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Properties of Healing Crystals, D - Danburite to Dumortierite

by Raven and Crone

Metaphysical Properties and Meanings for Healing Crystals, Gemstones and Tumbled Stones
Danburite through
Danburite: is a powerful intellectual activator. Danburite crystals aid with communication and relationships with others. Danburite encourages you to let yourself shine. Danburite combines well with other stones, especially angel stones such as Moldavite and Angelite. Danburite adds to the energy of the Angel Stones, enhancing their abilities. It allows others to see you and your capabilities in a true light and helps you get along with others. Danburite works extremely well on the Heart Chakra and helps you love yourself. In gem form, it sparkles and flashes very much like a white Diamond and sometimes was used in place of a Diamond in the 19th Century. Danburite healing crystals helps remove toxins from the body. These have a quartz-like clarity with very soft, calming, and angelic energy. Clear to a slight pink cast color. Danburite harmonizes well with moldavite, petalite, scolecite, lepidolite, lithium, smoky quartz, pink tourmaline and morganite. Danburite is associated with the crown chakra and activates the heart chakra. Astrological Sign is Leo   
Desert Rose: also called Selenite Rose. It is a type of Sulfate. In crystal form - Seletine. In mass form - Albaster. In rosette form - Dessert Rose. Desert Rose is considered to be the Lucky Stone. It aids in coping when life is living in the fast lane .It is often used for canter of medicine wheel, is used by Native American Indians in rain ceremonies and is an Earth Keeper stone. Desert Rose is used for mental clarity and to increase awareness of self and environment. It allows one to see inner truth. Desert Rose stone assists in promoting success in business and stimulates progression. Desert Rose can be carried with you for protection and to bring the energetic qualities of the minerals with you wherever you go. They are believed to offer protective qualities, and can be used in protection spells and rituals to help keep negative energies at bay. It is also used to strengthen affirmations and assist in accessing past lives. Desert Rose is a naturally occurring desert flower made up of Selenite - gypsum and Barite, with sand inclusions. Some minerals form rosette shapes, and selenite is one of these. The petals are created by crystals forming along gypsums characteristic cleavage planes. The edges of selenite rose are sharper and the crystalline structure is less hard than the barite rose. The desert rose form in arid conditions by evaporation of shallow salt basins over millions of years. White sands, New Mexico, is an oasis of gypsum sand dunes created by evaporation at Lake Luceros Alkali Flats. Soluble in hydrochloric acid and hot water. Desert Rose has many industrial uses including used in plaster of paris cement. Desert Rose is associated with the Crown Chakra and the Astrological sign is Taurus.
Diopside, Black Star: rare crystal used for balancing, calming and mood lifting. Black Star Diopside is associated more with the root chakra than other colors of Diopside, and brings more energies of calming stress and anxiety. Diopside is also used for calming pets at times. Diopside is also used for protection. It is a very important stone in meditation, Shamanic journeying and trance work. Diopside is said to induce a meditative state while keeping one safe. In trance work, it can give the confidence to step back and allow spirit guides to enter. Diopside can be found as a beautiful deep green or black, which when polished has a reflective star on the surface. Black Star Diopside is a very creative stone and can bring creativity to the bearer. It stimulates intellect and can also help with analysis and logic as an assistant to learning. It is also said to be related to love, commitment, and the inner heart. Diopside allows one to experience love while retaining a sense of detachment. It is traditionally said to be helpful for healing trauma, partly by bringing cleansing tears. Sometimes its even called the crying stone because of this. It can help get in touch with the feminine side, which can help heal aggression and stubbornness. Black Diopside is a stone for improving ones physical well being through the energies of the planet. Because of its tendency to focus consciousness downward into the ground it is excellent for dowsing, assisting a person with developing the intuitive feeling for what is hidden below the feet. Black Star Diopside harmonizes well with Tektite, black tourmaline, obsidian, jet and other root chakra stones like red garnet and ruby. It is ideal for grounding when working with high vibration stones. Physically Diopside has been used for the heart, lungs, circulation, weakness, kidneys, muscle aches and spasms, and psychological disorders. It can act as a pain reliever, help repair damage to tendons and ligaments and calm IBS. In this capacity it can be taken as a gem elixir. It aids the immune system, strengthens and opens the heart on both a physical and emotional level. Black Diopside can be used where serious illness or terminal conditions create weakness in the physical body and can aid one in having more physical energy during healing or spiritual energy for transition to the next realm. Diopside harmonizes well with rose quartz, danburite, ajoite and larimar.  Black Diopside is associated with the root chakra and the astrological sign is Virgo
Diopside, Green: is a talisman of personal protection. It can be a powerful guardian of your loved ones and your physical security. They are very useful in protecting houses and homes, property, and valuables. Green Diopside is used for balancing and healing. It is used in emotional healing when someone needs to recover from emotional trauma. This crystal expands love on every level, promotes emotional well being to love oneself and others. Green Diopside opens the mind to learning new concepts. It is especially helpful for students and the learning process. It can help people to open up to the idea of Universal Love, and integrate that into daily life. Green Diopside can clear away emotional blockages. This crystal can also aid the growth of trust within an individual, in the self and others. Metaphysical healing lore says that Green Diopside can be used to facilitate great healing in many ways. It can assist in regeneration after a surgery or physical trauma. It has been used for regeneration to heal the lungs from damage caused by smoking. Women experiencing menopause find it helpful in calming the emotions and physical changes during this time. It can be used as an aid in healing after a heart attack or other heart troubles. Green Diopside can also aid during a time of recuperation from any illness. Chrome Diopside with its Green Color is associated with the Heart Chakra. It energizes the third eye, heart and sacral chakra.
Dioptase: is a stone of healing. It can help heal in many ways emotionally, including clearing your issues, and releasing negative emotions. It promotes healing from abuse, neglect, sadness, and despair. It is called a stone of Living in the Moment because it helps one overcome these hurtful past energies and find the joy of the current moment, bring calm, confidence, and self-worth. Spiritually, dioptase is good for alignment and attunement with the spiritual energies of your choice. Dioptase crystal stimulates memory of past lives and helps illuminate oppressive feelings and situations. It also promotes genuineness, sincerity, emotional balance, self-worth, and deep well-being. From the book Love is In the Earth it says Dioptase brings forth and helps one to understand the message that yesterday is but a memory, tomorrow is but a vision, and today is real. Living in the moment is the energy of this mineral! Dioptase has been used for circulation, weakness, kidneys, muscle aches, spasms, psychological disorders, central nervous system, lungs, heart, blood pressure, stress and deep healing in general. It is excellent for older people as it is said to stimulate hormones that tend to slow down through old age. It can send healing deep into the earth. Dioptase can be used to both clear and simulate all of the chakras to the higher level of awareness and action, bringing an invigoration and a refreshing energy to the physical, emotional, and intellectual bodies. The powerful green in this crystal reaches deep into the heart chakra to release and heal sadness, heartache, abuse and neglect. It empowers the heart with new depth, strength, healthiness, courage, and ability to love deeply. It is said to connect the emotional heart with the spiritual heart to receive abundance. Dioptase has tiny deep blue-green silicate crystals. Dioptase harmonizes well with malachite, azurite, turquoise, danburite, scolecite, herdite and brookite. It is associated with all Chakras. The Astrological signs are Aries, Leo, Libra, Scorpio, and Sagittarius
is excellent for acheiving calm and balance. Dolomite does not hold negative energy and purges itself of it. It softens negative emotions, anger and fear. Dolomite is a good stone to have around children because it can counteract moodiness, raging hormones, nightmares and tantrums. Dolomite relieves sorrow, soothes hurt, loneliness and anxiety. It is a gentle stone that encourages charitable actions, generosity and giving of all kinds, as well as receiving. Helps us to see that everything happens for a reason. Provides stamina for those dealing with hyperactive individuals. Use Dolomite to align your energy, rebalance and remove blocks. It also encourages energetic thinking, original thinking, spontaneity, creativity, and manifestation. Dolomite is also used to stop energy leaks from the chakras, and to balance and align the chakras. It stabilizes both human and mineral energies, and when placed strategically in a home with other minerals that balance the energetic atmosphere. In the physical realm it is beneficial for strengthening bones, teeth, muscles, and the female reproductive system. It reduces the effects of PMS. Pink dolomite is also particularly good for insomnia. Dolomite harmonizes well with almost every type of stone. Dolomite is associated with all chakras.
Dragon Stone: is thought to promote patience and stimulate perception and personal power. It is believed to dissolve sadness or sorrow, self-pity, grief, and is thought to dispel critical tendencies and closed-mindedness. Dragon Stone tends to bring more of what one already has. It can provide for increase in that to which one attunes it. When used consciously and programmed to enhance specific desired outcomes. It will do this to the positive or the negative that you attune to the stone. It can be a very powerful stone. It enhances keen perception, stimulates participation and interaction and supplements personal power. Dragon Stone is said to be a stone of increase. It therefore has a tendency to increase anything it touches, whether the thing it touches is energy or a material object. It is believed to be a powerful healing stone by itself or as an inclusion in quartz or other stones; it is thought to increase their healing virtues. Medicinally, it is thought to stimulate the immune system and improve overall physical well being, thereby strengthening over-all health. Some feel dragon stone can be used as a digestive aid, especially for those who have a hard time assimilating food intake and to help heal intestinal blockages due to nervous disorders affecting the stomach. Dragon stone is also believed to help with regeneration and recovery following illness, exhaustion due to stress, and past trauma. Dragon stone is a combination of Epidote and Red Piedmontite. This colorful stone is called Dragon Stone after a blue headed lizard that looks like a miniature dragon called Blou Kopps - Blue Headed Lizards. This is because these cold blooded creatures like to lie and warm themselves on warm rocks during cold early mornings. The rich green and dark maroon red colors of this stone absorb the early mornings suns rays, making it a favorite amongst the lizard population to sun themselves on. The rocks dappled colors also help to camouflage the lizards from preying hawks and eagles that hunt these lizards.
Dravite: is Brown Tourmaline that is a brown hued variety of Tourmaline that pairs the purifying energies of Black Tourmaline with the heart healing energy of Green Tourmaline. Dravite is an excellent grounding stone, clearing and opening the earth chakra. It clears the aura and protects it. Brown Tourmaline makes one feel comfortable in a large group. This stone heals dysfunctional family relationships and strengthens empathy. It can help one identify what needs to be released before further growth can occur. Dravite aids in finding an emotional strength and sense of self acceptance, initiating deep healing for those who have experienced emotional trauma. Its grounding influence helps those who feel overwhelmed, release panic and begin to find a place of calm from which to approach life. It helps one to see what has been denied, so emotional healing can occur. Dravites energy lends one a sense of well-being and competence. Brown Tourmaline promotes creativity in healing. Metaphysical healing lore says that Dravite is excellent for blood purification and clearing the lynphatic system. It assists with overcoming addiction, stopping self abusive behaviors, treats intestinal disorders, skin diseases and stimulates regeneration in the whole body. Dravite  harmonizes well with black tourmaline, jet, black obsidian, aegirine, smoky quartz and moldavite. Dravite is associated with the root and heart chakra.
Dumortierite: also called Blue Quartz, is a stone that enhances organizational abilities, self-discipline and orderliness. This enhancement is believed to be due to the effect it can have of balancing the throat chakra and enhancing communication between lower chakras-physical energy and the higher chakras-mental spiritual energy. Blue quartz greatly reduces problems with scattered mind and disorganization, and brings mental clarity. Blue quartz brings a sense of order to all things, releases fear and brings courage to ones life. It is also a boost for creativity and expression. It also helps one to see and accept reality, and react to it intelligently in ones behalf. It can lift depression and replace it with peace and happiness. It also can help reduce stubbornness,  particularly stubbornness that is ultimately bad for a person. Blue quartz helps reduce emotional tension. Helps a person with patience. Stimulates verbalization of spiritual ideas. Aids in opening ones clairvoyant abilities, which we all have. In addition, it encourages one to see and accept reality, and react to it in an intelligent manner. It also helps one to see and accept reality, and react to it intelligently in ones behalf. In the psychic and spiritual realms, blue quartz brings spiritual development, and contact with spirit guides and angels. It can also help you express your spiritual thoughts and dreams. Blue quartz is excellent for peaceful mindfulness or meditation. Dumortierite harmonizes well with Lapis Lazuli and Blue Sapphire. Dumortierite is associated with the third eye and throat chakra, and it enhances communication between the lower and higher chakras.
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The information in this section is from information given in a number of texts such as 'Love is in the Earth' by Melody, 'The Book of Stones' by Robert Simmons-Naisha Ahsians and 'The Crystal Bible' by Judy Hall, unless otherwise stated. We try to credit all articles but sometimes don't know where they came from. Some information is our own research and some is sent into us by friends and customers. If you see something here that is yours and your not getting credit for it please contact us and we will add you as the author or remove it if requested. We want to thank everyone for sharing this wonderful information! 

This article was published on Tuesday 04 December, 2012.
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