You may want to try gemstones as part of your healing practice to restore balance, peace and calm. Gemstones are thought to provide energy and resonate with the body. Below is a list of gemstones and the corresponding healing property, as provided by the Chopra Center. I particularly am drawn to the rose quartz gemstone for opening the heart and promoting inner healing and self-love ~ Lexie
Agate: (Multi-color) Brings soothing, relaxing energy. Calms emotions and protects.
Aventurine: (Teal) Heals, protects and opens the Heart Chakra. Opens one to adventure.
Carnelian: (Reddish-orange) Opens the Sacral Chakra. Stone of creativity and a great energy booster! Great for awakening one’s passion and fire energy.
Dalmation Jasper: (Black speckles) Fortifying the spirit and encouraging a sense of playfulness to the child within us all. Grounding energy, supportive of family/loyalty, and has a calming influence on children and animals.
Fancy Jasper: (Multi-color) Help focus concentration, discourage procrastination and make positive plans for the future.
Fluorite: (Purple/green) Opens the Third Eye Chakra. Used for meditation to help energize the body and raise the power of concentration.
Green Leaf Jasper: (Multi/green) Helps with expression, especially of your heart’s desire. Used primarily to help bring about change. Like all Jaspers, it has the ability to foster and nurture, and its energy is used for grounding and protection.
Howlite: (White/grey) Helps to let one’s voice to be heard and gives freedom to express yourself. Calms emotions.
Jade: (Green) Opens the Heart Chakra. Called the “dream stone” for its ability to help one access the on-physical spiritual realms. Protective stone and acts as a ward against negative energies.
Larbadorite: (Dark opalescent blue) Provides perseverance, strength and enhanced intuition when experiencing times of conflict and change.
Mookaite Jasper: (Pink, red, yellow) Healing stone that bestows strength. It is said to shield the wearer from difficult situations. Enhances meditation.
Moss Agate: (Multi-shades of green) Considered the most powerful of the agates. Agate of Warriors that helps balance emotional energy.
Onyx: (Black) Known to separate. It can help release negative emotions such as sorrow and grief. It is used to end unhappy or bothersome relationships.
Quartz: (Clear/pink) Opens the Crown Chakra. Called the “Universal Crystal” because of its many uses. Power stone, enhances energy by absorbing, storing, amplifying, balancing and focusing.
Picture Jasper: (Brown/multi) Earth Jasper. Brings hidden feelings to the surface so that unpleasant emotions can be released and learned from. Brings harmony and offers a new perspective.
Red Jasper: (Red/dark orange) Opens the Root Chakra. Brings grounding, healing, and a sense of security.
Rhodonite: (Dark pink) Opens the Heart Chakra. Helps to bring compassion understanding and nurturing.
Rhyolite: (Multi-green) Opens the Heart Chakra. Balancing stone recommended for help with issues of self-esteem and emotional strength.
Rose Quartz: (Pink) Opens the Heart Chakra. Helps one to give and receive more love. Brings ease with emotional flow.
Sodalite: (Blue) Opens the Throar Chakra. Promotes peace and harmony. Reveals honesty in emotions and clears communication.
Smoky Quartz: (Smoky brown and grays) Grounding, transmutation of negative energies, practicality, organization, manifestations of one’s dreams and inspirations.
Snowflake Obsidian: (Black and white) Brings self-reflection and self-awareness. Stone of purity. Balances mind, body and spirit.
Tiger’s Eye with Iron: (Brown/gold) Opens the Solar Plexus Chakra. Represents courage, strength, stamina. Encourages creative expression, helps with focus and mental clarity.
Tree Agate: (Green/white) Helps create a peaceful environment, encouraging abundance and fullness. Deepens one’s connection to the earth and enhances the health of house plants.
Unakite: (Green/peach) Used to draw off negative energy and blockage from the Heart Chakra. Lifts your spirits when you are feeling down and see the beauty in life.
Yellow Calcite: (Yellow) Opens the Solar Plexus Chakra. Stimulates the intellect. Boosts one’s energy level and increases one’s personal power and sense of self-worth.