Gemstones C-H

CARNELIAN - Courage  Vitality  Sexuality  Confidence  Action  Motivation

Chakra: Root (1st), Sacral (2nd), Solar Plexus (3rd)
Element: Fire
Zodiac: Taurus, Cancer, Leo, Virgo

Metaphysical Healing Properties: Carnelian promotes one to take action. It brings to those who seek courage, confidence and power within themselves. Carnelian invokes assertive will, sexual and creative energies and life force by activating the lower three chakras. It supports quiet souls who strive for good things but struggle to make them happen. Carnelian brings courage to take action in manifesting one’s goals and helps overcome fear that paralyses one from taking action. It also aids those unable to choose a course of action due to indecision or procrastination. Carnelian encourages one to embrace change, increasing zest for living and motivates assertive action when taking risks. It reminds us that the physical body is the temple where our spirit currently resides, and the importance to maintain physical strength and vitality to pursue life goals.

Physical Healing Properties: Carnelian helps detoxify the body and break addictive habits, particularly to alcohol and drugs. It influences the male and female reproductive organs by increasing fertility, overcoming impotence and frigidity and alleviates menstrual and menopausal symptoms. Carnelian improves the absorption of vitamins, nutrients, and minerals, and helps treat lower back problems, rheumatism, arthritis, neuralgia. Carnelian reduces congestion, phlebitis, varicose veins and haemorrhoids, as well as boils and skin irritations.

Affirmation: I am filled with the vital energies of life, and I take action with confidence and power.

CHALCEDONY, BLUE - Calm  Balance  Centeredness  Inner Knowledge  Communication

Chakra: Throat (5th), Third Eye (6th)
Element: Water
Zodiac: Gemini

Metaphysical Healing Properties: Blue Chalcedony soothing vibration helps calm and balance the emotional energy field. It aids in remaining centered in the present life at times of worry of the unforeseen future. Blue Chalcedony soothing qualities also assist in calming bouts of irrational anger, fear, panic or anxiety. It helps those who tend to speak before considering the impact of their words. Blue Chalcedony wards off negative energy and feelings of hostility and irritability, encouraging kindness and generosity. It repairs the energy fields in the aura, sealing any holes caused by trauma or neglect, releasing deep anger patterns and easing feelings of desperation. Blue Chalcedony helps in easily speaking one’s knowledge and guidance and communicating in a positive, clear and conscious manner.

Physical Healing Properties: Blue Chalcedony helps sooth sore throats and treating throat infections. It can support the vocal apparatus and help prevent or heal vocal strain due to singing/shouting, as well as chronic hoarseness caused by smoking. Blue Chalcedony can promote the healthy flow of fluids in the body and reduce edema. It helps with weather sensitivity due to weather changes or pressure, stimulates milk production in nursing mothers and helps alleviate plant allergies and hay fever.

Affirmation: I am at peace with myself and my world.

CHRYSOPRASE - Growth  Compassion  Connection with Nature  Forgiveness  Altruism

Chakra: Solar Plexus (3rd), Heart (4th)
Element: Water
Zodiac: Taurus, Gemini, Libra

Metaphysical Healing Properties: Chrysoprase heals and gives strength to the emotional heart. It lends the courage to pursue firm resolution when faced with difficult situations, helping to remain centered in the heart and act with compassion. Chrysoprase helps one find settlement and forgiveness from past relationships that ended painfully. It dispels feelings of isolation and separation and releases fear based emotions and belief systems. Chrysoprase assists to identify and let go emotional patterns and habits within relationships before they cause problems. It attracts love and prosperity, helping one to open their heart to receive love and overcome bitterness and past disappointments. Chrysoprase expands the ability to feel and express love, fostering positive, healing thoughts towards the earth and each other.

Physical Healing Properties: Chrysoprase stimulates the liver aiding detoxification and elimination of waste from the body. It is useful for treating sleeping disorders, like insomnia and can treat weakening of eyesight or other eye-related problems. Chrysoprase balances the hormones and assists the reproductive organs, alleviates fertility problems, and guards against sexually transmitted diseases. It helps healing of skin diseases such as eczema and dermatitis, facilitates the absorption of Vitamin C and soothes the digestive system.

Affirmation: I see myself and others through the lens of the heart’s compassion, and I grow in the paths that serve the good of all.

CITRINE - Manifestation  Personal Will  Mental Clarity  Creativity

Chakra: Root (1st), Sacral (2nd), Solar Plexus (3rd)
Element: Fire
Zodiac: Aries, Gemini, Leo, Libra

Metaphysical Healing Properties: Citrine stimulates the process of manifestation. It activates the lower chakras, awakening creative imagination and amplifying will power. Citrine draws out and clears energetic blockages, allowing for manifestation and creativity to flow freely. Its frequency increases clarity of thought helping to maintain one’s direction and overcome obstacles. Citrine offers courage when times are tough or making difficult decisions and helps one identify the suitable action to take to resolve situations. It converts negative energy into positive, reducing the sensitivity to criticism, releasing anger and negative feelings. Citrine raises self-esteem by letting go of the past, allowing one to move forward with optimism and accept joy into one’s life. It is one of only two stones that do not hold and accumulate negative energy but rather dissipates and transmutes it. Therefore it never needs clearing or cleansing.

Physical Healing Properties: Citrine increases stamina and energy levels, encouraging proper metabolism and useful for treating Chronic fatigue Syndrome. It supports the endocrine system and stimulates digestion, the spleen and pancreas. Citrine may aid in reversing degenerative disease, balance the thyroid and facilitate the diminishment of growths. It treats infections of the kidney and bladder and eases menstrual and menopausal symptoms. Citrine promotes healthy skin, hair and nails and brings relief skin irritations and allergies.

Affirmation: My life is filled with positivity and abundance.

FLUORITE - Mental Growth  Thought Clarity  Decisiveness  Clearing Energy Fields

Chakra: All (varies with colour)
Element: Wind
Zodiac: Capricorn, Pisces

Metaphysical Healing Properties: Fluorite brings balance to the brain. It clears negative energies of confusion, scattered thoughts, mental fog and indecision, and stabilises the energy structure of clarity of thought, focus, concentration, memory retention and mental enhancement. Fluorite dispels thoughts of worry and anxiety caused by fear of the future. It can assist one in making decisions or choosing a path or direction when overwhelmed by many choices. Fluorite helps one find order out of chaos, facilitating focus in accomplishing one’s goal. It dispels uncertainty and confliction, bringing structure and increasing organisation around manifesting one’s life purpose. Fluorite strengthens the consciousness, enhancing psychic abilities and enriches visions and insights during meditation. Colour variety of Fluorite manifests its abilities in different ways, but all serve the mental body, brain and energetic levels of being.

Physical Healing Properties: Fluorite enhances mental functions by balancing the chemistry in the brain. It assists in issues of dizziness and vertigo, as well as balance and coordination. Fluorite fortifies bones and teeth, helping prevent or reverse osteoporosis and alleviates pain associated with arthritis.  It stimulates the regeneration of the skin and mucous membranes, particularly in the respiratory tract and the lungs and can help with ulcerated skin and suppurating wounds.

Affirmation: My mind and heart are awake and clear, working together to make the optimal choices for my life purpose.

GARNET - Rejuvenation  Sexuality  Grounding  Healing  Self-Worth

Chakra: Root (1st)
Element: Earth
Zodiac: Capricorn, Aquarius

Metaphysical Healing Properties: Garnet carries regeneration and energizing properties. It purifies and balances, strengthens and protects. Garnet extracts and converts negative energies to a beneficial state for the body and mind. It strengthens the survival instinct, bringing hope and courage into difficult situations and promotes mutual assistance in times of trouble. Garnet dissolves obsolete behaviour patterns and removes inhibitions and taboos, boosting self-confidence and self-worth. It assists with manifesting creative energies into the physical world and encourages abundance and prosperity. Garnet opens the heart inspiring love, passion, commitment and devotion, and enhances truth, faith and constancy, and dispels melancholy. It eases grief and despair, dissolving sadness and emotional pain, uplifting one’s attitude, regaining passion and stimulating desire.

Physical Healing Properties: Garnet regenerates the body and stimulates the metabolism. It treats spinal and cellular disorders, purifies and re-energises the blood, heart, lungs and the DNA. Garnet assists in the assimilation of minerals and vitamins. It is helpful for regulating cardiac rhythm, removing rheumatic and arthritic pain. Garnet can alleviate acne, low libido and some psychological illnesses. It assists to reduce body toxins and stimulates the metabolism.

Affirmation: I enjoy increased abundance and prosperity and relieve myself of any self-limiting beliefs.

HEMATITE - Grounding  Manifestation  Balancing  Practicality

Chakra: Root (1st)
Element: Earth
Zodiac: Aries, Aquarius

Metaphysical Healing Properties: Hematite is a powerful grounding stone, allowing one to carry high frequency energies while remaining connected to the body and physical world. It assists to see the positive during difficult times and lends courage and strength to overcome adversity. Hematite eliminates confusion and spaciness, helping one to see practical points and move forward with effective action. Its practical energy strengthens self-confidence and boosts motivation to logically manifest one’s higher purpose. Hematite helps release self-imposed limitations and encourages one to embrace their unique gifts. It encompasses both yin and yang energies, encouraging balance, integration and a resolution of polarities. Hematite encourages one to bring dreams and aspiration into reality and assists in deciphering between true vision and fantasy. 

Physical Healing Properties: Hematite restores, strengthens and regulates the blood supply, aiding the recovery of any blood condition. It stimulates the absorption of iron and formation of red blood cells and bone marrow.  Hematite supports the liver and kidneys and assists the body during detoxification. It can be used to treat leg cramps, anxiety and insomnia and aids spinal alignment and fractures.

Affirmation: My life is filled with balance and harmony.

HOWLITE - Calming  Release  Peace  Spiritual Attunement

Chakra: Crown (7th)
Element: Wind
Zodiac: Gemini, Virgo

Metaphysical Healing Properties: Howlite calming properties eases uncontrolled anger and rage, and relieves worry, anxiety and stress. It teaches patience helping to overcome criticalness and selfishness, and letting go of unhealthy attachments. Howlite soothes an overactive mind promoting peace and tranquillity, and encouraging rest and relaxation. It brings stability to turbulent emotions connected to past-life experiences and releases the ties of old feelings to present life triggers. Howlite inspires self-improvement bringing awareness to remove offensive behaviour, rudeness and selfishness and strengthening positive character traits. Howlite heightens attunement linking one to connect with higher spiritual consciousness, allowing for greater communication to be assimilated by the unconscious mind. It opens the mind to receive wisdom and insight from spiritual dimensions and assists journeys out of the body and accessing past lives.

Physical Healing Properties: Howlite balances calcium levels, making it beneficial for bones and teeth. It is extremely helpful for osteoporosis. Howlite assists in relaxing and releasing cramps and muscular tension. It relieves insomnia and disruptive sleeping patterns, and promotes peaceful sleep. Howlite aids in the treatment of anxiety disorders and other stress-related illnesses.

Affirmation: I release any stressful attachments and embrace the joy of life.