Metaphysical Properties and Meanings for Healing Crystals, Gemstones and Tumbled Stones
Chalcopyrite through Creedite
Chalcopyrite: stone for crystal healing and energy work. Chalcopyrite can remove energy blocks and can totally open up the crown chakra, cleansing and activating i at the same time. It is an excellent stone to use for meditation as it helps to achieve and maintain a state of no mind. It enhances inner knowing, strengthens perception and helps you trust what you see psychically. It is also a protective stone, good for many kinds of protection, including protection from illness. It is also good for Tai Chi, acupressure, acupuncture and other practices that move Chi, because it helps move Chi and break up energy blockages. Chalcopyrite can inspire the infinite energies of the universe to activate the state of physical perfection within the body. Chalcopyrite helps to find lost objects, it also accumulates information which will be beneficial to its user. It enhances perception and strengthens contact with ancient cultures of the universe. It connects us with other cultures and helps us to receive their information. It is the stone of the mystic, bringing information for both yourself and other relative to their energy field. Chalcopyrite, also known as peacock ore or peacock rock. Associated with the Crown Chakra
Charoite: called a Stone of Transformation and is a stone of power and Courage. In particular it transforms negative emotions such as anger and fear into positive feelings. As part of the transformation process it allows release of those negative emotions. Charoite is also a stone of inspiration, bringing enhanced creativity, spiritual growth, and showing new possibilities even in old situations. This is a stone that allows us to see clearly which brings with it enhanced self-esteem and helps release one from victimization. Charoite can enhance or bring courage, inner strength, and appropriate assertiveness. In the psychic realm, chaorite is used for entity release or rescue work, clairvoyance, and prophesy. Physically, chaorite is helpful for speeding up healing of all kinds, headaches, liver problems, alcohol detoxification, cramps, heart problems, eye problems, and nerves. Color: The colors in each piece of Charoite range from bright lavender, violet and lilac to dark purple with both white, gray and black veining. It forms a swirling pattern of interlocking crystals. Healing lore says to put charoite beneath your pillow, especially if you are prone to disturbed sleep or fears which surface in dreams. In combination with amethyst, it will help to release these fears. Mystical lore says charoite is said to be useful for the cleansing and purification of ones energy body as well as for the transmutation of negative energies within oneself. Charoite transmutes negativity and cleanses the aura. Charoite facilitates the release of fear and dissolution of negative energies encountered in the process of aligning with your souls purpose. Work with Charoite to foster a unity between the heart and crown chakra, walk your spiritual path with awareness, and manifest your souls wisdom and light in daily life. The purple color of Charoite, among its other roles, helps to bring us closer to spirit by showing us that everything, even the thoughts we hold as true, can be dissolved and replaced with more empowering energies. The color black in this stone grounds the purple ray, and enables us to explore the nature of our fears; while white represents the connection to spirit. Charoite is found in only one location - along the Chary River at Aldan in Russia. Charoite harmonizes well with moldavite, seraphinite, petalite, amethyst, kunzite, blue apatite, sugilite, jet, black tourmaline and smoky quartz. Associated with the 3rd Eye, Crown, Solar plexus and Root chakras.
Chiastolite: is sometimes called Fairy Cross. It is a powerfully protective stone. Chiastolite Pronunciation kahy-as-tl-ahyt also known as the Cross-Stone. It has the properties of transmuting dissension into harmony. It is a creative stone with the power to dispel negative thoughts and feelings. It transmutes conflict into harmony and aids problem-solving and change. It is a gateway into the mysteries, and is helpful for those making the transition beyond death. It calms fears, enabling you to face reality. It aids you in transition between one situation and another. It clears feelings of guilt and stabilizes the emotions. It maintains spirituality during illness or trauma, invoking protective forces. The X in this stone was used to deflect the evil eye. Chiastolite is a wonderful energy to have around. It helps you find your path, balances your emotions, dispels negativity and helps to transform all inharmonious vibrations into harmonious ones. Use as a bridge between worlds or in times of change as an accelerator to release old limiting beliefs. It promotes practicality, creativity, adaptation to change, problem-solving, strength, devotion, balance, memory and harmony. Provides protection and enhances spiritual awareness. Reduces fears, illusions and guilt. Assists with transition and change. The chakras for this stone are the Base and Sacral.
Chinese Writing Stone: is a stone of re-affirmation. It helps one to accept and adjust to change, accept responsibilities and stimulate thinking and creativity. This is a very intuitive stone. Chinese Writing Stone is a crystal that is used to help one access information from ancient texts and the Akashic Records. It is an excellent stone for dreaming, promotes peaceful dreams and assists one into a dream state. Chinese Letter stone can help one form clear thoughts and reach goals. It assists in relationships and strengthens your commitment to them. Chinese Writing Stone provides strength for emotional issues. Metaphysical healing lore says that Chinese Writing Stone is used for whole body healing. It has been used in the treatment of disorders of the eyes, spine and legs and used to soothe the muscular structure of the hands. It is associated with the root chakra and issues involving feeling grounded and the third eye chakra due to its association with dreams and dreaming. Chinese writing stone also known as chinese letter stone is a limestone matrix with andalusite crystals. It has a nice pattern that resembles chinese characters. It ranges from a very dark gray or almost black to creamy white, both with a slight greenish cast. It is also called Porphory. This stone is found at the Yangtze River Valley of the Hunan Province of China, and also Auburn, California region of the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas.
Chrysanthemum: supports new beginnings, new babies and new home. Chrysanthemum stone encourages the spiritual growth, supporting change which occurs in a harmonious way. It brings an energizing and inspiring endeavor to fruition. Chrysanthemum is a stone of self development, it works to assist one to awaken their child-like awe and wonder while on the spiritual path. By having chrysanthemum stone in your environment and frequently engaging it with your aura it will help to allow you to enjoy each moment and blossom towards your perfect path. Chrysanthemum assists one with remaining centered in the present while encouraging one to bloom. In times of change when we need to let go, we sometimes hold on too long, causing our own suffering. This stone allows smooth transition in times of change and reminds us that we are reborn again, we will grow, blossom and transform ourselves continually. We are like the art work you see in the chrysanthemum stone, we come out of the darkness, unique and by divine design! As we can admire this stone, others will admire us for our Divinity. It is a beautiful stone that reminds us of our divinity, perfection, beauty and helps us to accept the process of change and our journey knowing that we will be reborn with each passing change. Chrysanthemums symbolize longevity, dependability, and the wishes for a long duration of anything wonderful: success, marriage, career, etc. The chrysanthemum symbolizes harmony and peace. Some of chrysanthemum stone attributes to healing are to eliminate jealousy, animosity, and resentment of ones character. It provides us with confidence, inherent strength of character and support in seeing the bigger picture in life. Physically chrysanthemum stone helps with the treatment of disorders of the skin, skeletal system and eliminating toxins. Chrysanthemum harmonizes well with moldavite, seraphinite and carnelian. Associated with all Chakras
Chrysocolla: is a stone of harmony, both on a universal level and a very specific level. It is a tranquil stone and helps with meditation and communication. It can be used to purify a place or remove negativity from a person and the home. It is a very gentle stone and its energy works in a gentle, harmonious way. It can help ease fear, anxiety, and guilt. Chrysocolla brings serenity to situations and change. It can invoke inner strength and is beneficial to relationships that have become rocky, stabilizing and healing both the home and the personal side. It can heal heartache and increase the capacity to love. It can reduce mental tension, promotes telling the truth, alleviates guilt and brings joy. It is also used to communicate with the spiritual forces of the Earth. Physically, it is good for treating asthma, emphysema, TB, pneumonia, arthritis, bone disease, muscle cramps, spasms, headaches, particularly tension headaches, and is used for protection during pregnancy and childbirth. Chrysocolla calms and cleanses all the chakras and aligns them with the divine. Chrysocolla harmonizes well with larimar, aquamarine, ajoite, malachite, azurite and lapis. Chrysocolla is associated throat, heart and root chakras.
Chrysoprase: is powerful stone. It brings good fortune and prosperity, as well as business success. It facilitates self-expression and courage and the ability to use them wisely. It can bring happiness, which is partly because it helps its wearer get rid of negative thoughts turns attention to positive events. It also enhances and strengthens friendships. Chrysoprase is a stone of balance that equalize yin yang energies and allows deep meditation. It can mend broken hears and remove inferiority or superiority complexes. It is a powerful healing stone that aids failing eyesight or other eye problems, immune system response, fertility issues, gout, mental illness, relieves fevers and excess body heat, and can help guard against sexually transmitted diseases. Chrysoprase harmonizes well with ajoite, danburite, lepidolite, kunzite, morganite, strombolite and moldavite. Chrysoprase is related primarily to the heart chakra, which it activates, opens and energizes. It also aligns all the chakras.
Chrysoprase, Lemon: is thought to be a powerful stone to bring good fortune and prosperity, as well as business success. It can bring happiness by diminishing negative thoughts, irritability and aids positive self growth. This stone also encourages fidelity in business and personal relationships. Lemon Chrysoprase enhances perception, encourages feelings of trust and security. It can instill wisdom, self-confidence, help to release emotional stress and encourages compassion, loving acceptance and kindness. It is a soothing stone for those suffering from the pangs of love Lemon Chrysoprase healing crystal is used in healing and spirituality. The healing properties include soothing depression, and it is also said to help treat ailments of the heart. Lemon Chrysoprase is good for the liver, and for detoxification and elimination, aids hormone imbalance and soothes the digestive system. Lemon Chrysoprase is said to help increase fertility and other sexual imbalances. This stone can help recall trauma from childhood for release and to heal inner child. Lemon Chrysoprase stone is said to mend the body and also be used to mend the spirit, help with loneliness, and an emotional broken heart. Lemon Chrysoprase can help keep the mind more alert. It can help with nightmares especially in children. Place this stone next to the bed and it will aid restful sleep. Lemon Chrysoprase polished stone stimulates creativity and draws out latent artistic and intuitive talents. Lemon Chrysoprase coloration is a white to pale yellow with brown veins to a solid, bright lemony green hue. The feel is so silky smooth stone it has an instant calming and soothing feel to them. Lemon Chrysoprase is the most valued of the Chalcedony variety of stones. Mined primarily in Western Australia. Lemon Chrysoprase can fade in sunlight. Associated with the Zodiac symbols of Aries and Libra. Lemon Chrysoprase liberates the heart chakra. Lemon chrysoprase can balance the heart chakra, which is said to inspire positive change and increases perception and awareness.
Cinnabrite: is a gem stone of will power to attain and maintain inner freedom. The energy from Cinnabrite crystal flows steadily. It allows us to fulfill our dreams. It gives us a strength of purpose, helps us achieve our goals and the power to pursue them. It is a stone of purpose, achievement and problem solving. It is helpful in overcoming habitual negativity. Cinnabrite brings energies to assist with breaking old patterns, of sabotaging self and bringing acceptance of success. It is a stone of success. It is said to help find solutions to problems and make changes in one's life, cleanses repressed emotions, brings peace of mind and calms debilitating emotions. Cinnabrite aids self-discipline and will-power. It is a stone that enhances emotional and spiritual growth. It dispels criticalness, promote patience, enhances interaction, perception, stimulates participation and interaction and supplements personal power. Red Cinnabrite is red Epidote in white Scapolite matrix. Metaphysical healing lore says Cinnabrite is excellent crystal for physical healing. Cinnabrite is used to stimulate the immune system, aid digestion, stop panic attacks, emotional chaos and tension headaches. It is helpful for eye issues such as glaucoma and cateracts. Cinnabrite is used for mental clarity, tension and pain in shoulders and neck. It is also used for bone disorders, high blood pressure, vein and artery problems, ear infections, glandular disorders, recovery from surgery, arthritis pain and drawing out pain. Cinnabrite is associated with 3rd Eye, Sacral, Solar Plexus and Heart Chakra
Citrine: is a comforting and energizing stone. It gives a powerful alignment with the higher self and builds up the aura. It balances the emotions and makes the mood sunny and cheerful. Citrine is used for meditation, protection, creativity and manifestation. It assists in making the thoughts clear. Brings joy and draws abundance through joy. Good to use in healing as it is a powerful transformer. Citrine is one of a very few stones that does not hold on to or accumulate negative energy, but dissipates and transmutes it, working out problems on both the physical and subtle levels. It never needs clearing or cleansing. Known as the merchants stone; placing a cluster or crystal of citrine in ones cash box has produced more income for the merchant. It not only assists the merchant in acquiring wealth, but helps to maintain a state of wealth. It activates, opens and energizes the sacral and solar plexus chakras, directing via personal power, creativity and intelligent decisiveness, the energy necessary to enhance the physical body. It stimulates both mental focus and endurance. Citrine harmonizes well with golden labradorite, imperial topaz, orange calcite, carnelian, amethyst, petalite, danburite, apophyllite and scolecite. Citrine is associated with the root, sacral and solar plexus chakras.
Citrine, Smoky: is one of the few minerals on the planet which does not hold and accumulate negative energy, but dissipates and transmutes it, working out problems on both physical and subtle levels. Citrine is one of the stones to be called the merchants stone - placing citrine in ones cash box has produced more income for the merchant. Smoky citrine diminishes self destructive tendencies, raises self esteem, light heartedness, cheerfulness, hope, warming, energizing and attracts abundance. Associated with the naval and crown chakras.
Clinozoisite: is a pink and green stone that is related to Epidote and Zoisite. Clinozoisite is a stone used when something needs to be increased or improved upon. Clinozoisite is known to increase any aspect of your life such as prosperity, intuition and love. Clinozoisite has a tendency to increase anything it touches, whether the thing it touches is energy, emotional or a material object. Clinozoisite can ease stress and tensions in time of crisis. Clinozoisite can help to ease the pain of a broken heart and cleanses repressed emotions. It can help you forgive yourself and others and move forward as a stronger and a more self-empowered person. Clinozoisite can be helpful in overcoming habitual negativity. It is a stone that enhances emotional and spiritual growth. It cleanses repressed emotions, often once and for all. It opens the way for those who have denied spiritual growth and assists with spiritual awakening. Clinozoisite also clears the emotional aura. It stimulates perception, participation, and interaction as well as personal power. It also dispels criticalness and closed mindedness. Clinozoisite increases vitality, and enhances feelings of optimism, hope and promotes patience. Clinozoisite is a great gemstone to strengthen relationships with friends, spouses or co workers. Metaphysical healing lore says that Clinozoisite is a crystal to use when detoxing the body, especially when the body has gone through any type of radiation. It is used to stop panic attacks, stimulate the immune system, aid digestion, aid in treatment of disorders associated with the heart, spleen, pancreas, lungs and supports all healing. Clinozoisite is an excellent crystal for physical healing and enhancing the recuperative process. Clinozoisite is associated with the Solar Plexus and Heart Chakras.
Copal: is a fossil resin produced from plant sap and is similar to amber but is a much younger form of tree resin compared to the prehistoric nature of true fossil amber. Copal is said to give a soothing, light energy that is both calming and energizing at the same time. Copal is quite useful to amplify one’s energy field and change negative energy into positive energy. Copal is good to keep one aware during meditation. It is also used for the removal of energy blockages. It can increase the awareness of ones individuality. Copal stimulates and amplifies psychic abilities and provides amplification of the entire energy field of the body. It also helps one to manifest dreams. Copal never needs to be cleaned nor cleared as it doesn’t hold onto negative vibrations. Copal is used by healers for both diagnostic healing and communicating with spirit guides. Copal is a very healing tree resin. Mystical lore says that copal improves disorders of the heart and helps with disorders associated with diminished physical vitality. It has also been used to treat kidney and bladder disorders and stimulate cellular renewal. Copal has also been used to rejuvenate energy while recovering from hospitalization. Copal is used to activate the crown chakra and maintain physical consciousness. It stimulates the crown chakra toward spirituality. Copal helps to open all chakras.
Copper: wonderful healing tool. Copper nugget is a mineral of energy and mental agility. In metaphysical lore, copper is said to be the metal which facilitates mental agility, and quick wit. Copper is used to channel and ground higher vibrations. It conducts and enhances stone energies. Copper is excellent conduit of Heaven and Earth and performs the task of providing the medium for manifestation of the invisible to the visible. It is the conductor of energy, from electricity to the mystical energies coming from higher planes. Copper is said to enhance and transmit thoughts, even over long distances. Copper resonates the Earth element and teaches the ways of walking in balance with the planet. Copper enhances the energy of any earthly stone with which it is used. The exceptions are meteorites and tektites. The patina of copper does not detract from its energy. Copper carries the energies of thought and emotion easily. It can help you become more aware inner thoughts that create our emotional experiences. Copper aids in gaining wisdom regarding emotional experiences. Physically, copper is used in traditional folk remedy and crystal healing lore to bring in additional energies for all types of healing, treatment of arthritis, relieving pain of broken bones and low energy. Copper supports the formation of red blood cells. It is an element that can assist the body in repairing tissues after an accident, injury or surgery. It is an excellent metal to use in physical healing and recovery. Copper is associated with the earth element and all chakras.
Coral, Red: is said to protect one from depression. Coral can be used to reconnect with nature. It provides balance in the material and the spiritual world. Red Coral is a stone of passion and attracts love and prosperity. Coral balances and quiets the emotions and brings peace to ones self, which makes it a good aid for meditation or visualization. Red Coral stimulates the pursuit of pre-determined goals and understanding their purpose. Coral absorbs negative energy and is a protection stone. It facilitates intuition, imagination and creativity. Red Coral aids in making new friends and maintaining friendships. Coral brings wisdom and optimism into ones life and expedites and accelerates the transfer of knowledge. Coral comes from the sea and is the vacated housing of marine life. Red Coral is considered the most sought after color but coral also can be found in pink, white, yellow and black. Each color has specific additional attributes. Coral can be found in the Mediterranean Sea, South Pacific, Australia, Africa and Japan. Metaphysical Healing lore says Coral is used for general healing, stimulates and nourishes the bloodstream, strengthens circulatory system and bones and stimulates tissue regeneration. Red Coral treats disorders of the kidneys, bladder, spine, nervous system, eyes and the respiratory system. Red Coral is associated with the root chakra. Astrological sign for Coral is Libra.
Coral, Agatized: centuries ago it was commonly used to ward off the evil eye. It was also believed to draw luck if used as an ornament in the home. Sailors used coral as a talisman against bad weather. Mystics use the stone to support trauma therapy and work through emotional issues from dysfunctional families. It may assist you in achieving excellence in your personal and professional life. Agatized Coral is also helpful for promoting inner peace and quieting your nagging thoughts. You can use it for communicating with past relations or for receiving and understanding Universal knowledge. The Quartz qualities in fossils like Agatized Coral and Petrified Wood make them perfect tools for working on past life memories. Quartz is a recorder of the past, present and future. Working with Agatized Coral crystal, gives you the benefit of two energies in one. The life energies of the Coral are preserved just as the physical shape is during the fossilization process. Plus the Quartz that replaced the organic material brings its own unique vibrations to this crystal. Agatized Coral can facilitate the projection of energy to create, to sustain, to change, and to modify. Use with any water bath or foot soak for emotional cleansing. It is an excellent protection stone for travel on or near water. Agatized Coral is a very loving gemstone. It helps magnify your awareness of our common connections. Showing you the power love has to create change. Learn the strength to love other people, the courage to greet life with an open and giving heart under the guidance of this gentle crystal. It can ease your irritability and help you feel better about other people. Agatized Coral also know as Fossil Agate Coral, Fossilized Agatized Coral, Fossil Coral, Fossilized Coral, Petoskey Agate, Petoskey Stone. Agatized Coral may also enhance the bodys ability to absorb nutrients and aid with digestion. Most fossils promote long life and Agates have numerous healing qualities. Healing lore says agates prevent snake bites, bee stings and insect bites. They have also been used to relieve thirst and reduce fevers. The crystal can bring the various functions of your body into harmony improving your general health. Coral is also associated with the female reproductive system and has been used in ancient healing traditions for womens health problems. Agatized Coral occurs when silica in the ocean water hardens, replacing the limy corals with a form of quartz mineral known as Agate, a variety of Chalcedony. This long fossilization process - 20 to 30 million years, results in the formation where one mineral has replaced another without having lost its original form. Prehistoric corals are believed to have thrived in the same environments that modern corals prefer - clean, warm oceans with normal salinity levels. Corals today share a symbiotic relationship with the algae that cover their body tissue. The algae supply the coral with oxygen, which most likely was the case in prehistoric times as well.
Covellite: harmonizes mind, body and spirit. It is a helpful stone if you are feeling vulnerable and easily influenced by others. Covellite can assist in transforming conscious dreams into realities. Covellite can stimulate your psychic ability, lucid dreaming and astral travel. Covellite is a vision stone that helps one to connect physical reality with higher realms. It can promote and support the journey into the deeper, dark side of your spirit. Covellite assists with reflecting on past lives and releasing the karma associated with past events and moving onto the present without anxiety. It is particularly helpful during times of transition. Covellite is a stone of letting go, promoting the positive side and instilling a constructive approach toward solving problems. Metaphysical healing lore says that Covellite assists with physical imbalance or disease and reproductive issues. Covellite has been used in the treatment of cancer, digestion, fungal infections, ears, eyes, sinuses, throat and to purge toxins within the body. Covellite harmonizes well with nuummite, iolite, astrophyllite, chiastolite and fulgurite. Covellite is associated with all chakras. The Astrological sign is Sagittarius.
Creedite: helps provide a driving force towards your goals, promotes insight into your obstructions and initiates the wisdom to circumvent or the ability to penetrate the obstacle involved. It is also useful to increase productivity, creative vision and positive vibrational energy in a work space. Creedite Crystal is an excellent meditation crystal, out of body experiences, creating an open channel for Divine inspiration. Creedite is excellent for clarity in expression of the spiritual realm, is a great tool to enhance spirituality and clears the aura of any debris. Creedite activates the Throat, Third Eye and Crown Chakras, provides clarity in expression, resonates cleansing frequency that can aid one in connecting with ones highest guides and recovering memories of other lifetimes. Creedite occurs in white, orange, clear and sometimes blue-purple crystals. It is a rare mineral mostly found in Mexico. Use Creedite with scolecite or apophyllite to connect with higher realms and for creativity use with carnelian, orange calcite or amber. Creedite also harmonizes well with jet, black tourmaline, moldavite and nuummite. Associated with the 3rd Eye, Crown and Throat Chakras and the Astrological sign is Virgo
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