Agate. The stone has the power to harmonise yin and yang, positive and negative forces that maintain equilibrium in the universe. It is also known to cleanse and stabilize the aura, stimulate and strengthen our analytical capabilities, encouraging us to think clearly and concentrate in daily activities.

Amethyst. Is a calming stone who blocks the negative energies and it helps to remember and understand your dreams. During meditation, amethyst banishes distracting thoughts, allowing achievement of peace and profound understanding. In addition, the stone is believed to enhance the immune system, as well as purify blood.

Aventurine. Is a positive stone that has the ability to bring prosperity. Aventurine produce a feeling of wellbeing, protecting the heart chakra and has the power to increase the quality of leadership.

Citrine. The stone enhances mental clarity, confidence, and will power. Since the stone brings self-confidence as well as positive energy, it can also help eliminate fears. It has energies of good fortune and good luck, though these may appear in unexpected ways.

Howlite. The stone calms the mind and is excellent for sleep or meditation. Favors calm and logical communication, improves memory and stimulates the desire for knowledge.

Jade. The stone stabilizes the personality and integrates the mind, body and soul. Jade encourages you to be yourself. In addition, it is said to bring luck, understanding and is believed to help the body heal itself, increase flexibility, and strengthen the heart, eyes, kidneys, and immune system. 

Jasper. The stone is believed to provide harmony and increase creativity.

Labradorite. The stone shatters illusions, going to the root of things and highlighting the true intention behind the thoughts and actions. This stone helps to return repressed memories of the past. Companion useful during changes, inspires strength and perseverance. 

Lapis Lazuli. The stone open the third eye and balances the throat chakra. Boosts illumination, helps to interpret dreams, develop psychic abilities, facilitates spiritual journey and stimulates personal and spiritual power. Lapis support facing the truth and accept its teachings. Allow expressions of opinion and conflict resolution. It teaches you the value of active listening.

Lava Stone. Lava stones are fantastic for stabilizing and grounding the root chakra. This is because of the strong connection to the earth and its creation within the center of Earth.

Moonstone. Is the "stone of new beginnings." Helps the digestive and reproductive systems, facilitate the assimilation of nutrients, elimination of toxins and
prevents fluid retention. Attenuates emotional instability and stress, calming emotions,
and improves emotional intelligence.

Obsidian. Obsidian is believed to purify a negative atmosphere, and remove toxins from one’s body. It’s also believed to be an excellent stone for pain relief of arthritis, muscular aches and spasms.

Onyx.  Representing the Earth element, it's also known for balancing male and female polarity and increasing hormonal balance. The black stone is said to help with objectivity and making intelligent decisions. It's recommended during times of pain and sorrow.  In addition, it’s believed to help strengthen one’s bones. 

Quartz (Pink). Stone of unconditional love and infinite peace is the most important crystal for the heart and heart chakra. Calming, soothing, this crystal is excellent in cases of trauma or crisis.

Rhodonite. Rhodonite is also a calming stone, with energies used for easing anger as well as calming stress and anxiety. It is said to bring emotional balance, and as such bring confidence in one's life in many areas. It works beneficially on the heart chakra, opening one to unconditional love and increased service to mankind.

Sunstone. The stone will restore and help take care of your chakras. Stimulates the powers of self-healing, takes care of the nervous system and harmonizes all the organs.

Tiger's Eye. Tiger's Eye is a stone of protection that is also very stabilizing and grounding. It enhances integrity, willpower, self-confidence, practicality and correct use of power. It is a stone that enhances good luck and brings prosperity.

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