Gemstones & their Healing Properties (cont'd)

*Hematite*

This stone is very efficient at protecting and grounding its wearers. It is a psychologically strong stone as it boosts self-esteem, enhances willpower, imparts confidence, & supports the timid. Hematite helps you accept mistakes as learning experiences. It will stimulate focus & enhance original thought. Hematite has a POWERFUL connection to the blood - restoring & regulating blood supply. 

*Howlite*

Howlite naturally comes in green and white. When seen in blue, it is an artificial color of the stone. It is an extremely calming stone that teaches patience & help eradicate anger/rage. It will aid in ambition formulation & achievement. Howlite helps you strengthen positive character traits. It is EXCELLENT for sleep & meditation. 

*Lapis Lazuli/Lazurite*

Lapis Lazuli is a quick stress reliever. It is highly protective and guards against psychic attack. It possesses enormous serenity and is key to spiritual attainment. Lapis Lazuli encourages you to take charge of life - it opens the third eye & balances the throat chakra. It harmonizes the emotional, mental, physical, & spiritual levels. Lapis Lazuli is also a powerful thought amplifier that encourages creativity through attunement, stimulates the higher faculties of the mind, & helps you to confront the truth. 

*Quartzite*

Quartz (in general), is THE MOST POWERFUL HEALING & ENERGY AMPLIFIER ON THE PLANET. It absorbs, releases, stores, & regulates energy and is quite excellent for unblocking it as well. It raises energy to the highest possible level. It is a master healer of the body. Quartzite, also known as Snow Quartz, supports you while you learn lessons & helps you to release overwhelming limitations and responsibilities. It will enhance cooperation & tact. 

*Rose Quartz*


This stone holds the properties of Quartz, and then some. Rose Quartz is the "Stone of Unconditional Love & Infinite Peace". It is the most important heart healer. For romantic love, Rose Quartz is so powerful that often it must be paired with Amethyst to help balance its effects of drawing in love & relationships. It enhances positive affirmation by simply holding it. Rose Quartz is a beautiful stone that promotes receptivity to beauty of ALL kinds. It will help you heal from lost love & teach you how to love yourself. It is excellent for self-forgiveness and acceptance. Its motto: Trust Yourself & Know Your Worth. 

*Snowflake Obsidian*

Obsidian is molten lava that cooled so fast it did not have time to crystallize. It is without boundaries or limitations. Nothing is hidden from this stone. It provides deep soul healing and is strongly protective, forming a shield against negativity. Snowflake Obsidian is a stone of purity that provides balance for the mind, body, & spirit. It will help you recognize & release stressful mental patterns. 

*Soapstone*

Also known as Steatite, Soapstone has a soothing effect while creating a calming energy. It is highly valued for the way it helps you prepare for life changes. It can promote truth, logic, and creative & rational thinking. Its motto: Release the old & bring in the new. 

*Sodalite*

Sodalite brings together intuition & logic and also helps bring higher mind information down to the physical level. It instills a truth-seeking drive & urge toward idealism. It will clear electromagnetic pollution.  Sodalite will bring solidarity of purpose & harmony. It will encourage objectivity, rational thought, truth, intuitive perception, & the verbalization of feelings. Sodalite will bring emotional balance & ease panic attacks. It enhances self-acceptance, self-esteem, & self-trust. 

*Sunstone*

Sunstone is a light-inspiring stone. It will clear all the chakras and bring in light and energy. This stone is extremely beneficial for helping to cut ties with things & people no longer needed in your life. Sunstone will help to remove codependency by facilitating self-empowerment, vitality, & independence. It acts as an antidepressant, and is very effective for seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Sunstone will reverse the feeling of failure & increase confidence and self-worth. It will help you switch to see the "silver lining" in life. It also helps harmonize all the organs. 

*Tiger's Eye*

Tiger's Eye is a highly vibrational stone that combines the earth's and sun's energies. It is a protective stone that brings out integrity & shows the correct use of power. It will assist in accomplishing goals by promoting clarity of intention. Tiger's Eye will ground and aid in will manifestation. It is helpful in resolving internal conflicts & dilemmas. Additionally, this stone will heal issues with blocked creativity, self-criticism, & self-worth. It energizes the emotional body by balancing yin-yang & lifts moods to alleviate depression.