, and clears, dispels, and transmutes negative energy. It calms the mind, enhances meditation and visualization, and disperses psychic attack. It ameliorates anger, fear, rage, and resentment. It aids in the simulation of new ideas, connects cause and effect and promotes selflessness. Amethyst relieves physical and emotional pain. It boosts production of hormones, strengthens cleansing organs, and circulatory system, calms nervous system, and unites scattered energies.
Amethyst is excellent for healing and meditation as it provides the healer with wisdom, understanding and the added depth needed to be of the greatest help in healing.
Chakras: Third eye, Crown Hardness: 7
Ametrine is a variety of bicolor quartz that has zones of amethyst (purple) and citrine (golden yellow) in contact with one another in a single crystal. The words AMEthyst and ciTRINE were combined to yield the name “ametrine,” which is widely used in the gemstone trade.
Ametrine is a highly beneficial healing crystals as it a harmonious blend of the energies of both; Amethyst and Citrine. It has a strong healing energy that releases negativity from within the aura, and aids weight loss, as well as helps to get release from addictions. It enhances mental and spiritual clarity, while at the same time uniting masculine and feminine energies. Ametrine provides strength for decisions, improves communications with God, inspiration, psychic powers, polarization, sense of responsibility, capacity for establishing relationships and perception capacity.
These arrowheads are replicas of those used by the Indians of North America, from the recent past of 10,000 years ago. They are not from any archeological sites. Stones used for arrowheads are flint( which is brown and grey) and obsidian (which is black). As these arrowheads are sharp they have to be handled carefully.
Aquamarine is a gemstone-quality, transparent variety of beryl. Its colours vary, with the well-known being yellow beryl, called heliodor; rose pink beryl called morganite and white beryl called goshenite. Aquamarine has a hexagonal crystal structure and a chemical formula of Be(3)A1(s)Si(6)O(18). It has a specific gravity of 2.68 to 2.74 and a MOHS hardness of 7.5 to 8. It occurs in Russia, the U.S, Brazil, Zambia and other African locations. Aquamarine is the official state gem of Colorado.
Aquamarine is a stone of courage. Its calming energies reduce stress and quiet the mind. It has an affinity with sensitive people. It invokes tolerance of others and overcomes judgmentalism, giving support to those overwhelmed by responsibility. It reduces fears, increases creativity, and enhances intuition and spiritual awareness.
Aquamarine is excellent for meditation.
Aventurine is a positive stone of abundance and good luck. It enhances creativity and brings joy and prosperity. It diffuses negativity and balances male-female energies. It clears mental blocks, provides clarity and helps see alternatives and possibilities. It promotes growth during first seven years of life. Aventurine is excellent for meditation!
Chakras: Sacral, Solar plexus, Heart
Calcite is a very common mineral and is the main constituent of limestone with a chemical formula of CaCO3. Calcite occurs from solution in limestone and basalt cavities found in hydrothermal veins. Crystals of calcite may be found in many different colours: orange, blue, yellow, pink, and clear. While the colour of this calcite is natural, it has been treated to give it a smooth glossy finish. This specimen of calcite is found predominately in Mexico, and also in the United States.
Calcite is an energy amplifier, uplifts emotions, aids willpower allowing one to make deep spiritual connection. It opens heart chakra, connects intellect and emotions. It alleviates emotional stress, brings peace and serenity, aids memory and brings insight.
Chakras: Gold calcite for Crown
Carnelian is a brownish-red mineral commonly used as a semi-precious gemstone. It is variety of the silica mineral chalcedony colored by impurities of iron oxide.
Carnelain is a stabilising stone that grounds and anchors into present surroundings. It removes fear of death, brings acceptance of the cycle of life. It improves analytical abilities and clarifies perception. It brings success in business; aids in making positive life choices; dispels apathy. It clears extraneous thoughts in meditation, heals the body, protects against rage and resentment. Carnelain has the capacity to cleanse other stones. IT influences female reproductive organs increasing fertility. It provides warmth and energy. Carnelian is the stone to use if one’s life has fallen into a rut as it aligns the purpose of life. It stimulates a new train of thought, increasing motivation and opens new avenues for success.
Carnelian is excellent for meditation.
Chakras: Sacral, Base (Alters major part of “new age” expanded chakra system, located in nasal area.)
Cats – Eye
Cats Eye gemstone is polished into a cabochon that displays a narrow band of concentrated light going across the width of the stone. This effect, known as chatoyancy, or cat’s eye effect, is caused by inclusions of fine, slender parallel mineral fibers in the gemstone that reflect light in a single band.
Cat’s eye stone helps one to strengthen physical weakness and mental imbalances and helps to restore memory. It brings confidence, happiness, serenity, and good luck. It is a grounding stone that stimulates intuition, dispels negative energy from aura and protects it. It provides protection against several serious diseases related to the heart, stomach, brain, and mind.
Excellent for meditation!
Celestite is a mineral consisting of strontium sulfate (SrSO4). The mineral is named for its occasional delicate blue color.
Celestite is a beneficial healing crystal that aids contact with guardian angels. Its energy is both calming and uplifting. It is used by Bengali priests to colour flames and impress or frighten followers. It revitalizes, awakens spirituality, elevates, regenerates, ensures fluency in communication and is useful for dream recall.
It has a high vibration that is excellent to use in meditation.
Chakras: Throat, Crown
Chalcedony is a cryptocrystalline form of silica, composed of very fine intergrowths of quartz and moganite. Although both are silica minerals, but they differ in that quartz has a trigonal crystal structure, while moganite is monoclinic. Chalcedony’s standard chemical structure is SiO₂.
Chalcedony is a stone of brotherhood, promotes group stability, alleviates hostility, and promotes benevolence. IT increases physical energy, balances body, emotions, mind, and spirit. It eases self-doubts, facilitates constructive inward reflection. Chalcedony aids by improving dementia and senility.
Chrysocolla is a hydrated copper phyllosilicate mineral.
Chrysocolla has been used for many years as a healing stone among Native American cultures, mainly to help strengthen the body’s resistance, increase internal peace, knowledge and love. It is detoxifying, balancing, extremely calming, and encourages neutrality and clarity. It is especially effective in treating sinus and respiratory infections. It is excellent in helping with women’s sicknesses, releases fear, guilt and illusions. It helps to clear out imbalance of the subconscious and amplifies thinking.
Chrysoprase, is a gemstone variety of chalcedony (a cryptocrystalline form of silica) that contains small quantities of nickel. Its color is normally apple-green, but varies to deep green.
Chrysoprase is a delightful stone of the green ray. It has metaphysical properties for healing as well as being a stone to attract new love, abundance and prosperity. It promotes joy and happiness and brings through the vibration of Divine Truth, while helping to heal the heart of the energy of depression and anxiety. Chrysoprase being a relaxation stone encourages peaceful sleep, helps one to remain relaxed at times of change and aids in bringing fresh ideas. It promotes hope and eloquence. It makes one open to new surroundings. . It draws out unknown talents, stimulating creativity. Chrysoprase energizes the heart, chakra and body. It enhances fertility and is said to guard against sexually transmitted diseases.
Citrine is a crystalline quartz from Brazil with a brownish-yellow colour, sometimes referred to as false topaz. The colours in quartz are usually caused by a mineral impurity. Sometimes air bubbles and traces of other minerals can be seen trapped within the crystals. Citrine druze has a soft base and tends to crumble so has to be handled with care.
Citrine is a “Stone of prosperity”. It attracts wealth and success, brings happiness and cheerfulness, generosity and good fortune. It energizes and invigorates, increases motivation and physical energy, activating creativity. It promotes inner calmness, brings optimism and dissipates negative energy.
Citrine is excellent for meditation.
Chakras: Sacral, Solar plexus
These stream-tumbled pebbles are collected in Brazil, then cut out and polished on one side; the interesting interiors are visible. You can choose from Amethyst, Clear Quartz, Rose Quartz, and Smoky Quartz. These are all quartz minerals with a chemical composition of Si0 and a hardness of 7 on the MOHS scale. The inclusions you can see in these stones are made from many different minerals. To clearly view these, place a small light under the stone.
Emerald, natural and transparent, is one of four “precious” gemstones (including Diamond, Ruby and Sapphire), and is the green variety of Beryl, a beryllium aluminum silicate mineral colored by trace amounts of chromium. Known as the “Stone of Successful Love,” Emerald opens and nurtures the heart and the Heart Chakra. Its soothing energy provides healing to all levels of the being, bringing freshness and vitality to the spirit. A stone of inspiration and infinite patience, it embodies unity, compassion and unconditional love. Emerald promotes friendship, balance between partners, and is particularly known for providing domestic bliss, contentment and loyalty. It gives physical, emotional, and mental equilibrium, focuses intentions, raises consciousness and fosters positive action.
Chakras: Heart. Hardness: 7.5-8
Feldspar is the name of a family of silicates which include Amazonite, Labradorite, Larvikite, Moonstone and Sunstone.
Feldspar supports in issues relating to self-awareness and self-love, encourages personal relationship and unmasks the enemy. It helps to find unconventional and exciting ways to achieve ones goals. Feldspar assists in finding misplaced items. It is a stone of creativity and is good for Astral travel.
Feldspar helps in the treatment of skin and muscular structure disorders.
Fluorite was named after the Latin word, fluere, meaning “to flow,” stemming from Fluorite’s ability to act as a flux between metals. Because of its rainbow coloring, Fluorite was thought to house rainbows. Fluorite is found in Brazil, China, Europe, Mexico, and many other places.
Fluorite is one of the most powerful crystals for manifestation, as well as spiritual elevation. It is a protective and stabilizing stone, especially on psychic level as it grounds and harmonizes spiritual energy. It is excellent to minimize depression and protects from negative energy. It aids in physical and mental coordination. . It heightens intuitive powers and rekindles sexual libido. IT also protects against computer and electromagnetic stress.
Flourite is excellent for meditation!
Chakras: Third eye
Fuchsite is a dark green variety of muscovite. It can have a wonderful dark emerald colour that can have a beautiful sparkly shine if the crystals are small. It is often found in compact masses with small crystals. The green colour is the result of chromium impurities. KA12(A1 Si3O10)(F,OH)2
Fuchsite is regarded as a stone of renewal and regeneration, imparting resilience after trauma; both emotional and physical. It teaches true self worth, assists in the elimination of a tendency towards martyrdom or issues of servitude. It helps to overcome co-dependency. It is thought to intensify and facilitate the transfer of energy from other minerals and increase flexibility in the body.
Fossilized Shark Teeth
Sharks first appeared about 370 million years ago. Sharks belong to a large group of fish that have a skeleton made of cartilage instead of bone. Cartilage is a firm whitish or yellowish tissue. The only fossilized remains of ancient sharks are mostly their teeth; in a few other cases, we come across shark vertebra “phosphate mines of Morocco”. Some ancient sharks grew as long as 64 feet.The Carchardodon Megalodon, a giant white shark and distant cousin of the present “Great White”, lived during the mioene epoch. These fossilized shark’s teeth found today are approximately 18 million years old. They are one of the most abundant fossils in the fossil record; however, rarely, if ever are fossilized. Shark skeletons are found because their bodies are composed mainly of cartilage. This shark’s tooth was collected in the coastal region of South Carolina, as far as 30 miles inland and at a depth of 15 to 20 feet. The size of the shark can be estimated by the size of the tooth. A general rule of thumb is ten feet of shark for each inch of tooth. Megalodon reached a length of 60 feet or more as indicated by the 61/2 to 7 inch teeth that have been found.
Fossilized Shark Teeth are valuable, so they’re readily bought, sold and traded by enthusiasts and collectors.
The word Garnet is derived from the Latin name Granatum, a pomegranate, because of the resemblance the granular varieties of Garnet bears to the seeds of that fruit. Garnet varies in size from a grain of sand to the size of an apple.
Garnet represents love. Attuned to heart energy, it revitalizes feelings and enhances sexuality. It controls anger, especially towards oneself. Emotionally it provides a protective and calming influence, balances energy and brings serenity. It heals melancholy and depression, strengthens the survival instinct, and brings courage and hope in critical times.Garnet activates other crystals, clears negative chakra energy and inspires love.
Geode Halves (Oco’s)
Geode halves, or Oco’s (word used in Brazil where they are found,) are tiny agate nodules with a geode center. Agate is named after a river in Sicily, called Achates, where it was found in the fourth century B.C. In the centre of the rock, where there is a cavity, crystals often form, thus the name ‘Geode’.The formation in which the Geodes are found is 50 million years old and located in many areas, including the United States. The Oco’s have been gathered by farmers for many years. After the crops are harvested and the farmers are unable to work, the fields are tilled under allowing the Oco’s to appear. They are then gathered and sold for cutting into the Geode half.
Geode Halves (Oco’s) aid in self-acceptance and self-confidence and help to overcome emotional trauma by healing anger, bitterness and resentment. They inculcate a sense of safety and security. They persuade one to fight for dreams nd encourage to trust ourselves and in the Universe’s plan that we can be successful. They inspire to live in harmony with the Universe and that means embracing one’s true self without fear of judgment. Geode Halves (Oco’s) are regarded as stones of triumph and success.
Hematite is one of the most abundant minerals on Earth’s surface and in its shallow crust. It is an iron oxide with a chemical composition of Fe2O3.
Hematite has very strong and powerful grounding energy. It protects and balances and boosts self-esteem. It has a cool and calming effect and aids to develop concentration and improves focus. It strengthens willpower, reliability, and confidence. It enhances memory and aids clarity of thought. It removes self-limitations. A yang stone, balances the meridians of the body. It dissolves negativity. Hematite is beneficial for legal situations and supports timid women .
Hematite is excellent for meditation!
Chakras: Base, Throat
Jade is a semi precious gemstone, and is found in green, lavender, red, yellow, white and black colors with a translucent and waxy lusture.
Jade is a symbol of purity, serenity and increased love. It calms nervous system and channels passion in constructive ways. It harmonizes dysfunctional relationships. It removes negative thoughts this soothing the mind. It is also called a “Dream stone” as it manifests emotional beliefs through dreams.
Chakras: Heart, Crown
The mineral aggregate heliotrope, also known as bloodstone, is a cryptocrystalline mixture of quartz that occurs mostly as jasper in opaque form. Jasper (Blood) has strong healing powers and aligns basic and blood chakras.It aids in oxygenating and purifying the blood and detoxifying the liver, spleen, and kidneys. Itstimulates kundalini movement and internal guide, and increases physical vigor. It calms fears and eliminates anger. Jasper(Blood) brings good fortune and prolongs sexual pleasure.
Jasper (Ocean) is a member of the chalcedony family, and is microcrystalline quartz. It is rarely opaque. Also known as The Atlantis Stone, Jasper (Ocean) is believed to hold mystic knowledge within its structure.
Jasper (Ocean) brings tranquility and wholeness. Through tranquility, one will able to bring problems to light before they become a threat to for ones happiness. It is highly beneficial for reclaiming spiritual wisdom and gaining insight into one’s past lives. It aids to communicate more positively and allow feelings of love to be expressed through ones words. It bring joy and elevated spirits, and relieve stress, worry and other negative feelings.
Jasper (Ocean) provides an ideal focus for grounding and centering in meditation or healing, and facilitates continuity in deep circular breathing.
Jasper (Zebra) is typically white with black stripes like a zebra, but it also comes in color variations like green, red and brown with white.
Jasper (Zebra) holds the energy of balance, uniting the energies of the masculine and feminine, Yin and Yang. It has a meaning and properties of giving energy to ones mind and can energise a tired mind. It is a very calming stone. It aids in quick thinking, improves ability to assess and assists in problem solving. As it enhances energy, it can prolong sexual pleasure.
Chakras: Position anywhere
Jasper (Red) is an opaque, microcrystalline variety of quartz. It is said to the Supreme nurturer and has been sued as the stone of protection since thousand years. It brings tranquillity and grounding and is said to increase emotional stamina, self confidence and self-trust. It provides emotional protection, courage, balance, calmness and relaxation. It aids in quick- thinking and the ability to see through any situations. It aligns chakras, facilitates shamanic journeys and assists in dream recall. Prolongs sexual pleasure and promotes vitality and virility.
Chakras: Position anywhere
Kunzite is a pink to lilac colored gemstone, a variety of spodumene with the color coming from minor to trace amounts of manganese.
Kunzite is a very high vibration stone. It helps to ground spiritual love. Physically, Kunzite can strengthen the circulatory system and the heart muscle. It is also an effective stone to use for depression and anxiety.
Kunzite activates the Heart Chakra and aligns it with the Throat and Third Eye Chakras to support loving communication
Kyanite is a polymorph, with two other minerals: ARDALUSITE and SILLIMANITE. A polymorph is a mineral that shares the same chemistry but a different crystal structure with another, or other minerals. Kyanite is an attractive mineral that has a near sapphire-like blue colour. Kyanite has unique characteristics in which it has a wide variation of hardness in the same crystal.
Kyanite has a calming effect on the whole being, bringing tranquility. It enhances telephatic and psychic abilities, bridges gaps in all communication efforts, and provies a link for transmitting or receiving healing energy. Kyanite aligns all chakras and subtle bodies instantly. It provides balance of yin-yang energy and removes blockages, moving energy gently through the physical body.
Hardness: 4.5 – 5
Lapis lazuli or lapis for short, is a deep-blue metamorphic rock used as a semi-precious stone that has been prized since ancient times for its intense color. Since the earliest of times, lapis lazuli has been associated with strength and courage, royalty and wisdom, intellect and truth.
Lapis Lazuli is a stone of protection that guards against psychic attacks. It quickly releases stress and brings deep peace. It brings harmony and deep inner self-knowledge. It is a powerful though amplifier, stimulating higher faculties of mind, promoting objectivity and clarity. Lapis Lazuli boosts the immune system, purifies blood, lowers blood pressure, cooling and soothing areas of inflammation. It harmonizes physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual levels. It is a cool and calming crystal.
Lapis Lazuli is excellent for meditation!
Chakras: Throat, Third eye, Solar plexus
Lepidolite is an uncommon mica and has only in the past decade become available in the mineral market in large quantities. Lepidolite is an ore of lithium and forms in granite masses that contain a substantial amount of lithium. The typical violet to pink colour of lepidolite is characteristic and is the only field test available to identify lepidolite from other micas. Lepidolite, like other micas, has a layered structure of lithium aluminium silicate sheets weakly bonded together by layers of potassium ions. These potassium ion layers produce the perfect cleavage.
Lepidolite is regarded to be the “Stone of Transition”. It assists in the release and reorganisation of old behavioural and psychological patterns, and gently induces change. It encourages independence and self love and trust. It clears electromagnetic pollution. It strengthens the immune system, calms the nervous system and can be used to restructure DNA. It mitigates exhaustion and aids in the relief of tension and stress related disorders. It alleviates allergies and greatly helps with Epilepsy, Alzheimer’s and Bi-polar disorders.
Malachite is a green copper carbonate hydroxide mineral with a chemical composition of Cu2(CO3)(OH)2.
Malachite is one of the oldest known stones, used for thousands of years for its healing and transforming properties. It is called as “Stone of transformation”. It draws out deep feelings of hurt and resentment, breaks unwanted ties and outworn patterns of behaviour. It clears and activates chakras, clarifies emotions, releases negative experience, aids visualization and psychic vision. It aids gout, asthma, arthritis and tumours.
Malachite is excellent for meditation!
Chakras: Solar plexus, Heart
Mica is a generic term applied to a group of complex aluminosilicate minerals having a sheet of plate like structure with different composition and physical properties. All mica form flat six-sided monoclinic crystals with a remarkable cleavage in the direction of large surfaces, which permits them to easily split into optically flat films. When split into thin films, they remain tough and classic even at high temperature. Mica possesses some of the most outstanding combinations of chemical, physical, electrical, thermal and mechanical properties which are not found in any other mineral.
Mica is indicated for stress, fears and melancholy. It diminishes nervous energy, calms an overthinking mind while positively enhancing intellectual pursuits and mental situations. It is used to help treat insomnia and relieve consitions of dehydration. It keeps radiation away and brings peace.
Moonstone is a variety of the feldspar-group mineral orthoclase. During formation, orthoclase and albite separate into alternating layers. When light falls between these thin layers it is scattered producing the phenomenon called adularescence.
Moonstone is connected to the moon. It enhances intuition and empathy .It promotes inspiration, success and good fortune in love and business matters. It soothes and calms emotional liability and overreactions. It is associated with psychic abilities and cleansing. It is a known as a feminine stone due to its powerful effect upon female reproductive cycle and is used for premenstrual syndrome, conception, pregnancy, and childbirth. It attunes the body to biorhythmic clocl, aids the digestive system, assimilates nutrients, eliminates toxins and fluid retention, and alleviates degenerative conditions of skin, hair, eyes, and fleshy organs such as the liver and pancreas.
Moonstone is excellent for meditation!
Chakras: Sacral, Heart
Nephrite is a variety of the calcium, magnesium, and iron-rich amphibole minerals tremolite or actinolite. It is one of two distinct mineral commonly known as Jade. This gemstone comes in various shades of green and may be translucent.
Nephrite is called the “axe stone”. It has a clearing energy, stabilizes the emotions by helping one realize the reasons behind negative feelings thus allowing one to transform them into positive feelings. It harmonizes dysfunctional relationships, increases vitality, encourages harmony, puts things into perspective, inspires wisdom and it prolongs life and aids in dream works.
Chakras: Heart, Crown
Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass formed as an extrusive igneous rock. Obsidian is produced when felsic lava extruded from a volcano cools rapidly with minimal crystal growth.
Obsidian is a strongly protective stone and forms a shield against negativity. It blocks psychic attack and absorbs negative energies from the environment. It centralizes by keeping one’s feet one the ground. It unlocks the subconscious, draws out mental stress and tension. It stimulates growth on all levels, urging exploration of the unknown and opening new horizons. It was used by Aztecs for guessing.
Onyx primarily refers to the parallel banded variety of the silicate mineral chalcedony. Aate and onyx are both varieties of layered chalcedony that differ only in the form of the bands: agate has curved bands and onyx has parallel bands. The colors of Onyx bands range from black to almost every color.
Onyx is a strength-giving stone that promotes vigor, steadfastness and stamina. It imparts self-confidence, aids in wise decision-making, helps one to be at ease in any surroundings and is highly beneficial during difficult or confusing periods. It centres and aligns with higher power to enhance self-control and helps combat fears and worries and to get rid of grief. .
Opal is an amorphous form of silica, chemically similar to quartz, but containing 3% to 21% water within its mineral structure. It is a white colored semi-precious gemstone of silicate mineral family recognised for its wonderful ‘play of colors’.
Opal enhances cosmic consciousness, originality, and dynamic creativity. It fosters love and passion. It induces visions. It brings about loyalty, faithfulness and spontaneity. It amplifies personal traits. It is emotionally responsive, helps to release anger and claim self worth and encourages emotional stability. It Strengthens the memory. It is said to be extremely beneficial in many physical realms as well, such as in treating infections and fevers. It also purifies blood and kidneys, regulates insulin, eases childbirth, and alleviates PMS.
The Orthoceras is a straight-shelled Cephalopoda which means “head foot”. It is a relative of the squid, cuttlefish, octopod, and the nautilus that can be found in the oceans today. This particular type of Orthoceras lived in the Devonian Period, 245 to 395 million years ago and was unearthed in the Sahara Desert, Morocco.
Orthoceras is known to possess physical healing powers and is considered to increase the life span by reducing toxins and alleviating stress and anxiety. It is used by healers to enhance telepathy and stimulate the mind. IT activates root chakra by grounding one down to earth with ancient energy.
Peridot is an ancient gem of the mineral Olivine. Its chemical composition includes iron and magnesium, and iron is the cause of its vibrant green color.
Peridot is a cleanser of subtle and physical bodies and mind. It releases negative patterns and vibrations, promotes clarity and well-being. It releases and neutralizes toxins on all levels. It is regarded as a visionary stone that brings understanding of destiny and purpose of existence, and is of special value to healers. It puts one in touch with the ultimate truth. It opens the heart and solar plexus chakras, regulates cycle of life. It alleviates jealousy and anger, reduces stress, and motivates growth and necessary changes. It has a tonic effect on healing and strengthening. It is said to ease birth contractions.
Pyrtie is commonly referred to as “FOOLS GOLD”. Pyrite is a brass-yellow, metallic crystal structure that resembles gold with a chemical conpostion of Fes2. Unfortunately, it cannot be used in jewelry in the same manner as gold because it easily turns to powder. The Incas used Pyrite’s reflective quality for mirrors. When struck with a hammer, sparks are emitted, thus giving it its name that means “FIRE” in Greek. Pyrite is found in many environments throughout the world, including Mexico, Peru, and the United States.
Pyrite is a powerful protection stone which shields and protects against all forms of negative vibrations and energies. It works on the physical, etheric, and emotional levels. It stimulates the intellect and enhances memory, helpd recall relevant information when needed. It attracts money, richness and helps in closing deals of great financial value.
Quartz is a hard, crystalline mineral composed of silicon and oxygen atoms. Quartz includes a variety of stones. Colourless quartz, or crystal quartz, is the most common. The word “CRYSTAL” comes from the Greek word for “ICE” and was believed to be eternally frozen. The single quartz crystal is a six-sided prism, however this is not always how it is formed. Sometimes it is found in veins, seams or pockets of rock. It is popular for carving objects and making crystal balls. Quartz is used for optical and technical purposes, but only 10% is pure enough to use for this purpose. The major supplier of crystal quartz is Brazil, but it is found abundantly throughout the world including the United States.
Quartz Crystal is one of the most powerful healing stones. It is an energy amplifier, doubles auric field, storing, releasing, and regulating energy on physical and mental dimensions. It generates electromagnetic energy and dispels static electricity. It is known as a deep soul cleanser. It dissolves karmic seeds. It enhances psychic awareness and boosts psychic abilities. It connects physical dimensions with the mind and stimulates the immune system. This crystal provides an optimum state of openness. It guides you in search for purpose and meaning in one’s life.
Quartz Crystal is excellent for meditation!
Chakras: All chakras particularly Crown. – Hardness: 7
Quartz Green is a green variety of quartz, a silicate mineral, chemically silicon dioxide. It is a very light, translucent green crystal.
Quartz Green opens and stabilizes heart chakra along with healing and stabilising the emotions. It transmutes negative energy into positive energy and inspires creativity. It stimulates intuition. It brings success and also attracts abundance.
Quartz Rose is a name used for specimens of quartz with a pink color.
Quartz Rose is a powerful healing stone and popular as the “Stone of Universal Love”. It attunes to energy of unconditional love and heals the heart. It opens chakra and soothes a wounded heart. It teaches to love oneself again, aids to enhance self-trust and self- worth. It is tied to gentleness, love, and fertility. Quartz is regarded as a cool and calming crystal.
Quartz Rose is excellent for meditation!
Chakras: Base, Solar plexus, Heart
Quartz Rutilated is a variety of quartz which contains acicular inclusions of rutile, that mostly look golden, but they also can look silver, copper red or deep black.
Quartz Rutilated is a communicator of intuitions. It is an illuminator for the soul, promoting spiritual growth. If assistance is needed in making a decision this quartz will come to one’s aid. It brings resolve and strength of will, self-reliance, and the ability to make decisions. It helps one to be confident. It helps identify the root of problems. It aids in astral travels and heightens energetic impulse of quartz. It focuses on non-physical attunement.
Excellent for meditation!
Quartz Smoky is a brownish grey, translucent variety of quartz that ranges in clarity from almost complete transparency to an almost-opaque brownish-gray or black crystal. Like other quartz gems, it is a silicon dioxide crystal.
Quartz smoky aids in elimination and detoxification on all levels. It grounds spiritual energy and neutralizes negative energy. It relieves fear, lifts depression, bringing calmness and positive thought. It is useful for radiation-related illnesses or chemotherapy. It aids in the acceptance of the body, cleans base chakra. It aids in virility. It alleviates nightmares and manifests dreams. It is regarded as a traditional stone for crystal gazing that focuses and grounds intuition.
Quartz Smoky is excellent for meditation!
Chakras: Solar Plexus
Ruby is a natural deep pink to blood red colored precious gemstone. It is a variety of the mineral Corundum family(aluminium oxide).
Ruby is regarded as an intense Heart crystal, which brings joy, vitality, vigour and love of life. It energizes and balances but may over stimulate. It is a leadership stone which encourages “following your bliss”. It shields against psychic attack and promotes positive dreams. It aids the retainment of wealth and passion. In crystal healing, Ruby is used to alleviate body pain and help with blood and circulatory problems, low energy, heart problems, and detoxification. It is said to promote overall wellness for a better health.
Sapphire(Blue) is a highly precious, blue colored gemstone from the Corundum mineral family.
Sapphire(Blue)relaxes, focuses, and calms the mind, releasing unwanted thoughts and mental tension, thus promoting peace of mind and serenity. It aligns physical, mental, and spiritual planes by restoring balance within the body. It supports the body to carry out purpose. It releases depression and spiritual confusion, aids concentration. It is also known as an “eye stone”, which removes impurities and stress. It brings about prosperity, attracting gifts and releasing frustration.
Tiger’s eye is a chatoyant gemstone that is usually a metamorphic rock with a golden to red-brown colour and a silky lustre.
Tiger’s Eye is a protective stone that shows correct use of power. It is said to bring good luck and aids in accomplishing goals, and recognizing inner resources. It brings clarity of intention, anchors change into physical body and enhances psychic abilities. It integrates brain hemispheres, balances yin and yang energies, energizes the body and dispels fear and anxiety.
Tiger’s Eye is excellent for meditation!
Chakras: Base, Sacral
Sodalite is a member of the sodalite group with hauyne, nosean, lazurite and tugtupite. It is a rich royal blue tectosilicate mineral.
Sodalite unites logic and intuition and eliminates mental confusion. It encourages rational thought, objective, truth, intuitive perception, and the verbalization of feelings. It enhances self-esteem, self-acceptance and self-trust. It calms mind and brings emotional balance. It allows new information to be received and aids group work.
Topaz(Blue) is a brilliant blue colored, semi-precious gemstone from the Topaz mineral family.
Topaz (Blue) is regarded as a warm, empathic stone that soothes, heals, stimulates, recharges and motivates by raising energy levels. It is specifically believed to promote truth and forgiveness along with relaxing the spirit as well as the body. It clears the aura, sheds light on the path and taps into inner resources. It is associated with compassion and communication. It brings joy and generosity, and manifests good health.
Topaz (Yellow) is a yellow colored, semi-precious gemstone from the Topaz mineral family. It is among the most remarkable and beautiful of gemstones.
Topaz (Yellow) is a stone to manifest one’s intentions, in alignment with Divine Will. It recharges, revitalizes, and strengthens faith and optimism. The energy of this stone attracts helpful people in ones life. Its colour is like the sun bursting through clouds, and it boosts energy with its warm, vital life-giving force. IT is said to improve career, financial position, health and marital relationship.
Tourmaline (Green) is a natural, semi-precious, green colored Tourmaline gemstone. The Tourmaline mineral group is a complex silicate of aluminium and boron. Its composition varies widely with sodium, calcium, iron, magnesium, lithium and other elements. Tourmaline occurs as long and slender to thick prismatic and columnar crystals. Tourmaline has a wide variety of colours, black to bluish-black, deep brown, yellow, blue, green, red and pink.
Tourmaline (Green) is an excellent problem solver. It grounds spiritual energies, clears the aura and removes blockages. It clears chakras, forms protective shields, facilitates weight loss, purifies and strengthens the nervous system and clams the heart. It rejuvenates and inspires creativity. It blocks negative energies. It broadens one’s awareness as it maximizes the flow of life force, grants courage, vigor, and vitality. Tourmaline (Green) strengthens every molecule in a one’s body and reverses any disharmonious tendencies in one’s body, emotions, and mind.
The Tourmaline mineral group is a complex silicate of aluminum and boron. Its composition varies widely with sodium, calcium, iron, magnesium, lithium and other elements. Tourmaline occurs as long and slender to thick prismatic and columnar crystals. Tourmaline has a wide variety of colours, black to bluish-black, deep brown, yellow, blue, green, red and pink.
Tourmaline (Black) is regarded as a very beneficial stone. It does not only help get rid of negative energy, spells, and ill- wishing but also works on attracting positive energy! It blocks psychic attacks. It has great curing power, magnetically and electrically. It cleanses, purifies, and transforms dense energy into a lighter vibration. It also helps with dreams and attracts thoughts by making them a reality.
Turquoise is an opaque, blue-to-green mineral that is a hydrated phosphate of copper and aluminium. It has been prized as a gemstone and ornamental stone for thousands of years owing to its unique hue.
Turquoise unites the earth and sky, making it particularly valuable in spiritual work. It heals and protects. It aids in search for one’s true self, is a promoter of self-realization and excellent for creative problem-solving. Its purifying effect dispels negative energies from mind and supports detoxification and healing of the body. As an empathetic and balancing stone, it unites male and female.
Turquoise is excellent for meditation as it aids tranquillity and protection!