These are the qualities each stone is said to have. They are organized by stone family.
Agates – Found in various colors with a high healing power. Work on different chacras according to the color. In children they are used as protection. Tone up and invigorates the body. Help to awaken and open ones’ inner self.
Botswana Agate - Recommended to firemen and smokers. Good for the circulatory system, skin, lungs and brain. Balances the emotional body.
Fire Agate - Influences the whole endocrine system. Stimulates memory cells. Balances and leads to harmony.
Moss Agate - Has a strong affinity with Gemini people. Balances conflicts between the left and the right sides of the brain. Relieves depression helping to harmonize the individual with nature. Has a strong impact on sinusitis.
Black Agate - Protection. Used to encourage and succeed in competitions.
Blue Agate - Peace and happiness. Subdues stress and family quarrels.
Black and White Agate - Protection against physical danger.
Aqua marine - Increases mind psychic power and soothes emotional problems. Brings peace, joy, happiness, especially to relationships. Reduces fears. Brings courage and physical purification.
Albite - Relieves depression and stimulates self-expression. Stimulates the immunological and respiratory systems. Reduces mental stress and strengthens the spleen and the thymus.
Amazonite – Of bluish green color, aligns electrical and mental bodies. Invigorates all meridians. Attracts money. Assures success. Brings joy. Soothes the nervous system. Broadens the thinking process.
Amber - Not a stone, but a fossil resin originated from ancient pine trees. Stabilizes and awakens the kundalini. Increases natural beauty, stimulates happiness and brings friends to loners. A necklace around the neck protects health. Helps against memory loss, difficulties making decisions, anxiety and eccentric behavior.
Amethyst - Helps with sleep and brings peace. Considered a transformation and wisdom stone. Helps release stress and fear. Elevates the spirit and promotes spirituality. Helps control vices and bad habits. Facilitates meditation, generosity and God's consciousness. Healing power especially for the eyes, skin, brain and immunological system.
Ametrine – Gives strength to make difficult decisions, communion with God, inspiration, psychic powers, sense of responsibility, capacity for establishing relationships, perception and confidence.
Chalcedony - Helps individuals become more open-minded, stops nightmares. Assists with vision problems, gall bladder, bones, arms, blood and circulatory system organs.
Calcite - Thinking process amplifier, increases mental capacity for astral projection. Stimulates kidneys for better body toxin elimination. Eases fear.
Yellow calcite – Strengthens bones, joints, hair, stomach, kidneys, and spleen. Increases comprehension and inspiration.
Light calcite - Used for concentration during meditation.
Pink calcite –Tranquilizer. Heightens concentration. Helps keep life into perspective. Attracts love.
Orange calcite - Protects and energizes your body when held.
Cyanite - Stimulates clear communication. Promotes truth, loyalty, and serenity. Facilitates inter-dimensional astral journey.
Citrine - A kind of quartz conducive for intestines detoxification. Amplifies thinking. Can be used for meditation and physical rejuvenation. Helps eliminate negative thinking and self-destructive tendencies. Increases contact with your superior self and the alignment amongst all the energetic bodies.
Carnelian - Calms down rage, jealousy, envy, hatred and depression. Promotes peace and harmony. Good for shy people. Opens the cardiac chacra. Promotes courage and peace.
Chrysocolla - Excellent for women's sicknesses. Releases fear, guilt and illusions. Helps to clear out unbalance of the subconscious. Alleviates ulcers and digestive issues. Amplifies thinking. Increases interior peace, knowledge and love.
Chrysoprase - Increases understanding of life situations and gives mental serenity. Stimulates sexuality and fertility. It is the sexual organs stone and is also the cure for venereal diseases. Increases sex drive. Good for vision problems.
Crystals - Used as a powerful amplifier. Commonly used amongst the North American Indians. Protection against all types of radiation. Extremely effective for memory.
Transparent crystal - Balances emotions. Excellent for meditation. Undoes negativity on the person's energetic field as well as on the environment.
Blue quartz - Increases longevity and self-expression. Promotes peace and tranquility.
Green quartz – Also known as aventurine, stimulates creativity and opens up doors. Keeps you in check with reality.
Rose quartz - Stimulates love and opens the cardiac chacra. Increases confidence and eliminates pride. Helps to clear stored anger, resentment and jealousy.
Rutilated quartz - Transmutes negativity. Exceptionally powerful, alleviates depression. Facilitates inspiration and increases clairvoyance. Very high healing power.
Smoky quartz - Initiates Kundalini movement. Excellent for meditation. Aligns the three lower chacras. Offers protection. Indicates the path of light when one is in the dark.
Tourmaline quartz - Contains black tourmaline. Facilitates astral projection. Levels the masculine and the feminine polarity.
Diopside - The stone of realization of big projects and success with commercial ventures. Good for the cure of the digestive system.
Dolomite - This stone is rich in calcium and magnesium. Cures bone, muscle and skeleton development problems. Good for people that have frail teeth and recurring cavities.
Emerald - Therapeutic effects especially for the back, nervous system, muscles, rheumatism and vision. Regulates sugar levels, improves vision, physical balance. Strengthens fingernails and hair.
Sulfur - A volcanic stone, it is useful for the treatment of sicknesses in general.
Feldspar - Inspiration and success with love. Encourages personal relationships. Reveals enemies and dignifies emotional life. Protects against hydrophobia.
Fluorite – Of healing power, helps with inter-dimensional communication, tooth strengthening. Useful for organizing thoughts and focusing. Healing properties similar to the ones of amethyst. Helps spiritual awakening.
Fucsite - Promotes diplomacy, discretion, imagination, creativity, beauty and appreciation.
Galena - Powerful mental vibration transmitter. Opens channels for parapsychological experiences such as telepathy and telekinesis.
Garnet - Found in many colors except blue. Invigorates the blood system and the heart. Stimulates imagination, aligns emotional and spiritual bodies. Elevatates emotions, increases self-esteem, personal magnetism, optimism courage and energy.
Hematite - Strong effect on blood. Alleviates blood ailments. Increases self- esteem and personal magnetism, optimism, courage and will.
Green jasper - Connection with the earth. Good to have at home as it calms you down, decreases sadness, develops sensitivity and other people’s understanding of you. Balances and heals the aura field. Aligns intuition.
Brown jasper - Centralizes and keeps one's feet on the ground. Helps in personal achievements, liberates hidden fears, and deep repressions. Used for accessing past lives and traumatic events that are acting on your present life. Calls back to the soul, informs the superior self.
Kunzite – Soothes and reduces muscle cramps. Induces peace. Calms down nerves and fears. Opens the cardiac chacra. Facilitates self-esteem and unconditional love.
Lapis lazuli - Mind and power stimulation. Vitality and virility. Increases psychic ability and invigorates the body while promoting spiritual growth. Amplifies the thinking process. Good for meditation and personal expression. Carries curing power and purifying properties. Helps with inflammations and swellings. Opens channels for expression of the real self, inspiration and clairvoyance.
Malachite - helps with sleep. Alleviates radiation overexposure. Opens the cardiac chacra and stimulates the circulatory system. Balances the third chacra and self-expression.
Mica - Recommended for stress, fears, melancholy. Keeps radiation away as well as tendency to forget and sclerosis. Calms down and brings peace.
Obsidian - Quickly cooled lava. Used by the Aztecs for guessing. Centralizes and keeps you down-to-earth. Balances the digestive system. Unblocks the subconscious.
Snowflake obsidian – Enhances the ability to adapt. Frees you from traumas. Stimulates bone and blood growth.
Falcon's eye - Helps preventing the evil eye and cures eye maladies.
Tiger's eve – Assists in the recognition of your internal resources and helps you use them to make your dreams come true.
Onyx – Gives objective thinking, spiritual inspiration, controls over emotions and passions. Alleviates apathy and stress. Balances feminine and masculine. Provides defense against direct negativity and psychic attacks.
Opal - Used for recalling past lives. Develops psychic power, brings out the internal beauty and helps spiritual purification. Opens a channel for teaching and learning about the truth. Amplifies personal traces and should be used by balanced and mature people. Helps visualize problems.
Staurolite - Known since ancient times as the stone of mysticism and faith; pilgrims took them to spiritual journeys for direction and guidance. It also protects against danger and temptations.
Moonstone - Brings love, peace harmony and clairvoyance. Develops access to the subconscious. Works with emotions, especially with the ones that cause anxiety and stress. Associated with Mother energy, it is used on women and stomach problems.
Pyrite - useful for respiratory problems, it is applied on the throat. Helps heal bronchitis and allergies. Similar to gold, it is considered the stone that attracts wealth and helps with creative ideas.
Rhodochrosite - Relieves and calms down the heart. Has strong influence upon the creative process and the intuitive mind. Creates peaceful feelings and human warmth.
Sapphire - According to Buddhist tradition, stimulates praying, devotion, spiritual enlightenment, internal peace. Brings clarity, inspiration and bonds together body, mind and spirit. Stimulates psychic abilities, expands cosmic consciousness. Good for meditation.
Sodalite - Relieves and balances internal conflicts between consciousness and sub-consciousness. Gives courage and invigorates the lymphatic system. Sparks spiritual balance and creative expression.
Topaz - Helpful on the emotional and spiritual energy. Calms down excessive passion, anger, depression jealousy, and worries. Helps tissue regeneration.
Imperial topaz - Inspires the superior mind and the soul. Excellent for psychological traumas, exhaustion or mental tiredness. Tranquilizes and inspires. Stimulates electrical and magnetic forces. Develops clarity. Helps with spiritual search.
Tourmaline - Undoes fears. Increases sensibility, inspiration and compassion. Great healing power in relationships. Amplifies the thinking process.
Pink tourmaline/Rubellite – Energizes the heart, knowledge, will power. Activates creativity and fertility. Protects the body from radiation overexposure. Attracts love and friendship.
Green tourmaline - Balances all levels. Brain, mind and nervous system calm down. Helps with confidence. Rubbing the stones together eliminates stress. Opens the heart and helps solve problems with father or fatherhood.
Watermelon tourmaline - Balances the yin - yang energy. Eliminates hatred, jealousy, judgment and increases unconditional love.
Black tourmaline - Protection against negativity. Fantastic healing power magnetically and electrically. The black stones are the most beneficial. Helps with dreams and abstract thoughts to make them more tangible.
Turquoise - Protects against environmental pollution. Assists with meditation and peace of mind. Great curing power, particularly circulation. Holy stone for Buddhists and Tibetans. A symbol of the sea and the sky.
Source: Guia dos Cristais: O poder transformador das gemas, minerais e pedras by LEGEP Mineracao LTDA.