Jade, Jadeite
Jadeite is the second member of the Jade family, which is a Pyroxene mineral, unlike its
Actinolite mineral brother, Nephrite. A more grainy jade, Jadeite is slightly harder than Nephrite,
but not as tough. It comes in a variety of colors, the most famous of which is a semi-transparent
emerald-green jadeite known as “Imperial Jade”. Jadeite is also found in green (light apple to
deep green), lavender, white, pink, red, yellow, black, blue and orange. The majority of this
sought-after variety of Jade is found in Myanmar, what was once Burma.
Jadeite is a stone of harmony, bringing cohesiveness to group settings, whether family or
business colleagues. It strengthens relationships and helps those recover after loss or
separation. Like all Jade, Jadeite is a stone of prosperity and abundance. It will increase a slow
business as well as a failing garden. Jadeite is especially helpful for teenagers and children
who are shy, lonely or dealing with changing hormones. Use Jade to increase the ability to
interpret dreams as well as induce lucid dreaming.
Physically, one can use Jadeite to aide in male reproductive disorders; to repair cells and
bones; relieves pain and eases restless leg syndrome, cramps, and “Charlie horses”; increases
healing after surgery and helps regulate high blood pressure.
Jade, Nephrite
Nephrite is one of the two forms of Jade; the other is Jadeite. Nephrite is a member of the
Actinolite-Tremolite group and is a calcium magnesium iron silicate. It is comprised of densely
woven, interlocking fibers that make it extremely tough to break, although it is a relatively soft
mineral (only 6 - 6.5 on the Mohs scale), and can be easily scratched. Nephrite is more
common than its brother, Jadeite, and less expensive.
Like all Jades, Nephrite is an abundance and prosperity stone. It can be kept in a cash register
to increase business, or carried/worn to start a new enterprise. Nephrite is also an earth
healing crystal and will bring abundance in the garden. It can be placed in and around the
home to bring peace and harmony to all who reside there, and when placed near the Heart
chakra, encourages unconditional love. A protective stone, Nephrite can be used to prevent
accidents and other mishaps.
Physically, Nephrite Jade alleviates skin problems such as acne; assists the lymphatic system;
helps with bladder and kidney problems, and eases the pain of arthritis and other joint
illnesses, especially in the hips. Nephrite also helps with fluid retention, high blood pressure
and imbalances in blood sugar levels.
  Jasper, General
Jasper is known as the “supreme nurturer”. It sustains and supports during times of stress,
bringing a sense of  tranquility and wholeness. Used in healing, it unifies all aspects of your life.
Jasper is often used to facilitate dreaming/dream recall and shamanic journeys. It is a stone of
protection, absorbing all types of negative energies.
Jasper helps to balance and align the physical, mental and emotional bodies with the etheric
realm. Jasper is a stone of courage and determination. It can often help those who need more
focus, organization abilities, and motivation to follow through. Jasper stimulates creativity and
imagination, transforming ideas into action.
Jasper, Brecciated
Brecciated Jasper is a stone of strength and vitality.  It can be used to bring mental clarity and
focus to a previously scattered event, experience or life in general.  Brecciated Jasper
stimulates the base and sacral chakras in addition to cleansing and stabilizing the auric field.  
Brecciated Jasper removes negativity from any space, returning it to its original source.
Brecciated Jasper is also used for overcoming sexual guilt or shame, can calm sexual
aggressiveness as well as aiding in sexual compatibility.  Use Brecciated Jasper as a worry
stone to take advantage of its calming and nurturing properties.  Brecciated Jasper also
promotes dream recall.
A detoxifying stone, Brecciated Jasper promotes health and healing/recovery from illness.  
Brecciated Jasper is a wonderful grounding stone which can assist those who feel overwhelmed
when it comes to the task of organization.  Brecciated Jasper can also help in developing
creativity and finding adequate outlets for the expression of this creativity.  While it is said that
Brecciated Jasper can stimulate the rise of the Kundalini, it has a tendency to add stability to
this energy.
In general, Jasper is known as the “supreme nurturer”.  It sustains and supports during times of
stress, and brings tranquility and wholeness.  Used in healing, Jasper unifies all aspects of your
life.  Jasper reminds people to help each other.
Jasper, Dalmatian
Dalmatian Jasper (also known as Dalmatian Stone) is a wonderful stone to work with for those
who are overly analytical. It helps the over analyzer to ground and center all bodies (physical,
emotional, intellectual, etc) to maintain balance and connection (working with) with the etheric
energies. Dalmatian Jasper is a stone of service. It can be used by those in the Veterinary field
to calm and soothe animals that are hurt and scared. It is a stone of service for all, reminding
us that we can make a difference, no matter how small or large the act.
Dalmatian Jasper helps to harmonize the emotions and assists in maintaining composure, even
under the most difficult circumstances. Dalmatian Jasper is a wonderful piece to use when you
want to review and reflect on past actions and decisions, so if a similar situation has presented
itself, you will be prepared to make a more informed choice.
Dalmatian Jasper cleanses the aura and any other dysfunctional energies, dispels/transmutes
negative energy (due to the black Tourmaline inclusions), and protects the user from harm.
Use Dalmatian Jasper when you are feeling down and out. It will restore a sense of fun and
childlike wonder- a true pick me up!
Jasper, Fossil

Jasper is an opaque variety of Chalcedony, which is a variety of microcrystalline fibrous Quartz.
The color is due to minute quantities of various elements; and Jaspers are in every color and
variation. Jaspers have very many names depending on color, locality, patterning, such as red,
leopardskin, yellow, orbicular. Fossil Jasper is distinguished by its fossilized and silicified
organic patterns.
Fossil Jasper acts as an energetic tonic for anyone recovering from long term illness and
boosts the immune system. Fossil Jasper assists the body to restore cellular tissue and
harmonizes mineral assimilation.
Fossil Jasper can be useful in treating urinary system, lower digestive system, reproductive
system tissue dysfunction.
Fossil Jasper is an excellent protection stone, providing protection for both travelers and astral
travelers. Fossil Jasper is also a grounding stone, and is especially useful in healing. Fossil
Jasper instils a feeling of wholeness, serenity and being cared for, aids mental clarity and
functioning, and aids past life recall.
Jasper, Mookaite
“The term 'Mookaite' is an unofficial, locally coined name for a silicified porcelanite which forms
in the weathering profile of a geological formation known as Windalia Radiolarite (WR), a Lower
Cretaceous siltstone that outcrops over much of the Carnarvon Basin in Western Australia.” -
Mookaite (also called Australian Jasper) is a powerful healing stone that helps provide stability
to one’s perspective of life, helping make the right decisions based on objective knowledge.
Mookaite connects one to the energies of the earth, allowing for a deeper connection to the
eternal instinct of the spirit in human form. Working with Mookaite during meditation can help to
connect with ancestors' spirits, bringing an intuitive understanding of the natural evolution of
the spirit. Mookaite balances the Root, Solar Plexus, and Third Eye Chakras, and can improve
the flow of energy between these chakras. One can use Mookaite to access genetic memory to
help awaken all of one's abilities.
Mookaite may assist in helping to slow the aging process by changing internal beliefs regarding
that process, and by reminding one that the spirit is eternal. Mookaite can assist during
pregnancy, encouraging healthy development of the fetus. Mookaite is also a wonderful stone
to use in a supportive role when working with animals. It is a rainmaker stone, which can aid
dehydrated and dry climates by bringing in moisture. Mookaite can also assists in the growth of
gardens by providing maximum growth conditions.
Hold Mookaite in your hand during meditation to help with the release of old patterns that inhibit
growth. Carry Mookaite in your pocket when in need of an extra boost of practical intuition.
Mookaite can also encourage one to recognize life patterns to become more attuned to the
natural cycles. This quality can help those who are trying to work with Law of Attraction to bring
higher ideals into physical reality.
Jasper, Orbicular (Ocean)
Orbicular Jasper is a variety of Jasper that contains circular or orb-like inclusions of quartz or
feldspar. Another name for Orbicular Jasper is Ocean Jasper, a type which is only found on the
shores of Madagascar at low tide. It is also known as the Atlantis Stone.
Orbicular Jasper is a nurturing, protective stone, which can help encourage patience, release
emotional blockages and rid us of pent-up anger. It is a stone of joy and renewed enthusiasm
for the cycles of life, especially when worn or placed over the Heart chakra.  Orbicular Jasper
eases depression and encourages empathy towards others, while at the same time preventing
rivalries. When placed over the Solar Plexus chakra, this Jasper will help to remove chronic
Physically, Orbicular Jasper is an excellent detoxifying stone. It helps the body assimilate
nutrients from food and enhances the digestive system. Use Orbicular Jasper to alleviate
inner-ear problems, thyroid disorders and, of course, ease seasickness.
  Jasper, Picture
The swirling patterns and banding that adorn Picture Jasper are said to be images from the
past that Mother Earth is willing us to see. These images may lead to a better understanding of
our past fears. Picture Jasper gives us the chance to see the bigger picture and move forward
with courage and confidence.  Use this stunning stone to begin a new business venture without
the fear of failure.

Take a piece of Picture Jasper with you when traveling to other countries to gain a better
understanding of their cultures.  A stone of creative visualization, Picture Jasper can be an aide
in bringing your goals and dreams into reality. Because of its connection to the earth, Picture
Jasper is wonderful stone to work with for conservationists.

Physically, Picture Jasper can be used to quit smoking by staring into the pictures during a
craving, thus causing you to relax and move on. Picture Jasper keeps the immune system
healthy, alleviates skin disorders and is helpful for lung disorders and allergies.   

Jasper comes in a wide variety of colors.  A type of Chalcedony, Jasper is a protective,
nurturing stone that absorbs and transmutes negative energies.  Jasper is often used for
balancing the subtle bodies and aligning the Chakras.   Jasper is a great aid for those seeking
to bring practicality into their life, but not boredom.  Jasper promotes vitality and perseverance,
and can boost energy when one is running particularly low. By working with multiple colors of
Jasper on their corresponding Chakras, one can experience the unifying effect offered by this
family of stones.
Jasper, Red “Malachite”
Since red "malachite" is banded jasper, healing and metaphysical properties are similar to
other red varieties of jasper. Red is often considered a color of energy and courage, giving this
gemstone an air of fiery encouragement. Banded jaspers are also well-known as grounding
stones that help to center the individual wearer. These gemstones are also used to calm and
sooth while encouraging inward reflection. Banded jaspers are associated with the Root Chakra
and have a deep connection to nature.
Jasper, Red
Many use Red Jasper as a calming stone and to stimulate the Root Chakra.  Some Native
American cultures consider Red Jasper to symbolize the blood of the Earth, making it
particularly sacred.  Red Jasper is full of grounding Earth energy.  Red Jasper can connect one
deeply to the vibrations of the Earth, bringing a greater understanding of the necessity of
natural events.  You can use Jasper to further your knowledge of the connection between
humans and nature.
A gentle stone, Red Jasper works slowly and effectively, and is a great stone to ground anyone
who is overly sensitive to crystalline energy.  Red Jasper aids in resolving difficult situations
and can be used to ground and stabilize the Aura.  Using Jasper can bring helpful insights into
view that can help to progress toward set goals, or to understand why a change may be
necessary.  Red Jasper is a staple of the medicine bag.
In general, Jasper is known as the “supreme nurturer”.  It sustains and supports during times of
stress, and brings tranquility and wholeness.  Used in healing, Jasper unifies all aspects of your
life.  Jasper reminds people to help each other.
Jasper, White
White Jasper is an uplifting stone, bringing hope and new beginnings (albeit slowly), especially
after a loss. Use White Jasper to protect against negativity, while keeping your emotions stable
when experiencing change or chaotic situations. White Jasper is helpful for new mothers and
their babies, helping instill that ‘Jasper nurturing nature’. Used with the Crown chakra, White
Jasper creates a balanced mind and body simultaneously. It is often used for fulfilling dreams
and wishes.
Physically, White Jasper may help with neurological imbalances, auto-immune disorders, bone
marrow, cell regeneration and fertility.
In general, Jasper is known as the “supreme nurturer.” It sustains and supports during times of
stress and brings tranquility and wholeness. Used in healing, Jasper unifies all aspects of your
life. Jasper reminds people to help each other.
Jasper, Zebra
Zebra Jasper is typically white with black stripes like a zebra, but it also comes in color
variations like green, red and brown with white. Zebra Jasper holds the energy of balance,
uniting the energies of the masculine and feminine, Yin and Yang. It also balances the chakras,
and the physical, intellectual, emotional and etheric bodies.
Zebra Jasper is the “anti-apathy” stone. It allows you to be optimistic, despite life’s stresses and
gives you more initiative to tackle those problems. It will encourage you to dare to dream and
turn those dreams into reality. Zebra Jasper is also a grounding stone, allowing you to tune into
Mother Earth and find joy in your surroundings.
Physically, Zebra Jasper helps with kidney/bladder problems; improves skin, bones and teeth
and alleviates muscle spasms.
Jasper is a very calming stone and stimulates the Root Chakra. Jasper is a wonderful
grounding stone and can help pull one's scattered energies in to work where they are most
needed. Keeping Jasper with you can aid in resolving difficult situations. Worn as a protective
amulet by tribal priests, Jasper can ward of negativity, and transmute dense energies into
higher frequencies.
The most powerful area in a pyramid is in the center, near the apex, so it can be helpful to
focus your intention into this spot. When working with these powerful items, be sure you have
stated a purpose for the highest good, and are clear about your desires.
Jasper, Zebra
Jet is commonly used as a stone of protection, yet it also carries some wonderful healing
properties, including pain relief for headaches/migraines and enhanced healing of traumatic
Working almost like an energetic filter, Jet is a wonderful grounding stone that has intense
purification and protection properties.  Jet is known for clearing the aura of impure energies
and is an important stone for the medicine bag.  Jet can be used to cleanse other crystals by
placing them in a bowl with several smaller pieces of Jet.  Jet can also be helpful for those
experiencing an overabundance of negative energies or emotions, and has traditionally been
used as a stone to alleviate grief.  Not only does it draw off negative vibrations, but Jet can help
the victim of these vibes to understand their original purpose and the lesson to be learned.  
Sensitives or empaths who suffer from exposure to negativity in the environment should carry a
piece of Jet with them while exposed.
Jet is known to work synergistically with Moldavite, and can assist those who are trying to do
void meditation work.  Jet is a great ally to all on the spiritual path, due to its perfect
combination of protective vibrations.  Jet can facilitate the release of negative behavior patterns
and old emotional attachments, freeing the individual for rapid personal growth.  Jet can be
used in combination with virtually all other stones for healing purposes.  Those suffering from
nervousness and hyperactive children may find a calming benefit from Jet, as it integrates
higher vibrations into the lower chakras and brings a soothing sense of wholeness to the
Also known as a stone of good luck, Jet makes a great gift for the person starting a new job or
beginning a new business pursuit.  Jet can bring clarity to a confusing situation by bringing
unique insights from variant perspectives.  Those who are struggling through multiple trials and
tribulations will appreciate Jet's supportive energies.
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