Gemstones Q-Z

QUARTZ, CLEAR - Amplifying Energy & Intention  Clearing  Cleansing  Healing  Memory

Chakra: All
Element: Storm
Zodiac: All

Metaphysical Healing Properties: Clear Quartz is the most versatile and multidimensional stone in the mineral kingdom. It can be used for almost any metaphysical purpose such as chakra opening, healing, past-life recall, meditation, spiritual growth, dreaming, attracting love and prosperity, whatever one can imagine. Clear Quartz is a powerful healing tool that can have positive benefits towards psychic and physical conditions alike. It amplifies any energy or emotion with which it moves into resonance, including other stones. Clear Quartz also amplifies whatever intention is programmed into it, and continues to transmit that intention into the universe. It will hold onto its goal long enough and strongly enough for manifestation to occur. Clear Quartz opens the mind and heart to higher guidance, enhancing spiritual communication and amplifying telepathic and psychic abilities. It can be used to clear and stimulate all chakra systems and energy points in the body.

Physical Healing Properties: Clear Quartz is a master healer crystal that may be used for treating any condition. It brings balance to the body, supports energy flow and improves the immune and circulatory systems. Clear Quartz can be used to treat migraines, dizziness, vertigo and motion sickness and helps with diarrhoea, weight loss, metabolism, and alleviates exhaustion. It purifies toxins in the body and treats disorders of the digestive tract, bladder and kidneys. Clear quartz relieves pain from injuries like burns and reduces blistering.

 Affirmation: I am supported by the universe to create what I truly desire.

QUARTZ, ROSE - Love  Compassion  Emotional Healing  Gentleness  Forgiveness  Peace

Chakra: Heart (4th)
Element: Water
Zodiac: Taurus, Libra, Scorpio

Metaphysical Healing Properties: Rose quartz is the quintessential stone of unconditional love - love for oneself, partner, family, friends, community, the earth, universe and the Divine. It embodies a gentle feminine energy of compassion and peace, tenderness and healing. Rose Quartz soothing vibration cleanses the auric field and releases emotional traumas, stress and tension, resentment and anger, suspicion and fear, and instils trust and faith, forgiveness and reconciliation, benevolence and hope. Rose Quartz activates the heart chakra, clearing the emotional body of ego-driven patterns, isolation boundaries and mistrust, igniting one’s innate love and opens the heart to giving and receiving love, compassion and kindness. Rose Quartz heals a broken heart, allowing one to resolve and release past hurts, and attract new love or to add trust and re-commitment to existing relationships. It brings calm in time of crisis or trauma and is excellent for comforting grief.

Physical Healing Properties: Rose Quartz supports efficient functioning of the circulatory system and strengthens the heart. It alleviates tension and stress, palpitations and stabilizes an irregular heartbeat. Rose Quartz is beneficial for premature babies and young children needing a strong and stable heart. It supports skin regeneration and rejuvenation, helping to reduce the appearance of scars and wrinkles, and promoting a clear, soft complexion. Rose Quartz clears cell fluids and impurities of the body and helps heal the kidneys and adrenals. It supports the female reproductive system, increasing fertility, easing sexual problems, post-partum depression and help healing from childbirth.

Affirmation: I open my heart to receive and express the energy of love.

QUARTZ, SMOKY - Grounding  Practicality  Organisation • Transformation  Manifestation  Protection

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

Metaphysical Healing Properties: Smoky Quartz is one of the most powerful and efficient grounding stones. It anchors one physically and spiritually in the natural world and provides protection from negative energies as it can absorb and transmute significant amounts of negativity. Smoky Quartz helps one stay grounded when doing spiritual work and also facilitates the grounding and assimilation of spiritual information, allowing one to utilize in a practical and beneficial manner. It accelerates the manifestation of one’s dreams and ideas by helping one bring them into physical reality. Smoky Quartz cleanses the aura and energetic systems, drawing out blockages and re-establishing a healthy energy flow in the body. It helps to align the physical body with the spirit which both purifies and protects.

Physical Healing Properties: Smoky Quartz is useful to counteract the negative effects of radiation, including sunburn, exposure to radioactive materials, medical radiation therapy and exposure to focused electromagnetic fields. It relieves chronic pain, muscle cramps, headaches and tension of the shoulders and back. Smoky Quartz aids to protect the pulmonary tracts and regenerate the bronchi. It’s beneficial to the reproductive system, muscle and nerve tissues and effective for ailments of the abdomen, hips and legs.

Affirmation: I am grounded and focused on manifesting my dreams.

RHODOCHROSITE - Emotional Healing  Self-Love  Compassion  Inner Peace  New Beginnings

Chakra: Solar Plexus (3rd), Heart (4th)
Element: Fire, Water
Zodiac: Leo, Scorpio

Metaphysical Healing Properties: Rhodochrosite healing energy is the most tender and loving of any stone. It first works directing love to the self, specifically for emotional healing, assisting one to revisit and release traumatic memories, and reclaim one’s unique gifts and talents that may have been suppressed or disowned for emotional survival. Rhodochrosite recovers the child within who feels safe and loved, allowing one to rediscover the sense of joy and playfulness in life. Its vibration of inner peace and self-forgiveness empowers one to be who they are meant to be and fully blossom. Rhodochrosite encourages a courageous heart capable of taking action to fearlessly express love and emotions, releasing perceived hurts and strength to pursue one’s dreams. It promotes selfless love, extending one past just empathy but to act on others’ behalf.

Physical Healing Properties: Rhodochrosite supports healthy bone growth, tissue repair, and assimilation of minerals. It assists the heart and circulatory systems, normalise blood pressure and pulse rate, and relieves tension migraines. Rhodochrosite corrects thyroid and nervous-system imbalances, relieves asthma and other respiratory problems, and aids in withdrawal from caffeine and other stimulants. Used as an elixir, applied topically it can treat skin disorders such as hives, shingle and boils, and taken internally bring relief to infections, digestive disorders, stomach ulcers and other inflammations.

Affirmation: As I release the pain of the past, I find joy and love in the present.

RHODONITE - Hidden Talents  Compassion  Generosity  Love  Altruism

Chakra: Root (1st), Heart (4th)
Element: Fire, Earth
Zodiac: Taurus

Metaphysical Healing Properties: Rhodonite is another stone that promotes the energy of love. It shares the abilities of Rhodochrosite in the recovery of one’s inner gifts, however while Rhodochrosite works towards self-love and healing, Rhodonite focuses on using one’s inner gifts for the benefit of others. It empowers one to reach their full potential, instilling altruism and generosity to use one’s talents for the good of all.  Rhodonite reminds one that giving brings greater satisfaction to oneself than receiving and by bringing more love into the world using one’s gifts fulfils one’s life purpose. It increases self-worth, allowing one to feel clarity and confidence around where one’s path might lead. Rhodonite encourages forgiveness and provides love to the soul in order to heal from hurt. It lends support when dealing with painful issues and helps one remain centered during stressful times.

Physical Healing Properties: Rhodonite supports purification of the body by strengthening the organs and glands. It supports the healing of the liver from damage or disease and during detoxification, stimulates the metabolism and increases energy and vitality. Rhodonite is excellent for healing injuries, cuts and wounds and soothes insect bites and stings. It supports bone growth, increases fertility and fine-tunes auditory vibrations for better hearing and relieves tinnitus. Rhodonite treats emphysema, inflammation of joints, and arthritis, autoimmune diseases, stomach ulcers, and multiple sclerosis. It can be used as elixir as a “rescue remedy” in situations of shock or trauma.

Affirmation: I lovingly use my inner talents to be of benefit for humanity.

SELENITE - Spiritual Activation  Higher Consciousness  Spirituality  Psychic Development

Chakra: Third Eye (6th), Crown (7th), Etheric (8th and beyond, above the head)
Element: Wind
Zodiac: Taurus

Metaphysical Healing Properties: Selenite carries a high frequency and intensity of energy that opens, clears, and activates the crown and higher chakras, creating a gateway leading one to the higher levels of self. It expands the higher consciousness enabling one to connect and receive information and advice from one’s spiritual guides and guardian angels. Selenite is highly effective for advancement of the mind and mental powers, enhancing telepathy and psychic communication. It cleanses the auric field, clearing blockages and negative energies allowing for energy to flow freer through to the higher chakras. Selenite brings mental clarity, clearing confusion and revealing the bigger picture behind any problem. It stimulates the emotional body in overcoming stagnation, compelling one to move forward with one’s life.

Physical Healing Properties: Selenite helps align the vertebrae of the spine and correct disorders or deformities of the skeletal system. It promotes flexibility within the muscular system, helping to strengthen your core physical structure, as well as supporting the bones, nerves, and tendons. Selenite assists stabilising epileptic disorders, improve disorders associated with mercury poisoning from dental amalgam, and reverse the effects of “free radicals.” It can help calm mood swings and aid attention deficit disorder, and enhance youthfulness and vitality.

Affirmation: I move into union with my Higher Self and my interior senses are awakened.

SERPENTINE - Kundalini Awakening  Insight  Connection with Nature  Access to Earths History

Chakra: All
Element: Earth
Zodiac: Gemini

Metaphysical Healing Properties: Serpentine is a powerful stone for awakening the kundalini energies, activating each chakra from root to crown, creating pathways for the energy to rise and opening the mind to higher insight. It clears stagnant or blocked energies, allowing a healthy flow throughout the emotional and physical body. Serpentine connects one to the heart and mind of the earth, allowing one to gain a deeper understanding of the natural world by accessing its evolutional history, and helping one find their natural place within this life. Serpentine helps to release the fear of the unknown that comes with change and to look ahead with positive expectations of the future. It allows us to see the big picture and learn from nature which has endured far more than the span of humanity itself, and to use our time and energy towards the greater good, including the earth itself.

Physical Healing Properties: Serpentine assists in cellular regeneration, replenishing energy levels and detoxifying the body and blood. It aids calcium and magnesium absorption, eliminates parasites, supports digestion and alleviates stomach complaints. Serpentine supports healthy levels of insulin, treating hyperglycaemia, hypoglycemia, and diabetes. It reduces cramps and menstrual pain, ease mood swings related to PMS and help heal sexual dysfunction and increase fertility.

Affirmation: As I transform and release my past, I awaken my true nature, and offer my service to healing the earth.

SODALITE - Intuition  Insight  Logic  Knowledge  Truth

Chakra: Third Eye (6th)
Element: Wind
Zodiac: Sagittarius

Metaphysical Healing Properties: Sodalite clears the mind and prompts deep thought, allowing one to reach logical conclusions from rational consideration. It increases the ability of analysis, intuition, observation and creativity, and strengthens self-discipline, efficiency and organization. Sodalite helps to release second-guessing ones judgement and to trust one’s own instinct. It brings insight into the self and an honest judgement of one’s motivations, strengths, and weaknesses. Sodalite dispels mental confusion, calming the mind to receive new information, and promotes an open-minded perspective on life. It increases consciousness, idealism, objectivity, and striving for the truth, and eliminates guilt and fear, encouraging one to own and verbalize true feelings and stand up for oneself.

Physical Healing Properties: Sodalite reduces inflammation in the body, relieving headaches and muscle strain, fever and sinus infections. It balances the metabolism, cleanses the lymphatic system and other organs, treats calcium deficiencies and boosts the immune system. Sodalite regulates blood pressure, eases water retention and improves cellular hydration. It combats radiation damage, insomnia and weight gain, and helps treat throat, vocal cords and larynx, particularly laryngitis and hoarseness.

Affirmation: My mind is fully awakened on all levels and working at its highest capacity.

TIGER’S EYE - Balance  Grounding  Vitality  Discernment  Practicality  Fairness  Mental Clarity

Chakra: Root (1st), Sacral (2nd), Solar Plexus (3rd)
Element: Fire, Earth
Zodiac: Leo, Capricorn

Metaphysical Healing Properties: Tiger’s Eye enhance mental clarity and sharpens intellect, assisting one to make practical and effective actions when dealing with life challenges while remaining calm, centred and grounded whatever the situation. It opens the mind, enabling one to accept contradictory ideas in a non-judgemental manner. Tiger’s Eye brings strength and perseverance during difficult and lengthy times, aiding to overcome discouragement and weariness. It helps one remain objective when viewing differences of opinion and make choices based on discernment, non-judgement and with one’s inner guidance. Tiger’s Eye increases willpower, motivation and clarity of intention, assisting one in accomplishing goals. It inspires creativity and confidence to use one’s gifts and talents.

Physical Healing Properties: Tiger’s Eye fortifies the blood, boosting vitality and energy. It supports cell respiration and metabolism, and strengthens the endocrine system, balancing hormones and biochemistry and stimulating fertility. Tiger’s Eye banishes nightmares, relieves asthma attacks and angina, and reduces high blood pressure. It strengthens spine alignment, helps repair broken bones, and eases stomach and gallbladder issues. Tiger’s Eye aids in treating eye and throat problems, improves night vision and suppress seasonal affective disorder and depression.

Affirmation: I am balanced and strong and I act with confidence, clarity, fairness and enthusiasm.

TURQUOISE - Communication  Truth  Self-Acceptance  Self-Realisation

Chakra: Throat (5th)
Element: Storm
Zodiac: Scorpio, Sagittarius, and Pisces

Metaphysical Healing Properties: Turquoise stimulates the throat chakra, empowering one to clearly and truthfully communicate one’s wisdom and understanding with confidence and certainty. It releases inhibitions and old vows, allowing one to freely express oneself again. Turquoise balances moods and emotions, and eases stress, prompting a sense of calm and peace and lifting spirits. It teaches the act of enlightened self-interest, encouraging generosity, kindness, compassion and forgiveness for others, which ultimately fulfils one’s own happiness. Turquoise dispels regrets and self-sabotage and martyrdom impulses, and influences self-forgiveness, self-acceptance and open to receiving love. It reminds one that mistakes made are simply another life experience and to embrace all of whom one is.

Physical Healing Properties: Turquoise supports the respiratory system and assists in healing lung disorders and allergies. It helps treat brain, eyes, ears, neck and throat problems, particularly cataracts, migraines and headaches. Turquoise acts as an anti-inflammatory and detoxification, reducing excess acidity and benefiting gout, rheumatism, and the stomach. It boosts the immune system, assists nutrient assimilation and alleviates pollution and viral infections.

Affirmation: From my heart, I speak my truth with clarity, certainty and love.