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Jade

A symbol of purity and serenity, it is also known as a “dream stone” and as a “stone of fidelity”. It is highly protective and it increases love and nurturing. It is said to bring harmony and keep the wearer away from harm, it also attracts good luck and friendship.

It is can help remove negative thoughts from the mind, helps release self-limitations, stimulates ideas, helpful in dream work, and awakens hidden knowledge. Beneficial to the heart on all levels; emotional, physical and spiritual.

Chakra: depends on colour

Folk Remedies:

It is believed to be of benefit to; the heart, kidneys, elimination of toxins, hips, spleen and as an elixir it is said to sooth the skin and stimulate healthy hair.

Feng Shui:

Place in the centre for harmony and balance and to bring longevity and good life place in any positive direction. In the Northeast brings wisdom and used in pairs in the southeast for love and partnership.

Blue

Peace and reflection it has a peaceful and passive energy source which is of great benefit during meditation to help relax and gain serenity. It creates a slow but steady progress and helps teach patience as such it is also of benefit for those who feel overwhelmed or frustrated by situations that seem beyond their control.

Chakra: Throat

Brown

Highly grounding connecting to the earth and with it brings a sense of comfort and reliability. It assists in adjusting to a new environment and helping to settle matters of the home.

Chakra: Root, earth

Green

This is the most common form of Jade and is very connected to the heart helping to channel passion in constructive ways and calming to the nervous system. It can also be used to bring harmony to relationships that have become dysfunctional as well as making expressions of love easier. It is a symbol of life and growth.

Chakra: Heart

Lavender Jade

It is said to help relieve emotional hurt and trauma bringing with it inner peace, it can help set clear boundaries and teach subtly end restraint in emotional matters. It can help find gentleness within.

Chakra: Third eye, Crown

Nephrite

This is a form of Jade that is made of Jade and Actinolite.

It helps balance male and female energies, it can also help bring balance between partners. It has been used as a protective talisman for centuries brining an invisible protective barrier against attack and illness.

It is said to help white cell production, beneficial to adrenal glands, regulation of metabolism and in colic.

Orange

It is creative and energetic where is quietly stimulating, brining joy and teaching interconnectedness of all beings.

Chakra: Solar plexus and Navel.

Red

It is passionate and actively stimulating (it can be so stimulating that it can result in becoming agitated and feeling the n0eed to express anger). It is said to assist in love, letting off steam, and releasing tension.

Chakra: Root

White/cream

It assists in directing energy to its most appropriate outlet and filter out distraction allowing envisioning the best result of a given situation. It aids decision making and is said to be of benefit to the eyes.

Chakra: Crown

Yellow

It is energetic and stimulating however it is mellow and brings with it joy and happiness. It like the orange Jade teaches interconnectedness of all beings. It is believed to help organs process food and waste in our bodies.

Chakra: Solar plexus

Hardness: 6.5-7

Chemical composition: two main types Jadeite NaAlSi2O6 and Nephrite Ca2(MgFe)5Si8O22(OH)2

Other Useful Information:

Contains Aluminum.

Jadeite

Jadeite is a form of Jade that crystallises in grain forms.

Was important to Mayans and Aztecs as a stone of magic, bringing to fruition in times of need and protection, it also has the ability to bring cohesion to groups of people. It improves relationships and said to enhance; intelligence, expressiveness and perception. It is said to act as a stitching agent that stitches cellular and skeletal structures.

Jasper

Jasper is an opaque form of Chalcedony.

It is known as ‘Supreme Nurturer’, it has the ability to support during times of stress bringing with it tranquillity and wholeness. It helps teach that one is not here just for oneself rather also to bring joy and substance to others.

It is worn by shamans for protection and is useful in facilitating shamanic journeying, astral travelling and dream recall. It is protective, grounding and balances yin and yang energies. It is said to bring courage, assertiveness, stimulates honesty and the ability to transform ideas into actions.

Chakra: Solar plexus, Naval, Root – aligns all the chakras

Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit to; circulation, digestion, sexual organs and can help in balancing the mineral content. It is also thought to be of benefit in treatment of; deterioration of internal organs, disorders of kidneys/spleen/bladder/liver and stomach. It is also beneficial as an elixir as it does not over stimulate.

Feng Shui:

Placed in the house it will help bring change, placed in the centre it brings balance and grounding. If placed in the west for children, southwest in a pair for relationships and in the east for community and family.

Blue

It facilitated connection to the spiritual world, stabilises the aura, enhances higher communication and balances yin and yang energies. It is thought to help sustain energy during fasts and to be of benefit in degenerative diseases.

Chakra: Throat

Basanite – black

It is useful for scrying and can assist in taking you to a deep altered state of consciousness and can bring prophetic dreams and or visions

Chakra: Root, earth

Brown

Sustainability, balance and ecological awareness it is also highly beneficial in Geopathic stress. Used in meditation it helps deep meditation and centring during past life regression. It is thought to boost the immune system, extracting pollutants and toxins from the body it is also said to help heal the skin.

Chakra: Root

Green

It heals and releases dis-ease and obsession brining balance to your life. It is suggested that it is beneficial in skin disorders, for the digestive tract, bloating, and can help reduce toxicity and inflammation. It helps remind us that the whole is a result of all the parts.

Chakra: Heart

Red

It is gentle in it stimulation properties and grounds energies. Helps bring problems to light before they become too big, it helps dream recall, stabilises the aura, courage, strength and good luck and success. It is believed to be of benefit to the circulatory system, detoxifying blood rich organs, liver, and dissolving blockages in the liver and bile ducts.

Chakra: Sacral and root

Yellow

It is said to protect during spiritual work and when travelling. It channels positive energy helping bring joy and a sense of well being. It is thought to be of benefit to endocrine glands, cleansing organs, releasing toxins, heals digestion and stomach. It is also suggested to help in breathing disorders, nervous system and skin problems.

Chakra: Solar Plexus

Hardness: 6.5-7

Chemical Composition: SiO2 water. 

Jasper - Brecciated

This is Jasper that is veined with hematite – combining the properties of both. It is said to be beneficial for keeping feet attached to the ground and reaching emotional stability, mental clarity and drawing excess energy from the head.  This form of Jasper is calming, soothing and deeply nurturing therefore making it an ideal worry stone.  It promotes dream recall.

It is a good grounding stone especially for those that may feel overwhelmed in task organisation. Brecciated Jasper will stimulate creativity and finding good creative outlets for energy to be channelled into.  It brings clarity of mind and thought, clear focus, strengthens and revitalises.

Brecciated Jasper is said to encourage empathy and communication with animals and could be of benefit to those who practice animal Reiki healing.

Brecciated Jasper is also said to be beneficial for overcoming sexual guilt or shame, can calm sexual aggressiveness as well as aiding in sexual compatibility.

Chakra: Sacral and root. Raises Kundalini energy.

Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; stress, fatigue, bows, and bladder.

Feng Shui:

Placed anywhere in the house to remove negativity from any space returning it to its original source, place in health area to promote health and healing especially when recovering from illness.

Hardness: 6.5-7

Chemical Composition: SiO2 Fe2SO3

Other Useful Information:

 

For gem elixirs place next to the water vessel and not in the water.

Jasper - Bumblebee

This is not a true Jasper.

It is infact a combination of volcanic matter; anhydrite, hematite, sulfur, arsenic, etc.

 

The stone was given the name bumblebee because of the intricate patterns of yellow/orange and black.

 

It brings joyfulness and positivity, assisting the ability to have a positive view of life. It brings vitality, confidence and joy to one’s life.

 

Ideal for deflecting jealousy and shielding from negativity from others.  Eases self-consciousness and soothes and calms the minds of those prone to over thinking and chronic worrying especially if it is related to worry about what other people are thinking of you. 

 

 Bumblebee Jasper teaches one to accept change as a part of the natural flow of life and opens up the mind and perceptions to be able to see other opportunities.  It increases self-esteem and develops decision making abilities.

 

Chakra: Solar plexus and sacral

 

Folk Remedies:

 

Said to be of benefit for the immune systems and digestive system. It is also said to be of benefit for the heart and circulatory system.

 

Feng Shui:

 

Placed in the centre space to bring cheerfulness and joy. IT Brings with it a lightness to the energy of the space inwhich it has bee placed.  

 

Hardness: 5

 

Chemical Composition:  S, CaSO4, Calcium Sulfate, SiO2, As2S3, Arsenic Sulfide
 

Other Useful Information:

 Toxic – do not cleanse in water contains Sulphur and Arsenic.

Handle with care, wash hands after use, not to be used in elixirs or gem waters.

Jasper - Dalmation / Dalmatian Stone

It is not true Jasper.

It brings grounding and reminds us that we are on a spiritual journey. It helps attune to the innocent child within and stimulates your sense of fun, playfulness and is a useful pick me up. It is an energy transmuter and can reduce over thinking and over analysis.  It dispels and transmutes negative energy and protects from harm

It harmonises emotions and can assist in maintaining composure even under the most difficult circumstances. It is said to be beneficial to animals and athletes. It is helpful to children who have problems sleeping or those who have night terrors.  It is grounding and centring and calming and soothing.  It is said to be beneficial for those working in the veterinary field to calm and sooth animals that are hurt and scared. It is a stone of service for all, reminding us that we can make a difference, no matter how small or large the act.

 

Chakra: Crown, and root.

Folk Remedies:

It is also thought to be of benefit for; cartilage, nerves, reflexes and sprains.

Hardness: 5-7

Chemical Composition: The black material is the mineral arfvedsonite, an amphibole similar to hornblende, with a composition of Na3(Fe,Mg)4FeSi8O22(F,OH)2.

The white material is a mixture of the mineral albite, a plagioclase feldspar with a composition of Na(AlSi3O8), and lesser amounts of quartz (SiO2).

Jasper - Dragon's Blood / Dragon Stone

It is a magical stone designed by nature and capturing a rich “dragon green” matrix epidote that is dotted with deep red drops of “dragon’s blood” red piedmontite. It enhances perception and is empowering.  Dragon’s stone promotes courage, strength, vitality and s energising.  It is grounding and imbued with love, forgiveness and compassion.  It is highly creative and helpful in past life healing especially where there are past life abuse blocks.

It is said to draw money and success to the wearer.  Protects and shields when carried or worn.  It is useful in breaking old habits by instilling new habits that better serve the individual.  It can be used for multi-dimensional living and travelling.  Dragon stone helps find one’s inner dragon and channel that energy in constructive ways.

Chakra: Heart and root. 

Also enhances Qi/Ki energy assists in raising Kundalini energy. Balances the auric field. 

Feng Shui:

Place in relationship corner to bring strength, compassion and passion in partner relationships.

Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; fertility, back ache, colds, flu, nerves, spleen, stomach, and multiple sclerosis.

Other Useful Information:

Dragon Blood Jasper was found in Western Australia where local legend says that the stone is the remains of  deceased ancient dragons – the green being the skin and the red the blood.

 

Jasper - Kambaba / Crocodile

This is a form of fossilised Jasper which is also called green Stromatolite or Crocodile Jasper because of its resemblance to crocodile skin.  It radiates peace and tranquillity and is imbued with nourishing energy of nature.  It is protective, nurturing and comforting soothing troubled minds and ideal for restoring balance to the mind, body and soul.

It connects to the ancient wisdom and knowledge of Atlantis and Lemuria; it is powerful when used in meditation.  It can be used if channelling information. It teaches to live from heart energy being kinder to one’s self and others and how to receive love in return. It can be used to connect to elementals and in nature rituals.

It is said that it provides strength for those who are broken-hearted by love, rejection or sudden abandonment, to find their way out of emotional despair and in facing issues that must be resolved. It is a good stone for inner growth as well as growth of living things (plants, trees, etc). 

Chakra: Heart, root

Folk Remedies:

Said to be of benefit for; digestive system, elimination of toxins, absorption and assimilation of vitamins and minerals, Parkinson’s disease, and convalescence after serious illness.

Feng Shui:

Place in success/prosperity area for increased money flow, if in the work place it will improve one’s career/business interests.

Other Useful Information:

Kambaba Jasper is a sedimentary rock that is comprised of microcrystalline Quartz interlaced with Stromatolites ancient fossilized colonies created by cyanobacteria (blue – green algae) and other primeval microorganisms. These Stromatolites date back more than three billion years and are the oldest known fossils, containing the earliest records of life on Earth. 

Jasper - Landscape

This is a form of brown Jasper named landscape Jasper due to the markings on the stone that often resemble landscapes.  It is a good grounding stone that also imparts a lightness and joyful constitution.   It is useful for scrying. Picture jasper helps create harmony, proportion, creative visualization, positive things in business pursuits. It is said to highlight hidden messages from the past as well as hidden thoughts, fears, and hopes making it a good emotional healer.

Chakra: Solar plexus, sacral and root.

Folk Remedies:

 

Said to be of benefit for; digestion, gall bladder, kidneys, liver and spleen.

Jasper - Mookaite

Australian form of Jasper, these stones have been in use by the Australian Aboriginal people as a healing stone since before explorers arrived in Australia.

Mookaite is a type of Jasper that comes in a wide range of earthy colours. It has links with slow aging process and changes one’s view about the process of aging. It is said to create balance between inner and outer experiences and is said to bring versatility and the thirst for new experiences as well as the calm needed to face them. It helps show you all the possibilities.  It encourages a sense of adventure and being versatile in your approach to life. Whilst protecting and is said to be beneficial when going to unfamiliar places as it will alert you to imminent danger.

It enhances and develops intuition, stimulates psychic abilities whilst keeping rooted and grounded.  It is also said to be useful in mediumship. It assists in understanding one’s own personal power and aid in manifestation and assist in removing obstacles that are preventing the desired outcome.  They may stimulate inspiration and you may feel a burst of new ideas fill your mind, helping you to manifest the thing or circumstance you desire.

Chakra: Sacral, solar plexus, and root.

Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; immune system, wound healing, pregnancy and blood purification.

Feng Shui:

Place in the health area for vitality and improving health, immune system, detoxifying the blood and in the centre to represent the earth, health, healing and balance.

Hardness: 6.5-7

Chemical Composition: SiO2

 

 

Jasper - Ocean / Orbicular

This form comes from Madagascar from an area close to the edge of the ocean and can only be seen at low tide.

Its names come from its ocean location and reference to the colourful orb patterns on the Jasper.

It is said to have links to Atlantis and Lemuria. It is said to help accept responsibilities, develop patience, link to ancient wisdom, empathy, and helps remain objective and detached. It is said to heal and release obsession and dis-ease. It is nurturing, and can help bring to the surface unresolved emotional issues.

It lifts emotions one’s spirit and imparts joy whilst allowing the release of negative feelings in order to feel more optimistic.  It aids positive and loving communication.  Ocean Jasper is ideal for personal development and inner work as it assists in self-realisation and understanding that leads to confidence, self-worth, self-belief and self-esteem.

Chakra: Throat, solar plexus, root

Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; detoxification, releases stress, depression, anxiety, supports the immune system, pms, digestion and useful in treatment of tumours, eczema and bloating.

Jasper - Picture

It is said to be the earth mother speaking to her children.

It is characterized by the beautiful patterns that appear on its surface and is said to contain messages from the past for those who are able to read it.

 

It can bring to the surface hidden feelings guilt, envy, and hatred and love so that they can be dealt with appropriately. It is said to bring about global awareness. It can bring comfort and lifts fear and is comforting and nurturing in its energy.

 

It is highly attuned to the earth’s electromagnetic field and has the ability to merge with the earth’s consciousness during meditation.

 

It stimulates taking one’s initiative and is especially useful for business pursuits.

 

Folk Remedies:

 

It is also said to be of benefit to the kidneys and immune system and is said to be useful for those wishing to cut down or give up smoking.

 

Hardness: 6.5-7

 

Chemical Composition: SiO2

Jasper - Polychrome

This is a multi coloured form of Jasper.

It is ideal for tempering procrastination and organizing an overactive cluttered mind into more linear coherent thought.  It lessens worry over the past of the future promoting living in the ‘now’.  It is highly creative, re-energises your life and ideal for moving forward with new ideas and concepts. It is grounding and balancing with an energy that builds gently over time.  It can also be used for animal communication.

Jasper healing crystal is used to ease stress and increase stamina, and the ability to adjust to change.

Chakra: Resonates with all the Chakras, brings balance. 

Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; gall bladder, stomach, stamina, liver and allergies.

Jasper - Poppy

This is a reddish variation of Brecciated Jasper so sometimes called Poppy Jasper also called Brecciated Jasper. It is joyful and gently stimulating however can be fiery when it is needed. It is said to increase motivation, dream recall, shamanic journeys to the lower world, stimulates libido and balances yin and yang energies. It also clears electromagnetic smog, assists in dowsing, brings courage, and is calming. It can be used to heighten animal communication.

It has the qualities of enhancing organizational abilities, relaxation, emotionally balancing, and a sense of wholeness. It is occasionally used to assist when dowsing.  It is said to be a good protective talisman for travel.

Chakra: Base aligns chakras and balances yin/yang energy.

Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; support the circulatory system,  dehydration,sexual organs, dissolve blockages in the liver or bile ducts and is believed to balance the mineral content of the body.

Other Useful Information:

Do not place in water for elixirs, rather place next to the vessel.

Jasper - Rasinbow

A great stone for balance and easing stress, it is a powerful grounding stone and is characterized by the mix of warm colours such as red, orange, gold and brown.



Like all Jasper’s it is protective and grounding and is useful for shielding against negativity.  It teaches balance in one’s life and is useful for preventing burn out at work.



It inspires confidence and courage to step into one’s own power and speak one’s truth.  It can be useful for protecting from fears and breaking patterns of fearful thought.



It can be used as a luck ad money charm.



It balances yin and yang energies and promotes inner calm and relaxation.



Chakra: Solar plexus, sacral and root.



Folk Remedies:



It is said to be of benefit for digestive system, liver, gall bladder and circulatory System. 

Jasper - Rainforest

Rainforest Jasper is a green form of Rhyolite.  It is ideal for connection to nature and the earth it is said that if you have gone astray on the soul level it will help bring you back. Thought to help re-activate herbal healing knowledge from the past especially through female lines and is said to assist in self acceptance.   

It is said to bring objectivity, clarity, imagination and creativity. It is believed to be beneficial in flue, colds, cellular memory, fluid imbalances and viral infections.  It gives a deeper connection with nature; plants, trees, animals and Gaia herself (mother earth).  It teaches respect for all living things.  It is said to be good for pets if they appear to be feeling low, simply place a piece in/underneath their bedding and see how they respond.

It radiates happiness and joy and assists in attracting positive people into one’s life and in bringing about positive change.  It is ideal for shamanic rituals and any earth energy work, work with the greenman.  Meditating with Rainforest Jasper can help restore one’s faith in life uplifting those who have depression and is a healer for grief on all levels.

It can be used with manifestation and law of attraction work.  It is also good for personal development to increase self-worth and self-belief.  It can also be used to heal old deep emotional wounds.

Chakra: Heart, solar plexus, sacral and root.

Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; Hypoglycaemia, diabetes, blood vessels, immune system, liver, and detoxifying the body.

 

Jet

This is a fossilised wood close in comparison to coal but harder than usual forms of coal.

It is protective against illness and violence; it can also protect during business pursuits and enhances financial stability. It is said to protect against negative energy and to help people who have unreasonable fears/phobias that limit their lives. It is of benefit for old souls and can help in past life recall. It assists in taking control of life and balances mood swings and helps lifts depression. It also assists in moving Kundalini energy towards the crown. It is also known as a traveller’s amulet and was often worn by sailors for safe travels across the seas. It can sooth pain due to separation, loss or death. Jet protects against enemies, evil spirits, witchcraft and harmful magic.

Chakra: Root

Folk Remedies:

It is believed to be of benefit in migraines, epilepsy, glandular and lymphatic swelling, stomach pain and colds. It is thought to help control mood swings lift deep depression and ease menstrual cramps.

Feng Shui:

Placed in the cash box it can increase cash flow for a business. In the centre it brings calm and harmony in the south it brings enlightenment. North for personal journeys, and northeast for self cultivation, in the wealth corner it brings financial flow.

Hardness: 2.5-4

Chemical Composition: CnH2n+2