ametrin healing effects on brain

Ametrine belongs to the quartz family and is a combination of Amethyst and Citrine. It clears mental fogginess and keeps the mind focused and alert. Ametrine also balances and soothes emotions and relieves depression.  Ametrine can help overcome prejudice by enhancing compatibility and acceptance of others.  It stimulates creativity and supports taking control of one’s own life. 

Holding Ametrine brings deep-seated issues to the surface so that they can be communicated and healed.  Ametrine helps against headaches, alleviates eye complaints, and vision defects.  Wearing Ametrine at the neck near the thyroid gland can help people suffering from uncontrolled shaking or frequent flushing.





Sunstone Revered for Protection/Healing

April 29th, 2013 | Posted by Velda in GEMSTONES

healing with sunstone

Sunstone has been considered a protective stone and a revered healing stone since the time of the Greeks.  Sunstone is linked to luck and good fortune, romance and abundance. It clears and energizes all the chakras.  Sunstone instills good nature, heightens intuition and allows the real self to shine through happily.  It dissipates fearfulness, alleviates stress and increases vitality.  It is helpful for those who have difficulty saying “No” and facilitates self-empowerment.  Sunstone also treats chronic sore throats, reduces stomach tension and relieves ulcers. 

Ammonites-Fossil Healing Power

April 15th, 2013 | Posted by Velda in GEMSTONES


ammonite fossil heaing propertiesThe name Ammonite, from which the scientific term is derived, was inspired by the spiral shape of their fossilized shells, which somewhat resemble tightly coiled rams’ horns. Ammonites have been used by ancient cultures such as the Egyptians and Romans. They looked at this fossil as if it was sacred.  Ammonites have been thought to have the following healing or beneficial properties:  Assist with general good health, stamina and high energy; Change negativity into smoothly flowing energy;  Helps with childbirth, depression, and general survival instincts.  This fossil also works on stimulating the instincts while providing clarity and enhancing personal power.  Are you ready for a fossil personal power healing treatment?  Ammonites, like Orthoceras, can be found at local gemstone stores.

Fossils-Orthoceras Healing Properties

April 14th, 2013 | Posted by Velda in GEMSTONES

healing properties of orthoceras fossils

Here are some informative facts to know about the 400 million year old fossilized extinct marine animals called Orthoceras. They are the ancestors of our modern day squid and are conical shape as shown above. Like most fossils, Orthoceras are referred to as stones and are sold in Rock & Gemstone Stores. 

Here are some of the healing properties of this fossil: The Orthoceras relates to the Root Chakra and is very grounding; Traditionally, fossils have been used to aid in reducing tiredness, anxiety, balance emotions, and make one feel more confident;  I almost always use this fossil for skeletal system issues with back, hands and feet.  Tomorrow I will share facts about the Ammonites fossils.

Double-Terminated Quartz Crystals

April 6th, 2013 | Posted by Velda in GEMSTONES

healing properties of double-terminated quartz crystal

Double-Terminated Quartz Crystals have definite points at both ends which radiates or absorbs energy at both ends simultaneously, channeling it in two directions at once. It is said to be a powerful protective, cleansing, and energizing stone.  It can help to absorb and dissipate negativity from others and intensify positive energy.  It is one of the most versatile crystals and will work on all levels to bring balance and harmony. Double-terminated quartz crystals are also excellent for sleeping and dreaming.  Sleeping with one under the pillow, helps in dream lucidity and recall.

energy sucking feels like the eye of a tornadoDo you sometimes feel you have been targeted by the eye of a tornado and all your energy has been zapped?   Do you feel drained around some people?  After visiting on the phone with someone, does your stomach ache or do you feel like you have been punched in the stomach?  Do you have weak boundaries and are unwilling to say “no”, or are you someone’s doormat, or a people pleaser?  YES???  Then you need some protection from energy vampires.  Sounds dark and dramatic.  Energy vampires don’t suck our blood – they zap our energy.  Energy vampires can be friends, family, colleagues, neighbors, or strangers.  They might not even be aware that they are energy suckers, and, at times we might also unknowingly be energy vampires ourselves.

double-terminated quartz for strengthening auraTed Andrews in his book How to Read & See Your Aura, recommends that we take two double-terminated quartz crystal (approximately 2 inches long) and place one in each hand.  They will help stabilize the energy field around the body and rebuild it.  These crystals will also strengthen and supplement your normal energy levels.

fingers touchingto closeenergy circuit

He also shares the following exercise which is very simple.  Sit comfortably in a chair with your ankles crossed (very lady-like).  With your hands resting in your lap, have all the finger tips and thumb on the left and right hand touching.  This posture closes off the circuit of your energy.  At the same time it stops your energy from being zapped by another.  The next time you encounter an energy sucker, REMEMBER this posture.

Aquamarine Is A Stone Of Courage

March 26th, 2013 | Posted by Velda in GEMSTONES

aquamarine healing stone of courageAquamarine known as a stone of courage was carried by sailors as a talisman against drowning.  Aquamarine is named from its beautiful green-blue color resembling the sea. This stone was also once prized as a protection against shipwrecks.  Aquamarine calms the mind, promotes self-expression, and helps bring unfinished business to a conclusion.  Spiritually, this stone sharpens intuition, opens up clairvoyance, and is a wonderful stone for meditation.

Aquamarine is excellent for energizing the immune system, useful for sore throats, swollen glands, and thyroid problems.  It aids the eyes, jaw, teeth, and stomach by placing it on or near an infected or inflamed area.  This lovely stone can also be used to align the chakras.


Healing Properties of Citrine

March 20th, 2013 | Posted by Velda in GEMSTONES

healing properties of citrine

Citrine is said to have healing properties to help physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

 Physically:  Citrine energizes and recharges the body, cleanses the chakras, stimulates digestion, the spleen, and pancreas. It can reduce ulcer flare-ups, balance the thyroid, and increase visual ability. It stimulates the brain, strengthening the intellect.

Emotionally: Citrine can calm and soothe distressed conditions, relieve depression, self-doubt, and eliminate negative ideas.  It also helps release anger, irrational mood swings, and self-destructive behavior. This gemstone is emotionally balancing.

Spiritually: Citrine is said to heighten psychic awareness and help increase spiritual development. It enhances concentration and encourages self-expression.


Tranquil Blue Lace Agate

March 13th, 2013 | Posted by Velda in GEMSTONES

bluelaceagatehealingpropertiesBlue Lace Agate is a combination of tranquil colors of the palest blue and white.  Do any of the following vibrational healing properties of this gemstone appeal to you?

Assist in promoting a positive mood, serene energy, and calming senses.

Enhance mending of breaks, fractures, relieves headaches, helps remove blockages from the nervous system, and treats arthritis.

Considered a stone of communication, it can improve public speaking, give confidence to ‘speak your truth’, and bring tactfulness to speech and written communications.  Blue Lace also helps with stuttering and other nervous speech patterns.

This gemstone is a beauty!




Should You Carry Snowflake Obsidian?

March 7th, 2013 | Posted by Velda in GEMSTONES



Snowflake Obsidian is lava with feldstar that is mottled black and white.  However, it gives the appearance that when cooling down so quickly it captured snowflakes on the surface of the gemstones.  All Obsidian is considered a rescue remedy for shock, traumas, and blockages.


Specific Attributes for Snowflake Obsidian:snowflakeobsidian

Calms & soothes when placed on Sacral Chakra.

Brings peace & Balance to mind and body.

Encourages inner reflections making us aware of negative patterns of thought & unhealthy patterns of behavior.

Improves circulation warming hands and feet; treats veins, skin, and the skeleton.

 Carry this stone to keep others from taking advantage!