Opens the heart to others and increases trust in life. Fosters an ability to be light hearted and to take emotional risks. Cleanses the Heart Chakra of fear, soothes physical and emotional heart pain and creates emotional safety and security. Brings about adventures in love and travel.
Green Aventurine has a trigonal crystal system and is a member of the Quartz family. Its sparkly, green appearance comes from deposits of Fuchsite (chromium mica). Red and blue varieties are available as well.
Aventurine has been found to have a natural affinity with the thymus gland, so it's not surprising that it helps to promote proper growth during the first seven years of a child's development. Its ability to soothe and balance seems to have a very positive influence during a child's period of constant discovery and stimulation. Because it is a gentle healer, whether child or adult, it imparts a positive influence in every aspect of life.
Green Aventurine can be worn for long periods of time. It can be used as a pendant or carried in your hand or pouch. In other instances it can be laid directly on the part of the body you wish to effect.
Green Aventurine can reveal what makes us happy or unhappy. It can help to fortify our own determination and individuality. It also encourages dreaming and making those dreams come true.
Green Aventurine can enhance relaxation, regeneration and recovery. We can become more patient, and it helps to calm anger or annoyance. It can also ease going to sleep.
Green Aventurine can bring about a multitude of ideas and enthusiasm, and since it is wonderfully balanced, it will also encourage tolerance and acceptance of others ideas at the same time.
Green Aventurine can encourage regeneration of the heart. It assists in stimulating the fat metabolism and has been shown to lower cholesterol levels. It is also known to have an anti-inflammatory effect, helping with skin diseases and allergies by fortifying the connective tissues. It is also used to alleviate pain.
Green Aventurine is beneficial to all zodiac signs and is an aid to those who have careers in Optometry, or those in TV and Radio Communications. Its Energy is Projective, its Planet is Mercury and its Element is Air.
Green Aventurine was used in ancient Tibet for nearsightedness, improving the wearer's perception, and stimulating creativity. Today it is considered a "lucky" stone in that it is a favorite gambler's talisman. It is also used in money attracting and abundance spell work.
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