About Gemstones

Agate (clear or milky white, gray, blue, green, pink, brown): Grounding stones, bring about an emotional, physical, and intellectual balance. A soothing, calming stone, it works slowly but brings great strength.

Amethyst (purple): An extremely powerful and protective stone. Extremely beneficial to the mind, calming or stimulating as appropriate. Facilitates decision-making process, helps with insomnia and recurring nightmares, enhances memory, and improves motivation.

Green Aventurine (medium green): comforter and heart healer; brings well-being and emotional calm; has an anti-inflammatory effect and relieves migraines.

Red Aventurine (red): Aventurine is a very positive stone of prosperity. It defuses negative situations and turns them around.

Citrine (yellow): enhances concentration; overcomes depression, and phobias; promotes inner calm; smooths group discord; helps digestion, balances the thyroid, increases circulation.

Garnet (dark red): Powerfully energizing and regenerating stone. It is said to be able to warn of approaching danger. It activates, and strengthens the survival instinct, bringing courage and hope.

Hematite (silver/black): grounding and protecting; boosts self-esteem, stimulates concentration; treats overeating, smoking, and any form of overindulgence.

Howlite (white and grey): An extremely calming stone. Formulates ambitions, both spiritual and material. Teaches patience and helps to eliminate rage and uncontrolled anger. 

Labradorite (shimmery grey blue): A highly mystical and protective stone. It calms an overactive mind and energizes the imagination. It can bring up 

Peridot (light green): Powerful cleanser. Activates the heart and solar plexus and releases old baggage. Releases negative patterns and old vibrations. Alleviates jealousy, resentment, spite and anger. Can greatly improve difficult relationships.

Red Tiger Eye (shimmery red): A stimulating stone that overcomes lethargy and provides motivation. Heals issues of self-worth and blocked creativity.

Sodalite (dark blue and white): Unites logic with intuition and opens spiritual perception. This stone instills a drive for truth and an urge toward idealism. This is a particularly useful stone for group work, as it brings harmony and solidarity. 

Turquoise: A most efficient healer, providing solace for the spirit and well-being for the body. It is an excellent stone for exhaustion, depression, or panic attacks. Anti-inflammatory and detoxifying.

Unakite (green and pink): A stone of vision. It balances emotions with spirituality. Also provides grounding when needed. Can bring a calm gentle energy and negate the effects of electromagnetic pollution.