Size W=4 L=3 1/4
||Turquoise, green or blue
||Opaque, often veined, all sizes often polished
ATTRIBUTES: Turquoise is a most effective healer, providing solace for the spirit and well-being for the body. It is believed to change color to warn of danger of infidelity and promotes spiritual attunement and enhances communication with the physical and spiritual worlds. Placed on the third eye, it enhances intuition and meditation. On the throat chakra, it releases old vows, inhibitions, and prohibitions, and allows the soul to express itself once more. Turquoise is a purification stone, and it dispels negative energy and clears electromagnetic smog, providing protection against pollutants in the environment while balancing and aligning all the chakras with the subtle bodies and attunes the physical level to the spiritual. This stone is empathetic, balancing, and a promoter of self realization, assisting with creative problem solving and calming the nerves when speaking in public. Turquoise is a strengthening stone and it dissolves a martyred attitude or self sabotage and instills inner calm while remaining alert, and aids creative expression, stabilizing mood swings and brings inner calmness and romantic love. Turquoise is an excellent stone for exhaustion, depression, or panic attacks. One of its protective functions is against outside influences or pollutants in the atmosphere.
HEALING: Turquoise strengthens the meridians of the body and the subtle energy fields. It enhances the physical and psychic immune systems and regenerates tissue, supports the assimilation of nutrients, alleviates pollution and viral infections, and heals the whole body, especially the eyes, including cataracts. It reduces excess acidity and benefits gout, rheumatism, and the stomach. This stone is anti inflammatory and detoxifying and alleviates cramps and pains.