For its beautiful clear blue color Aquamarine crystal is appreciated all over the world for thousands of years. Aquamarine is a sparkling semi-precious stone associated with honesty, compassion, communication, courage, support, healing allergies, cold, fever, and hormone production.
Since the time of Ancient Egypt, the Roman empire and Greeks, Aquamarine is associated with mystical powers and energies. Legends were spread about its protection capabilities, for protecting sailors on their voyages, travelers, cleaning water, healing sick, and bringing prosperity. They also believed that Aquamarine stone will protect them against spirits and dark forces.
Aquamarine is blue to a blue-green color gemstone that is the type of Beryl crystal (like Emerald). This crystal is well known for its glass-like luster. The shade of the crystal range from pale to dark, known for its excellent transparency and high clarity. Most desirable aquamarine crystals come with deeply saturated color.
Mineralogy: type of Beryl
Color: blue, dark blue, transparent blue-green
Hardness: 7.5 - 8 Mohs scale
Spirituality: compassion, communication, inner peace, wisdom, courage
Emotions: calming, fear, anger, tension
Mental: panic attacks, stress relief
Physical: immune system, hormone balance, rejuvenation, throat, teeth, allergy
Just as the name of this gemstone implies, Aquamarine energy and healing properties are associated with the sea. This stone represents both calming effects and the huge power of a tide. Wearing this crystal will help you overcome all barriers in life, encourage you to express your feelings, give you the freedom and inspire trust, honesty, and truth.
Similar to the reflection of the sea aquamarine reflects hidden truth. It will help you discover your true self, explore your soul and help you face others. The clear blue color of aquamarine crystal will help you explore your life, improve relations with other people, and help you speak openly.
Everything is easier while wearing aquamarine jewelry as it will inspire communication, motivation, help you be calmer and repel fear and anger. This crystal will inspire you to be more open to other people, help others, be kinder and compassionate. You will judge every situation better and manage your activities.
Aquamarine physical healing properties are associated with respiratory organs, throat, breathing, lungs, and sinuses. This crystal will alleviate fever and cold, help with bronchitis, heal lungs, and sore throat. It is also considered beneficial for treating skin related problems, psoriasis, eczema, and skin inflammation.
Soothing properties of the crystal will help with teeth and gum issues, balance hormone production, growth, thyroid, and pituitary gland. In order to get the most of this stone, you should wear it for prolonged time periods and place it on the problem area.
Aquamarine is a well-known crystal for centuries associated with many emotional healing properties for its soothing energy. This crystal will help you uncover deeper truth, especially problems that cause traumas. While wearing it, you will ward off old traumas, it will help you move forward without fear.
This stone will keep you away from abusive people and help you reveal the truth hidden behind them. By recognizing harmful patterns you will be able to live a fuller and happier life. Through communication that is inspired by Aquamarine, you will be more rational, compassionate and able to talk much easier with friends, loved ones, family, and business partners.
On a metaphysical level, Aquamarine is associated with honesty, communication, compassion, self-empowerment, and intuition. This crystal will help you understand and resolve your own issues, repel all barriers and heal your spirit. Reflective properties of this gem will provide needed support in dealing with people and different problems. It will give you courage during a hard time.
It is considered a gateway in communication to the Divine. During meditation, hold an aquamarine crystal in your hands or place it near the throat. It will purify your thoughts and help you communicate with Divine Feminine, exploring yourself, help with manifestation.
Aquamarine crystal is associated with the Throat Chakra and Heart Chakra.
Soothing and supporting energy of Aquamarine crystal is beneficial for the throat and heart chakra. Through better communication, it will allow you to live a better life. It is considered as one of the most powerful cleansing and activation crystals for the chakras. Sometimes, the energy of this stone is too strong so start meditating with it for a brief period of time and gradually increase the time.
Aquamarine is listed as the traditional birthstone for persons born in October and as the modern birthstone for people born in March. It is associated with the zodiac sign of Libra, Pisces, Virgo, and Aquarius.
The recorded history of Aquamarine healing benefits dates back for centuries. From mystical and magical properties to improving persons personal characteristics and treating common diseases. Aquamarine is used for a long time and according to many books, wearing this gemstone will balance your hormones. This crystal is beneficial for the immune system, for allergies, tongue, teeth, throat, and lungs.
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Please note that gemstones should not be used as a substitute for your prescriptions or alternative treatment for any illness or health problem. Healing gemstones are not the solution but additional help. Always consult your doctor.