Therapeutic Properties of
The role the color green in providing us a soothing and healing effect was well
known for centuries. When we feel bad or need to recuperate, we go to countryside
and take walks through the park among the lush green meadows. (Remember, Julie
Andrews running in lush meadows in the Alps in the movie "Sound of Music?")
Buddha got his
enlightenment when he was sitting under the shadow of a big tree. Green was
revered even in biblical times. Psalms (chapter 23) talks about "leading through the green
Since the time of Cleopatra and continuing today,
emeralds have set the standard for the ultimate
color in green gemstones. A fine emerald is truly breathtaking.
Emerald is the birthstone for May. Emerald is the
anniversary gemstone for the 20th, 35th and
55th year of marriage, the perfect emblem of an enduring love.
Traditional Metaphysical Properties of Emerald:
domestic bliss, sensitivity, loyalty, memory,
mental capacity, harmony, focus, eliminating negativity.
Healing Applications of Emerald:
The role the color green in providing us a soothing
and healing effect was well known for
centuries. Emerald, the carrier of green rays, has the same effect on the
persons that wear it.
Emerald revitalizes us. It restores our balance. It heals our wounds. It gives
us mental clarity.
When we're confused or troubled, it helps us cut through to the truth. So, it is
always a good
time to wear emeralds.
Some people believe that wearing an Emerald brings wisdom, growth and patience -
qualities essential for lasting love. A gift of Emerald is considered symbolic
of love and devotion. Emeralds are even believed to change color upon
Traditionally, Emeralds are worn to promote healing and enhance love and
contentment. According to legends, emeralds strengthen the owner's memory,
quicken the intelligence and assist in predicting the future.
Emeralds are used by Natural Healers to subdue an
over-active Heart Chakra (4th Chakra).
Many virtues are ascribed to emerald. It is said to drive away evil spirits, and
to preserve the chastity of the wearer. The emerald gives faith, and success in
love. It helps you to identify false friends by changing color in the presence of false
friends or false witnesses. It promotes constancy of mind, true friendship, and
felicity in domestic life. As a love token, it registers the degree of love. If
pale, love is waning.
When worn, the emerald is supposed to prevent epilepsy attack, and when held in
the mouth it is believed to be a cure for dysentery. Ancient Egyptians believed
that emerald protected pregnant women. It is also believed to assist women at
Emerald is extensively used for physical and emotional healing. Emerald, with
refreshing soft green color, has amazing healing powers for eyes. It
is a good talisman for any eye trouble. If worn about the neck or finger,
emerald prevents convulsions in children. Emeralds are also an antidote for
poisons and wounds. Emeralds help
fight all mental illness and neurological disorders. It also helps with with
dizziness, vertigo, and spine problems.
So, it should come as no surprise to learn that emerald is a gemstone prized
by gem therapists. It is extremely useful for physical and emotional healing.
Many gem therapists use statements such as 'the strongest physical healing
gemstone' when describing emerald. Place emerald on the area which needs
healing. You can also wear it around your neck as a necklace or as a pendant.
You can also use it in the form of a ring or earring.
Information about Emerald
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An In-depth Look at Emerald
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