Basic Crystal Properties
A Brief guide to the most popular crystals and their use.
AGATE - good luck, harmony, abundance, courage.
AMAZONITE - harmony, universal love, balancing energy.
AMETHYST - helps in channelling, heightens psychic abilities, excellent for meditation, a sedative, protection, heightens feelings of contentment, a stone of strength and peace.
AVENTURINE - motivation, imagination, creativity, leadership, prosperity and abundance.
CARNELIAN - emotional warmth, courage, happiness, past-life recall, creativity, self-esteem, memory, energy flow and vitality.
CITRINE - generosity, increases motivation, creativity, energizer, prosperity.
FLUORITE - unblocking energy, used as a psychic shield, balancing, protection.
GARNET - sensual energy, social popularity, expressions of desire, joy, self confidence, love and passion.
HEMATITE - grounding, excellent for the mind.
JASPER - protection, intensifies primal awareness.
LAPIS LAZULI - tranquility, increases psychic senses, sadness, grief, positive manifesting.
MALACHITE - sympathy and compassion for others, purification and releasing negative blockages, clean after use as it absorbs negativity.
OBSIDIAN - grounding, protective, healing, dispels negativity.
ONYX - self-control, centreing, intuitive guidance, assists in grieving process.
QUARTZ - meditation, healing, enhances the whole auric field, brings calm and clarity, strengthens the energies of other stones near to it.
ROSE QUARTZ - promotes love for all humanity - children, lovers and self, compassion, helps with healing emotional and childhood issues, and imbalances of the heart.
SMOKEY QUARTZ - protection, neutralizes harmful influences.
SODALITE - has a balancing effect on emotions and mental state, promotes self-expression and communication, increases confidence and creativity, eliminates confusion, helps with spiritual growth.
TIGERS EYE - courage, balance, protection.