CHAKRA(S): Throat and Heart
VIBRATION: Number 1
ZODIAC: Gemini, Pisces and Aries
CHARACTERISTICS: Cooling, Soothing, Clear communication
ATTRIBUTES: Aquamarine is a stone of courage and empowerment. Aquamarine's calming energies reduces stress and quiets the mind, clarifies perception, sharpens the intellect, clears up confusion, and promotes self expression. Aquamarine encourages gentle, truthful, compassionate communication. In ancient times, Aquamarine was believed to counteract the forces of darkness and procure favor from the spirits of light. The name Aquamarine comes from the Latin meaning “water of the sea.” Sailors carried Aquamarine as a talisman against drowning. Aquamarine was also thought to be mermaid treasure and a token of good luck. Aquamarine shields the aura, aligns the chakras, as well as, the physical and spiritual bodies. Aquamarine is a stone of release. Aquamarine's gentle and soothing energy uncovers emotional patterns are brought forth for healing. Aquamarine assists one to release from old attachments and grudges. Aquamarine is a stone of support for those who are grieving.
HEALING: Aquamarine is a cooling stone and is useful for sore throats, swollen glands, and thyroid problems. Aquamarine has a general tonic effect strengthening the body's cleansing organs and aids the eyes, jaw, teeth and stomach. Aquamarine harmonizes the pituitary and the thyroid, regulating hormones and growth. Aquamarine may be useful for counteracting short or farsightedness in vision. Aquamarine calms overreactions of the immune system and autoimmune diseases such as hay fever, eczema, hives, rosacea, and psoriasis. Aquamarine may be used as an elixir, held or placed on the eyes.
SUGGESTIONS FOR USE
Aquamarine is an excellent stone to carry for teachers, public speakers, and others who may be nervous speaking in front of an audience or group.
Aquamarine sharpens intuition and opens clairvoyance making it a wonderful crystal tool for meditation.
In crystal body layouts or healing grids, Aquamarine activates the throat chakra creating clear communication and understanding of one’s highest truth. Aquamarine clears stagnant energies releasing negative outworn behavioral patterns.
For Gaia Healing, Aquamarine may be placed in an area of disturbed Earth energy. Aquamarine is a useful stone in crystal healing grids, as it assists and encourages service to humanity – we are all connected beings. Aquamarine encourages one to speak up about environmental issues and concerns.
The energy of Aquamarine combines well with Moldavite, Larimar, Gem Silica, Chrysocolla, Turquoise, Blue Topaz, and Ajoite. Aquamarine also harmonizes well with other members of the Beryl family – Heliodor, Morganite, and Emerald.