CRYSTALS & THEIR HEALING PROPERTIES
Ruby is a red variety of corundum, an aluminIum oxide. It forms in prismatic, tabular, bi-pyramidal or rhombohedral crystals. It can also occur in granular or massive habits.
Until 1800, when Ruby was recognised as variety of corundum, red Spinels and Garnets were also believed to be Ruby. The intense red colour of ruby comes from chromium.
In some Rubies, inclusions of titanium oxide cause light diffusion in cabochon-cut stones that can appear as a six-pointed star, which is called asterism.
Rubies have been mined in Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, India, Brazil and the United States.
Ancient legend in Myanmar held that inserting a Ruby into your flesh would make you invulnerable.
In European lore during the Middle Ages, Ruby was believed to convey good health, resolve disagreements and remove negative thoughts. It was long revered as a stone of royalty, and the Chinese Emperor Kublai Khan was said to have offered an entire city in exchange for a huge Ruby.
RUBY And physical health
Ruby can warm and energise even the most sluggish aura , and as such, is excellent for the convalescing or infirmed individual. This stone can assist in healing infections, lower cholesterol, reduce blood clots, detoxify the blood and erase the difficulties associated with going sober. It stimulates the circulation, menses, and the pituitary gland. It is a stone to keep on your person when healing from blood related disorders or blood pressure problems.
Ruby can be used to treat inadequate circulation in the feet and legs. It is often used as a treatment for sexual dysfunction and infertility, It can be used to regulate your weight.
Ruby stimulates the spleen, adrenal glands and the circulation. It will help you overcome infectious diseases such as intestinal infections.
RUBY and your feelings
Rubies are helpful for getting you fired up when you have a blaśe attitude about life. If you have been lacking enthusiasm and generally feel bored, the energy from ruby will get you blood flowing.
Ruby is excellent for those who are repelled by being in a body in the physical world. It can help you feel more engaged in life and more loving toward your physical body and human existence.
Ruby intensifies the emotions and stokes passions. It can be used as a talisman to bring wealth, joy, love, sexual vigour and power.
Ruby offers you healthy tension and dynamism. It is enlivening, rejuvenates, fires you with enthusiasm and lifts you out of lethargy and exhaustion. It has a balancing effect on hyperactivity.
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RUBY and the mind
Ruby increases your passion for life when used with conscious intent. This brilliant red stone is a motivational tool for helping you complete tasks. If you have been procrastinating, this stone gives you that needed jumpstart to begin a task or project. Hold ruby to get your mind wrapped around the idea that it is time to move forward and take action.
It can strengthen and energise the heart chakra, opening blocked channels so that you are able to better send and receive love, courage, confidence, vitality, stamina, strength, leadership and success. If used on the base chakra, ruby can act as an aphrodisiac and it encourages you to get in-touch with the condition and needs of the physical body.
It is an amplifier of energy, both positive and negative, so it should be used with care. This stone has a lot of Yang energy, and can bring anger or negativity to the surface quickly.
Ruby leads to joyful commitment to all social tasks. It encourages you to be awake and aware in thought and action, able to perform well, active, courageous, impulsive and spontaneous,
RUBY and the SPIRIT
Ruby aligns you with higher consciousness. it helps you to be aware of the spiritual and mystical experience that is the unity of the universe. Use this stone to experience spirituality in everyday living.
Ruby teaches you to enjoy being in the physical world. It helps you see the spiritual energy that exists throughout the realm of matter, and offers lessons in mastering the transformation of thought and intent into physical manifestation. Ruby helps you release the physical imprint of past emotional trauma or physical abuse.
Ruby lends style and vigour to life. It bestows passion as a driving force, but still prevents any tendencies towards self destruction in its role as a life loving stone.
Ruby Fuchsite is a natural composite of red ruby and green fuchsite.
Ruby is a variety of corundum while fuchsite is a chrome mica. Ruby fuchsite is found in South India.
This stone balances the cells of the heart as well as the transmission of the electrical impulses. With this stone in hand, use your intention and the power of visualisation to attract a balanced, healthy state throughout your body. You can also use the stone with the intention to attract the right healthcare practitioners to help you with your heart issues. Ruby fuchsite infuses the body with prana (the breath or life giving force). It supports the bowels, heart, cells and organs.
Ruby fuchsite is a reminder that you are capable of profound feelings of love and wellbeing. Use this stone to turn your attention back to your heart to heal hurt feelings and open yourself to receive love. The soft green vibration of the fuchsite gently prods you toward accepting friendships and relationships, while the brilliant ruby energises you to embrace relationships with open arms. Ruby fuchsite encourages self esteem and assists in the healing of relationship issues. It brings emotions and their sources into awareness for understanding and clearing. This stone works via flashbacks, nightmares and daydream images too disturbing and message laden to ignore. It releases and clears emotional garbage to end its influence on your present life and prevent its carry over into future incarnations.
Ruby fuchsite's energy moves the mind into action. Use this stone when you are feeling lethargic or stuck on the same thought pattern wether positive or negative. The ruby in this stone will move the energy enough to create a mental passion for life. The fuchsite shifts that energy into motion so thoughts that were once stuck or repetitive actually progress to complete a plan of action or intention.
Ruby fuchsite vibrates with the energy of spiritually aligned romantic love. Use it as a magnet to attract the perfect life partner. Allow it to help you open your sacred heart to higher vibration of loving and being loved. This stone helps you have the courage to demonstrate your love an aligns you with heartfelt truth and goodness. Ruby fuchsite inspires you to heal yourself and it instils an awareness of the deep self that no-one sees.
Ruby fuchsite aids karmic release of disturbing situations and lifetimes or of past life violent death.
Ruby kyanite is a naturally occurring combination of red ruby and blue kyanite. It was found in South India. Ruby kyanite is predominantly kyanite containing somewhat muted red spots of ruby.
Ruby kyanite is a balancing stone due to the warm red of ruby and the cool blue of the kyanite, so is beneficial for the heart, muscles, throat and throat consctrictions, cell disorders, circulation, hormones and blood pressure. Is also assists high pressure in the eyes that leads to glaucoma.
Ruby kyanite supports the brain and nervous system as well as the sexual organs, bowels and intestines.
Ruby kyanite quickens the formation of intimate relationships and enhances mutual attraction. This stone will assist in stabilising people with bipolar disorder and for anyone who must work away from home for long periods of time.
Ruby kyanite is a stone to help people who misread social signals, especially those with conditions such as Asperger's syndrome to communicate more effectively. This stone will protect you from over emotional people and social vampires who at first acquaintance try to move into your life. Wearing ruby kyanite makes the learning of boring but necessary information more personally relevant and turns duty social events into fun.
Ruby kyanite stimulates intuitive awareness and inner visions while enhancing courage, passion an commitment to spiritual development.
Ruby Zoisite is a natural occurring combination of red ruby and green zoisite and black hornblende.. It is found in Southern India.
Officially the name for this mineral is Anyolite but the trade name is the one most often used.
Ruby Zoisite is an excellent stone for heart disease, lung diseases such as COPD, breathing challenges and oesophageal problems. This stone reminds you that whatever you need to know, no matter what it is, when you look within from a place of love, the answer will come to you. Ruby zoisite amplifies sexual an sensual energy combined with mature love. It promotes a stable source of financial income from a loyal and enduring source, and it helps with altruistic efforts as well.
Ruby zoisite assists with healing reproductive disorders; especially fibroids and fertility problems, it will enhance healing after a miscarriage or termination of a pregnancy. It will control the side effects resulting from a hysterectomy or early menopause. It will protect you against viruses and infections, especially bacterial ones
Ruby zoisite amplifies the vibration of love. It is especially comforting to use during the grieving process, as it helps mend a broken heart. This stone activates passion and lets you speak from the heart and allows love to flow through you. This stone will help you control unfounded worries over sexual dilemmas. It will help young people who are entering into same sex partnerships. This stone will help Transexuals and Bisexuals understand their worries about their sexuality and assist them in communicating their needs to others.
Ruby zoisite activates the crown chakra will create an altered state of consciousness to help you access your soul memory and through that achieve spiritual learning. It is one of the stones for soul healing and past-life work. Ruby zoisite will help you step away from the crowd and be your self but not isolate you from the rest of the human race.
Ruby zoisite helps you shift your perceptions so that you can see everything through the eyes of love. This stone is able to help you silence your thoughts and look within for answers. If you are really disciplined, this stone will help you gain clarity on all that you want to know. It also helps you bring your thoughts to the forefront of your awareness and place them in your heart before making decisions.
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