Appearance: Opaque, speckled with shiny particles, all sizes, often tumbled
Rarity: Readily available
Source: Italy, Brazil, China, India, Russia, Tibet, Nepal
Healing: Aventurine benefits the thymus gland, connective tissue, and nervous system; it balances blood pressure and stimulates the metabolism, lowering cholesterol and preventing arteriosclerosis and heart attacks. It has an anti-inflammatory effect and helps ease skin eruptions and allergies, relieves migraine headaches, and soothes the eyes. Aventurine heals the adrenals, lungs, sinuses, heart and muscular and urogenital systems. As an elixir, it relieves skin problems.
[November 1st] Back to my parents’ house for the weekend and shut myself in their home office to be able to study. They are a lawyer and an accountant so none of those book really help in urogenital system embryology. But at least they make a good background for studying.