Gemstones and effects on health

Gemstones are worn by many people not only as part of a piece of jewelry, but also because they have a beneficial effect on health. It is true that many also doubt whether the properties attributed to gemstones are so reliable or they are approached with some distrust. But what’s wrong with just wearing a gemstone and waiting for the effect? Gemstones come in numerous types with just as many alleged effects on health.

Important and striking properties of gemstones

Although the same property is attributed to many gemstones, the following overview mainly lists important or striking properties per stone. For more detailed information, the Internet offers several sites to search for more details. There are also many more gemstones than those included in this overview, but these are the thirty-five most famous or most common gemstones.

  • Agate: Helps with asthmatic problems, high blood pressure, fever and joint pain.
  • Amazonite: Calms the brain and nervous system and prevents tooth decay. Also works against fluid retention and is good against chronic rheumatism and osteoarthritis.
  • Amethyst: Against headaches and helps with diseases of the lungs and respiratory tract.
  • Aquamarine: Against sinusitis and various allergies such as respiratory allergies.
  • Aventurien: Good against acne, eczema, psoriasis, red spots and rashes.
  • Amber: Helps with severe fatigue and protects the respiratory tract.
  • Rock crystal: Helps restore the skin. Also helps against damp hands and sweaty feet.
  • Carnelian: Improves and promotes blood flow. The stone also restores the nervous system and can reduce nerve pain.
  • Chalcedony: Helps against chilblains and winter feet.
  • Chrysocolla: Good against menstrual problems and other women’s ailments.
  • Chryroprase: Normalizes blood pressure. Has a positive effect on pregnancy and childbirth.
  • Citrine: Makes fatigue disappear and makes you cheerful.
  • Fluorite: Helps with lime absorption and is therefore good for teeth, among other things.
  • Garnet: Balances blood pressure and dispels lethargy and fatigue.
  • Heliotrope: Increases the ability to concentrate because the stone provides more oxygen.
  • Hematite: Gives strength and courage and ensures peaceful sleep. Also promotes iron absorption.
  • Jade: Supports the removal of waste products and is good against rheumatism.
  • Jasper: This stone offers protection in all kinds of circumstances.
  • Lapis Lazuli: This stone is good for sensitive people and is beneficial for anxiety and depression, among other things. It is also seen as a friendship stone.
  • Moonstone: Harmonizes the hormone balance.
  • Magnesite: Is a good stone for getting slimmer because it ensures a good metabolism.
  • Onyx: Stimulates energy flow and prevents decalcification. Promotes hair growth.
  • Pyrite: Helps with anemia and increases resistance.
  • Rhodonite: Lowers blood pressure and improves and strengthens memory.
  • Robijn: Good against fatigue. The stone gives courage and willpower.
  • Smoky quartz: Is a soothing stone and gives willpower.
  • Rose quartz: Good for the nursery where the child is kept calm.
  • Rutilated quartz: Good for the airways and lungs and helps with persistent coughs.
  • Sapphire: Helps with throat problems and against stuttering or difficulty expressing emotions. Sapphire is also a friendship-binding stone.
  • Emerald: Promotes sleep. Also ensures a better flow of energy in the kidneys and liver.
  • Sodalite: Reduces tinnitus and dizziness. Also provides peace and promotes healthy sleep.
  • Tiger’s Eye: Helps with breathing problems and protects against jealousy. Also helps against colds and asthma.
  • Tourmaline: Keeps you youthful and vital and is good against balance disorders. The black tourmaline protects against electrical radiation.
  • Topaz: Good for the nervous system and promotes wound healing. The stone is also good against fatigue and varicose veins.
  • Falcon’s Eye: Promotes willpower and self-confidence and helps against mood swings.