Healing properties of crystals, stones and gemstones

Healing properties of crystals, stones and gemstones

Gemstones and their healing properties

The following list has been compiled from the works of Faber Birren, Harish Johari, Judy Hall, Philip Permutt and the American Gem Society. This list is only provided as information and not medical advice. Please note that before starting any health care regime please consult with your physician.

Root (Base) Chakra

Agate – gives luster to the body

Brown agate – heals fevers, epilepsy, madness

Amber - aids in asthma, memory loss, stress relief, headaches, bone and heart problems, and purifies the body.

Amber mixed with honey – earache or failure of sight

Amber dust – pains in stomach, kidneys, liver and intestines

Smell of burnt Amber – aids woman in childbirth

Amber ball – (held in hand) reduces fever

Amber beads – protects against rheumatism, toothache, headache, rickets and jaundice, stomach, intestines, and liver

Carnelian –hemorrhage, blotches, pimples, and sores

Garnet – help heal skin disease, aids in blood health, heart, and lung health. A gemstone of love, Garnet helps foster healthy romantic relationships.

Hematite – aids with blood shot eyes, hemorrhages of lungs and uterus, prevents sunstroke and headaches

Ruby – Aids in vitality and blood diseases. Also known to increase integrity, devotion, and happiness.

Onyx - Associated with the root chakra, Onyx brings spiritual inspiration, and control over emotions.

Black Tourmaline – disease of the nails, one of the most powerful (and my favorite) protective and healing stones, holds an electric charge when heated so it can release negative ions and far infrared radiation, protects from electromagnetic smog.

Jet – aids with epilepsy, toothache, headache, and glandular swellings

Cherry Opal - cleanse and activates the base and sacral chakras.  promotes tissue regeneration, heals blood disorders, muscle tension, spinal disorders, and ameliorates menopausal symptoms.


Sacral (Navel) Chakra

Amethyst – cures gout, insomnia, valor, chastity, arthritis, pain relief, circulatory issues, and fosters peace and tranquility.

Asphalt – aids in healing sprains, fractures, headaches, epilepsy, dizziness, and heart palpitations

Black-Brown-Gray-Opal - Releases sexual tension & aids in processing and integrating newly released emotions

Green beryl –good for treating diseases of the eye


Solar Plexus Chakra

Yellow beryl – good for treating jaundice, and bad liver

Coral – aids in sterility, blood health, teething, protects against sorcery, poison and shipwreck

Yellow Sapphire-heals skin/leprosy

Citrine - Considered the gemstone to provide greater or increased hearing, Citrine also promotes success, abundance, and clear thinking.

Cat’s Eye – Skin and speech disorders


Heart Chakra

Emerald (antiseptic properties) – disease of the eye, marrow, diseases of bile, asthma related to genetics

Jade – aids in childbirth

Peridot – diseases of the liver, stress in relationships, lessening anger and jealousy, and slowing aging. Promotes abundance and prosperity.

Opal (comes in many colors, can be used with other Chakras) – diseases of the eye

Malachite (has antiseptic properties) - pancreas, pituitary gland, blood, heart, spleen, teeth and immune system. Helps with asthma, arthritis, inflammation, swelling, tissue regeneration, broken bones, torn muscles, epilepsy, insomnia, rheumatism, cholera and tumors. Helps eases childbirth and insomnia.


Throat Chakra

Lapis Lazuli – prevents miscarriage, alleviates insomnia and depression

Turquoise –protection from poison, bites of reptiles, diseases of the eye, asthma from pollen

Aquamarine - Aids the liver, throat, stomach, jaw, teeth, eyes, and ears.

Chalcedony –fever and gallstones

Blue Opal - Enhances communication from lack of confidence; use when past-life experiences are affecting present life; or when injuries are affecting present life


Third-eye Chakra

Blue Sapphire – aids with eye problems

Actinolite – protects against psychic attacks, assist in adjusting to change and trauma

Ajoite  - Instills peace, removes toxic emotions and old grief

Ammolite – converts negative energy into positive energy, relieves birth trauma, removes mental obsession, cleanse karma

Angelite – enhances telepathic communication, good for healers


Crown Chakra

Diamond – mind/body fortification, bone disease

White Sapphire- heals skin/leprosy

Quartz – Debility, Tuberculosis, diseases of the spleen

Topaz - One of the most powerful gemstones, Topaz facilitates the balance of emotions and provides protection from greed.

Cat’s Eye – Skin, speech disorders,

Blue Kyanite – diminishes mental chatter, enhances creativity


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