Jewels of the Zodiac

 

Western Astrology Zodiac Horoscopes  Chinese Astrology Zodiac Horoscopes

 

Aries ~ Amethyst, diamond

Taurus ~ Emerald, moss agate

Gemini ~ Aquamarine, golden beryl

Cancer ~ Emerald, pearl

Leo ~ Amber, ruby, peridot

Virgo ~ Sapphire, emerald, jasper

Libra ~ Diamond, opal white

Scorpio ~ Topaz imperial, Amethyst

Sagittarius ~ Turquoise

Capricorn ~ Emerald, garnet

Aquarius ~ Fire Opal, amethyst

Pisces ~ Aquamarine, peridot

 


Amethyst: Color (Purple violet to deep purple)

Amethyst as a healing stone contains sobering and calming qualities which allow this stone to be commonly associated with peace. Amethyst is known to calm and protect the mind. It soothes those who have engaged in constant rigorous mental activity. It has been deemed "nature's tranquilizer" by many healers because of it's effectiveness in relaxing not only the mind but also the nervous system. Those who wear amethyst jewelry and who have been recommended to wear this stone for healing purposes have done so because of its tranquil qualities and it's ability reduce negativity and alleviate anxiety.

 

Besides being a stone of tranquility and repose, amethyst is also known to enhance mental strength, stability, and vigor. It also is protective in averting the mind from psychic attacks and transforming negative energy in to that of positive and tranquil tenacity. It is also used to bring understanding of all that is transitional, especially death and rebirth. It can provide security and peace of mind (along with understanding) when a loved one is lost or reborn. It is said to also have a relieving effect on stress, grief, depression, emotional despair and ineffective communication.

Along with the many mental benefits of amethyst healing, there are also many physical afflictions for which the healing powers of amethyst are a remedy. As an elixir (solution as a medicinal substance) amethyst can be used to treat toothaches, skeletal discomforts, posture and other bone and joint-related sicknesses (like arthritis). In elixir form amethyst also cures problems within the stomach and digestive tract, the heart and hearing disorders. It has been known to treat various types of blood disease and balancing blood sugar. Amethyst as a healing stone or crystal is used to treat and heal problems involving the central nervous system. Amethyst is a treatment for both convulsions and neuralgia.

 

 

Diamond: Brings fierceness, strength and fortitude. Strengthens friendships and protects from evil, disease and plagues. Tuberculosis, dropsy, diabetes, anaemia and prolongs life.

 

 

Emerald: It is said to aid perception and inner clarity. Because of this, they are also associated with healing diseases of the eye, and problems affecting eyesight. It was believed that emeralds could counteract poisons and cure disentary. Has been used for diseases of the heart, urinary problems, asthma, jaundice and indigestion.

 

 

Agate Moss: Aura protector that neutralizes fears and opens the mind and Be-ing to new ideas. For meditation the clouds lead the mind into astral realms and expand consciousness. Eases emotional pain, aids creative visualization, increases trust and strength for earthly survival. Stimulates universal love. Connector to spirit guides, helps open communications with unseen entities. Helps you connect with nature spirits and the land.

 

 

Aquamarine: In the past Aquamarine was used for protection of sea travelers, calming fears while at sea. It is a great stone to calm hostility and anger and encourages openness and love for friends. Use Aquamarine for diseases of the neck, head, and throat. Carry a crystal of Aquamarine with you in your left-hand pocket or wear it as a necklace over your heart for daily use. It may also be used for a laying-on-of stones- session on the throat chakra area.

 

 

Beryl Golden (bright yellow):

Stimulates the heart, clears the mind, and promotes genuine feelings of love and affection when worn in a ring on the third finger of the Sun or the fourth finger of Mercury on the receptive hand. 

 

Pearl Fresh Water : Breathing problems, high blood pressure, weakness, some eye problems. Enable one to accept love. See the good parts of oneself so you can love yourself and others more.

 

 

 

 

 

Amber: wind, bile, phlegm and colic. In ancient times, amber was burned to cleanse the air, especially during childbirth. It was also thought to improve eyesight by gazing into it.

 

Ruby: Ruby is said to be one of the stones used in the breast plate of the high priest. Ruby is a gemstone that is used to promote energy throughout the entire energetic system. Being it is very stimulating, Ruby is a good choice for those who need to increase their energy, great for chronic fatigue and other ailments dealing with listlessness. Some say that Ruby is a stone of protection, especially against sorrow, distress and bad dreams. Others feel it is a great stone to help women with child bearing and to balance the menses.

Aids regeneration of physical/spiritual heart. Enhances circulation. Vitalizes blood and entire body/mind system. Strengthens immunity. Activates sluggish or dormant conditions on physical/spiritual levels. Refines lower passions. Courage, integrity, selfless service, joy, spiritual devotion, power, leadership. Helps banish sense of limitation.

 

 

 Peridot: (Olivine): Balances glandular system. Aids tissue regeneration. Has beneficial influence on heart, pancreas, spleen, liver, adrenals. Purifies body. Enhances bloodstream. Overal balancer and tonic for body/mind. Aligns subtle bodies. Increase intuitative awareness. Reduces stress. Stimulates mind. Accelerates personal growth. Opens new doors or opportunity.

 

 

Sapphire: has been use as an aide to healing ailments of the eyes. It is also considered a booster for the immune system, protecting the body in general from disease.

Sapphire Blue: epilepsy, insanity, hiccups and fever.

Sapphire White: stomach disorder, leprosy and relieve nausea.

 

 

 

 

 

Jasper: is stabilizing. It will help to reduce insecurity, fear and guilt. Strengthens liver, gallbladder, bladder. Powerful healer; main impact on physical body.

Jasper Leopardskin: Bring what one needs. Note that it doesn't necessarily bring in what you want. However, it is a wonderfully supporting stone.

Jasper Poppy: Gain a positive outlook

 

 

Opal White: White opal is a powerful supersensory receiver of lunar energies. It is also an excellent medicinal stone for the treatment of skin inflammations such as boils, pimples,rashes and for general elimination of toxins from the body.

 

 

Topaz Imperial: Imperial Topaz is highly energizing and warming. It is used to stimulate the intellect; it aids abstract thinking and creativity from the mental level to concrete physical form. It is a stone of trust and protection; it draws out negativity, exhaustion, and tension. Place a Imperial Topaz in your home to protect against break-ins and fire. Physically, Imperial Topaz is said to increase blood circulation, aids liver and kidney diseases, and is for sexual dysfunction. It is also said to relieve the pain associated with arthritis and rheumatism.

 

 

Turquoise: Turquoise is a very sacred stone used for centuries by the native american's in all healing work. To increase their power. This stone is also said to heal the emotional "heart" of the individual. In addition it has been recommended for healing stomach disorders and for the eyes.

 

 

Garnet: Garnet's emotional and mental healing associated with purification, regeneration and warmth also carry over to it's qualities of physical healing. As a healer and protector from toxins, garnet is recognized as a remedy in the body's fight against food poisoning and blood toxicity. It is also known for aiding in treatments against infection of the kidney, lung and facial (irritations, inflammation and blemishes) and area. The garnet family is also an aid to therapy for disorders of the heart (including low blood pressure), bones and spine, blood, pulmonary and even sleeping disorders. It has even been noted to provide gallstone relief and also work down to a cellular level. Because of it's warming energies, it is also used therapeutically for frostbite, aching muscles, arthritis and other discomforts relating to the joints. In early history, recordings of garnet use to treat jaundice and yellow fever were made. Today, garnet is still used by healers to treat fever and even balance antibodies and hormones

 

 

Opal Fire: Fire Opals are thought to be very magical because of the distinct patterns of color which seem to move while viewing. The color play include: green, blue, yellow, red, and purple. The energy of the fire opal allow us to look deeply within to understand ourselves in a better way. A great choice if you are looking for your purpose in life. Some find the fire opal to be energizing, giving strength and endurance in stressful times. Other people like to meditate with fire opal, it is very easy to get into this meditative state by simply gazing at the incredible colors of this opal.