Crystal of the Week : Peridot
“Peridot is a known healing crystal that sends it’s energies to the Heart Chakra, bringing positive energy and encouraging mental, emotional, and spiritual growth. Crystal healers love Peridot for it’s ability to awaken one to the idea of Universal Love by saturating the Heart Chakra with higher frequency vibrations from the Universal Energy Field. Peridot is also helpful for releasing emotional attachments to things or people.
Working with the Heart Chakra, Peridot can help one to learn how to live from the Heart, remaining faithful to one’s own inner truth. Peridot can help with issues of self-worth, bringing relief to unhealthy emotions such as anger, resentment, and jealousy. It’s work with the Heart Chakra can improve relationships by assisting with emotional healing. Peridot can also help physical ailments of the heart, lungs, and thymus.”
Source: Healing Crystals.com
Diuretic: Increases production and elimination of urine.
The Many and Varied Uses of CHAMOMILE
Actions: anti-spasmodic, analgesic (mild), anti-inflammatory, carminative, bitter, anti-emetic, sedative (mild), nervine
Uses: gastro-intestinal spasm, indigestion, loss of appetite, inflammation to respiratory and gastro-intestinal tract, travel sickness, restlessness, nervousness, mild sleep aid, inhibits the formation of ulcers, mild diaphoretic, PMS, nausea, colic in babies (through breast mild), muscle inflammation, side effects of chemo and radiation
External: Facial steam for irritated skin, inflammation and irritation of skin and mucous membranes such as mouth and gums, anal and genital area. Compresses of the fresh pulped flowers for lumbago, gouty joints, sciatica, neuralgia and local inflammations. Baths: strong infusion to water for irritated skin, rashes, eczema
*** The longer you infuse chamomile the more of the bitter properties you will get. Chamomile has a neutral to cooling energy in the body.
Digestive: An herb that promotes or aids in the process of digestion.
CRYSTAL OF THE WEEK: BLUE TOPAZ
“Light blue topaz can be helpful for providing emotional support, repelling negativity, and cultivating the knowledge that “all is as it should be”. Topaz can be used as an aid to meditation and relaxation, and has been used as a protective amulet against psychic attacks and household accidents. The vibrant energy of these Light Blue Topaz make them excellent aids when one needs to see their place in the universe and to understand the big picture regarding a particular issue.
Combined with Tiger Eye, Topaz is thought to attract money when placed around a green candle. Being such a light color blue, this form of Topaz is related to the throat and third eye chakras, and may be able to help attune to higher realms. In addition, Light Blue Topaz is said to help you recognize your own truth, so you can see if you are indeed on your true path.
If you discover that you are off your purpose, these Light Blue Topaz Bars can help you focus your desire to learn.”
Diaphoretic: Promotes perspiration, enabling the skin to eliminate waste from the body, thus helping the body ensure a clean and harmonious inner environment.
Demulcent: rich in mucilage that soothes and protects irritated or inflamed tissue
CRYSTAL OF THE WEEK: GARNET (HESSONITE)
“Garnet has been used for centuries by emperors, knights, and warriors as a protective Talisman, by Hindu and Buddhist followers as a holy stone of enlightenment, as well as by Native North and South American Indian, Aztec, Mayan, and African Tribal cultures.
The flash and fire of Garnet inspires a sense of lightness and brightness, illuminating to dark places and dark souls. Garnet is a good stone for depression, bringing joy and hope to its user, and helps lessen anger, especially towards oneself. Garnet’s fire stimulates the survival instinct, bringing willpower and courage to a situation. Garnet will quickly “light a fire” under you, bringing those internalized ideas and feeling you have to the surface to be acted upon and carried out.
Powerful Garnet can cleanse the chakras of negative energies and re-energize them. Use Garnet to balance the Sacral Chakra and sex drive, and to aid in the controlled rise of Kundilini energy.
Garnet inspires love and passion, devotion and loyalty. A stone of commitment, Garnet encourages personal relationships of all kinds, and is a useful relationship tool both personally and in business.”