The Properties And Virtues Of Each Gemstone

Last updated by Susan Taylor

In lithotherapy, each precious or semi-precious gemstone has a meaning and its own special healing power. Before choosing to wear a specific gemstone, it is essential to know which virtues it possesses and, as well as to understand how to make the most relevant choice according to your needs.

Ever since antiquity, powers have been attributed to gemstones, and they are largely recognized curative properties or virtues on the psyche that heal and help those who wear them. Find in the following list the gemstone or gems that are most likely to work for you.

The power of gemstones and their meanings

Gemstone
Virtues
Meaning
Aquamarine
Soothes and calms the heartbeat
Protects sailors and brings compassion.
Fights against depression and heals skin problems


Keeps chaos at bay and protects Amazon warriors


Purifies energies and fights against ENT diseases


Associated with eternal youth, preserves animals and plants.


Treats eczema and develops creativity and intuition


Preserves from drunkenness and cures alcoholism.


Relieves the liver and eases emotional shocks


Natural mixture between Amethyst and Citrine.


Soothes tired eyes and helps to calm anger


Attracts good fortune.



Soothes sore throats and helps to open up to others


May bring speech and eloquence.



Stops bleeding and also removes fear of death

Protective and healing powers.


Improves the nervous system and promotes concentration


Promotes psychic flashes and telepathy and is used for initiation rites.


Boosts your sexual appetite and eases melancholy



A robust stone useful on armors and which brings protection.



Alleviates fever and migraines and influences dreams


Its name comes from its property to heal the kidneys.


Allows us to move forward more serenely in life and favors fertility


It is the stone of martyrs.



Helps to fight against fatigue and restores psychological balance


It is associated with the chakra of the hand.


Brings self-confidence and helps to treat allergies


The "azure stone" is a symbol of perfection.


Stimulates the immune system and reduces sadness


A stone with miraculous healing properties.


Helps to fight infections and to keep one's cool


Symbolizes hope and purity for the Romans.


Improves the quality of sleep and captures negative energy


Stone that gives off great life force.



Relieves menstrual and menopausal disorders. Promotes tender relationships



Stone of the women who would increase fecundity.



Regulates tension and promotes inner peace


Stone associated with Aphrodite, goddess of love.


Helps to relax nerves and acts against the flu


It is the stone of the nobles, it brings wealth to the one who wears it.


Stimulates the immune system and creativity


It is called turquoise because it was thought to come from Turkey.


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Article presented by Susan Taylor

Editor in Chief and Astrologist for MyAstroMag - I’ve always been completely fascinated by the world of Astrology and horoscopes. Writing for you and forecasting my exclusive predictions are my main passions.

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