Therapeutic Properties of
The name "opal" comes from the Sanskrit word for "upala,"
meaning precious stone. It is said that
precious opal, with its display of fire, can spark creativity, and that the
"dance" of its fire
can help people enjoy their lives.
Opal is often associated with the gift of prophecy. Both Chinese and Romans
believed in this power of opal. The Chinese believe that in order to benefit
from opal, the wearer must be pure of heart.
Opal is the traditional birthstone for those born in
the month of October.
Traditional Metaphysical Properties of Opal:
Creativity, spontaneity, relationships, memory, happy
dreams and changes.
Healing Powers of Opal:
Opal is beneficial for subduing an over-active 7th Chakra (Crown Chakra).
Natural Healers use opal to promote visions, enhance prophetic dreams and
intuition. They also believe that opal helps kidneys and blood diseases.
Opal has been associated with the sacral chakra, imbalances of which can
cause problems with addictions. Some believe that opal can help moderate and
harmonize sexual desires.
Some, however, say that the power of opal can be misused and that it can be
used to cast beauty spells.
Opal helps you see possibilities. It helps you discover a broader
perspective. Some find opal very hard to wear. Opal frees you when you feel
blocked in a situation.
With its display of fire, opal is believe to spark creativity. The "dance" of
its fire can help people enjoy their lives. The light-colored stones have long
been associated with helping people become less visible to others and also in
Some believe that opal may keep blonde hair from fading with age! Gazing into
its depths can result in improving eyesight and reducing stress levels.
It is said that black opal helps you see your soul. It helps you recognize
the possibilities. It strengthen bones.
Gemstone Infocenter Home
Gift Selections incorporating Gemstones
Guide to Gem Caring