Emerald

Colour.
Green.


Appearance.
Small bright gemstone or larger cloudy crystal.


Rarity.
Gem quality is expensive but unpolished emerald readily available.


Sources.
India, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Brazil, Egypt, Austria.

Attributes.
Emerald is a stone of inspiration and infinite patience.
It is a life-affirming stone with great integrity. Known as the “stone of successful love,” it brings domestic bliss and loyalty.
It enhances unity, unconditional love, and partnership and promotes friendship.
Emerald keeps a partnership in balance.
If it changes color, it is said to signal unfaithfulness.
Emerald opens the heart chakra and has a calming effect on the emotions.
This stone ensures physical, emotional, and mental equilibrium.
It eliminates negativity and brings in positive actions.
Focusing intention and raising consciousness brings about positive action.
It enhances psychic abilities, opens clairvoyance, and stimulates gathering wisdom
from the mental planes.
Traditionally, emerald was said to protect from enchantment and the ploys of magicians and to foretell the future.
Psychologically, Emerald gives the strength of character to overcome the misfortunes of life.
It is a stone of regeneration and recovery and can heal negative emotions.
It enhances the ability to enjoy life to the fullest.
It is helpful in cases of claustrophobia.
Emerald imparts mental clarity, strengthens memory, inspires a deep inner knowing, and broadens vision.
It is a wisdom stone, promoting discernment and truth, and aiding eloquent expression.
It helps bring to the surface what is unconsciously known.
Emerald is extremely beneficial to mutual understanding within a group of people, stimulating cooperation.

Healing.

Emerald aids recovery after infectious illness.
It treats sinuses, lungs, heart spine, and muscles, and soothes the eyes.
It improves vision and has a detoxifying effect on the liver.
Emerald alLeviates rheumatism and diabetes.
It has been used as an antidote to poisons.
Worn around the neck, Emerald was believed to ward off epilepsy.
Its green ray can assist in healing of malignant conditions.

Position.

Wear on the little finger, ring finger, over the heart, or on the right arm.
Position as appropriate for healing.
Do not wear it constantly as it can trigger negative emotions.
Opaque Emeralds are not suitable for mental attunement.