therapy that is helpful to ailments


Amazonite supports communication, inspires creativity, and aids in personal expression. It helps to release blocked emotions. This stone is also known to ease problems with the ears, nose, and throat. It helps to filter environmental toxins of all sorts, including electromagnetic waves, microwaves, geopathic stress, and others. It aids in balancing the physical body with the etheric, helping us maintain optimum health.

Amazonite can be particularly useful in accessing memories, especially those of past lives. It is also helpful for tapping into ancestral energies. It supports and enhances psychic abilities.

Amazonite is associated with the heart and throat chakras, and the astrological sign of Virgo.

Amazonite aids with:

  • Emotional trauma
  • Calming nerves
  • Computer stress
  • Adverse environmental factors
  • Balancing physical body
  • Preventing damage from x-rays
  • Calcium deficiency
  • Metabolic imbalances
  • Spasms
  • Osteoporosis
  • Tooth decay
  • Skeletal system

Please note: none of this is intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any specific illness or ailment, yadda, yadda. Please see your doctor if you have anything going on medically…etc.

A Note of Reflection and Intention

Customers, Friends, and fellow Astral Adventurers,

This is a small blog focused on keeping you in the loop, and to basically be a “state of the business address” so to speak. This is a bit lengthy, there may be errors and misstatements as this was written as a kind of stream-of-consciousness. Please ignore any errors that may be present!

First of all, Magickal Menagerie is composed of two people. We haven’t ever considered ourselves a ‘company’ or a ‘business’ in the classical senses of the world. As we learn, develop, and grow – so does Magickal Menagerie. As we falter, err, and mess up, so does Magickal Menagerie. As we improve, re-evaluate, and progress, so does Magickal Menagerie. We are human. Magickal Menagerie is, in a way, human as it is the reflection of ourselves, our souls, and the work that we do and aim to do. There’s no corporate office, no team of PR agents, and no employees beyond us. We are two hopeful, optimistic, and loving people that want to bring a passion of ours to the world at large. If something we do is upsetting, doesn’t work well, or slows down our process (such as a way we handle shipping, etc.) we want to know about it. Email us, tell us what the issue is, and we promise we will hear you out. As we -are- human, there is also the experience of hate-mail and abusive writing. We believe in all of you. Even those of you that dislike us, wish us harm, we love you still because you are still innately human as we are. You feel the same emotions we feel, though things you may be passionate about are not yet on our radar or have not been examined as closely on our end. We want you to teach us. We want you to show us what matters to you, and if something we do infringes on that, we want to know about it. We aim to stay true to what we personally know, but if we are making an egregious error in your eyes, we want to know about it so we can re-evaluate and re-consider. There will invariably be some differences in our belief systems and those of others, but we don’t aim to bring discomfort to anyone. Magickal Menagerie is a collage of our ideas, our experiences, and our faith. We are pantheistic and hold all divinity very highly in our hearts. We do our best to thoroughly communicate with all entities and share only what we know to be the highest truth. If you can help us expand our knowledge, that is all the better for us. As we learn, so does Magickal Menagerie.

Now, onto the topic of our here-and-there absence from Tumblr and the Internet. We have still been working on orders throughout this time, and we thank you for your patience.

Many have told us not to put our business out there, but we stand by the belief that Magickal Menagerie reflects us as humans. We want transparency and we want improvement for all of you. This is why we want to share with you the reality of the experiences we have had that will make us better able to serve you, to understand you, and to help meet your needs on the personal level.

We went through some rather interesting and momentous changes in our lives, which, unfortunately, have impacted our speed. We expect that to no longer be the case shortly. Over the four years we have been in ‘business,’ we have gone through some interesting shifts. We moved, Carmen was diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, we were afterward involved in three car accidents, one of which resulted in months of physical therapy. Curtis was diagnosed with ADHD and Carmen was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes, both ailments we have had for quite a long time without realizing it.

During this time we have tried to make sure that our customers and friends did not suffer with waiting and irritation. This was not always the case, and for that we really apologize. We have received treatment. We have had our morale boosted by friends. We have taken each blow as a lesson. Each kind letter and each not-so-kind letter as powerful lessons. We have used these lessons to grow as people. We have worked on expanding ourselves and our services. We believe in personal evolution, and only from pain and struggle can we truly find that within ourselves. We have learned powerful skills of empathy and service from doctors, lawyers, patients, strangers, and old friends. We have been so supremely blessed to finally understand our struggles and symptoms and to be able to do something about them. We are so supremely blessed to also have such caring friends, customers, peers, and spirit companions who were there every step of the way. We will not take that patience, that help, and that guidance for granted. They were tools we will use to further ourselves, to further our craft, and to further our grasp on what we do.

There is still much more to do, to learn, to make, and to understand, to learn, and to improve but this is our dedication, our pledge to do so. You have all blessed us, and we hope to do good in this world in return for the grace afforded to us.

This period will be remembered as one of the most tumultuous in history. There are masses of people coming together, building each other, becoming stronger individually. We want to be a part of that. We want to help expand consciousness, learn and teach, grow and help grow. In this time that we have been with you, we have received numerous letters, art pieces, gifts, care packages, kind notes, and amazing stories. We have connected some beautiful, powerful, lovely entities with people of equal beauty, power, and love. That is the intrinsic reward for us. There are many things we could be doing. There are many things we could try to do. Magickal Menagerie has been one of the biggest challenges of both of our lives. It is, however, the most fulfilling thing either of us have been able to do. We felt the call to do it, and we have been blessed to do it as long as we have. We look forward to four more years. We look forward to growing, evolving, and doing better by each and every one of you. It is a work in progress. Nothing is built or perfected overnight, and we are not sure we will ever be the perfect duo that this world and these people deserve, but we dearly want to be. You have all been so amazing, so insightful, and so transformative. We are all struggling with something. Every one of you we have spoken with in depth, every one of those order notes or emails has opened our eyes to how much each of you deal with. There’s so much anxiety, tension, dysphoria, and drama in this world, and so many of us are reaching for any amount of peace we can obtain.

Here’s to the creation of great change, and to the creation of great peace.

This world is wild, wonderful, terrifying, and in major need of new voices.

We are going to work on some ways to channel the transformative voices of our community (the paranormal community/spirit companion community), and are working on ideas that will allow for open, peaceful communication that evokes understanding rather than violent discourse. So many people are hurting, and over different things. Maybe we can create change through understanding at this lower, community level. Maybe we can learn from each other if we open our minds a bit.

We cannot thank you enough for teaching us about your passions – about what excites you and upsets you, and for teaching us also about the beautiful spectrum of experiences there are in spirituality. This is the most diverse, powerful, and experimental community we have had the blessing of experiencing, and we hope to help it grow in all the right ways.

We love each and every one of you – customers, friends, commentators. We haven’t had the ability or time to communicate with you all in the ways we have wanted to, but that time and that forum is coming. We thank you guys for the outpouring of support we have had since opening and especially as we have grown and evolved. We started (online) on April 16th 2013 with a big dream to show people our experiences in the otherrealm. When we were first experiencing the spirit companionship aspect of our journeys, it was not an affordable venture if you wanted to have the work done for you. Justifiably so, as the conjurers at the time were overloaded and were pioneering an art that we hope to continue to develop conjointly. We had a dream to be able to bring a different aspect to this ‘market,’ and connect amazing beings with people of equal bravery and gall. This idea was a turning point for us, something we were and still are highly passionate about.

Truthfully, we never expected anything to come of it.

Now we have a community of people supporting us, teaching us, and showing us things we have never experienced. This is the highest blessing to us. No matter what struggle we have gone through trying to maintain it, grow it, nurture it, and make sure that it helps the most people, this dream and this blessing has been the highest honor we could have received. You have trusted us with helping you on one of the most momentous of journeys, and for that we cannot thank you enough. That is something we will never forget or take for granted.

You are the soul that brings life to this project, and you are the breath that inspires it.

We love you all, and thank you.

Here’s to four more years. ❤

Happy anniversary. 4/16/17

Originally posted by aqua-isabelle


Fey-Whitlock Apparatus: Mystery Solved!

One of the best parts of working at UNC HSL Special Collections is when I clock in to find super interesting (and occasionally creepy) items waiting for me on my desk.  And today’s item is perhaps my favorite of all of these surprises–especially because it helped me figure out something I’ve been mulling over since one of my first days on the job here at the Health Sciences Library.

It’s been over a year since my initial confusion over how exactly to assemble UNC HSL Special Collections’ rather perplexing Fey-Whitlock ApparatusI had almost given up hope–and then this brochure found its way to my desk (thanks to HSL’s awesome special collections librarian, Dawne, who found it hidden away!)

In addition to giving me lots of images to help me return UNC HSL’s device to its original glory, the brochure (thankfully) clarifies the many intended uses of the Fey-Whitlock Apparatus.  Marketing the device as Putting-something-on-the-spot-that-hurts Therapy, this brochure describes the Fey-Whitlock Apparatus as a multi-tool of sorts.  The machine’s various attachments (for vibrating, heating, and cupping affected areas) were said to increase blood flow, relieve pain, treat ailments such as Rheumatism, and improve the respiratory process.

In fact, the Physician’s Specialty Company (based in Leesburg, Virginia) thought the machine’s various virtues were so great that simply buying the device would enable any physician to “…retire from general practice and devote their entire time to office work.”

Now that I know a little more about the machine, I’m off to re-assemble UNC HSL’s apparatus immediately, for as the brochure itself says:

If you have not already laid the foundation for the future, BEGIN RIGHT AND BEGIN RIGHT NOW.

Images taken from: Brochure advertising the Fey-Whitlock Apparatus.  Located in the UNC HSL Special Collections


Sunstone, true to its name, carries the warm and uplifting energy of the sun. It helps us with artistic skills and expression, and fosters a positive self-image and sense of self-worth. This stone can lift us out of dark places and encourage us to stand up for who we are. It dissipates fear and stress, increasing our vitality. It also helps those in particular who have trouble saying ‘no’.

Sunstone is magically linked with luck and good fortune. It represents light, brightness, and optimism.

Sunstone is associated with the sacral and solar plexus chakras, and the astrological signs of Leo and Libra.

Sunstone is helpful with:

  • Happiness
  • Removing undue mental influences
  • Overcoming feelings of abandonment
  • Depression
  • Emotional hooks
  • Balancing chakras
  • Cutting ties from past lives
  • Self healing
  • Fatigue
  • Seasonal affective disorder
  • Rheumatism
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Bad breath
  • Spleen
  • Autonomic nervous system

Please note: none of this is intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any specific illness or ailment, yadda, yadda. Please see your doctor if you have anything going on medically…etc.

2PM  You're Sick

How they take care of you when you’re not feeling well.

Jun.K – He’s going to be very, very sweet to you. He will dote on you and make sure you have everything you need. Minjun’s going to be sympathetic and make pouty faces, but he’s not making fun, he doesn’t even know he’s doing it. He’d just feel bad for you and hates to see you sick. Getting Denver and Noopy to curl up beside you for some dog therapy he’d want you to rest as much as possible. He’d work while you were zonked out but check on you frequently and make sure you drank plenty of fluids.

Nichkhun – Khun is going to get you all tucked in and comfy. No matter what your ailment, he knows what will help. He’d call his mom and get the recipe for her Tom Kha Gai soup because it is a magical cure all. Not a whiz in the kitchen he nevertheless has some skill and whipped up a batch while you’re sleeping. Checking on you frequently, once he sees you’re awake he’d smile softly and come in to ask how you feel. He’d prop you up in bed and then bring in the soup for you on a tray, probably with something like a flower on it as well to cheer you up.

Taecyeon – This man is going to have a methodical approach. Of course he’ll be concerned, but he’d keep a level head. He’s not going to blow things out of proportion and make it worse than it needs to be. Very warm-hearted and kind he’d be compassionate towards you but he’s going to be focused on treating your symptoms. Taec doesn’t like seeing you unwell so he’s going to set emotions aside and ‘fix’ you as best he can. And if you have symptoms that concern him or he’s unsure how to handle he’d Google it but not get distracted by all the exotic and unlikely things it could be. He’s not one to be led down that rabbit trail.

Wooyoung – Is one to be led down that rabbit trail. Wooyoung is a worrier. Hating to see you in any sort of distress he’s going to Google your symptoms to make sure he’s not overlooking something serious. Honestly you could have a migraine and he’s going to convince himself you have a brain tumor. He’d ask you questions about how you’re feeling and play armchair doctor. Unfortunately he’d be so immersed in researching what you could have you’d have to prompt him to get you things you needed like medicine or a cool washcloth. His intentions are good, he’s just quietly freaking himself out in the corner over there.

Junho – Might seem a little detached but he’s just concerned and internalizing those emotions. He’s not panicking but he’d make a run to the store and clear out their pharmacy section to get anything you could possibly need. At home he’d organize all the medications by symptom and then ask what you needed. After dosing you up he’d pop a movie in and rub your feet while you laid there and let the medicine do it’s job. He’d be very solicitous and take care of your every request. Of course you’d know he was worried, but his expression wouldn’t show it unless you were sleeping.

Chansung – He’s very intuitive of what people need and quite good at looking after them, since he has been the maknae all these years. He’d be at your side, calmly and coolly taking care of everything you needed before you even realized you needed it. He’d fuss at you to sleep even if you didn’t want to, because he knows that’s the best thing you can do for yourself. If you asked him, he’d read to you, his voice and presence making you feel better as you drifted off.

anonymous asked:

Hello guys! this is a question directed at mod Jess (although I really really love your blog as a whole, it already helped a lot, especially with my characters w/ mixed heritage!). I read your answer to the anon asking about Chinese magical practices. You mentioned your mom practices Chinese medicine and - if you aren't too busy, I see you got your hands full already! - I was wondering whether you could write something about it or direct me where I could read up on it?

Chinese Medicine Practices

Oh, man. Well, I checked out the Wiki article and feel like that’s a good place to get started for a broad overview.

But another important thing to know is that TCM is a really, really broad practice, encompassing areas like acupuncture to qi gong to herbology to dietary therapy.

In my mom’s case (and in the case of the community I’ve grown up in), we mainly do dietary therapy. My mom tells me that food is medicine, so we use certain foods/drinks to treat ailments, depending on what we have. They’re separated into heating/cooling foods; e.g. if you have a fever, obviously there’s too much heat in your body, so you should eat cooling foods, like melons or green veggies. Or if you’re feeling cold, heating foods will help with that, like ginger.

Lately my mom’s gotten into guasha, too, which is scraping the skin to help circulation. It doesn’t hurt, although the results can look pretty nasty (like road rash), when you’re done, and she’s done it to me when I have headaches, and it really helps.

—mod Jess

Take Care of Yourself

Summary: As a result of Jyn working herself down to the bone to recover from her wounds she received on Scarif through physical therapy, she starts getting horrible headaches. Since Jyn refuses to take care of herself, Cassian takes it upon himself to make sure that Jyn starts actually recovering. 

A/N: Continuing on with prompts I got on my wonderful birthday, this was requested by a little anon! Whoever you are out there, I hope you enjoy this little one-shot, I had a lot of fun writing this fluffy cuteness :3 

Pairing: Rebelcaptain (Jyn x Cassian)

Words: 2,136

Rating: G

AO3: (x)

    There were a few things that Jyn could admit to herself that she was terrible at - cooking, subtlety, and taking care of herself. Whenever she got hurt, ever since she was a little girl when both of her parents were alive and well, she was never any good at admitting that she was hurt or getting the help she needed. She wanted to just walk things off, hope that they would go away so she could get back to whatever she was doing that was always far more important than paying any attention to a silly little ailment. After Scarif, everyone on the Rogue One crew that made it back needed either some kind of surgery and multiple bacta treatments or recovery time and physical therapy. Jyn was luck enough to only need the few days of bedrest and physical therapy, the doctors and med droids taking down her ailments and sending her on her way to care for the other patients that were far worse for wear such as Cassian himself.

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Larimar has an innocent, gentle energy about it, and is often associated with both unicorns and dolphins. It balances emotional extremes, encourages tolerance, and helps us find our place in the overall scheme of things. This stone helps us feel at peace with the world, reminding us that everything is going to be all right.

Larimar helps with healing of past traumas and unresolved issues. It can be a very handy stone for overcoming fears and phobias – in particular fears of doctors, hospitals, and medical procedures. It promotes clear communication with health care professionals.

Larimar is associated with the throat chakra and the archangels Raguel and Ariel.

Larimar is helpful with:

  • Sense of self-worth
  • Self-healing
  • Overcoming cruelty
  • Self-imposed blockages (from fear or excessive caution)
  • Self-sabotaging behavior
  • Shame
  • Guilt
  • Heart trauma
  • Martyrdom
  • Entering meditative states easily
  • Removing attached entities
  • Past life relationships
  • Blocked meridians
  • Reflexology
  • Stimulating brain activity
  • Muscle relaxant
  • Pain relief
  • Soothing a sore throat
  • Lowering fever
  • Sunburn
  • Inflammation
  • Loss of hair condition
  • Blocked arteries
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Throat
  • Neck
  • Head
  • Shoulders
  • Cartilage
  • Chest
  • Feet
  • Nasal passages

Please note: none of this is intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any specific illness or ailment, yadda, yadda. Please see your doctor if you have anything going on medically…etc.


Garnet stimulates passion and creativity. It has a warm, fiery energy, and brings energy, enthusiasm, and motivation. This is a great stone for getting a project started. It also helps us to lose our inhibitions and opens our heart. This stone balances our energy and sex drive, inspires love and devotion, and brings courage and hope.

Garnet is associated with the base chakra and the archangels Gabriel, Haniel, and Raphael. It is also associated with the astrological signs of Aries, Virgo, and Leo.

Garnet helps us with:

  • Frigidity (uvarovite garnet)
  • Fidelity in love
  • Opening up to the possibility of love (almandine garnet)
  • Courage
  • Willpower
  • Overcoming alienation (andradite garnet)
  • Hyperactivity
  • Overcoming idleness
  • Energy redistribution
  • Past life recall
  • Libido imbalances
  • Dissolving tartar
  • Non-assimilation of vitamins and minerals
  • Stimulating metabolism
  • Anemia
  • Arthritis
  • Heartburn
  • Impotence
  • Infertility
  • Calcification
  • Palpitations
  • Rapid heart rate
  • Wounds
  • Leukemia (uvarovite garnet)
  • Malignant conditions
  • Menopause
  • Spinal disorders
  • Cellular disorders
  • Repairing DNA
  • Sore throat (pyrope garnet)
  • Pituitary gland
  • Legs
  • Spine

Please note: none of this is intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any specific illness or ailment, yadda, yadda. Please see your doctor if you have anything going on medically…etc.


Turquoise is a stone of strength, protection, and purification. It cools our emotions and calms overactive thoughts, stabilizes mood swings, and dispels negative energy. This stone helps us with creative problem solving, and enhances our intuition and psychic skills. It heals the spirit and bestows wisdom, trust, and kidness.

Turquoise can be used to enhance and strengthen the aura, as well as connect to spirit worlds.

Turquoise is associated with the throat, heart, and third eye chakras, and the archangel Sandalphon. It is also associated with the astrological signs of Scorpio, Sagittarius, Aquarius, and Pisces.

Turquoise is a helpful aid in:

  • Depression
  • Exhaustion
  • Nightmares
  • Mood swings
  • Panic attacks
  • Hysteria
  • Brain fatigue
  • Releasing vows from a past life
  • Atmospheric pollutants
  • Assimilation of nutrients
  • Correcting overacidification
  • General weakness
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Viral infections
  • Cataracts
  • Headache
  • Measles
  • Immune system
  • Throat
  • Thyroid

Please note: none of this is intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any specific illness or ailment, yadda, yadda. Please see your doctor if you have anything going on medically…etc.


Malachite is a protective absorber of energies. It absorbs environmental pollutants as well as our own negative energies, correcting emotional imbalances and imparting strength and resilience. This stone encourages new ideas and helps us release past negative experiences and traumas. It can help us release our inhibitions and empathize with others.

Malachite is linked with growth and abundance. It helps with physical symptoms such as pain, cramps, and exhaustion. This stone also helps our bodies eliminate toxins. If you experience heart palpitations from using this stone, remove it and replace with rose quartz or rhodonite.

Malachite is associated with the solar plexus chakra and the archangel Raphael. It is also associated with the astrological signs of Libra, Scorpio, and Capricorn.

Malachite is helpful with:

  • Shyness
  • Trauma
  • Subconscious blocks
  • Emotional blockages
  • Outworn patterns
  • Psychosexual problems
  • Protection
  • Understanding cause of psychosomatic disease
  • Cutting ties from past lives
  • Rebirthing
  • Adverse environmental factors
  • Anti pollutant
  • Cramps
  • Acidification of tissue
  • Correcting over-acidification
  • Calcification
  • Dyslexia
  • Travel sickness
  • Vertigo
  • Pain relief
  • Chest pains (***note: this is a serious symptom, see your doctor or go to the ER as well)
  • Malignant conditions
  • High blood pressure
  • Asthma
  • Emphysema
  • Epilepsy
  • Rheumatism
  • Arthritis
  • Back pain
  • Itching
  • Broken bones
  • Chickenpox
  • Cholera
  • Colic
  • Diabetes
  • Diarrhea
  • Childbirth
  • Growths
  • Joint inflammation
  • Detoxifying liver
  • Torn muscles
  • Pancreatic secretions
  • Parathyroid
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Preventing damage from X-rays
  • Eyesight
  • Immune system
  • Female reproductive system
  • Optic nerve

Please note: none of this is intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any specific illness or ailment, yadda, yadda. Please see your doctor if you have anything going on medically…etc.

Rainbow Moonstone

Rainbow moonstone is another name for labradorite on a white matrix. This stone is a powerful unlocker of intuition, and has the power to take us on inter- and multi-dimensional spiritual journeys. It connects us to the never-ending cycles of the world and helps with spiritual healing for all of humanity. In addition, rainbow moonstone helps us to see the unseen and find the meaning behind symbols and synchonicities.

Rainbow moonstone is powerfully linked with the cycles of the moon, and it may be a good idea to avoid use at the time of the full moon. This stone may leave sensitive individuals feeling overwhelmed psychically or emotionally, although it can provide valuable insights at the right times.

Rainbow moonstone is associated with the astrological sign of Cancer.

Rainbow moonstone is helpful for:

  • Deflecting negativity
  • Calm sleep
  • Lucid dreaming
  • Intuition
  • Psychic ability and clairvoyance
  • Psychic protection
  • Internal organs
  • Eyes
  • Veins
  • Arteries

Please note: none of this is intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any specific illness or ailment, yadda, yadda. Please see your doctor if you have anything going on medically…etc.


Fluorite is a stone of balance that helps improve our physical and mental coordination. It aids in learning, helping us accept new ideas and increasing our concentration. This stone encourages a sense of self-worth and confidence. It grounds our energy and improves our focus.

Fluorite is a powerful anti-viral, and is particularly useful for any issue relating to the lungs or sinuses including colds, influenza, pneumonia, and sinusitis. It can be used to encourage innovation and help in planning and coordinating resources.

Fluorite is associated with the heart, throat, and third eye chakras, and the archangels Chamuel, Raphael, Raziel, and Uriel. It is also associated with the astrological signs of Capricorn and Pisces.

Fluorite is helpful with:

  • Changing one’s attitude
  • Removing undue mental influences
  • Focusing the mind
  • Improving coordination
  • Protection during astral projection
  • Aura cleansing
  • Strengthening and toning muscles
  • Strengthening nails
  • Strengthening bones
  • Assimilation of oxygen
  • Nutrient malabsorption
  • Loss of libido
  • Pain relief
  • Nose problems (blue fluorite)
  • Dental pain or problems
  • Joint mobility
  • Joint problems
  • Arthritis
  • Intestinal cramps (green fluorite)
  • Repairing DNA
  • Skin disorders
  • Streptococcal infections
  • Viral infections
  • Infectious illness
  • Adhesions
  • Colds
  • Sinusitis
  • Influenza (flu)
  • Pneumonia
  • Herpes
  • Ulcers
  • Shingles
  • Whitlow
  • Wounds
  • Bone marrow and bone marrow disorders (purple fluorite)
  • Teeth
  • Spleen
  • Liver (yellow fluorite)
  • Lungs
  • Eyes (blue fluorite)
  • Intestines (green fluorite)

Please note: none of this is intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any specific illness or ailment, yadda, yadda. Please see your doctor if you have anything going on medically…etc.


Pyrite, also known as iron pyrite or fools’ gold, is a protective stone that can help deflect negative energy and pollutants. It firmly keeps our feet planted in reality and can ease depression, anxiety, and frustration. This stone also helps us to think clearly and logically, and stimulates our energy and enthusiasm. It is also associated with material abundance.

Pyrite has been used as a ‘mirror of truth’ and also to protect against all forms of darkness.

Pyrite is associated with the solar plexus chakra and the archangel Uriel. It is also associated with the astrological sign of Leo.

Pyrite is helpful with:

  • Anxiety
  • Self esteem
  • Despair
  • Tiredness
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia due to overeating
  • Bone healing
  • Improving blood flow to the brain
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Digestion
  • Respiratory system
  • Ingested toxins
  • Ulcers

Please note: none of this is intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any specific illness or ailment, yadda, yadda. Please see your doctor if you have anything going on medically…etc.


There are many varieties of calcite, but this post will address the general properties of all types.

Calcite is soothing and calming, and helps to quiet an overactive mind. It can help us to create clarity, and connects the emotions with the intellect. This stone can help create motivation where there is laziness or a loss of hope, energizing us on all levels. It aids in speeding along development and growth, and helps us to overcome setbacks as well.

On a physical level, calcite helps to dissolve calcifications. It aids in speeding along growth and healing tissue. It also strengthens the skeleton, joints, and immune system.

Calcite helps to amplify and cleanse energy. It can cleanse a room of negativity, for example, and is also useful for enhancing psychic ability and intuition. It is a good aid for astral projection and remembering soul experiences.

Calcite is associated with the archangels Raziel, Azrael, Ariel, Haniel, Michael, Raguel, Raphael, Sandalphon, and Uriel. It is also associated with the astrological sign of Cancer.

Calcite is helpful for:

  • Emotional calming
  • Stagnant energy
  • Cleansing chakras
  • Astral projection
  • Bone growth
  • Slowing growth
  • Strengthening heart, teeth, joints, and nails
  • Antiseptic
  • Fractures
  • Calcification
  • Hepatitis
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Calcified joints
  • Rickets
  • Skin disorders
  • Suppurating wounds
  • Ulcers
  • Warts
  • Bone structure
  • Skeletal system
  • Teeth
  • Gallbladder
  • Intestines
  • Joints

Please note: none of this is intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any specific illness or ailment, yadda, yadda. Please see your doctor if you have anything going on medically…etc.


Chrysocolla is a stone of universal love. It balances the heart center and brings emotional calm and well-being. This stone aids communication and brings creativity. It is particularly good for throat and chest problems.

Magickally, it can be used for change, success, and peace. It draws off all kinds of negative energy within the home. It helps to keep us stable through rocky and ever-changing relationships and situations. It is particularly helpful in that it aligns and cleanses all the chakras, which brings balance to all areas of our lives.

Chrysocolla is associated with the base (or root) and heart chakras, and the archangels Azrael and Raguel. It is also associated with the astrological signs of Taurus, Gemini, and Virgo.

Chrysocolla is especially helpful for:

  • Increasing capacity to love
  • Emotional calm
  • Negative, destructive emotional attachments
  • Emotional recovery
  • Guilt
  • Phobias
  • Subconscious blocks
  • Taking on other people’s feelings
  • Speaking the truth
  • Poltergeists
  • Assimilation of iron and vitamin C
  • Enhancing babies’ physical development
  • Loss of hair condition
  • Lack of pigmentation in hair
  • Burns
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Hysterectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Acute infection
  • Menstrual cramps
  • PMS
  • Miasms
  • Muscle spasms
  • Ulcerated throat
  • Thrush
  • Inflamed tonsils
  • Ulcers
  • Arthritis
  • Rheumatism
  • Blood disorders
  • Faulty blood oxygenation
  • High blood pressure
  • Bone diseases and disorders
  • Strengthening bones
  • Digestion and calming the digestive tract
  • Insulin regulation
  • Detoxifying the kidney
  • Hair
  • Lungs
  • Skeletal system
  • Stomach

Please note: none of this is intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any specific illness or ailment, yadda, yadda. Please see your doctor if you have anything going on medically…etc.

Rose Quartz

Rose quartz is a stone of unconditional love and of self-love. It helps create a sense of general well-being, peace, tranquility, and healing, and releases and eases emotional stress. Rose quartz also aids in finding the underlying cause of issues such as poor self-image.

This stone is a great one for women in particular. It can help with pregnancy, menstrual cramps, menopause, and other uniquely female issues. It is said that placing a large chunk of rose quartz near your bed can help to attract love into your life.

Rose quartz is associated with the heart chakra and the archangel Ariel.

Here is a list of just some of the things rose quartz can help you with:

  • Unconditional love
  • A broken heart - and easing the pain of rejection
  • Overcoming or getting through grief
  • Overcoming trauma
  • Controlling an out-of-control temper (your own)
  • Decreasing/managing stress
  • Releasing tension
  • Anxiety
  • Will power
  • Fears and phobias
  • Self esteem and self trust
  • Easing guilt
  • Forgiveness
  • Confidence
  • Eating disorders
  • Vertigo
  • Tiredness and fatigue
  • Healing/soothing a sunburn
  • Skin disorders or other issues with the skin
  • Shingles
  • Relieving aches and pains
  • Mid-life crisis
  • Headaches/migraines
  • Increasing fertility
  • Coldness
  • Complexion
  • Circulation

Please note: none of this is intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any specific illness or ailment, yadda, yadda. Please see your doctor if you have anything going on medically…etc.


Serpentine calms and stabilizes the mind and heightens perception. It is helpful in entering and integrating new states of consciousness in meditation. This stone aids with emotional and mental imbalances and imparts a better sense of control over our lives. It is a good detoxifier for the body and blood.

Serpentine has the power to protect us and help us avoid harm. It is helpful in developing psychic ability and calming fears. It has been used for and linked with longevity. This stone stimulates prana and kundalini energies, and is a useful aid in clearing blockages in any chakra.

It is good to note that serpentine can be toxic to plants, so avoid placing it in soil where there are plants growing.

Serpentine is associated with the crown chakra (red serpentine), and the astrological sign of Gemini.

Serpentine helps with:

  • Despair
  • Past life recall
  • Longevity
  • Removing toxins
  • Nutrient malabsorption
  • Oxygen malabsorption
  • Calcium imbalances
  • Constipation
  • Cramps
  • Menstrual pain
  • Disturbed heart rhythm
  • Diabetes
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Stomach
  • Lungs
  • Kidney

Please note: none of this is intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any specific illness or ailment, yadda, yadda. Please see your doctor if you have anything going on medically…etc.


Aquamarine helps us to align our heart, head, and body. It encourages higher awareness and unique skills, as well as creative expression and inspiration leading to practical solutions. This crystal is also an immune booster. It encourages optimism.

Aquamarine has been used for safe travel, particularly at sea, and to protect from harm in general.

Aquamarine is associated with the brow or third eye and throat chakras, and the archangels Ariel and Raguel. It is also associated with the astrological signs of Aries, Gemini, Scorpio, Aquarius, and Pisces.

Aquamarine helps us with:

  • Emotional calm
  • Phobias
  • Stress
  • Overcoming idleness
  • Increasing life force
  • Excessive sighing
  • Allergies
  • Hay fever
  • Watering and/or itchy eyes
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Mumps
  • Coughs
  • Throat inflammation and soreness
  • Upset stomach
  • Thyroid balance
  • Varicose veins
  • Fluid retention
  • Swollen glands
  • Swollen hands and feet
  • Sight
  • Hair
  • Jaw
  • Kidneys
  • Legs
  • Liver
  • Neck
  • Spleen
  • Stomach
  • Teeth

Please note: none of this is intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any specific illness or ailment, yadda, yadda. Please see your doctor if you have anything going on medically…etc.


Opalite is a man-made stone, but despite this, it does have magical properties. This stone helps us to understand our true selves and free our spirits. It can help us find ways to achieve our dreams. It attracts positivity and helps to soften harsh energies. Opalite can also soothe anxiety and nerves, and remind us that we are not alone in this world. It is also a useful aid for communicating difficult and hidden feelings.

This stone radiates a peaceful energy – it can have an overall calming effect on an area. It can be helpful to keep a piece of opalite in a room or area where peace and serenity is needed.

Opalite is associated with the third eye chakra, and is said to facilitate communications with angelic beings.

Opalite helps us with:

  • Self-esteem
  • Mood swings
  • Emotional calm
  • Improving communication
  • Self-expression
  • Smooth transitions in times of change
  • Prosperity and wealth
  • Meditation
  • Lucid dreaming
  • Balancing yin and yang
  • Psychic abilities and clairvoyance
  • Fatigue
  • Blood
  • Kidneys

Please note: none of this is intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any specific illness or ailment, yadda, yadda. Please see your doctor if you have anything going on medically…etc.