Therapeutic Properties of Aquamarine
Aquamarine is derived from the Latin word, aqua
marina, meaning sea water. Aquamarine is believed
to make sailors fearless and protect them from adversaries at sea. In the Middle
Ages, it was
believed that the wearer would be granted foresight, insight and freedom from
Aquamarine is the anniversary gemstone for the 16th
and the 19th year of marriage.
Traditional Metaphysical Properties of Aquamarine:
Courage, purification, peace, intuition,
self-expression, balance, preparedness.
Healing Properties of Aquamarine:
Aquamarine increases rational thought and
intelligence and make persons astute in business
matters. Aquamarine is also a stone of love and mercy. Aquamarine, when worn or
carried is said
to give insight, foresight, freedom from insomnia, cure laziness, quicken the
courage and happiness and make youth everlasting.
Aquamarine helps marriage relationships. It has a
soothing effect on couples, assisting them in
working out their differences and insuring a long and happy marriage. It
re-awakens love in
long-married couples and signify the making of new friends. Aquamarine is often
used as a “good
luck” stone to bring feelings of peace, love, joy and happiness.
Aquamarine is said to subdue an overactive Throat
Chakra. Natural Healers use Aquamarine to
increase courage and provide protection. It is often recommended for those who
are experiencing a
lot of grief.
Some believe that water used to soak the stone can
stop hiccups, cure eye problems and relieved
Aquamarine works against nerve pain, glandular
problems, toothache, and disorders of the neck,
jaw and throat. It strengthens liver and kidneys. It improves digestion, reduce
the swollen glands, help reduce dependence on drugs and maintain the health of
the teeth. Thus,
it diminishes problems with eyes, ears and stomach, relieves cough.
Note: Heat treating the gem can increase the blueness. But heat treatment is
thought to reduce the mystical effects of the stone.
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