Properties: This stone has the calming, soothing energy of the sea. This is the stone of courage. Tranquilizing, uplifting, openness, innocence, lightheartedness, creativity, communication, self-awareness, confidence, purpose. Throat Chakra, Sacral Spleen Chakra, and Heart Chakra. Used for protection on journeys, especially those who travel on water. Affects etheric and mental levels.
Helps stabilize and harmonize unsettled surroundings. Helps reduce fears. Has an affinity with sensitive and mystical people. Increases creativity and sharpens intuition. Excellent stone for meditation. Helps one attune to nature. Quiets the mind and reduces stress. Helps bring about a tolerance toward others. Recommended as a purifier of the throat and helps sore throats. Clears blocked communication and aids the user in verbal expression. This stone allows us to find our individually and be ourselves.
It is helpful to those who wear it, in regards to finding love, promoting fidelity and smoothing out differences between others. Aquamarine will help couples who have grown apart to re-establish communication.
It will help to increase clairvoyance, intuition and the psychic awareness. It will also provide a good focus for meditation and visualization.It is the stone of distance healers, ecologists and long distance travelers.
Folk Remedies: A great stone for stress relief. Aquamarine will help to ease pain and to overcome panic attacks and phobias. Filters out unnecessary information to the brain. Calms the nerves. Clarifies perception and strengthens the body’s cleansing organs such as the liver, spleen, thyroid, and kidneys. Helps the eyes, jaw, neck, stomach, teeth, throat, mouth and ears. This is a very important stone for the Thymus. Releases anxiety, fear, restlessness, peaceful stillness. Allows for better breathing with allergies. This is good stone when recovering from and illness.
Feng Shui: Used in the Southwest (relationship, love) and in negative directions (courage, protection).
History: A beryl stone, (Be3Al2Si6O18) Found in the US, Mexico, USSR, Brazil, and India. Has a soothing influence. This stone is usually clear light blue, blue-green. The stone also occurs in a golden yellow color. It is a good stone for teachers, counselors, chiropractors, genetic engineers, lecturers, and massage, reiki and crystal therapy practitioners. Was given to sailors as protection against drowning and for courage in battle. Used to symbolize the moon due to its connection to the Earth’s tides.