CRYSTALS & THEIR HEALING PROPERTIES
Aragonite is a calcium carbonate mineral belonging to the Aragonite Group of minerals. Aragonite is a polymorph of calcite, which means that it has the same chemistry as calcite but it has a different structure, and more importantly, different symmetry and crystal shapes. Aragonite has a more compact structure is composed of triangular carbonate ion groups.
Aragonite's most famous crystal habit is the twinned pseudo-hexagonal prismatic crystals that it produces. Twinning is the result of an error during the growth of the crystal.
Cerussite is a lead carbonate mineral belonging to the Aragonite Group of minerals. It occurs as striated flat tabular crystals often twinned to form reticulated lattices and star shaped groups. The name "cerussite" is from the Latin word cerussa, meaning white lead. It has also been known as Horn Silver and lead spar. The crystals are transparent to translucent. Cerussite can be found in Namibia, Congo, Morocco, Australia, Germany and the USA
Aragonite can be white or colorless or more usually it occurs in shades of red, yellow, orange, brown, green and even blue. The crystal habits include twinned hexagonal prismatic crystals as well as a diverse assortment of thin elongated prismatic, curved bladed, steep pyramidal and chisel shaped crystals. A branching tree, coral or worm-like delicate form is called "flos ferri". It also be compact, granular, radially fibrous and massive. Its massive forms can be layered.
Cerussite is often colourless or white, but it can also be tinted grey, blue, yellow or brown by the inclusion of other minerals. The mineral forms as a matrix. Twinning of the crystal is common, single crystals can be prismatic with blunted pyramidal terminations. Cerussite has a high lustre and sparkle due to the lead content in the crystal.
ARAGONITE and the chakras
Aragonite stabilises and transmits energy through all the chakras. It is a grounding stone for the chakras and it calms and centres you for your chakra meditations.
ARAGONITE and physical health
Aragonite is a stone that makes you feel comfortable and well within your own body. It combats disease, especially the nervous twitching and spasms that come out of inner unrest. It is a stabilising stone that grounds and centres within the body. Aragonite warms the extremities, bringing energy through the body. It treats Raynaud's Disease (a circulatory disorder caused by insufficient blood supply to the hands and feet resulting in numbness, pain and chills. It heals bones, helps calcium absorption, and restores elasticity to discs. Aragonite stops night twitches and muscle spasms. It strengthens the immune system. It is useful for grounding you into your body.
ARAGONITE and your feelings
With its ability to centre and ground physical energies, it is useful in times of stress. Aragonite teaches patience and acceptance. It combats over-sensitivity. This stone is good for people who push themselves too hard, it facilitates delegation. Its practical energy encourages discipline and reliability, and develops a pragmatic approach to life. It will ground you in the truth and burst the bubble of falsehood. Aragonite combats anger and emotional stress. It provides strength and support.
Banded Aragonite balances out of control energy, calms, and stabilises, it heals procrastination and time wasting and will increase your energy levels.
Blue aragonite reopens old wounds so that you are able to examine them objectively, heal them and then move on in your life. Urges you to speak out against injustice. Heals past trauma and abuse. Helps incest survivors to speak out and to heal.
IMAGES OF ARAGONITE
ARAGONITE and the mind
It will take you back into your childhood to explore the past. Aragonite urges you to return to reality after having euphoric experiences. This stone urges you to see the real compared to your minds fantasy. Aragonite aids concentration on the matter at hand, and brings flexibility and tolerance to the mind. It gives insight into the causes of problems and situations.
ARAGONITE and the spirit
Aragonite is a reliable earth healer and grounding stone. Attuned to the earth goddess, it encourages conservation and recycling. This stone transforms geopathic stress and clears blocked ley lines even at a distance. Aragonite stabilises spiritual development that is out of control. Calming and centring, it restores balance and prepares for meditation by raising vibrations to a higher spiritual level and bringing energy into the physical body.
Banded aragonite opens conscious knowledge of this incarnations life purpose. It will guide you back onto your life path if you find you have strayed. Banded aragonite reminds you of your duties in this lifetime.
Blue aragonite strips away illusions about yourself and your life.
CRYSTALS A - C
CRYSTALS D - F
CRYSTALS G - I
CRYSTALS J - L
CRYSTALS M - O
CRYSTALS P - R
CRYSTALS S - U
CRYSTALS V - Z
CERUSSITE and the chakras
If used on the crown chakra, it can cleanse the central nervous system, promoting coordination and and increase in your fine motor skills.
CERUSSITE and physical health
When placed under the bed, Cerussite can relieve some of the symptoms of insomnia and restlessness. Cerussite crystal water is a useful insect repellent. Cerussite gives you energy and vitality especially for someone suffering from a long term illness. It aligns the nervous system particularly for involuntary movements both physical and verbal, there by helping such syndromes as Parkinson's Disease and Tourette's Syndrome. Cerussite strengthens muscle and bones. It helps with insomnia and nightmares.
CERUSSITE and your feelings
Cerussite can assist you gain confidence and to feel capable. While encouraging confidence and self love, it also inspires humility and active listening skills. If used in meditation you can separate what cannot change from what can be changed. This stone can also help sufferers of heartbreak and emotional scarring to heal and let go of anger and bitterness. Cerussite eases feelings of homesickness and makes you feel "at home" wherever you are. Cerussite is a grounding stone, it helps you feel safe and comfortable in the environment. It relieves tension and anxiety. It helps introverted people be able to interact with others more comfortably. It is ideal for students and managers as it makes correspondence easy and helps you to be able to listen and pay attention.
IMAGES OF CERUSSITE
CERUSSITE and the mind
Cerussite is for the traveller either on business or personal it reduces jet lag and helps you adjust to different cultures and circumstances. It helps you with decision making and stimulates personal growth. Cerussite teaches you how to be flexible and take on responsibility
CERUSSITE and the spirit
Cerussite attunes to higher wisdom and karmic purpose. It will show you the gifts that you bring to humanity when you meditate with it in your hand. Cerussite helps you let go of the past and its effects to walk into a fresh future. Cerussite balances the left and right brain hemispheres and encourages creativity.