Brings our focus onto the physical level and minimizes psychic perceptions and distractions. Cleanses the blood, fosters courage in living one's life on Earth and moving forward on one's life path without distraction. Aids in earth plane achievement and also offers psychic protection.
Green Jasper has a Trigonal crystal system and is in the mineral class of oxide, the quartz group. Its green color comes from the presence of iron silicate compounds (chlorite, etc.). In basic terms, it is a bloodstone without the red spots.
If you are expending great amounts of energy trying to improve one part of yourself, you may tend to ignore other parts and create an imbalance. Some individuals can even reach a point where this personal imbalance can cause the collapse of their every day ability to function. Green Jasper can counter this by working as a gentle reminder that the whole is only the result of all the parts.
Like most gems, Green Jasper is most beneficial when worn or laid upon the body. It needs to be worn or carried for long periods of time since its effects, like most Jaspers, accumulate gradually.
Green Jasper is the most balanced of the Jaspers for spiritual goals. It will help bring about the realization of the benefits of the turmoils encountered prior to perfection.
Green Jasper helps promote the ability to emotionally protect ourselves from negative outside energies. It also aids in being able to accept advice and apply it in a way that brings about the most balance and harmony to our emotions.
Green Jasper supports the decision making processes we go through and helps to keep us in the "now" as we make our choices on our path.
Green Jasper is used to purify the blood, kidneys, bladder, intestines and liver. It aids in neutralizing the toxins within the body and allows for their elimination.
Green Jasper has a special affinity with Aries, Pisces and Libra, but benefits all signs. Its Energy is Receptive, its Planet is Venus and its Element is Earth.
I am always intrigued when my studies show me that beliefs of a stones properties seem to be the same from continent to continent, and over vast periods of time. It reinforces my thoughts that we have forgotten or discarded so many gifts readily available to help us on our life path.
Native American tribes and many other indigenous people over the world have used this stone for curing snake bites and to bring rain. Since very ancient times it was known as a rain bringer as the 4th century author of Lithica stated: The gods propitious hearken to his prayers, who'ever the polished glass-green Jasper wears: His parched glebe they'll satiate with rain, and send for showers to soak the thirsty plain.
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