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.
Ruby: Rubies are helpful with many issues related to the heart and the blood, such as anemia or low blood pressure. This gemstone can also ease problems concerning both fertility and menopause. On an emotional level, sober Capricorn’s high standards and expectations can sometimes lead to weakened self-confidence; use rubies to increase your inner courage and your belief in yourself. Rubies also heighten passion, warming up Capricorn’s cool exterior. When your spirit flags, this gemstone will provide an energy boost. Passions blazing out of control is rarely an issue for this levelheaded Sign, but if jealousy ever becomes an issue, rubies will help resolve negative thinking and restore inner harmony.