AGATE - Stability • Grounding • Balance • Support
Chakra: Crown (7th)
Metaphysical Healing Properties: Agate works at a lower, gentler frequency that has a stabilizing and strengthening influence, establishing a lasting connection to any energy pattern. Its grounding properties bring emotional, physical and intellectual balance and aid with centering and stabilizing physical energy. Agate harmonizes yin and yang energies, and cleanses and stabilizes the aura while banishing negativity. It supports self-acceptance and builds self-confidence, encouraging speaking our own truth. Agate facilitates self-analysis helping to uncover hidden circumstances that are causing dis-ease and impeding with well-being. It helps overcome negativity and bitterness of the heart by releasing anger, fostering love and courage to start again.
Physical Healing Properties: Agate enhances mental function by improving concentration, perception, and analytical abilities. It supports eye health and hollow organs such as the stomach, uterus and intestines. Agate strengthens blood vessels and stimulates the digestive process, relieving gastritis. It cleanses the lymphatic system and the pancreas and treats skin disorders.
Affirmation: I accept life challenges with courage and determination.
*There are many different types of Agate, each share the main Agate properties as well as having their own unique qualities. Below are the qualities of a few of the most popular ones.
BLUE LACE AGATE - Communication • Clarity • Calming • Confidence
Chakra: Throat (5th)
Zodiac: Pisces, Gemini
Metaphysical Healing Properties: Blue Lace Agate helps to articulate thoughts and feelings truthfully, authentically and confidently. It assists to speak one’s mind in a manner others can hear and to communicate clearly in situations requiring angry words to be avoided but understanding necessary. Blue Lace Agate encourages free expression of thoughts, beliefs and truth without being hindered by fear of judgement or self-doubt. It helps those who over talk or speak before thinking the effects of their words by being more discerning about what they share with others. Blue lace Agate calms an overactive mind, instilling mental clarity and steady intent to what matters the most. It brings a soothing and calming effect that works slowly and steadily to bring centeredness and peace of mind.
Physical Healing Properties: Blue Lace Agate relieves sore throats, laryngitis, aching or swollen glands in the neck, and aid thyroid problems. It helps strengthen the skeletal structure, and is useful in treating arthritis as well as the mending of breaks and fractures. Blue Lace Agate is soothing for tension-related headaches, lowers high blood pressure and calms hyperactivity. It balances the fluid around the brain, assisting with hydrocephalus and eases neck and shoulder discomfort.
Affirmation: I communicate easily and effectively. I speak my truth with integrity.
FIRE AGATE - Vitality • Passion • Creativity • Will
Chakra: Root (1st), Sacral (2nd), Solar Plexus (3rd)
Zodiac: Aries, Gemini
Metaphysical Healing Properties: Fire Agate fills one with the zest for living. It lights the inner fires of life force and will, and stimulates the senses, bringing pleasure in everyday life and banishes feelings of acceptance of mundane routine. Fire Agate enhances passion, emotions and reconnection to our deepest desires, and provides the courage to take risks to pursue those promptings. It generates creativity and expression, driving inspiration and enthusiasm into our actions and activities. Fire Agate grounding properties has a calming effect, bringing security and trust, and support in difficult times. It provides protection against ill-wishing, returning the harm back to its source, so the source may understand its effects.
Physical Healing Properties: Fire Agate increases stamina and circulation, and vitality to overall health. It helps with bowel dysfunctions and stimulates Fire Agate is beneficial for treating poor circulation, lethargy, or lack of energy and alleviates depression. It supports the sexual organs, treating impotence, low libido and increasing fertility in both women and men.
Affirmation: I embrace my body and the physical world taking pleasure in all of my life.
MOSS AGATE - Stability • Persistence • Grounding • Balance • Manifestation
Chakra: Root (1st), Heart (4th)
Zodiac: Virgo, Gemini
Metaphysical Healing Properties: Moss Agate brings peace and stability to the emotional body. It promotes inner calm, easing mood swings and brings patience to volatile temperaments. Moss Agate assists one to detach from addictions to emotional drama, helping to deal with life challenges with greater determination and persistence. Its grounding and balancing influences helps to release unhealthy habits from past attachments, allowing space to move forward and providing courage toward new beginnings. Moss Agate assists with manifesting dreams and reaching goals by magnifying the energy of our intention. It enhances mental concentration, persistence and endurance, assisting to bring ideas and concepts to reality, and aiding in completing tasks, projects or ambitions.
Physical Healing Properties: Moss Agate aids recuperation from chronic illnesses and helps those in recovery from addictions. It stabilises all systems of the body, balancing circulation, digestion and neuronal activity, and strengthening the function of visceral organs. Moss Agate anti-inflammatory properties help treats infections and swelling, colds and flu, and lowers fever. It boosts the immune system, and prevents hypoglycaemia and dehydration. Moss Agate facilitates with child birth by reducing pain and assisting in delivery, and applied as an elixir, treats fungal and skin infections and irritations.
Affirmation: I am balanced and stable, healthy and whole and at home on the earth.
AMAZONITE - Truth • Communication • Harmony • Courage
Chakra: Heart (4th), Throat (5th)
Zodiac: Virgo, Aquarius
Metaphysical Healing Properties: Amazonite enables the ability to perceive both sides of an issue objectively, to accept differing points of view, and facilitates in communicating true thoughts and feelings without over-emotionalism. It assists to openly express our heart and mind without fear of confrontation or conflict, and to set appropriate boundaries, inwardly in self-discipline, and with others in establishing what one wishes to experience or in defining personal space. Amazonite encourages exploring our own truths and integrity, and to live in alignment with those beliefs and values, disregarding judgements and opinions of others. It magnifies our intentions, empowering one to manifest their dreams and desires, and lends guidance to those who are unclear about what they have to offer the world by gently pointing them toward their gifts and unique knowledge.
Physical Healing Properties: Amazonite stimulates cell regeneration and healing after illnesses, trauma or injury. It relieves the pain of rheumatism, gout and osteoarthritis, and eases cramps and muscle spasms. Amazonite assists to balance and regulate calcium deficiencies resisting tooth decay and osteoporosis, and helps prevent hair loss and repairing brittle hair and nails. It balances the thyroid and adrenals, and helps prevent infection, soothe rashes and heal blisters.
Affirmation: I speak and live my highest truth and I call forth its manifestation in the world.
AMBER - Clarification • Healing • Protection • Purifying
Chakra: Solar Plexus (3rd)
Zodiac: Leo, Aquarius
Metaphysical Healing Properties: Amber is a powerful purifier, clearing the aura, chakras and the surrounding environment, and drawing out dis-ease from the body, mind and spirit. It lends protection by absorbing negative or stagnant energies and transforming them into clear, positive frequencies. Amber increases optimism and drive for life by warding off negative energies and instilling motivation to positive change. It removes the obstacles we create in our own path as well as averting the negative influences of others. Amber promotes patience and flexibility, bringing balance and stability in one’s life. It embodies a warm, light energy that enhances cheerfulness and trust, strengthening belief in oneself. Amber removes mental blockages, stimulating the intellect and improving short-term memory, helping one in decision-making and moving forward in life.
Physical Healing Properties: Amber’s energetic healing properties draws out infection and disease from the body, cleanses contaminants from the organs and helps prevent infection from reoccurring. It stimulates digestion, organ and gland function and helps relieve joint pain, rheumatism, toothache and teething in infants. Amber is effective for alleviating stress, depression or anxiety and increasing general vitality and energy levels. It aids in the treatment of the spleen, kidneys, bladder, liver, and gallbladder, as well as goitre and disorders of the throat.
Affirmation: I call forth the cleansing and healing of my energy field and I embrace the positive aspects of my life.
AMETHYST - Protection • Purification • Divine Connection
Chakra: Third Eye (6th), Crown (7th), Etheric (8th and beyond, above the head)
Zodiac: Aquarius, Pisces
Metaphysical Healing Properties: Amethyst purifies the aura of negative influences and attachments, and creates a protective shield that wards off negativity in the environment. It enhances cognitive perception and spiritual connection, and accelerates the development of intuition and psychic abilities. Used in meditation, Amethyst helps quieten thoughts and expands the higher mind, and facilitates entering a meditative state and furthering into a higher consciousness. It assists in remaining clear and centred while being open to spiritual direction and intuitive information. Amethyst clears and balances the mind and thoughts’ allowing one to identify the root causes of self-destructive behaviours and emotions, and encourages taking responsibility for one’s reality. It helps gain a deeper understanding of the root cause of life experiences, and banishes emotional-based decision-making, allowing one to take action based on common sense and spiritual insight. Amethyst increases motivation and improves memory, enabling one to set realistic goals. It enhances imagination and stimulates the thinking processes, aiding to understand new concepts and ideas, and putting thought into action to complete projects and tasks.
Physical Healing Properties: Amethyst is used to counter all forms of addition, including alcohol, drugs, smoking and food, and helps balance the nervous system and the brain. It relieves symptoms of tinnitus, nerve disorders, and brain imbalances. Amethyst supports oxygenation in the blood, and aids in treatments of the digestive tract, lungs and respiratory system, heart, stomach, and skin conditions. It reduces pain, tension, bruising, and swelling and alleviates headaches, migraines and insomnia. Amethyst boosts hormone production, the immune system and metabolism, and aids the functioning of the endocrine glands.
Affirmation: I am purified, uplifted and protected through my connection with the Divine.
APATITE - Psychic Activation • Access to Knowledge • Manifestation
Chakra: Third Eye (6th)
Metaphysical Healing Properties: Apatite clears confusion and prompts the intellect, increasing the growth of knowledge and truth which may be used personally or for the collective good. It cleanses the energy field, particularly the mental body, stimulating psychic perception and paranormal abilities. Apatite enhances inner vision and psychic abilities and opening up communication with other realms. It helps to become more aware of past lives and understanding their influences to current reality. Apatite encourages lucid dreaming and when used in the dream state it enables access to our unconscious for creative solutions to apparently unsolvable problems. It has an uplifting energy that banishes self-consciousness and alienation, increasing motivation and arouses openness and social ease. Apatite raises spirits influencing a positive outlook and hopeful attitude.
Physical Healing Properties: Apatite soothes headaches and alleviates vertigo or dizziness. It stimulates eyesight, and is exceptionally good for excessive eyestrain or other problems rooted in lack of eye movement such as excessive computer work. Apatite encourages healthy eating habits, and aids with suppressing hunger and raising the metabolic rate. It supports new cell formation and increases calcium absorption. Apatite aids in healing all glands, meridians and organs, and assists in repairing cartilage, bones and teeth. It reduces hypertension, and can be used in treating rickets, joint problems, arthritis, and motor skills.
Affirmation: I open my inner eyes to the realms of hidden knowledge.
AQUAMARINE - Cooling • Soothing • Enhancement of Clear Communication
Chakra: Heart (4th), Throat (5th)
Zodiac: Aries, Gemini, Pisces, Scorpio
Metaphysical Healing Properties: Aquamarine assists in clear and heartfelt communication of one’s own truth. It relaxes the consciousness so one is fully aware of their knowledge, wisdom and feelings and able to articulate them with clarity and conviction. Aquamarine cooling and soothing quality calms excessive fiery energies, supports understanding between differing perspectives and facilitate with communication in difficult situations. It helps one release attachments to old patterns and emotional ties, and to let go of the past. Aquamarine assists in surfacing and letting go of limiting emotions and communication patterns. It helps one identify where ego is causing overreacting, playing victim, passive aggressiveness or manipulating and assists to release these roles, raising one’s compassion in relationships and communications. Aquamarine promotes moving through transition and change by removing resistance and helping one overcome fear of the unknown.
Physical Healing Properties: Aquamarine counters infections and supports the healing of inflammatory diseases of all kinds. It soothes skin conditions such as eczema, hives, rosacea and psoriasis and is useful for treating laryngitis, swollen glands and throat infections. Aquamarine alleviates respiratory tract, lung and sinus problems and helps ease allergies, hay fever, colds and bronchitis. It balances the pituitary and thyroid glands, regulating hormones and growth, and helps prevent outbreaks of herpes. Aquamarine aids teeth and gum problems and the treatment for shingles.
Affirmation: I embody the yielding, cooling power of water, and I express my truth with calm certainty.
AVENTURINE, GREEN - Vitality • Growth • Confidence • Opportunity • Optimism
Chakra: Heart (4th)
Element: Water, Earth
Zodiac: Libra, Virgo
Metaphysical Healing Properties: Green Aventurine attracts luck and opportunity, facilitating the manifestation of wealth, abundance, and prosperity into one’s life. It assists the release of old disappointments, habits and behavioural patterns enabling one to confidently grow, embrace new opportunities and change for the better. Green Aventurine fosters optimism and zest for life, supporting one to confidently move forward and embrace change, and to persevere when times are slow. It encourages seeing the positive side of difficult issues and assists in dealing with life’s ups and downs. Green Aventurine soothes emotional wounds and letting go of attachments, allowing one in finding renewed hope and joy in daily life. It strengthens decisiveness and leadership skills, promoting an optimistic outlook and openness to the possibilities others may bring.
Physical Healing Properties: Green Aventurine supports in treating of all forms of heart related conditions. It regulates the circulatory system and stimulates cell repair, regrowth and general healing. Green Aventurine helps those recovering from surgery or illness, and can help lower cholesterol and in preventing arteriosclerosis and heart attack. It acts as an anti-inflammatory, easing skin eruptions such as eczema and acne, and alleviates allergies and migraines. Green Aventurine aids in healing the adrenals, lungs, thymus gland and the nervous system. It increases the power of homeopathic remedies.
Affirmation: I move forward with optimism, confidence and renewed vitality.
AVENTURINE, RED - Discernment • Determination • Strength • Creativity • Sexuality
Chakra: Root (1st), Sacral (2nd), Third Eye (6th)
Element: Earth, Fire
Metaphysical Healing Properties: Red Aventurine promotes manifestation through action. It enhances one's life force or prana, revitalising the physical body and focusing energy in getting things done. Red Aventurine increases mental alertness and vitality, and deepens the desire in taking on various life challenges with perseverance and determination. It inspires sexuality and creativity, increasing excitement and boosting confidence, faith and drive in turning desires and goals into reality. Red Aventurine helps one choose their highest path, providing insight and the ability to recognise which ideas are best and least ideal to follow. It offers supports to those who cannot commit to choosing or following a path. Red Aventurine helps to maintain consistent effort and remain focused at the task on hand to see things through. It dampens the ego revealing where flexibility will be of benefit towards manifesting one’s goal.
Physical Healing Properties: Red Aventurine stimulates the production of red blood cells in the bone marrow and regulates blood flow and circulation. It gives balance in autoimmune disorders and strengthening the immune system as a whole. Red Aventurine can speed up metabolism, help reduce cholesterol, lower blood pressure and regulate irregular heartbeat. It can assist in the detoxification of the body, and help in relieving the side effects of radiotherapy and haemophilia. Red Aventurine supports the reproductive system, increasing libido and fertility.
Affirmation: I am open to new possibilities and experiences.
BLOODSTONE - Strength • Courage • Purification • Vitality • Grounding • Determination
Chakra: Root (1st)
Zodiac: Aries, Pisces, Libra
Metaphysical Healing Properties: Bloodstone allows one to fully ground in the body, enhancing the capacity to function with strength, courage and determination through life’s challenges. It dispels from becoming discouraged when faced with obstacles on one’s path and provides emotional support to stay true to one’s heart when taking the right action. Bloodstone offers strength and stamina to the physical body during extreme difficulties, and lends support, courage and perseverance during times of adversity. It reveals feelings of isolation, dispelling loneliness and aids in finding one’s inner strength. Bloodstone helps one in feeling capable and self-sufficient, embeds feelings of self-worth, dispelling confusion and encourages decision making and confidence.
Physical Healing Properties: Bloodstone assists with purifying and strengthening the blood and can be used to treat blood disorders and improve bone marrow. It works to improve the immune system and detoxify the liver, spleen and kidneys. Bloodstone benefits blood-rich organs, regulates and stimulates blood flow, and aids circulation. It can also offer relief to women suffering from menstrual problems or PMS and helps stabilize hormone imbalances during menopause.
Affirmation: I expand my boundaries to get out of my comfort zone.