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Gem Remedies

Gemstone Remedies
  
For thousands of years many have believed in and practiced the therapeutic power of gemstones and the healing power of nature. A piece of jewelry can consist of gemstones that have a positive influence on a particular chakra or condition, or simply lighten one's mood. Below are just a few ideas that may be helpful to you as you select your jewelry.
 
For more information about specific gemstones please see Gemstone Lore.
 
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Allergies
 
 
Amber worn as jewelry is especially good for those suffering from hay fever and allergies to animals.  Pearl, Aquamarine and Zoisite are helpful.  Turquoise calms allergic symptoms
 
Anger
People who fly into rages against those around them or when things don't go their way should wear or carry objects made from silver.  Silver helps to stifle anger.
 
Anomie
(apathy or lack of purpose)  Apatite and / or Carnelian will ehlp you recover your interest when you feel passive and cannot summon up any initiative.  Often they will help you find courage for new undertakings.
 
Anxiety
 
Malachite, Rhodonite, Turquoise
 
Arthritis
Amber worn in any form, as well as Copper.  Malachite can also be helpful.  It is important that the stone has contact with the skin.
 
Balance
 
Tourmaline, Agate, Emerald
 
Creativity
 
(lack of)  Nephrite will stimulate and develop your creative powers in all spheres of life.
 
Depression
 
 
Tourmaline is helpful for those going through a change of life.  Amazonite and Lapis Lazuli protect against depression of all kinds.  Also Kinzite, Tigerseye and Turquoise
 
Despair
 
Citrine
 
Discontent
 
 
Pearls are helpful for those who feel unable to make the best of circumstances in which they find themselves.  Espcially recommended for older individuals.
 
Disorganization
 
Aquamarine answers to the need for organization in your life, thoughts and emotions.  Will help you finally straighten up your desk!
 
Energy
 
 
(lack of)  Jasper gives new energy to those who feel sleepy and worn out.  Helps one embark on new undertakings.
 
Envy
 
Peridot can counteract the tendency toward reacting to others with envy
 
Grief
 
(and loss)  Zircon and Amazonite help us cope with the loss of loved ones and the grieving process
 
Hatred
 
When the soul is darkened and full of hatred, Chrysocolla eases, calms and slowly dissolves hate.
 
Homesickness
 
(or separation anxiety)  Beryl or Garnet
 
Inspiration
 
 
(lack of or writers block)  Blue Topaz and Sodalite help with a failure of creativity;  they stimulate fantasy and new ideas
 
Irritability
 
 
Topaz lessens irritability in one's day to day life and cunters the tendency to get worked up about small things
 
Jealousy
 
Diamonds and Black Tourmaline
 
Joy of Life
 
(lack of)  Amber, Citrine and Hematite strengthen one's capacity to discover and enjoy the beautiful things that life has to offer. 
 
Love
 
Rose Quartz and Malachite offer comfort to those who suffer love's pangs.  Also helpful for those feeling grief of loss and separation.
 
Fidelity
 
Garnet keeps you faithful to your partner and helps avoid temptation
 
Memory
 
(weakness)  Garnet strengthens the power of recall
 
Morality
 
(moral sense)  Jade or Azurite sharpen the sense of morality and justice.
 
Nightmares
 
Chalcedony or Rose Quartz can be effective in combating anxiety filled dreams
 
Phobias
 
Rhodonite can ease every kind - rom spiders to elevators
 
Restlessness
 
 
Amethyst and Aquamarine work against restlessness.  Amazonite provides a sense of inner peace.  Labradorite and Sapphire can have a calming effect.
 
Self Esteem
 
(to increase)  Chalcedony and Gold
 
Sleep
 
 
(disorders)   Hematite and Amethyst relaxes and promote good sleep.
 
Sorrow
 
Apatite is good for daily sorrow such as those arising from small problems
 
Stress
 
 
Rock Crystal Quartz.  Red Jasper or Pyrite is good for extreme stress.  Smoky Quartz is good for exaggerated reaction to normal stress
 
 
Tension
 
 
Topaz or Citrine