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.
Beryl: Beryl comes in many colors and even many names, including emerald (its green variety) and aquamarine (its light bluish-green form). This beautiful gemstone relieves physical conditions related to the heart and throat, and can diminish symptoms associated with asthma and emphysema. This stone is also helpful in building up courage, which determined Scorpio needs in times of crisis or when working hard toward a goal. This intense Sign is also no stranger to tension and stress; when life is overwhelming, use beryl to find a sense of inner calm. This stone also increases one’s selflessness and generosity.