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The Gemstone Healing Properties
The healing powers of gemstones find mention in the centuries-old Vedic astrological texts of India. People who are knowledgeable about the subject say the hidden powers of gemstones can be used to maximize the physical and psychological well-being of an individual. The Yellow Sapphire, for instance, when worn close to the body, is said to have various powers, such as attracting wealth, stimulating the intellect, strengthening concentration, removing obstacles in education, career and marriage; and removing impurities from the body. In fact, astrologers recommend Yellow Sapphire (Pukhraj)
to heal problems in the liver, gallbladder, spleen and stomach. Some of the other major and famous stones in the healing gemstones list are Amethyst
, Diamond, Emerald
, Lapis Lazuli, Onyx
, Topaz, Zircon, etc.
How Do Healing Gemstones Work
However, just as you have to have trust in your doctor and the medication that he/she prescribes, you have to first have faith in the healing powers of these stones. Faith can move mountains, and so it is with faith in gemstones. Your physical body has a subtle body, also called your aura, or several layers of aura surrounding your physical body. It is on the subtle body that gems have an impact and that impact is transferred from the subtle body to the physical body. The mechanism through which it works is by taking the essence of that gemstone's energy, and integrating it with your physical body to generate a remedial vibration. What happens is just a restoration of harmony. Every healing stone has a slightly different vibration frequency, which also accounts for their different colours. Remarkably, healing gemstones in the same family vibrate consistently at the same frequency. Thus, depending on the properties of the healing stones, some of them are beneficial for some ailments, while others are better for other ailments.
Gemstones Used For Stress Management
One of the most subtle, yet profound, ways of healing your body and warding off negative energy is through wearing gems. This is another interesting fact about gemstone. It restores the harmony and balance between your physical and subtle bodies, and thus keeps you physically and mentally healthy. One of the biggest causes of disease and illness is frequently stress. With the pace of modern life increasing day by day, we are loaded with so much work that we in fact forget to relax. When you undergo a gemstone healing process, you cast out all the unnecessary baggage and feel much lighter. In fact, it promotes healing at a very deep cellular level. You can actually feel the difference, when you wear healing stone, from the time you wake up to the time you go to bed. You feel energetic throughout the day, as well as have a much sounder sleep at night than otherwise.
Curing Physical And Emotional Pain Through Gemstones
When you are in pain, just naturally you do not feel well; it is the body's way of communicating to your mind that there's something wrong, and that may be you need to check with your doctor to find out what's wrong. However, most doctors agree, even if off the record, that gemstones do have healing powers, and can be worn to expedite healing along with medication. Understandably, stones are most effective for healing emotional pain. It can be anything such as a death in the family, a job loss, a divorce, relocation, etc. If you happen to be feeling low due to any such tragedy, big or small, they can really help in the healing process by releasing the negativities, and replacing them with positive thoughts to restore harmony again.
Gemstones For Meditation And Chakra Awakening
The best way to use a gemstone to heal yourself is to use it as a tool of meditation. You need to wear it and sit in a place where you are unlikely to be disturbed. Close your eyes, silence your mind and with your mind's eye, point the gemstone at your root chakra at the base of your spinal cord. Very gradually, then, move its focus higher through the spine through the different chakras till you reach the crown chakra on top of your head. Through the process, visualize it pulling out all the negativities from every corner of your body and expelling it through every pore in your skin. It may sound a bit difficult and grandiose at the beginning, but with a little practice it will become increasingly easier and once you see the positive effects, your confidence in the gems' healing power will increase.
With Ganesha's Grace,