Crystal Meanings S - Z
Cleansing - Light - Protection
Translucent Selenite has a very fine vibration and brings clarity of mind, opening the crown and higher crown chakras and accessing angelic consciousness and higher guidance. Pure Selenite is a link to the light body, helping to anchor it in the earth vibration.
Selenite is a calm stone that instills deep peace and is excellent for meditation or spiritual work. An ancient stone, it is nevertheless one of the most powerful crystals for the new vibration on Earth.
A large piece of Selenite in the house ensures a peaceful atmosphere.
Selenite wands can be used to detach entities from the aura or for prevent anything external from influencing the mind.
Selenite pinpoints lessons and issues that are still being worked upon, and shows how they can best be resolved. It can be used for scrying, to see the future or to ascertain what has happened in the past.
Psychologically, Selenite assists judgment and insight. Mentally, it clears confusion and aids in seeing the deeper picture. It brings about a conscious understanding of what has been occurring at the subconscious level. This is a powerful disperser and stabilizer for erratic emotions.
Selenite aligns the spinal column and promotes flexibility. It guards against epileptic seizures. The stone neutralizes mercury poisoning from dental amalgam and reverses the effects of "free radicals". It is an excellent crystal for breastfeeding and nurturing a child. It's finest healing occurs at the energetic levels.
Letting Go - Surrender - Grounding
Smoky Quartz is one of the most efficient grounding and aching stones and at the same time raises vibrations during meditation. This protective stone has a strong link with th earth and the base chakras, promoting a concern for the environment and ecological solutions. This stone is a superb antidote to stress. It assists in tolerating difficult times with equanimity, fortifying resolve.
Grounding spiritual energy and gently neutralising negative vibrations, Smoky Quartz blocks geopathic stress, absorbs electromagnetic smog, and assists elimination detoxification ops all levels. It brings in a positive vibration to fill the space. Smoky Quartz teaches you how to leave behind anything that no longer serves you. It can be used to protect the earth chakra below the feet and its grounding cord when in an area of disturbed earth energy.
Psychologically, Smoky Quartz relieves fear, lifts depression and brings emotional calmness. It alleviates suicidal tendencies and ambivalence about being in incarnation. Smoky Quartz aids acceptance of the physical body and the sexual nature, enhancing virility and cleansing the base chakra so that passion can flow naturally. This crystal alleviates nightmares and manifests your dreams. When it comes into contact with negative emotions, it gently dissolves them.
Mentally, Smoky Quartz promotes positive, pragmatic though and can be used in scrying to give clear insight and to neutralise fear of failure. It dissolves contradictions, promotes concentration, and alleviates communication difficulties. Smoky Quartz facilitates moving between alpha and beta states of mind and aids clearing the mind for meditation.
Physically, because Smoky Quartz is often naturally irradiated, it is excellent for treating radiation-related illness or chemotherapy. However, care should be taken to select naturally formed stones with minuscule radiation rather than Nes that have been artificially treated with radiation (these stones are usually very black and nontransparent). Tolerance of stress is much improved with the assistance of replacing Smoky Quartz and this stone provides pain relief. In healing, a layout of slow-release Smoky Quartz pointing out from the body can prevent a healing crisis from occuring.
Position anywhere, especially base (root) chakra. Under pillow, by a telephone or on geopathic stress lines. Wear as a pendant for long periods. To dispel street, place a stone in each hand and sit quietly or a few moments. Place over painful pain to dissolve pain. Please point away from body to draw of negative energies, point toward to energise.
Communication - Harmony - Trust
Sodalite unites logic with intuition and opens spiritual perception, bringing information from the higher mind down to the physical level. This stone stimulates the pineal gland and the third eye and deepens the meditation. This stone instills a drive for truth and an urge toward idealism, making it possible to remain true to yourself and stand up for your beliefs.
Sodalite clears electromagnetic pollution and can be placed on computers to block their emanations. It is helpful for people who are sensitive to "sick-building syndrome" or electromagnetic smog. In group work it brings harmony and solidarity of purpose. It stimulates trust and companionship between members of the group encouraging interdependence.
An excellent stone for the mind, Sodalite eliminates mental confusion. It encourages rational thought, objectivity, truth, and intuitive perception, together with the verbalization of feelings. As it calms the mind it allows new information to be received. It releases the old mental conditioning and rigid mind sets, creating space to put new insights into practice.
Psychologically, this stone brings about emotional balance and calms panic attacks. It can transform a defensive or oversensitive personality, releasing the core fears, phobias, guilt, and control mechanisms that hold you back from being who you truly are. It enhances self-esteem, self acceptance, and self-trust. Sodalite is one of the stones that bring shadow qualities up to the surface to be accepted without being judged.
Sodalite balances the metabolism, overcomes calcium deficiencies, and cleanses the lymphatic system and organs, boosting the immune system. This stone combats radiation damage and insomnia. It treats the throat, vocal cords, and larynx and is helpful for hoarseness and digestive disorders. It cools fevers, lowers blood pressure and stimulates absorption of fluid in the body.
Spirit Quartz aka Fairy Quartz
Harmony - Alignment - Amplifier
Spirit Quartz is a crystal of Harmony and Alignment. It takes all the crystal energies of the main stone and amplifies them over and over again in all the tiny points, each reflecting light back and forth to one another so all can bathe in the combined radiance of the whole.
Amethyst Spirit Quartz varies in shades of pale lilac to deep purple and activates the higher Crown chakras, bringing in spiritual information and providing multi-dimensional healing. It is very cleansing to the aura and can dispel negative attachments and entities, and repair holes to the etheric body. It is a compassionate stone facilitating transition to other states of being. It assists a soul facing death and provides immense support throughout a terminal illness, and can be an effective tool for spirit release, attracting guides for the journey. The Amethyst color brings passion and imagination, emotion and logic. It stimulates creativity and is particularly helpful in artistic endeavors.
Spirit Quartz is an excellent crystal for promoting any collective activity, whether socially or at work, in the community or for sporting events. It encourages team building and brings productive harmony to group efforts. It is particularly useful for those in service-based occupations, such as health care or teaching to maintain focus on the care and not be worn down by administrative or budgetary restraints.
Spirit Quartz facilitates bonding in home environments, especially when a new member joins the family, such as a young relative, foster or adopted child. It stimulates healing and peace in homes with fierce sibling rivalries, and reduces resentment and jealousy when step-families merge or when older family members must give up their home to move in.
Spirit Quartz is a comforting stone, assisting at death to guide the soul through the dimensions of the afterlife and into the hands of those waiting to welcome it home. It also provides solace and understanding for those left behind.
Spirit Quartz cleanses other stones and enhances their energy in healing layouts. It harmonizes well with all members of the Quartz and Beryl families, as well as Moldavite which speeds its effects
Spirit Quartz is excellent for detoxification and clearing the physical body, aligning it with the energetic bodies so treatments are more effective and longer lasting. It is beneficial in treating skin problems, especially those related to allergic reactions, melanomas, scars, cysts and growths. It may also be useful for swellings and tumors on internal organs.
It is a powerful fertility charm, and is also supportive of the problems associated with infertility and difficult pregnancy, especially those issues related to the Fallopian tubes, ovaries, and testes. It may also be helpful in treating cleft palate and congenital deformities that require surgery.
Spirit Quartz promotes the spirit of cooperation, group consciousness, and a willingness to put aside the self in favor of the higher good. It tempers those who tend to be self-centered, confrontational, egoistic or anti-social, and assists those with a fear of social situations to be more open and friendly. It relieves acute loneliness or a sense of being different from other members of the family, and assists in finding common ground with others.
The Seductress - Taking Pleasure In The Things You Do
Sunstone is a joyful, light-inspiring stone. It instills joie de vivre and good nature and heightens intuition. If life has lost its sweetness, Sunstone will restore it and help you to nurture yourself. Clearing all the chakras and bringing in light and energy, this stone allows the real self to shine through happily. Traditionally it linked to benevolent gods and to luck and good fortune. This is an alchemical stone that brings about a profound connection to light and the regenerative power of the sun during meditation and in everyday life.
Sunstone is extremely useful or removing "hooks" from other people, whether located in the chakras or the aura. The hooks can be at the mental or emotional level and may come from possessive parents, children, or lovers. They have the effector draining your energy. Sunstone lovingly returns the contact to the other person and is extremely beneficial for tie-cutting. Keep Sunstone with you at all times if you have difficulty saying No and continually make sacrifices for others. Removing codependency, it facilitates self-empowerment, independence and vitality. If procrastination is holding you back, Sunstone will overcome it.
Emotionally, Sunstone acts as an antidepressant and lifts dark moods. It is particularly effective for seasonal affective disorder, lightening the darkness of winter. It detaches from feelings of being discriminated against, disadvantaged, and abandoned. Removing inhibitions and hang-ups, Sunstone reverses feelings of failure and increases self-worth and confidence. Encouraging optimism and enthusiasm, Sunstone switches to a positive take on events. Even the most incorrigible pessimist responds to Sunstone. Placed on the solar plexus, Sunstone lifts out heavy or repressed emotions and transmutes them.
Inspiration - Perspective - Good Luck
Tiger's Eye is a protective stone that was traditionally carried as a talisman against ill wishing and curses. It assists in accomplishing goals, recognising inner resources and promoting clarity of intention. Placed on the navel chakra, Tiger's Eye is excellent for people who are spaced out or uncommitted. It grounds and facilitates manifestation of the will. Tiger's Eye anchors change into the body.
This stone is useful for recognizing both your needs and those of other people. It differentiates between wishful thinking about what you want and what you really need.
Mentally, Tiger's Eye integrates the hemispheres of the brain and enhances practical perception. It aids in collecting scattered information to make a coherent whole. It is helpful for resolving dilemmas and internal conflicts, especially those bought about by pride and willfulness. Tiger's Eye is particularly useful for healing mental dis-ease and personality disorders.
Psychologically, Tiger's Eye heals issues of self-worth, self-criticism, and faults that need to be overcome. It supports an addictive personality in making changes.
Emotionally, Tiger's Eye balances yin-yang and energizes the emotional body. It alleviates depression and lifts moods.
Tiger's eye treats the eyes and aids night vision, heals the throat and reproductive organs, and dissolves constrictions. It is helpful for repairing broken bones.
Tiger Iron is a combination of Jasper, Hematite, and Tiger's Eye.
It promotes vitality and helps in passing through change, pointing to a place of refuge when danger threatens. It is extremely helpful for people who are deeply exhausted at any level, especially those suffering from emotional or mental burn-out or family stress.
It promotes change by opening a space to contemplate what is needed and then supplying the energy necessary for action. Tiger Iron's solutions are usually pragmatic and simple. Tiger Iron is a creative and artistic stone that brings out inherent talents.
Tiger Iron works on the blood, balancing the red-white cell count, eliminates toxins, and heals theirs, lower limbs and feet, strengthening muscles. It aids assimilation of B vitamins and produces natural steroids. Keep Tiger Iron in contact with the skin.
Titanium Aura Quartz
Titanium Aura aka Rainbow Aura is formed through the bonding of gold and titanium onto pure Quartz. Activating all the energy centers in the body, this crystal clears a path for the life force to manifest through the various bodies, bringing in vibrant energy and zest for life. Rainbow Aura is beneficial for dysfunctional relationships as it shows projections and helps release negative emotions such as resentment or old grief from the past, bringing deep insights into relationships at all levels. It aids in releasing karmic ties that are hindering relationships in the present life. The transformed relationship is vital and harmonious.
Tourmalinated Quartz brings together the properties of Quartz and Tourmaline. An Effective grounding stone it strengthens the body's energy field against external invasion and deflects detrimental environmental influences. It dissolves crystallised patterns and releases tension at any level. This stone harmonies disparate and opposite elements and polarities, and turns negative thoughts and energies into positive ones.
It helps to integrate and heal the shadow energies, alleviating self-sabotage. It is an effective problem solver.
Health - Protection - Wisdom
Turquoise is the most efficient healer, providing solace for the spirit and well-being for the body. It is a protective stone and has been used for amulets since time immemorial. It is believed to change colour to warn of danger of infidelity. Turquoise promotes spiritual attunement and enhances communication with the physical and spiritual worlds. On the throat chakra, it releases old vows, inhibitions, and prohibitions, and allows the soul to express itself once more. It explores past lives and shows how the creation of your "fate" is ongoing and depends on what you do at each moment.
Turquoise is a purification stone. It dispels negative energy and clears electromagnetic smog, providing protection against pollutants in the environment. It balances and aligns all the chakras with the subtle bodies and attunes the physical level to the spiritual. In traditional thought, Turquoise unites the earth and the sky, bringing together male and female energies. This stone is empathetic and balancing. A promoter of self-realisation, it assists creative problem-solving and calms the nerves when speaking in public.
Psychologically, Turquoise is a strengthening stone. It dissolves a martyred attitude or self-sabotage. Mentally, Turquoise instills inner calm while remaining alert, and aids creative expression. Emotionally, Turquoise stabilizes mood swings and bring inner calm. It stimulates romantic love.
Physically, Turquoise is an excellent stone for exhaustion, depression, or panic attacks. One of its protective functions is against outside influences or pollutants in the atmosphere.
Grounding - Meditation Aid - Retains Money
Vanadinite is an excellent stone for people who have problems accepting their physicality. It has a strong connection with the earth chakra in the earth body beneath their feet. Grounding the soul into the physical body and assisting it being comfortable in the earth environment, Vanadinite guards against squandering energy and teaches you how to conserve energy at the physical level.
Vanadinite is an aid to meditation. Shutting off the mind chatter, it can facilitate a state of "no mind" or be used to direct awareness consciously for psychic vision and journeying. It has the power to open an internal channel within the body to receive and inflooding of universal energy. This energy aligns the chakras and brings the higher self into the physical body, facilitating a deep inner peace.
Mentally, Vanadinite fills the gaps between thought and intellect. It assists in defining and pursuing goals and shuts off mind chatter, allowing insight and rational thought to combine in an inner voice of guidance.
This stone has the useful property of curbing overspending. Place in the wealth corner of the house or put a small piece in your purse to retain your money. Vanadinite is poisonous and elixirs should be prepared by the indirect method. Wash hands after handling.
Vanadinite is useful for breathing difficulties such as asthma and congested lungs. It facilitates the practice of circular breathing. Vanadinite treats chronic exhaustion and bladder problems.