Using Stones to Heal or Enhance

List of Uses for Stones
Stones are nature's healers. For centuries, people have been drawing from the energies of stones to help achieve their goals or heal themselves.  It's all a matter of wearing the stones you need for specific  reasons and focusing your energy into the stones or drawing the energy out of the stones into your body. If you can visualize what you want while wearing the stones, that helps also.

 There are two different types of stone energy: Projective and Receptive . The theory is that a human should try to balance these energies so he or she resonates in tune with the universe as a whole. Thus, if you notice an imbalance, you should carry stones or crystals that will help to bring you back into balance.

Projective stones tend to be masculine, strong,  and forceful. The projective stones are those which are bright, outward, aggressive and electrical. They possess energy to deflect evil, overcome inertia and create movement. Projective stones are used in healing, protection, intellectual powers, luck, success, will power, courage and self-confidence.

Examples of Projective stones: Black, brown and red agate, Aventurine, Bloodstone, Carnelian, Cat's eye, Citrine, Diamond, Garnet, Red Jasper, Lava, Obsidian, Onyx, Tiger-eye, Red Tourmaline.

Receptive stones are feminine, soothing, calming and promote meditation, spirituality and mysticism. Receptive stones are used for love, wisdom, compassion, eloquence, sleep, dreams, fertility, friendship, growth, and prosperity. They possess grounding energy to create peace. Some people say they facilitate psychic awareness.

Examples of Receptive stones: Blue lace and green agate, Amethyst, Coral, Quartz Crystal, Emerald, Jade, Brown and Green Jasper, Jet, Lapis Lazuli,  Malachite, Moonstone, Mother-of-pearl, Pearl,  Rose Quartz, pink tourmaline, and Turquoise.

Here is just a short list of the properties of certain stones. A more detailed list can be found under my STONE PROPERTIES page, which you can get to by clicking here.  Some of these stones I have easy access to or have in stock, but a few of them are out of stock or are very expensive, but there are always others which can be used in their place. 

Amplification: Calcite, orange, Quartz-crystal
Anger Management: Amethyst, Carnelian
Bad Habit Management: Moonstone, Obsidian, Black Onyx
Beauty: Cat's eye, Jasper, Rose Quartz, Unakite
Business Success: Green Agate (Moss-agate), Aventurine, Bloodstone, Emerald,  Jade, Lapis Lazuli, Malachite, Green Tourmaline
Change: Unakite, Tourmaline (watermelon)
Childbirth: Moonstone, Mother-of-Pearl
Courage: Agate, Amethyst, Bloodstone, Carnelian, Diamond, Hematite, Lapis Lazuli, Tiger-eye, Tourmaline (Watermelon)
Creativity: Calcite (orange), Citrine
Depression Management:  Blue Agate, Kunzite
Dieting: Moonstone, blue topaz
Divination: Amethyst, Azurite, Hematite, Moonstone, Obsidian (rainbow), Crystal Quartz
Dreams: Amethyst, Citrine, Obsidian (snowflake), Fluorite
Eloquence: Carnelian, Emerald
Friendship: Rose Quartz, Pink Tourmaline, Turquoise
Gambling (to stop): Amazonite, Aventurine, Tiger's Eye
Gardening: Moss agate, Jade, Malachite, Crystal Quartz
Grounding: Hematite, Moonstone, Obsidian, Black Tourmaline
Happiness: Amethyst
Healing/Health: Banded agate, Green agate, Amethyst, Aventurine, Bloodstone, Carnelian, Coral, Diamond, Garnet, Hematite, Jade Jasper, Lapis Lazuli, Peridot, Quartz (Crystal and Smoky), Sodalite, Turquoise
Joy: Orange Calcite, Unakite
Love: Agate,  Amethyst, Diamond, Emerald, Jade, Lapis Lazuli, Malachite, Moonstone, Pearl, Rose Quartz, Pink Tourmaline, Turquoise
Luck: Aventurine, Chalcedony, Pearl, Tiger-eye, Turquoise
Lust: Carnelian, Coral, Mahogany Obsidian
Magical Power: Bloodstone, Orange Calcite, Quartz Crystal, Malachite
Meditation: Hematite, Crystal Quartz, Sodalite
Mental Ability: Aventurine, Citrine, Emerald, Fluorite, Crystal Quartz
Money/Wealth: Aventurine, Bloodstone, Calcite, Cat's eye, Emerald, Jade, Mother-of-Pearl, Pearl, Tiger's eye, Green Tourmaline
Nightmare Prevention: Chalcedony, Citrine
Peace: Blue Agate, Amethyst, Aventurine, Carnelian, Chalcedony, Coral, Diamond, Malachite, Obsidian, Rhodonite, Sodalite, Blue Tourmaline
Peaceful Separation: Black Onyx, Black Tourmaline
Physical Energy: Banded agate, Garnet, Crystal Quartz, Tiger-eye
Physical Strength: Banded agate, Bloodstone, Diamond, Garnet
Prosperity: Green Agate, Aventurine, Bloodstone, Emerald, Jade, Mother-of-pearl, Malachite, Pearl, Tiger-eye, Green Tourmaline
Protection: Agate,  Cat's eye,  Carnelian, Chalcedony, Citrine, Coral, Diamond, Emerald, Garnet, Jade, Jasper, Lapis Lazuli, Malachite, Moonstone, Mother-of-pearl, Obsidian, Onyx, Pearl, Crystal Quartz, Tiger-eye, Black Tourmaline, Turquoise
Psychic Ability: Amethyst, Citrine, Crystal Quartz, Emerald, Lapis Lazuli
Psychic Attack Management: Fluorite, Hematite
Sexual Energy: Carnelian
Sleep: Moonstone, Blue Tourmaline
Spirituality: Amethyst, Sodalite
Stress Management: Leopard Agate, Amethyst, Jade, Brecciated jasper
Success: Amazonite
Theft Management: Garnet
Travel: Chalcedony
Wisdom: Amethyst, Coral, Jade, Sodalite

(Information from Everyday Magic by Dorothy Morrison, AncientWorlds, and  Earthwitchery.com).