- Balancing intense emotions and trauma
- Overcoming fears and excessive worry
- Connecting back to authentic self
- Expressing emotions in healthy ways
The first historical references to the use of crystals come from ancient the Ancient Sumerians, who included crystals in magic formulas. The Ancient Egyptians used lapis lazuli, turquoise, carnelian, emerald and clear quartz in their jewellery. They also carved grave amulets of the same gems. The Ancient Egyptians used stones primarily for protection and health
Although no longer in use medicinally, gemstones continued to hold meaning. Until recently, jet was popularly worn by those in mourning, and garnet was often worn in times of war. There is a tradition in a local family here in southwest England: every female descendent wears an antique moonstone necklace for her wedding, which has been in the family for generations. It was only recently that one family member realised this was a fertility symbol.
In the 1980s, with the advent of the New Age culture, the use of crystals and gemstones began to re-emerge as a healing method. Much of the practise was drawn from old traditions, with more information gained by experimentation and channelling
Amazonite is a very healing and calming crystal. It carries many healing properties including balancing and calming the nervous system, assuring those with intense emotions and trauma, as well as overcoming fears and excessive worry.
It’s a great crystal to use when needing to perform, present or feel nervous about doing something as it may assist you to feel more calm and clear.
It’s also great to use when trying to overcome any emotional blockages or working through negative emotions. Just the colour and appearance of the crystal itself has a very soothing sensation for some!
Amazonite is the stone to grab when in need of some mental clarity and clear communication, especially when it feels like your emotions are getting in the way.
It’s important we learn to express our emotions but in a healthy way! Great to use or wear when trying to set or communicate healthy boundaries.
The crystal may assist you with standing strong, opening up and connecting back to one's heart.
Another amazing healing property of this stone is it’s ability to help you through low self-worth or esteem, as the crystal holds a loving, calming energy and helps to remind you to love and feel comfortable in their own skin. To connect back with your heart, to remember to live and speak from your heart at times and not always your mind.
The crystal may really help you to dispel negativity and step back into love and positivity.
Amazonite may be very beneficial for those with Uranus ruled birth charts, with many planets in Uranus or with challenging Uranus aspects as it can help you with expressing their authentic self, diving deeper, having breakthroughs and releasing emotional blockages.