Crystal of the Week: Jade

Jade, also known as the Dream Stone, is a mixture of Sephrite and Jadenite, which are minerals. It’s said that it blesses whatever it touches and was valued in Ancient China for its beauty and power of healing and protection.

Traditionally, it was used to guard against illnesses and as a way to access the spiritual world, gain insight into ritualistic knowledge and encourages creativity and dream-solving. It was also worn as a protective talisman, assuring long life and peaceful death and was considered a powerful healing stone.

As an amulet of good luck and friendship, Jade signifies wisdom gathered in tranquility, dispelling the negative energies and encouraging to see oneself as they are. It’s also well known for its medicinal properties of curing calculus stones and disorders of the kidneys or bladder.

As a travel stone, it prevents illness while on a holiday, traveling alone, and protects children and pets from staying or being hurt while on a journey. It’s great for hiking, gardening, or relaxing out doors.

It’s a stone of calm in the midst of storm, it balances the nerves and soothes cardiac rhythm. Jade is often used to temper the shock or fear of the very young or old being cared for in the hospital or away from home and family. It heals feelings of guilt and extreme cases of defeatism.

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