People have valued gemstones for their healing properties for centuries. Crystals, especially those of the quartz variety, are in widespread use today for treating everything from physical to emotional to spiritual issues. But precious and semiprecious stones also have beneficial qualities. When used with care and respect, these mineral beauties can enhance our health, our relationships and our wellbeing.
Most people are familiar with the gemstone associated with their birth month, but certain stones are also associated with the Signs of the Zodiac. Read about your Zodiac Sign and its corresponding gemstone, and read on to learn about the healing properties of your personal astrological gemstone healer.
Garnet: Aquarius, the natural humanitarian, will benefit especially from garnet’s tendency to increase generosity and altruistic impulses. This gemstone brings a sense of calm, even in crisis, and can help this independent yet devoted Sign build relationships with family and friends. Garnet also increases your passion for finding your purpose in life, and can attract good luck in business, so draw from this stone’s power when launching a new venture. Garnet also helps with a wide range of physical issues — everything from anemia to blood circulation to exhaustion and more. Finally, progressive Aquarius can use garnet to help you achieve inner transformation and a sense of unity with the world around you.