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.
Agate: This gemstone is helpful for a wide variety of ailments — everything from asthma to bruises to circulation and more — including several conditions that might especially affect Geminis. Agate can relieve the pain of arthritis and bursitis, helping this manually dexterous Sign stay active and nimble. This stone also eases the process of childbirth — especially helpful when the Sign of the Twins is, in fact, having twins. When communicative Gemini suffers from laryngitis, agate can help you regain your voice. Though Gemini is generally adept at talking your way out of trouble, use agate to ease anger and conflicts, and stimulate the right kind of passion.