Here you will find a list of the Metaphysical Properties of Gemstones. Every gemstone is unique in the way it reacts to individual people. Some will seem more full of 'life' then others and that simply means it is reacting to you strongly.
Several of the gemstones listed below often find themselves in my work.
Adventurine (Aventurine) - A good luck stone, especially in financial matters. Stimulates creativity, intelligence and perception. A great healing stone, it gives a sense of mental and emotional well-being.
Agate - general protection and healing, increases courage, self-confidence, energy and promotes longevity.
Alexandrite - renewal and regeneration, openness to higher self. Brings love, joy, and luck.
Amazonite - helps clarify and improve thinking.
Amber - healing, protection from negativity, attractiveness and energy.
Amethyst - increases vivid dreams, relieves depression, promotes calm, serenity, and spirituality. Helps with addiction and stress.
Apatite - helps stuttering and hypertension. Rids one of guilt and grief.
Aquamarine - improves sight, sharpens the mind, calms and clarifies emotions.
Aragonite - grounding and centering, facing truth and reality.
Azurite - increases psychic ability and aids in meditation. Relieves arthritis and joint pain.
Bloodstone - healing, especially related to the blood. Increases courage and charity.
Carnelian - general healing stone.
Chrysocolla - soothes nervous tension.
Chrysoprase - soothes heartache and helps depression, promotes emotional balance, wisdom, and peace.
Citrine - helps digestion and aids in mental and intellectual functions. Increases self-esteem and energy. Balances and dissipates negative energy.
Coral - helps in childbirth and adoption. Wards off bad thoughts from others and promotes general well-being.
Diamond - manifests abundance. Used in conjunction, it strengthens the properties of other stones.
Emerald - a mind stone. Enhances memory, promotes clear and quick thinking, and right action stemming from right thought.
Flourite (multicolor) - enhances spiritual energy work, focuses the will and balances the psyche.
Garnet - balances your natural energy. A highly protective stone. Increases confidence and security.
Gold - Its used for balancing energy fields. Development and purification. Powerful healer.
Goldstone - uplifting, reduces tension and stomach problems.
Hematite - great stone for grounding. Calms and soothes, reducing stress and blood pressure.
Howlite - Howlite - reduces stress and anxiety. Quietly soothes and calms to bring gentleness and patience.
Jade - wisdom, mercy, humility, generosity, peace, and harmony. Protective and lucky when worn as jewelry.
Jasper - calms a troubled mind.
Leopard Skin Jasper - aids in finding and achieving life's goals.
Picture Jasper - stabilizing, balancing stone. Aids in visualization and meditation.
Labradorite - strengthens the will and inner strength and convictions. Aids in combating addictions.
Lapis Lazuli - emotional healing and stability. High intensity stone which cleanses the spirit to bring out inner truth and peace
Malachite - strong stone which helps release negative emotions and protect from psychic attack.
Moonstone - helpful in psychic work. Opens the spirit to the feminine aspect. Draws love and helps in interpersonal relationships.
Morganite - love, empathy, patience and compassion. Heals the emotional self.
Onyx - good protective stone. Also releases old relationships and keeps away general negativity.
Opal - Awakens and helps understanding of psychic intuition and mysticism. Encourages living authentically in feeling and action, with faithfulness and loyalty. Helpful for eyesight and during childbirth.
Peridot - balances your emotional mind and calms emotional storms. Aids digestion and insomnia and increases psychic powers.
Quartz - the greatest of all healing stones. Acts as an amplifier for psychic energy and aids meditation and visualization.
Smoky Quartz - a grounding stone which helps reduce depression and negative emotions.
Rhodochrosite - love drawing stone. Helps release past psychological issues. Helps eyesight.
Rhodonite - self-affirmation and self-love. Fosters ability to remain calm in arguments and resolve disagreements in a loving way.
Ruby - stimulates nurturing emotions and economic stability. Excellent for shielding from psychic attacks and gathering and amplifying energy. Helpful for blood-related health issues, such as anemia, menstrual issues, and poor circulation.
Sapphire - promotes light, pure emotions - purity of mind, serenity, joy, and peace. Opens the mind to beauty and love. Clears the mind of unwanted thoughts.
Sardonyx - encourages self-control and courage in public speaking. Relieves anxiety and grief. Protection, luck, and peace.
Silver - regulates the emotional and intuitive energies. Enhanses patience and perserverance. Silver, when combined with gemstones, has the ability to attract and retain within itself the energies of the gemstones.
Snowflake Obsidian - protects against nightmares and emotional draining.
Sodalite - dispels guilt and fear and draws wisdom.
Tanzanite - increases psychic abilities and enhances spiritual connectedness.
Tiger's Eye - clear thinking, helps in manifesting will, courage, and confidence.
Topaz - soothes physical pain, promotes peace and calms emotions, as well as promoting forgiveness. Promotes individuality, self-confidence, and creativity. Counteracts negative emotions.
Tourmaline (multicolor) - calm, protection, focus, and balance. Promotes self-assurance and goodwill.
Pink - promotes compassion, love and healing of emotional pain.
Green - cleanses and detoxifies the spirit, brings prosperity.
Blue - helpful with verbal, speech, and throat problems. Mental peace and patience.
Watermelon - heals old emotional pains and brings emotional understanding.
Turquoise - healing stone. Attracts friendships, luck, and happiness. Releases shame and guilt.
Unakite - promotes balance and emotional stability. Transforms negative emotions into positive ones. A grounding stone.