It is sometimes known as the wisdom stone it can be
used to help rid unwanted thoughts and brings joy and peace of mind. It opens
up intuition and opens the mind to beauty; it can help restore balance in the
body. It is also known as a stone of prosperity it is said to ease frustration
and sustains the gift of life whilst helping fulfilment of dreams of the
consciousness. If placed on the throat chakra it can help enhance self

Chakra: Vary in colour so look at specific colours
for chakra properties.

Folk Remedy:

It is believed that is of benefit for; calming
overactive body systems, regulation of glands, blood disorders, strengthening
to veins, stress relief, and is said to alleviate excessive bleeding.

Feng Shui:

Place in the north for business or personal
journeys, northwest for travel, northeast for travel or southwest for love.


This is the best form of Sapphire for
communication, insight and intuition (including clairaudience, inspiration and
spiritual prayer) it is ideal for seekers of the spiritual truth and is
traditionally associated with love and purity.

It is used in shamanic ceremonies to transmute
negative energies. It brings courage and strength and is said to assist in
endeavours to diversify. It assists in self expression and the ability to speak
your own truth. It is said to be excellent for re-birthing and releasing

Chakra: Throat – aligns all chakras


It provides grounding and centering and is highly
beneficial for easing mental anxiety and dispelling doubtfulness of intuition.
It is ideal to carry when looking for employment.

Chakra: Root


It is said to enhance sight on the physical plane
(both inner and outer sight), improves dream recall, stimulates loyalty, and is
also sometimes known as a stone of fidelity. It helps build a respect for
others and other people belief systems; it instils trust and enhances

Chakra: Heart


It is said that this form of Sapphire assists in
alertness and attentiveness that stimulates the centre of the third eye and
thus inspires creativity in the higher realms of psychic awareness. It helps
teach us our responsibility for our thoughts and feelings and assists in
guidance (reminding us that the truth shall set you free).

Chakra: Third eye – eliminates negative energies
from the chakras and aura.


It is sometimes said that this form of Sapphire can
act as a magnet attracting all that is required in your life to evolve. It
educates in emotional mastery and assists in clearing and releasing emotional

Chakra: Heart


Deeply spiritual this helps diminishing attention
to unnecessary cares and worries of this world. It is highly beneficial for
meditation and stimulation of Kundalini, it can also help stimulate visions and
is extremely calming. I t can help bring a
state of tranquillity and oneness and Isa known as a stone of awakening.

Chakra: Third eye


This can be identifies as having a five pointed
formation in the depths of the stone and is a rare formation. It enhances
centering of thoughts and beings knowledge of human nature to the user. It
enhances intuition and is said to assist in contacting extraterrestrial beings.

Chakra: Crown and third eye.


Has a very pure energy associated with it and takes
spiritual awareness to a high level. It assists in focus and direction of
attention, and encourages the pursuit of life work. It supports morality, justice,
and freedom from greed.

Chakra: Crown


It brings strength of will and encourages balance
of self power, brings joy and a sunny disposition. It is said to be the helper
of the Hindu god Ganeesh, this god brings prosperity to the home and yellow
sapphire brings wealth. It also stimulates intellect and improves focus on the
bigger picture.

Chakra: Solar plexus

As an elixir it removes toxins from the body.

Hardness: 9


Chemical composition: Al2O3Fe,Ti


A type of Onyx which combines properties of Chalcedony and Carnelian also see their properties.

A stone of strength and protection, it is said to help protect against crime and can be used as part of a grid for the home. It is said to bring happiness and stability especially in marriage or live in relationships.

It is said to attract good fortune, encourages self control, brings courage, increases stamina and vigour, and is said to help overcome depression.

Chakra: Root, sacral and solar plexus.

Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; lungs, bones, regulation of cell metabolism, immune system, absorption of nutrients and enhances elimination of waste products.

Feng Shui:

Place in the centre for health, balance and stability, in the southwest for love and partnerships (always use in pairs), west for projects and northeast of the home/office for obtaining wisdom.

For protection place one piece in each corner (can also place extra stones at doors and windows if so desired)

Black: Absorbs negativity.

Chakra: Root

Brown: Grounds energy

Chakra: Root

Clear: Purification

Chakra: Crown

Green: Balances emotions

Chakra: heart

Red: Stimulation

Chakra: Sacral and root.

Hardness: 7


Chemical composition: SiO2CFeO OH


Scapolite is a group name for the series Marialite and Meionite minerals, the group being calcium sodium aluminium silicate carbonate chloride sulphate minerals. Distinguishing individual minerals within the Scapolite series is difficult.

It is a crystal that assists in deep inner reflection in order to find solutions to present and past problems. Ideal for self development on all levels; improving a sense of self worth, independence, identifying limiting beliefs, identifying negative patterns of behaviour,  and taking one’s own initiative in life.  It is said it can be helpful in goal setting and attaining the goal.

It helps make lasting change, helps attaining altered states of consciousness and access to the astral plane, helps deepen connections with spirit guides and can be used to develop or enhance mediumship abilities.

Chakra: Heart, Solar plexus, Navel, and Root. Purple and clear Scapolite also work on the crown and third eye.

Folk Remedies:

It is believed to be of benefit for; recovery from operations, cataracts, glaucoma, incontinence, bone disorders and constriction of veins.   It is also believed to ease discomfort in the shoulders and upper chest.

Hardness: 5 – 6


Chemical Composition: Na2Ca2Al5Si7O24Cl


It is said that this stone can assist in communication with other worlds especially the spiritual. It can help see the root cause of a problem and can support the transformation of the heart to love.

It is beneficial for life transformations assisting the actualisation of the preferred reality.

Chakra: Crown

Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; spine and alignment of the spine, eyes and especially the cortex, lungs, enhancing circulation and treatment of bruises and wounds.

Hardness: 5-5.5


Chemical Composition: CaAl2Si3O10 3H2O



It has a high yet fine vibration that can assist clarity of mind and has strong links with the angelic realms facilitation access to the angelic consciousness bringing higher guidance.

It can be used in past life healing and can assist in accessing past and future lives. It brings with is flexibility and strength in decision making, peace and tranquillity, meditation, helps to identify issues that still need to be worked upon.

It is also said to assist in judgement, insight, clears confusion and the ability to see the deeper picture and is highly beneficial for stabilising erratic emotions.

Chakra: Crown and higher crown.

Folk Remedy:

It is said to be of benefit for; spinal alignment, cellular regeneration, overcoming free radical damage, cancer, tumours, age spots, wrinkles, neutralises mercury poisoning, and excellent for breast feeding.

Feng Shui:

Place in the centre for health, balance and stability.

Angelic gridding to bring protection from darkness or just to enhance the vibration of the space place a piece in each of the four corners of the property on the ground floor and to enhance the grid place a crystal in the centre.

Orange-Brown: earths angelic energies, earth healing, grounding and emotional release.

Chakra: Sacral, solar plexus and root

Blue: calms and quiets the intellect, helps shutting off the mind during meditation and helps getting to the root of a problem swiftly.

Chakra: Throat

Green: Works only for the highest good and helps you feel good about whom you are and where you are on your journey it is said to help overcome the effects of aging on the skin and skeleton.

Chakra: Heart

Fishtail: provides deep healing for the nerves, calming, balances the emotions and eases tension.

Chakra: Crown

Desert Rose: This is a form of Gypsum which is gently grounding it is said to clarify thinking, mental vision and perception. It eases worry and aids in bringing out practicality. It can also access past and future lives and is said to help bring material pursuits related to business.

Chakra: root

Folk Remedies:

It is believed to help in aligning the spinal column and removes energy blockages, stabilising epileptic disorders.

Hardness: 3-3.5


Chemical Composition: CaSO4A 2H2O


It is a combination of calcite, aragonite and chalcedony also see their properties.

It has strong connections to the earth and is ideal for earth healing. It connects to devic energy and works well in combination with drumming and chanting forms of healing.

It is beneficial for NLP practitioners as it assists in re-patterning and reprogramming.

It brings harmony and calm, emotionally balancing, grounding, brings joy, patience and tolerance and can help creativity from developing ideas and also helping manifesting them to reality.

It is helpful for those who have difficulty communicating in groups or speaking in public places.

Chakra: Solar plexus and root.

Folk remedy:


It is said to be of benefit for; seasonal affective disorder (SAD), self-healing, skin disorders, swelling, kidneys, intestines, circulation, blood and heart.


It is a spiritual stone of enlightenment and is excellent for self-healing. It works deeply on the heart and assists in living from the heart and opening up to love.

Chakra: Heart and third eye.

Folk Remedy:

It is said to be of benefit for; spine, heart, muscle tension, and weight loss.

Hardness: 2.5-4


Chemical Composition: H8Mg5Al2Si3O18


It is said to connect to the southThis stone is connected to the earth and has strong grounding properties it can be of benefit for spiritual exploration and in meditation.

Chakra: Heart and placed on the crown chakra it assists in initiating movement.

Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; emotional balance, physical balance, diabetes, hypoglycaemia, elimination of parasites, and increased absorption of calcium.

Feng Shui:

Place in the north for personal journeys; centre to increase spirituality and balance.

Hardness: 4-6

Chemical Composition: Mg3Si2O5(OH)4

Other Useful Information:

Fibrous form is toxic, contains Asbestos do not place in water or cleanse in water.


It can enhance spiritual communication, channelling information, and brings clear psychic vision. It can assist in development of automatic writing, removes hypnotic commands, and can also help the development of telepathy.

Chakra: Throat and third eye.

Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; coagulation of blood, tonsillitis, bringing back balance and is a great tonic as an elixir.

Hardness: 3.5-4


Chemical Composition: Cu5(SiO3)4(OH)2

Shiva Lingam

It is said to be the symbol of the Hindu god Shiva’s union with Kali it raises and controls Kundalini energy (ideal for tantra or sex magic). It unifies dualistic energies; male/female, body/soul. It assists looking within, the release of emotional pain from childhood, can assist in a spiritual detox, removes sexual hooks from relationships that have ended allowing new relationships to enter in.

Chakra: Root and sacral

Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; overcoming sexual mortification or abuse, infertility, impotence, inorgasmia, menstrual cramps, the flow of energy along the meridians, back pain, prostate issues and menopause.

Feng Shui:

Place in the centre for grounding, west for children, east for family or the community or southwest in pairs for relationships.

Hardness: 7


Chemical Composition: SiO2 with some Fe, Mg and SiO4 groups


This is a variety of graphite which has an intense
black colour. It has a unique structure and composition.

It is a highly protective stone, it is said to have
the ability to absorb all that imposes a hazard to people and living beings. It
concentrates and restores all that is helpful for a human being, shielding from
electromagnetic radiation, cleanses and purifies, air ioniser, grounding, and
is said to aid in the gift of prophecy.

Chakra: Root

Folk Remedies:

It is believed to be of benefit for; pain, stomach
aches, spots and blemishes on the skin, backache, shielding against radiation,
beneficial to bones and skeletal system, has a bactericidal action, aids
convalescence and boosts the immune system.

Hardness: 3.5-4


Chemical Composition: C  (SiO2/Al2O/FeO/TiO2/MgO/Fe2O3/MnO/K2O)


Silicon, when purified by man, is pure element energy, and though “manmade” does have mystical energies, just as Silicon lends its energies to the minerals and other things it is a part of.

It is said to enhance and improve communication and deepen and increase in responsiveness of thought. It is ideal for study as it enhances mental activity and focus.  It helps in determining the truth in situations especially when there may be conflicting information.  It assists in seeing the bright side of any situation.

Chakra: Crown, root, and earth.

Folk Remedy:

It is sometimes referred to as a “master healer”.  It is believed to be of benefit for; headaches, eyestrain, repetitive strain injury (RSI), beneficial for teeth and bones, improving memory and is said to be of benefit in diseases that have a negative effect on the memory.

Hardness: 7


Chemical Composition: SiO2


It is said to help bring the advantage throughout life, improving quality of speech and is said to bring an air of culture to one’s presence. It can act as a soul mirror giving the ability to see life’s overview. It can increase patience, emotional balance, increasing intuitive energies and increases perception.

It connects the physical and astral bodies and strengthens the silver cord that connects the two together. If used in the preparation of elixirs it energises the primary gem for the elixir, it can enhance the power of the moon and is powerful for energising stones in the full and new moons. It can remove negativity from the body whilst exchanging for positive energies.

Folk remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; circulation, detoxifying the blood, hepatitis, aid in the assimilation of vitamins A and E, eyesight, lungs, throat and said to improve fertility.

Feng Shui:

Place in the centre for spirituality and to achieve balance. Place in any area where metal is needed for example children and helping people areas.

Hardness: 2.5-3


Chemical Composition: Ag


It brings tranquillity, charm, kindness pleasantness, and favourable outcomes. It helps in releasing stress, it is said to help leadership abilities, it strengthens psychic abilities, heightens connection to the angelic realm, increases clairvoyance, and clairsentience.

It can help emotionally difficult relationships, brings harmony, diplomacy, and remedies unpleasant situations.

Chakra: Can be used to activate all the chakras when placed on the body and draws the chakras into alignment.

Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; dysfunctional immune systems, sinuses, skin eruptions, digestive tract, osteoporosis, alcoholism, gaining elasticity to veins and muscles.    

Gridding – place a piece at each corner of the bed and under the pillow for healing grid.

Hardness: 4-4.5

Chemical Composition: ZnCO3

Other Useful Information:


Toxic, may contain Copper, do not place in water or cleanse in water.

Snowflake Obsidian

It can help identify unnecessary patterns which remain in one’s life and to help redesign thought patterns. It brings with it serenity of the isolated state and brings a meditative state. Snowflake obsidian teaches the value of mistakes as well as successes. It also promotes love and beauty, it is also known as a state of purity and balance for the body, mind and spirit.

It aids in seeing patterns in life and recreating them in a more beneficial way. It is a stone of serenity, purity and can shield against negativity.

It promoted centeredness and focus especially during chaotic situations.  It removes negativity from spaces as well as from a person with ease. It is ideal for dream recall work, best placed under the pillow to aid this.  It is also a useful tool in past life work, healing old karmic patterns as well as assisting in examining harmful thought patterns.  It can be used to deepen and enhance meditative practice.

Chakra: Root and sacral chakra.

Folk Remedy:

It is said to be of benefit for; veins, bones, skin and as an elixir it is beneficial for the eyes.  It is also beneficial for releasing energy blockages.

Hardness: 5 – 5.5


Chemical Composition: SiO2


It is said that this stone helps to connect intuition to logic and opens spiritual perception. It helps eliminate confusion, provides direction of purpose, and is highly beneficial for groups (fellowship, solidarity and commonality of goal and purpose).

Used in meditation it can help in gaining an understanding of the situation in which you currently find yourself. It assists in standing your ground and keeping your truth increasing self-esteem, self-trust as well as trust in others.

It helps in self-expression and expression of feelings, calms the mind, and allows information to be received and assimilated. Emotionally it balances and calms, releases rigid mindsets, and is said to help transform defensive and oversensitive personalities.

It teaches us how to release fears, phobias and guilt and can help access sacred laws of the universe and calmly presents ideas and stimulates thought.

Chakra: Throat

Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; gland metabolism, digestive tract, purifying the body, insomnia, calcium deficiency, lymphatic system, immune system (boosts), combats radiation damage, larynx, vocal chords, fevers, lowers blood pressure, and stimulates absorption of fluid in the body.

Feng Shui:

Place in the east for community, southwest for relationships, north for career, northeast for wisdom or in the south for success.

Hardness: 5.5-6


Chemical Composition: Na8Al6Si6O24Cl2


It can be used to encourage and renew energy when carrying out difficult tasks. It is rejuvenating, and accepting success with humility. It is said to enhance the positive aspects of one’s personality as it contains the energy of inner beauty.

Chakra: Opens the chakras and allows movement of Kundalini energy. See individual colours

Folk Remedy:

It is said to be of benefit for; placing the crystal colour on its associated chakra can assists disorders associated with that area.


Grounds energy in order to balance upward movement of Kundalini energy, protection, helps give insight into problems on the physical plane, grounding and gives the stamina.

Chakra: Root


Stimulates communication, clairaudience, channelling and it is said to calm sexual desires. It is also said to aid in verbalisation of Kundalini energy as it is rising.

Chakra: Throat


It assists in connecting the physical aura and ethereal bodies, cleanses the aura, and is grounding.

Chakra: Root


Stimulates higher communication, connects all major and minor chakras to the crown chakra of the ethereal body, enhances visions, and stimulates growth towards enlightenment.

Chakra: crown


Stimulates love, compassion, kindness, and devotion and is also said to protect the physical structure as Kundalini energy rises.

Chakra: Heart


Stimulates creativity, balances emotions, enhances intuition, and is said to help treat infertility.

Chakra: Sacral


Increases strength, stimulates vitality, and activates Kundalini energy.

Chakra: Root


Stimulates spiritual development, psychic abilities, assists one on the path to enlightenment, removes blockages allowing Kundalini energy to flow, and maintains astral state and retention of the information gathered on astral travels.

Chakra: Third eye and crown


Stimulates personal power and intellect, and opens and allowed Kundalini energy to flow in this area.

Chakra: Solar plexus

Hardness: 3.5-4

Chemical Composition: MgAl2O4

Other Useful Information:


Contains Aluminium.


Staurolite is also known as “Fairy cross” – it got this name as it is said to be the crystallised tears of fairies formed when the fairies were brought the news of Christ’s death.

Ideal as a talisman for good luck, used in magical ceremonies and rituals, connects physical/etheric/ spiritual (also extra terrestrial) planes promoting communication between them, relieves stress, and assists in smoking cessation.


Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; treating cellular disorders and growths, increases assimilation of carbohydrates, reduces depression, said to ease fevers, and also said to be of benefit in the treatment of malaria.

Feng Shui:

Place in the centre for grounding or carry it with you for grounding, protective talisman and good luck or place in the northwest for safe travel.

Hardness: 7 -7.5

Chemical Composition: 2Al9(SiAl)4O20(O,OH)4

Other Useful Information:


Contains Aluminium.


It is said to encourage on to manifest one’s true self, assists in movement of Kundalini energy, expands awareness of the emotional aspects of one’s life, calms the environment, and supports reframing negative thoughts to positive ones which in turn supports your inner wellbeing.

It is said to assist in giving light to problems with under or over-eating, supports convalescence, and promotes faithfulness in promises, and helps teach us to be gentle with ourselves and those around us.

Chakra: Third eye and crown

Folk Remedy:

Said to be of benefit for; hernias, skin regeneration, ADHD, stretch marks, teeth and gums, Parkinson’s’ disease, dementia, calms digestive tract and stabilises blood pressure and brain chemistry.

Hardness: 1.5-2


Chemical Composition: Mg6Cr2(CO3)(OH)16 4(H2O)



Powerfully creative and loving and assists in intuitive endeavours. Assists in metaphysical working on every level, grounds spiritual energy, assists in attaining the astral state and provides guidance whilst in this state and beneficial for scrying.

Chakra: Crown

Folk Remedies:

Said to be of benefit for; laryngitis, loss of taste, brain disorders, strengthening ligaments, increase skin pigmentation, detoxifier and said to counteract poisoning.

Hardness: 3.5-4

Chemical Composition: NaCa4(Al8Si28O72)n(H2O)

Other Useful Information:

Contains Aluminium


A stone of love that also works with the purple flame of forgiveness, it signifies spiritual love and wisdom opening the chakras and allowing love to flow through them. Promotes spiritual awareness, channelling, reminds us of the reason for being in a physical body and existence on the earth plan helping answer questions of why we are here.

Eliminates hostility especially within oneself, teaches the ability to live in one’s truth, useful in spiritual quests, protects the soul from shock/trauma, relieves spiritual tension and helps those who are sensitive adapt to being on the earth plane.

Gives a sense of being free, infusing inspiration and confidence, heightens meditation, helps face un-pleasant matters, eases sorrow/grief/fear, releases emotional turmoil, self-forgiveness, helps people who feel as if they do not fit in, and it encourages positivity and positive thoughts.

Chakra: Third eye, heart – open and allows energy to flow through all chakras

Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; pain relief, headaches, schizophrenia, autism, epilepsy, motor disturbances, brings nerves and brain into alignment, and lymph and blood purification.

Feng Shui:

Place in the centre for balance or in any area where there needs to be a shift or transition.

Hardness: 6-7

Chemical Composition: (KNa2(Fe2Mn2Al)2Li3Si12O30)

Other Useful Information:


Contains Aluminium.



This is a type of feldspar, also see feldspar.

It brings joy and vitality whilst also dispelling fearfulness, eases stress and can heighten intuition. For centuries it has been used to link to good luck/good fortune and to heighten contact with spirits and benevolent gods. Used in meditation it can bring the rejuvenating properties of the sun to the meditation.

It can be used to remove energetic hooks from the aura or chakras that have been attached from other people. It can reduce possessiveness, can reduce feelings of abandonment/discrimination/being at a disadvantage, improves self-worth and encourages optimism and enthusiasm.

It is grounding and protects life force from energy vampirism, helps break bonds and heal them and is said to help see the true priorities in life.

Chakra: Solar plexus and sacral – clears and energises all the chakras

Folk Remedies:

It is said to be of benefit for; stimulation of self –healing, harmonises organs, chronic sore throats, regulates autonomic nervous system, and relieves ulcers. It is also said to help release stomach tension, rheumatism, aching feet, spinal problems, SAD, lifting depression, and is ideal for healing grids for rheumatism and aches and pains.

Feng Shui:

Placed in the centre it aids spirituality and spiritual development as well as good health, balance and stability. Place in the northeast for self-cultivation or in the north for personal journeys.

Hardness: 6.5-7

Chemical Composition: Na(AlSi3O8)Fe

Other Useful Information:


Contains Aluminium.