Metaphysical Properties and Meanings for Healing Crystals, Gemstones and Tumbled Stones
Malachite through Muscovite
Magnetite: also called Lodestone has long been associated with the lore of attraction and considered by many as a magical stone. Lodestones are natural magnets and are used primarily to attract certain conditions toward you, using its magnetism. Use to see duality and understand both sides in your life and all of life. Magnetite creates balance and use to motivate. Great for guidance as to which is the most beneficial path to take. Lodestone is a natural magnet. Draws out toxins and wastes from the body when put in drinking water. Magnetite is very useful to alleviate illness and physical imbalance. Restores balance within the other bodies. Due to its strong electromagnetic qualities it restores balance in the energy systems. Stabilizing, strengthening and revitalizing the life force energy, it increases resistance to stress and disease. It can align the chakras, and balance yin - yang energies. It is used to lessen or dispel grief, fear, anger, confusion, and attachment. It helps relieve burdens and increase energy and endurance. It is said to have been used to make soldiers invulnerable. Lodestone has a receptive, attracting energy that attracts power, as well as good fortune, and love. It also guards against infidelity. Lodestone is related to the astrological signs of Aries, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Virgo. It is said to strengthen the circulatory system, help with healing blood and bleeding problems, alleviate pain, boost the immune system, and relieve agitation and depression. Lodestones are natural magnets and for many centuries have been used to charge spell items, primarily to attract things to the one using them -- good luck, healing, etc. Often two lodestones are carried: one to repel bad luck and one to attract good. Also used in charm bags. Natural lodestones often come in small pieces. Magically, lodestone is used for its power of attraction, and can be placed on an altar or worn during a ritual to increase a spells power. It has been used for millennia for amulets and talismans. Lodestone harmonizes well with black tourmaline, smoky quartz, jet, obsidian, hematite, amber and jet. Lodestone is excellent for grounding and protection from evil and spells. Associated with all chakras.
Malachite: is a powerful healing stone that works to heal the heart as well as the body and it is further used for money, love and for centering and balancing. It enhances our ability to nurture all Life. Use it to manifest prosperity into your life and to open your heart to others. Malachite is one of the few stones that can be used to clear and activate all Chakras. It has wonderful healing properties, and because of the high copper content of the stone it has a very steady pulsing electromagnetic energy field. It absorbs negative energy from the auric field cleansing it, thus balancing the wearer and protecting them from the effects negative energies. Malachite helps maintain emotional balance, letting go of emotional baggage of others and helps you remain positive. Malachite enhances willpower and makes it easier to refuse all sorts of temptations; it instills confidence and self responsibility. It is great for increasing ones concentration skills and is quite beneficial to ones physical, as well as psychic, vision. Malachite helps to find a balanced path between the desires of ego and of our higher Will, aiding us in removing blockages and inspiring us with ideas which will help to manifest those goals. Malachite can assist in restoring strength and vitality after illness in rebuilding tissue after surgery. It supports the formation of red blood cells. It is excellent for reducing inflammation due to sprains or other injury. It can help draw toxins from the body and can support detoxification. It can alleviate the pain of arthritis and is an aid to digestion and stimulates stomach and colon functions. Malachite harmonizes well with tiger eye, morganite, copper, turquoise, azurite, chrysocolla and ajoite. Malachite is associated with the solar plexus and heart chakra.
Melaconite: also called Tenorite has a grounding connection to the earth and is used to stimulate the healing energies of the earth. Melaconite brings people of like mind together and assists with group endeavors and can help with relationships. This crystal helps you to adapt and understand fears and insecurities. It is a very calming stone. Metaphysical healing lore says Melaconite promotes the freeing of endorphins and stimulates the spleen. Melaconite
is usually grey black to black in color. Melaconite is associated with the base chakra and the astrological sign is Capricorn.
Merlinite: also known as Psilomelane, helps you connect with and develop your ability to use magic. Its dual coloring blends the spiritual and earthly vibrations together, giving access to the spiritual and shamanic realms. This stone supports shamanic practices or magical ritual. Clear quartz, labrodorite, moldavite or moonstone work well with Merlinite for magical purposes. Merlinite also eases communications with nature spirits-the spirits present in elements like air, water, trees and plants, and in stones themselves. Merlinite balances masculine and feminine facets within the self, and deepens meditation. Merlinite is a stone that is considered excellent for gazing and scrying. It is used in mysticism for out of body travel and gazing at any distance. Merlinite is used in emotional crystal healing to recognize patterns and uncover hidden motivations. This can help one to correct emotions and behaviors that are unloving or not useful to Life. It facilitates reading the Akashic Record, inducing travel into past or future lives to gain insight on how to live life in the future. Merlinite can be used for past-life healing and to bring harmony into the present life. It balances yin-yang and masculine and feminine energies, conscious and subconscious loving behavior patterns. Merlinite can bring magic into your life. Physically, in crystal healing and folk healing, Merlinite is used for many lung conditions including pneumonia, clearing the lungs, lung walls, nervous system, as well as skin inflammations, carbohydrate conversion, insulin regulation, and diabetes. Originally Merlinite from the Silver Crown Mine in Mexico is called Crown of Silver, although this moniker is now used for this stone from any mine. Merlinite is associated with the third eye chakra, solar plexus and linking energies between the third eye, crown, and root chakras.
Mica: helps diminish anger, hostility, nervous energy and eliminates negative personality traits by helping recognize them. Mica assists with recognizing flaws and see them with love. It is said that Mica can be used to improve visions, clarity and enhance flexibility in all realms and also assist with growth in those areas. Mica aligns energy of the body and releases blockages of energy within the body. Metaphysical healing lores says that Mica helps reduce hunger when fasting, insomnia, mononucleosis symptoms and dehydration. Mica comes in many colors and is associated with the chakra of similar color. Some types of Mica are Lepidolite, Muscovite, Fuchsite and Biotite.
Moldavite: In legend, it is believed that Moldavite crystal was the green stone found in the Holy Grail. Moldavite has been treasured for thousands of years due to its powerful metaphysical energy. It was limited between the royalty and nobility during the Middle Ages. You can experience the amazing energies of the stone of transformation for yourself. Moldavite is the gemstone which energies can be felt the easiest. Typically, but not always, people experience heat from the stone, and a sense of pulling energy, with a strong firm pulsation. Moldavite works quite well at the third-eye, the throat chakra, and in the area of the crown chakra. This area of chakra stimulation can sometimes be felt by holding a piece of Moldavite in your hand with the result of causing your face and neck to flush. Moldavite energies can assist you in breaking through limitations and past patterns. It can also greatly accelerate the spiritual growth and psychic awakening. Sleeping with Moldavite activates the dream state. Wearing it helps manifest positive life changes. It is an excellent meditation stone. It has also stimulated the capability to feel the form of the message and sometimes the form of the communicator from whence the message comes. Moldavite is the product of a meteorite shower sometime between 15 to 20 million years ago in the area of Moldau, Czechoslovakia. It emits an incredible amount of energy and is thought to be particularly useful to those of us who have incarnated in the earth plane from other planetary systems, easing the homesick and helping them to fit in, perhaps for the first time in their lives. Moldavite, available here as raw pieces, enhances all of the psychic gifts. It is also thought to ease the process of transformation, especially the letting go part in which so many of us seem to get stuck. Moldavite works well with the third eye, throat and crown chakras. It corresponds to all astrological signs. The actual origin of every Moldavite available comes from the Czech Republic. Do not cleanse with salt. The stone is softer and more fragile in composition. Moldavite harmonizes well with all quartz, amethyst, citrine, rose quartz, sugilite, charoite, lapis, larimar, rhodocrosite, aquamarine, pietersite, smoky quartz, selenite, seraphinite, herkimer diamonds and most other gemstones. Moldavite is associated with all chakras.
Mookaite: is jasper and is a stone of the here and now, and can help one balance the internal and external and acceptance of change. It helps with living meditation, where one makes a meditation of any act one does. Mookaite is a very protective stone, and is particularly good as an emotional protector. In the physical realm it stabilizes health and fortifies the immune system. Mookaite is associated with the 3rd eye, solar plexus and root chakras. Mookaite is also known as Mookite, Mook Jasper, Mook Mook.
Moonstone: is said to help calm responses and avoid overreaction. Carry moonstone when you need to feel balanced or are changing aspects in your life. Carry moonstone to provide protection while traveling and to bring good fortune and abundance to your life. Moonstone provides the energy to sustain you through stages of growth. Moonstone enhances feminine energies, sensitivity, intuition, and psychic abilities. A highly intuitive stone allowing self expression and creativity to flow. It is a stone of calm and relief from emotional stress. It is also associated with love of all kinds. Moonstone is nurturing and harmonious, and when the moon is waning it helps one to look into the future. Moonstone is also used as a stand in for pearl, when pearl is not available. In crystal healing it is said moonstone promotes ease in pregnancy and childbirth, useful to balance hormones, relieve the symptoms of pre-menstrual stress and change of life and to eliminate insomnia - an ancient remedy, helpful in functions of the pineal gland. Moonstone is one of the birthstones for June. Moonstone is associated with the crown, sacral and third eye chakras, and sometimes with the heart chakra. It opens up the Heart and allows the energy to heal the lower Chakras. Astrological signs are Cancer, Libra and Scorpio
Moonstone, Black: is a great stone for finance and prosperity. It will help attract a gradual increase in your finances and you will begin to feel more financial security. Black Moonstone can protect against the effects of x-rays, radiation and electromagnetic energies. This healing crystal is particularly good for the colon, kidneys, liver, spleen and stomach and female reproductive organs. It can also be helpful for stroke recovery and brain function. It can be used for painkilling rituals. Black moonstone will also help to improve concentration as well as increase stamina. Black Moonstone is particularly helpful for animals which have been injured or who have suffered strokes. This crystal can be used to help clumsy or accident prone children. Black moonstone will help to improve concentration, particularly in frenzied workplaces. Your home and relationships will feel more grounded and settled when black moonstone is in use. It enhances intuition and inner knowing and connects you to understanding your feelings and emotions. Black Moonstone can be used for general psychic protection. Black Moonstone goes well with rainbow moonstone, black obsidian, jet and labradorite. Black Moonstone is associated with the earth element, the zodiac sign of Aquarius and the root chakra.
Moonstone, Coffee Chocolate: is a rare find of moonstone crystal. Once called the travelers stone, moonstone was used for protection against the dangers of travel. It was also a talisman of good fortune. Useful for success in business matters, promotes inspiration and enhances intuition. According to legend, the brightness of moonstone increases as the new moon becomes full and Indians consider it sacred as it is believed that one can see into the future if the stone is held when the moon is full. It is a feeling stone, enhancing understanding via intuition and emotion rather than via intellectual reasoning. It can be helpful in alleviating emotional tension and enhancing creativity and self-expression. This is the stone of love and is Useful for success in love. Use Chocolate Moonstone crystal for uniting the astral and physical worlds, emotional healing, balance, and goddess magick. In crystal healing it is said to promote ease in pregnancy and childbirth, useful to balance hormones, relieve the symptoms of pre-menstrual stress and change of life and to eliminate insomnia - an ancient remedy, helpful in functions of the pineal gland. Moonstone is one of the birthstones for June. Chocolate Moonstone also known as coffee moonstone and are a beautiful natural soft brown - mocha - tan with some color thrown in. The chocolate color ranges from soft mocha brown to darker brownish-grey - both with and without peachy brown streaks. The best moonstones have a silky sheen to them. Associated with the 3rd Eye and Crown Chakras.
Moonstone, Rainbow: has a gentle, calming energy. Rainbow Moonstone clears the psychic senses and the mind bringing joy to one. It is a positive protection stone and defects negativity and ease emotional trauma. It brings inner peace, harmony, emotional balance, strength and purification and transformation of negativity. It helps to strengthen intuition and psychic perception, and enhances creativity, compassion, endurance and inner confidence. It is a stone that brings balance and harmony. The Rainbow effect brings in a spectrum of light, and can help with clearing and bringing in uplifting energies. It has been said to have the power to grant wishes. Beautiful blue and pink rainbows dance from within this white moonstone. Rainbow Moonstone harmonizes well with sunstone, labradorite, amber, golden labradorite, moldavite, amethyst and jet.
Moqui Balls: also know as Shaman Stones are believed to be among the most energetic on earth. Moqui are used for cleansing, relaxation, and being able to provide great boost to meditation and astral journeying and offer psychic protection during inner journeys. Each stone is said to have a distinct energy which depends on its size and gender. The gender of the stone is linked to the motion of a pendulum when it is held directly above the stones. If it moves in a linear direction the stone is male while a circular motion indicates the stone is female. Small stones are believed to have faster, more vibrant energy while the larger ones have a slower, deeper energy. Use for a preventive shield against numerous forms of negative energy, working on the physical, etheric, and emotional plains, For grounding, centering and protecting oneself, allowing for and understanding Earth healing. They also increase intuitive perception, making it easier to perceive the approach of all kinds of beings, both positive and negative. In metaphysical healing they naturally support the functioning of the digestive system, the thyroid and adrenals and they can be programmed to assist any other bodily organ or system. Moqui Balls, Shaman Stones or Mochi Marbles, they can be found in two places in the western areas of the United States, although more commonly at the Navajo Sandstone Formations. Moqui Stones harmonize well with turquoise, scolecite and apophyllite. Associated with all chakras.
Morganite: is known both as an angel stone and a heart stone. It helps with communicating with angels. Morganite has a rare and beautiful, heart energy that effortlessly cleanses and activates your heart, bringing love into your life or rekindles old love. Morganite maintains love as it continues to grow. It opens the flow of loving thoughts that lead to action and reverence for all of life. Helping us to act from love, so we can speak from the heart. Morganite also brings compassion, empathy, self-control, and patience. Morganite brings a sense of peace, confidence, power, joy and inner strength expressed in the most gentle and loving way. It can also balance emotions and ease the pain of separation. It has been said to be one of the highest frequency stones available. Physically, morganite is used for healing emphysema, tuberculosis, heart disease, breathing problems, and throat problems. Helps us to see true equality in friendships between the sexes. Morganite can be beneficial in Native American Ceremonies, used around the medicine wheel. It brings in good karma and spirits. Morganite harmonizes well with rose quartz, rhodocrosite, rhondonite, emerald, pink tourmaline, green tourmaline, danburite and petalite. Morganite is associated primarily with the heart chakra, and can open, balance, stimulate and clear this chakra. Astrological sign: Libra
Mugglestone: also called Tiger Iron is a grounding stone that also brings protection, especially protection from danger. It is also a stone of clarity, particularly clarity of knowledge, enabling one to see the truth below the apparent surface of issues. Mugglestone also helps with creative endeavors and all types of artistic abilities. It is used to bring strength, vitality, confidence, willpower, and balance. It is an excellent stone for people wishing to bring more motivation to their lives. In folklore and crystal healing lore, Mugglestone is said to balance white and red blood cells, increase natural steroids, and improve muscular structure, and help with healing legs, sexual organs, liver, and the nervous system. Mugglestone harmonizes well with garnet, golden labradorite and all members of the quartz and jasper family. Mugglestone is related to the sacral, solar plexus and root chakras. Mugglestone is a combination of hematite, red jasper, and sometimes yellow jasper or golden tiger eye.
Mugglestone, Red: is a grounding stone that also brings protection, especially protection from danger. It is also a crystal of clarity, particularly clarity of knowledge, enabling one to see the truth below the apparent surface of issues. Red Mugglestone also helps with creative endeavors and all types of artistic abilities. It is used to bring strength, vitality, confidence, willpower, and balance. It is an excellent stone for people wishing to bring more motivation to their lives. In folklore and crystal healing lore, Red Mugglestone is said to balance white and red blood cells, increase natural steroids, and improve muscular structure, and help with healing legs, sexual organs, liver, and the nervous system. Red Mugglestone is related to the sacral and root chakras. Mugglestone-Tiger Iron is a combination of hematite and red jasper.
Muscovite, Green: is a spiritual crystal that opens your awareness of your higher self and inspries spiritual growth. It helps with confidence, problem solving and eases tension. Muscovite also is good for studying as it allows you to use all parts of your mind. Muscovite helps you to develop your intuition, clairvoyance and psychic visions. It is a protective stone that provides psychic protection. It also has the ability to calm energies from using high vibration stones. Metaphysical healing lore says that Muscovite controls blood sugar, balances pancreatic secretions, alleviates dehyrdation and prevents hunger while fasting. It can relieves insomnia, allergies and heals any condition resulting from disease or distress. Muscovite is associated with the crown chakra and third eye chakra
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