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A complete guide to Crystal Healing

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Introduction to Crystal Healing
A brief history

Crystals and other gemstones have been used in healing by many different cultures and civilizations for many
thousands of years. In ancient Egypt the healing properties were renown, the Egyptians would grind down
crystals and drink them for their "magical" healing properties, as would the people of the Roman empire who
also made goblets and other artefacts using gemstones.

What's the magic secret?

There is no magical secret! Crystals, like everything else on this planet are made of energy, store energy and
conduct energy.

A bit scientific

We understand that everything in existence is made up of the atom. We are made of atoms, your computer
screen is made of atoms, and the plants in your garden are made of atoms.

Atoms are an energy! Atoms react to other energy, for example when subjected to heat, the atoms in water
turn the water into steam. Steam is simply water atoms moving or vibrating very fast, so fast that we find them
hard to see.

Just because we can't see them, doesn't mean they are not there! It is a fact that energy can not be
created or destroyed.

Our energy body

Our physical bodies are made up of slow moving atoms, around our physical body is another energy field
called our aura. Our aura is made up of energy vibrating at an extremely fast rate or frequency.

We can sometimes feel part of our aura by holding our hand 2-3 inches above our body and feeling the
sensation of heat. We can feel the heat energy emitting from our body, but we can't see it.

Energy enters our body through energy "wheels" called chakras, our energy body is made up of 7 major
chakras, which each direct energy to different areas of our body, through various pathways. In crystal healing,
therapists often place crystals on the chakras to stimulate them and promote healing.

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Energy

Every living thing needs energy to survive. Energy is found in heat, food, light, air etc... However there are
many other things which can boost the amount of energy that enters our body, as well as things which can
deplete our energy sources. Have you ever felt very energetic, then spoken to somebody who has told you
their problems and felt very tired or weak? - that person will have taken some of your energy!

Having crystals in our environment, wearing them or carrying them are ways to boost our energy levels.
Energy in us, is like petrol in a car, having a "full tank" of energy means that we can move forward.

Mind, body and spirit

It is commonly believed that if we do not have enough energy we become un well; firstly in our mind and
then in our physical body. If we think negative thoughts, or if other people think badly of us energy is restrict-
ed from moving through us. If we don't receive the energy we should then a part of us will not function
properly, it will then become ill. If we continue to restrict the energy from entering us, our illness will become
worse. We can increase the energy we are subject to in many ways, by eating healthily, drinking healthily,
taking exercise, thinking positively, spending time with nature, being around positive people, wearing and
being around crystals....

How crystals work

Crystals are a natural product, formed within the earth (or in some cases from outer space). Crystals each hold
and conduct their own frequencies of energy, (due to the speed at which the energy vibrates) This energy is
scientifically known as electromagnetic energy.

The different energy frequencies of different crystals effect different parts of our mind and body.

By placing that particular crystal in our environment we will naturally take the energy the crystal conducts and
use it in our own body. If we are lacking that particular energy then it will fill our "energy tanks" therefore
helping to heal any problems which the lack of energy caused. If we have enough of that kind of energy, then
we simply won't use it, and it won't effect us in any way. Crystals help us to heal ourselves.

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Cleansing crystals

As your crystals will be working very hard to increase your energy levels, it is important to let them have a
rest, to cleanse them, and to let them recharge. One way to do this is to:

1) Wash the crystal in cold running water or salt water


2) Leave them on the window sill or outside for 48 hours to absorb both solar and lunar energies

Try not to let other people handle your personal crystals, as this will pass their energies (good & bad) onto
them. If somebody does handle them remember to cleanse and recharge them again.

Using your crystals

The easiest way to benefit from your crystals is to wear them. You may also:
• Bathe with them
• Carry them in your pocket / purse
• Mount them in jewellery
• Keep them on a shelf, on your TV or anywhere in your house or office
• Give them away - crystals make wonderful gifts

Crystal facts

• You can not be harmed by crystal energy


• Crystals will work without you thinking about them
• Crystals will work without you even believing in them
• Crystals will work simply by being in the same environment as them
• Crystals have been, and are used by many different religions and cultures.

Disclaimer: Thousands of people throughout the world practice crystal healing, use healing crystals and claim that healing
and life changes have been attributed to crystals and gemstones. The information in this booklet and on the grailstones.co.uk
website is based on opinions, experiences and beliefs of Crystal Healers and peoples experiences of using crystals and
gemstones, the information should not be treated as scientific or medical fact. Crystal Healing and using the energies of
crystals to heal is a healing method complimentary to traditional medicine. Crystal healing should in no way replace traditional
medical attention.

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A-Z of Crystals & Gemstones
Abalone: Abalone is obtained from the abalone shell, stone working on the lower chakras / energy centres to
this shimmering, colourful healing tool is used to bring balance and harmony.
strengthen the muscles and bones.
Aquamarine: Aquamarine brings serenity, angelic
Amazonite: Amazonite is the hope stone which dispels guidance and protects us from harm, this stone helps us
negative energy, regulates thinking faculties, and free ourselves from everyday stress and fear by lifting
strengthens physical stamina. us up, enabling us to see clearly the obstacles ahead,
bringing with it tolerance and patience. This stone is
Amber: Not a stone, but a fossilized, prehistoric pine
excellent for relieving inflammation, and swollen glands,
tree resin. Amber has been used by many cultures for
particularly of the upper body. Aquamarine has a
its healing properties, it is said to be beneficial for the
cleansing effect on our whole bodily system.
nervous system, whilst also working on the respiratory
system for problems such as asthma, bronchitis, chest Aragonite: These naturally formed Sputnik beauties
infections, coughs etc... Amber is nick named "the give us energy and motivation, boosting our confidence
mindful one", it is said to remember past centuries and by enhancing our creative and magical abilities and
events, as well as being useful for forgetfulness. (a working on the repair of our bones, hair and teeth.
powerful tool for studying). It is said that taking a piece
Aventurine: A stone of the heart, aventurine works
of amber to an audition or job interview will encourage
well on all heart problems both physical and emotional,
success. Amber can contain a insect specimens, usually
helping to regulate blood pressure as well as to heal a
flies of mosquitoes, these insect inclusions are also
"broken heart" and making it easier to express feelings
millions of years old, and give the fossil its added
and emotions.
holistic properties of aiding the healing of insect bites
and diseases such as malaria. Black Chalcedony: Black Chalcedony is a form of
onyx, which promotes self confidence aiding worries
Amethyst: Used by the Romans to prevent hangovers
and fears, offers stamina and the ability to make the
amethyst works on the mind, helping to relieve stress
best decisions. This stone is good for the teeth, bones
and emotional issues as well as being a useful stone for
and foot problems.
headaches. Many mediums use amethyst to help them
focus and increase their psychic energy levels. This Black Tourmaline: A grounding stone sometimes
stone can bring strength as well as peace. A rough bed known as Schorl, which offers powerful protection, this
of amethyst can be used to charge your other crystals. stone reflects and deflects negativity. Black Tourmaline
can be useful for people feeling under psychic attack,
Ametrine: Ametrine contains the properties of both
victims of bullying or those who feel sensitive to
amethyst and Citrine, enabling it to promote healing in
positive ions, and radiation from mobile phones, and
the upper chakras.
electrical equipment. Black tourmaline aids the repair of
Angelite: A form of compressed Celestite this stone bones, muscles and tendons, and promotes physical
works with the angelic realms, offering us subtle strength.
guidance and support. We can use this stone by
Bloodstone: As the name would suggest this stone
holding it to make wishes, or to call in our guides when
works on the blood helping to oxygenate it, strengthen-
we need extra help.
ing the heart, spleen and bone marrow. Excellent for
Apache Tears: see obsidian iron deficiencies and anaemia, as well as a powerful
stimulation for love, friendships and relationships,
Appetite: Appetite is extremely beneficial for dietary
helping to bring out the best in a relationship.
problems such as obesity, anorexia nervosa, bulimia, the

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Blue Lace Agate: A calming stone, blue lace agate Desert Rose: A form of Selenite, found in desert
works well for arthritic conditions and rheumatism. regions, and formed through a build up and compres-
sion of sand. Selenite is made up of Gypsum, a
Botswana Agate: Eases depression and lethargy,
substance used in Plaster of Paris, and in homeopathic
enabling one to experience joy and inner peace.
preparations. This stone is very useful for skin problems
Balances emotions, Protects against overexposure to x-
such as eczema and psoriasis.
rays. Good for the lungs and the skin.
Diamond: As well as being the hardest substance
Brazilian Agate: For strength, courage and security,
known to man, diamond is a symbol of purity, amplify-
Can be used to locate lost items & for protection, espe-
ing love in relationships. The finest specimens of
cially protecting children.
Diamond can be found in South Africa.
Calcite: A great all round healer which helps get to the
Emerald: Emerald, or Green Beryl as it is sometimes
root of physical and emotional blockages.
known has been mined in Columbia for many centuries.
Carnelian: A warm energizing stone. Carnelian has It is known as the stone of love, and is used for wisdom,
been used for many years for problems of the sacral to aid memory, for truthfulness and loyalty, which is why
chakra, the pancreas, spine, liver, kidneys, spleen, it is often given to partners, in relationships. Physically
bladder, gall bladder... The stone is said to awaken the stone benefits the heart, lungs muscles and the
hidden talents and skills as well as alleviating apathy and spine.
sorrow.
Fairy Cross Stone: see Staurolite
Celestite: A stone to connect us with our angels,
Flourite: Flourite is mainly found and worked with in
guides and our higher self. Used for clairvoyance and
China, the stone is excellent for strengthening bones,
the development of psychic abilities as well as astral
assisting problems with the eyes, and aiding concentra-
projection, dream recall and meditation. On the physical
tion.
and emotional body Celestite brings balance, particular-
ly balancing the mind and aiding the senses, the eyes Garnet: A sacred stone of many ancient civilization, the
and ears. garnet holds a passionate loving energy which can be
used for balancing blood pressure, balancing the sex
Chiastolite: Often named the cosmic cross or the pro-
drive, balancing the mind, and thoughts (for depression
tective eye of god. This stone wards off evil and nega-
etc...). Garnet is known as the "stone of commitment"
tivity, and brings in the Christ protection.
helping fidelity in relationships.
Citrine: The good luck stone, helps people to attract
Goldstone: Helps to reduce stomach tension, and
money. Citrine is also used for problems of the digestive
protect the heart, this stone is also believed to promote
system, can stimulate the mind during study and exams,
physical energy, creativity and adds that sparkle to life.
and help prevent nightmares. Citrine can help give an
energy boost when feeling low and tired. Green Quartz: Green Quartz opens up and balances
the heart chakra, allowing us to let in love, it relaxes the
Crysoprase: A gentle stone which works on the heart
mind and encourages us to be creative. On a physical
chakra and issues of love, promoting communication.
level this stone aids the endocrine system.
Crysoprase is also said to be useful in fertility and repro-
duction problems. Green Tree Agate: Gardener's charm; relieves stiff
neck; lends energy to the depleted; attracts riches,
Cosmic Cross Stone: see Chiastolite
happiness and long life.
Dalmatian Jasper: This stone enables you to see the
light from the darkness in life, helping the sense of
judgement, and morality. The stone is also believed to
give a sense of balance to the spirit and stabilizes you
physically and emotionally.

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Hematite: An earthly, grounding stone, hematite is Larimar: This rare stone found only in the Dominican
used for mind problems and memory, stimulating our Republic is also known as the Atlantean stone, Larimar
mental capabilities, knowledge and understanding. The promotes our connection to the angels and dolphins,
stone is associated with the blood and immune system whilst also helping us to communicate from the heart.
and can be used for the treatment of anaemia and
Lepidolite: This stone helps calm the emotions and
nervous system disorders, and to help oxygenate the
mind, and helps us to move from the past into the
blood.
future, and in doing so helps us to shed the problems
Howlite: Calms communication and facilitates mental which weigh us down.
and emotional awareness encouraging expression of the
Lodestone: This naturally magnetic stone is good for
emotions. The stone enables us to progress by dis-
energising the blood, and detoxification of the body.
pelling negative thoughts and doubts and relieving
The stone is also used in rituals which aim to attract
stress attached to frustrating situations. Physically the
material objects to us.
stone helps to balance calcium levels in the body.
Magnetite: see lodestone
Jade: This grounding stone works well on the heart,
liver and kidneys, helping to balance our upper chakras. Malachite: This stone is an amplifier, amplifying the
The stone is also used in feng shui practises to bring energies of the moment. Be careful it will amplify your
peace, protection and prosperity. thoughts and feelings when you are feeling both happy
and sad! Malachite is however a powerful healer,
Jasper: A grounding stone, which corresponds to the
helping growth and regeneration the stone is good for
root chakra, the base of our sexual energies. This stone
teething, torn muscles and ligaments, broken bones,
has been used to help mend tissues and connective
good for arthritis and rheumatism as well as for
tissues in the body, as well as for problems of the major
problems with the liver, spleen and pancreas.
internal organs.
Mochi Marbles: Moqui or Mochi Marbles (pro-
Kunzite: Kunzite amplifies our self esteem and life
nounced Mo-Key) are most commonly found at the
force energies, physically it is used for regenerating
base of Navajo Sandstone formations. The ball like, iron
tissues, and easing problems of the spine. The stone
concretions, which come in pairs, represent male and
can also aid the grieving process.
female duality. The stones were used by Native
Kyanite: This shimmering blue stone acts like our best American Indians, as a method of communicating with
friend keeping negative people and situations away ancient ancestors, it was believed that the spirits of the
from us but bringing us tranquillity and calm. ancestors would move the marbles during the night, as
a way of informing people of their presence. The stone
Labradorite "Merlin's stone": A beautiful enchanting
enhances our ability of psychic communication, helping
stone thought to symbolize the moon. This stone can
us to connect to the spirit realms, as well as extra terres-
clarify and stimulate the mind and thought as well as
trial beings from other planets. When ground together
bringing emotional calm assisting us to accept change.
like stress balls, the stones are able to induce the medi-
Labradorite is often used to reduce stress and anxiety as
tative state, in which we are able to hear sounds and see
well as working on disorders of the mind. As a protector
images beyond our physical frequency range. In
this stone will deflect negative energies from entering
healing, the stones iron properties make them excellent
the aura and body.
for problems relating to the blood, circulatory system
Lapis Lazuli: A stone which protects and enlightens, and the bones. These stones are lovely to have,
lapis enhances thoughts and dreams, helping us to bringing with them the power, protection and
contact our guides and helpers. This stone works on knowledge of the indigenous populations.
problems with our senses, and can help with vertigo,
insomnia, as well as assisting the immune system.

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Moldavite: Moldavite arrived on the Earth as a Peacock Ore: Bornite or Chalcopyrite as this stone is
meteorite which hit the former Czechoslovakia between sometimes called is also known as the stone of
15 and 17 million years ago. The stone is very rare and happiness, it's bright colour providing an uplifting
can only be found around the Moldau river of Czech energy to brighten our day. The stone contains both
Republic. Moldavite works on the heart chakra allowing Iron and Copper, enabling it to enhance the blood and
its beholder to experience and express true love. The circulatory system.
extremely powerful energies of Moldavite have a life
Peridot: Peridot can help our bodies detoxify, releasing
transforming effect, this stone has the ability to put you
negative and harmful substances, the stone encourages
on your correct path in life, can help you access past
growth and brings about strength and purpose. Like
lives, and resolve karmic debts. At first the stone
other stones which work on the heart chakra Peridot has
appears a dark green colour, but hold it to the light and
balancing effect, helping us to reduce anger and stress.
see a beautiful translucent green, highlighting the
natural texture created by its impact to Earth. Moldavite Pyrite: Iron Pyrite is often known as fools gold, for its
is linked to the legend of the Holy Grail as "the stone gold like appearance. Formed from Iron and sulphur this
from the sky". stone works particularly well on the spine and blood
stream.
Moonstone: A feminine stone. Associated with the
moon, moonstone is able to speed up childbirth, easing Quartz: Quartz is the most powerful of all earthly
labour pains, helping the mind and alleviating the crystals, the potential of this crystal is only limited by
symptoms of PMT and period pain. Moonstone is also our imagination. Quartz will speed up healing, and can
known as the "travellers stone" and can be used for pro- be programmed to do what we will it to do. The stone
tection when travelling. On a full moon the stone is said will naturally dispel negativity and balance the energy of
to behold prophetic and intuitive abilities. the body.

Moss Agate: Healing stone that increases longevity by Rhodocrosite: A stone of love, balances the emotions,
relieving tension, anger, bitterness and depression. prevents sickness.... cleanses the heart chakra and
Improves circulation and helps eliminate unnecessary emotional body, releases suffering from past lives. Heals
proteins and viruses in the system. Good for allergies, chronic self blame. Prevents mental breakdowns,
diabetes, kidney or liver disorders, sinus problems and Invokes courage, will, and passion.
anorexia nervosa. Heightens self-esteem. Balances the Rhodonite: A stone of love able to calm chaotic situa-
emotions. Aids the acquisition of abundance. Facilitates tions and chaos of the mind. Rhodonite helps people
one's alignment with the energies of the plant and achieve their potential, can bring back lost memories
mineral kingdoms. and help the memory itself. This stone can be used to
Obsidian: Obsidian is volcanic in origin, and is used to treat inflammation, respiratory infections, heart
dispel negativity, and negative thought pattern and problems and arthritis.
habits, improving our self control. Shamans use Rock Crystal: see quartz
Obsidian in ceremonies to strengthen prophecy, and for
the healing of physical problems. Often known as Rose Quartz: A gentle, lovingly powerful, motherly
Apache Tears because of their frequent use by Native stone sending subtle energy to where ever it is
Americans in grieving, and celebrating the passing of directed. Extremely powerful when used to calm and
lost loved ones. alleviate problems of the heart and emotions. Bringing
with it unconditional love and wisdom. Children will
Onyx: Onyx relieves periods of worry or doubt, and love this stone.
strengthens the mind and body providing physical
stamina. This stone has been used for centuries in the
production of rosary beads.

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Ruby: A leadership stone which protects us from Snowflake Obsidian: Originating from volcanic lava,
psychic attacks, the ruby stimulates the heart chakra, obsidian is a grounding stone which helps to bring
treating fevers, and detoxifying the body. This true red people back down to earth. The stone is said to help
ruby contains traces of chromium giving it its red colour, strengthen the bones, hair, skin and nails as well as
ruby is mainly found in Myanmar. working on the intestines, bowels and digestive system
as a whole. Snowflake obsidian is known as "the stone
Rutilated Quartz: Rutilated quartz is quartz crystal
of purity" helping to balance and purify the mind and
embedded with other minerals helping it to cut through
body.
problems in no time at all. Used to reflect and
breakdown negative, as well as promoting fidelity in Snowy Quartz: This is more subtle quartz crystal, har-
relations. Rutile can also be used to see the truth in a nessing the quartz master crystals more feminine
situation. Other uses include easing breast feeding, energies. This crystal is great to encourage lactation for
treating bronchitis and working on broken muscles and breast feeding, and also to strengthen and promote the
tissues. growth of the unborn baby.
Sapphire: The finest specimens of Sapphire come from Sodalite: A popular blue stone which works on the
Sri Lanka, and are coloured blue due to their titanium throat area, for sore throats, laryngitis and for times
and iron content. Sapphire improves vision, helps us to when a little help with communication is needed.
communicate and aids problems with the throat, eyes
Staurolite: Staurolite, often known as the fairy cross
and other senses.
stone, is the stone of the kingdom of the fairies, elves
Schorl: see Black Tourmaline and little people. The stone is high in iron content, and
bares a unique fairy like cross on its matrix. The stone
Selenite: A stone of the angels, providing us with
will bring with it the protection of the fairies.
focus, intuition and connecting us to our guides, and
spiritual helpers. This stone brings us peace, serenity Tanzanite: Tanzanite is only found in Tanzania, this blue
and unconditional love. form of Zoisite works on the third eye and crown
chakra, boosting our intuition and lifting us to the higher
Shiva Lingam: The Shiva Lingam Stone is from the
planes. This stone encourages prophetic dreams and
sacred Narmada River in Onkar Mandhata, one of
astral travel. Physically tanzanite works on the eyes, ears
India's seven holy sites. Villagers gather this unique
and throat as well as calming and relaxing the mind.
Crypto-crystalline quartz from shallow riverbeds.
Lingam describes the shape-egg like, but hand polished Tektite: Tektites, are stones which originate from
to balanced proportions. This often worshiped fertility Meteorites, landing on Earth as the remnants of
stone is revered by Hindus as the embodiment of Lord shooting stars, and debris from outer space.
Shiva. Lingam is also the sacred Sanskrit word for
Tigers Eye - Blue: A subtly protective stone working
phallus. In Tantra, the shape embodies masculine
on the spiritual element and root cause of our physical
energy, dynamic expression and knowledge. The
problems.
markings named Yoni (sacred Sanskrit word for vulva),
depicts the feminine energy, wisdom and intuition. Tigers Eye-Gold: A protective stone which keeps an
Together, the female energy arouses the masculine urge eye on us. It is said to enhance our luck, inner and outer
to create, bringing about positive change, and energy vision and giving us the courage and ability to face and
needed to begin new projects. resolve our problems. Its other healing purposes
include alleviating problems with the stomach and
Smokey Quartz: A stone which is able to relieve fears,
bowels, relieving headaches and ear, nose and throat
and lift depression. The stone works on the base chakra
problems, as well as helping reduce cramping pains.
for grounding the body, and is excellent for the bones
and muscles. The stone protects from the harmful
effects of radiation like that emitted by mobile phones,
and the process of chemotherapy.

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Tigers Eye - Red: Invokes a fiery protective energy, Watermelon Tourmaline: A stone which works on the
which gets to the root of the physical problem and heals emotions, aiding our understanding of life, and the situ-
the physical being. ations which we face. This helps us express our inner
feelings by releasing blockages in the heart chakra,
Topaz: Golden topaz helps us to recharge our batteries,
aiding us to “go with the flow” and be at peace.
offering us strength, motivation and optimism for our
tasks, whilst physically working on our stomach and sur- Zincite: Zincite is a very rare crystal, forming as a
rounding organs. secondary mineral from the gaseous vapours of the now
extinct Zinc Industry in Poland. Zincite is said to behold
Turquoise: Used by the Egyptians and Native
powerful unlocking energies, which when directed can
Americans, turquoise promotes calm and stability and is
open the Chakras, helping to heal and remove persist-
very useful for stress, depression and mental illness.
ent blockages. The stone also brings with it mental
Turritella Agate: This stone helps with past life recall focus & clarity.
and grounding, and is also said to boost physical
energy.
Unakite: Balances the emotional body, bringing it into
alignment with higher spiritual forces. Gently helps to
promote inner, mindful growth.

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Crystal Healing Directory
Stones, crystals and gemstones are believed to have the ability to amplify and direct energy to assist the
healing of any aspect of our lives, including our physical and mental health, our spiritual growth and develop-
ment, and love, relationship, career and wealth aspects of our life. This list provides a guide to physical and
mental problems, and the crystals which are recognised to contribute to the healing of that problem.

This list is by all means not the be all and end all, crystals will work best if you choose them intuitively, you will
find yourself drawn to a particular crystal, whether by its shape, colour or texture... your natural healing
intuition, or higher self, will guide you to the best crystal for you.

Health
Addictions: Aquamarine, Lodestone, Peridot, Colour blindness: Amethyst, Quartz
Smoky quartz Cramp: Hematite, Tigers Eye
Allergies: Carnelian, Moss Agate Depression: Garnet, Lapis lazuli, Rose Quartz,
Anaemia: Hematite, Garnet, Bloodstone Smoky Quartz, Turquoise
Asthma: Amber, Tigers eye, Malachite, Diarrhoea: Quartz
Rutillated Quartz Digestion: Appetite, Citrine, Labradorite,
Arthritis: Blue lace agate, Fluorite, Obsidian, Tigers eye
Malachite, Obsidian, Rhodonite Dizziness: Amber, Lapis lazuli, Quartz
Bladder problems: Bloodstone, Jasper, Jade Drunkenness: Amethyst, Aquamarine, Hematite,
Bleeding: Garnet, Hematite, Quartz, Lodestone, Peridot
Bloodstone Eating Disorders: Appetite, Rose Quartz
Blood disease: Amethyst, Bloodstone, Garnet, Ears: Amber, Sapphire, Tanzanite,
Lodestone Tigers Eye
Blood poisoning: Amber, Amethyst, Carnelian Eyesight: Amethyst, Aquamarine,
Bones: Abalone, Aragonite, Black Aventurine, Malachite, Emerald,
Chalcedony, Flourite, Obsidian Opal. Sapphire, Tanzanite,
Bowels: Appetite, Tigers eye, Topaz Tigers Eye
Bronchitis: Pyrite, Rutilated Quartz, Falling: Tourmaline, Quartz
Burns: Amethyst, Quartz Fever: Amber, Carnelian, Hematite, Opal,
Calcium deficiency: Flourite, Obsidian Quartz, Ruby, Pyrite
Cancer: Amethyst, Smoky quartz, Forgetfulness: Amber, Emerald, Rhodonite
Rutilated quartz Fractures: Abalone, Fluorite, Obsidian,
Childbirth: Bloodstone, Jade, Moonstone, Quartz, Tigers Eye
Peridot Glands: Aquamarine
Circulation: Aventurine, Bloodstone, Garnet Haemorrhage: Bloodstone, Hematite, Quartz
Mochi Marbles, Peacock Ore Haemorrhoids: Aquamarine, Bloodstone, Jasper

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Health
Hair problems: Agate, Aragonite, Aventurine, Menstrual problems: Bloodstone, Garnet,
Lapis lazuli, Obsidian, Moonstone, Rose Quartz
Snowflake Obsidian Muscles: Abalone, Quartz, Rutillated
Headache: Amethyst, Quartz, Quartz, Smoky Quartz
Rutillated Quartz Nails: Aragonite, Obsidian
Hearing: Agate, Amethyst, Sapphire Nervousness: Rose quartz, Tourmaline
Heart: Aventurine, Emerald, Garnet, Neuralgia: Carnelian, Rutillated Quartz
Moldavite, Peridot, Rhodocrosite, Pain: Howlite, Quartz
Rose quartz, Poison: Amber, Amethyst, Lodestone,
Immune system: Hematite, Lapis Lazuli Quartz
Infection: Amber, Amethyst, Aquamarine, Reproduction: Crysoprase, Jasper,
Carnelian, Lodestone, Peridot, Rose Quartz
Quartz Rheumatism: Amber, Blue lace agate,
Infertility: Crysoprase, Garnet, Rose quartz, Carnelian, Malachite
Shiva Lingam Scalds: Amethyst, Quartz
Inflammation: Bloodstone, Emerald, Garnet, Skin: Desert Rose, Malachite,
Pyrite, Rhodonite Selenite
Influenza: Lapis Lazuli, Pyrite, Quartz, Sleeplessness: Amethyst, Hematite, Lapis
Rhodonite lazuli, Moonstone
Insomnia: Amethyst, Hematite, Lapis lazuli, Smell: Jasper, Tigers Eye
Moonstone Spine: Emerald, Flourite, Kunzite,
Kidneys: Jade, Malachite, Moss Agate, Obsidian, Pyrite
Opal, Quartz Stomach: Citrine, Jasper, Malachite,
Lactation: Quartz, Moonstone, Snow Quartz, Quartz, Tigers eye, Topaz
Rutillated quartz Stress: Amethyst, Citrine, Labradorite,
Laryngitis: Lapis Lazuli, Sodalite, Sapphire, Larimar, Lepidolite, Rose
Tigers Eye Quartz, Peridot, Topaz, Turquoise
Liver problems: Amethyst, Citrine, Aquamarine, Teeth: Amber, Aragonite, Black
Jasper, Malachite, Moss Agate Chalcedony, Fluorite, Obsidian
Lungs: Emerald, Pyrite, Rhodonite, Throat: Sodalite, Lapis Lazuli,
Rutillated Quartz Tanzanite, Tigers Eye
Malaria: Amber Vertigo: Lapis Lazuli, Quartz

Lifestyle
Career: Carnelian, Labradorite, Lodestones, Luck: Amber, Citrine, Green Tree Agate,
Moldavite, Moss Agate, Peridot, Jade, Moss Agate, Tigers Eye
Quartz Money: Citrine, Goldstone, Green Tree Agate
Communication: Larimar, Mochi Marbles, Sapphire, Stamina: Amazonite, Citrine, Carnelian,
Sodalite Peacock Ore
Concentration: Amethyst, Citrine, Snowflake Positivity: Black Tourmaline, Botswana Agate,
Obsidian, Zincite Carnelian, Chiastolite, Dalmation
Confidence: Black Chalcedony, Brazilian Agate, Jasper, Kyanite, Obsidian, Peacock
Rhodocrosite, Rose Quartz, Schorl Ore, Peridot, Topaz
Grief: Apache Tears, Kunzite, Obsidian, Psychic Ability: Amethyst, Mochi Marbles,
Onyx, Turquoise Moldavite, Moonstone, Tanzanite,
Guidance: Angelite, Aquamarine, Celestite, Turritella Agate
Jade, Selentite, Staurolite Relationships: Aventurine, Bloodstone, Diamond,
Love: Aventurine, Bloodstone, Diamond, Emerald, Garnet, Larimar, Moldavite,
Emerald, Garnet, Larimar, Moldavite, Rose Quartz, Quartz (Geodes)
Rose Quartz, Quartz (Geodes)

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Birthstones
Sign Dates Stones

AQUARIUS 21st Jan – 18th Feb Agate, Turquoise, Garnet, Moss Agate

PISCES 19th Feb – 19th Mar Amethyst, Aquamarine, Bloodstone

ARIES 20th Mar – 19th April Jasper, Quartz

TAURUS 20th Apr – 20th May Rose Quartz, Emerald

GEMINI 21st May – 20th Jun Black Onyx, Crysoprase

CANCER 21st Jun – 22nd July Moonstone, Pearl, Chalcedony

LEO 23rd Jul – 22nd Aug Tigers Eye, Peridot, Tourmaline

VIRGO 23rd Aug – 22nd Sep Carnelian, Jade, Peridot

LIBRA 23rd Sep – 22nd Oct Green Aventurine, Lapis Lazuli

SCORPIO 23rd Oct – 21st Nov Rhodonite, Opal

SAGITTARIUS 22nd Nov – 21st Dec Sodalite, Topaz

CAPRICORN 22nd Dec – 20th Jan Snowflake Obsidian, Garnet

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The Chakras
For thousands of years in the cultures of India, Tibet and the eastern world, the chakras have been acknowl-
edged as gateways to our physical and mental health and well-being.

Our bodies are made up of an electromagnetic energy sometimes known as the aura. The chakras are respon-
sible for directing and distributing this energy throughout our body.

There are seven main chakra points on our body, each chakra is responsible for distributing energy to
different organs, nerves, muscles and other parts of our being.

In Sanskrit, the ancient Indian language, the word chakra means "wheel" or "vortex", this is exactly what the
chakras are, vortexes of energy. The Tibetan cultures and healers saw the chakras as lotus flowers, each with
a different number of petals, and each bearing its own ancient symbol, at the centre of the lotus flower was a
mantra (a sacred sound). By visualising the lotus flower, its symbol or repeating its mantra it is possible to
activate and balance the chakra.

For our mind and body to function healthily, each of our chakras needs to be balanced, in other words we
need to take in as much energy as we need. The amount of energy we take is effected by our lifestyle, what
we eat, the amount of exercise we do, stress, smoking, drinking alcohol etc.. If we lead an unhealthy lifestyle
our chakras can become blocked, not enough energy will get to parts of our body, and therefore our body will
then become dis-eased.

Chakra Sanskrit name Colour Gemstone Function

Crown sahasrara Violet Amethyst This Chakra is our spiritual gateway & higher self on a physical
level this Chakra is responsible for our head & nervous system.
Third eye anja Indigo Lapis Lazuli The psychic energy centre highly active in mediums and
flourite psychic arts this Chakra governs our senses.
Throat vishudda Blue Sodalite As the name suggests this Chakra works on our throat
encouraging communication, as well as our thymus and
thyroid glands.
Heart anahata Green Aventurine This Chakra is our love centre, it controls our unconditional
feelings and thoughts. The Chakra is also responsible for the
heart, circulatory and respiratory systems.
Solar plexus manipuri Yellow Tigers eye The solar plexus Chakra is the root of our emotional balance,
when we feel upset, angry or hurt we often feel this Chakra.
Physically this Chakra works on the stomach and liver area.
Sacral svadisthana Orange Carnelian This Chakra works on our lower intestines and digestive
system, This Chakra also controls our relationships and social
interactions with others.
Root muladhara Red Jasper The root or base Chakra is our grounding energy centre, this
Chakra keeps our feet firmly on the ground and our mind
focused on physical & creative matters. The Chakra is also
our sexual vitality and governs the reproductive organs.

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The following diagram shows the locations of each chakra, and the aspect of the body
which each chakra governs.

7th: Sahasrara (Crown Chakra) Pinneal gland


Colour: violet

6th: Ajna (Brow Chakra)


Colour: Indigo Pituitary gland

5th: Visuddha (Throat Chakra) Thyroid gland


Colour: Blue

4th: Anahal (Heart Chakra) Thymus gland


Colour: Green

3rd: Manipura (Solar Plexus Chakra)


Colour: Yellow Pancreas (gland)

2nd: Svadisthana (Sacral Chakra) Adrenal glands


Colour: Orange

1st: Muladhara (Base/root Chakra)


Colour: Red
Suprarenal glands

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Crystals & Gemstones at a Glance
These crystal images can help you identify your crystals and gemstones, however, like all natural products
crystals and gemstones vary in colour and texture, colours can also vary if the crystal is in its natural form,
or if it is polished.

AMETHYST
AMAZONITE AMETHYST
CHEVRON

ANGELITE APPETITE AQUAMARINE

BLACK
AVENTURINE BLOODSTONE
CHELCEDONY

BLUE TIGERS BOTSWANA BRAZILIAN


EYE AGATE AGATE

CARNELIAN CHIASTOLITE CITRINE

DALMATION
FLOURITE GARNET
JASPER

GREEN TREE
GOLDSTONE GREEN QUARTZ
AGATE

HEMATITE HOWLITE JADE

JASPER KYANITE LABRADORITE

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Crystal ID Chart

MOCHI
MALACHITE MARBLES MOONSTONE

PEACH
MOSS AGATE OBSIDIAN
AVENTURINE

PERIDOT QUARTZ RED TIGERS EYE

RHODOCROSITE RHODONITE ROSE QUARTZ

RUBY RUTILLATED SHIVA


CORUNDUM QUARTZ LINGAM

SMOKEY SNOWFLAKE SNOWY


QUARTZ OBSIDIAN QUARTZ

SODALITE STAUROLITE TANZANITE

TIGERS EYE TOPAZ TURQUOISE

TURRITELLA
AGATE UNAKITE ZINCITE

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