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.
Onyx (also sometimes associated with Peridot): Leo is great at endurance tasks and follow-through, but when this energetic Sign feels scattered or stressed, onyx can help you refocus on the task at hand. This gemstone will also help this gregarious Sign stay connected with loved ones. Leo’s passion and flair for drama are legendary; when life starts to feel a little too hectic, use onyx to help you maintain a centered sense of calm. This stone also helps with broken bones, fractures and bone marrow disorders, as well as issues related to childbirth and the reproductive system. Peridot is also sometimes classified as Leo’s birthstone; read Libra – Peridot to find out more about this gemstone’s healing powers.