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Properties of Healing Crystals, G - Galena to Goshenite

by Raven and Crone

Metaphysical Properties and Meanings for Healing Crystals, Gemstones and Tumbled Stones
Galena through Goshenite
Galena: is a stone of harmony and self transformation. Galena is a transformation stone and is effective when embarking on a personal spiritual journey.  Galena is a powerful grounding stone. Its energy lends the courage to face and embrace the deepest and most feared regions of ones own soul. Galena can lend a sense of strength, courage and the ability to face difficult tasks. It assists you in reclaiming ones power. It encourages tolerance, peace and the healing of spirit. Galena brings healing, calmness, efficiency, receptivity, communication and insight. Galena has been traditionally used as an aid for shamanic journeys and in magical practices as a stone of protection and power. It allows one to maintain connection with the Divine, even while in the darkest places. Galenas energy helps to counter radiation, electromagnetic pollution and other forms of environmental energy. It is an excellent stone to use when spending long hours on the computer. Galena grounds and centers our energies and allows the pathway between the physical and etheric bodies to align. It is a stone of harmony, stimulating interaction on all levels and assists us in the decrease of self-limiting ideas. It has been known to decrease inflammations and skin eruptions, and help with circulation problems and hair growth. It is an excellent stone for countering infections. It can help one against the adverse effects of certain types of radiation. It can help with detoxing for those recovering from an addiction. Some compatible stones that work well with Galena are dolomite for calming and stabilizing, labradorite for deep inner healing and black tourmaline for protection. Galena is a primary source of lead, and as such is not recommended for internal use, such as making gem elixirs, or for children. Hands and surfaces should be washed after handling. Galena harmonizes well with nuummite, labradorite, ajoite, black tourmaline, moldavite, fulgurite and dolomite. Associated with the root chakra and the astrological sign is Capricorn
Garnet: is known as the Stone of Health. Garnet is for creativity, imagination, purification, strength and courage. Garnet is a stone of regeneration and stability. It is said to bring positive thoughts and be excellent for manifestation and bringing abundance. It is said also assist mystically with success in ones career and building ones self confidence and creativity. It is also a protective energy stone which is especially effective for protection from evil, during travel, and from wounds. Part of the protective qualities of Garnet is that it sends back negative energy that was sent to them. Garnet tumbled stone extracts negative energies from chakras and transmutes them into useful energies. Garnet crystal enhances creative powers and promotes personal freedom. Aids commitment to others and projects. Garnet is a stone of romantic love and passion. It is said that garnet enhances emotions in a positive way, and also be quite calming. Garnets are used to reduce and eliminate self-sabotage whether conscious or unconscious. Garnet aids regeneration. Garnet is used to assist in diminishing or eliminating abandonment issues and provides protective influence. Garnet is associated primarily with the root chakra, but also with the heart chakra. It is used to remove negative energy from all the chakras. It stimulates both the base and crown Chakras to provide for free flow of movement, via the spinal column and inner pathway of light, helping to distribute the appropriate amount of energy to each portion of the body. Associated with the Base, Crown and Sacral Chakras. The astrological sign is Capricorn.

Garnet, Grossularite: is a green form of Garnet. Green Garnet strengthens stability in lawsuits and challenges in life. It is a potent prosperity stone. Green Garnet is an excellent stone for abundant manifestation, a motivational stone to get down to business and make things happen. Pair this stone with moldavite and it would be unbeatable for bringing in abundance and the highest path of achievement. Grossularite teaches relaxation and inspires cooperation.  Green Garnet is a healing crystal and physically helps balance cell growth and speed physical healing. It helps one find their inner healing power.  Grossularite Garnet harmonizes with aventurine, jade, emerald, malachite and apophyllite. Grossularite Garnet is associated with the solar plexus and heart chakras.
Garnet, Hessonite: is also called the Cinnamon Stone. It can bring success, good fortune and longevity. Hessonite Garnet is a travelers and protection stone. Hessonite garnet crystal is also known to be powerful talismans, dispelling evil spirits. Garnet has often been used to lift depression and to rid people of bad dreams. It also is good for inferiority complex, new challenges, courage, meditation and negativity. Hessonite garnet is said to encourage romance, love and passion.Metaphysical healing lore says that garnets help alleviate arthritis, flatulence, colic, varicose veins, backache, lymphatic system, detox, liver disorders and help prevent hemorrhages. Hessonite is a gem quality variety of grossularite -grossular garnet. While most varieties of grossularite are green, hessonite is known for its honey-yellow to brown-red cinnamon color. It is alson called the cinnamon stone. Hessonite can be easily identified from other garnets by its distinctive color and the presence of manganese.Hessonite is mostly from Sri Lanka, but it is also found in Brazil, India, Canada, Madagascar, Burma, Tanzania and California. The astrological signs for Hessonite Garnet are Aquarius, Aries, Leo and Capricorn. Hessonite is associated with the sacral and solar plexus chakras. Garnet is primarily associated with the root chakra, however depending upon its color, it can also be useful for opening up other chakras as well.
Garnet, Rhodolite: natural stone is a variety of Pyrope Garnet. Its name is derived from two Greek words meaning "rose stone." It displays all the brilliancy and fire of the Garnets, with a beautiful color ranging from rose red to pale violet. It is known as a Stone of Inspiration, bringing the inspiration of love via the heart and mind. [Melody, 564] It helps one receive abundance on an emotional level, stimulating one's sense of self-worth and alleviating feelings of inadequacy. It assists in owning one's gifts and abilities, and sharing them with others. It is a soothing and healing crystal for the emotional body. It encourages self love. Rhodolite helps to attract good luck through a greater awareness of how often one has been very lucky in life. This essence also helps to release negative energies from all the Chakras and thus helps one to feel much lighter and more refreshed energy wise. It also helps to stimulate positive changes in one's life, attracting new opportunities quite quickly. It also helps one to know what opportunities are best for one to pursue so as they appear, one may take needed action quickly and decisively. Metaphysical healing lore says that Rhodolite Garnet is good for capillaries, skin elasticity and protection from pre-cancerous conditions. It also is helpful in recovery from sexually related abuse. Rhodolite Garnet is associated with the Root, Heart and Crown Chakras
Garnet, Spinel: is a combination of both spinel and garnet stones. It is the perfect combination if you need to enhance and revitalize your personality and life. Spinel is a crystal connected with energy renewal, encouragement in difficult circumstances and rejuvenation. Black spinel is a protective stone.It opens the chakras. Psychologically spinel enhances positive aspects of the personality. It aids in achieving and accepting success with humanity. Black Spinel offers insights into material problems and gives you the stamina to continue. Garnet is a powerful energizing and regenerating stone. It cleanses and energizes the chakras. It is said to be able to warn of approaching danger. Red Garnet represents love and brings serenity or passion. Attuned to the heart energy, it revitalizes feelings and enhances sexuality. Red Garnet controls anger, especially toward the self.   

Girasol, Quartz: is also known as Moon Quartz, Blue Opal Quartz, Moon Opal, Pearl Quartz or Foggy Quartz. It is actually Rock Crystal clouded by water, has a milky sheen almost opalescence to it. Girasol is a powerful healing stone that firmly yet gently enhances healing of spiritual, emotional and physical wounds. Girasol is a stone of gentle, calming but powerful energy that can enhance and clarify feelings especially those connected to love and passion, and allows the bearer to look deep within themselves for true feelings. It can enhance and mirror feelings, which make it excellent for visualization, imagination, dreamwork and direction of energy such as Reiki. Girasol enhances communication skills and can help the user speak thoughts that otherwise might be difficult to express. It also encourages and enhances creativity in artistic, business and practical areas. If you wind up stuck in a rut of some sort, then girasol can help you start to reignite your interest in living and help you see more imaginative solutions to mundane problems. Girasols unique capability allows it to connect to users energy, cleanse it and circulate it so that self-healing becomes possible. Girasol is particularly helpful for diabetes, immune system imbalances, chronic fatigue syndrome and fatigue. Girasol works with the throat chakra and the crown chakra.
Goldstone: comes in Blue, Green and Red. All Goldstone is man-made glass infused with copper particles; the additions of color result in a deep, shimmery Goldstone. It was invented by the Miotti family in Venice during the seventeenth century.  And, because glass is made from quartz sand-silica, Goldstone has found its way into the metaphysical and healing community. Use Goldstone to make a wish. It strengthens decision making and helps achieve goals. Keep a piece with your resume or at your work desk to increase job opportunities or better advancements in your career. It is supposed to assist with purifying energy and protect people from negative energy. The sparkle of the stone is supposed to bring out your positive power. It will change your negative thoughts into positive ones. It gives one courage and self confidence. Blue Goldstone is a helpful aide for children who are afraid of the dark. Goldstone, is a good deflector of unwanted energies, and is highly regarded in the spirit realm as a protection mineral. Metaphysical healing lore says that Goldstone is a nervous system stimulant and enhances transmission of healing energies. Goldstone eases headaches, migraines, helps with eye ailments such as glaucoma or tunnel vision, and alleviates allergies derived from pet dander or dust.
Goshenite: is the purest form of the Beryl stones, containing fewer impurities than the colored varieties. It is a crystal of light. Goshenite offers an uplifting energy, one of comfort, inspiration and relief from concerns. It is an excellent stone for stabilizing relationships and brings a loving and companionable energy to the user. Goshenite eases and clears the mind. It is particularly powerful for dream work and meditation, and can enhance the energy of prayer, especially when asking for help. It assists in calling one’s angels, guides and friends in Spirit. It is a powerful dream stone, creating a vivid dream state. Goshenite enhances inner visions during meditation. As a crystal of motherhood, Goshenite makes a nice gift to mothers, especially for a mother who has struggled to bring up children, either as a single parent or because of health or financial difficulties. It is a stone that encourages fidelity, but can intuitively alert you to the difference between unfounded insecurity and warning signs.In the workplace, Goshenite speeds up the tempo of co-workers who procrastinate or forget to follow-up, leaving you to compensate for their inadequacies. It encourages honest dealings, deters gossip, and can reveal those who pilfer supplies. It is also a protective stone to wear or carry if you must keep secrets and protect confidential information. Goshenite is particularly stimulating to mathematical intelligence. It is an ideal stone for students and professionals because it increases one’s ability and tendency to think analytically Metaphysical healing lore says that Goshenite is an excellent crystal to carry during medical tests or examinations for a clear diagnosis and, when necessary, for effective treatment. Placed on the eyelids at night may improve eyesight. Goshenite has been credited with improving eyesight, supports the healing of headaches, insomnia, allergies sinusitis, and viruses or infections that affect the immune system. It may be used to detoxify and energize the body, reduce stress-related exhaustion and to improve conditions of the leg and arm muscles that result in pain.Goshenite is believed to balance body fluids and hormones, and is highly beneficial in overcoming mood swings, acute PMS, post-natal depression and bi-polar disorders. Goshenite harmonizes well with Aquamarine, Azeztulite, Emerald, Morganite, Nuummite and Phenacite. Goshenite can be placed on any chakra to clear and invigorate the area, and works in combination with other crystals to increase and enhance their properties. Goshenite opens the Crown and Etheric Chakras in stimulating the mental centers.Goshenite activates the Crown Chakra. When the Crown chakra is in balance, our energies are in balance. 
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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 Thursday 06 December, 2012.
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