Emerald is powerful Heart Chakra stone known as the “stone of successful love” as it radiates a vibrant energy of unconditional love upon us. It opens our hearts to accept ourselves and all the gifts that life has bestowed upon us. A stone of loyalty, it promotes domestic bliss, partnership, friendship and unity. It encourages balance in mind, body and spirit by dispelling negativity and enhancing positive actions toward self-improvement. Emerald encourages us to be patient while we work on ourselves and assists by promoting strength of character helping us overcome any misfortunes in our life. In addition, it strengthens mental clarity and memory while promoting wisdom, discernment of truth and self-expression allowing us to bring to the surface issues only known on a sub-conscious level. Emerald is a great stone to use when working in groups of two or more as it encourages teamwork, bonding, communication and mutual respect.
Bloodstone excellent grounding and protective stone, Bloodstone reduces irritabilities, aggressiveness and impatience. It helps to calm our mind, remove confusion and enhance our decision-making abilities by protecting us from undesirable influences and negative energy. Ancient civilizations used Bloodstone for its detoxifying effects on the blood by grinding the stone to a fine powder. They also entrusted Bloodstone to heal exhaustion caused by impurities in the mind, body and spirit connection leaving one’s spirit enlivened and revitalized.
Howlite exudes a calming vibration that helps eliminate rage and uncontrolled anger. By absorbing our anger, Howlite encourages us to overcome our selfish tendencies and limiting behaviors. Stilling our mind, Howlite emboldens reasonable communication and expression. Attuning us to the spiritual dimension, Howlite helps prepare us to receive and understand divine wisdom and insights. A newfound awareness to current and past life issues assists our understanding of our own patterns allowing for calm resolve to occur. Howlite is excellent for those suffering with insomnia and can be placed under the pillow or in a gem elixir sipped for an hour before bed.