Chrysoprase is a silicon dioxide mineral that that belongs to the chalcedony group of quartz crystals. The presence of nickel in the mineral has altered the normal colourless quartz mineral to a beautiful green translucent stone. The translucent apple green crystal is the most popular of these stones.
This stone is sometimes simply called Prase.
The colour varies from a yellow green to a bright apple green to a dark veined green. This stone is often mistaken for jadeite.
In antiquity chrysoprase was assigned to the Goddess Venus which represented the divine love of truth. This refers to the sense of justice that is attributed to Venus.
Chrysoprase promotes optimism and personal insight. Inducing deep meditative states, it imparts a sense of being part of the divine whole, This stone assists in looking at egotistical motives in the past and the effect that has had on hour development, and aligns your ideals with your behaviour. Chrysoprase heals you inners child, releasing emotions locked in childhood, and, overcoming compulsive thoughts, turns your attention to positive events,. This stone stimulates acceptance of oneself and others.
In medieval times, chrysoprase was engraved with the image of a bull to give strength and protection to the wearer.
CHRYSOPRASE and physical health
Chrysoprase stimulates detoxification and elimination of waste from the body, encouraging the liver and kidneys to remove all substances that are having a negative effect, including an accumulation of heavy metals and other substances that are normally difficult to dissolve in the system.
This includes the bodies toxification due to the regular intake of prescribed medications that have built up leading to a reduction of effectiveness of that medicine.
Chrysoprase also helps many skin diseases such as eczema and dermatitis, especially some forms of neurodermatitis.
This stone in combination with smoky quartz will enhance the healing of all types of fungal infections,
Chrysoprase will stimulate fertility in women, particularly if infections such as STD's have led to infertility. If your hormones are out of balance and you are having difficulty conceiving, chrysoprase will assist .
Chrysoprase supports general healing and regeneration. It assists in maintaining a youthful spirit, outlook and energy. It can be helpful in recuperation from degenerative diseases of all types. Chrysoprase will remind you to take a break and relax so that you can recharge yourself, not only physically but mentally, spiritually and emotionally as well. The more yellow chrysoprase is useful for overcoming digestive challenges.
If you or the people you are working with are new to healing, chrysoprase will make the body, mind and spirit receptive to these previously unknown healing energies. It is good for stomach ulcers and other digestive disorders and skin perforations or infected areas. Chrysoprase will fill the mind and spirit with optimism and give impetus to get back into the mainstream of life after illness or despair.
CHRYSOPRASE and your feelings
Chrysoprase brings energy to the body. It is a calming stone that creates openness to new situations. Chrysoprase will help you look at your past and see clearly what things were done for purely selfish reasons and how these actions affected your personal development.
It helps you overcome compulsive and impulsive behaviours. Chrysoprase helps you accept yourself as you are and doesn't judge others. It helps you feel forgiveness and compassion.
This stone soothes heartache and loneliness. Chrysoprase promotes emotional balance. It helps in conflict resolution, encourages inner peace and inner strength when facing real emotions. Chrysoprase helps you to open and heal old emotional wounds, grief and trauma. This stone reduces fear and replaces it with unconditional love.
Chrysoprase bestows trust and feeling of security, it helps us become independent of others and be content with yourself.
Just as it physically detoxifies, chrysoprase also relieves you of oppressive images and helps you remove them from your emotional programming. This stone puts an end to recurring nightmares, particularly in children who wake up crying at night without recognising their surroundings.
As a heart healing stone, chrysoprase can help you work through a host of emotional imbalances. It will teach you that anything that isn't love, isn't love. It will help you release attachments to fear based emotions, belief systems and kindles and expanded ability to feel and express love. Chrysoprase can help you connect with Nature beings and the beauty of the natural world. It assists you in fostering positive, healing thoughts toward each other and the Earth. Chrysoprase is a heart chakra stone. With this stone in hand, you will be able to open your heart to give love and let yourself receive love. This stone will increase your self esteem, self confidence and courage. It is also useful for helping raise you out of depression. Use it when you are mentally overwhelmed to help rebalance and clear out the feelings associated with information overload.
A stone of spring, chrysoprase represents a change of heart by others or a new opportunity for you concerning situations that have seemed hopeless or avenues that you thought were closed.
IMAGES OF CHRYSOPRASE
CHRYSOPRASE and the mind
Chrysoprase promotes a love of the truth, by being truthful to yourself and by not hiding behind platitudes and lies. Chrysoprase encourages hope and gives you personal insights into your current negative behaviours. Chrysoprase draws out innate talent and stimulates your creativity.
Chrysoprase will help you to recognise when egotistical motives are at play and it encourages you to examine whether your actions are having a negative effect on others.
This stone will help you to avoid compulsive actions, behaviours and thought patterns.
Chrysoprase heightens your compassion for yourself when you realise that your repetitive thoughts are attracting unwanted situations. With this stone in hand, you can consciously decide to have the courage and confidence to allow love into your life. The yellow form of chrysoprase helps with mental clarity and is beneficial when trying to integrate a large amount of information or activity into your life.
CHRYSOPRASE and the spirit
Chrysoprase stimulates fluent speech and mental dexterity. Chrysoprase will prevent you speaking out without thinking first. It eases oppressive and recurrent images, and helps to prevent nightmares. This stone brings feelings of security and trust in yourself and others. Chrysoprase supports the need for independence but still encourages commitment to others.
Chrysoprase is a stone of cleansing and change. It connects you with the green things of the Earth. Helps you communicate with the planet and its life forms. Chrysoprase urges you to understand the Earth's environment and ecosystems.
It promotes compassion for all life, psychic union with the planet and unconditional love.
Chrysoprase endows us with the experience of being part of a greater whole. It makes us alert and quick witted and draws our attention to seemingly random coincidences in which we can perceive the activity of the spiritual realm. Chrysoprase encourages a simple childlike worldview in which guardian angels and spirit guides are not in conflict with logical or rational considerations. it combines a search for truth with patience so we can become happy even if we only understand a tiny fraction of the universe. It encourages an appreciation of aesthetics, art and beauty.
Chrysoprase assists in connecting with the abundant energy and love of the Divine. It stimulates the heart chakra and kindles an expanded ability to feel and express love. Chrysoprase can help you connect with Nature beings and the beauty of the natural world. It assists you in fostering positive, healing thoughts toward each other and the Earth.
Chrysoprase can be used to help you learn about the use of colour, sound and vibration as a spiritual tool to open your consciousness to unlimited potential. Using this stone allows you to accept yourself and increases your tolerance for others, allowing you to accept people as they are.
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CHRYSOPRASE and THE CHAKRAS
If the solar plexus chakra is out of balance, you may feel critical of others, be a bully and in need of constant change. You also may believe that you aren't recognised for your achievements or have difficulty learning new tasks.
If the heart chakra is out of balance you may have sudden bursts of anger, jealousy or blaming others for any issues that arise in your life. You might need constant confirmation of your self worth, feeling unloved or lacks compassion for others.
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