The Crystal of the Day for Friday 13 December 2013

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The Crystal of the Day for Friday 13 December 2013 is Chrysocolla which corresponds to Venus, Friday’s planet.  Chrysocolla is a very beautiful stone with many beneficial energies. It is known as a healing stone among Native American Indian cultures where it was used for strengthening the body’s resistance and bringing about calm feelings where there is upset.when undertaking mental change.

Chrysocolla is a stone of peace, increased wisdom, discretion. It promotes level-headedness, encouraging clarity of thought and a neutral, cool attitude during turbulence. It can be used to decrease nervousness and irritability.

Chrysocolla can be placed directly on the affected body part. Laying it on the forehead as a ‘third eye’ offers spiritual benefit.
Helps with infections (especially the throat area)
Used by healers to detoxify the liver, lower blood pressure
Has a cooling effect for fever reduction
Can assist in speeding up recovery from burns
Alleviates cramps
Use with copper to increase the power of chrysocolla.

Energies:  Healing, Power, Love
Planet:  Venus
Chakra:  Fifth Chakra – Throat

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The Crystal of the Day for Thursday 12 December 2013

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The Crystal of the Day for Thursday 12 December 2013 is Blue Tourmaline (Indicolite), which corresponds with Jupiter.  Indicolite is blue tourmaline, which is probably the rarest form of tourmaline. As a type of tourmaline it has those properties in addition to its own. Indicolite corresponds to all chakras in terms of clearing, but particularly to the throat and third eye chakras. It is said to aid in the quest for spiritual growth. It increases psychic awareness, and increases healing powers. Indicolite can also bring happiness and laughter to your life. It also promotes inspiration of all kinds, and lessens fear. Indicolite is a protective stone that can dispel curses and protect from all dangers. In the physical realm, indicolite is said to benefit the lungs, larynx, thyroid, heart, internal organs, and parasympathetic nerves.Tourmaline promotes safe procreation and grant potency to men.

Tourmaline increases flexibility, happiness, hope, objectivity, compassion and serenity. It also enhances tolerance and understanding. It is a stone that is very helpful for channeling. Tourmaline is also a very protecting stone. It is called the Poet’s Stone.

Tourmalines of any colour have positive influence on endocrine and nervous systems. They eliminate fears, sharpen attentiveness to other people’s feelings and needs. Tourmaline is believed to strengthen the body and spirit, especially the nervous system, blood, and lymphs. It is also thought to inspire creativity and was used extensively as a tailsman by artists and writers.

Planet:  Jupiter
Zodiac:  Leo
Energies:  Health, Protection
Chakra: Throat/3rd Eye

The Crystal of the Day Sunday 8 December 2013

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The Crystal of the Day Sunday 8 December 2013 is Ruby as it corresponds with the Sun.  The ruby is considered to be the most powerful gem in the universe, and is associated with many astral signs. To own a ruby is said to have contentment and peace. Placed under a pillow the ruby may ward off bad dreams. Ruby rings should be worn on the left hand so as to receive the life force and have protection. Given as a gift, the ruby is a symbol of friendship and love. The ruby is also the symbol of vitality and royalty.

The Ruby is filled with love. It also helps sexual love to be more passionate. Persons lacking in self-love should have and mediate on the Ruby. It also gives the courage to be best potential that a person has.

Ruby works with the flow of blood as an aid to circulation. It aids the cleansing and removal of infection or germs in the blood. The Ruby may be worn in jewelry, but never close to the solar plexus, as the Ruby has a disquieting effect upon it. In a ring wear it on your left hand.

The color of rubies varies from vermilion to red. The most desired color is “pigeon’s blood”, which is pure red with a hint of blue. If the color is too pink, the stone is a pink sapphire. The same is true if it is too violet – it is a violet sapphire. The best rubies and star rubies are bright red.

Birthstone:  July (December, ancient)
Zodiac:  Capricorn
Planet:  Sun (also Mars)
Chakra:  First Chakra – base of spine
Energies: Love, Healing

The Crystal of the Day for Friday 6 December 2013

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The Crystal of the Day for Friday 6 December 2013 is Green Calcite which corresponds to Venus, Friday’s planet.  Calcite is a powerful amplifier and cleanser of various types of energies. Draw money and prosperity by burning green candles placed around green calcite for a short while each morning.

Green calcite can assist in dissolving old rigid belief systems, restoring balance to your mind. It aids any transition from a stagnant to a positive environment. It is also used to stimulate the immune system and absorb negative energy (such as arthritis and bacterial infections). Crystal Healers use it with bone adjustments, and constrictions of the ligaments and muscles. It is also said to help the kidneys, spleen and pancreas. Removes toxins from the body and alleviates mental fear. Aids in mental clarity, soothes anxiety, calms turbulent energies. Expands awareness, aids intuition, links parallel realities. Good when undertaking mental change.

Energies:  Money, Prosperity, Healing
Planet:  Venus

The Crystal of the Day for Thursday 5 December 2013

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The Crystal of the Day for Thursday  5 December  2013 is Lepidolite, which corresponds with Jupiter.  Lepidolite was discovered in the eigtheenth century and was originally known as lilalite (from the Hindu word ‘lila’ meaning play, game). Lepidolite is not technically a gemstone, but a very beautiful purplish type of mica. It is referred to by healers as the Peace Stone.

Some of the uses of lepidolite are: encourages independence for setting and attaining goals inconspicuously, protection from outside influences,relieves every day stress, and promotes restful sleep when placed near your pillow, attracts good luck to those who carry it, and drives away negativity, and when used with rose quartz, it becomes a stone of reconciliation of love.

Lepidolite can be laid directly on painful parts of the body. It helps with nerve pain, sciatica, neuralgia and joint problems.

Planet:  Jupiter, Neptune
Energies:  Love, Power, Good Luck, Protection

The Crystal of the Day for Tuesday 3 December 2013

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The Crystal of the Day for Tuesday 3 December 2013 is Blue Sponge Coral in correspondence with Mars, today’s planet.

Coral has been called the ‘garden of the sea’. Red is considered the most sought after colour but coral also can be found in blue,pink, white, yellow and black.
It was believed to prevent ill fortune and offer protection from skin disease when worn as a necklace. Dreams about coral are believed to foretell recovery from a long illness. Ancients believed that Mars was composed of red coral.

Coral is a good aid for meditation or visualisation. It symbolises life and blood force energy. Dark red coral is used for heating and stimulating the bloodstream. Pink shades restore harmony to the heart. It is used as an aid to depression, lethargy or deficient nutrition.

Zodiac: Aries, Taurus, Libra (ancient)
Planet:  Mars
Birthstone:  Jan, Apr, Oct, Nov (Ancient)
Chakra:  Root, Heart
Energies:  Power, healing, meditation, protections

The Crystal of the Day for Monday 2 December 2013

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The Crystal of the Day for Monday 2 December 2013 is Selenite and is associated with the Moon.  Selenite is named for Selene, Greek goddess of the Moon because of its moon-like glow. Exchanged between lovers, it will bring about reconciliation.  Selenite brings mental clarity, helps one to access angelic guidance, unblocks stagnant energy, and instills a deep peace to the holder. It makes a wonderful protection stone. Place a selenite sphere at the corners of your home to create a peaceful, safe environment that will not be disturbed by outside influences.

Element:  Wind
Chakra:  Third Eye, Crown
Energies:  Healing, Power, Love, Protection

The Crystal of the Day Sunday 1 December 2013

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The Crystal of the Day Sunday 1 December 2013 is Lemon Quartz as it corresponds with the Sun.  Yellow as a colour energy signifies creativity, organisation, optimism and well-being. Meditation with lemon quartz will enhance focus on your goals with a clear and bright outlook to make your future the way you want it to be! As with all quartz, it can also enhance and give more power to oils and potions.

Chakra:  Solar Plexus
Energies: Protection, Healing, Money, Luck

The Crystal of the Day for Saturday 23 November 2013

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The Crystal of the Day for Saturday 23 November 2013 is Lapis Lazuli which corresponds with Saturn, Saturday’s planet.  Lapis lazuli is an ancient gem, and as such, has a storied history. Egyptian cultures made a practise of burying a lapis lazuli scarab with their dead, and believed it to offer protection. The very earliest cultures valued lapis lazuli more highly than gold. Greeks spoke of an ancient sapphire which was included with gold, and this was unmistakenly lapis. Some believed that dreaming of lapis would foretell love that would be forever faithful.

When working or meditating with Lapis Lazuli, it can bring matters more clearly to the mind. It is one of the most powerful stones and should be used with care. Wearing a Lapis Lazuli ring can help you to become a channel. The ancient Egyptians used Lapis Lazuli as a symbol of Truth.

Lapis Lazuli is used with other stones when parts of the body need to be purified and cleansed and should be only used by a healer. Lapis Lazuli has high intensity and can open many of the chakra centres. This must be done only with love in the heart and comprehension in the mind and wisdom in soul.

Colour:  Royal Blue with gold flecks of pyrite
Zodiac:  Aquarius, Taurus (Ancient)
Planet:  Saturn
Birthstone:  September, December (Ancient)
Energies:  Love, Protection, Power, Healing
Chakra:  Fifth Chakra – Throat

The Crystal of the Day for Friday 29 November 2013

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The Crystal of the Day for Friday 29 November 2013 is Turquoise which corresponds to Venus, Friday’s planet.  Turquoise is one of the oldest protection amulets, and was also known as a symbol of wealth in many ancient cultures.

If given a turquoise by a loving friend, that stone would protect the wearer from negative energy and bring good fortune. The turquoise is the symbol of friendship. It also brings peace to the home.

This stone is a very personal and meaningful stone to one who wears it. Turquoise takes on the characteristics of the owner.

Turquoise carries great wisdom of basic truth within it. It is one of the oldest stones known. This is a stone that a person must learn to attune to instead of the stone attuning to the person. It is important that the owner of a Turquoise give it the proper attention.

Healing properties of Turquoise: neutralises overacidity, alleviates rheumatism, gout, stomach problems, viral infections; increases growth, muscular strength,
alleviates pain, relaxes cramps, contains anti-inflammatory and detoxifying effects.
Application: should be worn on the solar plexus
Use with copper to increase the power of turquoise.

Birthstone: December (June, July (Ancient)
Zodiac:  Aquarius, Capricorn, Pisces, Sagittarius (Ancient)
Energies:  Luck, Love, Protection, Healing
Planet:  Venus (also Jupiter)
Chakra: Fifth Chakra – Throat